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BONE SCULPTURE
Item no M0242
Finely carved bone sculpture depicting a three-headed god with twelve arms embrassing an acolyte. The scene is resting of a row of stylized lotus flowers five dancing figures.Legs of figure resting on crouching beings . Mounted on a modern black base. Beautiful patina all over Tibetan; 16th... [more]
BAULE WOOD STATUE
Item no M2893
BAULE WOOD STATUE A Baule male chief figure seated on a miniature throne holding a long staff indicating his authority. Typical stylized hair, the face is delicately carved, long nose, perched mouth, face scarification that matched his back and his chest. His face has a long beard, his right hand... [more]
LOBI WOOD CARVINGS
Item no M2891
A pair of carved wooden figures of standing Male and Female both carvings have a contemporary, black wooden base. Both figures have linear hair, with curved protruding ears, slit eyes and perched mouth. The figures are standing in a rigid typical form. The hands are firmly clasped to the torso... [more]
BRONZE OF “THE RAPE OF SABINE”
Item no M2879
Occured in Roman times founded by Romulus and his followers, seeking wives in order to establish families. CA 752 BC “Jean Boulogne” did this subject. Nice patina throughout. Resting on an marble oval stand. • French,; Late 19th early 20th Century Height: 29 in. (73.7 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.5... [more]
BAMBARA MALE ANTELOPE HEADDRESS (CI WARA)
Item no 4576
Wood headdress carved in a form of an antelope, with pair of horns, zig-zag motif across head and body, body in a geometric form. Metal detail on face and horns. Mounted on a contemporary wooden base. Used to perform dances to celebrate the hero Chi Wara(agriculture) but also to ensure fertility of... [more]
HAIDA ARGILLITE PIPE
Item no M2867
Finely carved panel pipe, with elaborate openwork throughout, depicting various stylized totemic animals and humans. With eagle and man at rear, half man and half bear at center. Written on the underside: “Queen Charlottes Island, N.W. Coast America” • North West Coast;; 1840-1860 Length: 6.5... [more]
CLOISONNE CHARGER
Item no 7686
With a vibrant turquoise background. Six cranes, five in flight one resting on a persimmon tree in bloom. Decorative border of geometric designs around plate. • Japanese; Circa 1880 Meiji Period Diamètre: 53,4cm Diameter: 21” [more]
PERSIAN PLAQUE POTTERY
Item no M2793
POLYCHROMED PLAQUE POTTERY OF LARGE DIMENSION(WALL TILE) A portrait of seated crowned royal figure from the Kingdom of Hormuz in high relief in a blue ground with stylized dragons surmounted by floral border. Written “Hormuz” . Kingdom of Hormuz from 10th-17th century. • Persian Qajar Period... [more]
BRONZE OF A DOG
Item no M2877
Nice patina throughout of a standing blood hound tied to a tree. Standing on all fours resting on a bronze base which is mounted on a green marble base. Signed ‘Lecoutier’ • Francais, French; Lecoutier, Prosper (1851-1924) Longueur/Length: 6.5 in. (16.5 cm) [more]
PAIR OF LARGE BLUE AND WHITE GINGER JARS
Item no M1452
Beautiful pair of blue and white porcelain ginger jars decorated with four circular panels (flowers and landscapes) amongst a background consisting of butterfly and floral designs shaped; The cover decorated the same. Decorated with elegant landscapes and floral motifs. • Chinese; Qing... [more]
HAIDA ARGILLITE PIPE
Item no M866
Finely carved panel pipe, with openwork throughout, depicting various stylized totemic animals and humans. At front an orca with thunderbird in mouth, at center three men, two men facing upwards in opposite directions, eagle and man at rear. Accompanied with an old label;”Skittagetan, Haida... [more]