Of cylindrical form,well hollowed with a short,waisted cylindrical neck,wide mouth,flat lip and recessed circular foot,beautifully painted
around the body in underglaze blue with a
continuous design of thirty 'magpie'birds.
The base shows a single 'magpie'sitting on her nest of baby chicks.The stopper is carved glass in the form of a dragon with a green glass collar. Condition: Excellent.
Circa:Qing Dynasty,Jingde zhen,1790-1830.
Height:3 1/4". A superb addition for yo ...click for details
Of high-shouldered tapering form,joined at the shoulder and base and finely painted in Famille-rose enamels on both sides with four different stylized floral sprays of various
flowers and branches in bloom.The stoppers are carved glass with green glass collars.
Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,1821-
1861. Size:2 1/8"high x 2"(shld.to shld.)
A rare and very collectable famille rose
An elegant Chinese export blue&white butter tub encircled with finely painted sprays of flowers amid scrolling branches and leaves.The cover is painted with four floral sprays all within a stylized blue border.
Condition:Excellent with a few glazing bubbles at the very bottom of the tub.
Circa:Qing Dynasty,Qianlong Period(1736-1795)
Size:4 1/2"Dia.x 1 3/4"H. A very collectable item in a much sought after form.
A superb example of snuff bottles mostly from the mid-Qing period(19thC),in the form of various fruits and vegetables;moulded in the form of a Chinese Bok Choy(Cabbage)and in a green enamel on white glaze on porcelain
and covered in a transparent glaze.Stopper:
Coral top with metal collar&metal spoon.
Condition:Excellent with minor wear due to usage. Circa:mid-Qing Dynasty,
1780-1850. Height:2 3/4". A very collectable
snuff bottle form.
Of cylindrical form with a cylindrical neck,
well hollowed with a recessed,flat unglazed circular
foot,decorated with a continuous frieze of two imperial five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl through the clouds. The stopper is carved glass in the form of a dragon with a green glass collar.The painting on the bottle is unusually precise and the copper-red has fired to an ideal color with no bleeding. It is very likely that this unmarked bottle was produced late in the Qianlong reign and c ...click for details
Beautifully painted on the interior and exterior in the sacred bird and butterfly pattern in iron red and gold colors.The
reticulated areas of the basket and the underplate resemble bamboo that is painted in the soft shades of blue,yellow,pink and green.Condition:Excellent,with minor wear to the gilt due to normal usage over time.Circa: Qing Dynasty, 1821-1875. Basket size:9 3/4"long x
3 1/4"high. Underplate size:9 7/8"long.
An unusual and decorative famille rose porcelain fru ...click for details
A very finely hand carved tiger maple rice cake press in the design of a leaf with the double happiness symbol carved in the center.
The long handle allows the person to form the rice cake with the leaf design.
Condition:Excellent with minor wear due to usage over time. Period:Choson DY,19thC.
Size:Length:9 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3/4".A very unusual folk art design carved in an elegant Korean wood.
This large,beautiful wooden rice cake press
hand carved with a bird sitting on a flowering branch,was used to make an impression on the rice cake dough. The back is cut out so that the hand can grip the wooden press. Condition:Excellent with minor wear due to usage. Period:
Choson Dynasty,19thC.Size:6 1/2"Dia.x3/4".
A wonderful piece of Korean folk art to add to your present collection.
This playful pair of Chinese porcelain Foo Lions are modeled with their heads slightly turned to one side,the male with his right paw resting on a pierced ball and the female
with her left paw raised over her baby cub in a protection mode. Both of their mouths are open,showing their teeth and protruding
tongues,bulging eyes and their curly tails raised up over their backs.Condition:Excellent with very minor professional restoration to a small kiln flaw on the baby cub's body.(please note t ...click for details
This small,elegant Chinese vase enameled in bright and clear colors shows seven scholars gathered in the bamboo forest enjoying their conversation with each other.Then bottom is marked in blue with the Yongzheng seal but is actually of the 20thC,Republic Period(1912-1949). Condition:Excellent. Size:5 3/4"H.
A very fine piece of Chinese porcelain from the Republic Period.