Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1394631 (stock #4383)
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$250.00
Good circa early 20th century blue rug with bogu pattern, i.e. displaying antique auspicious items. This has a classic Batou color scheme consisting of all blue colors. The center medallion and vases seem to be abstract Chinese seal calligraphy. Good condition but very slightly tatty on one head end- note last enlargement. W: 69cm/27in and W: 135cm/53in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1394627 (stock #4382)
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$250.00
Lovely old (circa 1920) Batou carpet with classic Chinese auspicious symbols. Very supple with shiny wool, the red head ends have been rewoven but other than that no other significant issues. L: 123cm/48in and W: 63cm/27in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1492 item #1394620 (stock #4381)
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$200.00
Strand of Yuan to Ming Dynasty white “milk” glass trade beads excavated from the Tak Hilltop burial site along the Thai Burmese border. These can be dated to the14th to 16th CE because they were found the same strata as easily datable Chinese and Vietnamese ceramics. Please examine enlargements for condition. There are 82 beads with large holes and average diameter of 1.1cm per bead with total length of 48cm/18.8in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1394619 (stock #4380)
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$300.00
Unusual “pile” of old glass cylinder beads picked up in Mae Sot, Thailand along the Burmese border about 10 years ago. These are from Burma and were probably meant for Victorian Era, British colonials who used them for beaded curtains. I assuming these are of Bohemian, Czech manufacture but am certain that they are old- circa late 19th/early 20th century. There are 20 strands with around 20, 8cm beads per strand and total length of 1.75cm/5ft9in ea, i.e. about 400 beads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1394584 (stock #4379)
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$200.00
Charming Ming Dynasty bowl with a pattern of a water buffalos in three different poses, there is hairline crack and gold leaf and lacquer repaired chip. D: 11.5cm/4.5in and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1394583 (stock #4378)
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$150.00
Good Joseon Dynasty, 19th century stoneware cup/bowl with high footrim and pale greenish gray glaze and gray stoneware , this is a simple regional folk ware but has a pleasing almost celadon feel to it that needs to be held to be appreciated. There is some kiln grit in the cavetto as well as three minor hairline stress cracks. H: 8.7cm/3.5in and D: 13.1cm//5.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394378 (stock #4374)
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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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394230 (stock #4373)
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$85.00
Pair of small bronze age Dong Son Culture (1000BCE-100CE) small bells. There is small crack on the pear shaped bell (see enlargements), otherwise good condition. Round bell-D: 2.1cm/.8in and pear shaped bell- L: 2.7cm/1.1in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1394142 (stock #4370)
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$150.00
Persimmon shaped Korean water dropper with bamboo motif, circa late 19th century, Joseon Dynasty. D: 7.4cm/2.9in and H: 5.4cm/2.1in. Good condtion with no chips. There are a couple of very feint firing cracks beneath the glaze on the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394082 (stock #4369)
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$220.00
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 : Pre 1800 item #1394040 (stock #4368)
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$120.00
Two Qing crackle glaze plates circa late 18th century. Both plates have filled chips with gold leaf. Nice cracquelure on both pieces. #1 D: 22.5cm/8.8in and H: 4cm/1.5in and #2 D: 22.7cm/8.9in and H: 4.3cm/1.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1394038 (stock #4367)
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$170.00
Lovely Cizhou type black glazed wine bottle with russet streaks and mouthrim, circa Ming Dynasty. Good condition with no damage. D: 9.7cm/3.8in and H: 18.5cm7.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1393892 (stock #4366)
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$80.00
Quirky Cizhou type, heavy, completely black glazed, waisted beaker from the Ming/Qing Dynasty. I am guessing that was used in a Chinese Apothecary, but this is just a best guess to its function. There is an intentionally drilled hole in the base (no it is not a TL test), which I can fill on request. Lovely thick glaze and aside from a couple of chips on the outside of the foot, in very good condtion. H: 13cm/5.1in- width at base : 8.7cm/3.8in and width at mouthrim : 11cm/4.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393891 (stock #4365)
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$800.00
