Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1404434 (stock #6089)
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$400.00
Fine and rare Toraja, Sulawesi seko mandi (funeral shroud) possibly from Seko village. The Torajans have elaborate and often excessive burial rites (depending on the wealth or status) of the deceased and death does not have the grim connotations as it does in the West, the bodies are disinterred once a year washed, dressed and walked around the village. This piece has the classic sekong pattern consisting of interlocking hooks and has been interpreted as interlocking arms welcoming the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1404433 (stock #6088)
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$250.00
250.00 Tang or Sui Dynasty robustly potted, high fired , stoneware jar with yellowish green celadon glaze. This piece is quite thick and heavy for its size; the only damage is small glaze chip noted in enlargements there is one glob of glaze from another piece it came in contact with during firing. The glaze on this piece is stable. H: 19.3cm/7.6in and D: 14cm/5.4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1404432 (stock #6087)
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$80.00
Good anthropomorphic spoon carved from a coconut shell circa mid 20th century, from Tmor. Perfect condition. L: (curvilinear) 15.4cm/6in and W: 6.2cm2.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1404431 (stock #6086)
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$350.00
Early Northern Song bowl bowl, with broad lip around the mouthrim. The body is high fired with a greenish glaze. Excellent original condition, no damage. I tend to think this is trying to emulate either a Ding or Qingbai type. I have seen three of this type bowl recently and all have some out of Sichuan, so most likely from a Southern Kiln. D: 17.7cm/7in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1404430 (stock #6085)
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$120.00
Eclectic strand of spherical wood, cylindrical bone and buffalo tooth beads, from the Chin ethnic group in Myanmar. Some of the bone beads have been dyed to resemble pumtek heirloom beads, possibly by a wax resist method. These were collected in the 1980s and had some age at the time so I will date around 1960. Total L: 71cm/28in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1404359 (stock #6085)
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$700.00
Exceptionally rare, fine large Cizhou ware black glazed bowl with hare’s fur marking and russet splashes circa Jin/Yuan Dynasty. This is from a Henan kiln- the unusual brown clay and cutting of the foot is similar to Jun Wares in the National Palace Museum, Taipei- dated to the Yuan Dynasty. The body is very thin compared to others from this genre with an excellent high iron content patina. D: 17.7cm/7in and H: 7.3cm/2.9in. The pictures do not do this piece justice as the surface is ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1404356 (stock #6084)
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$120.00
Exquisite small gilt copper image of the Samantabadra Buddha in yab yum with his consort Dharmavajra, who holds a Khartika & a skull cup in her hands. Very precisely detailed H: 6cm/2.3in seated on a lotus blossom, Not very old-, this piece was lost wax cast method by the Sakya School of statue makers in Patan, Nepal. .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1404308 (stock #6083)
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$150.00
Rare early 20th century Yi minority lacquered box constructed from leather. I purchased this piece in a Bai minority, weekly market in Yunnan near Dali around 2002. I assume this is now an extinct craft no longer being done because of the availability of cheap plastic items as well as the migration of artisans to better paying jobs in the city. Very minor lacquer losses on the edge. Excellent condition. H: 5cm/2in
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1404302 (stock #6081)
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$300.00
Beautiful women’s skirt from the Bahnar (Ba Na) ethnic group from the Central Highlands of Vietnam, woven from fine handspun cotton using all natural dyes. The weaving is very intricate and refined, note the use of narrow warp ikat bands throughout this piece. This piece is in perfect condition and dates to 1960 to 1970. The center panel is stitched loosely at the top as it was meant to be used as a pocket. Google Bahnar Bob Mc Kerrow to view photos of women wearing this kind of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1404301 (stock #6080)
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$120.00
Good Qing Dynasty nephrite archer’s ring. This is a small size and may be worn on the finger as a normal ring. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks- one naturally occurring inclusion. Outer D: 2.8cm, inner D: 2cm, and H: 2.2cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1404300 (stock #6079)
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$400.00
Fine and rare large conch shell pendant from Central Thailand Bronze Age, Ban Chiang or Lopburi cultures circa 300-500 CE. Superb condition with minimal calcification may still be worn! Included is a museum quality perspex stand (total H: 14.5cm/5.6in). Maximum D: 7.7cm/3in and W: 3.4cm/1.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1404299 (stock #6078)
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$200.00
Rare Zo/Tedem blanket. The Tedum aka Tiddim are a subgroup of the Chin, who live in Northern Burma, Chin State, bordering India. This piece is circa 1950-1960, spun from commercial, hand dyed cotton thread with some single faced supplementary and diamond twill patterns. Please see enlargements to appreciate the complexity of this weave. There are a few pin holes but noting egregious (one small repair with rice grain for scale). L: 180cm/70in and W: 104cm/40in. See last enlargement for refe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1404298 (stock #6077)
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$500.00
Classic Han Hu shaped jar with beautiful lead green glaze with a much sought after silver patina. Excellent condition. There are some exposed areas of clay on the mouth rim created by another piece stacked on top when fired. H:12.6cm/4.9in and D: 11.1cm/4.3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1404297 (stock #6076)
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$130.00
Pair of miniature porcelain vase with crackle ware glaze circa mid 20th century (possibly older). On the bottom there are two characters “ya wan”, meaning elegant entertainment. These were either made for a private collection or by a potter who specialized in miniature pieces. H: 5cm/2in and D: 2.4cm/1in. A potter has to be very skilled to make delicate and thinly potted pieces like these. May be used as doll’s house furniture. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1404296 (stock #6075)
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$100.00
Song Dynasty celadon bowl with molded and incised lotus design on the side. The glaze has an attractive unintended teadust minute mottling. Examining the surface at first, I pretty much expected this piece to be heavily restored, but after poking and scratching it a bit this is just the original condition. This piece has some kiln warpage but other than that it’s good. D: 15.3cm/8in and H: 5.7cm/2.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1404294 (stock #6074)
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$50.00
50.00 antique chinese porcelain snuff bottle Good celadon glazed porcelain snuff bottle in the shape of a miniature moon flask. Lovely classic 18th century celadon color, chrysanthemum petal pattern with “long life” in center, circa Qianlong reign (1736-1795 CE), Qing Dynasty. There are two chips on the foot- see enlargements. H: 7.3cm/3in and D: 5.5cm/2.1in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
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$300.00
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Prehistorical item #1404271 (stock #6072)
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$100.00
Polished stone adz/celt from the late Neolithic, Tham Hua Phu Culture (100 BCE-100 CE) located along Mekong River near Luang Prabang, Laos. This is a firm attribution as I purchased these direct from local villagers near the site. L:7.9cm/3.1in and W: 3.3cm/1.4in. A very nice little piece, small ones from this group are hard to find.