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ca. 1900
Late Qing Dynasty - Republic period
Silver plated bronze, khotan/hetian white jade, jadeite, tourmaline
Length: 24.5 cm / 9.6 in
Width (at widest point): 13.2 cm / 5 in
Dimensions of jade belt buckle: 11.3 x 3 cm
Diameter of circular jade plaque: 6 cm
From a Chicago, IL estate

A gorgeous late Qing silver plated bronze hand mirror, mounted with a finely carved mid-Qing white jade belt buckle for its handle. The mirror's reverse side is inse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334601 (stock #GFM101313)
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c. 1850-1900
Late Qing dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue, celadon glaze, and overglaze famille rose enamels
H: 44.7 cm / 17.6 in W: 22.8 cm / 9 in
From an Austin, Texas private collection, acquired in the 1980s

A large and richly decorated late Qing famille rose vase, decorated with auspicious peaches (for longevity) and bats (fu, for good fortune) against a celadon glazed ground, along with archaistic chilong handles at the neck. This vase had to ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1334600
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17th century
Ming Dynasty
Porcelain with clear ivory glaze
Diameter: 14 cm / 5.5 in
Height: 7.4 cm / 2.9 in
From an English private collection
v A lovely 17th c Ming Dehua blanc-de-chine medium-sized box and cover, mould-casted with fluted edges and relief decoration showing a blooming peony sprig. This piece exemplifies the quality of Ming dehua wares with its fine porcelain paste and bubbly clear ivory glaze almost resembling that of Dingyao wares.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1334599 (stock #LMB051602)
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17th century
Late Ming - early Qing dynasty
Solid bronze
Diameter of opening: 12.7 cm / 5 in
Length (handle to handle): 17.5 cm / 6.9 in
Height: 8.3 cm / 3.3 in
Weight: 1118.6 grams (1.1 kg)
From a Denver, Pennsylvania estate

A rare and beautiful 17th century bronze censer, of a proportionally pleasing form with a compressed bulging body raised on a flared foot, with the rim everted and the handles casted as twin Buddhist lion heads. The base is ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1334598
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c. 1900 - 20s
Republic period
Solid .990 silver
Width (at widest points): 22 cm / 8.6 in
Height: 15 cm / 6 in
Weight: 347.3 grams
From a Porto, Portugal private collection

An elegant Republic era .990 silver vessel, in the form of a large western chalice with flared rim and two gorgeously detailed handles crafted as pheasants perching on floral branches. The overall shape and workmanship is just superb. The bottom bears Chinese hallmarks.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1334597 (stock #HBW101301)
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c. 1500, late 15th - early 16th century
Hongzhi Period, Ming Dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
Diameter: 33.8 cm / 13.3 in
Height: 8 cm / 3 in
From an English private collection

A large and rare mid-Ming Hongzhi period blue and white porcelain charger, sturdily potted in the circular dish form with round curving walls and a flat flared rim. Egrets perch amongst river reeds in the central field while fish swim around aquatic plants in the cavetto....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1334595
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Late 19th century
Victorian Period
Natural untreated coral, 14k gold (marked & tested)
Length (end to end): 17 cm / 6.7 in
Width: 27 mm
Inner diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 40.4 grams
From a Springfield, OR private collection

A gorgeous and well-carved 19th c Victorian period 14k gold and natural coral bracelet, comprised of interlocking pieces of coral carved as sprigs of grapes and leaves. This piece is rare due to the size and deep salmon red coloring ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334594 (stock #TFM031605)
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c. 1860-75
Tongzhi Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille rose enamels
Height: 38.4 cm / 15 in
Width (at widest points): 18 cm / 7 in
From a Trenton, New Jersey estate

A large 19th c Tongzhi period square section vase, painted with famille rose enamels to depict a large traditional family gathering in its main hall to present ancestral offerings, while servants and guards gather outside, and a distant visitor or relative approaches on horseback...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1334444
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c. 1900 - 1920s
Late Qing Dynasty - Republic period
Solid .990 silver, natural untreated Burmese jadeite, coral
Outer diameter: 7.5 cm / 3 in
Inner diameter: 5.7 cm / 2.2 in
Weight: 34.8 grams
From a York, Maine estate

