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
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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
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433394
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Senufo staff with anthropomorphic figure of a seated female. Made of hardwood. H. 61 cm. One hand and part of the left foot missing. Excellent age wear and patina. Provenance: Roger Bediat, Abidjan. Part of his collection was sold at Drouot in Paris in 1966. More info on this dealer/collector: Van Rijn wh-0000342-001
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1432702
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A rare and early wooden Guanyin. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Guanyin seated on a throne flanked by two birds. H. 54 cm. The back of the figure has a small cavity which contains a small silk parcel containing offerings. Condition: age wear, old insect infestations, traces of repainting on the base. Provenance: in my private collection since the mid 90’s, bought in Hongkong from Wing Kei Curios, Hollywood Road.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1432206
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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The Bodhisattva Guanyin, executed in fragrant camphor wood. Made in two parts. H. 32 cm. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Remains of lacquer and gilding.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1427449
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A fabulous and rare Jiajing/Wanli kraak plate, made for the Japanese market. Plate with flattened barbed slightly upright everted rim painted with a figure on a bridge to an island, Crossing a bridge towards a house beneath overhanging tree from rockwork...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1426589
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€550.00
Ayutthaya period small gilded bronze Buddha on throne. Cast in two parts. H. 15 cm. Condition: expected age wear, very good patina, minor damage to the footrim of the throne.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1424410
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Lovely Burmese Buddha, made of terracotta covered with sheet silver, finely chiseled and engraved. Shan State. H. 11 cm. Condition: minor dents, overall in good condition, even the ears are still present! Provenance: my private collection, bougt in the mid 90’s from Lek Gallery in Bangkok.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1423883
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Collection of 5 Cambodian bronze belt buckles mounted on a plexiglass stand. The buckles are 8 to 9 cm in diameter and have a beautiful verdegris patina. They are in good condition. The plexiglass stand is 38 cm tall and 27 cm wide. It has some scratches under the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1419727
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€185.00
The lid with a fine decoration of floral patterns. The silver makes a great contrast with the dark patina of the copper. L. 7,5 cm, H. 6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1416377
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Finely cast bronze with a great patina. H. 11 cm. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1413988
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Extremely fine and rare mask, made of hardwood. Warm glossy patina and beautiful age wear. Early 20th century. H. 22 cm. Comes with a patinated brass stand. Provenance: private collection Lanaken, Belgium - private collection Breda, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1413987
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Exceptional and early mask covered with a reddish brown paint (original). Oval eyes, sharp nose and full lips. Originally there was an iron pin in the forehead. H. 21 cm. 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: C.P. Meulendijk, Rotterdam - Christie’s Amsterdam 1978 - Drouot Richelieu Paris 2006 - Mamadou Keita, Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1413965
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Gilded wood. Guanyin sitting on a lotus throne, placed on an altar. the back plate decorated with mythical creatures. H. 39 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1413962
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,750.00
Depicting 3 Tirthankaras. Yje finely engraved backplate with Naga and a Kala mask, bot protectors. H. 21 cm. Karnataka, late 18th to 19th century. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1407539
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1402665
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€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 : 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. ...