Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1417362 (stock #6368)
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$220.00
Good Amfoang, West Timor men’s mantle using supplementary warp weaving decoration on the side panels and quirky embroidered animals in the center panel. This piece is late 20th century and is woven with homespun cotton thread. Except for the embroidered pattern the dyes appear to be natural. The colors on this piece are quite toned and mellow compared to what I have seen recently coming from that region. No damage, some light fading may be noted in the reddish areas of the firs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1417158 (stock #6367)
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$200.00
Two early Qing dynasty jadeite fasteners. This style has been around since early times and is very multi purpose- anything from horse tack to books. May be worn as pendants or carried as “toggles” for protection, some “fleabites” but other than that good condition. See enlargement text for dimensions. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre AD 1000 item #1417074 (stock #6366)
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Han gray terra cotta roof, end tile with a tortoise and serpent. In Chinese cosmology a tortoise entwined by a dragon represents, is one of the four constellations and is referred to as the “Black Warrior”. As with many Chinese symbols they are connotated with longevity. Xuanwu “The Dark Lord of the North” aka Pak Tai, the patron God of Cheung Chau, where I live, is shown with subduing a serpent and tortoise under his feet. D: 14cm. Good absorption and worn jagged edge on the back wh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1417071 (stock #6325)
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$150.00
Very rare (no one I know has seen one before), silver amulet with a rat (definitely not a mouse). 2020 is the Chinese Lunar Calendar for the Metal Rat so this being a silver piece represents a full 60 year lunar cyclical completion this year. In Chinese society the Rat is considered clever, cultured, shrewd and intelligent although a bit manipulative (Mark Zuckerberg is a Rat). The reverse side wishes the owner “May you live 100 years”. In Hinduism the, the Rat aka Anindya is t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1417069 (stock #6364)
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Large Taoist painting depicting deities. This piece is dated 29th year of the Emperor Daoguang- 1849. The dedication reads it is was gifted by a Li Qinfeng to what I assume was a temple. This has been restored and remounted, quite a difficult process, the last time inquired locally the cost of doing this, I was quoted $900. and this was 15 years ago. Mounted dimensions L: 200cm/79in and W: 30in. Unmounted L: 133cm/52in and W: 62cm/24.5in. The upper area of the mounted area has some stain...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1416996 (stock #6363)
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$220.00
Selucid silver drachma Antiochus (aka “The Mad”) IV Epiphanes 175-164 BCE. D: 14mm, approx 4 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1416986 (stock #6362)
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$130.00
Scythian silver tetradrachm Azes II; circa 58-20BCE. Approx 8 grams, D: 22mm. Zeus mounted on horse holding a whip and standing Athena. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1416894 (stock #6361)
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$125.00
Cambodian semi antique Khmer basket circa pre 1950. Excellent condition, with natural lacquer and some painted design. Woven with split bamboo it is still quite serviceable, please view enlargements to appreciate the detail of this weave- you will not find any genuinely old baskets in Cambodia anymore (or anywhere else for that matter). Dimensions: 27cm/11.8in diameter and 15cm/6in height. There is some damage to the footrim noted in last enlargement.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1416891 (stock #6360)
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$250.00
Rare old Cambodian woven bamboo lacquered scroll box with a partial mother of pearl inlay design, circa early 20th CE. This is an unusually large piece in good original condition, some surface loss to the lacquer but no breakage on the woven walls. The body is still pliable, the lid is a bit scuffed- to be expected from an old item. H: 42cm/16.5in and D: 13cm/5.1.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1416883 (stock #6359)
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$150.00
Song Dynasty Jian type temokku glazed bowl from Dongzhang or Minhou kilns in Fujian province. These were recovered from the Tinghai Lianjiang wreck off the coast of Fujian about 20 years ago. D: 11cm/4.3in and H: 4cm/1.5in. Please note gold leaf repair in enlargement.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1416482 (stock #6358)
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$150.00
