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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1412335 (stock #1894/221)
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A Chinese banded amethyst sculpture, shaped as an egg and carved with the head of an Immortal with large pendant ears . The carving is beautifully rendered and the unusual form makes it original and desirable. In very good condition, it measures 2 3/4 inches (7.25 cm ) long and dates from the Republican period.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1412333 (stock #1897-311)
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A Chinese jade pendant of triangular shape, with pierced and carved decoration showing a bird among foliage. It is finely and delicately executed, the stone is of pale celadon color and the cord of finely pleated silk. The tassels carry colored beads. In very good condition , it dates to the Republican period and measures 2 inches W X 1 1/2 inches high ( 5cm x 3cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1393756 (stock #2922/2256)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1393459 (stock #2921/01)
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$300.00
A Chinese lady's belt made of 16 mother of pearl discs each mounted with alternate appliques of butterfly and auspicious Chinese characters. One of the two end gilt silver clasps which are decorated with enamel characters is stamped "90" followed by characters. The quality of the multicolor enamel work as seen in the butterflies, is superb. size: 70 cm long. age: C. 1900. condition: One butterfly is missing and one disc has part of the Chinese character missing.
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 : 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 1837 VR item #1382869 (stock #2892/426)
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$800.00
A Chinese mother of pearl box of canted rectangular shape and mounted with silver edgings. The cover is delicately and minutely engraved with a scene of figures at leisure in a pavilion surrounding a vacant shield. The sides bear panels of very finely worked flowers with geometric borders. The box is in excellent condition and superb quality craftsmanship. Age: early 19 C. size: 7.5cm x 6.3cm x 3cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1382791 (stock #2914/010)
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A Chinese silver tankard, applied onlaid with a continuous decoration of a phoenix, birds of paradise and storks amongst flowering trees, chrysanthemums and prunus. It has a hammered background, a vacant shield and double-walled interior. The decoration is in high relief, creating a three dimensional sculptural surface and amazingly in an excellent condition. Height: 12.5 cm. weight: 339 gm (10.9 oz). Stamp of WANG HING 90 and Chinese characters. Age; 19 C. condition: very good indeed, a slight...
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 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 : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1362410 (stock #1878/2711)
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A Chinese jade carving shaped as a lotus pod and incised and carved with prunus flowers, the endless knot and a bird in flight. The stone is of celadon hue mottled with russet. This is an elegant and superbly carved composition depicting auspicious objects . Age: 17/18 C. condition: excellent, no breaks no restoration. It comes with a wooden stand. size: 6.5cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 cm thickness. (2 1/2 inches X 3 inches X 1 2/5 inches).
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 : 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 : 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 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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1359582 (stock #2888/536)
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$950.00
A Tibetan silver and mother of pearl conch formed as a central Buddhistic portrait. It is unusual in its style and is a beautifully embossed and attractive item. Age: 19 C. size: 10 cm x 9 cm. condition: very good indeed, no restoration, a slight abrasion to the edge of the pearl shell
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 : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1354144 (stock #2979/328)
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A dated Chinese glass snuff bottle, overlaid with a decoration of flowers and insects.This documentary bottle bears the Bing Shen year corresponding to 1836 and its fine and detailed lapidary work makes it a highly desirable object. size: 2 1/4 inches high (6 cm). Age; 1836. condition : very good, a small section of the raised coloured ring at the base is missing. The blue glass cover is lacking its spoon.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1344363 (stock #1976/511)
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$850.00
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A Chinese silver vase with elaborate handles and decorated in repousse work with a phoenix on a hammered ground and the sides showing flowers and foliage, the back with a plain shield. Size: 23 cm high. weight ; 8 1/4 oz. two maker's stamps in Chinese characters on the base. It reads YUAN BEI which was an artisan workshop in Tianjin. The middle set of marks reads"wen yen" meaning "cash silver" and indicating a standard similar to Sterling. We pay credit and respect for this identification to Ad...
