Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377835
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€150.00
Embossed silver lock pendant, decorated with Buddhist symbols and Chinese characters surrounded by clouds. At the bottom 5 flower bells on chains. These pendants were given as protection to women and children. Dimensions: 10,5 x 13 cm. For comparable pendants see: Margareth Duda - Four Centuries of Chinse Silver.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377580
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377542
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
1. Phoenix and flowers on a black ground. Very good condition. 16 x 12,5 cm. 2. Lotus and butterfly, blue on red ground. Stains and a small hole. 14,5 x 11 cm. 3. Figure in a garden with a bird and a pavillion. Light age wear. 15 x 11,5 cm. 4. Boy on a qilin, forbidden stitch, on red ground. Stains and age wear. 17 x 11 cm. Ca. late 19th/early 20th Century. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377541
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
Lovely late Qing purse, decorated on both sides with butterflies, insects, fruits and flowers on a golden ground. The original silk carrying strap contains beads in white metal (not silver) and coral colored glass beads. The purse 11,5 x 11,5 cm. Total length with strap 64 cm. Diameter of the glass beads 1,7 cm. Good condition, apart from fading. Provenance: Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1375725
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€225.00
A hallmarked silver opium box with engraved floral patterns. H. 3,6 cm. Weight 38 gr. Ca.late 19th/early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373589
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€200.00
Nr. 1 orange ground, embroidered in Peking knot with a boy in a water landscape with dragon, 19th century, fading and stains, 17 x 12 cm. Nr. 2 orange and blue ground, the front embroidered with a phoenix, the back with 3 birds. 19th century, heavy wear to the larger bird on the back side. 14,5 x 11 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373588
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€250.00
Nr. 1 yellow ground, embroidered with an immortal, two boys , butterflies and animals. 19th/early 20th century. Good condition with normal age wear. 18,5 x 12,5 cm. Nr. 2 yellow ground embroidered with floers and a phoenix. 19th/early 20th century. Good condition with some stains. 17 x 12 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373586
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Nr. 1 yellow ground, embroidery in Peking knot depicting a boy on a qilin, 19th century. Good condition with normal age wear. 16,6 x 11,5 cm. Nr. 2 yellow ground, embroidred with lotus, birds and a butterfly. Good condition with normal age wear. 16,5 x 11,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373585
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Nr. 1 decorated with an immortal in a garden, complete with two tassels and a crystal toggle. 19th century. Condition: some wear and light stains, see pictures. Dimensions 15x11 cm. Nr. 2 decorated with a butterfly and flowers, 19th century, good condition. Dimensions 14,5x11 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1372962
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€175.00
Decorated with antiquities, enamelled in dark blue, turquoise and purple. Dimensions: 16,6 x 11,5 x 3 cm. Condition: light wear to the enamel. Traces of silverplating. This box dates from the late Qing Dynasty to early Republic period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1372906
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€550.00
These masks once served as handles, either on a bronze vessel or on a wooden door inside a tomb. Wonderful green patina with traces of gilding. They are mounted on museum quality patinated brass stands. H. 7,5 and 7 cm excl. stand. Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).
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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€3,950.00
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 #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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1370824
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Jambupati type (Buddha in royal attire). Shan State. H. 20,5 cm ( 24 cm. incl. stand). Condition: part of the pedestal is missing, mi or chips and age wear. Overall in good condition. Please have a close look at the pictures.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1370786
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Made of painted wood, depicting husband and wife, seated on a chair. Most probably from the Hunan Province. The lady still has a small parcel with offerings in her back. We opened it up and found a seahorse, pieces of stone and mica and other materials. H. 27 and 29,5 cm. Condition: heavily eaten by woodworms, which adds to the charme. The figures were treated by the former owner and are perfectly clean.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1370782
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€1,450.00
Heavily cast Buddha, covered with black lacquer and gilded. Stylistically it is between late Ayutthaya and early Rattanskosin, so it can be dated around 1800. H. 28 cm. Very good condition with normal age wear.
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1370738
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In Ayutthaya style. H. 13 cm (the head), 21 cm including the stand. Very good age wear and patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1370567
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€750.00
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 : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1370498
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€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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1369806
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Portuguese colonial work fom Goa. Two hardwood doors carved with large stylized flowers, with original polychrome. Dimensions: 70 x 27 cm. Collected by myself in Mumbai in the 90's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1369693
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€450.00
H. 23 cm, made of hardwood, covered with black lacquer and then gilded. Bhumispharsa mudra. Very good condition with normal age wear and cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1369632
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Seated on a lotus throne, guarded by two attendants. On the back of the stand there is an inscription : This is a statue (or carving) or Kwanyin, for Mr. Wang (??)'s wife, Mrs. Chao (??). 2nd day, 4th month Daoguang 10th year (1830 A.D.). Condition: usual age wear, loss of gilding, the ribbon from the crown at the right side is missing. H. 23 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1369158
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€175.00
Green glazed pottery teapot from the Chinese countryside. H. 21,5 cm. Good condition with normal age wear and craquelée.
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 : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1369053
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€550.00
Lovely and rare pewter wine pot or teapot, inlaid with bamboo and hardwood. H. 24 cm. Lovely patina and good condition. Collected by myself in Beijing in the mid 90's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1369051
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€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 #1368302
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Red pottery moulded figure, glazed in turquoise, amber and black. On the back of his stool there is a coin symbol ( god of wealth?). H. 20 cm. Overall in very good condition with wear and flaking to the glaze and a chip at the back of his right arm. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1367017
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Made of red pottery, covered with a turquoise glaze and black decorations. H. 30 cm. The foot is very wide because this lamp was placed on the sand in the desert. Condition: minor damage to the cup, glaze chips, a firing crack in the foot.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367012
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Lovely fluted porcelain teapot decorated in the Imari palette with butterflies and flowers. H. 12,5 cm. This teapot is in in excellent condition: original lid, no cracks, chips or repairs, only minor ware to the gilding.
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 : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1365528
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Lavishly inlaid with engraved mother of pearl. Dimensions: 30,5 x 18 x 11 cm. Exceptional good condition with almost all the inlay still intact, only some minor pieces missing. The wood has some age cracks and one of the long sides is a bit crooked. The brass corner pieces are all original.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1363901
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H. 14,5 cm. One side decorated with a landscape with figures, the other side with flowers. Condition: firing crack in the neck, age cracks in the glaze. Comes with the original Christie's sticker, the original certificate and the invoice from 1992. The Vung Tau sank in 1690 on its way from China to Batavia, Indonesia. The cargo was meant for Amsterdam. The wreck was found in the early 90's and it's content was auctioned at Christie's Amsterdam in 1992...