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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1216146 (stock #SK593)
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A Chinese silver shield-shaped presentation plaque engraved with good wishes, mounted to conforming hardwood shield carved at crest with stylized flower and with easel support on the back. Silver plaque with indistinct mark. Condition: good, minimally dented at the edges. Dimension: 27.8 cm x 20. 6 cm, weight: 716 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1214755 (stock #SK589)
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$230
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An octagonal brass mold of an Oriental silversmith producing traditional jewelry. Country of provenance might be Afghanistan. Cf. Janata, Alfred: "Schmuck in Afghanistan" ISBN 3-201-01150-9, page 187. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: labeled with color. Dimension: 4.3 cm x 4.6 cm x 0.8 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1214246 (stock #SK588)
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A brass mold of an Oriental silversmith producing traditional jewelry. Country of provenance might be Afghanistan. Cf. Janata, Alfred: "Schmuck in Afghanistan" ISBN 3-201-01150-9, page 187. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: labeled with color. Dimension: 2.4 cm x 3.1 cm x 1.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1213966 (stock #4019)
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$550
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Finely potted Kraak style petal-molded deep saucer, painted at the center in underglaze blue with a garden fence and butterfly among flowers. Dating to the late Ming period. The base with a Chenghua six-character mark in double ring. Condition: a c. 10 cm long hairline (see pic. 6 and 12), few rim frittings, the bluish glaze partially uneven. Dimension: 19.9 cm diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1213677 (stock #SK586)
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$140
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A rectangular high quality playing card of the "as nas" game, made of papier-mache and hand-painted in ink, watercolor and gold under lacquered varnish. Depicting a young, traditionally dressed prince sitting on a throne besides two attendants within an oval frame embellished with foil, the border with floral pattern in gold. Description of the game by the Brooklyn Museum: "The full set of cards for the game of âs nâs, a gambling game similar to poker, contains twenty cards, with four each of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1213569 (stock #SK573a)
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$100
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A rectangular playing card of the "as nas" game, made of papier-mache and hand-painted in ink, watercolor and gold under lacquered varnish. With clumsy depiction of a lady with two children within an oval frame embellished with foil. Description of the game by the Brooklyn Museum: "The full set of cards for the game of âs nâs, a gambling game similar to poker, contains twenty cards, with four each of five suits. The suite, in descending order, include the âs (ace); the shâh (king); the bîb...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1970 item #1213568 (stock #SK573)
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$480
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Two iconic ornaments worn by the people of Sumba island in eastern Indonesia. Made of different metals. One decorated with cocks. Cf.: Rodgers, Susan "Power and Gold: Jewelry from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines" from the Collection of the Barbier-Muller Museum Geneva. Dimension: 6.5 cm and 6.7 cm long. Condition: some dents and granulation loss, one cock's eye lost.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1930 item #1213485 (stock #SK579)
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$220
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An export silver belt buckle in two circular sections depicting coins of the Guangxu era. No mark, silver tested. Dimension: diameter: 5.8 cm, total length 11.5 cm, weight: 76 g. Condition: good, some traces of usage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1970 item #1213192 (stock #SK572)
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$440
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Iconic ornament worn by the people of West Sumba island in eastern Indonesia. This particular mamuli type is called "pewisie", the motifs at the bottom are stylized horse heads. Silver tested. Cf.: Rodgers, Susan "Power and Gold: Jewelry from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines" from the Collection of the Barbier-Muller Museum Geneva, similar piece no. 124. Dimension: 7.8 cm long, weight: 28 g. Condition: few dents and granulation lost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1212891 (stock #4826)
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$780
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Three rectangular differently sized and slightly convex silver plaques with floral decoration in blue enamel. Attached to a traditional silk and gold thread cord with adjustable sliding knot. From an old Swiss collection. Dimension of amulets: 9 cm x 7.5 cm and approx. 5.8 cm x 4.7 cm, cord c. 100 cm long, weight: 132 g. Condition: two amulets with default to lugs, enamel with partial losses.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1212619 (stock #4825)
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$280
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Jewelry for the headdress of a Turkmen woman, made of silver alloy and set with two flat carnelian cabochons. From an old Swiss collection. Cf. Schletzer, Dieter and Reinhold: Old Silver Jewellery of the Turkoman: An Essay on Symbols in the Culture of Inner Asian Nomads. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1983, pages 174 - 175. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: total length: 81 cm, pendant with carnelian: 14 cm x 7 cm, weight: 120 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1211812 (stock #4130)
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$550
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An erotic scene of a young couple in a fan-shaped cartouche, painted in ink and colors on silk. The paper folder labeled "August". Condition: bottom corners creased, folder with few tears. Dimension painting: 27.2 cm x 33.6 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1211222 (stock #4675)
