All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1295286 (stock #BUD(S)-006)
A silver overlaid Buddha from Burma. These Buddhas were buried under the Stupas as an offering to the shrine. Size: H. 10cm. W. 6.5cm. Condition: Some flaking of the silver overlay. Original head has been re-attached back on.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1295150 (stock #ANPT-001)
A very rare portrait of the highest ranking official in the Emperor's court. This is based on the rank badge of the crane and the red hat. The painting is very intricate with a lot of gold work. The sleeves are painted with the heads of the Imperial Dragon and in the center there is a painting of the elusive flying pearl. The tips of the armrests and carved with the Linzhi mushroom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1295007 (stock #PT(T)-015)
An authentic Tang tomb guardian wearing a typical warrior's uniform standing on an evil creature with remains of the original pigments ad white slip. This item was excavated from a tomb in 1998 with many other items. See last two photos. Age: Tang Dynasty 618 - 907 AD. Size: H.58cm. W.21cm Condition: No repairs. Small piece missing from the back of his skirt. See photo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1294867 (stock #AB-071)
A rare large carved, nicely-striped translucent agate bead is featured in this beautiful necklace with 13 carved natural agate beads and 10 gold beads all from the same period. The smaller ochre-colored beads are ceramic beads of the same period...
A rare and colorful Temple prayer carpet from Lhasa Tibet of two dragons chasing the elusive flaming pearl. Late 19th century. Size: L.155 cm. W. 82.3cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1294664 (stock #AB-098)
An assortment of seventeen old Chinese crystal beads from many Dynasties.Can be made inta a beautiful necklace. Size: See last photo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1294523 (stock #AB-074)
These are most likely beads from a Qing official's necklace. Size: 38cm end to end.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1294149 (stock #LACQ-003)
A very large four tiered lacquered food box with paintings of court scenes and dancing ladies.Made up of 11 pieces. Age:1910. Size: Hight 21 inches-53.5 cm. Condition: Very good.Some very minor chipping from age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1293960 (stock #PT-008)
A Ming statue of Quanyin glazed in cream, green and ochre glazes (san-ts'ai). The Guanyin is seated on a rock formation with lotus flowers above a rectangular pedestal. Formerly she was flanked by two disciples - there is one remaining but missing and the other is missing its head and hands...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1293216 (stock #AB-082)
A rare beautiful ancient Jade and glass bead necklace from Southeast China dating back over 2,500 years. Size: 49 cm X 2.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1293039 (stock #AB-040)
Two rare well carved Pyu stone elephants. These are a type of micro carvings that the Pyu period is noted for. There are holes drilled in both of the elephants for stringing. Condition: No repairs or chips. Some dirt still adhering to them that can be removed by soaking.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292934 (stock #BUDQ-001)
A well carved "crystal" glass Buddha in the Dhyana Mudra position. Both hands are placed on the lap with the palms facing upwards. It could be Quartz. Size: H. 5.2cm. W. at the base, 3.5cm. Condition: Perfect. Some staining from long burial and some dirt incrustations that can be removed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1292779 (stock #AB-087)
A rare Pyu carved green glass pendant with a figure of a man on the front and some writing on the back. Next to the glass pendant there are two small stone carved elephants. The rest of the necklace is made up of Pyu gold and an assortment of gold and agate beads of the same period. Age: 100 - 500 AD. Size: 44cm end to end. Glass bead: H; 4.5cm W: 2cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1292670 (stock #PT(T)-009)
A sansai-glazed Tang Dynasty pottery tripod censer. Most sansai-glazed pottery include green and amber glazes - this vessel is glazed in blue and amber glazes. Blue sansai-glazed pottery is very rare since the blue color was made from cobalt imported from the Middle East and was very expensive at the time. Blue cobalt glazed sancai pieces go for much higher prices because of the preciousness of the ingredient and how scarcely it was used...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1292551 (stock #BBB-005)
A very large golden sacred bird of Burma inlaid with multi colored cut glass. The beautiful bird duck Hintha remains a beloved symbol of the Mon people.The hintha bird is the symbol of Burma. In India it is the mount of the god Brahma, though it has lost this function in Burma. Size: H. 59cm. W. 48cm. Condition: Very good. There is a metal support rod supporting the birds weight. It might have separated from the legs at one point.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1292307 (stock #CER-009)
A beautiful and unusual Chinese Canton Export bowl with four painted sides with custom made stand. This shape is very unusual and rare in Canton ware . The workmanship is the finest. Bought in London many years ago. Size: Bowl, H. 10.5cm. W. 23.9 x 23.9cm. H. with stand. 24cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1292093 (stock #CER-014)
A large rare blue & white Meiping vase with various scenes and Buddhist symbols. Date middle Qing. Size: H. 43cm. W. 24cm. Condition: No repairs. A chip on the rim and a kiln crease on the body. See photos.Can be easily repaired.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1291983 (stock #AB-047)
An unusual and rare unique Han white stone pendant with various colors in the stone, carved in a most interesting way. There are two old beads with the stone,the red one Ming and the other Tang. Age: Han Dynasty - 206BC - 220 AD. Size: L. 4cm. W. 3cm. Condition: Very good. No repairs or cracks.