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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403001
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$1,450.00
An exceptional large bronze ritual bowl, 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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1402987
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$895.00
A very rare and charming Hindu bronze figure of Nandi Bull, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, ca. 12th.-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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1402981
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$2,950.00
An exceptional bronze Kendi, Indonesia, East Javanese, ca. 10th.-13th. century.

This Kendi is surely one of the finest in existence from this early period in South East Asia. A high central spout decorated with a lotus where the spout meets the discus-shaped body. A rounded lower body with a large Lotus flower on the base and a smaller footring. Lavishly made with terrific details, combined with an outstanding condition. A real gem of the highest rarity...
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
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1402955
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$4,995.00
An important solid Hindu silver figurine of Dewi Tara, Majapahit, Eastern Java, 13th. century AD.

Dewi Tara is the Goddess of beauty, sister of Dewi Sri and a consort to Lord Siva. As with her sister, she is also known for her great beauty and iconic manifestation of the perfect female form which is very evident in this masterpiece rendering of her. A spectacular figure...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1402752
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$85.00
A high quality early style larger Elephant Opium Weight, 5 Bath Siam, Lanna, after 1701 AD, likely early-mid 18th. century.

The weight done in ahigh Tin content bronze, typical on the earlier types of the Elephant bronze weight. A wheel mark, stampd in the front of the base.

Weight: 65,8 grams, Elephant weights very rarely exceeds 65 grams, so this is one of the bigger ones on the market...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402750
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$100.00
A very rare and interesting antique Opium Weight, Laos, 18th.-19th. century AD.

The weight is the shape of a seated figure - Ganesh of a figure holding his hands to his eyes as if in mourning?, quite peculiar and interesting for collectors, perhaps unique type in private in collections.

Weight: 21,02 grams.

Condition: Choice, much smooth wear and a fine original brown patina. High tin content bronze alloy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402749
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$100.00
Rare antique Opium Weight, Laos, 19th. century AD.

The weight is the shape of a very charming Pig or Sow.

Weight: 35,45 grams.

Condition: Superb Choice, light brown patina, rather high tin content bronze alloy.

Provenance: Important Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to very rare weights from different places in SE Asia.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402748
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$100.00
A very rare and interesting antique Opium Weight, Laos, 18th.-19th. century AD.

The weight is the shape of a fantasy bird with wings raised, quite peculiar and interesting for collectors, perhaps unique type in private in collections.

Weight: 35,1 grams.

Condition: Choice, fine original greyish and brown patina. High tin content bronze alloy.

Provenance: Important Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1402671
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$85.00
Interesting larger Elephant Opium Weight, 5 Bath Siam, Lanna, 18th.-19th. century.

The weight in a tin content greyish bronze, as typical on the earlier types of the Elephant bronze weight.

Weight: 65,5 grams, Elephant weights very rarely exceeds 65 grams, so this is a bigger one

Condition: Choice, much smooth wear, dark greyish brown bronze patina.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-19...
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 #1402667
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$100.00
A superb quality rare bronze opium weight of a Horse with saddle, Siam / Lanna, ca. 17th.-18th. century.

The weight detailed and attractive, standing on a oval base with verticals, bottom hollowed.

Weight: ca. 35,39 grams.

Condition: Superb, a gem with terrific dark brown patina with lighter green, some fine even wear, high age!

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1402666
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$100.00
A superb quality rare bronze opium weight of a Horse with saddle, Siam / Lanna, ca. 17th.-18th. century.

The weight detailed and attractive, standing on a oval base with verticals, bottom hollowed.

Weight: ca. 36,87 grams.

Condition: Superb, a gem with terrific light brown patina, some fine even wear, high age!

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to very 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 #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. Mikkelsen ''Opium Weights'', page 132, figure 70-73. Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected betw...