Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392230 (stock #4381)
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$100.00
Good reproduction nephrite jade Chinese ritual blade emulating Neolithic style. Midpoint width: 12cm/4.8in and L:16cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1392125 (stock #4378)
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$200.00
Wedding cover panel from the Tujia ethnic group Southern China (Hunan or Guizhou Province). Made from all natural dyes and handspun cotton with some silk floss embellishments in the weft embroidered pattern. Quite old- circa late 19the century. There are few threadbare areas and couple with missing weft thread, but good given its age. I had this framed in Miao “egg” cloth. L: 94cm/37in and W: 37cm/14.5in- without border.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1392056 (stock #4377)
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$100.00
Old three paneled wedding bed cover from the Zhuang ethnic group Southern China- silk floss weft embroidered pattern on hand woven cotton field. Good condtion- some minor loss to edge of head end edge. Weaving a blanket was considered de rigueur for any woman prior to marriage. L: 138cm/54in and W: 105cm/41in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391915 (stock #4370)
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$110.00
Tibetan Buddhist “windhorse” woodblock with loads of auspicious symbols (trigrams, dorjes etc) for printing small prayer flags about 40 to 50 years old, still perfectly usable (I’ve thought of making cards with this but never got around to it). The “wind horse” has its origins the earlier Bon folk religion but has been incorporated to Tantric art for the past couple of hundred years. I’ve researched few of interpretations of this symbol, which are quite complex so suf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1391118 (stock #4360)
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$130.00
Thai stoneware box with fish and foliate scroll pattern circa 14th/16th CE Sawankhalok/Si Satchanali glazed stoneware box, no damage excellent condition- minor glaze loss but no cracks or chips with “matched and married) lid. Ex Mossgreen's Australia Auction. H: 7.8m/3.1in and D: 9.5cm/3.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1391117 (stock #4359)
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$150.00
Naga basket with ceremonial tail; this was made for carrying sharpened “panji” sticks, which were stuck in the ground to impede an enemy’s progress. Perfect condition made from all naturally produced handmade materials. The basket is woven from slit bamboo strips, the fringe of the tail is made of hair from a horse’s mane, and the carrying belt is composed of a plant fiber rope and possibly pandanus/palm fiber. Dimensions~ basket L: 30cm/12in, horse hair fringe L: 4...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1950 item #1391115 (stock #4358)
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$130.00
Old rattan/bamboo splitting knife used in basket making. The blade still carries a sharp edge and is still quite serviceable. L: 65cm/25.5 (blade is 18.5cm/7.5in). Good condition, the blade has some surface rust but is till sound and solid.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1391092 (stock #4356)
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$110.00
110.00 Lovely vintage wearable woman’s dress from the Tai Dam ethnic group Vietnam. Made from all hand woven cotton cloth the, colorful silk embroidered wide bordered hem is particularly nice. Good condition, with a couple of fading streaks at the waist panel, but as this part was never meant to be shown when worn I would consider this negligible. W: 136cm/54in and L: 97cm/38in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390937 (stock #4354)
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$175.00
All natural dyed and handspun “resist” dyed woman’s sarong from the Flores, Nagekeo District, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Loosely woven in excellent condition. L: 201cm/79in and W: 140cm/55in (without fringe).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1390936 (stock #4353)
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$160.00
Large Thai, circa 14th/16th CE Sawankhalok/Si Satchanali glazed stoneware box, no damage excellent condition. Ex Mossgreen's Australia Auction. H; 12cm/4.8in and D: 12cm/4.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1390899 (stock #4351)
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$320.00
Pair of matched naturally stressed wooden plaques with “couplet”, encouraging harmony and peace. Traditionally Chinese write to right to left so the meaning of the board on the right encourages one to “admit your mistakes to avoid trouble in the world” while the one on the left, encourages one to “be tolerant, to live in peace”. It has been suggested to me that these may be have been hung in an old Kung Fu studio as this would express the spirit of martial arts. The calligr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1390840 (stock #4350)
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$150.00
Large hardwood two tiered, vintage display stand (I think the wood is mahogany) with burlwood veneer. This was acquired from a local Hong Kong expat estate in 1987, and was previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. There are few checks and some stains on the wood. This piece is quite heavy and solid. L: 49.5cm/19.5in, H: 16cm/6.3in and W: 18.5cm/7.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1390757 (stock #4347)
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$160.00
