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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1253039 (stock #1136)
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$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 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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1253036 (stock #3537)
Bamboo Grove
$3,500.00
This tripod Chinese incense burner is an early 19th century product. It is 8 ¾” high and 8” wide (measured from both handles). The three legs are the form of Chinese mystical beast’s 饕餮 (Tao Tie) face and claws. The two handles are the image of Pi Xiu 貔貅 and the top is a form of Foo Lion. The body is covered with floral designs; cloud patterns appear on the top rim of the burner. There is an honorable “Qian Long Nian Made” mark on the bottom...
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 : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1240536 (stock #3535)
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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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1238989 (stock #1134)
Bamboo Grove
$8000.00
This rare tortoise shell carved RuYi (scepter) is a mid-19th century product. It is 13 ½” long and 3 1/2” wide from the widest part (head of the scepter). There are fourteen cranes carved in relief flying in coiled lucky clouds. The pattern repeats and covers the entire handle and head. It is in excellent condition. More photos are available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1238986 (stock #1133)
Bamboo Grove
$2250.00
This cast bronze incense burner is an early 20th century product. It is 6 ½” high (with carved hardwood base is 9 ¾” high) and 9 ¼” in diameter. Two bands of archaistic designs surround the upper half of the body. The lower half contains four floral designs which are repeated in relief on the cover of the vessel. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1238824 (stock #3533)
Bamboo Grove
$950.00
This peach bloom glazed long neck vase is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is 9 3/8” high and 4” wide from the widest part. Aside from one air bubble (like a small lump) due to the firing, it is in great condition.
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 #1231794 (stock #3530)
Bamboo Grove
$1500.00
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 : 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 : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1206892 (stock #3528)
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This very well carved Japanese ivory okimono is a late 19th century product. It is 5 1/2” high, 2 3/4” wide and 2 1/4″ thick measured from the bottom. It depicts a smiling farmer holding a bundle of fresh cut lotus roots which are wrapped and bound in a straw sheet. The facial expression is very realistic. The short robe with willow tree design indicates it is either spring or summer which is the right season for harvesting lotus roots...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1205977 (stock #3527)
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This very well carved ivory statue of a scholar is a late 19th century product. It is 11" high (with hardwood carved base, it is 13" high), 3 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" thick. The image is the well-known Song Dynasty (960AD~1270AD) hermit scholar Lin Pu (林 逋). Li Pu (967AD~1028AD) was born in Hang Zhou City, Zhe Jiang. When he was young he traveled a lot. Later in life, he settled down to live alone under the Gu Mountain near Xi Lake. He was well known and was admired for his multi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1205647 (stock #3526)
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This is an 18th or 19th century Chinese brown glazed and carved porcelain brush holder (Bitong) signed by “Wang Bing Rong” who is considered one of the best porcelain carvers of that period. His dates are somewhat confusing. Some records say he was born in 1736 and died in 1795. Other records have him living from 1862 to 1908. Perhaps the most appropriate approach was taken by Christie’s. In their auction catalog of Fine Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1995, they state, Mr. Wang’s dates...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1205620 (stock #3525)
Bamboo Grove
$400.00
This carved antler netsuke of a young boy holding a puppy is a late 19th century product. It is 2" high, 1 1/8" wide and a little less than 1" thick. The contrast of the smiling boy and the less than happy puppy provides a great over all impression for the piece. It is not signed. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #1205619 (stock #3524)
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This small ivory carving of a geisha is a late Meiji period (1868~1911) product. It is 3 1/8" high, 1 1/4" wide and a little less than 1" thick. It depicts a geisha bowing her head demurely and looking at the floor. Her right hand holds her kimono robe closed; her left hand rests on her chest. The artist signature is on the bottom. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1204068 (stock #3523)
Bamboo Grove
$400.00
This early 20th century Famille Rose snuff bottle features hand painted chrysanthemum, cherry, rose, peony and other unknown blossoms on a white background. It is 2 3/8” high, 2 1/8” wide and 1 1/8” thick. The cap and spoon are replacements. It is in very good condition.