Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1151026
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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The handle in the shape of a Bulul (rice god) figure with inlaid shell eyes. Good traces of use and wear, wonderful deep and glossy patina. Comes with a museum quality black metal stand. 19th/early 20th century. H. 20 cm (excl. stand). Provenance: private collection The Hague, The Netherlands. More Ifugao pieces from this collection will be listed soon.
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 : 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 #1433399
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€3,500.00
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 : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1164784
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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The heads, hands and feet made of painted wood, the cloths made of embroidered silk. China. late Qing, 19th/early 20th century. Used in street puppet theaters. H.44 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398640
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Necklace made of 13 carnelian and 14 enamelled silver beads, each ca. 2 cm. long. There are 52 small silver beads between the large ones. At the bottom two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Hanging on 2 lingzi hooks there is a silver pendant in the shape of a boy riding a qilin, a fertility symbol. At the bottom of the pendant 2 turquoise beads and 2 carnelian flowers. The pendant without the beads measures 8 x 7 cm. The complete necklace is ca. 31 cm. high, the strand is ca. 52 cm long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1384297
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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 : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994354
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A lovely silver hairpin, inlaid with kingfisher feathers and decorated with a jade or nephrite butterfly, textile ornaments and two silver bells. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm. W. 5 cm. Condition: age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377836
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Finely embossed and engraved with a boy riding a Qilin (fertility symbol), surrounded by Buddhist symbols. Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm. Three holes at the bottom where chains with bells were once attached. See Margareth Duda - Four Centuries of Chinese Silver, for comparable lock pendants.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1095145
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
SOLD TO CHINA
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137688
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
Sold to Singapore
Shaped as a pile of coins, the lid made of a real silver coin. Hallmarked at the bottom. H. 24 mm, D. 18 mm. (1 x 0,75 inch)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994350
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A very nice gilt brass hairpin in the shape of a butterfly, decorated with kingfisher feathers. The wings made of jade or nephrite, the body with fine filigree work. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm W. 6 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
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 : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433416
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1186265
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
Sold to Germany
H. 47 cm , Good condition with some age wear to the gilding. Ca. early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1134535
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
SOLD TO FRANCE
A large silver tray, decorated with dragons chasing the flaming pearl and Shou characters. China, ca. 1900. L. 48 cm, W. 33 cm. Weight: 1335 gram. Excellent condition. Not marked.