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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1463418 (stock #7105)
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$130.00
Pair of terra cotta antique, roof “end tile” depicting apsaras, kneeling and giving a "wai" greeting, from a Wat (Thai Buddhist Temple). 14cm/5.5in height, Ayutthaya Period (1351 to 1767) Condition as pictured.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1462640 (stock #7089)
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$150.00
Thai tiger amulet- in Thai culture the Tiger is regarded as one of the most powerful protective symbols. This one is carved from black coral with some gold leaf applied to the front and covered in lacquer to give it a pleasing appearance. Acquired in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand about 20 years ago, this is the only one I have ever seen. H: 6.5cm/2.5in and W: (at base) 4.2cm/1.7in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1462639 (stock #7088)
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$200.00
Wonderfully carved wooden Lanna Tiger, the hole in the mouth means this could be worn as amulet or placed on an altar. On the bottom is a lightly incised spiral glyph underneath the base indicate this was meant to be protect the owner. Bear in mind that amulets are very popular in Thailand and most are mass produced in either as terra cotta tablet or cast in metal- this is a one of a kind piece. H: 7.5cm/3in and W: 4.8cm/1.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1462632 (stock #7087)
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$180.00
Rare and unusual carved box in the shape of a tiger with bone inlay. This piece came out of Burma and is most likely from the Shan ethnic group. This was used as a container for ritual “magic wax”. Most Southeast Asian cultures have strong undercurrent of sorcery and shamanism regardless of their mainstream religions, i.e., Buddhism, Islam etc. I acquired this in Thailand about 20 years ago so I would guess this about 40 /60 years. The tiger invokes and imbues the owner with powe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1462597 (stock #7084)
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$140.00
140.00 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: 6.2cm/2.5in and W: 5.2cm/2.1in. Condition: as pictured. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1462596 (stock #7083)
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$140.00
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: 6.4cm/2.5in and W: 5.5cm/2.2in. Condition: as pictured. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1462595 (stock #7082)
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$140.00
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. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1920 item #1462514 (stock #7080)
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$180.00
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 text, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been relacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old. The longest one is 37cm/14.5in the shortest one is L: 24cm/9.5in
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1462244 (stock #7078)
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$200.00
Beautiful “Forest of Pagodas” and landscape brush painting of the original Shaolin Temple, Songshan Mountain, Zhengzhou, Henan. Established in 495CE during the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-584CE), by the Indian Monk Batuo. More famously this was the home of the Chan (Zen Buddhism) and Wushu martial arts. The painting is backed on thin carboard with a silk border. The calligraphy simply translates “wonderful view of Songshan” the artists seal is undecipherable. L: 91cm x W: 5...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462049 (stock #7075)
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$200.00
Very rare small sandstone head of the Mon Buddha, in “Royal Attire”, Mon/Tongoo culture Burma circa 1500 CE. An unusual and quirky piece I acquired in Mae Sai, Thailand, along the Burmese border, over 20 years ago. I bought a number of pieces.. since then I have never seen any again in Thailand or anywhere else. I was told they were dug up near Pegu (Bago) during a road construction project. The dating would coincide with the collapse and sacking of Pegu, in 1599, when it was...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462047 (stock #7074)
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$150.00
Rare small sandstone head of the Buddha, circa 1000-1200CE mounted on museum quality stand. This has the classic broad features of a Mon/Dvarati image, some damage to nose. H: 4.1cm/1.6in, total H: (with stand)8.8bm/3.6in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1930 item #1461932 (stock #7071)
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$80.00
Obv: Crowned King Jigme Wangchuk, rev: eight auspicious Buddhist symbols with date in center panel, text in Dzonghka - Eighth Year of the Dragon (1928). Some toning, 6 grams, D: 24mm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre AD 1000 item #1460284 (stock #7059)
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$120.00
Good Tang Dynasty gray clay brick/tile depicting “Atlas” type, Yakshi figure seated on a lotus blossom. I was in Taxila, (cradle of Gandharan Civilization) and saw a similar figure. This illustrates the Greco/Roman influence in Tang art. The lotus shows indicates an obvious Buddhist connection. The left side of the face is molded a bit obscure, but no damage. An unsual piece, in that it is smaller than the other ones I have had- ergo cheaper shipping. H: 16cm/6.2in and W: 10cm/4.1in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1459008 (stock #7021)
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sold
Quirky Taoist deity, from Southern China, with original consecration in niche. I am not sure who this represents but it might be a Yao image as a God riding on a horse is frequently depicted in both wood sculptures and paintings from the Yao/Mein ethnic group. The dedication translation is as follows “The fifth capital of Ziyang Township, Wugang Prefecture, Baoqing Prefecture, Hunan Province, China that it documented the land belongs to the son of Mr Chau’s wife and Ms Mok’s firs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1459005 (stock #7020)
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sold
Qing Dynasty folk image of Chinese God of Wealth. He has fierce bulging eyes, riding on a tiger his arm raised above his head holding a sword (unfortunately missing). Please examine enlargements, one arms is missing, bug damage as well as no dedication in the niche in the back. H: 28cm/11in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1456111 (stock #7105)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Quirky strands of bronze beads and Kushan charm in the shape of a Hindu Trishula (trident). I acquired these with a group of Kanishka coins that were found in the same place, circa 100CE. Large strand 25cm/9.8in and small strand 9.5cm/3.8in (the holes were too small to fit on the same cord as the larger one). Weight total: 40 grams. See last enlargement for scale. .Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1453071 (stock #7158)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$120.00
Nice circa 19th/18th century high fired terra cotta Akshobhya Buddha in bhumiparsa mudra and holding a vajra in his lap with traces of original blue, white and gold pigments. This piece appears to have been excavated and the head has been reattached. H: 11cm/4.2in and W: 7.5cm/3in.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1900 item #1452523 (stock #7154)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$2,000.00
Fine and rare, large copper repousse and chased copper plate depicting a religious scene or narrative. This was acquired in Sri Lanka in the 1990s, the vendor said this was showing the life of Buddha, but the iconography suggests it is most likely Hindu as the central image is shown facing the left, sitting on a tiger pelt, set against a foliate scroll background. This could be representing Shiva with his consort Parvati and son Ganesh. Superb workmanship, circa 19th century. Diame...