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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
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$320.00
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Five rare exhibtion catalogues about Chinese jades. 1. "Archaic Chinese Jades at the University Museum", Philadelphia, 1940, 58 pages with 15 b&w plates. 2. "Selected Examples from the Jade Exhibition" at Stockholm, 1963, 158 pages with 34 b&w plates. 3. "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" by Soame Jenyns, 1951, 38 pages and 40 b&w plates. 4. "Chinese Jade - The Image Within" at the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1986, 98 pages with b&w and color plates. 5. "Jade in Chinese Culture" at...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
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$330.00
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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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$450.00
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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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$180.00
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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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$300.00
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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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$320.00
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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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$380.00
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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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$480.00
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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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$360.00
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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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$320.00
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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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$1,200.00
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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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$470.00
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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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$800.00
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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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$280.00
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1353830 (stock #WN018)
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$2,200.00
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Large bowl of deep rounded form, raised on a narrow foot with flared rim. The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription. Below a frieze of floral motifs and trilobed arches. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 29.6 cm, 13.6 cm high, weight: 1.4 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1352089 (stock #WN015)
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$450.00
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An Iranian tinned copper plate, of saucer form. Chased decoration of calligraphic cartouches. Base with maker's mark. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning, slightly warped. Dimension: diameter 26 cm, 4.2 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1351932 (stock #WN014)
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$250.00
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A Persian tinned copper bowl, the etched and engraved decoration comprising flowers and calligraphic cartouches. Base with mark. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning, foot rim slightly distorted. Dimension: diameter: 19.6 cm, 8 cm high.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
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$1,800.00
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Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman". Each photograph measures 17.7 cm x 12.1 cm, is num...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1351358 (stock #WN009)
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$230.00
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A Persian tinned copper bowl, the etched and engraved decoration comprising bands with split palmettes, flower scrolls and birds. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 22.1 cm, 9.2 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1351192 (stock #WN008)
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$380.00
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A repoussed Persian tinned copper bowl. The etched and engraved decoration with a lovely scene comprising shepherds, camels and so on. Base with maker's mark. Condition: some traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 16.6 cm, 7.7 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1350986 (stock #WN007)
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$320.00
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A repoussed Persian copper bowl of squatted round form. The etched and engraved decoration comprising calligraphy cartouches, a band with split palmettes and flower heads and figures at leisure. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 13.5 cm, 7.4 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1349757 (stock #WN003)
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$380.00
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Finely potted porcelain dish with milky white glaze, the broad border moulded with ruyi heads. The center with fine depiction of a kirin, painted in green enamel, iron red and some gold. Please refer to: "Kakiemon Porcelain - A Handbook" by Menno Fitski, No. 126. Condition: little wear to painted area, base with a star crack, rim with a short hairline and a firing default. Dimension: diameter: 14.8 cm, 3.1 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348585 (stock #WN001)
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$420.00
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A small Chinese porcelain jar decorated with flowers and rocks in the "wucai" palette. Base without glaze, the reticulated wood stand and cover are later. Condition: fine, little wear to colors, rim with a tiny burst bubble. Dimension: jarlet: 10.5 cm high, total height: 15.1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1348506 (stock #SK999)
