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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #179270 (stock #O-3)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to a dealer in SF, CA
Khmer Brown glazed BOTTLE with a pear shaped body, everted mouth and low foot with a rim. The neck is decorated with a collar of turned lines both above and below the join of the neck to the body. Eroded brownish green glaze. foot unglazed. Circa 11th or 12th Century. Condition is good, no cracks or chips, some fritting. Height is 9" and diameter of base is 3.33"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #178904 (stock #TH-009)
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$290
with COA
A well rendered terracotta bust of the Buddha's bust with arching eyebrows, downcast eyes, aquinine nose, moustache, full protruding lips in a smile, elongated ear lobes and a urshina. The total height is 8" x approx. 4". The bust itself measures 4.25" x 3.25"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #356583 (stock #B-003)
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$230
Four (4) Terracotta SHARDS of water jars or perhaps Kendi, from the ancient city of Pagan (Bagan) Burma, along the banks of the Irrawaddy River in central Burma.(Mynamar) Circa: 9th-13th Century. The largest shard has a 2.5 inch diameter and the smallest is 1.5 inches. See other lots,ShibuiArt# B-001 and B-002 for more authentic shards from Pagan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #474674 (stock #O-53)
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$560
Magnificent solid BRONZE casting of a common S.E. Asian theme of a young BOY playing a flute on the back of a WATER BUFFALO. There is a life-size statue of this same motif 100 meters from the Buddhist site of Borobudur in Java. Vividly modeled, with great detail in the rope and tail, the boy with a smile and wearing a kimono, this was possibly cast in Japan, which is where it was purchased, but it is not certain. Perhaps it was cast in China or elsewhere. A beautiful statue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #351667 (stock #TH-1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$320
One SAGGER and two (2) CELADON POTTERY SHARDS from a kiln site along the left bank of the Ping River in Si Satchanalai, Thailand. These two shards can be used reliably to help identify and verify AUTHENTIC celadon ware from the 15-16th Century! One shard is 2.5" x 3.5" and is 1/2" thick and the other is the bottom of a bowl 2.25" x 2.25" with an incised circular design in the cavetto; which also shows a "lotus" ribbed design on the outside. The footrim (unglazed) is also visible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1063888 (stock #B-1101)
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Sold to Thailand
A complete SET of 6 Bronze cast Burmese "Chicken Weights," that were used to weight among other things, opium in the days long past! Beautifullly rendered with a wonderful patina, these weights are almost impossible to find these days. Circa 19th C. Height of largest weight is 2 1/2" (6.3 cm) and the height of smallest is 3/8" (1.8 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #358266 (stock #TH-003)
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$120
From Sawankhalok, Thailand's ancient city's kilns, 3 mismatched stonewear bottoms(2) and top (1) decorated in underglaze brushed iron. The largest piece is a top (with a modern wire attached to hang on a wall) which has a diameter of 4.75 inches. Condition is excellent with no chips. The two smaller bottoms to boxes are ribbed with slight decoration on the outside; with dimensions of 3.25 and 3.175 inches. There are chips on both bottoms. Circa: 15-16th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #351971 (stock #B-002)
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$270
Two large SHARDS from a pot in PAGAN, Burma both appearing to be from the same vessel. They have a 5 banded cross pattern perhaps made with a wooden paddle. They have a gray body with a terracotta finish to both sides. The third piece is the bottom of a "kendi," Dimensions are 6" x 3" and 7.75" x 3" (15.24 x 7.6 cms.) for the two pot shards and 2 3/8" x 1 1/2" (6.1 x 3.8 cms) for the third shard. They were all found outside of the "old city" walls near the Dhamma-Yazika...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #179704 (stock #TH-013)
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$290
Celadon glaze BOWL from Sawankhalok, Thailand, decorated with turned lines below a faux-foliated rim and combed lines with a simple double circle in the center. The outside had no decoration other than three broadly spaced bands. A clear olive green glaze. No glaze covering the footrim. Condition is excellent. Circa 19th Century. Diameter at rim is 9.1 inches. Height is 3" and diameter of footrim is 3.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257549 (stock #B-103)
