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similar to SALE - Chinese Tang Dynasty Stone Head of Guanyin

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1413833
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,880.00
A very fine grey stone head of Guanyin dating from the Chinese Tang dynasty (618-907).

Kindly inquire if you have some questions.

The head will be shipped with the removable wooden stand.
The sculpture bears some apparently repaired damages on the right cheek (kindly refer to picture 8).
Size: 31.5 (h) x 14 x 20 cm (with stand 48 (h) cm); 12.6 x 5.6 x 8 in

Worldwide shipping

Please understand there might be some delay receiving clearance from the Japanese Agency...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1413712
Meiji Bijutsu
$6,800.00
A spectacular stone Buddha (Guanyin) dating from the Chinese Tang dynasty (618-907).

Kindly inquire if you have some questions.

The statue will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Size: 48 (h) x 14.5 x 8 cm (with stand 59 (h) cm); 19.2 x 5.8 x 3.2 in

Worldwide shipping

Please understand there might be some delay receiving clearance from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs to ship the statue outside of Japan (standard procedure for important and expensive antiqu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1422734 (stock #MB123)
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Groom Figure (Published & with Oxford TL Test)

This fine pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) and represents a foreign male attendant or groom. It is "heavily-potted" and made from a cream-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The body is coated in very finely-crackled green and amber glazes.

Tang glazed items such as this are usually referred to as "sancai glazed" pieces. "Sancai" refers to three colo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1408757 (stock #MB183)
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted White Pottery Warrior

This fine pottery figure of a warrior, or soldier, was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The majority of similar Tang figures are made from a lower-fired reddish pottery whereas this particular example is made from the more desirable "white" pottery. It is "heavily-potted" and relatively highly-fired, having a distinct "ring" to it when tapped, and the pottery has fired to a pale creamy-pink colour. It has been "cold painted"...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #985904 (stock #lot714)
Description:

Done by top-quality marble stone, a great Buddha’s head was well carved.
A typical piece of the early to mid-Tang periods, the marble head was well carved by the hands of the excellent craftsman.
The religious piece was well depicted in details: on top, the spiral ushnisa and the features of the face –the full cheek, almond eyelids and well-defined lips, all were meticulously rendered by affluent and sleek carving skills.

Due to natural cause or some...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1310746 (stock #DC274)
AntiqueTica.com
$7,950.00
Rare Chinese painted pottery fat lady with nice facial expression, wearing long robe, with red, black and white pigments remaining. The pleats of her robe are gracefully represented. Thermoluminescence test from Oxford is included.

Her serene and relaxing expression illustrates the disposition of Tang aristocratic ladies. She is also the symbol of good health and wealth during the Tang Empire.

Age: China, Tang Dynasty, A.D. 618 - 907
Measurement: Height 38 C.M. / Width 12.6 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1221754 (stock #0068)
Momoyama Gallery
$1350.00

Please feel free to enjoy this Chinese wood carving of a seated Guanyin, early Qing dynasty. The Guanyin is seated in rajalitasana, royal ease, on a pierced rockwork base with one leg lowered and the other with knee raised supporting the right arm, the face carved with a poised and calm expression, wearing a tiara and loose robes falling over the shoulders and open at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace.

There are no repairs visible, but pieces of laquer had been chipped...

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 : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1423340 (stock #MB092)
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Granary Jar

This very interesting porcelain model of a covered jar in the form of a storehouse (granary) was made during the 13th - 14th century, most likely at one of the kilns in Fujian province. The wide cover has been made in the form of a tiled roof, the jar with vertical ridges, representing the wall of the granary. The cover, the outer wall and inner mouth of the jar are coated in an attractive finely-crackled translucent greenish-blu...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1425428 (stock #1009)
Dustieoo Antique
$1,200.00
Chinese Natural Red Coral Figure Kwanyin Guanyin Fine Chinese carved natural salmon red coral figurine. The statue is in a form of Kwan Yin (Guan Yin) or depicting “Ma Gu Xian Shou (Magu Offers Longevity)”, with a basket of lucky flowers, delicately crafted from nonatural red coral. With an original silver-inlaid wooden base. Size: Coral alone 9.3 cm high Includes wooden base 13.3 cm high Condition: excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1421898 (stock #MB140)
Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Oxford TL Test

Rarely offered for sale, this large early "blue & white" jar was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It has a wide body as well as a wide mouth. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned spiralling objects. Below this the body is decorated with scrolling floral and leaf patterns with a band of large lotus leaves toward the base. The colour of the underglaze bl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #441229 (stock #H050201001)
EL-GALLERY
USD $650.00
A Han Dynasty terra cotta horse head with a very animated expression. There are some traces of red pigmentation on the straps of the horse head.

The horse head has abrasion , wear and tear due to the long period of burial. Otherwise it is in good condition.

The measurement of the horse head is: Height 15.0cm, Length 15.0cm and Width 5.0cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1411270 (stock #MB266)
Chinese Jin Dynasty Painted Pottery Filial Piety Tile (AD 1115 - 1234)

This interesting and attractive pottery tile was made during the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) and most likely comes from Shanxi province. It depicts a scene from the story of Zeng Shen, one of the stories of the twenty-four paragons of filial piety:  

Zeng Shen, who lived during the Spring and Autumn period. was well-known for his filial piety. When he was young he often went into the mountains to gather firewood. O...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1405347 (stock #MB148)
Tall Chinese Han Dynasty Amber Glazed Pottery Hu Jar

This large pottery jar (or "hu") of fine form was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It has been coated with a greenish-amber glaze that covers the whole of the outer surface and the inside of the mouth. The slightly concave flat base remains unglazed. There are many decorative ridges and bands that surround the jar and on opposing sides at the waist are two moulded taotie ring handles. To part of the glaze on the lower body an...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421870 (stock #MA943)
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain dish was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is coated in a thick, finely-crackled glaze and decorated in underglaze blue. The pattern features a standing phoenix surrounded by foliage and blossoms which include the peony and bamboo, the phoenix symbolising peace and prosperity, the peony riches, love, affection and beauty and the bamboo longevi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1407596 (stock #MB166)
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This fine "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain dish was made in the sixteenth century, most likely during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. As is the case with many Swatow pieces, it is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glaze with, to the underside, various pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze. Here and there are lines of crackle within the glaze.

Of all Swatow dishes of this general type, t...

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 : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421897 (stock #M0087)
Large & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Wanli Shipwreck

This large porcelain bowl with a straight mouth rim was made at the Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi province in the north-east of China during the last years of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) or possibly the Taichang reign (1620) or the Tianqi reign (1621 - 1627); it was recovered from the "Wanli shipwreck" that has been dated to c. 1625. The outer wall is attractively decorated with various floral patterns with a scro...