ASIAN & TRIBAL ART JACK NELIS
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1413994
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
Lovely small Bateba figure with a great patina and beautiful posture. Please note the unusual shape of the shoulders. H. 22 cm. First half 20th century. Provenance: Professor Jos Stassen (1921-2001), Heerlen, The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1418297
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Lovely old piece with good patina. H. 41 cm, W. 39 cm, D. 32 cm. Condition: old worm holes, otherwise in good condition. Provenance: André Köbben (1925-2019), Dutch professor and antropologist, collected in situ in 1951.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1419728
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€325.00
Wonderful piece with lots of detail and a wonderful,aged patina. Dating from the early to mid 20th century. H. 18 cm. Provenance: Joris Visser, Brussels.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1419729
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Dimensions 57x17x7 cm. Extremely old piece with wonderful agewear and patina. Provenance: -Galerie Maria Wyss, Basel. - Udo und Wally Horstmann, Zug. - Galerie Walu, Zürich. - Hammer Auktionen, Basel Comes with a custom made stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1419747
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Early to mid 20th century. H. 24 cm. Condition: age crack, beautiful wear and patina. Provenance: private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
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 #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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1424419
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,250.00
Hardwood, carved in the shape of a crocodile, decorated with pigments and rattan straps. First half 20th century. L. 56 cm. Provenance: Mark Eglington, New York, Zemanek Münster, private collection Amsterdam.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1407533
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Impressive figure of 63 cm. height. Excellent age wear and patina with remains of old infestations. Ex. 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1407540
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Lovely Teke fetish with a cavity in the belly to hold magical substances. H. 29 cm. Early 20th century. Lightbrown wood with blueish-black details. Excellent condition with very good patina. Provenance: private collection The Netherlands. This item will be exhibited at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, October 25th-27th www.tribalartfair.nl
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1408214
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Lovely pieces of folk art with traces of use and a nice patina. Dimensions: 26 x 13 x 15 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1401095
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An early Baule Pulley with a glossy black patina. H. 14,5 cm. Ex. Collection van der. Zee, Leerdam, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994336
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A lovely hairpin, decorated with blue kingfisher feathers and ornaments in amber and jade. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Length 16 cm. Condition: wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994338
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A lovely hairpin, decorated with kingfisher feathers, coral and ornaments in amber and jade. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Length 12 cm Width 12 cm. Condition: damage to the jade ornament on the right, age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994339
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A very nice pair of gilt brass hairpins in the shape of butterflies, decorated with kingfisher feathers, jade, glass and amber. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 10 cm W. 8,5 cm each. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994342
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Chinese hairpin, decorated with kingfisher feathers, amber, jade and glass. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm W. 9 cm. Condition: slight damage to the jade ornament on the left, age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994346
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A wonderful gilt brass kingfisher hairpin in the shape of a bird, holding a chain with an agath leaf in it's mouth. China, late 19th/early 20th century. L: 14 cm. W. m3,5 cm. Condition: wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994348
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A pair of gilt brass hairpins, decorated with kingfisher feathers and glass beads. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 16 cm W. 13 cm. Condition: the kingfisher feathers are mostly gone.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994350
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A very nice gilt brass hairpin in the shape of a butterfly, decorated with kingfisher feathers. The wings made of jade or nephrite, the body with fine filigree work. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm W. 6 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994352
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A very nice gilt brass hairping, decorated with kingfisher feathers, an agath lotus flower and to textile ornaments. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 16 cm W. 5 cm. Condition: some age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994354
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A lovely silver hairpin, inlaid with kingfisher feathers and decorated with a jade or nephrite butterfly, textile ornaments and two silver bells. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm. W. 5 cm. Condition: age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1002873
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A finely carved sculpture in boxwood of Guanyin, the goddess of mercy. China, late Qing to Early Republic period, ca. 1900-1920. H. 19,5 cm. Condition: minor age cracks, good patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1022731
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A lovely folk art Buddha, made of painted teak wood, with detachable ushnisha. Sri Lanka, late 19th-early 20th century. H. 33cm W. 26,6 cm. Condition: traces of old repainting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1030121
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Adorable embroidered silk children's jacket. Considering the elaborate embroidery on both sides this was probably a festival jacket. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Dimensions: H. 35 cm , W. 83 cm. Condition: expected wear, discoloring, stains and a few holes in the silk top layer. The glass eyes of the dragon on the back are missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1030125
