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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1429581
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$75.00
A scarce larger, authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a sadled Horse, Laotian or Lanna at least 17th-19th. century.

A nice old Weight, depicting a very robust Horse with fine thick greyish tinned patina, looks like old silver! He is standing on a Pumbkin style base so perhaps Lanna...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1424828
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$375.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 19th. century

Of Laquered bronze and brass with remnants of gilt (?)

A nice pair of matching bronze Rain drum / currency drums.

These drums of cast bronze are known as a mokos. 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1424826
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$450.00
From East Java, Indonesia for the Alor, Flores Market ca. 18th. century or somewhat earlier.

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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1419709
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$85.00
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.

Nice piece with an octagonal plint and fine details. Elaborately made in high tin content bronze, that gives the surface a silvery shine.

Weight: 10 Tical at 162,7 grams.

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

Reff: See figure 72-73 of Leif B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1419708
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$100.00
A fine of 5 different Opium Weights, representing Chinte and birds, all Burma, 18th.-19th. century.

The lot consists of two Chinte Opium Weights, one with square base, weighing in at 79,81 grams (5 tical), another with octagonal base, weighing 31,62 (2 tical) and three birds, one 5 tical at 80,60 grams, another weighing 31,57 (2 tical) and the last small weight weighs 16,02 grams (1 tical).

A nice little overview collection with some scarcer weights included.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1419707
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$85.00
Patinated and fine condition lot of two heavy opium weights with nice patinas, both 10 Ticals, from Shan States, 1770-1850 AD.

On Hexagonal bases with markings, one of Gear group 1 + 2 and another with Cockscomb spikes.

1o tical weights, weighing 160,73 and 159,70 grams.

A beautiful set of Shan weights.

Reff: Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p. 145, fig. 87 and page 148, fig. 93. Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1419706
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$100.00
Fine condition lot of two very heavy opium weights with nice patinas, both 20 Ticals, from Shan States, 1770-1850 AD.

On Hexagonal bases with markings of rayed stars.

2o tical weights, weighing ca. 315-320 grams.

A beautiful matching set of the heaviest Shan weights that is easily obtained on the market.

Reff: Leif B. Mikkelsen 'Opium Weights', p. 145, fig. 87.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
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. 1782 AD.

Elaborately made in fine high tin content bronze, that gives the surface a slight silvery shine. Small 9-rayed mark on the side.

Weight: 20 tical, ca. 321 grams

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

Reff: See figure 72-73 of Leif B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1419665
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$135.00
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A charming Low seated Duck, seldomly seen early type, made pre 1550, Burma or Lanna.

With beak appendage and set on a pumpkin base with verticals. Extra metal inserted in the base.

Weight: 60,71 grams / 5 Kyat weight of the older ca. 12 grams unit standard.

Condition: Choice, some corrosion and much wear.

Ex. Old Danish Collection (1970-80s)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1418090
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$350.00
Gilt bronze Thai buddha seated in front of an elephant and monkey presenting offerings, Thailand, Rattanakosin ca. late 19th. century.

A popular and scarce representation: He is seated, his right hand palm open on his right knee as a sign of acceptance of the water offered by the King of Elephants. The Buddha has come to seek tranquility in the forest to escape the incessant disputes of the disciples...
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 1492 item #1405871
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$4,950.00
Reduced, was $6500
Important silver, bronze and gold figural group, Majapahit period or slightly earlier, 12th.-14th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1404438
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A silver or base silver large mirror in exceptional quality, Central Java, Indonesia, dating to the Early Majapahit Empire, 12th.-14th. century AD.

An artful piece in local Javanese style, with inspiration from Juan-Ming Dynasty Chinese mirrors, and perhaps some Khmer style elements.

A cast and engraved silver mirror of circular form. The reflecting surface is of slightly convex shape. The concave back has a prominent central boss wih multible ridged circles, concentic ri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1404424
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$475.00
Reduced, was $595
A rare and highly interesting early Indonesian bronze figure of a Peacock or Cock on an oval base, Central Java, 9th. century AD.

A very elaborate figure, ornamental in the form of a stylized peacock or cock, with and impressive tail. unuaul 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 Marijke J. Klokk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1404420
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$950.00
Reduced, was $1150
A beautiful bronze Temple Bell, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit Empire, 13th.-14th century AD.

Rare and elaborate large bronze Temple Bell with a top with a beautiful humbed Bull.

Majahapit: 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,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403894
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$495.00
Reduced, was $650
A very rare and highly interesting box, cointaining a travellers set for illustrating and writing korans, Islamic, possible Khorassan manifacture, ca. 12th.-14th. century AD.

The box in the shape of the doomed roof of a Mosque with chains as hings. When opened it contains small vessels for mixing and housing colours for the travelling illustrator of the Holy Script. It makes perfect sence that this set was found in Indonesia, since it was then brought by Islamic colonists from Greater...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1403893
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$350.00
A rarely encountered old Islamic or Hindu bronze oil lamp, Late Majapahit or Islamic, 15th.-17th. century AD.

A very attractive oil lamp, which reminds us of the Lamps of Southern India, but with a unique form and a somewhat older dating than most of these.

Round and with a doomed top and loop connecting it to a rather heavy chain with a hook.

Finely patinated and of beautiful sound metal.

Size: 28 cm. long when hanged, 12 cm. tall for the lamp only.