All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
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)
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 : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1410023 (stock #WN222)
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 : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1379004 (stock #WN119)
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)
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)
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)
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 : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377748 (stock #WN116)
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 : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1282935 (stock #SK835)
Finely engraved small bronze altar of Vishnu with his consorts Shridevi and Bhudevi, cast in five parts. The three gods standing under an arch with a kirthi-mukha at the apex, the base of each figure slotting into the frame. Karnataka / Maharashtra 19th century. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: fine. Dimension: 20.8 cm high x 17 cm long x 6.5 cm deep, weight: 1980 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1354910 (stock #2850)
Small Indonesian ceremonial keris forged from steel in one piece with a straight blade, the hilt section in the shape of a sitting figure. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine. Dimension: 24.7 cm long, 3.2 cm wide, weight: 82 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1278313 (stock #5018)
Indian demon chaser mask in bronze repousse from Karnataka in five parts: head, headband, ears and a tube within the head to permit the mounting on a pole. Backside with red paint. Please refer for a quite identical mask to: "Ritual Bronzes of Maharashtra and Karnataka" by Leo S. Figiel, M.D.: Fig. 7-65. Condition: traces of usage, back part of the head and headband with some dents. Dimension: 26.2 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1287645 (stock #5020)
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 : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1397297 (stock #WN191)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397206 (stock #WN189)
A pair of large Japanese porcelain dishes, beautifully decorated in five colors: underglaze blue, overglaze black, -green, -aubergine, iron red and gold. Showing an asymetrical design of a courtesan with her servant under a cherry tree, the right side with flowers. The back with auspicious emblems, the base with spur marks and an underglaze blue apocryphal "Ming Jiajing" mark. Provenance: Swiss private collection. Dimension: diameter 27.5cm, 3.5 cm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364458 (stock #WN066)
An interesting gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, carved with different motifs as tendrils, fisch scales and Singa masks. The suspension area and the closing mechanism with Singa head, the wide end with a wooden stopper. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers like this one, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1017547 (stock #3690)
A large Susani needlework composed of three length of mustard yellow cotton hand embroidered in polychrome silks. This kind of Susanis where used as bed sheet for the wedding night. The sides of the mehrab with flowering pomegranates ending in a large floral roundel. Trimmed with a woven band. Ikat and red cotton lining with „mir-i-boteh“ pattern. Condition: faded, especially the interior of the mehrab with splits, some stains, bottom half with partially consumed and worn embroidery...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1412074 (stock #WN226)
A wonderful Japanese silk wall hanging embroidered with a river landscape showing an arched bridge leading to a temple. Bordered by a beautiful silvery brocade with alternating phoenix and dragon roundels, backed with a green-yellow fabric. Condition: fine, clean and fresh colors, only the corners with pin holes and minor wear. Dimension: c. 146 cm x 98.5 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1837 VR item #1394381 (stock #WN168)
A set of three finely executed paintings in gouache and ink, on embossed paper by the British manufacturer Henry Dobbs. Showing different plants and butterflies. Mounted in later red lacquered wooden frames. Dimension: paintings: c. 23.5 cm x 17.3 cm, frames: c. 29.1 cm x 35.4 cm. Condition: fine, frames with some wear. Please see also SK 988 and SK 989 for other Chinese School paintings on Dobbs paper.