Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1950 item #1409684
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Traditional Yemeni necklace with an amulet box, made of silver and coral. First half 20th century. The amulet box has a maker’s mark on the top. The box is 5 cm. wide. The necklace is 48 cm long. From a Dutch private collection. Overall in good condition with expected age wear on the box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1409683
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Lovely old figure with a typical Senufo headdress. H. 19,5 cm. Very nice wear and patina. First half 20th century. Ex. Private collection The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1409682
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€450.00
Lovely ancestor figure in black with red details. Two kauri shells around the neck. H. 20 cm. Ca. Mid 20th century. Good age wear and patina. Ex. Private collection The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1408215
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€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 : 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 : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1408212
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€475.00
Dimensions 9x7x3 cm. Ca. Mid 20th century. Provenance: private collection The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1408211
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€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 1970 item #1408210
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Wood covered with kaolin, kauri shells and textile. H. 11,5 cm. Ca. mid 20th century. Visit us at the Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, Oct. 25th-27th 2019
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1407546
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,200.00
Striking black and white Janiform crest from a dance mask. H. 32 cm. Good condition with expected age wear. Ca. mid 20th century. Provenance: private collection, The Netherlands. 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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1407539
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€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 : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1407538
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€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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1407532
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Gilded teakwood Buddha on a carved pedestal. H. 52 cm. Good condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1403999
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€675.00
A good Senufo horn with great age and good patina. H. 82 cm. Age cracks. Provenance: Dutch private collection. 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 1960 item #1403997
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€950.00
H. 23 cm. Lovely fetish figure charged with magic substances. Ex. Collection van der Zee, Leerdam, 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 : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1403995
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€275.00
Adorned with a bird. H. 59 cm. Expected age wear, good patina, original polychrome. The bird restuck to the mask. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1403993
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€225.00
Finely carved comb, decorated with a stool and an offering bowl (?). Honey colored patina, one pin is broken. H. 26 cm. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1403991
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€1,350.00
H. 75 cm. Original polychrome, good dry patina. Some damage caused by termites. Provenance: Dutch private collection. Comes with a custom made stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1403988
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€1,350.00
A good Fon stool supported by a lion. H. 34 cm, L. 37,5 cm, W. 24 cm. Condition: age wear and damage to the foot. 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 : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1403987
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Wonderful charged figure with a good encrusted patina. H. 14,5 cm. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1403986
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€850.00
H. 21 cm. Good age wear and patina. Provenance: old Dutch private collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1403985
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Ex Joris Visser, Brussels. H. 55 cm. First half 20th century. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1403918
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Depicting the Chinese Taoist immortal Zhang Guo Lao with his donkey and two attendants in a mountain landscape. H. 18 cm. Lovely patina qn good age wear. This item has been in my private collection since the mid 90’s.
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A stunning pair of Himachal Pradesh bracelets with double Makara heads. Made of high grade silver (acid tested) with details in green and blue enamel. Finely engraved details. Inner size: 5,5 x 4 cm. Outer size 7,3 x 5,5 cm. Weight 361 gr. Very good condition. Provenance: Collection Baobab, Amsterdam, collected in situ in the 1980’s. Private collection Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1403822
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Rectangular tray, made of wood with woven rattan panels, covered with red lacquer, painted with landscapes in black and gold, inlaid with mother of pearl. Very fine workmanship! The poem was written by the Tang Dynasty poet Liu Tsung-Yeng. Ca. first half 19th century. Dimensions: 37,5 x 22 x 2,5 cm. Condition: overall in an exceptional condition with all the mother of peatl inlay intact, minor age wear and chips.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402686
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Octagonal silver tray embossed and engraved with Chinese figures in a garden with pavillions around a pond. On the left there is a phoenix, at the top there is a dragon. The tray measures 32 x 23,5 cm and weighs 823 grams. It is made of high quality silver, according to the acid test that we did. It has a very strong oxidation. Possibly an excavated piece. Mid Qing, 18th to early 19th century. Provenance: collected in Beijing in 1995, since then in my private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1402668
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Moulded foo dog with turquoise glaze, altar piece used for candles or joss sticks. Wear to the glaze. Ca. 16th/17th century. H. 16 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1402665
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€475.00
Large flat figure wearing a skirt, a turban and appliques. Condition: damage to the appliques, left arm repaired. Provenance: Arte Primitivo, New York, September 2005. H. 19 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1402663
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€275.00
Small ewer decorated with a ram’s head. Covered with a turquoise glaze. H. 15 cm, diameter 8 cm. Condition: restored at the neck and handle. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1402659
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Ca. 1930. Excellent patina. Part of the foot is missing. H. 25 cm. Ex. private collection The Nethetlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1402261
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With typical almond shaped eyes, protruding nose and ears with earmuffs. Oxidized green patina with traces of pigments. Dimensions: 22x37 cm. Provenance: Bodes & Bode, The Hague, 1970’s Private collection The Hague 1970’s-2004 Collection Jack Nelis 2004-2019
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1402257
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The small size of the figures (23-29 cm) makes this an interesting and rare group. The moulded figures still have much of their painting intact. The come in different sizes with different faces. Originally they carried wooden attributes or weapons. Condition: normal age wear, a few repairs (one arm and some toes, see pictures), overal in very good condition. Every figure comes with an acrylic stand H. . The group comes with a TL report from Kotalla which confirms the dating of these fig...
