www.galeriehafner.ch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1411837 (stock #5185)
Galerie Hafner
$3,800
shipping included
A superb quality Qajar Iranian pen case with polychrome paint papier-mache and gilding under a lacquered varnish. The top panel with depiction of a gathering around orthodox priests, the sides with scenes from the "Sheykh San'an and the Christian maid" story. Inscribed with eight verses in tarji-band of Hatef Esfahani and Farid al-Din'Attar from the story of Sheykh San'an. The sliding tray painted with portrait medallions and flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
Galerie Hafner
$3,200
shipping included
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 : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
Galerie Hafner
$2,800
shipping included
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1334114 (stock #1476)
Galerie Hafner
$2,400
shipping included
A pair of Chinese export porcelain statues depicting Shoulao, the Taoist god of longevity. Holding a twig with peaches over the shoulder. Dating to the late Qianlong period. Condition: fine, minor chips and flaking, one figure with restored hand. Dimension: 26.8 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1353830 (stock #WN018)
Galerie Hafner
$2,200
shipping included
Large bowl of deep rounded form, raised on a narrow foot with flared rim. The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription. Below a frieze of floral motifs and trilobed arches. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 29.6 cm, 13.6 cm high, weight: 1.4 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1410023 (stock #WN222)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800
shipping included
A pair small Chinese porcelain jars with lids, each decorated with two foo dogs among peony flowers and scrolls in the "wucai" palette with underglaze blue. Bases without glaze. Rare to find a pair with matching lids and with so fresh colors. Including two later reticulated wooden stands. Dimension with lid: 14.3 cm high, on stand: 17.3 cm high. Condition: one cover with glued area and rim chips. One jarlet with minor kiln dust and the other jar with negligible rim fritting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344705 (stock #SK989A)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800
shipping included
A fine bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type, worked on both sides identically. A tube in anthropomorphic form showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. The center of the figure with a human mask and two protruding cock's heads. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, only slightly bent. With nice patina. Dimension: height: 18.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344489 (stock #SK990)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800
shipping included
A beautiful bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type. A tube in anthropomorphic form, worked on both sides identically, showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, with nice patina. Dimension: height: 15.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1412030 (stock #5184)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800
shipping included
A glitter-ground Qajar Iranian pen case with sliding tray, finely painted under a lacquered varnish. The top with a noblewoman besides a birdcage decoying a birdie in a garden landscape. The sides with portrait medallions and hunting scenes. Provenance: a gentleman's collection, Geneva - Switzerland. Condition: few traces of usage, few small lacquer losses, little wear and cracking (please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report). Dimension: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1379004 (stock #WN119)
Galerie Hafner
$1,500
shipping included
A Laotian figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, made of cast bronze with dark patina. Depicted seated in meditation on an undecorated pedestal, the right hand in bhumisparsa and the left in dhyana mudra. The curly hair is ending in the ushnisha with flame ornament, his face in the typical naive style. Condition: old small loss to the flame and one foot of the pedestal (therefore not perfectly even). Backside with some casting flaws. Dimension: c. 24.1 cm high x 12.5 cm wide x 8.5 cm deep, weight: 1800 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1255932 (stock #4945)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400
shipping included
A pair of framed oval miniature Chinese School export oil paintings, each showing a Chinese boat at sea. Mounted in antique gilt wooden frames. Condition: fine, frames with Little wear. Dimension: paintings: 8.3 cm x 6.5 cm, frames: 25 cm x 22 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1371803 (stock #WN094)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400
shipping included
A fine Chinese trade miniature portrait, painted in oil colors on a rectangular ivory plaque. Depicting a traditionally dressed young Chinese Lady, the jewelry highlighted with gold and white drops. Framed in a 19th century daguerreotype case. Condition: a tiny color loss, not originally framed. Dimension: case: c. 11.8 cm x 9.4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1211222 (stock #4675)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400
shipping included
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415092 (stock #WN233)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400
shipping included
A beautiful Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). A hand-knotted collector's wool rug with stylised eagle elem (base) panel. Condition: good, clean, good pile, only some areas a bit worn, lower Kilim edge with fringes rolled and sewn back. Dimension: c. 165.5 cm long (without fringes) x 129.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377748 (stock #WN116)
Galerie Hafner
$1,350
shipping included
A wonderful woman's wedding hip wrapper made of cotton with wax resist dyed decoration and gilding. The kepala is showing a peacock on a tree, the badan with two long-tailed birds among flowers. Condition: amazingly good state of the gilding, the left and right edge with some tears and few holes. The badan with a small angled tear. Maybe shortened. Dimension: c. 101.5 cm x 174 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399638 (stock #3410)
Galerie Hafner
$1,300
shipping included
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 : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1287645 (stock #5020)
Galerie Hafner
$1,200
shipping included
Chinese export porcelain model of Zhang Guolao, one of the eight Taoist immortals. He is holding a bamboo drum and riding on a mule. Dating to the late Qianlong period. With later wooden stand. Condition: fine, except the inserted ears of the animal are lost. Dimension: 22.5 cm high x 16.2 cm long (without stand).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1910 item #1362487 (stock #4950)
Galerie Hafner
$1,200
shipping included
A set of six silver bowls, the center with raised omphalos. Below an acanthus bordure decorated with a band of Arabic calligraphy. No mark, but silver tested. Condition: due to the high silver content the bowls are quite soft and some are slightly distorted. Three bowls with few dents. Dimension: diameter: 10.6 cm, 5.1 cm high, total weight: 476 g.