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Asian art and Burmese weights Catalogue no. 16 – December 2015

The Christmas Special

Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asian art and Burmese weights The Christmas Special - Catalogue no. 16

Asian Art.


Burmese animal-shaped Weights The Weights of the last Kings - Catalogue no. 15


Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asian Art.

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Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asian Art.

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The Christmas Special Catalogue no. 16 – December 2015 Offers are valid: 21 November 2015 – 31 March 2016

Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asian Art. Am Ruhrstein 44 45133 Essen Germany phone: + 49 (0) 176 38516147 info@opiumgewichte.com www.opiumgewichte.com Ust-ID-Nr. (VAT-no.) DE286505776 © 2015 text & photos Michael Herrfurth Gallery Asian Art. Front cover: Silver receptacle on stand, bathing elephants, Burmese zodiac signs, scenes of Yamayana, British colonial th times, Burma, late 19 century, 1’001 g present catalogue no. 1 Inside front cover: th Lion-dog weight, 906 g, 19 century or earlier, Yunnan (China) present catalogue no. 65 Previous page: th Dakkhina Sakkha Buddha, 19 century, Burma, wood, lacquer, gold leaf present catalogue no. 17 Next page: th Hintha, 50 tical, Arakan (Burma), 19 century present catalogue no. 62

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The Christmas Special 2015 Contents

object no.

Silver from Shan, Burma, Laos

1 - 10

Betel cutter from Java

11 - 13

Buddha images from Burma and Thailand

14 - 18

Amber jewellery from Kachin State (Burma)

19 - 21

Ancient Pyu beads

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Burmese acheik hta-mein

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A set of Burmese decorative ivory combs

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Burmese vintage coconut grater

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Bronze vessel, Islamic art

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Burmese animal-shaped weights

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Burma Post Office weight

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Yunnan weight 19th century

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Chinese liang / tael weights

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Used and out of print books

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The Christmas Special 2015 First of all we express our sincere thanks to our friends and customers, their continued interest and support to our gallery over the years.

erence book “Betel Cutters from the Eilenberg Collection, Henry Brownrigg, Thames and Hudson, London 1992”.

For our 2015 Christmas market we searched various places in Asia, watched the European and US art market and found – finally – a few pieces of Asian art and crafts as well as Burmese and Chinese weights for Santa’s bag. As usual, the first part of the catalogue offers various artefacts from all over Asia. The second part is saved for the Burmese weights. While we offer a few Asian artefacts and small treasures, made of various materials as silver, bronze and amber, that might meet the collector’s demands, we are very happy to be able to present a selection of rare Burmese animal-shaped weights (Opium Weights) from earliest times to the late Konbaung Dynasty and Arakan weights as well.

For centuries the Burmese Kachin State is famous for its huge natural resources of teak wood, gold, silver, and amber as well. We were lucky to acquire two pairs of Kachin amber ear plugs from an old Belgian collection. Nowadays pieces like this can rarely be found on the art market.

For “The Christmas Special” we collected a lot of red coloured pieces. If one takes a close look, it’s amazing that a few of the authentic Burmese weights show red lacquer coating - lacquered for unclear reasons yet. But for Christmas time red and silver should be the right colour. Our no. 1 is an outstanding piece of Burmese silversmith art from the 19th century, rarely can be found in this quality.

Other wonderful works made by silversmiths in Laos, Burma and Siam, shown already partly in the online gallery, now also part of our present catalogue. Surprisingly we’ve got a chance to purchase three superb betel cutter from Indonesia, very comparable with pieces illustrated in the ref-

The Burmese weights, as usual, remain as a special part of the catalogue without to be described in each detail. Even published here as the second part, a few of the weights offered in the catalogue are particularly outstanding early pieces.

Please enjoy our catalogue no. 16, “The Christmas Special 2015”. With my best wishes for a peaceful Christmas Michael Herrfurth

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1 Superb silver receptacle with stand, Burma (Myanmar), colonial time, late 19th or early 20th century (see also the cover image) This silverwork shows the outstanding skills of the Burmese craftsmen and silversmiths. Until the present days a wealthy Rangoon family used it as an offering receptacle in their reception room. Bowl and stand may not be produced together at the same time. The silver bowl seems to be an earlier piece, while the stand could be probably supplemented later. In any case, it’s a precious example of Burmese arts and crafts. total weight:

1’001 g (5 pieces: receptacle with lid [1a] / base, pedestal, tray [1b])

purity of silver:

91,6 – 96 %

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Asian art and Burmese weights Period, Arts of Asia,Special Vol. -43 No. 3,no. May The Christmas Catalogue 16 – June 2013


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1a - Receptacle / bowl The lid of the receptacle shows 10 bathing elephant walking in a circle plus another elephant in the centre. Bowl and lid are engraved with zodiac signs and floral patterns. weight mass: size:

