Large Outstanding Pottery Ox Large Outstanding Pottery Ox. Well modelled with head raised facing forward. His long tongue reaching into one of the nostrils. The ears projecting below the curved horns. The ox with large circular bosses on the scored harness and straps...read more
Painted Grey Pottery Deer reserved Painted Grey Pottery Deer. Fired in antiquity! Excellent condition. And intact. Terracotta with remnants of original painting. To the best of our knowledge, a similar piece was not shown / sold in Europa for the last 30...read more
S O L D Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask. The mask has been called "Yam's Knife" (Mma Ji). Its bug-like forehead extension represents a machete that was used in field for work and formerly the mask has served also as a weapon. It is said...read more
Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel S O L D Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel. Modelled with its forelegs folded beneath it and hindlegs extended as if in the process of sitting or standing. Wearing a saddle suspending pounces and objects, its head...read more
S O L D Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi. Seated firmly in European fashion on a throne with his booted feet apart, both hands posted on his upper legs, wearing various garments including armour, single-sleeved...read more
Tang Dynasty Horse Early Tang Dynasty, 7th-8th century. High 43 cm., wide 44 cm Grey pottery. With the original colours. Very good condition, see photos A Painted Grey Pottery Figure of Striding Horse with Separate Saddle, Tang Dynasty, Tl Test,...read more
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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, incompatible service and worldwide expertise. Founded in 1969 by Jan Simon Becker, Becker Antiques is based in Museum quarter, Amsterdam Oud-Zoud, 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 50 years we have been selling antiques to museums, private collectors and dealers all over the world.