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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1176261 (stock #12.11.030)
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A double hornbill snuff bottle of rounded rectangular form finely carved with scholars and attendants amidst a courtyard landscape on one face; the reverse with crane and pine; the dark red sides carved in relief with dragons; supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base

2.2 inches tall with stoppers

20th Century

Provenance:
Ethel Dupar Collection, Seattle
Dorothy Lynch Collection, Seattle

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1970 item #1152039 (stock #09.11.888)
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A Chinese cloisonne enamel snuff bottle of baluster vase form, decorated in polychrome enamels on copper with medallions of deer and crane in landscape, surrounded by lotus scroll, below a band of ruyi and above a band of lappets, the base recessed
Matching Stopper
Mid 20th Century
2 3/4 inches tall without stopper

Condition: Some very minor pitting to enamels, otherwise perfect

Provenance:
Private Collection, AZ

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1081952 (stock #SF.06)
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A finely carved root wood model of the immortal Li Tieguai, his emaciated form covered by flowing robes, his face with full beard and a furrowed brow, holding a bowl in his left hand and his characteristic crutch in the other. Early 20th Century. 17 inches tall, 4.5 inches in diameter at base.

Condition: Split at bottom left of sleeve, possible restoration to cruth

Provenance:
Friedman Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1178827 (stock #CG.1132A)
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A fine agate snuff bottle of pebble form carved with qilong in low relief; the material of banded light and dark gray colour with white streaks and red markings

2.9 inches tall without stopper

20th Century

Condition: fine

Provenance: Private Collection, Acquired in Hong Kong during the late 1960's to early 1970's

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1940 item #1158630 (stock #03.06.007)
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A Beijing glass vase of baluster form; decorated with a single blue overlay on white carved with cranes, peony and rockery; supported on a raised foot rim a recessed base

13.6 inches tall

1920's

Condition: Fine with age appropriate wear to base

Provenance:
John M. Schiess

*The crane and peony combine to form the blessing: "may you become an official of the first rank and gain prosperity" ~Hidden Meanings in Chinese Art

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1251387 (stock #PLT2.85)
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A miniature porcelain bottle vase of bulbous form with slightly tapering cylindrical neck and supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base; decorated in famille rose enamels with a seated scholar and lady next to an incense stand and burner, beneath the moon and a constellation, the base with a four character "Hong Xian Nian Zhi' mark in iron red

1916-1949

5 cm tall

Condition: Minor wear to enamels

Provenance:
Private Collection, Massachusetts

Illustrated:
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #937467 (stock #CS.009)
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A fine porcelain vase of baluster form with flared mouth, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the white glazed porcelain body decorated in famille rose enamels with a scholar and attendant in a garden, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong mark. 10.5 inches tall. 1920's.

Provenance:
Collection of a Distinguished Professor from Indiana. Acquired mid-20th Century.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1970 item #927434 (stock #08.06.019)
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A rare Japanese figural coral snuff bottle well carved as a heavenly maiden, the head serving as the stopper, the base carved with feet, the figure with elaborate robes and holding a parrot. 6.7 cm tall...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1276263 (stock #14.09.032)
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An apple green jadeite bangle bracelet with gold mounts and hinge, stamped with mark and either 14k or 18k on the interior of the hinge

Early 20th Century

Interior: 5.1 cm
Exterior: 6.7 cm Condition: Broken and repaired with gold, veins/fissures to stone

Provenance:
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #927363 (stock #08.08.006)
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A millefluer porcelain jarlet of bulbous form narrowing at the shoulders to a cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the delicate porcelain body decorated in famille rose enamels with thousand flower motif, above a band of geometric panels containing flowers, the neck with hexagonal designs, the base with four character "Qian Long Nian Zhi" mark in blue enamel. 8 cm (3.15") tall. 1920-1949...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1093635 (stock #PO.028)
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A mutton-fat white jade snuff bottle with russet skin, the very fine material intricately carved on one side with dragon and phoenix, the reverse with birds and a pine tree growing from a Suzhou-style carved mountain, the flattened form well hollowed and supported on a raised foot rim with a recessed base
Note: The bottle is most likely of antique manufacture with the carved decoration likely added later
Bottle: Probably 1760-1860
Carving: 20th Century

Condition: fine

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1082167 (stock #QJ8704)
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A small celadon jade boulder with russet markings, carved on one side with an immortal beneath a pine tree and a flaming pearl, a pagoda in the distance, the reverse carved with a robed female holding a large lotus, the upper area with 8 character inscription inlaid with gold and followed by a seal, dated to the xin chou year (possibly apocryphal or corresponding to 1901 or 1961). 20th Century. 5.75 inches tall.

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Acquired early 1980's

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1970 item #1175693 (stock #12.11.038)
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A coral "cabinet" snuff bottle finely carved as a miniature baluster vase; etched with floral designs; openwork mask handles at the sides; surrounded by flowers in high relief; the material of even reddish-orange colour; wood stand (to fit)
2.25 inches with stopper, but without stand
20th Century

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Ethel Dupar Collection, Seattle
Dorothy Lynch Collection, Seattle

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #929329 (stock #XJ0677)
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A brush washer in the form of a finger citron well carved from gem quality Burmese jadeite of intense lavender color with areas of light green. Along the side of the citron are leafy stems with fruit carved in high relief. The tendrils of the citron come together to form a basin to be used as a washer for the scholar’s brush. Carved wood stand to fit. 5 inches long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1950 item #1093636 (stock #HH139)
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An icy-gray jadeite snuff bottle carved in the form of a double gourd with leaves and vines, an apple green area of the material carved as an insect, the vines extending to form the base
Early 20th Century
2.2 inches without stopper

Condition: fine

Provenance:
Hamlin Collection, Acquired Mid 20th Century

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1138356 (stock #SP.11.001)
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A very finely carved hard-stone covered jar in the form of a gourd or pumpkin; the lid as a leafy stem; the unusual material of variegated yellowish and russet colour
Early to Mid 20th Century
Approximately 4.5 inches diameter, 6 inches wide with stem

Provenance:
J.O. Mount Collection
Jadestone Gallery
Private Collection, Washington

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #937474 (stock #CS.009B)
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A pair of porcelain vases of ovoid form with flared mouths and recessed bases, the white glazed porcelain body of each decorated in famille rose enamels with (gu) form vases containing flowers and branches, birds on the reverse, the base with an apocryphal "Qianlong" four character mark. 5 inches tall. 1920-1930's.

Provenance:
Collection of a Distinguished Professor from Indiana. Acquired mid-20th Century.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1930 item #1216445 (stock #13.06.888)
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A Chinese clear glass snuff bottle of rectangular form; painted on the interior with images of Budai in landscape; one side dated "xinyou" corresponding to 1921 and signed "Ye Zhongsan"

Ye Family, 1921

2.4 inches (6 cm) tall without stopper

Condition: fine