Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1389764 (stock #4324)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$3,000.00
Large, circa 18th century lacquered Shan Jambupati (royal attire) Buddha, from the Amarapura period (1789-1853). (see last three images for 18CE examples). The finial has been replaced and is not original and removable with some minor loss to the bottom of the crown noted in last enlargement. This is carved from very heavy wood- most likely teak with relief molded lacquer (Thayo technique) and glass inlay (Hman-zi Shwei-cha technique). There are some old and newer restorations on t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1382377 (stock #4263)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$2,200.00
Magnificent, one of a kind, late 19th to early 20th century, Lanna Thai, ironwood coconut scraper, carved in the shape of a cat, with antique inset glass eyes (they glow like a cat’s if you shine a light into them). Excellent condition and VERY heavy- L: 38cm/14.8in (without scraper) and H: 15cm/6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #805010 (stock #1909)
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$1500.00
Outstanding heirloom wedding blanket cover from the tiny Maonan ethnic minority of Guangxi, China. This piece dates from the 19th century and is composed of a hemp fiber foundation, natural dyed cotton (possibly hemp and cotton combination) background field with floss silk supplementary brocade weft symbols of phoenix, flowers and butterflies, and is in perfect condition with no holes or tears (minor wear of course), which is testament to the durability and hard wearingness of hemp mat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388132 (stock #4292)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,400.00
Rare and wonderfully composed late 19th to early 20th century rug fragment. All wool pile, warp and weft with mostly natural dyes. A few small areas of missing pile and a stain (see enlargements). This piece is backed in a traditional with commercial blue cotton cloth. W: 65cm/25.2in and L: 80: 31.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #579705 (stock #1387)
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$1200.00
Fine and rare classical old Cambodian silk lower garment, approximately 60 to 90 years old. This piece may be worn either by men or women. It was originally sewn together and stepped into like a sarong skirt however it was given one fold in the front and then twisted from the bottom and pulled between the legs and tucked in the front and secured to the waist with a silk sash or belt to form a pantaloon type garment The frog pattern is very rare and the only one of I have yet to see. Over...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378975 (stock #4207)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,200.00
Fine Greek tetradrachm from Thrace, 148 BCE. D: 31mm and 16grams. A young Dionysus wearing a wreath of ivy and band across his forehead, reverse a standing naked Hercules holding a lion’s skin draped over one arm and a club in the other. Dionysus is “the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth” (and 420). Free shipping via Hong Kong EMS SpeedPost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1389714 (stock #4323)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,200.00
Special Offer- reduced from $1800 to $1200. Large 19th century Qing Dynasty blue and white porcelain plate with auspicious symbols- the center is decorated with two birds (Crested Mynahs) perched in peonies, bordered by bats, and lotus scrolls, the outer border consists of peach blossoms interspersed with butterfly and fish panels- the reverse has an apocryphal Qianlong seal script mark, and bamboo. There is one 5cm/2in firing crack and a couple of chips on the foot rim- please...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1390756 (stock #4346)
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$1,200.00
Fine and rare pair of early Northern Song (circa 10th CE) Yue glazed bowls from a Fujian Kiln. Both have delightful impressed flowers in the center of the cavetto with abstract incised foliate scrolls and “combed” patterns. Excellent condtion with no damage and evenly colored glazes. D: 10cm/4in and H: 4.2cm/1.1in and D: 10.6cm/4.2cm and 4.6cm/16in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1387541 (stock #4279)
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$1,000.00
Exceptionally fine mid 20th CE wedding cover from the Zhuang ethnic group, Guzhou This piece is in perfect condition and is composed of silk floss on all handspun cotton using the supplementary weft embroidery technique. With the migration of rural young women moving to the “big city” to get factory jobs, this art has all but died out. Dimensions: 104cm/41in x 156cm/61in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1390379 (stock #4333)
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$950.00
Good pair Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai bowls with popular baby and pomegranate impressed pattern, which means wishing for as many as sons as there are seeds in a pomegranate. Professionally cleaned and in good condition with no damage- see image 6# for the most accurate representation of color. Would sell individually for $550. each. D: 17.3cm/6.8in and H:6cm/2.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1379733 (stock #4218)
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$900.00
Fine Tang zhenmushou tomb guardian. These were interred in the vault and meant to subdue evil and protect the deceased. This fantastic creature, like the Western Chimera, were composite animals having the stripes and fierce countenance of a tiger and hooves like a deer. Most of the pigments appear to be original, with rare traces of gold applied to the sides of the chest and nose. The “spikes” on the side have been repaired with the probability of more on the body. H: 30cm/11.8in a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388133 (stock #4293)
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$900.00
Fine, old and rare Chang Naga, three paneled body “prestige” cloth with anthropomorphic cowry shell design. The cloth may have been woven by the Meitei of the Manipur State of India and used as a trade cloth to the Nagas. Made from very fine hand spun cotton weft and silk wapr, the cowry shells have a fine toned aged patina. This is a genuinely old cloth circa 50 to 70 years old (not for the tourist market). This kind of cloth signifies the owner has given a series of feasts or tak...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388531 (stock #4310)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$900.00
Very rare three paneled Tujia blanket from Guizhou, China circa 50 to 70 years old (possibly older). Made with all handspun cotton threads (the green and yellow appear to be natural dyes).The upper and lower borders that are a commercial cloth.. It is the only Tujia blanket, I have ever seen with a black field. Excellent condition, H: 117cm/46in and W: 113cm/44.5in (total length with border 193cm/76in).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1372376 (stock #4100)
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$800.00
Excellent, circa 1950s, 3 paneled weaving from the Zhuang ethnic group in Guangxi Zhuang, Southern China. The body is woven from very fine handmade cotton thread while the weft supplementary embroidery is done with silk floss threads (the small blue indigo medallions are done with cotton). Quite a heavy piece because of all the embroidery. L: 161cm/63in and W: 100cm/39in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1387945 (stock #4286)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Special Offer- Reduced from $1400 to $800. Stunning Northern Song black glazed jar with russet streaks in perfect original condition, from a Henan kiln. D: 10.3cm/4in and W: 6.8cm/2.7in. Stunning Northern Song black glazed jar with russet streaks in perfect original condition, from a Henan kiln. D: 10.3cm/4in and W: 6.8cm/2.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1390226 (stock #4329)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Collection of eight Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple beads” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture. These were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake in Yunnan Province which chronologically paralleled the Warring States and Han Dynasties, which was eventually annexed by the Han Emperor Wudi in 109 BCE...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1373050 (stock #4111)
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$700.00
Fine three panel wedding blanket from the Bouyi (Buyi) ethnic group Libo County, Guizhou, China. The supplementary weft “well” patterned embroidery is silk except for the black medallions- the field is all handspun cotton. The black border is a later addition made from hand woven cotton. Circa mid 20th century very good condtion. W: 83cm/33in and L:130cm/49in (with border, W: 114cm/43in and L: 160cm/62in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1373221 (stock #4112)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$700.00
Large Liao Dynasty, dark amber glazed Gangwa ware jar from the Chifeng Kiln, Inner Mongolia. The Liao were a non Han culture that ruled in Manchuria and parts of Mongolia 907-1125 CE. This shape is fairly unique to Liao ceramics as it seeks to emulate Turkic West Asian metal work drinking vessels. There is fritting on the edge of the shoulder and mouthrim (clearly visible in enlargements) but otherwise in good condition with no breakage or cracks. H: 27cm/10.6in and D: 18.5...