Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1432248 (stock #6574)
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$120.00
Nine small ancient small bronze bells circa Tang Dynasty or earlier. Acquired with a group Warring States Bronzes, these are all in excellent condition with original balls and still have pleasent sound to them. Most like designed for animal harness. L: 3cm x 1.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1325797 (stock #3158)
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$130.00
Ensemble of very old beads, I found these in a small shop in Phrae, Northeast Thailand a few years ago. The green mottled beads are late Qing Dynasty Peking glass, the brown glass tapered tube bead emulating agate was probably made for the Funan or Chenla Kingdoms as I have agate beads from the same period which are pretty much identical, the white bead with orange splash is at least early Qing...
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 : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1420054 (stock #6374)
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Outstanding 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 at the link provided below for close up of repairs and condition The selvedge on one side is has been redone while the 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1405110 (stock #6134)
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$110.00
Lovely Chinese basket most likely woven by the Zhuang or another of the many ethnic minorities in Guangxi Zhuang, China where I bought this over 20 years ago. This woven from split reed stalks and has a nice soft feel to it. This piece is quite old, 50 to 100 years (best guess). It has an unusual trapezoidal/oval shape and I like it for its sturdy simplicity. Minor unraveling of some of the weaves here and there but in very good condition given it age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1284407 (stock #2995)
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$160.00
Exquisitely embroidered small Chinese purse circa early 20th century with flowers and a butterfly. The small purse with the string is purely decorative- there are two pockets under the flap and one wallet type pocket in the back. Aside from one stain this is in perfect condition. Dimensions when folded 9cm/3.5in x 9cm/3.5in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Air Mail include.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1272226 (stock #2885)
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$110.00
Old (100 years or more) leather belt from Tibet with 5 damascened silver patterns on iron fittings with complete buckle. There is some rust on the metal bits, maybe some Silvo polish on them will bring some of the shine back to the silver. All the pieces seem to be here except for a scabbard attachment. Total L: 118cm/46.5in. I bought this the Barkor bazaar in front of the Jokang in Lhasa almost 20 years ago; the leather is rough but serviceable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1432249 (stock #6575)
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$130.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1403883 (stock #6037)
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$150.00
Rare molded leather tobacco box from the Bai ethnic group in Yunnan, China. These were purchased in rural Yunnan at a Bai market, near Dali about 20 years ago. One can assume this craft is no longer being done with the availability of cheap plastic items as well as the migration of artisans to better paying jobs in the city. There are some tiny lacquer losses to the surface. W: 9.8cm/4.9in x H:5.5cm/2.2in & 8cm/3.1in x 6cm/2.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1419494 (stock #6367)
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$120.00
Fine and rare molded leather tobacco box from the Bai ethnic group in Yunnan, China. These were purchased in rural Yunnan at a Bai market, near Dali about 15 years ago. I have found a few references on Bai lacquer but never any images, so this may have been made by either the Shan(Dai) or Yi minorities who have a better documented lacquer tradition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1430865 (stock #6568)
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$100.00
Lovely scholar’s brush pot with a classic poem about friendship, by the Tang poet, Li Bai, incised in traditional characters. Circa 1970/1980. H: 15cm/6in and D: 6.5cm/2.5in. One small surface “check”, on the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1420171 (stock #6385)
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$200.00
Finely detailed carved bamboo bitong with five panels depicting classic three friends of winter and scholar themes. I bought this in Guangxi Zhuang, China in the 1995, so a 1950 to 1960 a (possibly Republic) dating seems reasonable. There is a hole intentionally drilled at the bottom, otherwise excellent condition. H: 13.4cm/5.2in and D: 6.8cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1415281 (stock #6339)
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$320.00
Beautiful old Nepali/Tibetan bamboo box with rattan bindings and metal chain. Bought this in Kathmandu in 1986 and it always been one of my favorite pieces. There are cracks on the outside of the bamboo, but none on the inside. H: 20cm/8in and 9.8cm/3.9in.
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 : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1420052 (stock #6372)
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$280.00
Beautiful large black container with double lugs and brown splashes from a Henan kiln circa Yuan/Ming Dynasties in pristine condition. D: 17.5cm/6.9in and H: 13cm/5.1.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1418331 (stock #6364)
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Burnished black Neolithic pottery jar from Northern China- possibly Xiajiadian culture (2200-1600 BCE), but probably much earlier. Broken and repaired, ergo the very reasonable price. H: 11.5cm/4.5in and D: 10.3cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1179072 (stock #2493)
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$600.00
Fine and rare antique Bouyi, Buyi three paneled wedding blanket with supplementary weft silk embroidered pattern. Except for the purple aniline silk thread the dyes on this piece are natural; the blanket foundation is made of a bast fiber weft (hemp or ramie) and handspun cotton warp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388354 (stock #4302)
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$170.00
Lovely Bouyi child’s blanket panel circa first half 20th century, with rare “dog meander” patterns outlining the central diamond medallions. Some minor loss to silk supplementary embroidery otherwise good condition. L: 63cm/25in and W: 32cm/12.5in with blue border L: 88cm/33.5in and W: 56cm/22in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.