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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403619
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$750.00
A rare bronze vessel for Hindu or Buddhist rituals, Indonesia, Eastern Java, ca. 10th.-13th. century AD.

Large bronze Holy Water Vessel with a disc shaped top and a smaller opening. The disc superbly cast and afterwards engraved with an intricate patters, multible knobs on the rim. The flat base with linear decoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403596
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$1,950.00
A large and splendid bronze Temple Bell, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, later 13th. century AD.

Very impressive and decorated in all the sections of the bell; especially note the two Rhino / Elephant heads below the emblematic cross-shape at the top. On the bell itself a Lotus.

Fine tinned bronze metal combines with artful bronze casting and engraving in this piece.

Size: Impressive piece - ca. 28 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403593
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$3,700.00
A splendid hammered gold plate or foliage figure of Kuvera with a bronze core, seated on a thick constrictor snake, perhaps a Python, resting on an lavishly decorated stepped silver Throne; Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th.-10th. century AD.

Kuvera, also spelled Kuwera and Kubera, but most often referred to on Java as Jambala is the ancient Hindu God of wealth, money and good fortune...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403590
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$4,995.00
A huge bronze figure of Agastya, an important prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, ca. 13th.-14th. 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.

Size: The figure measure impressive 34 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1403500
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$1,650.00
An outstanding and very large pottery sculpture of a Fish, Indonesia, Majahapit Empire, 13th.-14th. century AD.

The fish is resting on a large podium with it's tail and head lifted, it's sharp teeth visible in a large curving mouth. A museum quality rendering and among the finest pottery art known for Majahapit, available on the market.

Majahapit: As temporary with the Yuan and Early Ming Dynasties, the Majapahit Empire became a dominant world power in the 13th.-15th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403499
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$2,500.00
A substantial and rare ancient bronze of Kuvera from central Java and dating to ca. 10th. century AD, perhaps even earlier.

Kuvera, also spelled Kuwera and Kubera, but most often referred to on Java as Jambala is the ancient Hindu God of wealth, money and good fortune.

He is always rendered as a corpulent fellow and with pots of coins or strings of pearls at his feet, as with this example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403483
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$750.00
Interesting and completely intact bronze Inkwell, Early Islamic, Indonesia, likely Northern Java or Sumatra, ca. 13th. century AD.

The Inkwell is very attractive and has three loops for hanging or transporation. A small lid with a star-formed decoration, typical form, known especially from Khorassan Inkwells of the period.

Size: ca. 8 cm in diameter and 7 cm. high.

Condition: Superb, beautiful even green patina and preserved lid.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1403478
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$3,250.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403386
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$2,250.00
An extremely rare silver figure of Buddha on a bronze Throne, Indonesia, Central Java, 8th.-10th. century AD.

A wonderful figure from the very beginning of Buddhism in South-East Asia.

The Buddha is seated on a large double-lotus Throne 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. As interesting and v...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403385
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A very important and perhaps unique massive Pagoda-shaped bronze oil lamp (8 lamps in one), Buddhist, but made during the Majahapit Empire, somewhere in Indonesia, Buddhist community, ca. 12th.-15th. century AD.

The Lamp architectorial showing Buddha with two devotees, seated inside a 3 storey Pagoda. Dated or signed on the lower front roof.

Size: 31-32 cm. tall and weighing approx 3,3 kilograms.

Ex. Swedish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1403384
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$3,800.00
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Finely cast with a powerful frame, a broad face and a serene contemplative expression, very nice details in high quality silver, Indonesia, Java ca. 8th.-10th. century AD.

He is seated with four arms, holding a rosary and conch in the upper hands. Elaborate crown and seated on a double Lotus throne



Size: ca. 10 cm. tall, weighing 300 grams.

Condition: Superb, finely toned silver with ancient patinated surfaces.

Compare the overall proportions ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403383
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$4,500.00
A strictly museum quality bronze Temple Bell, indonesia, Java, Early Majapahit, late 13th. century AD.

The extremely elaborate Bell, topped by a simhavyala (lion-faced guardian) of fierce disposition. Size: ca. 25 cm. tall and weighing approx 2 kilogram.

Condition: Museum quality with exceptional aqua-coloured patina. Still with the gong inside present.

Reff. Compare another eastern Javanese temple bell in the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum. 1987.142.17...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1403308
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$1,150.00
An extremely rare silver figure of Buddha on a bronze Throne, Central Java, 9th.-10th. century AD.

A wonderful figure from the very beginning of Buddhism in South-East Asia.

The 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. As interesting and very rare, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403169
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$3,500.00
Very rare and important bronze Holy Water Vessel (kendika, or kendi), Hindu Empire of Majahapit, Eastern Java, ca. 13th. century AD.

The vessel for Holy Water in local Indonesian Hindu rituals; with a dragon-headed or Naga-headed spout and a fantastic amount of tiny details, zomoprhic and floral, modelled min high relief on the vessel. The high lid in fantastic architectorial style.

The Naga spout, clearly reflects Chinese influence on Majapahit art during this period. How...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403166
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$1,550.00
Reserved
Sangku suddhamala vessel with zodiac figures, Java, Majapahit Empire, 14th century AD.

Our vessel is dated and is very similar to a vessel, that was dated 1350 AD.

The vessel expertly cast with thin walls and two registers of auspicious images including all the zodiac signs; and other figures above. Exceptional bronze antiquity!

As temporary with the Yuan and Early Ming Dynasties, the Majapahit Empire became a dominant world power in the 13th.-15th. century und...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403032
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$950.00
A fine and rare ancient bronze figure of of a seated female deity on the Throne, Indonesia, Java, ca. 12th.-14th. century AD, or slightly earlier.

Interestingly, this figure is inscribed, with what is likely a dating on the front. The style and inscription Majapahit or slightly earlier.

A fine figure with nice details.

Size: 11,2 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, very good metal and condition for the type and age, nice thin bronze patina.

Ex. O...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403030
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$695.00
An rare and refined bronze ritual Bell, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, 13th.-14th. century.

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, Malaysia, Brunei, southern Thailand, East Timor, Sulu Archipelago and other parts of the Philippines....