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Asian art and Burmese weights Catalogue no. 19 – December 2016

The Christmas Special

Galerie Michael Herrfurth Christmas Special 2016 Asian Art and Burmese Weights - Catalogue no. 19

Asian Art.


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Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asian Art.

Asian art and Burmese weights

The Christmas Special Catalogue no. 19 – December 2016 Offers are valid: 21 November 2016 – 31 January 2017

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 © 2016 text & photos Galerie Michael Herrfurth - Asian Art. Front cover: Jambupati Buddha, bronze, Ava period, Burma (Myanth th mar), 17 - 18 century present catalogue no. 15 Inside front cover: Chinthe 2A, bronze with copper inlays, 1 viss/100 tical, th 18 century, Burma (Myanmar) present catalogue no. 38 Previous page: Standing crowned and bejewelled Buddha, Rattanakosin period, 1850 - 1900, Thailand present catalogue no. 21 Next page: th Tattoo weight, horse, 114 g, 19 century or earlier, probably Arakan, Burma (Myanmar) present catalogue no. 25

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The Christmas Special 2016 Contents

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Christmas Greetings from Burma (vintage Christmas cards) Silver from Shan States, Burma, Laos

1-2 3 - 14

Buddha images from Shan States, Burma, Thailand

15 - 21

Ceramics from Burma

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Tattoo weights from Burma

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Bronze bells from Burma

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Chinthe 2A – The “Gold Weights” of Burma

31 - 55

Used and out of print books

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Sources and further readings Notice of revocation rights Terms and conditions Price list for packaging and shipping

Please let us remind you that all prices are quoted first inclusive German VAT (19 %) and below without VAT for delivery outside the European Union (free of German VAT). Please pay attention to customs and tax regulations in your country.

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The Christmas Special 2016 We would like to thank all our friends, collectors and customers. We are grateful for your continued interest, your support and confidence in our gallery over the past year. During the last twelve month we were able to acquire a few remarkable pieces of Asian art, mostly from Burma and the “neighbours”, presented in the first part of this catalogue . An outstanding example of its kind and the highlight of our Christmas Special is a bronze image of the Jambupati Buddha from Burma (Ava period).

An original vintage greeting card as offered here, was sent from the famous Burmese Namtu-Bawdwin silver mine in Northern Shan State for Christmas 1926. Many tattoo weights and complete tattoo sets can be found in the tourists markets in Burma. But only a very few original pieces remained in private collections. As a part of a Rangoon collection we offer five charming tattoo weights of particular quality.

We offer a small collection of Burmese miniature Buddha images, made of lacquered and gilded bronze. They are well documented in Burmese Buddhist Sculpture: The Johan Moeger Collection by Otto Karow.

Over the centuries Burma’s silversmiths reach a high standard of excellence. We collected some objects of Burmese colonial times silverware from late 19th to early 20th century in exceptional quality, such as silver bowls (Thabeik), lime boxes (hton bu) as well as jewellery like a tribal ear plug or various silver bracelets. The old silver bowls are beautiful elaborated by deep repoussé and finely chased details, depicting the Jatakas, scenes from Ramayana or animals of the zodiac and the Burmese days of the week.

Ceramics of the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644) have been fully described and well documented. The earthenware of the same period in Burma (post-Bagan and early Ava) has been researched very little up to now. We are glad to offer two early Burmese ceramics, glazed in delicate green colour.

As usual, the second part of the catalogue is reserved for the “Opium weights”. A couple of years ago we started a collection of Chinthe 2A weights - the weights with the copper inlays. We trust that Christmas is the perfect time to offer this special private collection. It’s a rare compilation, which won’t be found in this density on the art market anymore. Please enjoy our catalogue no. 19, “The Christmas Special 2016”. With my best wishes for a peaceful Advent season, Merry Christmas and a successful, prosperous and healthy 2017! Michael Herrfurth

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1 Christmas Greetings from Burma with a Raphael Tuck’s original albumen photograph, ca. 1912, Burma (Myanmar) “Xmas Post Cards” were offered from Raphael Tucks & Sons, Ltd, in the Christmas issue of Rangoon Times in 1912. Someone bought it to send it home for Christmas to beloved ones. The photography - probably an albumen print - shows the tramway along China Street served the south gate of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon. The Rangoon Electric Tramway was dissolved in 1961. Thus this vintage card and photograph remains as a historical reference! Please see previous page for the advertising of “Rangoon Times” Christmas issue, December 1912. Please see also the embossed trademark on the back of the card below. condition:

wear and tear, traces of use, soiling, crease marks

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138 x 115 mm (card folded), 93 x 67 mm (photo)

price:

