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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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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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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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1399467 (stock #5047)
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$150.00
Delightful Qing Dynasty café au lait glazed strong metallic patina water dropper in the shape of a fish in a basket, it is quite heavy for its size. Most likely from a Southern Kiln, in perfect condtion! D: 5.7cm/2.2in and H: 7.2cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1398949 (stock #5041)
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$160.00
Ensemble of 4 Lanna Thai Buddhist reading implements (analogous to a Yad Torah Pointer). Used to mark pages and point out words while reciting a sutra from a Buddhist manuscript, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been re lacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old. Check enlargements for size.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1398919 (stock #5037)
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$100.00
Qing Dynasty 19th century sitting carpet with red field and moon flower vein pattern. Lots of repair, aka "shabby chic"- (see enlargements). l: 125cm/49cm in and w: 64cm/25in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1398917 (stock #5036)
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$100.00
Xinjiang Chinese Saddle Bags: Complete set of horse/donkey bags circa late 19th to early 20th century. Please see enlargement 3#- the flat weave edge on one panel is missing and the central panel has about 4cm missing on each horizontal side (see enlargements again). Please note the last two photos show the inside and original colors. i reckon you could be an e-z rider and put these on the back of your motorcycle as saddle bags. l: 136cm/53in and w: 56cm/22in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1398830 (stock #5034)
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$130.00
Nice old Shekwan/Shiwan chopstick holder with classic green glaze- guaranteed 1st half of the 20th century- possibly Qing. Lots of auspicious symbols i.e., bats, coin, longevity characters and pierced double happiness character in the center. There are original firing cracks on both sides- still very usable in the kitchen. L :24cm/9.4in and W: 13.5cm/5.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1398825 (stock #5031)
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$150.00
Ensemble of 3 old Chinese furniture maker’s planes. See text in last three enlargements for details,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397912 (stock #5025)
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$220.00
Special Offer: Pair of buff colored terra cotta oxen from the Tang Dynasty. As with most “mingqi” these have been repaired- especially in the legs, but this has been done reasonably well. L: 21cm/8.2in and H: 15cm/6in. Traces of original red and white pigments.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397703 (stock #5022)
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$100.00
Small figure of a standing man, with traces of original green lead glaze. H: 8.cm/3.2in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1396643 (stock #5009)
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$150.00
Antique women’s shoulder cloth (hti paun) from the Mro or Khami subgroup of the Chin ethnic group. A very old piece circa 1920 to 1940. There are two small repaired holes, minor fraying edge along the selvedge and loss to fringe. L: 174cm/64.5in and W: 92cm/32in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1394732 (stock #4393)
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$120.00
Korean wine cup circa mid Choson Dynasty circa 15th/16th CE. This is a high fired thin walled cup with a gray clay body and with very tiny glaze chip on rim. H: 4.9cm/1.9in and D: 6.7cm/2.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1394653 (stock #4385)
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$80.00
Lovely little Ming Dynasty saucer with green sancai type glaze. D: 8.5cm/3.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1394583 (stock #4378)
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$150.00
Good Joseon Dynasty, 19th century stoneware cup/bowl with high footrim and pale greenish gray glaze and gray stoneware , this is a simple regional folk ware but has a pleasing almost celadon feel to it that needs to be held to be appreciated. There is some kiln grit in the cavetto as well as three minor hairline stress cracks. H: 8.7cm/3.5in and D: 13.1cm//5.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394230 (stock #4373)
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$85.00
Pair of small bronze age Dong Son Culture (1000BCE-100CE) small bells. There is small crack on the pear shaped bell (see enlargements), otherwise good condition. Round bell-D: 2.1cm/.8in and pear shaped bell- L: 2.7cm/1.1in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393891 (stock #4365)
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$800.00
Song Dynasty Jun ware brush shaper or brushwasher. This was originally the base of flower vase which was later reworked into a scholar’s object. The brown clay indicates this was fired in Henan and in my opinion is representative of the kind that was acquired for the Imperial Qing collection rather then the more typical bowls and saucers. The top surface has more discoloration and minor scratches which indicates, that the repurposing was done some time ago. The book “Chun Ware...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1393409 (stock #4351)
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$900.00
Beautiful black ovoid jar with some small russet speckles and streaks. This piece is in perfect condition with a near black glaze, from a Northern Kiln (most like Shanxi 山西 or Henan 河南), and dating to the Northern Song/Jin Dynasties. D: 14cm/5.5in and H: 10.5cm/4.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1393288 (stock #4348)
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$420.00
Fine Cizhou image of boy carrying a lotus, this symbolizes the continued succession of sons. This piece is in pristine original condtion. High fired stoneware with very stable heavy glaze. H: 17.5cm/6.9in and W: 9cm/3.5in. Guaranteed to be at least Qing Dynasty but possibly Ming.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1393213 (stock #4346)
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$95.00
Quirky SouLou longevity hat or clothing ornament from the Ming Dynasty. A simple little jade man, carved from Chinese nephrite jade. H: 3.1cm x W: 1.7cm. I am used to seeing these clothing ornaments in Jadeite dating from the Qing, but this is the first one I have found this early. There is one tiny chip on the lower right corner and some natural calcification in the stone as is typical with ancient Nephrite. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1392720 (stock #4392)
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Quirky “Budai”circa Qing Dynasty, possibly much earlier. This is a high fired pottery molded piece. Stylistically this figure hasn’t changed much since the Song Dynasty so precise dating is difficult. This is an excavated piece as evidenced by traces of soil in the folds of the robe, and has a similar glaze to Jizhou but without the expected craquelure- quite possibly this Shekwan piece emulating a Song glaze. In excellent condition-H: 12.9cm/5in and W: 9.4cm/3.7in.