All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #25009 (stock #3301)
19th century nephrite carving of a fisherman holding a fishing pole in one hand and two fish in the other hand. A basket is sitting on the side. Very nice carving in good condition. H: 4 inches, W: 2 ½ inches, D: 1 ¾ inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #29635 (stock #3329)
Chinese Song Dynasty (960~1270) brown iron glazed oil or sauce storage jar of rounded shape, boldly thrown and shaped, with spout. Good condition. H: 12 inches, Diam: 12 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #856478 (stock #3387)
This pair of late 19th century export Sancai Foo lions are 9 7/8” high (male Foo lion is a little shorter), 3 ¾” wide and 2 ¼” thick. One front paw of each lion rests on a globe; the female has a cub on her back. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1181598 (stock #3503)
This hand painted blue and white statue of standing Hotei is a Taisho period (1912~1926) product. It is 6 ¾” high, 4” wide and 3” thick. In Japanese or Chinese culture, Hotei (Budai in Chinese) is an immortal who is always shown smiling or laughing and carrying a huge cloth bag. This porcelain Hotei is holding a wood stick in his right hand so he can carry both his huge cloth bag and a fan. His left hand is holding a round pot. His body is the only part unglazed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1115684 (stock #1115)
This set of four Guang Xu Period (1875~1908) Mille Fleurs (thousand flowers) dishes are ¾ inch tall and 6 ½ inches in diameter. Hundreds of different kinds of flowers cover them all. The workmanship is superb and precise. The gold trim on the rims has slightly rubbed off. They are in great condition.
The wood statue Shou Xing (longevity) is carved from a part of a tree joint and it is quite heavy. He is holding a staff and a peach. The statue is 11 ½ inches tall, 2 ¾ inches thick and 5 inches on the widest part. It is late 19th century piece. The carving is simple but elegant. There is single Chinese character ¡°Wang¡± which was scratched on the back of Shou Xing¡¯s robe, maybe by collector. There are some crack lines and small chips due to the age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1106812 (stock #3410)
This very nicely carved 19th century lacquered wood netsuke in a clam form is 1 1/8” high, 1 ¾” from the widest part and 1 ½” in depth. It depicts two elders playing “go” in a building and the third person standing on a bridge outside the house. A tall pine tree is along side of the building. There are two hermit crabs and some sea weed painted on the top of shell. Aside from a few tiny scratches, it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #28688 (stock #1032)
Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368~1615) 3-color glazed chests (or trunks). Part of the body of each piece shows an iridescent sheen. There are a few chips on both chests. They are 4 ½ inches tall, 5 ¼ inches long and 3 inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #260876 (stock #3360)
This late 19th or early 20th century Japanese Imari vase is 13 ½” high and 6 ½” on the widest part. The ribbed body was painted a traditional gold, orange and blue floral and bird design. There is a Shishi (lion) on the top of the domed shape lid. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #809547 (stock #SLR 001)
Japanese print by Yoshitoshi Taiso ( 1839-1892 ) REFINED: the appearance of a court lady during the Kyowa era( 1801-1804). From the series 32 Aspects of Women, printed April, 1888, 1st printing. Color, impression, and condition are very fine to excellent. Margins are trimmed, as most prints from this series seem to be, with various small printing smudges on the surface.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #856482 (stock #3389)
This early 20th century ceramic beast looks like Shi Shi. It is 8 ¾” high, 3 ¾” wide and 7” long. It depicts a brown and beige color sitting beast with its mouth wide open. The maker’s signature “Seyama” is on the bottom. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1172883 (stock #3483)
This jade (nephrite) carving of a reclining Foo dog is 2 ¾” long, 1 5/8” high and 1” wide. It is an early 20th century product. The carving is very simple but elegant and it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1259283 (stock #3541)
This long and slender carved tortoise shell snuff bottle is an early 20th century product. It depicts a PiXiu (貔 貅 or 辟 邪) sitting on the top of rocky mountain, surrounded by clouds. PiXiu is a Chinese mythical creature that is considered to be a very powerful protector regarding the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can it protect an individual or a family, it will also draw wealth from all directions. It is 3 7/8” long, 1 ½” wide and ¾” in depth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1174144 (stock #3499)
This nicely carved jade (jadeite) pendant is 2 ½” long, 1 ½” wide and ¼” thick. It is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is carved on both sides as a twisted RuYi (如意) scepter with LingZhi (靈芝) ends surrounded by a small unknown plant. A small lucky bat is sitting on top of the carving. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1132589 (stock #3437)
This cast metal figure of a farm girl is an early 20th century (late Meiji) product. It depicts a bare footed farm girl carrying a large basket on her shoulder. It is 11 ¼” high and 4 1/8” in diameter at the base. The tip of the small stick she holds in her left hand is broken off. Aside from this, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1400102 (stock #PPS002)
The carved overlay glass snuff bottle is an early 20th century product. The red over clear glass snuff bottle is 2 ¾” high, 1 5/8” wide and 3/4” thick. Both sides have the same design which depicts a blossom tree. It has a light carnelian cap which is a later replacement. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1144135 (stock #2224)
This early 20th century carved ivory netsuke is 3” high, 1 ¼” wide and 1” thick from the top. It depicts a standing westerner carrying a child on his back with his right arm; his left hand is holding a peach. The artist signature “Okatu” is on the bottom of his robe. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #510586 (stock #1074)
This pair of Famille Rose Mille Fleures (thousand flowers) demitasse are late Qing Dynasty products. The saucers are 4 3/4 inches in diameter and 1 inch high, the cups are 2 1/4 inches high and 2 1/8 inches wide. They depict a large pink peony in the center while chrysanthemum, lily, hibiscus, iris and several unknown flowers cover entire bodies. The cups have bamboo design handles. There are Guang Xu (1875~1908) marks and three separate floral (peony) designs on the bottoms...