Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1402896 (stock #6001)
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$150.00
Good early 20 the century Miao wedding blanket from Antai area, Guangxi Zhuang, China. The base is made from all handspun cotton with silk and cotton warp embroidered geometrical floral pattern and swastika meander at lower border, the entire piece is framed in a handspun indigo border (possibly original). There is one hole on the cotton border and minor discoloration/fading in the center. 72cm/28.5in x 77cm/30 in, with border 110cm/43in x 108cm/42in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402895 (stock #6000)
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$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 note that t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1402894 (stock #5099)
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$250.00
Good circa 19th CE bronze Buddha from the Shan people in Burma. I found this in Mae Sai, along the Thai/Burmese border in 1998. The style is rather quirky but the face is typically Shan with Burmese gold and black lacquer. There are a few chips to the lacquer otherwise perfect condition. H: 14.7cm/5.9in and W: 5.7cm/2.3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1402893 (stock #5098)
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$200.00
tibetan ethnographic textile 180.00 Tibetan Very fine old wool pangden cloth- all hand spun wool and natural dyes. This piece is an exceptionally large piece consisting of 5 panels, circa 40 to 50 years old. I have had quite a few of these in the past and this is one of best I have seen.The weave is very tight and heavy and would make an excellent small blanket or throw rug. In the past these were worn by married women, but these days they are a fashion accoutrement for the modern T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402797 (stock #5097)
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$1,500.00
Wonderfully ferocious mask of the Dharmapala Mahakala. This deity is one of the protectors of the Dharma (Buddhist law), but is mainly popular with Mongolian and Tibetan nomads because traditionally he is viewed as the protector of the yurt and tent. This was crafted from chased and repoussé steel alloy which is a much more difficult medium to work than softer copper. This dates to circa 19th century, with traces of pigments on the eyes and crevices around the mouth ears. There i...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1402733 (stock #5096)
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$220.00
Nice old red and black lacquered Cambodian “siri” box, with lovely incised scrolling fern pattern This piece predates the Khmer Rouge regime and circa 60 or 70 years old. In good condition, there is no significant damage other expected signs of use and wear and the lid is a bit warped. In recent years Khmer lacquerware is making a comeback, however most of this is used for “home décor” export items, as far as I know no one is currently resurrected items for common household ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1402611 (stock #5095)
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$350.00
Five Qing Dynasty red agate/carnelian pieces carved into babies and bats- beautiful natural stone and classic Qing carving. These were originally meant to be sewn onto clothing or a hat. A few have small “ant bite” chips on the edge. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. Dimensions in enlargements.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1402608 (stock #5094)
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$100.00
Good monkey khik, carved from wood, contrary to how I see these often advertised they have little to do with attracting women, but are worn by on the side by men for luck and prosperity. The symbolism goes way back to Hindu mythology where the Shiva lingam represents primordial creative energy and the Monkey God Hanuman embodies courage and devotion. L: 5cm/2in. Unlike the cast metal types, this is a one off item and good example of Thai folk art. Free shipping HK registered Airma...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1402557 (stock #5093)
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$160.00
Special offer: was $210.USD, now $160.USD. Unusual Chinese Traditional Medicine herb grinder, circa late Ming. Still quite functional, there is an original firing crack on the base while the glaze on the inner rim has been worn down to the body from years of used. D: 12.4cm/4.9in and H:8.9cm/3.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1402556 (stock #5092)
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$700.00
Classic large late Northern Song , Qingbai, notched bowl with deeply incised abstract floral scroll pattern from the Hutian Kiln in Jingdezhen. There are three hairline cracks. D: 19cm/7.5in and H: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1402554 (stock #5091)
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$170.00
Clay “tsa tsa”, over 100 years old, with six tantric deities- there is one repair, noted in enlargements. H: 5.8cm/2.2in and W: 5.3cm/2.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1402553 (stock #5090)
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$180.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1402263 (stock #5089)