A lovely c. 1900 - 1920s Chinese bangle bracelet, hinged in the middle with one half crafted from light apple green burmese jadeite, and the other solid .990 silver formed as two dragons chasing a pearl. The dragon's eyes are made from c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334431 (stock #GWC021606)
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mid-19th century
Mid - Late Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille verte enamels
Height: 44.5 cm / 17.5 in
Width (at widest point): 21 cm / 8.2 in From a Madera, CA estate

A large and fantastic 19th c baluster or yen yen vase, enameled in the famille verte palette with eighteen different individual luohans and four unique depictions of Buddha. The attention to detail is superb, with each luohan sporting different colored-combination of clothes, facial feat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1334429
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Late 16th century
Wanli Period, Ming Dynasty
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
Diameter: 19.8 cm / 7.8 in
From a Soqual, CA estate

A late Ming wanli period blue and white plate, freely painted with a rather abstract landscape scene in the typical late Ming 'outline and wash' method. The charming border is comprised of floral sprigs interspersed with a squirrel, frog, and two birds. The glaze is exceptionally bright and glassy.

Condition: Excellen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1334428
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c. 1900 - 1910s
Late Qing - Republic period
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze enamels
Width / Diameter (at widest points): 30 cm / 11.8 in
Height: 14.5 cm / 5.7 in
From a Netherlands estate / private collection

A large, heavily potted late Qing - Republic period porcelain 'gang' or fish bowl, fully decorated with doucai qilong dragons amongst rolling waves. Two cobalt blue lion heads are attached to both ends. The reverse features a flat, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334424 (stock #GFM051618)
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1875-1908
Guangxu Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille rose enamels
Diameter: 17.3 cm / 6.8 in
Height: 8 cm / 3.1 in
From a New Jersey estate

A lovely Guangxu mark and period porcelain bowl, enamel decorated with floral sprigs representing the four seasons: chrysanthemum, hibiscus, camellia, and begonias. The everted mouth is trimmed with a yellow archaistic border.

Condition: [Please examine all photos carefully, as they are pa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1334420 (stock #QFM051416)
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mid-18th century
Qianlong Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Length (handle to spout): 14 cm / 5.5 in
Height: 11.7 cm / 4.6 in
From a Portland, OR private collection

A mid - Qianlong period export porcelain teapot, potted in the most charming lobed melon shape with a spayed petal-like foot. The body is decorated with continuous landscape scenes showing everyday life along a river harbor, with men and women fishing, boating, crossing bridge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334419 (stock #GWC021607)
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19th century
Late Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille verte enamels
Diameter: 36.5 cm / 14.4 in
From a San Diego, CA estate

A large and impressive porcelain charger plate, made in the late Qing dynasty and bearing an iron-red Qianlong seal mark. Enameled in the famille verte palette, this piece is decorated with two sprawling dragons, bordered by a diaper-ground border divided by chrysanthemums. The most interesting feature is however the subtle but imp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1334417
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19th century
Late Qing Dynasty
Silk and gold-foiled threads
Width: 127 cm / 50 in
Length: 62.5 cm / 24.6 in
From a Pennsylvania estate

A large 127 x 62.5 cm silk panel created from fabric originally intended for a chaofu court robe. The five-clawed dragons were created entirely from silk threads covered with gold foil, which couldn't be sewn through the fabric, so they were instead tacked down via a technique called 'couching'. The panel itself features fiv...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1334416 (stock #GFM051617)
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c. 1875-1900
Guangxu Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille rose enamels
Height: 17 cm / 6.7 in
Diameter: 16.8 cm / 6.6 in
From a Kansas City, MO estate & private collection

A large and unusual late Qing famille rose stem cup, dating from the Guangxu reign. Marks around the stem and on the inside foot reveals it was custom-made as a sacrificial vessel for a 'Li' family's ancestral altar. The bottom mark, 'jiqian', means 'to remember the heaven...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1328885 (stock #QFM061413)
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19th century
Mid Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with white glaze & overglaze famille rose enamels
Height: 12 cm
Width: 11 cm
From a northern California estate

An unusual and rare 19th c white glazed porcelain libation cup, modeled almost entirely after rhinoceros horn carvings of the same form. The square sides are molded with 9 kuilong dragons in high relief, while the center is relief-decorated with taotie masks.

Condition: There are signs of a very go...