Antique cow or water buffalo bell from Myanmar (Burma). The Burmese villagers handmade these ornate bells of bronze, to help control their small herds of buffalo or cattle. The buffalo were mainly used to pull the plows of the rice farmers. Mounted on an attractive black base. Great primitive home decor accent piece. Size: 3 x 2 1/4 inch bell. 5 inch tall (including stand) 5 x 2.5 inch base.
Antique Asian rustic teak wood carved wheel. Before the roads were paved with asphalt these solid hard wood wheels were used in, Thailand, Burma, China, Viet Nam and most of Southeast Asia. The wooden wheels were handmade from a single piece of teak. Today this item of necessity has become a beautiful accent piece for our modern home decor. Mounted on a handsome black removable cradle mount, so as not to place any holes in the artifact. 19 1/2" diam., 24 3/4" tall. Shipping $147.00 via ...click for details
Antique terracotta bottle from Burma. This small fired clay vessel was unearthed in Burma recently. The use is unknown, but it is guessed to have been housing for a fine oil or other liquid. Circa 1600 - 1800. Size: 3" diam, 2 1/2" tall.
Antique teak wood Asian cart wheel. Covered lightly with tree lacquer and bees wax, to augment the beauty and preserve the piece. Villagers created this wheel with primitive tools from a single log. These solid wooden wheels were used through out South-East Asia in Laos, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia and elsewhere, until the advent of paved roads and the loss of the Water buffalo as the beast of burden. Mounted on a modern sturdy cradle mount that displays the antiquity without any drill holes to t ...click for details
Beautiful Asian primitive mounted sticky rice pan. These hard wood teak trays were handmade by the rural villagers of Northern Thailand. Each one has a unique look and was carved from a single solid piece of wood with primitive tools. Once used by the villagers to spread the hot sticky rice on to get the proper moisture content. Now these primitive kitchen utensils have been replaced with aluminum. Once a family's necessity, now a great rustic home decor accent piece for your modern home. Mo ...click for details
Rustic carved wood Laotian folk Buddha. Hand carved, long ago, by a villager from a single piece of wood, as a donation to the village temple, to make merit or for home worship. Wood is in good condition but little pigment remain. Size: 11 1/4 inch tall, 3 1/4 inch wide, 1 3/4 inch deep.
Antique rural sitting Buddha from Laos. This Type of Buddha was carved and painted by hand by a villager in Laos for either giving to the temple to make merit or for home worship. Wood is in good condition with mild insect damage. Small traces of paint are still visible on this primitive Buddha image.
Size: 12.5" Tall, 4" wide, 2.5" deep.
Antique teak wood South-East Asian wheel. Great natural rustic condition. Villagers created this wooden wheel with primitive tools from a single log. These solid wooden wheels were used through out South-East Asia in Laos, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia and elsewhere, until the advent of paved roads and the loss of the Water buffalo as the beast of burden. Mounted on a modern sturdy cradle mount that displays the antiquity without any drill holes to the artifact. Great accent piece for your home deco ...click for details
Antique rustic wood sticky rice drying pan - Thailand. Richly aged deep deep grain and professionally Mounted. This tray was hand carved out of a single large log as one piece. Thai villagers would boil their sticky rice then spread it on these trays to let the steam off and insure the proper moisture content. The beautiful deep rustic feel of this primitive piece is a perfect home decor compliment to the modern home. 27 inch tall, 19 inch wide. Shipping $123.00 from Thailand.
Antique Bangkok seated bronze Buddha Image.
The Chakri dynasty was inaugurated on April 6, 1782 with the coronation of Rama I or King Yot Fa Chulalok. He moved the capital across the Chao Phaya River from Thonburi to a small village known as "Bangkok" and promulgated new laws to rule the country, now known as Thailand. The art of this period is known as the Rattanakosin style although it is also referred to as the Bangkok style.
This Bronze Rattanakosin Buddha carried on many of the ...click for details