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CHINESE, JAPANESE, JAVANESE, INDUS VALLEY, EARLY INDIAN AND ISLAMIC ART

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10112. AN ORDOS ANIMAL STYLE BELT BUCKLE. Mongolia, c. 6th - 2nd century BC. The bronze buckle in the form of a crouching feline with head reverted and tail curled over its body, a long hook for fastening the belt at one end, a brass button-like knob on the reverse for attachment to the leather of the belt. 4 inches. A nice example with some encrustation attesting to its authenticity, and a nice jade-like green patina. Provenance: The estate of a New York City collector. $350 estimate.
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10081. A FINE MEIJI BRONZE FLOOR LAMP. Japan, Meiji Period, c. late 19th century. A large and substantial bronze floor lamp ornamented with numerous very high profile birds, flowers and a dragon. The lamp as originally made with separate lift out kerosene or oil container with 3 controls and wire support for glass lampshade. This lamp includes a mid 20th century insert for an electric light bulb and a small fitting shade which can be easily removed if desired. The only alteration is a 1/4 inch hole in the original thin brass grid where the electric cord exits. 10.5 inches by 4 feet tall. 20 lb.. Otherwise in excellent condition. Provenance: Acquired by the current owner in the 1960's in Japan. This is an original antique Japanese floor lamp, not one of the modern knock offs! $4500 estimate.
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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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $450 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $350 estimate.
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9774. A HAN DYNASTY OR LATER BRONZE MIRROR, ca. 1st century AD. 5 inches. Provenance: From the estate of a wealthy New Jersey collector. $1250 estimate.
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9775. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The sizable gray ware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and orange lines. 11.25 inches. Intact with light soil deposits. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $1800 estimate.
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9776. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The gray ware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and blue. 5 inches. Rare with light soil deposits. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $350 estimate.
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9777. A FINE HAN DYNASTY GRANARY MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. The sizable green-glazed round tower with tiled roof. 9.3 inches. Small rim flakes. Rare. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $3500 estimate.
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9778. A HAN DYNASTY ANIMAL PEN, 207 BC-220 AD. The walled terra cotta pen with tower with removable roof and side ramp. 6 x 7 x 8 inches. Small cracks to tower top. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $650 estimate.
Price: $425. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $1250 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $1250 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $3500 estimate.
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9782. A TANG DYNASTY MUSICIAN, 618-970 AD. The finely modeled female court musician beating a drum. Remains of paint. 10 inches. Rare. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $850 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $800 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $800 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $800 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $800 estimate.
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9789. A PAIR OF YUNG CHING FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS, 1723-1735. With older Ming seals on bottom. 2.5 x 5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $450 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $1250 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 butterfly 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $4800 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 inches. A beautiful little gem! Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, previously from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $1500 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $5000 estimate.
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9797. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $850 estimate.
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9798. A RARE GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $1750 estimate.
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9799. A RARE GANDHARA TERRA COTTA 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. Gandhara pottery is extremely rare and seldom offered. Chips to rim. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $450 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. Age crack around base. Rare large early Islamic piece. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $1850 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. Very rare. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $1750 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $1750 estimate.
Price: $650. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $950 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $850 estimate.
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9809. A LARGE GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via established dealers. $4500 estimate.
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9810. A LARGE GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
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9811. A LARGE AND FINE GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $9500 estimate.
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9812. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $3500 estimate.
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9813. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4000 estimate.
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9814. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
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9815. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $950 estimate.
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9816. A GANDHARA SHIST TORSO OF A PRINCE, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. The carved stone figure turned toward the right wearing robes and royal headdress. 2 x 3.5 x 8 inches. Excellent carving better than image shows. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $850 estimate.
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9817. A FINE GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $950 estimate.
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9818. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $350 estimate.
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9819. A GANDHARA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1750 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $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). Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6500 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 deity above. 3.5 x 14.5 x 23 inches. Free standing with care. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $17,500 estimate.
Price: $14,500. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $1250 estimate.
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9829. A QUALITY INDIAN IVORY CARVING, 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an established New York City collection in the 1990's, who in turn had earlier purchased it from a New York City art and antiquities dealer. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey estate auction. $6500 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'. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an old New York state collection in the early 1990's. $1750 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. Nice example. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an old New York state collection in the early 1990's, previously ex. an old New York collection formed in the early part of the 20th century. $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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an old New York state collection in the early 1990's, previously ex. an old New York collection formed in the early part of the 20th century. $650 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $650 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $650 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $650 estimate.
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9838. A FINE ILLUMINATED PERSIAN MINIATURE LEAF, ca. 18th-19th century. Multiple panels with scenes of nobles picnicking with servant girls, lions attacking deer and water buffalo, the verso covered with calligraphy. 6 x 9.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $800 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $800 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $800 estimate.
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9841. A CHOICE HAN DYNASTY HEARTH MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. Olive glazed terra cotta hearth stove model with fire hole, two cooking pots, molded fish, food, tongs, pots. 8 x 7 inches. Excellent condition. Rare this nice. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $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 mutton fat nephrite jade. 2.3x1.6x1.2". Nice example. A good luck charm. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $2500 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 mutton fat nephrite jade. 2.5". Nice, a good luck charm. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $2500 estimate.
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9844. AN FINE 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 elixir of immortality. Identical cloisonne scene both sides. 1.6 x 2.6 inches. Excellent workmanship. Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey antiques show. $1750 estimate.
Price: $850. Place An Order:



