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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403362
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$1,950.00
Museum quality Anthropomorphic lidded bronze Lime Container, Bronze and Iron Age period, 3, Indonesia (Java, possible Lumajang, Pasiran)

This Lime container is among the best and largest known. Other specimens known are around 18-19 cm, our vessel stands 26 cm. tall and 8-9 cm. in diameter. Cylindrical body with a lid and extensive line and zig-zag decorations on the body. On the lid a large archaic head of a female with elaborate hair and large earrings...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403030
Senatus Consulto
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403001
Senatus Consulto
$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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1402981
Senatus Consulto
$2,950.00
An exceptional bronze Kendi, 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 : 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 a female Deity, likely Majapahit, Java, 13th.-15th...
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.

Condition: ...
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.

Condition: Choice, some wear and marks of the manifacture in the bottom ...
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.

Provenance: Important Danish Private Colle...
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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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...