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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 AD 1000 item #1359017 (stock #4070)
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$500.00
65 loose Bronze Age (500 BCE- 500 CE), beads from Thailand- unstrung and laid out they are about 74cm/29in and weigh 75 grams. Very difficult to find a full strand in Thailand these days as most dealers prefer to sell individually.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre AD 1000 item #1351143 (stock #4001)
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1351139 (stock #4000)
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Nice strand of Bronze Age, circa 2000 to 3000 year old, faceted and totally tubular agate beads. These were excavated from Sukhothai Province in north central Thailand, please see enlargements for scale and condition. Total length 70cm/28.2in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1347273 (stock #3154)
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~Sold~ $320.USD
Lovely agate carving of a Buddha’s Hand citron fruit with lingzhi and peaches at the base. Excellent condition with no damage. The symbology here means “may you be blessed with longevity”. L: 8.4cm/3.3in and W: 4.2cm/1.6in. Dates to late Qing to Republic. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1338264 (stock #3299)
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$1000.00
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 : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1324315 (stock #3139)
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$125.00
Nice circa Qing Dynasty pendant/toggle of a monkey on a leaf carved from carnelian. This is unusually large for this kind of carving (I’ve have about 9 and this is the largest) – L: 4.7cm/1.8in and W: 3.5cm/1.4in. There is one small chip on the back of the hole noted in 3rd enlargement. Included is an adjustable macramé cord, Peking glass multi colored bead and free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1302652 (stock #3074)
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$250.00
Ensemble of vintage and antique carved carnelians. The small rings are circa 30 or 40 years old, the peaches and leaves are pre World War 2 and the small monkeys are late Qing- Early Republic. A couple of the rings have cracks/inclusions while one peach and leaf are broken where the hole would have gone. Total 19 pieces- see enlargements for metric scale. Ideal for jewelry makers and bead designers. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre AD 1000 item #1283291 (stock #2983)
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Ensemble of small jewelry or beading items including pair of small nephrite jade lions circa late Ming early Qing Dynasties, silver God Prosperity Qing Dynasty and carnelian cabochon that was originally in a bronze setting- probably Dian Culture, Yunnan Province (contemporary with the Chinese Han Dynasty). The cabochon has a man made convex indentation in the center as well as few inclusions/cracks in the stone- the color is outstanding! Free shipping via registered airmail included ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1263385 (stock #2819)
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$320.00
Ensemble of six Qing Dynasty red agate and carnelian pieces carved into babies, bats and a “foo” dog face. Originally these were meant to be sewn on clothing- possibly a woman's cap, now they are strung on a macraméd faux silk chord. tThe pieces tend to hang too close together in the center or may be worn as a choker- a possible remedy might be to insert a wire into the chord to stiffen it up a bit. Otherwise I am selling these as set, ideal for a bead or jewelry desig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1217607 (stock #2677)
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Two chalcedony pendants circa Warring States to Han Dynasty. I have been told by knowledgeable jade collectors these used as curtain weights; please see last enlargement for referenced dating to at least Han Dynasty from Sparkling Splendours: The Taoshi Zhai Collection. There are a couple of inclusions in the smaller white one and some deep staining on the larger one indicating that this was buried with a metallic object for quite sometime. Scale is in enlargement 6. Both pieces have holes d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1152697 (stock #2413)
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$150.00
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 note th...