9845. A LARGE CHINESE 'MUD' FIGURE. 20th century. The large figure of a sage regarding a monkey who offers him a peach. Polychrome glazing. Signed. 12 x 9.5 x 8.5 inches. Much better quality and larger than usual for these. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction in the 1990's. $1750 estimate.
Price: $625. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from Harmer Rooke Galleries in the 1990's. $3000 estimate.
Price: $1450. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction around 2000. $6000 estimate.
Price: $4500. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $1250 estimate.
Price: $425. Place An Order:



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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $1250 estimate.
Price: $625. Place An Order:



9862. AN INDUS VALLEY SHEEP, ca. 1st millennium BC. Terra cotta figure depicting a heavily wooled sheep. 3.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the present owner at a benefit for a Pakistani girl's finishing school around 1985. $650 estimate.
Price: $325. Place An Order:



9863. A GANDHARA SHIST RING, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The ring with the carved head of a Buddhist saint sideways on the bezel wrapping around the edge. 28 mm. Repaired. Rare type. Provenance: Purchased by the present owner at a benefit for a Pakistani girl's finishing school around 1985. $450 estimate.
Price: $225. Place An Order:



9864. A FINE EARLY INDIAN MARBLE FRAGMENT, ca. 1st millennium AD. The fragment a finely carved hand wearing a bracelet holding a shell from a larger statue. 1.5 x 1.5 inches. Very fine artistic quality! Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $850 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, the features better than the image shows. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from an old New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6000 estimate.
Price: $4850. Place An Order:



9867. A FINE PERSIAN MINIATURE, ca. 19th century or earlier. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction. $1750 estimate.
Price: $750. Place An Order:



9868. A FINE PERSIAN MINIATURE, ca. 19th century or earlier. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at a New Jersey estate auction. $1750 estimate.
Price: $750. Place An Order:



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 iridescence and adhered ancient soil all attesting authenticity. Very rare this large. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $6500 estimate.
Price: $4500. Place An Order:



9870. A LARGE GLAZED JAR, Ming to 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $1750 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9873. A RARE KUSHAN RED SANDSTONE TORSO, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. 4 x 4 inches. Better than photo. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $800 estimate.
Price: $425. Place An Order:



9874. A FINE GUPTA TERRA COTTA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $3500 estimate.
Price: $2850. Place An Order:



