Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1455032 (stock #7100)
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$170.00
Fine strand of prewar WWII, glass Venetian trade beads from Africa, L: 58cm/23in. These are strung on a contemporary cotton green string with copper wire fastener. Included on this strand is large “faux” amber center bead attached on a secondary strand of African sand cast beads. The Venetians have ostrich shell spacer disc beads.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1455030 (stock #7099)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Good strand of trade beads on copper wire consisting of Venetian millefiori, local sand cast glass beads, some ostrich shell discs and polished red stone beads. Total length is 39cm/15.5in. The Italian beads are pre 1940, the two beads towards the end have chips- the center elbow bead is quite nice possibly 19th century. Please view enlargements for scale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1454142 (stock #7095)
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$80.00
19th century colonial glass trade beads from Venice, red “white hearts”. Lovely color, the images don’t do it justice. Originally sourced from Papua New Guinea. Note enlargements, for scale and condition.Total Length: 62cm/24.4in. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1453687 (stock #7179)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Rare strand of quartz crystal beads (and a few carnelians) excavated from the Tak Burial site near, Mae Sot along the Thai/Burmese border. I acquired these about 10 years in Thailand, these were the last lot I could find, and are very difficult to get these nowadays unless you want to buy single beads. Artifacts from these digs 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 foun...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1920 item #1452183 (stock #7150)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$530.00
Very fine old handmade gold washed silver bead necklace circa 19th century, from Kandy, Sri Lanka. The central 16 large “pumpkin” shaped beads are in excellent condition, some of the smaller ones have loss of gilding- please examine the enlargements for scale and condition. I acquired several strands a couple of months ago and have held this one back, as it the best. Weight: 54 grams and total beaded length: 69cm/27.2in. Free insured shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1451137 (stock #7136)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Ensemble of vintage silver and ancient banded agate beads from Sri Lanka. These were acquired in Kandy in 1998 or 1989, the banded agates are all hand carved and are at least 1000 years old (conservatively). The silver beads are high content silver and intricately crafted with a 24K Asian style fastener. L: 52cm/20.5in. Combined eight 34 grams. See last enragement for scale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre AD 1000 item #1450709 (stock #7132)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$800.00
Exceptionally rare strand of hand carved amethyst beads. These are excavated pieces and date to circa 500CE (possibly earlier), classical Anuradhapura period. These are strung on nylon monofilament line with gold washed silver spacer beads. There are a wide variety of shapes and shades of amethyst, please view enlargements. L: 62cm/28in. 74 grams. See last enlargement for scale. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1920 item #1449915 (stock #7104)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$170.00
Very long strand of made in Boshan, Shandong Province, Chinese wound glass trade beads 114cm/48in. Average D: 7mm/.25in. These were acquired in Northern Thailand in the 1980s, these should date to 1950 or earlier, the opaque white beads in the strand are Qing Dynasty. This type of bead was widely traded throughout Southeast Asia for centuries and amongst the Akha people considered to be heirlooms. Free shipping via Hong registered airmail. Great for bead designers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1449544 (stock #7084)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$240.00
Good strand of silver round and small geometric shaped beads, some with traces of gold wash. Circa 19th century. Length 50.4cm/19.8in. The small beads are D: 4mm to 5mm, medium beads D: 1.1cm/0.43in and largest silver bead D: 1.3cm/0.5in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail. Total weight 33 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1446934 (stock #7045)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Wholesale lot of Burmese Jade beads. Sizes range between outer diameter: 14mm-13mm and inner diameter: 5mm. There are 298 pieces. Total: 641 grams. They look nice, under magnification there may be a few flaws and inclusions, overall good pieces, with original color. –Excellent for a bricks and mortar shop or jewelry designers. Some have little ceramic beads in the holes which can be punched out with Phillip’s head screwdriver, with no damage to the jade.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1445386 (stock #7011)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
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 AD 1000 item #1445186 (stock #7007)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$170.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1433782 (stock #6592)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$250.00
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. A few are ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #1453720 (stock #7081)
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Special Offer- reduced m $260 to $220. Good strand of antique gold washed silver beads, from Kandy, Sri Lanka, circa 19th century. Some losses to gilt (see enlargements), the small spacer beads seem to be made from serpentine. Total length: 69cm/27in- see enlargements for scale. 66 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #1452368 (stock #7153)
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Old, circa 19th century gold washed silver and intense cobalt blue cut crystal, beaded necklace from Kandy, Sri Lanka. Some loss to gilding with a nice toned silver patina. See enlargements for scale and condition. Total length: 54cm/21.2in. .Total silver weight: 51 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1449480 (stock #7080)
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Beautiful gold washed silver beads circa 19th century from Kandy. Some of the beads has the gilt rubbed off, but the silver has beautiful original near black patina typical of of old high content silver. Total L: 53cm/20in. Large central bead D: 3.3cm/1.3in, the rest of the beads range smallest to largest D: 0.5cm/0.2in to 0.5.in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1449433 (stock #7079)
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Ensemble of mixed style of antique gold washed silver and silver beads Kandy style, Sri Lanka circa 19th century. Total length. 52.8cm/20in. Total weight 66 grams. Large central bead is D: 1.7cm/.66in. The rest of the beads range from .05cm/0.19in to 1.1cm/0.43in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1449274 (stock #7095)
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Old Ceylonese filigree gilt silver necklace (vermeil), very fine condition. Acquired in Kandy in the 1990s. Length: 91cm/36in. Bead diameters range from 1.9cm/.74in (largest) to 0.6cm/0.23in~ total weight =105 grams. Free shipping via HK registered airmail.