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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #970836 (stock #C-20101)
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Chinese copper red glazed ovoid VASE, 18th Century, of compressed globular form with a tall,waisted neck, covered on the exterior with a deep crimson red layer thinning to a pale cream white around the rim, the interior and the recessed base covered with a colorless glaze marked with a dense web of pale russet-stained craze lines. Perfect condition, no chips cracks, fritting or restorations. Height is 15 inches (38 cms) width at base is 5.5 inches or 14 cms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #160132 (stock #B-4)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to San Francisco!
Cast metal Buddha in Bhumisparsa mudra, Pala-Mon style, Pagan (Bagan) Burma; There is an extrusion which was broken or eroded on the mid back of the buddha, about the size of half a penny. Hooks or rings were often cast on the back of Buddha images in Pagan so that they could be attached in temples. 11th-12th Century, height = 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #475764 (stock #P-002)
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PERSIAN (Iran) Very Large Handmade COPPER POT, originally used to cooking rice, with geometric designs around the body. Suitable for storing either firewood or paper on your hearth next to the fireplace! Dimensions are diameter of 17.5 inches or 44.5 cms and the height is 10.5 inches or 27 cms. Condition is good, nice patina. Circa: early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1070916 (stock #K-11-1)
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Korean porcelain (wine) bottle shaped VASE with faceted top painted in under glaze cobalt blue. Yi Dynasty, 19th Century. Dimensions are 6.25" ( 16 cm) in height x 3.25" (8 cm) x 3.25" (8 cm) Condition is good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1108715 (stock #O-42)
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Sale Pending
Indian copper religious sculpture of GANESHA on a brass base which is hollowed out. This small very charming indeed enchanting figure of Ganesha is well rendered even though some detail on the face has been lost over the centuries due to devotees propensity to touch their Gods! This is 16th Century and the height is only 2 1/8 of an inch (6.7 cm) x 1 1/2 inches (3.6 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #478224 (stock #K-471)
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SOLD to TX. Thank You.
KOREAN porcelain WATER DROPPER or Tsuiteki, with underglaze Blue and Red in octagonal form with a landscape design (weeping willow tree on top) and a water buffalo finial. Good condition, no restorations or chips or cracks. Diameter is 4.25 inches or 11 cms. Height is 2.5 inches or 6.4 cms. Circa: 19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1029836 (stock #K-L/1)
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Korean stoneware celadon BOWL with molded floral design in the cavetto, covered for the most part in a rich soft pale sea-green celadon glaze inside and out. Although this striking 12th Century example of Goryeo or Koryo dynasty(918-1392) celadon is in remarkable condition with no cracks or breaks or fritting or restorations, there are some less than pristine conditions that are resultant from the original firing of this piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #192168 (stock #J-1010)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$420
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Two Japanese Shinto Gods, Ebisu with this fish under his left arm, he represents the daily food and Daikoku, happy God of wealth hr holds his magic hammer which, when struck, will produce anything wished for. He is standing on rice bags and together with Ebisu they symbolize food (rice and fish) and therefore wealth. Images of these two Gods together are often displayed in the show window of small shops or small eating places in Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1198606 (stock #AI-7)
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Americna Indian ACOMA antique olla with beautiful patina. Traditional geometric designs red (orange) & black on a hand wiped white slip background. Base is flat & shows signs of wear. Very high shoulder. Purchased from a reputable New Mexico dealer. circa: 1910. Dimensions: 4 1/8" x 7 3/8" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #717947 (stock #J-1/17)
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Japanese "coral-glazed" porcelain VASE with a DRAGON chasing the flaming pearl of knowledge! Dynamic dragon in real silver with yellow & green overglaze enamels. Well potted, with no chips, cracks or frits. Excellent condition. There is an unknown studio kiln mark on the bottom (see pix #6) in the same coral color. Height is 4 inches, (or 10.1 cms) with a diameter of 3.5 inches (9 cms.) at the shoulder. Circa: late Taisho, perhaps early Showa.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #356402 (stock #J-1210)
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$55
Esoteric Japanese Shinto scroll PAINTING, has a male and female monkey and chickens in the foreground bracketed by ogres; with Mother and Father figures left and right of center; the main figure in the center elevated on a dais, with the sun or moon above! Condition is poor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #196259 (stock #C-302)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,550
purchased @ Christie's,Los Angeles,CA, 10/5/2000, Lot # 189 Cowan's Fine & Decorative Art auction, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 6/25/2016, Lot # 807
Chinese, Celadon, crackled-glaze porcelain BRUSHWASHER the squat body with elegantly rounded edges and an even tone of glaze throughout. Condition: No chips or cracks or repairs, but there is a very small white "mark," (see enlargement #4) See Christies, "Asian Works of Art," Catalogue, LA, 10/5/2000, Lot #189 pg. 53. The color of the celadon is more pale green than the "turquoise bluish" color shown in the catalogue photo. Height is 2.75" and diameter is 4.25" or 11 cms. Circa: 18th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #808355 (stock #CK-4)
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Sold to NYC
Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics # 172, a stonewear STEM CUP, a shallow cup with rounded sides and everted lip, spreading stem. Lavender glaze with dark crackle, copper rim, "Guan" or "Kuan" type, Sung Dynasty. Purchased at Sotheby's in Paris France, Lot #37. Condition: . There are protrusions and some other irregularities on the outer portion of the stem cup.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #185850 (stock #J-0987)
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$330
Very Shibui Japanese "Tokuri," SAKE BOTTLE, most suitable as a flower vase, porcelain,with 2 underglaze blue floral designs; Condition is good with some kiln cracks and slight chip at footrim. Circa: 1900-1920. Height is 10 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #257795 (stock #B-1)
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Stone BUDDHA in Bhumisparsa mudra (touching the earth and giving witness style) from BURMA. This roughly carved Buddha is covered in black lacquer. Sometimes these Buddhas were covered in Lime (white) to protect (and disquise)the Buddhas from the various invasions they faced throughout their history. Sometimes, these Buddhas are covered in lacquer more recently for customs purposes to make them less appealing than they really are...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #649410 (stock #K-511)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold, thank you Boston
Korean porcelain figure of a seated PRIEST with an off-white finely crackled glaze. The priest holding a palm frond fan in right hand and a teapot in left hand, his tongue moves (from side to side) Great expressiveness. There is a four character impressed mark on the inside of the ceramic.(see photo #5) Dimensions: 3.5"=ht. x 4"=width x 3"=depth. There is some damage to the spout of the teapot (see photo #2). Circa: Choson period, late 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1099414 (stock #K-11-13NYC)
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$400
similar item at Christie's in NYC on 18 Sept. 2001, Lot# 307 realized $1,528. see pix #6
Korean faceted (11 sides) "Honey" POT with matching cover are the most uniquely "Korean" of pots! Also know as "seoganju" or "oja" in Japanese. Condition is good, some glaze bursts and bubbles which is typical with graduations of rich brown glaze. Height is 8.5 inches or 21.5 cm. Circa: 18th/19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #843967 (stock # CK-20)
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Sold 15,000 BHPounds @ Christie's London, King Street, Lot 285, MAY 13, 2014
TANG Dynasty Xing ware, Chinese whitewear, BOX & COVER, circular with straight sides, sloping base and everted foot. The domed cover with conical knob, white slip with a tinge of pale green on the lid. Provenance: #204 exhibited in the London Oriental Ceramic Society 1955 exhibition, and #381 Mostra D'Arte Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1956 and the Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics, # 343. Purchased @ Sotheby's in London 11/5/08, Lot # 480...