Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1441776
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
Lovely Amhara shield, made of thick, hardened leather with moulded decorations. Mid 20th century or earlier. Diameter 31 cm. Ex private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1441774
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
An attractive and well used stool with tribal repairs from the collection of Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. H. 23 cm, W. 32 cm, D 24 cm. Soft honeybrown patina.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1439737
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Three dressed wooden Venavi figures, two females and one male, standing in a box that symbolizes a house. The females are adorned with belts made of glass beads. Mid 20th century. Dimensions: complete set 34 x 17 x 25 cm, the figures 19 to 21 cm. Very good condition with great wear from use and a nice patina. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. She owns one of the biggest Yoruba collections in the world and did a lot of field research and collecting in the 60’s and 70’s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1439736
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Hardwood stool decorated with four carved figures. First half 20th century.One side shows two Yoruba women; the right one is feeding her baby, the left one is holding an unknown object. The other side shows to Yoruba men dressed in European clothing. The top and bottom of the stool are decorated with a geometric band. H. 29,5 cm, diameter 24 cm. Condition: age cracks, the right man is missing his hands. The stool shows good signs of use and has a great patina. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Ne...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1439732
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
The rim decorated with geometric motifs, at the top a face representing Eshu, the messenger deity who acts as a medium between the human and the spirit world. H. 27,5 cm, W. 33 cm. The board has been well used and shows a good amount of wear and a great patina. Nigeria, first half 20th century. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. She owns one of the biggest Yoruba collections in the world and did a lot of field research and collecting in the 60’s and 70’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1439718
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Divination piece in the shape of the god Eshu, placed by a priest next to his divination board. Eshu guarantees that all the other gods will be present and so the priest’s oracle will be accurate. H. 16 cm. This piece dates from the early 20th century, possibly older. Condition: age cracks, minor chips and good age wear. Provenance: Collection van der Zee, Leerdam, The Netherlands. Collected in 1978, see the label underneath the figure.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1439715
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
Vietnam 3rd century BC to 1st century AD. Cast in the lost wax technique, decorated with circular motifs grouped in horizontal bands. H. 18,5 cm. Wonderful verdegris patina. Provenance: André Lehr (1929-2007), Dutch campanologist and co-founder of the Museum Klok en Peel in Asten, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439712
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€250.00
Pair of octagonal silver pillow ends with floral decorations. Singapore/Malaysia, early 20th century. Diameter 10 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1439707
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Male and female Ibeji from Eruwa town in the Ibarapa region in Nigeria. Both figure are adorned with glass bead necklaces, one metal earring each and belts made of hardwood discs. The female figure has an aluminium bracelet. This pair dates from the first half of the 20th century. Condition: repair to the left breast and nose of the female and her left earlobe is missing. Otherwise very nice condition with great age wear and a nice patina. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. She owns ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1439702
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Female Ibeji, made of hardwood. The eyes inlaid with metal, the figure is adorned with glass bead necklaces, belts and anklets. H. 26 cm. Origin: Ilorin region, Oyo State, Nigeria. Condition: minor chips, good age wear, warm honeybrown patina with remains of cam wood powder. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. She owns one of the world’s biggest and most important Yoruba collections. Many of her piece were field collected by her in the 60’s and 70’s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1439699
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,500.00
Caryatid stool, made of hardwood, depicting a kneeling figure with brass earrings (replaced). H. 26 cm, diameter 22,5 cm. Dating from the first half of the 20th century. Provenance: Donald Taitt, France - Jean-Marc Desaive, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1435624
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,500.00
Bengali Venugopala (Krishna), 18th century. H. 19 cm. Made of bronze, the eyes inlaid with silver. As often seen on early Krishna statues the flute is missing. 5he figure has been handled and worshipped a lot, resulting in a wonderful patina. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1433418
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Anthropomorphic heddle pulley. Mid 20th century. H. 25 cm. The ears and nose with cotton ornaments.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450583
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A very rare lobed spittoon enameled with floral decorations very unusual colors, like yellow and purple. Diameter 8,4 cm, H. 4,8 cm. Good condition with normal age wear. Ca. late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450582
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A lobed tray made of brass and copper, enameled in cloisonné technique, decorated with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Dimensions 23 x 18 x 2 cm. The tray is in good condition with normal age wear. Ca. Late 19th century..
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1441775
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A good and well used Gelede mask with lots of the original pigments still intact. Ca. mid 20th century. H. 22 cm, L. 33 cm. Ex private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439711
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A very unusual pair of pillow ends, both made of three panels. The central panels with scenes of deities or mythological figures in a garden, the openwork side panels with floral decorations and bats, symbolizing happiness, longevity and prosperity. These pillow ends were stitched to an embroidered pillow meant to decorate the wedding bed. This was common practice among the rich Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia. Date: early 20th century. Dimensions: 30x8,5 cm. Weight 128 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1433419
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A very fine beaded dance panel from the first quarter of the 20th century. Dimensions: 29 x 29,5 cm. Good condition. Provenance: private collection Lanaken, Belgium.