All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #35689 (stock #3331)
Chinese porcelain vase marked kangxi on the foot, but thought to be a late 19th century reproduction. There are domestic scenes painted in the over glaze enamels and repairs to the lip of the rim. At one time, the vase was used a lamp. Hence, the characters kangxi in the reign seal are restored and probably spurious. H: 24 inches, Diam: 8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #50235 (stock #3338)
This Chinese calligraphy couplet was written by late 19th century Chinese scholar and government official XU SHICHANG. Both scrolls are 16 inches wide and 64 inches long and in good condition. The calligraphy measures 12 ½ inches wide and 52 inches long. Mr. Xu was born 1854 in Tianjing City and died 1939. During the late Qing Dynasty, he was appointed by the Qing Emperor as Viceroy of Manchuria and an official scholar of Ti-Ren Ge (royal chamber or cabinet)...
Early 20th century Chinese carved ivory brush holder. Immortals in a scene of mountains, trees and pavilions. Attached carved ivory base. It has a very small chip on the background. H: 4 ½ inches, Diam: 3 ¼ inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #300640 (stock #2142)
This small 19th century Chinese carved nephrite cup is 3 ¼” long 1 ½” high and 1 ¾’ on its widest part. The cup was carved to look like an old bronze vessel. A dragon (or beast) head is carved on the top of the handle and belt like “Ru Ding” design encompasses the entire body. Aside a tiny indentation on its rim, it is 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #320427 (stock #2149)
This mid 19th century, Tokyo School wood carved netsuke is 1 ¾” high, 7/8” wide and 3 /4” thick. It is not signed. It depicts a young boy wearing some kind of bib, holding his belly with both hands. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #81739 (stock #2102)
This 19th century Japanese wood netsuke of KIKORI (woodcutter) is 1 3/8 inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and 1 1/8 inches thick. It depicts a sitting woodcutter, his left hand holds an ax; his right hand holds a double gourd wine container. A bundle of tree branches leans on his side. It is carved from an unknown hard wood and is not signed. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #257959 (stock #2135)
This Qing Dynasty Guang Xu Period (1875~1908) Famille Rose seal box is 2” high and 3” in diameter. It depicts two young boys riding on Qi Ling (or Ki Ren, a legendary animal, usually related with young male), another is pushing a cart, carrying a symbolic officer’s hat. There are small floral designs on the rim. Aside from one old chip inside the box and a couple of small chips on the bottom, it is in fairly good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #848590 (stock #3384)
This late 19th century Chinese bronze statue of a reclining water buffalo is 3 ¼” high, 6” long and 4” wide. It depicts a reclining water buffalo turning its head toward its back. It has nice patina and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #510807 (stock #2197)
This late 19th C. or early 20th C. carved hard stone water bowl for painters or scholars is about 2 inches high, 5 ½ inches long and 4 ¾ inches wide. The water bowl is carved as a double plum blossom; a lucky bat, two smaller blossoms and leaf are on the side. The lucky bat and plum blossom represent bravery, strength and longevity in Chinese culture. The workmanship is simple and elegant. It is in excellent condition.