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Final Photos: Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1180047

Final Photos:  Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th Century
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These are photos of the last two panels comprising this magnificent eight-panel gilt lacquer export screen. These are panels number seven and eight that would continue off to the right of the six panels already photographed. The full item description is reproduced below, and the twenty-four photos of the first six panels can be seen under items # 1178526 and 1178359.

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Extra Photos: Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1178526

Extra Photos: Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th century
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a magnificent eight-panel gilt lacquer export screen, 19th century, exquisitely painted in finely detailed gilding on a black lacquer ground, depicting a wide array of festive scenes with figures in elaborate garden pavilions and riverside pagodas, with rolling mountains and hills in the distance, all set inside a floral and key-fret scroll border. The scenes portrayed exhibit a wonderful range from courtship scenes to musical ensembles to riverboat rides, ...click for details


An Eight-Panel Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1178359

An Eight-Panel Gilt Lacquer Export Screen, 19th century
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a magnificent eight-panel gilt lacquer export screen, 19th century, exquisitely painted in finely detailed gilding on a black lacquer ground, depicting a wide array of festive scenes with figures in elaborate garden pavilions and riverside pagodas, with rolling mountains and hills in the distance, all set inside a floral and key-fret scroll border. The scenes portrayed exhibit a wonderful range from courtship scenes to musical ensembles to riverboat rides ...click for details


A Large Gilt Copper Repousse Vajrapani, 18th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1800   item# 1174396

A Large Gilt Copper Repousse Vajrapani, 18th century
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a large gilt copper alloy and lacquered repousse figure of Vajrapani, 18th century, standing pratyalidhasana with a ferocious expression on a repousse and chased lotus throne, left hand in tarjani mudra and his right hand raised above his five-leaf crowned head. The figure is clothed in flowing robes open at the chest to reveal ornamental body jewelry and jeweled necklaces. Vajrapani's face retains a lot of cold-painted flesh colored lacquer, and his h ...click for details


A Famille Rose Barber's Bowl, Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1165792

A Famille Rose Barber's Bowl, Yongzheng (1723-1735)
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a good famille rose barber's bowl, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735), nicely executed in floral sprig pattern using lively and well-preserved famille rose enamels in rose, blue, aubergine, yellow, green, orange, and opaque white. Dressed on the rim edge with Batavia Brown / iron oxide finish typical for the period. The reverse shows two purpose driven holes in the footrim not made in modern times, but actually made during the 18th century, as these barber&# ...click for details


A Fine Peking Carpet, North China circa 1890-1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1164240

A Fine Peking Carpet, North China circa 1890-1920
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a very fine Peking carpet, North China circa 1890-1920. This particular example features a large open golden orange field, which varies wonderfully in intensity of color throughout the pile. It's sparsely but elegantly decorated in restrained Chinese taste, using only leafy vines set against the open field, and bordered with a rich and still quite vibrant inky blue / navy blue outer border. ...click for details


A Fine Peking Carpet, North China circa 1900-1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1163148

A Fine Peking Carpet, North China circa 1900-1920
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a very fine Peking carpet, North China circa 1900-1920. This fine example features a mustard yellow main field decorated with floral sprays, flying birds, flower vases and Buddhist emblems, all well-executed in varying shades of blue, purple, light green, gray and beige. For a smaller but otherwise very comparable carpet in style and quality recently sold at Christies, see Christies Sale 3001, April 2012, Lot 351, sold for 2,478 US Dollars / 1,875 Euros ...click for details


A Good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Flower Basket Plate

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1113226

A Good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Flower Basket Plate
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) flower basket plate executed in soft famille verte enamels. The flower basket motif is generally associated with symbolizing longevity and abundance, but sometimes its association with one of the most enigmatic and eccentric of the Eight Immortals, Lan Caihe, is overlooked. Lan Caihe was actually the patron saint of florists whose distinguishing attribute is the flower basket. But since so many of the legends and fables ...click for details


A Fine Rose-Verte Dish, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1068297

A Fine Rose-Verte Dish, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a fine Rose-Verte porcelain dish, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735), well-painted in the center depicting an elegant lady, a young boy, and a deer carrying peaches on its back signifying longevity. Bordered on the cavetto with floral sprays, and dressed on the rim with iron oxide.

Rose-Verte is a less commonly encountered version of the Famille Rose and Famille Verte palette ...click for details


A Fine Famille Verte Dish, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1066620

A Fine Famille Verte Dish, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a fine Famille Verte porcelain dish, Kangxi Period (1662-1722), well-painted with a figural scene of three people, two of which occupy an outdoor pavilion while a third looks on from the inside. Floral sprays, butterflies, and twin-fish are represented in the cavetto, while the border is executed in classic piecrust form.

While Kangxi era plates of this style and shape are ...click for details


A Very Fine Barber's Bowl, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1064109

A Very Fine Barber's Bowl, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a very fine Qing Dynasty barber's bowl, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735), beautifully painted in soft famille rose enamels, depicting two elegant ladies in a fenced garden setting alongside a flowering tree with birds overhead. Floral sprays are on the outer rim and on the reverse. Batavia brown / iron oxide dressing to the rim edges.

Overall, this is an especially fine a ...click for details


Good Pair of Hand-Colored Steel Engravings Circa 1843

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1036310

Good Pair of Hand-Colored Steel Engravings Circa 1843
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a good pair of hand-colored steel engravings circa 1843, drawn by Thomas Allom and engraved by W. Wetherhead and W.H. Capone. The first engraving is titled "Sowing Rice at Soo-Chow-Foo," and the second piece is titled "Temple of Buddha, Canton" both of which hail from the famous four volume 1840's series called "China Illustrated."

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A Fine and Large Ming Dynasty Ridge Tile, 1488-1566

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1700   item# 1013309

A Fine and Large Ming Dynasty Ridge Tile, 1488-1566
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From our Early Chinese Collection, a fine and large Ming Dynasty lead-glazed pottery ridge (roof) tile, 15th-16th century, Hongzhi through Jiajing Period (1488-1566), depicting a guardian-demon ferociously modeled with bulging eyes, protruding fangs, pointed horns, thick musculature, and standing in defensive posture astride a cloud-swirl with fists clenched around what would have been a weapon made of wood or iron, now since rotted away and lost to time. This cloud-swirl between the demon and t ...click for details


Stunning and Large Lacquered Jumu Cabinet, mid 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1900   item# 993895

Stunning and Large Lacquered Jumu Cabinet, mid 19th
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a stunning and large Chinese lacquered jumu cabinet, mid to late 19th century, featuring exquisitely painted birds and floral motifs on a rockwork base, executed in gilt and subtle polychromes that are contrasted against a rich red lacquer ground. The outer frame features medallions of split tail sea dragons, auspicious symbols, and textile motifs, while the sides feature depictions of stylized floral motifs. The interior has 2 levels along with a hidden ...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

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