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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364651 (stock #PT(H)-003)
A beautiful authentic Western Han pottery cocoon jar in the shape of a silkworm cocoon. The outer surface is embellished with the original painted abstract banding and scrolling designs in pigments of dark and light brick reds, grey blue, and white. Size: H. 28cm.L. 31cm. W. 28cm Condition: Minor chip on the rim and the base.See photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1365271 (stock #PT-008)
A Ming statue of Quanyin glazed in cream, green and ochre glazes (san-ts'ai). The Guanyin is seated on a rock formation with lotus flowers above a rectangular pedestal. Formerly she was flanked by two disciples - there is one remaining but missing and the other is missing its head and hands. The lower part of the back is left unglazed and is incised with the date that the piece was made (4th year, 12th month Zhengde which converts to the year 1510 AD) The folds of the robe are done with large...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1365658 (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 : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1365839 (stock #CER-011)
A very large Imari charger with a painted dragon in the center chasing the elusive flaming pearl. The panels have various paintings of dancers and country scenes. It is unusual to see dragons in Japanese Imari plates. The back has been wired for hanging. Size: Diameter. 45.3cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Pre 1980 item #1365947 (stock #WATC-001)
Rolex Submariner wristwatch that has been totally reconditioned by Rolex and has not been worn since. See guarantee card. Will come with all Rolex documents. This is the only way you can be sure that it is 100% original. Only one owner. Purchased in 1976.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1367142 (stock #AB-073)
A beautiful ancient assorted Pyu beads and gold spacing necklace from the Pyu Dynasty. The main carnelian rare bead with the motif of a deer and a beautiful mixture of rare Pyu beads. Size: 42 cm,16 inches end to end. Age: 100 AD to 500 AD
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 #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.