Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1404162 (stock #6050)
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$300.00
Southern Song Longquan celadon bowl with carved lotus motif “bubble” shaped bowl. Rare and unusual small size. There is a discreet repair on the mouthrim noted in last enlargement (appears to be large chip repaired using the original piece) very difficult to notice with naked eye. D: 11.5cm/4.2in and H: 5.4cm/2.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1404004 (stock #6048)
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$100.00
Good small early circa 14th century porcelain jar. There is a surface frit noted in enlargements. D: 8.9cm/3.5in and H: 8cm/3.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1404002 (stock #6046)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1403934 (stock #6045)
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$250.00
Ming Dynasty ceramic wedding booth. Traditionally in China a woman was carried in a covered wedding sedan chair by bearers accompanied by musicians. This piece has a detachable roof and is in good condition, only a few minor glaze frits. H: 35cm/13.8in and 12.5cm/4.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1403932 (stock #6044)
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$250.00
Ming Dynasty ceramic wedding booth. Traditionally in China a woman was carried in a covered wedding sedan chair by bearers accompanied by musicians. This piece has a detachable roof and is in good condition, only a few minor glaze frits. H: 35cm/13.8in and 12.5cm/4.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1403931 (stock #6043)
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$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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1403927 (stock #6041)
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$400.00
Beautiful antique lacquer box from the Southern Shan States circa late 19th CE to early 20th CE. This a complete set (which is rare in itself these days). The pattern though simple is exquisitely detailed. I have not seen this pattern documented anywhere and I have a few of this type all acquired in China in Yunnan, so I am wondering if it is possible it was made by the ethnic Shan (Daizu) living there. Some craquelure on the surface, as is expected and few minor chips at the botto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1403886 (stock #6040)
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$2,200.00
One of kind, 19th century Lanna style ironwood coconut scraper, with antique inset glass eyes (they glow like a cat’s if you shine a light into them). This is the only one I have ever seen and probably the only one I ever will. Excellent condition and VERY heavy- L: 38cm/14.8in (without scraper) and H: 15cm/6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1403885 (stock #6039)
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$600.00
Very rare late 19th- to early 20th CE storage basket from the Bidayuh people of Sarawak. The lid is made from the skin of a sambar deer while the basket plaiting is all rattan with some bamboo slats on one side as a cushion; also the basket is lined inside with peeled wood. There are a few very minor repairs and holes here and there but overall I would consider this piece in very good condition given its age and environment. H: 57cm/22.5in and top D: 31cm/12.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1403884 (stock #6038)
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$200.00
Nice vintage jadeite bangle circa 40 to 70 years old. Some tiny scratches on the surface but no cracks. Unusually small size perhaps made as a “symbolic protective” gift for an infant, but it seems unlikely they would have worn it as it is so thick and heavy. Nice spinach green highlights. Outer D: 5.5cm/2.18in, inner D: 3.27cm/1.29in and thickness 1.13cm/0.44in, weight 55 grams. Slightly compressed on the inside. I think this could be worn as a pendant. Free shipping Hong Kong Registere...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1403883 (stock #6037)
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$150.00
Rare molded leather tobacco box from the Bai ethnic group in Yunnan, China. These were purchased in rural Yunnan at a Bai market, near Dali about 20 years ago. One can assume this craft is no longer being done with the availability of cheap plastic items as well as the migration of artisans to better paying jobs in the city. There are some tiny lacquer losses to the surface. W: 9.8cm/4.9in x H:5.5cm/2.2in & 8cm/3.1in x 6cm/2.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1403840 (stock #6036)
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$400.00
Rare pottery storage jar with amber sancai type glaze, Ming Dynasty, circa Jiajing to Wanli reigns (1521-1620 CE)- based on dated similar shipwreck discovery pieces. This type of jar is generically referred to as a Martaban jar which was a port city in the old Pegu Kingdom in present day Myanmar. These were exported all over South East Asia, and although their origins are very diverse, i.e., Vietnam, Thailand as well as China this one is from a Fujian Kiln in Southern China. These ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1403492 (stock #6035)
