Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1432667
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
Rare and early Baule figure, made of hardwood with very fine carving. Made by a known carver. H. 32,5 cm. Early 20th century. Lovely age wear and great patina. Provenance: private collection UK. This figure will be shown at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, a special online edition. The fair will open on the 29th of October at 3 pm and close on the 1st of November at 10 pm. Go to www.tribalartfair.nl.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1424089
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€6,500.00
Ekoi Ejagham Janiform mask covered with skin. Both faces with scarifications next to the eyes. The Ekoi (Ejagham) of southeast Nigeria believe that the scars on their bodies will serve them as money on their way to the place of the dead. H. 55 cm. Condition: expected age wear, a piece of skin is missing. Provenance: missionaries Montfortanen, Berg en Dal (Africa Museum), The Netherlands. Comes with a custom made stand and documentation from the museum.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1066633
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€3,500.00
A very rare and good size marble torso of a bodhisatva, finely carved with lots of detail. China, Tang Dynasty (618-906). This piece was excavated in the southeast of the Shanxi province. Comes with a custom made metal stand. H. 28 cm (33 cm including stand)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1408211
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,750.00
Rare Colon figure with blue pigments and great patina. H. 57,5 cm. Ca. Mid 20th century. Provenance: private collection The Netherlands. More pictures a available on request. Visit us at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam. www.tribalartfair.nl .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1408215
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,750.00
Striking hardwood mask with blue, white and red pigments. Warm glossy patina. L. 53 cm. First half 20th century. Ex. Lucas Ratton, Paris, ex private collection The Netherlands. Visit us at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam. www.tribalartfair.nl.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1419627
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1426588
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,950.00
Gilded bronze Buddha with great age wear and patina. H. 32 cm. Condition: on the right corner there is a loop where a small bronze disciple was placed. The loop on the left side is missing; this must have happened a long time ago as the remains are hardly visible. There is an old collection label on the back.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1429571
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,950.00
A rare and early Mughal powder horn. Gujarat, India, 18th century. Made of Turbo shell and inlaid with mother of pearl. It has a copper lid, that was probably and a brass ring, connected by a silver chain. Condition: overall good, some pieces of mother of pearl may have been replaced. Provenance: Belgian private collection. Similar powder horns/flasks were sold at major auction houses.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1370498
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,850.00
A very rare and early kneeling ancestor, made of hardwood, with a great age patina and traces of polychromy. The eyes inlaid with kauri shells. Middle Sepik River area. H. 45 cm (excl. stand). Comes with a custom made steel stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1424079
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,850.00
Igbo Maiden mask ‘Agbogho Mmwo’. H. 42 cm. Old repair to the headdress. Provenance: Private collection Berlin, Koller Auktion 2011 , Private collection Zürich.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1430328
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,850.00
Very rare and tall fetish figure. H. 50 cm. Very good condition with normal age wear and nice patina. First half 20th century. Provenance: Jean-Marc Desaive.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1432702
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,850.00
A rare and early wooden Guanyin. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Guanyin seated on a throne flanked by two birds. H. 54 cm. The back of the figure has a small cavity which contains a small silk parcel containing offerings. Condition: age wear, old insect infestations, traces of repainting on the base. Provenance: in my private collection since the mid 90’s, bought in Hongkong from Wing Kei Curios, Hollywood Road.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1413962
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,750.00
Depicting 3 Tirthankaras. Yje finely engraved backplate with Naga and a Kala mask, bot protectors. H. 21 cm. Karnataka, late 18th to 19th century. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1413980
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,750.00
Rare and early figure, made of hardwood, the eyes inlaid with glass. H. 44 cm. Condition: age wear, cracks, missing parts, one of the metal hat ornaments has been replaced in later times. Period: 16th/17th century. Provenance: in my private collection since 1998.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1407538
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
Dating from the first half of the 20th century. H. 54 cm. With traces of white and blue pigments. Condition: Age wear, large age crack in the back, the feet have been replaced. (Not glued to the figure, they can easily be removed) Provenance: Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam. This item will be exhibited at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, October 25th-27th www.tribalartfair.nl
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1407539
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
Stunning pulley with a human figure carrying a bowl on the head. Exceptional patina and age wear. This piece dates from the estly 20th century, but might even date from the late 19th century. H. 23 cm. Provenance: Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam. This item will be exhibited at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, October 25th-27th www.tribalartfair.nl
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1430299
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
1st Half 20th century. Excellent condition with age wear and patina. Provenance: Karel van der Veer - Düsseldorf/Neuss Mamadou Keita - Amsterdam Zemanek - Münster 2017 Van Rijn archive ao-0038957-002 Yale archive 38837-01
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1367016
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,450.00
Ca. Mid 20th century. Strong posture and very good patina. The lower legs eaten by termites. H. 46 cm (51cm including the stand).