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Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers

Antique Prayer Bronze Vase. Container. Vietnam

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    Engraved piece with lots of detail. From my personal collection.

Twin Figural Handled Vessel. Incense Burner. Ceramic. China

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    A stunning brown glazed ceramic container . . . most likely an incense burner.   Rotates on a connected ceramic base… which is very unusual. Lid has vented holes with a lion on top. Both handles are formed by mythological creatures… dragons.   Discovered in… Continue reading

Fine Late Neolithic Funerary Urn. Shijiahe Culture. 2500 – 2000 BC. China.

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    A funerary vessel found near Yichang, western Hubei Province and near the Yangtze River.   Such vessels were quite common and they were left with the deceased in hopes that their souls would eventually reside in the vessel. The culture did not last long and was preceded… Continue reading

Copper and Bronze Hanging Incense Burner. Hand Carved. Master Temple Quality. Very Rare. Tibet.

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  From my most precious personal collection pieces!!   These hanging incense burners are extremely rare . . . especially with all the fine workmanship. Tibetan incense burners have a more specialized use . . . . incense was used for primarily medicinal purposes. The burning… Continue reading

Antique Hanging Incense Burner. Village Himalayan Base Camp. Anapurna. North Central Nepal.

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    Annapurna is a mountain and part of the Annapurna massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft). There is a village at the base camp and our agent did a trek through there and… Continue reading

Antique Quality Bronze Incense Burner. China

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    An old but beautiful incense burner or censer on four legs. Two phoenix birds and two dragons around the caldron. Four elephant feet and a great deal of openwork on the lid. Foo dog.   A high quality incense burner from the early 1900s. Stand not included.   For the Serious Collector!

Large Porcelain Blue and White Floral Dragon Temple Jar. Jingdezhen. China.

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    I offer you to you an oriental porcelain temple jar with Ming Dynasty-style vine and dragon designs. A stunning addition to your dining room or entryway.   Hand Painted and then high temperature fired. From a ceramics factory in Jingdezhen. It was acquired… Continue reading

Ancient Neolithic Pottery Jar with Strap Handles. Vessel. Early Majiayao Culture. Eastern Gansu Province. China.

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    An ancient pottery jar that was hand created during the Manchang Phase of the Majiayao culture which ranged from 3300 to 2000 B.C. Because the culture evolved into using pigment in the pottery, this piece came before that period.   This jar came from the border of… Continue reading

Antique Champlevé Enamel Brass Vase. Container. Urn. Circa Early 1800s. Japan.

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    Very old and rustic champlevé base in very good condition for its age. The enamel – although worn – is still vibrant.   A lovely piece for a mantel, shelf or entry table. Stand not included.

Very Rare. 92.5% Silver Handicraft. 100% Himalayan Crystal. Turquoise and Coral Stones. Rinpoche. Offering Pot. Vessel. Nepal.

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    “Gulpa” in the Newari language of central Nepal is the word for a begging bowl. “Rinpoche” is a Tibetan term for precious one. Both terms help to describe these rare pots that are completely handmade and consist of high quality silverwork (92.5%), 100% Himalayan crystal and… Continue reading
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