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. After his a year of meditation, Bahubali is said to have attained omniscience (Kevala Gyana). This Bahubali wa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1433420
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€6,500.00
Striated face masks known as kifwebe were historically created by sculptors in an area of the Zaire River Basin inhabited by both Songye and Luba communities. Significant departures in the role and formal interpretation of this sculptural genre subsequently developed in each culture. In both instances, Kifwebe masks participated in initiations and played a role in establishing order in society. Round striated Luba kifwebe function within benevolent practices that purify the community of the evil...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1433419
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
Sold to Sweden
A very fine beaded dance panel from the first quarter of the 20th century. Dimensions: 29 x 29,5 cm. Good condition. Provenance: private collection Lanaken, Belgium.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1433418
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Anthropomorphic heddle pulley. Mid 20th century. H. 25 cm. The ears and nose with cotton ornaments.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1433417
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Early 20th century pulley in the shape of a hornbill. H. 23 cm. Wonderful patina. Ex Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433416
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Part of a door lock. Dating from the late 19th to early 20th century. Great encrusted patina. H. 40 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1433414
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,250.00
Large Ikenga shrine figure with a strong facial expression. First half 20th century. H. 63 cm. Condition: some missing parts, see pictures. Very good age wear and patina. First half 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1433413
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€575.00
Ogun State, Egbado region. Akere village. H. 24,5 cm. Early 20th century. Provenance: Ursula Voorhuis, The Netherlands. She has worked for the Afrika Museum in Berg en Dal, did a lot of field research and built an important collection of Yoruba art.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1433411
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€4,500.00
From the collection of Desmond Morris comes this exceptional protective figure. The face and body have fine carvings and red and white pigments. H. 75 cm, W. 68 cm. Provenance: Bonhams London 2004, Mallams Auctioneers Abingdon, 2015, Collection Desmond Morris, Mallams Auctioneers Oxford 2019.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1433410
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Powerful anthropomorphic mask with big eyes, full lips, scarifications and a movable jaw. First half 20th century. H. 25 cm. Provenance: M. Stahl, Austria Charles Montano, France Srdjan Sremac, Den Haag, The Netherlands
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1433408
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€675.00
Traditionally these fertility dolls were carried on the back by women, hoping that they would get pregnant. This Akuaba dates from the middle of the 20th century and is made of blackened wood. H. 31 cm. Condition: the right arm restuck. Provenance: Private collection The Netherlands Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1930 item #1433407
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,200.00
Large bowl from the island of Biak in the Geelvinkbay in the Indonesian province Papua. The handle in the shape of a Korwar figure. L. 57 cm. Very good patina. Provenance: Lempertz, Brussel, 2017
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1433406
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,350.00
Shrine with a seated ancestor figure. Wood with remains of pigments. H. 40 cm. Condition: age wear, nice offering patina. Provenance: Belgian private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433404
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,650.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1433403
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€950.00
Elegant figure with great age. H. 30 cm. Condition: old worm holes. Early 20th century. Provenance: Christophe Rolley, Paris, Srdjan Sremac, Den Haag.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1433402
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€1,350.00
Hardwood and iron. H. 38 cm. Provenance: Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam, Srdjan Sremac, The Hague.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1433400
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€5,500.00
Anthropomorphic figure ‘Lagana’. H. 51 cm. First half 20th century. Old repairs to the arms and the left leg. Van Rijn: ao-0156590-004. Provenance: Private collection Antibes, France, Private collection Belgium. Exhibited: Paris, France, ‘Parcours des Mondes’, Joshua Dimondstein, 2019.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1433399
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€3,500.00
Very early figure of a standing male. Early 20th century or older. H. 44,5 cm. More pictures are available on request. Provenance: Manfred Schäfer, Ulm. Adrian Schlag, Cologne/Brussels. Serge Schofel, Paris/Brussels. Zemanek Münster, 2018. Srdjan Sremac, Den Haag. Condition: The surface of the figure is heavily eroded in some areas.