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Chinese Officials Gilded Bronze Belt Buckle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 1243910

Chinese Officials Gilded Bronze Belt Buckle
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Heavily gilded bronze. Detailed pierced metal. One side having a forward facing clasp in the form of a large horned dragon and the body with a five clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom amongst clouds. The other side with a five clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom amongst clouds. The backs of both halves are completely finished with a pierced metal design of vines and peony blossoms. No damage or breaks in fretwork Dimensions: Length: 4 ¼ inches Width: 1 ...click for details


A GROUP OF FIVE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS w/ Finial Base

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900   item# 1239301

A GROUP OF FIVE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS w/ Finial Base
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This group consist of:, -- an outstanding finial base of heavy pierced metal. The pierced metal is in the form of two interlocking 5-clawed dragons, which move freely. The finial base is heavily incised with gold designs. The small jewel at button is either a uncut, polished ruby stone or a richly colored uncut, polished agate stone. It is not glass. (please see enlargements) -- a third rank finial of translucent blue Peking Glass with a opaque orange button on a gilded base, -- two ...click for details


A PAIR OF QING DYNASTY MANCHU LADIES SHOES

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1900   item# 1237602

A PAIR OF QING DYNASTY MANCHU LADIES SHOES
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A Pair of Manchu Women's Platform Shoes. Exceptional needle work. Very detailed. Pare are in excellent condition. Dimensions: Height--5 1/2 inches, Length--9 3/4 inches


A PAIR OF CARVED CHINESE ELMWOOD SCREENS

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Architectural: Decorations: Pre 1800   item# 1237052

A PAIR OF CARVED CHINESE ELMWOOD SCREENS
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$875.00 

A pair of intricately carved Qing Dynasty Chinese screens mounted in a custom made stand (easily removed). Circa 1880 Carved images depict scenes from classical Chinese Dance. beautifully grained Northern Chinese elmwood showing great patina. Dimensions:


AN 18TH CENTURY LAO BUDDHA

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800   item# 1237048

AN 18TH CENTURY LAO BUDDHA
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$675.00 

A mid 18th century gild, red lacquer over hardwood Buddha image from Laos. Provenance: purchased 1996, France , from auction of a private collection. Dimensions:


A MANDALAY STYLE BRONZE BUDDHA IMAGE

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1980   item# 1237043

A MANDALAY STYLE BRONZE BUDDHA IMAGE
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$475.00 

This Mandalay style image is cast in high quality bronze. In 1978, the Thai Royal Family commissioned a limited number of images to be cast using images in the Thai National Museum. The purpose of this was to raise funds in support of temples and monasteries from the proceeds of the sales of these images.. This image is from this series of castings. Mounted on a custom stand. Dimensions:


A VINTAGE SUKOTHAI STYLE BUDDHA IMAGE

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1980   item# 1237040

A VINTAGE SUKOTHAI  STYLE BUDDHA IMAGE
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$875.00 

This Sukothai style image is using the hand mudra of Abhaya, Expressing No Fear. In 1978, the Thai Royal Family commissioned a limited number of images to be cast using images in the Thai National Museum. The purpose of this was to raise funds in support of temples . and monasteries including the temples located in the National Palace. This is one of this series of castings of high quality bronze. Mounted on a custom stand. Dimensions:


A BURGUNDY LACQUER OVER TEAK BURMESE BUDDHIST NUN

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1237038

A BURGUNDY LACQUER OVER TEAK BURMESE BUDDHIST NUN
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A fine burgundy lacquer Burmese Buddhist Nun in the position Dhyana or Meditation. Great tranquil facial expression. First half 19th century. Mandalay, Burma Dimensions: Height---38 inches


A VERY FINE TIBETAN CHEST WITH ORIGINAL LACQUER FINISH

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Pre 1910   item# 1237033

A VERY FINE TIBETAN  CHEST WITH ORIGINAL LACQUER FINISH
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A very fine Tibetan clothing/blanket chest. The finish is all original. The lacquer work is applied to a very fine linen cloth that is affixed to the wood as is the traditional Tibetan practice. The metal fillings are also original. One fitting professionally reattached. Some minor wear of use around edges. Solid Dimensions: Height-29 inches, Width--58 inches, Depth--18 3/4 inches


A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1700   item# 1237012

A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU
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A Ming Dynasty court officials having an audience were not allowed to look directly at the emperor’s face. These boards were held with the wide portion at the top. Officials also pasted notes at the back containing the partition being brought before the emperor so as not to forger their message in their nervousness. This practice was discontinued at the end of the Ming Dynasty. Beautiful grain and patina. Last half 17th century. Presented in a custom acrylic stand. Dimensions: Height— 17 ¾ in ...click for details

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