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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1940 item #1432916
Old Chinese lapis lazuli carved Guanyin figure reclining barefoot with hair upswept in a chignon and dressed in a flowing robe pouring fluid from a vase she holds in her right hand. An old price tag on the custom stand reads $1200. Please note that the lapis color is somewhat darker than the images suggest. Guanyin: 3 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide x 3 1/8” high (4 1/4" high on the stand); custom stand: 4” long x 3” wide x 1 1/4” high; weight of figure: 214 grams (7 1/2 oz). Very good overall...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1930 item #1386972 (stock #gy5861)
2ezr
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Early 20th Century Chinese Black Coral Carved Old Sage & Boy

It is 3.1 inches (8 cm) tall by 1.9 inches (4.8 cm) wide. It is 37.3 gram.

It has inclusion and trace of glue at the bottom (as seen in the photos).

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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 ...
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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1217564 (stock #0036)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

It is hard to find real antique wooden Buddha Figures, and we are happy to offer you one rare piece of chinese art.

This is a highlight of our exhibition.

This large Buddha is approx. 250 years old and is carved of one piece of old DARK wood. It came from a well known antique dealer in Bejing, China. The spoils of time, the cracks, the leavings of colour and the signs of age give a valuabel proof of its authenticity.

It is placed and fixed on a thick piece of woo...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1385739
A heavy, wide 14k gold band with rhombus cut lapis lazuli stone. The ring is signed but the mark is indistinct (possibly a " C" or "u" with a dot). One edge of the lapis is slightly rough and the band shows faint scratches. The stone measures 1/2" x 3/8" ,the height of the band is 3/4" (to its tip) and weighs 10.8 gr. Size 6.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1381510 (stock #4488)
Hawkes, Asian Art
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A Fine Chinese Carved Blue Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, 1800~1850. The bottle of opaque white glass with snow-like inclusions, cased in blue glass. The blue glass is carved away to leave the Eight Horses of Mu Wang in a continuous landscape. The carving is very fine indeed. The stopper is hardstone with an ivory collar and spoon.

A bottle of the same design from perhaps the same workshop was sold at Christie’s “The Art of China: Online Winter Sale” Dec. 2017. Lot 36. The colour comb...

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 : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1393756 (stock #2922/2256)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese silver goblet embossed with a continuous scene of figures and horses set against a background of pavilions, mountains, pagoda and trees. It is raised on three entwined bamboo branches. This is a high quality object of vertu, the figures have human faces with features- look for a laughing old man with animated face. The details are fresh and sharp, the composition very elegant . size: 21 cm high. age: Qing period. condition; very good, no breaks , no restoration, high points good. There...
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).

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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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1436943 (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 : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1405063 (stock #STWD55K012)
A magnificent Chinese Northern Song dynasty Yaozhou carved dish in perfect condition. Dia 18 cm. Condition: no chip, no restored. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platform, please ask before ordering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1436837 (stock #M8376)
Fine Chinese Northern Qi Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure (AD 550 - 577)

This very rare and unusual painted pottery figure was made during the Northern Qi Dynasty (AD 550 - 577). It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, very good traces of which still remain. Note the details of the clothing, the headgear and especially the facial features. In each hand is a purpose-made hole where originally would have been placed miniature weapons or banners, ...

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

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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

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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 : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1418566
This jar represents the human-headed Imsety, who guarded the liver. With long lappets, defined ears, strong nose and prominent facial details. Third Intermediate Period, probably 21st Dynasty, 1069 BC to 945 BC. 10 1/2 inches high. Intact. Possibly from a workshop. Purchased in Egypt in 1975, by Dr. M. R. of New York. Purchased from a well-respected, licensed antiquities dealer in Luxor named Mohamed Hassani, whose shop was right next to the Old Winter Palace Hotel. By the time of the 21st D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1068272 (stock #lot864)
Hu's Collection
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Description:

A wood water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old wood pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving.
This piece was carved in delicate workmanship to imitate the lotus leaf by thin wall a...