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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1281797
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Chinese Jade Carving of Kwan Yin

Size: Height 12.1cm

20th century

A finely crafted Jade carving of the bodhisattva, Kwan Yin. The whiteness of the stone evokes statuary made in Dehua and was popular during the Qing dynasty. The figure comes with a hardwood stand and storing container.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1281653
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Set of Five Flower Shaped Jade Buttons

Late 19th century to 20th century

Size: Diameter 1.8cm

An interesting set of five buttons carved in the form of blossoming plum or peach blossoms. The buttons can be used for traditional or modern dress.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1281652
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Set of Five Jade Buttons in the form of Cicadas

late 19th-20th century

Size: (Each Button) Length 1cm Width 0.5cm Height 2cm

Cicadas are an important motif in Chinese art, representing revival and rebirth as cicadas shed their skins when they evolve. These jade buttons are carved in their form and can be reused as buttons for clothing or other accessories.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1281651
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Set of Five Green Jade Buttons in the Form of Lotus Flowers

Size: (per button) Diameter 17mm

A set of five buttons made in the form of the stamens of the lotus flower. The pieces are made from different color gradation of Jade.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1281471
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Iron Statue of a Sitting Possibly Avalokitesvara (Kwan Yin)

Ming to Qing Dynasties

Size: Length 16cm Width 10cm Height 25cm

An interesting iron statue of a bodhisattva sitting on a mythical animal. The figure could be avalokitesvara or another bodhisattva and is done in a form influenced from Buddhist statues in Nepal and Tibet.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1281467
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Set of Five Chinese Jade Lotus Shaped Buttons

Size: (per button) Diameter 17mm

A set of five buttons made in the form of the stamens of the lotus flower. The pieces are made from different color gradation of Jade.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1281404
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Small Brass Offering Pagoda

Size:Length 2.8 cm Width 2.6cm Height 10cm

Period: Early 20th century

Small brass and metalic pagodas were and are still a common sight in the Himalayan region. These small stupas were used as offerings to deities in the Buddhist tradition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1277206
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Chinese Mounted Dragon Head Pendant

Qing-Republic Period

Length 7cm Width 0.5 cm

An interesting Jade pendant of a dragon head mounted with gold. The combination of traditional designs with a somewhat modern mount makes an interesting conversation of art and its history.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1276685
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Rabbit Among Bush clover

Yuhosai

Taisho-Showa Period

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. (Inaba no Shiro usagi)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1276459
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Literati Landscape Painting with Colophon Attributing to Dong Qichang

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...

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1276314
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Pair of Quartz Foo Dogs

Qing Dynasty

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. The bottom is museum clay to keep the carvings stable.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1276134
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Agate Panel Table Screen

Ming Dynasty

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. (For more information on the culture of the screen, see The Double Screen by Wu Hung)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1276129
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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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. No seal or stamp is found on the bottom.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1275993
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Lapis Lazuli Blue (Cobalt Blue) Porcelain Tripod Censer

18th century

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...

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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1275601
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Celadon Tripod Ding Style Censer

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...