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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #178813 (stock #TH-010)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$380.00
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 #179704 (stock #TH-013)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$290.00
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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994148 (stock #TH-10-1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,200.00
Northern Thai pottery blue, white & brown JAR with a lotus handle on the lid. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collections, Collection number on base of Jar is 72.3.362b and # on lid is 72.3.362A. Purchased at Christie's in NYC. Condition: there are nicks, pits, a firing crack to the rim, abrasions, losses and discoloration to the glaze. Circa: 16th C. Height is 3 3/8 inches x 3.5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #257795 (stock #B-1)
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Sold
Stone BUDDHA in Bhumisparsa mudra (touching the earth and giving witness style) from BURMA. This roughly carved Buddha is covered in black lacquer. Sometimes these Buddhas were covered in Lime (white) to protect (and disquise)the Buddhas from the various invasions they faced throughout their history. Sometimes, these Buddhas are covered in lacquer more recently for customs purposes to make them less appealing than they really are...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1063888 (stock #B-1101)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
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 1492 item #996796 (stock #TH-10-7)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,750.00
Northern Thai pottery blue & cream Covered BOX with lotus bud handle with turned ridges and brown band(s) on the lid. A broad panel of vegetal scrolls on both the lid and body and brushed lines below. The splayed foot painted brown. The glaze is clear. See"South-East Asian Ceramics: Thai, Vietnamese, and Khmer," Dick Richards,Oxford University Press, 1995, pg. 91, plate 33. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collection, # 73.1.4.A and # 73.1.4.B, ex-collection Estate of William H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #359807 (stock #TH-004)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$175.00
Five different size bottoms of Thailand stonewear covered BOXES from Sawankhalok kilns, 15th-16th Century. 4 of the 5 pieces have an underglaze blue decoration, one(the largest piece with a 2.5 inch (6.35 cms.)diameter has a blue ring around the top and bottom. The smallest has a diameter of only 1.5 inches or 3.8 cms. Condition varies from excellent for the largest and second largest piece to fair with rim chips on all three of the smallest diameter items.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994335 (stock #TH-10-3)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$900.00
Northern Thai pottery brown and cream glazed JAR with band of star points on shoulder and an incised floral design on the body. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collection, #72.3.377, purchased at Christie's in NYC. Condition is good. Height is 4 1/8 inches x diameter of 4 1/8 inches. Circa" 14-15th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994758 (stock #TH-10-5)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$900.00
Northern Thai pottery brown and cream glazed covered BOX with no handle on the lid which has a pattern of alternating points with a simple floral design and star points on the rim of the lid. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collection # 73.1.2A and 73.1.2B purchased @ Christie's in NYC; previously from Sotheby's Sale # 3574, Nov. 20-21, 1973, illustrated, lot 359...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #474674 (stock #O-53)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$560.00
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 1492 item #996798 (stock #TH-10-8)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,900.00
Northern Thai blue & cream pottery octagonal VASE with lotus leaves on the upright portion of the vase and alternating geometric and vegetal patterns on the eight sides of the body. Concentric lines around the outside of the foot rim which is slightly splayed. Provenance: From the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, purchased from Christie's in NYC. Condition: a restored chip to the mouth (7 mm.) which has a chip (2 mm) to the restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #257977 (stock #TH-008)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340.00
A well-cast Thai Buddha (head and torso) in the U-Thong Style with well defined features and ushina and protruding nipples. 5 inches in height + 1.25" for a teak base x 3 inches in width. Condition is good. Circa: late 19th-early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #351668 (stock #B-001)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$280.00
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #256988 (stock #B-2)
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Stone Burmese BUDDHA in Bhumisparsa mudra (Touching the Earth to call witness style) from the city of Pagan, Burma. This Buddha has traces of lime which covered it when it was purchased. Condition, as expected, there is chipping and pitting and cracks. (see enlargement # 4.) Height is 23 inches (58.4cms.) x 11.5"(29.2cms)width at the knees. Circa: 11th-12th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994151 (stock #TH-10-2)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$875.00
Northern Thai pottery JAR, brown & cream glaze, the design incised on the biscuit and brown painted directly on the biscuit. The lid has a flower design with a lotus handle and the rim with radiating star points. The body of the jar has a band of vegetal scrolls. Provenance: Arthur M. Sackler Collection, # 72-3-369A and 72-3-369b. Previously from Frank Caro. Purchased at Christie's in NYC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #351667 (stock #TH-1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$320.00
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 #1063891 (stock #B-1102)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Thailand
A set of 5 Burmese bronaze cast "Elephant Weights," almost impossible to find the real thing these days. Beautifully rendered and originally used as weights for a scale to weight opium and other items in days long past! Wonderful patina! Circa: 19th C. Height of largest elephant is 1.5" (3.7 cm) and height of smallest is 15/16th of an inch (2.3 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #358263 (stock #TH-002)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$95.00
From Sawankhalok, Thailand, two stonewear ceramics, in underglaze brushed iron decoration. One is a top of a jar,with a small knop handle on the domed lid, the other is a bottom section of ANOTHER, different JAR. Circa: 15-16th Century. The top has a diameter of 4.75 inches and there is a chip on the outside rim; the smaller piece has a diameter of 4 inches with some rim chips.