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Vintage Mudman, Arhat Holding Temple.

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1960   item# 926106 (stock# aht)

Vintage Mudman, Arhat Holding Temple.
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$48.00 

Found in a Chinese warehouse. Unboxed after over half a century. This very nice Arhat holding a temple "mudman" figure is intact. Buggy eyes, great details, all handmade, unkike newer ones that have molded parts. He is almost 2 1/2" tall to tip of temple pagoda. Actually a high fired stoneware clay and the older pieces were. A really unique and undamaged rarity.


VIntage Mudman Court Official Figure

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1960   item# 926098 (stock# coff)

VIntage Mudman Court Official Figure
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$48.00 

I believe that this figure represents an Official of the Chinese court. It is hand made from high fired pottery. In the style collectors call mudmen. His is glazed except hands and face. He has very fine details and a really great face. He came from an old warehouse stock in China that had been in storage for half a century. He is undamaged and 4" tall. A really unique figure.


Vintage Mudman Figure Arhat with Deer

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1960   item# 926084 (stock# ad)

Vintage Mudman Figure Arhat with Deer
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$86.00 

A lovely, undamaged brown pottery "mudman" figure. This piece has wonderful details, Hand made. 4" long, 3 1/4" TALL It came from an oldstock found in a warehouse in China. It is a beautiful piece, and rare to be intact. It is at least 50 years old.


Vintage Mudmen 8 Immortals Group Intact

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1960   item# 923361 (stock# 8imm)

Vintage Mudmen 8 Immortals Group Intact
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$86.00 

A wonderful group of all 8 Chinese Immortals. Set on a log, they all interact, a Go game, talking and watching. This set is intact, all fingers, symbols and details are as they were when this set was made several decades ago. Rare to find them in this perfect condition. about 5 1/2" long and 2 1/4" tall. Beautiful group


Mudman DishGarden Figure Monk on Bench

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1940   item# 917334 (stock# mob)

Mudman DishGarden Figure Monk on Bench
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$46.00 

This vintage high fired "mudman" dish garden figure came from a Chinese warehouse stock. The pieces in the lot were done in the 1940s, or before. This unusual piece shows a Monk on a bench in contemplation. The bench base is 3" wide, model number and mark on bottom.


7 Old or antique tiny mudmen figures for a dish garden

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1940   item# 626098 (stock# 356)

7 Old or antique tiny mudmen figures for a dish garden
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$29.00 

A good price for mudmen dish garden figures of this age. They are decades old, some may be antique. They are somewhat crude export novelties that were made to go in Chinese rock dish gardens. They are great miniatures. Because of small size the details on faces are hard to see, but they all have nice details. Three sitting figures, one boy on water buffalo,three standing farmers. The tall standing farmer is 1 1/2". None have damage which is rare for this type of figure. A nice collection of ...click for details


Tiny Mudmen Monkeys Set of 4

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1980   item# 626094 (stock# 099)

Tiny Mudmen Monkeys Set of 4
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$18.00 

A set of four monkeys, made in the mudman form from China. Made for small rock gardens or bonsai or just for a miniature colledtion. About 20 years old, export quality but a lot of hand work ,ones with peach are about 1 1/4". This type of handwork takes time and this type of export work will become more valuable and collectible as fewer craftsmen do this type of work. A good value for cute pieces.


Old Chinese Red Clay Goard shaped pot.

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1950   item# 612759 (stock# 557)

Old Chinese Red Clay Goard shaped  pot.
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$34.00 

These red clay pieces were made to hold and serve foods.The valued clay is also used to make expensive and fine tea vessels. This beautiful goard shaped pot is decorated in a traditional style using a heavy onlay of enamel glaze. The shape is lucky and was probably meant to hold wine. It could hold wine, saki or flowers. It has no mark but is was made in the way other pieces I have that are at least fifty years old. It has no damage, I do not list pieces with damage or repairs with out a very cl ...click for details


Chinese Brown Clay Duck what a duck Federal Period

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1940   item# 599063 (stock# 366)

Chinese Brown Clay Duck what a duck Federal Period
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$285.00 

What a Duck. This grand sculpture shows the respect the Chinese have for this important animal. It is marked "MADE IN CHINA". It is probably from the Federal Period, during the late revolution. 50 to 70 years old. It is wonderful, outstanding details to the feathers, eyes, bill. It is a real work of art. It is the same high fire brown clay found in the valuable Yixing teapots. It is almost life size at 11" long, 7" high. Needs special boxing and shipping. Please inquire only ...click for details


Chinese Federal period Brown clay Lion Spectacular

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1920   item# 476622 (stock# 231)

Chinese Federal period Brown clay Lion Spectacular
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$385.00 

A specacular piece of ceramic art. This brown clay lion was made in the Federal perion in communist China. It is at least 70 years old. It has a mold pattern or factory marks on the bottom, it is a number [245]and hard to see in the photo. This piece has no damage and it is 8 3/4" long, 4 1/2" tall. It has wonderful surface details to resemble fur. It has animal real wiskers set into pores in the head. It is an outstanding and rare piece.

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