Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1277274 (stock #1922/696)
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$2,350.00
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A Chinese silver Pailou arch, its pediment surmounted by four columns, the central one bearing a finial flame decoration. the inscription " Baishi Liufang-song Jun zhu je" refers to Li Ji's praise of virtuous women " Fame will be passed on from generation to generation, celebration of virtue strong as pine and bamboo". The pillars are decorated with dragon heads. This is a highly desirable item, cast beautifully, with details sharp and undamaged...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1277266 (stock #1921/696)
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$1,700.00
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A pair of small Chinese silver planters of bulbous shape and fluted, standing on four legs and under stretchers which simulate bamboo stems. They contain silver stalks bearing leaves enamelled in green and blue. I would describe them as appealing and whimsical objects of virtu. size: 14.5 cm high. weight: 65 grams and 61 g. ( 2.30 and 2.15 oz.). Maker: CW ( probably Cum Wo of Queens Rd. Hong Kong). Age: C. 1900...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1275822 (stock #1920/584)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,100.00
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A pair of fine Chinese coconut cups lined and mounted with silver. The body is carved in detail with "shou" symbols, precious objects, ribbons, prunus flowers etc. all against a ground of geometrical pattern.The base stamped with Chinese characters. Very desirable items,they date to 18/19 C. size: 8.2cm diameter. condition: the coconuts undamaged in very good condition, the silver with some dark spots which are easily removable and several superficial depressions ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1275480 (stock #1907/358)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$750.00
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An interesting Chinese agate of two conjoined snuff bottles. The stone is translucent greyish with a few darker hints, it is very well hollowed and in excellent condition. Age: 19 C. size: 2 inches (5cm) high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1275478 (stock #1910/2661)
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An exceptional Chinese export silver tankard decorated with a continuous panorama of battle scenes and figures in pavilions, all set against a mountainous landscape. The handle features a lively dragon. the inside is lined, the condition excellent, no repairs or breaks,with the details sharp and undamaged. The base bears the impressed stamp of Lee Ching as well as and Chinese characters. size: 4 /12 inches (13cm) high. Age: late 19C. weight: 275 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1274801 (stock #1916/3761)
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An elegant jade covered vase carved with the ever popular subject of two boys climbing a money tree and Liu Hai's toad holding a coin in his mouth. Scroll handles and a ball knob complete the scene. The stone is very pale and of even tone, with slight natural inclusions.It is a good size at 18.2 cm high. age: late 19 c. condition: excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1274499 (stock #1912/2346)
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A Chinese export silver goblet of breathtaking virtuosity decorated in a deep three dimensional style with a continuous panorama of the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms". It is raised on a foliate stem with a dragon emerging from its spreading foot. The interior is double walled and the residue of its original gilding is visible. This is the best and most accomplished goblet we have owned, every element in the scene is sharp, life-like and detailed and there is no loss or rubbing. Age; late 19C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1274232 (stock #1915/5661)
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A fantastic Chinese 18/19 C. jade boulder of rounded oval form carved with a bearded man with a peach and a walking boy carrying a lingzhi fungus, the scene set in a mountain pavilion and under pine trees. The russet skin of the stone which is of pale green, has been very cleverly exploited to resemble rocks. The back of the boulder depicts a crane flying above trees and a waterfall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1274219 (stock #1914/4011)
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A highly desirable Chinese jade coup, shaped as a lotus leaf with flower blossoms decorating the handle and body. The stone is of an even tone with a slight hint of russet. This is a very attractive composition of the "caged" style and measures 5 1/2inches ( 14 cm) wide. In excellent condition. Age: Ming 17 C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1273224 (stock #1905/456)
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$950.00
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An elegant Chinese grey rock crystal snuff bottle very finely carved with the "two sages under a tree". Exquisite lapidary work and very well hollowed. age: late Qing. size: 2 3/10 inches ( 6cm) high. condition; very good indeed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1258834 (stock #1902/4151)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$7,500.00
3 piece set
A superb Chinese three piece tea set formed as a tree trunk and applied with prunus boughs. It is an elegant, heavy gauge set, with gilt wash in the interiors , which is always a sign of high quality. Age: C. 1890. weight: 40oz. ( 1244 grams). size; tea pot at 14 cm high, sugar and milk pots at 9 cm . condition: very good, no restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1255684 (stock #1904/911)
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$3,500.00
for the pair
A pair of Chinese panels, mounted with three dimensional kingfisher decorations. We usually find these beautiful, vivid plumes made into hair ornaments which were highly prized and worn by court and rich ladies. So, it is very uncommon to find them as decorative panels. A rare opportunity to acquire a fantastic example of breathtaking virtuosity and traditional composition. condition; excellent, well preserved in glazed frames. size: 18 inches x 8 1/2 inches ( 46 cm x 20 ) excluding the frames...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1242311 (stock #1900/411)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,300.00
A charming Chinese agate snuff bottle of russet and honey hue, carved on one side with a boy at play against a ground of waves and trees. the subject matter is very desirable , the bottle is very well hollowed and in excellent condition. age: late Qing. size: 2/ 1/2 inches (6.5cm) high excluding cover which is a replacement.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1227758 (stock #1895/391)
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$980.00
A Chinese silver snuff bottle, enamelled on both sides with flowers and foliage. The base is stamped with Chinese characters meaning "silver". A very attractive bottle, it measires 3 inches x 2 inches (8x5 cm). age; C. 1900. condition; good. slight loss to the enamel
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1219932 (stock #1893/436)
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$1,500.00
A Chinese bitong brush pot, of bamboo and carved all round in relief with a poem by Zhen Banqiao. The wood is of an attractive mellow hue and the calligraphy very elegant. Age: C. 1900. size: 7 inches ( 18 cm ) high. condition: a few age-related vertical fissures, as seen in the images.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1217419 (stock #1891/3901)
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A superb Chinese export silver tazza dish with a border of 6 panels: two featuring bamboo, two prunus and two figures. The stem is made in sections with a bolt and nut at the base. It has a magnificent head of a dolphin whilst its flaps are stylized as an engraved flat support ( please consult the images). height: 7 inches (18 cm) weight:20 oz. age: C. 1870. condition: excellent. there is no apparent mark.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1212766 (stock #1889/5111)
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A Chinese vessel jue in the Mughal style, carved with a very thin body. Standing on a short foot, the exterior is finely rendered with ruyi heads and greek key borders. The stone is of light celadon hue, translucent and so thin that you can see light reflected from one wall to another in some of our pictures.It measures 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm) long and is in excellent condition. This superb example of early 19 C. virtuosity of jade carving comes with a strong Provenance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211353 (stock #1883/719)
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$1,850.00
A Chinese celadon jade belt hook mounted as the handle of a mirror...