All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1312422 (stock #PT-025)
Blue and white export ware plate. There are four block-printed under glaze "crowns" around the edges of the plate with a brushed "fu" character in the center for prosperity, good fortune and wealth. Size: Diameter. 26.2 cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1312332 (stock #NONY-001)
Chinese Nyonya Ware plate with a foliated base painted with pomegranates, peaches and bats symbolizing fruitfulness, prosperity and happiness. 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 Nonya ware. Nyonya wares were mainly reserved for festive occasions and special functions. Size: L. 20cm. W. 14.2cm. H. 4.3cm. Condition: No repair...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1312091 (stock #SW - 002)
A large white glazed round dehua container with moulded floral designs on the lid and case. Found in Southeast Asia. Age: Song 960 - 1120 AD. Size: Diameter - 19cm H. 10cm. Condition: Age cracks on the lid.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1312015 (stock #PT-045)
An unusual and rare three legged mythical beast. This is probably the prelude to the three legged frog that lives on the moon. Age: Han Dynasty 206 BC to 220 AD. Size: L. 15.5cm. W. 10.5cm Condition: Some chips on the glaze fulled in and a small tip of the crown broken. See last two photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1311773 (stock #GLD-005)
The rare Gold Buddha is know as Bhumisparsa, the mudra of witness (earth touching). The hand with the palm turned inward and all the fingers extended downward touching the singhasana (pedestal supported by a lion) The gesture of touching the earth or calling the earth to witness commemorating Buddha's victory over temptation by the demon Mara. Age: 14/15th Century. Southeast Asia. Size: L.4.6cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1311673 (stock #GLASS-016)
A rare small glass eye bead from the Warring States period (475 BC - 221 BC). Size: 17 mm. Condition: No repairs. Very good condition for its age.Some embedded dirt from long burial.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1311672 (stock #GLASS-016)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1311586 (stock #AGR-043)
A beautiful quartz crystal gold ring with a unusual gold design on the stone. I feel that this is a post AngKor Wat period piece over 600 years old and is still wearable today. Quartz is clearer than photographed. Condition: Excellant. Weight 10.9 grams
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1311463 (stock #BR-017)
A rare gentle-faced bronze figure of Guanyin (the Goddess of Mercy) seated on a lotus pedestal. She wears an ornate necklace and has prayer beads on her right wrist. There is an image of Buddha beneath the veil on her head. Placed before her is her ambrosia bottle (kalasa). At the foot of her lotus pedestal is a band with two dragons facing a flaming pearl. Some design elements (robe trim designs, lotus design at her back, etc.) have been etched into the bronze whereas others are from the cas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1311257 (stock #BTBX-002)
A 19th - early 20th century very large "Yun" lacquered betel box with incised design of royal scenes and dancing girls. The box is divided into four pieces. The bottom part for betel leaves and the top part for lime, areca nuts, clove and other ingredients. Size:H. 25.5cm Diameter: 27cm. Condition: No repairs, an old chip on upper rim and some age cracks on the two bottoms. See photos.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #1311130 (stock #AMBN-003)
A nicely carved natural amber bottle with two crane birds, one on each side with floral designs. The crane represents longevity and also a symbol of age. Size: H. 4.5cm. W. 3.9cm. Condition: No repairs or chips.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1310858 (stock #AB-022)
A very rare multi color glass Chinese Han pendant with two holes for attaching to a garment or wearing as a pendant.. It comes with an additional Han glass bead for wearing as a pendant. Age: Han Dynasty 206 BC - 220 Ad.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1310627 (stock #BR(C)-002)
Four armed deity standing in samapada, holding attributes in his three hands, wearing a short pleated sampot with a central sash, wearing a jeweled necklace and pendant earrings. Size: H.(without stand) 13.4cm. Condition: No repairs or breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1310453 (stock #CER-006)
A very rare nicely moulded vase with a long ribbed neck that flares to a hexafoil rim. The hexagonal body is moulded with bands of flowers. The lower band has alternating patterns of lotus flowers and lotus leaves. There are two lion masks at opposite sides at the shoulder. The vase is covered in a light olive-grey glaze. Period: Yuan - 13th/14th Century Size: Height = 14.4 cm (5-11/16 inches) Condition: Tiny barely noticeable chip at the rim of the mouth otherwise perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1310374 (stock #AB-023)
A Rare large oval glass bead in shades of very pale blue to dark sky blue. Most of the front side of the bead has developed an intriguing beige patina. There are bi-toned (dark green & light blue) curvey line designs which are imbedded in the glass surface. The light blue line is now iridescent with age. The bead has two holes in the center for stringing.
Han Dynasty .
Size: Length = 5 cm, Width = 3.6 cm
Condition: Very good.
Han Dynasty .
Size: Length = 5 cm, Width = 3.6 cm
Condition: Very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1310129 (stock #MART-001)
A very large museum quality blue cobalt Jar. It is very, very rare to find this type of vase in cobalt blue, especially in this size and condition. The center of the vase has a relief of a dragon chasing the elusive flaming pearl. Size: H. 92.8cm. W. 46cm. Condition: Very good with no repairs or missing parts. One side has some calcification from being buried for a long time. It show up more in the photo than it actually is.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1309452 (stock #BR-048)
Large rare Bronze statue of Guanyin (the Goddess of Mercy). She wears an ornate necklace and has a ball-like "Nyoi Jewel" in her right hand representing enlightenment . There is an image of Buddha beneath the veil on her head. In her left hand she is holding her ambrosia bottle (kalasa)representing "The Water of Compassion. She is sitting on a lotus base and at the back of the base is the stylized inscription of Xuande,1426 to 1435 AD. Size: H. 49cm. W. At the base 31cm. Condition: Nice Patina. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1700 item #1309448 (stock #MART-002)
This is one of the earliest and rarest original types of vases made in Vietnam. It has a rich chocolate brown glaze with beautiful drippings going down to the base. This style of jar has been copied in later times in China and Southeast Asia. Size: H. 64.8cm W. 40cm. Condition: Perfect. No repairs.