Asian Antiques from China, Japan & Korea
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1207262 (stock #1207262)
Asiantiques
$8,000.00
Date: Daoguang period, 1820-1850
Height: 5.5 cm. excluding stopper

Of shield form, decorated on each side with a stylized peony and foliage in various shades of black and grey on a yellow ground, the mouth and rim gilt on iron-red, the base with a Daoguang-nian-zhi mark in iron-red, and of the period.

Condition: Excellent, with some slight rubbing to gold and iron-red

Ref. 154 / 1207262

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1207256 (stock #1207256)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Date: 1780-1850
Height: 6.8 cm. excluding stopper

An amber snuff bottle of pebble form with a flat base, smooth on the back and carved on the front with a monkey in a pine tree looking at a man saddling a horse, a bag hanging from the end of the tree.

Condition: Excellent, with one minute nick on the base

Ref. 54 / 1207256

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #1207255 (stock #1207255)
Asiantiques
$6,500.00
Date: Qianlong period, 1736-1795
Height: 8 cm. excluding stopper

A white porcelain bottle decorated in various colored enamels with a floral basket arrangement on each side, the sides and neck with further floral motifs.

Condition: Good, with a small repair to the neck and foot

Ref. 35 / 1207255

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1207252 (stock #1207252)
Asiantiques
$3,000.00
Date: 1780-1850
Height: 7.8 cm. excluding stopper

An opaque yellow, green and red overlay on sky-blue glass snuff bottle, decorated on one side with a coiled qilong, the reverse with a bat hovering over a sprig of lingzhi.

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 16 / 1207252

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #1207251 (stock #1207251)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Date: Qianlong period, 1736-1795
Height: 6.4 cm. excluding stopper

A clear blue overlay on snowflake ground snuff bottle, decorated on each side with a stylized shou character formed by two confronting qilong, the shoulders with three-ring handles.

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 12 / 1207251

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1207002 (stock #1207002)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Date: 1780-1850
Height: 6 cm. excluding stopper

Of even celadon green color with slight white veining, the front with remains of russet-color skin, carved with a deer clasping a sprig of lingzhi, resting beneath a pine tree.

Condition: Excellent, the mouth slightly polished

Ref. 148 / 1207002

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #1206633 (stock #1206633)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Date: Attributed to the Palace Workshops, Qianlong period, 1736-1795
Height: 5.8 cm. excluding stopper

A clear glass snuff bottle of pale blue color to imitate aquamarine, carved on each side with a coiled qilong.

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 124 / 1206633

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1206631 (stock #1206631)
Asiantiques
$4,500.00
Date: Jiaqing period, 1796-1820
Height: 7.7 cm. excluding stopper

A porcelain bottle deeply molded all over with women and children in a lush Chinese garden, the based inscribed with a Qianlong nian zhi four-character mark in iron-red.

Condition: Good, with a small repair to the mouth

Ref. 107 / 1206631

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1206624 (stock #1206624)
Asiantiques
$7,000.00
Date: 1800-1880
Height: 4.1 cm. excluding stopper

An opaque sky-blue overlay on opaque pink glass snuff bottle deeply carved all-over with two fish and seaweeds.

Condition: Good, with a small crack to the lip and a small chip to one seaweed.

Ref. 96 / 1206624

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1206616 (stock #1206616)
Asiantiques
$6,000.00
Date: 1800-1880
Height: 7.8 cm. excluding stopper

A pink glass bottle of cylindrical form, carved with an opaque light blue overlay forming eight vertical ribs ending in leafy lappets around the neck, and circling the recessed base.

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 89 / 1206616

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1206611 (stock #1206611)
Asiantiques
$9,500.00
Date: Daoguang period, 1821-1850
Height: 5.2 cm. excluding stopper

A porcelain snuff bottle molded and carved with a dragon amongst scrolling clouds all over the body and covered with a blue over-glaze, the base incised with a Daoguang nian zhi four-character mark and of the period.

Condition: Excellent, with a minute frit on the back

Ref. 38 / 1206611

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1176388 (stock #1176388)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Late 18th to early 19th century
Height: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Diameter: 6 ½ in. (16.6 cm.)

A translucent ‘chicken fat’ yellow glass bowl modeled in the form of a large lotus leaf with a scalloped rim folding over the edge of the lotus leaf, the outer wall carved and incised with a continuous scene of lotus blossoms, leaves and pods, the stalks of the plant forming the elegant foot.

According to Theresa Bartholomew, a clump of lotus represents “firm roots and luxuriant branches, or May your business have a firm foundation and may it flourish.” See Bartholomew (2006), 6.25.1. For similar pieces in green and blue glass, see Brown (1995), cat. no. 100 and 101.

Provenance: acquired in Hong Kong in the early 1970’s

Exhibited: Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, April 7, 2007 – April 6, 2008

Published: Asiantiques, Chinese Qing Dynasty Glass Treasures: A Selection from the Gadient Collection (2009), cat. no. 42

Ref. 1176388

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167910 (stock #1167910)
Asiantiques
$4,500.00
Late Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 32 inches
Width: 53.5 inches
Depth: 26.75 inches

An elm wood writing desk of Chinese design with Western influence, composed of two side pedestals and center part, which can be dismantled. Each pedestal has two drawers and a bottom grill, and the center part has an additional two drawers. Between the two pedestals is a removable footrest which resembles the same grill design.

Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)

Condition: Excellent condition with some wear, consistent with the age of this desk.

Ref. 1167910

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167904 (stock #1167904)
Asiantiques
$2,500.00
17th century
Height: 33.75 inches
Width: 37.5 inches
Depth: 24.75 inches

A partially lacquered elm wood rectangular table of classical form resting on four straight legs supported in the corners by round braces. The table has a small hidden drawer in the center.

Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)

Condition: These tables were more commonly used for painting, but make excellent side tables.

Ref. 1167904

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167891 (stock #1167891)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Mid Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 32.5 inches
Width: 37.5 inches
Depth: 19.25 inches

A table-like chest also know in China as coffer table were often used as altars. This particular one is fitted with two deep drawers and a sloping apron.

Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)

Condition: Excellent condition with some wear, consistent with the age of this table.

Ref. 1167891

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167887 (stock #1167887)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 19.25 inches
Width: 68 inches
Depth: 11.5 inches

An elm wood bench of simple form with straight tapered feet, the wide plank fitted with a simple apron.

Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)

Condition: Very good condition with some wear consistent with the age of this bench.

Ref. 1167887

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167881 (stock #1167881)
Asiantiques
$5,500.00
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 74.5 inches
Width: 41.5 inches
Depth: 22.5 inches

A lacquered wood cabinet of classical form with slightly tapered stiles, fitted with two large doors with a central support and with a brass lock plate, revealing two shelves inside.

Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)

Condition: Excellent condition, some restoration and re-lacquering.

Ref. 1167881

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1167874 (stock #1167874)
Asiantiques
SOLD
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 70 inches
Width: 39.5 inches
Depth: 22.25 inches

A lacquered wood cabinet of classical form with slightly tapered stiles, fitted with two large doors with a central support and with a brass lock plate, revealing inside two drawers and a hidden compartment in the bottom.

Wood: Lacquered elm wood

Condition: Excellent condition, some restoration and re-lacquering.

Ref. 1167874