Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1330051 (stock #3185)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$330.00
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)
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$350.00
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
$600.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1297872 (stock #3051)
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$420.00
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/27.8in.Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail included as part of purchase price.
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
$175.00
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)
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$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)
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$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1102589 (stock #2398)
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 #1102588 (stock #2397)
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 #1102586 (stock #2395)
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 #1102585 (stock #2394)
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 #1102584 (stock #2393)
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. Reference 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 #1031501 (stock #2237)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Fine and rare bronze age (circa 1st BCE to 4th CE) averturine zoomorphic “elephant” bead, from Burma- most likely Pyu culture (Sri Ksetra?), although similar artifacts have been excavated at concurrent Lopburi sites in Thailand as well as Samon sites in Burma. . There is one lateral crack along the torso. Please note scale in enlargements is metric.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #418057 (stock #0880)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$320.00
Assemblage of antique glass beads from Cambodia. It is difficult to give an exact date on these but I am confident that they are at least over 700 years old as similar six lobed “pumpkin” beads are documented in the Simon Kwan book on Early Chinese Glass as being manufactured in China during the Yuan Dynasty although I really cannot say for certainty that they are of Chinese origin...