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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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1257632
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The white-glazed body 18th century, with enamels possibly added later
Mid-Qing dynasty
Porcelain with white glaze and polychrome enamels
Height: 11.7 cm / 4.6 cm
At widest points, 11 cm x 9.2 cm
From a Northern California private collection

An extremely rare 18th century white-glazed libation cup, with polychrome enamels added in the late 19th century...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1257344 (stock #KBW011423)
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Ca. 1710-1720s, early 18th c
Late Kangxi period, Qing dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
Diameter: 23.4 cm / 9.2 in
Height: 5.5 cm / 2.2 in
From a French private collection

A charming Kangxi mark and period soup dish / plate in the late Ming “klapmuts” design, painted with warriors on horseback and flora against rockwork...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257343
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Early 20th century
Republic period
Natural Chinese carnelian / red agate
Length: 58 cm
Diameter of beads: 17.5 mm (largest), 11.8 mm (smallest)
Weight: 122.4 g
From an Oceanside, CA estate

An old string of large Chinese carnelian / red agate beads, of a lovely tomato red coloring and strung on a silk chord with a .925 silver clasp.

Condition: good antique condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257342
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Mid-20th century
Milky white precious opal, with multi-color iridescence
Length: 5.7 cm, width: 3 cm, thickness 0.9 cm
Weight: 14.3 g
From a San Francisco estate of vintage & antique jewelry

A beautiful opal carving of a fairy or apsara holding a longevity peach, with robes flowing amongst clouds. The piece could be easily used as a necklace pendant.

Condition: perfect condition, without no chips or flaws to the opal stone.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257341
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Early 20th century
Art Deco period
Opaque Baltic amber, salmon red coral
Length (clasp to clasp): 46 cm
Weight: 14.3 grams
From a Bournemouth, UK estate

A charming early 20th c necklace, strung with rare Baltic egg yolk butterscotch opaque amber beads interspersed with salmon red coral beads. The amber beads measure about 10 mm by 8 mm. The coral beads are 4.6 mm in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1257340 (stock #MLQ061408)
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15-16th century
Ming dynasty
Porcelaineous stoneware with Longquan celadon glaze
Diameter: 31 cm / 12.2 in
Height: 6 cm / 2.4 in
From a Northern California private collection

A nice mid-Ming Zhejiang / Longquan deep dish, with a bright and luminous celadon glaze, and decorated with incised floral sprays...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257339
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Early 20th century or older
Natural egg yolk / butterscotch amber of Baltic origin
Length: 54 cm
Diameter of beads: 24.6 mm (largest), 11 mm (smallest)
Weight: 63.4 g
From a German private collection

A large string of egg yolk / butterscotch Baltic amber, in a variety of rich hues. This necklace is possibly very old: there is crazing to the amber surface, and many of the beads show significant age wear.

Condition: good antique condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1257337
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Early – Mid 20th century
Republic period
Solid 0.925 sterling silver, gilded with gold
Inner diameter: 5.6 cm; outer diameter: 8.2 cm; length: 18 cm; width: 2.2 cm
Carnelian cabochons measure 12.7 mm by 10.4 mm
Weight: 56.5 g
From a San Diego, CA estate

A heavy and substantial Chinese bracelet crafted from intricate vermeil (silver washed with gold) filigree and inset with carnelian cabochons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256899 (stock #GBW051406)
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19th century
Late Qing dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue and copper red
Height: 43.2 cm / 17 in
From a Florida estate

A large and charming blue & white narrative vase, with accents of underglaze copper red. The figures portrayed represent the story of Liulang Zhiniu (the cowherd and the weaver maid), in which a humble cowherd falls in love with a fairy (the weaver maid)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256898 (stock #GFB031301)
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Ca. 1870-1900
late 19th century Guangxu period,
Qing dynasty Porcelain with transmutation flambé glaze
Height: 35.3 cm / 13.9 in
From a New York area estate

A 19th c Guangxu mark and period tianqiupin vase with transmutation flambé glaze, of a striking mottled red-blue-purple coloring, which Jingdezhen potters achieved through mixing colloidal copper, iron, or other metallic materials into suffusions breaking up the glaze surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1256896
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1890-1920s
Late Qing - Republic period
Hardwood with enameled bronze
Length: 18.6 cm (at widest point)
Width: 13 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
From a Baltimore, MD estate

Condition: Three age cracks to bottom, otherwise good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256895 (stock #LQC111304)
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19th century
Mid – Late Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with celadon glaze and famille rose enamels
Height: 35.8 cm W: 27 cm
From a New Jersey private collection

A 19th century celadon vase of robust globular shape, with a waisted neck to imitate the look of revolving vases. Against the molded celadon ground are enameled famille rose flower sprays, with a Prunus branch curious enameled to the base. Producing this vase would have required two separate firings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1256894 (stock #GMB051301)
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Late 19th – early 20th century
Late Qing Dynasty – Republic period
Porcelain with monochrome blue glaze
Height: 28.5 cm / 11.2 in,
Width: 18.3 cm / 7.2 in (at widest point)
From a Northern California private collection

A late Qing / Republic anarchistic vase, shaped after “hu” bronze vessels. Its glaze is a semi-translucent bubbly blue, thinning near edges to create beautifully pale contours all around the piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256892 (stock #JFM061403)
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Ca. 1800 – 1820, early 19th c
Jiaqing period, Qing dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille rose enamels
Diameter: 18.4 cm / 7.2 in
From a UK private collection

A lovely Jiaqing period floral dish, decorated with good-quality bright enamels. Possibly a birthday dish, as there is a bat (good fortune) and peach (longevity) in the dish center.

Condition: good antique condition, with two rim chips and some fleabites to the foot rim. [Please examine a...