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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
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 : 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 : 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...
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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$250.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1412863 (stock #6260)
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$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1412861 (stock #6259)
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$230.00
Fine and rare 5 mace/miscal silver coin circa Guangxu-1894. Coins from the Aksu mint are very uncommon; the smaller denominations sell in the $300. range, and up. Free shipping via Hong Registered airmail
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1412860 (stock #6258)
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Special offer: Very rare pair of Shang/Western Zhou (2070-771 BCE) proto celadon saucers from a Zhejiang Kiln. These are the earliest Chinese known glazed ceramics and were the forerunner to the Yue and Longquan. Both in good condition - with no repair or damage, having stable glazes. D: 9.5cm/3.8in and H: 2.5cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1412827 (stock #6257)
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$200.00
Special Offer ~ reduced from $250: Good “Cizhou” type black storage jug with lugs probably used for preserved vegetables, circa Ming Dynasty. A very attractive piece with lovely contrasting black and russet glazes, and paraffin patina throughout. Good example what would have been used in an ancient Chinese kitchen. One small glaze chip inside mouthrim noted in last enlargement. H: 18.5cm/7.2in and D: 18cm/7.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1412819 (stock #6255)
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$160.00
Fine silver Xinjiang (Sinkiang) 5 miscal coin (the largest denomination).with Chinese and Arabic writing from the Urumqi mint, Guangxu Reign circa 1902-1907CE. Clear and legible obverse and reverse. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail. 17grams, D: 3.4cm/1.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1920 item #1412812 (stock #6254)
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$150.00
Very long strand of made in Boshan, Shandong Province, Chinese wound glass trade beads 114cm/48in. Average D: 7mm/.25in. These were acquired in Northern Thailand in the 1980s, so I am dating these 1980 or earlier- some date to the Qing. This type of bead for centuries, was widely traded throughout Southeast Asia and among the Akha people considered to be heirlooms. Free shipping via Hong registered airmail. Great for bead designers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1412742 (stock #6253)
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$200.00
Rare burnished pottery “dou” (food vessel) circa late Warring Sates/Early Western Han Dynasty. This piece has a few chips on the edges but otherwise is in good condition (please examine close-ups carefully). H: 15.2cm/6in and D: 14.8cm/5.9in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1412655 (stock #6250)
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$500.00
Special Offer~Reduced from $750: Heirloom wedding blanket cover from the tiny Maonan ethnic minority of Guangxi, China...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1412654 (stock #6249)
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$300.00
Exceptionally rare, grey pottery, recumbent tiger, circa Han Dynasty. So far this is the only one I have ever seen, outside of a book. This piece is in excellent condition, no damage with traces of original white pigments. Rather than a depicting the tiger as some ferocious predator it portrays it with a friendly expression. L: 25cm/9.8in and W: (midpoint) 8cm/3.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1412371 (stock #6247)
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$300.00
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 : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1412321 (stock #6245)
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$120.00
Quirky miniature alter piece from a Chinese ethnic minority. This sourced in Yunnan in the late 1980s, and the item itself is circa 19th century. I am inclined to say this is a Miao/Hmong or Yao/Mien item. This intricately carved as a small table with a key fret pattern and “dou” shaped vessel with animal feet and lotus leaf pattern on top. A “dou” is used for holding ceremonial offerings to a deity or heaven in Chinese culture. The lid is missing and its true function is el...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1412319 (stock #6244)
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$90.00
Old hand carved wooden ink pad box circa first half 20th century. I think this is probably a Yao item, but as I purchased it in a Bai ethnic minority market in Yunnan, almost 20 years ago, we’ll assume it is Bai. This has a floral pattern carved on the lid. The ink has long ago dried up. Nice natural patina. L: 7.2cm/2.9in x W: 5.8cm/2.3in x H: 3.2cm/1.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1412316 (stock #6243)
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$150.00
Rare shaman bell used by a Dao Gong Taoist Priest for calling spirits from the Yao/Mein ethnic group in China/Vietnam. Nice old piece circa late 19th CE/early 20th CE. See pg 207, plate 570 Jess Pourett’s: The Yao for reference. The tooth is from a bear (probably lower incisor). Bell H: 4.5cm/1.8in and tooth L: 6cm/2.3in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1412315 (stock #6242)
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$90.00
Interesting old Burmese/Shan hand written book on handmade Saa (mulberry pulp paper). There are 12 pages between the covers- most of these books are usually related to either Buddhist studies or shaman rituals, but as I can’t find anyone who can read this it is being sold as a fine example of calligraphy. All the materials are handmade from the string binding the pages together to the charcoal ink. In this day of ideas being conveyed on a keyboard, back then one really had to think...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1411922 (stock #6240)
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$180.00
Rare rattan lacquer bowl from the Karen ethnic group in Lanna, Thailand. This piece has incorporated a thin wood branch to construct the mouthrim and is thickly covered in raw lacquer. Perhaps this was a drinking cup as this holds water very well without leaking. Perfect condition, circa 70 years old. H: 9.3cm/3.7in and D: 10.7cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1411751 (stock #6236)
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$200.00
Nice Thai pottery votive plaque circa early Ayutthaya period. In the center is the Buddha with classic Bhumiparsa mudra, flanked by two pillars and Sukhothai style walking Buddhas. Good condtion and guaranteed of the period. H: 6cm/2.4 and W: 5.1cm/2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1411021 (stock #6228)
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$250.00
Classic fine and rare intricately carved heirloom buffalo horn spoon from Timor, Lesser Sunda Islands. This piece dates to late 19th early 20th century and is in excellent condition with no damage. Following the curvature this is L: 23.5cm/9.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1410665 (stock #6219)
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$200.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1410577 (stock #6217)
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$220.00
Good Yuan Dynasty Qingbai bowl no cracks just a few tiny "flea bites" on unglazed edge of rim. D: 15.6cm/6.1in and H: 4.9cm/1.9in.
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. The weft thread is und...
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. Plea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1409608 (stock #6208)
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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. Plea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1409607 (stock #6207)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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.