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A Very Good 18th Century Gilded Bronze Thai Buddha

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800   item# 1204650

A Very Good 18th Century Gilded Bronze Thai Buddha
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very good 18th century gilded bronze Thai buddha, seated in bhumisparsa mudra, gilded lacquer over bronze with interesting glass inserts to the base, and all the indicia of legitimate age and genuineness.

Size and Condition: 13 inches tall, 8 1/2 inches wide. There is obvious age-related wear to the gilding and some lacquer has flaked off in a few random places, but in small am ...click for details


A Large Burmese Carved Wood Monk, 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1202845

A Large Burmese  Carved Wood Monk, 19th century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and well-carved image of the Burmese monk Mogallana, 19th century. The carving is rendered in gilding and black lacquer over carved hardwood, with shell inserts for the eyes, typical for the better quality Mandalay era pieces. Overall, the piece is very nicely executed with good expressiveness and presence, making it very suitable for part of a shrine ensemble, or simply for display as a centerpiece on its own. ...click for details


A Large Silver Thread Kain Selendag Songket, circa 1900

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1165629

A Large Silver Thread Kain Selendag Songket, circa 1900
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and large late 19th / early 20th century silver thread ceremonial shoulder cloth, or kain selendag songket, from the Minangkabau people of Sumatra, Indonesia, circa 1890-1920, executed using heavy gauge silver thread intricately woven into floral and geometric motifs on a red silk backing. The processes for creating and spinning the silver thread and weaving the design motifs are excruciatingly time consuming, thus this technique is generally reserved f ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 1109288

A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
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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


An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1930   item# 1106999

An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a truly exceptional lacquered and gilded woven-bamboo basket known as a Ko Kaw Tee, from the Kengtung region in Burma, which is the area of the eastern-most part of the Shan States bordering China. This exceptional example features eight individually crafted alto-relief figures of native tribesmen separated by eight triangular-shaped cartouches of heavy gilding, with the entire composition bordered on the top by a wide band of scrolling gilded thayo, and supp ...click for details


A Fine Gilt Bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1096953

A Fine Gilt Bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th Century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine gilt bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th century Rattanakosin Period (Thailand), consisting of a two-tiered bronze structure that houses a hollowed compartment for storing relics, with each tier elegantly cast with Buddha images in various poses and mudras. On the bottom tier, these include four Reclining Buddhas, four Standing Buddhas, and four Cambodian-influenced Cobra-Hooded Buddhas. On the top tier, four Sitting Buddhas are situated within open windows f ...click for details


A Fine and Massive Vintage Burmese Kalaga, Framed

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980   item# 1084043

A Fine and Massive Vintage Burmese Kalaga, Framed
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and massive vintage Burmese Kalaga, intricately and painstakingly constructed of literally thousands of small metallic disks, colored threads, beads, and fabric swatches, all woven and assembled into a massive tapestry illustrating scenes from the life of the Buddha. This piece is very similar in overall design, palette, size, and age as item 984258 and was acquired around the same time, except that this example has since been framed under plexiglass w ...click for details


A Very Large Burmese Standing Buddha, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1081083

A Very Large Burmese Standing Buddha, 19th Century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very large and fine Burmese Standing Buddha, late 19th century, constructed of carved and gilded hardwood depicting Buddha in a classic Mandalay School rendering which features a broad oval face, downward gazing eyes, elongated earlobes that touch the shoulders, a glass inset fillet band around the forehead, a dome-shaped ushnisha on the top of Buddha's head, and perhaps most characteristic of this particular style, is an elaborately carved robe with orn ...click for details


A Superb Original Indonesian Barong Dance Painting

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Acrylic: Pre 2000   item# 1062971

A Superb Original Indonesian Barong Dance Painting
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a superb original and signed acrylic painting on canvas depicting an Indonesian Barong Dance. Though this particular piece does not share the same museum provenance as our other Barong Dance offering (see item # 938720), we think it is at least of equal merit. Some may even think it is superior. In any case, both are superb examples.

The Barong Dance is one of those wonderful a ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 1047202

A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
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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


A Fine and Large Pair of Bronze Burmese Gongsmen

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1920   item# 1047200

A Fine and Large Pair of  Bronze Burmese Gongsmen
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and large pair of ornamental bronze Burmese gongsmen, early 20th century, crisply cast depicting two gongsmen carrying a large circular gong known as a "maung" suspended beneath a pole. During Burma's Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), official announcements were made to the townspeople by a King's Representative accompanied by two gongsmen, who would customarily alert the town to their announcement by striking the maung. Later, in t ...click for details


A Fine And Large Khmer (Cambodian) Silk Textile, Framed

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980   item# 1043872

A Fine And Large Khmer (Cambodian) Silk Textile, Framed
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and very large Khmer (Cambodian) handmade silk textile now framed as a wall hanging, executed in traditional Khmer palette using a combination of natural vegetal dyes and synthetic colors, depicting various animal and geometric motifs. A very striking and dramatic piece not commonly encountered.

Size and Condition: 94 1/2 inches wide, 40 1/2 inches tall. Some minor thre ...click for details


A Fine and Large Rattanakosin Bronze Buddha, 19th Cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1039728

A Fine and Large Rattanakosin Bronze Buddha, 19th Cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and large Thai Rattanakosin bronze Buddha, early-to-middle 19th century, depicting Buddha with both hands raised shoulder level with palms forward in Ham Samut mudra, also known as "Calming the Waters" or "Calming the Ocean" mudra. Buddha is wearing regal attire here with traditional tall crown and body jewelry that is elaborately inset with lacquer and glass adornments. Gilding retention is relatively high on this example. Buddha& ...click for details


A Fine And Rare Burmese Dry Lacquer Buddha, 19th Cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1039526

A Fine And Rare Burmese Dry Lacquer Buddha, 19th Cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and rare Burmese dry lacquer Buddha, 19th century or earlier, exquisitely modeled with a beautifully serene meditative visage that is quintessentially Shan Burmese in form, featuring a broad sweeping forehead framed by a glass mosaic adorned fillet band, high-set eyebrows, a sharply linear nose with flared nostrils, a small mouth with thin lips gently curved upward into a half smile, three neck creases, and characteristically elongated earlobes that ext ...click for details


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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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

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