Fine Asian Art, Appraisal
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 1900 item #1214081 (stock #13.08.001)
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A fine cloisonne enamel on copper snuff bottle of elongated ovoid form; decorated with millefluer designs against a turquoise ground; supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; matching stopper

Late Qing Dynasty

2.6 inches (6.5 cm) tall including stopper

Condition: age appropriate wear

Provenance:
Old Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927151 (stock #EM.PLT040)
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A finely enameled porcelain snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form with slightly tapering cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the porcelain body covered in a white glaze, the sides molded with pseudo lion mask handles and painted in blue enamel, one face with two crabs and millet, the reverse with two crickets perched upon a cabbage and flowers on either side, the base with four character mark: "Dao Guang Nian Zhi." Jadeite Stopper. 5.5 cm tall without stopper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #927725 (stock #09.02.002)
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A fine porcelain cup with sloping sides and a flared mouth rim, the thin white glazed porcelain body decorated with peony in famille rose enamels, the base with a four character Qianlong mark in iron red enamel. 3.5 inches diameter. 1900-1920.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1094276 (stock #11.05.022)
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A pale greenish white jade carving of the He He Erxian (He He Twins), seated upon a fitted lotus form wooden stand
19th Century
1.6 inches tall with stand
2.1 inches tall with stand

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Old Estate, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1214049 (stock #BR.12.007)
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A Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze model of Green Tara, although sitting in the posture of ease (lalitasana), her dynamic character symbolized by her right foot, supported by a lotus, stepping down from her lotus throne; lotuses at shoulder and her left hand gesturing as if grasping a lotus stem; her right hand in the gesture of generosity (varadamudra)

18th Century

5.75 inches (14.5 cm) tall

Condition: wear to gilding throughout

Provenance:
Ruess Collection, acquired 2nd quarter ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #927443 (stock #RH2980)
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A very intricate five branch coral bud vase finely carved with heavenly maidens along the appendages, a central vertical cavity along the back forming the organic form vessel. Openwork wood stand. 8 inches tall without stand. 12 inches wide. Early 20th Century.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1220142 (stock #RK.13.001)
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A Chinese ladies embroidered silk robe; the dark-blue fabric decorated with flowers in "forbidden-stitch;" the edges with bands of floral scroll against a cream ground; the sleeve bands with peony in "forbidden stitch" and embroidered flowers

Early 20th Century

Approximately 44 inches tall by 58 inches wide

Condition: Very Good

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1156130 (stock #SOLD)
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A recumbent buffalo with subtly depicted features; it's head with ovoid eyes, a flattened snout and radial tuft of hair; its legs tucked underneath and tail curving to the front; carved from a large gray nephrite jade pebble with black and russet markings

3.75 inches x 2.5 inches x 2.25 inches

Late Ming Dynasty

Wood Stand

Condition: very small abrasions to hoofs, otherwise fine

Provenance:
Old English Collection
Bonham's, London

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #927414 (stock #M.PLT.054)
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A rare white glass snuff bottle in the for of a finger citron, the outwardly flared neck extending as the stem of the fruit, supported on the tendrils, the translucent white glass carved with leafy vines at each shoulder. Rose quartz stopper. 5.5 cm tall without stopper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1178018 (stock #M125)
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A large porcelain snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form with a short, cylindrical neck and supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; decorated in underglaze-blue and white with a continuous scene of travelers amidst a mountainous river/lake-side landscape

2.6 inches tall without stopper

1820-1880

Condition: several small firing flaws, wear to foot rim and residue on mouth and base (mouth cleaned since photo was taken)

Provenance:
Marks Collection #125

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #927087 (stock #08.07.012)
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A figural wood toggle carved a the immortal Lu Dongbin with a long beard, wearing an official's hat and long robe, a fly whisk in his right hand, carrying a sword sheathed on his back, tied to an old silk chord with tassle. 6 cm tall. 19th Century.

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things," Jadestone, 2008.

Reference/Notes:
*Lu Dongbin is said to have been born in the 8th Century in Shanxi province...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1019145 (stock #10.05.016)
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A fine jade snuff bottle of pebble form with flattened base, the material of pale greenish white colour and very well hollowed

1780-1860

2.8 inches tall

Provenance:
Christie's, UK

Condition: wear to mouth

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1178768 (stock #VB.12.007)
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A lapis lazuli carving of a quail with detailed feathers and feet; the material of deep blue colour with gray and white markings

2.75 inches X 2.25 inches X 1.75 inches

Early 20th Century

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Old Estate Collection
Private Collection, Dundee, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1176338 (stock #12.03.011)
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A fine teadust glazed porcelain snuff bottle of elongated pear shape with narrow neck; supported on a base incised with concentric rings

3.2 inches tall without stopper

1820-1880

Condition: tiny fleck to glaze at base, otherwise perfect

Provenance:
John Ault Collection
Robert Kleiner

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1092730 (stock #11.02.033)
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A celadon jade snuff bottle with russet markings, carved in the form of a melon with a smaller melon and butterfly at one side, vines at the base in high relief, well hollowed, coral branch stopper. 19th Century. 2.2 inches.

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Private Northwest Collection

wood stand not included

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1156350 (stock #11.05.016)
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A large model of a buffalo, standing four-square with its head down, a boy laying across it's back and grasping its reins; carved from a gray jade boulder with darker gray markings and russet skin along one side

6 inches long

4.75 inches tall (without stand)

Qing Dynasty or Earlier

Carved Wood Stand

Condition: Chip to foot of buffalo, abrasions

Provenance:
English Collection
Bonham's, London

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1093216 (stock #11.03.007)
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A very fine white jade mushroom group with russet skin on one side, pierced between the stems to be strung as a toggle
18th Century
1.2 inches

Condition: Perfect

Provenance:
Private Collection