A charming go-through white jade carving was in a joyful subject- Three Fish-tail Dragons. A popular subject as this piece was very well rendered by excellent jade carving maneuvering skill. In a soft white tint which was the typical characteristic of the dated nephrite white jade quality, the jade was in quite good size by which the dragons were depicted in fine. Dated from late Qing Dynasty to 20th century. Condition: Perfect. Dimensions: 1 1/8in X 2 1/8in X 3 3/8in.
A piece of charming Chinese light green Hetian Jade plaque lightly through-carved with dragon on one side. It is a typical theme of Han dyn, but this item was carved in 20th C. Good condition and extremely smooth. 5/8in X 1 1/2 X 2 1/4in.
Description: A cute lion figure was carved from one nephrite jade pebble with tiny green. In a lovely look and perfect condition, this little jade piece which owned the dated iconography was drilled in front of the mouth as an easy hanging piece for fondling and a display item on the shelter as well. It was very hard to find an excavation jade piece with such a smooth surface. Date: 19th/ 20th C. 5/8in X 1 1/2in X 2in.
An archaic bronze seal was in a fine look.
By a cute tiger as the knob, the seal was cast in a square shape with straight surface on four sides.
On the printing side, four Chinese archaic characters were finely cast. It was probably an official seal.
By imitating atmosphere of Han bronze seals, this seal was dated as a Song or Ming piece.
All these can be strong evidences for dating this amusing piece.
Of course, the enduring old verdigris and the blackish patina on the surface were in ob ...click for details
A charming go-through jade carving was in a joyful subject- fish father and baby. A popular subject as this piece was very well rendered by excellent jade carving maneuvering skill. In a soft green tint which was the typical characteristic of the dated nephrite white jade quality, the jade was in quite good size by which the fish were depicted in fine. Early 20th century. Condition: Perfect. Dimensions: 1 1/2in X 3 1/8in X 5 1/4in.
A Temmoko tea bowl was from Jian kiln of Song Dynasty. With beautiful black brownish glaze and hare-furs effect, the tea was preserved in very good condition. The size of this tea bowl was adequate for people to hold when enjoying a cup of hot tea. Date: Song Dynasty(10th-12th Century) Width: 5in.