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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369567 (stock #WN084)
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$320
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Early vintage albumen print of the two large bronze Kannons near the Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, with children. Numbered in Japanese "277". Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, left border of photo with a small loss. Dimension: photo: 21.4 cm x 27.4 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.9 cm.
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Pre 1990 item #1369464 (stock #WN082)
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$280
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A small painting of three young women sitting on a round table in a cubistic style, painted on wood in acrylic and / or oil colors. Illegibly signed. Condition: wooden tablet slightly bent, few scratches. Dimension: 24.6 cm x 30.1 cm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
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$600
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Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1369274 (stock #WN074)
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$480
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A pair Japanese hairpins in the fluttering style, worked in silver alloy and having attached metal strips. Showing beautiful peony flowers, one with tiny coral beads forming the center. Ending in a mimikaki (ear spoon). Condition: missing metal stripes, professional cleaning needed. Dimension: 16.9 cm long x 4.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1369002 (stock #WN075)
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$340
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One made of silver alloy in the "bira-bira" style, showing a blossom with tiny coral beads forming the center and attached butterflies. The second one is a "tama" kanzashi with pierced mixed metal ball showing floral decoration. Both ending in a mimikaki (ear spoon). Condition: the first one with missing butterflies. The second one with minimally bent prongs and little wear. Dimension: 17 cm and 16 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1365679 (stock #WN071)
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$880
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A small collection of six clothing buttons made of different metal alloys with gilding and silver inlays. Two are showing a dragon, two pieces with a face and two buttons with decorative motifs. Condition: few traces of usage and wear, Need a professional cleaning. Dimension: diameter: 1.9 cm to 2.3 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364458 (stock #WN066)
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$1,200
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An interesting gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, carved with different motifs as tendrils, fisch scales and Singa masks. The suspension area and the closing mechanism with Singa head, the wide end with a wooden stopper. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers like this one, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364389 (stock #WN065)
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$980
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A beautiful gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. Please visti the website of the Metropolitan Museum for a similar Parpanggalahan (www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/316143). The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, carved with curvilinear motifs, and one metal insert. At the center a frontal Singa mask with iron suspension lug, to which a chain would have been attached, the zoomorphic closing mechanism is also ending in a Singa head. The gunpowder was st...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364261 (stock #WN067)
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$380
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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a stopper, a zoomorphic closing mechanism and a small iron suspension lug. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the closing mechanism plug was broken ( now glued) and has losses. Maybe there was a second suspension ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364117 (stock #WN064)
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$550
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This powder horn is dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, beautifully carved with curvilinear motifs, the wide end with a wooden stopper. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism plug, now lost. The suspension lug was probably replaced, the wide end w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363617 (stock #WN060)
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$650
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The ground fabric of this man's garment is a light, greyish silk damask with stylized endless knot pattern. The front overlap closing is fastened with five pierced gilt metal ball buttons. Trimmed with black silk and a woven border, the straight sleeves with light blue cuffs showing the same pattern like the ground fabric. Condition: allover irregularly faded (the robe was presented in a showcase for a very long time), partial little staining and a tiny hole, section of the neck with wear, poss...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363222 (stock #WN057)
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$300
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Beige silk ground with embroidery in satin stitch in three shades of blue, one with birds among peonies (few details in Peking knot) and the other with butterflies and flowers. Condition: one fabric with few tiny stains and little toning. Dimension: 103 cm x 8.3 cm and 56.5 cm x 7.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1363140 (stock #WN054)
