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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1401484 (stock #WN207)
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A curved brass box with hinged lid and a small locking clasp. Beautifully decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions, inlaid in silver and copper. The interior with wood lining. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: c. 14.6 cm long x 8.5 cm high x 8.5 cm wide, weight: 570 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1401331 (stock #WN185)
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A Baba Nyonya hair ornament made of gilt silver with rubies or glass stones. Condition: little wear to gilding and traces of usage. Dimension: c. 9.9 cm long x 2.4 cm wide, weight: 8 g. Shipping by registered Priority Swisspost mail included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1401330 (stock #WN208)
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$530.00
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An antique flattened flask from Oman once used to fill the powder-pan of a matchlock gun, after 1880 often used as amulets. Made of solid silver beautifully decorated with granulation and filigree work and some gilding. Condition: some traces of usage and wear to gilding. Dimension: 17.8 cm long, weight: 212 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
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A textile panel made of different dyed silk stripes, exquisitely embroidered with motifs from Zoroastrian myths such as fishes or botehs. The backing is a coarse blue dyed cotton, framed by a black ribbon. These embroidery panels originally would have formed the knee to ankle section of one trouser leg, of a shalvar (pantaloon) from a Zoroastrian woman's wedding costume. Condition: one stripe with small fabric losses (see photo 6), few tears, an old mend, little faded. Dimension: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400943 (stock #WN206)
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A Mandarin square dating to the end of the Qing dynasty. A female front insignia with an appliqued peacock bird, denoting the third civil rank. Embroidery in metallic threads on purple silk, glued on cardboard. Condition: glued on cardboard, little wear, a small stained area, fresh colors (please look at the photos carefully - they make part of the condition report). Dimension: c. 30 cm high x 31 cm wide. Shipping by registered Priority Swisspost mail included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400942 (stock #WN204)
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An informal male front Mandarin square with a tiger, denoting the 4th military rank. Counted stitch on silk gauze with metallic threads. The animal is standing on a rock above deep water. Bordered and lined with silk. Reference: "Ladder to the Clouds" by Jackson & Hugus Berkeley 1999, page 194, No. 13.014: showing a buzi with the animal in the same position...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1400668 (stock #WN203)
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$370.00
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An antique pouch with embossed Japanese decoration, made of colored gold leather, maybe worked in the Netherlands for the export to Japan. Here with passementerie in gold threads and silk lining. Japanese tobacco pouches are often made of this kind of leather. Condition: clean, some wear to leather. Dimension: pouch: 25.5 cm x 31.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1920 item #1400244 (stock #WN202)
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$480.00
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A large evening bag showing on both sides the same geometric pattern on a red ground, worked in tiny glass beads. The celluloid frame in the form of an opened poppy blossom. Presumably French around 1920. Brown lining. Condition: two tassels with missing fringes, lining a bit raddled, clean. Dimension: without handle: c. 45 cm, 23.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1399837 (stock #WN200)
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An early and rare Japanese copper plaque showing a bird on a prunus mume twig, worked in dull colored cloisonné enamels, the reverse with green contre-émail. The former owner attributed this artwork to an artist of the "Japonisme Movement". Condition: bubble bursts, a hairline (see photo No. 5). Dimension: 20.3 cm x 20.3 cm x 0.3 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399638 (stock #3410)
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The ground textile is a dark woolen flannel "inlaid" with pieces of colored fabric and embroidered in silk yarn in different colors. The embroideries from Rasht in Gilan Province were made by professional male embroiderers. Cotton lining, silk fringes. Dimension: diameter (without fringes): 142 cm, fringes: c. 8.5 cm long. Condition: fine, little faded, minimally stained.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1399339 (stock #3533)
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A small square gold lacquer Japanese incense container with rounded corners. The lid is decorated with a relief of waves and rocks, inlaid in mother-of-pearl and lead. Interior and base with nashiji, the rims covered with lead. Later tomobako. Dimension: c. 9.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 cm. Condition: few traces of usage, a tiny chip (see photo No. 2 at 2 o'clock).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399186 (stock #WN195)
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$230.00
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An embossed green leather wallet, the front with a mesh section with tiny needlepoint embroidery showing three Italian brigands in a landscape, bordered by a gold foil frame. Condition: frontside a bit faded, mesh slightly soiled, losses to gold foil. Dimension: 8.4 cm x 11 cm x 0.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1837 VR item #1399091 (stock #WN194)
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$440.00
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A traditional folk costume frippery crown called "Schappele", worn in the Bregenzerwald in Austria by girls and unmarried young women. A cardboard ring covered with velvet, the front with embroidered Christogram IHS in gold thread and some sequins. The upper part of the headdress made with gilt wire, glass beads and silk ribbons. For a similar piece please visit the website of the Vorarlberg Museum: http://www.vorarlbergmuseen.at/objekte/jw-43 Condition: silk ribbons consumed, traces of usage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1398209 (stock #WN179)
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$290.00
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A circular copper box with domed lid, decorated in thick enamels with scrolling vines and flowers. Originating from Damascus, Syria. Condition: some losses to enamel (please check photos), slightly dented. Dimension: diameter: c. 11 cm, 9.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1397670 (stock #WN193)
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$430.00
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A set of two Chinese export porcelain cups and saucers dating to the first half of the 18th century. The interior with fine decoration of fruits and flowers in the "Famille rose" palette and gold, the exterior in "Batavia brown". Condition: fine, foot rims with fritting. Dimension: cup: c. 8.2 diameter, 4.2 cm high, saucer: c. 13.3 cm diameter, 2.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1397508 (stock #WN192)
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$380.00
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A set of two Japanese porcelain cups and saucers with fine decoration in the Imari palette, underglaze blue, iron red and abundantly gold. Cups with a blossom mark. Condition: fine, saucers with kiln grit residue. Dimension: cup: c. 7.1 diameter, 4.6 cm high, saucer: c. 12.2 cm diameter, 2.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1397426 (stock #WN187)
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$430.00
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A small Chinese gilded silver dish standing on four splayed feet, with pierced design of dragons, bamboo chrysanthemum and prunus among rocaille. Base with maker's mark in Chinese characters. Condition: one foot with a tiny loss (see photo no. 11), maybe later gilding. Dimension: diameter: 13.7 cm, 4.1 cm high, weight: 122 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1397297 (stock #WN191)
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$1,400.00
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A rare pair of Japanese double gourd shaped porcelain vases, decorated with a ho-o bird flying over "prunus mume" in overglaze blue, green, yellow, aubergine, iron red and gold. Standing on a broad footrim, the rim with "kuchibeni". Condition: fine, only one vase with a short hairline ending in a tiny rim frit on the rear side (please see photo no. 12). Dimension: 19.3 cm high.