Category Archives: Asian

All things Asian,….Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Indian etc

Vintage Thai Howdah Chair

PRESENTING an early to mid 20th Century, Vintage Thai Howdah Chair from circa 1930-35. STUNNING carving. Made of teak and in near mint condition. These types of chairs are known as ‘Howdah’ chairs or sometimes ‘Elephant chairs’ …. this one is most definitely a ‘Howdah’ chair but unlike many of these types of chairs, the…

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5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess

PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from circa the 5th Century, namely, a 5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess . From Central India. The piece was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s or Christies of New York Auction pre-2004. Sale Number 7281, Lot No. 465. Sotheby’s and Christies…

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18C Ornate Middle Eastern Bronze Bin

PRESENTING a very RARE 18C Ornate Middle Eastern Bronze Bin. We are of the opinion that this bin or bucket or water pail is from the end of the 18th Century, circa 1780. The patina, design and style are consistent with this opinion. The bin is made of a brass, copper and zinc combination to…

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Early 20C Thai Seated Boy Emperor Polychrome Statue

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Early 20C Thai Seated Boy Emperor Polychrome Statue. Made in Thailand in the early 20th Century, circa 1935 – 40. Hand carved wooden statue which has been hand-painted (polychromed) all over. The headdress is gilded, as are parts of the costume and it has inset jeweled pieces of different colored glass all…

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Early 20C Thai Goddess Polychrome Statue

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Early 20C Thai Goddess Polychrome Statue. Made in Thailand in the early 20th Century, circa 1920. Hand carved wooden statue which has been hand-painted (polychromed) all over. The headdress is gilded, as are parts of the costume and it has inset jeweled pieces of different colored glass all over the costume and…

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Chinese Cloisonne Pumpkin Lidded Box

PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL and VERY HIGH QUALITY Large Chinese Cloisonne Pumpkin Lidded Box . Early 20th Century….. circa 1910 – 1920. Probably Chinese. Unmarked. STUNNING cloisonne work with enameled floral and dragon motifs. Gorgeous turquoise, blue, green, yellow, red, white and pink enamels. STUNNING chasing on the solid brass/bronze box. Lovely turquoise enamel on the…

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Large Oriental Champleve Cloisonne Urn on Stand

PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL and VERY HIGH QUALITY Large Oriental Champleve Cloisonne Urn on Stand. Early 20th Century….. circa 1910 – 20. Probably Chinese. Marked, but we cannot decipher the mark. STUNNING cloisonne work with enameled flowers of various species. Gorgeous turquoise, blue, green, red, white and orange enamels. STUNNING chasing on the solid brass/bronze urn.…

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19C Thai Bronze Buddha Head on Stand

PRESENTING a STUNNING 19C Thai Bronze Buddha Head on Stand. From circa 1860-80 and from South Eastern Asia, most likely Thailand. This is a hollow cast bronze head of Buddha, in the classic South East Asian design and style. Evidence of genuine aging and oxidation, as one would expect. There is a hole in the…

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18C Indo-Persian Bronze Pitcher

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS 18C Indo-Persian Bronze Pitcher. From circa 1780, this pitcher was most likely made in Northern India and is heavily inspired by Persian or Islamic influences. Bronze with copper and brass it is heavily covered in detailed repousse work of floral decoration. The neck of the pitcher has scale like repousse work. The…

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17C Set of 8 Paintings from a Yantra

17C Set of 8 Paintings from a Yantra PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from the 17th Century, namely, a 17C Set of 8 Paintings from a Yantra. Hastakara Yantra …. from Western India. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Christie’s New York Auction on…

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