18th Century Antiquities

18th Century Bodhisattva Sculpture in Black Limestone, Henan, China
18th Century Bodhisattva Sculpture in Black Lim...
Antique 1760s Chinese Qing Figurative Sculptures
Limestone
An antique statue of a Bodhisattva, Sanskrit term for one who, motivated by great compassion, demonstrates spontaneous desire to achieve Buddhahood (awakening). This 18th century Chi...
Early 18th Century Chinese Horseshoe Back Throne
Early 18th Century Chinese Horseshoe Back Throne
Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Ming Furniture
Elm
This wonderful black lacquered and painted throne is made by Northern elmwood. Chairs constructed with a round back that continues into the arms are referred to as armchairs with a c...
Mid-18th Century Chinese Half Moon Table in Northern Elm
Mid-18th Century Chinese Half Moon Table in Nor...
Antique Mid-18th Century Chinese Ming Furniture
Elm
This half-moon table has a more elaborate curve to the legs, referred to as the cabriole leg. This leg style is often seen in European furniture and is often attributed to the inform...
18th Century Long Console Table with Bamboo-Style Carving, Shanxi, China
18th Century Long Console Table with Bamboo-Sty...
Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Elm
A rare long console table in Northern elmwood (Jamu), with bamboo pattern carved details on border, apron and legs, early 18th century, Shanxi Province, China.
Japanese Cedar Tansu Chest, Edo Period, Mid-18th Century
Japanese Cedar Tansu Chest, Edo Period, Mid-18t...
Antique 1760s Japanese Edo Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Metal
Tansu chest from Japan, Edo period, mid-18th century. Rustic elm wood and cedar, red finish. Metal trimmings, handles and decoration. Six drawers, plus a cabinet compartment with fou...
Pair of Elegant Louis-Seize Chairs, France, circa 1800
Pair of Elegant Louis-Seize Chairs, France, cir...
Unknown
Antique 1790s French Louis XVI Chairs
Walnut
These two chairs made of fine walnut wood from the French Louis-Seize impress with their finely decorated backrest, which is provided with a twisted garland. In the middle they are d...
Fine Pair of Japanese Samurai Abumi 'Stirrups'
Fine Pair of Japanese Samurai Abumi 'Stirrups'
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Decorative Objects
Metal
A fine pair of antique Japanese Samurai stirrups. Metal, with red lacquer interior, and inlaid mother of pearl (Raden) all over the outside, sides and bottom. With floral shaped op...
1820s Hand-Carved Middle Eastern Indian Window Salvaged from Fortress
1820s Hand-Carved Middle Eastern Indian Window ...
Unknown
Antique Late 18th Century Persian Islamic Antiquities
Steel, Iron, Wood
Hand-carved middle eastern window. Salvaged from a home in Iran in the 1800s. This piece was made to withstand armed intruders. Back has been secured shut with nails from that period...
Early 18th Century Brussels "Tenier Tapestry", Village Theme, Green, Blues, Red
Early 18th Century Brussels "Tenier Tapestry", ...
Antique Early 18th Century Belgian Baroque Tapestries
Wool, Silk
"Tenier Tapestry" David Tenier was a Flemish painter, printmaker, draughtsman, miniaturist painter, staffage painter, copyist and art curator. He was an extremely versatile artist k...
China Important Ancient Monumental Stone Tigers, Qing period 1750-1850
China Important Ancient Monumental Stone Tigers...
Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Qing 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...
Late 18th Century Burmese Temple Book Storage Trunk in Original Lacquer
Late 18th Century Burmese Temple Book Storage T...
Unknown
Antique Late 18th Century Burmese Trunks and Luggage
Late 18th century Burmese lacquered temple book trunk.
Wooden Japanese 18th Century Nio Guardian Figure
Wooden Japanese 18th Century Nio Guardian Figure
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Sculptures
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 thie...
Japan Ancient Earth, Water, Wind, Fire Stone St...
Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Garden Ornaments
Stone
Rare gem plucked from an old Japanese garden Japan, a fine and amazing surviving Gorinto or five-tiered Stupa sculpted in one piece in a convenient portable size from a gray-brown...