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Charming blonde wood Bitong, I like the naturalness off this piece, the knobs and knots on the side are just as well as nature intended it- even down to the etched pattern on the side done by bark beetles. The wood has pleasant, sweet fragrance and is in excellent condtion. D: 8cm/3.1in and H: 11.7cm/4.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1402170 (stock #5088)
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$200.00
Southern Song Dynasty, Jian type, temokku glazed bowl from the Dongzhang or Minhou kilns in Fujian province. Beautiful hare’s fur markings with some metallic iron oxide patina. There is quite a bit of kiln grit on the surface of the glaze but in terms of damage there is only one shallow chip on the mouthrim edge noted in last enlargement. This was recovered from the Tinghai Lianjiang wreck off the coast of Fujian. I acquired it about 20 years ago. D: 11.3cm/4.5in and H: 4cm/1.5...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
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$120.00
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401943 (stock #5086)
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$150.00
Circa 4th to 5th century Mon silver coin (full unit) with obv: conch (sankha) and rev: Srivatsa D: 25mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1401941 (stock #5085)
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$120.00
Southern Song Dynasty, Jian type, temokku glazed bowl from the Dongzhang or Minhou kilns in Fujian province. Some repair on rim- noted in enlargements. This was recovered from the Tinghai Lianjiang wreck off the coast of Fujian. I acquired it about 20 years ago. D: 11cm/4.3in and H: 4cm/1.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1401880 (stock #5084)
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$350.00
Very fine polished shouldered stone axe from the late Neolithic Period, found in Nan Province Thailand near the Lao Border. I acquired a collection of these a couple of years ago and have been holding this one back since was the best of the lot. The stone is very hard and cannot be scratched on the polished surface with stainless steel and is in excellent condition with only a couple chips, still serviceable cutting edge. This piece feels good in the hand and is incredibly thin given the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401828 (stock #5083)
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$2,000.00
Very rare Han Dynasty four bodied Ding. The main part was made all in one pouring of 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401780 (stock #5082)
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Stunning Tiger Rug, Baotou, Nei Mongol, China. Circa late 19th/early 20th century. 160cm x 90cm. Nice abrash. Some small old repairs, please see last enlargements for close up of repairs. The selvedge on one side is has been redone while other is original but good condition. Nice abrash. There is a cotton sleeve sewn at the of the back so it may be hung on a wall with small pole.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401526 (stock #5081)
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$400.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1401444 (stock #5080)
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$250.00
Iban woman’s from Sarawak, skirt depicting the tree of life with bamboo running the length of bidang. There is some fraying on the selvedge noted in enlargement, it is woven from all handspun threads and the central pattern is composed of all vegetal dyes. L: 108cm/42in and W: 56cm24.4in. This piece is circa 60 to 80 year old.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1920 item #1401413 (stock #5079)
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$620.00
Afghan Baluch: Stunning (at least I think so) very old rug from Afghanistan Baluch weavers, all natural vibrant dyes. No a lot of knots but very supple and clean. Most of the flat weave head end is missing on one head end and about 15cm missing on the other. There are a couple of small holes and quite a few small but old repairs. Lovely piece ready to on your floor. Please view enlargements to see the true colors and condition of pile. L: 220cm/86in and W: 129cm/50in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1401269 (stock #5077)
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$400.00
Cambodian Textile: Special Collector’s Offer- reduced from $800 to $400: Rare antique silk Khmer ikat lower garment. H: 90cm/35.5in L: 2.1m/7ft10in. with a twill weave; unique among Southeast Asian textiles. The size of this piece indicates it would have been worn by an upper class family much like a pantaloon with center being passed through the legs and tucked into the waist. This is a very old style and may be observed on the bas relief friezes in Angkor Wat. I bought this pie...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1401215 (stock #5076)
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$120.00
Tibetan yak butter tea/chang bowl carved from burlwood, possibly Rhododendron circa 50 to 100 years old. D:11.8cm/4.6in and H: 5cm/1.9in, there is one worn chip on the edge which is pretty normal for these things (see last enlargement).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1401146 (stock #5075)
