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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1290899 (stock #1073)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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A massive bronze (copper tin alloy) vase cast in Han dynasty Hu shape and with Han style Taotie mask handles. The archaistic style decoration is an amalgam of Shang and Zhou dynasty motifs. These consist of upper and lower bands depicting stylized dragons and a central band of large Taotie ("monster"} masks. All are reserved against a flattened Leiwen (cloud) daiper ground. Below the upper two horizontal bands are pendent 'Cicida Blades'. An accompanying 1973 British Museum letter suggests a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1273089 (stock #PTF142)
Ancient East
$2,450.00
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully mounted Chinese roof tile of a Ming warrior seated upon a horse. The bearded soldier, his right hand on his hip, sits erect upon his amber horse which stands on the curved tile base. This earthenware tile has been decorated in a sancai glaze of predominately green and amber colors. A beautifully carved custom rosewood base has been made for this large tile, the base itself probably being over 100 years old. CONDITION: Quite good condition with the usual wear one wou...
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...

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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1221003 (stock #962)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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A gilt bronze Libation Cup decorated on the outside with auspicious symbols: Cranes, Bamboo,Prunus blossom and Lingzhi fungus and with some of the Buddhist Bajixiang ("eight precious emblems"). This item was made in China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and is from the collection of a British Architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai until 1931 when he migrated to the UK. Condition: very good - no damages, repairs or losses - but there is some copper oxidation and surface wear...
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421784 (stock #MA952)
Large Chinese Ming / Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Shou

This sizeable blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 17th century, at the end of the Ming Dynasty or the beginning of the Qing Dynasty. Around the outer wall are four stylised "Shou" characters (meaning longevity) between floral patterns. The inner surface is simply decorated with a small floral pattern in the centre surrounded by two blue rings. To the base is an artemesia leaf mark, one of the "eight ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1700 item #1390657 (stock #CMZ38R07)
Framed Chinese 17th century Ming dynasty Imperial dragon robe fragment. This greenish yellow ground five claws dragon fragment is the shoulder to chest part of a dragon robe and needs to combine with another pieces in order to finish a whole robe. The horns and eyebrows seem to be missing but is meant to leave space, visually form the eyebrows and the horns by the surrounding patterns and colors. The spear like eyebrows, up but backward hair style and the powerful wheel like claws are the featur...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #1396729 (stock #Green1-10)
Golden Age Antiques
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The is a very rare large Koi vase created by a master. The koi are large and much finer than most ever seen on this style of vase. The vase is 9 1/2 tall and 11 1/4 inches wide. Rims are silver with an old Jungin stamp. Condition of this vase is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1354568 (stock #1329)
Dragon's Pearl
$8400.00
A large and imposing bronze image of the Songzi Niangniang (‘The Lady who Brings Children’), a primary Daoist deity. Fine expression and details. Covered with a dark brown patina all-over. Ming dynasty, most probably Wanli period (1573–1619), a time when it is known that large number of Daoist images were made. H 38 cm. Condition: Generally very fine. Minor remains of cold gilt and colouring. One tip of a finger broken off.
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1050146 (stock #8171)
Trikomsa Art
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A Chinese Bronze Censer, Qing Dynasty. Diameter approximately 7.1 cm (across handles) and height approximately 8.8 cm (bottom to rim). Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #735082 (stock #S-F0934)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$6,500.00
A fine bear climbing a rocky ledge decorates this large bronze vase. It bears an impressed mark, untranslated, on the base. The patina is medium brown, the condition is excellent. Height 14.5", Diameter 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1418094
Large Chinese Qing dynasty celadon charger decorated in the interior with a carved scrolling peony motif. Late 19th century to circa 1900. 15 1/2” diameter x 2 5/8” high. Heavily potted and in very good overall condition. There are some original crazing and production flaws to the interior. From a North Scottsdale, Arizona collection. Please note that the stand is not included.