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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1396015 (stock #WN183)
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$950.00
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A "töla gasa" ceremonial bracelet of the Nias people made from "tridacna gigas" (giant clam shell). For a similar example please visit the website of the "Musée Quai Branly" in Paris. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: rims with chips. Dimension: c. 7.1 cm high, diameter: c. 9.2 cm, weight: 454 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1395977 (stock #WN182)
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$520.00
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A set of six pierced silver zarfs with decoration in Niello, Ottoman coffee cup holders. Stamped with Tughra mark on body and foot, base with "Tremolierstich". Condition: some small repairs, two zarfs with a lost prong. Dimension: c. 5.6 cm high, diameter: 5.1 cm, weight: 227 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1395617 (stock #WN172)
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$320.00
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A large thumb ring decorated in openwork with Chinese auspicious characters, originally worked in two parts. The inner ring with Chinese maker's mark. Condition: please look at the photos carefully. Dimension: diamater: c. 3.3 cm, 2.8 cm high, weight: 32 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1395613 (stock #3534)
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$1,100.00
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A North Indian pandan steel box for offering betel. Of circular form with hinged lid, inlaid with flower scrolls in silver. Condition: interior with some oxidation. Dimension: diameter: 12 cm, 9.3 cm high, weight: 606 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1395503 (stock #WN177)
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$550.00
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A hanging lamp of rounded form with lower domed section, decorated with engraved panels of persons, beasts and calligraphy between swirling pierced flowers. Condition: rim with small restored area, few tiny dents. Dimension: burner: c. 23.8 cm high, diameter: c. 14.2 cm, total height: c. 45 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1395373 (stock #WN181)
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$430.00
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A bamboo carving depicting a peasant or fisherman smoking a long pipe. Dating to the late Qing or early Republic Period. Condition: three small losses (photo no. 8 and no. 9). Dimension: total height: c. 21 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1910 item #1395092 (stock #WN180)
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$650.00
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A fine snuff tobacco container made of a dried, double gourd, decorated with gilt silver mounts and inset with carnelian and tiny blue and white cabochons. The ram horn-shapped stopper is attached to an elaborate silver chain. These tobacco containers were used by the Turkman tribes. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: c. 14.8 cm long, Diameter: c. 6.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Pre 1920 item #1394987 (stock #WN169)
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$440.00
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A large old or antique Eskimo sling bag made of sealskin, the flap is decorated with an appliquéd skin mosaic and closes with a bone or horn clasp. Jeans cloth lining. Condition: clean, traces of usage, wear, fading. Dimension: c. 26 cm x 32 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1394600 (stock #WN171)
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$580.00
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A large hair ornament and the top of a pin, dating to the Qing dynasty. The diadem-like hair ornament made of wire and paper, one side ending in a ruyi-head. Covered with turquoise kingfisher feathers, showing two bats and decorated with hanging twined silk threads. The pin head is made of metal forming a blossom. Condition: some losses of feathers, diadem: an eye, a thread and one ruyi head missing. Dimension: diadem: c. 17.6 cm wide, c. 7 cm high, pin: c. 4.7 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1394560 (stock #WN170)
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$920.00
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A large hair ornament, a pin-less brooch and three hair pins, dating to the Qing dynasty. Made of gilt metal covered with turquoise kingfisher feathers, the diadem-like ornament with a red glass bead. Condition: some losses of feathers. Dimension: diadem: c. 13.5 cm wide, c. 9.5 cm high, pins: c. 6.5 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1837 VR item #1394381 (stock #WN168)
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$1,200.00
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A set of three finely executed paintings in gouache and ink, on embossed paper by the British manufacturer Henry Dobbs. Showing different plants and butterflies. Mounted in later red lacquered wooden frames. Dimension: paintings: c. 23.5 cm x 17.3 cm, frames: c. 29.1 cm x 35.4 cm. Condition: fine, frames with some wear. Please see also SK 988 and SK 989 for other Chinese School paintings on Dobbs paper.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1394170 (stock #WN167)
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$360.00
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A square composite panel made of antique embroideries, made in the Ottoman city of Salonika or Kavala. The basic fabrics are different plain weaves, embroidered with silk and silver wrapped threads, crocheted together. Cotton lining. Condition: stained and flawed areas, missing threads, faded, a hole. Dimension: 99 cm x 99 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393565 (stock #WN165)
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$270.00
