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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1378322 (stock #KH49)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$3,200.00
This head, possibly of Uma, would have been carved during the reign of King Udayadityavarman II (1050-1066), a great builder and patron of the arts. It is very delicately carved, with open eyes conveyed by simple outlines, sensuous lips and a strong slightly cleft chin. The overall impression is of a powerful but compassionate female face crowned with a ring inset with precious stones around her elaborately braided hair. The Baphuon period produced some of the finest stone carving and this is a ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1372608 (stock #WA562)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$380.00
This is a simple and very assured carving that catches with just a few strokes the devotion of a middle-aged man to his Buddhist faith. It dates from the 4th century CE. Height: 16.5 cm. Condition: Head reattached. Price: USD $380; CAD $500 (13% HST will be applied on all sales in Canada.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1366050 (stock #CH1.16)
Maklaiheung Gallery
$320.00
These hard-stone axes of oval section have been found in Yangshao neolithic sites in Shensi province, dating to the late 5th-early 4th millennium BCE. This is a particular fine example, made from a large oblong pebble of a very hard jadelike stone. The sides and butt are left rough, and the tip is polished to a slightly curved profile on both sides. It fits comfortably into the hand. Dimensions: length: 10 cm; width: 4.3 cm. Condition: Excellent, with ancient chips and scratches; no modern...