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PB-16-1
PB-16-1

PB-16-1
Ancient Pyu bead necklace, Burma (Myanmar)

Age: 1000 to 2000 years
length of necklace: approx. 530 mm / 20.87 in

Authentic Ancient Pre-Pyu or Pyu Bead Necklace – ca. 54 beads (except the small spacer discs)
central quartz crystal bead, fiery orange carnelian, spherical shaped and cylindric as well as "collared" glass beads

condition: one white and two orange beads with larger chip, apart from that the Pyu beads display excellent condition with most minor signs of wear and tear commensurate with age (please see the detailed images)

references on Pyu beads:
Elizabeth H. Moore, "Early Landscapes of Myanmar", River Books Co. Ltd., Bangkok 2007
Elizabeth Moore and Aung Myint, "Beads of Myanmar (BURMA), Line Decorated Beads Amongst the Pyu and Chin", SOAS, University of London
Terence Tan, ANCIENT JEWELLERY OF MYANMAR From Prehistory to Pyu period, Mudon Sar Pae Publishing House, Yangon, 2015
Jamey D. Allen, PYU Pictorial & Essay

Price: Euro 1.106,70 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
Price: Euro 930 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packaging and shipment)


PB-16-2
PB-16-2

PB-16-2
Ancient Pumtek bead, Pyu (Burma)
Age: more than 1,000 years old, Pyu period

size: 14,6 x 15,5 mm

A highly agatised Pumptek bead, spherical shape, classic design with 6 longitudinal white to slightly yellow-orange lines on black ground color

condition commensurate with its age, weathering with a few old minor chip and scratches

Price: Euro 357,00 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
Price: Euro 300 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packaging and shipment)


PB-16-3
PB-16-3

PB-16-3
Ancient Pumtek bead, Pyu (Burma)
Age: more than 1,000 years old, Pyu period

size: 14,9 x 15,5 mm

A highly agatised Pumptek bead, spherical shape, classic design with 6 longitudinal white to slightly yellow-orange lines on black ground color

condition commensurate with its age, apart from a hairline crack very good

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PB-16-4
PB-16-4

PB-16-4
Ancient Pumtek bead, Pyu (Burma)
Age: more than 1,000 years old, Pyu period

size: 14,6 x 15,0 mm

A highly agatised Pumptek bead, spherical shape, classic design with 6 longitudinal white to slightly yellow-orange lines on black ground color

condition commensurate with its age, a small old crack, apart from that good condition

Price: Euro 345,10 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packaging and shipment)
Price: Euro 290 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packaging and shipment)


A-13-1
A-13-1

A-13-1
Ancient ghost eye Agate round bead
Dzi-type 4-striped Pyu-Pumtek, Burma

Age: more than 1,000 years old

Size: 16 mm / 0.6 in

An amazing rare and beautiful Pyu round bead.

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A-13-2
A-13-2

A-13-2
Ancient ghost eye Agate round bead
Dzi-type 4-striped Pyu-Pumtek, Burma

Age: more than 1,000 years old

Size: 15 - 16 mm / 0.6 in

An amazing rare and beautiful Pyu round bead.

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B-12-1
B-12-1

B-12-1
Pyu bead, ancient etched Agate with rare zigzag design
Age: c. 2nd century BCE to c. mid-11th century, Pyu period, Burma (Myanmar)

Size: 24 x 9,6 mm

A highly collectible rare tube-shaped Pyu bead with four parallel zizag lines, flanked on the ends by white bands.Perfect condition.Remarkable high black/white contrast

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A-15-1
A-15-1

A-15-1
A pair of amber ear plugs (Patlokan)
Kachin State (Burma)

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

A pair of 'Patlokan' amber ear plugs from Kachin State (Hkakhu ethnic group, north of Burma). 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.

Price: Euro 1.511,30 (incl. 19 % VAT, free worlwide insured shipping)
Price: Euro 1.270 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, free worlwide insured shipping)


P-15-1
P-15-1

P-15-1
Ancient Pyu Bead, Burma (Myanmar)

etched carnelian with 15 (4-4-4-3) stripes of lined decoration

size: 64 mm x 12 mm

Age: Over 1.000 years

This superior bead with 4-4-4-3 white stripes is a rare 64 mm piece with only most minor chip. Very rare in this big size and excellent condition. Neither crack nor repair.

