A painted earthenware horse and rider, standing Foursquare, Tang Dynasty, the hooded rider with hands held high, probably about to hit a drum, condition: Restoration & parts replaced drum missing, Provenance: a themoluminescence report from Oxford, hei
A painted pottery figure of an equestrienne Tang dynasty, the rider with left hand poised as if to tug at the reins, wearing a long robe falling in folds with long slender sleeves, the hair drawn up into an elaborate coiffure, the horse standing four squar
A Negoro lacquer Katakuchi, Meiji period, 19th century, Negoro lacquer over wood, Katakuchi / Choshi (spouted sake server), 19 cm high. Provenance: Purchased David Jones Art gallery, 1986. Other Notes: associated with the Buddhist temple in Negoro where th
A Chinese gilt-bronze Taotie mask, Han Dynasty (206BCE-220ACE), the dramatically executed mask of a mythological beast would have been a door boss with a ring handle, retains most of its gilding, 5.5 cm high
A large Chinese grey pottery horse, Tang dynasty (618-906), very well sculpted, standing under saddle on a flat triangular base with one leg raised, original red and white mineral pigments, 49 cm high and 65 cm wide, For similar example see Bonhams London,
An antique bronze Southeast-Asian frog drum (rain drum), the circular mildly dished top on a wide waisted and flared base, all with fine ribbed and geometrically banded cast relief detail, star centre to the top, four raised and stylised animal forms to th
A Junyao glazed bowl, probably song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century, with rounded sides covered inside and out in a thick lavender, milky blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim, the glaze pools near the footrim, diameter 14 cm, height 5 cm. Prove
Four Chinese Neolithic and Warring States style urns, with loop handles, red ground with geometric motifs painted with black and red pigments (4), approx. Height 30.5 cm. Provenance: Hollywood Road, Hong Kong, c. 1991, labels: accompanied by Hong Kong Art
A sandstone figure of Ganesha wearing an elaborate crown. Provenance: Estate of the late Thomas James Valentine, condition: crack to one hand, height 34 cm. Provenance: The collection of the late Dr Thomas James Valentine
Four Chinese earthenware busts of Women from the Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD, with full rounded faces & their long hair swept up & piled high on the head, some with traces of black pigment , height 12-15 cm. Provenance: the private collection of an
A pair of circular metal bowls with gold Embossing, the design influenced by the silk Roads during the Tang dynasty, four Chinese characters to base, the design & shape made by a master craftsmen, molded & hand finished, a floral arabesques scrolli
A set of six bronze Chariot fittings, Warring States-Western Han, 4th-2nd Bce, including three axel caps and three yoke fittings, each one finely inlaid in gold and silver with archaic stylised motifs, some with prancing deer and 'Qu Shi' in the centre, ax
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