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A Large and Classic 19th Century Burmese Hsun-ok (#2)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1033398

A Large and Classic 19th Century Burmese Hsun-ok (#2)
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$ 850 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and classic 19th century Burmese Hsun-ok from Pagan, of well- known and documented form, constructed of wood that is first lacquered in black, and then covered in successive layers of cinnabar-colored lacquer called hinthabada. Over time, through use and handling, the cinnabar lacquer wears off to reveal the black lacquer base underneath. The negoro effect here is not as pronounced on this piece as it is on our other recently posted hsun-ok (see item ...click for details


A Large and Classic 19th Century Burmese Hsun-ok (#1)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1033391

A Large and Classic 19th Century Burmese Hsun-ok (#1)
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$ 850 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and classic 19th century Burmese Hsun-ok from Pagan, of well- known and documented form, constructed of wood that is first lacquered in black, and then covered in successive layers of cinnabar-colored lacquer called hinthabada. Over time, through use and handling, the cinnabar lacquer wears off to reveal the black lacquer base underneath as seen on this example, in an effect likened to the negoro effect seen in Japanese lacquerware. ...click for details


A Large Gold Thread Kain Selendag Songket, ca 1900

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 979499

A Large Gold Thread Kain Selendag Songket, ca 1900
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$ 2,500 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and large late 19th / early 20th century gold thread ceremonial shoulder cloth, or kain selendag songket, from the Minangkabau people of Sumatra, Indonesia, circa 1890-1920, executed using heavy gauge gold thread intricately woven into floral and geometric motifs on a red silk backing. The processes for creating and spinning the gold thread and weaving the design motifs are excruciatingly time consuming, thus this technique is generally reserved for pi ...click for details


A Masterpiece Annamese Mother of Pearl Tray, 19th Cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Inlay Work: Pre 1900   item# 968773

A Masterpiece Annamese Mother of Pearl Tray, 19th Cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and absolutely stunning masterpiece of Annamese mother of pearl inlay work, 19th Century, Nguyen Dynasty Vietnam, depicting exquisitely rendered butterflies, flowers, crustaceans, scrolls, and geometric designs in superb quality mother of pearl inlaid against a dark brown rosewood base.

This fantastic tray truly represents the pinnacle of this art form. We have been fortu ...click for details


A Fine Thai Rattanakosin Bronze Buddha, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 962834

A Fine Thai Rattanakosin Bronze Buddha, 19th Century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very fine 19th century Thai Rattanakosin bronze Buddha exhibiting the rarely seen Pang Ham Phra Kaen Chan mudra, also known as the "Stopping the Sandalwood Image" mudra. This Buddha is especially well-cast with sharp details. It has just the right balance of wear commensurate with age combined with a good amount of retained original gilding, ultimately giving the piece its undeniable air of age and authenticity. ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Hsun-ok, Late 19th-Early 20th Cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 959584

A  Fine Burmese Hsun-ok, Late 19th-Early 20th Cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very fine gilded Burmese hsun-ok or offering vessel, late 19th to early 20th century. Gilded offering vessels such as this present example would have been owned by wealthy Burmese families, and used exclusively for bringing food gifts to the monastery. They are constructed of bamboo and turned wood bodies, and decorated with scrolling floral designs called "chupan." Crafting the chupan design is actually a deceptively meticulous and laborious proc ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, late 19th - early 20th cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 955585

A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, late 19th - early 20th cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and complete Burmese Kammavaca Manuscript, late 19th - early 20th century, containing all 16 leaves and the original teak wood covers.

Kammavaca manuscripts are a quintessentially Burmese artifact that reflect the general reverence afforded to the monastic system in that country. To Western eyes, they are usually just highly decorative ethnic handicrafts from an isolated a ...click for details


Additional Photos for Burmese Silver Bowl # 941901

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 942121

Additional  Photos  for  Burmese Silver Bowl # 941901
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Additional photos for 19th Century Burmese Silver Alms-Style Bowl, Item # 941901.


A Very Fine Burmese Silver Alms Bowl, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 941901

A Very Fine Burmese Silver Alms Bowl, 19th Century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very fine Burmese silver alms-style bowl, late 19th century, extremely well-executed in deep repousse technique with a continuous scene of thirteen figures depicting an episode from the Burmese Jataka Tales (previous lives of the Buddha), bordered on top by a row of maw-pan floral scrolls incorporating seven chin-thei (Burmese buddhist lions), and bordered on the bottom by a row of stylized acanthus leaves. ...click for details

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