Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1390899 (stock #4351)
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$320.00
Pair of matched naturally stressed wooden plaques with “couplet”, encouraging harmony and peace. Traditionally Chinese write to right to left so the meaning of the board on the right encourages one to “admit your mistakes to avoid trouble in the world” while the one on the left, encourages one to “be tolerant, to live in peace”. It has been suggested to me that these may be have been hung in an old Kung Fu studio as this would express the spirit of martial arts. The calligr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1390840 (stock #4350)
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$150.00
Large hardwood two tiered, vintage display stand (I think the wood is mahogany) with burlwood veneer. This was acquired from a local Hong Kong expat estate in 1987, and was previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. There are few checks and some stains on the wood. This piece is quite heavy and solid. L: 49.5cm/19.5in, H: 16cm/6.3in and W: 18.5cm/7.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390804 (stock #4349)
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$250.00
Rare Buddhist votive terra cotta plaque, circa 10th, or earlier. Very interesting iconography with the Buddha seated on a lotus supported by two Brahma (Nandi) bulls and central Ganesha head. So far I have not found any references to similar piece, so this could be a one of a kind. The inclusion of Hindu deities, suggest that this may have a Pala influence He is surrounded by a dotted nimbus on his torso, with a flaming one around his head, seated beneath a Bo tree Condition as pictured,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1390803 (stock #4348)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$320.00
Good Jin/Yuan Dynasties, near black, dark soy brown bowl from a Northern kiln. There are few small chips on the sharp edge of bottom part of the mouthrim. D: 17.5cm/6.8in and H: 7.3cm/2.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1390757 (stock #4347)
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$160.00
Three vintage wood stands made from natural hardwood roots, circa 1950/1970. These were acquired from an expat estate in 1987. These were previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. All in fairly good condition, the blonde wood piece has tiny tip missing off one of the root ends. The third stand’s legs were added (but original) - see last enlargement for scale
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1390756 (stock #4346)
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$1,200.00
Fine and rare pair of early Northern Song (circa 10th CE) Yue glazed bowls from a Fujian Kiln. Both have delightful impressed flowers in the center of the cavetto with abstract incised foliate scrolls and “combed” patterns. Excellent condtion with no damage and evenly colored glazes. D: 10cm/4in and H: 4.2cm/1.1in and D: 10.6cm/4.2cm and 4.6cm/16in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1390665 (stock #4345)
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$150.00
Rare Buddhist impressed clay tablet from the early Mon Buddhist Kingdom in Myanmar circa 10-11th CE. The Buddha is seated under an umbrella on a stepped base flanked by devotees and stupas. H: 7.5cm/2.9in and W: 5.3cm/2.1in. Condition: as pictured.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1390664 (stock #4344)
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$160.00
Clay “tsa tsa”, over 100 years old, with six tantric deities- there is one repair, noted in enlargements. H: 5.8cm/2.2in and W: 5.3cm/2.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1390663 (stock #4343)
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$150.00
Rare Buddhist impressed clay tablet from the early Mon Buddhist Kingdom in Myanmar circa 10-11th CE. The Buddha is seated under an umbrella on a stepped base flanked by devotees and stupas. H: 6.5cm/2.6in and W: 5.6cm/2.2in. Condition: as pictured.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1390662 (stock #4342)
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$120.00
Clay “tsa tsa” of a Lama, with traces of red pigment. Over 100 years old. H: 5.5cm/2.2in and W: 5cm/2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1390576 (stock #4341)
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$250.00
Magnificent all rattan hand woven Rawang “san phi” basket, from the remote Putao area in Northern Burma near the Tibetan border. This one is quite old circa 50- 70 years, in good condition (one repaired loop), still pliable and not brittle, with excellent natural patina. The Rawang are a subgroup of the Kachin people and live in some of the last great wilderness forests left in Burma. Arts of Asia 2007: Vol 37, #3, by Michael Howard has a good article on Rawang crafts. H: 38.6/...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390575 (stock #4340)
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$130.00
Collection of 10 dated Song Dynasty Coins (960-1119CE). I used to get these sets in from an old dealer in Macau, he has since sold them all and I can no longer acquire them. Dates and scale in enlargements. Ungraded but guaranteed to be authentic.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390574 (stock #4339)
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$90.00
Beautiful circa 600CE Pyu coin with srivatsa (temple) and celestial symbols and rising sun, on reverse 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. These are still in use amongst the hilltribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1.1cm see last enlargement for reference to the closest one I could find. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1390460 (stock #4338)
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$230.00
$240.USD Large Qing Dynasty green glazed Shekwan storage jar with beautiful green glaze. There is some repair to the mouth rim and lid (see enlargements). H: 41cm/16in and D: 25cm/9.9in
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390456 (stock #4337)
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$400.00
Woman's Blanket from the Chin, Mizo people of Assam or Western Burma. This type of “prestige cloth” would be worn only by women on ceremonial occasions. Some stains, splits at the ends but exceptionally rare and very fine weaving incorporating several techniques. Silk warp cotton weft. Approximately circa 50- 80 years old. W: 101cm/40in and L: 236cm/93in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1390455 (stock #4336)
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$200.00
Good Yuan Dynasty Qingbai bowl no cracks just a few tiny chips on unglazed edge of rim. D: 15.6cm/6.1in and H: 4.9cm/1.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1390381 (stock #4335)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$600.00
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 dead into th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1390380 (stock #4334)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Nice little Yuan Dynasty Longquan censer. There is one firing crack inside the rim but is glazed over- noted in last enlargement. D: 8.8cm/3.5in and H: 5.6cm/2.2in.