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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1250095
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Green Jade

20th century

Size: Diameter (interior diameter approx. 4") 5.5cm

Jade accessories are one of the few popular jade accessories women wore during the Ming and Qing dynasty. Often the Chinese wore jade to ward off evil and to bring in good luck.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1249983
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Qiguan Celadon Censer

明代 七官青磁香炉 銀火屋

Late Ming or Qing Period

Size: Diameter 13cm Height 16cm

Chinese celadons were first produced in the Han dynasty. However, it was not until the Song Dynasty in which the foundational color - the famous Jade or clear blue sky color - came into being. All succeeding dynasties tried to emulate or improve upon this Song innovation...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248984
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$800.00
Print of Lotuses

Qi Baishi

Size: Length 40cm Height 30cm (approx.)

Qi Baishi is known, along with Wu Changshou and Zhang Daqian, as the most notable painter in contemporary Chinese art. Qi Baishi's works are done using large bold brush strokes and a bright color palette, contrasting with the traditional court styles seen in the art of the previous imperial dynasties...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1248896
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Celadon Small Vase

Republic Period or Later

Size: Length 6.5 cm Width 5cm Height 10.5 cm

Chinese celadon has been in production since the Han dynasty. However, by the Song dynasty celadon production took on a new level which is unrivaled with similar works produced in the latter dynasties. This celadon vase is emulating a traditional design first produced during the Song dynasty. During the Qing period, this design was reintroduced and became popular within the Imperial court.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1248047
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$4,800.00
Archaic Style Jadeite Carving of Dragon

Age: 20th century

Size: Length 4.3cm Width 1.5cm Height 6.7 cm

Archaic designs and motifs were popular amongst the literati scholars who romanticized objects that were found in various burial and archaeological contexts. Shang, Zhou, and Han designs reminded the ethnic Han group of their origins, promoted a nostalgic yearning of the past, and acted as a sign or marker of intellectual and academic erudition...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1248031
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$6,500.00
White Jade Plaque (Paizhi) Pendant

Late 20th century

Size: Length 6.3cm Width 0.5 cm Height 4.2 cm

Jade has been the most precious stone for the Chinese for nearly a millennia. Valued more than gold, the mysterious colors found in Jade inspired the Chinese to create amazing carvings and used them in spiritual and supernatural contexts.

Here we see a white jade plaque also known as paizhi carved with motifs of water ducks and on the other side, deer with lingzhi.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1920 item #1247801
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$800.00
Beijing/ Peking Glass Beads in Jadeite Color

Late 19th to early to mid 20th century

Size: per bead 12mm (there is 99 or so beads in one strand)

Chinese glass technology existed since the Han dynasty. However, with the arrival of the Jesuits to China in the 16th century, glass technology expanded in translating objects that the Chinese cherished such as porcelains, jades, and other hard stones...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1247497
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$480.00
Hirado or Arita Ware Lotus Leaf Dish

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Length 18cm Width 12.5cm Height 7 cm

This fine moulded and sculpted dish is representative of the fine work often seen in Hirado ware. The Hirado kilns were built to produce porcelains wares to be sent to both the shogunate and imperial courts. The Nabeshima-Matsudaira clans commissioned these artist to produce fine and creative porcelain objects.

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
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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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 : 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1245006
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$1,800.00
At time referred to as sage jubako or bento, no-bento, sage-ju, etc. These picnic sets represent the insatiable love for nature by the Japanese. During the spring and autumn seasons these set would be used by samurai and merchant families to view the cherry blossoms or the maple leaves. This set appears to be made possibly for a lady.

The set is decorated with shu-urushi (vermillion lacquer) decorated with motif of vines done in hira makie and nashiji...