ORIENTAL, INDIAN AND ISLAMIC ART
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4418. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC TRIPOD BOWL, ca. 4th millennium BC. The bowl tapering to the three tripod legs and everted wide everted rim, the body covered with a bark pattern surface. 6 x 6 inches. Rim chip restored. Rare.
4419. A CHINESE NEOLITHIC SINGLE HANDLED MUG, ca. 4th millennium BC. The mug with flat base and slightly everted rim with single strap handle, the body covered with a bark pattern surface. 3.5 x 4 inches. Intact. Rare.
4420. A RARE HAN DYNASTY BRONZE MIRROR, ca. 1st century AD. 5 inches. Almost all Chinese mirrors on the market are from significantly later periods.
4421. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The sizable grayware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and orange lines. 11.25 inches. Intact with light soil deposits.
4422. A WESTERN HAN PAINTED HU, 207 BC - 220 AD. The grayware jar vigorously painted with fluid patterns in white and blue. 5 inches. Rare with light soil deposits.
4423. A HAN DYNASTY GRANARY MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. The sizable green-glazed round tower with tiled roof. 9.3 inches. Small rimchips. Rare.
4424. A HAN DYNASTY DUCK, 207 BC-220 AD. The red pottery duck with green-brown glaze. 4.75 x 5.75 inches. Intact.
4425. A HAN DYNASTY DUCK, 207 BC-220 AD. The red pottery duck with molded details. 8 inches. Intact.
4426. A HAN DYNASTY GREEN GLAZED TWO-PART TRIPOD VESSEL, 207 BC - 220 AD. The tomb offering vessel modeled after a similar bronze cooking vessel, the body with tripod legs, the lid functioning as a strainer (the strainer indicated by hatch lines in this piece) or lid depending on position. 8 x 8.25 inches. Stable age crack in lid. Cf. 'The Spirit of Han', Lau, #130 for the type.
4427. A HAN DYNASTY ANIMAL PEN, 207 BC-220 AD. The walled terracotta pen with tower with removable roof and side ramp. 6 x 7 x 8 inches. Small cracks to tower top.
4428. A HAN DYNASTY ANIMAL PEN, 207 BC-220 AD. The green glazed tomb furnishing with a molded boar and its trough in relief in its pen, a roofed shelter with stepped ramp at one corner. 5.5 x 5.5 inches. Repair to shelter with patch from another ancient vessel.
4429. A HAN DYNASTY STOVE MODEL, 207 BC-220 AD. The green glazed tomb furnishing with separately molded pot and chimney. 6 x 7 inches. Chip to chimney. Rare.
4430. A HAN DYNASTY TOMB FIGURE, 207 BC-220 AD. The standing court figure with long robe. Remains of white, red and black paint. 10.5 inches.
4431. A VERY RARE SIX DYNASTIES HOUSE, 220-581 AD. The dark brown glazed house with birds on top and eight inscribed characters on the front. 4 x 6 x 6 inches. It is very rare to find nice artifacts from this period. Head of one bird reattached otherwise choice condition.
4432. A TANG DYNASTY MUSICIAN, 618-970 AD. The finely modeled female court musician holding a drum. Remains of paint. 10 inches. Rare.
4433. A FINE MING DYNASTY OFFERING TABLE WITH OFFERINGS. 1368-1644. The sizable brown and green glazed stoneware tomb furnishing with excellent detail with five original offerings including pig head, rooster, cakes and fruits. 7 x 9.3 x 11.6 inches. Rare and in excellent condition.
4434. A MING DYNASTY CHEST. 1368-1644. The green glazed chest designed as an offering for the deceased. 3 x 4 x 5.5 inches. Excellent condition.
4435. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed figure with green, yellow, black and red glaze and pigments. 7.75 inches. Repair at neck.
4436. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed male figure with scarce dark and light blue glaze. 6.75 inches.
4437. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed male figure with scarce dark and light blue glaze. 6.5 inches.
4438. A MING DYNASTY TOMB ATTENDANT, 1368-1644. The robed female figure with high hairstyle and holding a large platter. Green, blue and black glazes with scarce white glaze on the face. 6 inches.
4439. A PAIR OF FINE YUNG CHING FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS, 1723-1735. Have older Ming seals on bottom. 2.5 x 5 inches.
4440. A FINE CHIEN LUNG BLUE AND WHITE BOWL, 1736-1795. The finely fired bowl with floral pattern and seal on bottom. 7.8 inches.
