All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1342780 (stock #WD-026)
A nice lacquer screen mirror used by Scholars in their work tables. The mirror is surrounded by the usual key fret design while the base is carved with the auspicious melon, peony and peach, representing longevity and prosperity. The mirror looks like it is the original mirror. Size: H. 62.5cm. W. at the base, 41.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Normal wear and some age cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342733 (stock #PT-005)
An exceptionally and very rare beautiful and unusual stem bowl with a thick black glaze and decorative bands painted in an iron rust color. There is one boldly etched (scraffiato) large flower with leaves. The background of the flower is in an iron rust glaze accentuating the floral spray...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #1342197 (stock #SCR-002)
A nice old miniature Scholar's screen with one panel depicting a poem written in beautiful calligraphy signed by the writer. The other side has faint remains of a man and woman scene. Size:H. 22.2cm. W.13.5cm. Condition: No repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1341840 (stock #WD-046)
A well carved and painted wooden Ming statue of a female deity. She is in a sitting position holding something in her hands and wearing a hat that looks like some strange animal.The most significant appearance of a female deity in traditional Chinese popular religion occurs in the sixteenth century, with a new deity, known as wu sheng lao mu-the Venerable Eternal Mother...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Blue and White : Pre 1700 item #1341793 (stock #VT-004)
A blue and white cup and saucer with a raised scalloping design painted over in blue and white from the Vung Tau shipwreck. Age: 1690 AD. Size: Cup: Radius. 7.9cm. H.7cm. Saucer: Diameter:12cm. Condition: Some repairs. See photos
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341727 (stock #PT(T)-008)
A realistically formed figure of a resting sheep. The sheep is the eighth Chinese zodiac sign. The hollow form has two glazes - an overall straw-colored clear glaze with a drizzle of amber glaze that drips over its left side. The glazes have now turned iridescent from age - the amber glaze has a golden sheen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341525 (stock #PT(H)-005)
A beautiful large Han court lady with original pigment, standing and dressed in full robe with long swaggered sleeves and wide train. The head and hands have slots for inserting ornaments.The head is removable. Size H. 66cm. W. 25cm. Condition: No repairs. Some chips at the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1341484 (stock #JD-031)
A beautiful black-green jade (nephrite) bangle.I date this to be Tang Dynasty. The color of the jade is speckled with many colors. Size: Diameter (outside). 9cm. Condition: No repairs, cracks or chips. A small dent in the inside ring, most likely from the original carving.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341193 (stock #PT(T)-002)
An original natural pigment pottery figure of a standing court lady wearing a short-sleeved tunic over a robe with long sleeves. Her interesting looped hairdo is parted into two bunches that rest atop the sides of her head. The figure has most of the original pigments, some of which have worn off over the years.Very difficult to find one that has not been restored. Period: Tang (618 - 907 AD) Size: Height = 22.5 cm, Width at base = 7.5 cm. Condition: All original. No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1341140 (stock #WD-089)
A beautiful rare blackwood cabinet with symbolic carvings of a bat for long life and prosperity and happiness and the pair of fish for abundance and wealth and harmony. The cabinet comes with the original stand that is missing the two drawers. It is very rare to find the cabinet with the original stand.The items inside the cabinet do not come with the cabinet. Size: H. 193cm, L. 92cm W' 40cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1341037 (stock #PT-027)
A large beautiful and rare pair of colorfully glazed peacocks which were Vietnamese temple birds. The glaze is still vibrant and the sculpturing is very finely executed. Age: Mid 19th century. Size: H. 56cm - 54.2cm. W. 36cm - 36cm. Condition: Very good. Some very minor chips and hairline crack on one wing. See photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340909 (stock #PT-043)
An unusual Tang pottery of a standing dwarf wearing a robe and panted in orange pigments. He has a stocky figure and a sweet countenance on his downward tilt head. He is full of character. Figures such as these are considered a symbol of good luck and are not easy to find. Age: 618 - 907 AD. Size: H. 10.5cm. W. 6cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1340857 (stock #NONY-008)
A unusual yellow six sided Nonya plate with a peach and bats for good luck. Nyonya wares are over-glaze polychrome enamelled porcelains made in Jingdezhen in the Kiangsi province of China for the Straits Chinese, or Babas, whose female counterparts are called Nyonyas, hence the term Nyonya ware. Nonya wares were mainly reserved for festive occasions and special functions. Size: W. 15.2cm. Condition: No repairs or chips.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1340844 (stock #JD-116)
A very rare ancient black jade pendant. This pendant dates back to around 1,500 BC. Condition: Normal ware.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1340755 (stock #AB-043)
A nice white jade figure of a man or woman. There are four holes drilled in the jade, two in the back and two on the sides probably for attaching to some sort of fabric. Age: Late Qing or earlier. Size: L. 2.62cm. W. 1.5cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1340425 (stock #CLOI-001)
A cloisonné belt ornament from Southern China with flora and bird design. The cloisonné is identical on both sides with very high quality workmanship. Age: Late Qing, 19th century. Size: L.30cm. W. 7cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1340354 (stock #FURN-003)
A rare lacquered elmwood 18th century classical folding stool. The rattan seat has been professionally restored and all the hardware and wood is original. Size: H. 36cm. W. 35cm x 45cm. Age: Early Qing Dynasty.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340112 (stock #PT-042)
A nice rare scalloped Liao plate, boldly incised with blossoms and leaves, under a cream and bright leaf green and amber glaze. Comes with a certificate from the Chinese Government Auction House. Size: Diameter. 13.5cm. Condition: A broken piece at the rim that was glued back on probably at the site. It is almost invisible on the front of the plate. See photos.