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Wooden Japanese 18th Century Nio Guardian Figure
Antique Japanese 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
A large and dramatic muscled Nio guardian figure. Nio figures were placed outside Buddhist temples as protectors against evil spirits and to keep the temple free of demons and thiev...
Large Serene Antique Buddha Stone Head Thai Ayutta...
Antique Thai 18th Century Antiquities
Stone, Gold Leaf
Thailand, large hand-carved stone Buddha head, later Ayutthaya period (1351–1767) Traces original gold gilt Pensive,serene, down cast eyes , aquiline nose and lined lips Fine qualit...
Armor of a Nabeshima Clan Samurai
Antique Japanese Edo 18th Century Antiquities
Leather, Silk, Lacquer, Iron
A heavy iron ridged eight plate helmet with an elegantly flaring neck guard is surmounted by the apricot blossom clan symbol of the Nabeshima clan. A smooth faced mask, and red madder ...
Indian Sandstone Temple Carving of a Guardian Warr...
Antique Indian 18th Century Antiquities
Sandstone
carved in deep relief from a flat backed block of sandstone. He holds a sword against his body. Dressed in Turkish warrior costume. Rust staining.
Highly Important Wood Sculpture Fudo Myo-o 'Acala'...
Antique Japanese 18th Century Antiquities
Edo period (1615-1868), early 18th century; high 60 cm. Highly Important Wood Sculpture Fudo Myo-o (Acala). The figure shown seated cross-legged modeled with the soft figure of a youth...
Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha
Antique Japanese Edo 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century Measure: High 63 cm, long 26 cm. Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha. In gold lacquered wood representing the Buddha standing on a l...
Antique Burmese Mandalay Style Alabaster Monk Stat...
Antique Burmese 18th Century Antiquities
Alabaster
A Burmese Mandalay style monk statue made of alabaster from the 18th-19th century. This monk is seated on his knees, his hands resting on his lap as he seems to gaze straight ahead. He ...
17th Century Bronze Temple Offering Bowl Excavated...
Antique Vietnamese 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
17th century bronze temple offering bowl excavated from Central Highlands Vietnam.  
Pair of Antique Hand-Carved Wood Temple Corbels fr...
Antique Chinese 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
A pair of Chinese 18th century hand-carved wooden temple corbels. Each corbel features detailed animals, shells, and other adornments among openwork foliage patterns. The scenes with th...
Pair of 18th Century Chinese Hand-Carved Temple Co...
Antique Chinese 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
A pair of 18th century Chinese hand-carved temple corbels featuring stylized characters. Each corbel showcases a great wood openwork carving featuring a dynamic Chinese character, and, ...
18th Century or Earlier Bell Excavated from the Ce...
Antique Vietnamese 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
18th century (or earlier) bell excavated from the Central Highlands Vietnam Mounted for best viewing.
Antique Burmese Temple Bronze Bell with Elaborate ...
Antique Burmese 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
An elaborately decorated 18th century bronze bell from Burma. This bell features a tall belly with three decorative rings, the top ring featuring petal motifs. The bell can be hung than...
18th Century, Gilded Bronze, Crowned Standing Budd...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
A brilliant era opened in Thailand with the installation of the sovereigns in Bangkok in 1782. Called "Rattanakosin", "Jewel of Indra", this period saw flourish an art that has lost not...
Late 18th Century Burmese Temple Book Storage Trun...
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Antique Burmese 18th Century Antiquities
Late 18th century Burmese lacquered temple book trunk.
18th Century, Lacquered Bronze, Standing Buddha in...
Antique Burmese Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
The sculptors of Burma have created a sacred, profane art of incomparable beauty and wealth. Subjected to strict canons, the statuary of religious inspiration is nonetheless imprinte...
18th Century, Virasana Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mudra...
Antique Burmese Other 18th Century Antiquities
Alabaster
Burma was particularly interested in the performances of Buddha and his disciples. The Master, is represented here in the attitude of "Take of the Earth to witness" or "Bhumisparsamudra...
18th Century, Gilt Bronze Virasana Buddha in Bhumi...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
A brilliant era opened in Thailand with the installation of the sovereigns in Bangkok in 1782. Called "Ratanakosin", "Jewel of Indra", this period saw flourish an art that has lost noth...
Late 18th Century, Alabaster with Lacquer Mahapari...
Antique Burmese Other 18th Century Antiquities
Alabaster
The blessed figure is here lying on the right flank, his legs resting one on top of the other, his head resting on his right hand, supported by a cushion. His left arm is covered by the...