Vintage wooden stand made from natural hardwood root. This was made circa 1950/1970. I acquired it from an expat estate in 1987. It was previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. L 20cm/8in x 23cm/9in and H: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1416480 (stock #6357)
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$150.00
Vintage wooden stand made from natural softwood root, I believe this is boxwood Huangyang, but am not 100% positive. This was made circa 1950/1970. I acquired it from an expat estate in 1987. It was previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. There is small bit of the tip missing- noted in 2nd enlargement. L: 18cm/7in and H: 9cm/3.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1416458 (stock #6356)
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$170.00
Very rare “letter” purse woven from bamboo from the Karen ethnic group along the Thai/Burma border. Before the advent of plastic bags and Velcro items such as these were treasured labor intensive daily necessities. This is a semi antique- circa 60 to 80 years old made from all natural materials and is designed to make it as waterproof as possible. There are still traces of red lacquer in the crevices indicating that this was the original overcoat and the corners are reinf...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1415504 (stock #6355)
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$200.00
Special Offer-reduced from $300 to $200. Nice ensemble of three Nepali carved wood phurbus (ritual dagger). These were acquired in the 1990s and are circa 50 years (or older). Dimensions are noted in enlargement #3. All are in good condition- the middle one has an iron tip.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1415500 (stock #6353)
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$60.00
Good Korea Five Fun copper coin- 1898. Diameter: 26mm. Free shipping
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1415497 (stock #6352)
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$160.00
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 Tibetan woman. This piece is in excellent condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1415496 (stock #6351)
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$120.00
Charming votive folk embroidery, from the Saurashtra area of Gujarat, made by the Kanbi farmers caste, circa 50/60 years old. The two ply field is woven from all hand spun rough cotton thread; hand dyed silk thread and small glass mirrors. Ganesh is flanked by two female consorts and his “vehicle” of mice beneath him. These are brought out during religious and auspicious festivals. Excellent condition. W: 54cm/21.1in and H: 56cm/22in. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1415449 (stock #6350)
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$150.00
Unusual Ming Dynasty “minyao” small bowl with abstract cobalt blue floral scrolls under a crackled clear glaze, possibly from a Yunnan or Guangxi Zhuang Kiln. There are two hairline firing cracks noted in enlargements. D: 12cm/4.8in and H: 6cm/2.4in. The glaze is quite thick with nice craquelure
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1415446 (stock #6349)
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$200.00
Charming Ming Dynasty bowl with a pattern of a water buffalos in three different poses, there is hairline crack and gold leaf and lacquer repaired chip. D: 11.5cm/4.5in and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1415445 (stock #6348)
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$30.00
Very fine five sho denomination Tibetan pre Chinese occupation coin. Featuring a snow lion in front of a mountain, with moon and sun flanking the top. 1951/1952CE. D: 27cm Free shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1415440 (stock #6347)
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$220.00
Rare three paneled men’s wrap from the Nung/Rawang ethnic group of the Kachin State, Burma. The weaving technique and materials are quite unique which I have not encountered with any other ethnic group. The base warp and weft foundation is made from nettle fiber, the pile is made from cotton, and the finished maroon colored ends are finished in wool. All the fibers on this piece are handspun with the exception of the bright colored yarn which are “store bought” synthetics. Th...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1415363 (stock #6345)
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$160.00
Collection of five ancient silver jitals from the Hindu, Spalapati Kingdom in what is now Kabul, Afghanistan- circa 700-1000CE. Very nice mounted horseman and Nandi images. Scale in last enlargement. Approx 3-4 grams each. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1415357 (stock #6344)
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$130.00
Unsorted lot of 11 Indo Greek coins- these all came from Pakistan. Circa 100BCE-100CE. What you see is what you get. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1700 item #1415349 (stock #6343)