Price for 1 piece: Euro 1.118,60 (incl. 19 % VAT, free worlwide insured shipping)
Price: Euro 940 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, free worlwide insured shipping)


B-11-5
B-11-5

B-11-5
Indo-pacific tradewind glass beads

2 strands, found in Chin hills, western Burma (Myanmar)
each strand about 65 cm / 25,6 inch with more than 170 beads (4 - 6 mm)

Age: Prior 1900 AD

Condition:
Fine, attractive yellow-orange glass beads with minor chipping and pitting

Price for 1 strand: Euro 166,60 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price for 1 strand: Euro 140 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


B-11-4
B-11-4

B-11-4
Indo-pacific tradewind glass beads

6 strands, Burma (Myanmar)
each strand about 60 cm / 23,6 inch

Age: More than 800 years

Condition:
Fine, attractive multi-colored glass beads with minor corrosion, chipping and pitting

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B-11-4
B-14-1

B-14-1
Multicolour glass beads from Pyu (Myanmar)

2 x 10 strands, Lower Myanmar (for example Thagara, Dawei)
each strand with approx. 190 small multicolour glass beads, each bead with 1 - 3 mm diameter (avg. 2,5 mm)
length: about 680 mm / 26,8 in

Age: prior to 9th century (Pyu era, pre-Pagan period)

Condition:
Fine, attractive multi-colored 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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B-10-2
B-10-2

B-10-2
Pyu Military Bead

Etched carnelian with
10 stripes of lined decoration,
Burma (Myanmar)
35 mm, 1,38 inch

Age: Over 1.000 years

Condition: minor chipping

Price for 1 piece: Euro 499,80 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 420 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


B-10-3
B-10-3

B-10-3
Pyu Military Bead

Etched carnelian with
10 stripes of lined decoration,
Burma (Myanmar)
37 mm, 1,46 inch

Age: Over 1.000 years

Condition: Good, very small chip

Price for 1 piece: Euro 380,80 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 320 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


B-10-4
B-10-4

B-10-4
Pyu Military Bead

Etched carnelian with
12 stripes of lined decoration,
Burma (Myanmar)
38 mm, 1,5 inch

Age: Over 1.000 years

Condition: Good, very small chip
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B-10-5
B-10-5

B-10-5
Pyu Military Bead

Etched carnelian with
8 stripes of lined decoration,
Burma (Myanmar)
27 mm, 1,06 inch

Age: Over 1.000 years

Condition: Major chipping, transverse crack

Price for 1 piece: Euro 154,70 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 130 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


B-10-6
B-10-6

B-10-06
12 pieces Pyu Beads, Burma (Myanmar)

8 pieces etched carnelian with 5 - 3 stripes of lined decoration
17 - 11 mm (0.67 - 0.43 inch)
Age: Over 1.000 years

Condition: some chipping

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B-11-1
B-11-1

B-11-1
Elephant, green stone, typical Pyu-style production

25 x 18 x 14 mm
Weight: 11,1 g

Age: prior to 1900 AD

Condition: please see the photos

Price: Euro 172,55 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 145 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


B-11-2
B-11-2

B-11-2
Zebu, ancient stone carving, Burma (Myanmar)

27 x 15 x 18 mm
Weight: 4,3 g

Age: Over 500 years

Condition: please see the photos

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B-11-3
B-11-3

B-11-3
Tiger, green Jade, Burma (Myanmar)

34 x 15 x 11 mm
Weight: 8,2 g

Condition: please see images

Price: Euro 38,08 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 32 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


A-12-01
A-12-01

A-12-01
Antique Naga Tribal Art
Nagaland, Burma (Myanmar)
Big Size Conch Shell Beads


No. A-12-01

Age: early 20 century

One strand of 50 Naga Conch Shell Beads (Turbinella Pyrum) with smooth and patinated surface
length 97 cm / 38,2 in, diameter 19 - 27 mm / 0,75 - 1,06 in
weight: 1.000 g

Price per strand (50 beads): Euro 285,60 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 240 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


A-12-02
A-12-02

A-12-02
Antique Naga Tribal Art
Nagaland, Burma (Myanmar)
Necklace with shell and wood


No. A-12-02

Age: early 20 century

6 shell beads and 6 multi-color wooden beads (with cracks), on wooden bead is missing
shell bead length 69 - 72 mm
wooden beads diameter 26 m

Price: Euro 130,90 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 110 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


Lit-01
Lit-01

Lit-01
Arts of Asia, Volume 38, Number 1


Original issue January-February 2008

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Elizabeth Moore and Terence Tan
"Eyes on the Past: Samon and Pyu beads in Myanmar"


Book condition:
Very good,
coners and spine ends lightly bumped

Price: Euro 48,15 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 45 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)

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