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Antique Ceramic Bottle with Tang/Song Character

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1920   item# 1160684 (stock# 425AOG)

Antique Ceramic Bottle with Tang/Song Character
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$420 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's antique Chinese vessel has a rough reddish-brown thick stoneware body with greenish-brown glaze running halfway down, not covering the sides or the bottom. It has Tang/Song Dynasty characteristics including a flat foot and bottle shape.[28A, 132B, 175C] Since it is always safest to go from the known to the unknown, and knowing that the Chinese always model after the antique, we feel this vessel may have been made to copy ceramics of the Han or earlier times.[25D, ...click for details


Antique Japanese Yatate, Copper Alloy w Applied Bronze

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 1160476 (stock# 200AOG)

Antique Japanese Yatate, Copper Alloy w Applied Bronze
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$295 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's 'sagemono', or hanging object, is named a yatate in Japanese. A yatate is a container for writing equipment.[120A] The first portable yatates were probably made during the early Edo Period (1661-1673) following the development of 'fighting pipes' used by the Japanese classes forbidden from carrying a sword.[120B] During the Edo Period and continuing into the beginning of the Meiji Period, the yatate became a necessary article for writing, carried b ...click for details


Antique Japanese Totai-jippo, Tree Bark Vase

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1920   item# 1156247 (stock# 402AOG)

Antique Japanese Totai-jippo, Tree Bark Vase
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$385 

Japanese totai-jippo is a type of Japanese cloisonne (shippo in Japanese) whereby the enameling work is done on a ceramic body instead of metal.[129A, 38B] With the world opened to Japanese exports at the end of the Tokugawa Period, their craftsmen experimented with many decorative arts including enamel ware. Chu and Chu report the earliest totai-jippo made by Seto potters about 1868.[42C] The Art and Orchid Gallery's totai-jippo is a special type called 'tree bark'. In this typ ...click for details


Indian Hindu Temple Salver

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1920   item# 1154680 (stock# 390AOG)

Indian Hindu Temple Salver
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561-575-6868


$168 

This temple salver is highly incised oxidized copper inlaid with precious enameling.[171A, 147B, 169C] The salver is supported by engraved bronze Hindu snake deity inlaid in mat colored lac.[106D] The salver and holder are artist initialed with cast "Made in India" mark, suggesting a "fin de siecle" dating. The salver (or tray) is hand incised by cold chisel all over the top and eight scalloped lips in Indian motifs. There is a preponderance of floral decorations with black ...click for details


Chinese Hand Carved Snuff Bottle w Cabochons & Cinnabar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1154446 (stock# 387AOG)

Chinese Hand Carved Snuff Bottle w Cabochons & Cinnabar
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$272 

This is an antique hand carved and uncommon mixed media constructed Chinese yao ping (or snuff bottle), with a newer spoon and cover.[84A] It was probably made as a cabinet bottle or vitrine object for collectors at the "fin de siecle" (end of 19th Century).[11B] The Chinese craftsman certainly went out of their way to make a yao ping that was different, and still ornamental, from the thousands of lapidary worked stone, glass, or coral, and ceramic finished, carved ivory, bone and jing ...click for details


Signed Antique Japanese Tea Kettle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1920   item# 1153267 (stock# 381AOG)

Signed Antique Japanese Tea Kettle
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561-575-6868


$215 

This signed antique Japanese tea kettle (tetsubin) [25AA, 33BB, 33CC, FAV] is Meiji Period decorated for the cha-no-yu ceremony.It finished in russet tone.[120A, 164B, 3C] Embossed castings of plum blossoms are found on the cover and top of the tetsubin. The flattened side has a square scroll pattern known as 'thunder cloud'.[42D] From the sides down and under this malleable cast iron was chased with hammer and punch into an irregular rough effect, highly esteemed by the Japanese.[120A] ...click for details


Repousse Copper Ceremonial Bowl & Spoon

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1920   item# 1152935 (stock# 380AOG)

Repousse Copper Ceremonial Bowl & Spoon
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561-575-6868


$285 

Elaborate repousse copper ceremonial bowl and kusi (small spoon for sprinkling water on idols).[171A ] The outside of the bowl is covered with a relief of floral scrolled design in six branching and interconnected roundels. The relief flowers are chased in hatched and cross-hatched techniques for details.[151B] The recessed areas are hammer and punched to tiny dimples which are stained copper oxide blue. This allows the burnished copper colored floral scroll to shine above the mat blue ground. ...click for details


Antique Pair of Hua Niao Paintings

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1920   item# 1152441 (stock# 376AOG)

Antique Pair of Hua Niao Paintings
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561-575-6868


$279 

This antique pair of Chinese paintings comes from the Classical Category: "Flowers and Birds' from the 12th Century Emperor, Hui Zong's, Catalogues of Imperial Art (Class 8, Books 15-19).[1A, 73B] Each painting depicts two shou dai niao, or 'birds with long tail feathers'.[123C] The artist(s) used some age old brush techniques: color on color methods like the famed flower painter, Huang Quan, of the 10th Century and the 'boneless technique' of Mi Fu and Mi Youren of ...click for details


Cast Brass Antique Vase with Hand Incised Embossing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1920   item# 1151243 (stock# 374AOG)

Cast Brass Antique Vase with Hand Incised Embossing
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$420 

This cast brass antique vase has two contrasting types of hand incised exemplary embossing styles. The vessel was probably crafted in Kashmir or Moradabad, two Indian centers famous for their brass. The lace-like relief embellishment stands out above inlaid black lac composition.[169A, 171K] The first embossing style is called siahqalam. It is a brass decoration from Moradabad and has a damascene look like bidri ware.[162B] It is a deeper and wider spaced style of incising so that one can feel ...click for details


Japanese Antique Ka-Cho Signed Shigeyoshi

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1920   item# 1143221 (stock# 364AOG)

Japanese Antique Ka-Cho Signed Shigeyoshi
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561-575-6868


$1195 

This antique Japanese Ka-Cho (flower and bird) painting is signed by Shigeyoshi, a mid-19th Century Student of Hiroshige I, famed Edo Period painter of the Utagawa School.[WA, Per.B, Per.C] Shigeyoshi uses a distinct native Japanese mode known as the "Decorative Style".[106 G] This is an original Japanese creative trend developed during the Momoyama and Tokogawa Periods(1573-1868) when the Japanese were isolated from other cultures and looked inward for a new painting style. Characteri ...click for details

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