Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1340209 (stock #3318)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare and unusual Iban pottery pattern paddle carved from durable Iron Wood, circa 19th century. The pattern on this would be pressed into unfired clay pots to give it this design by the Iban people of Sarawak. This technique has been used since Neolithic times predating the pottery wheel, where pots were made by coiling “ropes” of clay into a shape and then using the paddle to press the coils together to make a shape...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1910 item #1321317 (stock #3117)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Lovely line marker used in Chinese building construction with, China’s most famous poet, Li Po daydreaming between two pots of wine carved on the side. Complete with no damage and still functional. Circa late Qing Dynasty- this is third one I have ever seen outside of a museum and the only one with Li Po. L: 14cm/5.5in and H: 6cm/2.4in.