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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 : 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 : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1242311 (stock #1900/411)
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$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 : 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. The stone is of even hue and carved beautifully to depict a dragon's head confronting a chilong with lingzhi, the back with the conventional button. The round dome-shaped back of the mirror is of copper and embossed with a writhing dragon. The jade dates to the 19 C. and it was mounted later in the first quarter of the 20 C. size: mirror length; 9 inches (22 cm). belt hook length: 4 3/4 inches ( 11.5 cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1207989 (stock #1878/2711)
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A Chinese jade carving shaped as a lotus pod and carved and incised with prunus flowers, the endless knot and a bird in flight. The stone is of grey celadon mottled with russet. Dating to 17/18 C., this is an elegant composition of auspicious symbols rendered superbly. size: 2 1/2 inches x 3 inches x 1 1/5 inches thick. ( 6.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 thick). condition: excellent, no damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1205208 (stock #1877/3611)
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A Chinese jade vessel, "jue"of archaic style dating to the Ming period.It is raised on a short foot, has a stylized chilong head to the thumb rest, its handle is formed from crossed tails and the sides are carved with scroll decoration. The stone is of darkish celadon with shots of russet. condition: excellent, no breaks, no restoration. size: 4 1/2 inches x 2 inches x 2 inches high. ( 11 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm high )
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1204518 (stock #1880/2111)
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A Chinese box of grey celadon jade and rectangular shape with rounded corners. The body is very thinly carved , resembling the Mughal manner and the cover is delicately incised with a bird in a tree. Elegant in its simplicity and precision, it typifies the 18 C. lapidary art on small jade objects. Age: 18 C. size: 2 7/10 inches x 1 7/10 inches x 3/5 inch high when closed. ( 6.6 cm x 4.5 cm x 1.5cm high when closed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1204418 (stock #1879/661)
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$2,500.00
A Chinese gray celadon jade archer's ring, the flat russet skin on the front has been cleverly exploited to show a delicate relief carving of a mythical animal. age: early Qing dynasty, size: 1 1/4 inches (3cm) diameter x 1 1/5 inches (3cm) high. condition: excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1202980 (stock #1874/361)
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$1,500.00
A Chinese jade carved as a gourd with trailing foliage. The stone is of mottled celadon hue and the carving is well detailed and tactile. age: 19 C. SIZE: 1 6/8 INCHES X 1 1/2 INCHES X 6/8 INCHES thickness. ( 4.5cm x 4 x 2.3 thickness). Condition: excellent, no damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1196149 (stock #1864/606)
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$1,800.00
A Chinese jade carving of a mythical beast and cob on its back. The stone is of medium celadon hue with a few darker spots as seen in the images, the quality of the carving is fine and detailed, especially in the head area. Images 4,5,6 show the closest colour match to the actual carving. size: 3 inches ( 8 cm ) maximum length. age: 19 C. condition; excellent, natural stone flaws on the underside of the animal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1174576 (stock #1835/239)
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$850.00
A Chinese jade roundel of pale and uniform celadon hue intricately and precisely carved in a foliate shape with petals radiating from a centre disc which itself is free moving. The same design is repeated on the back. A good quality stone and workmanship. size: 2 inches (5.5 cm) diameter. condition: excellent. age: late Qing/ early Republican
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1163002 (stock #1806/3111)
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A Chinese jade vase of spinach hue with darker splashes; it is carved on both sides of the body with flower head scrolls, the shoulders are decorated with elephant heads and mobile rings. The cover terminates with a knob carved in a fluted design. Beautifully carved and in excellent condition, this is a highly impressive and decorative object. size: 10 1/2 inches ( 26.5cm) high. age: late Qing/early Republic.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1151126 (stock #1794/411)
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$1,200.00
A Chinese celadon jade small dish carved thinly with a border of fluted petals surrounding an oval band. Typical of the style of carving, it measures 9 cm in diameter. Age: 19 C. condition: a couple of nicks to the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1146218 (stock #1786/2294)
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$2,400.00
A Chinese ruyi scepter mounted with three jade plaques; the stones of even celadon hue and all carved with a stylized phoenix and flora. Well carved plaques, the ruyi is in good condition only a small flake of wood on the edge of the head has flaked off. See image 7. The catalogue image is rather over-exposed and does not show the details of the carvings. Please look at all the individual pictures. Age: 19 C. size: 19 3/4 inches (50 cm) long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1113479 (stock #1644/3502)
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A Chinese mirror mounted with a jade ruyi head on the back and a belt hook as a handle.The former is finely carved with precious objects; the canopy, fish, vase of flowers, lotus and endless knot, the handle shows a dragon with lingzhi facing the chilong. The mount is gilt silver and stamped "silver", the stones are of translucent pale celadon /grey colour. Good even colours.Age: the stone : 19C., the mount: early 20C. size: overall length: 7 1/2 inches ( 18cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1103099 (stock #1752/611)
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A Chinese two handled cup in the Ming style, carved with studs to the body and decoration to the flat of the handles. The stone is of celadon hue with dark inclusions, but what appears as hair lines are not cracks but presence of natural darker colours.Age : Qing dynasty. size: 5 4/5 inches (15.5cm) maximum width. condition: very good.