Three Friends Studio Ltd
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1260663
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$580
Shiwan, or Shekwan in Cantonese is famous for making gungjai or figurines of historical and mythical characters. This is an exceptional well made gungjai of Li Tieguai. See the nice details in the photographs. The figure is emaciated, the definition of skin and bones is well done. It is not signed. Overseas buyers please email for shipping costs. Date: early 20 century Dimensions: 14cm long, 12cm wide, 21cm high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1260661
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$980
This is a lively portrayal of Zhong Kui in official garment in pomegranate red glaze and holding a tablet. As retold in history, Zhong Kui won the title of zhuang yuan, first place in the civil examinations, but he was rejected because he was born ugly. In his disappointment he killed himself...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1940 item #1204387 (stock #TFS 11)
Three Friends Studio Ltd
SOLD
Yixing is famous for the zisha or purple sand teapots, but teapot making is not the only industry. The abundance of clay made it possible to do a viable business in producing objects for the household. This is an example of a brazier or handwarmer into which hot coals were placed to keep a room warm. The potter used the slab method and created an eight sided pot. A thick glaze covered the entire exterior surface, and a clear glaze on the inside...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1930 item #1203036
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$495
The 1920's period in China was significant in many respects. Historically speaking, China was a new country under a new republic. It was also a time for the revival of the teapot making industry in Yixing and the flowering period of the Yixing potters. Demands for teapots locally and abroad gave raise to teapot productions in a large scale. Many teapots were mass produced...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1163301
Three Friends Studio Ltd
SOLD
One of the joys of my childhood was to peek into other peoples' gardens through these verticulated tiles. Four of these tiles form a pattern,each tile is about 12" square. These four are already installed in a garden, but there are similar ones that will appear later.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1163299 (stock #4623)
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$2,800
This dramatic cabinet crowned with architectural ornament is painted with brilliant colors of red, yellow and blue. The drama is created by the painting on the doors - two colorful confronting dragons on a red background beneath, each under a Garuda with wide spread wings. Under the dragons are three fire breathing bulls. The cabinet sits on a base decorated with flowers. The dimensions for the crown is 58" wide by 25" deep. The cabinet is 46.5" wide and 18" deep...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1125167
Three Friends Studio Ltd
SOLD
The name Ren Ganting 1889-1968 is very well respected by collectors of Yixing wares. He was known as a painter and an engraver. Ren Ganting was the foremost carver of his day and he worked for many companies including Wu Deshang, Chendinghe and Tiehuaxuan. Tiehuaxuan in Shanghai was famous for the excellence in calligraphic decoration. The pair of vases here, made of red Yixing clay and painted with a beige color slip is a fine example...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1097042 (stock #C30)
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$2,500
The well constructed 2 section cabinet is a very good copy a Japanese Mizuya Dansu. It was made by Korean craftsmen in the 1970'with a harder and heavier wood. This durable cabinet provides plenty of room for storage for heavy kitchen wares or anything. Circa 1980's. Approximately 71"W x 18"D x 68"H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1086038
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$5,500
This cabinet with a crown that resembled architectural elements of Tibetan Temples came from Tibetan communities in Western China. Elephants and snow lions decorate the doors. Top crown is 52.5" wide x 22.5" deep. Cabinet is 45.5" x 19"deep x 88" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1930 item #1086019
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$4,800
This Two door Tibetan Cabinet painted with animals sacred to Tibetan Buddhism elephants, deer and lions. Dimensions are 72" wide x 18" deep x 34" high. Two doors each have a crack.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1086005
Three Friends Studio Ltd
$2,500
This pre World War II cabinet is painted in brilliant colors. There are two pairs of doors as well as two top niches for storing Buddhas. Dimensions are 27" wide x 19" deep x 58" high. If you have any questions please email me. Thank you