A nicely framed FRENCH EROTICA ETCHING OF PRIAPE, BY ANDRE LAMBERT, DATED 1916, HAND SIGNED: REMIGIUS E. Professionally framed and matted, Size: 14" x 10" (36 cm. x 25.5 cm.). Excellent overall condition. Provenance: Private South Pines, NC/USA, Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1065931 (stock #MM-Santo)
Very attractive Qing blue & white porcelain bowl with center medallion and fine painting. Good condition, one tiny chip, no hairline nor restoration whatsoever. Six character marking on bottom surrounded by a ring. Glaze has shiny luster. Size: H. 3" (7.5 cm.) x 4.75" ( 12 cm.) diameter
A large and finely worked Cambodian Silver Repousse Elephant Box which opens. Many details including an elaborate saddle. Good condition, no repairs. Size: L. 7" x H. 5.5" x W. 3"
A large Cambodian Silver Repousse Elephant Box which opens. Finely detailed workmanship including an elaborate saddle. Good overall condition, no damage nor repairs. ca. 1920. Size: L. 18 cm. x H. 14 cm. x W. 8 cm.
Attractive porcelain cricket box with hand painted scenes and flower decor, 19th Cent. Ching Dynasty, China, good condition, no cracks/blemishes
A beautiful and refined Lanna Thai Antique Woodcarving mounted on a stand. 19th Century. Size: H. 16.75" x W. 15.75" (43 cm. x 40 cm.)
A Finely Detailed Hand Made Round Silver Opium Box with a Lion on Top. Lion has Ruby Cabochon Eyes. Intricate Foliage, Flower and Scrolling Work. Good Condition. Size: 7.5 cm. diameter x H. 6 cm. Weight: 158 gr. Provenance: India, 19th Century. Rare!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1080907 (stock #MM)
Very attractive and rare hand carved square rosewood and marble display table for art objects or a bonsai. Good condition, 19th Century Qing, China. Size: H. 4.5" (11.5 cm.) x W. 8" (20 cm.). We have several other such display tables in different sizes for sale (please see our items # 570561 and # 571584).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1098510 (stock #TREK)
Very finely painted Cranes on Silk, KANO School style, Japan, 17th Century. The motif depicts 4 white, blue, black and red feathered cranes in a marshy bank amongst bamboo, and is exquisitely rendered with discreet and delicate polychrome pastel tones and ink, reminiscent of a serene and tranquil dream landscape. This album silk painting is mounted on heavy gold paper and in very condition considering it's age. Size: H. 25 cm. x W. 21 cm. Framed. We have 2 other such paintings available, please ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1098511 (stock #TREK-2)
Very finely hand painted flowering Sakura tree on silk, KANO School style, Japan, 17th Century. The motif depicts a large Sakura tree with lovely white blossoms, pink buds and leaves. In contrast the dark tree trunk suggests vigor, longevity and wisdom. Like so often seen in KANO School paintings, the motif is reminiscent of a dream and rendered in soft pastel tones and ink. This album silk painting is mounted on heavy gold paper and in very good condition with minor silk loss in two spots. Size...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1098513 (stock #TREK-3)
Very finely painted nature scene on silk, KANO School, Japan, 17th Century. The motif depicts a mountainous landscape with trees and is dramatically rendered with a flying bird of prey (Hawk?), it's hunting instinct drawn to an escaping flying bird. The soft pastel polychrome tones and ink illustrate cascading hills of the mountains and trees suggesting serene peace, whereas the hawk and it's alertness indicates power, survival and instinct. As so often in KANO paintings, the ensemble tends to e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1098520 (stock #DRE)
A MING SWATOW (ca. 1625) Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Plate with thick, shiny glaze, depicting a Phoenix in the center medallion surrounded by a border featuring auspicious symbols. The back side of the plate also has some decor. There are a few firing imperfections (unglazed well/spots) as shown in the photograph and some kiln sand/grit deposit on the back base of the plate, which is common in Ming ware and a sign of authenticity. Very good condition, no cracks, hairlines nor restorations. S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1154200 (stock #TRE-QUE)
Rare Famille Rose Polychrome Porcelain Opium Ash Can / Dross recipient with a symbolic Grasshopper/Cricket and a bug amongst floral decor (prunus, lotus and peonies). In China this specific "spring motif" represents hope for a long and happy life. Good condition, very difficult to find. QING Dynasty, 19th Century, China. Size: H. 4.5 cm x 4.5 cm diameter. A must for serious opium collectors!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1201757 (stock #TRE-QUE)
QING Famille Rose polychrome OPIUM accessory porcelain container (for dross/ash etc.) decorated with a cricket and an insect among flowers (prunus, lotus and peonies) representing "a long and happy life" for the Chinese. Excellent condition, no restorations, 19th Century. Size: H. 4.5cm x 4.5cm diameter. Very Rare!
3 very finely painted nature scenes, KANO School, Japan, 17/18th Century. These album silk paintings are mounted on heavy gold paper and framed individually. Nice condition considering age. Size: H. 25 cm. x W. 21 cm. Will sell individually. For more detailed photographs see our items # 1098510, 1098513 and 1098511
A late MING blue & white SWATOW ware decorated with a phoenix in cavetto and a border with auspicious symbols. The back side also has some painted decor. It has a thick, shiny glaze and also shows some unglazed spots. The back side has some sand/grit deposit which is a typical characteristic for Swatow wares, Very good condition, no cracks, hairlines nor restorations. Size: 7.5" inches (19 cm.) diameter. ca. 1600
A rare antique Cinnabar Red Lacquer Basket from Northern Thailand. 19th Century. A very labour intensive handmade procedure where woven and coiled bamboo and clay formed the base of this container. Furthermore, 6 ribs were bent and curved to form feet at the base. The top was curved and rolled inwards and many coats of lacquer were applied over and over after drying each one. Overall condition good, some wear, size: 17.5 cm. height x 38 cm. top diameter, 24 cm. bottom diameter.
A fine KANO SCHOOL Painting on silk depicting 4 Egrets. This album silk painting mounted on heavy gold paper is in good condition overall. Size 9.75" x 8.25" (25 cm. x 21 cm.)