4441. A DAOGUANG PLATE WITH FLOWER AND EIGHT TREASURES DESIGN, 1821-1850. With scalloped edge. 8 inches.
4442. AN EXCEPTIONAL FINE LARGE CHING DYNASTY PLATTER, ca. early 19th century. The fine blue & white porcelain platter thickly covered with butterfuly and leaf designs on interior and under the exterior rim, six character seal on bottom. 2.5 x 14.75 inches. Choice type and condition.
4443. A CHINESE CARVED CORAL SNUFF BOTTLE, ca. early 20th century. The snuff bottle carved from a heavy chunk of fine red coral, the lid with copper snuff dipper attached. 2.8 inchs.
4444. A CHOICE KHMER BRONZE GROUP, ca. 16th century. The central figure a four-armed god holding a wreath, a shell, a staff and another uncertain object, flanked by two Garuda birds holding offering dishes on their heads from which a pyramid of sacred flame issues, the group on integral base. 6 x 9.25 inches. Choice detail, style and condition. Very rare.
4445. AN EARLY THAI BROWN GLAZED PITCHER, ca. 1st millennium AD. The pitcher with single strap handle and pinched pouring spout, brown glaze on all but base area. 5 inches. Tiny rim chips. Rare.
4446. AN EARLY THAI BROWN GLAZED BOWL, ca. 1st millennium AD. The small footed bowl with brown glaze over interior and coming down over the exterior til just above the base. 1.5 x 4 inches. Excellent condition. Scarce.
4447. A CHOICE GANDHARAN SHIST DRAGON, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The section of a frieze with very finely carved dragon with leonine head and forelegs, winged body and fishes tail. 6 x 11 inches. Rare depiction and superb carving.
4448. A GANDHARAN STUCCO BUDDHA, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The seated Buddha with long robes and clasped hands. 9.5 inches. Repaired and chip to r. shoulder but of nice style with good detail. Inexpensive example.
4449. A RARE GANDHARAN CARVED STONE OIL LAMP, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The carved stone lamp with a palm tree dividing the filler area from the wick area. 6.75 inches. Extremely rare and a choice example.
4450. A RARE GANDHARAN TERRACOTTA PITCHER, ca. 2nd-4th century AD. The crudely formed pitcher with single handle and slightly everted rim, floral and designs dark brown. 5 x 6 inches. Gandharan pottery is extremely rare and seldom offered. Chips to rim.
4451. AN EARLY PERSIAN GLAZED AMPHORA, ca. 10th-12th century AD. The amphora with tall neck and twin handles, the body covered with thick glaze now with much subdued peacock iridescence. 10.25 inches. Repaired? crack around base. Rare large early Islamic piece.
4452. AN EARLY PERSIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED PITCHER, ca. 10th-12th century AD. The small pitcher of squat form on ring base with high neck and neck, the neck in the form of a bird's head, the body covered with thick turquoise glaze, the body with eight molded facets. 5.75 inches. Repaired with small patches to shoulder. Rare early Islamic piece.
4453. AN EARLY ISLAMIC SGRAFFIATO BOWL, ca. 12th-14th century AD. The bowl with yellow, green and brown glaze over incised sgraffiato designs. 3.5 x 6.75 inches. Abrasion to rim.
4454. A PERSIAN POLYCHROME TILE, ca. 16th-19th century. With a molded relief figure of a mounted falconer. 7.6 inches. Remains of modern mounting fabric rv.
4455. A PERSIAN POLYCHROMED TILE, ca. 16th-19th century. The tile with floral design in blue, turquoise, green and red. 6 inches. Flakes to corners.
4456. AN EARLY ISLAMIC CEREMONIAL OFFERING VESSEL, ca. 8th-10th century AD. With twin bowls flanking a ram's head, socket for handle behind, The whole with thick turquoise green glaze. 5 inches. Extremely rare.
4457. AN EARLY ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP, ca. 8th-9th century AD. The lamp of raised conical form with loop handle and protruding spout. 5.3 inches. Intact rare large example.
4458. AN EARLY ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP, ca. 8th-9th century AD. The lamp of raised conical form and ridged body with loop handle and protruding spout. 3.5 inches. Intact.
4459. AN EARLY ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP, ca. 8th-9th century AD. The lamp of raised conical form and ridged body with loop handle and protruding spout. 3.75 inches. Intact.