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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1150051 (stock #2397)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1175714 (stock #2475)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : 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 #1402951 (stock #6003)
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. Artifacts from this dig are from 14th/16th CE due to datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said this, these are much older, as similar beads and have been found in the Ban Chiang and Lopburi (Bronze Age sites) and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. The center amethyst bead is from China- Dali region- ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1407890 (stock #6193)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Wholesale quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. Artifacts from this dig are from 14th/16th CE due to datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said this, these are much older, as similar beads and have been found in the Ban Chiang and Lopburi (Bronze Age sites) and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. Included is an large amethyst bead in the lot from China...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392635 (stock #4390)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
SOLD
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)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1408885 (stock #6200)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
Early 19th century lacquer box from the Gadu-Gadan region with domed top and bottom (philone gaunglone). There are 16 separate panels decorated with mythical beasts, dancers and quirky symbols on the side and bird pattern on the top and bottom. Please note last photo for reference which is dated 1850 (possibly earlier) from Lacquerware Journeys—Than Htun. The piece I have is actually far more intricate. It is extremely rare to see a piece of Burmese lacquer of this age outside of...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407992 (stock #6200)
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SOLD
Good silver drachm circa 130-129 BCE- diameter 18mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
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 #1409609 (stock #6209)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$180.00
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. Plea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1409608 (stock #6208)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$180.00
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. Plea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1403931 (stock #6043)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$160.00
Good shell pendant made from a conch from the Ban Chiang Bronze Age Culture, Central Thailand circa 1500 to 2000 years old. The spiral pattern is reminiscent of our Milky Way Galaxy; in this you can see the synchronicity of the universe. D: 6cm/2.4in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1404300 (stock #6079)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
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
SOLD
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)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1354114 (stock #4037)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : 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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1837 VR item #1408883 (stock #6199)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Collection of 10 Nordom I Cambodia 1835-1904 CE billon uniface coins with Hamsa bird. D: 11mm to 13mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1404568 (stock #6098)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
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Base gold half stater coin from, an Afghan invader who established the first Muslim rule in Dehli (1193-1206 CE) Obverse: Obverse- Goddess Lakshmi seated and Reverse: Devanagari legend in 3 lines Sri Maha/mad bini/ Sam. D: 12cm, approximately 4 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408130 (stock #6173)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Macedonia- silver drachm. Nike standing on the prow of a galley and Posidon brandishing a trident..306-328 BCE. D: 14mm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403440 (stock #6026)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407987 (stock #6199)
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SOLD
Special Offer: Was $1200 now $350. Fine Greek tetradrachm from Thrace, 148 BCE. D: 31mm and 16 grams. A young Dionysus wearing a wreath of ivy and band across his forehead, obverse 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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1404768 (stock #6107)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Rare bronze bell from the Đông Sơn culture, circa 2000 years old. No breakage or repair comes with simple perspex stand. H: 9.6mm/3.8in and base W: 7.3cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1404002 (stock #6046)
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 : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410675 (stock #6220)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Silver coin from the reign of Emperor Trajan, 101-102 CE. Obv: Imperial Caeser wearing a laurel wreath, Rev: Mars advancing holding a spear and trophy. D: 17mm. 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 #1404998 (stock #6119)
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. Th...
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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1400410 (stock #5060)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,800.00
Fine Han period, large, bronze ding from the Nanyue Kingdom circa, 100BCE, Southern China Sometimes referred to as the Nam Viet 南越, they were considered a vassal state by the Han, although for much of the time they functioned as an independent kingdom administering their own affairs. This is piece is in perfect condition with no dents or restoration- the azurite and malachite discoloration on the patina is 100% natural and not the result of an acid bath. Center D: 25cm/9.8in and H: 16.5c...