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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 

 

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,...

Fabulous Pottery Equestrian Musician

Fabulous Pottery Equestrian Musician

S O L D A Fabulous Painted Pottery Equestrian Musician. The spirited horse covered in a yellow slip and standing foursquare. The rider seated solidly in the saddle with feet stretched forward in the stirrups, her body twisted to the left at the waist and dressed in a...

Famille Verte Porcelain Vase

Famille Verte Porcelain Vase

Famille Verte Porcelain Vase A baluster shaped famille verte porcelain vase. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 43.5 cm. Minor wear. Otherwise in overall good condition. *Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including a material like...

Sarcophagus of Lady Setchairetbinet

Sarcophagus of Lady Setchairetbinet

Sarcophagus of Lady Setchairetbinet S O L D Sarcophagus of Lady Setchairetbinet daughter of Heriou Complete anthropoid coffin, with its lid and tank. Material: stucco and painted wood Origin: Egypt (Nile Delta) Period: Third Intermediate Period (1070 - 711 BC)...

Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians

Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians

Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians, each depicted standing in action above a rocky base, clad in billowing robes and beaded armour revealing muscular bodies, the faces bearing gruesome fierce expressions with highly arched brows and coiffed...

Magnificent Painted Figure of Idaten

Magnificent Painted Figure of Idaten

Magnificent Painted Figure of Idaten Magnificent Painted Figure of Idaten. Rare and large wooden standing Idaten (Sanskrit: Skanda) with folded hands in front of him with traces of gilding and polychrome, clad in an ornate suit-of-armour with tiger skin at the back...

Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha

Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha

Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha A Rare Gilt-Bronze Figure of Suryabraha with Sun Disk. Seated in vajrasana on a shaped base, both hands supporting a sun disk incised with a character, wearing various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, its border incised with...

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