365 g 127 mm h x 105 mm d

1b - Stand The stand consists of 3 parts, the base, the pedestal and the tray. The decoration on the stand is characterised by deep repoussĂŠ and finely engraved scenes of the Ramayana (Burmese: Yamayana) between rich floral scrollwork in high relief. size: price (complete box with stand):

190 mm h x 170 mm d top / 130 mm d base

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2 Hmong solid silver bangle, Laos Traditional silver jewellery, worn of the hill tribes of the Golden Triangle, in Laos, Burma and the north-western part of Thailand. size:

80 mm outer diameter / 65 mm inner diameter

weight mass:

93 g

marked:

925

price:

upon request

3 Hmong solid silver neck band, Laos size:

ca. 150 mm diameter (variable)

weight mass:

50 g

marked:

925

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4 Hmong solid silver soul lock pendant, Laos size:

102 mm l x 67 mm h

weight mass:

88 g

price:

upon request

5 Hmong silver hairpin in the shape of an opium poppy, Laos size:

145 mm l

weight mass:

10 g

price:

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6 Hollow silver neckband, Burma (Myanmar) size:

ca. 140 mm diameter (variable)

weight mass:

39 g

price:

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7 A pair of hollow silver bangles (children-size), Thailand / Laos size:

74 mm outer diameter / 50 mm inner diameter

weight:

97 g (pair)

price:

sold

8 Traditional Hmong silver earrings, Laos size:

45 mm l

weight:

7,5 g (pair)

price:

upon request

9 Traditional Hmong silver earrings, Laos size:

46 mm l

weight:

7,5 g (pair)

price:

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10 Lime-box, 19th century, Burma (Myanmar) Oval lime-box (Burmese: htoun bu) in high grade silver, decorated in the lid with a jumping lion and floral patterns in repoussÊ technique, while the case of the box left plain. Remains of lime are still inside the box. A fish, turning its head backwards, has been chased into the underside of the bottom as a maker’s signature. A beautiful worn authentic piece of the 19th century. size at the rim:

65 mm l x 38 mm w x 54 mm h

weight:

110 g

price:

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11 Betel-cutter in form of a horse, iron with silver sheathing

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Horse-shaped cutters are popular in Sumatra, Madura and Bali, as well as in Java. This example from East Java, has a relatively small head and perforated decoration to the mane. Worn with a few flaws, but overall good condition. The silver sheaths with round lobbed finials are nicely decorated. The hinge is disguised as the animal’s eyes. length:

170 mm

reference:

Betel Cutters from the Eilenberg Collection, Henry Brownrigg, Thames and Hudson, London 1992

price:

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12 Betel-cutter in form of a horse, iron with silver sheathing Horse-shaped cutters are popular in Sumatra, Madura and Bali, as well as in Java. This example has a relatively small head similar to no. 11 and an elaborate mane. The curl from the forehead is broken off and lost. The handle sheaths have beautiful engraved fish-scale pattern and round capsule-shaped finials. length:

170 mm

reference:

Betel Cutters from the Eilenberg Collection, Henry Brownrigg, Thames and Hudson, London 1992

price:

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13 Betel-cutter in form of a horse, iron with silver sheathing

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Horse-shaped cutters are popular in Sumatra, Madura and Bali, as well as in Java. The iron remains unadorned except to the striations on the lower arm. The sheaths with remarkable large round finials are nicely decorated. The hinge is disguised as the animal’s eyes. length:

200 mm

reference:

Betel Cutters from the Eilenberg Collection, Henry Brownrigg, Thames and Hudson, London 1992

price:

upon request

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14 Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, Ayutthaya, U-Thong style, prior to 19th century height:

265 mm

description::

Thailand, U-Thong, prior 19th century Cast in bronze, using cire perdue technique (lost wax method), fine dark patina with some green oxidizations and traces of shiny black lacquer. The Buddha is sitting on a simple concave base, cross-legged in virasana. A monk’s robe drapped over his left shoulder leaving the right bare. His right hand in bhumisparsa mudra with fingers of unequal length. The left hand in dhyana mudra is resting in his lap. The head with elongated earlobes shows a beaded band between the fine hair curls and the forehead. His face appears in serene expression with downcast eyes. The ushnisha is surmounted by a flame finial (rasmi).

reference:

Ramkhamhaeng National Museum, Sukhothai Ayutthaya historical park MusĂŠe National des arts Asiatiques Guimet

price:

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15 Buddha image, Ava period, late 17th century, Burma (Myanmar) Wood, lacquer, gold leaf The Buddha image is seated in padmasana (lotus position), the right hand in bhumisparsa mudra. The left hand in dhyana mudra is resting in his lap. The Buddha is wellproportioned, hands and feet are only slightly enlarged. Both ears touch the shoulders only with a drop of lacquer. Cracks in the lacquer, repairs on forehead and right arm, damages at the bottom of the base, ushnisha lost. height: provenance:

585 mm art market in the Netherlands

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16 The Boddhisattva Siddhartha Gautama under the Bodhi-tree (left and right) and The Buddha in bhumisparsha mudra (centre), gilded bronze, 18th - 19th century Small works as cult-images for domestic altars from provincial workshops of Northern Burma (Shan States). These objects were used as votive offerings to be displayed in the reliquaries of newly built pagodas. The Boddhisattva figurines left and right are richly gilded. The Buddha (centre) shows remnants of gilding. All three pieces are slightly damaged on the base and one or two of the tree’s branches are broken off and lost. height: (left/centre/right)

85 mm, 71 mm, 80 mm

reference:

Otto Karow, Burmese Buddhist Sculpture – The Johan Möger Collection, White Lotos, 1991

price for the set:

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17 Dakkhina Sakkha Buddha, 19th century, Burma (Myanmar) light wood, thick black lacquer coating, gold leaf This squat Buddha statue seated in earth touching position. The scalloped hairline represents lotus leaves. The neck is barely discernible, so that the head seems to rest directly onto the shoulders. Rich decorated with gold leaves. The narrow eye openings are painted with red and silver pigments. The cavity in the rear of the base was used for ritual deposits. cracks in the lacquer surface, the base with cracks and spalling of lacquer size: provenance: reference:

360 mm German art market Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Buddha Image From Burma, Part 3: Wood and Lacquer, p. 136, Arts of Asia, May – June 1981, vol. 11 no. 3

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Guardian lion-twins in front of a small ancient pagoda near Chindwin river, post-Pagan period / Ava-Kingdom (1364 – 1555) northern Pakokku-division, Burma (Myanmar)

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18 Yama Character of Yama Zatdaw, the Burmese adaption of Ramayana (Burmese: Yamayana), Burma, bronze 19th / early 20th century Prince Rama (Burmese: Yama) in celestial robe, beautiful and very detailed executed solid bronze carving, rich patina with a few oxidization, bow and arrow lost, mounted on a later wooden stand. height:

145 mm (without base)

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19 Amber bracelet, Kachin State (Burma) 13 pieces of amber tube-shaped beads from Kachin State (Burma) with smooth surface. No crack or chip. The light transmission ranges from translucent to clear with a few inclusions. measures:

between 13 x 11 mm and 16 x 13 mm / 23 g (13 beads)

reference:

The secrets of Burmite amber, George Poinar, Jr., Ron Buckley and Alex E. Brown

price:

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20 A pair of amber ear plugs, Kachin State, Burma, 19th century A pair of rare amber ear plugs (Patlokan), typical worn by Hkakhu tribe (Kachin), here with the very fine cracks of old amber and beautiful red brownish amber colour. The Burmese amber from Kachin state for unknown reasons has a deep red colour, which makes it highly desired as a gem. Already in 100 AD the Burmese amber trade route with China was established. measures:

26 to 27 mm l x 16 to 17 mm d / 12 g (pair)

reference:

The secrets of Burmite amber, George Poinar, Jr., Ron Buckley and Alex E. Brown

price:

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21 A pair of amber ear plugs (Patlokan), Kachin State, Burma, 19th or 20th century A pair of 'Patlokan' amber ear plugs from the Kachin State (Hkakhu ethnic group in the north of Burma). Also this pair appears in the most wanted reddish brown colour. One ear plug is in excellent condition considering age and use. The other one has a chip at the tip and two cracks from falling down without being broken. Overall a rare much sought-after pair of vintage amber ear plugs. size:

119 mm l x 21 mm d / 115 mm l x 21 mm d / 67 g (pair)

price:

upon request

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22 Authentic Ancient Pre-Pyu or Pyu Bead Necklace – ca. 54 beads (except the small spacer discs) central quartz crystal bead, fiery orange carnelian, cylindrical ring stone and glass beads one white bead with large chip, apart from that excellent condition! approx. length of necklace: 530 mm age of the beads: 1000 to 2000 years reference:

BEADS OF MYANMAR (BURMA), Line Decorated Beads Amongst the Pyu and Chin ELIZABETH MOORE AND U AUNG MYINT ILLUSTRATIONS BY ROBERT MOORE AND U AUNG MYINT SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

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23 Authentic Ancient Pre-Pyu or Pyu Bead Necklace – ca. 54 beads (except the small spacer discs) central green stone disc bead, two three-stripes etched carnelian, two carnelian in the shape of molar teeth, collared glass beads with small protrusions on each end, undecorated carnelian in the shape of angular barrel, cylindrical ring stone and glass beads. tabular beads left and right with crack, but not broken, a few beads with minor chip, apart from that excellent condition considering age and use! approx. length of necklace: 500 mm age of the beads: 1000 to 2000 years. reference:

