Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
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...
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 : 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)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : 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...
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...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1408885 (stock #6200)
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$400.00
Early 19th century lacquer box from the Gadu-Gadan region with domed top and bottom (philone gaunglone). There are 16 separate panels decorated with mythical beasts, dancers and quirky symbols on the side and bird pattern on the top and bottom. Please note last photo for reference which is dated 1850 (possibly earlier) from Lacquerware Journeys—Than Htun. The piece I have is actually far more intricate...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1408844 (stock #6195)
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SOLD
Fine and rare classical old Cambodian silk lower garment, approximately 70 to 100 years old. This piece may be worn either by men or women. It was originally sewn together and stepped into like a sarong skirt however it was given one fold in the front and then twisted from the bottom and pulled between the legs and tucked in the front and secured to the waist with a silk sash or belt to form a pantaloon type garment The frog pattern is very rare and the only one of I have yet to see...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1408801 (stock #6194)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1408797 (stock #6192)
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$200.00
Special Sale Offer: Was $350.now $200. Lovely pair of green sancai glazed court attendants. Good condition with lead glaze silver film and paraffin patina (there is a chip on the back of one collar and one of the heads has a restoration at the base which cannot be seen. The heads are removable, as is the case, with this period. The faces with the tall hats are quite elegant. H: 12.5cm/5.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1408796 (stock #6191)
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$300.00
Han Dynasty Vase Special Sale Item: Was $800. now $300. Classic Hu shaped jar with thick lead green glaze and impressed “taotie” masks on the sides. A beautiful piece in excellent condtion with no damage, there is one kiln flaw on the side where a spot of glaze came off during firing. Inside the mouthrim the glaze gradates to an amber color into the neck .H: 28.5cm/11.2in and D: 21.5cm/8.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1408675 (stock #6190)
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$120.00
160.00 Tang to possibly Five Dynasties, stoneware jar with light olive green glaze and reddish clay body. The foot is rimless and concave. There is a “Jun” type glaze run on the body noted in enlargements- probably unintentional but interesting nonetheless. I have done simple repair on the mouth by filling a shallow chip and applying a layer of gold leaf. H: 12cm/4.8in and D: 9cm/3.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1408674 (stock #6189)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$90.00
Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed small ewer or water dropper. Please note enlargements to see repairs to the handle and the spout is not original and chipped. A pretty little piece with impressed floral design panels. H: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1408608 (stock #6186)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$320.00
Unstrung lot of aventurine beads from the Lopburi Culture, Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. A total of 50 beads (62 grams) - no two are identical, see enlargement for scale. This tyoe of stone is frequently mistaken for nephrite because of its deep green color and hardness.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1492 item #1408529 (stock #6184)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Strand of Yuan to Ming Dynasty white “milk” glass trade beads excavated from the Tak Hilltop burial site along the Thai Burmese border. These can be dated to the 14th to 16th CE because they were found the same strata as easily datable Chinese and Vietnamese ceramics. Please examine enlargements for condition. There are 82 beads with large holes and average diameter of 1.1cm per bead with total length of 48cm/18.8in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1408528 (stock #6183)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Exceptionally rare small lacquered box from the Karen people of Burma. This is an antique piece circa early 20th century (possibly earlier). I have yet to find any other examples of pieces with the carved design on the bottom (either in the field or any published literature). There is some minor loss to lacquer to at the edge of the top. D: 9cm/3.6in and H: 8.8cm/3.5in.