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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1246839 (stock #511)
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$1,200.00
A pair of satin stitch and couched metal thread embroidered rank badges, apparently never mounted on a robe, circa 1880. Each depicts a tiger-cat on a rock over waves, with shrimp, fish, emblems, bats and endless knots. According to John Vollmer this animal signifies and sixth and seventh military rank in the Ch'ing government system. They measure 28cm high X 55cm long, or 11" X 21.5"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1245232 (stock #1001)
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$150.00
These pottery cups designs were based on bronze or lacquer models now termed ear cups. To achieve the green effect they were molded and then lead glazed. They date to the Han dynasty, approximately 100 B.C. to 100 A.D. Measurements are 4.5cm high X 12.7cm wide X 10.9cm deep. Each has white calcium adhesions and slight amounts of iridescence, all from burial. There are small areas of glaze gapping but no cracks or chips...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1245230 (stock #1000)
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$150.00
These pottery cups designs were based on bronze or lacquer models now termed ear cups. To achieve the green effect they were molded and then lead glazed. They date to the Han dynasty, approximately 100 B.C. to 100 A.D. Measurements are 4.5cm high X 12.7cm wide X 10.9cm deep. Each has white calcium adhesions and slight amounts of iridescence, all from burial. There are small areas of glaze gapping but no cracks or chips...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1245205 (stock #231)
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$1,500.00
Each 19th century export painting depicts a woman seated at a table and with a bamboo spray extending in from one side; one with a pipe and the second with a fan. Both have apparently original rosewood frames. One work is inscribed on the back "Brought from China in 1936 without duty, except for the frames. They said were not 125 years old as the pictures are. Helen Baker". Each measures 57.8cm high X 43cm wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1245140 (stock #2775)
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$2,500.00
This jun bowl has an unusually bright red exterior and attractive bluish-toned interior. It definitely is post-Song, probably dating to the Ming dynasty. The unglazed foot rim and the glaze terminus show signs of real age. There is a hairline crack from the rim, visible in one image. Measurements are 5.6cm high X 12.5cm diameter. It comes with a Chinese cloth covered box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1238388 (stock #3012)
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$1,500.00
see description in previous listing
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1238386 (stock #3012)
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$1,500.00
A pair of Chinese porcelain globular jars, each decorated with 100 boys at play in famille-rose enamels, c.1880. Each measures 20.5 cm high X 21 cm diameter or 8" X 8 1/4" and has a Kangxi mark on its base. Each has a fitted wood stand and a matching lid. One lid has repaired breaks and both stands have reglued areas.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1225776 (stock #1075)
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$2,500.00
This nicely decorated Chinese porcelain sleeve vase is part of the Hatcher cargo sold in Amsterdam many years ago. It dates to about 1650 and is undamaged. The surface is slightly matte due to immersion and there are some faint brown marks on the interior of the vase's throat. It measures 21.1cm high. It is part of an old Pacific Northwest collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1218809 (stock #1129)
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$2,500.00
A well patinated Chinese bronze vase imitating a bronze age Hu, dating to about 1800. It measures 42.1cm high X 30cm X 23cm or 16 1/2" X 12" X 9" and has a very dark brown patina with applied areas of green and red to imitate burial patina. The low relief design with birds, dragons and monster masks is not accurate for such designs on ancient bronzes, so there is some chance it was not made to deceive but as an antiquarian object...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1208888 (stock #1124)
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$1,650.00
This well cast Chinese bronze tripod censer with body shaped as six conjoined cyma curves dates to about 1700. Two curved handles rise from the flat rim and short neck. The unmarked censer measures 8.5cm high X 12.7cm wide, or 3.3 inches X 4.75 inches. It has a nice patina now, but probably once was polished about 50-100 years ago. There is no damage other than a small nick to the rim's interior about 2mm wide. Metal color is somewhat darker than seen in the images.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1208884 (stock #2985)
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$1,850.00
The matching rose Canton chestnut bowl and stand each has reticulated bands and well executed famille-rose enamels decoration of roses and figures in gardens. Dating to c. 1830, the bowl measures 5 1/2 inches high X 11.4 inches X 9.6 inches, or 14cm X 28.4cm X 24.7cm, and the stand measures 10.8 inches X 9.7 inches, or 27.8cm X 25cm. Neither piece is damaged...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1203758 (stock #1068)
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$400.00
A finely decorated Chinese porcelain bird feeder, 19th century. Measuring 5.5cm high or 2 1/4" high, it is decorated in underglaze blue with a figure, probably Shoulao, holding a peach spray. There is a very small chip on its footrim, visible in one image.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1189058 (stock #1042)
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$1,000.00
Carved in relief with rock, peony, orchid and a bird, this dark transparent red bowl dates to the 19th century. It measures 7.5cm high X 16.7cm diameter, or 3" X 6 1/2". It comes with a good quality fitted wood stand. The small areas above the stand are quake hold material. There is a bubble below the glass surface at the rim and a tiny 1mm rim chip. This item comes from an old Pacific Northwest collection. Please view other items from this same estate on this site.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1171192 (stock #1035)
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$2,500.00
A transparent blue glass bottle-vase with incised four character Guangxu mark on the base, and of the period. Measuring 20cm high or 8 inches, the bottle is part of an estate which has a large number of Chinese glass items collected before 1980. The base has numerous shallow scratches and the rim's upper surface has a surface fracture visible in an image. This bottle vase and a few other items offered here are being sold to benefit the Seattle Art Museum.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1139115 (stock #1098)
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$1,500.00
Carved in low relief with a dragon amid clouds, this 19th century inkstone has an inscription incised into its base. It case is hung-mu, or hongmu, heavily stained and with a short rim crack from long use. It measures 18cm X 14.5cm X 3cm thick without the case, or 7 inches X 5 3/4 inches X 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1121790 (stock #2936)
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$250.00
Decorated in underglaze blue with a dragon amid clouds, this Chinese plate dates to the early 19th century. It measures 23cm or 9 inches in diameter. The base is unglazed. Despite its resemblance to Korean porcelain, this definitely is a Chinese object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1120583 (stock #279)
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$1,250.00
Signed Chu Ching and dated July 1860, this painting on paper depicts men enjoying scholarly pursuits in a nighttime garden. It is framed but not glazed. Measurements are 55cm high X 110cm wide image, or 60cm high X 115.3cm wide overall including frame. There are old horizontal abrasions above the figures. This painting has been mounted on some type of board and cannot be rolled for shipment.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1117694 (stock #2867)
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$500.00
Representing two peaches, a citron, an apple and a pomelo, this group of pottery fruit date to the early 20th century. One is marked Eastern Jade and one has the remnants of a Chinese export seal from the 1970's. They measure 8.5cm, 8cm, 8cm, 7.8cm and 6cm high, or 3 1/4 inches to 2 1/4 inches. Two have small chips to the leaves.