Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre AD 1000 item #1392004 (stock #4374)
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Extremely rare grinding stone from the late Neolithic, Tham Hua Phu Culture (100 BCE-100 CE) located along Mekong River near Luang Prabang, Laos. I have been collecting ancient stone tools for many years and this is the only mortar I have ever seen. This is a firm attribution as I personally purchased these direct from local villagers near the site. Perfect original condition. A very Zen little piece which could still be used for any budding alchemists out there. L: 7.5cm/3.4in and W: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1392003 (stock #4373)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$90.00
Pair of antique hair pins from the Akha minority in Northern Thailand, very old circa 90 years or more, these kind of things are very hard to find these days as most all of the hill tribe artifacts have been collected up. Perfect condition -L: 12.4cm & 13.3cm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1980 item #1391967 (stock #4372)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$90.00
Rare net repairing tool from the Vietnamese Nùng ethnic minority, who are closely related to the Zhuang people in Southwest China. This is carved from buffalo horn and still has a length of handspun plant fiber cord. This difficult to date as I can find no references on this particular item, suffice to say it predates the use of cheaper and easier to obtain plastic versions, so a conservative dating of about 40 years will do. Perfect condition and L: 19cm/7.5in. Free shipping via HK Reg...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391966 (stock #4371)
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$400.00
Exquisite inside painted glass crystal bottle depicting 7 tigers in a mountain landscape. This piece is dated 1987 which marks the height of contemporary Chinese Arts and Crafts as this coincides with opening up of the PRC and its eagerness to highlight the skill of their traditional artisans. Pieces from this period are much sought after by Chinese collectors since quality has since then declined. The quality of this piece may be recognized by realistic three dimensional details and t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391915 (stock #4370)
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$110.00
Tibetan Buddhist “windhorse” woodblock with loads of auspicious symbols (trigrams, dorjes etc) for printing small prayer flags about 40 to 50 years old, still perfectly usable (I’ve thought of making cards with this but never got around to it). The “wind horse” has its origins the earlier Bon folk religion but has been incorporated to Tantric art for the past couple of hundred years. I’ve researched few of interpretations of this symbol, which are quite complex so suf...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1391914 (stock #4369)
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$100.00
Rare phallic charm from Lamphun Northern Thailand- serendipitously enough, where they have an annual sausage festival. Originally these were worn by men at the waist and were thought to protect the wearer from any harm to his penis and in a more general sense they also are believed to bring luck especially in terms of “wealth generating or protection”, so a woman might be kept in your cash box to increase your cash flow or a woman might keep one in her purse to prevent it being ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1391750 (stock #4368)
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$200.00
Southern Song Longquan celadon bowl with carved lotus motif “bubble” shaped bowl. Rare and unusual small size. There is a discreet repair on the mouthrim noted in last enlargement (appears to be large chip repaired using the original piece) very difficult to notice with naked eye. D: 11.5cm/4.2in and H: 5.4cm/2.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1391686 (stock #4367)
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$300.00
Very fine, old Savu sarong, all natural dyes and handspun cotton. Very supple and smooth weave- perfect condition. L: 205cm/81in and W: 104cm/41in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1391551 (stock #4366)
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$200.00
Very fine old wool pangden cloth- all hand spun wool and natural dyes. This piece is an exceptionally large piece consisting of 5 panels, circa 40 to 50 years old. I have had quite a few of these in the past and this is one of best I have seen. The weave is very tight and heavy and would make an excellent small blanket or throw rug. In the past these were worn by married women, but these days they are a fashion accoutrement for the modern Tibetan woman. This piece is in excellent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1391420 (stock #4364)
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$100.00
Gray pottery lid or finial to a circa Tang Dynasty jar in the shape of a pagoda’s top. A simple an attractive piece. H: 12cm/4.8in and H: 10cm/4in. Wood stand included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1391366 (stock #4362)
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Fine ancestral offering table with complete se of food offerings, candle holders and incense burner classic green and amber sancai glaze. There are a few small glaze chips but otherwise excellent condition. L: 26.5cm/10.4in, W: 16.5cm/6.5in and H: 13.cm/5.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1391218 (stock #4361)
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$350.00
Very fine polished shouldered stone axe from the late Neolithic Period, found in Nan Province Thailand near the Lao Border. I acquired a collection of these a couple of years ago and have been holding this one back since was the best of the lot. The stone is very hard and cannot be scratched on the polished surface with stainless steel and is in very good condition with only a couple chips on the softer part of a still serviceable cutting edge. This piece feels good in the hand and i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1391118 (stock #4360)
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$130.00
Thai stoneware box with fish and foliate scroll pattern circa 14th/16th CE Sawankhalok/Si Satchanali glazed stoneware box, no damage excellent condition- minor glaze loss but no cracks or chips with “matched and married) lid. Ex Mossgreen's Australia Auction. H: 7.8m/3.1in and D: 9.5cm/3.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1391117 (stock #4359)
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$150.00
Naga basket with ceremonial tail; this was made for carrying sharpened “panji” sticks, which were stuck in the ground to impede an enemy’s progress. Perfect condition made from all naturally produced handmade materials. The basket is woven from slit bamboo strips, the fringe of the tail is made of hair from a horse’s mane, and the carrying belt is composed of a plant fiber rope and possibly pandanus/palm fiber. Dimensions~ basket L: 30cm/12in, horse hair fringe L: 4...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1950 item #1391115 (stock #4358)
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$130.00
Old rattan/bamboo splitting knife used in basket making. The blade still carries a sharp edge and is still quite serviceable. L: 65cm/25.5 (blade is 18.5cm/7.5in). Good condition, the blade has some surface rust but is till sound and solid.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1391093 (stock #4357)
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$320.00
Lovely semi antique, circa 50 years plus, silk supplementary weft embroidered all and handspun silk blanket, from the Tai Daeng/Tai Dam ethnic group Laos. This piece is in very good condition with a floral pattern and Buddhist symbols. The reverse side is backed with new(ish) raw silk. L: 150cm/59in and W: 120cm/47in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1391092 (stock #4356)
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$110.00
110.00 Lovely vintage wearable woman’s dress from the Tai Dam ethnic group Vietnam. Made from all hand woven cotton cloth the, colorful silk embroidered wide bordered hem is particularly nice. Good condition, with a couple of fading streaks at the waist panel, but as this part was never meant to be shown when worn I would consider this negligible. W: 136cm/54in and L: 97cm/38in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1390937 (stock #4354)
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$175.00
All natural dyed and handspun “resist” dyed woman’s sarong from the Flores, Nagekeo District, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Loosely woven in excellent condition. L: 201cm/79in and W: 140cm/55in (without fringe).