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A Beautiful Antique Tabriz Rug, late 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1900   item# 1135173

A Beautiful Antique Tabriz Rug, late 19th century
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$ 3,500 

From our World Handicrafts (ex-Asia) Collection, a beautiful antique Tabriz rug, late 19th century, wool on wool construction, featuring a classic central medallion design against a rust colored ground, bordered by fields of mixed geometric, floral, and arabesque patterns, tastefully executed in a rich but subtle palette of rust, dark blue, light blue, olive green, peach, and cream colored hues.

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A Good 19th Century Oil on Canvas, British School

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900   item# 1133886

A Good 19th Century Oil on Canvas, British School
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$ 1,995 

From our European Collection, a good and sizable 19th century oil on canvas, British School, depicting gothic ruins over an aqueduct at moonlight. The artist's skillful use of depth perspective, along with adept use of various shades of grays and blacks, all contrasted and backlit by a cloudy moonlit sky, combine effectively to create a wonderfully evocative and somber scene that captures well a time and place from centuries past. ...click for details


A Kashmiri Silver Surahi (water flask), 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Kashmir: Pre 1900   item# 1128069

A Kashmiri Silver Surahi (water flask), 19th century
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a good Kashmiri silver surahi (water flask), 19th century, of compressed globular base with elongated neck and attached stopper secured by linked silver chain, well-decorated with chased vegetal and floral designs typical for Kashmiri silversmithing of this period. Overall a very attractive example with elegant proportions and good presence.

Size and Condition: 9 1/2 inche ...click for details


An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1940   item# 1125607

An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934
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$ 2,995 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, and in honor of the Chinese New Year / Year of the Dragon, we are pleased to offer this large and unusual, five-clawed dragon decorated Shu-family memorial censer, inscribed and dated to the twenty-third year of the Republic (1934), with the "min guo er shi san nian" date appearing on the right side of the ancestral temple, and a family dedication from Shu family descendants appearing to the left. Flanking the ancestral temple on each side ar ...click for details


A Fine and Massive Pair of Ivory Carvings, late 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1920   item# 1124292

A Fine and Massive Pair of Ivory Carvings, late 19th
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$ 27,500 

From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a massive and very fine pair of ivory tusk carvings, late 19th - early 20th century. The first carving depicts Guanyin, Goddess of Compassion and Mercy, very crisply detailed with a wonderfully serene and pensive countenance. Her hair sports a tall, well-coiffed chignon, and she stands upon a lotus form base holding a rosary in her left hand, and lotus flowers in her right. The back is mostly plain except for the subtle flow and folds of her robes. The se ...click for details


Very Fine Cinnabar Lacquer Vase, Late 18th / Early 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1123042

Very Fine Cinnabar Lacquer Vase, Late 18th / Early 19th
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From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a very fine late 18th century / early 19th century carved cinnabar lacquer vase of compressed baluster form. The vase sits upon a splayed foot with a trumpet form neck containing reserves of floral springs atop a collar of wave motifs. Below this there are two separate scenes contained within trapezoidal shaped cartouches framed by ruyi head motifs:

In the main scene, we ...click for details


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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$ 1,395 

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


An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1930   item# 1106999

An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a truly exceptional lacquered and gilded woven-bamboo basket known as a Ko Kaw Tee, from the Kengtung region in Burma, which is the area of the eastern-most part of the Shan States bordering China. This exceptional example features eight individually crafted alto-relief figures of native tribesmen separated by eight triangular-shaped cartouches of heavy gilding, with the entire composition bordered on the top by a wide band of scrolling gilded thayo, and supp ...click for details

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