A nicely made ancient gold ring with a pink ruby setting. Weight: 1.89 grams. Most probably a child's ring
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1305045 (stock #AGR-057)
A rare ancient gold ring with a natural brown stone. This ring is over 1,000 years old. Weight: 3.50 grams
A bentwood bamboo bracelet with a silver work band of a floral design. The two knots in the bamboo have carved stylized dragons. Age: Early 1900's. Size: Diameter. Inside 7.3cm. Outside 8.8cm. Condition: Very good.No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1492 item #1270752 (stock #AGR-041)
Nicely worked solid gold ring from the Angkor Wat period from Cambodia. Weight: 10.41 grams.
A Cizhou ceramic pillow with an ivory colored glaze which continues to a little above the base. The center of the headrest is painted fluidly with a floral spray in a brown iron pigment while a loose band of three freely incised lines encircle the flower. The base is left unglazed. Period: Song (10th Century) Size: Width = 23.5 cm (9-1/4 inches) Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Some loss of the glaze on both top edges.
A globular bodied vase painted in dark reddish brown on a white slip. The main body has three large sprays of flowers. A large brown band encircles the shoulder and below the floral sprays are several thin bands - some straight and some wavy. Typical of this type. Period: Song (10th - 11th Century) Size: Height 25 cm Width 20 cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1492 item #1265796 (stock #BR(C)-001)
A bronze figure of a sturdy-bodied Garuda with his arms and wings spread outwards. Vishnu, with his traditional implements including a discus, conch and mala is balanced atop Garuda's left shoulder and upright tail...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1263155 (stock #AB-048)
A very rare well carved green stone crouching tiger with agate stones and gold beads from the same era made into a choker necklace. Age: 100 AD to 500 AD. Size: L. 5cm. W.2cm. Condition: No chips or repairs. Some natural inclusions on one side.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1260065 (stock #TIB-025)
An Old group of Bodhi wooden prayer beds made from the wood of the Bodhi tree where Buddha received his enlightenment. These beads were purchased in Lhasa many years ago. Condition: No repairs. Size: 42 cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1246946 (stock #AB-089)
A beautiful solid gold Pyu turtle pendant. The turtle represents longevity. Weight 18 grams. H:2.5cm W: 1.5cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1239920 (stock #AB-083)
A rare Black Pyu Chung bead with four white stripes made into a choker with Pyu gold pieces and small Pyu beads. Age: 500 to 1000 AD Size: L. 4cm. D.1.4cm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1237260 (stock #TIB-024)
Mala Prayer beads from Lhasa with silver counters. I am not sure what the beads are made from but they are from Lhasa Tibet purchased over 15 years ago. Size: 50cm X 2.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1234593 (stock #TIB-021)
A nice Tibetan 108 bone prayer beads with two leather counters from Lhasa. The bone is most likely yak bone. It has two turquoise spacers and silver counter. Acquired in Lhasa, Tibet over 15 years ago. Size: 40cm X 2.
A unusual rare well carved jade pendant with a stylized head of a Zhou pig on top and tapering down into a fang or a claw.. The upper part of the jade is of a black and tan color and the tail is translucent. There is a hole at the back of the mouth for stringing. Size: L. 4.7cm. W. 1.2cm. Condition: See last photo.
A nicely carved natural amber pendant with one bat and leaf design. The bat represent longevity and happiness. The bat and happiness sound is in the Chinese language is similar - both pronounced Fu. Size: L. 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs, cracks or chips.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #1228112 (stock #GLASS-020)
Chinese red glass bead necklace. These types of beads were originally used by the palace officials. Size: 33cm X 2.
A rare unusual bronze mirror with two mythical animals that might be tigers. Age: Western Jin Dynasty - 265 - 316 AD. Size: Diameter - 9cm. Condition: No repairs. Natural aging with nice patina.
A beautiful red glass bead necklace made from a court official's rank necklace. Made from very high quality matching glass beads. Most of these rank necklaces were broken apart during the cultural revolution. Size: 34cm folded. Bead size: 1cm. Condition: Very good. No chips etc.