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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1445704 (stock #WN329)
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A molded "rouge de fer" export porcelain dish dating to the Kangxi period (1662-1722) with a "Johanneum" inventory mark. This small plate once belonged to the large porcelain collection of King August the Strong (1694-1733) of Saxony, please visit the online collection of The Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen in Dresden under https://porzellansammlung.skd.museum for similar decorated pieces. The base with an underglaze blue symbol mark in a double ring and the cut and blackened inventory mark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1445405 (stock #WN326)
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$590
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A large Chinese Canton enamel bowl finely painted with flowers and peaches on a ruby-red ground. The interior with turquoise, the base with white enamel. Condition: footrim with three small enamel losses, few hairlines. Good - regarding the age and delicacy of the material. Please consult the photos, they make part of the condition report. Dimension approx.: bowl: diameter: 15.3 cm, height: 7.1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1444253 (stock #4205)
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$1,800
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A pierced fragment of an antique Tibetan or Nepalese torana, worked in copper repousse with remains of gilding and colors. Showing a caparisoned elephant with a snow lion on his back, lifting a deity riding on the mythical beast "sharabha". Condition: wear to gilding, slightly warped. Dimension: 36.5 cm high x 15 cm widw x 2.5 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1443888 (stock #WN324)
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$400
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Two different antique islamic fritware jarlets, probably Persia and / or Syria used once as inkwells. One decorated with a black calligraphy border under a crackled turquoise glaze, the other one with an underglaze blue decoration. Both having areas with lustre and a glazed interior. Provenance: Swiss Private collection. Condition: traces of usage and age, small losses, the turquoise one maybe with shortened mouth, the other one with an old restoration to the rim. Dimension: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1443263 (stock #WN323)
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$480
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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a wooden stopper, the suspension area with a Singha head and a bronze chain. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism now partially lost, some small losses and lost pins...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1442761 (stock #WN321)
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$650
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A pair Japanese porcelain plates decorated with a mountain hermitage and some roundels one containing a rabbit in the Ko-Kutani palette. Base with "fuku" mark, the rim with brown dressing and the underside with pine needles. Condition: fine, base with partial brownish stains and dull glaze. Dimension: diameter: 18.8 cm x 3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1442202 (stock #WN318)
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$350
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A black netting fabric with stylized figural pattern worked in metal. Very popular around the 1920's. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Dimension: c. 58 x 197.5 cm, weight: 315 g. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1442022 (stock #WN317)
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$300
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A brown/black netting fabric with geometric pattern worked in metal. Very popular around the 1920's. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Dimension: c. 63 x 210 cm, weight: 300 g. Condition: clean, one small hole (see picture no. 6).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1441908 (stock #WN312)
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$850
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Carmine red silk ground fabric with star lattice pattern in silver and gold paper wrapped threads, using the songket supplementary weft technique. Maybe a ceremonial shoulder cloth (kain selendang). Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: wear to the metallic twine, only partially preserved. Holes, wear, one rim with loss. Dimension: 133 cm x 53.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1910 item #1441766 (stock #WN315)
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$430
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The ground fabric is an iron red cotton called Khaddar in Punjab. Once allover embroidered with geometric wave pattern in shiny silk. Made of four parts, sewn together, center with few hooks. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: partial thread losses, not original size, fragment, altered, shortened. Dimension approx.: 175 x 72 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1441623 (stock #WN316)
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$1,700
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These two saddle rugs, in knotted pile, are forming a pair and were used together: the larger piece with trapezoid ends served as a saddle cloth (makden), while the smaller rug was a saddle cover (masho). Both items are in their original condition, with a red trim and backed with a coarse beige fabric. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Dimension approx.: makden: 120.5 x 67 cm, masho: 82.5 x 66 cm. Condition: signs of age and wear, rims with partial discoloration, faded.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440855 (stock #WN308)
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$1,500
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A complete Tausug raw silk sash (kandit) with long fringes. Tapestry weaving with geometric and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, patina, little staining, a small thin area. Dimension approx.: 36.3 cm x 355 cm (with fringes).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440765 (stock #WN307)
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$800
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A rare Tausug raw silk sash fragment woven in two pieces. Tapestry weaving with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, one narrow side shortened, patina, little staining, a small hole. Dimension approx.: 33.3 cm x 228 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440650 (stock #WN306)
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$600
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A rare Tausug sash made in tapestry weaving, raw silk with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: faded, one narrow side maybe little shortened, patina, stained, discolored, few small thin areas and one selvage with small fraying. Dimension approx.: 36 cm x 275 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1439845 (stock #WN309)
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$1,500
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A Chinese court "chao fu" silk skirt, altered as a Carnival costume, using one quarter of the skirt as a flap (photo No. 6). Night blue silk with sixteen dragon roundels and four five-clawed "long" dragons pursuing the flaming pearl among clouds, bats and cranes, above waves, stylized rocks and the "lishui" pattern. Embroidery in polychrome satin stitch and couched metal threads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1438672 (stock #WN305)
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$750
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A square composite panel made of antique embroideries from the Greek islands (Ottoman Empire). The basic fabrics are different plain cotton weaves, embroidered with silk or wool and metal wrapped threads. Traces of former mounting, maybe as a pillow cover. Condition: one hole (see photo no. 4), some slits, some missing threads, little faded. Dimension: 51 cm x 52.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437946 (stock #WN302)
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$330
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An Iranian ceramic tile formed as a octagonal star with molded decoration of a bull surrounded by pairs of rabbits, deers, dogs and other animals. With calligraphic blue border. With metal suspension bracket. Provenance: from an old Swiss collection. Condition: see photos, restorations, mendings. Dimension: c. 19.6 cm x 19.7 cm x 1.3 cm, weight: 560 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437452 (stock #WN301)
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$480