Bronze Thai Mirrors, Early 19th Century, on Stand...
Antique Thai 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
A selection of antique Thai bronze mirrors, mounted on black metal stands, circa 1800. Different patinas, unique finishes. Usually set up as a group for a dramatic effect, each mirror i...
18th Century, Vajrasana Buddha in Bhumisparsha Mud...
Antique Burmese Other 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
The naturalistic style, gentle and benign expression is a quintessential icon for the Buddhist art of Myanmar. This seated Buddha shares a typical appearance of Mandalay image, who has ...
18th Century, Chinese Ming Dynasty Hand-Carved Sto...
Antique Chinese Ming 18th Century Antiquities
Stone
A 17th or 18th century Ming dynasty hand-carved head sculpture of a serene Buddhist monk on bronze stand. This head of a Buddhist monk was hand-carved in stone during the 17th or 18th c...
18th Century Long Console Table with Bamboo-Style ...
Antique Chinese Chinese Export 18th Century Antiquities
Elm
A rare long console table in elmwood, with bamboo pattern carved details on border, apron and legs, early 18th century, Shanxi Province.
18th Century Chinese Export Armorial Monteith
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Antique Chinese Chinese Export 18th Century Antiquities
Porcelain
18th century, Chinese Export armorial monteith A large Chinese export armorial monteith painted with continental arms between underglaze blue borders surrounded by flower sprays...
China Important Ancient Monumental Stone Tigers, Q...
Antique Chinese Qing 18th Century Antiquities
Limestone
China Important Ancient Monumental Pair Stone Tigers, middle Qing period 1750-1850. China, a monumental pair of tall hand carved stone tigers, 115cm, 46” high and 60cm, 24” in width. ...
Chinese Plumed Imperial Court Hat
Antique Chinese Qing 18th Century Antiquities
Metal, Gesso, Lacquer, Feathers
In its original form, this intricate hat denoted its wearer's rank in the Chinese Imperial Court. Large rectangular panels, auspicious characters, and gilding combined to allow for the ...
Unusual Bronze-Silver Alloy Buddha Seated on a Bel...
Antique Asian 18th Century Antiquities
Burma, Tai Yai (Shan States) 18th-19th century H. (Overall) 14.5 cms, 5 ¾ ins H. (Buddha only) 8.5 cms, 3 3/8 ins Attached to an old brass bell, perhaps at a later date and possibl...
Large Carved Celadon and Russet Jade Boulder Qing ...
Antique Chinese 18th Century Antiquities
Jade
A large carved Celadon And Russet Jade Boulder Qing dynasty, Kangxi period depicting a mountainous landscape, well carved in varied relief with three scholars standing on a rocky promon...
Antique 18th Century Rare Chinese Kangxi Solid Sil...
Antique Chinese Chinese Export 18th Century Antiquities
Silver
Antique early-18th century extremely rare Chinese Kangxi period solid silver box, fan shaped, decorated in repousse' high relief, on very finely tooled matted and gilded ground, chased ...
Japanese Carved Statue of Buddha
Antique Japanese Edo 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
Japanese carved timber statue of seated Buddha, sitting atop a lotus throne. There are traces of the original lacquer and mineral pigments, including some gilding in the ear on the righ...
Stunning Little 18th Century Padouk and Silver Dut...
Antique Asian Dutch Colonial 18th Century Antiquities
Padouk, Silver
Rare and highly collectible Sirih cascet with stunning silver mounts. Sirih or betel boxes are rare and to find one in this amazing condition, felt like a blessing. This all Original m...
18th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Lacquer Suzu...
Antique Japanese Edo 18th Century Antiquities
Metal, Gold, Silver, Gilt Metal, Lead, Lacquer
The writing set in gold and silver lacquer with hardstones and lead inlays, using maki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and nashiji techniques. The suzuribako is decorated with houses in a lan...
18th Century Tibetan White Tara Painted Thangka
Antique Tibetan 18th Century Antiquities
Gold, Canvas, Paint
The white tara seated in vajrasana on a blossoming lotus flower, dressed in a Fine blue and red dhoti enhanced with golden patterns, adorned with jewels and floating scarves, crowned wi...
Collection of 18th-20th Century Asian Opium Pipes
Antique Vietnamese 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze, Fruitwood
Collection of 18th-20th Century Asian Opium Pipes from Japan, China and Viet Nam Largest to smallest lengths: 10.5 inches long 9.25 inches long 8.13 inches long 7 inches long 4.25 inc...
Early 18th Century, Gilt Bronze Vajrasana Fasting ...
