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CHINESE, JAPANESE, INDUS, EARLY INDIAN, JAVANESE AND SELJUK ART

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9772. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC TRIPOD BOWL, ca. 4th millennium BC. The bowl tapering to the three tripod legs and everted wide everted rim, the body covered with a bark pattern surface. 6 x 6 inches. Rim chip restored. Rare. $750 estimate.
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9773. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC SINGLE HANDLED MUG, ca. 4th millennium BC. The mug with flat base and slightly everted rim with single strap handle, the body covered with a bark pattern surface. 3.5 x 4 inches. Intact. Rare. $450 estimate.
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9774. A RARE HAN DYNASTY BRONZE MIRROR, ca. 1st century AD. 5 inches. Almost all Chinese mirrors on the market are from significantly later periods. $1750 estimate.
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9775. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The sizable grayware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and orange lines. 11.25 inches. Intact with light soil deposits. $1500 estimate.
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9776. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The grayware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and blue. 5 inches. Rare with light soil deposits. $450 estimate.
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9777. A HAN DYNASTY GRANARY MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. The sizable green-glazed round tower with tiled roof. 9.3 inches. Small rimchips. Rare. $3500 estimate.
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9778. A HAN DYNASTY ANIMAL PEN, 207 BC-220 AD. The walled terracotta pen with tower with removable roof and side ramp. 6 x 7 x 8 inches. Small cracks to tower top. $1250 estimate.
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9779. A HAN DYNASTY STOVE MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. The green glazed tomb furnishing with separately molded pot and chimney. 6 x 7 inches. Chip to chimney. Rare. $1750 estimate.
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9780. A HAN DYNASTY TOMB FIGURE, 207 BC-220 AD. The standing court figure with long robe. Remains of white, red and black paint. 10.5 inches. $1500 estimate.
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9781. A VERY RARE SIX DYNASTIES HOUSE, 220-581 AD. The dark brown glazed house with birds on top and eight inscribed characters on the front. 4 x 6 x 6 inches. It is very rare to find nice artifacts from this period. Head of one bird reattached otherwise choice condition. $3750 estimate.
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9782. A TANG DYNASTY MUSICIAN, 618-970 AD. The finely modeled female court musician holding a drum. Remains of paint. 10 inches. Rare. $3000 estimate.
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9783. A FINE MING DYNASTY OFFERING TABLE WITH OFFERINGS. 1368-1644. The sizable brown and green glazed stoneware tomb furnishing with excellent detail with five original offerings including pig head, rooster, cakes and fruits. 7 x 9.3 x 11.6 inches. Rare and in excellent condition. $2500 estimate.
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9784. A MING DYNASTY CHEST. 1368-1644. The green glazed chest designed as an offering for the deceased. 3 x 4 x 5.5 inches. Excellent condition. $1450 estimate.
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9785. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed figure with green, yellow, black and red glaze and pigments. 7.75 inches. Repair at neck. $1500 estimate.
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9786. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed male figure with scarce dark and light blue glaze. 6.75 inches. $1500 estimate.
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9787. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed male figure with scarce dark and light blue glaze. 6.5 inches. $1500 estimate.
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9788. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed female figure with high hairstyle and holding a large platter. Green, blue and black glazes with scarce white glaze on the face. 6 inches. $1500 estimate.
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9789. A PAIR OF FINE YUNG CHING FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS, 1723-1735. Have older Ming seals on bottom. 2.5 x 5 inches. $950 estimate.