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An Iranian fritware tile of square form with thick crazed glaze. The raised center in the shape of an eight-pointed star painted with the portrait of a good-looking young man with turban. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: c. 20.6 cm x 20.6 x 1.6 cm, weight: 1300 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1436726 (stock #WN300)
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$1,200
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A leather or skin bag with original wonderfully cast brass fittings, both ends of the chain in the form of a singha head, the mythical beast, totem for all Batak People. Shamans "datu" kept magical substances in these bags. Please compare to the "salipi" in the collection of the "Musee du Quai Branly" in Paris. Condition: wear to leather and few small holes. Dimension: leather bag: c. 30 high x 31 wide x 10.8 cm deep, chain: 2 x 44 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1436016 (stock #WN298)
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$600
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Small Indian deity cast in bronze with a high copper content depicting the dancing god Krishna as a child holding in one hand a butter ball. Condition: patina, traces of usage, rubbed. Dimension: 8.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1435767 (stock #WN297)
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$680
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A small Indian deity cast in bronze with a high copper content, depicting an athletic male deity sitting on a lotus throne holding his hands in anjali mudra and holding a kind of hack. Condition: signs of worshipping, base slightly bent, one underarm with a crack. Dimension: 6.5 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1435605 (stock #WN295)
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$430
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An Iranian mirror with intricately carved wooden frame reminiscent of Persian rug design, covered with clear lacquer. Condition: pinnacle with losses, the mirror glass with some imperfections and lost corner. Dimension: total: 35.2 cm long x 16.7 wide x 2.3 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1435425 (stock #WN296)
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$380
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A Persian beggar's bowl made from tinned copper with repoussed and engraved decoration of two dervishes among floral scrolls. A carrying chain and one side with a small spout to use it as well as a drinking vessel. Condition: some wear to tinning. Dimension: c. 23.5 cm long x 15.5 cm wide x 9 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1435291 (stock #WN294)
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$600
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An antique statue of the lucky god Zhang Guolao holding a fish drum, a Chinese percussion instrument. Carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: sticks of the instrument lost, some short cracks and chips. Dimension: c. 34.6 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1434720, item #1435015 for another carvings of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1435015 (stock #WN293)
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$700
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An antique statue of the lucky god Han Xiangzi holding a Chinese flute, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: headgear with a hairline, maybe the flute shortened. Dimension: c. 35 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1434720, item #1435291 for another carvings of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1434720 (stock #WN292)
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$800
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An antique statue of the lucky goddess He Xiangu holding a lotus, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: a small chip near the hem. Dimension: c. 35.8 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1435291 and item #1435015 for another carving of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1434476 (stock #WN291)
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$600
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An antique statue of Li Tieguai resting with one foot on a crutch and holding a gourd, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: the hand holding the gourd and the crutch around the foot with glue residue. Dimension: c. 34.5 cm high. Please compare with item #1434720, item #1435291 and item #1435015 an immortal of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1434297 (stock #WN288)
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$450
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A rare writing box made of papier-maché with polychrome and gold decoration under a lacquer varnish showing different Hindu gods as Hanuman, Krishna etc. Condition: traces of usage, wear, lacquer and further small losses, some cracking. Dimension: c. 28.5 x 9.5 x 7.7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1433340 (stock #WN284)
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$980
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A large wooden Christian cross with beautiful lotus and vines decoration inlaid in engraved mother of pearl, originating from Macau, Vietnam or Southern China. Rearside with paper label. Crosses such as this example would have served in the teaching of the Bible in East Asia. Condition: partially chipped rims, center with restaured area (please see photo no. 7). Dimension: c. 60.5 cm x 32.5 cm x 1.9 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433231 (stock #WN286)
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$630
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid and the drum with yun decoration of king and court scenes and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses, lid with a damaged area. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.3 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433080 (stock #WN287)
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$520
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A large betel-box "kun it" with two internal trays, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top of the slightly domes lid and the drum showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern and inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.2 cm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432925 (stock #WN285)
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$420
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A betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid and the drum with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top ot the lid showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 17.5 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432593 (stock #WN283)
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$480
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid with yun decoration of court scenes and dancers in cartouches and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 20.8 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1432134 (stock #WN282)
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$500
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A brass kettle once used by the wealthy Malay to serve drinking water during weddings or festivals or it may have also been used to store water for washing the right hand after eating. Often produced by the Minangkabau brass or bronze casters of Western Sumatra. Movable handle. Condition: traces of usage, handle with remains of soldering. Dimension: c. 23.8 cm high, c. 26 cm long, weight: 1450 g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1431793 (stock #WN281)
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$1,800
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A disc-shaped cast bronze gong with a central boss, coated with black lacquer and gilt decoration. Showing four Buddhist celestial beings, a pair praying "Thepanom" and two hybrid "Norasingha" creatures among the Thai flame motif "lai kranok". These elaborately decorated percussion instruments, once supported by a frame and hit with a mallet, were often presented as gifts for special occasions. Upside with two pierced suspension holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1431149 (stock #WN280)
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$330
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A spherical Sumatran lime box beautifully cast in bronze or brass with patina, decoration showing stylized lotus pod bud. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue, two piercings. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.6 cm, 6.5 cm high. For similar pieces please visit the online Collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore (www.roots.gov.sg).