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Fine Large Iban Dayak Female Tribal Guardian Figure Borneo
Fine Large Iban Dayak Female Tribal Guardian Fi...
Antique Late 19th Century Indonesian Tribal Art
Wood
A fine large Iban dayak female tribal guardian figure Borneo The female figure in hard iron wood with beautiful serene expression wearing a long robe and headdress standing holdin...
Antique Colorful Turkish Sarkisla Kilim Rug, circa 1930
Antique Colorful Turkish Sarkisla Kilim Rug, ci...
Early 20th Century Turkish Folk Art Rugs
Wool
An antique Sarkisla kilim rug handwoven, circa 1930s. A great colorful authentic rug in and in very good condition. Sarkisla is a small town in the Anatolian Sivas province of Turkey...
Large Japanese Duck Goose Handsome Cast Bronze with Fine Details
Large Japanese Duck Goose Handsome Cast Bronze ...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
This wonderful large vintage Japanese hand caste solid bronze duck or goose could be the center piece or prime accent in your garden. Finely hand cast, it boasts a handsome Verdig...
Small Ceremonial Cotton Gin from the Atoni of West Timor, Mid-Late 20th Century
Small Ceremonial Cotton Gin from the Atoni of W...
Unknown
Vintage 1970s Indonesian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Small carved ceremonial cotton gin from the Atoni of West Timor. Mid-late 20th century, set on a wooden stand for stability and display. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This is a relative...
Antique Indian Battle Shield 19th Century
Antique Indian Battle Shield 19th Century
Antique Late 18th Century Indonesian More Folk Art
Old schield from India with bronze and leather verry rare 19th century Antique Indian battle shield 19th century Very old battle shield probably India. Arched round body...
Antique Anatolian Turkish Kilim Rugs
Antique Anatolian Turkish Kilim Rugs
Vintage 1940s Turkish Kilim Turkish Rugs
Wool
Sarkisla Kilims are from Sivas and are, on the whole, loosely woven in slit weave and generally of a coarse texture.
Antique Turkish Kilim Rugs
Antique Turkish Kilim Rugs
Vintage 1920s Turkish Kilim Turkish Rugs
Wool
Some kilims that are attributed to Sivas are actually woven in Sarkisla, a town further south-west.
Early 20th Century Indian Carved Wood Trunk
Early 20th Century Indian Carved Wood Trunk
Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved wooden Indian tribal trunk / box with hand-wrought iron hinges and straps, and handle. Early 20th century, Northern India.
Tribal Cotton Cleaning Board, Kabiro, Sumba, Indonesia, Mid-Late 20th Century
Tribal Cotton Cleaning Board, Kabiro, Sumba, In...
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Vintage 1980s Indonesian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Vintage tribal cotton cleaning wood board, Kabiro, from Sumba, East Indonesia, mid-late 20th century. Mounted on a metal stand. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Sumba is well-known for her...
Carved Wood & Gilt-Lacquered Sculpture of Seate...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Lacquer
This truly a magnificent piece. Stunning. Beautiful. Supremely serene. Meticulously hand-carved in such fine and amazing detail (see hands and flowing robes). Gilded throughout. S...
Hand-Carved Wood and Polychrome Seated Buddha
Antique 19th Century Asian Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Fantastic piece with remnants of polychrome and obvious age. We estimate 19th century. Missing a few fingertips and has wear to one edge on robe but common for works of this age. Fro...
Large Carved Wood, Lacquer and Gilt Standing Th...
Antique 19th Century Thai Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Lacquer
Ornately carved and decorated and standing nearly 6 foot tall. This is truly a mesmerizing piece. Likely Thai but could also be from Laos as they share many similar features and char...
Large Tibetan Hand-Carved and Painted Dharma Wheel
20th Century Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
This piece is truly impressive in every way shape and form. Large and substantially heavy. Made of solid wood. Possibly gold leafed (we have not verified either way. The gold colorin...
Antique Tabriz Carpet Handmade Persian Rug in F...
Early 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs
Wool
Antique Tabriz rugs are distinguished by their excellent weave and by their remarkable adherence to the classical traditions of Persian rug design. The city of Tabriz, situated in no...
Japanese Antique Scroll Family of Five Koi Fish...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens
Silk
Japan, a family of Koi or Carp ripple the waters in this auspicious art composition a hand-painted and signed silk scroll dating to the early Showa era mid 20th century. Koi soothe...
Large Japanese Horses Handsome Cast Bronze Pair...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
This wonderful pair of tall Japanese hand caste solid bronze horses could be the centrepiece or prime accents in your garden. Finely hand cast, each boasts a handsome Verdigris pa...
Indian Three-Grain Threshing Tools, circa 1920
Early 20th Century Indian Tribal Art
Bamboo
Offered by Vicki Shiba Three-grain threshing tools Arunachal Pradesh, NE India circa 1920 Bamboo handle with split bamboo tines.
Minimalist Red Persian Mid-Century Modern Runne...
Vintage 1940s Persian Mid-Century Modern Persian Rugs
Wool
Featured in our online exhibition entitled 'Persian Modernism', this exceptional pile runner was woven in the Amoghli Atelier in Mashad, a workshop known since the nineteenth century...
