All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #27451 (stock #3326)
Chinese Ming Dynasty(1368~1615) celadon plate. The plate is 14 inches in diameter and 2 ½ inches tall. It is embossed with a flower and wave design. It is in very good condition with one hair line crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1185543 (stock #3516)
This very well carved bamboo hexagonal brush holder (Chinese name is Bitong) is an early 20th century product. It is 6 3/8” high, 5 ¾” wide and 4” in depth. The rim, bottom and four small legs are made of hard wood. The six images depict the idyllic paradise for Chinese scholar, sage or official...
This Japanese walrus tusk carving of a young maiden is a late-19th century or early 20th century product. It is 7 ¼” high (8 7/8” high with wood base) and 2 ¾” wide. It depicts a young maiden holding a long necked vase in one hand and a long stemmed flower in her other hand. There is a tall stand beside her with an incense burner. The statue is permanently mounted on the carved wood base. It is in great condition.
This very nice ivory carving of a traveling merchant is a 19th century product. It is 8” high (9” high with wood base) and, measured from the bottom, is 2 ¼” in diameter. This bare foot elder wears a turban and an old traditional (perhaps Afghan) robe. He has a sharp, wrinkled face; his hair is long and curly. He carries a soft cloth bag over his right shoulder; his right hand is holding a wood or bamboo stick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1150152 (stock #3451)
This nice Japanese carved ivory Okimono group is an early 20th century piece. The base is 9” long and 6 ½“ wide. The sitting merchant is 4 ¾” tall, 3” wide and 2 ½“ in depth. It depicts a smiling old man holding a tobacco pipe and displaying his merchandise in the market. The signature is placed on a small red rectangular hard stone which is inlayed on an oval ivory piece. It reads “SHOZAN”. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1122634 (stock #3430)
This early 20th century carved jade brush rest is 8 ¾” long, 3” high and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts three playful PiXiu facing each other. PiXiu are Chinese mythical creatures who are considered to be very powerful protectors in the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can they protect an individual or a family, they will also draw wealth from all directions. The PiXiu resembles a winged lion and is the ninth offspring of the dragon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1151515 (stock #3453)
This celadon jade carving of a vessel with lid is a late 19th or early 20th century product. The vessel is called a "ding;" 鼎 a "Taotie" 饕餮 mask appears on both sides of the vessel. It is 5 ½” high (with carved hard wood base is 6 ¾” high), 7 ¾” wide and 2” thick. A ding is an ancient Chinese cauldron with legs, a lid and two handles opposite each other. They were made in two shapes with round vessels having three legs and rectangular ones four...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #25862 (stock #1021)
Meiji period Japanese bronze vases. Silver and copper inlaid design depicting a long-tailed rooster in a plum tree. Signed by ¡°Ichinori¡±. Maker¡¯s seal is on the bottom. They are in good condition. H: 5¡±, W: 2¡±
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1100026 (stock #3408)
This early 20th century Chinese ceramic carved white brush holder is 5 ¼” high and 3 ¾” in diameter. It depicts a tiger standing on top of mountain surround by far away mountains, pine trees and bamboo. There are peony and small chrysanthemums beneath the tiger and a lucky bat is flying on the top. The seal of the maker, Chen Guo Zhi, is carved on the bottom. Chen Guo Zhi (1821~1861) was a well known artist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #407948 (stock #2158)
This very well made South East Asian fish shape pot is 5 ¾” high, 7 ¼” long and 5 ¼” wide. It has pale green, brown, beige and black glaze covering the entire body. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1231794 (stock #3530)
This very well carved and colored Japanese polychrome ivory carving of a Chinese style lady is a mid or late 19th century product. It depicts a lady who wears a simple but elegant elaborate silk robe. She holds a peony blossom in her left hand and a fan in her right hand. It is 8 ½” high and 2” wide from the round base. It has very nice patina. Aside from two slight crack lines on her face and upper left arm, it is in very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1092935 (stock #2223)
This 19th century carved wood netsuke of an Otafuku (traditional female theater character) is 2 ¼” long, 1 ¾” wide and 1” thick. It was made by a well known wood netsuke carver Shuzan; his signature is on the back. Shuzan was the pupil of master netsuke carver Shugetsu. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1122629 (stock #3428)
This interesting early 19th century Korean hand thrown blue and white vase is 9” high and 5” wide from the widest part. It depicts several plants and has texture style patterns in blue over the pale gray background. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1186213 (stock #3520)
This very well made and hand painted vase is a 19th century product. It is 9 ½” high and 2 ¾” wide from the widest part. It depicts chrysanthemum and butterflies over a beige crackled body. There is a brocade pattern design on the top of the vase. The black hand-painted mark “Dai Nippon, Taizan Sei” is on the bottom. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1146808 (stock #3450)
This interesting and finely carved Japanese ivory okimono is a mid-19th century product. It is 4 7/8” high, 2 3/8” wide and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts one adult and two youngsters engaged in the pastime of catching bugs. One boy, on the back of the adult, waves a fly swatter in his left hand while his right hand grabs at a dragonfly over his head that is trying to escape. The second boy stands next to them straining to hold up the long insect-catching bamboo pole...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1185433 (stock #1127)
These late 19th century Chinese Famille Verte ceramic bowls are 1 7/8” high and 5” in diameter. There are two green dragons chasing flame surrounded red globes on the outside the bowls. Inside the bowls, there is one globe with flames. There is an orange peach and lucky bat mark on the bottom of each bowl. Aside from some small hair line cracks due to their age and three tiny chips on one bowl due to the firing, they are in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1122631 (stock #3429)
This early 20th century large stone carving of a water buffalo cow and calf is 6 ½” high, 7 ¾” long and 4 ½” wide. It depicts a cow eating grass but feeding her youngster at the same time. The bodies of both calf and cow are finely incised to represent hair. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #24761 (stock #2008)
Early 20th century Chinese Blanc de Chine. A group of four women gathered around a lotus blossom playing music. Good condition. H: 9 ½ inches, W: 7 inches