Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1384067 (stock #4289)
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$80.00
Good strand of antique Indo Pacific glass beads from Thailand. L: 69cm/27in- see last enlargement for scale. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1383858 (stock #4285)
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$140.00
Colorful and quirky glass bangle fragments drilled and reworked into beads. These originally came from Iran, circa 6th CE - 7th CE which would make them late Sassanian Empire or early Islamic Era. L: 50cm/19.8in. See last enlargement for scale. Please note the tiny beads at the end are a combination of ancient Indo Pacific and Pyu glass beads. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1492 item #1383801 (stock #4280)
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$120.00
Nice strand of glass beads emulating carnelian, circa 1100CE-1300CE from Cambodia. Possibly originally from China with whom the Khmer Empire a strong trading relation ship with. L: 59cm/23.2in-see last enlargement for scale. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1383526 (stock #4273)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #1382781 (stock #4267)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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 : African : Pre 1920 item #1380431 (stock #4230)
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$150.00
Good strand of trade beads on copper wire consisting of Venetian millefiori, local sand cast glass beads, some ostrich shell discs and polished red stone beads. Total length is 39cm/15.5in. The Italian beads are pre 1940, the two beads towards the end have chips- the center elbow bead is quite nice possibly 19th century. Please view enlargements for scale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1380083 (stock #4224)
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Strand of ancient calcified jade nephrite beads, circa 2500 BCE. Total of 41 beads with a total length of 48cm/19in- shortest bead is .9cm and longest bead is 1.3cm and average diameter is .5cm. The surfaces have a nice soft semi polished feel with and ivory color. This set was “cherry picked” from a large group to be matching size and quality. The holes are quite large- about 2mm interior diameter. See last enlargement for image of a strand of similar Liangzhu Culture beads as a refer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1376794 (stock #4159)
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One strand of ancient calcified jade nephrite, tube beads, circa 2500 BCE. Total of 50 beads, average bead length is 9mm and diameter of 5mm, length in total = 49cm/19.2in The surfaces have a nice soft semi polished feel with an ivory color. The holes are quite large- about 2mm interior diameter. See last enlargement for image of a strand of similar Liangzhu Culture beads as a reference from Chinese Jade: from the Neolithic to the Qing Jessica Rawson. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airma...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1371494 (stock #4087)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Fine and rare Naga child’s cowrie shell necklace from northwest Burma on hand woven macramé cotton cord. These is an old set, circa 80 years with an excellent worn natural patina, please note that each bead is hand carved to nest into the other so when strung together and worn the necklace hangs in a circular fashion. Cowrie shells have been used been used as money and jewelry since just about the beginning of the human race. Please note that this is a genuinely old Naga artif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1369873 (stock #4068)
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$300.00
Lovely Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple bead” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE, with “moonlike” translucence. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture, they were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. Quite rare these days- I haven’t seen a “fresh” pieces on market for several years. The Dian were a fierce and independent kingdom living in the vicinity of Dianchi Lake, Yunnan Province which chronologically pa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1362764 (stock #4099)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Strand of 13 faceted crystal beads circa 1500 years or more. See last enlargements for reference and scale. Excavated along the Thai Burmese border. L: 23cm/9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1362299 (stock #4094)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$220.00
Eighteen bead strand of quartz crystal. These were excavated from the Tak Hilltop Burial Site in along the Thai Burmese border, and can be dated at least to the 14th century due to the ceramics found in the same strata. I am however of the opinion these are much earlier probably at least 1500 years old or more as similar pieces are found in the Neolithic/Bronze Age Lopburi Sites. These are strung on an expandable elastic string with an interior circumference of 17cm/6.8in. Actual...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1361758 (stock #4083)
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Rare ancient bead from tube agate bead from Cambodia. Most online resources describe these as being from the Dong Son Culture circa 2000 years old however according to this publication Khmer Gold: Gifts for the Gods: Emma Bunker and Douglas Lateford, identifies this as pre 6th century which would make it either Chenla or Funan Kingdoms, and excavated in Banteay Meanchy Province, Cambodia. This was recently acquired from an old Thai collection. As far as I know very few “fresh” pieces...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1361757 (stock #4082)
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Rare ancient bead from biconal agate bead from Cambodia. Most online resources describe these as being from the Dong Son Culture circa 2000 years old however according to this publication Khmer Gold: Gifts for the Gods: Emma Bunker and Douglas Lateford, identifies this as pre 6th century which would make it either Chenla or Funan Kingdoms, and excavated in Banteay Meanchy Province, Cambodia. This was recently acquired from an old Thai collection. As far as I know very few “fresh” ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1359431 (stock #4071)
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$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. These can be reliable dated to least 14th/16th centuries due to known and datable ceramics that were found in the same strata, but having said these can be much older as stone beads and have been traded in the region for at least 2000 years. L: 55cm/21.5 in. Weight 180 grams. See enlargements for scale and condition. Please note that the large purpl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1352943 (stock #4022)
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Rare and beautiful circa 6th CE cylindrical large “barrel” shaped Pre Khmer banded agate bead. I acquired this about 13 years ago in Thailand; at that time I was told it came out of Cambodia. Recently I came across a photo reference for this type of bead- Khmer Gold: Gifts for the Gods: Emma Bunker and Douglas Lateford, which identifies this as pre 6th century which would make it either Chenla or Funan Kingdoms, and excavated in Banteay Meanchy Province, Cambodia, which backs up the or...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1492 item #1351580 (stock #4005)
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~Sold~ $235.USD
Good strand of a mixed Chinese glass white and amber beads with “pumpkin” and oblong shapes. These were excavated in Cambodia which had strong trade links with China during the Khmer Empire and date circa Song to Yuan Dynasties. There are a total of 85 beads L: 67.cm/26.5in. Please view enlargements for scale and condition- a few appeared to be eroded and were possibly dredged up from a river or the sea. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre AD 1000 item #1351143 (stock #4001)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
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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. L: 65cm/25.5in (note scale in last enlargement). Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.