BEADS OF MYANMAR (BURMA), Line Decorated Beads Amongst the Pyu and Chin ELIZABETH MOORE AND U AUNG MYINT ILLUSTRATIONS BY ROBERT MOORE AND U AUNG MYINT SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

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24 Multicolour glass beads, trade wind beads, Pyu, Burma (Myanmar) 10 strands, each strand with approx. 190 small multicolour glass beads size of the beads: 1 - 3 mm diameter (avg. 2,5 mm) length: about 680 mm age: prior to 9th century (Pyu, Pre-Pagan period) condition: fine, attractive multi-coloured glass beads in excellent condition references:

price for 10 strands:

Elizabeth H. Moore "EARLY LANDSCAPES OF MYANMAR" River Books Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2007, please see p. 221 and especially p. 231 (Than Swe collection)

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25 Multicolour glass beads, trade wind beads, Pyu, Burma (Myanmar) 10 strands, each strand with approx. 190 small multicolour glass beads size of the beads: 1 - 3 mm diameter (avg. 2,5 mm) length: about 680 mm age: prior to 9th century (Pyu, Pre-Pagan period) condition: fine, attractive multi-coloured glass beads in excellent condition references:

price for 10 strands:

Elizabeth H. Moore "EARLY LANDSCAPES OF MYANMAR" River Books Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2007, please see p. 221 and especially p. 231 (Than Swe collection)

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26 Multicolour glass beads, trade wind beads, Pyu, Burma (Myanmar) 10 strands, each strand with approx. 300 small multicolour glass beads size of the beads: ca. 1 - 6 mm diameter (avg. 3 mm) length: about 730 mm age: prior to 9th century (Pyu, Pre-Pagan period) condition: fine, attractive multi-coloured glass beads in excellent condition references:

Elizabeth H. Moore "EARLY LANDSCAPES OF MYANMAR" River Books Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2007, please see p. 221 and especially p. 231 (Than Swe collection)

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27 Multicolour glass beads, trade wind beads, Pyu, Burma (Myanmar) 10 strands, each strand with approx. 300 small multicolour glass beads size of the beads: ca. 1 - 6 mm diameter (avg. 3 mm) length: about 730 mm age: prior to 9th century (Pyu, Pre-Pagan period) condition: fine, attractive multi-coloured glass beads in excellent condition references:

Elizabeth H. Moore "EARLY LANDSCAPES OF MYANMAR" River Books Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2007, please see p. 221 and especially p. 231 (Than Swe collection)

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28 Silk acheik-luntaya hand-woven tapestry weave, late 19th or early 20th century, Amarapura, Burma (Myanmar) Acheik (horizontal wave patterned) textile hta-mein in silk luntaya tapestry weave, Mandalay strongly worn , damages, holes (if interested, please ask for detailed pictures) references:

S. Fraser-Lu, Burmese Crafts: Past and Present, fig, 247., p. 262 V&A's collections, Museum number IM.8-1909

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3600 mm l x 560 mm w / 141.73 x 22.05 in

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29 Three decorative hair combs, ivory, Burma, 19th century The fine texture of the ivory is clear visible. The time gave the ivory a rich patina. All three combs are in excellent condition. size (top): size (centre): size (bottom):

129 mm l x 41 mm h x 5 mm thickness 102 mm l x 30 mm h x 4 mm thickness 126 mm l x 40 mm h x 6 mm thickness

price for the set of three combs:

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30 Vintage coconut grater, folk art, probably mid-20th century or earlier, Burma (Myanmar) It’s a traditional tool throughout entire Asia, used in many households, to remove the fresh white coconut meat from the hard shell. This coconut grater in form of a tiger carved out of a single block of solid teak wood. The sharp, slightly corroded iron scraper forms the animal’s tongue. The golden brown surface with the pronounced grain of the wood remains oily from long time use. size:

300 mm l x 125 mm w x 125 mm h

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upon request

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31 Small bronze vessel, 19th century or earlier, Islamic art, probably Afghanistan Used, suspended on a chain, probably as an incense burner, perfume flacon or snuff bottle. The small vessel stands on three feet and has an attractive form. The bronze surface shows remnants of lacquer coating and rich dark patina. Three beautiful carved eyelets for the chain. size:

62 mm d x 34 mm h (40 mm height incl. feet), mouth 20 mm d

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upon request

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32 Very large Opium Weight Box, Teak Wood, with beam balance, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century Semicircular teak wood box for keeping the weights with a carved Chinthe in bas relief on the lid. Wood carving, covered inside with black and outside with black and red lacquer, repairs on the lid and the hinges, there repainted and the lacquer has been partly renewed. Very rare! size: 485 mm d x 137 mm h reference: Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese 'Opium' Weights, Arts of Asia, Vol. 12 No. 1, January – February 1982, page 81 price: sold

