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Becker Antiques is one of the most leading reputable antique dealers in the Netherlands. Becker Antiques is a name and place that speaks of excellent antiques and art, superb service and worldwide expertise.  Founded in 1969 by Jan Simon Becker, Becker Antiques is based in Museum quarter, Amsterdam Old–South (Oud-Zuid), in a magnificent five-floor townhouse build 1891, at a few minutes from “Rijksmuseum” (National Museum of Art), the Van Gogh Museum and the famous “Royal Concertgebouw”.

Becker Antiques main field covers ceramics – pottery funerary figures (dated from the Han through the Ming dynasties), Buddhist sculptures and other Chinese works of art. Our other sections are Asian works of art – concerns objects from Japan and South East Asian countries including bronze, stone and wooden sculptures, Chinese furniture from the Qing Dynasty and of course occasional other items.
For the last 52 years we have been selling antiques to museums, private collectors and dealers all over the world.

Our Work

We are proud to announce that from this moment a set of Qingbai cup and stand of Chinese Song Dynasty purchased from the Becker Antiques  Gallery is now in The Norton Museum of Art collection.

Recent Acquisitions 

 

Magnificent Kifwebe Masculin Mask

Magnificent Kifwebe Masculin Mask

Magnificent Kifwebe Masculin Mask Height 70 cm. SONGYE “Kifwebé” mask (Dem. Rep. of Congo). Mask of an exaggeratedly abstract shape, the forehead overhung by a pronounced central ridge leading to the triangular nose, mouth in the shape of a rectangular orifice...

Large Gilt Lacquered Buddha

Large Gilt Lacquered Buddha

Large Gilt Lacquered Buddha A LARGE GILT-LACQUERED WOOD STATUE OF BUDDHA VIETNAM 17TH-18TH CENTURY A rare figure of Buddha, seated in padmasana, hands held in dhyanamudra on his lap. His facial features emphasize reclusiveness while the sharp curls on his head...

Han Female Musicians and Dancer

Han Female Musicians and Dancer

Extremely Rare Set of Female Musicians and Dancer Superb and Most Rare pottery "mingqi" representing a set of (total 5) female musicians and dancer. Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of white, red, black and brick-red pigment. High 23 cm.,...

Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter

Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter

Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter. Tang Dynasty (618-907)Earthenware with pigmentsHeight 35 cm., Wide 29 cm.Excavated from the tomb in Qianxian, Shaanxi province. Note: A Certificate of Authenticity from Becker Antiques (antique dealers since 1969, Amsterdam) will accompany...

Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala

Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala

Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala S O L D 18th-19th Century, TibetDepicting Mahakala Yab Yum. Sight height 75 cm., wide 56 cm. Provenance: Private collection, New York, US. Thangka has fallen a bit within frame and is showing horizontal crease wear; otherwise with...

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Kandi

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Kandi

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Kandi S O L D Zhangzhou Export Ware porcelain 'kendi' (water flask). Decorated in Swatow style with turquoise, red, green, and black overglaze enamels. Bands with ogival panels among diaper patterns around top of neck and floral scrolls at...

Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara S O L D TIBET, 18TH CENTURY Distemper on cloth; recto with identifying Tibetan inscriptions below each figure; an old label at the frame's lower left corner possibly identifies the previous owner: "John R. Muir Jan 4, 1912"...

Painted Pottery Bactrian Camel

Painted Pottery Bactrian Camel

Extremely Rare Painted Gary Pottery Figure of a Bactrian Camel. The camel well modelled in a standing position . With head raised in a bray and kinked tail swished to one side. The tufts of hair on his head. Neck and body simply indicated with combed incising and...

Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians

Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians

Extremely Rare Set of Four Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians S O L D Superb and Most Rare pottery "mingqi" representing a set of four (4) male musicians and singers. Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of white, light and dark blue, pink,...

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