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All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Religious Accessories : Buddhist : Contemporary item #829804 (stock #1952)
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$100.00
Bronze Khmer, Baphuon period style image of Ganseh,- contemporary. There has been some repair to the base. Authentic Khmer bronzes usually have ceramic cores with traces of stucco and earth inside the base. Having said this it is a credible reproduction with an "of the period" style and patina. H: 6.5cm/2.6in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1369827 (stock #4066)
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One of a kind quirky Thai pangolin amulet carved from bone with Khon script signifying this has some spiritual meaning. I have never seen one these before- possibly used as knife in symbolic blood letting rituals where the shaman cuts out “evil” from his patient. Probably about 30 year old this is a lovely abstract interpretation of a Scaly Anteater. L: 13cm/5.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391915 (stock #4370)
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$110.00
Tibetan Buddhist “windhorse” woodblock with loads of auspicious symbols (trigrams, dorjes etc) for printing small prayer flags about 40 to 50 years old, still perfectly usable (I’ve thought of making cards with this but never got around to it). The “wind horse” has its origins the earlier Bon folk religion but has been incorporated to Tantric art for the past couple of hundred years. I’ve researched few of interpretations of this symbol, which are quite complex so suf...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1413396 (stock #6287)
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$150.00
Wonderfully carved wooden Lanna Thai animal, the hole in the mouth and lightly incised symbol underneath the base indicate this was meant to be a “lucky charm” of sorts. H: 7.5cm/3in and W: 4.8cm/1.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1413775 (stock #6293)
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$200.00
Complete set of five Shan esoteric Buddhist images. These consist of a Buddha, three monks and a chedi. These are covered with traditional gold and back lacquer and the bodies are made from compressed powdered herbs or temple incense ash. They have a quirky abstract quality to them, their facelessness represents that the individual is inconsequential but has the potential for becoming a Buddha, on the bottom are the eight Burmese zodiac symbols based on the days of the week. For some r...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1418213 (stock #6356)
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$100.00
Good monkey khik carved from wood, contrary to how I see these often advertised they, have little to do with attracting women, but are worn by on the side by men for luck and prosperity or used by women to ward odd “evil men” and attract money. The symbolism goes way back to Hindu mythology where the Shiva lingam represents primordial creative energy and the Monkey God Hanuman embodies courage and devotion. L: 5cm/2in. Unlike the cast metal types, this is a one off item, hand car...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1377265 (stock #4169)
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$80.00
Quirky “Sai Sin” thread holder. Sai Sin chord is a type of religious blessing conferred on one usually after you have made a donation to a temple, by a monk. If you have ever been to Thailand and have seen people with bits of string tied around their wrist- this is what it’s about. This came from a Buddhist temple in Northern Thailand and is around 50 or 60 years old. L: 41cm/16in and W: 31cm/12in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1960 item #1449989 (stock #7109)
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$150.00
Charming votive folk embroidery, from the Saurashtra area of Gujarat, made by the Kanbi farmers caste, circa 50/60 years old. The two ply field is woven from all hand spun rough cotton thread; hand dyed silk thread and small glass mirrors. Ganesh is flanked by two female consorts and his “vehicle” of mice beneath him. These are brought out during religious and auspicious festivals, he traditionally has been viewed as the remover obstacles. Excellent condition. W: 54cm/21.1in and H: 56cm/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1381736 (stock #4243)
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$80.00
Quirky Chinese God circ late Qing to republic. Created in the classic style with a thin layer of gesso and overlay of red and black lacquer with traces of gold leaf. Seated in a “horse shoe” chair he possesses a stern demeanor. Some dame to one foot and the arms are missing from the chair. H: 19cm/7.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1398949 (stock #5041)
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$160.00
Ensemble of 4 Lanna Thai Buddhist reading implements (analogous to a Yad Torah Pointer). Used to mark pages and point out words while reciting a sutra from a Buddhist manuscript, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been re lacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old. Check enlargements for size.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1405109 (stock #6133)
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$110.00
Good circa early 20th CE pair of miniature Lanna Northern Thai Buddhas. The small one on left is amulet sized (H: 5.2cm/2in) with traces of gold and black lacquer and the larger one is a small votive image (H: 7.2cm/2.8in). I believe these to be cast in zinc. Free shipping international shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1418212 (stock #6355)
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$150.00
54 old coconut disc shaped beads mala. I acquired these beads in 1991 at the Barkhor Market in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa. These have been restrung on elastic chord so it may be worn around the wrist. These are old hand made beads with beautiful natural patina. Each bead is Diameter: 14mm the entire strand is L: 225cm/8.8cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1418407 (stock #6375)
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$110.00
Set of Qing Dynasty silver repoussé Chinese child’s hat ornaments. Very sweet little collection of 5 Budai and a lions face. Budai H: 2.9cm/1.1in and W: 2cm/o.8in and lion face D: 4.4cm/1.7in. The lion face has missing enamel on one ear. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1446114 (stock #7035)
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$280.00
Quirky and eclectic collection of 35 small repousse auspicious good luck tokens.) These were collected in Dali, Yunnan, China in the late 1980s. No two are exactly alike and they seem to be influenced by Tantric Buddhism in that the endless knot, parasol, lotus throne, and temple banner motifs are represented in this lot as well as more traditional Chinese symbols such as bats and butterflies. In the last image I have shown a Qilin the only image in this group that has a hallmark. Sc...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1449104 (stock #7091)
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$120.00
Two bone “knives” from the Golden Triangle. I acquired these in Chiang Mai Thailand about 20 years ago and was told that were used by a “hill tribe”, for ritual ceremonies that involved the symbolic letting of blood to heal the patient. Using bones in spiritual practices is a syncretic tradition in this region as the boundaries between Buddhism and the earlier Animist practices are blurred and seem to work in harmony with one another. These are old genuine old Shaman’s artif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400886 (stock #5053)
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Good circa late 19th/early 20th CE, Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist temple runner with two playful female “foo dogs” and pup medallions, representing the nurturing aspect of the Yin principle, against an apricot colored background with 8 scattered floral sprays, surrounded by a border of auspicious Taoist and Buddhist symbols. Quite unusual are the “Sahnka” symbols, conch, rarely seen in carpets- this represents the sound of the Dharma-beckoning people to awaken from ignorance. Excel...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1415504 (stock #6355)
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Special Offer-reduced from $300 to $200. Nice ensemble of three Nepali carved wood phurbus (ritual dagger). These were acquired in the 1990s and are circa 50 years (or older). Dimensions are noted in enlargement #3. All are in good condition- the middle one has an iron tip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1427296 (stock #6566)
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Qing Dynasty painting on silk, of Dongyue Dadi, The Great Emperor of the Sacred Mountain of the East .He is the God of the Taoist holy mountain, Tai Shan, considered one of the 5 sacred peaks of China. There is large temple in Beijing dedicated to him. There is “foxing” on the mounting and tattered at the bottom but the painting itself is in good condition. H: 51cm/20in and W: 25.5cm/9.6in (mounted dimensions H: 75cm/20.5in and W: 40cm/15.8in).