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Chinthe 1, 20 tical (319 g) Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 present catalogue no. 38

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33 Chinthe 1, 100 tical (1’579 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 A rare 1 viss Chinthe 1 with 4-rayed star mark, a comparatively narrow, fine handle and rich brown, partly greenish patina. height:

114 mm

price:

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34 Chinthe 1, 50 tical (786 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 A special bright yellow painted Chinthe 1 with an outwards bended handle at the joint between handle and tail (a remarkable detail). The reason why the weight is painted yellow could be that the weight is a “master” weight or as a conspicuous owner’s mark. height:

91 mm

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35 Chinthe 1, 100 tical (1’613 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 A spectacular 1 viss Chinthe 1 with 4-rayed star mark and perfectly shaped details, as teeth, beard, mane and trefoil mouth appendage. The weight is in rare excellent condition. The body of the animal seems to be polished, what removed the patina, leaving the lion with golden bronze skin, while handle and base still have the original dark patina. Therefor it cannot be excluded that the lion weight was used for superstitious or religious purposes. height:

113 mm

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36 Chinthe 1, set of 20, 10, 5 tical, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730

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In addition to the 1 viss and 50 tical weights of the previous Chinthe 1 standard form, there are the smaller pieces of 20, 10 and 5 tical to complete the set. All three weights bear the 4-rayed star mark and a trefoil mouth appendage. They are, even slightly worn, in very good condition with a smooth, attractive patina, the 20 and 5 tical with traces of lacquer. weight mass:

320 g, 160 g, 78 g

price of the set of three:

not available as set anymore

If interested in to purchase only one or two pieces of the set, please ask for the price.

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37a (left) / 37b (centre) / 37c (right) Chinthe 2B, 10, 20, 10 tical, Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1837 Three special C2B weights with notches decorated base (37a and b), double-line decorated handle (37b and c), dot mark base rear and old readjustment with bolt and nut (37c). 9-rayed star mark, rich patina, good condition. weight mass:

158 g (37a), 315 g (37b), 160 g (37c)

price 37a:

sold

price 37b:

sold

price 37c:

upon request

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38 Chinthe 1, 20 tical (319 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 Important and rare variation of the Chinthe 1 standard form with circular base, distinctive mouth appendage, decorated with two rows of beads along the top and bottom edges of the base. The weight shows rich traces of red lacquer overlying a layer of black lacquer. The silver bronze shows a smooth, fine grey patina. The weight is worn but all the extremities remain intact and the decoration lines as well as the 4-rayed star mark are still visible. A collector’s piece! price:

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39 Chinthe 1, 5 tical (75 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730

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Even strongly worn, this Chinthe 1 weight has collected a lot of character over the centuries. Also with a circular stepped base it’s a rare piece. The 4-rayed star mark front right is still clear visible. While the eyes already vanished in the smooth surface with silvery patina, ears, horns, mane and the attractive base decoration remain still intact. height:

40 mm

price:

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40a (left) Toe 1D, 20 tical, Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1776 9-rayed star mark, V-shape mouth appendage, single beaded chest decoration, worn but still in excellent condition considering the age of around 250 years. weight mass:

322 g

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40b (right) Toe 1D, 20 tical, Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1776 A wonderful T1D weight in remarkable good condition with bead chain decoration, 9rayed star mark, V-shape mouth appendage, stepped base and dark bright patina with some green oxidization. Rare to find in this condition nowadays. weight mass:

324 g

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Both Toe weights bear the rare double beaded chain. The Toe left has a trident tail, the weight right shows four spikes. Remnants of the 4 rayed star mark are barely visible. weight mass:

158 g (41a), 162 g (41b)

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sold

price 41b:

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42a (left) / 42b (centre) / 42c (right) Toe 1D, 5 tical, Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1776 All three weights bear the rare double beaded chain. The two weights left with trident tail, the T1D right bear the markedly less frequently tail with four spikes. The double bead chain of Toe 42a is carved very well and is still clear visible, piece by piece. weight mass: price:

80 g upon request

Toe 42b is well worn with a smooth dark patina and rather rarely stepped base. weight mass: price:

79 g upon request

Toe 42c is extremely rare in this flawless condition – besides of that, this little treasure match (nearly) perfectly the weight mass of 5 tical x 16,3 g per tical = 81,5 g. weight mass: price:

81,4 g sold

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43 Chinthe 2B, 100 tical (1’580 g), Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1837 The surface shows a fascinating multicolour patina from red to green, brown and partly traces of black and red coating. A beautiful example of a 1 Peiktha market weight with the signs of use over the centuries. The lacquer coating of the left eye chipped so that the plain shining bronze is visible (see following photo). Provenance:

German collection. Acquired ca. 1980 in Burma.

