Decorated with dragons, fish, butterflies and long life characters, inlaid with glass beads. The enamels in green, red, purple and several shades of blue. This type of tiaras was worn by high ranking court ladies at the end of the Qing Dynasty. Size: W. 20 cm , H. 11 cm. Height including stand 38 cm.
In bhumiparsha mudra.With remains of gilding and red pigment on a black lacquer ground. The leaves of the lotus throne inlaid with glass. H. 34 cm (13.4 inches). Condition: expected age wear to the gilding, lacquer and glass. Provenance: private collection The Netherlands.
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.
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
SOLD TO JAPAN
SOLD TO JAPAN
A strong and well proportioned figure with excellent patina and traces of gilding and red pigments. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). H. 24 cm. (9.44 inches)
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.
An interesting bronze mirror with its original lead handle. This is rare as most of the time the lead handles have been replaced because the original has disintegrated. Diameter 14 cm, Length 21 cm. Mounted on a museum quality stand.
Small and attractive sculpture with an excellent patina. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). H. 10 cm.
Depicting an elegant lady and a young boy in blue and white glaze. H. 14,5 cm. Condition: firing flaws, normal for this type of porcelain groups.
Depicting an elegant lady. White glazed porcelain. China, Qianlong period (1736-1795). H. 18,5 cm. Condition: very minor chips to hand, left earlobe and at the back of the hair.
Heavily cast bronze mirror, decorated with two dragons hunting the flaming pearl. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 15 cm. Excellent condition and nice patina.
Decorated with two figures and a dog in a landscape. China, Song Dynasty (906-1279). Diameter 13 cm. Good condition and wonderful patina.
Very fine and thinly cast bronze mirror wit unusual decoration. China, Han Dynasty (206BC-221AD). Diameter 10 cm. Excellent condition.
Rare and large bronze mirror, decorated with ship at sea. China, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 17 cm. Wonderful patina.
China, Han Dynasty (206BC-221AD). Diameter 11 cm. Excellent condition, good patina.
Rare and large bronze mirror, decorated with two fish between waves. China, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 15,5 cm. Good condition and wonderful patina.
Very good size, beautiful patina. China, Han Dynasty (206BC-221AD). Diameter 14,5 cm.
Flower shaped mirror, decorated with birds and animal between floral patterns. China, Tang Dynasty (618-906). Diameter 9,5 cm Excellent condition.
China, Han Dynasty (206BC-221AD). Diameter 9,5 cm. Excellent condition and patina.