Antique Chinese Burial Object. Burnt Clay Sculpture.

Antique Chinese Sculpture. Burial Object, Clay.

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Antique animal clay sculpture (probably a ram). Burial object made of grey, burnt clay. Authentic object from the Song- or Yuan-Dynasty, hence app. 11.-13. century.

The object shows a very strong, lively expression.
The part or the right ear has a small fault with surly resulted from the process of burning, not later. No other damages.

2,2 x 4 x 3,4 inches (58 x 102 x 90 mm), 157 gram.

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Archduke Karl. Austrian Fleet Union. Arnold Hartig Bronze Plaque

Archduke Karl. Oesterr. Fleet Union. A. Hartig Plaque

Decorative bronze plaque by Arnold Hartig (1878 – 1972), issued by the Austrian Fleet Union.

Portrait of he Austrian- Habsburg Emperor Karl I. (Archduke by that time) . War ships at reverse and a line OESTERR. FLOTTENVEREIN . KRIEGSFUERSORGE – 1914-1915.
Signed: A. HARTIG.

Fine condition.

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Buddha Avalokiteshvara Bronze in Ming Style

Qing Dynasty Buddha Bronze in Ming Style.

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Qing Dynasty Bronze: Seated Buddha Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with scepter, wearing an openwork crown.

Detailed, fine work, rich ornaments.

According Ming-style the figure has a large head and a gentle smile.

Attractive natural patina. The bronze is approximately 100 years old.

Height: 30,5 cm, width: 21 cm, weight: 3,9 kg. Very good condition.

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Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

Chinese boxwood carvings Chinese boxwood carvings

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China, Qing Dynasty: Very attractive pair of hardwood Foo Lions. Strong expressions, delicately carved.

The female lion has a cub in her paws, the male holds a ball.

Both objects are in very good condition with no parts missing and no cracks.Appr. 15,6 x 4,5 x 9,2 cm.  More Chinese Antiques: HERE

Antique Chinese Jade. Charming Toggle of little Tiger

Antique Chinese Jade Toggle of little Tiger

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Charming, antique Chinese Jade. It looks to be a little tiger, sprawled out. Good carving with strong expression.
2,2 x 1,4 x 0,6 inches (56 x 35 x 17 mm), fine condition.

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Antique Chinese Wood Carving Rider and Qilin

Antique Chinese Wood Carving Rider and Qilin

China, Qing Dynasty: Gilded wood carving with a rider (immortal) on a mythical creature, a Qilin, holding a big piece of gold.

Hand carved wood that has been gilded over red lacquer. Detailed work, strong facial expression of the rider.

40 x 80 x 120 mm, good condition.

 

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China, Qing Dynasty: Gilded Buddha Akshobhya.

China, Qing Dynasty: Gilded Buddha Akshobhya.

Qing Dynasty, Chinese Bronze-Buddha Akshobhya, fire-gilded.

3,2 x 2,2 x 4,4 inches (83 x 53 x 110 mm), 290 gram.

The gilding is partly worn out but intact on the larger part of the figure.

The content in the body oft he Buddha is still existent, the base-plate is uneven.
The Object comes from the important Dr. Walter Heihs collection.

Buddha Akshobhya, “the Unshakable”, is the Buddha touching the Earth with his right hand, while his left hand is resting in his lap to accept alms.

This position is known as the Bhumisparsha Mudra.

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