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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 

 

Han Dynasty Pottery Rabbit

Han Dynasty Pottery Rabbit

Han Dynasty Pottery Rabbit S O L D Han Dynasty Pottery Rabbit. This exceptionally rare figure of a crouching rabbit shows the animal with head held low resting on its forepaws compactly modeled and smoothly contoured in a simplified naturalistic style. Extremely fine,...

Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse

Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse

Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse. Outstanding and monumental pottery "mingqi" representing a painted grey pottery model of a prancing horse.Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of brown, black and red pigment. Important Painted...

Ming Dynasty Foo Dog

Ming Dynasty Foo Dog

Ming Dynasty Foo Dog Ming Dynasty Foo Dog. A Fine Ming Stone Figure of Foo Dog. The muscular Lion powerfully modelled seated on its haunches on a large rectangular base, his forelegs outstretched and long tail curled up over its back. The head nicely carved with...

Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse

Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse

Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse, the spirited figure shown standing on a rectangular base with right leg raised and head upwards the arched neck, the long mane swept to one side and the divided forelock curved under the pricked ears, the tail...

Sculpture of Aizen Myo-o

Sculpture of Aizen Myo-o

Sculpture of Aizen Myo-o S O L D Sculpture of Aizen Myo-o, The Wisdom King Aizen Myo-o, wearing 'shishi' head-dress and seated on lotus throne; with six arms, each holding one of his attributes: bow, arrow, vajras (only two missing). Made of lacquered and pigmented...

Anthropomorphic Sarcophagus Lid

Anthropomorphic Sarcophagus Lid

Anthropomorphic Sarcophagus Lid Anthropomorphic Sarcophagus Lid, he is dressed in a long wig and a false beard; the background is tarred and has a rosette ornamentation at the level of the usekh collar. In bituminized wood, the face is painted in yellow and the eyes...

Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja

Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja

Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja, cast in two parts with the Lord of Death standing in pratyalidhasana on a recumbent bull crushing a man lying on his back, his head is that of a ferocious bull with bulging eyes, snarling mouth and flared...

Monumental Japanese Temple Guardians

Monumental Japanese Temple Guardians

Monumental Japanese Temple Guardians Monumental Japanese Temple Guardians. Both standing astride with a bare muscular chest adorned with jewellery, wearing a knee-long skirt, and surrounded by a billowing shawl, the hair tied into a chignon, the hands in a gesture of...

Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin

Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin

Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin, finely cast seated in dhyanasana, the hands held in karana mudra. She is wearing long flowing robes with well carved folds and neatly incised floral hems and is richly adorned with fine jewellery. Her serene face with...

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