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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1263155 (stock #AB-048)
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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)
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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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1237260 (stock #TIB-024)
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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)
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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.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1940 item #1231657 (stock #AMBN-014)
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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)
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Chinese red glass bead necklace. These types of beads were originally used by the palace officials. Size: 33cm X 2.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1227563 (stock #BR-035)
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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.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1220393 (stock #GLASS-007)
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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.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1217742 (stock #WD-001)
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A rare wooden Buddha in a seated position on a lotus pedestal. The face is serenely contemplative and the robe is carved to show the gathered folds. Wooden Buddhas from this period are very difficult to find. This Buddha has a natural, calming presence.

Period: Yuan/Ming or earlier

Size: Height = 31 cm., Width at base = 18 cm.

Condition: The wood has shrinkage and cracks from age. The right ear and fingers of the left hand are missing...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1213055 (stock #AMBN-007)
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A nicely carved natural amber pendant of the Hand of Buddha Citron. There is a hole at the top on the piece so it can be worn as a pendant. The citron fruit may be given as a religious offering in Buddhist temples. According to tradition, Buddha prefers the "fingers" of the fruit to be in a position where they resemble a closed rather than open hand, as closed hands symbolize to Buddha the act of prayer. Size: L. 3.9cm. W. 1.5cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1212592 (stock #AB-027)
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A very rare and beautiful Pyu agate carved bird. A hole is drilled from the top of the head to the bottom of the bird so it can be worn as a pendant. The bird is still the symbol for Burma. Size: L. 3cm. Condition: Perfect. No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1212478 (stock #AB-070)
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An ancient necklace made from fossilized wood also know as Pumtek. The word Pumtek means "buried thunderbolt". This type of necklace is very rare. Size: 56 cm from end to end.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1211186 (stock #WD-064)
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A very rare carved wooden Buddha dating back to the 15th century or before. Size: H. 26.5cm. Condition: Natural ageing. The right hand is missing and a portion of the base has worn away.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1209568 (stock #BTBX-003)
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A late 19th - early 20th century "Yun" lacquered betel box with incised design of two horses and riders, elephant and dancers. The box is divided into three pieces. The bottom part for betel leaves and the top part for lime, areca nuts, clove and other ingredients. Size: H. 10.5cm. Diameter. 21cm. Condition: No repairs. Some age cracking.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1209428 (stock #JD-086)
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A black and white recumbent jade dog from the Song Dynasty. Size: L. 5cm. W. 2.8cm. H. 1.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Some of polish has been lost through age.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1207660 (stock #LACQ-008)
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A ceremonial cylinder used by Senior Monks to send letters to each other. The animal in the panel is a "balu-gwin" Size: H. 33.5 cm. Base diameter: 5.8cm. Condition: Normal wear, no repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1207280 (stock #JD-010)
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A white jade covered entirely by Han style dragons creating an abstract design of swirls and curls. The jade has a hole on the wider end of stone making it usable as a pendant or a pocket jade. Period: Early Ching (18th Century) Size: H = 2-1/4", W = 1-1/4" Condition: No repairs or chips.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1206836 (stock #TIB-016)
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Tibetan wooden prayer beads with three glass coral colored beads as separators from Lhasa. There are 108 beads. The wooden beads are made from the wood of the Bodhi tree where Buddha received his enlightenment. Size: Total Length 30cm. Condition: No repairs