Jack Nelis Antiques
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1407542
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Lovely early 20th century chair with 3-dimensional carvings on the stretchers, depicting scenes from daily life: a farmer with his cows, a hunting scene, a woman with a baby and 3 figures in a canoe. Judging from the lighter color of the stretchers they may be from a later date, but still from the first half of the 20th century. The chair is in good condition, it has its original leather seat. There is some damage to the carvings and some pieces are missing. Dimensions: 67x36x36 cm. Provena...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1418921
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Sale price: € 200
Two hardwood ornaments that were used on the outside of a temple. Gilt and inlaid with glass. Late 19th/early 20th century. H. 36 cm. Age wear, cracks and missing parts. Mounted on stands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1419726
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
The top decorated with foliage and a recumbent animal. Length 7 cm, Height 5,5 cm. Inscription at the bottom. Very good condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1419727
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€185.00
The lid with a fine decoration of floral patterns. The silver makes a great contrast with the dark patina of the copper. L. 7,5 cm, H. 6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1430304
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Teak wood keris board. H. 71 cm, W. 36 cm. Good condition with age wear and cracks. Keris boards are usually decorated with ‘wayang kulit’ (shadow puppet) figures and floral motifs. Traditionally, the keris is hung on the keris board when it is not worn. The keris board hangs on the wall of the Krobongan, the sacred room at the back portion of a Javanese traditional house. It is said that the power of the keris is most active when placed vertically thus it is hung high for protective purpo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1430305
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Teak wood keris board. H. 61cm, W. 26 2cm. Good condition with age wear and cracks. Keris boards are usually decorated with ‘wayang kulit’ (shadow puppet) figures and floral motifs. Traditionally, the keris is hung on the keris board when it is not worn. The keris board hangs on the wall of the Krobongan, the sacred room at the back portion of a Javanese traditional house. It is said that the power of the keris is most active when placed vertically thus it is hung high for protective purpose...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1433417
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Early 20th century pulley in the shape of a hornbill. H. 23 cm. Wonderful patina. Ex Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439711
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
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 : 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 : 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 : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1413987
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Exceptional and early mask covered with a reddish brown paint (original). Oval eyes, sharp nose and full lips. Originally there was an iron pin in the forehead. H. 21 cm. 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: C.P. Meulendijk, Rotterdam - Christie’s Amsterdam 1978 - Drouot Richelieu Paris 2006 - Mamadou Keita, Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1413988
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Extremely fine and rare mask, made of hardwood. Warm glossy patina and beautiful age wear. Early 20th century. H. 22 cm. Comes with a patinated brass stand. Provenance: private collection Lanaken, Belgium - private collection Breda, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433394
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Senufo staff with anthropomorphic figure of a seated female. Made of hardwood. H. 61 cm. One hand and part of the left foot missing. Excellent age wear and patina. Provenance: Roger Bediat, Abidjan. Part of his collection was sold at Drouot in Paris in 1966. More info on this dealer/collector: Van Rijn wh-0000342-001
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433399
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Very early figure of a standing male. Early 20th century or older. H. 44,5 cm. More pictures are available on request. Provenance: Manfred Schäfer, Ulm. Adrian Schlag, Cologne/Brussels. Serge Schofel, Paris/Brussels. Zemanek Münster, 2018. Srdjan Sremac, Den Haag. Condition: The surface of the figure is heavily eroded in some areas.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433416
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Part of a door lock. Dating from the late 19th to early 20th century. Great encrusted patina. H. 40 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1433419
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1103857
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A heavy (265 gram)silver bowl, decorated all over with bamboo. China, late 19th century. The maker's mark is difficult to read. The 'V'mark is an old Dutch import mark. Height 6 cm, Diameter 11 cm.