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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1410215
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$100.00
A pair of rare laotian or Lanna bronze opium weights in the shape of a Horse and a Goat, ca. 18th.-19th. century.

Nice scarce early types in high tin alloys, the horse with added metal between the legs and the Goat with added weightadjustment metal below base.

Beautifully patinated.

Weight: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1401811
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$95.00
A rare Laotian Humbed Bull Opium weight, Bull standing on a rounded rectangular base.

An old weight dating to ca. 18th. century, perhaps even older.

Finely detailed, note the adjustment mark in the bottom, with extra metal added.

Weight: 62,36 grams (5 units of 12,4 grams)

Condition: Choice for type, extensive smooth wear, fine brown and tinned patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1401623
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$550.00
A rare and massive Shan Weight of 1/2 Viss (50 Tical), Shan States, ca. 1800 AD. or slightly later

A finely patinated bronze weight; U-tail, Duck like with hanging tail feathers, with handle on a hexagonal base, no mark.

Size: 9,7 ca. high

Weight: ca. 810-820 grams, looks like the weight was enhanced a bit by some lead added between legs.

Condition: Superb, excarvated, small casting or adjustment holes in the bottom base, fine green and red patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1401628
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$95.00
A rare larger, authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a bridled and sadled Horse, Laotian 18th-19th. century.

A nice very old Weight, depicting a very robust Horse with fine thick greyish tinned bronze patina.

Weight: 64 grams (equal to 5 Kyat, unit size 12,8 grams).

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and many marks from use...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1401770
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$350.00
A scarce and elaborate 'Golden Hamsa' Opium Weight, Burmese, (Ava, Rangoon or Mandalay), Period: 1757-1767, King Alaungpaya.

Octagonal lower stepped base, 9-star mark, Beak content, Rod-like or treefoil, 2 neck ridges, one back cover.

Weight: ca. 330 grams - a massive and beautiful weight!

Condition: Choice, much smooth wear, terrific brown patina.

Reff: See figure 74 of Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p. 137 for the general type (Gear group 2 + 3)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402662
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$85.00
A wonderful set of two 2 Tical To or Beast Opium Weights with different bases, Octagonal and square, one Alaungpaya war issue, ca. 1751 and one King Bodawpayas War campaign from ca. 1782 AD

Weight: 32,6 and 31,8 grams respectively

Condition: Choice, fine patinas and greyish surfaces.

Reff: Leif Bering Mikkelsen, reff...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1427272
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A superb and refined bronze head of Buddha, Thailand, ca. 16th.-17th. century AD.

An exceptional sculptured head with refined features and a serene expression with a slight smile and arched eyebrows. He is wearing large earrings and a complicated high crown. He is nicely mounted on a fine costum base in dark wood and metal.

Size: 33 cm. including the base, 23,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1419704
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$150.00
A beautiful impressive 20 Tical bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a To or Chinthe (beast with Lion and Dog features), issued during King Bodawpayas War campaign from ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1382955
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$85.00
Redused, was $125
A pair of earlier Opium weights, denominal 10 Ticals, (weight approx 160 grams and 152 grams), Shan, late 18th. century.

Nice Shan Ducks of a good size, with fine brown patinas. Both on Hexagonal bases one stepped and one decorated on top.

Condition: Choice, very nicely preserved.

Ex. Large Danish Private Collection, see See Leif Bering Mikkelsen, P. 145.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402753
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$85.00
A choice 5 Tical weight of a Late To or Chinthe type, Burma dating 1751-1785 AD.

A wonderfully detailed piece in the high Tin Content bronze that gives the surface a silvery shine. Octagonal base with 4 horisontical lines, 4-ray star mark, Antlerlike horns.

Weight: 79,7 grams

Probably released by Alaungpaya to promote his war against Prome, Toungao and Pego, according to Leif Bering Mikkelsen, reff. Mikkelsen ''Opium Weights'', page 132.

Condition: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1401947
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$95.00
A beautiful larger 10 Tical bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a To or Chinthe (beast with Lion and Dog features), issued during King Bodawpayas War campaign from ca. 1782 AD.

Elaborately made in fine high tin content bronze, that gives the surface a silvery shine.

Condition: Superb, only slight smooth wear, grey-brown patina.

Reff: See figure 72-73 of Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p. 133-134.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Coll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1394575
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$1,250.00
A very large and important carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin seated on the Lotus, China, Qing Dynasty, ca. 18th. century AD.

She is very detailed in colours, laquer and gold - a beautiful figure of the finest style, she is seated on the Lotus throne with hands in a resting pose, with finely draped cloting, and her typical large and elaborate headdress.

Size: 64 cm tall, 25 cm. wide and 25 cm deep. Weight ca. 4-5 kilograms.

Ex. Old Swedish Private Col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402661
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$100.00
A scarce set of three small Opium Weights, Beast/To/Chinthe, Burmese, c. late 18th. century.

This type of weight is rather scarce in the very small values or denominations; here's a 30,74 grams, 16,26 grams and 15,64 grams weight in the same lot. This equals to 2 and 1 tical Weights! Made in fine high tin content bronze, that gives the surface a silvery shine.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth wear and patinas.

Reff: See Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p. 133...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1382948
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$95.00
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A finely light brown patinated bronze weight of a rare early type, Burmese, Shan States, ca. 17th century AD.

The design is with a downturned curved beak of the Bird, short vertical lines on the base (almost worn smooth), single head crest, hexagonal shaped base and U-shaped tail.

Size: 6,4 cm. Weight: 294 grams.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and fine light brown patina.

Ex. Large Danish private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1401946
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$95.00
A wonderful set of two 5 Tical To Opium Weights with different bases, Octagonal and square, one Alaungpaya war issue, ca. 1751 and one King Bodawpayas War campaign from ca. 1782 AD

Weight: 79 and 79,8 grams respectively

Condition: Superb, fine patinas and greyish surfaces.

Reff: Leif Bering Mikkelsen, reff. Mikkelsen ''Opium Weights'', page 132, figure 70-73.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402669
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$100.00
A scarce and beautiful Lanna bronze Goat-shaped Opium weight standing on a oval base. Very early weight dating before 1800s and possible much older, around 16th.-17th. century.

Nicely detailed and spendid weight.

Weight 40 grams.

Condition: Choice, exceptional, thick almost ancient style patina and surface, very attractive.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402664
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$145.00
A scarce larger, authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a bridled and sadled Horse, Laotian at least 17th-19th. century.

A nice old Weight, depicting a very robust Horse with fine thick greyish tinned patina, looks like old silver!

Weight: 57,8 grams (equal to 5 Kyat).

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and many marks from old use, exceptional patina.

Provenance: Important Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1382949
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$95.00
A finely patinated bronze weight, socalled Shan Duck, Shan, ca. 1780-1800 AD.

The design with short vertical lines on the base (almost worn smooth), single head crest, hexagonal shaped base and U-shaped tail.

Size: 6,4 cm. Weight: 288 grams.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and fine light brown patina.

Ex. Large Danish private collection