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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1150051 (stock #2397)
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$160.00
60 glass shards excavated in Afghanistan that have been knapped and drilled into pendants/beads. Many have an intense opalescent (dichroic?) patina. They are quite thin and date to around the 500 CE, possibly late Roman. There are 60 pieces in total and may be used in contemporary jewelry settings. Scale in enlargement is metric.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390804 (stock #4349)
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Rare Buddhist votive terra cotta plaque, circa 10th, or earlier. Very interesting iconography with the Buddha seated on a lotus supported by two Brahma (Nandi) bulls and central Ganesha head. So far I have not found any references to similar piece, so this could be a one of a kind. The inclusion of Hindu deities, suggest that this may have a Pala influence He is surrounded by a dotted nimbus on his torso, with a flaming one around his head, seated beneath a Bo tree Condition as pictured, the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1175714 (stock #2475)
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$30.00
Good bronze coin from the Yapahuwa Kingdom, King Buwanekabahu reign circa 1273-1285 CE, Sri Lanka. Cool coin, sort of looks like one of those artifacts proving that we have been visited by aliens. Free shipping via unregistered Hong Kong Airmail in an envelope.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378643 (stock #4202)
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Ensemble of four circa Warring States/Han crossbow arrows with bronze heads and copper shaft. Good condition and still very sharp! Scale for the tips in last enlargement, total L: 27cm/10.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1325797 (stock #3158)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Ensemble of very old beads, I found these in a small shop in Phrae, Northeast Thailand a few years ago. The green mottled beads are late Qing Dynasty Peking glass, the brown glass tapered tube bead emulating agate was probably made for the Funan or Chenla Kingdoms as I have agate beads from the same period which are pretty much identical, the white bead with orange splash is at least early Qing. The jewel in the crown, so to speak, is the roughly faceted blue glass Chinese eye bead w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1390227 (stock #4330)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Good strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. These can be reliable dated to least 14th/16th centuries due to known and datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said these can be much older as stone beads and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. L: 55cm/21.5 in. Weight 180 grams. See enlargements for scale and condition. Free shipping via Hong Kong ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392635 (stock #4390)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Good nephrite reproduction of a large nephrite jade perforated disc emulating the Liangzhu Culture. Decorative and faithful to the more obvious cutting techniques, stand included. D: 20.2cm/8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1362764 (stock #4099)
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$250.00
Strand of 13 faceted crystal beads circa 1500 years or more. See last enlargements for reference and scale. Excavated along the Thai Burmese border. L: 23cm/9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Tokens : Pre 1700 item #1393792 (stock #4363)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$100.00
Collection of 5 tin and lead alloy Thai gaming coins, from the Ayutthaya period- circa 1350 to 1767 CE. All in good condition except for one the small one that is a bit corroded. Sizes in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1383526 (stock #4273)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Nice strand of Kushan/Bactrian of mixed stone (mostly carnelian) beads. I acquired these along with coins dating from 1st- 4th CE from the same site in North West Pakistan, so these can be dated no later than 1500 years old. There are a few agate and quartzite beads in the lot, some with traces of “etching”. The crescent shaped beads would have originally small ringed shaped ornaments that have been drilled and “knapped” to some extent to accommodate them being strung. Please not...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1381885 (stock #4247)
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$150.00
Good shell pendant made from a conch from the Ban Chiang Bronze Age Culture, Central Thailand circa 1500 to 2000 years old. If you look at this and then envision the Milky Way Galaxy, you will feel the synchronicity. D: 6cm/2.4in. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1309871 (stock #3132)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$600.00
Fine and rare large conch shell pendant from Central Thailand Bronze Age, Ban Chiang or Lopburi cultures circa 300-500 CE. Superb condition with minimal calcification may still be worn! Included is a museum quality perspex stand (total H: 14.5cm/5.6in). Maximum D: 7.7cm/3in and W: 3.4cm/1.5in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1378976 (stock #4208)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$350.00
Very fine denarius, D: 16.9mm from Navarre Spain (under Roman influence) circa 2nd century BCE. Bearded man (obv) warrior on horseback (rev. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1392391 (stock #4384)
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$60.00
Very fine ½ rupee silver coin from Bhutan circa 1790-1820. D: 20mm. Free registered shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1374172 (stock #4127)
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$60.00
Burnished black Neolithic pottery jar from Northern China- possibly Xiajiadian culture (2200-1600 BCE), but probably much earlier. Broken and repaired, ergo the very reasonable price. H: 11.5cm/4.5in and D: 10.3cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1350701 (stock #3191)
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Collection of five small terra cotta Buddhist votive plaques from the Mon culture circa 10th to 12th centuries. Average dimensions- H: 4.3cm/1.7in and W: 3.5cm/1.4in. Condition as pictured. Free worldwide shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1354114 (stock #4037)
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$135.00
Alabaster Shan Buddha circa 18th century. This has been left out in the sun and rain for the past 10 years so the surface has begun to degrade (a good lesson in the Buddhist fundamental of Anicca: the impermanence of all things). The head has been reattached. The base is hollow: the only example I have ever seen with this. H: 27cm/10.6in and W: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390153 (stock #4328)
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$160.00
Rare Buddhist clay tablet from the early Mon Buddhist Kingdom in Myanmar circa 10-11th CE. There are traces of gold lacquer, possibly this is original but the piece itself is most certainly old and of the period. H: 6.7cm/2.6in and W: 4.7cm/1.8in. Condition: as pictured.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1390663 (stock #4343)
