SOLD ITEMS 2014

SOLD ITEMS 2014

Rare Fertility Figures Nyamezi

Rare Fertility Figures Nyamezi

  [wpsgallery]  S O L D Rare Fertility Figures Nyamezi P R O V E N A N C E: Important old Dutch private collection High 75 & 67 cm. Tanzania Rare Fertility Figures Nyamezi, the pair carved out from dark, heavy wood with a shiny surface. The figures tend to...

Extremely Rare Chokwe Mask

Extremely Rare Chokwe Mask

  [wpsgallery] S O L D Extremely Rare Chokwe Mask P R O V E N A N C E: From the Rona Family Collections, Princeton, NJ; Ex. Collection Rob R. Robertson, SC (no. 95.271) Date: 20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of Congo Culture: Chokwe of Luluwa peoples...

Fine Kota Reliquary Figure

Fine Kota Reliquary Figure

  [wpsgallery] S O L D Fine Kota Reliquary Figure P R O V E N A N C E: The David Abbate (1949-2013) Collection High 61 cm., wide 25,5 cm. Gabon, Mahongue Wood and copper sheets Mounted on stand Fine Kota Reliquary Figure, the oval face with central brass cross...

Fine Chokwe Mask

Fine Chokwe Mask

[wpsgallery] S O L D Fine Chokwe Mask P R O V E N A N C E: Important old Dutch private collection High 22 cm. Chokwe, Zaire, Wood and fibre Fine Chokwe Mask. This mask has small eyes and open mouth, symbolizes the ideal mother and woman, called mwana Pwo, is worn...

Baule Mice Oracle

Baule Mice Oracle

[wpsgallery] S O L D Baule Mice Oracle P R O V E N A N C E: Important old Dutch private collection High 29 cm, wide 23 cm. Early 20th century, Baule tribe, Ivory Coast Baule Mice Oracle. This was used for predictions and stored by a soothsayer. The Oracle is divided...

Unusual Blanc de Chine Guanyin

Unusual Blanc de Chine Guanyin

[wpsgallery]   S O L D   Unusual Blanc de Chine Guanyin 18th Century High 28 cm. With impressed seal on underside Includes wooden stand. Unusual Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Chinese Seated Guanyin, in pale celadon glaze, finely made goddess shown seated in...

Historically Important Monumental Japanese Bodhisattva

Historically Important Monumental Japanese Bodhisattva

[wpsgallery]   S O L D   Historically Important Monumental Japanese Bodhisattva PROVENANCE: Former property from the collection of  Anthony M. Kurland Jr of Maine. Archaeologist with degree from Yale and PhD from Harvard. Ex Society of the Cincinnati Museum...

Bwiti Reliquary Figure

Bwiti Reliquary Figure

      [wpsgallery] S O L D Bwiti Reliquary Figure P R O V E N A N C E: Old Dutch private collection, van de M.; Mijdrecht, The Netherlands Gabon, Mahongue Wood and copper sheets, high 54 cm. Iron stand Bwiti Reliquary Figure, the fragmentary base...

Exceedingly Rare Pottery Cavalry

Exceedingly Rare Pottery Cavalry

    [wpsgallery] S O L D Exceedingly Rare Pottery Cavalry Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – 8 A. D) Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China Grey earthenware High 53 cm. Exceedingly Rare Pottery Cavalry, Exceptionally Rare Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cavalry,...

Extremely Important Granary

Extremely Important Granary

    [wpsgallery] S O L D     Extremely Important Granary Early to Mid Eastern Han Dynasty Grey earthenware High: 66 cm, width: 56,5 cm, depth: 26 cm. Extremely Important Granary, this Extremely Rare and Important Large Han Dynasty Granary is from a...

Fine Baoule Maternity Figure

Fine Baoule Maternity Figure

    [wpsgallery]   S O L D   Fine Baoule Maternity Figure P R O V E N A N C E: Old Private Collection, A. F., Bolie Surloi, France Wood, High 37 cm. Fine Baoule Maternity Figure, this finely carved stylized female figure has an exceptional and high...

