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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1387646
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$5,000.00
Chinese scholar rock of an over hanging ying stone, mounted on a carved Suzhou rosewood stand with five cabriole legs and an undulating stretcher. The base is decorated in high relief of lingzhi fungus and swirling clouds. Gongshi, also known as scholar's rocks, are naturally occurring or shaped rocks, which are traditionally appreciated by scholars. Gongshi rocks can be any color and contrasting colors are not uncommon...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1387562
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$5,500.00
Chinese small carved jade ink stone and brush washer in one piece. The ink stone side is carved with a leaning pine tree and mist. Turned on its reverse side, it functions as a brush washer. The sides are incised with a key fret motif.

19th century

Dimensions: 3 1/8" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1/2" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1386453
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Chinese round table of natural gnarled, twisted hardwood roots, and a transparent russet lacquer. The table is constructed in two parts- The trunk-like pedestal base and the rooted edge, round top. This type of natural root furniture goes back to the 12th century aesthetic. Here is an example of the round center table produced during the Republic period, bearing the colonial form true to the Victorian Era.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 30" high x 42" wide diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1385147
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Chinese antique small display shelf with stand, made of hardwood. A staggered shelf in the middle breaks up the square area. The front and sides of the unit is carved with delicate lined details and cusped edges. On each side of both the top and bottom shelf is a little window (four total) and the back is open. The underside of the base has a black lacquer panel painted with butterfly and chrysanthemums.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 13 1/4" high x 12" long x 5 3/4" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1385145
Zentner Collection
$6,200.00
Chinese pair of carved jichimu wood stools. The curved legs are carved with cusped edges and narrow to lingzhi mushroom shaped feet. The seats are inset with white dali marble.

Republic Period 1912-1949

Dimensions: 18 high x 13 1/2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1385109
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$2,500.00
Chinese antique porcelain brush container with unusually detailed scenes skillfully incised into each of its four sides. These pictorial reserves show figures in various scholarly pursuits including the study of written texts, scroll painting, playing music and board games, all in garden settings with various trees and vertical rock formations. The body of the container stands on four small corner feet. Glazed a turquoise blue and incised with a Qianlong mark (1735-1796)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1930 item #1385106
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$1,400.00
Chinese white Peking Glass vase with painting in reddish-pink overglaze of a mountain palace scene. On one side, three figures approach a mountain pavilion where rocky crags rise out of the mist, trees bend and flocks of birds fly. On the reverse side is a lake with fishing boats and mountain peaks rising up in the distance. An inscription in black ink is written on the lake side of the vase. A thin painted ring of gold encircles the rim of the vase...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #1383951
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A symbol of humility and modesty, a bed made for the scholar's hermitage aesthetics. Carved huanghuali wood in a naturalistic root form, constructed and joined together creating the enveloping roots and branches. The seat platform is of block wood fitted to mimic woven mats. These types of furniture are reminiscent of the Song dynasty. Scholars retreated into the mountains and relinquished materialism...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1381390
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$1,100.00
Antique Chinese low cabinet. The upper portion has two drawers over a compartment opened by two cabinet doors. The doors swing on wooden dowel hinges which seat into small decorative carved peony flowers. The interior of the cabinet has one shelf. The front is finished with a rich red lacquer while the sides and top are a dark, distressed reddish brown lacquer finish.

19th century

Dimensions: 33 1/4" high x 31 3/4" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1381370
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$2,750.00
Antique Chinese apothecary chest. Upper portion has an open display shelf with pierced carved dragons on the sides and a medallion on the back depicting a bird on a blossoming tree branch. The middle portion has 19 drawers, all the same size with the exception of one wider drawer toward the bottom. Each drawer is divided into three sections for storage of medicines and herbs. There is a hidden storage area accessed by openings beneath the bottom drawers...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1380411
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Antique Chinese table carving made predominantly of zitan wood. Deeply carved with detailed dragons and clouds on one side, phoenixes on carved lattice on the back. Dramatic hexagonal shape on intricately carved stand. Some losses.

Dimensions: 43" high x 37 1/2" wide x 10" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1380073
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Antique Chinese guan pi xiang (document box), made of huanghuali hardwood and finely cut brass plate mounts and hinges. The top opens and is held in place by a small chain. The doors open to reveal 7 drawers of different sizes. Each drawer has been fitted with jewelry tray inserts covered in white raw silk.

19th century

Dimensions (when closed): 16" high x 16" wide x 10 1/2" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1371229
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Antique Chinese pair of square hardwood tables. Each table is inset with a large square porcelain panel which sits into the top and is removable. The panels are glazed with scrolling vines and flowers with bats in the corners on a greenish blue ground. Each table has a solid shelf and swirling aprons.

Late 19th Century

Dimensions: 27" high x 25" wide x 25" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1370418
Zentner Collection
$8,200.00
Antique Chinese low rectangular table (kangshuo). Made of huanghuali wood with dramatic grain. The apron is carved on all sides in a rounded scrolling vine motif.

19th century

Dimensions: 11" high x 30 1/4" long x 16 1/4" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1366769
Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
Chinese framed painting of a mother donkey feeding her young, while a third donkey turns away in an opposite direction. Signed "Huang Zhou" (1925-1997) with two red chops.

Dimensions: (entire frame) 27” L x 18” H (painting only) 19” L x 13” H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364282
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$8,000.00
Chinese landscape scroll painting, with accompanying calligraphy poem about different ways to escape the Summer heat, such as resting beneath a willow tree on the edge of the lake. Signed Huang Jun Bi (1898-1991), dated Summer of 1981. With three red chops.