Song Dynasty Jun ware brush shaper or brushwasher. This was originally the base of flower vase which was later reworked into a scholar’s object. The brown clay indicates this was fired in Henan and in my opinion is representative of the kind that was acquired for the Imperial Qing collection rather then the more typical bowls and saucers. The top surface has more discoloration and minor scratches which indicates, that the repurposing was done some time ago...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1393885 (stock #4364)
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$150.00
Must love cats! Charming Cizhou style ceramic pillow as a cat, circa late Qing to Republic period in perfect condition! Great expression- captures the way a cat can gaze so intently at something while appearing calm- as if it is about to pounce on an unsuspecting prey. L: 31cm/12.2in, H: 15.5cm/6.1in and W: 11.5cm/4.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1393738 (stock #4361)
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$220.00
Rare high fired gray, hand sculpted relief, pottery wall tile- circa Song/Jin Dynasty depicting two mounted elephants engaged in battle. This has the original red, green and white pigments, which are still quite vivid after almost 1000 years. This is most likely from Shanxi Province. The depiction of “war elephants” is quite unusual, in that as far as I know, they were never used in China although some Southeast Asian kingdoms and India used them...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1393603 (stock #4360)
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$70.00
Rare antique bear’s teeth used by the Yao/Mien ethnic group in Guangxi Zhuang, China, Vietnam, Thailand and Laos during in Daoist ceremonies by Dao Guang priests. These would have had bells attached to them were used to “call in the spirits”. An example may be seen in Jess Pourret’s book: The Yao, plate 570, pg 207. These are all very old, and not from a bile farm (in case you were wondering). Dimensions in enlargements
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1393600 (stock #4359)
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$360.00
Good Tang Dynasty straw colored pottery camel with original white pigment. This piece has been repaired at the body, neck and legs (as most always are). There was layer of mud put on this to hide the repair and I have removed as a much as possible just so you know it’s there but is not glaringly obvious. Nice size, this animal embodies the spirit of the ancient “Silk Road”, if not Xi Jin Ping’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”. H: 32.5cm/12.8in and L: 28cm/11in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1393599 (stock #4358)
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$320.00
Lovely pair of green sancai glazed court attendants. Good condition with lead glaze silver film and paraffin patina (there is a chip on the back of one collar and one of the heads has a restoration at the base which cannot be seen. The heads are removable, as is the case, with this period. The faces with the tall hats are quite elegant. H: 12.5cm/5.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1393548 (stock #4357)
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$180.00
Lovely aventurine (usually mistaken for jade), long rectangular bead, from the Lopburi culture Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. Good transparency. Damaged on one end and the lengthwise hole only goes from the undamaged end to the second hole. L: 6.6cm/2.6in and W: 7mm/.3in x 5mm/.2in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1393547 (stock #4356)
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$280.00
Large Ming guan shaped jar with blue underglaze chrysanthemum pattern and perfect condition. This was fired in Guangdong Province and locally this type is referred to, as a “gunpowder” jar although, I don’t know if this was it what it was really used for. Included is a decent wood lid. H: 20cm/7.9in and W: 19cm7.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393478 (stock #4355)
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Southern Song Qingbai ware, probably from Fujian. Lovely, sea green, color with elegant well balanced floral scrolls. There are a couple of chips that have been filled and covered with gold leaf, on the rim. D: 16.7cm/7in and H: 4.3cm/1.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393411 (stock #4352)
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$90.00
Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed small ewer or water dropper. Please note enlargements to see repairs to the handle and the spout is not original and chipped. A pretty little piece with impressed floral design panels. H: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1393409 (stock #4351)
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$900.00
Beautiful black ovoid jar with some small russet speckles and streaks. This piece is in perfect condition with a near black glaze, from a Northern Kiln (most like Shanxi 山西 or Henan 河南), and dating to the Northern Song/Jin Dynasties. D: 14cm/5.5in and H: 10.5cm/4.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1393338 (stock #4350)
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$85.00
