All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1434669 (stock #1-1230)
Wood spoon, its handle finely carved in the shape of a standing female figurine. Nice age patina. Ifugao tribes, Northern Luzon Island, Philippines archipelago. Height: 18 cm. The spoon is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: Zemanek Munster tribal art auction sale # 77.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1434373 (stock #6574)
Classic example of Papuan New Guinea art in the form of a mask made from mud, a turtle shell a few lyre bird feathers and ochre pigment. I acquired this in 1988 from a dealer who bought it along the Upper Sepik River and it was around 30 to 40 years old when he got it, a genuine piece! There is some pigment loss and a crack in the mud on the side noted in enlargements. H: 22cm/18.5in and W;16.5/6.5
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1434351 (stock #UH80247)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,400.00
Antique Burmese Jambupati Buddha Image, alabaster, wood and lacquer with mirrored glass insets, Shan States (1885-1948). A crowned style that displays vestiges of Northern Thai influence. The figure is depicted in the popular Theravada seated position of padmasana, (interlocking legs position) and the hand mudra in bhumisparsa (earth touching) wherein the feet are souls up, the fingers of the right hand extend beyond the right shin and the left hand palm up resting above the lap...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1434279 (stock #6572)
Unusual collection of 6 old “prayer cloths” from a Taoist Master’s ceremonial robe (see last enlargement). For generic purpose’s these should be considered to be from the Mien group as they came from Vietnam and are circa 60 to 70 years old- woven from handspun cotton. They all have the same basic pattern indicating they are probably from the same priest’s outfit. These used to be quite easy to get about 15 years ago but now almost impossible to find...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1433828 (stock #6595)
Three vintage heavy hardwood (possibly teak) Khmer loom heddles. These would make ideal textile hangers. I bought them about 20 year ago in the Russian Market, Phnom Penh. Some repair on the ends of the largest piece, these are about 50/60 years old. Max length 1.3 meter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1433823 (stock #6593)
Group of three vintage household woven cane baskets acquired in Kandy, Sri Lanka in the 1990s. These were old at the time of acquisition so I would date them to around 50 years of age. Very sturdy and good condition. Dimensions: 1# 19in/48cm x 15/40cm, 2# 15in/38cm x 8in/20cm, 11in/28cm x 5.5in/14cm. Two have wood bases and tops while the the midsize one is covered in skin (I am guessing goat).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1433782 (stock #6592)
Unusual “pile” of old glass cylinder beads picked up in Mae Sot, Thailand along the Burmese border about 10 years ago. These are from Burma and were probably meant for Victorian Era, British colonials who used them for beaded curtains. I assuming these are of Bohemian, Czech manufacture but am certain that they are old- circa late 19th/early 20th century. There are 20 strands with around 20, 8cm beads per strand and total length of 1.75cm/5ft9in ea, i.e. about 400 beads...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1433522 (stock #6582)
Beautiful women’s skirt from the Bahnar (Ba Na) ethnic group from the Central Highlands of Vietnam, woven from fine handspun cotton using all natural dyes. The weaving is very intricate and refined, note the use of narrow warp ikat bands throughout this piece. This piece is in perfect condition and dates to 1960 to 1970. The center panel is stitched loosely at the top as it was meant to be used as a pocket...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1433369
Made of hardwood. Early 20th century. Laos is famous for its ‘tribal’ Buddhas. They were made by village carvers and donated in large quantities to the temples. H. 55 cm. Condition: remains of polychromy, age wear, cracks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432577
Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak, Silindung Valley; mid 20th C

Commercial cotton, natural and commercial dyes, warp ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving, twining

A single panel with an indigo centrefield of seven bands of very long white ikat pierced lozenges. The chevrons are piled up densely at each end, and show their delicate form in the middle bands...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1432452
Indonesia, Bali, Singaraja, early 20th century

Imported silk, aniline dyes, tie-dye (pelangi) and stitch-resist (tritik)

A stunning silk pelangi wrapper tie-dyed in Singaraja in north Bali. Its luxurious length of 3 metres is divided along the diagonal in a bold format of different coloured triangles in plum, grape purple, soft pistachio green and mandarin orange...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1432395
Lau o’o mimireke

Timor Leste, Baucau or West Lautem, 1970s

Warp ikat, supplementary warp weave, discontinuous supplementary weft

A festive red tubeskirt (lau o’o mimireke) woven in the Baucau or West Lautem municipality, constructed by stitching two panels together...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432346
Java, Solo, second quarter of 20th century

Commercial cotton, botanical indigo and soga dyes, batik tulis (hand drawn batik)

A graceful, sophisticated batik, hand-drawn in the court city of Solo and dyed in golden brown botanical soga with indigo accents on a cream ground. The main motif is a floral variant of the slanting parang (knife), one of the most foundational of batik motifs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1432319
Lembata, Lamalera, Lamaholot people, mid 20th century

Handspun cotton, botanical indigo and morinda dyes, warp ikat

This is a lovely panel, made up of bands of ikat in three colours—indigo, morinda and natural—interleaved with solid rust-red bands and deep indigo stripes. The broadest ikat band has a composite figurative motif tena tuba moku (boat harpoons manta ray) representative of local life...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1432251 (stock #6577)
Stunning vintage Lanna Thai wood graceful carving of a deer. The deer is a significant theme in Thai temples because of Buddha’s first teaching was at Sarnath (Deer Park). This has a wonderful grain and dignified expression on the face. Actual length of the carving is 23cm/9in and H: 27cm/10.6in. Included are later made antlers and a stand which will be disassembled when shipped.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1980 item #1431900 (stock #6571)
Nice uncarved tall bamboo bitong. Good condition with a smooth finish. H: 28cm/11in and D: 9.5cm/3.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1431512
Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Lovely semi-antique Sarouk Farohan hand-knotted carpet from Persia. In good color palette of red-rusts and navy. Important produced piece is signed and dated on borders in Farsi. Good condition with fringed ends.

Age: Circa 1940s

Size: 3'0" x 5'0"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1431293 (stock #WN279)
Galerie Hafner
$400.00
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Two covered boxes showing two birds, identically worked in silver repousse. Both unmarked, silver tested. Condition: some traces of usage, few tiny nicks. Dimension: c. 7.5 cm long x 5.8 cm high, total weight: 119 g.