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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1417445 (stock #6370)
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Tetradrachma, circa 38BCE-2BCE, King Phraates IV. D: 2.4mm, approx, 14 grams billon- high silver content billon. Obv: King w/diadem, rev: King enthroned receiving crown from Tyche. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre AD 1000 item #1417074 (stock #6366)
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Han gray terra cotta roof, end tile with a tortoise and serpent. In Chinese cosmology a tortoise entwined by a dragon represents, is one of the four constellations and is referred to as the “Black Warrior”. As with many Chinese symbols they are connotated with longevity. Xuanwu “The Dark Lord of the North” aka Pak Tai, the patron God of Cheung Chau, where I live, is shown with subduing a serpent and tortoise under his feet. D: 14cm. Good absorption and worn jagged edge on the back wh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414968 (stock #6327)
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Ensemble of three small Han Dynasty female kneeling court attendants, good condition with original pigments. H: 16cm/6.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1414964 (stock #6326)
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Gray terra cotta female figure from the Han Dyansty, with original white and traces of red pigment, H: 32cm/12.5in. It has been repaired below the torso; a clever bunny could easily ameliorate the unsightliness of the seam of the breakage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1413440 (stock #6280)
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Collection of eight Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple beads” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture. These were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake in Yunnan Province which chronologically paralleled the Warring States and Han Dynasties, which was eventually annexed by the Han Emperor Wudi in 109 BCE. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1412860 (stock #6258)
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Special offer: Very rare pair of Shang/Western Zhou (2070-771 BCE) proto celadon saucers from a Zhejiang Kiln. These are the earliest Chinese known glazed ceramics and were the forerunner to the Yue and Longquan. Both in good condition - with no repair or damage, having stable glazes. D: 9.5cm/3.8in and H: 2.5cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1408796 (stock #6191)
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Han Dynasty Vase Special Sale Item: Was $800. now $300. Classic Hu shaped jar with thick lead green glaze and impressed “taotie” masks on the sides. A beautiful piece in excellent condtion with no damage, there is one kiln flaw on the side where a spot of glaze came off during firing. Inside the mouthrim the glaze gradates to an amber color into the neck .H: 28.5cm/11.2in and D: 21.5cm/8.4in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407992 (stock #6200)
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Good silver drachm circa 130-129 BCE- diameter 18mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407987 (stock #6199)
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Special Offer: Was $1200 now $350. Fine Greek tetradrachm from Thrace, 148 BCE. D: 31mm and 16 grams. A young Dionysus wearing a wreath of ivy and band across his forehead, obverse a standing naked Hercules holding a lion’s skin draped over one arm and a club in the other. Dionysus is “the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth” and 420. Free shipping via Hong Kong EMS SpeedPost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405573 (stock #6162)
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Fine Han period, large, bronze ding. This is piece is in perfect condition with no dents or restoration- the azurite and malachite discoloration on the patina is 100% natural and not the result of an acid bath. Center D: 25cm/9.8in and H: 16.5cm/6.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405572 (stock #6161)
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Lovely small three legged cooking vessel from the Han Dynasty. The legs are in the shape of small bears and the handles on the lid seem to resemble wing tips. There is a lot of restoration on this piece in the cooking basin, one the legs has been reattached, so please view the enlargements carefully. There is some warpage to the lid as well, but it is the original one. D: 12.4cm/4.9in and H: 10.4cm/4.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405571 (stock #6160)
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Very rare Han Dynasty four bodied Ding. The four basins was cast all as a single piece using the the lost “wax casting method” which is a testament to their skill and technique. Encrusted with heavy azurite and malachite verdigris- aside from a couple of small holes is intact, there is no breakage. The entire piece has a diagonal Width: 30cm/11.8in. Individual D: 12cm and H: 13cm/5.1in. See last enlargement (sorry about the quality of the image)for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1404998 (stock #6119)
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Collection of eight Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple beads” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture. These were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake in Yunnan Province which chronologically paralleled the Warring States and Han Dynasties, which was eventually annexed by the Han Emperor Wudi in 109 BCE. Thei...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1404568 (stock #6098)
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Base gold half stater coin from, an Afghan invader who established the first Muslim rule in Dehli (1193-1206 CE) Obverse: Obverse- Goddess Lakshmi seated and Reverse: Devanagari legend in 3 lines Sri Maha/mad bini/ Sam. D: 12cm, approximately 4 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404562 (stock #6096)
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Rare Tang Dynasty (possibly earlier) stone fragment of a Bodhisattva head. Absolutely authentic, one can see the direct influence of the Greek inspired Kushan Gandharan artistic style on this small piece. H: 3.5cm/1.4in. Included is a museum quality perspex stand. Free shipping via HK EMS Speedpost..
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392635 (stock #4390)
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Good nephrite reproduction of a large nephrite jade perforated disc emulating the Liangzhu Culture. Decorative and faithful to the more obvious cutting techniques, stand included. D: 20.2cm/8in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1392494 (stock #4389)
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Indo Scythian silver tetradrachma coin, Azilizes 1 circa 57-35BCE. D: 25mm. Free Hong Kong Registered Airmail Shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378979 (stock #4209)
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Very fine Greek hemidrachm coin- Bull looking back with a plant beneath him (obv) and the head of Gorgon, Medusa (rev). 2.4grams and D: 12.5mm. Circa 350-300 BCE. Free shipping.