Rare antique Indonesian textile that is a jataka of tales of Rama with forty-nine painted scenes with script on top of scenes, wondrous scenes of monstrous sea creatures and key scenes of life of Rama are depicted in charming traditionally painted scenes outlined in wood-like columns with black with blues, reds, khaki greens, on beige background. Made of fine cotton on stretched frame.
provenance Lafayette estate
Size: 51 3/8" High x 42 5/8" Wide
Antique Bronze Rain Drum Laos from F Knoll Collection
An antique bronze rain drum with natural patina from the F Knoll Collection. Country of origination is Laos. Top features a bas relief in the concentric circles with families of stacking frogs on each of four positions. Elephant figurals shown marching up to each handle. The center displays a 12 pointed sun.
Age old restoration. Some loss to one frog consistent with its age.
Age: 18th Century-Luang Prabang Period
Dimensions: 26" High x 24 3/4" Width x 24 3/4" Depth
Price on Request
Mid Century Console Table Acacia Natural Finish
This is a mid century modern console table made of solid Acacia wood. Thick slabs were combined with strong dovetail joinery to make this beautiful piece. The natural finish eccentuates the undulating wood grain of this table.
Age: Mid Century 1950's
73 1/4" Wide x 31 1/4" High x 15 5/8" Deep
Antique Thai Iron Ayutthaya Buddha
Antique Thai Iron Standing Buddha, early Ayutthaya period 14th century, heavy oxidation but still delightful. The right hand is raised from the elbow in Abhaya with the hand in Gyan mudra, the left is holding possible a sacred medicine ball. The figure is on tiered square stand, and stands in a thin delicate pose.
Dates Ayutthaya Period 14th Century Size H 4 7/8" x W 1 3/16" x D 1 1/8"
Modern Sculpture Acacia Whimsical Dancing Ballet of Ribbons Thailand
A modern sculpture from one solid piece is Acacia wood entitled "Whimsical Dancing Ballet of Ribbons." It is a free form standing object of art with its foot stem mounted in a custom made iron stand. Originating from Southeast Asia, this beautiful statue was made in Thailand.
Dimensions: 82 1/4" High x 70 1/2" Wide x 35" Deep
Southeast Asian Jar Vietnamese Champa Empire
Antique southeast small Asian ceramic Jar with a brownish/green glaze, two ring handles near mouth, recessed unglazed foot with brown color clay. Very delicate and refined.
Lama Hong, Vietnamese Monk Dates Champa Empire, 13th century Size H 4 3/4" x W 3 1/8"
Sri Lanka Bronze Stupa Ritual Object
Sri Lanka Bronze Stupa ritual object beautifully modeled with pointed top, dangling metal ornaments at top cap, ribbed spire, four-cornered to represent the four directions, ribbed middle section, etched floral design on flanges. Beautiful original patina, consistent with age.
Provenance Handly Collection
Size: 13" H x 8 1/2" W x 8 1/2" D
Antique Indonesian karambit knife and sheath
Antique Indonesian karambit, knife with sheath, carved from Indonesian Zitan with black and brown tones, The knife handle carved as a bird head, The sheath has two lizards on one side and a frog carved on the top edge. The handle is curved with a steel blade dagger.
Provenance Xanadu Collection Dates 19th Century Size L 17.25" x W 2.5" x D 1.125"
Thai Benjarong Enamels Dishes
Setof three Thai benjarong enameled dishes, the larger lobbed dish decorated with lotus flowers on a green ground, together with a pair of small footed dishes decorated with similar motif.
Largest 4" H x 10 1/4" W
Smaller 2" H x 4 3/4" W
Indian Antique Bronze Dancing Ganesha
Antique Indian bronze Ganesha standing on mouse, with nimbus surrounding his figure. Holding axe, golubjub his sweetmeat, on base with sanskrit writing.
Age late 19th century
Size: 5" H x 3" W x 1 1/2" D