Three vintage wood stands made from natural hardwood roots, circa 1950/1970. These were acquired from an expat estate in 1987. These were previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. All in fairly good condition, the blonde wood piece has tiny tip missing off one of the root ends. The third stand’s legs were added (but original) - see last enlargement for scale
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1390665 (stock #4345)
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$150.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1390662 (stock #4342)
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$120.00
Clay “tsa tsa” of a Lama, with traces of red pigment. Over 100 years old. H: 5.5cm/2.2in and W: 5cm/2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1390576 (stock #4341)
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$250.00
Magnificent all rattan hand woven Rawang “san phi” basket, from the remote Putao area in Northern Burma near the Tibetan border. This one is quite old circa 50- 70 years, in good condition (one repaired loop), still pliable and not brittle, with excellent natural patina. The Rawang are a subgroup of the Kachin people and live in some of the last great wilderness forests left in Burma. Arts of Asia 2007: Vol 37, #3, by Michael Howard has a good article on Rawang crafts. H: 38.6/...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390574 (stock #4339)
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$90.00
Beautiful circa 600CE Pyu coin with srivatsa (temple) and celestial symbols and rising sun, on reverse 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. These are still in use amongst the hilltribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1.1cm see last enlargement for reference to the closest one I could find. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390456 (stock #4337)
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$400.00
Woman's Blanket from the Chin, Mizo people of Assam or Western Burma. This type of “prestige cloth” would be worn only by women on ceremonial occasions. Some stains, splits at the ends but exceptionally rare and very fine weaving incorporating several techniques. Silk warp cotton weft. Approximately circa 50- 80 years old. W: 101cm/40in and L: 236cm/93in
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1390312 (stock #4332)
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$400.00
Exceptionally fine and rare Khmer black lacquer “pillow box” with an abstract floral pattern. This is an old pre Khmer Rouge item, dating 50 to 60 years old, possibly more. The unique decoration makes this a one of a kind piece, the construction is typically Cambodian, in that it is constructed with thin small planks of wood and is coated with raw lacquer on the bottom, and this was sourced in the “Russian Market” about 15 years ago in Phnom Phenh. The attention to detail on the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1390311 (stock #4331)
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$600.00
Exceptionally rare small Cizhou gray very high fired stoneware bottle covered with a white slip and off white semi transparent glaze, circa 1000/1100 CE from a northern kiln-perfect original condition. H: 12.8cm/5in and D: 7.5cm/3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1390094 (stock #4326)
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$300.00
Very rare lacquer box with geometrical pattern and convex shaped lid and bottom. The lacquer is quite thick on this piece with unusual motif. I have only seen two boxes in this style which came out of Yunnan, China, so these may have been made as trade items to Yi minority who seem to make similar, though less sophisticated, patterned lacquer pieces. This was made in the first half of the 20th century, and except for a chip on the lid surface it is in excellent condition. D: 14.3cm/5...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390090 (stock #4325)
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$150.00
Lovely Iban woman’s skirt from near Kapit, circa 1950s, with bangkit fruit pattern, signifying fruitful abundance. Apart from the inevitable few pin holes and a couple of very minor frays on the edge, this piece is in excellent condition. The red and yellow side borders are made from commercial thread while the center is all handspun thread with natural colored indigo and vegetable dye. L: 102cm/40in and W: 52cm/20.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1388884 (stock #4319)
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$300.00
Fine and rare Jinghpaw (aka Jingpo in China) “pukhang” heirloom wrap around skirt from Burma’s northern most state of Kachin. This piece is woven in three panels from two ply handspun cotton thread and goat or dog hair yarn supplementary weft pattern This piece is intricately composed and tightly woven lacking the garish colors of a recent piece. 50 years old plus. As with many of the Burmese highland peoples, textiles play an important cultural role determining status, “bride p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388531 (stock #4310)
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$900.00
Very rare three paneled Tujia blanket from Guizhou, China circa 50 to 70 years old (possibly older). Made with all handspun cotton threads (the green and yellow appear to be natural dyes).The upper and lower borders that are a commercial cloth.. It is the only Tujia blanket, I have ever seen with a black field. Excellent condition, H: 117cm/46in and W: 113cm/44.5in (total length with border 193cm/76in).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1388529 (stock #4309)
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$200.00