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9790. A FINE CHIEN LUNG BLUE AND WHITE BOWL, 1736-1795. The finely fired bowl with floral pattern and seal on bottom. 7.8 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9791. A DAOGUANG PLATE WITH FLOWER AND EIGHT TREASURES DESIGN, 1821-1850. With scalloped edge. 8 inches. $450 estimate.
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9792. AN EXCEPTIONAL FINE LARGE CHING DYNASTY PLATTER, ca. early 19th century. The fine blue & white porcelain platter thickly covered with butterfuly and leaf designs on interior and under the exterior rim, six character seal on bottom. 2.5 x 14.75 inches. Choice type and condition. $4750 estimate.
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9793. A CHINESE CARVED CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE, ca. early 20th century. The snuff bottle carved from a heavy chunk of fine red coral, the lid with copper snuff dipper attached. 2.8 inchs. $1350 estimate.
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9794. A CHOICE KHMER BRONZE GROUP, ca. 16th century. The central figure a four-armed god holding a wreath, a shell, a staff and another uncertain object, flanked by two Garuda birds holding offering dishes on their heads from which a pyramid of sacred flame issues, the group on integral base. 6 x 9.25 inches. Choice detail, style and condition. Very rare. $5000 estimate.
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9795. AN EARLY THAI BROWN GLAZED PITCHER, ca. 1st millennium AD. The pitcher with single strap handle and pinched pouring spout, brown glaze on all but base area. 5 inches. Tiny rim chips. Rare. $450 estimate.
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9796. AN EARLY THAI BROWN GLAZED BOWL, ca. 1st millennium AD. The small footed bowl with brown glaze over interior and coming down over the exterior til just above the base. 1.5 x 4 inches. Excellent condition. Scarce. $275 estimate.
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9797. A GANDHARAN STUCCO BUDDHA, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The seated Buddha with long robes and clasped hands. 9.5 inches. Repaired and chip to r. shoulder but of nice style with good detail. Inexpensive example. $1250 estimate.
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9798. A RARE GANDHARAN CARVED STONE OIL LAMP, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The carved stone lamp with a palm tree dividing the filler area from the wick area. 6.75 inches. Extremely rare and a choice example. $2250 estimate.
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9799. A RARE GANDHARAN TERRACOTTA PITCHER, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The crudely formed pitcher with single handle and slightly everted rim, floral and designs dark brown. 5 x 6 inches. Gandharan pottery is extremely rare and seldom offered. Chips to rim. $650 estimate.
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9800. AN EARLY PERSIAN GLAZED AMPHORA, ca. 10th-12th century AD. The amphora with tall neck and twin handles, the body covered with thick glaze now with much subdued peacock iridescence. 10.25 inches. Repaired? crack around base. Rare large early Islamic piece. $1750 estimate.
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9801. AN EARLY PERSIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED PITCHER, ca. 10th-12th century AD. The small pitcher of squat form on ring base with high neck and neck, the neck in the form of a bird's head, the body covered with thick turquoise glaze, the body with eight molded facets. 5.75 inches. Repaired with small patches to shoulder. Rare early Islamic piece. $450 estimate.
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9802. AN EARLY ISLAMIC CEREMONIAL OFFERING VESSEL, ca. 8th-10th century AD. With twin bowls flanking a ram's head, socket for handle behind, The whole with thick turquoise green glaze. 5 inches. Extremely rare. $1750 estimate.
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9803. AN EARLY ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP, ca. 8th-9th century AD. The lamp of raised conical form with loop handle and protruding spout. 5.3 inches. Intact rare large example. $350 estimate.
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9804. AN EARLY ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP, ca. 8th-9th century AD. The lamp of raised conical form and ridged body with loop handle and protruding spout. 3.75 inches. Intact. $350 estimate.
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9805. A FINE INDUS VALLEY BRONZE COMBINATION CLOAK PIN AND MIRROR, ca. 1st millennium BC. The pin with large oval head with repousse designs including two birds at top, palms at sides and floral rosettes. 4 x 14.25 inches. An exceptional example. Very rare. $2500 estimate.
