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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1232893 (stock #123)
Nicely carved, stained and pigmented about the eyes and eyebrows. Approximately 2-1/2 inches long and 1-3/4 inches wide. Signed on back.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1232114 (stock #121)
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Blue silk intricately embroidered with couched gold thread. Edged with black silk and backed with a cotton fabric. Mid-to-late 19th C. Generally good condition with some loose threads and some deterioration and tears to the black silk edging (see photo #6).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1226795 (stock #115)
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Delightful antique jade male figure looking upward. Approximately 101 mm tall. Good condition with no chips, cracks or breaks noted.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1224812 (stock #114)
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Light celadon jade belthook with a dragon-head terminal. Approximately 3-1/4 inches long.

Condition: Generally good with some roughness along the edges of the shaft.

Provenance: From the estate of a gemologist and Chinese art collector.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1219809 (stock #110)
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Interesting antique carved ivory pendant embellished with diamonds in the ear lobes and hanging from a 14 Kt gold chain-form bale. Dates to the early 20th C. Large size at approximately 4-3/4 inches long (including the bale).

Condition: Excellent, with no chips or cracks noted.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1218899 (stock #108)
Carved hardstone group of birds on a tree branch. Set in a custom wood stand carved to render tree roots. Almost 9-1/2 inches tall. Dates to the early 20th C.

Condition: Excellent, with no chips, cracks or breaks noted.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1218740 (stock #106)
Crescent-shaped 14kt gold pin with three marquis-shaped jadeite stones of good color. There appears to be an impressed mark on the back, but it is not decipherable. Estate piece - dates to the early 20th C.

Size: Approximately 1-7/8 inches long.

Condition: Generally good condition with no damage noted.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1216694 (stock #099)
Long macrame necklace made with enameled silver beads from a Mandarin court necklace Chao Zhu.

Size: Necklace approximately 22 inches long.

Condition: Generally good condition overall. Beads exhibit losses to the enameling and some minor dents.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1214849 (stock #096)
Rare Chinese quarter-lobed porcelain tray finely decorated on the interior with famille rose enamels to portray flowering branches and finished on the edges with a continuous rose geometric border highlighted with flower heads. Dates to the Yongzheng/early Qianlong period. Approximately 7-1/2 inches across the largest spance.

Condition: Very good with only minor wear to the enamels.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1212202 (stock #093)
Antique pair of folding spectacles comprised of rock crystal and paktang together with a green shagreen case. Spectacles of this type were used to enhance a Chinese gentleman's scholarly affectation.

Condition: Spectacles in good condition. Exterior of case shows some age wear and minor losses (see detailed photos).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211975 (stock #092)
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Covered agate bowls finely carved in the moghul style. Approximately 2.5 inches in diameter and 2.25 inches tall. From a prominent estate. Christies stickers on the bottom.

Condition: Excellent with no chips, cracks, or breaks noted.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211758 (stock #089)
Carved in 2 pieces with the connecting hook rendered as a animal's head. Estate piece. Light celadon jade color with several small russet inclusions. (Note: Photo was taken with a flash and color appears slightly lighter than true color.)

Size: Approximately 4 inches long when connected.

Condition: Excellent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1206072 (stock #085)
Colorful kesi panel showing four front-facing five-clawed dragons among clouds, bats and buddhist emblems around a pieced center medallion with a side-facing dragon; all on a brown field. Probably constructed for use as a table cover from fabric originally intended for a robe. Bordered with an embroidered white silk fabric and backed by yellow gauze or linen. Dates to the mid-19th C.

Size: Approximately 44 x 46 inches.

Condition: Color remains vibrant. There are a few areas of separation, especially where the fabric has been folded for storage, and some small tears. Additional close-up photos can be provided upon request to serious potential buyers.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1205791 (stock #084)
Unusual and fine woven brush washer. Made from bamboo and finished with a reddish brown lacquer. Water fastness results from tight weave and impermeable lacquer finish. Approximately 2-7/8 inches in diameter and 1-1/2 inches tall.

Great addition to a scholar's art or brush washer collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1204866 (stock #082)
Delightful old Wang Hing miniature silver model of a Chinese Manchu shoe. Great detail extending to the underside. Approximately 1-9/16 inches long. WH 90 mark on shoe interior.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1203919 (stock #081)
Appealing small Chinese cizhou bowl. Covered in a straw glaze that extends to just above the foot ring and slightly into the bowl interior and decorated on the exterior with three vignettes in brown iron pigment. Approximately 3-3/4 inches in diameter and 2-3/4 inches tall. Dates to the Song/Yuan Dynasties.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1196502 (stock #078)
Decorated in the wucai palette with a phoenix among flower heads and scrolling vines. Approximately 7-1/4 inches tall. Dates to the Transitional Period (1620-1683).

Condition: Minor short cracks around the rim, a small production rim impression, and age-related wear to the enamels.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1192732 (stock #065)
Small carved jadeite budai figure on original custom wood stand. Pleasing sheen and color, the latter characterized by faint apple green touches. Approximately 3 inches high with stand; jade is approximately 2 inches high. Estate piece believed to date to the early 20th C. Old label on bottom of jade (see photos).