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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1408608 (stock #6186)
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$320.00
Unstrung lot of aventurine beads from the Lopburi Culture, Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. A total of 50 beads (62 grams) - no two are identical, see enlargement for scale. This tyoe of stone is frequently mistaken for nephrite because of its deep green color and hardness.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408530 (stock #6185)
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$120.00
Good silver Parthian drachma, 147-191 CE with Very legible bust of bearded man wearing a tiara and reverse standing archer. D:17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1408527 (stock #6182)
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$100.00
Polished shouldered stone axe from the late Neolithic Period, found in Nan Province Thailand near the Lao Border. A few nicks and chips. Please note reference in last enlargement from Burnished Beauty: The Art of Stone in Early Southeast Asia. L: 6.8cm/2.7in and base W: 5.4cm/2.1in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408469 (stock #6180)
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$70.00
Large bronze coin from the last Scythian King in Ghadhara, Azes II, 15-12 BCE. There is a Buddhist lion one side and Hindu “Brahma” bull on the other. bD: 24mm. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408130 (stock #6173)
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$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407992 (stock #6200)
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Good silver drachm circa 130-129 BCE- diameter 18mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1407987 (stock #6199)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1407890 (stock #6193)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405573 (stock #6162)
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Fine Han period, large, bronze ding. 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: 16.5cm/6.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405572 (stock #6161)
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Lovely small three legged cooking vessel from the Han Dynasty. The legs are in the shape of small bears and the handles on the lid seem to resemble wing tips. There is a lot of restoration on this piece in the cooking basin, one the legs has been reattached, so please view the enlargements carefully. There is some warpage to the lid as well, but it is the original one. D: 12.4cm/4.9in and H: 10.4cm/4.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405571 (stock #6160)
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Very rare Han Dynasty four bodied Ding. The four basins was cast all as a single piece using the the lost “wax casting method” which is a testament to their skill and technique. Encrusted with heavy azurite and malachite verdigris- aside from a couple of small holes is intact, there is no breakage. The entire piece has a diagonal Width: 30cm/11.8in. Individual D: 12cm and H: 13cm/5.1in. See last enlargement (sorry about the quality of the image)for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1405425 (stock #6155)
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$230.00
Rare one of a kind astrological animal (tiger) from the Western Jin Dynasty- the front legs may have been ground down. Fantastic detail with traces of a thin lead glaze, noticeable from the areas of silver patina (see 4th enlargement). L: 10.1cm/4in and H: 4cm/1.6in. See last image for reference of Yueyao vessel with an identical style to the Western Jin.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1405272 (stock #6151)
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$150.00
Good Tang Dynasty gray clay brick depicting “Atlas” type figure seated on a lotus blossom I was in Taxila once and saw similar figures which to my mind illustrates the Greco/Roman influence in Tang art. The lotus shows indicates an obvious Buddhist connection. This is painted with “stucco”, and in good condition with no damage. W: 14.5cm/5.8in and H: 17.7cm/7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1405119 (stock #6142)
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$500.00
Tang zhenmushou tomb guardian. These were interred in the vault and meant to subdue evil and protect the deceased. This fantastic creature, like the Western Chimera, were composite animals having the stripes and fierce countenance of a tiger and hooves like a deer. Most of the pigments appear to be original, with rare traces of gold applied to the sides of the chest and nose. The “spikes” on the side have been repaired with the probability of more on the body. H: 30cm/11.8in and W: (at ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1405114 (stock #6138)
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$130.00
Six bronze rings from China circa pre Han Dynasty 200BCE. These appear to be excavated and were most likely trade items or primitive currency used by a non Chinese ethnic group like the Xiongnu or Ordos. D: 5.8cm to 6.5 cm weighing between 49 grams and 55 grams and seem to have a high copper content.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1405112 (stock #6136)
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$80.00
Two pieces of Lao Canoe money AKA Thai boat money. Kingdom of Lan Xang circa 18CE made of mostly copper. L: 7.9cm and 5.4cm respectively. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1404998 (stock #6119)
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$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 : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1404838 (stock #6113)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$280.00
Good Tang Dynasty straw colored pottery camel with original white pigment. This piece has been repaired at the body, neck and legs (as most always are). There was layer of mud put on this to hide the repair and I have removed as a much as possible just so you know it’s there but is not glaringly obvious. Nice size, this animal embodies the spirit of the ancient “Silk Road”, if not Xi Jin Ping’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”. H: 32.5cm/12.8in and L: 28cm/11in