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9806. A FINE INDUS VALLEY BRONZE COMBINATION CLOAK PIN AND MIRROR, ca. 1st millennium BC. The pin with large oval head with repousse design with floral rosette within band of dots. 3.75 x 12 inches. Excellent example. Very rare. $1750 estimate.
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9807. A FINE INDUS VALLEY BRONZE COMBINATION CLOAK PIN AND MIRROR, ca. 1st millennium BC. The mirror with large polished circular face with heavy long pin handle with perforated knobs at top for attachments. 5.2 x 12.5 inches. Excellent example. Very rare. $1250 estimate.
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9808. AN INDUS VALLEY BRONZE COMBINATION CLOAK PIN AND MIRROR, ca. 1st millennium BC. The mirror with polished circular face with long pin handle. 3.25 x 11 inches. Nice example. Very rare. $1250 estimate.
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9809. A LARGE GANDHARAN SHIST HERCULES, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The stone plaque of Hercules reclining holding a wreath, partial figure of attendant to l. 3.5 x 11.5 x 20.5 inches. $4500 estimate.
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9810. A LARGE GANDHARAN STONE RELIEF BUDDHA, ca. 2nd 3rd century AD. The Buddha seated crosslegged in meditation flanked by attendants. Carved in gray shist. 2 x 13.5 x 16 inches. Excellent condition other than small hole which can be easily plugged. $4500 estimate.
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9811. A LARGE AND FINE GANDHARAN STUCCO BUDDHA, ca. 2nd-3th century AD. The Buddha seated in meditation with legs crossed and hands clasped in his lap. Especially fine and large example of wonderful style with great serenity. 11 x 16.25 inches. Intact. See eg. Sotheby's March '97, lot 45 for a very similar example only slightly larger which sold for $65,750. On custom stand. Very rare. $12,500 estimate.
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9812. A GANDHARAN SHIST STELE, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The stele in the form of a temple with a scene from the life of Buddha who is standing surrounded by seven other figures within the main temple alcove. He is also shown seated in meditation in the frieze above surrounded by four supplicants, two of whom give offerings while the others bow in supplication. 2.25 x 9.75 x 11.5 inches. Excellent nearly complete piece with detailed carving and only a small side of the frieze missing. Considerably better than photo. $3500 estimate.
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9813. A GANDHARAN SHIST WINGED DIETY, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone figural group with a mustached winged diety seated with semi-nude female attendant to the left. 6.5 x 7 inches. A choice complete piece with wonderful detailed carving in excellent condition. Free standing. $3500 estimate.
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9814. A GANDHARAN SHIST SEATED GODDESS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone Goddess seated on her throne with halo behind, her raised right hand holding a globe. 2.5 x 5.5 x 10.5 inches. Excellent complete piece with detailed carving and only minor chips. $4500 estimate.
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9815. A GANDHARAN SHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone head with fine serene expression. 1.75 x 2.5 x 4 inches. Some abrasion and light deposits. Excellent. $1950 estimate.
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9816. A GANDHARAN SHIST TORSO OF A PRINCE, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone figure turned toward the right wearing robes and royal headress. 2 x 3.5 x 8 inches. Excellent carving better than image shows. $1750 estimate.
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9817. A FINE GANDHARAN SHIST FIGURE, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone male figure carrying a pouch slung across his belly. 2.5 x 5.5 x 7.5 inches. Superb carving with wonderful animated pose. $2500 estimate.
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9818. A GANDHARAN SHIST BUDDHA, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone Buddha missing the head but nicely carved with long flowing robes. 2 x 3.75 inches. Free standing. $750 estimate.
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9819. A GANDHARAN SHIST LOTUS STAND, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The stand consisting of a pedestal with carved lotus base and a top with wide finely carved lotus stand. 4 x 5 inches. Rare. $1950 estimate.
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9820. A LARGE INDIAN STONE SHIVA, ca. 10th century AD. The figure of Shiva drinking from a bowl carved in red sandstone. 4.5 x 14 x 28.5 inches. On custom stand. $6500 estimate.
