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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 : 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 : 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 : 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.