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Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers

Ancient Clay Pottery Pitcher. Jug. Wine. Water. Funerary / Burial. Greek / Roman. Israel.

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  This was acquired from an estate of an Israeli archaeologist . . . about him, I know little or nothing.   This vessel seems very primitive to be a Greek or Roman Burial vessel. It is more likely to be an ancient funerary vessel placed in the tomb… Continue reading

Hand Carved Famille Rose Porcelain Vase. Cutout Design. Incised. Qianlong Marked. China

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    A gorgeous see-through cutout porcelain vase with intricate carved designs and hand painted in enamel with floral decorations. I love these overglazed rose colors of pink and carmine.   The mark is that of Qianlong Nian Zhi – Qianlong Period Make. Qianlong is the… Continue reading

Vintage Decorative Cloisonné Heavy Enameled Brass Ginger Jar / Urn with lid. India

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    Very unique and quite beautiful. During photography, I noticed a dent near one of the designs (to the far right of the design on the first image). I am reducing the price by 50% of its true and undented value. It is only somewhat… Continue reading

Bronze and Copper Hanging Monastery Incense Burner. Censer. Hand Crafted. Master Temple Quality. Rare. Tibet. East Nepal.

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  I located another of these rare burners / censers!   I like this hefty hanging incense burners because of the composition and stunning detail. Plus, this one was acquired from the same monastery as the other one by my trusted regional agent. Fine workmanship around the lid,… Continue reading

Rare and Very Fine Ornate Ashanti Cast Bronze Kuduo Pot. Lid. Funerary. Ghana. Africa.

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    The Asanti or Ashanti live in central Ghana in the rainforests of West Africa approximately 150 miles away from the coast. The Ashanti are a major ethnic group of the Akans (Ashanti and Fanti) in Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast. The Ashanti are best known… Continue reading

Authentic Fine Yongzheng Painted Blue & Yellow Porcelain Imperial Dragon Vase. 6-Sided. China.

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The fourth son of Kangxi, Yongzheng was 44 when he succeeded his father. In the reign of Yongzheng, Nian Siyao was the Superintendent of Customs, and most importantly, from 1726 to 1736, director of the Jingdezhen porcelain factory. He personally supervised the pieces made for the Emperor and the court… Continue reading

Small Heavy Metal Foo Dog / Lion Censer. Incense Burner. 2-Part. Japan.

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    Foo Dog or Lion on pedestal. Gold. Charming. Mid- 1900s. Stand not included.  

Antique Cloisonné Vase. China

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    Exquisite detail, bright colors . . . a testament to a piece of hand crafted art over 100 years in age. Heavy copper base. Purchased from a collector family estate sale in 1997.   There is a dent in the cloisonné (see photo).  … Continue reading

Rare 19th Century Porcelain Incense Burner / Vessel. China.

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  I love and have loved this piece for over 16 years! I look at it everyday. Markings and designs from the Ming Dynasty. However, judging from the quality of the porcelain and the fire of the kiln, the late 1800s would be a more accurate date.… Continue reading

Kanji Lantern / Reliquary. Original Art / Pottery/ Porcelain by Mark Heimann. Oregon

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    According to Mark: “My inspirations are many and always eveloving – worldwide indigenous arts, ancient and modern, east/west, observations and conversations with people, animals and samurai!” Okay, Mark, we now undersand.   I purchased this from Mark in 1999 and it has been on my special… Continue reading
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