Chatelaine's Antiques and Appraisals Magazine
Artefacts from the Indo-Chinese region of Asia are eagerly sought by art collectors from all over the world and as investments are constantly increasing in value. Pieces represented in this collection are from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Mandalay. The thumb-nailed images will lead you to a full sized image, a further description and ordering information for each piece.
1/. Burmese Goddess Ra
Goddess Ra, Burma, circa 18th Century, gilt on bronze, exquisite detail, fine workmanship, mounted on non-original wooden base, classic Burmese design of Ra the Archer, possibly Mandalay area. Quote Reference Number: 0225
A set of two, depicting Pa Apie Ma Nee the Thai flute player accompanied by a mandolin player, these complimentary musicians, gilt bronze from Thailand, circa 19th century, deep patina verdigris in keeping with their age. Quote Reference Number: 0226
Traditional fertility dance & pose from Vietnam, bronze & living crystal, circa 20th century, province Da Lat central highlands. Quote Reference No. 0345
4/. Mandalay Tribeswoman
Mandalay (Burma) represents Shan tribeswoman, native tribal woman with the neck rings (similar to Central African tribeswomen), unique culture of the central highlands of Maymyo, Burma, circa 1902. Quote Reference No. 0387- Sold
Indo-Chinese, Chang Mai, northern Thailand, circa late 18th Century , Thai calvary figure mounted on a pony, solid bronze. Quote Reference Number: 0389
6/. Buddha Head
Buddha head, Khmer style, hollow bronze, patina in keeping with age, circa 19th century. Quote Reference Number: 0392
Burma, hollow bronze, appears to be a sculptural form of the Buddha's miraculous teachings in the Tushita Heaven or alternatively the events surrounding the miracle of the mango. Depicting a pagoda with 4 Buddas in Padmasan (yoga posture) in Burmese pagoda style encasing a Lama presenting a scroll. Circa 17th century. Quote Reference Number: 0404
8/. Hindu Bell
Hindu god surmounting a fully enclosed bell, primitive casting circa 19th century, with delicate resonance. Quote Reference Number: 0409
9/. Hindu God
Hindu God, hollow bronze, boar with tusks contemplating his navel and in Padmasan yoga position. Circa 19th century, possibly earlier, primitive casting. Quote Reference Number: 0411
9/. Thai Hindu Goddess
Thailand, Hindu Goddess, hollow cast bronze, three headed sitting in Lotus position on a Lotus throne holding a shell. Circa 1800s. Quote Reference Number: 0412
10/. Thai Rattanakosin Buddha
Thai Rattanakosin Buddha standing, Temple piece, solid bronze and gold rubbed with traces of gold and miniature cut mirrors, showing signs of earlier repair between base and statue. Quote Reference Number: 0418
11/. Lord Buddha in Lotus Position
Lord Buddha sitting in Lotus position on lotus throne, primitive hollow cast bronze with verdigris consistent with age, wonderful decorative piece, circa early 20th century. Quote Reference Number: 0428
12/. Buddha Oil Lamp
Bronze, primitive cast, hollow functional oil lamp depicting peacock feathers surmounting a delicate bowl, lid comprising of Buddha seated in Lotus position. Circa late 19th century. Quote Reference Number: 0420
13/. Thai Wooden Buddha
Thai Buddha, wooden hand carved seated in Lotus throne in Dhyansana, slightly damaged with age, circa early 20th century, excellent craftsmanship in its simplicity. Quote Reference Number: 0421
14/. Hindu God Ganesh
Hindu God Ganesh, well cast hollow bronze, verdigris with age, elephant headed boy God with four arms holding the instruments of his education. Indo-China, Circa early 19th century. Quote Reference Number: 0423
15/. Thai Bridal Pair
Thai bronze bridal pair in outdoor setting.
16/. Burmese Jambupati Buddha
This beautiful piece in total harmony with itself from Burma is a sitting Jambupati Buddha, radiating peace and harmony. Sometimes this image became conflated with Bhaisajyaguru or the medicine Buddha. Solid copper showing traces of verdigris. Circa 18th century.
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