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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1237424 (stock #1132)
Bamboo Grove
$3500.00
This very well made bone carving of the legendary Chinese figure Xiang Yu 項 羽 (232 BC~202BC) is a late 19th century product. Xiang Yu is popularly known in Chinese as “Xi Chu Ba Wang” 西 楚 霸 王 which means “Conqueror of Western Chu”. For more information, please refer to the entry on Xiang Yu in Wikipedia. This statue is 9" high (with carved fitted wood base is 10" high), 3 3/4" wide and 3" in depth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1400884 (stock #PPS011)
Bamboo Grove
$3,350.00
It was carved by a late 19th century or early 20th century artist Ryuzan (柳山). It depicts a smiling mother holding an umbrella and carrying a child on her back. It is 7 1/2" high and 2 3/4" wide (from the bottom) and 2 3/8" thick (from the bottom). It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1121670 (stock #1116)
Bamboo Grove
$3300.00
This very well carved ivory beauty is an early 20th century product. It depicts a young lady holding a round fan in her left hand and carrying a flower basket on her right shoulder. It is 12 ¾” high (with wood base, it is 16” high), 2 ½” wide from her shoulders and 2” thick. Aside from one small age crack line on the base of the ivory, it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1289421 (stock #1144)
Bamboo Grove
$3250.00
This superb carved ivory page turner is an early 19th century product. On one side there is a very well carved garden scene and figures; a textured pattern covers the other side. It is 12 ¼” long, 1 5/8” wide and a little less than quarter of an inch thick (measured from the handle). It has a great patina. Aside from one hair line crack on the back, it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1253039 (stock #1136)
Bamboo Grove
$3,250.00
This 19th century ivory carving of a young woman wearing a straw hat and holding a fish is 11” high (13 1/2” high with hardwood base), 2 ¾” wide and 2” thick. This young woman is the central figure in a well-known Chinese opera called “The Fisherman’s Revenge” (Da Yu Sha Jia). The story concerns an old fisherman was threatened by a ruthless provincial governor. The governor insisted that the fisherman marry off his beautiful daughter to become the governor’s concubine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1230753 (stock #1131)
Bamboo Grove
$3000.00
This very well carved Chinese export ivory jewelry box is a mid or late 19th century product. Three dragons surrounded by lucky clouds are carved into the top of the box. Two dragons appear on the front of the box and one on the rear. There is a mirror and removable tray inside the jewelry box. The tray and bottom of the box are lined with dark blue velvet. The box has four legs. Aside from an old repair near the lock and one small age crack on the top, it is in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1253037 (stock #3538)
Bamboo Grove
$3,000.00
This large Chinese Famille Rose brush pot is a mid or late 19th century product. It is 7 ¾” in diameter and 7” high. It depicts buildings, a river and pond, trees and a garden scene. It has an honorable “Jia Qin” mark on the bottom. It is in excellent condition. More detailed photos are available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1142132 (stock #1123)
Bamboo Grove
$3000.00
This rare cloisonné statue of a mythical animal is a late 19th century product. It is 10” high, 16” long and 8 ½” wide. According to Chinese legend, an animal that has a dragon head and tortoise body is called “BaXia” (or Bixi) and is the oldest of nine dragon sons. BaXia is valiant and powerful; he has the strength to carry the heaviest of burdens. He has the body and shell of the tortoise, so it represents longevity and will bring good fortune...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1253038 (stock #1135)
Bamboo Grove
$3,000.00
This early 20th century ivory carving of a young woman is 12 1/8“ high (13 3/4” high with hardwood carved base), 2 1/8” wide and 1 ¾” thick. She wears a simple and elegant robe and holds a flower in front of her. The carving is superb and is in excellent condition. More detailed photos are available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1241516 (stock #3536)
Bamboo Grove
$3000.00
This rare ivory carving of an empress with her attendant is a late 19th century product. It is 9” high (with a fitted hardwood carved base, it is 10 ½” high), 2 ¾” wide and 2 1/8” deep (both measured from bottom). This image depicts a story told in traditional Chinese opera and classical literature about a beautiful young noble woman, Yang YuHuan (楊 玉 環) who lived from 719 to 756 A. D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1117390 (stock #3420)
Bamboo Grove
$2800.00
This very well carved white jade (nephrite) Lohan (Arhat) is an early 20th century product. It depicts a Lohan sitting on a rock, his left hand holds a wood stick he is using to clean his ear; his right arm is resting on the rock. The impression on his face is just interesting and realistic. It is 6 ¼” high, 5 ¾” wide and 3 ½” thick. Aside from natural blemishes, it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1142135 (stock #3442)
Bamboo Grove
$2750.00
This finely carved noble lady is a mid or late 19th century product. It is 12” high, 2 ¾” wide and 2 3/8” thick. There is an honorable “Yong Zheng” mark on the bottom. The lady is holding a bunch of lily blossoms in her left hand and a basket of peony blossoms in her right hand. The statue has great patina. Aside from some loss of coloring and a small old repair to a broken tassel on the front of her robe, it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #1171813 (stock #3475)
Bamboo Grove
$2600.00
This rare and unusual ivory carving of a sage is an early 20th century product. It is 10” high (with fitted hard wood base, it is 11” high), 3 ½” wide and 3” thick both measured from bottom. This image is the great Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist Li Shi-Zhen (李 時 珍, 1518~1593). Li Shi-Zhen is considered to be one of the greatest naturalists in China. He was interested in the proper classification and use of herbs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1086155 (stock #1107)
Bamboo Grove
$2500.00
This 17th century (Ming Dynasty) blue and white Swatow ware jar is 13” high and 9 ¾” wide. There are four small round loops on the top. The blue glaze artwork depicts a fierce dragon flying through clouds. Judging from its shape, it might have been a wine container at that time. There is one small old repair on the spout. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #26869 (stock #1026)
Bamboo Grove
$2500.00
Han Dynasty (200 B.C.~ 220 A.D.) 5-spout iridescent glaze vase. Beige and olive green glazes cover half the body. It is an extremely rare piece and in perfect condition. H: 10 inches, W: 7 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #425831 (stock #1067)
Bamboo Grove
$2500.00
This late 19th century Chinese overlay Peking glass vase is 10 ¾ inches high and 5 ½ inches on the widest part. It depicts a well known Chinese story “The goddess of Luo River.” A groom drives a dragon cart over the river while the goddess Luo sits in the cart. Two maids are following them. The workmanship is precise and elegant. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #1121671 (stock #1117)
Bamboo Grove
$2500.00
This pair of carved ivory emperor and empress are late 19th or early 20th century export pieces. The emperor is 12 ¼” high, 2 ¼” wide and 1 ¾” thick. The empress is 12 1/8” high, 2 ½” wide and 2” thick. The emperor is holding a sword and the empress is holding a Ruyi. The robes are very well carved with dragon and phoenix designs. There is honorable “Great Ming” mark on the bottom of the empress. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1400476 (stock #PPS007)
Bamboo Grove
$2,400.00
It was carved by a late Meiji period (1868~1911) artist Tozan (東山). It depicts a smiling wood cutter taking a break and tying his straw sandal lace. A sparrow is resting on his straw hat. It is 6 1/5" high, 3 7/16" wide (from the bottom) and 3" thick (from the bottom). Aside from two hair line cracks; one on his back head and one on the bottom, it is in great condition.