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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1336834
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Antique Chinese Peking Pao Tao rug. Square in form wide fretwork border. Peony flowers around a geometric central medallion. All in shades of blue and white. 19th century. Size: 59 1/2" long x 59 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1337800
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Antique Japanese pair of hardwood hibachi lamps, adorned with beautiful motifs of grape leaves in gilt makie lacquer and inlay. Bold natural keyaki hardwood woodgrain. Meiji age (1868-1912)

Size: 13" W x 28" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1338263
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of a dramatic waterfall. The water crashes over tiers of craggy rock formations. On one rock two scholarly figures stand and contemplate the scene. Painted in black ink and light colors on paper. Margins on either side of the painting are full of calligraphy. Signed Fu Bao Shi (1904-1965)

Size of scroll: 75 1/2" high x 19 1/4" wide (23" wide with ends).

Size of art: 52" high x 8 1/2" wide (14" wide with calligraphy).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1338329
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Charming Chinese Ming Dynasty painting of a pair of cats sitting under a branch of blossoming peonies. The larger of the two cats, a calico, has his eyes fixed on a butterfly. The other cat, a wild eyed tabby, crouches with a large spider in his mouth. Wonderfully painted with great detail and whimsy. Mineral colors and ink on silk with silk mounting (was once a scroll). There is a chop in the lower left hand corner. Provenance: from the collection of James Soong. Total size including...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1338765
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Chinese scroll painting of a butterfly resting atop a blooming lily, with calligraphy and signature chop of Xie Zhi Liu (1910-1997), a well-known member of the Shanghai School who would later befriend the famous artist Zhang Daqian and joined him for later studies. His artworks can be found in the China Art Museum in Shanghai and has an art gallery named after him in Changzhou. Zhi Liu was married to another famous painter named Chen Peiqiu. (born 1922)

Size: 62" L x 16" W (entire scr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1339218
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Dramatic Indian stone carving fragment of the torso of Vamana,, the fifth avatar/incarnation of Vishnu. It has realistic hand-carved features with draped jewelry and fabric. Displayed on a custom made iron stand. Dates from the 12th century.

Size: 18.5" H x 8" L x 8" W (entire stand) 9" L x 5" W x 16" H (statue only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1339698
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An incredible Chinese Cizhou ware vase of a meiping form, the elongated oval body decorated in carved floral patterns in a cream crackle glaze, the short trumpet spout flanked by four cascading handles, the foot remains bare without glaze and slightly recessed. Northern Song Dynasty (11-13th century)

Size: 8" L x 15.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Monochrome : Blue : Pre 1920 item #1339919
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Antique Chinese monochrome deep blue vase, the body of a melon form with a foliate rim, decorated with ornate gilt motifs of guardian lions / fu dogs playing with hassled "xiu qiu" balls, floral designs and scholar's objects. The foot is marked "Qianlong" (1766-1795).

Size: 9" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1342295
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An absolutely stunning Japanese silk embroidery of a hound with a freshly caught pheasant in its mouth. Incredible hand-embroidered detailing and realism, with artist's embroidered chop in the bottom left corner, Hayashi Youma. Late Meiji period (1868-1912) c. 1905

Provenance: From the London dealer, Kevin Page. Reference of similar work: "Splendors of Imperial Japan, Arts of the Meiji Period from the Khalili Collection", p. 395 (shown in photos)

Size: (entire frame) 33....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1342773
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A very fine Japanese framed embroidery from the renowned Sozayemon Nishimura Silks and Embroideries, depiction of a row of cherry trees along the edge of a large lake with boats. Absolutely stunning condition and incredible hand-embroidered details with tasteful framing. Late 19th/early 20th century.

Size: (entire frame) 35" L x 1.5" D x 28" H (artwork only) 26" L x 19" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1342899
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A very unusual Korean chest with a complex network of geometric designs on its front, top, and sides, brass hardware incised with floral motifs, two front doors with large brass lock and working key, opening to a beautiful interior of persimmon laminate front drawers. The middle drawer opens with a special secret latch underneath it.

Size: 32.5" L x 13.25" W x 19.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1343407
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Archaic Chinese jade carving of a bird with a fish on its head. This old jade has a white calcification covering the entire surface which is known as "chicken bone". This white calcification is due to the jade being burned in very ancient rituals revolving around life and death. Beautiful, fine detailing. From the Shang Dynasty (1750 BC - 1027 BC) Anyang site

The Shang dynasty (Chinese: 商朝; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Chinese: 殷代; pinyin: Y&#...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1344463
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Rare and beautiful pair of antique imperial Chinese lacquer storage trunks. Made of wood and lacquered with highly detailed gold patterns of flowers and dragons on a black lacquer ground. The top of each trunk is lacquered with scenes of pavilions and figures among pine tress. Areas of woven bamboo work are framed with red lacquered carved wood. Each trunk is attached to a built on elegant lacquered wood stand. Provenance: from the imperial household of Emperor Puyi.

17th Century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345077
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Chinese carved jadeite bangle, wonderfully hand-carved with auspicious imagery such as a lingzhi mushroom, a bat, a chimera, and various flora.

Size: 3.25" across ( 2.25" inner )
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1346484
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The elephant has a Buddhistic caparisoned dress with pearl harness, tassels, and scrolling patterned blanket. On its back is a removable bulbous vase form with flared neck (tianquiping) Incised with arctic motif. The elephants almond shaped eyes, diminutive tusk, pinched ears, with trunk swayed inward. The bronze is lost wax cast method. It has verdigris patina with a dry russet color.

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China—then known as the Empire of the Great Min...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1351903
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Antique Japanese carved Keyaki hardwood Raijin, God of lightning, thunder, and Storm. A protector deity for the Shinto religion. The surface of the grain is raised with the original red rimpa paint still intact. Typically these sculptures would be very fierce with demonic features. Which in this case, is contrary which makes it more benevolent, compassionate, and sympathetic in its appeal. The condition of the piece is consistent of its age. Minor repairs on base with large iron staple. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1351906
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The sacred standing buddha is a Abhaya mudra posture of buddha. Its missing right hand still evokes its meaning which imparting fearlessness and reassurance. The fragmented crowned head and ursna has deteriorated as a symbol of its meaning illusion over ignorance. The buddhas eyes are complete and inlaid with mother of pearl and stone. The full body is sculpted in a soft manner representing its flow of energy and showing its lifelike qualities. The overall bronze figure still shows traces o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355120
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Antique Japanese pair of shakudo bronze vases, with very fine inlay of mixed metal, gold, and silver, design of small birds flying through branches which bear autumn leaves and gold vines with flowers and splashes of red. Finely chased and rendered in low relief creating a natural continuous scene of birds and flowers theme.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 6" diameter x 12 3/4" height