This very well carved white jade (nephrite) Lohan (Arhat) is an early 20th century product. It depicts a Lohan sitting on a rock, his left hand holds a wood stick he is using to clean his ear; his right arm is resting on the rock. The impression on his face is just interesting and realistic. It is 6 ¼ high, 5 ¾ wide and 3 ½ thick. Aside from natural blemishes, it is in great condition.
This leaf shaped Chinese late 19th century blue and white serving dish is 7 ¾ long, 4 ¾ at its widest part and 1 ¾ high. The blue and white floral design covers the side and the rim. There are five small feet on the bottom. It is in excellent condition.
This set of four Guang Xu Period (1875~1908) Mille Fleurs (thousand flowers) dishes are ¾ inch tall and 6 ½ inches in diameter. Hundreds of different kinds of flowers cover them all. The workmanship is superb and precise. The gold trim on the rims has slightly rubbed off. They are in great condition.
This very well carved ivory glove stretcher is a mid 19th century product. There are garden scenes carved on both sides. It is 10 ¾ long. It has beautiful patina. Aside from a few crack lines due to its age, it is in excellent condition.
This unusual Chinese export enamel and silver filigree Foo dog is 5 ¾ high (with base is 7 high), 4 wide and 2 thick. The Foo dog sits on a globe with its mouth open. Three small coral and turquoise pieces are missing from his head. Most of lacquer finish on the wood base has worn off. Otherwise, it is in fairly good condition.
This massive white jade (nephrite) carving of a brush washer is 6 ½ long, 4 wide and 1 ¾ thick. It is a late 19th century or early 20th century product. It depicts a large Buddha hand citron surround by some smaller citron, peach and pomegranate; one little monkey rests on the side. Aside from some natural blemishes on the bottom, it is in excellent condition.
The small jade carving is 2 long, 1 ¼ wide and 1 thick. It is a late 19th century product. It depicts a smiling fisherman. On one hand, he is holding his long beard; in the other he is holding a string of Ling Zhi (lucky mushrooms). A turtle and a fish appear on the fishermans back carved from dark brown part of the stone. It is in excellent condition.
This early 20th century Chinese jade (nephrite) carving of three goats is 3 high, 4 ¼ long and 1 ¾ in depth. It depicts three long horned goats climbing on a mountain surrounded by pine trees. This is a very popular image called San Yang Kai Tai. The I-Ching (Book of Changes) goes to great lengths to describe Yin and Yang. Yin is represented by the moon (female or negative); it is the opposite of Yang (male or positive) which is represented by the sun. The change of seasons from ...click for details
This leaf shape Chinese late 19th century export Canton blue and white dish is 7 ½ long, 5 ½ at its widest part and 1 ¼ high. It depicts buildings, trees and rock along with a lake (or river). One man holds an umbrella crossing a bridge while another man is paddling a small boat near by. It is in excellent condition.
This carved ox horn statue of an old man is a late 19th century product. It depicts a bearded old story teller sitting with one leg kneeling. He holds a pair of clap sticks or clappers in his right hand. His left hand rests on his belt. The statue is 4 7/8 high, 2 ¾ wide from bottom and 2 ¼ thick from bottom (without base). It is in great condition.