A look at a large private collection of Chinese, Burmese & Thai antiquities on offer from a private seller

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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.

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An exceptionally fine and rare large reclining Burmese Mandalay period Buddha.
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An olive green-glazed warring states period (475 to 221 BC) “yue ware” storage jar (thermoluminescence (TL) tested)
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Burmese gold gilt hin-tha lacquer betel nut vessels in the form of the sacred goose.
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A beautiful Chinese 3 tiered huanghuali “tihe” box

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.

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A large Chinese neolithic period (Banshan Phase) painted pottery storage jar – c. 2600–2300 B.C
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Larger jars such as this one were typically used for storage and in burials.
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Similar jars can be found in museums and private collections around the world.

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.

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burmese lacquer Hsun Ok offering boxes in the shape of pagodas
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Antique Thai manuscript box originally used to store the religious texts.

Clear detailed images for each collection can be viewed here in three galleries:

1) Southeast Asian Antiques.

2) Chinese & Southeast Asian antiques

3) Chinese Antiques:

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Palanquins are sedan chairs used for transporting the wealthy deities or dignitaries. These metal finials would have capped the ends of the support poles. Wonderful green patina with visible malachite incrustation.

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

UPDATE: ALL ITEMS HAVE NOW BEEN SOLD

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