Early 18th Century, Japanese Folding Screen wit...
Antique Early 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Wood, Paper
The striking design of cock on a drum originates from China. It is said that Emperor Yao had placed a drum in front of the gate at the court for people who struck it to offer a lette...
18th Century or Earlier Bell Excavated from the...
Antique Early 18th Century Vietnamese Antiquities
Bronze
18th century (or earlier) bell excavated from the Central Highlands Vietnam Mounted for best viewing.
17th Century Bronze Temple Offering Bowl Excava...
Antique Early 18th Century Vietnamese Decorative Bowls
Bronze
17th century bronze temple offering bowl excavated from Central Highlands Vietnam.  
Chinese Blue and White Spirit Bottle, Kangxi
Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Antiquities
Porcelain
A Chinese blue and white porcelain spirit bottle. Kangxi period, (1662-1722) Barrel shaped The top with a short cylindrical spout, decorated all-over with chrysanthemum and fo...
Set of Six Unusually Large 18th Century Famille...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities
Porcelain
This extremely hard to find collection of six oversized hand-painted porcelain Chinese decorative platters from the Kangxi period (1662-1722) of the Qing Dynasty in the Kangxi wucai ...
Gold Samurai Armor of a Follower of Date Masamune
Katchu Shi
Antique Early 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Leather, Silk, Gold Leaf, Lacquer, Iron
Eighteenth century iron samurai battle harness in the style of Date Masumune, lord daimyō of Sendai Province, lacquered gold. Masamune's followers adopted the heavy, war-like Sendai...
Late 18th Century Gilt Bronze Pu-Tai 'Laughing ...
Antique Late 18th Century Thai Other Metalwork
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 als...
Ancient Hand Written Complete 'Magic' Manuscrip...
Antique Mid-18th Century Tibetan Tibetan Antiquities
Paper
The manuscript comes with an international Certificate of Authenticity. We often picture Tibetan monks - or at least the ideal of the monk - firmly in the setting of a monastery see...
18th Century Gilt Bronze Buddha Maravijaya in B...
Antique Late 18th Century Cambodian Other 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 monum...
18th Century Thai Gilt Bronze Statue of Vajrasa...
Antique Late 18th Century Thai Other 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 th...
Lacquer Gilded Wood Figure of Buddha, Pre Manda...
Antique Late 18th Century Burmese Antiquities
Glass, Wood
The Buddha figure with an international Certificate of Authenticity and independent appraisal of a court expert. This very well sized image of Buddha is particularly beautiful. His ...
Gilt-Bronze Figure of Amitayus Qianlong Period
Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, dated 1770 A.D. Incised Qianlong mark cyclically dated to gengyin year (corresponding to 1770 A.D.) and of the period. The ba...
Pair of Antique Hand-Carved Wood Temple Corbels...
Antique 18th Century Chinese 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...
Pair of 18th Century Chinese Hand-Carved Temple...
Antique 18th Century Chinese 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, an...
Antique Burmese Mandalay Style Alabaster Monk S...
Antique 18th Century Burmese 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. ...
Antique Rare Chinese Silver Gilt Filigree and G...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Centerpieces
Silver
Antique mid-18th century extremely rare Chinese silver gilt filigree and gem set, pear shaped vase. The delicate filigree vase decorated throughout in a typical Chinese manor and the...
Antique Burmese Temple Bronze Bell with Elabora...
Antique 18th Century Burmese 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 t...
Miniature Chinese Porcelain Shaving Dish, 18th ...
Unknown
Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antiquities
Porcelain
A rare 18h century Chinese porcelain shaving dish, First quart 18th century, Qianlong. Collectable for Doll Houses In Imari style Measures: 5 cm x 1.5 cm.  
Edwardian Read Horse Leather Footstool
Antique Late 18th Century British Edwardian Footstools
Upholstery
This unique horse leather footstool is the perfect gift for someone getting a new home or even as a little treat for yourself. A beautiful piece that have been fully upholstered i...
Unusual Antique Bronze Sword Grip
Antique 18th Century Chinese Antiquities
Bronze
Antique Chinese bronze sword grip, original patina, visible oxidation and craquelure.  
