SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART

Specially Selected Early Buddhist Art



KHMER JAVANESE THAI BALINESE


KHMER ART

9161. FINE KHMER POTTERY HEAD OF A BUDDHA. Ankor Wat style, Ankor Thom Period, c. 12th-13th century AD. 3.5 x 4.25 x 7 inches. Excellent condition. The head of exquisite style and with choice detail. Very rare this nice. On custom stand.

Provenance: A private American collection. Acquired from a US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Published online November, 1999.

$4500.



9794. KHMER BRONZE TRIAD, 12th-13th century AD. The central figure the four-armed Lord of the World Lokesvara The four-armed Lokesvara stands wearing a short dhoti held in place by a belt and holding a wreath, a shell, a staff and a lotus bud. He is flanked by two Garuda birds holding offering dishes on their heads from which a pyramid of sacred flame issues, the group on an integral base with incised lotus petals. 6 x 9.25 inches. Choice detail, style and condition. Very rare.

Provenance: A private American collection. Purchased from an American dealer in the 1990's, Published online January, 2000.

$8000.



PUBLISHED IN ORIENTAL ANTIQUES AND ART

9142. PUBLISHED KHMER BRONZE GODDESS, c. 16th century. The goddess with 20 smaller arms issuing from her upper arms and wearing a loincloth dancing on two prostrate demons, and wearing a two tiered headdress bearing multiple heads, a mounting tenon on the base. 7 inches. Choice detail, style and condition with choice characteristic apple green Khmer patina. Very rare. Enlarged front view. Enlarged back view.

Provenance: A private American collection. Purchased from an American dealer in the 1990's, Published online August, 1999. Published 2001 in Oriental Antiques & Art, An Identification and Price Guide, 2nd Edition by Mark Moran & Sandra Andacht, page 406.

$4000.



8356. LARGE KHMER BRONZE. Cambodia, c. 10th-14th century. Standing four-armed god wearing a loincloth and headdress, two mounting tenons on feet. 16". Enlarged front view. Enlarged back view.

Provenance: A private American collection. Purchased from an American dealer in the 1990's, Published online April, 1999.

$3000.



JAVANESE ART

9909. EARLY JAVANESE TERRA COTTA HEAD, c. 10th century AD. The sizable head 4.5 x 5.5 inches. Rare.

Provenance: Purchased from an American collection in the 1990's, Published online May, 2001.

$800.



THAI ART

9163. LIFE SIZE THAI SANDSTONE HEAD OF AYUTHIA. Lopburi style, c. 17th century. the Buddhist head with serene face with eyes closed in enlightened meditation. 7 x 7 x12 inches. 26 lbs. Chip to nose. Rare. On custom stand.

Provenance: Purchased from an American dealer in the 1990's, Published online November, 1999.

$4500.



12886. FINE SAWANKHALOK CELADON ELEPHANT VESSEL. Thailand, Sukhothai period, 14th-16th century. 7 x 7 x 6 inches. Ceramic art was produced in different parts of present day Thailand. Sukhothai or Sangkhalok (as named by the Chinese) ceramics are maybe the most important subgroup, having been produced in a distinct area and time period (around the timeframe of the Sukhothai kingdom). The finest ceramics from this period are the pale green celadon wares such as this piece. Excellent condition with excellent fine craquelure. Slightly less yellow in color than the photo. Front view. Right side view. Back view.

Provenance: A private Midwestern collection.

$1000.



PUBLISHED IN ORIENTAL ANTIQUES AND ART

6967. PUBLISHED EARLY THAI LIDDED DISH. Sawankhalok, c. 13th c. The dish with blue and white and straw glaze. The lid with a small bird forming the knob. 4.5". Nice condition and rare.

Provenance: Purchased from an American collection in the 1990's, Published online February, 1999. Published 2001 in Oriental Antiques & Art, An Identification and Price Guide, 2nd Edition by Mark Moran & Sandra Andacht, page 464.

$650.



BALINESE ART

12888. IMPRESSIVE BALINESE STONE LION. Bali, 16th-18th century. 17 x 13 cm, 20 x 15.5 cm including base. In Bali the Hindu religion is mixed with ancient animistic beliefs. This lion may represent some kind of animal in these pre-Hindu rites rather than one of the many protective gods with ferocious appearances that are more common. Another view. Another view. Another view. Another view. Another view. Another view. Another view. Another view.

Provenance: A Spanish collection. Ex the collection of a a Belgian engineer who worked on the railways of Nepal in the 50s, acquired at that time on a collecting trip.

$3500.