Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462905
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Depicting Avalokiteshvara. H. 40 cm (excluding the stand). Ca. 12th/13th century. Provenance: a Dutch expat family, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462904
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Torso of a deity, possibly Uma. Bayon style, 12th/13th century. H. 29 cm. Provenance: a Dutch expat family, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1461662
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Green glazed pottery stye, containing 5 moulded goats, a typical burial gift from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).  Diameter 22 cm. H. 7 cm. Condition: iridescent glaze with normal age wear. Ex private collection The Hague, collected in the 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1461564
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A fine 17th/18th century bronze Buddha head with a nice verdegris patina and remains of gilding. H. 17,5 cm. Repair to the left ear (excavated piece). ex Dutch private collection, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1461552
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€750.00
Bronze bell decorated with circular ornaments. Excavated piece with a stunning verdegris and lapis lazuli patina. Dongson, 500 BC - 500 AD. H. 19 cm. Condition: intact with the original clapper. Collection number on the inside. Ex Dutch private collection. Ex De Zwaan, Amsterdam.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1461549
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Hexagonal pewter teapot inlaid with brass panels engraved with birds, plants and fruits, all with their own auspicious meaning. Qianlong period (1736-1795). H. 24 cm. Good condition with good age wear and patina. There is a mark on the inside of the lid. I’ve collected this piece in Beijing in the late 90’s and kept it in my private collection ever since.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1461545
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A heavily potted porcelain jar, made in two horizontal parts, with an underglaze blue floral decoration. South Chinese work from the 16th/17th century. H. 21 cm, D. 19 cm. Condition: very good, no damage or repairs, the glaze is a bit dull and has craquelé because this jar was excavated and spent 4 centuries under the soil. Provenance: in my private collection since I found this jar in Beijing in the late 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450583
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A very rare lobed spittoon enameled with floral decorations very unusual colors, like yellow and purple. Diameter 8,4 cm, H. 4,8 cm. Good condition with normal age wear. Ca. late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1450582
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A lobed tray made of brass and copper, enameled in cloisonné technique, decorated with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Dimensions 23 x 18 x 2 cm. The tray is in good condition with normal age wear. Ca. Late 19th century..
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439712
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€250.00
Pair of octagonal silver pillow ends with floral decorations. Singapore/Malaysia, early 20th century. Diameter 10 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1439711
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A very unusual pair of pillow ends, both made of three panels. The central panels with scenes of deities or mythological figures in a garden, the openwork side panels with floral decorations and bats, symbolizing happiness, longevity and prosperity. These pillow ends were stitched to an embroidered pillow meant to decorate the wedding bed. This was common practice among the rich Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia. Date: early 20th century. Dimensions: 30x8,5 cm. Weight 128 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1435624
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€2,500.00
Bengali Venugopala (Krishna), 18th century. H. 19 cm. Made of bronze, the eyes inlaid with silver. As often seen on early Krishna statues the flute is missing. 5he figure has been handled and worshipped a lot, resulting in a wonderful patina. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433404
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Ancient bronze food container dating from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). With a domed cover with loop handles. When inverted the cover becomes a tripod dish. H. 15 cm, Diameter 21,5 cm. Condition: Good condition with excellent verdegris and lapis patina. Provenance: Collection Mr. Poel, antique dealer in Den Haag, ca. 1990, private collection Den Haag.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1432702
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A rare and early wooden Guanyin. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Guanyin seated on a throne flanked by two birds. H. 54 cm. The back of the figure has a small cavity which contains a small silk parcel containing offerings. Condition: age wear, old insect infestations, traces of repainting on the base. Provenance: in my private collection since the mid 90’s, bought in Hongkong from Wing Kei Curios, Hollywood Road.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1432206
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The Bodhisattva Guanyin, executed in fragrant camphor wood. Made in two parts. H. 32 cm. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Remains of lacquer and gilding.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1427449
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A fabulous and rare Jiajing/Wanli kraak plate, made for the Japanese market. Plate with flattened barbed slightly upright everted rim painted with a figure on a bridge to an island, Crossing a bridge towards a house beneath overhanging tree from rockwork...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1426589
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€550.00
Ayutthaya period small gilded bronze Buddha on throne. Cast in two parts. H. 15 cm. Condition: expected age wear, very good patina, minor damage to the footrim of the throne.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1424410
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€375.00
Lovely Burmese Buddha, made of terracotta covered with sheet silver, finely chiseled and engraved. Shan State. H. 11 cm. Condition: minor dents, overall in good condition, even the ears are still present! Provenance: my private collection, bougt in the mid 90’s from Lek Gallery in Bangkok.