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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1414556 (stock #6303)
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Song Dynasty Jian type russet 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 repairs in last enlargement.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1414554 (stock #6302)
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$100.00
Small wide mouth grey pottery jar with “soy” brown glaze from an unknown Southern Kiln. The glaze resembles Jizhou ware. Circa Song Dynasty or earlier, the body is quite thinly potted with delicate lugs near the mouth. There is fritting on the mouth and handle but no cracks or chips. H: 9cm/3.5in and D: 6cm/2.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1414550 (stock #6301)
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$900.00
Fine and rare five paneled skirt, from the Meifu subgroup of the Li people Hainan Island, circa mid 20th century. This kind of ikat textile is unique among Chinese minority groups. I would date this 1950/1960) is hand spun cotton and indigo with abstract human and animal designs. Superb condition with no holes or frays, there is one stain noted in enlargement 2 (could just be a bit of brown thread though). L: 102cm/ 40in and H: 59cm/23in (stitched together) x 2 for total size. Reference ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1414548 (stock #6300)
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$500.00
Fine intricate four paneled handwoven bed cover made with handspun natural local indigo dyed cotton from the Ha/Meifu dialect speaking Li people, Hainan Island. The black color is in the design is achieved by burying the thread in the mud after being dyed with indigo. Symbols depicted on this piece are single face embroidered mother and son figures. Excellent condition, L: 205cm/80.5in and W: 129cm/50.8in. These are very rare now. I purchased this one 15 years ago and have not seen any s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1414543 (stock #6299)
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$250.00
Rare pottery storage jar with amber sancai type glaze, circa Ming Dynasty 1368–1644 CE. 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 well as Chinese potters in Sarawak. These jars are considered treasured heirloom pieces and were handed down from generation to generat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1413881 (stock #6298)
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$200.00
Good Yuan Dynasty Qingbai shallow saucer from Jingdezhen with lightly impressed lotus in the cavetto and crisply incised lotus leaf pattern on outside, in classic light aquamarine glaze. There is a hairline crack on this piece, noted in last enlargement. It is very thinly potted for a Yuan piece and aside from the hairline is in excellent condition. D: 15.4cm/6.1in and H: 3.2cm/1.2in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1413880 (stock #6297)
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$300.00
Nice old red and black lacquered Cambodian Siri (betel) box container. This has the original small feet on the bottom, very difficult to find these days. There is wear in the tray from use but otherwise in excellent condition. The art of Cambodian lacquer production has had a minor renaissance in recent years but this mainly done for the decorative art export market, items made for local village use this has pretty much died out after Khmer Rouge Era and advent of cheap Chinese pla...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413878 (stock #6296)
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$150.00
Colorful hand woven beaded shoulder cloth from the Batak people, Sumatra. This piece is quiet lively and complicated with gold treads, and large “Rasta” colored diamond patterned warp embroidered bands. The “Dame Madi Hita” is Batak language and is embroidered on both sides of the center which refers to a blessing bestowed by the giver to the recipient. Ulos cloths play an important role in Batak communities in that they are ritually used to express affection and sincerity be...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1980 item #1413827 (stock #6295)
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$150.00
Two pretty silver dollar sized 1957 5 Rupee coin, commemorating 2500 years of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. One side has elephants, horses and lions (oh my), surrounded by Hamsa (Sacred Geese), the other has the denomination in Pali and English. Condition circulated. D: 37mm and weight approx 28 grams (1 oz. Silver content 90%+. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413776 (stock #6294)
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$600.00
Antique wedding blanket, circa late 19th CE/early 20th CE, from the Bouyi aka Buyi 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 (noted in enlargements) as well...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1413775 (stock #6293)
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$200.00
Complete set of five Shan esoteric Buddhist images. These consist of a Buddha, three monks and a chedi. These are covered with traditional gold and back lacquer and the bodies are made from compressed powdered herbs or temple incense ash. They have a quirky abstract quality to them, their facelessness represents that the individual is inconsequential but has the potential for becoming a Buddha, on the bottom are the eight Burmese zodiac symbols based on the days of the week. For some r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413716 (stock #6292)
