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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1290880
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Pair of Gu Shaped Cloisonné Vases

Republic Period or later

Size: Diameter 23cm Height 41.2cm

A standard pair of Chinese cloisonné vases formed in the shape of a gu vase. The gu vase comes from the archaic past, often seen in the Shang and Yin ritual objects. Scholars and connoisseurs favored these traditional designs and used them in decorative arrangements.

The rim of the vases are a bit "beaten" up and have some inconsistencies.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1290779
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Burl Rootwood Stand or objet

19th-20th century

Size: Length (approx) 20" Width 10" Height 18"

A dramatic and individualistic burl rootwood objet. Root wood which are objects found in nature are polished and their natural formations are kept. Often these pieces are shaped into stands, decorative pieces, screens and other objects used in the home.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1290778
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Set of three Lacquered Negoro and Black Lacquer Trays

20th century

Size: Length 13.75" Width 10.25"

From a San Francisco Estate

An interesting and stylized set of three Japanese lacquer trays. The trays are done in black and red negoro style lacquer. Each of the trays are fitted with metal display stands.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1290776
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Japanese knotted burl rootwood vase

19th century

Size: length 10.3" Width 6" Height 8"

Knotted root wood or a burl retaining its natural formation. This genre of Japanese decorative arts is rather unknown and has been left in the limelight. Retaining the natural formation of the wood while polishing it and bringing forth a new "use" could be considered Japanese, with new and innovative designs being created constantly.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1290775
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Nan Iron Tetsubin Pot

Signed

20th century

Size: Diameter 22cm Height 23cm

A simple and elegant tetsbuin or Japanese iron tea pot. Lines continue across the body possibly representative of water or some natural formation. The lid holder is done in a bamboo motif.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1290773
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Chinese Gourd Shaped Porcelain Vase with Insects Motif

Republic Period

Size: Diameter 10cm Height 16cm

Although the vase contains a Kangxi Period mark, rather the vase comes from a period much later when works attributing to different periods of the Qing dynasty was popular and various editions were created. The vase contains motifs of different insects throughout the body done in red. The bottom has a celadon like color ring near the foot...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1290772
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Iron Statue of a Seated Bodhisattva

Late Ming to QIng Dynasties

Size: Length 15cm Width 7.62cm Height 20.32cm

An interesting Chinese iron statue of a seated bodhisattva. The bodhisattva appears to be of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom as the figure is seated on a snow lion like creature. Interestingly, the statue contains an inscription on the back reading, the monk Xingding a Yogacharan.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1290771
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Cast Bronze Flower Vase

Meiji Period

Signed Seiya (Possibly a later generation of Genryusai Seiya)

Size: Diameter 3.75" Height 16"

From a San Francisco American Collection.

The finely crafted metalwork on this vase evoking a vase covered with rice grass and chrysanthemums with a bird perched on the side evokes the aesthetics of the Meiji Period. Artists in Japan, competed to receive recognition with the booming expositions and museums of the 19th century and early 20th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1290539
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Lot of Four Jade Objects

Ranging from the 19th to the 20th centuries

Sizes: Small Water Coup: Diameter 5.3cm Height 2cm, Leaf shaped pendant: Length 8cm Width 4.3cm Thickness 0.2cm, Peach Motif Small Pendant or Ink Stone: Length 4.5cm Width 7.2cm Height 0.5cm, Ink Rest: Length 7.3cm Width 3.5cm Height 0.5cm

The group comes from an American collection acquired from an established auction house in the U.S. These are the few offerings from the collection.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1290535
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Chinese Jade Lattice-like Carving Pendant

20th century

Size: Length 4.2cm Width 5.4cm

A wonderfully pierced carved jade pendant. The technique became often seen during the Sung Dynasty and later generations of Jade carvers tried to surpass or meet the aesthetic quality Sung carvers did with their pieces. The pendant contains two figures set in rich floral backgrounds.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1290534
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Chinese Brass Peking Style Jewelry Hair Pin

Late 19th to the early 20th century

Size: Width 5cm Length 11.2cm Thickness: 2cm

An interesting Chinese Peking style hair pin using jade, brass, enamels, and other materials to create a dragon flying in the sky. The pin contains a embossed signature or name.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1290531
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Chinese Bamboo Root Carving Brush Rest of Ruyi Fungus (Lingzhi)

20th century

Size: Length 15.5cm Width 7cm Height 7.5cm

From a Japanese estate and later into an American collection.

The brush rest comes with a Japanese cedar wooden storage box. During the late Qing up to the early years of the Republic period, many Chinese objects were exported to Japan. Meiji Japan saw the interest and romantic expression of Chinese culture continuing this tradition since the preceding Edo period.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1290529
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Gilt Tibetan Statue of Yamantaka (One of the Eight Dharmapalas)

Age:Late 19th to 20th centuries

Size: length 8cm Width 4.5cm Height 12cm

From a California Estate

An interesting yet standard statue of Yamantaka, the wrathful form of the bodhisattva Manjusri. The active and lively element of the bull trampling over yama, the king of death is evocative of the teachings in Buddhism where enlightenment triumphs over all worldly and natural phenomena, including death.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1290295
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Cedar Wood Ranma (Transom) Carved with a Plum Tree and Grasses

Meiji Period

Size: Length 125cm Width 30.5cm Thickness:3.9cm

A finely and realistic looking carved cedar wood transom. The plum tree, with its aged appearance looks as if it was about to jump out from the ranma. The liveliness of the tree along with the surround flora shows the skill and craft of artisans from Meiji period onwards.

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...