Vintage Silver and Turquoise Chinese Opera Thea...
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Mounted Objects
Metal
Vintage Chinese opera theatre headdress in turquoise and silver colors with pink and blue pom poms, early 20th century, mounted on a custom, black painted metal base.
Mounted Ceremonial Nagaland Spear or Staff
21st Century and Contemporary Indian Tribal Mounted Objects
Animal Skin, Wood, Feathers
Mounted ceremonial Nagaland spear or staff. Nagaland is a mountainous state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar. Feathers have been added for decoration and spear has been mounted ...
Afshar "Sofra" Rug
Early 20th Century Persian Kilim Turkish Rugs
Wool
Afshar "Sofra" rug. An old tribal flat-weave rug from Southern Iran, attributed to Afshar weavers, intented for use as a "sofra", a meal mat used by the family. This type of weaving ...
Vintage Korean Ceremonial Doll
Early 20th Century Korean Toys
Cedar
Vintage Korean Folk Art wood dancing doll with handpainted traditional costume used in shaman ceremonies, circa 1920s.
Vintage Ceremonial Musician
Early 20th Century Korean Toys
Cedar
Vintage Korean Folk Art hand-painted musician in traditional costume playing a flute. Originally used by shamans as a ceremonial figure.
Japanese Eyeglass Kanban
Antique 19th Century Japanese Signs
Antique Japanese kanban (shop sign) from an optometrist's office in Kyoto. The shop sign was used outside to advertise the business. This unusual shop sign has the original thick gla...
Porcelain Cultural Revolution Period Figurine
Late 20th Century Chinese Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Porcelain
This porcelain Cultural Revolution period figurine features the three branches of the People's Army. From Wikipedia: The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cult...
New Traditional Rugs, Kazak Square Rugs, Carpet...
2010s Afghan Kazak Caucasian Rugs
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
The elegant traditional handwoven tribal rug is made by Afghan weavers. For the production of this geometric rug are used wool and cotton. The carpet rug depicts geometric designs of...
Kazak Rugs, Persian Style Rugs, Carpet from Turkey
2010s Turkish Kazak Turkish Rugs
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This new traditional woven rug comes in a striking color combination. The tribal rug has bright red, navy, sea blue, cream and caramel colors. This geometric rug has a floral rug des...
Afghan Rugs, Kazak Rugs, Red Rug from Afghanistan
2010s Afghan Kazak Caucasian Rugs
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This elegant and traditional handwoven tribal rug is made by Afghan weavers using wool and cotton. Central area of this carpet rug has very beautiful shiny red and on the woven rug b...
Indonesian Peace Sign
20th Century Indonesian Tribal Art
A hand-carved and painted wood horn bill bird sculpture used as a welcome sign of peace.
Tall Teak Wood Asian Folk Art Sculpture of Elde...
Early 20th Century Asian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Teak
An elderly, bearded, Asian man carries a bowl of food, possibly noodles, with two mats tied to his back. Carved from a substantial piece of teak, this somber carving stands at almost...
Antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan Carpet, Tradit...
Antique Late 19th Century Persian Persian Rugs
Wool
Workshop of legendary master weaver Mohtasham is one of the most remarkable chapters in Rug history. He is said to have settled in Kashan at the end of the 19th century to Revive kno...
Antique Persian Serapi Carpet, Handmade, Orient...
Antique Late 19th Century Persian Serapi Persian Rugs
Wool
Antique Serapi carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big city America...
Antique Oushak Carpet, Handmade Turkish Orienta...
Early 20th Century Turkish Oushak Turkish Rugs
Wool
West Anatolia is one of the largest weaving regions in Turkey. Since the 15th century, Turkish rugs have always been on top of the list for having fine oriental rugs. Oushak rugs su...
Antique Oushak Carpet, Handmade Oriental Rug Ma...
Antique Late 19th Century Turkish Oushak Turkish Rugs
Wool
West Anatolia is one of the largest weaving regions in Turkey. Since the 15th century, Turkish rugs have always been on top of the list for having fine oriental rugs. Oushak rugs su...
Antique Persian Serapi Carpet, Handmade Wool Or...
Early 20th Century Persian Serapi Persian Rugs
Wool
Antique Serapi carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big city America...
Tribal Wooden Food Tray on Stand with Handle, N...
Unknown
Vintage 1960s Indian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Tribal wooden food tray on stand with handle, Nagaland, mid-late 20th century. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Fashioned from one piece of wood. Used for serving food. Condition: Note th...
Antique Persian Serapi Carpet, Handmade Wool Or...
Antique Late 19th Century Persian Serapi Persian Rugs
Wool
Antique Bakhshaish / Serapi Carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big...
Antique Handsome Serapi Carpet, Handmade Wool C...
Antique Late 19th Century Persian Serapi Persian Rugs
Wool
Heriz carpets are the staple of the furnishing market and remain the most popular of all NW Persian carpets. They were produced for the rapidly growing US market in the late 19th-ear...
