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Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara 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" Himalayan Art...

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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...

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Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians

Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians

Extremely Rare Set of Four Painted Pottery Figures of Male Musicians 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, yellow, ,red,...

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Fabulous Pottery Equestrian Musician

Fabulous Pottery Equestrian Musician

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 long red...

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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...

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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...

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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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Rare Han Dynasty Horse

Rare Han Dynasty Horse

Rare Han Dynasty Horse Rare Han Dynasty Horse. The solidly built horse standing foursquare with head tiled upwards, the eyes alert, ears pricked and mouth agape, short ducked tail, painted overall with brick-red pigment. China, Perfect conditionWith the original...

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Zitan Floral Libation Cup

Zitan Floral Libation Cup

Zitan Floral Libation Cup Zitan Floral Libation Cup. Finely carved in openwork with a lobed rim, supported on a network of knotted branches with buds and flowers. Note the neatly incised single circumferential line just below the rim. China, 19th century.  Provenance:...

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Huanghuali Document Box-Xiang

Huanghuali Document Box-Xiang

Huanghuali Document Box-Xiang Huanghuali Document Box-Xiang. China, 17th-18th century. The rectangular box is fitted in brass with a two-part lock plate and cloud-form hasp on the front, bail handles at the sides and ruyi-form corner mounts on the cover. The...

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Huanghuali Seal Chest- Guanpixiang

Huanghuali Seal Chest- Guanpixiang

Huanghuali Seal Chest- Guanpixiang A HUANGHUALI SEAL CHEST, GUANPIXIANG, 17TH CENTURYChina. Of rectangular form, the domed and hinged cover lifting to reveal a separate compartment above a pair of doors, opening to the interior with four drawers of varying sizes with...

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Extremely Rare Pottery House

Extremely Rare Pottery House

Extremely Rare Pottery House Early Western Han dynasty, ca. 2180 years old. Original pigments and colours!!!Height 23 cm., Wide 39 cm. Note: Granaries of this type and style are most rare and examples can only be found in Henan Museum, China. Provenance: old Dutch...

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Extremely Rare Lacquer Box

Extremely Rare Lacquer Box

Extremely Rare Lacquer Box A very rare mother-of-pearl and gold foil inlaid lacquer box. Early Qing dynasty, ca. 17th Size 40,5x22x23 cm. Provenance: Old distinguish Dutch private collection, acquired in 1990’s. This splendid polychrome box represent the best of its...

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Straw-Yellow Glazed Horse

Straw-Yellow Glazed Horse

Straw-Yellow Glazed Horse Extremely Rare Straw-Yellow Glazed White Pottery Figure of a Caparisoned Horse The horse is a masterpiece and very rare regarding its style, details, pigment and period (Sui dynasty). The horse had been molded and modeled from white...

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Large Gilt-Bronze Vajrasattva

Large Gilt-Bronze Vajrasattva

Large Gilt-Bronze Vajrasattva Large Gilt-Bronze Vajrasattva.  Gilt bronze group of Vajrachatuhpitha with three heads and six arms holding in vajrahumkara two vajra, the bell, axe, arrow and snake, sitting in vajrasana in yab yum with its parèdre on a lion on the lotus...

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Monumental Gilt Bronze Buddha

Monumental Gilt Bronze Buddha

Monumental Gilt Bronze Buddha Monumental Gilt Bronze Buddha. The buddha is shown seated in a meditative pose, eyes cast down on a high double lotus throne. The figure is cantered on a large raised throne flanked by two Buddhist lions. To the centre a carved image of...

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