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1327778 (stock #1954/2671)
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A Chinese coral figure of a standing maiden in an elaborate and floating robe holding a basket of flowers. Rendered with great competence and detail, it is a very attractive composition. The coral is of pinkish hue with occasional white spots. age; C. 1910. size: 17.5 cm high including the fixed wood stand. condition; very good, no restoration, no breaks. there are natural tubules to the back.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1323423 (stock #1949/4706)
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A Chinese silver fan, gold plated and decorated with multicolour enamelled panels against a filigree ground .The guards are cast with scenes of figures, all sharp and crisp. The back of the fan is not neglected either; it is embellished with the same decoration, thus making it a visual joy from both sides. This exceptional and fantastic fan weighs 173 grams of high grade ( 92% tested ) silver, covered by high gauge gold. age; C. 1900. size: 22.5cm length of the sticks. condition; excellent, you...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318290 (stock #1943/2024)
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A fantastic Chinese silver caddy of hexagonal shape, applied with a profusion of enameled birds perched on foliage and flowers, all against a filigree ground . Studs of turquoise and coral further enhance the opulence of this extravaganza. Stamped SILVER on the base. Age: first quarter of 20 C. size: 6 9/10 inches (17.5 cm ) high. condition: Excellent, it appears untouched, unpolished and unused for a long time, thus remaining in pristine and undamaged state.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1304127 (stock #1940/661)
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$1,250.00
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A Chinese 19 C. pearl shell beautifully pierced and carved with a dragon coiled all around. Its natural form and luminous surface with fine carving makes this object a joy to behold. age; 19 C. size: 18 cm. condition; very good indeed, no restoration, no breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1298114 (stock #1929/261)
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$550.00
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A Chinese celadon jade plaque carved on both sides with fish, flowers and aquatic motifs. The border has a series of convex circles. Nice, even colour of the stone. size: 3 inches x 2 3/10 inches. condition; very good, no breaks, no restoration.
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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1275822 (stock #1920/584)
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$1,100.00
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A pair of fine Chinese coconut cups lined and mounted with silver. The body is carved in detail with "shou" symbols, precious objects, ribbons, prunus flowers etc. all against a ground of geometrical pattern.The base stamped with Chinese characters. Very desirable items,they date to 18/19 C. size: 8.2cm diameter. condition: the coconuts undamaged in very good condition, the silver with some dark spots which are easily removable and several superficial depressions . The coconuts are of dark brow...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1275480 (stock #1907/358)
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An interesting Chinese agate of two conjoined snuff bottles. The stone is translucent greyish with a few darker hints, it is very well hollowed and in excellent condition. Age: 19 C. size: 2 inches (5cm) high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1274219 (stock #1914/4011)
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A highly desirable Chinese jade coup, shaped as a lotus leaf with flower blossoms decorating the handle and body. The stone is of an even tone with a slight hint of russet. This is a very attractive composition of the "caged" style and measures 5 1/2inches ( 14 cm) wide. In excellent condition. Age: Ming 17 C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1204518 (stock #1880/2111)
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A Chinese box of grey celadon jade and rectangular shape with rounded corners. The body is very thinly carved , resembling the Mughal manner and the cover is delicately incised with a bird in a tree. Elegant in its simplicity and precision, it typifies the 18 C. lapidary art on small jade objects. Age: 18 C. size: 2 7/10 inches x 1 7/10 inches x 3/5 inch high when closed. ( 6.6 cm x 4.5 cm x 1.5cm high when closed.
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.
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1190432 (stock #1855/511)
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$1,000.00
A Chinese bamboo brush pot with panels of double-wall pierced decoration and enhanced with gilt calligraphy. size: 7 inches (18 cm) high. condition: very good indeed, no restoration, no breaks. age: Republican period.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1176246 (stock #1843/311)
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$600.00
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A small Chinese jade carving of a finger citron using stone of celadon hue, it measures 1 3/5 inches (3.5 cm)x 1 1/2 inches ( 3.3cm). condition: excellent. age ; 1920's. Free global shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1163002 (stock #1806/3111)
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A Chinese jade vase of spinach hue with darker splashes; it is carved on both sides of the body with flower head scrolls, the shoulders are decorated with elephant heads and mobile rings. The cover terminates with a knob carved in a fluted design. Beautifully carved and in excellent condition, this is a highly impressive and decorative object. size: 10 1/2 inches ( 26.5cm) high. age: late Qing/early Republic.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1142643 (stock #1783/375)
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A Chinese jade brush rest carved with a monkey on a tree.It is a competent carving and an amusing subject size: 2 7/10 inches ( 7cm). condition: very good, no damage noticeable. age: C. 1930's