9875. A RARE GUPTA TERRA COTTA HEAD, ca. 4th-5th century AD. The head perhaps of the monkey king or leonine being. 2.5 inches. Nice. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2500 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9876. A RARE EARLY INDIAN TERRA COTTA HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. The head with upturned pupils and third eye in middle of forehead. 3 x 4.25 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1750 estimate.
Price: $650. Place An Order:



9877. LARGE EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing a tall royal headdress. Nice detail and condition. 9.5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $3500 estimate.
Price: $2850. Place An Order:



9878. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Nice detail and condition. 5.5 x 6 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1250 estimate.
Price: $750. Place An Order:



9879. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A BUDDHA, ca. 10th century AD. Nice detail and condition. 4.5 x 6.5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $3000 estimate.
Price: $2450. Place An Order:



9880. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. Excellent detail and condition. 4 x 5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2400 estimate.
Price: $1850. Place An Order:



9881. EARLY INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. The body of a male god perhaps Vishnu. 10.6 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1750 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9882. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF BUDDHA, ca. 10th century AD. Head of a Buddha. Excellent detail. 3 x 3.5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1800 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9883. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF BUDDHA, ca. 10th century AD. Head of a Buddha. Excellent detail. 3 x 4 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1500 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9884. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A PRINCE, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing a tall royal headdress. 5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1500 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9885. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A PRINCE, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing a tall royal headdress. 4.5 inches. On custom stand. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1250 estimate.
Price: $850. Place An Order:



9886. LARGER EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 6 x 8.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2250 estimate.
Price: $1650. Place An Order:



9887. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF BUDDHA WITH PARTIAL HALO, ca. 10th century AD. 5 x 6 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1500 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9888. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A PRINCE, ca. 10th century AD. Wearing a tall royal headdress. 7.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $950 estimate.
Price: $625. Place An Order:



9889. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA, ca. 10th century AD. 4.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2000 estimate.
Price: $1650. Place An Order:



9890. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $850 estimate.
Price: $625. Place An Order:



9891. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A PRINCE, ca. 10th century AD. 5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $650 estimate.
Price: $425. Place An Order:



9892. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD OF A BODDHISATTVA, ca. 10th century AD. 4 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $450 estimate.
Price: $325. Place An Order:



9893. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 4 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $450 estimate.
Price: $325. Place An Order:



9894. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 3.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $450 estimate.
Price: $325. Place An Order:



9895. EARLY INDIAN STONE HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. 3 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $450 estimate.
Price: $325. Place An Order:



9896. LARGER EARLY INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. 8 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1250 estimate.
Price: $950. Place An Order:



9897. LARGER EARLY INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. Bearing a large bowl of fruit on his head. 10 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2500 estimate.
Price: $1850. Place An Order:



9898. LARGER EARLY INDIAN STONE FIGURE, ca. 10th century AD. 11 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2250 estimate.
Price: $1850. Place An Order:



9899. LARGER EARLY INDIAN STONE BUST OF A PRINCE, ca. 10th century AD. 8.25 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $2500 estimate.
Price: $1850. Place An Order:



9900. LARGE EARLY INDIAN STONE FREIZE, ca. 10th century AD. The frieze depicting a voluptuous celestial dancer or goddess. Wear to face, but a large and impressive figure. 12 x 29 x 5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $3500 estimate.
Price: $2250. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6500 estimate.
Price: $4500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $6500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
Price: $2500. 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $4500 estimate.
Price: $3500. Place An Order:



9909. A RARE EARLY JAVANESE TERRA COTTA HEAD, ca. 10th century AD. The sizable head 4.5 x 5.5 inches. Rare. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a New Jersey collection in the 1990's, previously from the European market via an established dealer. $1750 estimate.
Price: $1250. Place An Order:



9910. A FINE SELJUK FIGURAL TERRA COTTA 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. Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from a large Mid Western collection in the 1990's, previously from a West Coast dealer in Asian art. $3500 estimate.
Price: $1650. Place An Order:




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