Asian and Islamic Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1370562 (stock #2906/383)
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$850.00
A Chinese tray of huanghuali wood with moulded decoration and small proportions dating to 19 C. size: 16.7 cm x11.7. condition: excellent. For comparable examples, see Lots 1066 and 1147 in the Sale of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth , Christies 21/03/2015
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1370547 (stock #2903/521)
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$1,250.00
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 : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1369884 (stock #2901/2411)
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$4,250.00
cup and stand
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 1900 item #1365913 (stock #2897/761)
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$2,900.00
A Chinese porcelain pair of famille rose bowls decorated with a continuous scene of flowers and fruit. They bear the character marks DA QING XIANFENG NIANZHI to the base. Mark of the period 1854-61. Size: 18 cm diameter. condition: very good indeed. a tiny surface nibble to one bowl's rim, hardly noticeable.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1359905 (stock #2890/311)
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$700.00
A Chinese porcelain snuff bottle finely and delicately painted in underglaze with an Immortal on each side and a thin gilt line at the opening of the bottle. It bears Jiaqing marks at the base. Condition: no breaks, no restoration.Age: 19 C.
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 : 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 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1342347 (stock #1971/954)
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$1,500.00
one tray
An attractive Chinese silver tray of oval shape with scalloped outline, engraved in the centre with blooming chrysanthamum and its foliage. The border is decorated with alternating panels of diaper design and bamboo and lotus. Stamped at the back in Chinese characters for silver and also tested recently. Size: 45 X 33 cm . age: late Qing.. weight: approximately 890 grams. Condition; very good, no splits, no restoration, wear consistent with age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1337980 (stock #1957/78)
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$950.00
two items
A second Chinese scroll painting of three standing figures in a landscape with a dragon and clouds. Dated, corresponding to 1847. Painted on silk , it measures 117x43 cm. overall and 58x36 cm ( the painting). In good condition, no restoration, no tears. It is sold with item 1337978 which is a similar scroll.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1337978 (stock #1956/51)
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$950.00
two items
A fine Chinese scroll painting of four figures under a tree with buildings in the background. Dated corresponding to 1821. On silk. it measures 115x43 cm. overall. 57x36 cm ( the painting). condition: there is a stressed fold, as seen in the images. This scroll is sold with a subsequent and similar one
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1332954 (stock #1965/4111)
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A superb Chinese gilt silver filigree fan, enamelled on both sides with scenes of boats sailing, seascapes with islands having trees,animals and buildings. The upper register shows a variety of flowers. Fine details, remarkable virtuosity and great combination of colours, make this fan a true object of desire. size; 19 cm long. age: last quarter of 19th. C...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1328896 (stock #1960/596)
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$3,000.00
one
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318290 (stock #1943/2024)
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one caddy and cover. Please enquire the price
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
one
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 1900 item #1298379 (stock #1931/4131)
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$7,600.00
one
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 : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1298114 (stock #1929/261)
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$550.00
one
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
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 : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1277266 (stock #1921/696)
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$1,700.00
two.
A pair of small Chinese silver planters of bulbous shape and fluted, standing on four legs and under stretchers which simulate bamboo stems. They contain silver stalks bearing leaves enamelled in green and blue. I would describe them as appealing and whimsical objects of virtu. size: 14.5 cm high. weight: 65 grams and 61 g. ( 2.30 and 2.15 oz.). Maker: CW ( probably Cum Wo of Queens Rd. Hong Kong). Age: C...
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 1910 item #1242311 (stock #1900/411)
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$1,100.00
one
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 : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1227758 (stock #1895/391)
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$980.00
A Chinese silver snuff bottle, enamelled on both sides with flowers and foliage. The base is stamped with Chinese characters meaning "silver". A very attractive bottle, it measires 3 inches x 2 inches (8x5 cm). age; C. 1900. condition; good. slight loss to the enamel
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1219932 (stock #1893/436)
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A Chinese bitong brush pot, of bamboo and carved all round in relief with a poem by Zhen Banqiao. The wood is of an attractive mellow hue and the calligraphy very elegant. Age: C. 1900. size: 7 inches ( 18 cm ) high. condition: a few age-related vertical fissures, as seen in the images.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1217419 (stock #1891/3901)
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A superb Chinese export silver centre dish with a border of 6 panels: two featuring bamboo, two prunus and two figures. The stem is made in sections with a bolt and nut at the base. It has a magnificent head of a dolphin whilst its flaps are stylized as an engraved flat support ( please consult the images). height: 7 inches (18 cm) weight:20 oz. age: C. 1870. condition: excellent. Maker's mark stamped on the base nut as MK. probably Canton