19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Snuff Bottle with Figurine. One side shows an elder sitting under a tree and pointing his finger at the sun, which is located at right hand side shoulder. The meaning of this scenery in Chinese indicates - to be promoted soon. The other side shows two men peddling on a boat, which was an old Chinese saying "Tong Zhou Gong Ji", meaning: Together we are on the same boat. This was very likely a gift given to a colleague, with good wishes. The Chinese ...click for details
Chinese Qianlong Period, c1736-1795. It is very rare and interesting to find Chinese cup and saucer with acrobat decoration. The cup and saucer are both decorated with a group of three acrobats, seems husband, wife and son and their dog. The wife is a tightrope walker, the son is a juggler with 3 knives, and the husband is a drummer. Vivid color and detailed paint with facial expression and magnificent scene of ancient acrobatic artistry. The cup is 3.5 inches (9cm) across the top. The saucer is ...click for details
A Very Rare Silver Incense Burner, believed to be from Tang Dynasty (AC 618-907), China. It is made of silver with gild on leaves. It was used as perfume bag carried by members of high sociaty. The internal structural design is very smart so the burning incense would not fall out in any angle.
Qianlong Period, 1736-1795
The center painted with pavilions and pagoda on the riverbank among flowering trees and a fence. A sampan sailing between pavilions. The rectangular brown-edged rim with a composite border enriched with flowers and butterflies. Perfect condition.
Chinese Famille-rose Brush Pot, Early Republic, circa 1920.
Traditional Chinese brush pot painted with beautiful landscape. A small boat floating on the lake surrounded by mountains and hills, a scholar is sitting under a tree enjoying the perfect harmony of the natural world. There are two openings on the side following the fashion of Late Qing Dynasty. A maker's seal at the bottom of the pot.
Kangxi Blue & White is considered as the most beautiful B&W in Chinese history by the popular collectors. This is a nice example of Chinese Qing KANGXI blue & White Porcelain Plate.
Size: 9 inches / 23.5cm diam.
Condition: A few tiny frits and two hairlines as shown in photos, but no crack or restoration. No loss of paste.
A Beautiful cloisonne snuff bottle, Qing dynasty (19th century).
The entire bottle is fully enameled on a heavy brass body. Decorated in details with flying bird, flowers, and scholar rock in the turquoise grounded windows (Kai Guang).