Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1426969
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$5,500.00
A rare Chinese stone Tomb model of a Cart or Carriage, carved in grey Schist, Tang-Ming Dynasty, quaranteed dating pre 18th. century.

Not very many of these models are known; Barakat Gallery have one listed, dating to (early likely) Ming Dynasty, the same motif but in the more primitive style...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426952
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$495.00
A very interesting and rare larger bronze temple Elephant Bell, Indonesia, Central Java, Kadiri Period 929-1222 AD century AD.

The shape is quite peculiar for this Bell, could be architectorial, made to look like a roof of a temple - it has the almost exact shape of a 16th. cent. Italian cabasset helmet. A large and very attractive bell with a large loop at the top.

Size: ca. 8,5 cm. tall and 8,3 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1426951
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East Asia, Korea, middle Silla Dynasty, ca. 6th to 8th century CE. A delicate wheel-thrown pottery bowl with high footed base. The interior of the bowl exhibit a matte black glaze, the exterior with buffware surface.

Size: 12,4 cm. wide and 8,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice! Perfect condition.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1426710
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$395.00
Reserved
A rare early Muslim brass vessel for ritual cleansing, a Lota or Kendi, Indo-Persian Mughal Empire, 17th. century.

A beautiful vessel with exceptional figural and floral decoration with handcarved details.

Size: 24 cm. wide and 16,5 cm. tall and quite heavy.

Condition: Choice with minor wear and tear, the exterior regularly cleaned, the bottom never cleaned and stand with centuries old natural dark green patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1426640
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$950.00
A wonderful and rare ancient Chinese Jade carving of Horse and Monkey, Dating to Yuan-Ming Dynasty, ca. 13th.-15th. century AD.

Well carved in a ivory-white with yellow amber inclusions as a recumbent horse with the legs neatly folded and tucked underneath the body, its head with finely-incised mane swayed to its left, a monkey clambering over its left haunch, they are pictured head-to-head and the monkey is carassing the horses head with his left hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1424828
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$375.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 19th. century

Of Laquered bronze and brass with remnants of gilt (?)

A nice pair of matching bronze Rain drum / currency drums.

These drums of cast bronze are known as a mokos. It has an hourglass shape that is decorated with concentric circles and four pierced handles that are placed equidistant around the upper body. The top of the drum is enclosed with a disk of sheet brass to serve as the tympanum...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1424827
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$495.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 17th.-19th. century, we think this one is early due to the execution and design combined with a fine thick natural patina.

A wonderful quality bronze Rain drum / currency drum, so large that it can be used as a small coffee table, the largest on display in our Trocadero shop..

This drum of cast bronze is known as a moko...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1424826
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$450.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 18th. century or somewhat earlier.

A wonderful quality bronze Rain drum / currency drum, so large that it can be used as a small coffee table.

This drum of cast brass is known as a moko. It has an hourglass shape that is decorated with concentric circles and four pierced handles that are placed equidistant around the upper body. The top of the drum is enclosed with a disk of sheet brass to serve as the tympanum...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1424825
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$495.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 17th.-19th. century.

A wonderful quality bronze Rain drum / currency drum, so large that it can be used as a small coffee table.

This drum of cast brass is known as a moko. It has an hourglass shape that is decorated with concentric circles and four pierced handles that are placed equidistant around the upper body. The top of the drum is enclosed with a disk of sheet brass to serve as the tympanum...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1424709
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$135.00
A pair of massive high quality very large Elephant Opium Weight, 5 Bath Siam, Lanna, after 1701 AD, likely early-mid 19th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1492 item #1423438
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An outstanding massive hard greystone figure of the Hindu godess Yakshi, Indianized states of Java, 10th.-11th. century AD. Finest Madhya Pradesh style.

A fantastic figure made in a hard grey local vulcanic stone, likely by Indian artisan of the first wave of Hinduism in Indonesia. This greyish in parts glossy stone would have been a much harder medium than the typically used sandstones of India.

The goddess of nature is here depicted standing gracefully with her hips ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1423434
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$8,500.00
A massive and superb sancai (three color) glazed pottery model of a Taoist official, among the largest known pottery models, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.

The majestic Dignitary is here depicted in court robes in Sancai Technique of yellow and green flaze. He is standing on a large pedestal in an observant position, dressed in traditional sancai glazed robes typical of this epoch. His clasped hands are joined in front beneath his long sleeves.

A fearsome visage to his un...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1423188
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$4,500.00
An outstanding gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Java, 8th.-9th. cent. AD!

A particularly fine style and likely made by Indian artisans, working in Java or imported from India during the time of Hindu expansion in SE Asia.

Resently we had this figure professionally cleaned from much earthern encrustations and the result was even better than expected; the bronze is uncorroded with a hard black glossy surface and finely preserved gilt.

Vishnu is standing on a double L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421991
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$5,500.00
Extremely important and museum quality large bronze figure of Agastya, an important teacher or prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th. century AD.

An elaborate bronze figure of highly unusual, large size for the early period. Agastya, is standing with Shiva's trident, as a divine sage of Shaivism. Agastya iconography is common in southeast Asian temples. A bearded impressive man with a high crown standing on a square podium.

The fantastic style and details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421723
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$4,500.00
A very rare and splendid bronze figure of Buddha, Central Java, 9th.-10th. century AD.

This splendid Buddha is seated on a large double-lotus pedestal on a high stepped podium in the cross-legged yogic, adamantine posture of vajraparyankasana, the right leg over the left, with the soles of both feet facing upward. His robe is draped to leave the right shoulder bare, and a portion of the garment that covers the left wrist falls behind the figure.

The Buddha's raised right ha...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421722
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$2,250.00
A huge and spectacular stone carving of a Buddhist figure, with the tyical early mix of native and Hinduist elements, Java, Indonesia, ca. 8th. century AD.

Very interesting and important antiquity that shows a follower of Buddha or a Bodhisattva, seated restful among flowers or plants, with his left leg bend under him and wearing a big necklace and earrings, style of early Candi Sewu carvings.

This representation combines traditional Javanese cultural art with the Buddhist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421365
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$1,650.00
A museum quality large bronze figure of the Sage Agastya, an important prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th. century AD.

An elaborate bronze figure of a large size for the early period. Bearded and helmeted Agastya is standing with a Kendi or Holy Water Vessel, a rare early depiction.

Size: 21 cm. tall and weighing approx 925 grams.

Condition: Choice for this ancient bronze, completely intact with tang from the original mounting it to a woo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1420812
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$2,250.00
A massive vulcanic stone carving block, Central Java, Indonesia, first influx of Buddhism, 8th. century AD.

Very interesting and important antiquity that shows three worshippers or followers of Buddha, seated restful in gowns and trowses and with big necklaces and earrings, style of early Candi Sewu carvings. This representation combines traditional Javanese cultural art with the Buddhist and Hinduist arts that came in from China and India during this period of religious expansion in ...