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$1,100
for a total of 4 pieces; Bowl, Lid, inside Tray & Stand
Burmese COVERED MONK'S BOWL with LID and INSIDE TRAY and Black lacquer STAND. This lacquerware bowl is not only beautifully proportioned, but it is made from WOVEN BAMBOO, rather than the typical COILED bamboo, which gives it more strength and beauty because the pattern is discernable under the layers of cinnabar lacquer! The stand is also made from woven bamboo! Condition, good overall, there are a few small "nicks," about the size of a matchhead on the lid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257420 (stock #B-101)
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Sold to Beijing
A Large (10" in height x 10.75" diameter) 4 piece (2 Trays) BURMESE BEETLENUT BOX, in LACQUER with designs from the Burmese Zodiac! Even the sides and bottoms of the two inside trays are covered with colored designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1070542 (stock #TH-11-2)
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Sold
A well rendered THAILAND oil painting on canvas of an earth dwelling DEVA (Goddess) and minor deities and an Arhat all skillfully portrayed in Buddhist temple grounds. All enclosed in a gilt wooden frame with glass and a silk matte. Condition of painting shows wear in many places. Dimensions overall are 27.25" (70.5 cm) x 21.75" (58 cm) and painting only are 21" (53 cm) x 16.5 " or (52.5 cm) Circa: early 1900s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #178813 (stock #TH-010)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$380
with COA
A well modeled Terracotta bust of an Avalokitesvara from either Thailand or Cambodia. Some pitting and abrasions and a broken right ear lobe which is to be expected in a terracotta object of this age. Mounted on a wooden stand, the total height is 9.5" x 4 inches. The actual height of the head itself is about 6" x almost 4". There is a Certificate of Antique which states that this is the "style of Banteay Srei to the 18th century."
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994752 (stock #TH-10-4)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$775
Northern Thai pottery brown and cream glazed covered BOX with a fruit stem handle surrounded by a raised stylized calyx and a band of star points at the trim of the lid. The body has a band of vegetal scrolls. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collection # 72.3.267A & 72.3.367b (see base and inside of cover.)Purchased at Christie's in NYC. Condition is good, but there are abrasions and some nicks and losses with a very very small firing crack in the inside rim which otherwise is not damaged...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #179472 (stock #B-111)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$290
Bodhisattva portrayed in a kneeling position, with hands together. Casting is a bit "rough," and patina is partly obscured with gold and clear lacquer. Even though small, 3" in height x 1 5/8" at base; this religious sculpture from Burma is enticing. Sorry, but the stand is NOT included! Circa: 19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #160132 (stock #B-4)
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Sold to San Francisco!
Cast metal Buddha in Bhumisparsa mudra, Pala-Mon style, Pagan (Bagan) Burma; There is an extrusion which was broken or eroded on the mid back of the buddha, about the size of half a penny. Hooks or rings were often cast on the back of Buddha images in Pagan so that they could be attached in temples. 11th-12th Century, height = 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #351668 (stock #B-001)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$280
3 Pottery SHARDS which are the upright spouts of KENDI (water storage vessels) from the ancient Buddhist historical city of PAGAN (BAGAN) in Burma. These shards, two of which are 4" x 1 3/8" and the smaller is 2.5" x 2" diameter; were found within the walls of the "old city," near the bank of the Irrawaddy River. Circa: 9th-13th Century .................................................................
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257416 (stock #B-100)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to the Netherlands
Large Burmese LACQUER WATER JAR, with Lid, all with small intricate detailed designs of houses and people and animals. Each time a color is added, it's an additional very time consuming process. There are 5 different colors in these paintings. These are made with thin strips of bamboo and saw dust for a shape and then the lacquer is added one layer at a time...