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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364261 (stock #WN067)
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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a stopper, a zoomorphic closing mechanism and a small iron suspension lug. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the closing mechanism plug was broken ( now glued) and has losses...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1329639 (stock #SK150)
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Pale silk embroidered in Peking knot and satin stitch, some areas couched with gold wrapped thread. The bird maybe a rooster, denoting the 3rd civil official rank, is depicted here in the naive Vietnamese style. Rank insignia from Annam are very rare but closely linked to the Chinese system. Condition: faded, ground fabric stained, few loose and missing threads. Dimension: 28.2 cm x 22.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1432134 (stock #WN282)
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A brass kettle once used by the wealthy Malay to serve drinking water during weddings or festivals or it may have also been used to store water for washing the right hand after eating. Often produced by the Minangkabau brass or bronze casters of Western Sumatra. Movable handle. Condition: traces of usage, handle with remains of soldering. Dimension: c. 23.8 cm high, c. 26 cm long, weight: 1450 g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
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An impressive spouted vessel, made of bronze, adorned with elaborate relief of animals like frogs, fishes, crabs and Chinese influenced creatures like dragons and Buddhist lions. The movable handle with a crocodile. These kettle were used during festive or ritual occasions. Please refer to "Malay Brassware - A Guide to the Collections of the National Museum Singapore" and compare with object no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1443263 (stock #WN323)
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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a wooden stopper, the suspension area with a Singha head and a bronze chain. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism now partially lost, some small losses and lost pins...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1385210 (stock #WN143)
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A broad, tapered silver bracelet with six links, showing pierced decoration in repousse, featuring a dragon and different figural scenes. No mark, but silver tested. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: internal diameter: c. 5.5 cm to 6.4 cm, 5.3 cm broad, weight: 100 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1413141 (stock #WN230)
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A small Thai pedestal silver tray made in several parts. With repoussed and incised decoration of an animal and flower scrolls. Dimension: diameter: c. 14 cm, 6 cm high, weight: 163 g. Condition: few traces of usage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282673 (stock #5027)
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A quite large figural silver betel box worked in repousse depicting a reclining, decorated elephant. Base marked "T90%" and Chinese character mark. Condition: traces of usage, few small nicks. Dimension: 18.5 cm long x 11.5 cm high, weight: 256 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364117 (stock #WN064)
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This powder horn is dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, beautifully carved with curvilinear motifs, the wide end with a wooden stopper. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism plug, now lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1431793 (stock #WN281)
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A disc-shaped cast bronze gong with a central boss, coated with black lacquer and gilt decoration. Showing four Buddhist celestial beings, a pair praying "Thepanom" and two hybrid "Norasingha" creatures among the Thai flame motif "lai kranok". These elaborately decorated percussion instruments, once supported by a frame and hit with a mallet, were often presented as gifts for special occasions. Upside with two pierced suspension holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364389 (stock #WN065)
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A beautiful gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. Please visti the website of the Metropolitan Museum for a similar Parpanggalahan (www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/316143). The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, carved with curvilinear motifs, and one metal insert. At the center a frontal Singa mask with iron suspension lug, to which a chain would have been attached, the zoomorphic closing mechanism is also ending in a Singa head...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #954867 (stock #SK183)
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Two large unmounted vintage photographs dating from around 1910 in Burma (British India), taken by a Burmese photographer (one with superimposed inscription: Ma Tok Mandalay). Showing young lavishly costumed dancers on an outdoor stage, one taking with two elephants. Condition: one print with two small tears, both little creased. Dimension: 21.2 cm x 28.7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364458 (stock #WN066)
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An interesting gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The slightly curved body is made from water buffalo horn, carved with different motifs as tendrils, fisch scales and Singa masks. The suspension area and the closing mechanism with Singa head, the wide end with a wooden stopper. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers like this one, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1377900 (stock #WN118)
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$460.00
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An Indonesian wooden theater mask, showing the monkey god Hanuman, a popular Hindu deity also found in Buddhism and Jainism. Reverse with two old lables. Condition: little wear. Dimension: c. 20 cm x 15 cm x 9.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1456122 (stock #WN345)
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$820.00
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A small statue of a dancer in traditional costume, finely cast and cold-worked in bronze and fixed on the original wooden stand. Such small bronze figurines were souvenirs and gifts from British Burma of the 1920s/30s. Condition: fine, only wood stand with some chips and traces of usage. Dimension: total height: c. 16 cm, base: 12.3 cm x 8.8 cm, weight: 1200 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #968625 (stock #3981)
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$780.00
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Burmese silver ceremonial or monk's begging bowl. The exterior is decorated in repousse with a wide band of five mythological scenes with one figure and an elephant between foliage. Apparently unmarked. Condition: fine. Dimension: 13.8 cm diameter, 9.8 cm high, weight: 352 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440650 (stock #WN306)
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$600.00
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A rare Tausug sash made in tapestry weaving, raw silk with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: faded, one narrow side maybe little shortened, patina, stained, discolored, few small thin areas and one selvage with small fraying. Dimension approx.: 36 cm x 275 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377748 (stock #WN116)
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$1,350.00
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A wonderful woman's wedding hip wrapper made of cotton with wax resist dyed decoration and gilding. The kepala is showing a peacock on a tree, the badan with two long-tailed birds among flowers. Condition: amazingly good state of the gilding, the left and right edge with some tears and few holes. The badan with a small angled tear. Maybe shortened. Dimension: c. 101.5 cm x 174 cm.