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.
A Tang bronze seal with the symbol for happiness. Size: 1.8 x 1.8 cm. Condition. Nice patina. A part of the finial is missing.
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A Chinese Tang bronze seal with the good luck symbol. Size: 2 x 2 cm Condition: No repairs.
Tang official's bronze seal of the 2nd rank. Size: 2.3 x 2cm. H. 1cm. Condition: No repairs. Nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #650677 (stock #LACQ-011)
A rear and large lacquered manuscript chest. These chests were essential to every monastery as the stored Buddhist scriptural texts. Size: L. 61cm. W. 17.6cm. H. 15cm. Condition: Normal wear. One leg has been replaced. See photo.
An inscribed very heavy blackwood chest. The inscription states that it was given to a high official as a gift. There are two dragons carved on the front panel that probably had protruding heads that are now missing. Size: H. 36cm. L. 36.2cm. W. 28cm. Condition: No repairs.
A nice stoneware plate in off blue and white with two fish swimming among water plants. Probably from Northern Thailand or Vietnam. Size: Diameter. 31cm. H. 7.7cm. Condition: Some of the glossy is gone and there is one chip on the rim. See photos.