All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238178
Minerva Gallery
$150.00
Pre-columbian Nayarit Vessel from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. Rare type of vessel with a small dog or Armadillo added to the top. Round body with protruding spikes and painted white dots. Signs of erosion but properly priced.

Measurements: 5-5/16" in height x 5-7/8" in Diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1238166 (stock #QX1080)
Chinese embroidered dragon panel on red satin with satin stitch, forbidden stitch and gold couching. Dragon has 5 claws and is surrounded with precious objects. The total dimensions of the cloth are: 15.25 inches (38.7 cm) tall by 10.25 inches (26 cm) wide.

Condition: Fine with a couple of loose threads. Piece appears to have been previously glued to a paper window mat with remnants of paste and paper along outer edges (see enlargements).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1238158 (stock #C--18)
A rare and early Chinese porcelain tea caddy done in Imari colors, and with it's original lid. The jar measures 4 1/4" tall x 3 1/2" wide x 2 1/4" deep, and dates to the Chien Lung period, 18th Century. Condition: The condition is very good with some fretting on the upper edge and lid and wear to the applied gold highlights as would be expected. Free shipping within the USA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238153
Minerva Gallery
$299.00
Pre-columbian Archaic Colima Figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 B.C.-100 A.D. A rotund figure in a seated position with arms held towards his chest. He is wearing a necklace with pendant, armbands and head gear. A nice example!

Measurements: 7-1/2" in height x 4-1/2" in width.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1238152 (stock #C-17)
A Chinese Canton enamel box to hold Seal Paste. The scene on the lid shows two boys playing. The box measures 1 3/4" high x 3" in diameter. On the bottom of the box is the Chien Lung Dynasty mark, but the box dates to the turn of the 19th Century. Condition: The Condition is excellent with some glaze imperfection. Free shipping within the USA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1238150
Very unusual 19th century small ivory netsuke carved as a sitting man holding a mirror in one hand, and plucking the hair on his chin with tweezers held in the other. Fantastic carving of his face with perfectly captured expression of painful unpleasantness. Beautiful flow to his robe, extremely well made differently sized himotoshi. Superb quality ivory, wonderful patina with excellent sheen to the surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1238149
19th century wooden netsuke of two heads of reishi fungus (Fungus of Immortality) issuing from the same stem. Superbly carved elegant piece in Japanese taste, beautiful rhythm to the ridges of the fungus, wonderful wear and superb patina consistent with age, in excellent condition. Himotoshi is formed by the stem. Signed MASAYOSHI for Sato Masayoshi on the bottom - this excellent artist is listed on p. 742 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1238146
Late Meiji (1890s - 1910s) staghorn netsuke of a decaying human scull. Excellent Buddhist subject, great facial expression (if you can call it that), darker porous areas as is usual with staghorn, which, in fact, makes it so attractive, overall in very good condition. Signed YUKISHIGE by himotoshi - the artist is listed on p. 1254 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1238145
19th century ivory netsuke of a seated peasant woman taking a break from carrying a huge bag on her back and having a snack. Nicely carved, wonderful face, beautifully carved and etched textile patterns. Old smoothed loss to the front of her right foot (does not take away from the sculptural quality of the piece), beautiful patina consistent with age. Signed RYOMIN on the bottom - the artist is Ono Ryomin III listed on p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1238143 (stock #TR 2325)
A Song dynasty longquan celadon large bowl, rounded side with unglazed base, bowl decorated with rising lotus petal motif at exterior covered with good bluish green celadon glaze, high ping sound with finger tip. Bowl is in good condition no chip no restoration. Size: 21 cm diameter....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1238140 (stock #TR 2324)
A Song dynasty longquan celadon bowl, rounded side with deep center and glazed base, bowl decorated with raising lotus petal motif at exterior, covered with good green glaze. Bowl is in good condition no chip, no crack, no restoration, porcelain with high ping sound with finger tip. Size: 11.5 cm diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238139
Minerva Gallery
$450.00
Pre-columbian Nayarit Olla from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. A nicely incised olla with several rainbow type patterns around the whole vessel. Choice and quite large!

Measurements: 8-15/16" in height x 8-15/16" in Diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1238133 (stock #Stdy-Shlves)
The tray measures 10.7 " inches square and is 1.3" high at the rim. The design is executed in makie and takamakie on a shiny black roiro ground. The design is an interesting scene of a woman leaning over a stream and filling a bucket in the stream. In the bucket there is a long stemmed stick that almost looks like an arrow sticking out of the bucket - perhaps it is a stirring stick. Behind her is a large pine tree. The horizontal limbs of the tree are done in silver colored lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1238130 (stock #927)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
A attractive album-size painting in colors, ink and gold on silk, depicting the immortal Gama Sennin (Chinese Liuhai) with the three-legged toad curled around his raised, left arm. Unsigned. Framed with passepartout under glass. Edo, 18th cent. Picture frame: H 27 cm, W 19 cm ( with frame: H. 42 cm x 32 cm)). Condition: Perfect. SHIPPING: with post Denmark. Cost: Europe 36$. Outside Europe: 50$ priority & recommended with tracking code. PAYMENT: we accept only bank wire transfer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1238129 (stock #M0119)
A Pair of Tall Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dragon Jars

This pair of attractive and impressive porcelain jars was made during the 12th - 14th century. They are quite "heavily-potted" and made in two sections, upper and lower, that have been luted together. Around the band of "piecrust" decoration on each jar stand moulded and applied human figures, twelve on one jar and eleven on the other, clearly originally made with this number...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1238121
Old China Trade
$250.00
Chinese blue & white porcelain baluster vase, the cylindrical neck decorated with floral designs over shoulders painted with floral and trellis work forms and confronting five-clawed dragons, the dragons either side of a large poppy seed pod over further floral forms. The flared foot decorated with bamboo leaf sprays, the base with concentric circles in blue. Height 12 cm. In excellent condition. No chips or cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1238118
Old China Trade
$500.00
Pair 19th Century Chinese blue & white porcelain vases, decorated in rich underglaze cobalt blue featuring scenes of high city walls with people conducting their daily pursuits - in boats and at the city walls. Stiff leaf border to the neck, ruyi head border to the shoulder, lappet border to the foot. Guangxu Period. Height 14 cm. In excellent condition. No chips or cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1238116
Old China Trade
$600.00
18th Century Chinese small porcelain jar, short plain neck with out-curving sides, decorated in rich underglaze cobalt blue with a sage in a garden landscape teaching a young boy from a book, other figures carrying a pot plant and playing on a veranda. Height 9.5 cm. In excellent condition. No chips or cracks.