All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1356495 (stock #SCPT-001)
A very rare and unusual large Chinese scroll painting done in the Japanese style of a bird in a cage with a bamboo tree and netting. Some gold leaf work on the leaves. The wooden weight on the bottom of the scroll has carved bone tips. Comes with original signed box. Age: 19th century. Size: L.213.5cm. W.44cm. Condition: Very good. No repairs.
Rare original Shanghai poster,professionally framed,from the 1930's of Jiang Qing as a young actress. There are many reproductions of this poster, but this is an original that I acquired in China many years ago. Jiang Qing was noted for being Mao Tse Tung's fourth wife and a member of the "Gang of Four." Size: Frame. 85.8 x 69 cm. Poster. 62 x 46 cm. Condition: Normal ageing cracks and some minor repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1361360 (stock #FURN-004)
An extremely rare matching set of a drum table and five matching stools made of Jichi wood or "Chicken Wing Wood" with a very large one piece burl wood top on the table and stools with a bamboo design. Bamboo carved furniture from very expensive wood is very rare as bamboo is a very inexpensive wood and to carve that bamboo design in the expensive wood is a sign of reverse snobbery reserved for the very rich at that time. Bamboo, though, also represents longevity as it remains green during the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1348311 (stock #WD-065)
A very large and rare unique lacquer panel screen with a variety of stone carvings of Quanyin and Her Disciples. The carved gold leaf panels most likely depict the life of the owner. The back of the panel has a beautiful painting of bamboo and birds. See Last photo. The panel is made into six parts that are interlocked together. Age. Mid. 19th Century. Size: 310 cm. X 215 cm. Condition: Normal ageing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1700 item #1354538 (stock #WD-088)
A very rare Chinese veneer huanghuali cabinet with the original marble inserts. The back of the cabinet still has the original fiber coating that was used during the Ming and early Ching Dynasties. This cabinet was most likely made during the transitional period from Ming to Ching. Age: Early 18th Century Size: H.189cm W. 126cm D. 63cm Condition: All original. The drawers are probably a replacement. Normal wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1341140 (stock #WD-089)
A beautiful rare blackwood cabinet with symbolic carvings of a bat for long life and prosperity and happiness and the pair of fish for abundance and wealth and harmony. The cabinet comes with the original stand that is missing the two drawers. It is very rare to find the cabinet with the original stand.The items inside the cabinet do not come with the cabinet. Size: H. 193cm, L. 92cm W' 40cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #1347044 (stock #WD-071)
A very rare blackwood Hungmu rectangle table in it's original condition. This table has never been restored, has all the original hardware and is in fine condition for its age. Blackwood tables are quite rare. Age: Mid Qing Size: L.114cm, W.43cm, H.80cm. Condition: Some small old repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330228 (stock #MART-004)
A very rare extremely large storage jar from the Chinese Song period, 960 -1126 AD.These jars were used for storage for Chinese trading vessels. They were then traded off to Chieftains in Southeast Asia and were considered sacred items. Most jars were from the Ming to the middle Qing Dynasties. This one is very rare as it dates back to the Song Dynasty. This vase was found in Borneo, Malaysia. It is unusual to find this size jar intact from that period. Size: H. 76 cm. W. 57 cm. Condition: No r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1355125 (stock #PT(T)-019)
A very large authentic Tang tomb guardian wearing a typical warrior's uniform standing on an evil earth creature with remains of the original pigments. The guardian was there to protect the tomb from these evil creatures. Age: Tang Dynasty 618 - 907 AD. Size: H.86cm. W.38cm Condition: Found as is.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1330487 (stock #MART-003)
A very rare large white Chinese vase. Very difficult to find an original white vase like this. The production of white glazed wares was not very large, yet their quality was generally rather high.This one has a symbol of a human figure painted inside most likely done by the those who owned the vase. Size: H. 84cm. W. 45cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1343792 (stock #MART-001)
A very large museum quality blue cobalt Jar. It is very, very rare to find this type of vase in cobalt blue, especially in this size and condition. The center of the vase has a relief of a dragon chasing the elusive flaming pearl. Size: H. 92.8cm. W. 46cm. Condition: Very good with no repairs or missing parts. One side has some calcification from being buried for a long time. It show up more in the photo than it actually is.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356623 (stock #PT(T)-014)
A rear authentic Chinese Tang Tomb Guardian with beautiful sancai glaze. Chinese believed that there were evil creatures underground and had these type of guardians to protect the tombs. Size: 74cm X 28cm. Condition: In its original state. Some minor repairs but not totally reconstructed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #1361578 (stock #WD-069)
A set of four vary rare blackwood Hungmu lady's side chairs. The chairs match as a pair except for the back panels. Two have a square and two have a circle. This most likely had some meaning for the owner. Age: Mid Qing. Size: H:94cm. W:48cm. Condition: No repairs. Some looseness from age. can be fixed very easily.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1343366 (stock #PT-038)
An exceptional statue of Garuda holding Naga, the king of water serpents, in the Sukhothai Style. This is a very rare and important piece made in Thailand. Size: H. 54cm. W. 28cm. Condition: No repairs.Natural ageing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1356633 (stock #CER-005)
A very rare white porcelain Song qingpai ewer with a clear pale bluish glaze. The body and shoulder of the vase have skillfully executed free-flowing scraffiato designs of florals and leaves. The tall cylindrical neck is encircled at the base by two horned dragons whose heads meet at the spout. The grooved loop handle is further decorated with eight small balls. The glaze pools in some areas creating a beautiful light watery blue. The dragon is an auspicious symbol - having two dragons on ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358818 (stock #PT(H)-006)
An authentic large and beautiful original green glazed Han vase (hu) with monkeys, lions, wild boars, rabbits, riders on horse back and some strange human and animal type creatures. Age: Han Dynasty 206BC - 220AD Size: H. 32.5cm W. 28cm. Condition. No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345929 (stock #PT-023)
A very rare large Han tomb pillar with stamped designs on three side. Front panel is stamped with four alternating designs of three trees with cloud formations and four girls carrying something over their heads. Each panel is separated with cloud formations. The two side panels have diamond shaped designs all the way to the bottom.In northern China during the Han dynasty, hollow clay bricks were used to construct the small, rectangular chambers of underground tombs. The doors, pillars, and linte...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1349318 (stock #MART-002)
This is one of the earliest and rarest original types of vases made in Vietnam. It has a rich chocolate brown glaze with beautiful drippings going down to the base. This style of jar has been copied in later times in China and Southeast Asia. Size: H. 64.8cm W. 40cm. Condition: Perfect. No repairs.