All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1145250 (stock #3449)
This peach bloom glazed vase (mei ping) is a late 19th century product. It is 6 ¾” high, 2” wide from the middle, 1” wide from the bottom and 1 5/8” wide from the mouth of the vase. There is a six character blue under glaze KangXi honorable mark on the bottom. There are two spiral stretch lines inside the narrow neck but did not show from the outside. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #407935 (stock #2156)
This early 20th century Chinese export lacquer cinnabar bowl is 3 ½” high and 6 ¾” in diameter. It depicts two dragons flying through the clouds chasing a flaming globe. There is an honorable Qian Long mark on the bottom. Aside from some cracks inside the bowl due to age, it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1183434 (stock #3512)
This very well molded and colored late 19th century sitting Guan Yin is 9 ½” high, 4 ¾” wide and 3 ½” deep. It depicts Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) holding a RuYi scepter and pearl sitting on a double lotus seat. Aside from a crack line on the back due to firing, it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #311072 (stock #2143)
This early 20th century Chinese carved jadeite lady is 4 ¾” high, 1 ½” wide and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts a lady holding a silk box containing several volumes of books. The natural grain of the stone is apparent. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #25010 (stock #3302)
19th century nephrite carving of a bearded Zhong-Kui (ghost eater). His right hand is holding a fan; his left hand is raised up holding his hat. Under his left foot is a demon begging for his life. According to Chinese custom, the ghost eater will protect a family from evil spirits. This is a very nice carving in good condition. H: 5 inches, W: 3 inches, D: 1 ¾ inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #137866 (stock #1053)
This pair of late 19th or early 20th century Mille Fleurs (thousands flowers) bowls are 2 ¾ inches tall and 5 ¾ inches in diameter. Hundreds of different flowers cover the outside of the bowls. A similar design about an inch wide is painted inside the bowls. They have an honorific Qian Long mark on the bottoms. The workmanship is wonderful. The gold trim on the rims has slightly rubbed off. They are in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #311082 (stock #2144)
This pair of Chinese late Ming Dynasty (1368~1644) blue and white vases (Mei Ping) are 10 ¼” high and 5” on the widest part. Aside from some dark spots and blisters due to firing, they are in excellent condition.
This early 20th century large export carved ivory goddess of mercy (GuanYin) is 18” high (with carved wood stand it is 20 ½” high), 4” wide and 3” thick (measured from the base). Her right hand holds a branch of willow leaves; her left hand carries a basket filled with lotus blossoms. A phoenix is standing on her side and a tiny sitting Buddha with a fire halo is in her dark, braided hair. There is an honorable Qian Long mark carved on the bottom. It is in excellent condition.
This early 20th century ivory carved beauty is 10 3/4 inches tall, 2 ½ inches wide and 2 inches thick. She wears a simple and elegant robe and holds a bouquet of flowers. The black metal stand is a later custom made piece. The statue is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #510473 (stock #3375)
This late 19th or early 20th century lacquered bronze statue of a boy is 8 ¾ inches high, 4 inches wide and 2 ½ inches thick. It has a signature “Mantoshi” on the back. Aside from some wear due to its age, it is in good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #87718 (stock #1046)
This 18th or 19th century green glazed and carved porcelain brush holder signed by ¡°Wang Bing Rong¡± is 5 inches tall and 3 ¼ inches in diameter. It depicts a plum tree in full bloom. The design is simple and elegant. The workmanship is just wonderful. The piece is in great condition. Information on Wang Bing Rong is presented under item inventory number 1045.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1129099 (stock #3433)
This Chinese early 19th century blue and white plate is 8” in diameter and 2” high. It depicts a fruit with leaves in the center; a floral design covers the side and the back. Aside from some blemishes due to the firing and three small chips on the back rim, it is in fairly good condition.
17th or 18th century Chinese wood Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) statue. One hand is holding a ¡°Bo¡± (alms bowl). Most of the lacquer has peeled off. Crack lines and small chips due to the age. Good condition. H: 27 ½ inches, W: 7 inches, D: 7 inches
This is a rare late Ming dynasty (1368~1615) carved bamboo statue. It depicts a bearded warrior on a horse. The rider¡¯s head is raised up, eyes wide open; his left arm is gently holding the bridle. The tired horse has turned its head toward its master. It is a superb carving and in great condition despite its age. H: 12 inches, L: 7 inches, W: 6 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #85150 (stock #3348)
This outstanding hand made silver cloisonn¨¦ and jade bracelet is 7 inches long and 3 quarters of an inch at the widest part. It is an early 20th century product. The workmanship is superb and is in great shape. This is from a collection which we are selling for a retired jeweler. There are seven pieces of pale jade, every piece of jade is surrounded by butterfly design cloisonn¨¦. The back is a woven silver design.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #30307 (stock #5008)
Chinese silver tankard dated during China Trade Period (1795~1840). Its tapering cylindrical body depicts a hunting scene with an ear-shaped dragon handle. There is stamped maker¡¯s mark ¡°W¡± on the bottom. It is 4 inches high and 4 inches wide (including handle). It is in excellent condition.
This late 19th century Chinese ivory statue of a bearded scholar is 5 ½ inches tall and 3 inches wide at the widest part. His eyes are half closed; he holds a scroll gently against his cheek. There are two characters read as ¡°Da Ming¡± on the bottom. The inscription means ¡°Great Ming Dynasty¡± which is quite common on ivory carvings or porcelain. There are a few hair line cracks due to the age of the piece. Over all, it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #421579 (stock #2166)
This late 19th century sterling silver and jade bracelet is 7 inches long and half of an inch wide. There are five pieces of jade (jadeite) mounted in silver fittings and two Chinese characters in outline form at the end of the bracelet. On the back is stamped “sterling” and “China”. It is in great condition.