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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402951 (stock #6003)
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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. 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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1434770 (stock #6608)
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$500.00
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 cultures than the Han. There are two filled chips and crack on the handle, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1441999 (stock #6671)
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$450.00
Classic Northern Song Dynasty ,Zhejiang kiln, “yue” type green glazed ewer. H: 12cm/4.6in and D: 9.4cm/3.7in. Good condition, no chips or cracks, there is some kiln grit adhered to the surface as well as minute frits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1408885 (stock #6200)
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$400.00
Early 19th century lacquer box from the Gadu-Gadan region with domed top and bottom (philone gaunglone). There are 16 separate panels decorated with mythical beasts, dancers and quirky symbols on the side and bird pattern on the top and bottom. Please note last photo for reference which is dated 1850 (possibly earlier) from Lacquerware Journeys—Than Htun. The piece I have is actually far more intricate. It is extremely rare to see a piece of Burmese lacquer of this age outside of...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ivory : Pre AD 1000 item #1414684 (stock #6310)
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$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. There areas with traces of an azurite color indicating this was buried with bronze objects.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre AD 1000 item #1442539 (stock #6680)
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$400.00
Very fine polished shouldered stone axe from the late Neolithic Period, Nan Province Thailand, near the Lao Border. I acquired a collection a few of these in 2009 and this is the best of the lot. The stone is very hard and cannot be scratched on the polished surface with steel. .It is in very good condition with only a couple chips on the softer part of a still serviceable cutting edge. This feels good in the hand and is incredibly thin given the length of it (please see side angle)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1420695 (stock #6441)
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$360.00
Elegantly simple burnished high fired pottery cup from Warring States to Early Han Dynasty. There is one crack and a couple of chips noted in last enlargements. Pretty much to be expected from an over 2000 year old pottery piece. D:9.9cm/3.9in and H: 7cm/2.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1441944 (stock #6669)
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$350.00
Classic greenware ewer with “yue” type glaze, from Zhejiang. Circa Five Dynasties (907–979CE). There is a repair on the rim and a few tiny chips at the end of the spout as well as fritting on one side of the body- all noted in enlargements. H: 17cm/6.8in and W: 12cm/4.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1408608 (stock #6186)
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$320.00
Unstrung lot of aventurine beads from the Lopburi Culture, Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. A total of 50 beads (62 grams) - no two are identical, see enlargement for scale. This tyoe of stone is frequently mistaken for nephrite because of its deep green color and hardness.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1388463 (stock #4307)
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$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
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$300.00
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1412654 (stock #6249)
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$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1415188 (stock #6336)
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$280.00
Fine small aventurine bangle from early Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BC . 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. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414886 (stock #6317)
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$250.00
Lovely gray pottery head of a woman from the Han Dynasty, Sichuan province. Early funerary art from Sichuan is quite distinct from the Han from the Central Plains of Shaanxi. In general Han Sichuan images show more emotion in their expressions and are far less abstract. Prior to their assimilation during the Qin Dynasty, Sichuan was composed of ethnically and politically separate non Han cultures. In my opinion this can be easily seen temperament and style of their art. This ima...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1417834 (stock #6346)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Special Offer: Rare Yue glazed, four lugged jar with attractive “iron” spot from the Western Jin Dynasty (265-420). This piece is fully glazed on the outside with some degradation on the inner mouthrim, having said this the glaze is stable with no fritting- there is one tiny chip on edge of mouthrim and a firing chip on the base, which I would deem insignificant on this type of piece. The concave bottom and lack of firing support marks are indicative that this was from a Northern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1417835 (stock #6347)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Special Offer: Early celadon Yueyao glazed lugged jar with darker olive splashes on the side, from Zhejiang circa Southern Dynasties Period (420 CE – 589 CE). Some minor chips on outer edge of glazed mouthrim and fritting on one lug. H: 14.5cm/5.8in and D: 15cm/5.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1433654 (stock #6587)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Tang robustly potted, high fired , stoneware jar with yellowish green celadon glaze, from a Northern Kiln. This piece is quite thick and heavy for its size; the only damage is small glaze chip noted in enlargements there is one glob of glaze from another piece it came in contact with during firing. The glaze on this piece is stable. H: 19.3cm/7.6in and D: 14cm/5.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1444003 (stock #6892)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Lovely pottery small lead glazed stove from the Eastern Han Dynasty (202 BCE – 220 CE). Minor fritting and a couple of chips on the upper corners, but overall, in very good condition for a two thousand year old piece. There are still random traces of the silver patina on the surface. I scraped off a small section the surface layer and a beautiful silver patina is revealed (see enlargement #7), up to the buyer of they want to clean the whole piece. See last enlargement for reference ...