Antique Burmese style Asian solid wood cart wheel. This wheel was found in North Thailand and is nicely aged. We made a cradle stand for it so no holes were drilled into the antiquity and they can be separated at any time. Handmade made by a villager many years ago, you can still see some of the primitive tool marks. Great home decor accent piece for the modern house. Circa 1850 to 1910. Size: 21 inch diam, 27 3/4 inch 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
Antique Bronze Chiang Saen Singa 3 Buddha
Chiangsan located in the North of Lanna Thai Kingdom (present day Northern Thailand).
Chiangsan art or Lanna art is not as well known as Sukhothai but its style is unique and appealing. The Buddha is seated with legs overlapped in yogic position and the hands are in the gesture of subduing Mara (Virasana and the Bhumisparsa mudra), usually interpreted as the Buddha calling the earth to witness his good deeds in front of Mara. A narrow waistline offsets ...click for details
Antique rural Thai wooden wheel. Before the roads were black top these solid hard wood wheels were used in, Thailand, Burma, China, Viet Nam and most of Southeast Asia. The wheels were handmade, with primitive tools. Today this item of necessity has become a beautiful accent piece for your modern home decor. Mounted on a handsome black removable cradle mount, so as not to place any holes in the artifact. 17 inch diam, 23 inch tall, weight 19 lbs.
Antique primitive rural wood village animal trough. Handmade by a Thai rural villager out of necessity as a feeding trough, probably for small pigs. Now a great home decor centerpiece for your table. Richly textured with rich wood grain. Size: 23" long, 11" wide, 5" thick, 16" tall (including stand). Shipping $119 via FedEx insured.
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
Sukhothai iron under glazed bowl with fish design. This was produced in the ancient city of Sukhothai or Sri Satchanalai in the northern part of what is now Thailand. This outstanding example of Sukhothai or Sangkhalok ware is in excellent condition, considering the age. There is only one very small chip on the rim. Please see enlargements. Circa: 13th to 15th century. Size: 10 1/2" diameter, 3" tall.
Antique rustic wooden gate piece from Thailand. Not a fence post. This was the type of gate used 80 to many hundreds of years ago. Hand crafted by villagers for keeping their water buffalo of cattle in. Two of these large poles would be made with corresponding holes for smaller poles to be slid through to close of that section. Age is impossible to know. 80 to 200 years old is a reasonable estimate. Size: 52 1/4 inch tall.
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 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