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Wooden 17th Century Shan Burmese Temple Buddha, Shan States of Northern Burma / Myanmar

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Detail: This unbelievable 17th Century Buddha is a classic Shan Buddha from the Shan States. The detail and coloring are superb and the iconography is accurate for a late 17th Century date. This Buddha sits on a throne in the Bhumisparsa mudra posture calling the earth to… Continue reading

Wooden Buddha Statue on Stand, Laos / SE Asia

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Detail: A recent statue of a Laotian Buddha with hand raised in the abhaya mudra position. A nice and stately display piece on a wooden stand. Circa late-1900’s. This stunning piece has been sold. Thanks P. C. !!

Rosewood General Guan Gong / Guan Yu Warrior Statue, China

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Detail: Guan Yu or Guan Gong played a significant role in the civil war that lead to the collapse of the Han Dynasty and the establishment of the Shu Han. Many countries regard him as the God of Wealth or God of Protection but he is mostly known… Continue reading

Carved Wooden Temple Yali Dravidian Statue, India

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Detail: Dravidian architecture is a style of southern India and evolved around the 6th century A.D. Part of that architecture involved the use of Yali mythological creatures seen in many Hindu temples such as: the Yali pillars of the Rameshwara Temple and the Agoreshwara Temple at… Continue reading

Wooden Chiang Saen-Styled Buddha Statue, Thailand

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Detail: This style Buddha was prevalent in northern Thailand during the 10th and 13th Centuries. They primarily were carved in the Mara position, cross-legged. Many were adorned with crystals, gemstones and gold. This one is nicely carved and with paint, gold-gilt and glass pieces. … Continue reading

Small Decorated Wooden Box / Container, Thailand

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Detail: This box has dimensional dragons on each side plus some drawings on a flat surface on each corner. Very unique. It has been in my personal collection for over 20 years. Circa mid-1900’s. In pristine condition. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.

Very Old Antique Carved Wooden Warrior Statue, China

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Detail: This is a “Warrior Fortune God” that was meant to bring good fortune to the rural population in China. Normally found in village temples, this was one of two types of fortune gods. The other is a scholar. This particular statue is from the Shanxi Province… Continue reading
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