Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques

Ancient Khmer Bead

Ancient Khmer Bead

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1275977

Please refer to our stock # 2927 when inquiring.
Abhaya Asian Antiques
View Seller Profile
G/F, North Flat, Lot 965 Peak Road West
Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
Tel/Fax 852-29847509

Guest Book

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. 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. L: 5.9cm/2.3in and D: 1.2cm/0.5in. Examine close ups for condition.

Similar Items from this seller
Shirvan Caucasian Rug Qashgai Carpet Sampot Hol