All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1217757 (stock #2682)
Hard wood “khik” from Thailand. This amulet has a woman laying across the penis and is specifically made for a woman, to protect her against rape and theft. These are usually carved by specially trained monks- the higher the monk’s reputation in this field the more power the amulet is believed to wield. This one would not be worn but kept in a lady’s bag or pocket...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Contemporary item #1173047 (stock #2458)
Complete set of five Shan Buddhist images comprised of a Buddha three monks and a chedi. These are covered with traditional gold and back lacquer and the bodies are made from compressed powdered herbs or temple incense ash. These have a quirky abstract quality to them, their facelessness represents that the individual is inconsequential but has the potential for becoming a Buddha, on the bottom are the eight Burmese zodiac symbols based on the days of the week...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Pre 1960 item #1155899 (stock #2425)
Good bamboo handled knife from the Karen ethnic group Northern Thai/Burma border. Total length 31cm/12in with good edge- small nick at the tip off the blade which could be honed out, about 50 years old.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1058815 (stock #2268)
Very finely carved buffalo horn “khik” from Thailand. This amulet has a woman laying across the penis and is specifically made for a woman, to protect her against rape and theft, the monkey represents Hanuman and is a charm to ensure happiness and fidelity in marriage. These are usually carved by specially trained monks- the higher the monk’s reputation in this field the more power the amulet is believed to wield. This one would not be worn but kept in a lady’s bag or pocket...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Pre 1990 item #937270 (stock #01-81)
A charming hand woven and decorated basket of split bamboo made in an Isan village in Northeastern Thailand is smoothed on the exterior with an application of brick red lacquer thickened with ash. Yellow and green flowers and dots on black grounds give the basket folk appeal. The Isan (also Isaan) people, though sometimes called Thai Isan, are a blend of Lao, Mon and and Khmer, and have their own language, which is Lao-like but written in the Thai alphabet...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Pre 2000 item #832718 (stock #57-81)
This soaring form, called a gaelae (galae), is seen in Northern Thailand on the peaked rooftops of houses and other structures built by the Thai Lanna people. On old buildings gaelae are extensions of the ends of roof beams crossed to form a V-shape. On newer houses they usually are separate carvings such as this one and are attached to the peaks of the steep roofs after the basic structure is completed...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Thai : Pre 1950 item #680625 (stock #SBUD-003)
JJ Oriental
$275.00
A seated figure covering his eyes with both hands used in Tantric Buddhism believed to provide supernatural powers. This one is carved in ivory or bone and incased in a waterproof plastic case. Size: Inside measurements. H. 2.5cm. W. 1.9cm.