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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1294976
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
15th century small Vietnamese white stoneware vase with underglaze blue painting. The piece comes from an old Japanese collection, and must have been part of a sunken ship cargo. It is very similar to Hoi An material lifted off Cu Lao Cham, central Vietnam. Beautiful glaze with fine bubbles, central register with excellent free painting of vertical segments, flower band around the neck. Lotus petals around its foot, old Japanese lacquer repair to the mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1281853
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Four small 19th (can be as early as 18th) century Burmese bronze opium weights, three with finials cast as Singha the lion and one as a mandarin duck. Opium weights is a fancy name for an ancient weight system which existed in Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and south China (Yunnan Province). The weights were used by traders to weigh a variety of goods: smaller ones for expensive goods (opium, gems, gold, silver), bigger ones for inexpensive commodities (vegetables, fruits, hides)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1240760
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
15th century Vietnamese white stoneware covered box with underglaze blue painting on the cover from Hoi An hoard, a historic sunken ship off Cu Lao Cham, central Vietnam. The box was made at Chu Dau in the Red River Delta, and was part of a cargo bound for the South-East Asia (Sumatra, Java or Borneo). The wreck was found in the mid-90's, the ceramics were taken to the surface, and sold by Butterfields in San Francisco...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1240755
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
15th century small Vietnamese white stoneware jar with underglaze blue painting. The jar comes from an old Japanese collection, and must have been part of a sunken ship cargo. It is very similar to Hoi An material lifted off Cu Lao Cham, central Vietnam. Beautiful bubbly glaze with fine crackle, central register with excellent free painting of alternating playful birds and clumps of bamboo grass. Pendant leaves around its mouth, old Japanese lacquer repair to the mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1173794
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,200.00
12th century Khmer bronze statue of dancing Gandharva from Cambodia. Gandharvas in Hinduism are male nature spirits and husbands of Apsaras. They are gifted with song and dance, proficient as warriors and make beautiful music in the palaces of the gods. Excellent casting and detailing - see his face, elegantly bent hands and elaborate headdress. Beautiful patina and wear, overall in superb condition. . Fixed on a wooden stand. Height of the statue 4 3/4 inches, height with stand 6 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1173793
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,200.00
12th century Khmer bronze statue of standing 4-armed Vishnu from Cambodia. The implements in his upper hands are a conch shell and a wheel. Excellent casting and detailing - see his face with expression of quiet concentration, elaborate jewelry, loin cloth and butterfly shaped fitting on the back. Beautiful patina and wear, overall in superb condition, fixed on a wooden stand. Height of the statue 5 1/2 inches, height with stand 6 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1115476
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
17th century or earlier Thai bronze head of Buddha mounted on a wooden stand. Excellent casting, beautiful patina with green incrustation on the surface and devotional wear. Wonderful expression of quiet concentration on Buddha’s face, loss to its headdress. Height of the head 1 3/4 inches, height with stand 3 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1091455
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
17th century Indonesian metal earring from Sulavesi. The metal is rather soft, and may be either pure silver or pewter - I am not sure. Wonderful work, beautiful surface with great feel of age, pleasantly heavy. Height 1 11/16 inches. The piece comes from the collection of Samuel Eilenberg - tags attached - a world-renowned mathematician and a legendary collector. He was the recipient of 1986 Wolf Prize, mathematics’ equivalent of a Nobel Prize...