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
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 Celadon jade carving of mythical beast seal or paper weight. Finely carved jade with light celadon tone. Beautifully designed beast with one centre horn on his head, he stands in a crouched position on the square base with head turned towards his back with vitality. The space beneath the beast is well carved out on this fine piece.
Age: 17th/18th Century
Condition: Natural lines/age fissures in jade, in which some disco...
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.
Offered here is a beautifully and delicately carved antique Chinese Puzzle ball. The stand measures 9.5" tall and its base measures 2.88" in diameter. The Puzzle Ball measures 2.88 inches in diameter and appears to have 10-12 levels (other balls )I do not see any defects or damage. The overall height of the two pieces is approximately 12.25 inches in height. Please feel free to email any pictures.
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.
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A Chinese statue of a maiden holding a lotus flower and a fan, carved from celadon jade, fixed on a matching wooden base. Condition: fine, only lotus flower with few tiny rim frits. Dimension with wood stand: c. 22.3 cm high.
A Chinese jade vase, carved as a lotus leaf with a flower in one corner and a ribbon tying the leaf and its coiled trailing stalk forming the base. The composition is very attractive, the body is quite thinly carved and the stone is of celadon hue. A high quality example of Qing lapidary arts, it measures 14 cm ( 5 1/2 inches) high. It comes with its own custom made wooden base. Age; 19 C. condition: excellent.
A Chinese jade vase, carved in the form of a tall thin finger citron. The stone is of very pale hue close to the colour of the pictures, the body is thinly rendered and the exterior well detailed. It comes with its own custom made wood stand. Age: 18/19 C. size: 10 cm high. condition: very good, no breaks , no restoration.
This early 20th century carved jade brush rest is 8 ¾” long, 3” high and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts three playful PiXiu facing each other. PiXiu are Chinese mythical creatures who are considered to be very powerful protectors in the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can they protect an individual or a family, they will also draw wealth from all directions. The PiXiu resembles a winged lion and is the ninth offspring of the dragon. It has a pair of bulging eyes, a long, bushy tail and one ...
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
A Chinese jade plaque 17/18 C. very finely carved and pierced with precious objects e.g the canopy, endless knot etc.This reticulated example with its breathtaking virtuosity and delicate , meticulous detail is a fine example of earlier Chinese lapidary art. The stone is of greyish celadon hue with spots of whitish clouds and is set on the back of a hand mirror in a frame of gilt silver which is worked with a ground of filigree and multi colour enamel decoration. All is enhanced with semi precio...
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...
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...
A fine rare three color lacquer box with cover of irregular form. Showing two pomegranate fruits borne on a leafy stem, in carved cinnabar, ochre and green lacquer, on a carved floret-swastika diaper ground. The sides of the box with hexagonal floret diaper. The base and interiors lacquered in black. These boxes are dated to the 18th century, Qianlong period. Condition: the right part of the cover with a long restored crack (could be done better) and the side as well with restored crack (see pic...
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
A Chinese jade libation cup of pale green hue with a flash of russet, carved in the shape of a peach and standing on a five petal support. The outside has scrolling foliage and the handle is formed as a flower spray with a flat reticulated top surface. An excellent example of 16/17 century lapidary art and in excellent condition. It comes with its own custom made wooden stand. size: 10 cm long