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9821. A LARGE KUBARA STONE PLAQUE, ca. 1st millennium AD. With a corpulent seated god or king being served by a semi-nude maiden who pours him drink, remains of pigment (white color is removable deposit). 8 x 22 x 23 inches. On custom stand (which should be sanded and refinished to remove rust deposits). $3500 estimate.
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9822. A LARGE INDIAN EROTIC STONE STELE, ca. 10th century AD. A nearly complete stele carved in dark gray stone with Shiva seated with erect lingam next to his semi-nude consort, Shiva's foot resting on Nandi bull below. 4 x 14 x 25 inches. Couple of lines on old expert repairs. Excellent carving and a nearly complete piece with rare erotic subject matter. Considerably better than image. On custom stand. $9500 estimate.
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9823. A LARGE INDIAN STONE PANEL, ca. 10th century AD. Carved in beige sandstone with the semi-nude figures of a voluptuous goddess or princess attended by two young girls, a diety above. 3.5 x 14.5 x 23 inches. Free standing with care. $25,500 estimate.
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9824. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC VESSEL, Gansu Yangshao, ca. 2500 BC. The two handled pot with black circular net and zoomorphic motifs on the upper half, small loop handles low on the sides. 14 x 15 inches. Nice large example. $1750 estimate.
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9825. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC VESSEL, Gansu Yangshao, ca. 2500 BC. The two handled pot with black wave and ladder designs on the upper half, small loop handles low on the sides. 12.5 x 13.5 inches. Nice large example. $1750 estimate.
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9826. A WEI DYNASTY STONE CARVING, 220 265 AD. With a male devotee standing on a lotus within an alcove. 5.5 x 12.5 x 2 inches deep. Remains of pigment. Rare. Would profit from careful removal of caked soil. $1250 estimate.
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9827. A WEI DYNASTY STONE CARVING, 220 265 AD. With a male devotee standing on a lotus within an alcove. 5.5 x 12.5 x 2 inches deep. Remains of pigment. Rare. $1250 estimate.
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9828. A WEI DYNASTY STONE CARVING, 220 265 AD. With a female devotee standing on a lotus within an alcove. 5.5 x 12.5 x 2.75 inches deep. Remains of pigment. Rare. $1250 estimate.
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9829. A QUALITY INDIAN IVORY FIGURE, ca. early 20th century. With a four-armed celestial female musician, a peacock at her feet. The figure 5 inches. Excellent condition. On custom hardwood base. High quality carving with fine detail. $1850 estimate.
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9830. AN EXCEPTIONAL KUTANI VASE. Japan, ca. early 20th century. The vase very finely painted with an immortal seated on a lotus blossom floating among the waves, a large dragon around, register with long-tailed phoenix encircling beneath, an additional geometric register below. 8 x 14.5 inches. Excellent condition. Great wonderfully rendered detail in faces and clothing detail and small scholar's table behind the Lohan. Rare this nice. $4500 estimate.
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9831. A FINE BRONZE SPEAR POINT, Uncertain culture but definitely ancient. Likely Chinese, later Warring States or Early Western Han period. ca. BC/AD. 5.6 inches. Excellent olive-brown patina. Attribution of this interesting type appreciated. Not in Petrie, 'Tools and Weapons'. $1750 estimate.
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9832. AN ARCHAIC STYLE DEEP RED 'JADE' BLADE FORM PECTORAL. Probably somewhat later copy as usual but still with some age. Carved dark red stone. 2.7 inches. Ex. Old New York collection formed early part of this century. $850 estimate.
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9833. AN ARCHAIC STYLE 'JADE' TAO TIEH FACED PENDANT. Probably somewhat later copy as usual but still with some age. Carved dark red stone. 2 inches. Ex. Old New York collection formed early part of this century. Nice. $1750 estimate.
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9834. A CHINESE 'JADE' TABLET FORM PENDANT WITH KYLIN AND SCROLLWORK. Probably somewhat later copy as usual but still with some age. Carved dark red stone. 2.2 inches. Ex. Old New York collection formed early part of this century. $1250 estimate.
