Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1359431 (stock #4071)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Good strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. These can be reliable dated to least 14th/16th centuries due to known and datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said these can be much older as stone beads and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. L: 55cm/21.5 in. Weight 180 grams. See enlargements for scale and condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1359017 (stock #4070)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
65 loose Bronze Age (500 BCE- 500 CE), beads from Thailand- unstrung and laid out they are about 74cm/29in and weigh 75 grams. Very difficult to find a full strand in Thailand these days as most dealers prefer to sell individually.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1356342 (stock #4056)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
SOLD
Good aventurine (usually mistaken for jade) slit earring disc “jue” from the Lopburi Bronze Age culture in Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. Has one old chip and calcification- condtion as pictured. D:2.98cm/1.17in and thickness (at thickest point) 72mm/.28in. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1352946 (stock #4023 )
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Rare and beautiful circa 6th CE thick cylindrical long cylider shaped Pre Khmer banded agate bead. I acquired this about 13 years ago in Thailand; at that time I was told it came out of Cambodia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1352945 (stock #4023)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Rare and beautiful circa 6th CE cylinder shaped Pre Khmer banded agate bead. I acquired this about 13 years ago in Thailand; at that time I was told it came out of Cambodia. Recently I came across a photo reference for this type of bead- Khmer Gold: Gifts for the Gods: Emma Bunker and Douglas Lateford, which identifies this as pre 6th century which would make it either Chenla or Funan Kingdoms, and excavated in Banteay Meanchy Province, Cambodia, which backs up the original provenance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1352943 (stock #4022)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
sold
Rare and beautiful circa 6th CE cylindrical large “barrel” shaped Pre Khmer banded agate bead. I acquired this about 13 years ago in Thailand; at that time I was told it came out of Cambodia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1351139 (stock #4000)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
sold
Nice strand of Bronze Age, circa 2000 to 3000 year old, faceted and totally tubular agate beads. These were excavated from Sukhothai Province in north central Thailand, please see enlargements for scale and condition. Total length 70cm/28.2in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1350568 (stock #3188)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Long cylindrical tapered agate bead circa 6th to 9th CE, from Cambodia. It has a clean break and should be able to be repaired with a silver collar or a bit of wire and “crazy glue” sold as is. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail. L: 9.37cm/3.69in and D: 96mm/.38in. A good project for a jeweler, please see last enlargement to see the line when both pieces are pressed together.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1330051 (stock #3185)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
sold
Lovely ensemble of Thai Bronze Age banded agate, roughly faceted beads from the Lopburi or Ban Chiang cultures circa 500 BCE to 500 CE. The three larger beads (two amethysts and one banded agate) in the center (see last enlargement) are from India circa 1000 CE. Dimensions are noted in last enlargement. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1327075 (stock #3172)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
~Sold~ $350.USD
Fine and rare bronze age (circa 100 BCE to 400 CE) carnelian zoomorphic “tiger” bead, from Burma- most likely Pyu culture although similar artifacts have been excavated at concurrent Lopburi sites in Thailand and Samon Culture sites in Burma. There is one lateral hole drilled the under the neck to above the tail as well as another beneath the front legs on the torso...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1309871 (stock #3132)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$600.00
Fine and rare large conch shell pendant from Central Thailand Bronze Age, Ban Chiang or Lopburi cultures circa 300-500 CE. Superb condition with minimal calcification may still be worn! Included is a museum quality perspex stand (total H: 14.5cm/5.6in). Maximum D: 7.7cm/3in and W: 3.4cm/1.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1298086 (stock #3052)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
sold
Fine strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. These can be reliable dated to least 14th/16th centuries due to known and datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said these can be much older as stone beads and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. L: 64cm/25 in. See enlargements for scale and condition. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1271510 (stock #2883)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Collection of four polished stone adzes and a mortar from the late Neolithic, Tham Hua Phu Culture (100 BCE-100 CE) located along Mekong River near Luang Prabang, Laos. This is a firm attribution as I purchased these direct from local villagers in the area. See enlargements for scale and condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1266842 (stock #2859)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$160.00
Good long rectangular aventurine bangle from early central Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BC. There is some damage on one end, well documented in enlargements. Aventurine is commonly mistaken for Jade as it has the same degree of hardness (6.5 Mohs scale rating)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1217618 (stock #2680)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
~Sold~ $175.USD
Good aventurine or serpentine slit ring disc from the Bronze Age Thai Lopburi culture- please note scale in enlargements and Pre-History Ornaments and Beads in Thailand Vol. 1 Pasark River Basin (note last enlargement)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1217615 (stock #2679)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
Exceptionally fine small aventurine bangle from early Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BC . This item is slightly flattened at the bottom but in perfect original condition. Outer D: 6.2cm/2.4in and inner D: 4.6cm/1.8in. References Pre-History Ornaments and Beads in Thailand Vol. 1 Pasark River Basin (note last enlargement) & Early Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia by Charles Higham.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1102591 (stock #2340)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Zoomorphic quartz elephant bead from the ancient Buddhist Pyu city state of Halin, Shwe Bo, Burma 300 CE -900 CE. Referenced and photographed in Early Landscapes of Myanmar: Elizabeth Moore. Provenance - Bucklee Bell bead expert/author and former contributor to the Peter Francis Bead Research Project. Scale noted in last enlargement is in centimeters.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1102590 (stock #2399)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Zoomorphic quartz elephant bead from the ancient Buddhist Pyu city state of Halin, Shwe Bo, Burma 300 CE -900 CE. Referenced and photographed in Early Landscapes of Myanmar: Elizabeth Moore. Provenance - Bucklee Bell bead expert/author and former contributor to the Peter Francis Bead Research Project. Scale noted in last enlargement is in centimeters.