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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1333408 (stock #PT-015)
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Liao Flask shaped like a leather prototype with a vertical spout and a loop handle on the other side, both rising from a tall ovoid body covered in a rich glossy amber glaze, stopping above the foot to reveal the buff stoneware. Size: 31.5 cm.high. Condition. No repairs. Normal kiln marks. Age: 10th Century
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1327007 (stock #WD-072)
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A very rare and beautifully carved blackwood table. The carvings represent good luck symbols with key fret designs,lingzhi fungus, floral, tendril, and coins. The front and the back are a mirror images of each other, and the two sides also have mirror image carvings on both ends. The legs are straight and not curved as seen in the wide angle photo. Size: L.116 cm W.40 cm H.84 cm. Condition: Small age crack. See photo.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1313214 (stock #TBP-002)
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A complete old Tibetan ladies purse made of Yak leather and inlaid with silver and gilt carvings with a center piece of Turquoise. The front has carvings of two fish (representing the beginning of life)and flower design. The back has a center tree design. There is a silver woven chain attached to the top for carrying. Age: Late 19 Century. Size: Leather purse. L. 12cm. W. 7cm. Overall length. 32cm. Condition. Very good.No repairs. Normal ageing.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1288383 (stock #JD-092)
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A rare carved jade of an old man with a beard. Half of the jade on top is translucent and the bottom bottom half opaque. It is from the Hunan culture which was absorbed by the Han as their control spread over the whole of China. Size: H. 3.8cm. W. 1.3cm. See last three photos.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1273738 (stock #PT(T)-007)
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A pottery whistle in the form of an unusual face with its lips puckered as if whistling. The top of the whistle has green and brown glazes (sansai glaze) - the bottom is unglazed. The glaze has a very fine crackle. Under magnification, tiny pits can be seen on the fine crackle, which is consistent with the appearance of glazes for pieces of this period.

Period: Tang (618 - 907 AD)

Size: Height = 3.9 cm

Condition: Good condition. No breaks...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1268348 (stock #CER-007)
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A Cizhou ceramic pillow with an ivory colored glaze which continues to a little above the base. The center of the headrest is painted fluidly with a floral spray in a brown iron pigment while a loose band of three freely incised lines encircle the flower. The base is left unglazed. Period: Song (10th Century) Size: Width = 23.5 cm (9-1/4 inches) Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Some loss of the glaze on both top edges.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1232066 (stock #JD-091)
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A unusual rare well carved jade pendant with a stylized head of a Zhou pig on top and tapering down into a fang or a claw.. The upper part of the jade is of a black and tan color and the tail is translucent. There is a hole at the back of the mouth for stringing. Size: L. 4.7cm. W. 1.2cm. Condition: See last photo.
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.