This is an auspicious traditional design monkeys among the prunus greenish nephrite jade pendant by Chinese craftsmen, translucent piece
Some time ago one Connie Elrod offered me a set of the Maki zodiac in a formwat never seen before or since...
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Chinese Bamboo wrapped metal Handle for tea pot, 3" high, 4" to 4 1/2" bottom size, can be adjust the width about 1/2" wider, the condition is new, never used before. Picture show two(2) but I have more than two(2) in the stock.
Chinese Rosewood Rectangle shape small Display Stand, 1 1/4" high, 3 1/2"wide, 1 1/2" deep, in good condition.
Chinese Rosewood Scroll shape small Display stand, 1 3/8" high, 3 3/4" wide, 1 3/4" deep, very delicately bent thin Rosewood stand, in good condition. I have several in this size.
Maki Poem Z a Heart by any other name Maki began to use this theme early in his artistic life the character was normally vertical summits horizontal but this is the only time it was at an angle from the center and seemingly lacking in one stroke Hence it is an unusual design and intellectually challenging. Its meaning is not immediately evident even to the literati My curator in
Beijing figured it out when she was opening the package and tilted it a bit. The print is large and subtle...
Chinese heavy Hardwood "Hong Kong" made rectangle shape Display Stand, 1 7/8" high(1/4" high for rim only), 6 7/8" x 4 7/8" wide inside the top rim, with bracket shape feet, in good condition. I have one(1) more stand in the stock.
Chinese Foo Lion carved on 4 corners and lacquered on wood x-cross shape folding display stand, 9 1/2" high, 15 1/2" cross-maximum measurement, 10 1/2" inside display area, center wooden pole is holding two(2) pieces together to make folding position, the wood split in some areas.
Pekinese of old and Beijingers of today use cricket cages like this to hold a cricket on a walk in the park or on the way to a cricket fight., The cage is made of a gourd molded to this shape After being collected the gourd is fitted with a wooden top (here made of ebony wood ) The little cage is then fitted for a small sack for ease of carrying and to protect the critter from the cold . The top is made or carved tortoise shell – so it can breathe, of course.
Yixing Zisha Teapot by Zhou Guizhen (born 1943) with Grapes and Vines.
Teapot is marked on the bottom and inside lid (see enlargements). Base chop reads Zhou Gui Zhen Zhi, and in the lid, the smaller mark is Zhou and the larger mark reads Gui Zhen. Measurements: Total height with lid on is 3.915" (9.9 cm) tall, the width from edge of handle to end of spout is 5.759" (14.
6 cm) and pot diameter is 3.740" (9.5 cm) wide.
Yixing zisha teapot by Tan Yuewei (born 1957). Teapot is marked on the bottom and inside lid (see enlargements). Base chop reads Yue Wei Zhi, and inside the lid is tan in the smaller chop and yuewei in the larger one. Measurements: Total height with lid on is 3.863" (9.8 cm) tall, the width from edge of handle to end of spout is 6.0191" (15.3 cm) and pot diameter is 3.736" (9.5 cm). Fine Condition.