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A very well preserved embroidered silk apron, decorated with small glass mirrors in brass mounts and metal paillets. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 83 cm. W. 105 cm. Condition: embroidery is in mint condition, some pieces of glass and a few metal paillets missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1069705
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A very interesting set of 5 porcelain bowls with monochrome glaze, marked with maker's mark. China, late Qing or early Republic. H. 6,5 cm, Diameter 11 cm. Condition: small piece of glaze is missing on the inside bottom of the green bowl, the same bowl has a minor glaze imperfection on the outside. The rest of the set is in mint condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1095145
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Made by Yang Qing He. An unusual piece with fine engravings, the characters express good wishis like long life, prosperity and many children.The lid decorated with a pheasant. China, late Qing, ca. 1880-1920. H. 27 cm. Condition: the pheasant is missing one of its wings and there are a few minor dents.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1113152
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Excellent wear and patina. Congo, first quarter 20th century. H. 21 cm (mask) or 28 cm including stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1115714
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With original pigments and excellent patina. H. 40 cm (excl. stand). Provenance: Galerie Lemaire, Amsterdam, 1993. Note: On this piece a name is written. I couldn't read it very well, but it is something like Imtree Well (?)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1121311
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A magnificent email cloisonné opium tray, decorated with a dragon and extremely fine floral borders. China, ca. 1900-1920. Diameter 21 cm. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1124191
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A wonderful collection of 24 ink stones in the original box. The box contains three compartments, each containing 8 ink stones. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Size of the box: 32x19x7 cm. Condition: some wear to the box, one of the bone locks is missing, all the ink cakes are in perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1134535
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A large silver tray, decorated with dragons chasing the flaming pearl and Shou characters. China, ca. 1900. L. 48 cm, W. 33 cm. Weight: 1335 gram. Excellent condition. Not marked.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1134559
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A very rare lacquered wood opium box. The outside decorated with poems, seals flower branches and a bird. The lid with brass handles. When folded out the lid and front become a tray. The box offers place to 5 pipe bowls and a lamp and has two drawers for tools. At the back of the mirror there is another compartment.Under the drawers there is space for a small metal tray. A very rare piece of opium paraphernalia. China, late 19th to early 20th century. Dimensions (closed): 23 x 16 x 14,5 cm. Exc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137681
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A very unusual piece that I've never seen before. Possibly this lamp was made as an advertising piece for a lamp shop, or maybe it was used in an opium kit. The foot has decorations in reliëf, covered with enamels. H. 25 cm (10 inch), D. 21 cm (8,5 inch). Condition: two minor chips to the enamel. The glass seems to be original.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137683
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The cloisonné stand decorated with rat and vine motif (symbol of long life). H. 18 cm ( 7 inch), D. 10 cm (4 inch). Condition: one chip to the enamel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1137685
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The pipe made of bamboo, the ends made of ivory. Engraved paktong saddle and a plain stoneware bowl with maker's mark. China, late 19th century. L. 49 cm (20 inch). Condition: age cracks in the ivory, wonderful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137688
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Shaped as a pile of coins, the lid made of a real silver coin. Hallmarked at the bottom. H. 24 mm, D. 18 mm. (1 x 0,75 inch)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137689
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In the shape of a squirrel. Finely engraved. The knife made of steel. Length 7,5 cm (folded) and 11 cm (opened). China, ca. 1900
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1151026
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The handle in the shape of a Bulul (rice god) figure with inlaid shell eyes. Good traces of use and wear, wonderful deep and glossy patina. Comes with a museum quality black metal stand. 19th/early 20th century. H. 20 cm (excl. stand). Provenance: private collection The Hague, The Netherlands. More Ifugao pieces from this collection will be listed soon.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1151034
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This silver adornment was given in Oman to young boys. After their childhood a silver dagger was added. Age: early 20th century. Size: 6,5 x 16 cm. Weight: 145 gr. At our gallery we have a large collection of ethnic silver jewellery from India, Oman, Golden Triangle and North Africa. Please email us for more information.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1164784
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The heads, hands and feet made of painted wood, the cloths made of embroidered silk. China. late Qing, 19th/early 20th century. Used in street puppet theaters. H.44 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1174121
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The lid with a sage or immortal holding a book, the handles in the shape of mythical animals, the body decorated with dragons and clouds, the censer is carried by three kneeling boys. There is a signature at the bottom. Dimensions: H. 37 cm, W. 32 cm, D. 18 cm. Weight ca. 10 kg. Meiji period (1868-1912). Very good condition and wonderful patina. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1186265
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H. 47 cm , Good condition with some age wear to the gilding. Ca. early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1195502