Timorese Silver Head Ornament or Crown
20th Century Timorese Tribal Mounted Objects
Metal
Man's silver alloy head ornament or crown from East Timor. These types of headbands are sometimes worm by women on special occasions.
Angora "Tulu" in Emerald and Fuchsia Rug
Mid-20th Century Turkish Tulu Turkish Rugs
Angora
Angora "Tulu" in emerald and fuchsia rug. A lovely old shaggy rug from West-Central Turkey, knotted with long and loose strands of Angora goat hair (mohair), woven in three narrow pa...
Four Squares, Angora Tulu Rug
Mid-20th Century Turkish Tulu Turkish Rugs
Wool, Angora
Four Squares, Angora Tulu rug. An old tribal rug from West Central Turkey, coarsely woven with long strands of colorful angora goat hair (mohair). Such rugs were used as beds, blanke...
Large, Carved Polychrome Buddha Head/ Bust on S...
20th Century Asian Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
A large polychrome Buddha bust on an acrylic base. Stunning piece, wonderfully executed. From a larger collection of Asian artifacts and religious works. Would make a great centerpie...
Japanese Lovely Antique Rabbit Miniature Incens...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics
Ceramic
Japanese a fine antique handcrafted, hand-glazed round two part ceramic incense container -kogo- in effigy of a big eared rabbit -usagi- and in lovely mildly used but well loved cond...
Shoji Hamada Glazed Dish with Original Signed Box
Shoji Hamada
20th Century Japanese Modern Ceramics
Stoneware
An exquisite, unique piece by master Japanese potter Shoji Hamada - a fine example of his special, now famed, trailed kaki glaze technique. The original Hamada stamped/sealed box is ...
Japan Antique Tiger Hand Painted Scroll
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens
Paper
Stealthy tiger Antique hand-painted scroll on paper, signed. Dimensions: 23.75 inches wide and 68 inches length Hand written Collector signature as photographed Bone rollers. Japa...
Japanese Charming Scroll Three Monkey Family Ha...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Furniture
Silk
Japan, a charming family of three monkeys sit peacefully upon a branch in time of this auspicious hand-painted art composition on silk and dating to the middle Showa era mid-20th cen...
Japanese Bunraku Ningyo Joruri Puppet Head in D...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
This is a spectacular piece. Mesmerizing. Bunraku, also commonly known as Ningyo Joruri, is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, founded in Osaka in the beginning of 17...
Early to Mid-20th Century Bamboo Rooster Effigy...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art
Bamboo
Offered by Zena Kruzick Early to mid-20th century bamboo rooster effigy, Terai, Nepal. A charming rooster made from the root of a bamboo from the Rai people of Terai, Nepal. He s...
Indonesian Masks
Mid-20th Century Indonesian Folk Art Masks
Wood
A selection of ceremonial masks from Indonesia. Styles, colors and sizes vary. Priced separately. Price of tallest mask shown below. This masks are made of hand-carved wood and de...
Early 20th Century Afghani Leather Bag
Early 20th Century Afghan Tribal Art
Leather
Early 20th century leather Afghani bag.
19th Century Small Wooden/Metal Mortar from Yem...
Antique 19th Century Yemeni Vases
Metal
19th century small wooden/metal Mortar from Yemen/Saudi Border.
Pair of Game Dice, Ancient Roman to Byzantine P...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier West Asian Medieval Antiquities
Bronze
The dices come with an international Certificate of Authenticity. The very well preserved gaming dice are an example of one of the oldest games in the World. Playing dice was very p...
19th Century Carved Wood Seated Buddha, Burma (...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Burmese Tribal Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Paint
Offered by Vicki Shiba, 19th century carved wood seated Buddha, Burma (Myanmar).            
Anglo Indian Wooden Coffee Table with Iron and ...
Unknown
20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Wrought Iron, Teak
Anglo Indian style wooden coffee table with iron inset work and glass. Large coffee table in solid teak wood with nailheads and metal accents support, very nicely carved legs, sides...
Kaws, Astro Boy Companion Tezuka Production Med...
Kaws, Medicom Toy, Tezuka productions
2010s Chinese Figurative Sculptures
Resin
Kwas, astro boy companion, 2012. Tezuka productions. Black, white and two different greys. Painted cast vinyl. From an edition of 1000. In its original packaging / box. Prod...
Ancient Troy Greek ‘Hector’ Shield Boss Umbo, L...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Turkish Archaistic Antiquities
Bronze
The umbo comes with an international Certificate of Authenticity and independent appraisal of a court expert. In the middle of the very large roundel we find an encircled, ideally c...
Large Byzantine Pectoral Cross, Myra, circa 8th...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Turkish Medieval Antiquities
Bronze
The cross comes with an international Certificate of Authenticity. Although the cross is timeworn, it appears incredible precious surviving the millennia. It has circular decoration...
Ancient Byzantine Period Whistle Shape of a Roo...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Israeli Medieval Antiquities
Terracotta
The idol figure comes with an international Certificate of Authenticity. The very well preserved and very rare figure rooster was hand shaped and dates to the Crusader period. It wa...
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