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$150.00
Rare Buddhist impressed clay tablet from the early Mon Buddhist Kingdom in Myanmar circa 10-11th CE. The Buddha is seated under an umbrella on a stepped base flanked by devotees and stupas. H: 6.5cm/2.6in and W: 5.6cm/2.2in. Condition: as pictured.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1390665 (stock #4345)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Rare Buddhist impressed clay tablet from the early Mon Buddhist Kingdom in Myanmar circa 10-11th CE. The Buddha is seated under an umbrella on a stepped base flanked by devotees and stupas. H: 7.5cm/2.9in and W: 5.3cm/2.1in. Condition: as pictured.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1362299 (stock #4094)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$220.00
Eighteen bead strand of quartz crystal. These were excavated from the Tak Hilltop Burial Site in along the Thai Burmese border, and can be dated at least to the 14th century due to the ceramics found in the same strata. I am however of the opinion these are much earlier probably at least 1500 years old or more as similar pieces are found in the Neolithic/Bronze Age Lopburi Sites. These are strung on an expandable elastic string with an interior circumference of 17cm/6.8in. Actual...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1396542 (stock #5006)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Circa Spring and Autumn to Eastern Han Dynasty period (400 BCE- 100 CE) bronze sword handle with iron blade from the Dian Kingdom, Yunnan. L: 38cm/14.9in. Condition as pictured. The Dian culture was a fierce non Chinese Kingdom living North Central Yunnan Province. Please note last enlargements for traces of decorative curved embellishments which seem to something more then a random pattern.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1372787 (stock #4108)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Circa Spring and Autumn to Eastern Han Dynasty period (400BCE- 100CE) bronze sword handle with iron blade from the Dian Kingdom, Yunnan. L: 39cm/15.2in. Condition as pictured. The Dian culture was a fierce non Chinese Kingdom living North Central Yunnan Province.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378975 (stock #4207)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,200.00
Fine Greek tetradrachm from Thrace, 148 BCE. D: 31mm and 16grams. A young Dionysus wearing a wreath of ivy and band across his forehead, reverse a standing naked Hercules holding a lion’s skin draped over one arm and a club in the other. Dionysus is “the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth” (and 420). Free shipping via Hong Kong EMS SpeedPost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1377722 (stock #4182)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Rare bronze bell from the Đông Sơn culture, circa 2000 years old. Original condition- no breakage or repair comes with simple perspex stand. H: 9.6mm/3.8in and base W: 7.3cm/2.8in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1382781 (stock #4267)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$135.00
Eclectic collection of small Dong Son Culture (1000BCE-100CE),bells, clay spindle whorls and beads made of fossilized Crinoid stems. There are 7 bells (3 in fair to good condition), 84 beads and 4 spindles. See enlargements for scale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1383524 (stock #4272)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Rare small sandstone head of the Buddha, circa 1000-1200CE mounted on museum quality stand. This has the classic broad features of a Mon/Dvarati image, some damage to nose. H: 4.1cm/1.6in, total H: (with stand)8.8bm/3.6in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1318047 (stock #3179)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Circa 4th to 5th century Mon silver coin (full unit) with obv: conch (sankha) and rev: Srivatsa D: 25mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330134 (stock #3189)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$600.00
Stunning bronze sword handle from the Dian Kingdom that paralleled the Han Dynasty. Judging from the heavy triangular pommels and spikes near the blade, these were designed for close quarter combat that would look right at home in a fight scene out of Game of Thrones. This has a classic azurite patina with traces of the original iron blades. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake in Yunnan Province which chronologically paralleled the Warr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1396232 (stock #5003)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Lovely Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple bead” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE, with “moonlike” translucence. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture, they were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. Quite rare these days- I haven’t seen a “fresh” pieces on market for several years. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake, Yunnan Province which chronologically pa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1390226 (stock #4329)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Collection of eight Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple beads” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture. These were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake in Yunnan Province which chronologically paralleled the Warring States and Han Dynasties, which was eventually annexed by the Han Emperor Wudi in 109 BCE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336758 (stock #3238)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$360.00
Elegantly simple burnished high fired pottery cup from Warring States to Early Han Dynasty. There is one crack and a couple of chips noted in last enlargements. Pretty much to be expected from an over 2000 year old pottery piece. D:9.9cm/3.9in and H: 7cm/2.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397041 (stock #5015)
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Elegant ceramic figure of a female court attendant with traces of original pigments. No damage or repair. H: 38.5cm/15.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358566 (stock #4066)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$600.00
Classic Han Hu shaped jar with beautiful lead green glaze with a much sought after silver patina. Excellent condition. There are some exposed areas of clay on the mouth rim created by another piece stacked on top when fired. H:12.6cm/4.9in and D: 11.1cm/4.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1326653 (stock #3168)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Rare Western Han ink carved gray sandstone inkstone. During the Han ink was made of pellets or granules rather the sticks and this would have been used to grind these directly on the stone to make ink. Worn smooth on the bottom from use with a shallow chip on top. W: 3cm x 3cm sand H: 1.6cm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386705 (stock #4265)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Special Offer- was $170, now $120 large Western Han Dynasty, circa 206 BCE – 220 CE, terra cotta chicken from Sichuan Province. There is some damage on the end of one foot but no other repair or damage. H: 23cm/9in and W: 15cm/ 5.9in.