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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 

 

Gilt Bronze Figure Manibhadra

Gilt Bronze Figure Manibhadra

Gilt Bronze Figure Manibhadra Gilt Bronze Figure Manibhadra, this fine Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze represents Manibhadra, wearing flowing robes, boots and sumptuous jewellery, and seated astride his richly caparisoned mount, as one of eight horsemen in the entourage of...

Gilt Bronze Buddha Shakyamuni

Gilt Bronze Buddha Shakyamuni

Gilt Bronze Buddha Shakyamuni Gilt Bronze Buddha Shakyamuni, seated in vajrasana on a circular plinth above a gilt-bronze lotus throne with his right hand lowered in bhumisparshamudra while the left rests on his lap, clad in various monk's garments, including...

Baule Statue

Baule Statue

Baule statue Baule statue, Statue representing a female figure, hands resting on her belly. Red patina. Ivory Coast, Wood Height: 37 cm. Provenance: collection Paris, France -The Baule or Baoulé /ˈbaʊˌleɪ/ (Baule: Baule [ba.u.le]; French: baoulé [bawle]) are a Akan...

Luba Hemba Statue

Luba Hemba Statue

Luba Hemba Statue Luba Hemba Statue. Statue depicting a male ancestor in a hieratic position. Wood with blond patina. Democratic Republic of Congo Wood H. 46.5 cm Provenance : - Jacques Van Overstraeten, Brussels - Damien Reeners, Brussels - Cornette de Saint-Cyr,...

Large Buddha Amida Nyorai

Large Buddha Amida Nyorai

S O L D Large Buddha Amida Nyorai Large Buddha Amida Nyorai, in the Zushi (travel shrine). Wood, lacquer and gilding. The Buddha in meditation seat on wooden tendrils with rocks and water. The shrine is gilded with black lacquer on the inside, black lacquer on the...

Samurai Shrimp Sunnobi Tanto Sword

Samurai Shrimp Sunnobi Tanto Sword

Samurai Shrimp Sunnobi-Tanto Sword Samurai Shrimp Sunnobi-Tanto Sword. Red shrimp Sunnobi-tanto. It is called shrimp because of the saya or scabbard that looks like a shrimp shell, and also the shape of the kozuka-kogatana that accompanies it (8.5 inches L). The...

Chinese Gilt Bronze Vaisravana

Chinese Gilt Bronze Vaisravana

S O L D Chinese Gilt Bronze Vaisravana Chinese Gilt Bronze Vaisravana, fire-gilded bronze with colored details. The god of wealth sits in magnificent armor on the saddled lion, which turns its head towards the deity while roaring. This is covered by a fluttering scarf...

Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse

Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse

S O L D Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse, well-modelled standing with raised foreleg, with its head lowered, the powerful arched neck with the mane swept to one side, with extensive remains of polychrome decoration. Remarkable Painted Buff...

Gilt Bronze Figure Tsongkapa

Gilt Bronze Figure Tsongkapa

S O L D Gilt Bronze Figure Tsongkapa Gilt Bronze Figure Tsongkapa, depicted seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base with both hands raised in dharmacakra mudra holding the lotus stems, wearing robes finely incised with flower head borders, his peaked cap with...

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