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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1395994
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$795.00
A massive Indonesian stone Relief tile, Java, ca. 8th.-10th. century AD.

Very high quality work in a almost white attractive Limestone, which is a rare choice of stone. The relief depicts a seated Deity on a Lotus Throne with Acolytes or worshippers at his left side. Difficult piece but we assume that the Deity is Buddha, though with strong Hindu local elements in the design.

The relief is carved with extreme depth and great accuracy.

Size: 29,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1388893
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$1,950.00
A massive and very impressive stone head of a Bodhisattva, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th.-10th. century AD.

Beautifully carved with bow-shaped mouth and downcast eyes, surmounted by an elaborate chignon secured with a foliate tiara.

Size: 36 cm. in height and 25 cm. wide, 15 cm deep. Weight approx 10 kilograms.

Ex. Old Swedish Collection, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401582
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$125.00
A scarce larger Elephant Opium Weight, 5 Bath Siam, Lanna, after 1701 AD.

The weight done in a white high Tin content bronze, it's very impressive and the Elephant is decorated on the body. The base was hollowed to decrease weight, as typical on the earlier types of the Elephant bronze weight.

Weight: 65 grams, Elephant weights very rarely exceeds 65 grams, so this is one of the big ones.

Condition: Choice, much smooth wear, dark greyish white bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401624
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$695.00
One of the largest genuine old Burmese bronze opium Weights, Burma, ca. 1750-1780 AD.

Size: Nearly 11 cm. high

Weight: ca. 1550 grams, which should date to the later part of 18th. century.

Condition: Superb, excarvated with smooth wear, fine dark and tinned patina with green dusty highlights, a beautiful piece.

Reff: Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1388891
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$1,750.00
Highly interesting and artful stone carving of a couple, Indonesian, Java, before Indian influence, pre 8th. century AD.

A naked couple, they look to be in the act of lovemaking, finely carved with many details which reveals on a closer look, carved in a redish and grey stone, quite heavy. Attractive tribal style!

Size: 25 cm. long, 23 cm. tall and 12,5 cm. thick, weighing around 10 kilograms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1388888
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$4,750.00
A massive seated figure of a Bodhisattva, carved from volcanic rock, central Java, Indonesia.

The figure seated with legs crossed and left arm resting on knee and right arm on the ground. The figure wears a crown and other bodhisattva ornaments and sits on a double lotus throne.

Size: 62 cm. tall and 31 cm. wide, 13,5 cm. deep. The weight is around 33 kilograms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401253
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$95.00
Beautiful lot of two weights, one nice Hamsa, from Burma (Ava, Rangoon Mandalay areas), ca. late 18th. century and another archaic type of Arakan, shortly after 1800.

The central Burma type with tree spikes, weighs 162 grams,(16,2 grams unit) the Arakan 155 grams (15,5 grams unit).

Ex. Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401254
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$85.00
Fine condition lot of two opium weights with nice patinas, both 10 Ticals, from Shan, after 1820.

Weight: 160,5 grams and 153 grams respectively.

Ex. Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401588
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$175.00
A beautiful and authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a Fish, Laos or Lanna, 18th-19th. century.

The few specimen we've seen of this illusive Weight have clearly been fakes, this is an authentic Weight with a terrific old Patina. The fish is finely detailed with scales and on a stepped oval base. High tin content silverish bronze, beautiful details!

Weight: 41 grams...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401840
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$195.00
Superb and scarce heavy 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: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1402956
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$3,950.00
An ancient gilt bronze of Vishnu, Indonesia, Java, 8th.-9th. century AD.

A very important larger bronze figure of Vishnu. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe, called upon to save it from great calamity. In the current attitude, he is a martial deity, holding the mace and discus, and a conch to call troops to arms.

Size: 26,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, much corrosion and some wear to the gilt overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1388626
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$2,500.00
A massive and very impressive stone head of a Bodhisattva, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th.-10th. century AD.

Beautifully carved with bow-shaped mouth and downcast eyes, surmounted by an elaborate chignon secured with a foliate tiara.

Size: 42 cm. in height and 24 cm. wide at the base. Weight approx 14-15 kilograms.

Ex. Old Swedish Collection, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401896
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$95.00
A rare authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of an elaborate Horse, Laotian 18th-19th. century.

A superb Weight, beautiful archaic details of the Horse with collar on a base with dots. Fine greyish silver and brown patina.

Weight: 40,5 grams grams.

Condition: Superb, really exceptional surfaces with beautiful smooth wear

Provenance: Important Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to v...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1388889
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$4,500.00
A massive seated figure of a Bodhisattva, carved from grey rock, likely Vulcanic, central Java, Indonesia.

The figure seated with legs crossed and left arm resting in his lap and right arm on the knee. The figure wears a crown and other bodhisattva ornaments and sits on a double lotus throne.

Size: 53 cm. tall and 30 cm. wide, 14 cm. deep. The weight is around 32 kilograms. A huge piece that demands some space!

Condition: Superb for this large and fragile scul...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1399729
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A fine set of three Thai ceramic figures, Sawankhalok Celadon glaze, dating to 14th.-15th. century AD.

Interesting 'Mother' figures types but two are holding animals and the third the baby.

Size: Between 11,5 cm. and 9,5 cm.

Condition: Superb set, only one repaired and with smaller loss, other are really unusually good with intact necks/heads.

The Si Satchanalai figurines and ceramics applied with figurines in various shapes of humans and animals were...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1402238
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$85.00
Interesting and VERY early Brahmany Duck type of Opium Weight, Burma, ca. 1450 AD.

Ultra rare type on a circular decorated base and with circular depressions on the wings. With Beak Appendage.

Weight: 51,83 grams, so a 5 Tical value (10,3 unit), prior to 1470.

Condition: Nice, small loss at top of head.

Ex Old Danish Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1402999
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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 h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1402958
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$3,500.00
A superb quality ancient gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Indonesia, Java, 8th.-9th. century AD.

A spectacular figure of the 4-armed Deity, in a splendid condition for age and type with remaining gilt overall.

Size: 15 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, some limited surface corrosion and wear to the gilt overall.

Ex. Old Swedish Private Collection