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A woven red silk panel brocaded in silver thread, showing roundels with the cintamani enclosed by tiger stripes motif. Bordered with a figured silk fabric, cotton lining. Condition: little wear, few tiny stains. Dimension: c. 34 cm x 90 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1393481 (stock #WN164)
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$230.00
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A fragment of a large hanging, depicting a kneeling Persian nobleman betweeen two horsemen. Embroidered in chain stitch on a coarse weave. For a similar complete embroidery please look at the Museum Rietberg publication by Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff / Axel Langer. "Pfauen, Blüten & Zypressen", no. 38. Provenance: from a Swiss private collection. Condition: faded, one tear. Dimension: 39.5 cm x 70.5 cm
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1393135 (stock #WN160)
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$650.00
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An European devotional picture finely painted on vellum, showing a scourged Jesus Christ presented by Pontius Pilate to a hostile crowd shortly before his Crucifixion, inscribed "Ecce homo" meaning "behold the man". Bordered by padded embroidery on silk with couched metal threads, silk and sequins. Velvet border and antique hardwood frame and glass. Condition: vellum with a short slit, traces of usage, slightly faded, some wear. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the conditio...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1393104 (stock #WN159)
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$850.00
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A very rare liturgical embroidery dating to the 17th century or earlier. A cope hood in shield-form with a central applied panel depicting the Archangel Michael. He is standing in complete armour holding a sword and about to strike a tailed demon. Ruby silk ground with couched gold and silver threads and appliqued arabesques in yellow silk, the medaillon and lining in linen. Condition: clean. Wear, slits, mendings and losses. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition r...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1393047 (stock #WN158)
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$1,100.00
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A very fine embroidered and painted silk memorial picture. Showing a young lady playing the harp besides a monument with urn in a mountainous landscape. Inscribed on glass in "verre eglomise" technique in French: "Fait Par Anna Izeli 1826" (made by Anna Izeli 1826) - maybe of Swiss origin, Iseli is a typical name in Switzerland. The subject of these pictures was a fashionable expression of romantic sorrow in Neoclassicism - Biedermeier. This type of embroidered picture, usually copied from print...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1392946 (stock #WN155)
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$360.00
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Incense burner in the Ottoman style. Pierced arabesque openwork domed cover hinged to the bowl, fixed on a stem, mounted on a dish with three feet. Condition: traces of usage, some verdigris. Dimension: c. 29.2 cm high, diameter dish: c. 20 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1392784 (stock #4075)
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$850.00
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A pair antique reticulated Chinese silver incense stick holders. Decorated with dragons among clouds chasing the pearl, fixed on Chinese pierced wooden stands. No maker's mark, silver tested. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: total c. 11.9 cm high, diameter base: 8.6 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1392647 (stock #3578)
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$750.00
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A pair Chinese silver spill vases made for the Western export or used in the Chinese market as incense stick holders. Decorated with prunus twigs, standing on three splayed feet with original clear glass inserts. Base with maker's mark "WH90", standing for the Wang Hing Company, working in Shanghai and Hong Kong around 1900. Condition: fine, few traces of usage, one insert seems to be a bit too long. Dimension: c. 11.6 cm high, weight of silver: 90 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1392573 (stock #WN154)
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$260.00
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A small Japanese scroll weight in the form of a performing dancer kneeling in a patterned kimono, made of patinated bronze or zinc alloy. Dimension: c. 8 cm high, c. 9 cm Long. Condition: base with two patches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1392571 (stock #WN157)
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$280.00
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An oval box made of white brass (baitong). The top lid incised with banana leaves, chrysanthemum and bamboo. The inside of the lid with an abrasive surface for grinding ink. With copper lining and base. Dimension: 7.6 cm x 5.8 cm x 2.6 cm. Condition: traces of use, top lid with spot and some wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1388371 (stock #WN146)
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$210.00
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An Iranian ceramic plate decorated with a bird under a thick greenish glaze with partial crackles. Condition: well with some traces of usage, rim having few small chips. Dimension: diameter: 19.7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1388040 (stock #WN145)
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$250.00
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An Iranian ceramic plate decorated in the Chinese style. The base dated AH 1329 / AD 1911 and inscribed. Condition: well with some traces of usage, glaze with some crackles. Dimension: Diameter: 23 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1387615 (stock #WN147)
