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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1930 item #1073611 (stock #JD-108)
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A nice carved curling pig dragon with a bird head terminal to the crest. Hongshan styles have been copied through out different dynasties. It is hard to date this piece, probably early 20th century. Will make a nice pendant. Size: H.5cm, W. 4.5cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #651870 (stock #WD-044)
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A scholar's square waisted huanghuali table with humpbacked stretchers joining legs of square section ending in hoof feet.The table top has been kept in it's original condition still showing the original ink stains made by the scholars who worked on the table. The table is 100% original with no added parts. The top of the table can be removed showing the exact fitting of all the joints. Size: H. 87.5cm W. 92.5 x 92.5cm...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #801536 (stock #SBUD-005)
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A black terracotta Buddha amulet in the sitting position in-cased in a stainless steel case from Thailand. Age; Pre 1900 or earlier. Size: H. 3cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #894889 (stock #WD-057)
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An exceptional and rare pair of hungmu chairs also know as blackwood not to be confused with rosewood. Blackwood was used during the Qing Dynasty when there was no more Huanghuali.The back part of the chairs has a relief carving of a mother dragon and her baby. Age: Early 19th century. Size: H. 100.5cm. W. 65cm. Condition: No repairs. Normal wear.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #792059 (stock #AB-012)
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A lovely strand of 108 round beads with larger round coral-colored Ching glass beads spaced at 27 bead intervals. The coral beads are of a natural salmon pink. These beads were from a strand of official's beads during the Ching Period and were restrung at a later date as prayer beads. (It was again recently re-strung for strength.)

Period: Ching (19th Century)

Size: 36 inches long

Condition: Very Good . There are no chipped or broken coral beads...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #909585 (stock #WD-045)
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A huanghuali wood chest with original brass hardware. Over a two-part round lockplate is a cloud-shaped hasp with a cross design in the center. The four corners on top also have cloud-shaped protective/decorative brass. Period: 17th Century Size: Height = 13.3cm, Length = 37.2 cm, Depth = 20.3 cm. Condition: Normal wear. The top has some minor age cracks(see photo).
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #899934 (stock #PT-003)
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A pottery jar glazed with a green lead glaze. Half of it is still green while the other half has oxidized to a silvery iridescent color. The variance in color is due to how the piece was buried and the effect of moisture getting under the surface of the glaze and "lifting" it to give it the pearl-like sheen. We've nicknamed this the Yin-Yang jar because of its unusual natural patterning. What makes this unique is its beautiful silvery- gold iridescence...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #713620 (stock #JD-034)
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A nicely carved light celadon good luck jade pendant with a country scene on the front and a good luck character on the back. Age: Late Ching. Size: H. 6cm. W. 3.8cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #707027 (stock #JD-079)
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An very well carved erotic jade of two lovers with a floral patterned robe partially covering their bodies. The jade is translucent and of an even white color. The back of the hairdo of the male forms the hole for stringing. Period: Ching - Early 19th Century or late 18th century. Size: Height = 3.2 cm., Width = 3.4 cm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #621614 (stock #JD-038)
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A beautifully carved jade using the natural colors of the piece to represent Han style dragons. Size: W. 7.5 x 5.5cm. H. 2cm. Condition: Perfect except for a minor chip on the tail of one of the dragons that can easily be filed off. See last photo.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #942587 (stock #WD-003)
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an octagonal weight. The upper covering slat has a gentle groove to better accommodate the ivory measuring stick when the two slats are closed. Period: 18th Century Size: length = 28 cm (11 inches) Condition: Has a nice patina and with all its original pieces (a complete set). The delicate ivory stick is also perfectly preserved with no breaks and has a nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #978132 (stock #WD-005)
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A huanghuali wood brush washer carved in the form of a frog resting on a lotus pad that gently curls around him, giving protection. Brush washers and brushpots were important implements for painting and calligraphy for Chinese scholars. They were used, not only for practical purposes, but also for enjoying their beauty.

Period: Ching - 19th Century

Size: Length = 25 cm (9-7/8 inches, Width = 17 cm (6-5/8 inches)Condition: Very good with no repairs. Natural age wear.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1186488 (stock #BR-025)
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A rare Bronze Ding or food offering container with domed cover and looped handles (when inverted the cover becomes a tripod dish) Age. Qin Dynasty (First Emperor) 221-206BC Size: H.17.2cm. W. 22cm. Condition: No repairs. All original. A small dent on the lid.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #790043 (stock #BrPt-038)
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A thick huanghuali brushpot from the Ming Dynasty. Size: H. 16cm. Diameter. 15cm. Condition. No repairs. Small chips on the outside upper & inner rims. A small chip in the bottom plug hole. See the last photo.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #522905 (stock #BrPt -001)
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #856814 (stock #BrPt-017)
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A heavy huanghuali brush pot from the Ming Dynasty. Brush pots from the Ming period are much heavier and use more huanghuali then in the Qing Dynasty. Size: H. 17cm. Diameter. 16cm. Condition: Minor old small repair on one side. See photo. Natural aging.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #880026 (stock #BrPt-021)
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A nice huanghuali brushpot from the early Qing period purchesed in Beijing 20 years ago. Size: H 16.6cm. Diameter. 15.2cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #950510 (stock #AB-051)
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A rare bird pendant carved from striped agate of a bird from the Pyu period. The bird was carved to utilize the stripes to give a feeling of feathers. A hole has been hand drilled from the head to the tail to make a beautiful pendant. Age: 100 to 500 AD. Size:L. 3cm. Condition: No repairs. A tiny chip on the beak, only noticed it in the photo. See last photo.