Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1066633
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€3,500.00
A very rare and good size marble torso of a bodhisatva, finely carved with lots of detail. China, Tang Dynasty (618-906). This piece was excavated in the southeast of the Shanxi province. Comes with a custom made metal stand. H. 28 cm (33 cm including stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1419627
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 : Artifacts : Pre 1800 item #1424393
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,950.00
An excavated bronze bracelet with antropomorphic figures, decorated with bronze bells. H. 13,5 cm, diameter 9 cm. Condition: this is an archaeological artefact with expected damage to the bronze and a few misding bells. Provenance: collected in situ in the 1960’s by W. Häusler, Thurgau, Switzerland, Hammer Auktionen, Basel, Switzerland.These richly decorated bracelets belonged to the ceremonial outfits of rulers, priests and Oshugbo members in Ijebu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1426588
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,950.00
Gilded bronze Buddha with great age wear and patina. H. 32 cm. Condition: on the right corner there is a loop where a small bronze disciple was placed. The loop on the left side is missing; this must have happened a long time ago as the remains are hardly visible. There is an old collection label on the back.
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1413980
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,750.00
Rare and early figure, made of hardwood, the eyes inlaid with glass. H. 44 cm. Condition: age wear, cracks, missing parts, one of the metal hat ornaments has been replaced in later times. Period: 16th/17th century. Provenance: in my private collection since 1998.
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 : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1407539
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
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 : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1397591
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,450.00
Possibly depicting Nuo Mu, the primordial ancestral mother. From Hunan Province.Made of wood. Traces of red lacquer and gilding. H. 34 cm. Condition: very good for its age, wonderful patina and expected wear to the lacquer and gilding. There is a very old repair to the jaw. There are inscriptions on the back at the top sides but they are difficult to decipher. Comes with a custom made mahogany stand. Provenance: private collection Spain.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1426584
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,200.00
A well carved Buddha with good proportions, made of hardwood and gilded lacquer, the eyes and crown inlaid with glass. H. 44 cm. Mandalay period, ca. 2nd half 19th century. Provenance: old Dutch private collection. Condition: age wear to the gilding, cracks in the lacquer.
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 : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1403986
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
H. 21 cm. Good age wear and patina. Provenance: old Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1382187
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Lovely bronze Buddha in the so typical naïve style of Laos. H. 18,2 cm. Very good age wear and nice patina. Ex. private collection The Netherlands, ex. Collection Peter Vredeveld, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1407532
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Gilded teakwood Buddha on a carved pedestal. H. 52 cm. Good condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1369155
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Lovely naïve Buddha from the northern province of Isan. Hollowed out by termites, but miraculously the outside was left intact. H. 45 cm. Original gilding.
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 : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1424087
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 17 cm. Condition: old damage to the right eye and to the curls on the head. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1424086
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 16 cm. Please note the intricate hair curls and the inlaid metal eyes. Good condition. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1424082
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 18 cm. Condition: old damage to the hair and to the ornaments on the head. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1424084
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 22,5 cm. Condition: old damage on top of the head, minor chip to the lip. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1370567
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Sale price: € 375
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 : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1424080
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Pottery head to commemorate a deceased person. These heads werd usually made by female members of the tribe. The heads werd place on shrines. H. 20 cm. Condition: old damage to the left cheek and to the ornaments on the head. Ex UK private collection, collected in the 1940’s, ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1397582
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
Diameter 40 cm, H. 3 cm. This is an excavated piece in very good condition with a wonderful patina. Comes with a custom made stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1424412
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€675.00
Depicting a male deity. H. 19 cm. Provenance: Galerie Ostracon, Switzerland, private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1413965
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
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 : Middle Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1424414
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
Depicting a female deity. H. 17 cm. Provenance: Galerie Ostracon, Switzerland, private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1413974
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Large mortar, decorated with lotus and chrysanthemum. H. 19 cm. Comes with its original pestle, which is quite rare. It dates at least from the 19th century, but condidering the heavy age wear it could be much older. Weight 9 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1424413
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Depicting a female deity. H. 14 cm. Provenance: Galerie Ostracon, Switzerland, private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1424392
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Unusual group of three Jinas or Tirthankaras, called ‘Ratna Traya’ (three jewels). Dimensions: 9x8,5x3 cm. Condition: very good with wear caused by the daily worshipping and washing of the figure. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1369051
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
A rare tomb gift from the Song Dynasty, made of red pottery, covered with green, brown and yellow glaze. The crawling position probably shows that this lady is worshipping the deceased person. Length 17 cm, height 12 cm. Condition: the hands restored, glaze loss. Please refer to the pictures.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1418915
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Sale price: €275
A matched pair of Fahua candle holders in the shape of Foo dogs. Moulded pottery with a turquoise and yellow glaze.Late Ming, 16th/17th century. H. 16 cm. Condition: age wear, losses to the glaze. Provenance: in my private collection since the mid 90’s. Collected in Hongkong.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1401090
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Xian province, rare dated baket in lacquer a d wickerwork. Finely decorated with Buddhist symbols. H. 13 cm, diameter 12 cm. Bares the cyclical date 1828. Minor chips and age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1401092
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Lacquer and wickerwork, the inside of the lid serves as a presentation bowl for sweets. Decorated with Buddhist symbols. H. 16 cm, diameter 15 cm. Cyclical date 1857. Good condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1418921
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Sale price: € 200
Two hardwood ornaments that were used on the outside of a temple. Gilt and inlaid with glass. Late 19th/early 20th century. H. 36 cm. Age wear, cracks and missing parts. Mounted on stands.