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$880
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A large tunic fragment with fringes from the Chimu or Chancay Culture in Peru, made from camelid fibers, c. 11th to 15th century AD. The design is arranged in stripes, alternately worked in plain weave and tapestry technique, including water birds in diamond lattice. Fixed on paper. Condition: clean, please look at the photos carefully. Dimension: c. 66 cm x 67 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1362881 (stock #WN054)
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$220
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Blue silk ground with embroidery in Peking knot and satin stitch, showing peonies and auspicious symbols. Bordered with later, patterned fabric and backed with silk. Condition: few small stains. Dimension: 58.5 cm long x 22.3 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1910 item #1362487 (stock #4950)
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$1,200
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A set of six silver bowls, the center with raised omphalos. Below an acanthus bordure decorated with a band of Arabic calligraphy. No mark, but silver tested. Condition: due to the high silver content the bowls are quite soft and some are slightly distorted. Three bowls with few dents. Dimension: diameter: 10.6 cm, 5.1 cm high, total weight: 476 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1362434 (stock #WN049)
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$720
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A large and heavy Qajar tinned copper bowl, the etched and engraved rim section with a band featuring flower scrolls. The base with maker's mark and date AH 1272 / AD 1855. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 30.4 cm, 14 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1362327 (stock #WN052)
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$220
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A single Chinese silk sleeve band finely embroidered, dating to the early 19th C. Condition: poor, faded, soiled, thin areas, wear and missing threads. Dimension: 69.5 cm x 18.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1362089 (stock #WN048)
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$540
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Two Tibetan stem platters for ritual offerings, made from hardwood with metal sheet. The center decorated with a wheel, one of the eight Buddhist Symbols. Torma are cone shaped ritual food offerings sculpted in a variety of shapes and sizes, mostly made of flour and butter. Condition: traces of usage, one piece with an old repair (was broken in two). Dimension: diameter: c. 19 cm, height: 6 cm and 7.3 cm, weight: 1200 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1361503 (stock #WN042)
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$360
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Three different Chinese enameled export silver charms. A crowned Buddha carved from tiger eye sitting in a pagoda, a panda bear made from gilt filigree silver - also wearable as brooch and a heart worked from tiger eye. All items are marked silver. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: panda: 4.3 cm high x 3.5 cm wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1361385 (stock #WN043)
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$800
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Chinese export gilt silver filigree jewelry garniture consisting of a bracelet, a brooch, an adjustable ring, one screwback earring and a pendant made from the second earring with silver chainlet. The cinnabar lacquer panels are deeply carved with an auspicous Chinese character. The bracelet and the ring stamped "Silver", the chainlet with "835" mark. Condition: fine, little wear to gilding. Dimension: bracelet c. 18 cm in length and 2.6 cm wide, brooch: 4 cm x 3.3 cm. Total weight: 88 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1360525 (stock #WN044)
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$300
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Vintage Chinese export gilt silver filigree bracelet with bats worked in enamel and round carnelian cabochons. Stamped "Silver". Condition: fine, little wear to gilding. Dimension: c. 17.5 cm in length, 1.5 cm wide, weight: 24 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1360481 (stock #WN045)
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$310
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Vintage Chinese export enameled silver filigree bracelet with oval tiger eye cabochons. Stamped "Silver China" and "800". Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 18 cm in length, 1.5 cm wide, weight: 32 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1360330 (stock #WN041)
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$380
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A collection of four small stoneware elephants with different celadon glazes from the Si Satchanalai or Sawankhalok kiln in Thailand. Dimension: tallest: c. 10.5 cm long x 8.2 cm high, smallest: c. 7 cm long x 5.6 cm high. Condition: two elephants with slightly chipped ears.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
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$330
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Scarce and beautiful work in two volumes on Chinese ceramics in French by J.J. Marquet de Vasselot, former curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. First Edition bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Volume 1 "De l'epoque des Han à l'epoque des Ming" with 32 pages plus 40 plates(chromolithographs and heliogravures) and volume 2 "De l'epoque K'ang-Hi à nos jours" containing 30 pages plus 44 plates. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 22.7 cm x 20 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1357690 (stock #WN035)
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$450
