Authentic Alphonse Mucha Tete Byzantine Metal Bas Relief c. 1890

Most attractive old Alphonse Mucha Tete Byzantine Metal Bas Relief c. 1890

Alphonse Mucha: Two authentic, stunning metal bas reliefs, TETE BYZANTINE , pretty girls with Art Nouveau headdress.

Both are signed Muchá. Attractive original patina, sparsely use of turquoise color.

The bronzes have been cast in Germany and have imprints at reverse: “Gesetzlich geschützt ST. W.” (Hall mark of the Fürstlich Stolbergsches Hüttenamt Ilsenburg c. 1890).

Each one has a product number embossed.

Diameter: 22 cm, 1168 gram, good condition. They really stand out and make an exquisite gift.

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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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