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 : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1401094
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
Every dish with a different decoration. Diameter 13 cm. All in good condition with normal age wear. From Shanxi province. All dishes with cyclical date 1843.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1416816
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
4 Archaeological Bronze Buddha fragments with a lovely patina. Dimensions: the small torso 4,5 cm, the head 5 cm, the bigger torso’s 8 and 8,5 cm ( all dimensions without the stands). Provenance: private collection Rotterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1402663
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Small ewer decorated with a ram’s head. Covered with a turquoise glaze. H. 15 cm, diameter 8 cm. Condition: restored at the neck and handle. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1419726
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
The top decorated with foliage and a recumbent animal. Length 7 cm, Height 5,5 cm. Inscription at the bottom. Very good condition with normal age wear.
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 : 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. ...
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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371202
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Made of grey pottery, covered with a white layer of paint, decorated with bright red and black pigments. Figures of this very large size are rare and were only made for royalty and high nobility. The figure was made in two parts, the head was connected with the body by a wooden pin, which is of course now gone and replaced by a carboard roll. Condition: wear to the painting, the figure is covered in soil, traces of plant roots...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1382460
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A rare and complete group of an ox and carriage in grey pottery with remains of polychrome. China, Tang Dynasty (618-907). The result of the thermoluminescence test by Kotalla is consistent with the dating of this lot. The report is included in the sale. Dimensions: the carriage H. 32 cm, L. 23 cm, the ox H. 18 cm, L. 23 cm. Condition: very good, no visible repairs, although repairs on early pottery are quite common and accepted. More pictures available on request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1205067
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Rare and large bronze shrine. The central figure is a Jina or Tirthankara. He is surrounded by small Jina's on the back plate. Each of the 24 Tirthankaras is represented by an animal or a symbol. There is an engraved animal on the foot of this shrine, but it is hard to distinguish which animal it is. The shrine is in an excellent condition, all three parts belong together, there are no repairs. It has a clean appearance due to the daily worshipping and washing tradition in Jainism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1370760
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Made of red pottery, covered with a white layer of slib, then painted. Tang Dynasty (618-907). Height 34,5 cm. Condition: expected age wear, overall in good condition. A thermoluminescence-test from Kotalla confirms the dating of this figure and is included in the sale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358091
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Military horse and soldier,the soldier wearing a helmet and the horse wearing a kind of harness. Lovely piece in the typical style of the Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577). Height 34,5 cm. Good condition. Comes with a thermoluminescence test from Ralf Kotalla.
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 #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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1362101
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A very rare and early depiction of baby Krishna. The silver bracelet makes it even more special. H. 6,3 cm. Fabulous age wear and patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1280926
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A very rare and early example with its original polychrome and clear traces of long time use. Note the glossy patina on the back of the mask. There is some minor old damage caused by insects on the eyebrows, but in general this mask is in a very good authentic condition. H. 29,5 cm, W. 23 cm. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126508
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Very fine sculpture, depicting Durga, the mother goddess, with eight arms holding weapons, riding on a tiger (visible on the left). H. 10 cm (4inches). Good wear an patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1126494
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Wonderful and complete sculpture of Padmavati, a Hindu goddess who is worshipped as an aspect of the goddess Lakshmi, but who also plays an important role in Jainisme as the protecting goddess of the 23rd Tirthankara. (note the Tirthankara figure on her forehead. H. 22 cm (9 inches). Condition: excellent, nice wear due to intensive worshipping (Puja). Original back plate. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1362813
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H. 11,6 cm. Very nice age wear and a soft patina with traces of puja worship. Provenance: Belgian private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371208
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Rare type of Han amphora, made of red pottery de orated with bronze appliques. H. 19,5 cm. Very good condition, no traces of repairs. Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1366915
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A very finely carvedI do-Portuguese panel depicting the virgin Mary being crowned by the holy trinity: Jesus Christ on the left, God on the right and the Holy Spirit in the middle. The virgin Mary is surrounded by clouds and putti. The panel is flanked by flower branches growing from a vase. Dimensions: H. 47 cm, W. 32 cm. Condition: expected age wear, remains of polychromy, a few missing parts (holy spirit and the left arm of God) and restorations.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126497
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Wonderful sculpture of South Indian origin, depicting the god Rama, inlaid with gold and a ruby or similar stone. Excellent wear and patina. H. 11 cm (4,5 inches).