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Southeast Asian Art & Antiques

The art of Southeast Asia reflects a diversity of influences. From Indians scouring the region for gold to Islamic, Dutch, and Portuguese merchants in search of new spices, each visiting culture has placed its own influence on Southeast Asian art. It is this international influence combined with indigenous traditions that has made Southeast Asian art so intriguing to collectors.

Indigenous traditional art from Southeast Asia includes batik textiles, wayang puppet theatre, and gamelan orchestras that predate the incursion of non-indigenous peoples. The iconography of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam intermingle with elements of folklore and native mysticism to produce creations that are both familiar and ethereal to the Western eye.

The artwork of this broad geographic area is united by its cultural amalgamation, which seamlessly brings together the traditions of people from all ends of the earth into works of undeniable power and beauty.

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BURMESE HAND CARVED LACQUER LUNCH BOX + CHINESE LACQUER QUAIL BOX
Feb 29, 9:00 AM AEST
BURMESE HAND CARVED LACQUER LUNCH BOX + CHINESE LACQUER QUAIL BOX
by Albion Antique Auction Centre
Est: AUD10- AUD40
AUD657 Bids
Antique Dayak Painted Warrior Dance Shield, Borneo
Feb 29, 10:00 AM EST
Antique Dayak Painted Warrior Dance Shield, Borneo
by Material Culture
Est: $500- $1,000
$9007 Bids
Antique Southeast Asian Carved Wooden Standing Buddha Sculpture
Feb 29, 12:00 PM EST
Antique Southeast Asian Carved Wooden Standing Buddha Sculpture
by Akiba Galleries
Est: $100- $1,000
$1756 Bids
Siam 950 Silver Vintage Cigarette Lighters 4pc LOT
Feb 28, 12:00 PM EST
Siam 950 Silver Vintage Cigarette Lighters 4pc LOT
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$2756 Bids
Large Antique Carved Wood Hanuman Sculpture
Feb 29, 12:00 PM EST
Large Antique Carved Wood Hanuman Sculpture
by Akiba Galleries
Est: $200- $2,000
$2255 Bids
Antique Thai Palad Khik Phallic Amulets, 19th C.
Feb 29, 10:00 AM EST
Antique Thai Palad Khik Phallic Amulets, 19th C.
by Material Culture
Est: $300- $600
$3255 Bids
Small Indonesian bronze statue, 30 years old and solid. L:15cm
Mar 03, 7:00 PM AEDT
Small Indonesian bronze statue, 30 years old and solid. L:15cm
by Lawsons
Est: AUD60- AUD80
AUD455 Bids
A Vintage Siamese Silver Panel Bracelet c.1930-1950
Feb 29, 6:00 PM AEDT
A Vintage Siamese Silver Panel Bracelet c.1930-1950
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD50- AUD80
AUD604 Bids
Carved & painted Thai zoomorphic Naga panel on stand (99cm)
Feb 29, 10:00 AM AEDT
Carved & painted Thai zoomorphic Naga panel on stand (99cm)
by Lawsons
Est: AUD80- AUD120
AUD304 Bids
Vintage Karen Bronze Rain Drum, Laos
Feb 29, 10:00 AM EST
Vintage Karen Bronze Rain Drum, Laos
by Material Culture
Est: $500- $1,000
$9004 Bids
A pair of Southeast Asian metal rain drums
Feb 28, 10:00 AM PST
A pair of Southeast Asian metal rain drums
by Andrew Jones Auctions
Est: $80- $120
$1204 Bids
Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha
Mar 02, 10:00 AM EST
Thai Bronze Figure of Buddha
by Neue Auctions
Est: $500- $1,000
$3253 Bids
A Lime Container with Finely Incised Designs, Toraja, Indonesia
Mar 04, 6:00 PM AEDT
A Lime Container with Finely Incised Designs, Toraja, Indonesia
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD100- AUD200
AUD703 Bids
Carved & red painted Thai zoomorphic Naga panel on stand (92cm)
Feb 29, 10:00 AM AEDT
Carved & red painted Thai zoomorphic Naga panel on stand (92cm)
by Lawsons
Est: AUD80- AUD120
AUD203 Bids
Siam 950 Silver Vintage Cigarette Lighters 4pc LOT
Feb 28, 12:00 PM EST
Siam 950 Silver Vintage Cigarette Lighters 4pc LOT
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$1503 Bids
Vietnamese Gold Wafer, No Date, Wavy Flan 14.2 G
Feb 29, 12:00 PM EST
Vietnamese Gold Wafer, No Date, Wavy Flan 14.2 G
by Alex Cooper
Est: $800- $1,200
$4753 Bids
A Benjarong covered jar painted with Theppanom and twisting vine scrolls
Mar 02, 12:30 PM ICT
A Benjarong covered jar painted with Theppanom and twisting vine scrolls
by RCB Auctions
Est: ฿8,000- ฿10,000
฿7,0003 Bids
Vintage Bronze Gold Gild Thai Prince Statue
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Vintage Bronze Gold Gild Thai Prince Statue
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$203 Bids
A group of Sukhothai glaze ceramic jarlets decorated with floral vine scrolls
Mar 02, 12:30 PM ICT
A group of Sukhothai glaze ceramic jarlets decorated with floral vine scrolls
by RCB Auctions
Est: ฿6,000- ฿8,000
฿4,0003 Bids
Antieke Birmaanse sculptuur in gedoreerde brons : …
Mar 02, 11:00 AM CET
Antieke Birmaanse sculptuur in gedoreerde brons : …
by DVC
Est: €100- €300
€1402 Bids
Romyda Keth, Cambodia: Pale Tan Organza Wrap, Applied Decoration to Ends
Feb 29, 11:00 AM AEDT
Romyda Keth, Cambodia: Pale Tan Organza Wrap, Applied Decoration to Ends
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD120- AUD140
AUD702 Bids
A Benjarong jarlet painted with Theppanom and Norasingha amidst a flame pattern on a black ground
Mar 02, 12:30 PM ICT
A Benjarong jarlet painted with Theppanom and Norasingha amidst a flame pattern on a black ground
by RCB Auctions
Est: ฿8,000- ฿10,000
฿5,0002 Bids
Batik, Pekalongan, North Java, Signed
Feb 29, 10:00 AM EST
Batik, Pekalongan, North Java, Signed
by Material Culture
Est: $200- $400
$2002 Bids

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