All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Famille Noire : Pre 1900 item #1340009 (stock #DUK)
A fine ANTIQUE THAI BENJARONG BOWL, depicting 8 celestial Buddhist images. Made specially to order in China (Famille Noire) by the Siamese Royalty/Court and Nobility. Benjarong signifies 5-Colours in Thai. The interior of this magnificent bowl is Emerald Green and has a Center Medallion as well as fine polychrome floral decor on the top rim. The outside has Norasinghs and alternating Thepanom Angels as well as floral/foliage decor on a black background. Condition: overall good, small inconsequen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Famille Noire : Pre 1900 item #1339876 (stock #RRK-VS)
A rare small BENJARONG JARLET manufactured in China (Famille Noire) by special order of the Siamese Royalty/Court and Nobility, depicting a Thepanom Angel as well as a Mythological Norasingh amongst Polychrome Floral Decor. Benjarong means 5-Colours in Thai. Good condition, no cracks, chips, hairlines nor restorations whatsoever, Size: H. 3.5" x 3" diameter. A rare Collector's item par excellence!
2 Rare Nepalese HOOKAH/SISHA PIPES, ca. 1850, ornate, nice naturally formed patina. Good condition. Ranging in size from 14"H. x 6.25" W. x 6.25" D. (37 x16x16 cm.) to 7.5" x 5" W. x 5" D. (19x12x12 cm.). Handle is removable! Provenance: Matthew Friedman Collection. He is also the Author of 3 Books on ANTIQUE ASIAN BRONZE.
A very rare WAN-LI (1573-1619) MING DYNASTY Copper-Iron-Red/Russet Chinese Porcelain Jar with Imperial Yellow 5-clawed Dragons amid Ruyi Clouds and above waves crashing over rocks, chasing the Pearl. Underglaze cobalt blue Wan-Li Marking/Characters surrounded by Double Circles of the Period. Condition: good. Size: H. ca. 10 cm. (3.8 " inches). Provenance: From a Stamford, Connecticut, Estate. Yellow is the Chinese Imperial Color.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1339162 (stock #DIE++)
A fine genuine ANTIQUE THAI BENJARONG BOWL specially made to order in China (Famille Noire) by the Thai Royalty/Court and Nobility depicting Polychrome Siamese Norasingh and Thepanom Angel Figures on a Black background. The inside of the bowl is Emerald Green with a Center Medallion. Benjarong/Bencharong means 5-colours in Thai language. Very good condition, no cracks, hairlines, chips nor restorations whatsoever. Size: 7" diameter x 3.5" height (18 cm. x 9 cm.). Rare.
A very rare genuine antique stucco stele/cornice depicting Thepanom Angel on both sides surrounded by beautiful flame motif! Mounted on a black Museum Stand. Good condition, some natural aging due to considerable age, ca. 17th Century. Size: 22 x 19 cm. Further photographs available upon request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Blue and White : Pre 1700 item #1338677 (stock #TIEK-EKK)
An elegant Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Baluster Vase depicting Lotus Petal Panels and Hanging Grape Vines. Salvaged from the Vung Tao Shipwreck (1690). Has Marking/Symbol "Babo" on Base representing Jewel, Pearl or the Sacred Disc in the Pa Kua in Motion, Heavenly Protection also called the Sacred Lotus Flower. This generally represents the sitting Buddha which symbolizes creative Power and Purity towards Adversity. Good overall condition,some inevitable aging due to sea water exposure, no re...
A genuine CARNELIAN INTAGLIO, 19th Century. Suitable to make a great SEAL RING. Nice Warrior Head Engraving. Size: 1.6 cm. x 1.7 cm.
A QING Dynasty Bronze Censer engarved with various figures and flowers/foliage as well as 3 stylized Elephants as Support/Feet. Four Character Mark "QIAN LONG NIAN ZIH" on Base. Size: H. 17.5 cm. x W. 19 cm. (H. 7" x W. 7.5")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Famille Rose : Pre 1837 VR item #1338427
A rare THAI BENJARONG JAR with Angel Figures, Flowers and Foliage, specially made in China for the Siamese Royal Court and Nobility, late 18/19th Century (Famille Rose Period). Benjarong means 5 Colors. Size: 7cm.x 5 cm. Good overall condition and hard to find.
A rare and finely carved Apple Green Jadeite-Jade Tiger Head, 18/19th Century, China. Very decorative and also suitable to make fine Jewelry (Ring, Pendant etc,) if desired. Good condition. Size: L. 2.5 cm. x W. 2 cm.
A fine Chinese Bronze Teapot beautifully ornamented with leaves/foliage. The cover has a lotus bud finial and the handle is crafted as a natural branch. A fine collector's piece.
A Fine and rare Genuine Blue Sapphire Pendant composed of 1 Large Central Sapphire, surrounded by 8 Sapphires matching in Color and Quality. Stamped as shown.
A fine Chinese Powder Blue Porcelain Vase, with double circle mark in deep cobalt blue. Good condition. Size: H. 19 cm. ( 7.5")
A fine Chinese Iron Red, Blue & White Porcelain Jar, Kangxi Mark. 5-Clawed Imperial Dragon. Good condition. Size: 18 cm. diameter, height 11 cm. Provenance: From a Washington D.C. private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1336867 (stock #AEK-SAN)
A very rare and valuable genuine Imperial Qing Dynasty Powder-Blue/Ultramarine porcelain Bowl, 19th Century, China, with markings as shown in photographs. Excellent condition, no hairlines, chips nor restorations whatsoever. Gold rim. Size: 11.2 cm. x H. 5.5 cm.
A large Cambodian Silver Repousse Elephant Box which opens. Finely detailed workmanship including an elaborate saddle. Good overall condition, no damage nor repairs. ca. 1920. Size: L. 18 cm. x H. 14 cm. x W. 8 cm.
A very rare TANG DYNASTY (618 - 906 A.D.) Buddhist Votive TSA-TSA Tablet, terracota, China, depicting Amitabha (Chinese Amitofou) the Buddha of the Western Paradise holding a staff. Amitabha is one of the most widely worshipped deities in Mahayana Chinese Buddhism from the late 6th to the 10th Cent. and in Japan from the 11th Century onward. Here the Lord Buddha is depicted standing on a Lotus Petal, rising from a Pond, and surrounded by rising tendrils of Lotus buds. Very fine workmanship an...