Written authentication for this piece provided by Qi Jixang, Senior Researcher from the National Museum of China in Beijing who closely examined it in person. Interested collectors are encouraged to contact us regarding this documentation. A pair of elaborately and deeply carved, by master artisans, special Imperial Chinese hardwood and jade prayer panels. Circa 1740-1790 or earlier. Features expressively and deeply carved five toed Imperial dragons, immortal peaches and divine clouds carved ...click for details
Striking archaic late Shang/early Zhou style Zun bronze ceremonial Owl vessel and cover (hu) features classic three legged structure, highly skilled artistic extensive chasing including taotie dragon patterns, fine stippling and large bold coiled snake “wings”. In the late Shang and early Zhou times, the zun became a popular test object for bronze casters and artists. Attention was drawn to the whole shape of the vessel. The typical animal shapes for these Zuns were elephants, rhinos, oxen, sh ...click for details
Two matching Chinese Huanghuali chairs and matching Huanghuali Table 18th - 19th Century. Dimensions: Chairs: 38" h. X 28'w. X 24" d. each. Table: 29" h. X 20" w. X 15.5" d. Chairs have silk seat pad each.
Rare large (almost two feet long) intricately carved large Imperial Zitan scepter from the 18th Century displays uncommon artisanship in its elaborate Nature motif. This scepter, has been tested and proven made of 100% Zitan. Dimensions: 23" long X 7" wide X 4" deep.