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$130.00
130.00 Man’s ceremonial tunic from the Chin ethnic group, probably Falam Township, Chin State Myanmar. I would consider this an antique heirloom blanket between 1910-1940 finely woven from hand spun cotton thread and natural dyes. This incorporates the classic Chin diamond twill weft pattern as well as double side embroidery. This still has traces of the original and embroidery portions of the selvedge side are missing (I am guessing approx 15cm/6in) - W: 128cm/50.5in and L; 189...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1413715 (stock #6291)
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$900.00
Very fine silk and cotton Northern Chin, heirloom, ~cong-nak puan, men’s blanket most likely from the Falam or Matupi township, Burma, circa 1940-1960. This is in outstanding condition with just some minor surface stains and a couple of pinholes. L: 210cm/82.5in and W: 140cm/55.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1413714 (stock #6290)
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$200.00
Rare woman’s pictorial shoulder cloth from a Chin subgroup (Khami, Khumi or Mro) living in the Rakhine and Chin states, west Myanmar. Please note that the pattern is hand embroidered on one side only and not woven in, also most of the geometric woven patterns are unique with only a couple of repetitions. The dimensions are L: 123cm/63in x W: 34cm/13.5in. I have three books and Burmese textiles and there are no depicted examples of pictorial weaves. Circa 50 to 60 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1413690 (stock #6289)
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$200.00
Ming Dynasty celadon saucer with exceptional glaze and impressed floral medallion in center. This piece has warm olive color to it- a nice heavy piece with a good shiny glaze; possibly meant to be a brushwasher. There is a filled chip covered with gold leaf and lacquer. Noted in enlargements. D: 14.8cm/5.8in and H: 3.8cm/1.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1413689 (stock #6288)
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$150.00
Good Shiwan censer with beautiful and subtle white flambé moon white glaze circa late 19th or early 20th century - there is one hairline on the rim noted in enlargements. D: 15cm/5.8in and H: 9cm/3.5i
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1413688 (stock #6287)
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$200.00
Large Qing Dynasty green glazed Shekwan storage jar with beautiful green glaze. There is some repair to the mouth rim and lid (see enlargements). H: 41cm/16in and D: 25cm/9.9in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1413585 (stock #6286)
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$110.00
Fine old Yao embroidery with Chinese characters, from the Kin Mun Lantien subgroup Yunnan/Vietnam. This piece is in excellent condition with no damage and is circa early 20th century. It is made from all handspun cotton with an intense indigo dye. These are documented in the Jess Pourret book “The Yao”. Embroidered patch W: 14cm/5.5in and L: 20cm/7.9- with fringe 139cm/54in. Free shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1413583 (stock #6285)
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Lovely wedding blanket from the Antai Miao, Rongshui County, Guizhou. This piece is in perfect condition, circa second half 20th CE, made from all handspun undyed or indigo threads, except for the brightly colored commercial silk threads. I bought this in the late 90s in Guizhou and it has been kept in storage ever since. The actual blanket size is L: 128cm/51in and W: 84cm/33in. With the hand woven indigo border, total size is L 182cm/71in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1413580 (stock #6284)
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$160.00
Lovely Burmese jade heart with big splash of Apple Green color. This is the original color and guaranteed to be not dyed. Deserves a gold loop but I have strung it on an adjustable chord with two coral toggle beads. H: 30.5mm x 25.6mm (thickness 4.8mm). Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1413529 (stock #6283)
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$150.00
Good Cizhou type high fired ovoid soy glazed with russet highlights jar from a northern kiln. There is a possible chip on the outer mouthrim (see enlargement)- difficult to tell if this happened after firing or before. There are remnants of kiln supports on the concave foot. H: 9.6cm/3.8in and D: 10.3cm/4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1413512 (stock #6282)
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$150.00
Archaic (Zhou) style nephrite bi with raised dots and mythical beasts. H: 10:8cm/4.2in and W: D: 8.8cm/3.5in. Thickness 1mm. There is one chip on the side that appears to have occurred during carving due to an inclusion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1413442 (stock #6281)
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$80.00
Charming and unusually small black and red lacquer vessel from Kenteng, Shan State, Burma. A very cute piece and genuinely old- circa 80 years. This piece is uncommon in that it has six feet instead of the usual four. The entire piece is covered in red lacquer with a black lacquer overcoat on the outside. There is surface craclature as to be expected from authentic old lacquer but no breakage in the body. D: 13.5cm/5.3in and H: 8.2cm/3.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1413440 (stock #6280)
