Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1461759
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Wood with remains of painted geometric decorations. 16th century. H. 18 cm. Poor condition with cracks, repairs and heavy wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1461669
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€3,750.00
Early figure with a weathered look. H. 51 cm. Ca. early 20th century. Ex Lode van Rijn (1910-1977), Galerie Khepri. Ex De Zwaan, Amsterdam, 2017. Ex Srdjan Sremac, The Hague.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1461662
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Green glazed pottery stye, containing 5 moulded goats, a typical burial gift from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).  Diameter 22 cm. H. 7 cm. Condition: iridescent glaze with normal age wear. Ex private collection The Hague, collected in the 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1461564
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A fine 17th/18th century bronze Buddha head with a nice verdegris patina and remains of gilding. H. 17,5 cm. Repair to the left ear (excavated piece). ex Dutch private collection, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1461558
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
Wooden spoon or scoop mounted with a brass bird, fish pendants and brass bands. The eyes and wings of the bird inlaid with stone and shell. H. 27 cm. Chimú culture (1100-1450). Ex Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1461552
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Bronze bell decorated with circular ornaments. Excavated piece with a stunning verdegris and lapis lazuli patina. Dongson, 500 BC - 500 AD. H. 19 cm. Condition: intact with the original clapper. Collection number on the inside. Ex Dutch private collection. Ex De Zwaan, Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1461549
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Hexagonal pewter teapot inlaid with brass panels engraved with birds, plants and fruits, all with their own auspicious meaning. Qianlong period (1736-1795). H. 24 cm. Good condition with good age wear and patina. There is a mark on the inside of the lid. I’ve collected this piece in Beijing in the late 90’s and kept it in my private collection ever since.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1461545
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
A heavily potted porcelain jar, made in two horizontal parts, with an underglaze blue floral decoration. South Chinese work from the 16th/17th century. H. 21 cm, D. 19 cm. Condition: very good, no damage or repairs, the glaze is a bit dull and has craquelé because this jar was excavated and spent 4 centuries under the soil. Provenance: in my private collection since I found this jar in Beijing in the late 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450583
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A very rare lobed spittoon enameled with floral decorations very unusual colors, like yellow and purple. Diameter 8,4 cm, H. 4,8 cm. Good condition with normal age wear. Ca. late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450582
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A lobed tray made of brass and copper, enameled in cloisonné technique, decorated with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Dimensions 23 x 18 x 2 cm. The tray is in good condition with normal age wear. Ca. Late 19th century..
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1439718
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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 : 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 : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439711
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1435624
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,500.00
Bengali Venugopala (Krishna), 18th century. H. 19 cm. Made of bronze, the eyes inlaid with silver. As often seen on early Krishna statues the flute is missing. 5he figure has been handled and worshipped a lot, resulting in a wonderful patina. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1433419
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : 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 : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433404
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Ancient bronze food container dating from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). With a domed cover with loop handles. When inverted the cover becomes a tripod dish. H. 15 cm, Diameter 21,5 cm. Condition: Good condition with excellent verdegris and lapis patina. Provenance: Collection Mr. Poel, antique dealer in Den Haag, ca. 1990, private collection Den Haag.
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.