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44 Chinthe 2B, 50 tical (762 g), Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1837

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92 mm / 3.62 in

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45 Toe 1C, 50 tical, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 (please see pp. 64 and 65 for details) A treasure! Nowadays pieces like this can be only found in private collections, kept there and are not available on the market anymore. Circular depression in front of the base, 6-rayed star as second mark, base right and a circular third mark base front right make this weight to a collector’s gem. Rod mouth appendage. Wonderful condition inclusive attractive dark brown patina. A collector’s masterpiece! weight mass:

738 g

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46 Toe 1C, 20 tical (298 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 Toe with trefoil mouth appendage, small square depression in front of the base and a second circular verification mark front right. Remarkable good condition considering 330 years of age. height:

55 mm

price:

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47 - Toe 2, 20 tical (302 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 The Toe weight in perfect condition is covered with black coating. Square depression in front of the base. One of the most beautiful Toe 2 we’ve ever found. height:

60 mm

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sold

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48 - Toe 1C, 20 tical (302 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 Toe 1C with V-shape mouth appendage and two verification marks on the base, square depression on the front and the later 6-rayed star right hand side. Also in excellent condition, wonderful detailed work with wonderful patina. height:

55 mm

price:

sold

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49 - Toe 1C, 10 tical (144 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 very rare circular base with vertical notches, square depression in front of the base, trefoil mouth appendage, rich patina with green oxidization and incrustation, as rarely can be find, there is a small opening between tail and body. Collector’s item! price:

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50 - Toe 1C, 5 tical (81 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 (please see page 70) the space between animal and base is completely filled with lead for readjustment, a rare mark depicting a symbolized lion within the square depression in front of the base – a scarce T1C in perfect condition. Collector’s item! price:

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51 - Toe 1C, 5 tical (72 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 (please see page 71) a rare verification mark is the Hti sign (umbrella or arrow, symbolized the umbrellashaped top of the pagoda), here at the front of the base. A second mark one find at the bottom of the base with the signs of adjustment at the base of the wax model price:

sold

All three weights are remarkable pieces of special collector’s interest with unique characteristics.

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52 Toe 2, set of three weights, 20, 10, 5 tical, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680

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Similar to no. 50, the square depression in front of the base of the 20 tical Toe 2 shows a symbolized lion. While the 20 tical lion sits down at its base, the 10 tical lion stands upright on his feet. The 20 and 10 tical weights appear as a nice couple with smooth surface and impressive dark red brown patina. The 5 tical weight shows an amazing incrusted surface, probably with rich remnants of black beneath red lacquer. weight mass:

20 tical (287 g) 10 tical (145 g) 5 tical (73 g)

price:

sold

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53 Toe 1A, 5 tical (58 g), Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1600 The last lion is the oldest one in the Christmas collection. The T1A shows the trefoil mouth appendage in the earliest shape of a split tongue as shown in “Earth to Heaven”, plate 55 bottom and plate 10, called “twin strips” and the well preserved notches of the mane. The rare lion weight bears a horse shaped tail and was already readjusted at the base of the wax model. height:

31 mm

price:

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54 Bird weight, Gears group 7, period M, 10 tical, Lan Na / Burma, prior to 1600 This extremely rare weight from ancient times dates back probably to the 16 th century. There is a chip on the tip of the beak, but anyway it’s a collector’s favourite with traces of black and red lacquer. Please note the attractive shape of the base and the rich, dark patina. weight mass:

149 g (readjusted already at the bottom of the base of the wax model)

price:

sold

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55 Hintha 1B, set of 20, 10, 5 tical, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1640 A set of one of the earliest Burmese standard weights. All three Hintha 1B weights have a circular base. They are partly coated with black and red lacquer and still in good to very good condition considering their age. A very rare chance to complete a collection with extraordinary pieces from early 17th century. weight mass:

282 g, 147 g, 65 g

reference:

Earth to Heaven, Gear & Gear, plate 35, 36

price:

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56a - Hintha 2A, 10 tical (146 g), Mon / Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1680 56b - Hintha 1A, 5 tical (71 g), Mon / Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1600 The 10 tical Hintha 2A (left) with rare circular base and depression mark in front of the base is in remarkable good condition, with spatula mouth appendage and traces of red lacquer.

