All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1462362
Chinese Qing dynasty Shiwan stoneware bombe form tripod censer with two raised loop handles on the rim covered overall with an iridescent monochrome flambe brown glaze imitating bronze. The glaze drips over the rim into the unglazed interior. Custom wood stand. Late 19th to early 20th century. 8 3/4" diameter x 5 3/4" high (to top of handle). Very good overall condition. The censer sits at a slight angle indicating the placement of one tripod leg might be slightly off...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1900 item #1462328 (stock #1107)

Lovely all perfect little Mademoiselle Jumeau size 6 ( 15" / 39 cm ) by Jumeau factory 1888/90 in most beautiful antique clothing , has best quality of bisque and painting ...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1462248 (stock #TCR8425)
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Golden threads are woven into a home for the large three-dimensional spider crawling over the scrolling edge of this caramel-colored dish dating from the Meiji era. It comes enclosed in an age darkened wooden box titled Akahada Kashibachi (Akahada Sweets dish). It is roughly 16 x 18 cm (6 x 7 inches) and in excellent condition. The clay is consistent with the sandy texture of Akahada, however the color is quite unusual.
Akahada Pottery began in the Momoyama period (1573-1603)...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1462167 (stock #40I38-243)
"Perdue Who" oil on artist board painting of a Rooster by Marieluise Hutchinson, a contemporary, self-taught artist from Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts and Cushing, Maine. She is known for her portrayals of rural American life in New England. She is a member of the Copley Society of Boston.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1900 item #1462139 (stock #1106)

Very cute French doll friend for your French Bebe or larger fashion doll ... rare large size 8,5" ( 22 cm ) high candy box kitten from 19th. century in all perfect and clean condition

Has very well modeled details on paper mache with fur cover , has lovely green inset glass eyes and fine modeled black nose ...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1462053 (stock #MA488)
Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover - Oxford TL Test

This large and rare early underglazed jar, complete with cover, was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Although classed as "blue & white" ware, the colour of the underglaze cobalt blue does vary in places and the clear glaze is distinctly greenish in colour...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1462027 (stock #MB749)
Ancient Chinese Buddhist Stone Prayer Tablet - Song / Yuan Dynasty

This stone panel, sometimes described as a "prayer tablet", was excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province in the South-West of China and dates to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) or possibly the early Ming Dynasty...

All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1462011
Constructed in the mid 1930's, this early 980 sterling Spratling design measures 7" long and will fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist. The piece weighs 51 grams and is in excellent condition with a beautifully aged patina. This design is featured on page 60 of WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENISSANCE by Penny Morrill. The bracelet also appears on Goddards' spratlingsilver.com where it is noted that Spratling referred to this design as the "pulsera de cocos"...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1461996 (stock #MB727)
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Pottery Zodiac Animal

This unusual pottery model representing one of the twelve animals of the Chinese calendrical cycle, was made in the 12th - 13th century, during either the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). We are not certain which animal it is supposed to be, possibly a dog. It is made from a dark grey pottery with the details having been individually sculpted as opposed to having been formed by a mould...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1461980 (stock #MB735)
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Dish

This pottery dish was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). Although many examples of Han painted pottery are known, simple dishes such as this are quite rare. It is made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery, quite "thickly-potted", apart the rim edge that is very thin. Part of the inner surface has been "cold-painted" with red pigment. Diameter 15 cm...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1461964 (stock #TCR8414)
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A large exquisite vessel by Miura Chikusen III enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakuji Chokoku Unryu-e Kabin (White Porcelain Vase Carved with Clouds and Dragons), the box signed by both Chikusen and the woodworker (Sashimono-shi) Hosai. It retains the original rosewood stand, presumably made by Hosai. The vase is 37 cm (14-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition. It dates from between 1921 and 1931...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1461958 (stock #MB603)
Chinese Song Dynasty Incised Qingbai / Celadon Porcelain Bowl

This bowl was made in the 12th Century during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), a product of one of the kilns in Fujian province, probably the Tongan or Anqi kilns. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and coated in a yellowish-green qingbai type of glaze, save for the foot that remains unglazed showing the very pale porcelaneous body. The inner surface is decorated with incised floral patterns...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1461957 (stock #MB602)
Chinese Song Dynasty Incised Qingbai / Celadon Porcelain Bowl

This bowl was made in the 12th Century during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), a product of one of the kilns in Fujian province, probably the Tongan or Anqi kilns. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and coated in an olive-green qingbai type of glaze that has a hint of blue in places, save for the foot that remains unglazed showing the pale porcelaneous body. The inner surface is decorated with incised floral patterns. Clearly the ri...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1461956 (stock #MB601)
Chinese Song Dynasty Incised Qingbai / Celadon Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made in the 12th Century during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), a product of one of the kilns in Fujian province, probably the Tongan or Anqi kilns. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and coated in an olive-green qingbai type of glaze, save for the foot that remains unglazed showing the pale greyish-white body that is translucent as can be seen when held against a bright light. The inner surface is decorated...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1461943 (stock #TCR8413)
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A very rare pair of porcelain vases decorated with Plum Pine and Bamboo by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan I enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Makuzu Gama Seika Shochikubai no Shuku-ga Kabin (Makuzu Kiln Plum Pine and Bamboo Celebratory Image Vases). Bamboo rise up majestically, the blossoming plum branches wrapping opposite each other, with baby pines growing on the back. All traditional symbols of celebration. The vases are roughly 25 cm (10 inches) tall each and in excellent condit...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1461916 (stock #MB248)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Tray & Wine Cup Set

This high-fired sturdy dish with eight accompanying cups was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The finely-crackled and thin pale straw-coloured glaze was used sparingly, covering only the inner and outer edges of the dish, as well as the inner and upper outer surfaces of the cups. The glaze is so thin that in places on both the dish and the cups it has degraded and flaked from the surface. The cups are not uniform in size a...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1461838 (stock #TCR8404)
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A vibrant bowl in the shape of an aubergine decorated with soaring cranes and clouds by Heian Isso enclosed in the original artist signed wooden box, the inside of which is decorated with a wispy poem by friend and compatriot Otagaki Rengetsu. The bowl is large at 26 x 29.5 x 7 cm (10 x 11-1/2 x 3 inches) and is in excellent condition. This is a very interesting piece, clearly made by Isso, but the box decorated by Rengetsu, showing the depth of their friendship and artist relationship.
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1461781 (stock #TCR8403)
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An elephant with pagoda on its back forms this three-piece koro incense burner from the Kairakuen Feudal kiln of the Tokugawa family stamped on the belly with the Kairakuen seal. It is magnificently sculpted, standing 31 cm (12 inches) tall and in excellent condition. It comes in a wooden collector’s box. Inside the lid is a long verse detailing the origins of Kairakuen pottery written and attested to by important Meiji to Taisho period pottery legend Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan I.
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