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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #726335 (stock #BrPt-002)
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A huanghuali wood brush pot carved with flowering trees and lingzhi fungus. The trees/foliage are encased in three large panels resembling petals. The interior of the rim (down about 1.5 cm) is also carved into three sections made to resemble tops of petals. There are many what are called "ghost faces" present in the grain - a characteristic of huanghuali...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #688932 (stock #AB-041)
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A well carved Carnelian mini frog from the Pyu era. The frog being the symbol for good luck or prosperity and is often found in Pyu carvings. This one does not have a hole drilled through it. Size: See last photo. Condition: Fine. No chips.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #858697 (stock #SILV-004)
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A rectangular silver box rich in high relief of dancers in costume. The detailing of the human forms and the patterning on their costumes is finely done. The background of the dancers is done in open-work silver of a pattern of swirling leaves and tendrils. At the bottom of the box is a large hand-hammered mythical Asian chimera (Makara)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #531681 (stock #BUD(S)-002)
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A small silver Buddha figure with hands in the earth-touching gesture. It is very simple in shape and has a feeling of gentleness and calm.

Period: Burma - 15th Century

Size: Height = 3.2 cm (1-1/4 inches)

Condition: Age has worn the surface but it is an endearing piece.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #779507 (stock #BR-013)
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A gilt bronze of the God of Compassion - Avalokitesvara - standing on a plinth atop a 4-legged platform, his head surrounded by a large halo. Period: Wei Dynasty - 6th Century Size: Height = 7.5 cm Condition: Some gilding has worn off. Has areas of green patination.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #654460 (stock #BrPt-025)
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A fairly large huanghuali brushpot with a subtly waisted body showing the distinctive grain. Size: H. 17.3cm. Diameter. 17.3cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #550979 (stock #WD-007)
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A lacquered Buddha figure holding a bowl seated on a high lotus pedestal. This meditating Buddha has a very gentle and calming face. The open area in the back is missing its former relics.

Period: Ming - 17th Century

Size: Height: 30.2 cm

Condition: The lacquer is worn due to its age but the patina is beautiful. There are traces of gilding on the lacquer.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1700 item #530520 (stock #BUD(S)-001)
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A small Burmese Buddha made of silver. Its form is simple, unadorned and its hand is in the earth-touching gesture. The face has a wide nose with connected eyebrows and has a quiet presence.

Period: Burmese, 16th Century

Size: Height = 5 cm., Width at base = 3.5 cm.

Condition: Normal wear due to its age. Has a nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #970529 (stock #BrPt-040)
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A heavy huanghuali brush pot from the Ming dynasty. These brush pots are thicker than later pots. Size: H. 15.5 cm. W. 13.8 cm. Condition: No repairs. Old age crack on one side. See photos.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #554603 (stock #BWC - 001)
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A gentlemen's cricket holder with ivory screen for listening. Finely made of blackwood and burlwood on three sides. It has a glass top for viewing. Age. Late Qing. Size: L.8.3cm - W.3.3cm. - H.2cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #894521 (stock #BrPt-023)
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A nicely grained huanghuali eighteenth century Ching brushpot. Size: H. 16.5cm. Diameter. 15cm. Condition: No repairs. One old small dent.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #667081
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #535999 (stock #JD-080)
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A celadon-colored jade pig of elegant shape and proportions. Unlike Han pigs which are stylized, this is sleek and more realistic. Jin pigs are rarer than Han pigs. The pig signifies wealth and prosperity in the Chinese culture. The celadon coloration of this jade is complex and translucent in some areas. There is a hole bored under the tail for stringing and attaching to the belt...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #882693 (stock #AMBN-001)
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A large natural amber snuff bottle with carved coral tiles of stylized dragon heads on both sides. The amber is intricately carver on all sides. Size: H. 7cm. W. 4.8cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #853017 (stock #FURN-002)
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A very rare pair of zitan drum stools with gourd cutout design. Size: H. 52cm. W. 37cm. Condition: Some minor age cracking which is common with old zitan wood. One small repair on one of the gourds and one piece missing from one of the gourds. See photos.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #615630 (stock #WD-033)
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An unusual pair of huanghuali plates with writing on the bottoms of each plate. Age: 19 century. Size: 13 - 13.2cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre AD 1000 item #915222 (stock #SILV-008)
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A cache of 9 very fine old silver coins from the Mon period from which is now Burma. One side has the symbol of the Sun , the other the symbol of a (Srivatsa) Temple. Weight: Total, 87 grams. Average size: Diameter, 2cm.Condition: Very fine.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #862219 (stock #AB-046)
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An original Tibetan prayer bead necklace from Lhasa. It is unusual with so many different beads and some very old ones. There are also three silver counters attached to the necklace. Size: L 31cm X 2. Condition: All original. One broken dZi bead on the necklace which is considered very sacred.