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Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1452523 (stock #7154)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$2,000.00
Fine and rare, large copper repousse and chased copper plate depicting a religious scene or narrative. This was acquired in Sri Lanka in the 1990s, the vendor said this was showing the life of Buddha, but the iconography suggests it is most likely Hindu as the central image is shown facing the left, sitting on a tiger pelt, set against a foliate scroll background. This could be representing Shiva with his consort Parvati and son Ganesh. Superb workmanship, circa 19th century...
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Contemporary item #1451890 (stock #MM-1539)
SwisSiam-Arts-Antiques-Gems
USD $1,365.00
A GENUINE CEYLON BLUE SAPPHIRE @ 1.59ct. Excellent color and cut. Size: 6.78mm. x 7.16mm. x 4.31mm.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1296868
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Attractive folk art Buddha with most of it's original painting intact. Made in Sri Lanka in the 19th or early 20th century. H. 55 cm. Condition: some age cracks, some wear to the painting, traces of light repainting (face seems to be touched up a bit), one finger repaired. Overall in a very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1476049 (stock #WN391)
Galerie Hafner
Sold.
An antique pair of patinated heavy bronze statues showing a Kandyan noble and his wife in official attire. Dimension: 22.2 and 20 cm high, weight: 2.3 kg. Condition: the male on the back with soldered area.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1438881
Zentner Collection
$975.00
Antique Sri Lankan ceramic figure of seated Hanuman, the Hindu god in monkey form, hero of the Ramayana and devoted friend to Rama. Seated with one knee raised and hands together in prayer, Hanuman's face is full of compassion. His tall crown denotes his status. Traces of green and white pigments remain.

Age: 18th/19th century

Dimensions: 5" high x 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" deep
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Contemporary item #1451889 (stock #MM-1599)
SwisSiam-Arts-Antiques-Gems
USD $725.00
A STUNNING GENUINE OVAL CEYLON YELLOW SAPPHIRE @ 2.05ct. BEAUTIFUL EVEN COLOR AND CUT. Size: 8.19 mm. x 6.86mm. x 4.17mm.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1449656 (stock #7094)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$700.00
Rare coconut grater from Kandy, carved from a single piece of Jack Fruit wood, in a quirky zoomorphic style circa 19th century. L: 82cm/32in x W: 10.5cm/4.1in and x H: 30cm/11/8in.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1407494 (stock #JHpalmroot)
June Hastings
$695.00
Two very playful Southeast Asian panthers skillfully carved from red palm wood. They can be displayed on any one of 3 sides and look as thought they were designed to be viewed in whatever position you place them. The wood is heavy and dense feeling very much like a hardwood and weighs about 3 lbs. In excellent vintage condition, they measure 9.5 inches long by 5 inches high. Dates early 20th century.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1494037 (stock #WN445)
Galerie Hafner
$630
shipping included
Two authentique bronze hanging oil lamps from Ceylon, in different sizes but similar shape. The curved cast spouts starting with a makara head, both with elaborate chain. Dimension: lamps c. 22.5 and 18.5 cm tall, lamps with chain: c. 61 cm and 48.5 cm, weight: c. 1300 g. Condition: traces of age, patina, the smaller one maybe with an amended base, the larger lamp with a small loss at the base and a hole (please see photo no. 2).
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1491932 (stock #7514)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$500.00
Rare antique classical period Kandyan standing Buddha, carved from Jackwood, circa 18thCE. H: 18cm/7in, please note in enlargements outstretched hand in the abhaya mudra and unisha are missing.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1295174 (stock #SK868)
Galerie Hafner
$300
shipping included
A spherical lime container made of copper with scrollwork decoration, chain and spatula in brass. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.2 cm, chain with spatula: 32 cm long.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Handicrafts : Pre 1980 item #1433823 (stock #6593)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Group of three vintage household woven cane baskets acquired in Kandy, Sri Lanka in the 1990s. These were old at the time of acquisition so I would date them to around 50 years of age. Very sturdy and good condition. Dimensions: 1# 19in/48cm x 15/40cm, 2# 15in/38cm x 8in/20cm, 11in/28cm x 5.5in/14cm. Two have wood bases and tops while the the midsize one is covered in skin (I am guessing goat).
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1481528 (stock #7240)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Good Tamil, carved wood temple panel of the Hindu God Shiva manifested as Virabhadra, he is brandishing a sword and holds a shield. This was acquired in the late 1990s from a well-known Sri Lanka dealer and collector, from Kandy. This is a heavy (1.7kg), possibly Jack Fruit woodcarving...
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1960 item #1469632 (stock #7226)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$220.00
Three pretty silver dollar sized 1957 5 Rupee coin, commemorating 2500 years of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The obverse side has elephants, horses and lions (oh my), surrounded by Hamsa (Sacred Geese), this motif is an adaptation from the Anuradhapura Moonstone, the other has the denomination in Pali and English. These were minted Condition circulated. Diameter: 39 mm, silver content: .925. weight: 28 grams. Prices on these seem to be all over the place $70 ea to $260 ea...
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1481662 (stock #7245)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$200.00
Exquisite antique silver necklace, circa 19th century. Each tiny bead is hand folded into a geometrical shape, some of them still have traces of gold wash I doubt if this kind of craftsmanship can be done today. The hexagonal pendant opens up into a “secret” lime box, and the clam shell bead is actually a bell. Included is an ancient excavated garnet bead. Total Length: 87cm/34.3in. Small bead diameters are: 1mm-2mm/.04in-.08in. Total weight 60 grams. Free shipping.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1930 item #1484048 (stock #7307)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$160.00
Unusual Jackwood paan (betel) tray with well carved Kandy style floral medallion in the center, this motif also emulates carvings on pillars in some ancient temple. The WHO advised the Sri Lankan government against the chewing of betel and it is now illegal- that is not to say that this really stops people from still doing it though. This an antique piece with one crack. W: 29.5cm/11.5in x W: 29.5cm/11.5in x H: 6cm/2.2in
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Handicrafts : Pre 1930 item #1483295 (stock #7290)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Quirky jack wood kitchen vegetable cutting board. I acquired this in Sri Lanka but it could also be Tamil. Beautiful patina naturally smooth surface. . L: 46.5cm/17.9in and W: 29.5cm/11.6in, and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1990 item #1494686 (stock #7348)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$150.00
Fine Sri Lankan silver and smoky quartz crystal bracelet, it is hinged with a pin lock- please see enlargements. Perfect condition, from the workshops in Kandy and acquired from the very cool Mr. Waruna Jayashinghe, owner of the Samadhi Center- Nature Resort. Total weigh 44grams. Inner dimensions 58mm x 50mm.
 
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