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1401094
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€350.00
Every dish with a different decoration. Diameter 13 cm. All in good condition with normal age wear. From Shanxi province. All dishes with cyclical date 1843.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1401092
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€450.00
Lacquer and wickerwork, the inside of the lid serves as a presentation bowl for sweets. Decorated with Buddhist symbols. H. 16 cm, diameter 15 cm. Cyclical date 1857. Good condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1401090
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€450.00
Xian province, rare dated baket in lacquer a d wickerwork. Finely decorated with Buddhist symbols. H. 13 cm, diameter 12 cm. Bares the cyclical date 1828. Minor chips and age wear.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1399184
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Guangdong, mid 20th century. H. 34 and 31,5 cm. Custom made stands included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1399183
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A rectangular repoussé box, decorated with peony, floral sprays and Buddhist symbols. The sides decorated with meanders, the back with floral motives and a ‘Shou’ character, symbolizing longevity. Both sides of the box have gilded details. Dimensions: 10 x 8,5 x 4,5 cm. Weight: 242 g. The box is in very good condition and has normal age wear. Date: 19th to early 20th century.
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. ...
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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1800 item #1397940
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Painted and gilded wood. The larger panel 36 x 24 cm, the smaller one 28 x 17 cm. Condition: normal age wear, cracks, losses etc. Original polychrome.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1397591
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€1,450.00
Possibly depicting Nuo Mu, the primordial ancestral mother. From Hunan Province.Made of wood. Traces of red lacquer and gilding. H. 34 cm. Condition: very good for its age, wonderful patina and expected wear to the lacquer and gilding. There is a very old repair to the jaw. There are inscriptions on the back at the top sides but they are difficult to decipher. Comes with a custom made mahogany stand. Provenance: private collection Spain.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1960 item #1397590
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The iron blade finely engraved, the middle part wrapped with brass wire and the wooden grip decorated with brass studs. These swords were used as status symbols but also for executions. H. 65 cm. Date: first half 20th century. Ex private collection The Hague, The Netherlands. Ex Joris Visser, Brussels, Belgium.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1970 item #1397589
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Wood with geometric decoration in white, red and black. Aged patina with light wear and a few old worm holes. Signs of use.H. 28 cm. Ca. mid 20th century. Comes with a custom made stand.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1397586
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€275.00
Delft faience charger with the famous peacock pattern. Factory: De Klaauw (The claw). Marked with a claw and the initials L.S. For Lambertus Sanderus who owned the factory from 1763 until 1806. Diameter 32 cm. Condition, very good, only minor glaze wear on the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1397584
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€225.00
Delft faience charger with the famous ‘peacock’ pattern. Factory: De Klaauw (The Claw). Marked with a claw and the initials L.S. For Lambertus Sanderus who owned the factory from 1763 until 1806. Diameter 32 cm. Condition: a few rim chips and wear to the glaze on the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1397583
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€225.00
Delft faience charger with the famous peacock pattern. Marked: De Klaauw.(The claw). Made in the 2nd half of the 18th century. Diameter: 29,5 cm. Very good condition with minor glaze wear to the rim, normal on faience. Marked with the claw mark and the initials L.S. For Lambertus Sanderus who owned the factory from 1763 until 1806.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1397582
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€750.00
Diameter 40 cm, H. 3 cm. This is an excavated piece in very good condition with a wonderful patina. Comes with a custom made stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1397580
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With a scalopped rim and a hand carved floral decoration on the interior. Diameter 16,8 cm, height 6,8 cm. Very good condition, no cracks or repairs. There are a few very minor chips and afiring flaw to the foot rim.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1397544
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€550.00
Standing figure with spread arms. H. 16 cm. Mid 20th century. Excellent patina with traces of termites. Ex Private collection The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1397542
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€975.00
H. 30 cm, wonderful patina with traces of termites. 1st half 20th century, Ex. Christophe Rolley, Paris.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1397540
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€950.00
Wood with original pigments. H. 57 and 56 cm. Ca. mid 20th century. Ex private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1397538
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Lovely Losso ancestor figure with an amazing patina. There is a leather band around one of the legs. H. 24,5 cm. Ex. Alain Dufour, Paris.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1396485
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Depicting Heshang, the Buddhist monk. Painted wood. From Hunan province. H. 22 cm. (33 cm. with stand). Excellent condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1960 item #1390795
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Magnificent necklace with 3 large silver plaques, enamelled in 3 colors. Each ppaque measures 8,5 x 6,5 cm. excluding the small pendants.. There are 4 large silver beads on the cotton string. Made of high grade silver, the enamel in good condition, apart from a few small missing parts. Total length of the necklace: 51 cm. Weight: 272 grams.
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 #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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1382460
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A rare and complete group of an ox and carriage in grey pottery with remains of polychrome. China, Tang Dynasty (618-907). The result of the thermoluminescence test by Kotalla is consistent with the dating of this lot. The report is included in the sale. Dimensions: the carriage H. 32 cm, L. 23 cm, the ox H. 18 cm, L. 23 cm. Condition: very good, no visible repairs, although repairs on early pottery are quite common and accepted. More pictures available on request.