All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #28058 (stock #2038)
S. E. Asian celadon fluted water dropper of the Sung period (960~1270). It is 3 inches wide and 2 ¼ inches tall. National Museum of Philippines label is on the bottom. It is in good condition aside from repair on handle.
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.
This 17th century carved polychrome wood head of Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) is 15 inches tall, 7 inches wide and 7 inches in depth. The solid teak wood base is 3 ¼ inches high, 9 inches wide and 8 ¾ inches in depth. This statue was part of the collection of a professor who spent over 20 years in China. Some of the color has come off and there is a long crack on the back of her head due to the age of this statue.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #67107 (stock #3341)
This snuff bottle is molded in the form of a wine pot which is secured in a woven basket. It is inscribed with the wine maker¡¯s name De Run Zheng and the name of the wine Zhuang Yuan Hong. The seal mark is Yong Zheng period but is considered as Tong Zhi or Guang Xu period (1862~1908). It is 3 inches tall and 1 ¾ inches at the widest part. Beside some small chips on the woven part, it is in good condition.
This late 19th century Chinese carved ivory doctor¡¯s lady is 4 inches long, 1 inch wide and 1 inch thick. Her right hand is leaning on her head and her left hand is resting on her chest. There is a dark line (the center of the tusk) running the length of her side. Her whole body has slightly yellowed due to the age of the piece. She is in excellent condition.
This Chinese ivory court tablet is an extremely rare piece. It is a late Ming Dynasty (1368~1642) product. It is almost 19 ½ inches long, ¼ inch thick, 3 inches wide on one end and 2 inches wide on the other end. There are quite a few hairline cracks, several small chips and one repaired split.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #48296 (stock #1039)
This pair of enameled glass brush holders carries a wild geese and grass design. They are 5 ¼ inches tall and 3 inches in diameter. They came in blue brocade fitted boxes. Both have a ¡°Qian Long¡± (1736~1795) mark on the bottom. Near the date mark there is a red wax seal which indicates they were exported from mainland China. The color and the design are great. Both are in perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #48582 (stock #2066)
This early 20th century ivory mask is 1 ¾ inches long and 1 ¼ inches wide. It is signed ¡°Ichimoto¡± and is in good condition.
This mid or late 19th century Chinese carved root sculpture is 25 inches tall (with base), 11 inches wide and 3 ½ inches deep. One side carved as a maple tree and rock, the other side retains the natural form of the roots. The fitted hard wood base depicts a pine tree surrounded with rocks. There have been a few minor repairs. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1240536 (stock #3535)
This superb ivory carving of an aristocratic young woman holding a child is a mid or late Meiji period (1868~1911) product. The woman is formally dressed in a kimono decorated with patterns and floral designs. Her hair is elaborately coiffed. She holds a boy in her left arm and a parasol in her right hand. The child is holding a branch of chrysanthemum. The piece is very well executed and stands 10 ¼” high, 4” wide and 3 1/8” thick (measured from the bottom)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #510900 (stock #2202)
This hand made 19th century Chinese sterling silver inkwell is 2 ½ inches long, 2 inches wide and 1 5/8 inches high. It depicts a cormorant sitting on a fishing basket. It has “sterling silver” (in Chinese) stamped on the bottom and a glass container inside. It has nice patina and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #326179 (stock #2154)
This very well designed and carved wood (boxwood) netsuke is 1 ¾” high, 2” wide and 1 ½” thick. It depicts three pods of a Japanese lantern plant (some people call it a Chinese lantern). Two big lanterns and one small lantern are arranged along a stem with a curly leaf which has a few insect bites. It is dated late 18th century and it is not signed. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #30227 (stock #2043)
Middle 19th century Chinese white jade Pi. The piece is 2 ¼ inches in diameter and 5/16 inches thick. A pinhead (Gu) design is on one side; the other side has a five scroll design. The carved wood stand has six round vase shaped corners. There is a tiny chip on the rim of the jade and a small piece is missing on the curve of the stand. It is in good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #136450 (stock #2132)
This marked Dao Guang Period (1821~1850) small plate is 1 inch tall and 5 3/8 inches in diameter. It has blue and green peony and butterflies design on a white background. The fine white lines on the flowers and leaves add a very elegant touch. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #50130 (stock #2080)
The Chinese Tang Dynasty iron stele is 7 ½ inches tall and 5 ½ inches wide. A Buddhist design is on one side; calligraphy is on reverse. Most of the calligraphy has worn off, but some characters are still legible. It looks like it was made to honor one family¡¯s ancestor. There is a date to indicate it was made during second year of ¡°Zhi De¡±(757 A.D.) of the Tang Dynasty. The old coin style base (stand) is cast iron and was made to fit the stele later. It is in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #50131 (stock #2081)
This late 19th century Japanese hexagon cloisonn¨¦ vase is 7 ½ inches tall and 3 ¾ inches wide. It has various phoenix cartouches on a dark blue background. There is a small chip close to the bottom quarter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #50132 (stock #2082)
This late 19th century Japanese small cloisonn¨¦ vase is 3 ½ inches tall and 2 1/8 inches wide. It carries a chrysanthemum and butterfly design on a black and goldstone background. It is in good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #50133 (stock #2083)
The Chinese white jade (nephrite) dragon belt buckle is a late 19th century product. It measures 3 ¼ inches long and half inch wide. The color of the jade and workmanship are great. It is in excellent condition.