All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1263869 (stock #378ar)
E & M Perez
Of celadon green jade, with inclusions of both white and grey/tan, this delicate bracelet measures 2 7/8" (7 1/2 cm)in diameter on the outside, and slightly less than 2 1/2" (6cm+) on the inside, and is just over 1/2" (1 1/2cm) deep. The designs are all hand carved, featuring a lingzhi, or mushroom design. The jade is slightly translucent and has a soft waxy surface, with evidence of hand work throughout. There is some wear to the design, but no chips or cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259568 (stock #370ar)
E & M Perez
These two Georgian round base, baluster stem candlesticks match perfectly, and were obviously made by the same hand, with one being signed with spurious hallmarks. Of paktong, they have a very satiny surface with a very slight yellowish hue. The surface has evidence of wear, with slight scratches, abrasions, and very minor dents (the lip of smaller stick also is bent, evident in photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1247145 (stock #3567ar)
Measuring 7 1/2" long and just over 4" high, this bronze figure of Ganesh retains much of the original silver surface, though some is heavily tarnished. (Note, there is a yellowish reflection in some of the photos, but the figure is silvered). The multiple arms hold ritual items, an axe, a goad, and naga serpent heads rise behind the head of Ganesh. He reclines on a lounge, with lotus petals below, and the rat is depicted upon his leg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1246707 (stock #353ar)
Beautifully carved of boxwood, this Buddha is said to represent wealth, as he carries a large Chinese coin on his travels. Wrappped in a draping cloak, his large bald head is typical of this Budai, and he has the usual mirthful smile. The sculpture measures 6 1/2" high, and has a lovely deep satiny patina. File marks are evident on the base, and the handwork is obvious over the entire surface. Excellent condition, no losses, with some shrinkage of wood evident, though no cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1239750 (stock #ar342)
In typical Rose Medallion decoration, with cartouches containing figures, birds, insects, flowers, and foliate designs, this form is beautifully executed, with small lid, twisted handle, and straight spout rising from the lower section of the base. The enamel decoration is crisp and bright, with little wear, and the gold highlights remain on the body, the spout, handle and finial (some wear on handle and finial, visible in photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1239746 (stock #ar341)
With a pewter interior and foot, this lac burgaute bowl is inlaid with multiple colored mother of pearl sections, including finely carved leaves, trees, landscape features, people, and architectural elements. Some of the mother of pearl sections are further incised with details, and there are areas where the mop is sprinkled to form a textured background...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1233884 (stock #ar338)
Dating to the 18th century, possibly earlier, this bronze seal depicts a chilong or dragon seated upon a pedestal table, it's tail curled,and mouth open with a fierce expression. The seal measures 2" wide, 1 5/8" deep, and 1 3/4" high. The patina is very dark, with evidence of verdigris on the surface and on the seal face. The seal refers to a palace built in Seoul Korea during the Ming Dynasty, Gyeongbokqung, along with various names...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1231249 (stock #ar334)
E & M Perez
Of deeply colored boxwood, with some figure in the wood, this netsuke is beautifully carved, with fine detail to face and clothing. It depicts a bearded figure, likely a sage, clad in flowing robes, holding a bowl aloft. The figure measures 2" high, and is in excellent condition, with a deep rich patina, and has signature on base (not completely legible, but one character is formed like a Z). There is a tiny loss, close to the right foot, that shows up as a dark spot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1231237 (stock #ar333)
Of large size (13 1/4"), this Rose Mandarin vase is well decorated with the traditional raised enamel colors of green, pink, orange, yellow, blue, black, with gilt decoration on the raised Chilong figures and in background areas. With heavy cut foot, the vase is in very good condition, no chips or cracks, just wear to the gilding on the figures. The interior shows ribbing from being thrown, and there are minor pitting spots in the glaze, typical of wares of the era.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1222387 (stock #ar327)
E & M Perez
With exceptionally fine detail, this bronze Quan Yin holds the traditional water bottle, surrounded by a Mandorla covered with foliate and wave motifs. The sculpture is 7 1/2" high, on a round base 2 1/4" in diameter. The patina is dark, with some rubbing to back and base where it appears to have been lightly cleaned, and there is some verdigris on the surface. The face and clothing are quite lovely, creating a serene and ethereal sculpture.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1220874 (stock #ar322)
Of large size, this Imari charger measures 18" in diameter, and is very well decorated in underglaze blue, with applied enamels in varying shades of red and green, with extensive gilt decoration over entire surface. The central medallion depicts a gold dragon clutching a pearl, and the wider band surround the center depicts Phoenix birds, medallions decorated in rich green, and the outer edge is deep blue with chrysanthemum and other designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1220862 (stock #ar320)
In beautiful condition, with brightly colored enamel and gilt decoration, this Rose Mandarin bowl features a deeply cut scalloped edge and the entire glaze surface has the typical "orange peel" surface of earlier pieces of this decorative form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1213010 (stock #ad312)
Of unusual octagonal form, on four pillar legs with similar handles, this Meiji period bronze koro is decorated over the entire body with fine geometric designs, with dragon mask medallions on two sides. The lid has cherry blossom designs over the open area, with a simple curved branch as a finial. The base is also covered with design, surrounding the central cartouche bearing a signature and or inscription...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1211536 (stock #ar308)
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This heavy bronze ewer, or Aftaba, is incised over the entire body, spout and handle with foliate designs, in banded and open areas, and has raised pear shaped designs on both sides of the body. Of classic Mughal design from Northern India, it dates to the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1210262 (stock #ar307)
On three applied feet, this perfectly thrown bowl is decorated in Oribe style, with cream slip over a darker body, decorated with brown crosshatching on the interior,symbols on the edges, and thick green glaze on two sides. It measures 7 1/4' in diameter and is 2 1/8' high. In good condition, with no chips or cracks, and a few slight stains in the interior, visible in the photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1209259 (stock #ad304)
Beautifully thrown and decorated, this Oribe bowl measures 8 1/2" (slightly out of round, one side measures 8 1/4") by 3" high. It is signed in an oval cartouche on the base, and has a heavy deep green drip glaze applied to two sides, with delicately painted underglaze branches of plum blossoms between. In good condition, there is typical crazing over the creamy glazed areas, with a very light hairline extending out from the tip of the plum branch, visible in close up photos. The deep green g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1198524 (stock #ar270)
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Of classic and beautiful design, this set of Chinese embroidered applique panels are of the highest quality, with extremely finely detailed forbidden stitches, strong color and gold thread accents. In excellent condition, they are affixed to paper backing,and have never been utilized. They are nearly identical, with slight differences between the two (two butterflies in one). The paper sheets measure 11" x 9 1/2" and they fill much of the surface. From an old collection of Chinese embroidery...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1198521 (stock #ar268)
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This roundel of embroidery appliques is mounted on paper, and features ten separate designs, most with floral and foliate motifs, all done in fine needlework with silver thread highlights. The roundel measures 10 1/2' in diameter, and the embroidery is in good condition, with some loose threads and minor losses. The pieces are affixed to a thin sheet which is mounted over a heavier piece of paper. From a collection of fine Chinese embroidery, all of which was stored in a trunk for many years,...