Offered for Sale is a fine bone and Ivory of an Inuit/Eskimo , harpoon in hand, pursuing a Seal. The piece measures 3.5" x 1.63" x .88". The Seal's eyes are inset with some other black material. (likely soapstone)Please feel free to email any questions.
Offered for Sale is this fantastic Flame Vase which I believe is Circa seventeenth century. The Vase is heavely potted and covered with a thick flowing Flambe glaze. The Vase is 6.25 inches in height and 3.00 inches in diameter. Please feel free to email any questions.
Ancient Asia Arts and Antiquities
This fine example has been in my personal collection for 15-20 years. I first purchased the Bowl Stand from Brian Page of Brian Page Antiques and a fellow Trocadero member based in England. I had a few Song bowls that I had collected over the years but the one that was a perfect fit to the stand was a very nice Qing Bai Bowl that I had purchased from a fellow dealer at the Scott's Antique Show in Atlanta, Ga, Jim Mc Cloud...
Ancient Asia Arts and Antiquities
This is an exceptionally well done Museum quality Ivory carved figure of a Man. I purchased this piece around 20 years ago from the collection of a friend and third generation Antique dealer in Kentucky.My friend lived in the middle of Kentucky Hourse Country and was frequently employed to purchase or sell local estates. This fine piece was likely an Estate find from one of the many Estates he handled...
This is a Chinese Yuan Dynasty figure of a Zodiac Boar/Pig. The Pig is known for its sincerity, purity, tolerance and honor. The Pig wants to do everything right. The Pottery figure is in excellent condition. The Boar/Pig measures 5 3/4 inches in length, 3 inches in height and 3 1/4 inches in height. As all my Chinese pieces, the Zodiac is guaranteed to be genuine. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is a Pottery figure of a Chinese Ming Dynasty Court Lady. The Figure is in excellent condition with only small nicks and "flea bites associated with a piece of this age. Most of the white wash and some of the color pigment also remain. The head is removable as was the custom for some funerary pieces during this period. The Figure is 13 1/4 inches in height, 3 1/2 inches wide and 3 inches deep. This piece is guaranteed to be authentic and of the period...
This is a finely detailed carved Okimono of an Elephant. From the lifelike skin to the curved trunk and flared ears, this is an exceptionally fine piece. The figure is 2.5" in length, 1.75" in height and 1.5" deep. The Okimono appears to be signed but I can not make out the signature. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is one of my finer Japanese Ivory Okimono carvings. The detail carries down to the carved teeth and tongue. The expression on his face shows his elation at having finally caught his fish. I believe the carving to be circa 19th century.The Figure measures 3.5 inches in height, 2.0 inches wide and 1.5 inches deep. The piece is signed. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is a really exceptional Satsuma Vase by the talented Satsuma artist Hattori. The Vase measures 5.75 inches in height and 2.65 inches square. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is an expertly detailed Satsuma Vase Signed Hododa The Vase is in excellent condition with no damage or repair. The Vase measures 4 7/8" x 3" x 2 1/4". Please feel free to email any questions.
This is a Chinese hand carved Celadon Jade dragons belt hook. Finely relief carved throughout depicting a pi xiu beast dragon body and horned dragon head as hook, 18th-19th century. I purchased this fine piece from a prominent East Coast Auction house a few years back.The piece is in excellent condition with no chips or breaks. There is a small material inclusion in the Jade that is shown. This does not detract from the overall beauty of the complete piece...
This is an expertly carved Ivory figure of a Sage and Deer. The detail and finish are excellent. There is no damage and no repair to the piece. The piece measures 3.25 inches in height, 1.63 inches wide and 1.75 inches deep. The cross-hatch grain is readily apparent.This wonderful piece will be a fine addition to any collection Please feel free to email any questions.
This is an expertly Carved Ivory figure of a Sage and Bird. I believe the Carving to be from middle to late 19th century. The piece is in excellent condition with no breaks or repairs. It measures 3.13 inches in height, 1.63 inches wide and 1.15 inches deep. The cross-hatch grain is clearly visible. This is a fine solid piece for any collection. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is an expertly carved and detailed Ivory figure of a Chinese Empress. With the exception of the face almost every square mm is carved in almost unbelievable detail. In over 25 years of collecting, I have not seen another example of this caliber of carving. The Figure is 3.50 inches in height, 1.75 inches in depth and 2.1 inches wide. There is no visible damage or repair to the piece. I believe this piece to be Circa late 1880's to early 1920's. Please feel free to email any questions.
This is a Hu form green glazed Jar dating to the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) This Jar has been in my collection for over 25 years.I purchased the Jar from Fort Steuben Inc of Columbus Ohio. Many pieces in my collection were also purchased from Lawerence Lee, the owner of Fort Steuben and a dealer in Chinese antiques and antiquities for fifty years in mainland China. Lawrence had all pieces above a given amount TL tested by Dr Bortolot of Daybreak Lab...
This is a Han Dynasty Tomb Tile depicting a musician playing a flute. The depiction is in the form of a Bas relief. The Tile is in excellent condition considering the 2000 +/- years of burial. There are a few normal chips but nothing that detracts from the overall impact of this piece. The Tile measures 10.25 inches wide, 12.25 inches in height and 2.5 inches at its thickest point. Please feel free to email any questions.
Ancient Asia Arts and Antiquities
Large Museum Quality Han Dynasty(206BC-220AD) Proto Porcelain Hu Form Jar.. The Jar is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips , repairs or restorations. The Glaze is also in excellent condition with no degradion. I have attempted in the pictures to show all of the surfaces and details of interest. Additional pictures can be furnished to serious buyers...
This is a finely carved and polished Chinese Jade Seal. The Seal is 19th century or earlier. Four characters are carved into one side of the seal (not translated) The piece is expertly carved and polished. It measures 2.5 inches in height; 1.88 inches wide and .5 inches thick.