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.
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
Small Antique Chinese teadust glaze porcelain censer with Qianlong impressed mark. The teadust glaze is green with tiny yellow specs and there is dark brown glaze at the rim of the censer. A Qianlong impressed mark in dark brown glaze on the bottom of the censer.
Age: 18th/19th Century, maybe of Qianlong Period
Condition: Very good antique condition
Approximate Size: 7cm Width x 5cm Height
Antique Chinese or Japanese square ding lidded bronze censer with mythical beast and chilong dragons. Beautiful casted details of Mythical beast standing in a playful manner atop the lid, two pairs of chilong dragons forming the 4 feet of the censer and sprawling across the body of the censer. There are two large handles. All is set or cast together with the square base, the bottom of censer is inscribed in Chinese. Bronze colour is beautiful and shows age.
A Chinese classical antique landscape painting in scroll format, with water stains and grease and many natural wear and tear of time
Large antique Chinese Qing dynasty to early Republic carved jade buddhist lion group. The jade is light celadon grey in colour with areas of russet skin. The fine craftsmanship is showcased in the lively expression of the Lionness and her cub. Both the Lionness and cub have round bright eyes, bushy eyebrows and detailed hair markings on the mane and the tufted tail. Open carving between the ribbons and near the lion’s tail and front paws.
Age: Early 1900's
Chinese antique Imperial yellow peking glass faceted vase. Six sided with small short foot rim and flared round opening mouth rim. A wonderful example of 18th century Chinese glass likely from imperial workshop.
-Ina & Sandford Gadient Collection
-Halim Time and Glass Museum, Evanston Illinois.
Age: 18th Century
Condition: Tiny nick to the rim of vase. Surface has indentatio...
Pair of Antique Chinese Qianlong Period Tea Cup and Saucer 4 piece set. Underglaze blue hand painting of bamboo and flowers on the inside of saucers and cups and with brown glaze on the exterior. Elegant and thinly potted. These sets were sold at Christie's Nanking Cargo sale in Amsterdam in 1986. All items of that sale were from the recovered Dutch East India Company shipwreck which sank in the 1700's. Contents of the ship were salvaged by Micheal Hatcher, a British explorer and marine salvor...
Large Chinese antique ruyi scepter with three large carved white jade plaques mounted on wood. Each white jade is carved with an elephant holding various fruits. A very wonderful auspicious antique item for your collection.
Age: Likely late qing period, late 19th century and later.
Condition: Wear and age cracks on the wood mounting. Jade has fine age lines, jade plaques shifts little bit from its mounting due to age.
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...
Antique Chinese Qing dynasty porcelain charger with hand painted red mark of Guangxu Dynasty (1875-1908). There are hand painted goldfishes swimming among seaweed, gilt border around the rim and three clusters of famille rose flower and fruit motifs on the backside.
Age: 19th to 20th Century
Condition: Generally good condition. Gilt wear. Minor glaze wear such as glaze wear on flower on the back rim. 'Orange peel' ripple glaze effect....
Large Chinese antique red oxblood flambé vase jar with custom wood lid topped with a jade finial. Beautiful shiny red glaze with purple yaobian along the rim, all suffused with crackle and tiny bubbles when viewed closely or with magnifier. Foot rim is rough and jagged from removal from kiln. Inside of the vase has glaze with irregular crackle, glaze slips and contractions. Bottom vase with darker orange tan colour.
Age: 18th Century to 19th Century
Chinese antique porcelain Ding Ware brush washer with carved lotus flower and leaf in the centre. Unglazed rim, finely and thinly potted. Ivory colour glaze suffused with variety sizes of glaze bubbles with larger ones pooling in the carved recesses. Bottom is glazed.
Age: 13th Century
Condition: Tiny glaze contraction spots. Unglazed mouth rim has cut-like incision wears .
Approximate Size: 13.7 cm Diamete...
Antique Chinese Ge-type crackle glaze quatrefoil brush washer or inkwell. Large and medium size crackle lines in black and brown tones spreading naturally across this fine porcelain brushwasher. Hand painted blue underglaze mark of Qianlong on the bottom.
Condition: Good condition, old remains of black ink on the inside corner of brushwasher inkwell.
Approximate Size: 11.5 cm Length x 8.3 cm...
Antique Chinese Kangxi or Yongzheng period Imari teapot with beautiful hand painting of underglaze blue with overglaze red and gold gilt. Very fine fluid hand painting of various tree branches, flower blossoms and a pagoda over sea water motif. Qing Dynasty.
Age: Early to mid 18th century
Condition: Hairline as seen on second photo from teapot opening to side of the teapot body, this hairline is also inside the teapot. Firing faults ob...
Antique Chinese bronze foreigner censer with Ming Xuande mark. Two foreigners dressed in sash and loose fitting robes and pants on each side and 'carrying' the rectangular censer above ground. The rectangular censer is connected to the figures near the waists, they are also holding rings that some are connected to the censer, some are close to it. Their faces are casted with smiling expression and with beard and curly hair. Ming Xuande mark to the base of the censer.
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.
Antique Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Longquan Censer. The exterior of the censer is carved with florets within geometric patterns. Beautiful celadon glaze with crackles suffused with bubbles at areas. The tapering cylindrical body raised on three legs.
Age: 15th/16th Century
Condition: One leg has chips exposing the grey coloured pottery/porcelain. Crackle throughout. Centre of censer has Y shaped crack and filled in. Old dirt built up on...