Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1371614 (stock #4091)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Good Karen basket waterproofed with natural tree lacquer, good condition- i.e. no damage. Circa 40 to 50 years- purchased in the 1990s in Mae Hong Song, along the Thai/Burmese border. I was back there recently and old baskets have all sold out. See last enlargement for reference.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1371609 (stock #4090)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Exceptionally rare woman’s shoulder cloth from from the Khami, Khuni or Mro Chin subgroups living in the Rakhine and Chin states, west Myanmar. Woven from two ply handspun cotton there is minor bleeding of green dye (see last enlargement). Please note that the pattern is hand embroidered on one side only and not woven in. The dimensions are 1.5m/5.1ft x .38m/1.3ft. I have three books and Burmese textiles and there are no depicted examples of pictorial weaves...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1371039 (stock #4080)
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$130.00
Nice old Cambodian lacquered basket. Very few things survived the reign of the Khmer Rouge which makes old baskets quite rare. Circa 70 years old, there are some old repairs noted in the enlargements. D: 30cm/11.8in and H: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1370383 (stock #4074)
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$150.00
Nice old antique black lacquered bamboo and wood box from Cambodia circa 1950 or earlier. This part of a collection I acquired almost 20 years ago. Khmer lacquer is quite rare, not many crafts survived the Khmer Rouge era, and is a lost art. Some wear and restoration as to be expected but no major damage. D: 5cm/7.8in and H: 10.5cm/4.1in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1370379 (stock #4073)
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SOLD
Nice old large black and red lacquered Cambodian box with basketry side. Most arts and crafts were destroyed during the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror and are just starting to make a comeback. This piece is circa 1950s or earlier with one old repair done to the side (see last 2 enlargements). These are very rare nowadays- I bought this piece in the “Russian Market”, Phnom Pehn about 20 years ago and even then they were difficult to come by. D: 29.5cm/11.3in and H: 17cm/6.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1366675 (stock #4047)
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$200.00
Complete set of five Shan esoteric Buddhist images. These consist of a Buddha, three monks and a chedi. These are covered with traditional gold and back lacquer and the bodies are made from compressed powdered herbs or temple incense ash. They have a quirky abstract quality to them, their facelessness represents that the individual is inconsequential but has the potential for becoming a Buddha, on the bottom are the eight Burmese zodiac symbols based on the days of the week...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1362608 (stock #4097)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$80.00
Nice old Karen woven bamboo lacquered box from the Thai/Burma border region, this has a few old repairs but overall good condtion. Circa 40 to 60 years old. D: 13.25cm/.2in and H: 8.53cm/33in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1362008 (stock #4090)
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$90.00
Nice old black and red lacquered cylindrical woven bamboo box from Northern Thailand No holes or broken bits. L: 19.5cm/7.2in and D: 4.5cm/1.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1361859 (stock #4086)
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SOLD
Fine old woven bamboo lacquered betel container from Karen people along the Thai Burma border. Completed set no damage- quite rare to find these days- circa 50 or 60 years old. H: 102cm/4in and D:11.4cm/4.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1349636 (stock #3177)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$80.00
Nice old pair of vintage split bamboo and wood boxes from the Akha ethnic group, Golden Triangle region Northern Thailand. Before people put everything in plastic disposable bags and boxes that actually used these things, ask and old person- they may even remember! Circa 40 to 60 years old they are still functional with nice old patina. Oval box L: 13.5cm/5.4in, W:9.4cm/3.7in and H:7.3cm/2.9in, round box- D: 13.7cm/5.4in and H:10cm/4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1347394 (stock #3159)
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$80.00
Charming old small black and red lacquer vessel from Kenteng, Shan State, Burma. A very cute piece and genuinely old- circa 50 to 80 years. This piece is quite unusual in that it has six feet instead of the usual four. There is some 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1323604 (stock #3139)
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$120.00
Very old (over 50 years) which is ancient by Burmese lacquer standards. This was possibly made by the Shan who favored dramatic geometric designs over the more figural Burman style. This has some fritting on the lacquer. H: 24cm/9.5in D: 18cm/7.1in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1320970 (stock #3116)
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$130.00
Rare black Lanna lacquer box circa 60 to 80 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1317493 (stock #3173)
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$150.00
Ensemble of 3 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 text, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been relacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old and comes with a custom metal display stand. L24.5cm/Total H: (with stand) 29cm/11.5in/9.8in...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1256782 (stock #2775)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Superb Cambodian semi antique Khmer basket circa pre 1950. Excellent condition, with natural lacquer and some painted design. Woven with split bamboo it is still quite serviceable, please view enlargements to appreciate the detail of this weave- you will not find any genuinely old baskets in Cambodia anymore (or anywhere else for that matter). Dimensions: 27cm/11.8in diameter and 15cm/6in height. This is one of a near matched pair.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1256781 (stock #2774)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Superb Cambodian semi antique Khmer basket circa pre 1950. Excellent condition, with natural lacquer and some painted design. Woven with split bamboo it is still quite serviceable, please view enlargements to appreciate the detail of this weave- you will not find any genuinely old baskets in Cambodia anymore. Dimensions: 27cm/11.8in diameter and 15cm/6in height. This is one of a near matched.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1173663 (stock #2465)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Very rare “letter” purse woven from bamboo from the Karen ethnic group along the Thai/Burma border. Before the advent of plastic bags and Velcro items such as these were treasured labor intensive daily necessities. This is a semi antique- circa 60 to 80 years old made from all natural materials and is designed to make it as waterproof as possible...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #943528 (stock #2082)
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$400.00
Exceptionally fine and rare Khmer black lacquer “pillow box” with an abstract floral pattern. Definitely an old pre Khmer Rouge piece, dating 40 to 50 years old, possibly more...