Rare Art Replica Vapheio Cup by by Emille Gillieron 19th Century

A rare art copy of a Vapheio cup, late 19th century, Emile Gillieron (Swiss, 1850 – 1924) marked “E. Gillieron Athens”. Reproduction of a Gold Vapheio Cup. Gilt copper-alloy electrotype.

The cup comes from the famous Dr. Walter Heihs collection and has the inventory nr. 522 marked at the bottom.

The National Gallery of Athens, where an entire gallery is devoted to Gillieron replicas of works from Greece’s Bronze Age, also contains this object.

Height of the cup: 7,4 cm, diameter 13,5 cm incl. handle. (3 inches by 5 1/4 in diameter).

rare art copy of a Vapheio cup

rare art copy of a Vapheio cup

rare art copy of a Vapheio cup

rare art copy of a Vapheio cup

Seal from the Warring States Period 战国印章

Seal from the Warring States Period


Chinese Seal Zhan Guo

Small, square metal seal from the Warring States Period (476-221 b.C.).
Attractive Patina with small spots of cuprite. Seal by an official. 2 characters engraved.

14 x 14 x 10 mm, scarce, good engraving.

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Antique Chinese Bronze Censer, Qing Dynasty

Antique Chinese Bronze Censer, Qing

Antique Chinese censer
Antique Chinese censer
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Decorative, antique Chinese Bronze censer with handles at both sides and a lid in braided design.

Xuan De 宣德 – bottom mark but later origin, most probably 19. century.

Height: 65 mm, diameter: 52 mm. Natural, pleasing patina

The wooden base is part of the lot.

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Antique Chinese Bronze Wine Bottle with Screw Plug

Antique Chinese Wine Bottle with Screw Plug

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Antique Chinese wine bottle with screw plug and decorative front and reverse, depicting a dragon and a phoenix. Bats are at the upper part.

Natural patina.

67 x 30 x 150 mm. Good condition. The object is appr. 100 years old.

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Claire Jeane Colinet Art Deco Sculpture Nude Balancing Balls

Claire Jeane Colinet Art Deco Sculpture

Claire Jeane Colinet gilt bronze, nude: Art Deco figure of Lady balancing balls. Signed Ch. Jr. Colinet in the base.

The figure stands 36 cm (47 cm including base), weight: 5,4 kg.
Very good condition.

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Antique Chinese Bronze of a Qilin

Qing Dynasty Bronze Qilin

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Attractive bronze with strong expression, depicting a Qilin, a mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creature. Warm, natural patina.

The bronze stands somewhat uneven and there is a small hole form corrosion at the neck of the Qilin. Otherwise fine condition.

17 x 7 x 14 cm (7 x 3 x 5,5 inches), 756 gram.

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Sports Medal: Decorative Bronze, 1930

Sports Medal: Decorative Bronze, 1930

Sports medal, decorative Bronze depicting 2 sportsmen, trying for the laurel wreath. They are depicted as naked, classical Creek athletes. The medal was awarded for the second best in a running competition.

The inscription at the back reads: “ II ÖPM 1930, 800m Lauf 2 P “. Size: 1.5 x 2 inches. Fine patina. Black spot at upper left side otherwise very fine condition.”

decorative Bronze depicting 2 sportsmen
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