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Becker Antiques | since 1969

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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 

 

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...

Bronze Figure Buddha Vairocana

Bronze Figure Buddha Vairocana

Bronze Figure Buddha Vairocana Bronze Figure Buddha Vairocana, seated in dharmachakramudra over a double-lotus base with beaded rims, wearing a thin dhoti with copper-inlaid hems, various jewellery and a flaring scarf, the face with silver-inlaid eyes and lips...

Gilt-Bronze Syama Tara

Gilt-Bronze Syama Tara

S O L D Gilt-Bronze Syama Tara Gilt-Bronze Syama Tara, the majestic deity seated in lalitasana, his left foot placed on a lotus flower emerging from the lower part of the double lotiform throne, the right hand in varada mudra, signifying the accomplishment of ordinary...

Gild Wood Buddha Vietnam

Gild Wood Buddha Vietnam

Gild Wood Buddha Vietnam Gild Wood Buddha Vietnam, depicting the Buddha seated in meditation on a base in the shape of lotus flowers, both hands placed in dyanamudra, in front of a mandorla decorated with two stylized dragons among foliage scrolls. The face looks...

Lacquered Wooden Buddhist Monk

Lacquered Wooden Buddhist Monk

S O L D Lacquered Wooden Buddhist Monk Lacquered Wooden Buddhist Monk, depicting a Buddhist monk seated in dhyanasana, hands folded in gasshô, gesture of greeting, dressed in a loose monastic robe secured over the proper left shoulder with a ring pendant and with...

Two Gilt Bronze Figures Ming

Two Gilt Bronze Figures Ming

Two Gilt Bronze Figures Ming S O L D  Two Gilt Bronze Figures Ming, both standing on a small pedestal, one figure holding a tablet, the second holding a scroll, dressed in thin robes falling in ample folds around the arms and legs, the faces with a serious expression....

Chinese Porcelain Wine Ewer

Chinese Porcelain Wine Ewer

Chinese Porcelain Wine Ewer Chinese Porcelain Wine Ewer, pear-shaped, on a small spreading foot, spout slightly curved, S-shaped joint between neck and spout, the handle curved. Kangxi period (1662 - 1722). China. Jingdezhen Provenance: Frides Lameris, Amsterdam,...

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