Primitive carved wooden Laotian folk Buddha. Carved, long ago, by a villager from a single piece of wood, covered in lacquer and Glit. Much of old lacquer and pigments are still in tact. Size: 8 1/4 inch tall, 3 1/2 inch wide, 2 1/2 inch deep.
Antique Thai primitive cart wheel is mounted on a cast iron stand, and can be taken off the mount without any damage to the antique. These wheels are made from a solid piece of wood and were used all over Burma, Thailand and Southeast Asia. Size: 26.25" high, 19.5" diam.
Antique rustic cow or water buffalo bell from Burma (Myanmar). The Burmese villagers hand crafted 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. Beautifully mounted on a modern black base. Great home decor accent piece. Size: 3" x 2" inch Bell, 5 inch tall (Including stand),5 x 2.5 inch base.
Bronze five headed Naga Buddha.
In this example, the bronze Buddha image sits on the coiled body of a Naga, the ancient Indian spirit of water that takes the form of a cobra. The five-headed snake forms a dramatic nimbus around the upper portion of the Buddha, framing the Buddha’s expressive face. The Buddha’s distinctive tightly curled hairstyle is typical of Thai representations. A flame of enlightenment rises from the top of his ushnisa, a symbol of the Buddha’s infinite wisdom. The artisan ...click for details
Antique teak burl wood South-Eastern Asian wheel. Deep natural aging created this beautiful patina. Lightly coated with tree lacquer and bees wax, for preservation and to augment the grain. Villagers handmade 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 cr ...click for details
Antique Thai Buddhist temple decoration. These decorations adorn the corners of the roofs of all temples in Thailand. They depict the tail of the Naga (Thai mythical serpent creature) that also adorns temples in Thailand and elsewhere in South East Asia. Deeply worn from exposure to the elements over the last century it now has lost its usefulness to the temple monks, but for the modern home or business it shines with its deep primitive, rustic look. Only minor paint traces remain. 13 1/2" ...click for details
Rustic antique Asian pig trough table centerpiece. Handmade with primitive tools from a single teak log. These animal troughs were common through out rural Thailand, Burma and most of South East Asia, until about World War Two. Made by villagers out of necessity, now a wonderful rustic centerpiece or mantle piece for accent to the modern home decor. 25 1/2 " long, 10" wide, 5 1/2" tall.
Antique Sukhothai Mother and Child statue. The Ancient Kingdom of Sukhothai, long known for it's kilns, that for 300 years turned incredibly beautiful stoneware pottery, that was exported and used in the city. This figure was a common toy for little girls in the old kingdom. When unearthed, the mother's head was not found. Circa: 1400 to 1700 AD. Size: 3 1/4" tall, 3" wide, 2" deep. Shipping via registered air mail is only $12.00