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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404501
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$650.00
A rare and highly interesting early Indonesian bronze figure of a Peacock or Cock on a double Lotus throne, Central Java, 9th. century AD.

A very elaborate figure, ornamental in the form of a stylized peacock or cock, with and impressive tail. unusual and very rare example of early Indonesian Buddhist bronze sculptural art...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1404500
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$1,150.00
A superbly patinated and exceptional condition silverbronze and bronze mirror of a described and published style, Eastern Java, Indonesia, Kadiri Period, 11th.-13th. century AD.

The mirror has a round disc and a handle in the form of a stylized inverted T. The back of the mirror with recessed area and a high rim. The mirror itself of a very high silver content bronze, the handle or setting in bronze, so the two parts has patinated differently!

Size: 16,7 cm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1404499
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$650.00
A very fine silver and bronze Buddhist Temple Bell, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire or earlier, 10th.-13th. century AD.

A finely cast bell in two sections; the bell in silver or base silver and the stem and finial in bronze. The finial represent the Buddhist eight-spoked dharmachakra or Dharma wheel. The eight spokes represent the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism. Losses or casting flaws to three of the spokes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1404497
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$1,250.00
A rare and finely executed bronze figure of Buddha seated on a podium with a plate behind. Eastern Java, Indonesia, 11th.-15th. century AD.

A wonderful local Javanese rendering of Buddha and with inspiration from Southern India. Very attractive, slightly crude animative style and with a particularly fine red and brown bronze patina.

Size: 13,3 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, with only limited traces of corrosion and fine old collection surfaces.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1404491
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$950.00
Eastern Javanese, Majapahit Dynasty, 14th.-15th Century AD.

Red clay figure of corpulent form, incised with decorative details of the tail, scales and head of a magnificient rendering of a fat fish. Exudes a lively, robust personality. The long tradition of trade between China and Java culminated with the establishment of a trading colony in 1297. The Chinese were subsequently responsible for the first regular use of coins in Java which became widespread in the 15th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1404438
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$1350.00
A silver or base silver large mirror in exceptional quality, Central Java, Indonesia, dating to the Early Majapahit Empire, 12th.-14th. century AD.

An artful piece in local Javanese style, with inspiration from Juan-Ming Dynasty Chinese mirrors, and perhaps some Khmer style elements.

A cast and engraved silver mirror of circular form. The reflecting surface is of slightly convex shape...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1404427
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$1,650.00
A large bronze figure of Agastya, an important prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Central Java, Majapahit or slightly earlier, 11th.-13th. 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404425
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$1,850.00
A strictly Museum Quality bronze figure of Buddha, Borobudur, Central JaVa, Indonesia, Early-mid 8th. century AD.

Superb Borobudur style, with a particularly fine serene expression of Buddha, seated on a double Lotus Throne, holding the Globe in his hands, halo behind head.

A very important and extremely rare Buddha in the exceptional style and fine condition!

Size: ca. 13,3 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1404424
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$595.00
A rare and highly interesting early Indonesian bronze figure of a Peacock or Cock on an oval base, Central Java, 9th. century AD.

A very elaborate figure, ornamental in the form of a stylized peacock or cock, with and impressive tail. unuaul and very rare example of early Indonesian Buddhist bronze sculptural art.

Refference: See a similar style bronze bird in 'Devine bronze' - Ancient Indonesian bronzes from 600-1600 AD (Paulene Lunnsinggh Scheurleer and Marijke J. Klokk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1404423
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$2,550.00
Highly interesting and absolutely stunning early Hindu bronze relief plaque on a circular and square base of a standing god, likely a manifistation of Kali, Eastern Java, Indonesia, 10th.-14th. century AD.

A splendid representation of a wreathful godess with a high crown and long hair standing on a Bull, holding a small humanoid by the long hair. 6-armed and holding among other things, a snake by the head, a ring or robe of sorts and a sword.

The style of this magnificent b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1404420
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$1,150.00
A beautiful bronze Temple Bell, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, 13th.-14th century AD.

Rare and elaborate large bronze Temple Bell with a top with a beautiful humbed Bull.

Majahapit: As temporary with the Yuan and Early Ming Dynasties, the Majapahit Empire became a dominant world power in the 13th.-15th. century unders ruler like Hayam Wuruk. Majapahit was an empire of 98 tributaries, stretching from Sumatra to New Guinea;consisting of present-day Indonesia, Singapore,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404418
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$1,650.00
A large and very rare Anthropomorphic lidded bronze Lime Container, Bronze and Iron Age period, 3, Indonesia (Java, possible Lumajang, Pasiran), dating 2nd. century BC-1st. century AD.

Cylindrical body with a lid and extensive line and zig-zag decorations on the face body with applied bronze thread. On the lid a large archaic head of a female with elaborate applied hair, facial details and large earrings.

The vessel is clearly inspired by the Vietnamese Dong Son Culture, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403940
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$3,250.00
A very important and superb zoomorphic vessel, Majapahit Empire, ca. 13th.-14th. century AD.

The vessel with the head of a turtle as spout and with a turtle sculptured in the round the lid. The vessels with two fishes on the round podium below. A loop on the top and lavishly decorated.

Size: 19 cm. tall and 15-16 cm. wide.

Condition: Museum quality, splendid jade-like patina.

Ex. Old Swedish Collection, formerly in an Indonesian professors collection, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403939
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$1,350.00
A splendid silver bronze figure of Buddha, seated on a decorated stepped throne; Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th.-11th. century AD.

He is seated on a lotus Throne on a high lavishly decorated podium, holding a Vajra bell. A terrific backplate for the Throne is decorated with figures among which elephants with open jaws. The metal looks like a lower grade silver or high silver content bronze as typical for the period.

Size: 10,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, some uncleaned a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403937
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A superb quality bronze figure in a remarkable condition, Majapahit or slightly earlier, 12th.-14th. century AD.

Highly detailed Shiva seated on an elegant broad throne. Made in a high silver or tin content bronze, very hard and superb metal, patinated in grey-brown hues. He is seated with a rearing cobra around is body with it's head poised to strike around left side of his chest. Plenty of jevellery, a splendid crown and the usual attributes for Shiva. Perhaps the finest style Indon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403894
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$650.00
A very rare and highly interesting box, cointaining a travellers set for illustrating and writing korans, Islamic, possible Khorassan manifacture, ca. 12th.-14th. century AD.

The box in the shape of the doomed roof of a Mosque with chains as hings. When opened it contains small vessels for mixing and housing colours for the travelling illustrator of the Holy Script. It makes perfect sence that this set was found in Indonesia, since it was then brought by Islamic colonists from Greater...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1403893
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$350.00
A rarely encountered old Islamic or Hindu bronze oil lamp, Late Majapahit or Islamic, 15th.-17th. century AD.

A very attractive oil lamp, which reminds us of the Lamps of Southern India, but with a unique form and a somewhat older dating than most of these.

Round and with a doomed top and loop connecting it to a rather heavy chain with a hook.

Finely patinated and of beautiful sound metal.

Size: 28 cm. long when hanged, 12 cm. tall for the lamp only.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403818
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$1,150.00
A superb quality large Bronze vajraghanta hand bell, Buddhist culture, Java, Eastern Javanese period - Early Majapahit Kingdom, circa 13th – 14th century AD.

A cast bronze hand bell. The top of the handle has a five-pronged vajra (lightning bolt). The four outer prongs curve outward and have a rich decoration on their base possibly representing Buddhist elements. A central stem connects the handle to the bell with a floral decoration.

A vajraghanta bell is a bell with a ...