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Good condition, lovely wear and patina. Weight 287 gr. Diameter outside 7,5 cm , inside 5,5 cm. Early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1197954
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Depicting a boy on a Qilin, symbol of fertility. Dimensions: the pendant 7 x 8 cm, the chain 54 cm. Weight 60 gr. Ca. 2nd half 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1200086
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A very fine example of Burmese lacquer ware, dating from the Mandalay period, ca. late 19th/early 20th century. Apart from sone minor chips to the lacquer and normal age wear, this offering bowl is in excellent condition. H. 58 cm. Diameter 31 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1219612
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In the shape of Lakshmi standing on an elephant. H. 26 cm. Good condition and very nice patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1255483
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The top decorated with a Kashkul or alms bowl. Decorated all over with engraved floral patterns. H. 33 cm. Wonderful patina. Ca. Late 19th/early 20th century.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1370567
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Sale price: € 375
Elaborate headdress or part of a headdress, used by young girls during a harvest dance (niambai). The lower part is made of thick plate silver, from there three poles of woven silver wire go up and end in a wild bush of wire with silver and cotton ornaments at the end. H. 30 cm, W. 33 cm. Very good condition. This piece can be dated in the 19th to very early 20th century which makes it very rare.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1920 item #1371157
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Stunning necklace made of large agate beads, made in India in the 19th century, traded in Mali, combined with old silver beads from Afghanistan. Length 49 cm. The round agate beads are 2,5 cm in diameter. The other beads vary in length from 1,5 to 3 cm. Highly collectible and rare beads. At our gallery we have a collection of ca. 35 antique ne klaces with trade and ethnic beads.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1377547
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This type of necklace with a pendant in the shape of a lock was given to Chinese children, so they would be ‘locked’ to life. 1. Large silver pendant decorated in enamel with two hares. The back with good fortune text. 7,5 x 5 cm. ( wear to the enamel) 2. Lock pendant decorated on both sides with flags and good fortune text. 6,5 x 4,5 cm. ( age wear). With mark. 3. Lock pendant with mythical beasts and floral pattern. The back with good fortune text. 5 x 3,5 cm. 4. Small pendant with...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377580
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The front of the pendant is decorated with 3 figures in a garden, one holding a fan and one holding a parasol. The text on the back of these pendants is usually about protection and good fortune for the wearer. Dimensions: 7 x 5,5 cm, length of the chain 53 cm. Weight 68 gr. There are holes on 3 sides of the pendant. There is a hallmark on the top side. Provenance: Dutch private collection. The acid test shows a silver content of ca. 90 %.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377582
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1. Square purse embroidered with a boy with lotus, lotus seeds and pomegranate. 12 x 13 cm. ( back panel missing) 2. Square folding purse with a boy with lotus flowers. 13 x 14 cm. 3. Black folding purse decorated with cranes. 13 x 14 cm. 4. Painted silk purse, decorated on both sides: boy with butterfly and girl with peach (?). 12 x 11,5 cm. 5. Purse or needlecase in the shape of a pomegranate. Finely embroidered with floral decorations, highlighted with gold thread. 12 x 11 cm. Pro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377836
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Finely embossed and engraved with a boy riding a Qilin (fertility symbol), surrounded by Buddhist symbols. Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm. Three holes at the bottom where chains with bells were once attached. See Margareth Duda - Four Centuries of Chinese Silver, for comparable lock pendants.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1382185
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Rare purse , made of leather, brass and silver, with lotus, sea creatures and makala design. Inlaid with coral. Dimensions: the purse alone 13x9,5 cm, including leather strap and sash 45 cm. Condition: very good age wear and patina, one of the sea creatures is missing its tail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1384297
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The lock pendant with a very fine de oration of a Taoist saint on a horse, a servant with an umbrella and a pavillion or temple. The backside with characters ood luck, prosperity, protection etc. Necklaces like this were given as protective amulets to babies and women. Ca. 19th to early 20th century. The lock pendant 6,5 x 4,5 cm. The necklace 5 cm. High quality silver with nice age wear and patina. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1390742
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In the shape of two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. High grade silver with enamelled details, 11 smaller coral beads, diameter 9 mm. And one large coral bead, diameter 15 mm. The bracelet is 9 cm wide and 7,5 cm tall. The widest inner size is 6,5 cm. China, late 19th/early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398640
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Necklace made of 13 carnelian and 14 enamelled silver beads, each ca. 2 cm. long. There are 52 small silver beads between the large ones. At the bottom two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Hanging on 2 lingzi hooks there is a silver pendant in the shape of a boy riding a qilin, a fertility symbol. At the bottom of the pendant 2 turquoise beads and 2 carnelian flowers. The pendant without the beads measures 8 x 7 cm. The complete necklace is ca. 31 cm. high, the strand is ca. 52 cm long. Pleas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398937
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From left to right: 1. Brass pin with ornament in the shape of a temple with bells and pendants. H. 10,5 cm. Condition: missing pendants and the feathers are almost completely worn. 2. Silver pin adorned with a jade peony with red coral beads, surrounded by kingfisher ornaments. H. 12,5 cm. Light age wear to the feathers. 3. Brass pin adorned with a flower ornament. H. 12 cm. Condition: the pin is not original, age wear to the feathers, colored bead is missing at the heart of the flower. ...