All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311447 (stock #500ar)
E & M Perez
Measuring 8 1/2" high, and roughly the same diameter, this Neolithic jar is well decorated in geometric patterns in both black and deep red pigments. The form is unusual, as the vessel has only one handle, so was possibly utilized as an ewer. In very good condition, with typical scrapes, light stains, and a chip to the lip, all visible in photos. Most of the decoration has been worn from the handle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1311329 (stock #497ar)
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These two embroidered panels are very finely worked, exclusively done with the Peking Knot, also called the Forbidden Stitch. They vary slightly in size, with the landscape being slightly larger, at 23 1/4" x 7", the other 22 1/2" high (framed size). Both are stitched on pale silk fabric, which has a slight texture and appears to be hand woven. One panel depicts a scene with flora and foliate elements, including a cicada, a bird on a perch, butterflies, and stylized rocks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1305177 (stock #490ar)
This lovely Quan Yin standing figure measures 13 3/4", and is leaning slightly forward and to her right, her right hand holding a Ruyi scepter, her left hand holding the edge of her robe. Comprised of red lacquer over wood, her robe is rimmed with a wide hem that is decorated with applied lacquer details, and the fabric of the robe is lightly textured with fine curved lines. Both her face and hands have a rubbed surface, showing brighter color and more gloss...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1303855 (stock #488ar)
Measuring 6" high, and heavy in weight, this bronze depicts the Buddha figure Pu-tai, or Hotei, and symbolizes wealth and good fortune. He stands upon a sack of coins, holds a bowl with ingot in one hand, and over the branch he carries is a group of chinese coins. Very finely cast, the figure has a dark honey brown patina, with wear to the stomach area where it has been handled. The base is covered with an old piece of black felt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1301323 (stock #479ar)
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With a rich dark patina, and traces of verdigris, this figure of Shou Lao stands next to the traditional deer, his hand on it's head, has a crane at his right side, and holds a staff with frond. The base has a footed and scrolled shape, with a pierced rail on all sides. At the feet of Shou Lao there is a small tripod vessel. In good condition, with loss of one antler on the deer, and a raised corner post on one corner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1300656 (stock #475ar)
Of simple and elegant form, this bronze brush washer features a chilong or dragon, in serpentine shape, holding a round bowl aloft. The figure rests on it's long neck, three feet, each with three claws, and the split tail is slight raised. With very dark patina, and some verdigris in the bowl, the brush washer measures 6 7/8" wide x 3 5/8" high. There is an indistinct mark on the bottom of the bowl, shown in photo. In good condition, no losses or damage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1300327 (stock #472ar)
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Measuring 5 3/4" high and roughly 5" wide, this Qing porcelain vase dates to the Kuang Hsu period, and is signed on the base with the reign mark. Of bulbous form, it depicts a group of boys in a garden, gathering flowers in baskets. An inscription on the back describes the scene. The figures are very well painted, as are the plants and rocks in the garden, all in rich color in high relief, with detailed outlining on the figures and trees...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1292740 (stock #462ar)
E & M Perez
This group of Canton porcelain wares includes three bowls and three plates (the bowls vary in depth and do not differ greatly from the mid sized plate). The largest bowl measures 8 3/4", the two other bowls and the plate are all 7 5/8", and the two smaller plates are roughly 6" (sight difference in size). Each one has a lightly scalloped edge. All in excellent condition, the mid sized plate has a bit of glaze rubbing along the edge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1290825 (stock #457ar)
This group of antique Chinese Peking glass snuff bottles are made to depict stone and amber, with details, texture, and inclusions that are beautifully realistic. Each measures approximately 3" high (one a tad taller) and none have the original cap, though the "amber" bottle still has the cork and bone spoon. The green bottle looks like jade, complete with inclusions and slight variations in color, the darker bottle looks like amber, with spots and sections that are also very realistic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1288272 (stock #453ar)
Measuring 7 1/2" high, this boxwood carving depicts the figure Liu Hai, holding the three legged frog of wealth. Well carved, with good detail, the figure has a deep rich color with a nice old patina. There is a small age crack on the left side, from the ear and down through the shoulder, ending just below the head of the frog...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1287883 (stock #452ar)
Of large size, this Huanghuali root or burl Scholars object features an interior bowl shaped area, which is most likely a brush washer. It measures 14" in length, 8 3/4" wide, and is 5" high, and has a darkened and soft patina. The grain of the wood is visible in many areas, with both pronounced striations and larger areas of dark coloration. The wood grain is very dense, heavy, and it has the slightly sweet odor found in Huanghuali wood. There are slight age cracks, one quite visible in bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287670 (stock #448ar)
Signed by the maker, with the standard of 90 also impressed next to an indistinct Chinese mark, this fine cigarette case measures 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" (the tab another 1/8") and weighs a hefty 6 troy ounces. It is beautifully decorated with a finely detailed dragon, which covers both front and back. The dragon is solid, and is applied to the case. In very good condition, with spots of wear on the case, and a dent visible above the dragons head, also visible on the inside. The closure is strong, a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1281215 (stock #419ar)
Measuring 2 1/2" high, and 1 3/4'" wide, this lac burgaute snuff bottle is capped with a green stone holding an ivory spoon. With very precise and fine details, the body is decorated with sections of geometric designs of both gold inlay and colored mother of pearl. The central area contains floral and foliate designs, also in gold with mother of pearl pieces of pink, green, and blue. The base has an inlaid mark of gold. It is in excellent condition, with only one tiny piece of gold inlay mis...
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). The larger stick is 9 3/4" high, with a base of 4 5/8" in diameter, and the smaller stick is 7 3/4" high w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1198524 (stock #ar270)
E & M Perez
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,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1198517 (stock #ar267)
E & M Perez
From a collection of forbidden stitch Chinese embroidery that has been stored in a trunk for several generations, this silk panel measures approximately 40" x 7 1/2" and is sewn together at the ends, making a loop of fabric. The embroidered section measures just over 20" high, and is in excellent condition, no fading or losses. With floral and foliate designs, featuring two exotic birds, the scene is well balanced and has deep strong color. There are creases from having been folded, and ther...