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Antique sculptures, Asian art


 

 

Ivory sculpture, Shiva and Parvati with Ganesha, dated about 1910, India.

Ivory sculpture, Shiva and Parvati with Ganesha, dated about 1910, India.

 

Sculpture of Shiva and Parvati with their child Ganesha. The ivory statue was carved beautifully in great detail.
Shiva, the great Hindu deity, Parvati and Ganesha together are the Hindu "Holy Family".
Goddess Parvati is carrying her son Ganesha in her arms.
Ganesha, represented with the head of an elephant, is the Indian God of New Beginnings, a symbol for luck and happiness. Here he is shown as a child.
Approximate dimensions:
total height 28.5 cm (11.2") including the stand, width 10 cm (3.9").
Weight 740 grams (26.1 ounces) including the stand.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity.
No shipping outside the EU.

Condition:

In view of the high age in good condition, with 2 very small chips.
Mounted on a wooden stand.

Price: 1,500.- Euro


Okimono made of Hippo Tooth, Urashima Tarō with the turtle Otohime, dated c. 1910, Japan.

Okimono made of Hippo Tooth, “Urashima Tarō with the turtle Otohime”, dated c. 1910, Japan.

 

Finely carved okimono made of Hippo Tooth, the fisherman Urashima Tarō sitting on a rock his left hand holding the  little turtle Otohime. His left arm is movable, sculpture signed on the base.
Approximate dimensions:
height 12 cm (4.7"), weight 91.8 grams (3.2 ounces).
This sculpture sells with a certificate of authenticity.

Condition:

In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing, the right hand restored.

Price: 499.- Euro



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Ming-Buddha Schakyamuni, 17-century. China.

Buddha, Ming-Dynasty Shakyamuni, 17-century. China.

 

Exceptional Ming-Dynasty Buddha Shakyamuni sitting atop a lotus-blossom throne. Buddha seated in padmasana with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra. A gilt-laquered bronze figure of Shakyamuni, hollow cast in one piece.
Original Ming-Dynasty 17th-century bronze Buddha, beautiful antique patina. A true masterpiece of art !
In view of the high age in good condition with traces of ageing. Gilding chipped. Wooden pedestal supplemented.
Ca. size: Buddha bronze 21 cm height. Total height with the wooden pedestal 27 cm.
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Saint Cathrine of Alexandria

Saint Catherine, 17th-century, Italy.

 

With the attributes wheel, sword and with the head of the emperor Maxentius.
In a masterly manner carved wood, walnut tree, painting and silvering in original state.
Ca. max. height: 78.0 cm / 30.7 inch.
Condition: in view of the high age in good condition. Painting partly rubbed, old retouching. Original marbled pedestal, the underside (ca.3 cm) supplemented. No active worms, solid wood.
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Travelling shrine with BUDDHA, EDO-period, dated about 1790 A.D. Japan.

Travelling shrine with BUDDHA, EDO-period, dated about 1790 A.D. Japan.

 

Delicately carved travelling shrine, Edo period. AMIDA Buddha sitting, meditating atop a lotus-blossom throne. Inner sides of wings gilt with laquer-paintings with Kannon-portrayal. Outer sides with fine gold lotus flowers. Wings with metal claps. In a masterly manner carved wood, elaborately gilt and painting in original state, exceptionally well carved ! A true masterpiece of art. Original 18th-century travelling shrine with Amida Buddha.
In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. Solid wood. Quite minimally rubbed, few lotus leaves chipped.
Ca. size: height 13.5 cm x depth 5.2 cm x width 7 cm (closed shrine). Width open shrine 15 cm.
Price:1,690.- Euro
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Saint MARY with JESUS CHILD

Saint MARY with JESUS CHILD, dated 18th-century, South German.

 

Amazing, delicate carved lime wood, painting and gilding in original state.
Ca. height: 92.0 cm.
Condition: in view of the high age in good condition with traces of ageing, original pedestal, solid lime wood. Painting partly rubbed and old retouching.
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Head of a BUDDHA Ayutthaya, dated the 16th-century. Thailand

Head of a BUDDHA Ayutthaya, dated the 16-century. Thailand.

 

Exceptional small Head of a Buddha. Very fine bronze hollow cast in one piece.
Antique bronze with beautiful original patina and with remains of an old gilding.
A true masterpiece of art. This antique bronze is guaranteed over 400 years old !
In view of the high age in good condition with traces of ageing. Wooden pedestal supplemented.
Ca. size: total height with the wooden pedestal 11.8 cm.
Price: 160.- Euro
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Putto, Barock, um 1750 Anonymer, deutscher Meister.

Putto, Barock, um 1750 Anonymer, deutscher Meister.

 

Fine antique sculpture dated the 18th-century, carved and painted wood, elaborate gilt.
Probably from a church interior.
Condition: in view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing, polychromy with retouches.
Solid wood. No active worm.
Ca. size: width 25,2 cm x 21,5 cm height
Price: 520,- Euro
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Barock. Antique. ANGEL

Antique. ANGEL, dated about 1760 / 18th-century. South German. Baroque.

 

Delicate carved wood, Venice-white painting in original state, elaborate gilt in original state.
Condition: in view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. Solid wood, painting partly rubbed, few old retouching, point of a wing glued. No damages.
Ca. size: height 92 cm. Width (including wings) 38 cm.
Price: 880,- Euro
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Sculpture, Christ to be scourged

Jesus Christ bound to be scourged, dated about 1660, Italy.

 

Jesus Christ bound to a column in a niche-frame with relief-decoration and shell, a winged putto-head below.
Wood carved, original painted and gilt.
In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing, small losses, some retouches.
Ca. max. size, wood panel: height 35,6 cm x width 19,6 cm, thickness 4,3 cm.
Price: 1.600,- Euro
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Ratanakosin-Buddha, Bronze-Sculpture

Ratanakosin BUDDHA, ca.1790, firegilt BRONZE, Thailand

 

Exquisite original firegilt BUDDHA Bronze on a wooden pedestal, height including pedestal 28,5 cm.
Buddha,sitting enthroned on top of a three leveled base.The hands in bhûmisparamudrâ with his right in the gesture of touching the earth and his left hand lying opened in his lap. Uncrowned variant with distinguished expression, gilded Bronze with beautiful patina. In view of the high age in good condition, gilding rubbed, light traces of use. Wooden pedestal supplemented.
Ca. dimensions Bronze: 15,6 x 7,8 cm; height 21,5cm.
Ca. dimensions wooden pedestal: 17,3 x 10,0 cm; height 7,3 cm.
Price: 1.950,- Euro
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Saint Mary with Jesus Child

Saint Mary with Jesus Child, 18th-century, France.

 

After Alessandro Algardi (Bologna 1598 - 1654 Rome)

Delicate carved lime wood, painting, gilding and silvering in original state.
Ca. max. height: 64,0 cm / 25.2 inch (with pedestal), sculpture 53,0 cm / 20.9 inch.

Condition: in view of the high age in good condition. Very small damage at one foot of Mary and one foot of the child. Painting partly rubbed, small losses and old retouching. Marbled pedestal supplemented. No wormholes.
Price: 2.100,- Euro
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