An antique statue of Li Tieguai resting with one foot on a crutch and holding a gourd, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: the hand holding the gourd and the crutch around the foot with glue residue. Dimension: c. 34.5 cm high.
Well balance potted small pear shaped ewer with thinly transparent body, lobed side to the body. Covered overall with greenish glazed. Condition is perfect, no any chips, no any cracks and free from any restoration. Southern Song or later to Yuan Dynasty. Height: 13,8 cm
A pair of large Chinese painted pottery horses and riders, Tang dynasty, 41cms high.
With Oxford TL test certificate 2006.
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A Chinese painted grey pottery figure of a standing ox, with head raised, covered in red pigment with touches of white. Good size and thickly potted. Northern Qi dynasty (549 - 577 AD). Height to top of horns 29 cms.
With Oxford TL test certificate 2009.
Repair to horns, otherwise condition very good.
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Giner Jar, Canton style, Ca. 1880's, 9" high include new wooden top, 5 1/2" diameter-bottom rim, 8" wide-widest in the middle part, 3 3/4" diameter-top rim, with very peaceful Chinese waterfront village life, with low rise houses, trees and mountain background. One man fishing out in the water front, fishing boat far away in the open water, Birds are flying following the fishing boat...
Good Yuan to Ming celadon stem cup from a Southern Kiln. There are chops on the foot (see enlargements), and some kiln grit adhesions. D: 11cm/4.3in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
An unusually fine belt hook of mottled spinach jade w. a dragon’s head on top and a crawling qilong on the shaft. The button’s head carved w. the yin-yang symbol. From an old Danish collection and in the country since the 1920s. Qing, 19th cent. L 14 cm. Condition: Excellent.
This is a very old, well-carved wooden plaque with different designs on the two sides.
Lovely Suzhou Jade (Serpentine) pendant carved in the Qing style with a deer, crane and lingzhi- symbolizing longevity. Circa last half 20th CE. H: 5.5cm/2.in and W: 3.7/1.5in. This is hung on a faux silk macramé adjustable chord; please note the faceted carnelian bead at the top is quite old (over 1000 years old). Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
Width: 15.3 cm (6.1 in)
Height: 7.2 cm (2.9 in)
Quality Chinese porcelain famille rose bowl; Guangxu Period and mark; decorated with four gilt bordered figural roundels; millefleur decoration completes the exterior; the internal shows a slightly worn gilt and iron-red dragon at the base with a polychrome ruyi head border below the rim; shows some rim gilt wear and a short glaze line that does not go through to the exterior; rings perfectly when tapped; good condition; email for...
Fine old all and spun and hand woven wedding blanket from the tiny Maonan minority group living in Guangxi and Guizhou province, circa 1940 to 1960. This piece is very crisply silk weft embroidered classic butterfly, phoenix and floral pattern. Excellent condition. The border is made of an outer hand spun cotton cloth will the red inner border is commercial cloth. L: 94cm/37in and W: 65cm/25.5in- total with border L: 149cm/58.6 and W: 94cm/37in.
A Chinese bronze incense-burner and cover in the form of a quail, with well cast detachable feathered back, the neck and lower body incised with further plumage, standing on a base of leafy tendrils. 13.5cms. Mid Qing dynasty. Good condition.
Provenance: See the label in the image. This appears to refer to the Merrimac Ferry, which has crossed the Wisconsin River from Columbia to Sauk since the mid 19th century.
Width approximately 29.5 cm (across the handles). There are few soft chips at the handle. More pictures are available. In good condition.
Height approximately 28 cm. There was a chip at the rim and repaired. There is a hairline. In good condition.
Famous the Jianyao bowl was produced to aim the real black one, however various types was born because of the change of kiln condition, for example higher temperature or air inflow etc.
These small bowls were used for the sake of examination of water at the tea ceremony called "Tocha/Japanese, Gedou cha/Chinese" .
This collection consists of 6 various original Jinayao bowls, "Yohen/窯変天目" ,"Yuteki/油滴天目","Wusan/烏盞","Nogime/兎毫盞","Haikaburi/灰被天目","Kaki/柿天目
Height approximately 11.8 cm. There are some parts missing glaze. In good condition.
Diameter approximately 20.3 cm. Fritting at the rim. In good condition.
This is a pair of equestrian riders from early Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 906 AD) with original orange polychrome. Riders are detachable from the horse.
The long sleeved dress and top knot of the female figure reflects on the trend of fashion at the time when Tang dynasty was heavily influenced by Turfan, central Asia.
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