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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1456122 (stock #WN345)
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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 : Pre 1920 item #1443263 (stock #WN323)
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$480.00
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1441908 (stock #WN312)
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$850.00
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Carmine red silk ground fabric with star lattice pattern in silver and gold paper wrapped threads, using the songket supplementary weft technique. Maybe a ceremonial shoulder cloth (kain selendang). Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: wear to the metallic twine, only partially preserved. Holes, wear, one rim with loss. Dimension: 133 cm x 53.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440855 (stock #WN308)
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$1,500.00
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A complete Tausug raw silk sash (kandit) with long fringes. Tapestry weaving with geometric and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, patina, little staining, a small thin area. Dimension approx.: 36.3 cm x 355 cm (with fringes).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440765 (stock #WN307)
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$800.00
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A rare Tausug raw silk sash fragment woven in two pieces. Tapestry weaving with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, one narrow side shortened, patina, little staining, a small hole. Dimension approx.: 33.3 cm x 228 cm.
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 : Pre 1900 item #1436726 (stock #WN300)
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$1,200.00
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A leather or skin bag with original wonderfully cast brass fittings, both ends of the chain in the form of a singha head, the mythical beast, totem for all Batak People. Shamans "datu" kept magical substances in these bags. Please compare to the "salipi" in the collection of the "Musee du Quai Branly" in Paris. Condition: wear to leather and few small holes. Dimension: leather bag: c. 30 high x 31 wide x 10.8 cm deep, chain: 2 x 44 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433231 (stock #WN286)
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$630.00
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid and the drum with yun decoration of king and court scenes and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses, lid with a damaged area. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.3 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433080 (stock #WN287)
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$520.00
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A large betel-box "kun it" with two internal trays, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top of the slightly domes lid and the drum showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern and inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.2 cm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432925 (stock #WN285)
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$420.00
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A betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid and the drum with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top ot the lid showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 17.5 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432593 (stock #WN283)
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$480.00
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid with yun decoration of court scenes and dancers in cartouches and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 20.8 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1432134 (stock #WN282)
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$500.00
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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 #1431793 (stock #WN281)
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$1,800.00
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1431149 (stock #WN280)
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$330.00
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A spherical Sumatran lime box beautifully cast in bronze or brass with patina, decoration showing stylized lotus pod bud. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue, two piercings. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.6 cm, 6.5 cm high. For similar pieces please visit the online Collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore (www.roots.gov.sg).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1424021 (stock #WN269)
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$600.00
A large betel-box with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The exteriors of the tray, lid and drum are decorated in the yun technique, using the "za-yun" pattern. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. The base with inscription in a cartouche. Please visit the online collection of The British Museum for a betel-box with the same pattern (1998,0723.159)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1413141 (stock #WN230)
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$400.00
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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 : Pre 1910 item #1396015 (stock #WN183)
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$950.00
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A "töla gasa" ceremonial bracelet of the Nias people made from "tridacna gigas" (giant clam shell). For a similar example please visit the website of the "Musée Quai Branly" in Paris. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: rims with chips. Dimension: c. 7.1 cm high, diameter: c. 9.2 cm, weight: 454 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1385210 (stock #WN143)
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$460.00
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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 : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1379004 (stock #WN119)
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$1,500.00
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A Laotian figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, made of cast bronze with dark patina. Depicted seated in meditation on an undecorated pedestal, the right hand in bhumisparsa and the left in dhyana mudra. The curly hair is ending in the ushnisha with flame ornament, his face in the typical naive style. Condition: old small loss to the flame and one foot of the pedestal (therefore not perfectly even). Backside with some casting flaws. Dimension: c. 24.1 cm high x 12.5 cm wide x 8.5 cm deep, weight: 1800 g.
