Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1403367 (stock #6017)
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$300.00
Rare Northern Song Dynasty, porcelaneous saucer with abstract incised floral medallion. This is a Qingbai type, produced at Jingdezhen which, at the time was trying to replicate the Ding wares from the Northern Kilns. This has an ivory colored glaze with a green tint. The Southern Ding classification is fairly recent. In the past very high quality pieces porcelaneous, off white pieces surfaced from time to time but no one was really sure where to put them...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1700 item #1403240 (stock #6016)
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$250.00
Fine and rare Ming Dynasty, emulating white Jade, belt fastener made of glass. There are a few tiny chips but they are too small to photograph. Glass artifacts in good condition are more difficult to find than Jade given its fragility. In the center there is a “Shou”-Chinese longevity character, surrounded by cloud scrolls and a meander pattern on the perimeter. L: 6cm/2.3in and W: 4.6cm/1.8in. See last enlargements for reference from Simon Kwan’s: Early Chinese Glass, pgs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1403238 (stock #6015)
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$150.00
Unusual celadon dish with cups, from a Zhejiang Kiln, circa 420CE-589CE. There is one repair (with original chip - enlargement #7). D: 12.7cm/5in and H: 3.6cm/1.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402951 (stock #6003)
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$500.00
Good strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. Artifacts from this dig are from 14th/16th CE due to datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said this, these are much older, as similar beads and have been found in the Ban Chiang and Lopburi (Bronze Age sites) and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1402950 (stock #6002)
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$700.00
An exceptionally rare Shan (aka Dai, Tai) altar figure carved from hard and tough iron wood, circa 19th CE (possibly earlier.) As with most ethnic groups from this region in Southeast Asia, local animist and ancestor traditions coexist or are integrated with the predominantly Buddhist. This piece came from the Shan State, Burma and is H: 14.7cm5.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1402896 (stock #6001)
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$150.00
Good early 20 the century Miao wedding blanket from Antai area, Guangxi Zhuang, China. The base is made from all handspun cotton with silk and cotton warp embroidered geometrical floral pattern and swastika meander at lower border, the entire piece is framed in a handspun indigo border (possibly original). There is one hole on the cotton border and minor discoloration/fading in the center. 72cm/28.5in x 77cm/30 in, with border 110cm/43in x 108cm/42in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1402611 (stock #5095)
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$350.00
Five Qing Dynasty red agate/carnelian pieces carved into babies and bats- beautiful natural stone and classic Qing carving. These were originally meant to be sewn onto clothing or a hat. A few have small “ant bite” chips on the edge. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. Dimensions in enlargements.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1402170 (stock #5088)
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$200.00
Southern Song Dynasty, Jian type, temokku glazed bowl from the Dongzhang or Minhou kilns in Fujian province. Beautiful hare’s fur markings with some metallic iron oxide patina. There is quite a bit of kiln grit on the surface of the glaze but in terms of damage there is only one shallow chip on the mouthrim edge noted in last enlargement. This was recovered from the Tinghai Lianjiang wreck off the coast of Fujian. I acquired it about 20 years ago...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1401880 (stock #5084)
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$350.00
Very fine polished shouldered stone axe from the late Neolithic Period, found in Nan Province Thailand near the Lao Border. I acquired a collection of these a couple of years ago and have been holding this one back since was the best of the lot. The stone is very hard and cannot be scratched on the polished surface with stainless steel and is in excellent condition with only a couple chips, still serviceable cutting edge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401780 (stock #5082)
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Price on Request
Stunning Tiger Rug, Baotou, Nei Mongol, China. Circa late 19th/early 20th century. 160cm x 90cm. Nice abrash. Some small old repairs, please see last enlargements for close up of repairs. The selvedge on one side is has been redone while other is original but good condition. Nice abrash. There is a cotton sleeve sewn at the of the back so it may be hung on a wall with small pole.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1401269 (stock #5077)
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SOLD
Cambodian Textile: Special Collector’s Offer- reduced from $800 to $400: Rare antique silk Khmer ikat lower garment. H: 90cm/35.5in L: 2.1m/7ft10in. with a twill weave; unique among Southeast Asian textiles. The size of this piece indicates it would have been worn by an upper class family much like a pantaloon with center being passed through the legs and tucked into the waist. This is a very old style and may be observed on the bas relief friezes in Angkor Wat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401105 (stock #5074)
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SOLD
Baotou rug with classic scholar’s motif. This is circa early 20th century, there has been extensive old reweaving done on this as can be noted a beige toned areas on the field having said this there are no holes and the pile is still quite good. W: 58cm/27.8in and L: 122cm/48in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1401045 (stock #5073)
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$500.00
Good circa late 19th/early 20th ce, Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist temple runner with two playful female “foo dogs” and pup, medallions, representing the nurturing aspect of the Yin principle, against an apricot colored background with 8 scattered floral sprays, surrounded by a border of auspicious Taoist and Buddhist symbols, rare are the fish images woven into the border.Condition: as most all Ningxia runners, 15cm/6in has been rewoven as these were originally 20 to 30 feet long and we...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400888 (stock #5054)
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SOLD
Classic old Baotou carpet with image of a boy playing a flute, which symbolizes peace and longing for a simple rural life and phoenix looking at the sun which symbolizes the rule of a wise emperor. The on the border is filled with cranes which are a common Chinese symbol for long life. The “three colors”, blue palette, is the signature style for Baotou rugs. There are numerous small rewoven repairs, which are most visible on the back of carpet, so please view enlargements closely...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400886 (stock #5053)
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SOLD
Good circa late 19th/early 20th CE, Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist temple runner with two playful female “foo dogs” and pup medallions, representing the nurturing aspect of the Yin principle, against an apricot colored background with 8 scattered floral sprays, surrounded by a border of auspicious Taoist and Buddhist symbols. Quite unusual are the “Sahnka” symbols, conch, rarely seen in carpets- this represents the sound of the Dharma-beckoning people to awaken from ignorance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1400609 (stock #5066)
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$200.00
Han Dynasty lead green glazed “out house toilet”. I imagine even in the afterlife you’ll still need one of these. This was part of a larger barnyard ensemble which would have consisted of a walled compound with a pig or two. In excellent condition, no damage other than where it was broken off the compound wall which you can’t see since it’s on the bottom anyway...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1400554 (stock #5065)
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$120.00
Rare black Lanna lacquer box circa 70 to 90 years old in excellent condition given its age, no repairs or big chunk missing, from Chiang Mai. Genuine old examples of Thai lacquer are quite rare these days as most have been bought up by Thai collectors. H: 8.7cm/3.4in and D: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1399699 (stock #5051)
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$80.00
Rare silver hairpin with rolled end, longevity character roundel on the head and traces of gilding. There is a repair noted enlargements. Heavy azurite crust on surface (was probably interred with bronze artifacts). Note: My Ming dating is very much on the conservative side- possibly much older.12cm/4.9in