On offer is two privately held collections of Chinese and Southeast Asian antiquities for sale. In total there are over 70 different pieces in both collections. Collection consists of Chinese Neolithic, Han, Warring States and Ming Dynasty pottery and terracotta, Burmese and Thai lacquerware, wooden and brass Buddhas and other religious artifacts, as well Chinese antique furniture.
All items were purchased in the mid 1990′ ies in either Hong Kong, Singapore and Southeast Asia along with a few from London with many hand selected by a former antiquities dealer in Southeast Asian art who has since retired.
|Low-fired earthenware jars like this were made using a fine, wind-blown soil called loess. As these jars were made before the invention of the potter’s wheel, the body is formed using rolls of coiled clay, which were gradually built up and smoothed to create the walls of the jar. Un-glazed, these jars where typically painted with mineral based pigments such as iron oxide and manganese and burnished after firing.|
Items have been well maintained and are in excellent condition other then normal wear and tears as would be expected from antiques and antiquities . Currently all items are physically located in Hong Kong and have been held privately there since time of purchase. Collections may be sold as a set or split according to buyer preference.
Antique Thai manuscript box originally used to store the religious texts.
Clear detailed images for each collection can be viewed here in three galleries:
- This collection includes: burmese betal nut boxes and lacquerware, Burmese ceremonial “Dha” Sword, antique wooden and brass Buddhas
- This collection includes: Ming dynasty figurines, Han dynasty glazed earthenware, Chinese Huanghuali and Burmese and Khmer Antiques.
3) Chinese Antiques:
- This collection includes Chinese neolithic pottery, Han dynasty pottery and Chinese antique furniture.
Note that these items are not in China and can be shipped worldwide. Chinese items have been outside of China for over 20 years and are exempt from the US-Chinese bilateral agreement on cultural property.
For prices and additional details please inquire here or email roger (at) antique-chinese-furniture.com