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9835. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Hunting scene with nobles on horseback chasing deer, a lion attacking an elephant, the verso covered with calligraphy. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9836. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Hunting scene with nobles on horseback chasing deer and lions, a lion attacking an elephant, the verso covered with calligraphy. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9837. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Scene of women offering water to nobles at a well, the verso covered with calligraphy. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9838. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Multiple panels with scenes of nobles picnicing with servant women, lions attacking deer and water buffalo, the verso covered with calligraphy. 6 x 9.5 inches. $1450 estimate.
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9839. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Larger panel with scene of ruler with four servant girls in his royal barge, the verso covered with calligraphy. 5.75 x 10.25 inches. $1450 estimate.
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9840. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Multiple panels with scenes of saint, women making offering to an ascetic and tigers fighting elephants and antelope, the verso covered with calligraphy. 6 x 9.5 inches. $1450 estimate.
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9841. A CHOICE HAN DYNASTY HEARTH MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. Olive glazed terracotta hearth stove model with fire hole, two cooking pots, molded fish, food, tongs, pots. 8 x 7 inches. Excellent condition. Rare this nice. $4500 estimate.
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9842. A FINE CHINESE JADE CARVING. ca. 18th-19th century. Openwork carving with one large bat and two smaller ones on two peaches. Fine quality pale green muttonfat nephrite jade. 2.3x1.6x1.2". Nice example. A good luck charm. $3500 estimate.
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9843. A FINE CHINESE JADE CARVING, ca. 18th-19th century. Openwork carving of a Lohan with bat and peach. Fine quality pale green muttonfat nephrite jade. 2.5". Nice, a good luck charm. $3500 estimate.
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9844. AN ANTIQUE CHINESE CLOISONNE MATCHBOX HOLDER, ca. 1920's. The openwork brass holder designed to take a standard box of small wood matches and ornamented with very finely detailed imperial dragons against cloud backgrounds with waves below and the encircling the blue pill representing the elixer of immortality. Identical cloisonne scene both sides. 1.6 x 2.6 inches. Excellent workmanship. $1750 estimate.
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9845. A FINE CHINESE 'MUD' FIGURE. 20th century. The large figure of a sage regarding a monkey with a peach. Polychrome glazing. Signed. 12 x 9.5 x 8.5 inches. Much better quality and larger than usual for these. $3500 estimate.
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9846. AN EARLY KOREAN OFFERING VESSEL. Old Silla Dynasty, ca. 3rd-6th century AD. The decorated grey glazed cover with knob handle sits on high pedestal base with openwork rectangles. 5.8 x 5 inches. Choice intact condition. Rare. $3000 estimate.
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9847. A FINE SATSUMA VASE ANTIQUE LAMP. The vase ca. 19th century, the lamp ca. early-mid 20th century. The vase with 19 Lohans and Saints and a dragon rendered in gold and pigments, the four central figures and the dragon being raised molded figures. The vase 12 x 6.5 inches, the total height of the lamp 24.5 inches. The lamp of solid bronze of excellent manufacture with matching gold electrical cord, the shade retainer can be adjusted upward up to an additional 3.25 inches to accommodate a larger shade if desired. Unobtrusive crack in one small ring around the metal base. The vase with required non visible drill hole in base but in excellent condition. Shade not included. $4500 estimate.
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9848. TWO JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHIC PANELS, c. early 20th century. Both inscribed with poetry written in grass style calligraphy. One filled with additional classical style calligraphy on the reverse. 7 x 8.5 inches. $1750 estimate.
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9849. AN EARLY THAI LIDDED VESSEL, ca. 1st millennium AD. The finely made vessel with two small handles and recessed lid with knob. 4.5 x 5.5 inches. Rim chip to lid, otherwise a very fine example. $1750 estimate.
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9850. A SAWANKHALOK COSMETICS JAR. Thailand, ca. 14th century. The lidded vessel in the form of a persimmon with applied iron brown designs. 2.1 x 2.5 inches. Excellent condition and a beautiful little piece. $2000 estimate.
