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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1294894
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Set of Four Chinese Dream Stone Panels

20th century

Size: (Per Panel): Height 55" Width 23"

Often these marble panels are referred to as dream stone or Dali marble panels. The stones selected for these panels evoke monochrome landscape paintings or abstract scenes often favored by the literati class. The set comes from a Los Angeles Estate who had done work in Hollywood.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1294278
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Shonzui Porcelain Tea Bowl

20th Century

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Shonzui porcelain were thought to have come from Chinese Ming and Qing blue and white porcelain bowls, water containers, and other tea equipment exported to Japan. Often the Chinese would refer to these porcelain wares as "commoner" pieces since some came from the common kilns in the Fujian and Guanzhou regions. Yet, not much is known about these wares. Today these Chinese wares are re-created in studios in Japan.

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Seated Dainichi Nyorai Statue

mid to late 20th century

Size: Height 19" Diameter 10"

Note: Material is using composite resin.

The statue is based on existing works of similar statues made by the Kei school. Examples range from noted museums to established religious institutions that house various examples done by Unkei and Kaikei. This work might have been appropriating and giving an homage to the tradition and art.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1293549
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Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase

20th century

Diameter 10cm Height 18cm

Chinese porcelain vase decorated with various floral motifs. The bottom of the vase contains a Kangxi reign mark, but the vase was produced during the mid to late 20th century.

Condition: Overall the vase appears to not have any cracks, chips, or any damages.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1293447
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Huangyang Wood Carving of Lotuses and Fishes

Republic Period or Later

Size: Length 14cm Width 9.5cm Height 24.5cm

An interesting carving using a wood known in Chinese as huangyangmu. The use of the wood grains in line with the entire carving is wonderful.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1293241
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Pair of Yellow Dragon Motif Dishes

20th century to late 20th century

Size: Diameter 17cm Height 3.3cm

A pair of yellow porcelain dishes with dragon motifs embossed on the exterior part of the body. The dishes contain a Qing dynasty reign mark but in reality the dishes come from a much latter period than stated.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1293007
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Porcelain Bowl Decorated with Lotuses and Birds, Blue and White (Qinghua)

20th century

Size: Diameter 21cm Height 9cm

The bottom has a Ming Dynasty Chenghua Reign Inscription

Often blue and whites are associated with the Yuan and Ming dynasties. The simple shape of the bowl contains a view of a lake or pond with lotuses and various water birds set within the scene.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1292474
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Fukagawa Studio of Monkeys Doing Manzai

C. 2004

Size: Diameter 9.25" Height 1.75"

A traditional motif of monkeys doing a manzai done on a porcelain body. The Fukuagawa kiln is noted for producing pieces for the Imperial Household since the Meiji period. This plate was made for the year of the monkey in 2004, possibly emulating the traditions seen in Europe like the Royal Copenhagen and their yearly productions.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1292339
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Motif of Rising Sun and Waves

Fukagawa Kiln

20th century

Size: Diameter 27cm Height 10.7cm

The Fukagawa Kiln is famous as purveyors of the Japanese imperial household for nearly a century. Often porcelain wares are requested and made for the Imperial household and many examples are found bearing the mark of the Emperor. This example is a standard porcelain ware done in blue and white and red, a technique first discovered by porcelain artists in China during the Ming dynasty...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1291911
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Jade Carving of Gourds and Coins

20th century

Size: Length 1.75" Width 2.10" Height 0.4"

The gourd, a favorite motif in East Asia, decorates this jade carving. The carving contains other auspicious motifs and is done so that it can be made into a toggle or other decorative settings.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1291515
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White Jade Bangle Pendant

20th century

Size: Diameter 5.71cm

An interesting white jade bangle pendant with an inset in the middle of flower like motifs. The inset has several small semi precious stones set along with the metallic frame.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1291067
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Chinese Celadon Crackled Glaze

Republic Period or Latter

Diameter 13.5cm Height 21cm

The vase is similar to an example found in the Palace Museum collection in Beijing dating from the Southern Song Period titled as: Nan Song Guanyao, Xianwen ping...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1290782
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White Jade Archaic Design Carving

20th century

Size: Length 3.8cm Width 1.6cm Height 5 cm

A finely crafted white jade carving inspired by the Shang and Yin dynasty bronzes. During the latter dynasties, the use of motifs and designs from Shang and Yin dynasty bronzes were not only the romantic appropriation of designs but also that the nation was also continuing a long standing traditional culturally as well.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1290780
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Chinese Porcelain Brown and Blue and White Bowl

Signed Yuanyi

Republic Period or later

Size: Diameter 10.2cm Height 7.62cm

An interesting blend of blue and white with a monochrome brown tea dust like glaze. Unlike the common imperial attributed marks, this one has the maker's name. The exterior of the bowl has slight discoloration through use and exposure to sun and natural elements.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1290537
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Chinese Jade Carving, Kwan Yin (Gwan Yin)

late 20th century

Size: Length: 9cm Width: 5cm Height 16cm

A finely carved jade carving of the bodhisattva Kwan yin. The bodhisattva is holding a bunch of the famous fungus, lingzhi representing the auspiciousness in the symbol and the aura of good fortune added to the symbolism in the icon.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1290293
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Jade inset into white Gold Set of Earrings

20th century

Size: (Earring) Width 1.2cm Length 5cm (Jade) Width 0.5cm Length 1cm

California, San Francisco Estate

A wonderful set of earrings with Jade pieces inset with 14K White gold. The jade is surrounded by smaller gemstones...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1286070
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Chinese Jade Brush Pot Carving of a Pine Tree with Cranes

Republic Period or Later

Size:Diameter 11cm Height 10.5cm

An interesting brush bot carved in the form of an old growth pine tree. The evergreen is growing near the root of the tree and a few cranes gather around it. These motifs are essential in Daoist or Chinese thought and in turn became the preferred motif of the scholar.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1283705
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Yixing-like Clay Moulded Vase

20th century

Size: Diameter 14cm Height 24cm

A rather unusual vase formed from yixing-like clay decorated with motif of various dragons familiar and archaic. The vase appears to have a dark brown slip or coating when it was fired, by examining the chipped areas reveal a lighter colored clay body.