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$340.00
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Two Iranian pottery plates differently painted in blue under a thick greenish glaze with partial crackles. The larger one dated AH 1314 / AD 1896. Condition: both wells with some traces of usage. Dimension: Diameter: 20.1 cm and 17 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1387380 (stock #WN149)
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$380.00
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An Iranian papier-mache box with polychrome and gold decoration under a lacquered varnish. The domed lid painted with a young couple embracing, the six sides with mihrab shaped cartouches, showing figures or flowers. Condition: particularly rims with little wear and laquer losses. Dimension: 9.6 cm long x 6.6 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1387008 (stock #WN156)
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$440.00
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A small statue depicting Buta Nawasari, a good-natured demon, often found as guardian in the front of temples or important buildings in Bali. Carved from hardwood with nice patina. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: some cracks. Dimension: 24.3 cm high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1387006 (stock #4198)
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$220.00
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Worked in filigree silver and enamel, set with jade, tourmaline, garnet cabochons and a pearl. The reverse with a secure pin back assembly and a "silver" mark. Condition: pin a bit bent, the jade beads with piercing. Dimension: 8.6 cm long. Worldwide shipping by registered Swisspost shipping included.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1930 item #1386954 (stock #WN152)
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$210.00
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A black & white photograph by the Vietnamese photographer Huong Ky, showing two men from an ethnic minority smoking. With blind stamp "Huong Ky Hanoi". Dimension: 17.6 cm x 23.7 cm. Condition: margin with little partial yellowing, one corner with tiny dog's ear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1386772 (stock #WN151)
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$330.00
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A hand-colored album leaf from the work "Yuzhi Gengzhi tu", showing illustrations of agriculture and sericulture, commissioned by the Emperor Kangxi in 1696. Bordered by dark silk damast. Showing two peasants seeding rice. Condition: worm holes, trimmed, rubbed, stockflecks. Dimension: image: c. 23.7 cm x 23.2 cm, total: c. 32.3 cm x 32.2 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1386720 (stock #WN153)
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$680.00
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A beautiful small bronze bust of a young Southeast Asian girl wearing a high headdress, a makuta crown, often used in the classical court dances in Thailand, Burma, Laos or Cambodia. The back of the patinated bronze head with the two initials "V.N." standing for Vietnam, work attributed to the Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thanh Le (1919-2003). Fixed on the original black painted wooden base. Dimension: total height: 22 cm, head: 15.6 cm high, Condition: little wear to the Patina, base with loss to c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1386472 (stock #WN150)
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$490.00
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A pair funny Chinese lions, the male leaning his paw upon a embroidered ball and the female with a small cub, both sitting on a pierced stand. Each carved from a single piece of boxwood. Dimension: c. 10. 3 cm high. Condition: few tiny losses and cracks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1385864 (stock #WN148)
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$530.00
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A charming porcelain group modelled as a Budai seated with five Children, climbing on his arms and legs. The base with an impressed mark. Condition: fine, some wear to gilding, base with some rust traces. Dimension: c. 24.5 cm high x 21 cm wide, weight: 1065 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1385681 (stock #WN143a)
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$650.00
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A Chinese Canton enamel bowl and saucer finely painted with lotus scrolls on a ruby-red ground and some golden highlights. The underside of the quatrefoil shaped dish with two coiled dragons. Condition: some stress hairlines, the base of the dish with a small flake. Fine - regarding the age and delicacy of the material. Please consult the photos, they make part of the condition report. Dimension approx.: bowl: diameter: 11.2 cm, height: 6.3 cm, dish: 15.3 cm long x 10.5 cm wide x 2.4 cm high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1385561 (stock #WN142)
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$720.00
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Three old or antique Indonesian dance masks, showing three different characters. The dark red mask from Java and the two others from Bali. Carved from wood, painted and decorated with fur. Condition: some chips and wear, one with small losses. Dimension: c. 18 to 20 cm long x c. 13.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1385210 (stock #WN143)
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$460.00
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A broad, tapered silver bracelet with six links, showing pierced decoration in repousse, featuring a dragon and different figural scenes. No mark, but silver tested. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: internal diameter: c. 5.5 cm to 6.4 cm, 5.3 cm broad, weight: 100 g.