Dimensions: 37" W x 84" H (entire scroll) 26.5" W x 53.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1361515
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Antique Chinese mahjong table, made of mixed hardwoods, with four marble inlay chairs. Each side of the table holds a secret drawer hidden within.

19th century

Dimensions: 34.5" x 34.25" x 29.25" H (table) 19.5" L x 16" D x 37.25" H (chairs)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1361465
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese scroll painting of a curious pair of chickens observing some gourds hanging overhead. With calligraphy, signed " Chen Wei with red chop.

Circa 1979

Dimensions: 21.5" L x 73" H (entire scroll) 13.5" L x 35.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1960 item #1353440
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$5,500.00
Chinese jade bowl, carved with a scrolling vine motif and auspicious symbols. The foot of the bowl is bordered by a lotus pattern. Finely carved of very thin jade of a beautiful mottled green. Circa 1950

Size: 7" wide diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345082
Zentner Collection
$500.00
Attractive, feminine pair of Chinese green jadeite earrings, with 14K gold posts. Comes in attractive red storage box.

Size: .5" diameter each earring
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345081
Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Vintage Chinese jadeite bangle, carved with a wide, flat form. Lovely natural purple/green coloration with splashes of apple green.

Size: 3.25" wide ( 3" inner), .5" thick
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345080
Zentner Collection
$1,400.00
Vintage Chinese jadeite bangle. Beautiful natural coloration of white/purple jade with greyed-green.

Size: 3.75" wide ( 3" inner )
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345075
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$1,100.00
Chinese jadeite beaded necklace, with 14K yellow gold clasp. Beautiful natural green coloration.

Size: 19" L (end to end)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1960 item #1344376
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Vintage chinese peking glass bowl with a gold leaf rim. The outside is decorated with beautiful, intricate scenery depicting an oceanside temple amidst large rock formations and trees, while tiny sail boats and birds float off in the distance. The inside of the bowl has a similar depiction of a small house by the ocean. Signed and stamped on its side, and marked on the bottom.

Circa 1950's

Size: 3" height, 7" diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1344375
Zentner Collection
$1,375.00
Carving of a Chinese scholar made from dark hardwood with lighter orange highlighted areas, his eyes closed as if in deep meditation. He sits with one leg curled underneath himself, his left arm rested upon a carved stool or small table, with the face of a beast. He holds a scroll in his hand and creates a Buddhist mudra gesture with the same hand.

Size: 10" height, 6.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1342315
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$3,750.00
A beautiful Chinese unmounted scroll painting of a pair of beautiful women seated under pine trees. One of the women is playing an instrument called a guzheng. Signature and chop of Jingzhe Cui (born 1980).

Size: (entire scroll) 56.5" H x 29.5" W (painting only) 46" H x 24.5" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1341873
Zentner Collection
$2500.00
A pair of deeply carved Chinese cinnabar lacquer trays, with flower petal edges, the surfaces carved with foliate imagery such as peaches, pomegranates, citron, persimmon, and berries. Similar pieces can be seen from the 15th/16th century. Most likely this pair dates from the early 20th century.

Size: 15" x 15"
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1338195
Zentner Collection
$1,950.00
A wonderful contemporary furniture piece in a Chinese altar table style, made by a highly regarded local craftsman. The underside has the RE Studio brand mark to show it is a special, original made piece. Skillfully made with mortis and tenon joinery. All natural finish hardwood.

60" L x 10" W x 36" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1338189
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$2,150.00
A wonderful contemporary furniture piece in a Chinese altar table style, made by a highly regarded local craftsman. The underside has the RE Studio brand mark to show it is a special, original made piece. Made of black walnut with smooth natural finish, with special decorative elements such as lighter "ash" hardwood "keys", and "butterflies" on the inner leg to hold the natural fissures of the wood. Skillfully made with mortis and tenon joinery.

Size: 60" L x 10" W x 36" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1337156
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Beautiful Chinese hardwood seal treasure box, possible Zitan or Wumu wood,with all over carved design of complex geometric motifs and dragons. Four drawers are hidden on each side with dividers inside for storing and organizing seals. Its stand is intricately carved with spirals and flowers. Dates from the 20th century. Size: 9.75" L x 9.75" W x 6" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1336123
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$3,000.00
A small Chinese yixing clay teapot of a dark brown tone, with a wide flattened body on rounded tripod feet. The lid and handle are thin and looped and the spout is shortened. The underside of the lid and very bottom are signed Gu Jingzhou (1915-1996). Size: 2" H x 4.25" L x 3.5" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1336101
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$1,500.00
Chinese yixing clay teapot of a reddish brown color, simplistic form with large looped handle and short spout. The underside of the lid as well as the base of the handle and very bottom of the teapot itself is signed by Gu Jingzhou (1915-1996). Size: 3.25" H x 7" L x 5" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1334937
Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Chinese vintage belt hook carved in the form of a dragon's head curled to face a crouching chimera with scrolling vines in his jaws. On top of the chimera's back is a bat and coin representing good fortune. The jadeite is very beautiful in color and ranges from a pale, almost white starting at the head of the dragon and gradates to a bright orange color with a steak of bright green in the center. Size: 5 1/4" long x 7/8" wide x 1 3/4" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1326407
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Chinese vintage long, low hardwood table with gorgeous natural woodgrain, warm, glowing finish, attractive subtle design. Mid 20th century circa 1950s. Size: 77.5" L, 40.5" W, 13.5" H