Welcome on the site of Bart Wille, archaeologist and art historian for the ancient Near & Middle East and Central Asia.
Since 1982 I am running a specialised gallery in Belgium, presenting archaeological and ethnographic items, under the motto "museum-quality at affordable prices"
Parthian terracotta banqueteer
2nd Century AD A flat-backed figure, modelled with large almond eyes, is reclining on a couch and wears a conical headdress 13cm long, 11,5cm high Price: 500 EUR
Embroidery from Sumatra, saffron colored silk on very thin cotton, with Islamic symbol of the crescent with star and some calligraphic medallions.
Condition: some small holes and spots
133 x 133 cm. Around 1900
Price: 1000 € EUR