Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1411826 (stock #6238)
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$900.00
Rare two paneled wedding blanket from the Bouyi (aka Buyi) ethnic group in Changshun area Guizou, China. Woven from all handspun cotton thread. The blue and white center field has a “wanzi” swastika meander pattern while the upper and lower parts are the repetitive “well” symbols. If you stare at this piece long enough you will find a few small holes but nothing really significant, of the few pieces I have ever seen from this specific group, this is the best. This dates cir...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1411822 (stock #6237)
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$90.00
Lovely vintage (circa 50 years old) Lao skirt with wide lower hem silk woven pattern. This is in good condition and just washed. There is a waist band sewn into the top. This is a free size in that the waist can be adjusted my moving the clothes hook (see last enlargement). This woven from all handspun cotton thread. Top width: 110cm/43in and bottom width: 132cm/51in and length: 66cm/26in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1411751 (stock #6236)
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$200.00
Nice Thai pottery votive plaque circa early Ayutthaya period. In the center is the Buddha with classic Bhumiparsa mudra, flanked by two pillars and Sukhothai style walking Buddhas. Good condtion and guaranteed of the period. H: 6cm/2.4 and W: 5.1cm/2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1411750 (stock #6235)
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$1,000.00
Fine and rare 19th century, 2 paneled, ceremonial men’s “bell” cape (khing ta zhi) from the Southern Chin ethnic group in Burma- this piece would have been worn during religious and planting festivals. This is unique, in being woven with either hemp or flax fiber rather than cotton. The weaving is quite delicate and complicated; I put a single grain of rice to highlight the intricate and minute details of the blue and red alternating points. The bells come mainly from India and ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1411748 (stock #6234)
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$200.00
Absolutely fabulous vintage complete, Red Yao, (aka Kiem Mien) woman’s long jacket from the Sapa area, Vietnam. There are a few holes and patches, but it’s all here, just washed and very wearable. This piece has been well worn and well loved. It is all handwoven with hand spun cotton thread with mostly indigo dye. L: 122cm/48in and W: 128cm/50 (opened at waist). There is a similar example in Jess Pourette’s “The Yao” page 101, plate 216. Circa 50 to 60 years old.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1411680 (stock #6233)
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$200.00
Love old Tibetan handspun wool blanket with natural dyes. Perfect condition with wonderful abrash in the burgundy, green and blue colors. Please note the light color bands are gray and not white as appears in the main enragement. W: 99cm/39in and L: 130cm/51in. Circa 1960s/1970s- vintage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1411679 (stock #6232)
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$150.00
Nice old lacquerware antique, cylindrical box, possibly Karen or Shan, from North Thailand, with rattan bindings. Some loss of lacquer on the surface. H: 15cm/5.8in and D: 7.3cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1411678 (stock #6231)
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$600.00
Antique wedding blanket, circa late 19th CE/early 20th CE, from the Miao ethnic group, Antai District, Guangxi , China. This is tightly woven in three panels, from very fine handspun cotton thread with a silk floss yarn supplementary weft “well” pattern. The black cotton lattice gives the overall pattern depth. The wide woven-in border has a “wanzi” swastika meander pattern that seamlessly transitions from the black cotton to silk pastel. There is a simple repair on the edge (n...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1411023 (stock #6230)
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$600.00
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 : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1411022 (stock #6229)
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$320.00
Porcelain quality early Northern Song bowl from the Hutian Kiln at Jingdezhen. There is one small chip on the rim, kiln warpage and some bubbles under the glaze in the cavetto, all visible in enlargements. D: 12.3cm/4.8in and H: 3.5cm/1.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1411021 (stock #6228)
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$250.00
Classic fine and rare intricately carved heirloom buffalo horn spoon from Timor, Lesser Sunda Islands. This piece dates to late 19th early 20th century and is in excellent condition with no damage. Following the curvature this is L: 23.5cm/9.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1410979 (stock #6227)
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$250.00
Finely woven Iban women’s kain skirt, from Kapit, circa 1940 with “eye of the green pigeon” and bamboo pattern, from the Kapit area. Fine and tight weaves like this, indicate that owner was from a high status. There is one repair noted in enlargements. The ikat is made from all handspun and natural dyes while the colored bands are commercial thread. L: 115cm/42.5in and W: 57cm/22.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1410977 (stock #6226)
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$250.00
Iban woman’s kain skirt from Sarawak depicting the tree of life with bamboo running the length of the bidang. There is some fraying on the selvedge, and a seamless repair noted in enlargements. They ikat pattern is quite sharp and is woven from handspun naturally dyed threads, the red, green and yellow colors are commercial threads. L: 108cm/42in and W: 56cm24.4in. This piece is circa 60 to 80 year old
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1410974 (stock #6224)
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$100.00
Fine silver rupee, form the Princely State of Hyderabad 1919, Mir Usman Ali. D: 28mm, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1410759 (stock #6223)
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$400.00
Beautiful West Timor (most likely Isana), Indonesia, three paneled, ikat blanket. This is woven from a combination of natural dyed home spun cotton and commercial thread. The blue ikat bands are made from the homespun thread and natural indigo dye with a “mau fu” pattern, representing wild jungle fowl- a symbol of virility, which is very intricate, symmetrical and well balanced. The alternating colorful bands are commercial cotton thread. Perfect condition- circa 1960/1970. L...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1410758 (stock #6223)
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$250.00
Beautiful, unopened, three paneled woman’s sarong from Flores Island, Indonesia. Circa 40 to 50 years old. All hand spun and woven cotton and natural dyes. Very soft and in perfect condition. The incorporation of indigo dyes is quite subtle giving it the depth. L: 142cm/56in and W: 158cm/60in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1410757 (stock #6222)
