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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1246954
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$2,800.00
Pair of carved Shoushan seals

Qing Dynasty (c. 1897)

Size: (Per seal) Length 1.6 cm Width 1.6 cm Height 8.6cm

Carved by He Xiukan in October of 1897

Shoushan is a prized material in China especially for small stone sculptures and seals. In the west the material known as soapstone was the preferred material (and possibly easier) to carve and various seals using this material were produced. Today, Shoushan has been difficult to acquire and older materials have been highly sought after.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1246953
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Jade Ritual Offering Vessel

Ming Dynasty

Size: Length 13.5 cm Width 9.5cm Height 5.5 cm

Ritual vessels first appear in China during the Shang dynasty. These vessels, typically produced in bronze, served as vessels to present food and libation offerings to both gods and ancestors. Later in Chinese history, these Bronze Age ritual objects interested and intrigued scholars and connoisseurs, leading to the production of archaic style vessels in jade, ceramic, and bronze...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1246927
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Chinese Jadeite and Diamond Ring

20th century

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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1246767
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Zhisha Tea Pot

Republic Period

Size: Diameter 22cm Height 10cm

Yixing and Zhisha teapots were developed from the height of loose leaf tea culture during the Ming dynasty. Since then, different designs and motifs were created meeting the needs of tea and art connoisseurs in China. This interesting tea pot takes inspiration from the medicinal pots used to boil water and medicine. Traditionally, tea was also considered a medicine and believed to bring longevity to the consumer.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1246766
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$2,500.00
Chinese Agate Carving Lotus Leaf Water Coup

19th-20th century

Size: Length 6.5 cm Width 4 cm Height 2.2 cm

Chinese carvings of different motifs, images, and figures using semi-precious stones originate in the early history of stone carvings. Scholars and connoisseurs began to collect and commission works using archaic motifs or literati designs and were displayed in the studio.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1246764
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Gilt Brass Metal Belt Hook (Chinese or Tibetan Origin)

Yuan Period or Later

Size: Length 8cm Width 4.4 cm Height 1.3 cm

Chinese and Tibetan arts from the Yuan dynasty onwards represent a moment, not only where the Mongol empire stimulated cross cultural exchange in the arts. This belt hook in one way may represent that interchange. The belt hook is thought to be crafted in Tibet but ha distinct Chinese designs.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1246763
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$700.00
Chinese Beijing Style Jade Brooch

20th century

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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1246762
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Chinese Yixing Clay Colored Enamel Wine Warmer

Qing Period

Size: Length 8cm Width 8 cm Height 11.5 cm

Colored enamels became popular in China when the Jesuits arrived in China during the late 16th century. The enamel glazes and colorful designs became extensively in use during the late 18th to the 19th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1246658
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$2000.00
Black Lacquered Pair of Stirrups (Abumi)

Edo Period

Size: Length 11.5" Width 5" Height 9.5"

These types of stirrups were often used by the nobility and higher ranking samurai and are different from the simpler thin stirrups often used by government officials and guards. At times, these stirrups can be decorated with gold makie.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1246657
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$3,300.00
Gold Lacquered Shokudai (Candle Stand)

Edo-Meiji Period

Height 31" Diameter 7.5"

This pair of gold lacquered candle stands in a fluted chrysanthemum style design. This pair of stands may have been used in a temple environment where these stands would be used on the side alcoves where scrolls of the masters, protectors, and other deities would be displayed.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1246656
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$1,800.00
Dog Under a Tree, Studio Copy of Lang Shining

Republic Period (1912-1930)

Size: Length 80" Width 31"

Lan Shining or Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766) was famous in serving the courts of Emperor Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong and was thought to be the key figure in disseminating the Western style of painting from distance methods to the way objects, people, and animals were depicted...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1246396
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$500.00
Chinese Export Ware Porcelain Bowl

Similar to examples of early tea cups from the 1830s

Late Qing-Republic Period

Size: Diameter: 4.3" Height 2.25"

China became famous for its porcelain production since the Yuan dynasty with the export of the wares to the Islamic region. By the 18th century, European powers wanted to break the monopoly of porcelain and in late 1770s a Prussian established a studio and began the Western tradition of porcelains...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246286
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$600.00
Crows Frolicking

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246285
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$600.00
Literati Summer Landscape

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246284
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$600.00
Scholar Amidst the Autumn Forest

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246283
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$630.00
Album Leaf Painting of Hanshan and Shide

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx.)

Hanshan and Shide are the famous zen poets, beloved internationally for their provocative poetry. In the West, Hanshan is known as Cold Mountain and various visual and literary material has been produced based on the obscure figure...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1245946
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$1,200.00
Beijing Enameled Silver and Tourmaline Frog Ring

Size: Diameter 1.9 cm

Age: 1940-1950 Late Republic Period

A Chinese cloissionne enameled silver ring with a frog carved from tourmaline inserted in the middle. This design was often made in Beijing during the 1940-1950 period.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1245371
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$760.00
Unmounted Pair of Chinese Calligraphy

Stone Rubbing of Calligraphy by Zhu Xi (1130-1200)

Zhu Xi was the noted neo-confucian who influenced the culture and politics of East Asia especially in China, Korea, and Japan. Zhu Xi's philosophy was highly recognized for the understanding of the self and how governance should be done. However, his faults were how a government can continue for long time was lacking and ended with a weakened state...