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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. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413439 (stock #6279)
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$90.00
Nice old Laotian blanket from the Tai Dam ethnic group. The embroidered face and backing is made from all hand spun and hand woven thread. The border is frayed but the center is still quite attractive but with some broken warp threads (see enlargements). I picked this up in Luang Prabhang 20 years ago. Total L: 1.9m x 1.08m. All original components. Circa 60 to 80 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1413438 (stock #6278)
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$90.00
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 : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1413437 (stock #6277)
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$90.00
Vietnamese jar with lid circa 13th to 14th CE with “Qingbai” style glaze. H: 11.1cm/4.4in and D:11.1cm/4.4in with original lid but chipped with chipped inner lip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1413436 (stock #6276)
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$700.00
Exceptionally rare, handled drinking vessel from the Liao (Khitan) people, circa 907 CE to 1279 CE. There are very few Liao pottery pieces in collections today so this piece would of interest to anyone specializing in this period. Please note last enlargement for reference of a similarly shaped gilt silver piece dating form this period. This particular type of jar shows a much closer affinity with Central Asian cultures than the Han. There are two filled chips and crack on the hand...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413435 (stock #6275)
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Fine and rare Toraja, Sulawesi seko mandi (funeral shroud) possibly from Seko village. The Torajans have elaborate and often excessive burial rites (depending on the wealth or status) of the deceased and death does not have the grim connotations as it does in the West, the bodies are disinterred once a year washed, dressed and walked around the village. This piece has the classic sekong pattern consisting of interlocking hooks and has been interpreted as interlocking arms welcoming the dea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1413434 (stock #6274)
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$500.00
Pair of Large Liao Dynasty, dark amber glazed Gangwa ware jars from the Chifeng Kiln, Inner Mongolia. The Liao were a non Han culture that ruled in Manchuria and parts of Mongolia 907-1125 CE. This shape is fairly unique to Liao ceramics as it seeks to emulate Turkic West Asian metal work drinking vessels. There is fritting on the edge of the shoulder and mouthrim (clearly visible in enlargements) but otherwise in good condition with no breakage or cracks. H: 27cm/10.6in and D: 18....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413404 (stock #6272)
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$200.00
Ikat sarong from the upland Karen (Pwo or Sgaw) ethnic group in Northern Thailand. This is woven from all handspun cotton thread and natural dyes. Acquired in the 1980s, it has never been used and as such may be described as being in pristine original condtion. The cloth coming these people nowadays, are nowhere near this quality. W: 87cm/34in and L: 152cm/61in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1413403 (stock #6271)
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$200.00
Rare 4.9cm/1.9in Thai stoneware bowl from the Sankampaeng kiln circa 15th/16th CE with two fish in the center and scalloped cavetto, there is well done repaired chip on the inner rim noted last enlargement. This is a classic and definitive piece for the Sankampaeng kiln as the incised/impressed fish motif is only found on ceramics from this Thai kiln. There are some blue flambé highlights in the center, probably accidental but quite attractive. D: 21.5cm/8.2in and H: 5cm/2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1413401 (stock #6270)
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$150.00
Graceful vintage Lanna Thai wood carving of a deer. The deer is a significant theme in Thai temples because of Buddha’s first teaching was at Sarnath (Deer Park). This has a wonderful grain and dignified expression on the face. Actual length of the carving is 23cm/9in and H: 27cm/10.6in. Included are later made antlers and a stand which will be disassembled when shipped.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1413399 (stock #6289)
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$130.00
Vintage women’s three paneled silk dress circa 1970 to 1990 from Bhutan. Minor fraying along one side where as well some pinholes and stains. L: 2.3m/90in and W: 1.43m/56in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1413398 (stock #6288)
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Song Qingbai large bowl with abstract incised floral scroll pattern from Jingdezhen. Unusual cream/ivory glaze more reminiscent of Ding then Qingbai. There is one old hairline crack (noted in last enlargement). and blob of kiln slag on the side. High fired porcelaneous ware- still has nice bell like tone when tapped. D: 18.6cm/7.3in and H: 6.3cm/2.4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413396 (stock #6287)