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$250.00
Fine woman’s full length, three paneled tube sarong from Ende, Flores Island, Indonesia. This has been my possession since 1988 when I made a trip through Indonesia. It is about 60 years old. This piece is all hand made (threads and weaving) from organic dyes with beautiful soft earth tones. Perfect condition. W: 130cm/51in And L: 170cm/6.7in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1410756 (stock #6221)
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$200.00
Good ikat, three paneled all hand wove woman’s sarong made with natural dyes and hand spun thread. Circa 1950-1960. W: 1.52cm/60in and L: 160cm/63in. There are two small 2mm holes on this piece. Wonderful earth tones on this.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410675 (stock #6220)
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$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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1410665 (stock #6219)
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$200.00
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 : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1410661 (stock #6218)
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$250.00
Lovely mid 20th century (1950-1960) woman’s sarong with “patola” floral pattern. All very finely woven with handspun cotton and natural dyes, excellent condition and unopened. L: 1.65m/5ft 5in and W: 1.44m and 4ft 8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1410577 (stock #6217)
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$220.00
Good Yuan Dynasty Qingbai bowl no cracks just a few tiny "flea bites" on unglazed edge of rim. D: 15.6cm/6.1in and H: 4.9cm/1.9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1910 item #1410422 (stock #6216)
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$120.00
Good silver coin from Xinjiang, Kashgar mint, 3 miscal denomination- Guangxu reign 1902. approximately 10 grams, diameter 26mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1410418 (stock #6215)
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$350.00
Rare ceremonial men’s “bell” cape (khing ta zhi) from the Sothern Chin ethnic group in Burma- this piece would have been worn during religious and planting festivals; please see last enlargement for a couple of guys wearing them. This piece is constructed of handspun threads being sewn together from two panels. This textile is at least 80 years old, possibly being as early as 1900. The weaving technique on this piece is quite delicate and complicated. The weft thread is und...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1410411 (stock #6214)
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$1,300.00
Fine and rare pair of early Northern Song (circa 10th CE) Yue glazed bowls from a Southern Kiln. Both have delightful impressed flowers in the center of the cavetto with abstract incised foliate scrolls and “combed” patterns. Excellent condtion with no damage and evenly colored glazes. D: 10cm/4in and H: 4.2cm/1.1in and D: 10.6cm/4.2cm and 4.6cm/16in. Stand not included.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1410349 (stock #6213)
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$130.00
Lovely Nepalese silver “mohar” from the reign of Jaya Vira Mahindra, Malla 1715. D: 24mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1410348 (stock #6212)
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$400.00
Stunning Yuan Dynasty Qingbai incised lotus bowl with simple abstract floral scroll in cavetto. Classic aquamarine color, porcelain quality from a Jingdezhen kiln. D: 15cm/5.9in and H: 7cm/2.8in. Excellent condition- no cracks, chips etc.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1410347 (stock #6211)
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$350.00
The high footrim and lipped mouthrim would indicate this piece is early Northern Song, there is firing ring in the center where another piece would have been stacked on top during the firing process. The glaze has an even green hue with nice craquelure and smooth surface patina (not at all dry and flaky). The body is beautiful white stoneware. Aside from a few frits on the mouthrim this is in perfect condition. D: 14.9cm/5.8in and H: 6.7cm/2.6in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
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$180.00
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1409609 (stock #6209)
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$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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1409607 (stock #6207)
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$400.00
Fine old Burma lacquerware box. This piece is quite rare in that it is a complete set with three compartments on top and one shallow “hidden” compartment in the base. There is an old repair on the cracquelure the lid as well as some traditional restoration on the undecorated This is an early 20th century piece (possibly earlier) from the Gadu-Ganan region or Shan State. D: 16.cm/6.2in and W: 16cm/6.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1409009 (stock #6206)
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$480.00
Fine old Shan Burmese lacquer box, circa early 20th century with one tray and depicting monkeys playing in foliate background. This piece is a real classic beauty (IMHO). There are a couple of repairs at the edge of the rim noted in enlargements as well as craclature on the surface and nicks around the foot. H: 19.2cm/7.6in and D: 22cm/8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1409008 (stock #6205)
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$150.00
Old song bird catcher from the Minang people of Central Sumatra. I bought this in Padang in 1988 and it was already old at the time, so I can date this to about 1950. A classic honey trap, right out of the KGB spy book. A hot and seductive female bird is placed in the back of the cage and when a dumb male bird comes along and lands on the perch in front this will trip a peg that will cause the net in the front to come down and now he is caught. See last two enlargements. L: 27cm/10....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1408942 (stock #6204)
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$80.00
Old festival mask for a child from one of the many non Han ethnic minorities in Yunnan, China. This was worn on the forehead (not the face). Unusual in that it was carved from a single bamboo culm. H: 14.2cm5.6in and W:9.9cm/3.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1408941 (stock #6203)
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SOLD
Good Kayan Orang Ulu gawai rice festival ceremonial mask, circa 40 years old, from Sarawak. I bought this piece in Kuching, Sarawak in 2003. This mask would be held by the teeth on a piece of rattan on the inside. Used only twice a year for rice planting and harvesting festivals (gawai), these gatherings were usually a good excuse for a party and celebration to encourage the spirits to ensure a good harvest. H: 25cm/9.8in and W: 16cm/6.2in.