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9851. AN EARLY PERSIAN TWO HANDLED POT, ca. 8th-12th century. The heavy bodied vessel with remains of green crackle glaze. 3.8 inches. Rare. $1750 estimate.
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9852. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC VESSEL, Gansu Yangshao, ca. 2500 BC. The two handled pot with black cross within circle designs on red background, small loop handles low on the sides. 12 x 12 inches. $1750 estimate.
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9853. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL TORSO, ca. 3rd-2nd millennium BC. 3 inches. Better than photo. $350 estimate.
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9854. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL HEAD, ca. 3rd-2nd millennium BC. 1.1 inches. $350 estimate.
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9855. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL HEAD, ca. 3rd-2nd millennium BC. 1.5 inches. $350 estimate.
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9856. AN INDUS VALLEY BULL HEAD, ca. 3rd-2nd millennium BC. 1.25 inches. $350 estimate.
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9857. AN INDUS VALLEY COSMETIC VESSEL WITH LID, ca. 3rd-2nd millennium BC. 1.6 x 2.1 inches. Intact. $450 estimate.
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9858. AN INDUS VALLEY HUMAN HEAD, ca. 1st millennium BC. 1.9 inches. $350 estimate.
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9859. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL HEAD, ca. 1st millennium BC. 2 inches. $350 estimate.
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9860. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL HEAD, ca. 1st millennium BC. 2.5 inches. $350 estimate.
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9861. AN INDUS VALLEY ANIMAL HEAD, ca. 1st millennium BC. 2 inches. $350 estimate.
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9862. AN INDUS VALLEY SHEEP, ca. 1st millennium BC. Terracotta figure depicting a heavily wooled sheep. 3.5 inches. $650 estimate.
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9863. A GANDHARAN SHIST RING, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The ring with the carved head of a saint sideways on the bezel wrapping around the edge. 28 mm. Repaired. Rare type. $950 estimate.
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9864. A FINE EARLY INDIAN MARBLE FRAGMENT, ca. 1st millennium AD. The fragment a finely carved braceleted hand holding a shell from a larger statue. 1.5 x 1.5 inches. $650 estimate.
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9865. AN INDIAN STONE FRIEZE, ca. 10th-12th century. The frieze with male god seated holding the breast of his consort who sits on his lap. Two Buddhist saints in meditation above and elephant, lion, bull and warrior on horseback below complete the scene. Considerable remains of reddish pigment. 3 x 9.5 x 17 inches. Nice complete scene on custom base. $6500 estimate.
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9866. AN EARLY THAI GLAZED VESSEL, ca. 1st millennium AD. The wide vessel with rimmed opening & brown glaze over the top half. 3.5" x 4". $450 estimate.
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9867. A FINE PERSIAN MINIATURE, ca. 19th century. With prince offering a rose to a lady riding on an elephant, the elephant itself composed of numerous other animals and human figures. Fine calligraphy top, bottom and covering the reverse. 9 x 13 inches. Gold and gouache on paper. Choice example. Considerably better detail and workmanship than shows in the digital image. $1750 estimate.
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9868. A FINE PERSIAN MINIATURE, ca. 19th century. With prince offering a rose to a lady riding o a camel, the camel itself composed of numerous other animals and human figures. Fine calligraphy top, bottom and covering the reverse. 9 x 13 inches. Gold and gouache on paper. Choice example. Considerably better detail and workmanship than shows in the digital image. $1750 estimate.
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9869. A LARGE MING DYNASTY HOUSE ALTAR, 1368-1644. The exceptionally large and heavy altar with bench in the interior (note that the interior back wall is in deep shadow and does not show in the image), the exterior green and brown glazed. 15.5 x 16 x 8 inches. 35 lbs. Minor inconsequential chips and good iridescense and adhered ancient soil all attesting authenticity. Very rare this large. $6500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $4500. Place An Order:



