Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1298114 (stock #1929/261)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$550.00
one
A Chinese celadon jade plaque carved on both sides with fish, flowers and aquatic motifs. The border has a series of convex circles. Nice, even colour of the stone. size: 3 inches x 2 3/10 inches. condition; very good, no breaks, no restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1297487 (stock #1930/361)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$950.00
one
A natural amber plaque mounted with silver and fashioned as a pendant. Two insects are visible , captured in the fossil at the time of its formation. The actual colour is very close to the pictures. size: 7 cm x 6 cm. condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1297032 (stock #1925 /2086)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$6,000.00
one figure and one stand
A superb Chinese coral carving of a fisherman seated beside a tree holding his rod and a large catch of fish around him. The figure is of exquisite quality, the composition balanced, and the details amazing. It is not just 212 grams of coral weight, it is a fantastic sculpture. Age: early 20 C. size: 5 inches( 13 cm. ) x 4 1/2 inches (11.5cm) wide. condition: excellent, a minute loss to the extremity of a fish. It has its custom made wooden stand
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1291473 (stock #1919/2048)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$4,500.00
one vase
An unusual Chinese amethyst covered vase, carved with squirrel amongst fruiting vines ,with the sides showing bunches of grapes. The cover is carved in detail with a laughing, mischievous boy holding some of the fruit. The vase stands on a separate base which is formed to resemble a rock. This is an elegant composition with high quality craftsmanship , where the carver has exploited the shades of the stone to perfection. Age: 19 C. size: 15.6 cm high x 15 cm wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1282692 (stock #1923/826)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$2,250.00
for the pair
A pair of Chinese huang huali wood boxes, the covers inlaid with very fine gold and silver threads depicting a lady in an outdoor setting. the interior is lacquered and the inlay of very high and detailed quality. size; 11.5 cm wide. age; C. 1900. condition; very good, slight loss of thread to one box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1277274 (stock #1922/696)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$2,350.00
one
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)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,700.00
two.
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
two.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Enamel : Pre 1940 item #1275485 (stock #1917/461)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$750.00
one
A Chinese gilt silver bracelet worked in filigree technique and enhanced by multi colour enamelling . Set with cabochons of hardstones, it is stamped "silver" and is fitted with a safety chain. The size is suitable for both European and Asian ladies. condition; excellent, no repair no breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1275480 (stock #1907/358)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$750.00
one
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)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
sold
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 : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1274499 (stock #1912/2346)
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sold
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)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
Price on Request
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)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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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)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$950.00
one
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 : Pre 1910 item #1273221 (stock #1906/504)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,000.00
one
A rare Chinese grey jade snuff bottle carved as a catfish with curling tail and open mouth. Very well hollowed, the stone is of even colour with paler shades. Age; late Qing period. size: 2 3/10 x 1 9/10 inches (6x5 cm). condition: very good indeed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1258834 (stock #1902/4151)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
3 piece set sold
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 : 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.