Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1359384 (stock #2884/2361)
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A Chinese jade plaque 17/18 C. very finely carved and pierced with precious objects e.g the canopy, endless knot etc.This reticulated example with its breathtaking virtuosity and delicate , meticulous detail is a fine example of earlier Chinese lapidary art. The stone is of greyish celadon hue with spots of whitish clouds and is set on the back of a hand mirror in a frame of gilt silver which is worked with a ground of filigree and multi colour enamel decoration. All is enhanced with semi precio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1359845 (stock #2891/5431)
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A Chinese jade vase, carved as a lotus leaf with a flower in one corner and a ribbon tying the leaf and its coiled trailing stalk forming the base. The composition is very attractive, the body is quite thinly carved and the stone is of celadon hue. A high quality example of Qing lapidary arts, it measures 14 cm ( 5 1/2 inches) high. It comes with its own custom made wooden base. Age; 19 C. condition: excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1361181 (stock #2893/6116)
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A Chinese blue and white incense burner, bombe shaped and decorated with a vibrant underglaze blue and a continuous scene of three figures in a mountainous background , buildings and trees. Buddhist precious Objects decorate a band under the rim and the censer stands on three feet. It is a highly desirable item and a fine example of Kangxi blue and white porcelain. Age: 1662-1722. size 24.8 cm . in diameter. condition: the body is free from damage and restoration, there are glaze losses and a co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1361532 (stock #2889/2831)
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A Chinese jade vase, carved in the form of a tall thin finger citron. The stone is of very pale hue close to the colour of the pictures, the body is thinly rendered and the exterior well detailed. It comes with its own custom made wood stand. Age: 18/19 C. size: 10 cm high. condition: very good, no breaks , no restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1385092 (stock #1798/6221)
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A Chinese three piece tea and coffee set decorated with a raised dragon stretching right around the bulbous body of each item. This decoration is laid on the flat surface and forms a three dimensional sculptural effect. The handles are formed as sea dragons and the finials as heads of the creature. The craftsmanship is breathtakingly detailed and fine , the weight is a good gauage of 1800 grms (58oz.). It is stamped MH 90 and Chinese characters. Age: 19C. Please note that the heat separators of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1392846 (stock #2925/4947)
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A Chinese silver goblet of monumental size and magnificent craftsmanship, the cup with a diameter of 12.8 cm is chased and embossed with a continuous scene of numerous foot soldiers, warriors on horesback and courtiers in pavilions- all against a dense background of trees, mountains and pagodas. The stem is applied with finely cast dragons, showing minute details of face and skin. This is a rare and singular example of Chinese silversmith's art in the 19th C, standing at a lofty height of 29 cm ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1298379 (stock #1931/4131)
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$7,600.00
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A superb jadeite decotared mirror mounted with a plaque which is carved in shallow relief with a flower and two bats. The silver gilt frame is embossed with flora and set with 8 hardstones. The handle is formed from a belthook showing a dragon's head confronting chilong. stamped Silver. size: 9 inches (22 cm) long. age: 19 C. condition: excellent. The colour of the stones is close to that of the images.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1347412 (stock #2978/3611)
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A fine and large Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, gu shaped with a ribbed body. Dating to the kangxi period (1662-1722), it is painted with a dense floral and foliage design and bands of ruyi heads at the neck and base. The blue is vibrant and the vase strikingly beautiful. Size: 46cm high. condition; excellent, no restoration, no breaks. There is a short firing fault at the base rim, as shown in the images.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1291473 (stock #1919/2048)
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$4,500.00
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An unusual Chinese amethyst covered vase, carved with squirrel amongst fruiting vines ,with the sides showing bunches of grapes. The cover is carved in detail with a laughing, mischievous boy holding some of the fruit. The vase stands on a separate base which is formed to resemble a rock. This is an elegant composition with high quality craftsmanship , where the carver has exploited the shades of the stone to perfection. Age: 19 C. size: 15.6 cm high x 15 cm wide. condition: very good indeed, n...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1369884 (stock #2901/2411)
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$4,250.00
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A Chinese jade libation cup of pale green hue with a flash of russet, carved in the shape of a peach and standing on a five petal support. The outside has scrolling foliage and the handle is formed as a flower spray with a flat reticulated top surface. An excellent example of 16/17 century lapidary art and in excellent condition. It comes with its own custom made wooden stand. size: 10 cm long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #736779 (stock #1419/2011)
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$3,900.00
A pair of Chinese famille rose huqqa bases ,bell-shaped and enamelled in pink, orange and green with black outlining, showing floral sprays. Cartouches enclose flowers, scrolls and undulating bands. Huqqa bases date from the 17th century India when smoking became fashionable in the Mughal court.Tobacco was heated in a finial and inhaled through a cooling water pipe and they called this unique device huqqa.It spread throughout the Middle East and became known by different names in each country.It...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1328896 (stock #1960/596)
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$3,000.00
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A Chinese jade oval bowl carved in the Mughal style with lobes forming the body , the base with three concentric zones showing leaves and encircling a central flower. The body is thinly carved , the stone is of mottled pale celadon tone. A competently executed example, it measures 2 cm wide, in excellent condition, no breaks no restoration and dating to late Qing period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1361632 (stock #2887/091)
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$2,300.00
A Chinese silver gilt box set with two fine jade rings and decorated with semi precious stones and enamel details. The jades are of very pale hue and translucent whilst the gilt is in very good condition. Stamped " silver" to the base. Age: late Qing to early Republican period. Size: ten cm. high X 8 cm diameter. condition: very good, no restoration, no breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1393756 (stock #2922/2256)
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$2,200.00
A Chinese silver goblet embossed with a continuous scene of figures and horses set against a background of pavilions, mountains, pagoda and trees. It is raised on three entwined bamboo branches. This is a high quality object of vertu, the figures have human faces with features- look for a laughing old man with animated face. The details are fresh and sharp, the composition very elegant . size: 21 cm high. age: Qing period. condition; very good, no breaks , no restoration, high points good. There...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1370551 (stock #2904/522)
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$2,000.00
A Chinese jade vase of flat baluster shape with Mughal style carving of flora and foliage to the body and the cover decorated with lappets. The vase is well hollowed and the stone is of pale hue with one natural vein. Age; late Qing, early 20 C. size: 16.3 cm high. condition; very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211353 (stock #1883/719)
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$1,850.00
A Chinese celadon jade belt hook mounted as the handle of a mirror. The stone is of even hue and carved beautifully to depict a dragon's head confronting a chilong with lingzhi, the back with the conventional button. The round dome-shaped back of the mirror is of copper and embossed with a writhing dragon. The jade dates to the 19 C. and it was mounted later in the first quarter of the 20 C. size: mirror length; 9 inches (22 cm). belt hook length: 4 3/4 inches ( 11.5 cm). condition: the jade i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1196149 (stock #1864/606)
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$1,500.00
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A Chinese jade carving of a mythical beast and cob on its back. The stone is of medium celadon hue with a few darker spots as seen in the images, the quality of the carving is fine and detailed, especially in the head area. Images 4,5,6 show the closest colour match to the actual carving. size: 3 inches ( 8 cm ) maximum length. age: 19 C. condition; excellent, natural stone flaws on the underside of the animal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1202980 (stock #1874/361)
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$1,500.00
A Chinese jade carved as a gourd with trailing foliage. The stone is of mottled celadon hue and the carving is well detailed and tactile. age: 19 C. SIZE: 1 6/8 INCHES X 1 1/2 INCHES X 6/8 INCHES thickness. ( 4.5cm x 4 x 2.3 thickness). Condition: excellent, no damage.