Antique hand-woven bamboo basket, originating from the Jarai culture in Vietnam. Secured with wood frame, baskets of this kind were primarily used for collecting and storing rice. The lid is woven with a tall, wood finial with pierced hole for securing it down with ties. The sides of the basket are woven with alternating darker and lighter bamboo to create a pair of bands over a geometric diamond design, with remnants of red pigments.
Dimensions: 14 1/2" W x 34 1/2" H
Antique Hand-Woven Southeast Asian Tribal Basket
Antique hand-woven basket, originating from the Jarai culture in Vietnam. Secured with wood frame, with rope shoulder strap for carrying. Baskets of this kind were primarily used for collecting and storing rice. The lid is woven with concentric circle design.
Dimensions: 13" W x 22 1/2" H
Antique Reliquary Gilt Bronze Stupa
Southeast Asian gilt bronze stupa consisting of two parts that may be opened when a secret mechanism is activated. The domed Bumpa is supported by circular terraces and bears four Bodhi leaves. Minor losses and wear consistent with age.
"Fine Chinese Art, Buddhism and Hinduism" May 11th 2019, pg. 282, published by Galerie Zacke
Dimensions: 3 3/4" w x 6 3/4" h
Antique Cambodian Ceramic Bottle Vase
Antique Cambodian ceramic bottle vase with lug handles and fluted mouth. The brown crackle glaze covers most of the body but stops above the flattened foot.
Dating from Kmer14th-16th century
Dimensions: 5" W x 9 3/4" H
Indonesian Framed Ikat Sarong Woman's Skirt from Lembata Island
A framed Indonesian sarong, a long cloth worn as a wrap skirt, finely hand-woven with bands of geometric figures and repeating patterns. Made of warp ikat, with natural dyes of blue, rust, and brown. From the eastern outlier of Lembata Island.
Antique framed Balinese kampuh songket, a men's ceremonial wrapper cloth, handmade with supplementary weft silk, cotton, gold and silver thread. The red ground cloth with gold and silver thread motifs of pairs of robed standing figures wielding staffs with butterflies, and fierce heads above with gaping mouths, full of sharp teeth and long tongues. The edges are bordered in zig zag patterns, geometric scrolls, and woven script in gold and silver thread.
A mounted hand-woven Malaysian Songket head cloth from the Palembang region of South Sumatra. Weft ikat, supplementary weft weave, silk and gold thread with natural dye. The red ground of the cloth with resist dye floral medallions and gold thread rosettes, bordered with geometric zig zag patterns These Songkets were traditionally hung from a wedding bed to announce the wealth of the family, and were also worn during religious ceremonies. The weaver must be highly skilled to create the Songket... Click for details
Indonesian Framed Ikat Sarong Woman's Skirt
A framed Indonesian sarong, a long cloth worn as a wrap skirt, hand-woven with bands of intricate scrolls and medallion repeats. Made of warp ikat, with natural dyes of blues and browns. Originating from Flores Island.
Early 20th century
Dimensions: 60" x 51"
Unusual Indonesian Framed Tapis Women's Gold Ceremonial Skirt
A stunning framed Indonesian tapis, known as a woman's ceremonial skirt. Hand-woven with striped and chevron pattern detail seen expanding of each consecutive row. Warp ikat, supplementary weft weave and embroidery with fine hand spun silk thread, along with gold thread and mica chip composition.
Late 19th / Early 20th century
Dimensions: 40" x 47 1/2"
Indonesian Framed Tapis Women's Ceremonial Skirt with Mica
A framed Indonesian tapis, a woman's ceremonial skirt hand-woven with striped and scrolling motifs. Warp ikat, supplementary weft weave, and embroidery with silk thread, gold thread, and mica chip composition.