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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1048011 (stock #1603/4671)
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A Chinese very pale jade plaque and a belt hook mounted as a mirror...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1113479 (stock #1644/3502)
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A Chinese mirror mounted with an 19 century jade ruyi head plaque on the back and a belt hook as a handle.The former is finely carved with precious objects; the canopy, fish, vase of flowers, lotus and endless knot, the handle shows a dragon with lingzhi facing the chilong. The mount is gilt silver and stamped "silver", the stones are of translucent pale celadon grey of even hue. Age: the stone : 19C., the mount: early 20C. size: overall length: 7 1/2 inches ( 18cm)...
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 1910 item #1242311 (stock #1900/411)
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$1,100.00
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A charming Chinese agate snuff bottle of russet and honey hue, carved on one side with a boy at play against a ground of waves and trees. the subject matter is very desirable , the bottle is very well hollowed and in excellent condition. age: late Qing. size: 2/ 1/2 inches (6.5cm) high excluding cover which is a replacement.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1291473 (stock #1919/2048)
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$4,500.00
one vase
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...
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 : 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. Age; late 19 C. condition; good, slight dents to the edges of the round foot, general wear consistent with age. No splits , no restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1370547 (stock #2903/521)
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An antique Chinese zitan wood brush pot bitong of small proportions and beautiful dark hue. It is in excellent condition , dates to the Qing period and measures 9.5 c.high. A very desirable object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1377999 (stock #2908/641)
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$1,800.00
Chinese set of four bamboo wrist rests, carved in great detail with the motif of Four Gentlemen: prunus, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo, with their tendrils, flowers and leaves. In excellent condition, dating to the Qing period and measuring 28.4 cm high
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1359363 (stock #2882/037)
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$2,200.00
A Chinese blue and white porcelain jar, painted underglaze with vibrant decoration of lotus blooms, tendrils and leaves all around. Age: kangxi period (1662-1722). size: 22 cm diameter X 16 cm high. condition: very good, no breaks no restoration. It probably had a cover originally.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1910 item #1119087 (stock #1763/329)
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$600.00
A Chinese buffalo horn box, the front and back panels carved deeply with writhing dragons and the sides with auspicious characters. The cover shows two confronting dragons.The quality of the carving and the condition of the box are excellent; there are a small hole in the centre of the base and one in the cover...
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 ...
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 : 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 #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 : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1008490 (stock #1637/911)
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$1,800.00
A pair of Chinese Canton enamelled shaped cups with jade belt hooks used as their handles. They are decorated with flowers, leaves etc against a yellow and a blue ground. The jades which are celadon in colour are each carved with a dragon's head and a button ( encased in metal supports) on the underneath. They are interesting and unusual.age: late 19 C. size: 4 7/8inches ( 15cm) long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1329652 (stock #1961/921)
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$2,200.00
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A desirable Chinese green jade bowl, carved in the Mughal style; the exterior showing a key ring motif under the rim followed by a band of tight fluting and then a register of leaf design . The base bears a Qianlong mark but the bowl is made later. The stone is of an even spinach tone , close to the colour of the pictures.The body is very thin, at one mm ( 0.01 ) at the rim . This bowl is a worthy addition to a collection of a style of lapidary which creates thin bodies from hard stones...