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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384013
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Chinese porcelain figure of a seated Daoist monk. The monk's skin is left unglazed, his draping robes and seat with Sancai "three colors" of yellow, green, and dark purple underglazes. One of the figure's ears is pierced through for gas to escape during kiln firing.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384009
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$8,500.00
A fine Japanese hirado porcelain okimono of a recumbent horse. The horse has a whimsical expression. Its eyes are left unglazed with blackened pupils, its unglazed teeth exposed in a wide grin, the corners of the mouth and nostrils pierced through. Touches of cobalt blue underglaze accent the hooves and snout of the horse. The base is impressed with maker's cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 1/2" L x 4" W x 6" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1379085
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$1,200.00
Chinese porcelain water coupe, with a monochrome oxblood red underglaze. The rounded, half circle form has a short, fluted neck, and flattened recessed base with blue signature.

20th Century

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1378624
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Chinese ceramic water coupe, of a flattened round form with crackle enamel glaze in pale greens and brown. The slightly recessed foot is left is glaze in a pale matte green enamel.

Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1378622
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$850.00
Japanese porcelain Kutani ware stand or brush rest, in the classic Yoshidaya enamel colors of green, yellow, purple and dark blue. Of a squared form, with hollowed interior and pierced melon shape sides. The top surface is detailed with image of a monk riding a tiger through the bamboo forest, leaping over a river. The sides are detailed with blue and yellow enamel ground with geometric patterns. The piece stands on four short feet.

Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1378494
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Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, of a round elongated form with slightly flared neck and foot. The body is slightly ribbed with highly detailed cobalt blue underglaze fu dogs. The foot signed in cartouche flanked by pair of dragons and smoke.

Dimensions: 7" x 14" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377981
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$450.00
A Chinese porcelain puzzle tea pot with famille verte color palette motifs of flowers on flecked enamel ground. The teapot is in the shape of the Chinese character "fu" meaning "good fortune". The piece is hand-painted in enamel with the image of a court official and vase on one side, and an attendant holding a flower on the reverse side. Old restoration.

Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 7 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377760
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$2,000.00
A Chinese round porcelain charger with robin's egg glaze, with slightly flared rim, the recessed foo with white underglaze and old stickers to show provenance. The robin's egg glaze technique requires low-firing and uses two different colors of mottled purple-blue and turquoise.

19th Century

Dimensions: 9 3/4" x 1 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1377565
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$3,000.00
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain hat stands, glazed with a light orange ground, enamel motifs of various flowers including peony, chrysanthemum, birds, insects, gourd bottles, and other auspicious objects. Each stand is of a hexagonal form with pierced melon shaped areas. The feet are slightly recessed with white underglaze and buff edges.

Dimensions: 4 1/2" X 11 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1377528
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$1,650.00
Chinese porcelain figure of a peach with blanc de chine white underglaze. The top of the peach is formed with a tendril like stem and three leaves. The base is left in buff with a single ventilation hole.

Dimensions: 5" x 4" x 3 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377116
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$1,800.00
Chinese circular porcelain plaque with enamel scene of Qingao in a green robe mounted on a carp. With calligraphy and red chop. Titled "Qingao kea li". The face of the plaque is on a step pedestal with a bare, textured backside.

Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374165
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A hirado ware porcelain figure of the mythical creature baku, the dream eater. This beast is a chimera with the features of an elephant, an ox, a rhinoceros and a tiger. The expert artist hand-carved every detail of the figure with fine lines, the flames and spines along its back carved in high relief. The glaring eyes are left bare with black pupils while the rest of its body is under glazed in white.

Provenance: Lawrence Collection, Published in:
"Hirado: Prince of Porcelai...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374164
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$6,000.00
Japanese hirado ware porcelain figure of a puppy . The entire body is hand carved with realistic fur pattern, the body in white underglaze with the eyes left bare. The puppy's paws and toes are fully carved to the bottom of the piece, which is left bare from the white glaze. The bottom is pierced with an air hole from when it was originally fired in the kiln.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374163
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$9,000.00
Japanese hirado ware porcelain figure of a tiger. With fully hand-carved fur pattern, whiskers, a wide grin with front fangs exposed. The tiger is glazed in white with the pupils of the eyes left buff. The four paws of the tiger have been hand-sculpted with the toes and claws on the bottom of the figure. The bottom and nostrils of the tiger are pierced through for air to escape during firing.

Published in:
"Hirado Ware, by C. Philip Cardeiro, pg. 75, published by Art Asia Muse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1372011
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$400.00
Antique Chinese small porcelain plate from the Yuan Dynasty. The body of the plate has a foliate form with scalloped rim, white glaze. The entire foot is left unglazed and is slightly recessed.

Late Yuan Dynasty (13th/14th century)

Dimensions: 5.25" x 1.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1371714
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$1,200.00
Chinese Song Dynasty ceramic bowl, incised with 3 flower design. The underglaze cream white with brown flecks. Eggshell thin body with a dramatic tapered form. The foot is recessed with the center left in buff.

Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)

Dimensions: 6.75" x 2.25" H
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1369186
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Antique Chinese pair of small porcelain plates. Foliate rims and raised design of two fish and swirling waves. Intricately modeled with great detail. Very delicate and beautiful.

Song Dynasty

Size of each: 4" wide