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$920.00
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A brass magic bowl of deep rounded form with everted rim and raised omphalos. Incised allover with talismanic inscriptions, the exterior with the twelve Zodiac signs in cartouches. Dated AH 1209 / AD 1794 (see picture no. 8). Condition: everted rim with a small loss, some patina. Dimension: diameter: 16.1 cm, 4.5 cm high.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1348272 (stock #SK 998)
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$250.00
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An Art Deco evening bag made of woven French silk brocade in the Persian style, showing parrots among flower bouquets. The clasp with a glass or stone disk and tiny marcasites. The peach colored interior stamped in gold "Kurzman - New York - Made in France". Condition: some wear, the lining with splits. Dimension: 13.5 cm x 20.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1346236 (stock #SK996)
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$260.00
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A rectangular one-piece silver belt buckle, the front side decorated with birds and tendrils in niello and with gilt center. Dated with Arabic numerals corresponding to 1868. Brass brackets. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: 7.1 cm long x 5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1344791 (stock #SK 992)
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$480.00
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Five carte-de-visite made by Chinese photographers around 1860, two of them with stamp on the back: "Kung Tai, Photographer Honan Road No. 84, Shanghai" and "Hing-Qua John & Co.". Hand-colored albumen prints mounted on a thicker paper card, showing noble Chinese ladies. Please refer to "Brush & Shutter- Early Photography in China", page 38 and 39 for the back stamps. Condition: slightly faded, pin holes and minor losses, one photo with little wear. Dimension: c. 10.4 cm x 6.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344705 (stock #SK989A)
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$1,800.00
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A fine bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type, worked on both sides identically. A tube in anthropomorphic form showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. The center of the figure with a human mask and two protruding cock's heads. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, only slightly bent. With nice patina. Dimension: height: 18.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344489 (stock #SK990)
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A beautiful bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type. A tube in anthropomorphic form, worked on both sides identically, showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, with nice patina. Dimension: height: 15.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1344056 (stock #2191)
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$900.00
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A Thai cast bronze figure of the crowned Buddha Shakyamuni, with serene facial features, holding his hands in dhyana mudra. Condition: no base, later added core material. Dimension: 16.4 cm high x 9.6 cm wide x 4.1 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1837 VR item #1343988 (stock #SK989)
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$850.00
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A finely executed painting in gouache and ink, on embossed paper by the British manufacturer Henry Dobbs. Showing a girl with lotus feet, embroidering a silk yardage. Mounted in a blue passe-partout. Dimension: painting: 23.5 cm x 17.3 cm, paper: 38.8 cm x 30.5 cm. Condition: fine, only one tiny stain. Please see also SK 988.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1837 VR item #1343987 (stock #SK988)
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$650.00
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A finely executed painting in gouache and ink, with few raised details in white, on embossed paper by the British manufacturer Henry Dobbs. Showing a Manchurian lady, playing a small drum. Mounted in a blue passe-partout. Dimension: painting: 23.5 cm x 17.3 cm, paper: 38.8 cm x 30.5 cm. Condition: fine, one tiny stain. Please see also SK 989.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1343815 (stock #SK 986)
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$520.00
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Ten vintage albumen photographs, six prints showing Granada (Andalusia) with the Alhambra, two with street scenes in Elche (Alicante), one with the cathedral of Burgos (Castile) and one showing a river scene in Orihuela (Murcia). Made by the French photographer Jean Laurent (1816-1886) in the 1870/80's, mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: little faded, one photo with a small loss to the corner, cardboard with few stockflecks. Dimension: photo: 33.7 cm x 24.7 cm, cardboard: 48 cm x 38.7 cm. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1343685 (stock #SK985)
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$580.00
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A blue and celadon glazed porcelain group with remains of original cold painting. Depicting the two Taoist immortals He and He, one holding a lotus. Condition: chipped hand, back with a hairline, some firing defects and cracks. Dimension: 12.8 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1343553 (stock #2205)
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$680.00
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A pair of sometsuke porcelain vases in archaic "gu"-shape, beautifully painted with flower roundels among prunus and cracked ice ground in underglaze blue. Base signed: "Dai Nihon Seto, Kato Zenji". Condition: one vase has a rim chip, some warping. Dimension: 20.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1343253 (stock #5197)
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$1,100.00
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Cast bronze figure of the Bodhisattva Weituo,the guardian of Buddhist teaching. Dressed as a warrior, he stands on a kidney shaped base and holds his hands in anjalimudra. Some lacquer residue. Condition: the figure was once completely covered by gilt lacquer. Back with a casting flaw. Dimension: 26.3 cm high. Weight: 1775 g.