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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 #1290292
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Jade Bi Disc

20th century

Size: Diameter 9.5cm Thickness: 0.5cm

The bi disc, which harks from its ancient past representing the heavens has been a popular object to be carved in its traditional material, Jade. This disc is rather interesting where it contains traditional motifs such as repeating scrolling vine like imagery on one side, the other is floral, a rather modern additional or interpretation for the motif of this disc.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1289848
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Chinese Chicken Bloodstone Seal

20th century

Length 2.8cm Width 2.8cm Height 9.8cm

A finely carved chicken bloodstone seal. The seal has not been carved or inscribed and is ready to be prepared for the scholar literati to use the stone.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1289600
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$1,000.00
Chinese Shoushan Seal stone

20th century

Size: Length 3.2cm Width 3.2cm Height 5.4cm

A white and red Chinese shoushan stone seal. The seal is not carved and can be used to create a seal for an artist or scholar.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1286600
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Chinese Seal Stone with Carving

20th century

Length and Width:2.8cm Height 8cm

The bottom of the seal has no carving.

An interesting seal with a landscape view carved around the faces of the seal.

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.

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Sino-Tibetan Turquoise Bead Necklace

20th century

Rondelle Beads: 13x 7.5mm

Turquoise became an important semiprecious stone in Mongolia and the nomadic regions of Asia. Often Tibetan accessories and religious decorations contain turquoise. Later, the Qing court used turquoise in the court necklaces and a few surviving examples are found.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1283024
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Monk's Hat Yixing Tea Pot

20th century

Attributed to Tsao Wanfen

Size:Diameter 15cm Height 10cm

The monk's hat tea is inspired by the hats that Buddhist monks and a few Daoist priests wear during certain rituals. The design was used in the tea pot somewhere around the mid Qing dynasty and often hexagonal and octagonal forms are seen. This work contains the seal of the artist, Cao Wanfen.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1283022
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Vintage Chinese Yixing Tea Container

20th century

Size: Diameter 13.7cm Height 12.8cm

A hexagonal yixing tea leaf container engraved with the calligraphy of different styles. On the bottom is a seal of the maker, Zhongguo Yixing.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1283020
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Chinese Bamboo Skin Carving Wrist Rest

20th century

Size: Length 17.3cm Width 9.5cm

Wrist rests were used as paper weights and also to let wrist rest for smaller calligraphies and writing. Scholars often used a wide range of accessories made from bamboo which evoke the heart and soul of the literati studio.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1283017
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Chinese Yixing Tea Pot

Jinghuei

Republic Period

Size" Length 4.6" Width 2.75" Height 3"

The yixing tea pot shown contains an interesting inscription that the tea pot was presented by the Wuyang Taihu Restaurant. Possibly the pot was given to customers who supported the restaurant in many ways and these pots were made. The work contains a seal reading Chiao Jinghuei, possibly the maker of the pot.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1281796
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Scholar At His Study

Original Done by Wang Fu (1362-1416)

Studio Copy done in the 20th century

Size:Width 68cm Height 178cm

Wang Fu is famous for his bamboo paintings and was influenced by Wang Men and Nizhan. Generations of connoisseurs at the imperial court treasured his works and many contain the collector's seals as this example is trying to replicate.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1276316
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Tea Dust Glaze Censer

20th century

Size: Diameter 17cm Height 8.5cm

Many of the monochrome glazes were becoming popular during the 18th century around the time of Emperor Qianlong. The Jesuits brought new chemicals and enamels that helped to bring a rich variety for ceramics and porcelain arts.

This censer is made in the style or earlier Ming bronze censers and archaic Shang- Yin bronzes. A mark is found on the bottom of the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1275602
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Jade Archaic Motif Pendant

Mid 20th century

Size: Length 4 cm Width 1.5 cm Height 6 cm

The white and brown elements of this Jade pendant contrast with the way the design is done with the piece. Archaic motifs are used with the body of the pendant along with the chicken that rests on the top of the pendant.