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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1284215
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Chinese Export Ware Blue and White Plates

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 16.5cm Height 3cm

From a California Collection

A rather interesting pair of Chinese export ware porcelain decorated with floral patterns. There are a few hairline cracks on the bottom of the plate (note detail photos).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1283967
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$50.00
Chinese Yixing Inner white Glaze cup

Republic Period or latter.

Size: Diameter 9.7cm Height 4.2cm

An interesting handled cup made from yixing clay. The exterior of the cup contains motif of plum blossoms crafted in a style as if the turned branch is growing from the cup itself. The inner section of the cup is glazed with a white color slip. No signature or seal is found.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1283705
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Yixing-like Clay Moulded Vase

20th century

Size: Diameter 14cm Height 24cm

A rather unusual vase formed from yixing-like clay decorated with motif of various dragons familiar and archaic. The vase appears to have a dark brown slip or coating when it was fired, by examining the chipped areas reveal a lighter colored clay body.

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Sino-Tibetan Turquoise Bead Necklace

20th century

Rondelle Beads: 13x 7.5mm

Turquoise became an important semiprecious stone in Mongolia and the nomadic regions of Asia. Often Tibetan accessories and religious decorations contain turquoise. Later, the Qing court used turquoise in the court necklaces and a few surviving examples are found.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1283689
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Chinese Agate Carving in the Form of a Flower

Qing Dynasty to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 7.5cm Height 12cm

An interesting agate carving in the form of a blossoming flower. The flower is decorated with scrolling vines and foliage, evoking a sense that the flower exists in a natural environment, an aspect often favored by the ruling scholar-bureaucrat. The agate has a chipped petal. Otherwise, the flower is in good condition for its age.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1283024
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Monk's Hat Yixing Tea Pot

20th century

Attributed to Tsao Wanfen

Size:Diameter 15cm Height 10cm

The monk's hat tea is inspired by the hats that Buddhist monks and a few Daoist priests wear during certain rituals. The design was used in the tea pot somewhere around the mid Qing dynasty and often hexagonal and octagonal forms are seen. This work contains the seal of the artist, Cao Wanfen.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1283022
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Vintage Chinese Yixing Tea Container

20th century

Size: Diameter 13.7cm Height 12.8cm

A hexagonal yixing tea leaf container engraved with the calligraphy of different styles. On the bottom is a seal of the maker, Zhongguo Yixing.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1283020
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Chinese Bamboo Skin Carving Wrist Rest

20th century

Size: Length 17.3cm Width 9.5cm

Wrist rests were used as paper weights and also to let wrist rest for smaller calligraphies and writing. Scholars often used a wide range of accessories made from bamboo which evoke the heart and soul of the literati studio.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1283017
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Chinese Yixing Tea Pot

Jinghuei

Republic Period

Size" Length 4.6" Width 2.75" Height 3"

The yixing tea pot shown contains an interesting inscription that the tea pot was presented by the Wuyang Taihu Restaurant. Possibly the pot was given to customers who supported the restaurant in many ways and these pots were made. The work contains a seal reading Chiao Jinghuei, possibly the maker of the pot.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1282254
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Polychrome Enameled Yixing Wine Warmer

Mid to Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 8cm Height 11.5cm

An interesting colored yixing wine warmer. The body of the wine warmer is decorated with poetic inscriptions and a landscape scenery. Similar examples from the Qing dynasty are found in the museum at Yixing in China. Piece comes from a noted California collection of Yixing

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 : 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 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1274635
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Pair of Flora and Fauna Folding Screens

Meiji Period

Size: Length (Avg.) 400-450cm Height 195cm

A pair of wonderful folding screens depicting different flora and fauna. The condition of the screen is superb where the vivid colors of the flowers and birds are still there as if the work was alive. No damages are seen on the painting or the mounting of the screen.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1274631
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$600.00
Jade Pendant of a Stylized Face

Ming Dynasty

Size: Length 2.2 cm Width 1 cm Height 3 cm

An interesting Jade pendant of a small face the top left and right are the hair knotted into a bun like shape. The face might be a child and the stylized face reminds on of older designs.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1274351
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Inzai Netsuke of Smiling Beast

Edo-Meiji Period

Size: Height 5cm

This interesting smiling beast is standing on a base. This netsuke or small carving is rather interesting in many ways. The comical features of the beast is eye catching but the group that it is part of is another element of the interest.

For further information, please refer to Raymond Bushell. Netsuke: Familiar and Unfamiliar. Pg.99 Pl.54