113,05 Euro (incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping) 95 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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2 Christmas Greetings from Burma with an original albumen photograph, dated 1926, Burma (Myanmar) This photo was taken near the famous and well-known silver mines at Namtu-Bawdwin, one of the world largest silver mines, and shows local miners. The following high quality Thabeik bowls, lime boxes and silver bangles were made of the silver, which was mined from Bawdwin in the Shan States of Burma. The card is decorated with a silver cord. A by-product of silver mining was lead. The lead from Bawdwin was used for the bronze production and sometimes readjustment of the Burmese animal-shaped weights. condition: size:

crease mark lower edge, otherwise very good condition 116 x 90 mm

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3 Thabeik silver bowl, Burma (Myanmar), colonial times, early 20th century (dated 1921) Embossed in high relief, in its middle section this Thabeik bowl depicts traditional scenes from Ramayana (Yamayana) in 5 separated roundels. The lower section - as typical - shows a band of (lotus) leaves. A rare impressive piece of Burmese craftsmanship from colonial times, dedicated and dated. The shape has been inspired by the monk’s bowl. There is an inscription on the upper rim of the bowl: ”PRESENTED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IRRAWADDY DIVISION, TO MAUNG LU HLA, HEADMAN LE: EINOAN VILLAGE-TRACT, KYAIKLAT TOWNSHIP, AT A DURBAR,1921". weight: diameter: height:

185 g 127 mm 78 mm

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Period, Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Silverware, Arts of Asia, Vol. 10 No. 2, March- April 1980

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4 Thabeik silver bowl, Burma (Myanmar), colonial time, late 19th or early 20th century This finely chased repoussĂŠ bowl shows the eight animals of the Burmese days of the week, which are Garuda (Sunday), Tiger (Monday), Lion (Tuesday), Tusked Elephant (Wednesday morning), Tuskless Elephant (Wednesday afternoon), Rat (Thursday), Guinea Pig (Friday) and finally Naga (Saturday). Please note the floral scrollwork below the rim and the acanthus leaf band at lower section. weight:

142 g

diameter: height:

circa 104 mm / 4.09 in 68 mm / 2.68 in

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Period, Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Silverware, Arts of Asia, Vol. 10 No. 2, March- April 1980

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This vintage albumen print, probably by Philip Adolphe Klier (1845 – 1911), shows the use of silver bowls as a part of antique betel paraphernalia, placed in a Kun-it and a silver lime box as well. © 2016 Galerie Michael Herrfurth (The photograph is a part of our private collection and currently not for sale.)

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5 Thabeik silver bowl, Burma (Myanmar), colonial time, 19th century This smaller high quality bowl in special rare style comes probably from Dawei, Mon State, in southern Myanmar near the border to Thailand. Separated into roundels by polished line work 6 animals are depicted very detailed. A masterpiece, slightly worn (small dents on the bottom) with smooth surface. Above the flower mark the inscription on the bottom of the base reads: “Ma Aya Nyunt”, mostlikely the previous owner of the bowl. weight:

100 g

diameter: height:

88 mm / 3.46 in 65 mm / 2.56 in

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Period, Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Silverware, Arts of Asia, Vol. 10 No. 2, March- April 1980

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21 6 Magnificent Thabeik silver bowl, Burma (Myanmar), first half 20th century This heavy bowl is marked with a fish, bearing the makers or owners name in Roman and Burmese script: “MAH NYIN” at the bottom of the bowl. Separated into compartments, this exceptional bowl is embellished with embossed and chased decoration in distinctive high relief, depicting large figurines in traditional scenes of Burmese Ramayana. There are a small 3 cm crack and small dents on the edge of the bottom (near the upper part of the fish tail). Otherwise very good condition. weight:

281 g

diameter: height:

circa 120 mm / 4.72 in 77 mm / 3.03 in

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Period, Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Silverware, Arts of Asia, Vol. 10 No. 2, MarchApril 1980

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25 7 Lime box (hton bu), silver, Burma (Myanmar), colonial time, late 19th century A beautiful small lime box, made of high-grade silver. Relatively heavy compared to the size (thick walled “old quality�). Original lid with rare diamond pattern decoration. The bottom is marked with the back looking fish. condition:

fair wear and tear from daily use, small dents

weight:

73 g

length: width: height:

55 mm / 2.17 in 32 mm / 1.26 in 50 mm / 1.97 in

reference:

Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Harding, Burmese Silver from The Colonial Period, Arts of Asia, Vol. 43 No. 3, May – June 2013

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8 Niello silver Lime box (Hton Bu) with copper-gold-alloy decoration, Burma, early 20th century Niello silver box, circular form, lid with copper-gold-alloy star-decoration, copper base, embossed with three characters in Burmese script, residues of lime. Silver purity is at least 95 %. height: diameter:

38 mm / 1.5 in 43 mm / 1.69 in

weight:

73 g

reference:

The black bronzes of Burma, Maickel van Bellegem, Philip Fletcher, Paul Craddock, Susan La Niece and Richard Blurton, fig. 2 shows a very similar lime box (part of the Ralph and Ruth Isaacs collection)

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9 Male wedding bangle, silver alloy, 19th / early 20th century, Shan States, Burma (Myanmar) As a sign of marriage, silver bangles were exchanged between bride and groom during the wedding ceremony in the Shan States. Here we offer a large piece with 4 rows of twisted silver threads between three silver bands for wearing by the husband in great worn condition. A beautiful silversmith’s masterpiece with wonderful smooth surface. weight mass: size:

57,6 g 66 mm (diameter) x 31 mm (width)

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10 Twisted silver bangle, Northern Thailand, Laos, late 19th / early 20th century Girls bangle as a Dowry, heavily twisted silver thread, slightly worn with loss of material on the edges, traditional ornamental pattern at both ends. Rare to find in this quality. weight mass: max. diameter:

158 g 52 mm / 2.05 in (inner d) - 73 mm / 2.87 in (outer d)

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32 11 Solid silver belt, tribal jewellery, probably Burma (Myanmar) or Laos, first half 20th century Made of silver braided chains, belt buckle decorated with floral design. Tribal craftsmanship with wear and tear from use over the decades. A beautiful example of early tribal jewellery from the Golden Triangle. length: weight mass:

circa. 74 cm / 29 in 165 g

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12 Antique silver ear plug, hill tribes, eastern Burma (Myanmar) / Golden Triangle, late 19th / early 20th century

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Tribal silver ear plug (1 piece) in original brass box, worn, smooth surface, beautiful patina. Ear plugs in similar shapes, made of terracotta or gold, have been already uncovered in archaeological sites of Pagan and Tagaung. A rare original set. weight mass: diameter:

9 g (ear plug without box) 22 mm / 0.87 in

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13 Antique lucky charm / amulet in a silver tube, Burma (Myanmar), early 20th century The miniature amulet depicts a young Burmese woman holding a child in her arms. The carved tiny figure is made of bone and shows residues of red paint. The charm is worn in a silver amulet capsule with a treaded cap on a silver chain. Amulet capsule with a small vertical crack.

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height: length: weight:

17,7 mm / 0.7 in (figure) - 23 mm / 0.91 (amulet capsule) 420 mm / 16.54 in (silver chain) 0,25 g (figure) / 2,9 g (silver amulet capsule and chain)

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14 A pair of vintage traditional betel lime boxes from Laos, brass, first half 20th century (or slightly earlier) Two typical lime boxes from Laos with traditional ornamental and floral design, signs of use and rich lime residues. The bigger lime container is quite heavy, large and thick-walled. Its chain, which connected body and lid already lost and has been replaced by a simple cord. The smaller one has a lovely brownish patina and a more detailed decoration. The present chain could be the original one. left height: weight:

142 mm / 5.6 in 419 g

right height: weight:

90 mm / 3.5 in 82 g

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15 Crowned seated Buddha (Jambupati), copper alloy, 2nd to 3rd Ava (In-Wa) period, 17th - 18th century, Burma (Myanmar) – Museum Quality! The Buddha is seated in padmasana with the right hand in bhumisparsa mudra. The left hand showing the presence of a monk’s robe, while the right hand, with fingers of equal length, touch the “earth”. The two lateral loops installed left and right on the base were applied for the placement of a pair of devotees (lost). The Buddha image is presented in rare, almost perfect museum quality with rich brown-greenish patina. Only the nose has a tiny chip (left). height: width:

376 mm / 14.8 in 176 mm / 6.93 in

reference:

Buddhist Art of Myanmar, Sylvia Fraser-Lu and Donald Stadtner, Asia Society Museum, New York, 2015, no. 34, page 154 Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 2007, P.55 – P.61, P.74, P.304

