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17-1-24
No. 17-1-24
A pair of Hintha 1C weights, circa 1760

weight: 20 & 10 tical (306 / 151 g)
height: 62 mm / 2.44 in // 51 mm / 2.01 in
base: octagonal
verification mark: 9-rayed star

The smooth rich patina makes these two Hintha bird's to a lovely pair of collector's weights. Both are strongly worn with a lot of character. The 9-rayed star mark is clear (20 tical) resp. barely (10 tical) visible. The octagonal base is almost rounded up and both mouth appendages are worn off smoothly. The tail feathers are beautiful curled.

price: Euro 357 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 300 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


17-1-26
No. 17-1-26

Chinthe 2B, prior to 1837


weight: 20 tical (318 g)
height: 73 mm / 2.87 in
verificationmark: 9-rayed star barely visible
base: square

The much scarcer handle with two knobs, the upwards curved mane, and the tall base with a line of vertical notches make this 20 tical Chinthe. Attractive dark shining patina. This beautiful lion weight is in very good condition.

price: Euro 220,15 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 185 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


17-1-22
No. 17-1-22

Chinthe 2A, circa 1760


weight: 20 tical (310 g)
height: 69 mm / 2.72 in
verificationmark: precise 9-rayed star mark (barely visible)
base: square

remarkable:
Two deep dotted decoration lines on the base, completed with a horizontal line below. Also the hairs on the four legs represented by dots. The weight is strongly worn, especially the horn right and the eye left. Otherwise the rare decoration and the silver bronze with beautiful patina makes this Chinthe very attractive.

price: Euro 148,75 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 125 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-2-11
No. 16-2-11
Chinthe 2A, circa 1760

weight: 20 tical (291 g)
height: 65 mm / 2.56 in
verificationmark: 9-rayed star mark, barely visible
base: square

remarkable:
6 copper inlays, one in front of the body below the beard, one left, one right on the body as well as both eyes with copper inlays, copper inlay left back vanished, worn with beautiful dark patina. There is an interesting copper-coloured forehead (not further analysed).

price: Euro 119,00 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 100 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-2-10
No. 16-2-10
Chinthe 2A, circa 1760
Burma (Myanmar)


weight: 20 tical (301 g)
height: 64 mm / 2.52 in
verificationmark: 9-rayed star mark still visible
base: square

remarkable:
four copper inlays, two on each side of the body. strongly worn with smooth surface and rich brown patina (a vertical scratch on the back left is not a copper inlay)

price: Euro 119,00 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 100 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-1-20
No. 16-1-20

Hintha 2C ("sleeping duck"), circa 1730


weight: 20 tical (299 g)
height: 53 mm / 2.09 in
verificationmark: 6-rayed star mark, partly vanished
base: octagonal

remarkable: rare sleeping duck / Mon duck, smooth surface, rich dark brown-greyish patina

price: Euro 226,10 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 190 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-1-15
No. 16-1-15

Hintha 3B, prior to 1868


weight: 1/2 viss / 50 tical (758 g)
height: 91 mm / 3.58 in
verificationmark: non
base: hexagonal

remarkable:
Hintha 3B with typical standard form, worn, greenish-brown patina.

price: Euro 339,15 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 285 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-2-01
No. 16-2-01

Toe 1C, ca. 1680


weight: 10 tical (149 g)
height: 44 mm / 1.73 in
verificationmark: square depression in front of the base, additional 6-rayed mark base right
mouth appendage: V-shape
base: octagonal

remarkable:
stepped base, smooth surface, rich dark patina, good condition.

price: Euro 190,40 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 160 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


15-1-16
No. 15-1-16

Hintha 2C, ca. 1730


weight: 20 tical (311 g)
height: 54 mm / 2.13 in
verificationmark: 6-rayed front right
base: octagonal

remarkable:
This rare "sleeping duck" is worn, but still in good condition, the 6-star verification mark is well visible. Dark patina with some green oxidization.

- sold -


15-4-02
No. 15-4-02

Hintha 2C, ca. 1730


weight: 10 tical and 5 tical
verificationmark: 6-rayed star
base: octagonal

"sleeping duck" with rare trefoil mouth appendage
even worn, mouth appendage, eyes, head crest and verification mark are still well visible, rich patina, good condition considering age and use

- sold -


13-3-21
No. 13-3-21

Karaweik 1, remnants of gilding, ca. 1820


weight: 20 tical (303 g)
height: 62 mm / 2.4 in
verificationmark: not visible anymore (outline of the bird)
base: octagonal

Typical Karaweik design, the whole body with traces of old gilding, rich dark patina, good conditon with all signs of use

price: Euro 196,35 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 165 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-2-02
No. 16-2-02

Chinthe 1, traces of red lacquer, ca. 1730


weight: 20 tical (326 g)
height: 67 mm / 2.64 in
verificationmark: 4-rayed star
base: octagonal

remarkable:
traces of red lacquer, rich shining patina, very good condition.

price: Euro 148,75 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 125 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-1-16
No. 16-1-16

Liang / Tael weight, China, 19th century


weight: 30 Liang (1'122 g)
30 Kuping (treasury standard) tael = 37,5 g / tael

size: 87 mm l x 59 mm w x 42 mm h
verificationmark: three Chinese character ("30 Liang")

remarkable: the reverse of the weight seems to be used as a hammer, traces of nail heads remain, otherwise good condition

price: Euro 232,05 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
price: Euro 195 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


16-1-17
No. 16-1-17

Liang / Tael weight, China, 19th century


weight: 10 Liang (373 g)
10 Kuping (treasury standard) tael = 37,5 g / tael

size: 58 mm l x 38 mm w x 30 mm h
verificationmark: two Chinese character ("10 Liang")

signs of wear and tear, a few scratches

price: Euro 148,75 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
price: Euro 125 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)



12-6-40
No. 12-6-40


English merchant's weight, 1826 or later


weight: 8 ounzes (226,8 g)
diameter: 55 mm / 2.17 in
height: 14 mm / 0.55 in
verification marks: hallmarked London crown "G", "A" (Averdepois / avoirdupois), stamped with the ewer within the date "1826"
The date 1826 is the date of an act of the parliament, not the date of the manufacture of the weight (1824 the famous "weights and Measures Act" established the Imperial system of weights and measures. The act came in force in 1826.)

remarkable: good collection of marks, rich dark patina, scratches on the bottom

price: Euro 89,25 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
price: Euro 75 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)




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