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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #897549
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This is a richly carved Yixing small-ish brushpot. The pot shows a tree trunk and plum blossoms throughout. The carving is strong and vigorous. Yang Xianzhen did the work: he was a well-known potter of the early 20th Century. Tall 11.2 cm Diameter 7 cm. Condition excellent
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #899499
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6000.00 rmb
This zitan implement was used to hold threat for a number of uses. It could hold cord for flying a kite, thread for use in sewing and perhaps cord for a fishing pole. Probably 80+ years old
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #902332
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$295.00
This is a water dropper, used by the scholar to dribble water on to an ink stone; it is shaped like a pumpkin and the calligraphy on the side refers to its pumpkin shape. The entire effect is very realistic The pumpkin stem looks correct and also covers the water in the vessel. But it also looks like a garlic clove.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #903757
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$2999.00
This pewter box is used to store tea; it is very elegant; it is lined with wood.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #910492
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$399.00
This Yixing teapot is in excellent condition No chips, no cracks. All the metal work is original The overhead metal handle is baitong. This comes from a long un-touched collection of Yixing ware, a modest Cup of Light cache.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #914581
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #917286
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This comes from a long un-touched collection of Yixing ware, in China. This style may be seen from time to time. But none as well preserved as this one. It comes from a un-touched collection of Yixing Ware, a modest Cup of Light cache.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #918048
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$495.00
This striking white enamel pot is in the chrysanthemum style. Condition is very good but this pot has been used. Inside the remains of many boilings are seen. No one has cleaned them out. We would not. This comes from a long un-touched collection of Yixing ware, a modest Cup of Light cache. No cracks, no fractures, no repairs. Base has dark spot from production, nothing new From inside one can see tea residue or many years. This pot has not been used for maybe 50 years.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #919927
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$1300.00
this brushpot has plum blossom theme on inside of rim two little tiny pieces missing from production process no human messing. as Is ; this brushpot was made and chopped by He Lin a Republican period potter. Note this pot is missing a part of the design and is sold as is.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #920469
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Cup of Light is a novel which refers to the discovery and negotiations to sell a collection of very old porcelains that had not been seen for many years. This is a humble collection of Yixing wars. Few if any have been seen by anyone in the past 10 years. Now they are coming out. One friend has suggested this is not a good cup for brewing tea. It actually WAS used a lot, as seen by the patina .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #920522
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #921036
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$595.00
Cup of Light is a novel which refers to the discovery and negotiations to sell a collection of very old porcelains that had not been seen for many years. This is a humble collection of Yixing wares. Few if any have been seen by anyone in the past 10 years. Now they are coming out. This blue and white enamel teapot is a classical chrysanthemum design. The pot is probably early 20th Century at the beginning of the Republican period. Condition is quite good, some defects as noted in the images...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #922439
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the mark in the base is of Yixing. The calligraphy on the pot is by Shao Shan a late 19th Century scholar. His inscription can be translated as Pure and Noble character. We date this pot to the early Republic Period. It is clean attractive, like a bee hive. There is one bangle on the lid. The pot is clean and attractive. Early Republican period. Height is 12.5 Width at the mouth is 7.4 cm and 12..5 from end of spout to beginning of handle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #922468
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$495.00
This firm strong pot is well designed and carved. It has nice calligraphy and a good mark in the base, telling us it was made in Yixing The seal of the maker, Meng Chen is deeply incised in the inside of the cover. Probably made around 1900. Originally for commercial use. We have been asked to report on the inside: it is clean but not cleaned up. No cracks or hidden hairline fractures. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #923236
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1940 item #925754
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$595.00
all lotus sees in the top move. The pot is in excellent condition. Sold As Is Where IS.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #925918 (stock #131115 rev)
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9000.00 rmb
In the 19th Century as Yixing potters became ever more entrepreneurial they started putting metal on the outside of their pots. This is a tin trimmed pot with a glorious. ferocious frog spout. Condition is excellent. It was made by the Yu Fen Company probably for export to Thailand. It is a Big Pot. Original Baitong handle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #926746
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$5500.00
Yixing Teapot Republican Period This is a selection from my Cup of Light series. It is laughing at anyone who takes it seriously. There is a virtually unknown place in Beijing called the Duan Qirui Fu. It was the Ministry of Defense building of the National government about 100 years ago. It can still be seen today. It needs more than a coat of paint to look nice, if it ever did look nice...