Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1384305
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
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Embroidered in Forbidden Stitch with flowers and Buddhist symbols. The left one with an old repair at the lower edge. Otherwise in good condition with vivid colors. Dimensions 22 x 12 cm. each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1370567
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1369158
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€175.00
Green glazed pottery teapot from the Chinese countryside. H. 21,5 cm. Good condition with normal age wear and craquelée.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1384297
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€250.00
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 : 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 : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1383222
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€135.00
Decorated with prunus, birds and characters, describing the glory of the newborn. These pendants were worn by women and children to protect them against evil and to chain them to life. H. 2,5 cm, L. 5 cm. This piece comes from a Dutch privare collection of over 250 silver items that I bought recently. Please email me if you would like to see more of this collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1382185
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
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 : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1115714
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 #1137681
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : African : Pre 1920 item #1113152
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : 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 : Pre 1920 item #1174121
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : 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 : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1383221
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€165.00
Decorated with Chinese figures in a garden. The back with characters. L. 6 cm, H. 3 cm. Marked on the top.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994338
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1397579
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Made of very fine woven rattan, decorated with black and gold bands, and finely engraved brass ornaments. What is special about this box is that it still has the original lock with key and bar. H. 37 cm, W. 30 cm, D. 16 cm. Condition: normal age wear and some old traces of wood worms. Ca. late 19th to early 20th century.