All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1287105 (stock #PT-009)
Unusual pottery water dropper (scholar's object) in the form of a three-legged frog. The frog has a sansai glaze of a basic straw-colored glaze with drippings of yellow and green glazes. This water dropper was made with a hole in its back for placing the thumb to regulate the flow of water from its mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1286832 (stock #PT-048)
nicely made glazed pottery figure of a fish. The word for "fish", yu is a homophone for "abundance" and "affluence" Size: 9.5cm X 5.5cm Condition: Perfect except for some minor age chips on the base.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1286697 (stock #COIN-005)
Two ancient bronze "coins" shaped like small bowed knives. Both have encrustation on the bronze of varied coloration including that of a a blue-green malachite color. Period: Shang Dynasty (1600-1028 BC) Sizes: One is 14.5 cm long. The other is 17.7 cm long. Condition: The coins have natural wear and small chips to their rims and encrustation due to age. Nice patina. Would make an interesting addition to any coin collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286510 (stock #PT(H)-001)
This is the most desirable of all the Han dogs. Not only has it been beautiful executed but has one of the nicest faces I have ever seen on a Han dog,it looks great from every angle. Size: H.26.5cm. W. 23.3cm. Condition: Tip of left ear has been professionally repaired. Some minor chips around the base. Overall in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1286507 (stock #CER-011)
A very large Imari charger with a painted dragon in the center chasing the elusive flaming pearl. The panels have various paintings of dancers and country scenes. It is unusual to see dragons in Japanese Imari plates. The back has been wired for hanging. Size: Diameter. 45.3cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1286156 (stock #AMBN-009)
A gentle-faced natural amber figure of Quanyin (the Goddess of Mercy) seated holding an ambrosia bottle (kalasa)in her right hand. There is a hole on one side for stringing. Size: H. 4.2cm. W. 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1286155 (stock #ANN -001)
A chocolate brown Vietnamese Annamese plate with a center stacking circle. Age: 14th Century. Size: Diameter:16cm. Condition: No repairs
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1286045 (stock #AMBN-013)
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. 2.3cm. Condition: No repairs, cracks or chips.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1285940 (stock #AB-011)
An unusual and rare Pre-Columbian necklace of ancient ivory-colored petrified scorpion eggs and ceramic disc beads that were discovered together (it was restrung in Columbia)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1285820 (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...
An unusual horizontal poster of two wealthy girls on a shopping trip being transported in their palanquin. Original poster are extremely rare. Age: Pre 1930 Size: H:74cm. W:53cm. Condition: Some repairs. See photo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1285715 (stock #PT(J)-001)
A black glazed Jin Dynasty vase well painted in iron-brown with two graceful floral sprays.The Jin Dynasty was founded by the Wanyan clan of the Jurchen people, the ancestors of the Manchu people who established the Qing dynasty some 500 years later.. Size: H. 16.7cm. W. 20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1285587 (stock #PT(T)-014)
A rear authentic Chinese Tang Tomb Guardian. Chinese believed that there were evil creatures underground and had these type of guardians to protect the tombs. Size: 74cm X 28cm. Condition: In its original state. Some minor repairs but not totally reconstructed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1285371 (stock #CER-014)
A large blue & white meiping vase with various scenes and Buddhist symbols. Date late Qing. Size: H. 43cm. W. 24cm. Condition: No repairs. A chip on the rim and a kiln crease on the body. See photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1285249 (stock #WD-074)
A very rare round tea stand made of huanghuali with an insert burlwood top by a round stretcher and the splay legs ended in "Lin Zi" head feet. Age: Early 19th century. Size: 40 X 64 cm Condition. A small piece is missing from one of the legs. See last photo. Comes with a "Certificate of Antiquity"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1285009 (stock #COIN-010)
A set of nineteen very rare Pyu silver coins. Dated 100 to 500 AD. Some coins have holes in them, probably used for jewelry. Sizes: See photo. Condition: Natural patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1700 item #1284910 (stock #WD-066)
A very rare Chinese veneer huanghuali cabinet with the original marble inserts. The back of the cabinet still has the original fiber coating that was used during the Ming and early Ching Dynasties. See last photo. This cabinet was most likely made during the transitional period from Ming to Ching. Age: Early 18th Century Size: H.189cm W. 126cm D. 63cm Condition: All original. The drawers are probably a replacement. Normal wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1284788 (stock #AB-091)
A very rare unusual Pyu Gold mythical animal designed to be worn as a pendant with a natural gold ageing patina. Weight 16.6 grams Size: See last photo.