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Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle with Monkeys

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1257938

Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle with Monkeys
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Chinese agate snuff bottles in a very light milky-white color with beige ribbons and areas of orange brown in front, carved like two happy monkeys with large eyes playing in a canyon. Size: 2.75" height, 2.25" width, 1" depth


Antique Chinese Pair of Cabinets with Mother of Pearl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1800   item# 1257918

Antique Chinese Pair of Cabinets with Mother of Pearl
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Antique set of two (2) Chinese wooden cabinets with a lovely black lacquer finish, beautiful mother of pearl inlay in a filigree style all along each cabinet's frame, multiple shelves with mother of pearl background of swimming koi, tree branches with blooming cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums observed by a butterfly, and two small quails huddled under a low branch. Each cabinet features a small drawer with pierced metal handle, decorated with geometric oriental designs in mother of pearl. Pro ...click for details


Antique Japanese Two Section Tansu with Tsuru and Kame

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920   item# 1257535

Antique Japanese Two Section Tansu with Tsuru and Kame
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Japanese two-section tansu with a black lacquered frame, a corner lockbox with iron plating and hinged door, four long drawers with iron hardware, warabite handles and iron locks at their center with a the image of a tsuru (crane) flying over a kame (turtle). The tsuru and kame are sacred creatures in Asian culture, each a symbol for longevity, and are said to live one thousand and ten thousand years respectively. The tsuru is said to turn black if it lives to two thousand years, interestingly t ...click for details


Pair of Antique Chinese Gilded Metal Court Fans

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1910   item# 1257528

Pair of Antique Chinese Gilded Metal Court Fans
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Set of two (2) gilded metal court fans with dragon head handles biting the bottom of the fan and an open-mouthed dragon head at its tops. The fans mirror each other with their elaborate pierced designs of two fenghuang (phoenix) birds flying with a sun between them and lucky bats flying above their heads. Swords, staffs, vases, lotus pods, and other objects adorn each fan's outer edges. An open scroll inscribed with the mark of the Guanxu period (1875-1908) is displayed above a fish and roll ...click for details


Antique Japanese Tansu with Burnished Sliding Panels

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900   item# 1257523

Antique Japanese Tansu with Burnished Sliding Panels
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$2,500 

Japanese single-section sliding door tansu with a keyaki frame and wonderful burnished sugi front, great woodgrain texture and deep reddish color. Single shelf inside, iron lock in center of sliding doors, each with a nice brass handle. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 35" height, 69" length, 24" depth


Antique Chinese Silk Panel with Fenghuang

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1257427

Antique Chinese Silk Panel with Fenghuang
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Beautiful silk panel with deep blue edging, decorated with Chinese characters in gold thread and flowers in light shades of blue, green, and pink. The center of the panel is light green silk, with two mirrored fenghuang birds with long, gold tails and pink, blue and gold thread feathers, surrounded by pink and blue silk flowers with gold accenting. Size: 26.25" height, 13.5" width


Antique Tibetan Chest with Dragon

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Furniture: Pre 1920   item# 1257417

Antique Tibetan Chest with Dragon
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Large antique Tibetan chest/trunk painted with a deep red background in front, with a coiled dragon within a large cloud-shaped border. Red and gold painted flowers with long, deep green stems fray out from behind the dragon and reaches inwards from the sides of the chest, with small green birds perching on either side of the dragon. The front of the chest has a black frame with red, gold, and green puffs of smoke, edged with metal hardware shaped like spears, locking in place with n iron hinge ...click for details


Chinese Antique Cricket Cage with Yixing Lid

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1900   item# 1257401

Chinese Antique Cricket Cage with Yixing Lid
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Chinese antique gourd cricket cage, rim made of hardwood, wonderful lid made of Yixing ware, pierced and carved with intricate scene of a man leading a horse with weeping willows in the background, 19th century. Size: 3 1/4" high x 2 1/2" wide


Antique Japanese Edo Lacquered Wicker Tansu

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900   item# 1257396

Antique Japanese Edo Lacquered Wicker Tansu
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Very rare and unusual travel tansu with a black lacquered wooden frame and lacquered wicker front and sides, with two large hinged doors in its front. The inside is lined with paper and has four removable shelves with wooden frames. Edo period (1615-1867) circa 1850s Size: 37.5" height, 34" width, 17.5" depth


Antique Chinese Stone Guan Yin Carving

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1920   item# 1257322

Antique Chinese Stone Guan Yin Carving
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Beautiful Guan Yin stone carving, a Buddhist bodhisattva of compassion. She is seated upon a lotus throne with her legs crossed in the lotus position, her left hand holding an upside container, with her right hand performing the akash mudra or Buddhist hand gesture, increasing the space element within. She wears beautiful open robes with delicate patterns and a crown upon her head with a small praying figure on it. Size: 8.75" height, 5" width

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