Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1255684 (stock #1904/911)
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$3,500.00
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 : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1242534 (stock #1899/411)
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$1500.00
A small but perfectly carved Chinese grey agate snuff bottle with a gold spoon. Of ovoid shape, it is carved all over with shaped panels. In excellent condition, it dates to late Qing period and measures 2 inches (5.5 cm ) high including the cover.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1242311 (stock #1900/411)
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$1300.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1242218 (stock #1901/061)
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$3000.00
A Chinese celadon jade censer, carved on the body with an all round pattern of basketwork and a pierced foot. Two beautifully carved flowers sit on a bed of foliage at the extremities of the shoulders, mobile rings adorn the handles and a swivel handle is decorated with plant motif.The same pierced design is repeated on the cover. The censer is well hollowed and the body fairly thin. The stone colour is very close to the images , with slight variations of lighter patches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1227758 (stock #1895/391)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$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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$1500.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1214499 (stock #1883/246)
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$950.00
A Japanese tea tray of cherry wood, reddish brown hue with figuring and incised with an outdoor scene decoration of pagoda, bridges, trees etc. age: early 20 C. size: 10 inches (25 cm ) diameter. condition: good, only a small fissure on the back, as seen in the image.
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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$1850.00
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 1800 item #1205227 (stock #1881/3111)
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A Chinese 18 c. jade figure of a crane seated with his head turned to the side and holding a peach branch in his beak. The details of the feathers are finely rendered and his plume delicately carved. The stone is of darkish gray celadon with shots of russet, the actual hue is darker and greener than the pictures. It comes with its custom made hard wood stand which is of good quality. condition: excellent, no restoration, no breaks...
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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$2500.00
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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$1500.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1199745 (stock #1966/081)
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$2300.00
A Chinese black lacquer and gilt fan decorated with a central cartouche depicting figures at leisure in boat, buildings and pavilions. The upper section is decorated using thick gilt in relief with a variety of foliage including finger citron ; the two outer guards have red added to the gilt. The reverse is similarly embellished. The detail and condition are excellent, it comes in its original box and measures 7 1/2 inches ( 19.5 cm) length of the sticks. age: C. 1850...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1199702 (stock #1777A/4251)
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A Chinese ivory box carved in the pierced- through style of carving which is rarely used because of the difficulty of producing it. The cover has a central panel of very finely executed scene of figures, boats, pagoda, trees and buildings against a natural background. A border of squirrels in the vine and grapes surround the panel. The scenes on the sides follow the same decorative motif with equal excellence and interest. This is a breathtaking tour de force example of carving...