Beautiful, recumbent figure of a happy boy in a flowing robe, grasping a peach or lotus bud in graceful hands. Masterfully carved from a Hetian nephrite river pebble of yellowish-beige with various russet inclusions. His cuddling figure, serene smile, relaxed hands, the subtle movement of wind in his robes and through the leaves trailing along his back are all communicated with the economy of line so typical of Yuan and Early Ming dynasty jades.
Length: 2 1/4" (5.715 cm)
Very rare antique Tibetan painted altar stand with original black lacquer and gilt painted twined lead and floral design; 17-18th Century.
A very unusual Qing Dynasty antique Chinese hat chest style seal storage box made of exotic hardwood with old brass fitting. This box appears to have stored a fairly large size carved old seal, such as one made of jade, that was probably an important seal giving the material used and the make of the box.
Antique Regency four tier Etagere (or what-not) in mahogany, having a crenelated gallery and four flame form gilt finials, turned supports and feet, a medial drawer and a cabinet below . English, circa 1820.
69" h x 18 1/2" w x 14 3/4" d.
(feet and gallery replaced, repaired cracks to door)
Unusual Victorian Black Lacquer Drinks Table, having a reticulated papier mache top (now enclosed) with a polychromed scene of a fantastic landscape on a gilt decorated tripod stand with a turned pillar, scrolled legs and a plinth base supported by ball feet. English, circa 1860-70.
h:24 w:18 in.
16.5" diameter, 29.5" high. Cherrywood and with gilded highlights
Provenance Christies, NYC 1989.
Antique American Stained Pine Cutlery Box with a scalloped edge and cut out handhold on the divider. Late 18th / early 19th Century, on a later mahogany stand.
13.5" x 8.5" x 25" tall
an iron japanese mailcoat from Edo period.
missing mail, cracks,rust
sold as is
body large 45cm, shoulders large 65cm, high 70cm
Antique American Late Federal Wash Stand / Server in mahogany, having an upper section with a 3/4 gallery and removable top concealing an opening for a wash bowl, a lower section with a single drawer and turned supports and legs. Circa 1830-40.
23.25" x 17" x 34" to peak of gallery
Pair chairs mostly original paint, caned seats later. Likely Baltimore
This antique Qing Dynasty hardwood stand has a graceful design with feet recessed inward towards the bottom stretchers. The top is inlaid with beautiful old marble with the grain of the stone resembling natural landscape in an abstract form.
Antique English Display Case, in carved walnut with glass sides, front and shelves , a large hinged back door and supported by carved legs ending in porcelain casters and joined by a turned stretcher. Circa 1840
Depth of Base 22.25"
Antique Wiliam and Mary style oak chest-form fuel box, rectangular with a hinged lid and having three false drawers with brass pulls and raised on straight bracket feet. English, circa 1840.
19" x 15.5" x 21" tall
An early American two-part cupboard in red paint. Pennsylvania origin. Late 18th/early 19th century. Size: 48 inches wide x 83.75 inches high x 19.75 inches deep. The upper section with two doors above a lower case with two drawers and two doors.
18th Century Chippendale Riddleback (Pierced Ladderback) Sidechair in mahogany having a canted back above a slip seat and raised on straight champfered legs. English, Circa 1780
22" x 21.5" x 38" tall
Small George III Butlers Tray in nicely figured Yewwood; rectangular with a raised shaped gallery and cut-out handhold. English, circa 1780 on a later stand.
23" x 15.25" x 21.25"
Pair of rare antique carved and painted lacquered bamboo hat rests with carved begonia shaped open design.
Pair of rare antique 18th century Wan-Li style medium size cabinets with original thick black lacquer and old white-brass fittings; carved with dragon motif. The inside of the cabinets are lined with the original old lacquer. This pair of cabinets with a narrower depth makes it easy to fit in any space where quality and presentation matter. French Polish finish over the original black lacquer.