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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1940 item #1231657 (stock #AMBN-014)
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A nicely carved natural amber pendant with one bat and leaf design. The bat represent longevity and happiness. The bat and happiness sound is in the Chinese language is similar - both pronounced Fu. Size: L. 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs, cracks or chips.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #1228112 (stock #GLASS-020)
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Chinese red glass bead necklace. These types of beads were originally used by the palace officials. Size: 33cm X 2.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1227563 (stock #BR-035)
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A rare unusual bronze mirror with two mythical animals that might be tigers. Age: Western Jin Dynasty - 265 - 316 AD. Size: Diameter - 9cm. Condition: No repairs. Natural aging with nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1220393 (stock #GLASS-007)
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A beautiful red glass bead necklace made from a court official's rank necklace. Made from very high quality matching glass beads. Most of these rank necklaces were broken apart during the cultural revolution. Size: 34cm folded. Bead size: 1cm. Condition: Very good. No chips etc.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1217742 (stock #WD-001)
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A rare wooden Buddha in a seated position on a lotus pedestal. The face is serenely contemplative and the robe is carved to show the gathered folds. Wooden Buddhas from this period are very difficult to find. This Buddha has a natural, calming presence.

Period: Yuan/Ming or earlier

Size: Height = 31 cm., Width at base = 18 cm.

Condition: The wood has shrinkage and cracks from age. The right ear and fingers of the left hand are missing...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1211186 (stock #WD-064)
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A very rare carved wooden Buddha dating back to the 15th century or before. Size: H. 26.5cm. Condition: Natural ageing. The right hand is missing and a portion of the base has worn away.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1209428 (stock #JD-086)
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A black and white recumbent jade dog from the Song Dynasty. Size: L. 5cm. W. 2.8cm. H. 1.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Some of polish has been lost through age.
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 1837 VR item #1173168 (stock #WD-013)
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A beautiful and well made scholar's screen made of blackwood and having the original marble insert. Most of the marble in early pieces have been replaced. The frame for the marble has a key fret design. The base has carvings of two peaches, representing longevity, and the peony for prosperity. Age: Early 19th century. Size: H. 64cm. W. 43.5cm. Condition: No repairs, all original, age crack on the marble, common for it's age.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #1079297 (stock #WD-068)
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A very rare Chinese Nanmu scholar's table chest. Nanmu wood has been used in China since the Han dynasty and is very prized by collectors as it is difficult to find. I feel that it is rarer than huanghuali. I have only come across one Nanmu scholar's chest in all the years that I have been collecting. Size: L.34cm. W.17cm. H.6cm. Age: Mid Qing or earlier. Condition: No repairs
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 1492 item #998222 (stock #PT-007)
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A ewer with an greyish-olive toned glaze that covers all but the foot and base. The mouth is trumpet-flared and the 3-lobed rim of the mouth is trimmed in silver (see photos). The grooved strap handle is typical of Song items .

Period: Song: 10th-13th Century

Size: Height = 21.2 cm (8-3/4 inches)

Condition: Tiny firing separation at the base of the spout (not a crack).
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 1910 item #976154 (stock #GLASS-009)
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A magnificent red and white Beijing glass vase . Basic vase is white glass with an overlay of red glass that has ben carved to expose the white vase. Scenes of scholars, merchants, painter, bridge, birds and mountain scenes. Qianlong mark at the bottom. Age: Pre 1920. Size: H.27,6cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #970740 (stock #BrPt-042)
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A very nice well carved huanghuali brush pot. Size: H. 12.5 cm. W. 10.2cm. Condtion: No repairs
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #970323 (stock #BrPt-039)
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Large old Chinese huanghuali brush pot from the 18th century. Size. H. 14.5 cm. W. 15.3 cm. Condition: No repairs. Some old chips at the base. See photos.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #946384 (stock #WD-025)
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A rare and very 18th century large scholar's standing screen. The front of the screen is painted red with a gilded mountain scene. The back is painted black with the remains of a good luck symbol. Size: H. 91cm. W. 78cm. Condition: Normal ageing. No repairs. In it's natural state, could use some professional cleaning.
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.