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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1331307 (stock #PP-S6N )
Bhadrakalpa
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Very nice and delicate Huangyangmu (rosewood) pipe ornament of Sun Wukong wearing its helmet, eating the peach of immortality; promotion and longevity symbol.
Nice carving all around, beautiful patina ; 4 cms, beginning of 19th C. or before.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1345123 (stock #PP-D2D)
Bhadrakalpa
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Very rare huangyangmu (rosewood) pipe ornament of a man riding a guardian lion ; the only one with such a character I ever saw in that condition (see PP-D3S) ; promotion and protection symbol.
Almost perfect condition (tiny chip at the back of the base) and beautiful patina, beautiful carving with many details, carving all around the base. Big size : 5c
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1413805 (stock #EH50017)
L'Asie Exotique
$1,000.00
Antique Chinese Black coral “sea pine” snuff bottle of a rocky outcropping with a fish and crayfish in relief, 4 inset green shell eyes, hollowed interior. Jadeite stopper with brass collar, (No spoon), flat base. Excellent condition. 2-3/4 in. high x 2 in. wide 1-1/2 in. deep. Late 19th century. Provenance: Constance Margaret Goldney, Ightham, Sevenoaks, Kent. The Goldney Collection of Oriental Artefacts 23rd March 2009, Wellers Auctioneers, Surrey, lot #426. For similar black coral...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1215029
A Chinese classical antique landscape painting in scroll format, with water stains and grease and many natural wear and tear of time
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1110597 (stock #C153)
Antique Chinese late Qing Dynasty woman’s informal satin silk robe, finely embroidered in satin silk stitch with six roundels displaying vases with branches of various flowers and butterflies, amidst branches, peonies, magnolias, and goldfish, all picked out in bright shades of red, blue, pink, brown, and orange, reserved on a cream - white ground, and edged by black silk. The cuffs, embroidered in suite, are bordered with a band of brocade woven with five-clawed Principal Celestial Long Drag...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1413823 (stock #EH50008)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,000.00
Antique Chinese Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle, rounded square from with raised foot rim and round neck, concave mouth rim, narrow mouth, well hollowed depicting a horse, bee and a monkey (all symbolic of a wish for a promotion) in relief on the front side using the caramel skin in reserve on the translucent grey/white striated body, mock mask and ring handles carved on the sides. Completed by a carnelian stopper with brass fitting, vinyl collar and well carved wood spoon. Label on base “Wellers Go...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1413810 (stock #EH50009)
L'Asie Exotique
$1,200.00
Antique Chinese burl wood snuff bottle with a large three legged toad on the front in high relief, overall oval shape with oval foot rim and countersunk flat base, adequately hollowed, small round neck, jade stopper, stained and carved organic material spoon, custom wood support stand and fitted storage box. Excellent condition. Bottle: 2-3/4 in. high x 1-7/8 in. wide x 1-1/4 in. deep. Bottle and stand 3-1/2 in. high x 2 in. wide x 1-1/2 in. deep. 1.4 oz. (41g.)19th century. Provenance: Con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #985893
Zentner Collection
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Chinese Antique Crane and Peaches Scroll, colorfully and vibrantly painted with dancing red-crested crane next to stream and ripe peach-laden tree, pigment beautifully applied, late 19th century, two seals and signed artist name Zhao Ahi Qian (1829-1884), picture size: 54.5"H 27.75"W, overall size: 86.5"H 36.25"W, some wear in center of painting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #1073494 (stock #C156])
Antique 18th – early 19th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Dragon Belt Hook mounted as a magnifying glass handle in a gilt copper mount with engraved flowers and leaf decoration attached to a circular polished magnifying lens. A well carved belt hook with a large dragon head hook with bulging eyes, curled horns and pierced mouth. The body of the belt hook is carved with fine openwork with a writhing chilong holding lingzhi in its mouth. The reverse with a raised button. In the late 19th ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1311067
A finely carved rare jade cat from the Chinese dynasty of Song to Ming period. Large size of its kind. Vivid carving details. The back of this piece was treated to feel like archaic jade, which was the loved fashion by Chinese scholars of that time period. Size: 7.5 cm long, 3.3 cm tall. Very good antique condition for its age. Provenance: From Doyle New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1431653 (stock #04222)
The size of each Tea Cup: 2 3/4" Dia x 2 1/8" High . The size of Cup, might be slightly off, This is rare set of 4 pcs Chinese Qing Dynasty Tongzhi (1862-1874) period Fine Porcelain Cups with very fine detail polychrome painting with Chinese Lady sitting at nest to Two large rock formation at front of fence, bamboo grass, cherry blossom like tree behind. Each cup has finely painted Chinese lady with colorful costume done in green, yellow pink, blue. Each lady's hairlines are exceptionally and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433676 (stock #MB247)
Chinese Warring States Flat Bronze Axe Head (475 - 221 BC)

