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Old Shrine Vessel. LP Thad Alms / Offering Bowl. With lid. Ayutthaya. Thailand

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    This is an old authentic shrine alms bowl used to celebrate Luang Phor Tuad (aka LP Thaud), a legionary high priest of Buddhism. His story starts from the Kingdom of Ayutthaya period (circa 1580 A.D.) and he lived during the reign of King Maha Dhammaraja. LP… Continue reading

Bronze Foo Dog and Ram Ashtray / Bowl, Asia

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Detail: I have had this forever to hold miscellaneous office things. It is old and unique. Two faces appear: one is a ram and the other – with mouth open for the smoke to flow – is a foo dog face. Circa late-1800s to… Continue reading

Old Amber Cylinder Brush Pot / Container, China

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Detail: This was found in an estate sale in a village outside Shanghai. My Agent was told it was carved in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s from amber. Decorated with dragons, flowers and a delicate background motif. There are no chips or gouges.… Continue reading

Old Canister with 2 Compartments and Lid, Java / Lombok Area, Indonesia

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Detail: This is really a unique and cool canister made from metal. It has a larger lower compartment with a lid that has another smaller compartment (with lid). Very unique and ornate from a geographic area that is known more for carved bamboo canisters. Circa early-… Continue reading

Small Wine or Tea Pitcher / Vessel, China

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Detail: This is just adorable. There are three bands of jade-type stone and two bands of a silver/nickel metal with dragons and phoenix. The top is special with cloisonné designs and a seated Buddha on the very top. Heavy and thick metal on spout and handle.… 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.  

Hu Dynasty – Styled Brass Urn / Vessel, China

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Detail: I really liked this piece when I bought it from a Toronto art dealer in 2000. Unfortunately, he could not give me much information on the vessel. It has a lot of qualities found in Hu Dynasty urns . . . but I’m not really… Continue reading

Antique Wine or Water Emperor Vessel / Pitcher, China

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Detail: This vessel – with a guardian foo dog on top – is a quality piece of art. I acquired it from an Asian art dealer in Los Angeles. It was cast in Shanxi Province in a foundry near the famous Houma Foundry. Age unknown… Continue reading

Vintage and Ornate Copper & Brass Offering Bowl, Tibet

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Detail: With hand tooled brass dragons and rim/base designs, this copper offering bowl was used by Monks in their monastery / temples. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. It was found in a back alley antique store in Nepal. It has been in my private collection for… Continue reading
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