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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1455758
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$1,200.00
A pair of very large Tomb pottery figures of a male and a female attendant dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The female figure in this pair was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory in Dec. 2020 to being 510 years old. So it was made during the Middle Ming period (ca. 15th. cent.)

The male figure is carrying a fan and the female figure a large dish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1455756
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$2,350.00
A pair of massive museum quality matching pottery figures of a male and female attendants, middle Ming Dynasty, 15th.-16th. century.

The figures are matching in torquise and cobalt glazes and stands on large plints. The male figure in this pair was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory and it was made during the Middle Ming period (15th.-16th. cent.). He is holding a teapot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1455582
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$495.00
A lovely patinated bronze belthook with dark green and red patina, Warrings states, ca. 4th. century AD.

The belthook looks like a stingray with a wide curved top above a tapering ridged hook, cast with relief taotie design.

Size: 4,8 cm. long and 2,7 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb, excellent metal and patina.

Provenance: The old collection of Torunn Gulliksen Ihlemann og Jens Thygesen, formerly Kunsthallen auctions, København. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1455581
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$195.00
A lovely little Chinese bronze belthook, dating to early Han Period, ca. 200 BC-9 AD.

The belthook decorated with scrollwork on the front and has a central knob on the back. Wonderful azurite blue and green patina.

Size: Nearly 6 cm. in lenght.

Provenance: The old collection of Torunn Gulliksen Ihlemann og Jens Thygesen, formerly Kunsthallen auctions, København. Ex. Bruun Rasmussen auctions 1723/1544
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1455580
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$475.00
An extremely rare belthook to survive today and likely because of the many thick gold inlays, since iron normally corrode away! The belthook is 16,7 cm. long and inlaid with thick gold decoration depicting animals and creatures (see closeups).

The belthook with vertically ridged profile, terminating in a dragons head hook, reverse with circular knop.

Condition: Intact and heavily corroded as should be expected for the very rare medium and with preserved inlays...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1455579
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$1,650.00
An exceptional and quite substantial bronze belthook, Chinese, dating to the Eastern Zhou dynasty - Warring States period (475–221 B.C.).

The gilt bronze surface cast as a feline mask embellished with twisted sashes heightened with raised commas enclosing a circular plaque; a long post terminating in a dragon's head hook. The front with fine gilt preserved in the devices, reverse with circular form knop.

Size: 8,7 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1455257
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$850.00
A scarce and impressive massive charger or Wucai Dish in intanct condition (unrestored!), China, Ming Dynasty, 16th.-17th. century AD.

The dish is painted with the split pagoda design, medallions and seal marks, on a celadon ground.

Size: Massive piece, 39,4 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, thus a great condition for this often repaired type, some wear to glaze as usual.

Ex. Old Danish Private Estate collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1454611
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$195.00
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A fine Chinese mottled hardstone Snuff bottle from old collection, Qing Dynasty, and can be approx. dated to 1780-1820.

The bottle nicely carved polished into it's perfect shape.

Beautiful old jade stopper, with pin inside, comes with the bottle.

Size: 58 mm. tall.

Condition: Fine, unfortunately some chipping to rim and base, but still quite attractive.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1454272
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$495.00
Antique Chinese Yixing snuff bottle of fine porous unglazed body of 'purple clay', late Qing Dynasty, 1880 AD.

It's front sides decorated with floral scenes and caligraphy in cream slip. Nephrite jade lid. With impressed seal (makers mark) inside base.

Size: ca. 6,7 cm.

Condition: Superb for type!

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #1454231
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$395.00
A very attractive and scarce Chinese silver and wood snuffbottle, dating Qing Dynasty, 1740-1760.

The bottle with finely chased silver mounts and nice floral wood carvings in a patinated piece of Walnut tree.

Size: 8,2 cm.

Condition: Choice and intact.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1454021
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$695.00
A lovely Chinese Snuff bottle in Quartz Crystal with golden flexs, from old collection, Qing Dynasty, and can be precisely dated to 1820-1850 AD.

The bottle exceptionally well carved and decorated with floral scrolls in a very rare piece of super hard Quartz with golden hair / flex. The stopper original and carved in the same stone.

Size: 56 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb. Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1454019
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$395.00
A wonderful guaranteed authentic snuff bottle in green porcelain, dating to 1800-1820 AD.

The bottle elegantly made with nicely crackled green glaze and an smokey agate stopper.

Size: ca. 82 mm. tall.

Condition: Choice and perfect, thus rare from this early period.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1453929
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$395.00
A beautiful thinly carved and polished Nephrite amulet in the shape of a Cicada, Ming Dynasty or earlier.

The pendant carved in a nice celadon stone with veins and inclusions. This fine nephrite pendant comes from an old German Collection of handpicked Chinese jade carvings of insects from different periods, from the Neolithic to 20th. century.

Size: 8 cm. and weighing only 24 grams so very finely made...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1454229
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A lovely archaic Chinese Green nephrite carving with blood red inclusions, Ming Dynasty or earlier, pre 16th. century.

An interesting and attractive insect, perhaps a Cicada in a fine archaic style with much fine wear. The piece is carved in a truely superb piece of green and blood red Nephrite!



Size: ca. 6,2 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and intact. Nice glossy surfaces with antique wear.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1454164
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A massive and very attractive Martaban stoneware storage vase with dragons, early type from the 14th-15th. century.

Beautiful Ochre and yellow-brown glaze, ovoid body rising to a narrow neck and flared thick rim, the sides decorated with four dragons chasing a flaming pearls. Applied snail or dragon loops for ropes to hold down lid for storage and transport on vessels throughout Southeast Asia where these vessels were revered and collected for their beauty and utility...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1454032
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An ancient Chinese neolithic carving of a Cicada in banded Agate, Hongshan culture, 4700 to 2900 BC.

This fine nephrite Cicade pendant comes from an old German Collection of handpicked jade carvings of insects from different periods. A nice piece displaying ancient polishing and fine patina and will come with our guarantee for authenticity.

Fine details with no modern toolmarks and with the right neolithic tecnique for polishing and drilling the loop from either side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1454029
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A very nice (most likely) ancient neolithic carving of a Cicada in banded Agate, Hongshan culture, 4700 to 2900 BC.

This fine nephrite Cicade pendant comes from an old German Collection of handpicked jade carvings of insects from different periods. A nice piece displaying ancient polishing and fine patina.

Fine details with no modern toolmarks and with the right neolithic tecnique for polishing and drilling the loop from either side. Fine dusty white patina in the details....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1454016
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A wonderful early chinese Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty 1820-1850 AD.

The piece with a lovely silver and pink hardstone stopper. Nicely carved bottle fully inscribed on one side and the other with a figural carving. The bottom inscribed with makers mark.

Size: 66 mm.

Condition: Choice for type, no chips or scratches, only nice soft wear and fine patina consistent of the 180-200 years of age.

Ex. Danish private Collection and with Certificate of authentici...