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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1355980 (stock #039)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
P.O.R.
Dimensions: 4-1/2" tall, 4-7/8" diameter
Condition: Very Fine condition (see enlargements)

A rare Song dynasty, (probably Northern), stoneware censer. Censers would mostly be used in shrines, temples or other places of worship, for the burning of incense. The stout piece has much desired 'Gold' and 'Steel' crackle pattern on a creamy white ground. This is the darker crackle lines interspersed with a fine and almost transparent, golden crackle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1355057 (stock #038)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$475.00
Dimensions: approx. 9-1/4" tall
Condition: Very Fine condition. One vase with museum quality reglued chip, no loss (see enlargements)

A nice pair of vases in baluster form, porcelain with straight sided medium-wide mouth and neck, flaring to a broad chest with a slender waist and a slight flare to the unglazed foot. Painted in underglaze cobalt blue with a figural courtyard scene. The shoulder and above the foot rim has an etched design and is glazed in a dark brown opaque glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1354902 (stock #037)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$895.00
Dimensions: (approx) 5-1/2" long, 3-3/4" wide, 1-3/4" tall
Condition: Very Fine with no injuries or repairs

Nice white/light celadon jade with russet inclusions. The brush washer is carved as a lotus leaf with curled edges, flower and bud. We attribute this brush washer to the late Qing, ca. 19th c.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1354802 (stock #036)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$750.00
Dimensions: 2" long, 1-1/2" wide. x 1-1/2" deep
Condition: Very Fine without injury or repair

Recumbent yak, body slightly coiled with its head facing back and holding lingzhi in its mouth. The jade is a milky white, with an unctuous skin and uniform in color.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1346248 (stock #035)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$300.00
Dimensions: (each) approx. 1-1/2" to 2" long
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition

A set of (4) White Nephrite Jade carved animal figures. These pieces are probably from the later Qing dynasty, 19th c. They are simply carved depicting popular Chinese themes. The jade is an unctuous and uniform white with slight beige patina from long use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1344549 (stock #033)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$450.00
Dimensions: 3-1/2" tall
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition

Finely carved blue over yellow Peking glass snuff bottle. We attribute this bottle to be late Qing, ca.1910. The bottle is shaped as a long narrow straight neck bottle with a round and broad belly. The bottle is finely carved with framed scenes of birds, flora and auspicious longlife symbols. The stopper is a light celadon hardstone.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1344547 (stock #032)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$375.00
Dimensions: 2-3/8" tall
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition

Finely carved Peking Glass snuff bottle with a top burnt red carved to reveal a creamy opaque white body. The depiction is of a bird in a prunus tree and another in a bamboo grove. The bottle has a goldstone top and sits on a short foot rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1344085 (stock #030)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$450.00
Dimensions: 2" tall (w/o stopper)
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition. Gentle handling wear consistent with age. No injuries.
br>A fine carved Peking Glass snuff bottle. We attribute this snuff bottle to the early 20th c, ca.1920. This bottle is layered and carved of white or violet blue over a celadon ground base. The decoration is of 2 similar scenes of 3-sheep, in a rocky field with a cloud cradling a pearl. The bottle sits on a short and rounded foot rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1344082 (stock #029)
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P.O.R.
Dimensions: 3.5" long1" widest
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition. Gentle wear consistent with age. No injuries.

A fine carved multi-color Peking glass snuff bottle. We attribute this bottle to the 19th c. Qing dynasty. This fine bottle is shaped as a melon or gourd with vines of red beans or pepper wrapping around the body. Crowning the mouth rim are leaves. The bottle is layered in 3-colors of glass: rich red, over olive green over a white ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1343975 (stock #028)
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P.O.R.
Dimensions: 2.5" (w/o stopper)
Condition: Very Fine

A finely carved multi-faceted violet over clear glass snuff bottle. We attribute this bottle to the late 19th c. Qing dyn. This bottle is 'prismatic' with the silhouetting violet over its misty clear body. Green stopper not original with bottle, possibly jade.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1343825 (stock #027)
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P.O.R.
Dimensions: 2-1/8" tall
Weight: 53.5g
Condition Consensus: Very Fine

