Fine Asian Art, Appraisal
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1019135 (stock #10.03.012)
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A fine jade vase and cover, the material of mottled gray/green colour with darker staining, the compressed bottle-vase form well hollowed and supported on a flared ovoid foot rim with a deeply recessed base, the exterior carved with stylized cicadas at the neck, the body with archaistic taotie designs, the foot with a raised chord design, the cover with a seated elephant

17th/18th Century

9 inches tall, 3 inches wide and 1.75 inches deep

Condition:
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1158509 (stock #RF.11.10)
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A small pale grayish-white nephrite jade snuff bottle of compressed spade shape; lightly carved on one face with narcissus, the reverse with bamboo; the well hollowed body supported on a concave base

1.32 inches tall without stopper

1780-1860

Condition: very small bruise and chip to mouth rim

Provenance:
French Collection, WA

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1097385 (stock #QS8714)
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An agate snuff bottle lightly carved with lotus on one side, chrysanthemum on the other, the material well hollowed and of even reddish brown colour, the flattened form supported on a concave base
1780-1860
2.2 inches tall without stopper

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Sotheby’s, NY
Bob C. Stevens Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #972027 (stock #03.06.019)
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Longquan Foliated Dish
Glazed Ceramic
Fourteenth – Fifteenth Century
9.75 inches in diameter

A Longquan Foliated Dish of green/blue colour softly moulded with a peony spray in the center. The glaze, colour, size and form are typical of ceramic production at the Longquan Kilns in Zhejiang Province during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

Reference:
A similar dish is illustrated in Chinese Celadons and Other Related Wares In Southeast Asia...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1045546 (stock #10.02.001)
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A Fine Jadeite Seal Paste Box and Cover

of icy white colour with green markings often referred to as "moss and snow"; the circular form with sloping sides, flattened top and supported on a raised foot with a recessed base; the cover carved with a central shou character surrounded by 5 bats
19th Century
diameter: 2.25"

Condition: Fine. Veins to stone.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1158633 (stock #12.05.017)
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A Chinese amber toggle of even reddish orange colour; carved as a larger and smaller foo dog playing with a ball

2.25 inches long
1.25 inches wide

Qing Dynasty

Condition: Significant wear to surface possibly due to cleaning or use

Provenance:
Child Collection
Acquired Mid 20th Century in Honolulu

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1251369 (stock #PLT2.5)
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A fine miniature jade snuff bottle of slightly compressed ovoid form extending to a short, slightly outward tapering neck and flat mouth rim, supported on a flat base; the material of even, slightly grayish-white colour and well hollowed.

1740-1850

2.85 cm without stopper

Stopper: Jadeite, gilt-metal collar and spoon

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Martin Schoen Collection; acquired from Belle Schoen, New York, 1988.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #927008 (stock #RA.06)
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A fine inside painted glass snuff bottle; one side with flowers, the other with calligraphy signed Ma Shaoxuan
dated 1904

Provenance:
Krohn Collection, CA.

Condition: minor repair to neck rim

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1216101 (stock #HH138)
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A Chinese duan stone snuff bottle of dark brown colour with lighter markings; carved on each face with archaistic kuei dragons; the sides with pseudo lion-mask handles; the flattened pear shape supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base

1800-1880

2.1 inches (5.4 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: heavy wear, chips to mouth and foot rim, residue

Provenance:
Hamlin Collection, TX

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1216460 (stock #BC.13.888)
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A Chinese glass snuff bottle with swirling red and orange markings imitating realgar; the compressed ovoid form supported on a flat base

1740-1860

2.2 inches (5.5 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: faint dark line across the body resembling a crack, but not apparent to the touch

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1178760 (stock #12.06.008)
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A very fine miniature white glass snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form; enameled on both sides with a lakeside landscape beneath a band of ruyi heads at the neck; supported on a short pedestal foot marked "Gu Yue Xuan" in iron red

1.8 inches tall without stopper

Attributed to Yangzhou, 1770-1820

Condition: age appropriate wear to enamels, foot rim and mouth

Provenance:
Old Midwestern Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #937466 (stock #CS.001)
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A fine archaistic Chinese bronze vessel (Ding), the bulbous body supported on three cylindrical legs, the sides decorated with zoomorphic designs and stylized cicada. 17th Century or Earlier. 9.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide.

Provenance:
Collection of a distinguished professor from Indiana. Acquired Mid-20th Century.

Condition: flaw in casting resulting in a hook shaped hole along the outline of a cicada.
Old labels on interior of vessel and base.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1152310 (stock #12.04.009)
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A Chinese smoky quartz snuff bottle of flattened rounded-rectangular form, painted on the interior to depict the fable of The Boy Ox Herder and the Weaver Maiden, the upper-left corner with short inscription and signed "Ye Zhongsan"
bottle: 1780-1880
painting:1910-1920's
2 3/4 inches tall without stopper

Condition: heavy wear to painting throughout...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1214010 (stock #BR.12.003)
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A Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze Bodhisattva; probably removed from a large set displayed in a decorative pagoda or altar case. The crown, earrings, and particularly the treatment of the scarves (flying up from the earrings, covering the shoulders and making decorative loops behind) are all similar to examples from Qianlong period Tibetan Buddhist art.

18th Century

3.2 inches (8 cm) tall

Reference:
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1152206 (stock #12.02.006)
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A Chinese blue and white porcelain snuff bottle of cylindrical form painted with a scene of 2 female immortals arriving at a heavenly kingdom, the base with raised circular design
1820-1880
2 7/8 inches tall without stopper

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Canadian Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1274284 (stock #14.09.029)
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A fine glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form, with a short neck, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base, decorated with a thick overlay of red, blue, and green against a bubble suffused translucent ground, carved with lotus leaves and flowers on both faces

Beijing Workshops, 1780-1860

2 3/8 inches (5.5 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: very minor abrasions to mouth rim and overlay

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1119684 (stock #11.09.006)
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A very fine porcelain bowl decorated in famille rose enamels with phoenix amidst lotus scroll, an iron-red and gold band at the top and bottom, the interior undecorated, the form supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base marked "Da Qing Guang Xu Nian Zhi" in underglaze-blue
Guangxu Mark and Period (1875-1908)
8.25 inches diameter

Condition: Age Appropriate Wear

Provenance:
Old Midwestern Estate

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1255057 (stock #PLT2.69)
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A small bronze brush rest cast as a deer with its head pointed in the air, resting on its front legs, the shoulders and thighs decorated with swirling designs, the area between the head of the creature and its rump well suited as a brush rest for the scholar's table

The deer symbolizes longevity

17th-18th Century

5.5 cm long

2.4 cm wide

5.6 cm tall

Condition: fine, age appropriate wear

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Precious Little Things II...