A nicely carved jade pig done in the Han style.Pigs represent prosperity and jade pigs were were placed in the hands of the deceased. Many jade pigs were used for this purpose in later times and are sometimes mistaken for Han pieces. Size: L.10cm. H. 2.8cm. W. 2.3cm. Condition: No chips. Some calcification.
A nicely carved mythical beast or cute animal in the recumbent position. There is a hole through the mouth for hanging. As for the age, I will date it as a Song piece, but it could also be from the Southern & Northern Dynasties. It is hard to date jade as many Dynasties copied from past dynasties. Size: L. 5cm. W. 2cm. H. 2cm. Condition: No chips or repairs.
A burl wood peach tassel with a glass beaded ornament. The peach is a tremendous Chinese symbol for longevity as well as other auspicious attributes. Size: Peach. L.2.6cm. W. 2.5cm. Glass. L. 5cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #688932 (stock #AB-041)
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.
This is a transitional poster where one of the women is a man dressed as a woman and the other two are women. Size: 75cm X 49.5cm. Condition: Very good. Some tears at the bottom corners.
This is an exceptional very rare poster, not only showing three beautiful girls with elongated bodies, but it also shows the the furniture of the Qing period. Size: 76cm X 50.8cm. Condition: Very good.
This is another one of my original rare Chinese posters of two young girls dressed in the costumes of that period. Age: 1930s. Size: 72cm. X 52.5cm. Condition: Some old repairs and stains.
This is an original old Chinese poster of two women (actually men disguised as women) advertising cigarettes. Very early poster women were not allowed to pose for these posters. Original posters are almost impossible to find. I had acquired these posters many years ago in Beijing and forgot I had the. Just discovered them recently. Age: 1920s. Size: 76cm x 51cm. Condition: Some fraying around the edges and minor rips from age.
A beautiful and rare glass stupa from the Pyu area.Most of the glass has turned into a beautiful iridescent color which gives a wonderful feeling to this piece. The stupa is unusual as it has a hollow opening in the center. Age: 100 AD. Size: H. 1.9cm. W. At the base. 1.9cm. Condition: A small piece is missing at the base and because it is iridescent at the part also it probably was made that way.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1930 item #680888 (stock #SBUD-004)
A seated figure covering his eyes with both hands used in Tantric Buddhism believed to provide supernatural powers. This one is made of clay and has tracings of gold leaf. It is incased in a stainless steel case. Size: Outside the case. H.2.2cm. W. 2cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #677260 (stock #GEAR-006)
Two blue glass earrings from Cambodia most likely a pair. Size: Width. 2.5cm and 2.4cm. Condition: Some incrustation from being buried so long. Age: 300 to 100 BC.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #676572 (stock #GLD-007)
A gold ornament which looks like to me to be a warrior carrying a club. It's hard to date this piece, but looking at the patina on the gold I would say around 16th century.Found in Burma but could be from India. Size: 3cm x 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs.Some opening which are normal in old gold repousse work.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #673053 (stock #GLD-003)
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #662806 (stock #TIB-013)
A cast iron double dorje with four prongs of stylized makaras.A ritual implement used in Tantric Buddhism. Size: 9.7cm x 9.2cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #662115 (stock #LACQ-013)
A mini Shan red lacquerware covered receptacle. Unusual to find these types in this size. It still has some dried flowers that came with the item. Age: Early 20th century. Size: H. 19.5cm. W. 8cm. Condition: No repairs. Some minor chips around the rims.