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A heavy celadon bowl with auspicious character, Yuan-Ming (c. 14th C.)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492   item# 1298760

A heavy celadon bowl with auspicious character, Yuan-Ming (c. 14th C.)
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A heavy Longquan-type bowl dating from the Yuan to early Ming period (circa 14th C.) on a raised foot with slightly everted mouthrim, the interior impressed with an auspicious character. Bowls either plain or with stamped or patterned decoration of flowers, leaves, auspicious characters, and either complex or simple designs, are characteristic of the period (see, also, item 1298702 in this catalog). Condition: without chips or cracks, the olive-colored bowl has a pleasing and overall subtly r ...click for details


A Longquan bowl with impressed foliage design, Yuan-Ming (c.14th C.)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492   item# 1298702

A Longquan bowl with impressed foliage design, Yuan-Ming (c.14th C.)
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A Longquan type bowl dating from the Yuan to early Ming period (circa 14th C.) of elegant form with gently curved sides and everted mouthrim, the uniform olive green glaze extending to the bottom of the raised foot, the unglazed underside showing characteristic “burnt orange” traces from firing. The interior of the bowl is decorated with a simple medallion containing a tiny impressed flower design surrounded by three pairs of (six) leaves attached to delicate tendrils. A loss to the exterior o ...click for details


A small blue and white Canton-Asian export dish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1800   item# 1298681

A small blue and white Canton-Asian export dish
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One of two Canton-Asia export dishes on offer, this is the larger and heavier of the two and the more carefully executed, having more gently curved rather than angled walls compared to the smaller dish (item 1298680). The cursive script and the “floral” decorations seem more confidently executed and are very well-balanced. The stacking ring is narrower, and the glaze more evenly applied such that the bowl has none of the unpredictable patches of “iron red” firing color showing through thin area ...click for details


A medium-sized Canton export dish, Ching dynasty

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1800   item# 1298680

A medium-sized Canton export dish, Ching dynasty
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The smaller of two Chinese blue and white dishes made for Asian export. The steeply walled dish—the form resembling a western soup bowl—has a partially glazed interior, an indistinct firing ring, and a partially glazed center. The interior is decorated in cobalt blue while the exterior is plain with a partially glazed footring and glazed, recessed underside. The lip is slightly angled and glazed. No chips, cracks or rim frits, and only very minor kiln bubbles or impurities, and retaining its ...click for details


Nine Chinese bronze mirrors from the Todd Collection

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292332

Nine Chinese bronze mirrors from the Todd Collection
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Offered here are nine Chinese bronze mirrors (items 1292323-1292331) of special provenance: all are from the Oliver J. Todd (1880-1974) collection of 1,000 bronze mirrors which Todd acquired in China in the early 20th century. From his collection of 1,000 bronze mirrors, Todd selected 429 representative examples for publication in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Ho ...click for details


Song mirror “heng xie Sun Dian”: Todd Collection No.280

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1492   item# 1292329

Song mirror “heng xie Sun Dian”: Todd Collection No.280
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鏡晴換包店孫接橫 This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 280, p. 197 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyua ...click for details


Huzhou Xie Hui Gong zhi zao: Todd Collection No. 373

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292327

Huzhou Xie Hui Gong zhi zao: Todd Collection No. 373
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自造公惠薛州湖 This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 373, p. 233 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suyuan, Shensi ...click for details


A Ming Huzhou mirror, signed: Todd Collection No. 374

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292326

A Ming Huzhou mirror, signed: Todd Collection No. 374
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造泉次薛州湖 This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 374 (p. 233-234) in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, ...click for details


A Ming handled mirror with dragons: Todd Collection 377

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292325

A Ming handled mirror with dragons: Todd Collection 377
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See item 1292332 

This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 377, p. 234 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Hopei, China” (Peking 1935) by Milan ...click for details


A zitan-handled mirror, Ming; Todd Collection: 378

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292324

A zitan-handled mirror, Ming; Todd Collection: 378
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See item 1292332 

This is an extremely rare form, five-petaled or lobed Huzhou mirror with a zitan handle, signed 公惠薛州湖 Xue Hui Gong (“Hsueh-Hui Gong”) with unusual gold lacquer decoration of lions cold painted directly onto the metal. This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of special provenance, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. We are o ...click for details


Shiwan (石灣) water coupe, monkey form, Ching dynasty

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1900   item# 1281379

Shiwan (石灣) water coupe, monkey form, Ching dynasty
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The area of Shiwan (Shekwan)石灣, now a district of the city of Foshan, just southwest of Guangzhou in southern China, has produced spirited ceramic wares since the Song dynasty. Shiwan wares are often figural, such as this small water coupe—used for wetting and shaping ones brush during painting or calligraphy—in the form of a monkey grasping a water jar. Shiwan wares are often modeled rather than molded figures, a characteristic which adds to their spontaneity and charm. Because ...click for details


A Ching dynasty blue & white bowl, 18th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1276822

A Ching dynasty blue & white bowl, 18th Century
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A thinly potted porcelain bowl on a raised foot with an unusual underglaze blue and white outlined floral and scrolling decoration enclosing five small infinite knot medallions to the exterior. The undecorated interior is a delicate, pale blue-white color matching the exterior ground color. This is Ching dynasty household porcelain of fairly high quality, of semi-translucent porcelain which emits a bell like ring when tapped at the rim, having a glazed foot, the underside bearing an unidentifi ...click for details


Chinese mountain form scholar rock with scrolled stand

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1950   item# 1266681

Chinese mountain form scholar rock with scrolled stand
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A vintage Chinese scholar’s rock or viewing stone in the form of a mountain, naturally formed except for the underside which has been cut flat for display. An associated scroll form Chinese display stand is included. (The rock is demountable and not attached to the stand.) The stone is black-grey with some paler streaking similar to lingbi stones. Weight: 1.464 Kg (3 lb. 3.6 ozs.). Height of rock (highest peak): 16.5cm (6-1/2”). Height with stand: 19.5cm (7-7/8”). Width of stand: 15cm ...click for details


Famille verte, menagerie of six miniature animals

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1910   item# 1245149

Famille verte, menagerie of six miniature animals
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Ching dynasty. A fine menagerie of six famille verte miniature Chinese porcelain animal figurines including: a foo dog; elephant; ram; horse; deer; and a one-horned creature, probably representing a rhinoceros. Each figure is mounted on identical lozenge-shaped bases having rounded corners and bordered at top and bottom with Chinese key fret design and embellished with delicate floral and butterfly motifs. The miniature animal figures are well-articulated and have wonderful expressions. Love ...click for details


Ching dynasty fan painting, landscape by Jin Nangong

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 1236854

Ching dynasty fan painting, landscape by Jin Nangong
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$160.00 

Ching dynasty fan painting, signed Nangong Jin. Ink and pigment on paper, mounted on paper. Landscape with signature, seal and inscription reading: “[painted] in [a cyclical year] during the Autumn Festival, an homage to Yin Tang [1470-1524] for Yiao nan,” and signed “Nangong Jin” followed by a cinnabar seal in archaic script. The painting depicts a solitary figure sitting at the upper level of a covered pavilion which appears to float above the tree tops, although a lower roof and supporting ...click for details

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