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similar to VERY FINE AND RARE 18/19 C SUTRA MUTTON FAT JADE PLAQUE

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #616085 (stock #0096)
Violet East Gallery
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This is a very fine and rare 18th or 19th century white jade sutra plaque. It was made from a very fine piece of mutton fat white jade of an even and very pale milky white tone. It was skilfully carved in intaglio and gilt with the Chinese version of Prajnaparamita Hridaya Sutra, the Heart Sutra on both sides translated by the famous Tang dynasty monk, Xuanzang. Jade is such a hard material that it is extremely difficult to carve the Sutra on a plaque of this size. Yet the carvings are excellent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1446790 (stock #3104)
AE JEAN COLLECTION
$2,060.00
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.

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 : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1359384 (stock #2884/2361)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1378824 (stock #3305)
Galerie Hafner
$1,100.00
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1448194 (stock #MB555)
Fine & Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Inscribed Sanskrit Jar

This very rare jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province, at the time a particularly isolated part of China. Whilst the clay was still soft, prior to firing, the entire outer surface of this jar was incised with characters of a Sanskrit-type script, the Buddhist script of that region at the time. These...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1192213 (stock #877)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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A fine,large and very rare eight sided documentary vase (with fitted wood stand) - decorated in Chinese scholar's taste and bearing two poems. The first, small poem on the neck of the vase, describes the under glaze blue painted picture on the reverse side. Roughly translated - "Fisherman looks across riverbank - there are Huang Yang trees. There are three roads leading home and he carries a 'dan' (two baskets with carrying yoke). He is wearing a raincoat and hat and it is raining - he sees a fa...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1920 item #1419539 (stock #MM489)
An Arts & Crafts Hand Wrought Copper Box from the workshops of the Forest Craft Guild in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Measures about 5 1/2" by 3", green patina with original leather interior. A fine example of their work.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1443565 (stock #1464)
Rare Calligraphy on Wood Plaque by Korea's Last Princess, Yi Bang Ja. It reads, "Clean Wind" and was created in 1968. It is the only calligraphy on wood by Princess Yi bang Ja that we have ever seen offered for sale. It has a traditional Korean hook for hanging. A beautiful piece of Korean history created by the last member of the royal household to reside in Korea's royal palace. Princess Yi Bangja is much beloved by the Korean people. She devoted her entire life to the education of mentally an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1274219 (stock #1914/4011)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A highly desirable Chinese jade coup, shaped as a lotus leaf with flower blossoms decorating the handle and body. The stone is of an even tone with a slight hint of russet. This is a very attractive composition of the "caged" style and measures 5 1/2inches ( 14 cm) wide. In excellent condition. Age: Ming 17 C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1446339 (stock #3028)
AE JEAN COLLECTION
$2,680.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1434260 (stock #1662)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,600.00
An unusually fine belt hook of mottled spinach jade w. a dragon’s head on top and a crawling qilong on the shaft. The button’s head carved w. the yin-yang symbol. From an old Danish collection and in the country since the 1920s. Qing, 19th cent. L 14 cm. Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1431793 (stock #WN281)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
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A disc-shaped cast bronze gong with a central boss, coated with black lacquer and gilt decoration. Showing four Buddhist celestial beings, a pair praying "Thepanom" and two hybrid "Norasingha" creatures among the Thai flame motif "lai kranok". These elaborately decorated percussion instruments, once supported by a frame and hit with a mallet, were often presented as gifts for special occasions. Upside with two pierced suspension holes. Condition: traces of usage, lacquer losses especially at hit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1443996 (stock #1466)
19th Century Korean Hat Box made entirely of Exotic Paulownia (Odong-namu) Wood, from the collection of a French diplomat stationed in Korea in the 1950s. Paulownia is very desirable for collectors because of its beautiful wide grain, light weight, and fire and bug-resistant qualities. The paulownia used for this rare hat box is especially fine. 9.5 x 9.5 x 8.5 (height) inches, 24 x 24 x 21.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1448490 (stock #MB572)
Pair of Rare Chinese Sui / Early Tang Dynasty Pottery Ladies

These fine and very rare pottery ladies were made during either the Sui Dynasty (AD 581 - 518) or the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). They are made from a fine-grained grey pottery and are particularly well-detailed; note the detail of the faces, the hairstyle, the folds of the clothing with the very long sleeves. Traces of the original "cold painted" surface pigment remain. 

Height 25.5 cm. Fine condition with...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1361532 (stock #2889/2831)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1700 item #1315744 (stock #4798)
A finely carved,rare and early piece from a tantric apron made from human bone. Tibet 14th C. 3 1/4 inches H. 1 1/4 inch W.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1448351 (stock #03152)
SANAI FINE ART & ANTIQUES
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The size of Makie Kobako: 3 3/4" Long x 3" Wide x 3" High. This is Amazingly Fine Japanese 19 th Century Japanese Antiques Makie Kobako(small box). The Kobako has Roiro(black) background Makie with Hira Makie gold design of Japanese trees as well as Japanese Kamon(family crest). One tree looks like Magnolia tree with flowers. It is finely done. The Kobako came with inside tray as well. The side of Kobako with Red Makie finish over cloth texture finish as photo showing. Between red makie cloth fi...