Ming Dynasty Bronze Simhanadalokeshvara

Ming Dynasty Bronze Simhanadalokeshvara

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Ming Dynasty Bronze Simhanadalokeshvara Ming Dynasty, China High 27 cm. Ming Dynasty Bronze Simhanadalokeshvara, a large bronze figure of Simhanadalokeshvara, seated astride the lion reclining on a lotus base, his right hand resting...

Extremely Rare Large Japanese Buddha

Extremely Rare Large Japanese Buddha

    [wpsgallery] S O L D       Extremely Rare Large Japanese Buddha High 102 cm., Carved and Gild Wood Edo Period, Japan Extremely Rare Large Japanese Buddha, a large Japanese carved and gild wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni. The Buddha...

Superb Female Half Figure Punu Lumbo

Superb Female Half Figure Punu Lumbo

    [wpsgallery] S O L D Superb Female Half Figure Punu Lumbo P R O V E N A N C E: Swiss private collection, Soleure Reliquary Ensemble:  Female Half-Figure, Punu peoples; Gabon,  Wood, pigments, hide, fiber, relics, organic matter High 30, 5 cm. Superb...

Fine Igbo Mask

Fine Igbo Mask

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Fine Igbo Mask P R O V E N A N C E: Private Collection, USA  Early 20th century, Agbogho Mmwo Wood, pigments, iron stand High 50 cm. Nigeria   Fine Igbo Mask, this mask is very composed, with delicate features and an elegant...

Superb Rare Zande Figure

Superb Rare Zande Figure

    [wpsgallery] S O L D Superb Rare Zande Figure   P R O V E N A N C E: Private Collection, France Light-coloured wood, wooden base Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) High 79 cm., total high 86 cm.   Superb Rare Zande Figure, a superb, large and...

Sun Entertainment Baule Mask

Sun Entertainment Baule Mask

    [wpsgallery]    S O L D Sun Entertainment Baule Mask   P R O V E N A N C E: Old Private Collection, Monttelimar, France Wood, natural black pigment Long 20 cm., high 26 cm. Sun Entertainment Baule Mask, a finely carved Sun entertainment Baule...

Baule Female Figure

Baule Female Figure

    [wpsgallery] S O L D   Baule Female Figure P R O V E N A N C E: Old Private Collection, Monttelimon, France Wood, High 48 cm. Baule Female Figure, this finely carved stylized female figure has an exceptional and high abstract face with...

Unusually Mounted Shinto Wakizashi Blade

Unusually Mounted Shinto Wakizashi Blade

    [wpsgallery] S O L D Unusually Mounted Shinto Wakizashi Blade   P R O V E N A N C E: Important old Dutch private collection 17th Century, Japan The blade 52,5 cm long, the total length 78 cm. With a Musashi 1 tier blade stand Unusually Mounted...

Rare Museum Quality Granary

Rare Museum Quality Granary

[wpsgallery]   S O L D Rare Museum Quality Granary Early to Mid Eastern Han Dynasty Green glazed earthenware High: 56 cm, width: 46,5 cm, depth: 17 cm. Rare Museum Quality Granary, this building type – with openings high up and lifted off ground on feet – is generally...

Tang Dynasty Polo Player

Tang Dynasty Polo Player

    [wpsgallery]   S O L D   Tang Dynasty Polo Player Tang Dynasty (618 – 907 A.D.) Tang Dynasty Polo Player, the galloping horse covered in a red and white slip, extending all four legs to their fullest in mid air, the female polo – player seated...

Bronze Figure Manjushri

Bronze Figure Manjushri

    [wpsgallery] S O L D   Bronze Figure Manjushri   Nepal, 19th Century, High 51 cm., Wide 51 cm., Deep 28 cm. P R O V E N A N C E: Private Collection, New Orleans   Bronze Figure Manjushri, seated in vajrasana on a wooden base with both...

Ming Dynasty Large Samantabhadra

Ming Dynasty Large Samantabhadra

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Ming Dynasty Large Samantabhadra Ming Dynasty High 26cm., Weight: 2655 gs. Ming Dynasty Large Samantabhadra, 普賢菩薩騎象. The bronze Bodisattva of action is sated in royal posture, rajalilasana, on the White Elephant (some believe that...

