All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287670 (stock #448ar)
E & M Perez
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1269927 (stock #394vr)
Decorated with iron red figures, including a large foo dog or lion, with smaller figures over the entire surface, this lidded jar measures 10" high to top of lid, is 9" in diameter, and the foot is approximately 3/8" deep and unglazed on the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267507 (stock #390ar)
Painted in underglaze blue over a slightly bluish slip, this tazza or stem plate measures 6 3/4" in diameter, is 3 3/4" high, and the base is 3 1/4" in diameter. Signed with a four character mark on the interior base, it also has a poem or inscription within the landscape. Delicately painted, with two birds, a tree above a bouquet of floral and foliate elements, it is edged with a stylized geometric design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1267411 (stock #389ar)
Embroidered on cream colored silk, this panel depicts two foo lions or dogs, playing with embroidered balls and surrounded by various taoist symbols. In soft, subtle colors, with gold wrapped thread and finely executed Peking knot details, the embroidery is edged with two bands of woven and embroidered ribbon. The panel measures 17" square, is 23 5/8" wide on the diagonal, and the black lacquer frame is 28 1/8" by 24 1/4"...
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 : 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 : 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)
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...