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$1,400
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A rare Japanese okimono depicting the seated bodhisattva of compassion with serene facial expression. Made of bright bronze alloy, maybe shibuichi, and fine inlays in silver, gold and enamel. The base with signature. Condition: no damage, few traces of wear. Dimension: 11.1 cm high, weight: 572 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1930 item #1210613 (stock #SK559)
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$320
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Silver goblet with gilt interior, won by the Swiss Team on the "International Bowling Competition" held 1922 in Canton. Bottom with maker's mark "WH90" and Chinese character, standing for the Wang Hing Company, working in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Condition: fine. Dimension: 14.6 cm high, weight: 138 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1210343 (stock #SK 548)
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Coarse cotton fabric painted and printed with two leopards. These cloths were used in Afghanistan for a special hunting technique of partridges. Please refer to the article about these textiles in "Asian Textiles: NEWSLETTER OF THE OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP", No. 40. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: very good. Dimension: approx. 78 cm x 105 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1210005 (stock #SK 549)
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$280
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Large square black wool shawl embroidered with boteh and geometric pattern in bright blue and red wool yarn. Condition: some thin areas and small holes. Dimension without fringes: 152 cm x 155 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1208617 (stock #SK 538)
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$280
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Two double pages printed in woodblock technique on thin paper. The first depicting a blue bird on a lychee plant from the "Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting", Jieziyuan huazhuan, published in 1679 by Wang Gai. The second showing a bird on a fruiting branch, from the "Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting", Shizhuzai shuhua pu, published by Hu Zhengyan in the early 17th century. These painting manuals were very popular and reprinted many times, here 18th century editions. Cond...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1206992 (stock #SK543)
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$340
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A rectangular cover made of three different block-printed and dyed cotton fabrics. Main textile with boteh made of two parts sewn together. Qalamkar textiles were especially popular in Persia, often imported from India (here called Kalamkari). From Georges Redard's study collection (please visit http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/redard-georges), mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few stains. Dimension: 67 cm x 68 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1206556 (stock #SK542)
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$470
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Two V-shaped "segusha", used for draping over the bedding during the day and a short embroidery, maybe a fragment of a "segusha". Embroidered in cross stitch in strong-colored silk with geometric pattern. Cotton lining. From Georges Redard's study collection (please visit http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/redard-georges), mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few traces of usage, partial with little discoloration. Dimension: bedding decoration: longest side without fringes: 83 cm an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1206101 (stock #SK541)
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$880
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A round tray cover made of glazed cotton lavishly block-printed and dyed, produced in Isfahan in the 19th century. Centrally a blossom surrounded by rows of boteh, meandering flowers, cartouches with Arabic inscriptions etc. Qalamkar textiles were especially popular in Persia, often imported from India (here called Kalamkari). From Georges Redard's study collection (please visit http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/redard-georges), mainly comprising Persian textiles. For similar tray covers ple...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1205952 (stock #SK 540)
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Two panels of yellow coarse cotton ground sewn together. Painted and printed with a leopard, snake and four quails. These cloths were used in Afghanistan for a special hunting technique of partridges. Please refer to the article about these textiles in "Asian Textiles: NEWSLETTER OF THE OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP", No. 40. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: very good. Dimension: approx. 105 cm x 105 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1800 item #1205165 (stock #SK 537)
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An album page in woodblock print technique probably from the "Ehon Matsu no Shirabe", showing a young beautiful lady standing near a small river. Condition: faded, creased, thin area, one worm hole, reverse with tapes. Dimension: 23.6 cm x 17.1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1202026 (stock #SK529)
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$550
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An oval brass seal and a square carnelian or glass seal, each with silver mount. The faces engraved with Arabic inscriptions, one dated. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: 1.6 cm long, 1.9 cm and 2.9 cm high (with loop).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1201399 (stock #3948)
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$650
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A drop-shaped ewer with ribbed body and hinged lid with small bird final. The rococo style handle connecting body and lid. Curved, simple spout and two finely engraved horizontal bands. Condition: small dents, partially rubbed. Dimension: 35.8 cm high, weight: 1030 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1199673 (stock #4819)
