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A Fine Large Lacquered Carved Wood Stand, late 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1920   item# 976035

A Fine Large Lacquered Carved Wood Stand, late 19th
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$ 995 

From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a fine and large lacquered carved wood stand, late 19th - early 20th century, elegantly constructed with four chilong / serpentine legs and carved with floral motifs.

Size and Condition: 30 inches tall, 22 inches across the widest span of the legs, 15 inches in diameter for the circular top. There is some minor scuffing to the wood and lacquer, but this is all commensurate ...click for details


A Superb Satsuma Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900   item# 974140

A Superb Satsuma Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
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From our Japanese Collection, a truly superb satsuma vase, Meiji period (1868-1912), of robust globular form, depicting seven separate circular reserves of figures set against a most unusual and very appealing variegated ground that morphs from emerald green, to celadon, to cream, and finally to brown, all heavily overlaid with a rich brocade of chrysanthemum heads and other floral and geometric motifs executed in gilt. The neck has a heavily gilded deep red ground which sets it off very nicely ...click for details


An Unusually Fine Qianlong (1736-1795) Meat Platter

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 970572

An Unusually Fine Qianlong (1736-1795) Meat Platter
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$ 795 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, an unusually fine and early Qianlong Period (1736-1795) Nanking meat platter, depicting a willow tree and scholar's table objects amidst a flowered outcropping as the central design, surrounded by an elaborate border of butterflies, buddhist symbols, scrolls, and floral motifs.

Like our similarly shaped Qianlong Period Tureen Base Item # 959327 (Sold), this piece is t ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi Dish (1662-1722) with Chenghua Mark

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 968775

A Very Fine Kangxi Dish (1662-1722) with Chenghua Mark
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$ 795 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine and well-painted Kangxi Period (1662-1722) porcelain dish with apocryphal Chenghua Period mark, depicting two elegant ladies looking out over a terrace with banana leaf plants and trees. Cross-hatched motifs decorate the border along with four vignettes of peaches signifying longevity. The reverse is decorated with stylized mountains on the outer rim, and a six character apocryphal Chengua Period mark is contained within double circles in ...click for details


A Masterpiece Annamese Mother of Pearl Tray, 19th Cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Inlay Work: Pre 1900   item# 968773

A Masterpiece Annamese Mother of Pearl Tray, 19th Cent
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and absolutely stunning masterpiece of Annamese mother of pearl inlay work, 19th Century, Nguyen Dynasty Vietnam, depicting exquisitely rendered butterflies, flowers, crustaceans, scrolls, and geometric designs in superb quality mother of pearl inlaid against a dark brown rosewood base.

This fantastic tray truly represents the pinnacle of this art form. We have been fortu ...click for details


An Exceptional Lacquered Kashmiri Kashkul, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Kashmir: Pre 1900   item# 967079

An Exceptional Lacquered Kashmiri Kashkul, 19th Century
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, an exceptional Kashmiri kashkul or beggar's bowl, 19th century, modeled after the boat-shaped beggar's bowls used by Persian Sufi mystics. This fantastic vessel is composed of a metallic body, most likely copper alloy, that has been lacquered and then exquisitely painted with floral motifs in rich but subtle shades of blue, red, yellow, taupe, black, and with gilt highlights. It sits upon a slightly splayed foot and terminates in two dragon-head ...click for details


A Very Rare Peranakan Chai Hup, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 965394

A Very Rare Peranakan Chai Hup, 19th Century
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a very rare and seldom seen Peranakan Chai Hup or ceremonial vegetable box, 19th century, used for food offerings to Tiangong, the God of Heaven, during traditional Baba Weddings.

The terms "Peranakan" or "Baba Nyonya" or "Straits Chinese" are often used interchangeably to describe the descendants of Ming Dynasty Chinese immigrants who settled al ...click for details


A Large Carved Ivory Elephant Bridge, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 965391

A Large Carved Ivory Elephant Bridge, 19th Century
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From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a large carved ivory elephant bridge, late 19th century, depicting a procession of eight individual elephants of graduating size, nicely carved from a single tusk. The elephants are well-rendered and the ivory has a good buttery patina somewhat better than the photos reflect.

Interestingly, the artist's decision to carve eight elephants here is no accident: Those familiar ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Phoenix Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1700   item# 964066

A Very Fine Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Phoenix Bowl
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$ 2,250 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine and elegant Kangxi Period (1662-1722) phoenix bowl, early Kangxi Period circa 1675-1690, decorated with two well-painted phoenixes and a treed outcropping, all well-executed in a strong blue against a delicately potted pure white body with everted rim. The interior features a single flower encircled within a medallion of double lines. The base is plain. The footrim is especially finely cut and very neatly glazed exposing just a narrow swath ...click for details


A Good Ca Mau Shipwreck Dish Ex-Sotheby's, Circa 1725

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 964064

A Good Ca Mau Shipwreck Dish Ex-Sotheby's, Circa 1725
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$ 1,150 

From our Shipwreck Porcelain Collection, a fine and large blue and white Ca Mau Shipwreck dish ex-Sotheby's, Yongzheng Period 1723-1735, datable more specifically to circa 1725. The scene depicts Europeans (most likely Dutch traders) on what was once mistakenly thought to be Deshima Island in Nagasaki Harbor Japan, but which recent scholarship now concludes is either a scene of Holland in the Netherlands, or Gothenborg in Sweden. We personally agree with the academic viewpoint that the scene ...click for details

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