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The 5 tical Hintha 1A (right) is a very rare find, dated prior to 1600, octagonal base, square depression with centre dot in front of the base, spatula mouth appendage, vertical two line decoration on the left wing is barely visible. price 10 tical:

sold

price 5 tical:

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57 Hintha 2C, 20 and 5 tical, trefoil mouth appendage, Mon / Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 “sleeping duck� with 6-rayed star front right, octagonal base even worn, mouth appendage, eyes, head crest and verification mark are still well visible Mon ducks with trefoil mouth appendage are rare nowadays and mostly already saved in private collections good condition considering age and use weight mass:

317 g, 80 g

price 20 tical:

sold

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sold

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58 Hintha 2C, set of two weights, 20 and 10, Mon / Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1730 (5 tical weight has been sold) “sleeping duck� with 6-rayed star front right, octagonal base, worn, almost 300 years of use leaving the typical signs with a smooth surface and beautiful dark patina, overall good condition weight mass:

319 g, 160 g (readjusted with lead)

price for set of two (!) weights: not available as set anymore

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59 - Hintha 1C, set of two weights, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1760 9-rayed star mark, well-known distinct form, silvery patina, good condition weight mass: 20 tical, 10 tical (319 g, 160 g) price for two: upon request

60 - Karaweik 1, set of four weights, Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1820 Two rows of neck feathers, marked with the outline of a bird, beautiful bright patina weight mass: 20 tical, 10 tical, 5 tical, 2 tical (319 g, 161 g, 80 g, 16 g) price for four: sold

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61 Hintha 3B, 100 tical (1’622 g), Burma (Myanmar), prior to 1868 Typical Hintha 3B weight with straight lines and clear contours according the standard form. Some wear and tear (see small dent at the beak), cross sign on the forehead, beautiful patina. height:

116 mm

price:

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62 Hintha / Karaweik, 50 tical (833 g), Arakan, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century The shape is quite similar to weights, offered in earlier catalogues (7, no. 39 or 9, no. 19). Small head, big protruding eyes, octagonal base, rich dark, almost black patina. The only 50 tical weight we found in this shape. A rare collector’s piece. weight mass: height:

833 g 99 mm

price:

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63 Spider figurine, 10 tical, Burma (Myanmar), 18th century (?), important charm Detailed bronze figurine of a spider, rich patina, body of the spider is most likely pegmatite stone covered with bronze (see the tiny hole on the right side of the body), the base is made of solid bronze. Considering the weight mass of 143 g, based onto the early standard Kyat mass of 15 g per tical, it could be assumed that the figurine was made in the early 18th century or earlier. Auspicious symbol - see xizi (č™Ťĺ–œ ĺ­?). Few scratches on the bottom of the base. weight mass: 143 g (early standard Kyat mass of 15 g / tical) height: 44 mm l x 34 mm w x 25 mm h price:

sold

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64 Karaweik 1, 20 tical (317 g), Burma (Myanmar), ca. 1820 unusual form with narrow long neck, symbolized bird mark front right, rich traces of black coating, dark brown patina height:

65 mm

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89 65 Bronze weight, 20 tical, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century Burma Post office weight, mass correction at the bottom of the wax model, octagonal base weight mass: size:

315 g 45 mm d x 43 mm h

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66 Opium weight / sliding weight, 25 tael, Yunnan (China), 19th century (please see also inside front cover for closer view) Animal-shaped iron weight, used as a sliding weight during the opium boom in the 19th century in southern China (Yunnan province). weight mass: 907 g (25 Caoping tael of 36,7 g / tael) height: 113 mm price:

sold

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67 Liang / tael weights, China, 19th century 67a (please see also page 92) weight mass: 1’122 g (30 Kuping [treasury standard] tael = 37,5 g / tael) size: 87 mm l x 59 mm w x 42 mm h verification mark: Three Chinese character (“30 Liang”) provenance: German collection price:

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373 g (10 tael / liang) 58 mm l x 38 mm w x 30 mm h Two Chinese character (“10 Liang”) sold

67c weight mass: size: verification mark: price:

187 g (5 tael / liang) 48 mm l x 30 mm w x 22 mm h Two Chinese character (“5 Liang”) upon request

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68 Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May-June 2013 Michael Herrfurth and Hartmut Mollat, Beauty and the Beast – Animal-shaped weights of Burma new price:

25 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging)

94 69 Arts of Asia, Vol. 12 No. 1, Jan-Feb 1982 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, BURMESE 'OPIUM' WEIGHTS out-of-print, used but good condition price:

45 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging)

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70 Burmese Buddhist Sculpture The Johan Mรถger Collection Otto Karow, White Lotos, 1991 out-of-print, good condition, Chinese stamp on front of the inner page, binding of the cover slightly loose price:

upon request

95 71 Burma Painted & Described Robert Talbot Kelly published by Adam and Charles Black, London, published November 1905 price:

upon request

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Sources and further reading: Michael Herrfurth and Hartmut Mollat, Beauty and the Beast – Animal-shaped Weights of Burma Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013 Hartmut Mollat, A Model Chronology of the Animal Weights of Burma (Myanmar) Anthropos 104 / 2009, 533-542, 2009 Donald and Joan Gear, An Ancient Bird-shaped Weight System from Lan Na and Burma Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai 2002 Donald and Joan Gear, Earth to Heaven – The Royal Animal-Shaped Weights of the Burmese Empires Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai, 1992/2000 Hartmut Mollat, Die Standardformen der Tiergewichte Birmas Baessler-Archiv, Beiträge zur Völkerkunde, Band XXXII, 405-429, Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, Berlin, 1984

