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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1414387
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$4,500.00
A rare and splendid standing model of Buddha, with thick gilt, Indonesia, 10th.-11th. century BC.

The lavishly gilt figure is standing in a relaxed pose on a gilt double lotus Throne on a high decorated podium, holding a gold purse. At his feet is two gilt rats. A terrific backplate for the Throne is decorated with zoomorphic figures. Beautiful serene expression with down-cast eyes.

Size: 22,4 cm...
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1403031
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$1,150.00
A fine and rare ancient gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Indonesia, Java, 9th.-10th. century AD.

A interesting early Hindu depiction of the Deity, in a splendid condition for age and type with remaining gilt. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe, called upon to save it from great calamity.

Size: 12,5 cm. tall, 14,5 cm. including the wooden base.

Condition: Choice for the rare early type, some limited surface corrosion and wear to the gilt overall...
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...
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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1406141
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$795.00
A rare and beautiful bronze figure of Buddha Avalokiteshvara, Indonesia, Central-Eastern java, ca. 9th. century AD.

Choice early style, he is seated on a double Lotus Throne, on a rectangular base, likely once functioning as a lid (?).

Size: ca. 11,5 cm. tall and a rather massive cast.

Condition: Very fine, nice green-brown patina, one of the 4 hands lost, another glued at the wrist.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404425
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$1,500.00
reduced, was $1850
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. tall.

Condition: Superb, finest vivid green patina, a true gem.
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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 #1403478
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$2,500.00
Reduced, was $3250
A strictly Museum Quality bronze figure of Buddha, Borobudur, Central JaVa, Indonesia, 8th.-9th. century AD.

Superb Borobudur style, with a particularly fine serene expression of Buddha, seated on a double Lotus Throne, halo behind head.

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

Size: ca. 16 cm. tall, weighing 1,2 kilograms.

Condition: Superb, finest vivid green patina, a true gem.

Ex. Old Swed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1402958
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$2,750.00
Reduced, was $3500
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 Collection, formerly in the Ban Bang Yoga Carta collection - an Indonesian professors collection, bought in the 1960s-1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404501
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$495.00
Reduced, was 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.

Refference: See a similar style bronze bird in 'Devine bronze' - Ancient Indonesian bronzes from 600-1600 AD (Paulene Lunnsinggh Scheurleer and Marijk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1404418
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$1,250.00
Reduced, was $1450
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 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 #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 #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 ...
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. century.

The weights done in a high tin content bronze, of very naturalistic manor, a value mark, stamped in the front of the base with 6 spokes or blades on both. Different variations of style of the base.

Size: 3,7 cm. and 3,5 cm. tall.

Weight: 65,52 grams and 65,29 grams, Elephant weights very rarely exceeds 65 grams, so this is one of the...
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. The other end is op...