Lovely small wooden house altar with fine carving and its original gilding and the original cover (most of the time the covers are missing). 19th century. Dimensions: 35x30x14 cm. Condition: a crack in the cover, some wear to the lacquer and gilding.
A very rare piece, this foldable paktong scroll weight, which, when folded out, can be used as a frame for calligraphy. Finely engraved with a crane in a landscape. Dimensions: closed 20x2,3 cm, opened 15,5x7 cm. Age: 19th century. Condition: excellent.
Excavated fragment. Nice patina. 17th/18th century. H. 8cm excl. stand, 17 cm incl. stand.
Gilt bronze. 17th/18th century. H. 8,5 cm excl. stand, 13 cm incl. stand.
Excavated. Excellent patina. 17th/18th century. H. 6,5 cm excl. stand, 11,5 cm incl. stand.
Excavated. Nice patina. 17th/18th century. H. 7,5 cm excl. stand, 15 cm incl. stand.
Excavated.Nice patina. H. 4,5 cm (excl. stand), 8 cm (incl. stand)
A very attractive and extremely rare sculpture in the shape of a basket holding a baby boy and girl. The porcelain body with splashes of Qingbai glaze. The outside of the basket decorated with characters for long life and happiness. China, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). L. 15cm, W. 11cm, H. 7 cm. Condition: excellent, no cracks or repairs.
A very rare pair of wooden tomb figures with original painting. China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-221 AD). Condition: one head broken, appropriate age wear. H. 27 and 25 cm excluding the stands.
A wonderful blue and white porcelain kendi. China, Wanli (1573-1620). The silver mounts were added in Indonesia in the 19th century. H. 22cm. Condition: excellent, appropriate age wear and a few glaze cracks.
A porcelain Kendi with powderblue glaze and decorations in gold, mounted with a silver lid and spout. China, Qianlong (1736-1795). H. 27 cm. Condition: wear to the gold decoration and wear to the silver (see pictures). The silver spout may have had a small lid, that was connected with a chain to the main lid of the Kendi. Note: Many Kendis were exported to Indonesia, it is very well possible that the silver mounts were added there. Provenance: Amsterdam private collection.
A tall round copper opium box, decorated in email cloisonné. China, 19th century. H. 6,7 cm, D. 5 cm. Condition: normal age wear, no damage.
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A very nice paktong opium box decorated in email cloisonné. H. 5,6 cm, W. 5 cm.China, 19th century. Condition: very minor chips to the enamel (normal age wear).
A wonderful Qingbai porcelain wine ewer from the Hutian kilns. China, Song Dynasty (960-1279). H. 16 cm. Condition: some discoloring in the glaze, small ornament on top of the handle restuck, small chip from the ornament on top of the lid.
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.
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.
A magnificent and rare figure of a fat lady made of painted terracotta. Fat ladies are among the most famous objects of the Tang Dynasty (618-906) and they are a wellknown symbol of wealth.H. 31 cm. Condition: no traces of repairs are visible, most of the original colour is still present.
A rare huanghuali stationary box with it's original iron hardware and original finish. China, 18th/19th century. Dimensions: 33,5x17x9 cm. Condition: small repair top left front side, a few chips.