Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398937
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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. 52 cm long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1397591
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€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 : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1397580
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€1,250.00
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 : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1397579
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Made of very fine woven rattan, decorated with black and gold bands, and finely engraved brass ornaments. What is special about this box is that it still has the original lock with key and bar. H. 37 cm, W. 30 cm, D. 16 cm. Condition: normal age wear and some old traces of wood worms. Ca. late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1396485
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1384854
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€550.00
While most Tang figures were made of red pottery, this one is made of a much finer white pottery. This can be seen in the fine details and facial features of this eunuch. H. 27 cm.Condition: very good, no visible repairs, although repairs on early pottery are quite common and accepted. Minor chips to the bottom of the foot. The figure comes with a custom made black stand. Provenance: Dutch private collection. Collected in the 1990's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1384305
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
Pair
Embroidered in Forbidden Stitch with flowers and Buddhist symbols. The left one with an old repair at the lower edge. Otherwise in good condition with vivid colors. Dimensions 22 x 12 cm. each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1384297
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€250.00
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 : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1383222
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€135.00
Decorated with prunus, birds and characters, describing the glory of the newborn. These pendants were worn by women and children to protect them against evil and to chain them to life. H. 2,5 cm, L. 5 cm. This piece comes from a Dutch privare collection of over 250 silver items that I bought recently. Please email me if you would like to see more of this collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1383221
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€165.00
Decorated with Chinese figures in a garden. The back with characters. L. 6 cm, H. 3 cm. Marked on the top.
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
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€185.00
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 #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. Small pendant with...