This bronze axe head dates approximately to the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It has a relatively wide cutting edge and on one side are timber marks within the surface corrosion. Inside are remains of its wooden shaft. Length 15 cm (6 inches). Good condition.

For information: this axe head is part of a modest yet very interesting private English collection of Chinese antiquities acquired during the 1990s that we recently ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1418186 (stock #BNJprRMvases)
June Hastings
$985.00
Pair of Chinese Export Rose Mandarin vases hand painted with richly applied enamels in the traditional rose medallion pattern. The vases are in very good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and measure 9.75 inches high. One vase is about 1/4" shorter, but once separated by about 6" you don't notice the difference. Dates late Qing dynasty, circa 1880. Can be purchased separately, please inquire.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1344363 (stock #1976/511)
A Chinese silver vase with elaborate handles and decorated in repousse work with a phoenix on a hammered ground and the sides showing flowers and foliage, the back with a plain shield. Size: 23 cm high. weight ; 8 1/4 oz. two maker's stamps in Chinese characters on the base. It reads YUAN BEI which was an artisan workshop in Tianjin. The middle set of marks reads"wen yen" meaning "cash silver" and indicating a standard similar to Sterling. We pay credit and respect for this identification to Ad...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1306603
A beautiful Chinese Peking overlay glass meiping vase from the 19th century Qing Dynasty. Excellent carving by hand.
"Chinese Overlay Carved Glass, also known as Peking Glass (Tao Liao Ping in Chinese), is a traditional form of art that starts with a one-color glass base, dipped into contrasting colored glass one layer at a time. The artist then carves away portions of the overlaid glass to reveal layers of other colors underneath, following certain designs. It is a lengthy and tedious pr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1291291 (stock #MAB-G1T )
Bhadrakalpa
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Beautiful and tall glove puppet ; every part is ancient, the head being the oldest part, at least 19thC.
H. of the puppet : 45 cms, H. of the head ( to the base of the neck): 11 cms, W. of the head : 5 cms . South of China.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1199019 (stock #lot1041)
Hu's Collection
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Description:
A charming porcelain statue was rarely found from an old collection.
In amusing subject of Mother and Child, this statue was put in the famous Chinese antique magazine Art and Collection - May edition, to celebrate the international Mother's Day of May.
It was well preserved without any crack-lines and was free from any restorations.
Of course, due to long time of burial, some abrasions were caused to the surface (see details).
Burial earth and dry plant roo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1102389 (stock #lot925)
Hu's Collection
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Description:

A Lapis Lazuli Carving was exquisitely done by master craftsmanship.
Depicting a mountain view with pine trees and pagoda when old man riding a deer up to the winding road, it was a picture the scholars would always be dreamed of.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century.

Width without wood stand: 9.3cm.
The wood stand is newly made.

A SIMILAR PIECE WAS IN THE NAGEL AUCTION, 2009.

Inscriptions: Man San Train Fon(the mountain is full of joyful ...