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Vintage Decorative Cloisonné Heavy Enameled Brass Ginger Jar / Urn with lid. India

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    Very unique and quite beautiful. During photography, I noticed a dent near one of the designs (to the far right of the design on the first image). I am reducing the price by 50% of its true and undented value. It is only somewhat… Continue reading

Very Sacred & Old Tibetan Human Bone Mala – Kapala – Necklace, Tibet

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Detail: There is no question in my mind that these very spiritual human bone beads – carefully hand cut – are authentic and quite old. People donate their own remains to nearby temples and the bones are converted into beads that form a very, very powerful spiritual mala.… Continue reading

Bronze Sculpture – Horse & Swallow – Ma ta fei yan Statue, China

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Detail: The running horse with its right hind hoof on a swallow is a familiar cultural relic from the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 to 220 AD). I have seen many of these over the last 20 years but I especially like this one with its elegant and delicate… Continue reading

Antique Chinese Warrior Spear Head – Military Weapon, North China

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Detail: This spear head comes from northern China near the Manchurian border and was used as a military weapon. The shaft is long-gone but the housing for the shaft sits on the lower part of a brass piece connecting it to the main spear. Rust and corrosion… Continue reading

Brass Wind Chime, China

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Detail: Very well crafted with new strings. Deep rich tones with a coy fish weight to sound the chimes. Nice patina. Circa mid-1960’s to mid-1970’s. Good condition.

Bronze 18th Century Shan Burmese Temple Buddha, Shan States of North Burma

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Detail: This statue is a museum quality late-18th Century Shan Buddha. The lines and features are a lot more refined compared to the 17th Century Shan Buddha that I am offering (search: 17th Century Bronze Shan Burmese). It has a gorgeous coloring and the detail is distinctive. Outstanding condition. For the Serious Collector.

Antique, Old Set of Four Brass / Bronze Hanging Gong Bells / Chimes, China

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Detail: This are an antique set probably from the mid- to late-1800’s. There is some wear to the paint and lacquer. Purchased from an Asian antique dealer in Sherburne New York in 1999.   These bells have been sold. Thanks M.C.!

Seated Bronze Buddha Statue, Thailand

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Detail: I acquired this from a reputable antique dealer in Thailand upon his visit to the United States. He claims that this statue is from the late-1700s to the early-1800s. It is a bit on the crude side but that was the general nature of a statue… Continue reading

Om Singing Bowl with Striker, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Detail: Tibetan mantra: Om ma ni padme hum etched on the outer part. Blackened to accentuate the brass. Inside a good luck conch shell. With striker. Circa late 1900’s. Cushion not included. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.

Antique Bronze Pot / Vessel / Urn, China

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Detail: A Museum Quality bronze urn with tremendous aesthetic value. I acquired this piece from a fine arts gallery in Wisconsin. Circa late-1800’s to early-1900’s. It is indeed a quality piece in very good condition. For the Serious Collector.   This classic Vessel has SOLD. Thanks. C.R.  
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