Antique Rare Chinese Kangxi Period Solid Silver...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Boxes
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, top ...
Japanese Samurai Armor with Original Wooden Box...
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Metal
Late 18th century Yoroi Japanese Decorative Samurai Armor owned by Okabe Daimyo that had been one of the most influential Daimyo in Osaka prefecture, Kishiwada han, at the end of Edo...
Late 18th Century, Japanese Folding Screen with...
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Wood, Paper
The screen embodies the painting style of Nanpin school, which emphasises the decorative nature and realistic quality. In this folding screen, the artist depicted every scales and in...
Late 18th Century, Japanese Folding Screen, Pic...
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Wood, Paper
Pictures of agriculture and sericulture exemplify a new genre of painting with a focus on the representation of the common people, depicting the customs or behavior. They became the ...
Late 18th Century, Japanese Folding Screen, Pic...
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Wood, Paper
Pictures of agriculture and sericulture exemplify a new genre of painting with a focus on the representation of the common people, depicting the customs or behaviour. They became the...
18th Century, Chinese Ming Dynasty Hand-Carved ...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures
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 18t...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Red and Black Lacq...
Unknown
Antique 18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antiquities
Metal
An antique Chinese cabinet. The cabinet itself is believed to be, circa 18th century. The stand is much later. Two swing open doors to reveal an inner shelf. Original Price: $10,253....
Large Serene Antique Buddha Stone Head Thai Ayu...
Antique 18th Century Thai 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 qua...
Archaistic Earthenware Storage Vessel, Thailan...
Antique Early 18th Century Thai Archaistic 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 h...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Fencai porcelain p...
Unknown
Antique 18th Century Chinese Antiquities
Porcelain
Antique 18th century Chinese Fencai porcelain plate With decoration in the middle of a vase with flowers surrounded in octangle line with flowers Enamelled plate in yellow, red, ...
Fine Dehua, Blanc de Chine, Quan Yin Porcelain ...
Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities
Porcelain
Blanc de chine porcelain seated figure of Quan Yin. Qing dynasty. Kangxi period.
Elm Cabinet CN 7
Antique Mid-18th Century Chinese Furniture
Elm
Elm cabinet from Shanxi Province, china, mid-18th century.
18th-19th Century Mamluk Tinned-Copper Vessel f...
Mamluke
Antique Early 18th Century Unknown Other Antiquities
Copper
18th-19th century Mamluk tinned-copper vessel From Egypt. Decorated with a repeat diaper between two bands of script. Measures: H 26.5 cm W 31.5 cm.
Indian Sandstone Temple Carving of a Guardian W...
Antique Late 18th Century Indian 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.
Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha
Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo 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 ...
18th Century, Gilded Bronze, Crowned Standing B...
Antique 18th Century Thai Other 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 ...
18th Century, Lacquered Bronze, Standing Buddha...
Antique 18th Century Burmese Other 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 impri...
18th Century, Virasana Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mu...
Antique 18th Century Burmese Other 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 "Bhumisparsamu...
18th Century, Gilt Bronze Virasana Buddha in Bh...
Antique Mid-18th Century Thai Other 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 n...
Late 18th Century, Alabaster with Lacquer Mahap...
Antique Late 18th Century Burmese Other 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 ...
18th Century, Vajrasana Buddha in Bhumisparsha ...
Antique Mid-18th Century Burmese Other 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 h...
18th Century Chinese Export Armorial Monteith
Unknown
Antique 18th Century Chinese Chinese Export 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 spr...
Stunning Little 18th Century Padouk and Silver ...
Antique Mid-18th Century Asian Dutch Colonial Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
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 Origina...
Collection of 18th-20th Century Asian Opium Pipes
Antique 18th Century Vietnamese Mounted Objects
Bronze
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 ...
Early 18th Century, Gilt Bronze Vajrasana Fasti...
Antique Early 18th Century Thai Antiquities
Bronze
Antique representation of fasting Buddha after reaching enlightenment. Art of Thailand Early 18th century, Ayutthaya kingdom   Gilt bronze   Dimensions: Height: 63 cm Wid...
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