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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #474674 (stock #O-53)
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$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 1700 item #359807 (stock #TH-004)
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$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 #179704 (stock #TH-013)
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$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 : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #178904 (stock #TH-009)
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$290.00
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #196752 (stock #O-4)
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Laksmi (Sri) the Hindu Goddess of Beauty and Good Fortune, the wife of Vishnu (the preserver) who descended to earth as one of Vishnu's avataras. She is holding the attributes of a conch shell, a disc, a ball and a club. She is standing on the buffalo shaped demon Mahisa, whom she has conquered. Circa: 19th Century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994752 (stock #TH-10-4)
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$775.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1063888 (stock #B-1101)
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1063891 (stock #B-1102)
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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 #994335 (stock #TH-10-3)
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$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 1492 item #996798 (stock #TH-10-8)
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$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 : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #357019 (stock #B-004)
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$290.00
4 Burmese POTTERY SHARDS from the ancient city of Pagan on the Irrewaddy River, an ancient Buddhist Kingdom built entirely from donations (not slave labor,) 3 pieces from pots with incised designs (see photos) and one handle to a pot. The length of the handle is 4 inches. The largest of the pottery shards is 3 x 1.75 inches. Condition is good. There are three other lots of SHARDS from Pagan, look for B-001, B-002 and B-003 on ShibuiArt.com...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257784 (stock #B-017)
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$860.00
Almost identical, but not quite, PAIR of Burmese Lacquerware TEA STORAGE JARS with lids. The design around the body is called, "Ku-nan-kan-byat," or(Yunnan semicircle design)"This pattern consists of a trefoil arched freize which may appear as a single line (or in this cases, a honeycomb) of interlocking forms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1070542 (stock #TH-11-2)
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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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #351667 (stock #TH-1)
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$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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #994148 (stock #TH-10-1)
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$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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257786 (stock #B-018)
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$570.00
Burmese Lacquer TEA STRORAGE JAr with Lid, with a design motif of "ku-nan-kan-byat" or Yunnan semicircle design and 12 Zodiac animals incised in the rosettes. Cndition: This jar has seen wear. Some black lacquer is exposed where the orange-red has rubbed off with age and constant handling. The design on the top of the lid has also been eroded. Dimensions are 9" in height with a diameter of approx. 7.75" Circa: 1870-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #996796 (stock #TH-10-7)
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #257977 (stock #TH-008)
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$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.