Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1441773
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Lacquered and gilded wood. H. 18 cm. Good condition. Both Foo dogs have a little ball in their mouth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1439705
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€2,950.00
A fine and large sculpture of a deity touching his beard with one hand and holding a scepter in the other one. H. 72 cm. (83 cm including the stand). In the back of the figure there is a cavity for offerings. The figure dates from the later part of the Ming Dynasty, ca 16th/early 17th century. It’s in good condition and has remains of the original psinting. It is mounted on a stunning copper laminated stand. Provenance: Lek Gallery, Bsngkok - Private collection Rotterdam.
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 : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1413980
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€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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1413965
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€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 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 : 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...
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 : 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 : 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...
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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1369053
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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 : 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 : 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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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
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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 : 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).