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16 Group of miniature images of the Buddha Gautama and two of the Buddhas from the past, seated under the Bodhi-Tree, 18th - 19th century, Tai Yai, Shan, Burma (Myanmar) bronze, lacquer, gold leaf All three Buddha miniature figures seated in padmasana with the right hand in bhumisparsa mudra. 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. height:

86 mm / 107 mm / 94 mm 3.39 in / 4.21 in / 3.7 in

reference:

Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, Otto Karow, White Lotus, Bangkok 1991 Burmese Crafts - Past and Present, Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 126 and 127

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17 Group of three miniature images: The presentation of the bowls (center) and two images of Bodhisattva Siddharta Gautama under the Bodhi-Tree (left and right), 18th - 19th century, Tai Yai, Shan, Burma (Myanmar) bronze, lacquer, gold leaf The presentation of the bowls by the four kings of the regions of the universe (here only one king – center). The Bodhisattva left and right seated in padmasana with the right hand in bhumisparsa mudra. height:

70 mm / 66 mm / 87 mm 2.76 in / 2.6 in / 3.42

reference:

Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, Otto Karow, White Lotus, Bangkok 1991 Burmese Crafts - Past and Present, Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 126 and 127

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18 Group of three bronze miniature images: The presentation of the bowls (center) and two images of worshippers (left standing and right kneeling), 19th century, Tai Yai, Shan, Burma (Myanmar) Between the two worshippers appears “The presentation of the bowls by the four kings of the regions of the universe” (here only one king – center). Two images of worshippers, the hands in the gesture of paying respect (Anjali mudra). height:

61 mm / 67 mm / 63 mm 2.4 / 2.64 / 2.48 in

reference:

Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, Otto Karow, White Lotus, Bangkok 1991 Burmese Crafts - Past and Present, Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 126 and 127

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19 Group of three seated crowned Buddha images as Ayutthaya Phra Ngan (mountain spirits / deities). Made of “holy Nawa alloy�, probably late Ayutthaya period, 18 th century, Thailand The images shows Buddha in deep meditation (dhyana mudra). This type of Buddha originated in Cambodia. All three Phra Ngan amulets show remnants of gilding. Worn more or less, leaving a smooth surface. The amulet is believed to bring great wealth, raises ones luck, improve Metta and business opportunities as well, and charming in others eyes. height:

98 mm / 3.86 in

weight:

83 - 86 g

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321,30 Euro (incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping) 270 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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20 Buddha, 2nd to 3rd Ava (In-Wa) period, 17th - 18th century, Burma (Myanmar) Bronze, completely covered with a shining thick black lacquer coating, richly gilded with the typical warm colours of Burmese gold, traces of red lacquer on the rim of the base. The two lateral loops installed left and right on the base were applied for the placement of a pair of devotees, which are already lost. height: width:

173 mm / 6.81 in 86 mm / 3.39 in

reference:

Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 2007, P.64, P.70

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21 Large standing crowned and bejewelled Buddha, dispelling fear, Rattanakosin period (1850 1900), Thailand A lacquered and gilded copper alloy figure of the standing Buddha, both hands raised in abhaya mudra, depicted with downcast eyes, standing on a waisted base. At the back of the base a loop has been mounted, most likely to hold the honorific parasol (lost). Only a very few mirror glass inlays remained, representing jewels. Nice condition overall with age appropriate wear to the gilding. reference:

Emerald Cities, Arts of Siam and Burma. 1775 – 1950, Forrest McGill and M. L. Pattaratorn Chirapravati, by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2009, no. 47, page 121

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560 mm / 22.05 in 125 mm / 4.92 in

reference:

1000 Buddhas of Genius, T. W. Rhys Davids, Victoria Charles, figure 495, page 285

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22 A glazed earthenware jar with impressed decoration. Post-Bagan / early Ava period, 15th to 16th century, probably Martaban or Pegu, Burma (Myanmar) “In and since 1984, finds in the Tak/Omkoi area of western Thailand have introduced many previously unknown high fired earthenware lead-glazed wares of Myanmar origin. They are white, red, brown, and white with an in-glaze green decoration. Production of the last may be similar to that of Majolica ware which began in the 15th century.” [1] height:

170 mm / 6.69 in

max. diameter: 140 mm / 5.51 in reference:

[1] Burmese Design and Architecture, Arts and Crafts by Virginia McKeen Di Crocco, pp. 164 & 165 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Crafts – Past and Present, pp. 200, fig. 36