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$320.00
Lovely Afghan Baluch “Five Mirahb” design from Tchichaktu. This was made circa 1970/1980. Aside from some missing fringe this carpet is in excellent condtion. L: 150cm/56in W: 90cm/35.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401105 (stock #5074)
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$150.00
Baotou rug with classic scholar’s motif. This is circa early 20th century, there has been extensive old reweaving done on this as can be noted a beige toned areas on the field having said this there are no holes and the pile is still quite good. W: 58cm/27.8in and L: 122cm/48in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401045 (stock #5073)
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$500.00
Good circa late 19th/early 20th ce, Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist temple runner with two playful female “foo dogs” and pup, medallions, representing the nurturing aspect of the Yin principle, against an apricot colored background with 8 scattered floral sprays, surrounded by a border of auspicious Taoist and Buddhist symbols, rare are the fish images woven into the border.Condition: as most all Ningxia runners, 15cm/6in has been rewoven as these were originally 20 to 30 feet long and we...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400888 (stock #5054)
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$300.00
Classic old Baotou carpet with image of a boy playing a flute, which symbolizes peace and longing for a simple rural life and phoenix looking at the sun which symbolizes the rule of a wise emperor. The on the border is filled with cranes which are a common Chinese symbol for long life. The “three colors”, blue palette, is the signature style for Baotou rugs. There are numerous small rewoven repairs, which are most visible on the back of carpet, so please view enlargements closely. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400886 (stock #5053)
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$500.00
Good circa late 19th/early 20th CE, Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist temple runner with two playful female “foo dogs” and pup medallions, representing the nurturing aspect of the Yin principle, against an apricot colored background with 8 scattered floral sprays, surrounded by a border of auspicious Taoist and Buddhist symbols. Quite unusual are the “Sahnka” symbols, conch, rarely seen in carpets- this represents the sound of the Dharma-beckoning people to awaken from ignorance. Exc...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1980 item #1400828 (stock #5072)
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$70.00
Quirky Gabbeh style rug (probably made in India or Afghanistan). All hand made, all wool, perfect condtion. L: 103cm/40.5on (without fringe) and W: 55cm/21.in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1400826 (stock #5071)
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Rare Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist altar hanging rug. Dating is difficult on this piece due its near pristine condition, so conservatively I will say this pre 1960. The style, quality of weaving and colors indicate a much older piece (circa 19th century). W: 158cm/62in and L: 151cm/59in. This has classic Buddhist imagery- the central floral medallion represents the Buddhist Wheel of Law (Darmachakra)- 8 spokes symbolizing the Eightfold Path, next to it are a deer and trees which repre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400751 (stock #5070)
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$300.00
Quirky Tibetan small sitting rug or carpet fragment, with dragon chasing a pearl amongst the clouds, circa 19th century. There have been many old repairs to this piece, the brighter colors look to have been added in on in the 20th century. All wool warp, weft and pile. L; 75cm/29.5in and W: 59cm/23in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400717 (stock #5069)
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Chinese, Baotou, Nei Mongol scholar’s pictorial wall carpet, 1930/1940, depicting a phoenix looking towards the sun-symbolizing the peace brought by a wise emperor, next to a chrysanthemum under a tree and clouds in a rockery garden. There are numerous old repairs (please see enlargements), but no other damage or staining. L: 148cm/58in and W: 91cm/36in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1400716 (stock #5068)
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SOLD
Late 19th century, large, Shan/Tai Yai Buddha. There is a crack on the shoulder and arm, a couple of chips on the base and minor loss to lacquer- but over all this has an ethereal expression, unique to Shan images. There is a dedication incised on the back, usually this name of individual who commissioned the making of it as act of Buddhist merit making. H: 80cm/33in and W: (at base) 23cm/9.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400681 (stock #5067)
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SOLD
Lovely Tibetan style rug with 4 petal floral design- circa first half 20th century, from Inner Mongolia. The head ends have been rewoven as well a narrow section (about a quarter up from the bottom) (noted in 2# enlargement), and 3 small holes in the last enlargement (can only be seen from beneath). L: 131cm/51in and W: 68cm/26in.