All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #573573 (stock #DG-002)
A pair of iron Tibetan Phurbu Daggers. The top of the handles have four expressive faces of very good workmanship crowned with human skulls.The handle has a double lotus and eternal knots on each end.Above the blades there is a makara. Size: L. 21.7cm each. Condition: No repairs. Nice patina
A rare Ming huanghuali brushpot with beading around the top and beading around bottom with three legs. Age 17 century - Ming. Size:H. 15.5cm. Diameter: 16.3cm. Condition: Some old small repairs around the beading on the top and bottom. A dark natural spot on one side. Very good condition considering the age.
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. 2.4cm. Condition: No repairs, cracks or chips.
A nice old gilded betel box with glass inserts. Hard to find betel boxes of this type. Size. H. 11.5cm. Diameter. 13cm. Condition: No repairs.
A very rare bronze Tang mirror with four Polo Players on horseback. The mirror still has the original "silver" type of coating that is found in some Tang bronze mirrors. Eight lobes surround the mirror and Polo Players are very unusual with Tang mirrors. Age: Tang Dynasty 618 - 907 AD. Size: Diameter 11.5 cm. . Condition: no repairs. Some corrosion. See photos
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #923184 (stock #AB-024)
A rare magnificent carnelian multi-striped bead necklace. The large bead has four rings on each side with a zig-zag pattern in the center. These are sometimes referred to as military beads. There are two orange and two dark zig-zag carnelian beads on either side of the large one. It is very rare to find an assortment of stripped carnelian on one necklace. These are from the first century and from India/ Burma, early Pyu period. Size: Full length...
A beautiful large blue & white charger painted in the style of early Yuan blue and white. The back of the charger has etched on it the name of a Temple that it once belonged to. Size: Diameter. 46.3 cm. W. 8.9cm. Condition: Perfect.
A Weight from Burma, also know as an "opium weight." It is shaped in the form of a "Hintha Bird." Size: H.5cm. Condition: Some wear and nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1012845 (stock #GLD-010)
A rare solid gold casting of a beautiful bird. Gold ornaments like his were worn as pendants or hair pieces during the Pyu Dynasty. Weight: 7.9 grams. Size: L. 2.8cm. Age: 500 AD.
Large old Chinese huanghuali brush pot from the 18th century. Size. H. 14.5 cm. W. 15.3 cm. Condition: No repairs. Some old chips at the base. See photos.
Chinese white jade form of a kneeling boy beating a drum. Period: Ching (19th Century) Size: H=3", W=3-3/4" Condition: very good