All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1312962 (stock #D8)
A Bronze Burmese Buddha from Shan State from the 15th Century. The Statues depicts Buddha subduing the demon Mara. The Buddha sits on a high-stepped throne tapering towards the top - a characteristic of Shan artists. The statues has a dedication on the back. The Shan also referred to as Tai people, originated from Yunnan in the Southern part of China. When Kublai Khan invaded Pagan in the 13th century, the Shan migrated behind them in Laos, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam and India...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1312961 (stock #D9)
A U-Thong B Style (13th to 14th Century) acquired in Ayutthaya in 1969 showing the fusion of styles between Mon and Thai with a solid, corporeal and squared-off U Thong image. The head is more square than oval with a small band between the hairline and forehead. The hairstyle is small and spiky-curly. The head is in excellent condition with small hole on left side of neck (visible on picture). Currently mounted on hardwood base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1312768 (stock #D1)
Large Mindanao, Philippines, Betel Box, Circa 1900. Inlaid with silver and fine decorations. Wheels with US coins dating 1913, 1919 and 1921 during US occupation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War. In excellent condition throughout. Size 230x110x120 mm