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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1274994 (stock #14.03.002)
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A fine miniature white nephrite (jade) snuff bottle of flattened baluster shape with rounded shoulders and a short, cylindrical neck, supported on a concave base

1780-1910

1.25 inches (3.1 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Jade Dragon, Ann Arbor, Michigan

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1176320 (stock #WH.12.013)
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A nephrite (jade) toggle carved as a cicada; nicely detailed with eyes and wings on the top; the underneath with 6 legs; pierced at the head to be strung; the material of even greenish white colour with some darker spots

2.1 inches long, .8 inches wide and .5 inches tall
19th Century

Condition: even wear and possible re-polishing to one wing

Provenance:
Rev. Ftr. William Hund PHD Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1205153 (stock #CW.13.003)
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A Chinese embroidered silk mat for a luohan bed; the yellow ground decorated with formalized fish and dragon roundels surrounded by a similarly decorated black band

Late Qing Dynasty

72 inches long and 47 inches wide

Condition: Very good with some separation of fabric

Provenance:
Private Northwest Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1254216 (stock #PLT2.58)
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A miniature overlay glass vase of ovoid form with a flared neck, rounded mouth rim, and supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; the material (glass) consisting of red and white overlay carved with confronting qilong against a ground of translucent dark blue

Several similar carved overlay glass vessels from the collection of Emma and Barney Dagan are illustrated in "A Chorus of Colours," no's 75 and 79

1780-1860

5.4 cm tall

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Asian A...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1093637 (stock #HH031)
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A clear quartz "rock crystal" snuff bottle carved in the form of an elongated melon with leaves and fines extending to the sides, the well hollowed body with a small dimple foot
1760-1850
2.5 inches without stopper

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Hamlin Collection, Acquired Mid 20th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #926905 (stock #08.06.008)
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A very fine Guangzhou enamel snuff bottle of flattened ovoid form tapering to an outwardly flared cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with slightly recessed base, the copper body finely enameled in the famille rose palate; one face with two scholars at rest, one leaning upon a rock outcropping, set against a well painted landscape extending to the reverse with two more scholars seemingly engaged in conversation and leaning against a gnarled tree trunk, the continuous scene beneath a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1081966 (stock #09.09.005)
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A Chinese porcelain rouleau vase; the white glazed porcelain body painted in famille rose enamels with female figures producing silk, the neck with geometric designs and the mouth rim with key fret, the recessed base with an apocryphal 4 character Qianlong mark in underglaze-blue. late 19th to Early 20th Century. 10.3 inches tall, 3.75 inches diameter.

Condition: Restoration to Rim

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1151957 (stock #12.03.005)
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A fine copper red glazed porcelain snuff bottle (or snuff jar) of ovoid form, supported on a raised foot rim
matching stopper
1760-1880
2 3/5 inches tall

Condition: Glaze flaw to side, small chip to foot rim

Provenance:
John Ault Collection
Robert Kleiner

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1081964 (stock #10.10.015)
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An ovoid form vase covered in a white glaze, decorated in famille rose enamels with the demon queller Zhong Kui, the reverse with a constellation, supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed, unmarked base. Republic Period. 8 inches tall.

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Private Collection, Northeastern USA

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1093627 (stock #HH048)
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An amber snuff bottle of even reddish orange colour, the irregular pebble form well hollowed and supported on a flat base
1760-1850
1.8 inches without stopper

Condition: minor wear to mouth rim and surface

Provenance:
Hamlin Collection, Acquired Mid 20th Century

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #927072 (stock #JMD.021)
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An archaistic nephrite (jade) disc, bi, carved on both sides with raised “grain pattern,” the ex- tremities with raised ridges, the material of grayish white colour with extensive russet staining from burial or possibly induced and the surface with a soft polish from handling. Carved Wood Stand. 4.88 inches diameter, .25 inches thick. 16th-17th Century

Provenance:
J.M...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1176336 (stock #M635)
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A fine amber snuff bottle of even reddish-orange colour; carved with pseudo lion mask handles at the sides; supported on a narrow raised foot rim with a recessed base

2.5 inches tall without stopper

1750-1860

Condition: internal crazing to material, repair to mouth rim

Provenance:
Marks Collection #635

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1276919 (stock #12.05.019)
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A jadeite hair pin of apple green, gray, and white colour, carved with floral designs and a spoon shaped handle

Late Qing Dynasty

16 cm long

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Oregon

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1177623 (stock #12.10.002)
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A fine dark brown soapstone carving of a qilin with two horns, curly tufts of hair and flaring tail; its head turned back against its body to view a pup perched upon its back; its face with a playful expression

Very fine openwork-carved wood stand with lingzhi

Qing Dynasty

5.5 inches long, 4 inches tall (without stand) and approximately 2 inches thick

Condition: large crack, possible (old) filled crack at neck

Provenance:
East Coast Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1177511 (stock #HH013)
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A jadeite "cabinet" snuff bottle carved as a melon; the red "skin" carved back to green in high relief with prunus and bats; the stopper carved as the stem

3.8 inches tall with stopper

1860-1920

Condition: fine

Provenance: Hamlin Collection, TX

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:
See Imperial Devotions: Buddhist Treasures for the Qianlong Court...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1216480 (stock #BC.13.029)
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A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle of rounded rectangular shape; decorated in famille rose enamels with 2 doves and narcissus on one face, the reverse with a calligraphic inscription followed by two seals; the sides with gilt pseudo lion-mask handles; supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base marked "Dao Guang Nian Zhi"

1820-1920

2.15 inches (5.3 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: mouth rim looks to have been repaired

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1092659 (stock #11.05.021)
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A very fine set of white jade openwork chime ornaments carved with twin fish and lotus scroll, the upper ornament with a prayer wheel, the lower with a chime, the two pendants separated with a carnelian agate bi disc, the group suspended from a finely carved hardwood stand with a coral bead finial between two dragon heads. Qing Dynasty. 8 inches tall with stand. The upper ornament 2.75 inches wide, the lower 2.75 inches tall.

Condition: Perfect. No damage...