9870. A LARGE GLAZED JAR, Ming or Ching Dynasties. The large brown glazed jar with 5 small pierced handles in the form of Tao Tieh heads, the body with incised floral motifs. 18 x 23 inches. An impressive large heavy piece. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1750. Place An Order:



9871. AN INDUS VALLEY OIL LAMP, c. 1st millennium BC. 3.25 inches. Of simple pinched rim form. Rare. $350 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $250. Place An Order:



9872. AN INDUS VALLEY OIL LAMP, c. 1st millennium BC. 2.5 inches. Of simple pinched rim form. Rare. $250 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $175. Place An Order:



9873. A RARE KUSHAN RED SANDSTONE TORSO, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. 4 x 4 inches. Better than photo. $1850 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1250. Place An Order:



9874. A FINE GUPTA TERRACOTTA FEMALE, ca. 4th-5th century AD. The torso of a goddess or divine dancer her head inclined to the side. 5 inches. Very rare this nice. $3500 estimate.
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9875. A FINE GUPTA TERRACOTTA HEAD, ca. 4th-5th century AD. The head perhaps of monkey king or leonine being. 2.5 inches. Nice. $2750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1650. Place An Order:



9876. A RARE INDIAN TERRACOTTA HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. The head with upturned pupils and third eye in middle of forehead. 3 x 4.25 inches. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1750. Place An Order:



9877. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing a tall royal headdress. Nice detail and condition. 9.5 inches. On custom stand. $3500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2500. Place An Order:



9878. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Nice detail and condition. 5.5 x 6 inches. On custom stand. $1750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1250. Place An Order:



9879. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A BUDDHA, ca. 10th century AD. Nice detail and condition. 4.5 x 6.5 inches. On custom stand. $3000 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2250. Place An Order:



9880. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Excellent detail and condition. 4 x 5 inches. On custom stand. $2750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1950. Place An Order:



9881. AN INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. The body of a male god perhaps Vishnu. 10 6 inches. On custom stand. $2750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2250. Place An Order:



9882. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Head of a Buddha. Excellent detail. 3 x 3.5 inches. On custom stand. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1750. Place An Order:



9883. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Head of a Buddha. Excellent detail. 3 x 4 inches. On custom stand. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1850. Place An Order:



9884. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing tall royal headdress. 5 inches. On custom stand. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1850. Place An Order:



9885. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing tall royal headdress. 4.5 inches. On custom stand. $2000 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1450. Place An Order:



9886. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 6 x 8.5 inches. $3750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2500. Place An Order:



9887. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 5 x 6 inches. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1650. Place An Order:



9888. A LARGE INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing tall royal headdress. 7.5 inches. $1850 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1250. Place An Order:



9889. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4.5 inches. $2000 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1650. Place An Order:



9890. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4.5 inches. $2250 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1650. Place An Order:



9891. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 5 inches. $1750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1250. Place An Order:



9892. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4 inches. $1350 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $750. Place An Order:



9893. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4 inches. $1650 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $750. Place An Order:



9894. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 3.5 inches. $1000 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $650. Place An Order:



9895. AN INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 3 inches. $1250 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $650. Place An Order:



9896. A LARGER INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. 8 inches. $1750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1000. Place An Order:



9897. A LARGER INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. Bearing a large bowl of fruit on his head. 10 inches. $3000 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2250. Place An Order:



9898. A LARGER INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. 11 inches. $3750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2750. Place An Order:



9899. A LARGER INDIAN STONE BUST, ca. 10th century AD. 8.25 inches. $2750 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1750. Place An Order:



9900. A LARGE INDIAN STONE FREIZE, ca. 10th century AD. The freize depicting a voluptuous celestial dancer or goddess. Wear to face, but a large and impressive figure. 12 x 29 x 5 inches. $3500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2500. Place An Order:



9901. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous semi-nude dancer to the gods. 14 x 30 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9902. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous semi-nude dancer to the gods. 16 x 29 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9903. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous semi-nude dancer to the gods. 14 x 27 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9904. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous semi-nude dancer to the gods. 12 x 28 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9905. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous semi-nude dancer to the gods. 14 x 26 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9906. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous nude dancer to the gods. 12 x 26 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9907. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous nude dancer to the gods. 10 x 20.5 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9908. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE ANTIQUE INDIAN CELESTIAL DANCER. c. early 20th century. Classical Indian hand carved stone figure of a voluptuous nude dancer to the gods. 8.5 x 17.5 inches. Great buy for an upscale decorator. On custom stand. Beautifully carved figure. A large and impressive piece of fine oriental art. $4500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $3500. Place An Order:



9909. A RARE JAVANESE TERRACOTTA HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. The sizeable head 4.5 x 5.5 inches. Rare. $2500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $1750. Place An Order:



9910. A FINE SELJUK FIGURAL TERRACOTTA ROOF TILE, 12th-14th century AD. The tile ending in the finely modeled face of a mythical being. 5.25 inches diameter. Rear top with breaks. Rare. $3500 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $2500. Place An Order:



9911. AN ANTIQUE ISLAMIC BEAD NECKLACE, Pakistan, early 20th century. ~16 inches. Beads in various materials. NOTE: THIS LOT IS THE INSIDE NECKLACE ONLY! $250 estimate.
Available. The Reserve Is: $175. Place An Order:




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