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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
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An impressive spouted vessel, made of bronze, adorned with elaborate relief of animals like frogs, fishes, crabs and Chinese influenced creatures like dragons and Buddhist lions. The movable handle with a crocodile. These kettle were used during festive or ritual occasions. Please refer to "Malay Brassware - A Guide to the Collections of the National Museum Singapore" and compare with object no. TM-1408-1, on the online collection database of the "National Museum of Ethnology" in Leiden, Netherl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1910 item #1319441 (stock #SK905)
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A round, convex shield with four central bosses. Decorated with raised design of tendrils, embellished with black and red enamel, and some tin plated areas. Reverse with four attaching bronze rings and a velvet pad. Compare with a similar shield in the Royal Ontario museum. Condition: few losses to enamel and wear to tinned areas, reverse with some residue of solder. Dimension: diameter: 28 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319366 (stock #SK904)
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A pair brass vases with handles, engraved with slightly different decoration of interlacing patterns, arabesques and Islamic calligraphy, one with fishes. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension height: 21.1 cm, weight: 1'180 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1318999 (stock #SK903)
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A quite large Ottoman hand mirror with geometric pattern, made of wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, bone and horn. Mirrors had in the Islamic world a talsimanic purpose. Condition: the mirror glass was replaced, some inlays missing. Dimension: diameter: 19.2 cm, total length: 32.4 cm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
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Not complete. A very rare document on Chinese porcelain in French, published by A. Morel in 1881, first edition. Reference book with 227 pages and 30 heliogravures and chromolithographs and more than 120 illustrations in the text. Large quarto pages loose in portfolio, pages uncut. Condition: not complete, the Nos. XXXI and XXXII of the heliogravures and chromolithographs are missing, so are the text pages 113 to 120. Some foxing on pages. Dimension: c. 38 cm x 29 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1313142 (stock #SK893)
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A pot made of copper with gilding inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions in cartouches. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension diameter: c. 19 cm, height: 15.8 cm, weight: 918 g.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1312905 (stock #SK890)
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Volume 4 and 5 of the Oriental Rugs series in English, first published in German by Battenberg in 1989. Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, hardcover. Fully illustrated reference books. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 25.9 cm x 21.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1311934 (stock #SK883)
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Two different pipes, the bowls made of Tophane clay embellished with gilding or gilded metal rim. The stems ar made of wood ending in a horn mouthpiece. One with mark. Condition: one bowl was broken in two and the other one with two chips. Dimension: total length: 35 cm and 16 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1311280 (stock #SK885)
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Two pairs of small earthenware Satsuma vases decorated with different figural scenes between a cobalt blue ground. Bases signed. Condition: some wear to gold. Dimension: 5.5 cm and 5.6 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1309561 (stock #SK881)
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A hand-colored black and white photograph with a monk standing next to the stupa in the "Xianshan Gongyuan" near Beijing. Dimension: 26 cm x 16.2 cm. Condition: margin with six pin holes, natural age toning.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1306329 (stock #SK877)
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A Chinese export porcelain barrel-shaped spirit bottle with cylindrical spout, dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722), decorated with scrolling chrysanthemum and foliage in underglaze blue. Condition: spout with few short hairlines. Dimension: 14.7 cm high. For slightly different decoration see item #1306227 (stock #SK 876).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1306227 (stock #SK876)
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A Chinese export porcelain barrel-shaped spirit bottle with cylindrical spout, dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722), decorated with scrolling chrysanthemum and foliage in underglaze blue. Base with chatter marks. Condition: some firing faults: spout area, rim frits, foot area with missing glaze caused by bubble bursts. Dimension: 14.8 cm high. For slightly different decoration see item #1306329 (stock #SK 877) .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1940 item #1305538 (stock #SK874)
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Small Indian bronze, cast in one piece depicting Vishnu standing on a Lotus base. The four-armed Hindu god is holding the conch and the chakra. Karnataka / Maharashtra. Condition: fine, few traces of usage, patina. Dimension: 17.8 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1301884 (stock #SK871)
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$340
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An antique silver seal chop made in China for the export. The handle decorated with a coiling dragon, the seal matrix with a "W" in intaglio. Silver tested, unmarked. Condition: fine, some traces of usage. Dimension: 6.7 cm high, weight: 32 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1300603 (stock #SK869)
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A pair of large sumitsubo, Japanese carpenter's tools for marking straight lines in ink on flat surfaces. Maybe made for a topping out ceremony of a major Japanese building. Made of wood with painted decoration of cranes, turtles and waves in gold on black lacquer. Condition: spinning handles and one lug lost, traces of age, some lacquer losses and chip. Dimension: 30 cm long x 13.9 cm high x 7.2 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1295758 (stock #SK865)
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A green leather wallet embroidered with calligraphy, flower vases and crescent moon with star in copper threads. Inside with gilt copper knob showing a khamsa. Dating around 1920. Condition: some traces of age. Dimension: 11.5 cm x 16.4 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1295681 (stock #SK867)
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A walking cane or parasol handle made of silver with fine repousse and chased decoration of three ascetics and Lord Krishna playing the flute amidst cottages and trees. With a dated and inscribed cartouche in shield form, top with monogram, unmarked. Condition: one dent, short split, top slightly dented. Dimension: length: 24.3 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1295357 (stock #SK 868)
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A complete set of four Japanese woodblock prints in the original presentation folder by Sadanobu III Hasegawa (1881-1963), published around 1950 by Uchida. Carefully printed with embossing and shomen-zuri, laid down at upper corners. Condition: fine, only paper mats with few short tears. Dimension: sheet: 27.8 cm x 21 cm, image: 25.7 cm x 19.3 cm, folder: 35.5 cm x 26.2 cm.