David Anthony
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1336074
David Anthony
$3,200.00
A Chinese mutton fat nephrite jade pendant or toggle of Budai measuring about 2 1/2" long and weighing 86g. While primarily white in color, the jade has a few random russet sections on the side and rear, and evinces under strong light a faint subtle green tint. There is a hole which is used to thread for wear. Unmarked.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1336026
David Anthony
$4,500.00
A fine spinach green carved Guanyin, 20th century, with fine subtle lines and carving. Mass 369 g. Dimension: 6 1/8" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1335991
David Anthony
$1,085.00
A Chinese porcelain vase of yellow ground with pate-sur-pate decoration of birds among prunus tree. Vase is in excellent condition although it has 2 very minor production flaws in the paste, the larger of which we show in 1 of in the images. Stamped on underside with reign or makers mark, dating to late 19th century. Dimension: Approx 10" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1335983
David Anthony
$375.00
A carved sandstone incense burner formed as a water buffalo of Chinese origin, late 19th C. to early 20th C. There are 2 holes at the top of the burner, and one at the rear. Condition is good, with one small chip in the back and a very small chip on the right ear. The symbol resembling a swastika is actually a joss, a Chinese good luck symbol. This sculpture is an impressive display piece. Dimension: 9 1/4" l
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1335837
David Anthony
$525.00
Sensuous and serene, this covered pewter jar is quiet, subtle, and sophisticated with it sparse plant motif which climbs up the wall onto the lid. The patina on a supple orange peel skin evokes soft tones of solitude. The underside is marked with Chinese symbols. Excellent condition in spite of tarnish. Dimension: 2 7/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1333622
David Anthony
$310.00
A nice example of Chinese porcelain vase made with the Famille Rose color palette featuring two vignettes which alternate with the vibrant flowers and Precious Things. The bulbous body rises up to slender trumpet mouth, along which neck are two honey gold enameled chilins...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1333528
David Anthony
$495.00
This turquoise based enameled color scheme accents the gold and silver elements of this finely crafted and detailed scholar's brush used to hold calligraphy tools away from the table or paper. It depicts crane and deer on a rock ledge among fungus. We believe this rest to be made of silver with gold enameling...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1333527
David Anthony
$145.00
A fine Chinese Rose Medallion ladle with a mother and her child seated together. The handle is subtly gilded with the standard famille rose palette. This example dates to c. 1820 and is in excellent condition. These small but wonderful items are hard to find, and such a treat when discovered. Dimension: 5" l
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1333523
David Anthony
$190.00
A fine Chinese black lacquer pillow decorated with gold hats, coins or bis, One shows what appears to be a scraper and scoop, with the other end having Chinese writing. While the condition is quite good, the photographs show a couple of places with small peelings of finish, something very common with lacquer items. The quality of the painting and calligraphy is very good. Dimension: 10" x 5 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1333522
David Anthony
$1,725.00
An exceptionally large Chinese lacquer birthday box made with layer upon layer of lacquer on a silk ground. The top has a floral and shell motif using earthy reds, greens, and pinks to create a marvelous arresting design. The sides are decorated with overlapping discs. The circular form is moderately scalloped. The interior is two toned black and red...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1333520
David Anthony
$1,500.00
Chinese ivory carving of standing scholar holding an open scroll, attired in draping robes and elaborate head dress. The figure is embellished with ink work. Condition is very good to excellent with a very tight crack of about 1.5 inches near the base front. The underside is marked in Chinese script "Great Ming". Dates to the 19th C. Dimension: 8 1/2" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1333518
David Anthony
$525.00
A Chinese export porcelain tea caddy with floral decorations on the broad sides and a small spray on the narrow sides and the corners of the main faces. The shoulder is dressed with blue enameling and simple Greek key in gold, while just below the shoulder a garland of small flowers circumscribes the top. Its lid is decorated consistent with the main body with a naturalistic knop...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1333516
David Anthony
$450.00
A fine Chinese export porcelain armorial tea caddy with lid. The family crest dominates both sides and is accented with a ribbon in blue around the base and a thick dark blue trim around the shoulders. The lid is similarly decorated with a naturalistic knop. The glaze contains imperfections from the production process. The enameling on the crest has faded considerably, making it unlikely that we can identify the crest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1333515
David Anthony
$300.00
Unusually well patinated Chinese cast iron figure of scholar or deity. Fine details noted in hair and raised phoenix on back of garb. Inscription on front base. Moderate rust mostly at base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1333452
David Anthony
$340.00
A curvaceous vase with a tall slightly trumpet neck has a minty green ground with delightful colored leaves, flowers, and fruits with a bird perched on one branch. Condition is very good with one small enamel chip at the base which we show in one of the photos. The decoration appears to have some western influences. Very nicely done. Unmarked. Height: 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1333448
David Anthony
$2,700.00
An unusual octagonal Chinese lacquer stacked box set painted with black ground and elaborate gold designs featuring prominently the warring dragons and pearl motif on the lid, also repeated stylistically on the sides. Cabriole legs support a sunken base which supports 2 trays and a lid. Overall condition is quite good but as you will see in one of the photos, there is paint loss on the legs to varying degrees, the one shown being the most egregious example. The interior of the box is crimson...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1333446
David Anthony
$695.00
A fine intricately carved Chinese ivory clam shell dream featuring a menagerie of activity, including a dignitary carried on a sedan, scholars by trees, openings to buildings, and more. A fantastically miniature vignette. Excellent condition, unsigned. Made early 20th C and thus before the ivory ban. 3 1/2" l
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1333445
David Anthony
$550.00
Chinese export porcelain mug, with handle, on foot rim, painted in the famille rose palette. In excellent condition with discoloration especially around handle, indicative of an old repair. One central reserve with 2 men, otherwise surrounded by blue and white flowers and polychrome bouquet; rimmed with blue on white panels. Underside tagged with identification from at least 40 years ago. Dates to middle of 18th C. Very fine specimen. Height: 5"