Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1433421
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€5,500.00
Exceptional Jain altar depicting Bahubali. Bahubali (English: One With Strong Arms), a much revered figure among Jains, was the son of Rishabhanatha (the first tirthankara of Jainism) and the younger brother of Bharata Chakravartin. He is said to have meditated motionless for a year in a standing posture (kayotsarga) and that during this time, climbing plants grew around his legs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1430812
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
Rare group of 10 Indo-Portuguese silver crowns, finely chiseled and engraved. These crowns once adorned the heads of colonial wooden saints in the churches and monasteries of Goa. The largest crown 4,5 x 4 cm the smallest croen 3 x 2 cm. Two crowns are inlaid. I did not check the stones; they could be rough rubies and sapphires, very common in India. Condition: One crown is missing a stone. Otherwise in good condition with appropriate age wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1429571
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,950.00
A rare and early Mughal powder horn. Gujarat, India, 18th century. Made of Turbo shell and inlaid with mother of pearl. It has a copper lid, that was probably and a brass ring, connected by a silver chain. Condition: overall good, some pieces of mother of pearl may have been replaced. Provenance: Belgian private collection. Similar powder horns/flasks were sold at major auction houses.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1424392
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Unusual group of three Jinas or Tirthankaras, called ‘Ratna Traya’ (three jewels). Dimensions: 9x8,5x3 cm. Condition: very good with wear caused by the daily worshipping and washing of the figure. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1419627
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1416377
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Finely cast bronze with a great patina. H. 11 cm. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1413962
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€1,750.00
Depicting 3 Tirthankaras. Yje finely engraved backplate with Naga and a Kala mask, bot protectors. H. 21 cm. Karnataka, late 18th to 19th century. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1399183
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A rectangular repoussé box, decorated with peony, floral sprays and Buddhist symbols. The sides decorated with meanders, the back with floral motives and a ‘Shou’ character, symbolizing longevity. Both sides of the box have gilded details. Dimensions: 10 x 8,5 x 4,5 cm. Weight: 242 g. The box is in very good condition and has normal age wear. Date: 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1382185
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Rare purse , made of leather, brass and silver, with lotus, sea creatures and makala design. Inlaid with coral. Dimensions: the purse alone 13x9,5 cm, including leather strap and sash 45 cm. Condition: very good age wear and patina, one of the sea creatures is missing its tail.
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1334705
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Decorated with Buddhist symbols and a Yama mask. Dimensions: 11x8x4 cm. From a Dutch private 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1205067
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Rare and large bronze shrine. The central figure is a Jina or Tirthankara. He is surrounded by small Jina's on the back plate. Each of the 24 Tirthankaras is represented by an animal or a symbol. There is an engraved animal on the foot of this shrine, but it is hard to distinguish which animal it is. The shrine is in an excellent condition, all three parts belong together, there are no repairs. It has a clean appearance due to the daily worshipping and washing tradition in Jainism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1186265
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H. 47 cm , Good condition with some age wear to the gilding. Ca. early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1165562
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Durga slaying the buffalo demon. H. 9 cm. Fine casting, excellent wear and patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1153493
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Indoportuguese work, the body made of wood, the head and hands (one missing) made of bone. H. 14,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1153491
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Indoportuguese work from Goa, India. H. 7 cm (excl. stand). Beautiful wear and patina. Some fingers missing. Comes with a museum quality hardwood stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1153489
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Indoportuguese madonna with child. Made of painted wood, the face and hands (one missing)made of ivory. Goa, India, 19th century. H. 15,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1146698
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A very fine and detailed piece inlaid with silver and copper. In the center a sitting Tirthankara. Beautiful wear and patina due to centuries of worshipping. H. 13 cm. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1146697
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From Maharashtra or Karnataka. H. 14 cm. The 23rd Tirthankara is symbolized by the cobra, which is modeled on the back of the figure. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1142618
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Sandstone head of a goddess, from the famous erotic temples of Khajuraho, India. Chandella period (950-1050). The head is 32 cm (13 inch) high. Head plus stand 45 cm (18 inch). Museum quality piece. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1138274
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Depicting a Tirthankara surrounded by consorts, elephants and figures in seated posture. The shrine is inlaid with copper and silver. A very dine piece from Gujarat. H. 15 cm (6 inch). Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1134152
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Depicting a sitting Tirthankara and his attendants. H. 7 cm (2,8 inches) Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126508
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Very fine sculpture, depicting Durga, the mother goddess, with eight arms holding weapons, riding on a tiger (visible on the left). H. 10 cm (4inches). Good wear an patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126497
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Wonderful sculpture of South Indian origin, depicting the god Rama, inlaid with gold and a ruby or similar stone. Excellent wear and patina. H. 11 cm (4,5 inches).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126495
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Depicting one of the 24 Tirthankaras with his attendants. His eyes inlaid with silver or electron. Lots of wear due to extensive worshipping. Judging by the beautiful dark brown and green patina, this is an excavated piece. H. 13,5 cm (5,5 inches). Provenance: private collection The Netherlands.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1126494
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Wonderful and complete sculpture of Padmavati, a Hindu goddess who is worshipped as an aspect of the goddess Lakshmi, but who also plays an important role in Jainisme as the protecting goddess of the 23rd Tirthankara. (note the Tirthankara figure on her forehead. H. 22 cm (9 inches). Condition: excellent, nice wear due to intensive worshipping (Puja). Original back plate. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1113240
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Very rare and early piece, nicely cast, finely engraved and with a good patina. The Krishna figure has two silver bracelets on each arm. H. 24 cm. Condition: left index finger restored. Provenance: Belgian private collection. I will get more pieces from this collection in the future. Please e-mail me for more info.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1103864
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Made in Ganga-Jumna (two color bronze) technique in the 17th century. This complicated technique is nowadays lost. Please note the very fine detail on this figure, like bracelets, anklets and rings. H. 13 cm. Provenance: private collection Belgium. I have many other pieces from this collection and I will be getting more top quality pieces in the future. Please email me for more information.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1097930
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An extremely rare set of bronze figures depicting Krishna and his wife Radha. Very well proportioned and extremely finely engraved. Made in Orissa, India in the 17th or 18th century. Krishna is 22 cm high, Radha is 16,5 cm high. A complete set of Krishna and Radha is very hard to find. This set came from a Belgian private collection. I have more top quality pieces from this collection for sale, both in sandstone and in bronze. More pieces will be coming soon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1022731
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A lovely folk art Buddha, made of painted teak wood, with detachable ushnisha. Sri Lanka, late 19th-early 20th century. H. 33cm W. 26,6 cm. Condition: traces of old repainting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1018197
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A wonderful Tibetan lama statue, made of gilt repoussé copper, dating from the 18th or 19th century. The figure still has it's original ornaments hanging from the shoulders. H. 30 cm W. 21 cm. Condition: expected age wear to the gilding, a few cracks in the copper. The ornament (probably a bottle) in the lama's lower hand is missing. Very good condition considering the age.