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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244402
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$6,000.00
Antique agate snuff bottle with a tourmaline topper, beautiful and delicate gold-colored wire filigree around the body with imbedded turmaline and jadeite stones, and carvings of an open-mouthed face on both sides of the bottle. 19th century Size: 2.75" tall, 1.75" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1244399
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$2,500.00
Beautiful little snuff bottle made from translucent cream-colored aragonite, a 3.5-4 on the Mohs (hardness) scale, with carvings of a bat (symbol for good luck) with a strand of Chinese coins (means "fortune before your eyes" when paired with a bat). Republic period c1920 Size: 2.75" long, 1" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244386
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$3,250.00
Beautiful pine-green Jade snuff bottle with a glass topper, with red "accordion" design when viewed from the top. 19th century Size: 1.75" tall, 1.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244383
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$3,750.00
Clear small glass snuff bottle with light pink quartz topper, brick red paint around rim, base, and sides with etched dragon handle, intricate inside hand-paintings of black and orange koi on one side and beautiful, mountainous scenery on the other side. 19th century Size: 1.85" height, 1.25" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244308
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$900.00
Antique Chinese snuff bottle of cylindrical shape with robin egg blue glaze. Matched with a pink agate stopper.

circa 1821-1850

Size: 3.5" tall, 1.25" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244264
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$1,750.00
Beautiful opaque black glass snuff bottle, carved into the shape of a hand with pressed "fingernails", with thumb and pinky extended and all other fingers curled inwards. 19th century Size: 2" tall, 1.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1244161
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$6,000.00
Antique brush washer, hand-carved carved from nephrite (one of two species of jade) into the shape of a peach with leaves and a small bat. In Chinese culture, peaches symbolize longevity while bats are symbol of good luck. 18th century Size: 1.5" tall, 2.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1244158
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$750.00
Porcelain bowl with a darkened yellow background, whimsical images of turquoise dragons with pink spines flying over the ocean, turquoise interior, and signature on bottom of the bowl. 20th century Size: 3.25" tall, 8.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1244157
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$450.00
Goldenrod/yellow glazed vase with incised designs of butterfliesin a "yuhuchunping" or pear-shape. Signature on bottom. 20th century Size: 6.5" tall, 3.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1244143
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Garuda, in Hindu mythology, an eagle is the vahana (mount) of the god Vishnu. An original Burmese hand-carved wooden mythological Garuda bird/human. Shown here as an eagle with Deer antlers and leather "feathers" shown on the sides and top of its head. Hand-painted eyes and beak in red, brown and black feathers, with facial features of a human inside the Garuda's beak.
The mythological account of Garuda’s birth in the Mahabharata identifies him as the younger brother of Aruna, the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1243538
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$3,500.00
A sublime calligraphy scroll having a Chinese attribution. The rough and swift strokes of the calligraphy can be seen as if movement is caught frozen in time. The calligraphy reads as an auspicious poem where the poet is using the flow of water in relation to the spread and development of the family with generation after generation of children. Signed Xiuyang. Age: 19th century. From the James Colburn Estate. Size: Length 70" Width 28.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1243533
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Antique Indian bronze figure the Goddess Durga, she is seated with her lion mount depicted very small by her right leg, she wears a tall crown, her forehead is burnished from reverent touch over the years, her attributes which she hold in four hands include a sword and a club, she sits on a square base with an ornate nimbus of makara heads and naga canopy, Southern India, 19th century. Size: 10 1/2" high x 5 3/4" wide x 3 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1243524
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$2,500.00
A simple one line Chinese calligraphy attributing to Chi Xizhao (1793-1866). The calligraphy reads: The pure jade harmonizing with the gold with the pure wind in the forest of treasure. The work is dated to year of the water boar (approximately 1863), mid spring. Chi Xizhao was a noted Qing Period poet. Chi Xizhao was a scholar of the xueshi rank during the Jiaqing period. This scroll originally was one of a pair.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1980 item #1243519
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$5,000.00
Listed Price $9,000.00
Extremely detailed pair of bronze statues of guardians to the Buddha called Niō or Kongōrikishi. While Buddhism usually promotes pacifism, the Nio guardians are said to have justified the use of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence. The other statue is called Na...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1930 item #1243490
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$850.00
Small Japanese vanity tansu with seven drawers and two sliding doors, the front done in a variety of hardwoods, panels in gorgeous dark Jichimu (chickenwing wood) framed in rosewood, another set of sliding doors done in Keyaki wood, with brass handles and a beautiful lacquered black interior. Taisho period (1912-1926) Size: 13.5" height, 13.5" width, 9.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1243471
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$3,500.00
Antique Japanese rootwood burl kashibachi, or serving dish for sweets. It is hand-carved from a beautiful hardwood, all in one continuous piece, and has very interesting twists and gnarls throughout. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: 12.72" height, 16.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1243350
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$650.00
Antique Japanese raincoat made of hand-woven indigo cotton with sixteen panels, dyed using a technique called ikat, in which bindings are applied to the cotton threads in any desired pattern and dye is applied over them. The bindings resist the dye, leaving behind patterns in the original color of the threads. The raincoat has two sides: One has white stripes and the other has an attractive design of white arrows and crosses. The raincoat has a cloth loop and grommet closure in front and a mand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1243341
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$6,350.00
Chinese blue and white pug face, open mouth molded porcelain on rosewood stand. Beautiful coloring with fine detail on both

Circa Early 19th Century

Dimensions: 3 1/2" High w/stand, 2 3/4" High X 5 1/4" Long X 2" Deep