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Rolf und Ilse Braun, Opiumgewichte Opium Weights Poids d'Asie Pfälzische Verlagsanstalt, Landau, 1983 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese 'Opium' Weights Arts of Asia, Vol. 12 No. 1, January – February 1982 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tael https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_units_of_measurement

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über dem Anbieter gilt die Regelung in § 6 dieser AGB. Die Verjährungsfrist für Gewährleistungsansprüche des Kunden beträgt bei Verbrauchern bei neu hergestellten Sachen 2 Jahre, bei gebrauchten Sachen 1 Jahr. Gegenüber Unternehmern beträgt die Verjährungsfrist bei neu hergestellten Sachen und bei gebrauchten Sachen 1 Jahr. Die vorstehende Verkürzung der Verjährungsfristen gilt nicht für Schadensersatzansprüche des Kunden aufgrund einer Verletzung des Lebens, des Körpers, der Gesundheit sowie für Schadensersatzansprüche aufgrund einer Verletzung wesentlicher Vertragspflichten. Wesentliche Vertragspflichten sind solche, deren Erfüllung zur Erreichung des Ziels des Vertrags notwendig ist, z.B. hat der Anbieter dem Kunden die Sache frei von Sach- und Rechtsmängeln zu übergeben und das Eigentum an ihr zu verschaffen. Die vorstehende Verkürzung der Verjährungsfristen gilt ebenfalls nicht für Schadensersatzansprüche, die auf einer vorsätzlichen oder grob fahrlässigen Pflichtverletzung des Anbieters, seiner gesetzlichen Vertreter oder Erfüllungsgehilfen beruhen. Gegenüber Unternehmern ebenfalls ausgenommen von der Verkürzung der Verjährungsfristen ist der Rückgriffsanspruch nach § 478 BGB. Eine Garantie wird von dem Anbieter nicht erklärt. Haftungsausschluss Schadensersatzansprüche des Kunden sind ausgeschlossen, soweit nachfolgend nichts anderes bestimmt ist. Der vorstehende Haftungsausschluss gilt auch zugunsten der gesetzlichen Vertreter und Erfüllungsgehilfen des Anbieters, sofern der Kunde Ansprüche gegen diese geltend macht. Von dem unter Ziffer 1 bestimmten Haftungsausschluss ausgenommen sind Schadensersatzansprüche aufgrund einer Verletzung des Lebens, des Körpers, der Gesundheit und Schadensersatzansprüche aus der Verletzung wesentlicher Vertragspflichten. Wesentliche Vertragspflichten sind solche, deren Erfüllung zur Erreichung des Ziels des Vertrags notwendig ist, z.B. hat der Anbieter dem Kunden die Sache frei von Sach- und Rechtsmängeln zu übergeben und das Eigentum an ihr zu verschaffen. Von dem Haftungsausschluss ebenfalls ausgenommen ist die Haftung für Schäden, die auf einer vorsätzlichen oder grob fahrlässigen Pflichtverletzung des Anbieters, seiner gesetzlichen Vertreter oder Erfüllungsgehilfen beruhen. Vorschriften des Produkthaftungsgesetzes (ProdHaftG) bleiben unberührt. Abtretungs- und Verpfändungsverbot Die Abtretung oder Verpfändung von dem Kunden gegenüber dem Anbieter zu-

stehenden Ansprüchen oder Rechten ist ohne Zustimmung des Anbieters ausgeschlossen, sofern der Kunde nicht ein berechtigtes Interesse an der Abtretung oder Verpfändung nachweist. § 12 Aufrechnung Ein Aufrechnungsrecht des Kunden besteht nur, wenn seine zur Aufrechnung gestellte Forderung rechtskräftig festgestellt wurde oder unbestritten ist. § 13 Rechtswahl & Gerichtsstand (1) Auf die vertraglichen Beziehungen zwischen dem Anbieter und dem Kunden findet das Recht der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Anwendung. Von dieser Rechtswahl ausgenommen sind die zwingenden Verbraucherschutzvorschriften des Landes, in dem der Kunde seinen gewöhnlichen Aufenthalt hat. Die Anwendung des UN-Kaufrechts ist ausgeschlossen. (2) Gerichtsstand für alle Streitigkeiten aus dem Vertragsverhältnis zwischen dem Kunden und dem Anbieter ist der Sitz des Anbieters, sofern es sich bei dem Kunden um einen Kaufmann, eine juristische Person des öffentlichen Rechts oder ein öffentlich-rechtliches Sondervermögen handelt. § 14 Salvatorische Klausel Sollte eine Bestimmung dieser Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen unwirksam sein, wird davon die Wirksamkeit der übrigen Bestimmungen nicht berührt.

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