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$350.00
Rare collection (5 pieces) of pottery tobacco pipes used by the Rau/Brau people. These were acquired in Laos quite a few years. These were fired at the Yixing Kilns, in Jiangsu Province- the same place that made opium pipe bowls. These would date from late 19th century to first half 20th century- the ones with reddish clay being the oldest. They have some small chips consistent with old tribal pieces. As far as I know these pipes were unique to the Brau, and would today be consider...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1403491 (stock #6034)
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$250.00
Lovely carved nephrite pendant with classic “cat on a leaf” motif. This piece has been re-carved to appear as the cat is sitting on a peapod (peapods being one of the myriad of Chinese symbols wishing one to have many children), but was really done to hide the damage on the sides of a larger leaf. This sill retains it’s essence of “kittyness” as she reposes languidly on the leaf. L: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1403489 (stock #6032)
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$650.00
$650.USD One of kind, single supplementary weft embroidered panel, L: 4.63m/14.2ft and W: 36.5cm/13.8in, from the Tujia ethnic group in Guizhou, Southwest China. Its function is a bit of mystery so it being a sling wrap around baby carrier is my best guess. Originally I thought it might be a traditional wedding blanket that would be cut and sewn with three panels together but there is no border pattern woven into this piece as is typical. The pattern is quite unusual in that gre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1403488 (stock #6031)
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$300.00
Antique wedding blanket from The Bouyi aka Buyi ethnic group, Libo Village, in Guizhou. All natural dyes and hand spun materials (silk weft embroidery on cotton field), circa late 19th century or early 20th century. Some missing embroidered areas an a few very minor holes consistent for an antique village textile from a tropical climate W: 89cm/35in and L: 109cm/42 in, total size with border W: 124cm/ 49in and L: 146cm/57.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1403444 (stock #6030)
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$400.00
Rare green notched, Qingbai bowl, circa Southern Song Dynasty, porcelain quality from a Jingdezhen kiln with abstract incised pattern. Here is one firing flaw noted in last enlargement i.e., glazed over firing crack on one side only- does not go through to the other side. D: 17.2/6.8cm and H: 6cm/2.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403440 (stock #6026)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1403435 (stock #6024)
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$200.00
200.00 Exceptionally rare Qing Dynasty milk glass animal toggle carved into a ram emulating white jade. The only glass carnival I have ever seen. One difficult to see tiny chip noted in last enlargement, otherwise excellent condition. L: 4: 6cm/1.8in and W: 3cm/1.2in. Free shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1403377 (stock #6023)
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$200.00
Good silk textile with tiger embroidery- all the threads are silk except the black. This was acquired in 1991 and has been sitting in a box ever since then. W: 69cm/27in x L: 149cm/58.5in. A great piece(IMHO)!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1403374 (stock #6021)
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$100.00
85.00 Delightful, small blue and white, fan shaped porcelain brush washer/holder combination. Circa Jiaqing Reign 嘉庆帝 (1789–1796). There is an original firing crack on the corner inside the well but still functional. At widest point W: 7.9cm/3.1in and H: 2.6cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403373 (stock #6020)
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$130.00
120.00 Lovely porcelain scholar’s water pot, circa Qing Dynasty, Qianlong reign (1736–1795CE). There is one easy to miss 1cm hairline crack running off the rim, noted in enlargement 4#, otherwise good condition. D: 8.2cm/3.2in and H: 4.8cm/1.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1492 item #1403368 (stock #6018)
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$300.00
Rare “sizhi” (four straight sides), inkstone circa Ming Dynasty with footrim. Good condition with one small chip noted in last enlargement. A simple, elegant yet still functional piece. L: 11.6cm/4.5in, H: 2cm/.8in and W: 7.8cm/3.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1403367 (stock #6017)
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$300.00
