E & M Perez
Measuring approximately 7" long and 2 1/8" wide, this antique Chinese hand mirror has an older, flaking mirror, with a latticed and painted ivory or bone decoration on the back. The jadeite belt hook handle is 3" long and appears to be in excellent condition, though the base is covered by the brass/bronze mounts. The stone has some translucence and it varies from white to green, with more green coloration...
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 #1198523 (stock #ar269)
Mounted on heavy paper, this group of finely embroidered sections features two human figures, architectural elements, foliate designs and auspicious symbols, all in crisp color with exceptionally fine needle work, demonstrating the forbidden stitch, with gold thread accents. The paper panel measures 10 1/2" x 7 7/8" and contains fourteen separate figures.
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1195760 (stock #er218)
E & M Perez
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Well carved, with fine detailing and artful usage of coloration in stone, this figure depicts a bearded and seated figure with his arm around a young child standing upon a woven basket. Of nice size, the carving measures 4 7/8" high and is 3 1/4" wide. There are some marks on the base, which are shown in one of the photos. There is minor damage, on the nose of the larger figure and a small loss to the face of the other...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1192394 (stock #ar207)
Of a highly unusual form, this Persian Qajar (Northern Iran) ceramic bowl is in the same shape as the more commonly known beggar bowls made from the pod of the Coco-de-Mer. Dating to the 19th century, or possibly earlier, this vessel measures 9 1/2" long, by 6 1/4" high, and is roughly 6" wide. One end is flattened, the other round, and there are three knobs, each with a hole in it, possibly used at one time for suspension...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1190768 (stock #ar199)
Of cinnabar color cut velvet on gold thread background, this striking pair of Chinese chair covers date to the 18th century and features a rich design of Foo dogs, a large four toed dragon, lotus blossoms, and various other Buddhist and foliate designs. Each panel measures 70" by 21" and is backed with hand woven linen. One panel has two original ties for fastening, and has several chop marks, but are these are not very clear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1190763 (stock #ar198)
Consisting of of four panels of various Japanese landscapes, including Mt. Fuji, this table screen is finely executed in silver and 24 karat gold, set into gilded brass panels. The lower portions of the screen all contain a foliate designs of leaves, vines, and fruit, also in gold and silver. The screen measures 3 7/8" by 7 1/2" and is in excellent condition. It appears that there is some lacquer or other surface material on the gilded brass sections of the screen, visible in photos...
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 #1187818 (stock #ar195)
From a collection of 19th century Peking glass snuff bottles, this one was created to look like jade, and has a soft luster and feel that is quite similar to the actual stone. The stopper has broken off from the spoon, which remains lodged in the bottle, and is a likely later replacement. The top appears to be stone, and is likely jadeite or serpentine. The bottle measures 2 1/2" (2 3/8" with stopper) and is in good condition, with some chipping on the foot.
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.