Length 7cm Width 0.5 cm
An interesting Jade pendant of a dragon head mounted with gold...
Size: Length 161cm Width 41cm
Rabbits retain both an auspicious and religious symbolism within Japanese culture. In Shinto mythology the rabbit is considered to be the messenger of Okuni no Nushi and also helped him in one of his journeys...
Color Pigment on Silk
Attributed to Wen Zhengming
Size: To Come
This colorful landscape done on silk is attributing to a great master, Wen Zhengming. The painting is interestingly mounted on a wooden box panel to display the hand scroll and has dowels to move the hand scroll...
Sold; Thank You. Shanghai, China
Attributed to Lan Shining
Size: Length 90cm Height 250cm
Lan Shining or Guisseppe Castaglione was a jesuit priest living in China during the 18th century who learn high baroque technique paintings and used this style onto a different medium, which was Chinese art...
Attributing to Shen Zhou or a related artist
Early 19th century
Length 70.2 cm Height 175cm
Shen Zhou is famous for his inspirational literati landscapes and subject matters...
Late Qing Dynasty
General Size: Height 32cm Length 600 or more cm.
This fine and detail landscape painting has elements that are close to works found in the 19th century. Landscape paintings often associated with the Wang school were popular during the Qing period and many examples are found. It is interesting to see the attached colophon of Dong Qichang who hails from the previous dynasty...
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...
Size: To Come
An interesting and rare pair of Chinese foo dogs done in Quartz crystal. The expression of the dogs are interesting and evoke older versions of these types of carvings. The pair comes with a storage case and stand...
Diameter 20cm Height 10cm
A fine guri lacquer bowl with intricate scrolling vine patterns carved around the bowl...
Republic Period or Later
Size: Length 7cm Width 4cm Height 4cm
An interesting and detailed carving of a group of Lychee and a group of Lingzhi fungus bunched like leaves from the Lychee tree...
Size: Length 5.5cm Width 1cm Height 10cm (The agate panel)
Table screens are one of the few essential objects of a scholar's desk. Often the table screen is standing in front of an ink stone and is thought to prevent any ink blots from the brush from flying everywhere...
Diameter 6cm Height 3cm
A beautiful and colorful seal paste container. The piece is painted with a fruit tree type flower with a bird perched on its branch...
Late Qing to Republic Period
Size: Height 7.5cm Diameter 4.5cm
A fascinating little snuff bottle decorated with two different scenery. The snuff bottle comes with a lid made of a hardstone material with a bamboo material as the scoop. The workmanship is fine with the detail work...
Sold; Thank You. Beijing, China
Ming Dynasty or Later
Length 8.4cm Width 3cm Height 3.5cm
An interesting carving of an elephant cloaked with a rug as seen in a few paintings of the Bodhisattva, Samantabhadhra...
Size: Diameter 21.5cm Height 11.5 cm
The lapis blue monochrome glazes became popular during the height of the Qing empire. Jesuit missionaries brought with them not only artistic and engineering talent, but technologies that would change the canvas of porcelain forever. Monochrome colors such as yellow, rose red, blue, etc. became the fashion in porcelain production and various examples can be found...
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....
Qing Dynasty to Republic Period
Size: Diameter 11.5cm Height 12.5cm
Celadon censers became popular during the Sung Period. The green color caught the eyes of connoisseurs in East Asia and was heavily exported. This censer, inherits techniques and designs from the Ming period. The incised motifs and details are elements are seen in latter Ming examples. The refinement reminds one of early examples from the late Yongzheng up to the Qianlong periods.
Republic Period or earlier
Size: Diameter 8.5 cm Height 4.8 cm
Celadon is the color that is often compared to a blue sky after a rainy day to jade. This tea cup is done in celadon with major crackles appearing on the body. There is no signature on the piece.
There are slight chips on the rim of the cup and depending on the individual, minor restoration work has been done....