Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1413989
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Square pottery vases with a moulded decoration of flowers and Buddhist symbols. Covered with a turquoise glaze. H. 20,5 cm. Period: 16th/17th century. Condition: wear to the glaze and some chips.
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 : 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 : 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 : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1413967
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Depicting ‘Ling Gong’. Wood with remains of polychrome. Origin: Guilin Province. Date: 18th/19th century. H. 30 cm. Comes with a custom made stand. Condition: age wear, chips and an old repair to the top left side.
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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1413963
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Moulded pottery with a turquoise glaze. H. 20 cm. Condition: glaze loss. Ca. 16th/17th century.
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 : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1409700
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
With chiseled and engraved panels with floral decorations and Chinese figures. H. 4,5 cm, diameter 3,5 cm. Under the box there are two beads, one in red coral and one in turquoise. The box is hanging on a belt hook in the shape of a butterfly or cicada. Ex coll. Baobab, Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1409699
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Made of white silk and striking blue embroideries. There are two large and two smaller panels with five-clawed dragons in silverthread, surrounded by blue decorations and there are several blue embroideries depicting a phoenix. The two larger dragons are surrounded by colorful birds. Dimensions: 90x123 cm. Condition: some wear and tear on the inside lining, on the outside just a few very light stains and some discoloring. Overall in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1409689
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An interesting lot of 26 lock pendants in copper, brass, silver plated copper. These typical pendants were given to children and women, so that they were ‘locked’ to life. On the back of the pendants there is usually a text with good wishes. They come in different shapes and sizes, all with different decorations, some of which are forced while others are engraved. Dimensions from 3 to 10 cm wide. They date from the late 19th to mid 20th century...
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
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 : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1407537
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€5,500.00
See item 1407536 for the full description of this Peruvian stationery hox.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1407536
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€5,500.00
Made of hardwood, covered with richly embossed silver. It contains 6 drawers with floral decorations. There is one compartment decorated with a madonna and 2 columns. The columns have been replaced in the 20th century. The sides of the box are decorated with elegant ladies in the typical dress of the era. The tiered top of the box can be removed. H. 70 cm, W. 31 cm, D. 36 cm. This is a rare and exceptional piece of colonial art. More pictures in a separate post...
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 : 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 : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1403918
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Depicting the Chinese Taoist immortal Zhang Guo Lao with his donkey and two attendants in a mountain landscape. H. 18 cm. Lovely patina qn good age wear. This item has been in my private collection since the mid 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1403822
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€675.00
Rectangular tray, made of wood with woven rattan panels, covered with red lacquer, painted with landscapes in black and gold, inlaid with mother of pearl. Very fine workmanship! The poem was written by the Tang Dynasty poet Liu Tsung-Yeng. Ca. first half 19th century. Dimensions: 37,5 x 22 x 2,5 cm. Condition: overall in an exceptional condition with all the mother of peatl inlay intact, minor age wear and chips.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402686
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Octagonal silver tray embossed and engraved with Chinese figures in a garden with pavillions around a pond. On the left there is a phoenix, at the top there is a dragon. The tray measures 32 x 23,5 cm and weighs 823 grams. It is made of high quality silver, according to the acid test that we did. It has a very strong oxidation. Possibly an excavated piece. Mid Qing, 18th to early 19th century. Provenance: collected in Beijing in 1995, since then in my private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1402668
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Moulded foo dog with turquoise glaze, altar piece used for candles or joss sticks. Wear to the glaze. Ca. 16th/17th century. H. 16 cm.
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 : 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 : 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 1700 item #1402259
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Pair of moulded altar vases with floral patterns and a turquoise glaze. The vase are in good condition but there is quite some loss to the glaze. The vases are marked at the bottom, possibly with an owner’s mark. H. 21 cm.
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1399183
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A rectangular repoussé box, decorated with peony, floral sprays and Buddhist symbols. The sides decorated with meanders, the back with floral motives and a ‘Shou’ character, symbolizing longevity. Both sides of the box have gilded details. Dimensions: 10 x 8,5 x 4,5 cm. Weight: 242 g. The box is in very good condition and has normal age wear. Date: 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398937
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From left to right: 1. Brass pin with ornament in the shape of a temple with bells and pendants. H. 10,5 cm. Condition: missing pendants and the feathers are almost completely worn. 2. Silver pin adorned with a jade peony with red coral beads, surrounded by kingfisher ornaments. H. 12,5 cm. Light age wear to the feathers. 3. Brass pin adorned with a flower ornament. H. 12 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398640
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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. Pleas...
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 : 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 : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1397580
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,250.00
With a scalopped rim and a hand carved floral decoration on the interior. Diameter 16,8 cm, height 6,8 cm. Very good condition, no cracks or repairs. There are a few very minor chips and afiring flaw to the foot rim.