Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1263385 (stock #2819)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378643 (stock #4202)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
SOLD
Ensemble of four circa Warring States/Han crossbow arrows with bronze heads and copper shaft. Good condition and still very sharp! Scale for the tips in last enlargement, total L: 27cm/10.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1325797 (stock #3158)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Ensemble of very old beads, I found these in a small shop in Phrae, Northeast Thailand a few years ago. The green mottled beads are late Qing Dynasty Peking glass, the brown glass tapered tube bead emulating agate was probably made for the Funan or Chenla Kingdoms as I have agate beads from the same period which are pretty much identical, the white bead with orange splash is at least early Qing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1280267 (stock #2966)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$420.00
Very old Chinese rug woven in Beijing/Tianjin, circa late 19th to early 20th century, with abstract archaic foliate border and ten floral sprays on the field with a bit of repair and frayed edges- still quite usable and pretty with soft lustrous wool. L: 208cm/82in and W: 118cm/51in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1385674 (stock #4250)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Lovely Chinese basket most likely woven by the Zhuang or another of the many ethnic minorities in Guangxi Zhuang, China where I bought this over 20 years ago. This woven from split reed stalks and has a nice soft feel to it. This piece is quite old, 50 to 100 years (best guess). It has an unusual trapezoidal/oval shape and I like it for its sturdy simplicity. Minor unraveling of some of the weaves here and there but in very good condition given it age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1284407 (stock #2995)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$160.00
Exquisitely embroidered small Chinese purse circa early 20th century with flowers and a butterfly. The small purse with the string is purely decorative- there are two pockets under the flap and one wallet type pocket in the back. Aside from one stain this is in perfect condition. Dimensions when folded 9cm/3.5in x 9cm/3.5in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Air Mail include.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1272226 (stock #2885)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$110.00
Old (100 years or more) leather belt from Tibet with 5 damascened silver patterns on iron fittings with complete buckle. There is some rust on the metal bits, maybe some Silvo polish on them will bring some of the shine back to the silver. All the pieces seem to be here except for a scabbard attachment. Total L: 118cm/46.5in. I bought this the Barkor bazaar in front of the Jokang in Lhasa almost 20 years ago; the leather is rough but serviceable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1323001 (stock #3130)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$450.00
Nice old Tibetan rug with wool warp and weft. The knots are quite big which gives a pleasant folksy feel. There is one hole and a small tear on the side (noted in enlargements), the colors are muted and pastel, I am guessing this has a combination of aniline and natural dyes and would date this to late 19th/early 20th century. L: 148cm/58in and W: 87cm/34in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1384948 (stock #4232)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$420.00
Very rare antique, circa early 20th century supplementary weft silk floss embroidered, on a natural indigo dyed base of hand spun cotton thread, child’s blanket from the Zhuang ethnic group, Binyang County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province, China. This has a very unusual pattern I have seen only on one other Zhuang textile, please note the center field is covered with a repetition of the Chinese character “Wang”, which means king, also quite unusual are auspicious coin symbols...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1273540 (stock #2897)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Rare early 20th century Bai minority lacquered box constructed from leather. I purchased this piece in a Bai minority, weekly market in Yunnan near Dali around 2002. I have found many references to Bai lacquer but never any pictures or other documentation other than they grow the tree from which lacquer was made. One can assume this craft is no longer being done with the availability of cheap plastic items as well as the migration of artisans to better paying jobs in the city...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1320480 (stock #3108)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$450.00
Good early 20th century (circa 1920) rug woven in Inner Mongolia with classic Bogu- precious objects pattern. Aside from about 1.5cm missing from the head ends this piece is in excellent condition- very clean and supple with crisply woven auspicious nine flower medallion. L: 136cm/53.5in and W: 66cm/26in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1390152 (stock #4327)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
Nice 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 : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1318170 (stock #3182)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$450.00
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 #1383631 (stock #4276)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
SOLD
Early 20th century fragment of large Inner Mongolian rug with repetitive floral pattern on a grid. A very stunning piece, at least to me, I think it looks nicer without its original border. The double selvedge indicates the edges were done locally, in Baotou rather then somewhere else. Some brown discoloration in a couple of places, but no holes or other damage. L: 1.93m/6.3in and W: 67cm/26.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1364168 (stock #4015)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$450.00
Good early 20th century Baotou saddle carpet. Bought this off someone’s floor in Lhasa near the Jokhang in 1991. L: 140cm/50in and center W: 50cm/18.5in. Pile is in good condtion, no threadbare spots- the 4 square holes are intentional- being use to accommodate saddle straps.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1377533 (stock #4178)
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SOLD
Good dark brown glazed small bottle with two lugs circa Yuan/Ming Dynasty. Good original condition (one “flea bite” on edge of mouth rim). D: 6cm/2.3in and H:7cm/2.8in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1386143 (stock #4256)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$450.00
Beautiful large black container with double lugs and brown splashes from a Henan kiln circa Yuan/Ming Dynasties in pristine condition. D: 17.5cm/6.9in and H: 13cm/5.1.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1374172 (stock #4127)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$60.00
Burnished black Neolithic pottery jar from Northern China- possibly Xiajiadian culture (2200-1600 BCE), but probably much earlier. Broken and repaired, ergo the very reasonable price. H: 11.5cm/4.5in and D: 10.3cm/4in.