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$160
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A small cylindrical container made of brass with a domed cover with close fitting. With engraved decoration in horizontal bands, the widest with four medallions each containing a figure at leisure. Its function is not obvious, maybe an ink pot (davat) or a container for tobacco or spices. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: good, few tiny dents. Dimension: 7.0 cm high, diameter: 2.9 cm, weight: 56 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1199186 (stock #4818)
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$180
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Cylindrical container made of brass with a close fitting domed cover. With engraved decoration in horizontal bands, the widest with six medallions each containing a bust portrait. Its function is not obvious, maybe an ink pot (davat) or a container for tobacco or spices. Inside with ink residue. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: very good, few tiny dents. Dimension: 7.5 cm high, diameter: 4.1 cm, weight: 86 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1199010 (stock #SK520)
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$350
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With dark patina of slight tapering form on a plain base. With engraved decoration of cartouches containing calligraphy or lattice motifs. Interior decorated with central circles. Condition: fine, walls with three tiny thin areas. Dimension: diameter: 12.8 cm 15.7 cm long, weight: 258 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1197748 (stock #4817)
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$240
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Cylindrical container made of brass with a domed cover and decorated base both close fitting. With engraved decoration in horizontal bands, the widest with eight medallions each containing a figure at leisure. Its function is not obvious, maybe an ink pot (davat) or a container for tobacco or spices. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: good, few tiny dents. Dimension: 7.5 cm high, diameter: 4.2 cm, weight: 80 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1197378 (stock #4816)
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Cylindrical container made of brass with a domed cover and punched base both close fitting. With engraved decoration in horizontal bands, the widest with six medallions each containing a figure at leisure. Its function is not obvious, maybe an ink pot (davat) or a container for tobacco or spices. Base with collector's no. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: good, few tiny dents. Dimension: 10.1 cm high, diameter: 4.9 cm, weight: 130 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1196319 (stock #3779)
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Moulded porcelain snuff bottle covered with a monochrome blue glaze, imitating lapis-lazuli. One side with a dragon and one with a phoenix. Condition: foot with a loss, stopper lost, glaze with small losses, rubbing to gilding. Dimension: 7.1 cm high, weight: 72 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1195817 (stock #2940)
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$580
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An amethyst snuff bottle in pebble shape, the outside carved in relief with birds among twigs. Moderately hollowed. The stopper en suite, in the form of a bird, spoon made of bone. Condition: few rough areas and tiny chips. Dimension: 7.2 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1190756 (stock #SK519)
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$380
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Porcelain wall pocket modelled as a recumbent court official, decorated in famille rose enamels. Condition: excellent. Dimension: 17.4 cm long x 6.8 cm high, weight: 342 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1190162 (stock #SK518)
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$250
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The basic fabric is a linen weave with black stripes. The ends are embroidered with a striped camel carrying a coffin to Mecca, in polychrome threads and decorated with fold silvered metal. Please refer to "Türkische Kunst und Kultur aus osmanischer Zeit", no. 4/9 e. ISBN 3-7647-0369-5. Condition: patina, some stains, loose and missing threads. Dimension: approx. 140 cm x 41 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1189088 (stock #SK510)
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$500
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Composite panel of antique embroideries from the Ottoman Empire, made into a rectangular shaped woman’s prayer cloth indicating qibla, the direction of prayer. The basic fabrics are different plain weaves, embroidered with silk and metal wrapped threads, composed and sewn together in the Ottoman city of Salonika or Kavala. With plain lining and one side with silk fringes. For similar example please refer to "Textiles of the Islamic World" by John Gillow: page 32 with illustration. Condition: a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1187277 (stock #SK508)
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$760
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Sumptuously padded embroidery on velvet with couched metal threads in different shades. The center of the boche with a Jerusalem cross also known as the Crusader's cross, surrounded by birds, stars and floral sprays. The birds with eyes made of glass beads. Bordered by fringes, gauze lining. Condition: very good, only few loose and missing threads, velvet with occasional fading, gauze lining with a small whole and little staining. Dimension: 84 cm x 86 cm with fringes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1183612 (stock #4799)
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$900
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A rare Kashmir teapot with hinged lid standing on three small feet. The metal base, here copper or bronze, was first engraved with special tools to create the design in relief, the grooves were later filled with glass and then embellished with additional engraving and shiny gilding. This technique is called in India "meena" or "meenakari" and was first applied by the Mughal. With a small handwritten note explaining its provenance. Dimension: 20.8 cm long, 14 cm high, weight: 688 g.