Antique Thai 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
Antique representation of fasting Buddha after reaching enlightenment. Art of Thailand Early 18th century, Ayutthaya kingdom   Gilt bronze   Dimensions: Height: 63 cm Width:...
Late 18th Century Large Bronze Sitting Pu-tai or L...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
Thai sculptors have created sacred art as profane of richness and incomparable beauty. Impressed with a harmonious realism, these works, full of fervor and a deep sense of life, are als...
Late 18th Century Gilt Bronze Pu-Tai 'Laughing Bud...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
Thai sculptors have created a sacred art full of richness and incomparable beauty. Impressed with a harmonious realism, these works, full of fervor and a deep sense of life, are also r...
19th Century Bronze Virasana Buddha in Bhumisparsh...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
A brilliant era opened in Thailand with the installation of the sovereigns in Bangkok in 1782. Called "Ratanakosin", "Jewel of Indra", this period saw flourish an art that has lost noth...
18th Century Gilt Bronze Buddha Maravijaya in Bhum...
Antique Cambodian Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
With the period of Phnom Udong, Buddhist art is at its peak and the themes of Buddhism are put forward although the Hindu legends are still represented. This style is marked by monument...
18th Century Thai Gilt Bronze Statue of Vajrasana ...
Antique Thai Other 18th Century Antiquities
Bronze
The master is seated in "vajrasana", with both legs folded over the other, in the attitude of meditation: in "Samadhi". With both hands resting on the other in the lap, he is represente...
18th Century, French, Louis XVI Unique Sideboard D...
Antique French Louis XIV 18th Century Antiquities
Brass, Bronze, Gold Leaf, Marble, Mahogany, Rosewood
Unique French, 18th century, sideboard display buffet, two glass doors, style Louis XIV, fine brass Boulle style marquetry on the doors and over the cabinet front, brass double filets o...
18th Century Hand-Carved Chinese Emperors
Antique Chinese Other 18th Century Antiquities
A stately grouping of three hand-carved Chinese emperors offers subtle sophistication to any room decor. The naturally distressed condition of these antiquities gives an strong indicati...
18th Century Oakwood Chinoiserie Corner Cupboard
Antique Belgian 18th Century Antiquities
Oak
Original oakwood chinoiserie corner cupboard. Originates Belgium, dating circa 1780.
Dish from PHDS Wikramaratna Islamic Pottery Collec...
Antique Central Asian Islamic 18th Century Antiquities
Pottery
PHDS Wikramaratna (PH) was born in Ceylon in 1916 and moved to London in 1937 where he gained a first class honours degree in Engineering. He returned to Ceylon at the outbreak of war a...
Archaistic Earthenware Storage Vessel, Thailand 1...
Antique Thai Archaistic 18th Century Antiquities
Earthenware
An extraordinary antiquity for the Connoisseur. The beautifully aged gradated brown earthen wine vessel from Thailand, has a beautifully shaped ovoid body, around its neck are well hand...
18th Century Chinese Huanghauli Display Stand
Antique Chinese Qing 18th Century Antiquities
Hardwood
This petite display stand was designed in the 18th century as a fine display stand and constructed of a highly coveted and extinct hard wood, huanghuali. The wood was prized for its fin...
French Demilune Table
French Demilune Table
Antique French Louis XVI 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
Demi-Lune Table from France - circa 19th Century. Patina in moss green with decorative painting on the front and legs of this table. Excellent condition and a beautiful piece of furnitu...
18th-19th Century Rare Henan Altar Table
Antique Chinese Ming 18th Century Antiquities
Poplar
Extremely rare narrow red lacquer altar table from North Henan "Yang Mu," in poplar wood. Clean and simple lines, with delicate accent carvings just at the top of each leg of this alter...
18th Century Sri Lankan Satinwood Trunk
Antique Sri Lankan Dutch Colonial 18th Century Antiquities
Satinwood
A striking Sri Lankan satinwood trunk from the 18th Century. This Sri Lankan trunk sits on four rounded legs of considerable diameter. The trunk's edges are decorated with an outline of...
18th Century Five-Drawer Chinese Scholar's Table
Antique Chinese Qing 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
This 18th Century five-drawer black lacquer Chinese Shanshi table has egg-shaped pulls on each drawer in a matte gold color, and a shelf below the drawers that is the entire table width...
Carved Chinese Window Table
Antique Chinese Qing 18th Century Antiquities
Wood
A wooden 18th Century Chinese octagon shaped window table with new legs added. The table top has a geometric Chinese lattice design. This Chinese table can have a new glass top added o...