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$150.00
Wonderfully carved wooden Lanna Thai animal, the hole in the mouth and lightly incised symbol underneath the base indicate this was meant to be a “lucky charm” of sorts. H: 7.5cm/3in and W: 4.8cm/1.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1413393 (stock #6286)
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$120.00
Pretty little apple shaped bottle- hall marked “Li Bao Ying” with coral red glaze circa late Qing or Republic Era. D: 7.7cm3in and H: 6.3cm/2.4in. Some scratches on the surface but otherwise good condtion with no cracks, chips etc.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1413391 (stock #6285)
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$130.00
Good brush painting of a tiger by the artist Li Shou Lin dated 1978. Painted in the traditional style water color and ink mounted on silk and heavy paper. Unfortunately the mounting paper has suffered mold damage while the painting itself was affected in a minor way in the form of some discoloration, having said this if framed with new matting the flaw is very negligible. Please examine enlargements- will be mailed in a cardboard tube. Mounted dimensions L: 172cm/68in and H: 85...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1413390 (stock #6284)
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$120.00
Hello Kitty! Charming Cizhou style ceramic pillow as a cat, circa late Qing to Republic period in perfect condtion! Great expression- captures the way a cat can gaze so intently at something while appearing calm- as if it is about to pounce on an unsuspecting prey. L: 31cm/12.2in, H: 15.5cm/6.1in and W: 11.5cm/4.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1413329 (stock #6283)
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$150.00
Nice circa 18th century high fired terra cotta Akshobhya Buddha in bhumiparsa mudra and holding a vajra in his lap with traces of original blue, white and gold pigments. This piece appears to have been excavated and the head has been reattached. H: 11cm/4.2in and W: 7.5cm/3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1413328 (stock #6282)
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$130.00
Clay “tsa tsa” of a Lama, with traces of red pigment. Over 100 years old. H: 5.5cm/2.2in and W: 5cm/2in. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1413327 (stock #6281)
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$140.00
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: 6.2cm/2.5in and W: 5.2cm/2.1in. Condition: as pictured. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1413326 (stock #6280)
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$140.00
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: 6.4cm/2.5in and W: 5.5cm/2.2in. Condition: as pictured. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1413324 (stock #6279)
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$140.00
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. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1413323 (stock #6278)
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$150.00
Clay “tsa tsa”, over 100 years old, with six tantric deities- there is one repair, noted in enlargements. Free shipping. H: 5.8cm/2.2in and W: 5.3cm/2.1in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1413276 (stock #6277)
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$140.00
The larger one is. L: 106cm/41.8in and W: 59cm/23in. All the elements in this piece are hand made, even the ribbon along the border which is often machine made (even in old pieces)this piece has some old repairs The smaller one is has ablack calendered cotton cloth, and green commercial border, and fine silk embroidered center panel with hand woven silk embellished apron ties. . W: 40cm/15.8in and L: 43cm/17in. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail. Please examine enlragements fo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413202 (stock #6276)
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$450.00
Exceptionally rare baby blanket from the Tujia weavers of Longshan County, Hunan Province, China. I have been looking for one of these for years and this is the first complete blanket I have ever found, albeit the lower two border panels come from a different piece. This incorporates the unique white tiger motif (see enlargement #3) which is believed to give the baby protection. For the Tujia the white Tiger is a totemic ancestor diety.The central panel has some holes and has unravele...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1413201 (stock #6275)
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$130.00
Beautiful circa 600CE to 700CE Pyu coins. The larger coin has a srivatsa (temple), on one side and celestial symbol and rising sun, on the other- 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. The smaller one, also pierced, has a bhadrapitha – pedestal for a deity and srivatsa, and is from Sri Ksetra. ¼ unit D: 8mm. These are still in use amongst the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre 1920 item #1413200 (stock #6274)
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$150.00