Unusually Interesting Songye Mask

Unusually Interesting Songye Mask

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Unusually Interesting Songye Mask   Northen Luba, Kongolo Region Democratic Republic of Congo High 41 cm., wood, iron stand Unusually Interesting Songye Mask, kifwebe, of typical design with domed forehead, hemispherical eyes...

Japanese Gilt Wood Buddha Amida

Japanese Gilt Wood Buddha Amida

    [wpsgallery]    S O L D Japanese Gilt Wood Buddha Amida   High 36 cm. Japan, 19th Century, Meiji period Japanese Gilt Wood Buddha Amida, a lacquer gilded figure of Amia Nyorai, wearing monastic robes and seated in a pose of meditation on the upper...

Rare Gild Bronze Figure Avalokitesvara

Rare Gild Bronze Figure Avalokitesvara

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Rare Gild Bronze Figure Avalokitesvara High 22 cm. Late 18th / early 19th century Rare Gild Bronze Figure Avalokitesvara, standing in samabhanga on a separate cast lotus base, both principle hands in anjalimudra while the other six...

Large Pewter Plate

Large Pewter Plate

    [wpsgallery]  S O L D Large Pewter Plate   Diameter 38 cm. Dated 1851 Large Pewter Plate, with an unusual soft engraving of two lions holding the plate dated 1851, with the text of “Vicia Nelegas”.    

Suku Helmet Mask

Suku Helmet Mask

    [wpsgallery]   S O L D       Suku Helmet Mask Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) Wood, vegetal fibres, pigments and iron stand High 50 cm. Suku Helmet Mask, the open mouth, exposing the teeth, and the thick eyebrows convey...

Finely Executed Rare Luba Mask

Finely Executed Rare Luba Mask

    [wpsgallery]       S O L D       Finely Executed Rare Luba Mask Luba people, Shaba, Zaire High 28cm., wood, red, white and brown pigments Finely Executed Rare Luba Mask, those masks are exceptional, they are mostly found in...

Punu Mask Gabon

Punu Mask Gabon

    [wpsgallery] S O L D Punu Mask Gabon   High 30 cm., iron stand Punu Mask Gabon, this classical Punu mask from southern Gabon, which represents an idealized female entity, is a superb celebration of the beauty of women and of their importance in the...

Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits

Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits

    [wpsgallery] S O L D   Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits   Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th century Each framed behind glass (2), high 150 cm., wide 90 cm. P R O V E N A N C E: old and important Amsterdam collection bought in 1960's Qing Dynasty Ancestor...

Polychrome Carved Wood Figure St John Baptist

Polychrome Carved Wood Figure St John Baptist

    [wpsgallery]   S O L D     Polychrome Carved Wood Figure St John Baptist RIJNLAAND, 15TH CENTURY High 100cm., overall  Polychrome Carved Wood Figure St John Baptist,  Polychrome Carved Wood Figure of St John the Baptist; depicted standing...

Stone Polychrome Sculpture Virgin and Child

Stone Polychrome Sculpture Virgin and Child

    [wpsgallery]   S O L D     Stone Polychrome Sculpture Virgin and Child Burgundia late 15th / early 16th Century, ca. 1500 A.D. Stone Polychrome Sculpture Virgin and Child, an impressive and finely executed limestone late 15th / early 16th...

Gilt Bronze Buddha Ming Dynasty

Gilt Bronze Buddha Ming Dynasty

  S O L D       Gilt Bronze Buddha Ming Dynasty   Late Ming dynasty, 17th century High 22 cm.   Gilt Bronze Buddha Ming Dynasty, a lacquer gilded bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni seated in meditation on a double lotus throne, the right...

Satsuma figure Bodhisattva, Kwannon

Satsuma figure Bodhisattva, Kwannon

  S O L D Satsuma figure Bodhisattva, Kwannon Meiji period, Japan High 36 cm. Satsuma figure Bodhisattva, Kwannon, large and very rare, seated in a form of padmasana with a dragon on a lotus base and recumbent karashishi, signed on the reverse of the deity, 'Dai...

Rare Stone Khmer Figure Vishvakarman

Rare Stone Khmer Figure Vishvakarman

[wpsgallery]   S O L D   Rare Stone Khmer Figure Vishvakarman Angkor period, Bayon-Style, 12th – 13th Century High 40 cm. P R O V E N A N C E: Old Dutch collection Rare Stone Khmer Figure Vishvakarman, a stone figure of celestial architect Vihvakarman,...

