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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1383570 (stock #4275)
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$150.00
Six bronze rings from China circa pre Han Dynasty 200BCE. These appear to be excavated and were most likely trade items or primitive currency used by a non Chinese ethnic group like the Xiongnu or Ordos. D: 5.8cm to 6.5 cm weighing between 49 grams and 55 grams and seem to have a high copper content.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1383526 (stock #4273)
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$200.00
Nice strand of Kushan/Bactrian of mixed stone (mostly carnelian) beads. I acquired these along with coins dating from 1st- 4th CE from the same site in North West Pakistan, so these can be dated no later than 1500 years old. There are a few agate and quartzite beads in the lot, some with traces of “etching”. The crescent shaped beads would have originally small ringed shaped ornaments that have been drilled and “knapped” to some extent to accommodate them being strung. Please not...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1383524 (stock #4272)
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$200.00
Rare small sandstone head of the Buddha, circa 1000-1200CE mounted on museum quality stand. This has the classic broad features of a Mon/Dvarati image, some damage to nose. H: 4.1cm/1.6in, total H: (with stand)8.8bm/3.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1382925 (stock #4270)
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$70.00
Quirky bronze pendant Kushan charm in the shape of a Hindu Trishula (trident). I acquired this with a group of Kanishka coins that were found in the same place circa 100CE. H: 2.9cm/1.1in and W: 2.4cm/.9in. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1382807 (stock #4269)
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$160.00
Fine old Chinese nephrite jade, circa Tang Dynasty or earlier. This piece has been crisply cut and polished on all sides and edges, the tiny holes drilled front and back indicate that this piece was possibly a garment fastener which was held on with either gold or silver wire. An excellent study piece for the new collector. 5.8cm/2.3in x 3.2cm/1.4in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1382781 (stock #4267)
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$135.00
Eclectic collection of small Dong Son Culture (1000BCE-100CE),bells, clay spindle whorls and beads made of fossilized Crinoid stems. There are 7 bells (3 in fair to good condition), 84 beads and 4 spindles. See enlargements for scale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1382435 (stock #4264)
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$200.00
Unusual straw colored pottery bowl, circa 1000 -2000 BCE, with quirky with dragon/snake motif handle. No damage with good natural water absorption. W:15cm/5.9in and H: 12cm/4.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1381885 (stock #4247)
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$150.00
Good shell pendant made from a conch from the Ban Chiang Bronze Age Culture, Central Thailand circa 1500 to 2000 years old. If you look at this and then envision the Milky Way Galaxy, you will feel the synchronicity. D: 6cm/2.4in. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1380085 (stock #4225)
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$250.00
Exceptionally fine small aventurine bangle from early Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BCE. This item is slightly flattened at the bottom but in perfect original condition. Outer D: 6.2cm/2.4in and inner D: 4.6cm/1.8in.See last enlargement for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1380006 (stock #4220)
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$150.00
Khmer gourd shaped jar with carved pattern, brown glaze and 3 lugs. The neck is from another of the period piece and seamlessly attached and two kiln scars on the side. H: 9.5in/24cm and D: 16.8cm/6.5in.
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378979 (stock #4209)
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$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1378976 (stock #4208)
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$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 : 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 : Architectural Elements : Pre AD 1000 item #1378913 (stock #4206)
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SOLD
Good Tang Dynasty gray clay brick depicting “Atlas” type figure seated on a lotus blossom I was in Taxila once and saw similar figures which to my mind illustrates the Greco/Roman influence in Tang art. The lotus shows indicates an obvious Buddhist connection. This is painted with “stucco”, and in good condition with no damage. W: 14.5cm/5.8in and H: 17.7cm/7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378643 (stock #4202)
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SOLD
Ensemble of four circa Warring States/Han crossbow arrows with bronze heads and copper shaft. Good condition and still very sharp! Scale for the tips in last enlargement, total L: 27cm/10.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre AD 1000 item #1378131 (stock #4190)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$100.00
Polished stone 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. See enlargements for condition. L: 13.9cm/5.5in and mid width:4.3cm/1.7in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1377722 (stock #4182)
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$250.00
Rare bronze bell from the Đông Sơn culture, circa 2000 years old. Original condition- no breakage or repair comes with simple perspex stand. H: 9.6mm/3.8in and base W: 7.3cm/2.8in.