Delightful, small blue and white, fan shaped porcelain brush washer/holder combination. Circa Jiaqing Reign 嘉庆帝 (1789–1796). There is an original firing crack on the corner inside the well but still functional. At widest point W: 7.9cm/3.1in and H: 2.6cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1393337 (stock #4349)
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Two Qing crackle glaze plates circa 18th century. The first plate has a small filled chip and while the second has a rim crack- both noted in enlargements. Nice cracquelure on the backs of both pieces. #1 D: 22.2cm/8in and H: 4cm/1.5in and #2 D: 23cm/9.1in and H: 4.3cm/1.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1393288 (stock #4348)
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$420.00
Fine Cizhou image of boy carrying a lotus, this symbolizes the continued succession of sons. This piece is in pristine original condtion. High fired stoneware with very stable heavy glaze. H: 17.5cm/6.9in and W: 9cm/3.5in. Guaranteed to be at least Qing Dynasty but possibly Ming.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1393285 (stock #4347)
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Lovely Ming oval shaped saucer with dragon pattern. There is a single glaze frit and a firing bubble burst but perfect condition other wise. L: 10.7cm/4.2in and W: 8.4cm/3.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1393213 (stock #4346)
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$95.00
Quirky SouLou longevity hat or clothing ornament from the Ming Dynasty. A simple little jade man, carved from Chinese nephrite jade. H: 3.1cm x W: 1.7cm. I am used to seeing these clothing ornaments in Jadeite dating from the Qing, but this is the first one I have found this early. There is one tiny chip on the lower right corner and some natural calcification in the stone as is typical with ancient Nephrite. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1393209 (stock #4344)
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$1,200.00
Very fine classic pear shaped Cizhou vase from the Jin Dynasty, (1115–1234), in pristine original condition. This was fired in Shanxi Province 山西, the clay firing “spur”supports are still intact on this piece, possibly from a Huozhou 霍州, related kiln. The clay is a light gray covered in a cream/ivory colored slip and clear glaze. H: 17cm/6.7in and D: 8cm/3.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1392880 (stock #4399)
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$150.00
Special offer was $300 now $150- 50% reduction. Unusual celadon dish with cups, from a Zhejiang Kiln (precursor to Yue and Longquan ware), circa 420CE-589CE. There is one repair (with original chip - enlargement #6). D: 12.7cm/5in and H: 3.6cm/1.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1392765 (stock #4396)
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$135.00
Southern Song Qingba large bowl with abstract incised floral scroll pattern from Jingdezhen. Unusual cream/ivory glaze more reminiscent of Ding then Qingbai. There is one old hairline crack and blob of kiln slag on the side. High fired porcelaneous ware- still has nice bell like tone when tapped. D: 18.6cm/7.3in and H: 6.3cm/2.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1392764 (stock #4395)
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$300.00
Very rare post Khmer Buddha, circa 16th century, small standing Buddha displaying with uncommon “namaskara” mudra. The head broke from the neck (and subsequently repaired- see enlargements) off revealing a ceramic core and the most of the robe on the left side is missing. Lovely patina. This piece will stand on its own but I do suggest that it be propped up or fixed onto something. H: 13.5cm/5.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1392722 (stock #4394)
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$130.00
Good Yuan Dynasty Qingbai shallow saucer from Jingdezhen with lightly impressed lotus in the cavetto and crisply incised lotus leaf pattern on outside, in classic light aquamarine glaze. There is a hairline crack on this piece, noted in last enlargement. It is very thinly potted for a Yuan piece and aside from the hairline is in excellent condition. D: 15.4cm/6.1in and H: 3.2cm/1.2in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1392720 (stock #4392)
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Quirky “Budai”circa Qing Dynasty, possibly much earlier. This is a high fired pottery molded piece. Stylistically this figure hasn’t changed much since the Song Dynasty so precise dating is difficult. This is an excavated piece as evidenced by traces of soil in the folds of the robe, and has a similar glaze to Jizhou but without the expected craquelure- quite possibly this Shekwan piece emulating a Song glaze. In excellent condition-H: 12.9cm/5in and W: 9.4cm/3.7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1392490 (stock #4387)
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$150.00
antique chinese ceramic shekwan Good Shiwan censer with beautiful and subtle white flambé moon white glaze circa late 19th or early 20th century - there is one hairline on the rim noted in enlargements. D: 15cm/5.8in and H: 9cm/3.5i