Rare Large Tabwa Buffalo Mask

Rare Large Tabwa Buffalo Mask

    [wpsgallery]    S O L D Rare Large Tabwa Buffalo Mask Wood, raffia Democratic Republic of Congo High 55 cm. Rare Large Tabwa Buffalo Mask. Tabwa people lived under Luba domination in small villages, in the south-eastern part of central African...

Gilt Bronze Figure Tsong Kha Pa

Gilt Bronze Figure Tsong Kha Pa

   S O L D Gilt Bronze Figure Tsong Kha Pa   19th Century, Tibeto – Chinese High 17,15 cm. Gilt Bronze Figure Tsong Kha Pa, Tibeto-Chinese, 19th century. A very fine gilt bronze figure of Tsong Kha Pa, seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, both hands raising...

Large Tang  Fat Lady

Large Tang Fat Lady

  [wpsgallery]     S O L D       Large Tang  Fat Lady   Tang Dynasty (618-907) High 40 cm. Large Tang  Fat Lady, a painted pottery figure of a court lady, the elegant figure shown standing gracefully on a shaped base holding her...

Chokwe Mask Mukishi wa Cihongo

Chokwe Mask Mukishi wa Cihongo

S O L D Chokwe Mask Mukishi wa Cihongo  Height 25 cm; Width 45 cm. Angola   Chokwe Mask Mukishi wa Cihongo, wooden male mask, with horizontal beard and large globular eyes. It symbolizes power and wealth and is sometimes used as a judgment mask. It was originally...

Red Sandstone Stele Depicting Brahmi

Red Sandstone Stele Depicting Brahmi

S O L D   Red Sandstone Stele Depicting Brahmi Central India, 11th century, high 51,5 cm. Red Sandstone Stele Depicting Brahmi, mottled, seated in lalitasana on a pedestal with the hamsa to the front, her principle hands in varadamudra and holding vase, both...

Chinese Qing Dynasty Altar Table

Chinese Qing Dynasty Altar Table

Chinese Qing Dynasty Altar Table Chinese Qing Dynasty Altar Table, of rectangular form, with four drawers above nice carving, four square form legs supporting the beautiful top, wonderful original black lacquer. Width 198 cm, deep 38 cm, high 85 cm. Qing Dynasty, 19th...

Chokwe Pwo Mask

Chokwe Pwo Mask

S O L D Chokwe Pwo Mask Chokwe Pwo Mask. This mask has small eyes and open mouth, symbolizes the ideal mother and woman, called mwana Pwo, is worn during a masquerade on stilts. This is a very fine example of the most widely available of all Chokwe masks. High 15 cm....

Mama Mask

Mama Mask

  S O L D Of stylised form, with open mouth, the carved horns almost form oval, very nice aged reddish patina. Mama tribe, high 50 cm. WOOD, IRON STAND, NIGERIA - The Mamapeople are also known as Kantana. They live north of the Jos plateau and carved headdresses in...

VOC CANDLESTICKS

VOC CANDLESTICKS

S O L D VOC  CANDLESTICKS VOC candlesticks, a pair of V.O.C. candlesticks, high 35 cm, circa 1700 A.D. made in the Dutch Indies after the example of the “Kraagkandelaar” from the Netherlands. Square wrought iron pickets above and whole of dark bronze / brass patina,...

Tang Dynasty Fat Lady

Tang Dynasty Fat Lady

  S O L D   Tang Dynasty Fat Lady Tang Dynasty Fat Lady, this handsome figure is standing slightly swayed to the left, with painted shoes, the arms hidden within the voluminous sleeves of her long robes gathered with a belt around the hip, her beautiful face...

FINELY MODELLED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF LOKAPALA

FINELY MODELLED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF LOKAPALA

    S O L D       FINELY MODELLED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF LOKAPALA   The figure shown standing atop a recumbent animal (a ram), with traces of red, ochre, pale green and black pigments, high 48,5 cm. TANG DYNASTY (618 – 907 A.D.) [learn_more...

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