Unusual lacquered line marker used by either masons or carpenters acquired in Yunnan, China along the Lao border. Carved in the shape of a mythical Qiling beast, the powder (which appears to be a mixture of graphite and coal dust) holder is made from a bamboo section. There is small piece broken off the hexagonal chrysanthemum spool but is in over all good condition for an antique, still functioning artisan’s tool circa. 19th CE. L: 13cm/5in and W: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413199 (stock #6273)
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$120.00
Semi antique blanket or sarong from the Stieng/Xtiêng ethnic group Vietnam. Over 60 years. Woven from all handspun cotton threads and is unusually large for a single panel. There is one ink stain and a small hole (see cover image- there is a stain on the right and further down and small hole). W: 100cm/39.8in and L: 185cm72in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1413170 (stock #6272)
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$120.00
Tibetan yak butter tea “po cha” or barley beer “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. This was not turned on a lathe, but entirely craved by hand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1413167 (stock #6270)
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$150.00
Rare jacket back panel from the remote Miao Jiupang group from Jiahe County, Guizhou province (see last enlargement), with purple embroidered pattern between the spaces in the tin decoration. This style of decoration is unique to this group and very difficult to make, as every tiny bit of tin has to be individually cut and crimped. Recently acquired from a private Hong Kong collector, these are the first examples I have send of these I have seen in the past 15 years. There ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1413134 (stock #6269)
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$180.00
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413133 (stock #6268)
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$200.00
Rare antique two paneled bed cover from the Daizu ethnic minority of Southern Yunnan, China. An unusual piece with very fine silk embroidery and woven field with what may be hemp/ramie handspun threads, as it has a slightly coarser and stiff feel than standard cotton thread. I would date this circa 19th century with natural dyes. There are small holes and tears throughout the piece as to be expected in a delicate old textile from a tropical climate. L: 120cm/47in and W: 69cm/27in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1413099 (stock #6267)
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$70.00
19th century colonial trade beads from Venice.They are a combination of red and yellow “white hearts” $70 each strand: free shipping. These are strung on hemp or some kind of jungle fiber and came out of West Papua New Guinea (Irian Jaya). Note scale in enlargements. All 3 for $160. Total lengths each~ 66cm/26in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1413066 (stock #6266)
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$500.00
One of kind, single supplementary weft embroidered panel, L: 4.63m/14.2ft and W: 36.5cm/13.8in, from Guizhou, Southwest China. Its function is a bit of mystery so it being a sling wrap around baby carrier or possibly a festival or religious banner. 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 green is th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1412917 (stock #6264)
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$150.00
Two strands of colorful and quirky glass bangle fragments drilled and reworked into beads. These are Persia, circa 6th CE - 7th CE which would make them late Sassanian Empire or early Islamic Era. L: 54cm/21.2in and 59cm/23.2in. See last enlargement for scale. Please note the tiny beads at the end are a combination of ancient Indo Pacific and Pyu glass beads. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412916 (stock #6263)
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Fine and rare early 20th century Miao baby carrying strap from Zhouxi, Guizhou China. Please note that every diamond shaped medallion pattern is different. This is woven from all handspun silk warp and cotton weft. This is an incredibly labor intensive weaving process, in the old days, a skilled craftswomen could only weave about 1 centimeter a day, today no one is able to duplicate this. Total length of the brocaded panel is 134cm/52in and W: 16cm/6.5in. I had a contemporary “mud cloth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1412865 (stock #6262)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$100.00
Special Offer- reduced from $130: Pair of exquisite, miniature porcelain vases with Ge type glaze circa mid 20th century (possibly older). On the bottom there are two characters “ya wan”, meaning elegant entertainment. These were either made for a private collection or by a potter who specialized in miniature pieces. H: 5cm/2in and D: 2.4cm/1in. An artisan has to be highly skilled to make delicate and thinly potted pieces as these. May be used as doll’s house furniture. Free ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1412863 (stock #6260)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$145.00
Glass shards excavated in Afghanistan that have been knapped and drilled into pendants/beads. Many have an intense opalescent (dichroic?) patina. These out from Afghanistan via China. They are quite thin and date to around the 500 CE, possibly late Roman. There are 50+ pieces; also there are numerous small ancient spacer tiny glass beads these may be used in contemporary jewelry settings. Note scale in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.