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23 A earthenware bowl with in-glazed green decoration. Post-Bagan / early Ava period, 15th to 16th century, probably Martaban or Pegu, Burma (Myanmar) “Kilns in two villages near Ava (Inwa), and a large cross-draft kiln that produced green glazed stoneware at the Mon village of Lagumbye, between Yangon and Bago, have been found.” [1] height:

75 mm / 2.95 in

max. diameter:

142 mm / 5.59 in

reference:

[1] Burmese Design and Architecture, Arts and Crafts by Virginia McKeen Di Crocco, pp. 164 & 165 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Crafts – Past and Present, pp. 200 fig., 36

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24 Tattoo weight, bronze, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century This crowned Beelu holds two clubs in his hands. The demon - kneeling on short wings - is shown with a third eye on the forehead and two fangs. Vertical notches on the wings indicate the feathers. Rich traces of black coating. height:

104 mm / 4.09 in

weight:

133 g

reference:

TATTOO WEIGHTS FROM BURMA, NOEL F. SINGER, Arts of Asia, Vol. 18, Issue 2, March - April 1988 Edition, page 77 (bottom right)

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25 Tattoo weight, bronze, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century Tattoo weight figurine with the head of a horse, holding two short clubs, dressed in a court costume, almost completely covered with black lacquer. Origin: probably Arakan. While mostly crowned demons were found as tattoo weight, a horse headed tattoo weight is a rare find. height:

122 mm / 4.8 in

weight:

114 g

reference:

Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 2007, page 499 (center) TATTOO WEIGHTS FROM BURMA, NOEL F. SINGER, Arts of Asia, Vol. 18, Issue 2, March - April 1988 Edition, page 70

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26 Tattoo weight, bronze, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century Nan Beelu with large fangs, wearing a crown, holding two clubs in his hands, showing kneeling attired in court dress with pattern. Please compare with the tattoo weight illustrated in Noel Singers article in the below mentioned article. height:

134 mm / 5.28 in

weight:

111 g

reference:

TATTOO WEIGHTS FROM BURMA, NOEL F. SINGER, Arts of Asia, Vol. 18, Issue 2, March - April 1988 Edition, page 77 (bottom right)

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27 Tattoo weight, brass, Shan-States, Burma (Myanmar), 19th century Probably a page boy (Thu Nge Daw), wearing ear rings, two bracelets and ankle bands. Naked youth with long curled hair (see next page). Please pay attention to the Contrapposto, an important sculptural scheme, originated by the ancient Greek art, what usually doesn’t occur at the tattoo weights. A rare collector’s piece. Noel Singer shows a similar Thu Nge Daw in his below mentioned article. His figure is also wearing a pair of bracelets and anklets, but its dressed - with a short skirt. height:

145 mm / 5.71 in

weight:

110 g

reference:

TATTOO WEIGHTS FROM BURMA, NOEL F. SINGER, Arts of Asia, Vol. 18, Issue 2, March - April 1988 Edition, page 76 (bottom left)

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104 mm / 4.09 in

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29 Antique Bronze bell, 19th century, Burma (Myanmar) Thick-walled bell with maker’s sign: 11-rayed star with center dot. Traditional leaf decoration at the upper rim, comparable to the large temple bells, as found in the pagodas. Original clapper, long lasting and bright clear sound, silver bronze. Inclusive quality custom build stand. height:

75 mm / 2.95 in

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30 Small antique bronze bell, 19th century, Burma (Myanmar) Traditional bell with makers name: “Saya Aye�, complete with original clapper. Traces of black coating, traditional leaf decoration at the upper rim, bright clear sound. Inclusive quality custom build stand. height:

61 mm / 2.4 in

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The “Gold Weights” Collection Chinthe 2A with copper inlays, Burma ca. 1760 Early Konbaung Dynasty (Alaungpaya Min, Shwebo, 1752 - 1760 / Naungdawgyi and Hsinbyushin, Sagain 1760 - 1765) Considering the distinctive remarkable details of the Chinthe weight no. 38, it is entirely possible that this weight is one of the earliest Chinthe lion weights made under the authority of king Alaungpaya at the court of Shwebo. Also the 1 viss lions weight no. 39 (see full page left) shows very rare details, such is the tail with three spikes and the special handle decoration, now well-worn and almost vanished. There are a few special characteristics which makes the difference between Chinthe 2A and Chinthe 2B, which are listed below.  Almost all Chinthe 2A wear copper inlays in different numbers, forms and positions.  20, and 10 tical weights always appear without a handle.  The weights with 2, 1, ½ etc. tical always appear without mouth appendage.  The mane is less curved and more short compared to C2B.  The full set of C2A includes a 5 tical weight, while the C2B set is the only one with a 4 tical weight.  Mostly the forelock of Chinthe 2A seems to turn backwards, while the forelock of Chinthe 2B weight is formed upright and the tip bent strongly forward. The following 7 weights no. 31 to 37 can be compiled to a rare set of C2A lion weights with a large number and very similar design of copper inlays. This collection of 25 Chinthe 2A weights (one piece seems to be a rare transitional form from C2A to C2B with copper inlays and a handle [no. 49]) will be a rare chance for the collectors of “Opium weights” to acquire these amazing “Gold Weights” to fill existing gaps with unique treasures. For sure, the C2A weights were used to weight all the goods other weights were also used for. But the beautiful copper inlays with golden hue and sometimes “sparkling eyes” prompted us to dedicate the 2nd part of the Christmas Special 2016 to the “Gold Weights” and give this special name to them. The inlays are made of copper. The “gold” comes only from our mind to bring health, happiness and prosperity to our lives. Enjoy watching this rare collection of Chinthe weights. Please ask for detailed photos, if you are interested in a special weight. Christmas Special 2016 Asian Art and Burmese Weights - Catalogue no. 19

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31 This Lion weight - well-worn - is one of the most interesting pieces of our Chinthe 2A collection. The 9-rayed star verification mark as well as the decoration lines around the base are almost vanished from the daily use over the centuries. One horn is chipped. The weight has been readjusted by adding lead and two nails has been hammered into the lead between body and base. The nail heads can be seen in the front view. There are 9 circular copper inlays around the body, 2 square inlays at the neck and two inlays depicting the eyes. At some parts a few traces of black lacquer remained. weight mass: height:

1 Viss / 100 tical (1’577 g) 118 mm / 4.65 in

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32 The only 50 tical (½ viss) weight we have in our collection has three circular copper inlays around the body and two more depicting both eyes to let them shine. Here we find also traces of black lacquer. The 9-rayed star mark is still visible. The weight is worn but in good condition overall. weight mass: height:

½ viss / 50 tical (783 g) 90 mm / 3.54 in

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33 The 20 tical weight is strongly worn, while the verification mark is barely visible, all the copper inlays are still intact. There are 4 inlays on body, two left and two right, another big circular one in front of the chest below the beard and finally two copper inlays representing the eyes. weight: height:

20 tical (301 g) 64 mm / 2.52 in

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34 Here we have a rare 10 tical weight with 7 copper inlays, two left and two right on the body, one in front of the chest below the beard and two for the eyes. The verification mark is clear visible. weight: height:

10 tical (160 g) 52 mm / 2.05 in

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35 The 5 tical weight is in good condition with 4 copper inlays and traces of black lacquer. weight: height:

5 tical (72 g) 44 mm / 1.73 in

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Copper inlays had not been found yet on Chinthe 2A weights below 5 tical. C2A weights with 2 tical and less can be distinguished from Chinthe 2B simply by the absence of a mouth appendage. As usual the small weights show the verification mark as a precise clear 9-rayed star under the bottom of the base. 36 weight: height:

2 tical (32 g) 30 mm / 1.18 in

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38 Here we have the highlight and master piece of our collection of Chinthe 2A weights. First the sad news: The handle is broken off and lost. But look at the 13 extra-large copper inlays placed on the whole body and represent the eyes like two shining stars. The rich traces of black lacquer indicate that the whole weight was originally completely covered. Due to the extraordinary decoration it can be assumed that this weight was a reference weight of the regulatory or government authorities of the kingdom. provenance: German collection, acquired before 1980 in Burma. weight: height:

100 tical / 1 viss (1’545 g) 115 mm / 4.53 in

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39 This unique weight shows not only 6 circular copper inlays around the body, but is has also three spikes on the tail, where the Chinthe weights usually have only two. The weight is well-worn, leaving a smooth surface with bronze colour and rich patina. The beautiful handle decoration can still be recognized. The verification mark is partly still visible as well as the horizontal decoration lines around the base. provenance: German collection, acquired 1979 in Burma. weight: height:

100 tical / 1 viss (1’539 g) 114 mm / 4.49 in

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40 This 20 tical weight is in very good condition with three large square copper inlays. There is a rare decoration of 7 horizontal lines around the base. The 9-rayed star verification mark is almost completely visible. weight: height:

20 tical (325 g) 69 mm / 2.72 in

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41 The 10 tical weight is also in very good condition with big horns and 4 smaller copper inlays. The weight shows an amazing rich dark patina. weight: height:

10 tical (160 g) 57 mm / 2.24 in

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42 The copper inlays of this 5 tical weight are lost already and three holes remain, two right and one left on the body. The precise verification mark is still clear visible. The weight mass has been readjusted with lead. weight: height:

5 tical (78 g) 43 mm / 1.69 in

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43 The reddish golden copper inlays, two left, two right on the body, stand in beautiful contrast to the silver bronze of the weight. Verification mark and decoration lines are still visible. weight: height:

20 tical (315 g) 68 mm / 2.68 in

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44 The 10 tical weight appears with a smooth surface from daily use over centuries. The verification mark as well as 4 copper inlays are still visible, while eyes, horns, ears and mane almost completely worn away. weight: height:

10 tical (144 g) 49 mm / 1.93 in

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119 Euro (incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping) 100 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

45 This Chinthe weight is in very good condition with a precise 9-rayed star mark, 4 tiny copper inlays (circa 2 mm diameter) and a rich dark brown, nearly black patina. weight: height:

20 tical (314 g) 72 mm / 3.11 in

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Both weights look like an old couple, strongly worn, they show a very similar surface of polished warm bronze colour. The 20 tical weight has been heavily readjusted with lead. Both weights are decorated with 7 large copper inlays each, two for the eyes, one in front of the chest below the beard, two left and two right on the body. A great collector’s set of heavily worn market weights. 46 weight: height:

20 tical (315 g) 66 mm / 2.6 in

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47 weight: height:

10 tical (150 g) 53 mm / 2.09 in

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48 With the absence of copper inlays but an extraordinary base decoration of big notches and a special mane decoration, it’s a rare variant of the Chinthe 2A standard form. The uncleaned surface shows rich traces of black lacquer. The weight mass has been readjusted with lead. weight: height:

10 tical (160 g) 56 mm / 2.2 in

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49 Usually the Chinthe 2A with weight mass below 50 tical has no handle and Chinthe 2B no copper inlays. Here we offer a C2B, which had originally two copper inlays, one in front and another one back of the body. But both have been lost already, while the holes remained. weight: 10 tical (158 g) height: 54 mm / 2.13 in price:

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50 This very interesting 5 tical weight had originally 7 copper inlays, two on each side of the body, one in front below the beard and one for each eye. Three inlays are lost, leaving big deep holes. Four inlays remained. Especially the inlays representing the eyes are inserted very accurate and appear with beautiful warm shining light. A recommended collector’s piece. weight: 5 tical (78 g) height: 42 mm / 1.65 in price:

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51 This beautiful 20 tical weight with 4 copper inlays and a precise 9-rayed star mark is in good condition, only the horns are pretty worn. Interestingly rich traces of shining red lacquer appear on the surface of head, body and base. As it seems the whole weight was originally covered with red lacquer. weight: height:

20 tical (320 g) 67 mm / 2.64 in

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52 For a 10 tical weight it has quite big copper inlays in square shape. The hole in the front of the right side hasn’t been filled completely with copper, so a small gap is still visible. Even worn, verification mark and decoration are still visible. The smooth surface shows rich patina. weight: 10 tical (154 g) height: 52 mm / 2.05 in price:

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53 With 4 copper inlays, a precise 9-rayed mark, special base decoration with vertical notches between two horizontal lines and silvery patina, it’s an interesting small weight, readjusted with lead. weight: 5 tical (79 g) height: 41 mm / 1.61 in price:

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54 This 20 tical lion must has been an important weight for its owner, probably as a lucky charm or amulet. Even worn with a beautiful smooth surface, the copper inlays (two on each side of the body) are lost already, the whole weight was originally completely covered with red and black lacquer. weight: height:

20 tical (298 g) 64 mm / 2.52 in

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55 With rich remnants of black lacquer and a clear visible, precise 9-rayed dot mark, this weight seems to be on the way to C2B, since it appears without copper inlays, but in very good condition with rich dark patina. weight: height:

20 tical (320 g) 68 mm / 2.68 in

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56 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: 23,54 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 22 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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57 Arts of Asia, Vol. 12 No. 1, Jan-Feb 1982 Sylvia Fraser-Lu, BURMESE 'OPIUM' WEIGHTS out-of-print, used but good condition price: 44,94 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 42 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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58 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: 107 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 100 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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59 Burma Painted & Described, Robert Talbot Kelly published by Adam and Charles Black, London, published November 1905 price: 197,95 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 185 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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61 BEAUTIFUL BURMA Major Colin Metcalfe Enriquez (Theophilus), Published 1935 by Myanmahita Magazine, Rangoon (First Printing), soft cover The book contains many black and white illustrations from famous photographs. price: 74,90 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 70 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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60 Opiumgewichte, Opium weights, Poids d’Asie Rolf und Ilse Braun, Verlagsanstalt Landau, 1983 out-of-print, good condition price: 114,49 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 107 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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62 HISTORY OF BURMA Godfrey Eric Harvey FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 10 MARCH 1824 THE BEGINNING OF THE ENGLISH CONQUEST “…it became one of the standard Burmese history texts in the late colonial period.” (Alyssa Phillips, Manchester University) Rare 1st Edition 1925, Longmans, Green and Co., 415 pages, 7 plates, 5 maps in colour. Cloth with wear, tear. Inside very good condition. With sticker from SMART & MOOKERDUM, Booksellers, Sofaer’s Building, Rangoon price: 94,16 Euro (incl. 7 % VAT, plus shipping and packaging) 88 Euro (VAT free for delivery outside European Union)

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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

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jedoch die in der Produktbeschreibung enthaltenen Eigenschaften (z.B. Material, Alter, Herkunft) auf der Website bzw. im Katalog zum Zeitpunkt der Bestellung. Preise Alle Preise verstehen sich in Euro. Maßgeblich sind ausschließlich die auf Anfrage dem Kunden per Email mitgeteilten Preise. Die in der Internetpräsentation bzw. im pdf-Katalog im Übrigen enthaltenen Angaben, insbesondere Preise, enthalten kein verbindliches Angebot und sind freibleibend. Irrtümer auf voran geschalteten Website oder abweichende Preisangaben auf Websites Dritter haben keine Verbindlichkeit im Verhältnis der Vertragsparteien. Alle angegebenen Preise verstehen sich in Euro zzgl. der jeweils geltenden gesetzlichen Mehrwertsteuer. Diese wird in der Rechnung separat ausgewiesen. Die Kosten für Lieferung und Verpackung trägt der Kunde. Die Art der Lieferung wählt der Kunde. Äußert sich der Kunde nicht zur Art der Lieferung, wählt der Anbieter die für ihn günstigste Versandvariante. Bei Lieferungen in Länder außerhalb der Europäischen Union können zusätzliche Kosten für anfallende weitere Steuern und Zölle entstehen, auf die der Anbieter keinen Einfluss hat. Diese Kosten werden in vollem Umfang vom Kunden getragen. Zahlung Der Kunde wählt bei Abgabe seiner Bestellung unter mehreren durch den Anbieter vorgegebenen Zahlungsweisen die gewünschte aus. Zahlungen gelten ungeachtet der gewählten Zahlungsweise erst dann als geleistet, wenn der Anbieter uneingeschränkt über den Betrag verfügen kann. Der Kaufpreis ist sofort ohne Abzug fällig. Der Kunde ist vorleistungspflichtig. Der Kunde kommt ohne weitere Erklärung seitens des Anbieters 14 Tage nach Lieferung der Ware in Verzug, soweit er nicht bezahlt hat. Die Verzugsfolgen richten sich nach den gesetzlichen Bestimmungen. Vorbehalt bei Nichtverfügbarkeit Der Anbieter sichert nicht zu, dass die Website bzw. der pdf-Katalog stets aktuell und die dargestellte Ware noch verfügbar ist. Eigentumsvorbehalt Die gelieferte Ware verbleibt bis zur vollständigen Bezahlung im Eigentum des Anbieters. Fälligkeit Die Zahlung des Kaufpreises ist mit Vertragsschluss fällig. Gewährleistung Die Gewährleistungsrechte des Kunden richten sich nach den allgemeinen gesetzlichen Vorschriften, soweit nachfolgend nichts anderes bestimmt ist. Für Schadensersatzansprüche des Kunden gegen-

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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.

Galerie Michael Herrfurth Asiatische Kunst. Am Ruhrstein 44 D-45133 Essen-Bredeney Germany phone: +49 (0) 176 38516147 email: gallery@opiumgewichte.com Inhaber: Dipl.-Ing. Michael Herrfurth

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Preview: SOLITAIRE – A Selection of exceptional and rare Burmese weights (Catalogue no. 20, expected for May 2017)

Nandi bull, 10 tical old standard (146 g), bronze 18th century or earlier, Burma (Myanmar)

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Asian Art and Burmese weights (“Opium” Weights) - Galerie Michael Herrfurth - Asian Art.