Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371202
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€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
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€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
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€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
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€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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1363602
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Lovely Buddha fragment with good age wear and patina. H. 11 cm (13 cm incl. stand).
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 : 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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1361950
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Heavily cast in the naïve style that is so typical for Laos. H. 29,5 cm. Good age wear and patina. Remains of gilding. Old repairs to the feet.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1361949
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Lovely bronze Buddha in the naïve style that is so typical for Laos. It's heavily cast. The Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mudra, seated on a lotus throne. H. 26 cm. Very nice age wear and good patina. There is a minor hole in the front, this is a casting flaw.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358096
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High ranking court lady with exquisite hairdo. White pottery with remains of red and black pigments. H. 30 cm. Good condition. Tang Dynasty (618-907). At our gallery we have ca. 50 pieces of pottery on display.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358091
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,650.00
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1345959
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,450.00
Bronze Buddha covered with black lacquer and gilded. Thailand, late Ayutthaya to early Ratanakosin, ca. 1800. H. 29 cm. very good condition, only a piece of lacquer missing at the front.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345912
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Green glazed pottery wirh wonderful iridescence. The roof can be removed and the pig can be taken out of the sty. Similar pieces can be found in the book 'The Spirit of Han'. Condition: excellent old burial condition. Diameter 18 cm, H. 15,5 cm. From a Dutch private collection. Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1345905
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€750.00
Mandalay Period, inlaid with glass. The stand with gilded metal ornaments. H. 51 cm. Ex. Johan Möger Collection. His collection was published in the ' Burmese Buddhist Sculpture' by Otto Karow.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1345899
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Lovely tall sculpture depicting a Deva. Made of lacquered wood with inlaid glass. A typical piece from the Mandalay period. This sculpture comes from the Johan Möger Collection and was published in the book ' Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, the Johan Möger Collection' , by Otto Karow. Condition: age wear, paint loss, loss of inlay, old repair to one of the arms. Please refer to the pictures. H. 74 cm (82 cm including stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1335666
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H. 22,5 cm. old repairs to the foot. Nice patina. Very fine face and nice decorations on the chest.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1334707
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Depicting several generations of high ranking officials and their wives. Bright colours and very fine painting. Condition: age wear, paint loss, cracks, traces of repainting. The painting had been remounted. Personally I would remove the borders and have the painting framed. Dimensions: the painting 95 x 150 cm, the scroll 109 x 210 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1334705
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€450.00
Decorated with Buddhist symbols and a Yama mask. Dimensions: 11x8x4 cm. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1334313
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Depicting a high ranking mandarin with his three wives. Dimensions: the painting 89x137 cm, the scroll 103x197 cm. Condition: expected age wear, paint loss, cracks, traces of repainting, remounted on a new scroll.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1333260
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€150.00
With red lacquer and gilding. Dimensions:.14,5x7x4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1308010
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
Sale price: 1200 euros including shipping
A very rare scholar's item. Made of pewter, inlaid with brass panels which are finely engraved with flowers, birds and animals. The handle has its original winding. There is a mark on the lid which says: ' made by Yang of Yung Hsing' and the name of the city: ' Ping Yee'. Apart from the normal age wear this teapot is in a wonderful condition. H. 24 cm. Qianlong (1736-1795). Provenance: collected in Beijing in the late 1990's and since then in my private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1299709
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Finely cast, with a nice facial expression, the eyes downward, hands in Bhumisparsa Mudra ( calling the earth to witness). Excellent green patina. Very good condition, with a few cracks at the footrim. H. 18 cm. From a Dutch private collection. Collected in the 1970's-1980's. Please check our listings for more pieces from this collection.
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 : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1276295
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Black glaze with russet stripes and splashes on a light grey stoneware body. Diameter 10 cm, H. 6 cm. Excellent condition, with a minor firing flaw on the inside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1267781
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The marble painted with scenes of Chinese saints in a garden. Size: 34 x 34 cm. Very good condition with expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1263682
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Diameter 21 cm, 8 cm hairline, a small chip and some fritting on the rim. Chenghua mark. Kangxi (1662-1722). Decorated with two scenes, one with two ladies looking out over the water, the other with two ladies and a man in an interior.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1261408
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Lovely archaeological fragment of a Buddha. Tang Dynasty (618-907). The head restuck, remains of soil. H. 16 cm excl. stand and 28,5 cm incl. stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1256817
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Made of silk. Two panels with very fine embroidery of a dragon and a phoenix, with lots of gold thread. The other panels with simple flower patterns. Some of them with gilt brass bells at the bottom. Condition: expected age wear and discoloring, but overall in good condition. Dimensions ca 100x100 cm. Ca. late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1256814
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Made of silk, decorated with intricately embroidered panels with flower baskets, butterflies and Buddhist symbols. With 4 solid gold buttons ( total weight ca. 25 gr.) condition: stains and discoloring of the silk, the embroidery in very good condition. Dimensions: 110x135 cm. ca. Late 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1255483
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The top decorated with a Kashkul or alms bowl. Decorated all over with engraved floral patterns. H. 33 cm. Wonderful patina. Ca. Late 19th/early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1255350
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Embroidered with the Forbidden Stitch or Peking Knot. With scenes of figures in gardens with pavillions. Ca. 2nd half 19th century. L. 50 cm. Comes with an old valuation report from Christie's Denmark, made in 1991. Good condition with light stains and discoloring.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1254246
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Lovely small bowl with a russet glaze on a black ground. Diameter 9 cm, H. 5 cm. Good condition, no cracks or repairs just some stains due to its long time in the soil. Song Dynasty (960-1279).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1254241
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With a lustruous brown glaze over a black underlayer. H. 8,5 cm, diameter 8,5 cm. Very good condition with nice spur marks under the foot. Song Dynasty (960-1279).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1254170
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Heavily potted glazed porcelain. Nice burial condition with some discolouring in the glaze. H. 21,5 cm. Song Dynasty (960-1279).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1254166
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Carved in the shape of a gourd. The silver with fine engraving. H. 8,3 cm. Excellent condition, nice patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1254161
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H. 9 cm. The glass bottle with masks on the sides. original silver stopper with spoon, inlaid with coral. Very good condition with nice age wear on the glass.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1253745
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Lovely example of later Cizhou ware with a rather naïve painting of birds and deer. H. 9 cm, diameter 8 cm. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1253740
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Diameter 13 cm, h. 4 cm. Very good condition, just minor fleebites to the mouthrim. Song Dynasty (960-1279).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1253737
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H. 10,5 cm, diameter 9 cm. the lid decorated with an animal. Song Dynasty (960-1279). Good condition, no cracks or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1242999
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€375.00
Lovely pair of young boys holding a lotus, possibly toys as one of them makes a nice sound when shaken. H. 19 cm. Condition: glaze wear on the noses, minor chips to the footrims, one figure with a glaze crack. Ca. Late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1223695
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H. 9,5 cm (18 cm. including stand). Excavated piece with good wear. Nice condition, no repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1205980
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Decorated with a dragon hunting the flaming pearl. Made in two segments with a horizontal seam. Excellent condition with slight age wear and scratches to the glaze. H. 7 cm , diameter 8 cm.