A finely carved rock crystal with carved green overlay snuff bottle. We attribute this bottle to the early 20th c, ca.1920 or earlier. This piece is very tactile. It is carved as an 8-sided squat, nut-like, form with a lotus leaf layered and carved green glass. The inside of the bottle has 'snowflake' white residue from the original contents it once stored. The bottle sits on a short square foot rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1343823 (stock #026)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
P.O.R.
Dimensions: 3.5" tall
Weight: 63g
Condition Consensus: Very Fine

A very nicely carved Peking glass snuff bottle. We date this bottle to be from the 18th/19th century. This bottle is finely carved is a gently sloped rectangular shape with tall medium reduced neck. The body carving depicts pairs of Chinese carp, carved in amber and one pair in each carved frame. This is a classic marriage symbol. The frames as I refer to are carved of a rich indigo, violet blue color...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1343820 (stock #025)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$995.00
Dimensions: 2-5/8" long x 1-1/2" w x .3" thick
Condition Consensus: Very Fine
Weight: 52.5g

Carved nephrite jade plaque with a light gray-white color. We attribute this piece to the Qing dynasty, 19th c. This plaque is low-relief carved with a scholar and his decipal in nature, with an achaistic geometric frame. The jade plaque has a uniform and fatty, translucent quality with a shimmering skin.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1343804 (stock #024)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$1,095.00
Dimensions: (approx) 2-1/8" x 5/16"
Weight: 35.9g
Condition Consensus: Very Fine Condition.

A finely carved white jade bi. Carved in Han dynasty style with earth and cloud patterns. We attribute the age of this bi to the Late Ming to Early Qing dynasty, (17th-18th c.). The jade is a translucent, fatty uniform white in color and shimmering skin. The condition is very fine and consistent with the attributed age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1342205 (stock #023)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$750.00
Dimensions: (approx) 6-1/2" tall (each), 3" widest
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition. No injury or repair

A fabulous pair of medium size Sumida Gawa vase with applied 3-dimensional, full high-relief figures. These pieces have the incised signature, Ryosai (Inoue), and dates to the late 19th to early 20th century Meiji Period, ca. 1910. These vases are made of a soft raku pottery first developed in early 1800's. The Ryosai family was(is) renown for producing much of the Sumida G...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1342204 (stock #022)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$1,100.00
Dimensions: (approx.) 9" tall, 4-1/2" widest
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition. No injury or repair

A fabulous and tall Sumida Gawa vase with applied, 3-dimensional, full high-relief figures. This piece is signed with an incised signature, Ryosai (Inoue), and dates to the late 19th to early 20th century Meiji Period, ca. 1910. The tall vase is made of a soft raku pottery first developed in early 1800's. The Ryosai family was(is) renown for producing much of the Sumida Gawa ware ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1342200 (stock #021)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$1,450.00
Dimensions: (approx) 9-5/8" x 4-1/2"
Condition Consensus: Very Fine condition. No injury or repair

A fabulous large Sumida Gawa low-bowl with full high-relief figures. This piece has an incised signature, Ryosai (Inoue), and dates to the late 19th to early 20th century Meiji Period, ca. 1910. The low-bowl is made of a soft raku pottery first developed in early 1800's. The Ryosai family was(is) renown for producing much of the Sumida Gawa ware and the highest quality Sumida Gawa ware fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1341676 (stock #018)
Cicada Asian Antiques and Ethnocentric Fine Arts
$1,250.00
Dimensions: approx. 24-3/4" tall, 9-1/2" wide
Condition: Very Fine condition. No injury or repair

An impressive and large Tokoname dragon urn/vase, ca.19th c. This piece is massive in proportions and its heavy potting. The clay is a reddish-orange renown Tokoname clay. Tokoname is one of the six historic pottery towns of Japan. The others are: Bizen, Shigaraki, Tamba, Seto and Echizen. They are known as The Six Ancient Kilns of Japan". The Tokoname kilns were said to be the largest and...