Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1282699 (stock #1924/696)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,400.00
one
an uncommonly large Chinese coconut bowl carved very finely around the exterior with four roundels enclosing dragons, all against a diaper design background. It is raised on a round silver foot and the interior and the rim are likewise lined with silver. An extremely attractive item, it has also the advantage of being stamped with the English import silver marks for the year 1850. Additional markings are "SC" or "SG" denoting the maker's mark. size: 12 cm diameter. age: 1850...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1282697 (stock #1924/696)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$1,400.00
one
an uncommonly large Chinese coconut bowl carved very finely around the exterior with four roundels enclosing dragons, all against a diaper design background. It is raised on a round silver foot and the interior and the rim are likewise lined with silver. An extremely attractive item, it has also the advantage of being stamped with the English import silver marks for the year 1850. Additional markings are "SC" or "SG" denoting the maker's mark. size: 12 cm diameter. age: 1850...
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)
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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 : 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...
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)
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
$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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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1242218 (stock #1901/061)
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$3,000.00
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. there is a lot of minut...