This offering is for an antique Chinese bronze four-sided incense burner, featuring a large foo lion on the lid with a pierced-type ball under its right foot. The burner is supported on four legs that protrude out of the mouths of mythological animal heads on the bottom corners. The archaic style includes T’ao-T’ieh mask designs on the body. The lid on this well-worn incense burner has pieces of metal trim missing from the edges of the left and back corners where they were broken off many yea ...click for details
Large Chinese Famille Rose porcelain basin, decorated with the “Hundred Antiques” designs. The basin has a turned-up edge with a 1-1/2” banner of pink, turquoise and yellow enamel with triangles and Greek Key design, divided by four floral reserves. The interior sides are beautifully decorated in colored enamels of the “Hundred Antiques” designs, including the “Eight Treasures”, “Four Treasures”, “Four Fine Arts symbols”, “Musical Instruments”; and “Amusements…chess; Scroll, Written Characters ...click for details
This listing is for a rare Iron Hu Vase (wine vessel), with a dark patina, and decorated with inlaid silver. The shape of the vessel is in the style of the Chinese Warring States Period. The lip of the base has a Greek Key design with inlaid silver, followed by a band of flowers around the throat. There are stylized “mythological animal head” handles on each side with gilt eyes, and large metal loops. The vase is also decorated with a wide band of three “T’ou-T’ieh” mask panels divided by no ...click for details
This offering is for a vintage Chinese octagonal bulb dish with four sides decorated with various scenes of ladies in a garden, and four sides with Chinese characters. The outer edge if the rim has a rust-red floral design. The base has four raised feet with Chinese characters in a rust-red oval border. There is some uneven glaze around the top, unglazed feet and eight pin holes on the bottom from the firing kiln. Condition: Overall good except for some wear to the gilt trim, a small hairli ...click for details
Chinese Rose Canton shallow bowl with bright enamel rim of flowers and fruits surrounding two ladies in the center with butterflies, scroll, drum and box designs. Also there are small Chinese characters in black ink on the front of the bowl. The back of the bowl has an inverted foot and pin marks. The bowl measures 8-3/4”Diameter, 14.5 oz. and is in excellent condition. Age is c. early 1800’s.
Incredible Chinese export rose Famille and celadon porcelain shrimp plate. The plate has a green celadon ground with brightly colored enamel flowers, butterflies, birds, fruits and insect. Condition: Excellent with no breaks, cracks or repairs. Date: c.1890. Size/Weight: 10-1/2” x 9-3/4”; 2 lbs.
Chinese white brass hand warmer with a decorative pierced top featuring a floral design. The hand warmer has a swivel handle and is in very good condition, with some dark spots,and surface scratches on bottom. Measures 3-1/2”H x 5”W x 3-7/16”D, weighs 15 oz. Circa early 20th century.
Chinese Export Rose Medallion Garniture Jar/Vase with original top that features a gilt foo lion with a red ball knob. There are two vignettes of children with two gilt dragons & flaming pearl on the neck of the vase. The shoulder is decorated with four floral reserves, separated by gilt florals. The body of the vase has four vignettes with mandarin and floral designs. This is a superb example of an antique rose medallion style of export porcelain. The condition is excellent, with only minim ...click for details
Early Chinese Rose Mandarin vase, finely decorated with rose medallion type scrolls, and featuring a Greek Key border surrounding rose mandarin vignettes. There are two seated mandarin figures surrounded by leaves and below is a scene with madarin, lady and child. The lip of the base is decorated with rose, green, and gold/gilt. The neck of the vase has scrolls and fan decorations between two gilt foo dogs and two gilt salamanders. The unglazed foot has some remnant of sand from the firing proce ...click for details
Chinese export Rose Medallion oval styled shallow porcelain bowl. The bowl is decorated with a gilt/gold circle in the center circle and the around the edge. There are four reserves/medallions with mandarin figures in the top and bottom reserves and flowers, birds and butterflies in the side reserves. The bottom of the bowl has an orange peel glaze with an unglazed foot. The size is 10-1/2" wide by 1-3/4" high and 8-1/4" deep, and weighs 1.12 lbs. The date is c1800's, Ching ...click for details