This finely painted porcelain tea tray of a Chinese riverscape done in the literati style is marked on the base in cobalt blue with the four character mark of Kangxi and probably of the period. Condition:Excellent with minor wear to the rim of the tray.Circa:Qing Dynasty,Kangxi Period. Size:8 1/4"Dia.x 3/4"H.
An outstanding pair of Ming Dynasty Imperial Court Officials,standing on a square base with their feet pointed forward with their hands folded at their chests.Both are wearing
elegant long robes in colors of imperial yellow and green with belts at the waistline.
Their superb hats indicate their position as Qing Court Officials.The fine colors indicated and the attention to details make this pair
a very collectable item. Condition: Excellent
and very well preserved overall with minor abrasio ...click for details
A superb pair of Chinese Ming pottery musicians,standing on a square base with their feet pointed forward and their hands raised upward holding a glazed musical instrument to their mouth.Both are wearing tunics with glazed flat green rounded collars,their tall hats show one slightly turned up in the front with the brim pointed backwards,the other with the brim pointed downward.The facial features are excellent and quite detailed.Condition: Excellent and well preserved overall with minor abrasion ...click for details
A superb oval shaped porcelain spoon tray,well potted with deep,rich cobalt blue colors and finely painted in a detailed Chinese riverscape scene with fine gilt latticework borders most often associated with Nanking wares.Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,Qianlong Period,1736-1795.
Size: 6 1/2"L x 5 3/4"Dia. A very collectable and rare Chinese export spoon tray.
This very elegant,attractive tile painted in colors of cobalt blue,ivory,brown,yellow and black has as its main subject a Polo Player motif. Condition:Very Good with a few minor small chips due to age and handling. Circa: 19thC,1850-1890. Size:Aprox. 8"sq.x 5/8".
The back side has been adjusted so that the tile can be hung as a picture.
This beautiful early 20thC lacquer over carved wood incense container,Kogo, signed by Sunshudai Kyosa has its own original box,Tomobako. Condition:Excellent. Circa:Meiji Period,early 20thC. Size:3" dia. x 7/8"H.
A superb Chinese ewer,squat and robustly potted in a fresh olive-grey glaze,standing on a minimal foot ring with four incised lines running from the bottom to the top of the flat shoulder that helps imitate the beautiful melon form.The spout is short and curved,the neck short and the ribbed loop handle which extends from the top of the shoulder down to the middle of the body.The base is unglazed. Condition:Excellent.Circa:Southern-Song Dynasty,1127-1279. Size:4 1/2" H x 4 1/2" Dia(tip ...click for details
A rare and very fine original Chinese engraving of a torture scene by
"Dadley,for W.Miller,Old Bond St.London,Jan.1st,1801." Condition:Excellent with minor wear at the edges do to handling and usage.Circa:Qing Dynasty,Jiaqing Period,1796-1820. Size:13 3/4"L x 10 1/8"H.
A rare and unusual Chinese engraving of a torture scene showing cruel & unusual punishment of a prisoner.
A superb & unusual underglaze-red and blue
Chinese snuff bottle of cylindrical form with
sloping shoulders,short neck,wide mouth,slightly convex lip and a flat circular foot marked in cobalt blue with the Chinese "shou" character within a linked circle,having the meaning of "long life". The bottle is very finely painted
with a continuous design showing an elaborate Chinese residence with two scholars seated at a table with an attendant
near by. Condition: Excellent. ...click for details
A beautiful 19th Korean rice cake press,finely carved with a peony flower in full bloom,was used to make an impression on the rice cake dough. The back of the press is cut out so that the hand can easily
grip the wooden press.Condition:Excellent. Circa: Choson Dynasty,late 19thC. Size:4 1/2" Dia. x 3/4". A wonderful addition to your Korean Folk Art collection.