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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401828 (stock #5083)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$2,000.00
Very rare Han Dynasty four bodied Ding. The main part was made all in one pouring of the lost “wax casting method” which is a testament to their skill and technique. Encrusted with heavy azurite and malachite verdigris- aside from a couple of small holes is intact, there is no breakage. The entire piece has a diagonal Width: 30cm/11.8in. Individual D: 12cm and H: 13cm/5.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1400410 (stock #5060)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,800.00
Fine Han period, large, bronze ding from the Nanyue Kingdom circa, 100BCE, Southern China Sometimes referred to as the Nam Viet 南越, they were considered a vassal state by the Han, although for much of the time they functioned as an independent kingdom administering their own affairs. This is piece is in perfect condition with no dents or restoration- the azurite and malachite discoloration on the patina is 100% natural and not the result of an acid bath. Center D: 25cm/9.8in and H: 16.5c...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378975 (stock #4207)
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$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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1379733 (stock #4218)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1398182 (stock #5028)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Special Offer- reduced from $1200.USD now $800 (such a deal!) Exceptionally rare, handled drinking vessel from the Liao (Khitan) people, circa 907 CE to 1279 CE. There are very few Liao pottery pieces in collections today so this piece would of interest to anyone specializing in this period. Please note last enlargement for reference of a similarly shaped gilt silver piece dating form this period. This particular type of jar shows a much closer affinity with Central Asian culture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1404050 (stock #6049)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Classic Hu shaped jar with thick lead green glaze and impressed “taotie” masks on the sides. A beautiful piece in excellent condtion with no damage, there is one kiln flaw on the side where a spot of glaze came off during firing. Inside the mouthrim the glaze gradates to an amber color into the neck .H: 28.5cm/11.2in and D: 21.5cm/8.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386706 (stock #4266)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Special Offer_ was $900 now $500. 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 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402951 (stock #6003)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Good strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near. Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. Artifacts from this dig are from 14th/16th CE due to datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said this, these are much older, as similar beads and have been found in the Ban Chiang and Lopburi (Bronze Age sites) and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. The center amethyst bead is from China- Dali region- ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1404298 (stock #6077)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401526 (stock #5081)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
Lovely small three legged cooking vessel from the Han Dynasty. The legs are in the shape of small bears and the handles on the lid seem to resemble wing tips. There is a lot of restoration on this piece in the cooking basin, one the legs has been reattached, so please view the enlargements carefully. There is some warpage to the lid as well, but it is the original one. D: 12.4cm/4.9in and H: 10.4cm/4.4in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1404300 (stock #6079)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1399114 (stock #5042)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$380.00
Special Offer: Was $360- now $280. Good Tang Dynasty straw colored pottery camel with original white pigment. This piece has been repaired at the body, neck and legs (as most always are). There was layer of mud put on this to hide the repair and I have removed as a much as possible just so you know it’s there but is not glaringly obvious. Nice size, this animal embodies the spirit of the ancient “Silk Road”, if not Xi Jin Ping’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”. H: 32.5cm/...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1378976 (stock #4208)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$350.00
Very fine denarius, D: 16.9mm from Navarre Spain (under Roman influence) circa 2nd century BCE. Bearded man (obv) warrior on horseback (rev. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1401880 (stock #5084)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 excellent condition with only a couple chips, still serviceable cutting edge. This piece feels good in the hand and is incredibly thin given the ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378979 (stock #4209)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$320.00
Very fine Greek hemidrachm coin- Bull looking back with a plant beneath him (obv) and the head of Gorgon, Medusa (rev). 2.4grams and D: 12.5mm. Circa 350-300 BCE. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1388463 (stock #4307)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Four shades of Pyu glass beads excavated near the ancient Pyu city of Sri Kstera, (modern day Pyay, Burma, circa 200CE- 1100CE. Beads from Sri Ksetra are well documented in Early Landscapes of Burma- Elizabeth Moore & Early Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia- Charles Higham. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. Please see enlargements for scale. #1: Strand of black beads- the only strand I have ever seen in black quite rare! L: 74cm/29in, #2 turquoise blue beads L: 52cm/2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394378 (stock #4374)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Exceptionally rare, grey pottery, recumbent tiger, circa Han Dynasty. So far this is the only one I have ever seen, outside of a book. This piece is in excellent condition, no damage with traces of original white pigments. Rather than a depicting the tiger as some ferocious predator it portrays it with a friendly expression. L: 25cm/9.8in and W: (midpoint) 8cm/3.1in.