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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1261386 (stock #LMJ021401)
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16-17th century
Late Ming Dynasty
Khotan jade of grayish white or light celadon
Width: 7.2 cm / 2.83 in, length: 4.6 cm / 1.8 in, depth: 0.7 cm / 0.3 in
Weight: 35.2 g
From a Frida estate, brought to the United States in the 1910s by a couple that had been missionaries in China...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1261384
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Early 20th century
Art deco period
Natural Baltic amber of opaque egg yolk / butterscotch coloring
Weight: 33.3 g
Number of beads: 35
Length (clasp to clasp): 49.5 cm / 19.5 in
Beads measure from 24 mm by 19 mm (largest) to 11.4 mm by 7.5 mm (smallest)
From a German private collection

Condition: Great antique condition, with no obvious flaws to the beads. Near the thread holes, some beads show small fleabites/chips...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1261383
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Late 19th century
Late Qing Dynasty
Shoushan soapstone
Height: 12.7 cm, width: 6 cm
Weight: 328.2 g
From a East Coast private collection

A late Qing soapstone carving of two beautifies, with a well-worn smooth surface and fine-point etching of details. The rendering of the beauties' faces are very typical of the last years of the Qing dynasty.

Condition: Perfect antique condition, with no observed flaws...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1261382
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19th / 20th century
Natural untreated jadeite
Length: 9.6 cm, width: 5.3 cm, depth: 0.7 cm
Weight: 101.5 g
From a English private collection

A nicely carved jadeite plaque, featuring all three colors of the jadeite palette: light green, brown, and hints of lavender. Both sides feature a Qing-style landscape of a deer traversing a mountainous landscape. Can be worn as a necklace pendant.

Condition: perfect...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1261381 (stock #KBW101321)
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Ca. 1700 - 1720, early 18th century
Kangxi Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
H: 23 cm (with cover), 21.6 cm (without cover)
From a Jackson, Mississippi private collection

A striking Kangxi period blue and white covered jar, decorated with classic early 18th century motifs: crackled ice and plum blossom ground, diaper shoulder, and qilin beasts within landscaped cartouches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1261263 (stock #LMI121301)
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16th century
Ming Dynasty
Cast iron (or maybe bronze?) with lacquer and gold
Height: 48.1 cm / 18.9 in
Weight: 19.6 lb / 8.9 kg
From the estate of Sir Cecil Nixon

A huge and tall figure of Ananda, partially gilded and covered with lacquer. One of the ten disciples of the Buddha, Ananda is typically portrayed as a handsome youth with closed eyes, tranquil features, and drooping ears...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1261262
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Early 19th century
Jiaqing - Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty
Woven silk
Length: 163.4 cm / 64.3 in, Width: 82 cm / 32.3 in
From the estate of Mrs. Joseph E. (Catherine Abbot) Johnson, of Lynchburg VA. This banner was brought back from a 1917 business trip to China by Mr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1261261
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Ca. 1890-1910s
Late Qing Dynasty - Republic period
Bone with ox horn
Seal measures 5 cm by 1.7cm by 1.7 cm
Carrying case measures 8.1 cm by 3 cm by 2 cm
From an Italian private collection

Condition: Staining to the seal, chips long the edge of the carrying case, otherwise excellent. [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are part of the condition report.]
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1261157 (stock #KMC041401)
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Ca.1710-50, early 18th century
Kangxi - Yongzheng Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with high-fired celadon glaze
Height: 33.8 cm / 13.3 in (with lid); 28.6 cm / 11.3 in
From a Palm Beach, FL private collection

A very rare early 18th c Jingdezhen monochrome celadon jar, of a well-proportioned baluster form nearly identical to those seen on Kangxi period blue and whites...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1261156 (stock #LQW071401)
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Ca. 1850-1900s, late 19th century
Late Qing Dynasty
Hardwood (possibly huali rosewood), and porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
Diameter: 40 cm / 15.7 in, height: 40.9 cm / 16 in
Weight: 17.6 lb/ 8 kg
From the estate of Mary McGrory, of Lone Jack MI

A gorgeous and meticulously crafted 19th century stool or tea table, of circular form with curved concave legs. The wood, densely grained and richly hued, is possibly huali rosewood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1261155
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19th century or earlier
Genuine natural carnelian / red agate
Weight: 156.3 g
Length (clasp to clasp): 98 cm
Number of beads: 68
Beads measure from 25 mm by 17 mm (largest) to 10 mm by 8 mm
From an English collection

Condition: Excellent antique condition. Many beads exhibit age surface wear, as well as some pitting and chipping (especially along the thread hole). [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are part of the condition report.]
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1261046 (stock #LMB061401)
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17th century or earlier
Ming Dynasty
Chinese bronze (copper, tin, and lead alloy)
Height: 26.5 cm / 10.4 in, width: 16.5 cm / 6.5 in, length: 11 cm / 4.3 in
Weight: 6.88 lb / 3.12 kg
From a North California private collection

An extremely rare and exquisitely modeled Ming bronze censer, based on the archaistic ding form (though with a lid added)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1261045
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Early - mid 20th century
Genuine natural Baltic amber of semi-translucent cognac coloring
Weight: 143.6 g
Number of beads: 81
Bead diameter: 18 mm (largest) to 13.5 mm (smallest)
Length of necklace (end to end): 118 cm
From a New Jersey estate

A rare find! A magnificent string of 81 large Baltic amber beads of matched coloring, strung together on a real silk chord...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1261044
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19th / 20th century
Yixing zisha stoneware
Height: 8 cm, diameter: 7 cm (at widest point)
From the Seattle, WA estate of a diplomat's wife, who'd acquired her Yixing collection in the 1930s and 40s.

Condition: Perfect, with age-related patina to surface. [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are part of the condition report.]
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1257634 (stock #LQC061405)
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Ca. 1790-1850, late 18th – early 19th c
Mid-Qing dynasty
Porcelain with celadon glaze; Jindezhen ware
Height: 41.7 cm / 16.4 in
Width: 30 cm / 11.8 cm (at widest point)
From a Palto Alto, CA estate

A hugely potted and magnificent vase, in archaistic form with a bulging globular body and chilong handles. Various geometric patterns (inspired by Shang/Zhou bronze), floral scrolls, and lotus petals are molded underneath a thick, bubbly celadon glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1257633 (stock #DBC061403)
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17th - 18th century
Early Qing dynasty
Porcelain with yellowish clear glaze
Height: 24.2 cm / 9.5 in
Width: 12 cm / 4.7 in (at widest point)
From a Northern California private collection

A well-modeled blanc de chine Guanyin, with harmonious proportions and elegant lines. Its yellowish and bubbly clear glaze is typical of 17th/18th century Dehua white wares...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1257631
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1890 – 1910s
Late Qing / Republic
White jade and .935 silver
Length: 5.8 cm, width: 4.9 cm
Weight: 27.7 g
From a Florida estate

A beautiful reticulated white jade carving of the character “shou” (longevity) together with a bat (fu / “good fortune”), with both framed by chilong dragons. The jade is an icy white to pale celadon color. It appears to be mutton fat khotan (hetian) jade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257630
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Early 20th century
Authentic Baltic amber of egg yolk / butterscotch color
Inner diameter: 6 cm
Beads measure 15.67 – 12.8 mm long
Weight: 12.3
From a Orinda, CA estate of antique jewelry

An old bracelet comprised of 12 barrel-shaped egg yolk/butterscotch amber beads of warm coloring. This bracelet’s old string was worn and broken, and the beads have been re-threaded with a clear elastic...