Large pale green glazed plate with incised decoration, most likely from the Thantwe kiln near present day Rangoon, Burma. Excavated from the Tak Burial site near, Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. This can be reliably dated to least 14th/16th centuries due to other known and datable ceramics from China and Thailand that were found in the same strata. There does not appear to be any cracks or breakage but there has been some restoration to glaze that has completely fritted off noted ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1388528 (stock #4308)
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$150.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1388463 (stock #4307)
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$300.00
Four shades of Pyu glass beads excavated near the ancient Pyu city of Sri Kstera, (modern day Pyay, Burma, circa 200CE- 1100CE. Beads from Sri Ksetra are well documented in Early Landscapes of Burma- Elizabeth Moore & Early Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia- Charles Higham. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. Please see enlargements for scale. #1: Strand of black beads- the only strand I have ever seen in black quite rare! L: 74cm/29in, #2 turquoise blue beads L: 52cm/2...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1388416 (stock #4305)
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$120.00
Special offer -reduced from $220 to $120. Classic semi antique Laotian textile from the Tai Daeng ethnic group. This was acquired in 1991, just when Lao was opening itself for tourism and was about 30 years old at the time so this would date pre Vietnam War era. It is mounted onto a commercial Chinese chintz cloth border (looks original), made from all hand spun cotton and silk thread in the embroidery (except for the black pattern). There is one small repair noted in enlargements. L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388354 (stock #4302)
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$170.00
Lovely Bouyi child’s blanket panel circa first half 20th century, with rare “dog meander” patterns outlining the central diamond medallions. Some minor loss to silk supplementary embroidery otherwise good condition. L: 63cm/25in and W: 32cm/12.5in with blue border L: 88cm/33.5in and W: 56cm/22in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388133 (stock #4293)
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$900.00
Fine, old and rare Chang Naga, three paneled body “prestige” cloth with anthropomorphic cowry shell design. The cloth may have been woven by the Meitei of the Manipur State of India and used as a trade cloth to the Nagas. Made from very fine hand spun cotton weft and silk wapr, the cowry shells have a fine toned aged patina. This is a genuinely old cloth circa 50 to 70 years old (not for the tourist market). This kind of cloth signifies the owner has given a series of feasts or tak...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1388091 (stock #4291)
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$150.00
Basket from Northern Burma probaby from the Rawang or other Kachin related group. . Approximately 50 or 60 years old. Increasingly difficult to source, this is a fine example of Burmese tribal basketry. Condition: good natural polished feel to the surface, a couple of “breaks” on upper rim of basket. The hole in the handle lid seems to intentional, as it has the same wear as the rest of the piece. Dimensions: 20cm/8in height 15.5cm/6.2in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1388019 (stock #4288)
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$100.00
Ten jade perforated untreated Jadeite discs, circa late 1880 to 1950. These retail for about $30.USD each in a Hong Kong. I acquired from a Hong Kong jade dealer going out of business due to the ever increasing rents here. Average diameters are between 2cm and 2.5cm and thickness between 2mm and 4mm. These were imported into Hong Kong during the 1980s when local dealers could buy direct from Chinese government owned Arts and Curios Department (usually by the kilo). This meant t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1388017 (stock #4287)
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$100.00
Ten jade perforated untreated Jadeite discs, circa late 1880 to 1950. These retail for about $30.USD each in a Hong Kong. I acquired from a Hong Kong jade dealer going out of business due to the ever increasing rents here. Average diameters are between 2cm and 2.5cm and thickness between 2mm and 4mm. These were imported into Hong Kong during the 1980s when local dealers could buy direct from Chinese government owned Arts and Curios Department (usually by the kilo). This meant the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1387945 (stock #4286)
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$800.00
Special Offer- Reduced from $1400 to $800. Stunning Northern Song black glazed jar with russet streaks in perfect original condition, from a Henan kiln. D: 10.3cm/4in and W: 6.8cm/2.7in. Stunning Northern Song black glazed jar with russet streaks in perfect original condition, from a Henan kiln. D: 10.3cm/4in and W: 6.8cm/2.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1387661 (stock #4284)
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$120.00
Long tapered cylindrical agate bead, circa 600CE from either the Chenla or Funan Kingdoms. It is broken and sturdily repaired on one end- please note the holes drilled from both sides overlap but do nit meet. L 9.6cm3.7in and D: 9.7mm/.38in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1387541 (stock #4279)
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$1,000.00
Exceptionally fine mid 20th CE wedding cover from the Zhuang ethnic group, Guzhou This piece is in perfect condition and is composed of silk floss on all handspun cotton using the supplementary weft embroidery technique. With the migration of rural young women moving to the “big city” to get factory jobs, this art has all but died out. Dimensions: 104cm/41in x 156cm/61in.