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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1198521 (stock #ar268)
E & M Perez
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1187821 (stock #ar196)
From a collection of antique Peking glass snuff bottles, this form is quite elegant, with glass that simulates a caramel colored agate with darker spots. The top is tiger's eye, with a bone spoon, and is likely a later replacement. The bottle has a smooth, waxy surface, with slight irregularities that lend to its realistic appearance and demonstrate its age. It measures 2 3/4" high, 3 1/4" with the stopper and is a beautiful example of masterful glass making.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1187811 (stock #ar194)
From a collection of antique Chinese Peking glass snuff bottles, this ovoid bottle has a jadeite stone stopper and bone spoon (these appear to be later replacements). It was made to simulate goldstone, with a black body and gold flecks, and measures 2 1/4" high (2 1/2" including stopper). Nice smooth surface, with slight irregularities typical of hand work, this is a fine example of the quality and diversity of Chinese Peking glass.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1178084 (stock #ar175)
Of richly colored celadon jade beads, with slight variation throughout the lengthy strand, some beads with darker spots, this necklace has a nice older lustrous surface and the silk thread is hand knotted between each bead. With no fastener, the necklace is 32" long and each bead is approximately 10 mms. Beads are all in fine condition, with no cracks or losses. A very elegant and refined necklace, it feels wonderful when worn.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1174701 (stock #ar157)
E & M Perez
A fine little box of soft celadon green serpentine, mounted in gilded bronze, dating to the 19th century, this is an elegant little piece, with a lovely aged patina. The top has natural striations to the stone, and is slightly lighter in color than the sides and bottom. It measures 4 1/8" by 3 1/8" and is l 7/8" high, and is in good condition, with normal wear for the age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1165814 (stock #ar149)
E & M Perez
Very sleek and delicate, this nicely sculptured bronze finial depicts the head of a tiger, and is Chinese in origin, dating to the Zhou (Chou) dynasty. Including the base, it measures 3 1/4" high, and is 2 5/8" high without the base. With very dark, worn patina, the simplicity of the figure is quite elegant, and is lovely from all directions. The bottom of the finial is slightly hollowed, for attachment to a staff or implement...