Rare Northern Song Dynasty, porcelaneous saucer with abstract incised floral medallion. This is a Qingbai type, produced at Jingdezhen which, at the time was trying to replicate the Ding wares from the Northern Kilns. This has an ivory colored glaze with a green tint. The Southern Ding classification is fairly recent. In the past very high quality pieces porcelaneous, off white pieces surfaced from time to time but no one was really sure where to put them. The clay on this piece ha...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1700 item #1403240 (stock #6016)
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$250.00
Fine and rare Ming Dynasty, emulating white Jade, belt fastener made of glass. There are a few tiny chips but they are too small to photograph. Glass artifacts in good condition are more difficult to find than Jade given its fragility. In the center there is a “Shou”-Chinese longevity character, surrounded by cloud scrolls and a meander pattern on the perimeter. L: 6cm/2.3in and W: 4.6cm/1.8in. See last enlargements for reference from Simon Kwan’s: Early Chinese Glass, pgs. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1403238 (stock #6015)
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$150.00
Unusual celadon dish with cups, from a Zhejiang Kiln, circa 420CE-589CE. There is one repair (with original chip - enlargement #7). D: 12.7cm/5in and H: 3.6cm/1.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1403236 (stock #6014)
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$270.00
325.oo Rare Yue glazed, four lugged jar with attractive “iron” spot from the Western Jin Dynasty (265-420). This piece is fully glazed on the outside with some degradation on the inner mouthrim, having said this the glaze is stable with no fritting- there is one tiny chip on edge of mouthrim and a firing chip on the base, which I would deem insignificant on this type of piece. The concave bottom and lack of firing support marks are indicative that this was from a Northern Kiln, po...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1403233 (stock #6013)
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$250.00
Buddhist grey pottery “lotus petal” offering jar circa 1200- 1300CE with Chinese Zodiac, human figures and vajra impressed pattern. Excellent condition, no damage. This is from the independent Dali Kingdom which was centered in Yunnan Province. These were not used as “bone ash” reliquaries but were found in connection with tombs sometimes containing small offerings such as beads, gilt bronze objects or bits of paper with writing. H: 27cm/10.6in and D: 17cm/6.7in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1403232 (stock #6012)
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$400.00
Bouyi Wedding Blanket Speacial Offer: Was $700-now$400.Fine three panel wedding blanket from the Bouyi (Buyi) ethnic group Libo County, Guizhou, China. The supplementary weft “well” patterned embroidery is silk except for the black medallions- the field is all handspun cotton. The black border is a later addition made from hand woven cotton. Circa mid 20th century very good condtion. W: 83cm/33in and L:130cm/49in (with border, W: 114cm/43in and L: 160cm/62in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1403149 (stock #6011)
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$300.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1403145 (stock #6007)
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$500.00
Old and rare Angami Naga shamilami design, three paneled wrap woven by the Meitei of the Manipur State of India and used as a trade/tribute cloth to the Nagas. Made from very fine hand spun cotton weft and silk warp in natural dyes. The fabric is incredibly smooth and supple and must be touched to really appreciate the fine quality. The embroidered “floating weft” pattern consists of owls, horses, elephants and flowers. A few holes in the salmon pinkish side borders, the biggest on...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1402954 (stock #6006)
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$100.00
Good bamboo handled knife from the Karen ethnic group Northern Thai/Burma border. Total length 31cm/12in with sharp edge- small nick at the tip off the blade which could be honed out, about 60 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402951 (stock #6003)
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$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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1402950 (stock #6002)
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$700.00
An exceptionally rare Shan (aka Dai, Tai) altar figure carved from hard and tough iron wood, circa 19th CE (possibly earlier.) As with most ethnic groups from this region in Southeast Asia, local animist and ancestor traditions coexist or are integrated with the predominantly Buddhist. This piece came from the Shan State, Burma and is H: 14.7cm5.8in.
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 : 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.