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Solid Bronze of BOY playing flute on WATER BUFFALO

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 474674 (stock# O-53)

Solid Bronze  of BOY playing flute on WATER BUFFALO
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Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
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$560 

Magnificent solid BRONZE casting of a common S.E. Asian theme of a young BOY playing a flute on the back of a WATER BUFFALO. There is a life-size statue of this same motif 100 meters from the Buddhist site of Borobudur in Java. Vividly modeled, with great detail in the rope and tail, the boy with a smile and wearing a kimono, this was possibly cast in Japan, which is where it was purchased, but it is not certain. Perhaps it was cast in China or elsewhere. A beautiful statue. Wonderful patina wit ...click for details


6 Burmese "chicken" weights- bronze cast

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1063888 (stock# B-1101)

6 Burmese "chicken" weights- bronze cast
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Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
(541) 764 5285


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A complete SET of 6 Bronze cast Burmese "Chicken Weights," that were used to weight among other things, opium in the days long past! Beautifullly rendered with a wonderful patina, these weights are almost impossible to find these days. Circa 19th C. Height of largest weight is 2 1/2" (6.3 cm) and the height of smallest is 3/8" (1.8 cm)


5 Burmese "Elephant Weights" - bronze cast

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1063891 (stock# B-1102)

5 Burmese "Elephant Weights" - bronze cast
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Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
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A set of 5 Burmese bronaze cast "Elephant Weights," almost impossible to find the real thing these days. Beautifully rendered and originally used as weights for a scale to weight opium and other items in days long past! Wonderful patina! Circa: 19th C. Height of largest elephant is 1.5" (3.7 cm) and height of smallest is 15/16th of an inch (2.3 cm)

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