Age: Late Qing-Republic Period
Size: Diameter 5.5 cm Height 7.2cm
The variety seen in Chinese porcelain is the experimental and the mission to revive certain styles in different mediums requested by the emperors of the Qing empire...
Republic Period or Later
Size:Length 8cm Width 6cm Height 6cm
Often yixing is associated with the noted tea pots that literati scholars and tea connoisseurs favor. However, once in a while, sculptures are seen. This interesting example is a large snail with a group of small snails gathered on its shell. Work contains a faint seal of the artist who made the work.
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Size: (ring) 80.8mm x 50 mm
Early 20th century Chinese jewelry represents a blend of traditional materials and modern or western designs. Often these "oriental" blends caught the attention of Western and Urban Chinese buyers.
Size:Length 6cm Width 3.5 cm Height 1.3 cm
Jade jewelry has been an important part of the accessories of a woman in China since the Qing dynasty. By the republic period, Western dress and designs influenced accessories used by women and new pieces were produced.
Age: Late 20th century (1970-1980)
Size: Length 49" Width 9.5"
Sun Yat Sen is known as the father of democracy in China especially when the Qing dynasty collapsed in 1912. The republic hoped to establish a western style democracy, but also it wanted to modernize China. During this period the culture and art of China evolved blending the old and new.
Size: Length: 6.3" Height 1.6"
Yixing clay is famous for their teapots and other utensils for Chinese teas. In the post-modern era, the Chinese began to produce pieces for other uses such as vases, pots, and other modern uses such as this cigarette ash tray.
Age: 20th century
Size: Diameter 3.25" Height 1.26"
Age: 20th century Size: Diameter 2.25" Height1.8"
Age: 20th century Size: Length 2.75" Width 1.25" Height 2.6"
Yang Chujun (1936~)
Size: Length 60" Width 47.5"
Yang Chujun is one of the few artists who utilize the traditional elements of Chinese landscape paintings and add modern techniques and elements. His works received wide praise outside of China and has been influential in the art world in Shanghai.
Size: General: Length 1.4" Width 0.5" Height 0.9"
Carvings and images of sheep are not only associated with the zodiac but also with the connection with the Western regions of the continent. Sheep was also a livestock and important animal in the Chinese economy for centuries. The pair are carved from amethyst.
Age: Late Showa Period Size: Diameter 3.9" Height 3.5"
Late Showa Period (1960-1970)
Size: Height 44.5" Width 17"
The original painting made by Empress Kojun in the 1960s was made to support the Japanese Red Cross and for a fundraiser at the time. Later, the image became popular and subsequent copies and renditions were made. This one example interprets the painting in the artist's eye and evoke the sense of cuteness in the rabbits shown along with themes of Rinpa.
Taisho Period (1912-1926)
Size: Length 30.75" Height 52.8"
Necessary Conservation work has been done on the scroll recently.
Images of seafood would evoke the Roman mosaics that survive in Pompeii but the Japanese too enjoyed art depicting the bounties of the land and sea. Lobsters were a symbol of abundance and wealth which were also used as decorations during the New Year...
Size: Approx. Length 52" Width 28"
Motifs of Rabbits are popular in Japanese art where rabbits not only are related with the zodiac but also are an auspicious symbol of abundance and "jumping" onto the next level. The scroll is a fan painting of two rabbit dolls set on a bamboo base...
Length 55" Height 25.25"
Angkor Wat has been considered as the wonders of Asia in its art and architecture. The temple was built to represent the Hindu cosmos and different panels were created depicting the stories in Hinduism.
Fujiwara Gyokuun (active 1950s)
Size: Length 1.5" Width 0.5" Height 1.75"
Chickenblood stone has been cherished by literati connoisseurs throughout East Asia. During the later part of the 19th onwards the 20th century Japanese scholars and intellectuals were educated in Chinese classics and with the flood of Chinese artworks coming into Japan many Japanese took on hobbies the Chinese scholars preferred...