a beautifully framed THAILAND orange pastel stone rubbing of a CHIMERA (mythological creature who guards Buddhist temples) with a matching orange silk matt and imitation gold bamboo frame with glass. Condition of rubbing signed in lower left corner "Rachasinoha" and in lower right corner"K Hompe"is good. The top of frame has some loss of gold from frame only. Dimensions are 22.75" (58 cm) x 21.75" (55 cm) and the dimensions of the rubbing are 17.75" (45 cm) x 1 ...click for details
Very attractive earthenware Vietnamese JAR from a old woman potter in a small village famous for its pottery near Hoi Anh (mid-coast of Vietnam) with a light yellowish-brown glaze and impressed coin design on the shoulder! This jar is good size, 9.25 inches x 9. 25 inches or 23.5 cms. x 23.5 cms. There are two small chips which are not noticeable on the rim. This would make a wonderful "piggy bank" for the child or grandchild in your family! This design originally came from China and i ...click for details
Balinese DRAWING of UBUD MARKETPLACE, Bali, Indonesia, with an antique Japanese gilded wood frame and a cedar back. The etching is matted with triple-acid free paper in a soft muted tone. There is some damage (from excessive moisture/climate, in the lower right hand corner. The work is signed and dated, 1970 (see pix #4) Overall dimensions of frame are 28 inches x 24 inches or 71.1 cms x 60.9 cms.The glass is "glare-proof" glass. The etching itself is 14 3/8" x 12 1/4" or 36. ...click for details
Well modeled statue of BUDDHA in virasana, (hands together in lap)from the island of Sri Lanka or Ceylon. The cast Buddha is connected to a separately made base. Condition is good, some slight oxidation.
Height is 7.5 inches or 19 cms and the width of the base is 6 inches or 15.2 cms.
Large BRASS SPITTOON or Cuspidor, from the Indonesian Island of Java with intricate floral and geometric designs! There is some slight damage, a repair to the upper inside rim (see photo #2), a repair to the body and a repair to the base. All of these blemishes do not noticeably detract from the overall design, beauty and interest of this wonderfully shaped and hand-made brass vessel! The height is 12 inches or 30.5 cms. and the diameter at the top is 10 inches or 25.4 cms. Circa: 1930's, pe ...click for details
Large Indonesian BRASS BOWL with floral and Buddhist designs from the island of Java. Suitable for fruit or punch (water-tight) or just decoration. Condition is pretty good, no cracks, some dings and bumps. Diameter at top is 10.75 inches (27.3 cms) and the height is 5 7/8 inches (14.9 cms) The diameter of the base is 6 1/8 inches or 15.7 cms. Circa: pre World War II, 1930's.
Impressive BRASS BOWL from the Indonesian Island of Java, with a broad pedestal foot.
Finely engraved with a scrolling foliate on the shoulder between an egg & dart borders; with 6 alternating cartouches of plum trees and Buddhist symbols. Condition is good except for a 1.3 inch crack at the rim (see pix #2) Circa, 1930's. Dimensions: Diameter @ top = 6.75 inches, diameter at base is 6.25 inches and the height is 5 inches.
LArge BRASS BOWL (suitable for fruit) from the Indonesian Island of Java, with no design. Diameter is 10 1/8" at the rim and 5 3/4" diameter at the bottom. The height is 4 1/2". There is a "beaten metal" look to the sides with a small 1 1/2" crack near the bottom (see pix #5) which makes this bowl not suitable for liquids. Circa: 1930's.
Solid brass metal Indonesian (Java) eight-sided BOWL with a scrolling foliate design on all outside surfaces. Suitable for a potted plant; nice patina, only one seam at the base is not joined properly,(see enlargement #4) otherwise in fine condition. Circa, 1930's.
BRASS metal rectangular PLANTER BOX, from the island of JAVA in Indonesia. Patina is bright but there are several small holes in the upper sides of this planter. Can be used as a planter and is still water-proof.
Inside dimensions are 7.75" x 4" x 2.5 inches in height. Circa 1930's.