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A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 955588

A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period porcelain dish depicting two elegant ladies in a garden setting containing scholar’s rocks and banana leaf plants; one lady holds a fan while the other holds her hands clasped together. Cross-hatched motifs decorate the border along with four vignettes of peaches signifying longevity. The reverse is decorated with what appears to be a stylized “clouds and mountains” design on the outer rim, with the six c ...click for details


A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, late 19th - early 20th cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920   item# 955585

A Fine Burmese Kammavaca, late 19th - early 20th cent
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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 Very Pretty Enameled Silver Box from Rajasthan

Catalogue: New Century: Mixed Media: Pre 2000   item# 953706

A Very Pretty Enameled Silver Box from Rajasthan
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a truly delightful little enameled silver box from Jaipur, Rajasthan (India), with scrolling leaves and geometric designs in turquoise, royal blue, ruby red, and brownish gold, all executed upon high grade silver.

There is a plethora of arts and crafts throughout the Rajasthan region, but the different cities there tend to have a few art forms in particular that they each ex ...click for details


A Nanking Cargo Shipwreck Dish, ex-Christie's, ca 1752

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 953693

A Nanking Cargo Shipwreck Dish, ex-Christie's, ca 1752
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$ 750 

From our Shipwreck Porcelain Collection, a fine blue and white dish, ex-Christie’s, executed in the "Boatman Pattern" from the so-called "Nanking Cargo," which is the term applied to the porcelain recovered from the wreck of the Geldermalsen that sank on January 3rd, 1752. The Geldermalsen was a cargo ship belonging to the Dutch East India Company that struck a reef on its way back from Canton China, and sank off the coast of Indonesia in the Linnga archipelago. It took with ...click for details


An Extremely Fine Mughal-Style Silk Rug

Catalogue: New Century: Textiles: Pre 1990   item# 951931

An Extremely Fine Mughal-Style Silk Rug
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$ 4,995 

From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, an extremely fine and beautiful Mughal - style silk rug executed in the “tree of life pattern,” with various pairs of fauna and flora in the center medallion, and flanked by additional flora and geometric motifs in the border areas. Woven with a veritable kaleidoscope of rich but subtle shades of mint, peach, burgundy, brown, cream, taupe, and burnt orange colored silks, this is a very elegant and sophisticated piece that can be used either as a floor ru ...click for details


A Good Thai Repousse Silver Box

Catalogue: Fine Art: Sculpture: Metal: Pre 1990   item# 951835

A Good Thai  Repousse Silver Box
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$ 950 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a good Thai repousse silver box with burlwood lining, depicting the Thai and Burmese kings in battle during the sixteenth century. Sourced directly from Chiang Mai Thailand in 1990, this is a substantial box of good quality silver. The exterior has been allowed to patinate for 20 years and has taken on the usual dark grey patina typical for sterling silver, but the interior is completely pristine as it has never actually been used. A new owner may prefer to ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Dish with Xuande Mark

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 951590

A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Dish with Xuande Mark
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine and unusual Kangxi Period (1662-1722) porcelain dish of European form, depicting two gentlemen discussing business alongside a boat dock while an attendant stands nearby with tea. This particular dish is extremely well-painted with a proficiency that rivals even some of our better mark and period pieces, and is executed in a very rich palette of four different shades of cobalt blue. On the reverse, there are stylized branch motifs along w ...click for details


A Japanese Silk Thread Composition of a Shinto Shrine

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950   item# 949791

A Japanese Silk Thread Composition of a Shinto Shrine
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From our Japanese Collection, a fine and very attractive mid-century silk thread composition depicting a Shinto shrine nestled within a treed riverbank, with a foot-bridge and boats in the foreground. The composition uses rich but tasteful shades of burgundy, brown, cream, dark green, a touch of soft pink, and other subtle earth tones. The piece evokes a relaxed charm.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions ar ...click for details


A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 949789

A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a beautiful pair of pith paintings, circa 1840-1860, each representing a lady of high stature, possibly royalty, being attended to by her servant. One is reclining upon an opium bed with a large screen while her servant lights her pipe; the second sits upon a throne in a dragon embossed robe, also backed by a large and well-painted screen, and is being presented a ruyi scepter by her servant. Both pieces are extremely well-painted and represent very fine e ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 949504

A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period porcelain dish depicting a distinguished gentleman and an elegant lady exchanging glances under the willow tree of a fenced pavilion. Cross-hatched motifs decorate the border, along with four vignettes of peaches signifying longevity. The reverse is decorated with what appears to be stylized mountains on the outer rim, with the six character Kangxi mark of the period contained within double circles in th ...click for details

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