The interior decorated in under glaze blue showing two opposing phoenix birds on clouds and scroll ground within a double circle. The exterior with matching design and. The base with six-character seal design on Qianlong. Republic Period. Provenance: Acquired prior to 1949 in Asia. Inquire about detailed provenance. Measurements: D 6.5”
Splendid color and ink on horizontal paper scroll, Measuring 24 feet long and 12 inches wide, the paintings take up about 80 inches on this massive scroll. The original Song dynasty colt paintings by (Song) Chao Yuen Chong are in a museum in Tokyo. One brief part of the calligraphy comprising the title of the scroll is "signed" by Song calligrapher Gao Yi from Zhou Jun with a palace seal, and in the calligraphy portion, there is also a reference to the Ming emperor Jiajing...
Traditional Mandalay-style Buddha standing on a lotus throne, with porcelain eyes, with the right hand holding a lotus bud; embellished with mica and colored glass. Approximately mid-twentieth Century. Fine condition. Measurements: Stands 40" high. Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s.
Large round cloisonné basin on cylindrical foot ring. The interior decorated with four-clawed dragon chasing flaming pearl, with green phoenix swooping down amid clouds, all on turquoise ground of swirls and flames and encircled by a band of scrolling lotus and band of blossom scrolls on broad everted rim...
Bodhisatva Manjusri, worshipped as the God of Wisdom, is shown riding on a lion, symbol of bravery. Please ask for condition report. Provenance: Private collection. Acquired in China prior to 1939. Measurements: 110" x 38"; 67" x 35".
Striking color on paper scroll of two fancy roosters on fruiting peach tree. Signed by Zou Yi Gui (1686-1782) but probably dating from the 19th century. Provenance: Private collection; acquired prior to 1924. Measurements: 54" x 24"; 33" x 18".
An impressive color pigment on paper scroll of a large parrot perched on cherry tree, signed Lu Zong Gu. The scroll was exhibited at the Museum fuer Angewandte Kunst in Vienna in the 1930's. Provenance: Acquired prior to 1924. Measurements: 109" x 28".
The scroll painting shows a scholar with attendants contemplating a towering rock. Please write for condition report. Provenance: Acquired prior to 1924. Measurements: 66" x 20"; the painting 54" x 17".
Thai gilt bronze Buddha, Ratanakosin period, 18th/19th century, the Buddha depicted in "Calming The Ocean" mudra. Both hands repaired at wrist, spire missing but very fine casting. Measurements: H 15"; teak wood base H 3 1/2". Provenance: The piece is said to have been owned by a member of the early Chakri dynasty in the late 18th century.
Rare Chinese black ground silk gauze skirt embroidered in couched gold-wrapped thread and satin stitch with a band of eight dragon roundels of dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds, all above more dragons in similar pursuit, and above cresting waves and lishui stripe; the top of the skirt with a pendant flap (re) also with dragon design; together with a border of floral pattern in tightly woven metallic-wrapped thread. Fine condition. Late 19th century...
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Specially designed necklace with pearls, old aventurine quartz, moonstone, crystal and gilt silver beads, together with old Japanese ivory or ivory-simulating carving of baku. Measurements: 23" long, with 3 1/2" to 7" pendants.
China Coast Couture offers a paneled red silk skirt, with detailed embroidery of peonies executed in long and short satin stitch and seed stitch. The skirt has been modified in that a waist band has been added to make a better fit. Please look at our other China Coast Couture pieces. Thank you.
China Coast Couture presents a very finely embroidered silk on black cotton long jacket from Songjiang, China. Several techniques were used including highly detailed seed and chain stitch, appliqued braid stitch and reverse applique. This is a long jacket with side closure. Please check out our other China Coast Couture items. Thank you.
Old Thai carved clay amulet pendant, old faceted red beads, gilt Khmer silver beads and old red whitehearts. For many years, Elisabeth has collected beads from around the world and created unique designs for her clients.
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Necklace has a semi-antique Tibetan coral and turquoise pendant (of Avalokitesvara) together with painted vintage glass beads and clear crystal beads. Approximate length: 13" without pendant. We have collected unique beads for many years to create something special for you.
Painted wood carving of fierce guardian animal, Bali. Semi-antique. Purchased from an estate. Good condition with old worm holes on back. H 12", W 14", D 4".
Exceptional gold on lacquer carving in the round, of mythological lion or temple guardian, together with a pair of cubs, resting on rectangular plinth. The figure dates from the 19th century of China's Qing dynasty. Workmanship and style associated with reign of Daoguang (1821-1850). Fine condition with one old repair to neck of one cub. 13 1/2" x 14 3/4". Provenance: Private Collection. Actual shipping charges.