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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 : 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
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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
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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 : Pre 1700 item #1402668
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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
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€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
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€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 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
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€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
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€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
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€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. Condition: the pin is not original, age wear to the feathers, colored bead is missing at the heart of the flower...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1397591
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€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
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€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
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1396485
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Depicting Heshang, the Buddhist monk. Painted wood. From Hunan province. H. 22 cm. (33 cm. with stand). Excellent condition with normal age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1390742
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In the shape of two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. High grade silver with enamelled details, 11 smaller coral beads, diameter 9 mm. And one large coral bead, diameter 15 mm. The bracelet is 9 cm wide and 7,5 cm tall. The widest inner size is 6,5 cm. China, late 19th/early 20th century.
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 : 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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1382187
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€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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1382185
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Rare purse , made of leather, brass and silver, with lotus, sea creatures and makala design. Inlaid with coral. Dimensions: the purse alone 13x9,5 cm, including leather strap and sash 45 cm. Condition: very good age wear and patina, one of the sea creatures is missing its tail.
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377582
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1. Square purse embroidered with a boy with lotus, lotus seeds and pomegranate. 12 x 13 cm. ( back panel missing) 2. Square folding purse with a boy with lotus flowers. 13 x 14 cm. 3. Black folding purse decorated with cranes. 13 x 14 cm. 4. Painted silk purse, decorated on both sides: boy with butterfly and girl with peach (?). 12 x 11,5 cm. 5. Purse or needlecase in the shape of a pomegranate. Finely embroidered with floral decorations, highlighted with gold thread. 12 x 11 cm. Pro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377580
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The front of the pendant is decorated with 3 figures in a garden, one holding a fan and one holding a parasol. The text on the back of these pendants is usually about protection and good fortune for the wearer. Dimensions: 7 x 5,5 cm, length of the chain 53 cm. Weight 68 gr. There are holes on 3 sides of the pendant. There is a hallmark on the top side. Provenance: Dutch private collection. The acid test shows a silver content of ca. 90 %.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1377547
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This type of necklace with a pendant in the shape of a lock was given to Chinese children, so they would be ‘locked’ to life. 1. Large silver pendant decorated in enamel with two hares. The back with good fortune text. 7,5 x 5 cm. ( wear to the enamel) 2. Lock pendant decorated on both sides with flags and good fortune text. 6,5 x 4,5 cm. ( age wear). With mark. 3. Lock pendant with mythical beasts and floral pattern. The back with good fortune text. 5 x 3,5 cm. 4. Small pendant with...
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 : 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. A thermoluminescence test from Ralf Kotalla confirms the age of this...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371196
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Grey pottery with its original painting. H. 9 cm, diameter 16 cm. Decorated with spirals in orange and white. No cracks or repairs, only normal age wear. Pleae take a close look at the pictures. Traces of plant roots on the inside, a wonderful sign of authenticity.