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A Good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Flower Basket Plate

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1113226

A Good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Flower Basket Plate
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$ 1,595 

From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a good Kangxi Period (1662-1722) flower basket plate executed in soft famille verte enamels. The flower basket motif is generally associated with symbolizing longevity and abundance, but sometimes its association with one of the most enigmatic and eccentric of the Eight Immortals, Lan Caihe, is overlooked. Lan Caihe was actually the patron saint of florists whose distinguishing attribute is the flower basket. But since so many of the legends and fables ...click for details


A Very Fine Yongzheng (1723-1735) Mark and Period Dish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1110700

A Very Fine Yongzheng (1723-1735) Mark and Period Dish
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine Yongzheng (1723 -1735) Mark and Period Dragon Dish of shallow saucer form, depicting an animated dragon clutching a flaming pearl in its right claw while its winding body wraps around the dish and extends onto the reverse, all set against a backdrop of cloud motifs. The entire composition is extremely well-executed in a rich deep blue. The Yongzheng six character mark is contained within double circles and is of the period. The mark is slig ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 1109288

A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
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$ 1,995  

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and complete Burmese Kammavaca Manuscript, late 19th - early 20th century, containing all 16 leaves and the original teak wood covers.

Kammavaca manuscripts are a quintessentially Burmese artifact that reflect the general reverence afforded to the monastic system in that country. To Western eyes, they are usually just highly decorative ethnic handicrafts from an isolated a ...click for details


A Beautiful 19th Century Kashmiri Silver Teapot

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Kashmir: Pre 1900   item# 1105434

A Beautiful 19th Century Kashmiri Silver Teapot
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a stunningly beautiful 19th century Khavakend-influenced Kashmiri silver teapot of bulbous teardrop form, finely chased in the rosette pattern with paisley and chinar motifs. This extremely fine teapot sits atop a flat rounded base with an avian-form handle, beak-form spout, and a dome-shaped hinged lid. Though the workmanship of this piece is clearly Kashmiri, the overall aesthetic is heavily influenced by the architectural motifs and artistic iconograp ...click for details


Zun-Shaped Bronze Vase, Chinese Ming or Japanese Edo

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1700   item# 1104172

Zun-Shaped Bronze Vase, Chinese Ming or Japanese Edo
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An elegant and highly stylized zun-shaped lacquered bronze vase, either Chinese Late Ming Period (1600's) or Japanese Early Edo Period (1600's). This very interesting and attractive piece with its splayed footed base, angular shoulder, and trumpet-shaped mouth that resembles opened floral petals when viewed from the interior, was most likely intended as a flower vase itself, but its intended purpose is no more certain than its actual country of origin. Indeed, despite its presentation of ...click for details


Very Fine Late Shunzhi / Early Kangxi Charger 1645-65

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1700   item# 1099236

Very Fine Late Shunzhi / Early Kangxi Charger 1645-65
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine, large, and rare late Shunzhi / early Kangxi porcelain charger circa 1645-1665. This charger is well-painted in a rich blue featuring symmetrically arranged peony sprays within a six-pointed star-shaped central medallion, surrounded on the cavetto with a continuous ring of ruyi head motifs. The reverse features an uncommon double footrim along with Buddhist symbols on the outer border. Interestingly, "chatter marks," (radial line ...click for details


A Fine Gilt Bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1096953

A Fine Gilt Bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th Century
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$ 3,500 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine gilt bronze Thai Reliquary, 19th century Rattanakosin Period (Thailand), consisting of a two-tiered bronze structure that houses a hollowed compartment for storing relics, with each tier elegantly cast with Buddha images in various poses and mudras. On the bottom tier, these include four Reclining Buddhas, four Standing Buddhas, and four Cambodian-influenced Cobra-Hooded Buddhas. On the top tier, four Sitting Buddhas are situated within open windows f ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Plate

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1089066

A Very Fine Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Plate
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine Kangxi Period (1662-1722) porcelain plate with flower basket motif, the border executed with cash diaper design interspersed with four vignettes of floral sprigs. This piece is export ware but still arguably "Chinese taste" given the understated elegance and restraint from over-decoration. The genius of its appeal is in the wonderful balance between the painted areas and the areas of unpainted white reserve, which provide lovely c ...click for details


A Good 19th Century Hand-Carved Hall Chair

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Continental: Pre 1900   item# 1087151

A Good 19th Century Hand-Carved Hall Chair
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From our European Collection, a good 19th century hand-carved hall chair with an armorial / heraldic shield, probably Spanish in origin. The wood used is a dense and heavy hardwood which appears to be either walnut or mahogany. The chair is armless and rests upon wooden casters.

Size and Condition: 50 inches tall, 18 inches wide, 18 inches deep. Overall very good condition with mostly minor surface wear to the w ...click for details


A Very Large Burmese Standing Buddha, 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900   item# 1081083

A Very Large Burmese Standing Buddha, 19th Century
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a very large and fine Burmese Standing Buddha, late 19th century, constructed of carved and gilded hardwood depicting Buddha in a classic Mandalay School rendering which features a broad oval face, downward gazing eyes, elongated earlobes that touch the shoulders, a glass inset fillet band around the forehead, a dome-shaped ushnisha on the top of Buddha's head, and perhaps most characteristic of this particular style, is an elaborately carved robe with orn ...click for details

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