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$100.00
Nepal- Patan Kingdom, Riddhi Narasimha 1715-1717CE – 1 silver mohar Dia: 10mm approx 6 grams. Free shipping
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1415282 (stock #6340)
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Finely carved lacquered wooden elephant carrying a cheroot lighter on its back. The lighter still works (with a little effort). This piece harkens back to the era of the Victorian Raj in style and function. Acquired many years ago in Maymyo. H: 16cm/6.5in and L: 13cm/5.1in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1415281 (stock #6339)
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$320.00
Beautiful old Nepali/Tibetan bamboo box with rattan bindings and metal chain. Bought this in Kathmandu in 1986 and it always been one of my favorite pieces. There are cracks on the outside of the bamboo, but none on the inside. H: 20cm/8in and 9.8cm/3.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1415280 (stock #6338)
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$120.00
Nice old antique black lacquered bamboo and wood box from Cambodia circa 1950 or earlier. This part of a collection I acquired almost 20 years ago. Khmer lacquer is quite rare, not many crafts survived the Khmer Rouge era, and is a lost art. Some wear and restoration as to be expected but no major damage. D: 5cm/7.8in and H: 10.5cm/4.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415279 (stock #6337)
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$250.00
Ensemble of four Thai circa 14th/16th CE Sawankhalok/Si Satchanali glazed stoneware boxes with original lids. Dimensions noted in enlargements.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1415188 (stock #6336)
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$280.00
Fine small aventurine bangle from early Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BC . This item is slightly flattened at the bottom but in perfect original condition. Outer D: 6.2cm/2.4in and inner D: 4.6cm/1.8in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1415143 (stock #6334)
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$230.00
Quirky and eclectic collection of 35 small repousse copper plaques or tokens (possibly garment ornaments). These were collected in Dali, Yunnan, China in the late 1980s. No two are exactly alike and they seem to be influenced by Tantric Buddhism in that the endless knot, parasol, lotus throne, and temple banner motifs are represented in this lot as well as more traditional Chinese symbols such as bats and butterflies. In the last image I have shown a Qilin the only image in this ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415142 (stock #6332)
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$120.00
A collection of 3 green glazed “kiln wasters” from the Burmese Kangygine kiln Warped and damaged- what you see is what you, obviously for the specialist collector of Myanmar ceramics.I would date these 14th to 16th centuries. Approx- D: 14cm/ 5.5in and H: 8cm/3.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1414975 (stock #6331)
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$150.00
Khmer gourd shaped jar with carved pattern, brown glaze and 3 lugs. The neck is from another of the period piece and seamlessly attached and two kiln scars on the side. H: 9.5in/24cm and D: 16.8cm/6.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1414972 (stock #6330)
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$230.00
antique ethnographic lao textile Special Offer: Lovely semi antique, circa 50 years plus, silk supplementary weft embroidered all and handspun silk blanket, from the Tai Daeng/Tai Dam ethnic group Laos. This piece is in very good condition with a floral pattern and Buddhist symbols. The reverse side is backed with new(ish) raw silk. L: 150cm/59in and W: 120cm/47in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1414971 (stock #6329)
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$120.00
Ming Dynasty celadon, Longquan type, bowl from a Southern Kiln (Guahngdong or Fujian). There is impressed design inside and has one hairline crack noted in enlargements. D:16.8cm/6.6in and H: 6.2cm/2.7in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1414970 (stock #6328)
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$160.00
Antique portable spinning wheel from Chiang Mai area Northern Thailand. Nice functional old piece with classic Thai carved motifs on the support arms and spokes. This is from a village so it has been repaired as needed over the years using various bits. The handle is missing and the there is some damage to the carving in enlargement 4. This will pack flat (relatively) and is early 20th century. W: 67cm/26.3 and H: 47cm/18.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414968 (stock #6327)
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$450.00
Ensemble of three small Han Dynasty female kneeling court attendants, good condition with original pigments. H: 16cm/6.2in.