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A cast bronze cattle bell decorated with a kind of garland. Dating to the Eastern Javanese Period. For a similar bell please refer to: "Indo-Javanese Metalwork" by Linden-Museum Stuttgart, no. 205. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: clapper is missing, patina. Dimension: 10.3 cm high x 12 cm long x 8.6 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1356519 (stock #WN034)
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$180
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A Qajar sherbet spoon carved from light, varnished wood, made in two parts with a long rhomboid handle joined to the boat-shaped bowl-section by a slot. Please visit the "Victoria & Albert Collections" for further information and examples. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: repaired area, bowl with two tiny chips. Dimension: 27.8 cm long x 3.9 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1356145 (stock #WN030)
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$300
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Large Qajar sherbet spoon carved from wood with boat-shaped bowl. Carved with concentric circles. Please visit the "Victoria & Albert Collections" for further information and examples. Condition: fine, only bowl rim with two tiny chips. From an old Swiss collection. Dimension: 43.5 cm long x 9.7 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1356059 (stock #WN033)
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$320
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A Qajar sherbet spoon carved from light, varnished wood, made in two parts with a long rhomboid handle joined to the boat-shaped bowl-section by a slot. Please visit the "Victoria & Albert Collections" for further information and examples. Condition: good, end of the handle with a tiny loss. From an old Swiss collection, with label. Dimension: 30.2 cm long x 5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1356018 (stock #WN032)
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$380
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A Qajar sherbet spoon carved from light wood, made in two parts with pierced handle joined to the boat-shaped bowl-section by a socket. The rhomboid handle with dragons, nightingales and the sun motif, embellished with gold paint. Please visit the "Victoria & Albert Collections" for further information and examples. With (Swiss) collection label. Condition: fine, only bowl rim with a tiny chip. Dimension: 29.8 cm long x 6.4 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1355596 (stock #WN031)
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$480
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Large Qajar sherbet spoon carved from light, varnished wood, made in two parts with a long rhomboid handle joined to the boat-shaped bowl-section by a socket. Please visit the "Victoria & Albert Collections" for further information and examples. Condition: fine, only bowl rim with a tiny chip. From an old Swiss collection. Dimension: 45.8 cm long x 7 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1355223 (stock #WN029)
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$360
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A pair woman's Paduka in fish form, made of hardwood and inlaid with brass wire. Base inscribed "Hindu bath sandals" and "Anna Broadwood". A similar pair in the Bata Shoe Museum Collection in Toronto. Dimension: c. 22 cm long, 8.8 cm wide, total height: 8.4 cm. Condition: few traces of usage, a short section with missing wire (see picture no. 2).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1355221 (stock #WN028)
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$320
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Shipping by Priority Swisspost included. A square box with rounded corners made of white brass (baitong). The top lid incised with lingzhi fungus, pomegranate and antiques, surrounded by archaic characters. The inside of the lid with an abrasive surface for grinding ink. With copper lining and base. Dimension: 6.7 cm x 6.7 cm x 3.3 cm. Condition: traces of extensive use, base with a repaired or corroded area, uncleaned.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1354910 (stock #2850)
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$1,200
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Small Indonesian ceremonial keris forged from steel in one piece with a straight blade, the hilt section in the shape of a sitting figure. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine. Dimension: 24.7 cm long, 3.2 cm wide, weight: 82 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1354295 (stock #WN022)
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$470
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A holy water container with mammiform spout, decorated with floral design in underglaze brown, covered by a cloudy craquelee glaze. Made of brownish stoneware clay, the flange on the neck was cut down and the spout tip, both with a later silver mounting. Condition: later silver mounting, the neck with a small restored area (brown color, see pic. 5). Dimension: 16.5 cm long, 10.5 cm high, weight: 660 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1354131 (stock #WN019)
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$800
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The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription and the body with lattice containing flowerheads. Quatrefoil with owner's or maker's name. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 28.5 cm, 15 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1353910 (stock #WN013)
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$280
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A small Persian tinned copper bowl. The interior with etched and engraved decoration comprising calligraphic bands. Base with maker's mark. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning, a breakage and some tiny holes in the thin worked body. Dimension: diameter: 15.6 cm, 4.7 cm high.