EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1309803 (stock #2893)
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A fine Chinese bronze Gu, beaker, form flower vase of elegant elongated form cast with geometric, principally leiwen patterns, with zoomorpihic elements based on a Shang precedent. The design here largely adapted from examples to be found in the famous Song catalogue “Xuanhe Bogu Tu”, notably one example with two opposing worm like creatures incorporated in the central band of decoration. The casting is of excellent quality with a good patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1307011 (stock #2883)
EastWest Gallery
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A fine Chinese cast bronze incense holder with the figures of four Daoist Immortals each standing on and holding an attribute, as they sail across the sea to the Isles of the Immortals. The holder appears to have been cast in several parts, the main tubular body in one part attached to the separately cast tripod base by three vertical soldered tabs extending from the short cabriole legs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1194572 (stock #2553)
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A very interesting tray of square form decorated in moulded low relief with a long inscription that contains the date for the seventh year, first month and fifteenth day of the Xuande reign. The reverse of the tray is cast with four ruyi shaped feet and a pair of cast dragons encircling the characters nei yung. The dish shows extensive wear to the patina and surface, as well as several casting flaws and a small hole to the right hand bottom corner of the dish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1144868 (stock #2437)
EastWest Gallery
£ 300.00
A rare cast iron beaker Gu shaped vase with Halberd ji form handles. The shape form and decoration of the vase are all characteristic of the late Ming period. Ji form handles adapted from the cresent moon shaped cutting blade of the traditional Chinese Halberd occur from the latter half of the sixteenth century on both porcelain and bronze vases. The vase is cast with two bands of moulded archaistic lappet shaped panels containing Cicada motifs within Liewen borders divided by a narrow ring band...