All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1270748 (stock #BR-047)
A wearable bronze ring from the post Angkor Wat period. Size: Inside diameter. 2 cm x 1.9 cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1270519 (stock #AB-003)
A Pre Columbian necklace of agate, carnelian and quartz beads. The central pendant features a large-eyed, large-beaked terracotta bird that functions as a whistle that is loud an clear.There are 20 cylinder beads of agate and jasper and 2 cone-shaped crystal beads. Period: Pre-Columbian (500 BC) Condition: Small chip on the head of the whistle.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1270295 (stock #BTBX-009)
A late 19th "Yun" lacquered betel box with incised design of two 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. 7.2cm. Diameter. 16.4cm. Condition: No repairs. Some chips around the edges from age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Inlay Work : Pre 1900 item #1270014 (stock #BBB-003)
A unusual gilded relief dome cover Monk's alms bowl with glass inserts. Most of these types of bowls were made in Mandalay. Size: H. 19.2cm. W. 11cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1269830 (stock #CER-018)
Erotic porcelain Tengu sake cup with a well done erotic scene painted on the inside. Tengu are mountain and forest goblins with both Shinto and Buddhist attributes. Their supernatural powers include shape-shifting into human or animal forms, the ability to speak to humans without moving their mouth, the magic of moving instantly from place to place without using their wings, and the sorcery to appear uninvited in the dreams of the living. Age:Pre 1920. Size: H. 9cm. W. 6cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1269422 (stock #BR(C)-003)
A female divinity standing in samapada on a square base holding a pustaka and padma wearing a long pleated skirt wearing pendent earrings and diadem. Size:H. 13.5cm.(without base)Condition: No repairs. A small piece missing from the pustaka on her right hand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1268781 (stock #PT(T)-001)
A authentic pottery figure with the original colored pigments of a lady with a musical instrument wearing a garment comprised of a long-sleeved top and a long full skirt that falls around her kneeling form. Her hair is styled high to the left of her head in a beautifully complex upswept form. The features of her face are delicately formed giving her an elegant, life-like quality. There is character to her form from every angle that you view her...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1267908 (stock #TBP-001)
An old Tibetan ladies purse made of Yak leather and inlaid with silver and gilt carvings with a center piece of Turquoise. The front has carvings of two fish (representing the beginning of life)and flower design. The back has a center tree design. There is a silver woven chain attached to the top for carrying. Age: Late 19 Century to early 20th. Size:L. 13cm. W:3.5cm. H:6.8cm. Condition. Very fine, no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1267735 (stock #BR-048)
Large Bronze statue of Quanyin (the Goddess of Mercy). She wears an ornate necklace and has a ball-like "Nyoi Jewel" in her right hand representing enlightenment . There is an image of Buddha beneath the veil on her head. In her left hand she is holding her ambrosia bottle (kalasa)representing "The Water of Compassion. She is sitting on a lotus base and at the back of the base is the stylized inscription of Xuande,1426 to 1435 AD. Size: H. 49cm. W. At the base 31cm. Condition: Nice Patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1267540 (stock #CER-001)
A pear-shaped vase freely painted with foliate designs in a dark chocolate brown glaze over a white slip. The slightly flared footrim is also painted in dark chocolate brown. Comes with a certificate from an auction in Beijing. Period: Song (10th Century) Size: Height = 22.5 cm (8-7/8") Condition: A small chip at the foot-rim. A normal kiln glaze separation also at the footrim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1266563 (stock #AB-037)
An ancient carnelian necklace found in Southeast Asia. Many of these carnelian beads were traded around 3000 years ago in mainland Southeast Asia. Size: L. 60cm. end to end.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1266463 (stock #BR-028)
A large Angkor Wat bronze pot from Cambodia. Beautiful patina with natural green incrustation. Size. H. 13.8cm W. 21.3cm. Condition: No repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1265921 (stock #JD-104)
A nicely carved very light pale celadon jade monkey on a bamboo swing that would make a nice pendant. This monkey is very life-like with a lot of character representing the year of the monkey. Size: H. 4cm. W. 3.2cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre AD 1000 item #1265348 (stock #BR-014)
A bronze figure of Buddha standing on a platform that flares outward at the bottom. Traces of gilding. Holding His robe on his left arm. The facial features are simple - almost primitiveness in nature but charmingly expressive. Period: 3rd Century Tibet Size: Height = 10.2 cm Condition: Protruding features have some wear. Has a nice patina which, under magnification, reveals that it had originally been lacquered and gilded.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1265027 (stock #GLD-010)
Solid gold ear spoon made over 1000 years ago. This is a high quality made item made for a very important person.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1264937 (stock #FOS-001)
A very rare Nautilus (Ammonite) Fossil from Southeast Asia. It is unusual to find fossils of this kind in this part of the world and in this condition. Age:CRETACEOUS PERIOD (MIDDLE SANTONIAN STAGE) : 85 - 84 million years ago. Size: 21cm x 18cm x 9cm. Weight: 4 Kgs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #1264721 (stock #WD-071)
A very rare blackwood Hungmu rectangle table in it's original condition. This table has never been restored, has all the original hardware and is in fine condition for its age. Blackwood tables are quite rare. Age: Mid Qing Size: L.114cm, W.43cm, H.80cm. Condition: Some small old repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1264354 (stock #AB-016)
A rare carved calcedony tiger with its 4 paws, upper back, and tail in carnelian red (presence of iron oxides in the stone). The body of the tiger is elongated with a curled up tail. Tigers of this type and age are difficult to find, especially ones that are intact...