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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364458 (stock #WN066)
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$950.00
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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 : Pre 1920 item #1364389 (stock #WN065)
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$800.00
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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 #1364261 (stock #WN067)
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$320.00
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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 : Pre 1920 item #1364117 (stock #WN064)
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$450.00
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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. The suspension lug was probably replaced, the wide end w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1360330 (stock #WN041)
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$380.00
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A collection of four small stoneware elephants with different celadon glazes from the Si Satchanalai or Sawankhalok kiln in Thailand. Dimension: tallest: c. 10.5 cm long x 8.2 cm high, smallest: c. 7 cm long x 5.6 cm high. Condition: two elephants with slightly chipped ears.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1357690 (stock #WN035)
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$450.00
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A cast bronze cattle bell decorated with a kind of garland. Dating to the Eastern Javanese Period. For a similar bell please refer to: "Indo-Javanese Metalwork" by Linden-Museum Stuttgart, no. 205. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: clapper is missing, patina. Dimension: 10.3 cm high x 12 cm long x 8.6 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1354910 (stock #2850)
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$1,200.00
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Small Indonesian ceremonial keris forged from steel in one piece with a straight blade, the hilt section in the shape of a sitting figure. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine. Dimension: 24.7 cm long, 3.2 cm wide, weight: 82 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1344056 (stock #2191)
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$900.00
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A Thai cast bronze figure of the crowned Buddha Shakyamuni, with serene facial features, holding his hands in dhyana mudra. Condition: no base, later added core material. Dimension: 16.4 cm high x 9.6 cm wide x 4.1 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1332185 (stock #SK960)
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$600.00
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An ornately worked, chased and engraved jug with dancing Burmese figures in repoussé. The handle in the form of an ogre. The spout might be a later addition, it is only silver plated. Base engraved "Moung Oung Myal 1875". No mark, silver tested. Condition: the ogre of the handle with a small loss, otherwise fine. Dimension: 11 cm high, weight: 382 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1329639 (stock #SK150)
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$350.00
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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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1326498 (stock #SK937)
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$320.00
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A collection of five small Thai stoneware vessels with different glazes - Si Satchanalai or Sawankhalok kiln. Two vases with small handles and three jarlets, with celadon or brown glaze. Condition: large brown vase with a firing crack at one handle, the gourd shaped bottle with restoration to the handles, small brown jarlet with rim chips. Dimension: tallest: 11.7 cm. Including shipping by registered Priority Swisspost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1700 item #1326434 (stock #SK936)
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$470.00
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A collection of four small Thai stoneware vessels with different glazes - Si Satchanalai or Sawankhalok kiln. Two vases with small handles and two jarlets, with celadon or brown glaze. Condition: Brown bottle vase with a foot rim chip, small brown jarlet with tiny rim chip. Dimension: tallest: 13.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
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$2,800.00
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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. TM-1408-1, on the online collection database of the "National Museum of Ethnology" in Leiden, Netherl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282673 (stock #5027)
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$600.00
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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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1258463 (stock #SK789)
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$350.00
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A small stoneware figurine with celadon glaze, showing a kneeling mother chewing a betel leave and holding her baby at the breast. Dating to the 14th to mid 16th century. Please refer to "Thai Ceramics: The James and Elaine Connell Collection" No. 97. Condition: fine. Dimension: 10.5 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1258131 (stock #SK788)
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$300.00
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A small stoneware figurine with crackled celadon glaze, showing a kneeling mother holding her baby at the breast. Dating to the 14th to mid 16th century. Please refer to "Thai Ceramics: The James and Elaine Connell Collection" No. 97. Condition: some firing flaws and chips. Dimension: 11.5 cm high.
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 : Pre 1900 item #955381 (stock #SK 185)
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One Cardboard with four pasted vintage photographs from Indonesia. Two takings depicting a coffee plantation and a street, made by Woodbury and Page (blind stamp). Two albumen prints with views of Semarang. Condition: albumen prints faded and one with a loss. Cardboard browned. Dimension: cardboard: 40.2 cm x 29.9 cm, photos approx.: 18 cm x 23 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #954867 (stock #SK183)
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$600.00
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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 1900 item #954286 (stock #SK181)
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$400.00
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Four unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma (British India). Three showing historical buildings in Mandalay and one with two Burmese boats. Condition: some fading, one print with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 26 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #953992 (stock #SK180)
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$380.00
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Three unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma (British India). Two depicting Sikh troops, the third British soldiers on horseback. Condition: faded, one with a 6.5 cm long tear and a surface loss, one with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 26 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #953759 (stock #SK179)
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$500.00
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Three unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma, British Raj. Depicting group photographs of British officers with Burmese and Indians. Condition: some fading, one with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 25 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #952548 (stock #SK182)
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$280.00
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Two unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's. One depicting a mansion probably in Mandalay, the second showing a group of young Burmese monks returning to their monastery after begging their daily food, by the Italian photographer Felice Beato (1832-1909). Condition: faded and wavy, one with a small stain. Dimension: 19.6 cm x 26.4 cm, 19.9 cm x 25.9 cm.