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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1401516
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Chinese porcelain vase with red enamel five clawed dragons with motifs of floral scrolls and waves. The vase is of a highly thin Meiping form with six character mark on the recessed foot.

The meiping was first made of stoneware during the Tang dynasty (618–907). It was originally used as a wine vessel, but since the Song dynasty (960–1279) it also became popular as a plum vase and got its name "meiping". It is tall, with a narrow base spreading gracefully into a wide body, fol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1401465
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$950.00
Antique Chinese porcelain serving vessel with green and blue enamel dragons accented by gold and red fireballs and floral motifs on the outer and inner rim. The handle has a braided form with gold enamel design. The foot is slightly recessed and outlined in green enamel.

Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 4" x 3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1400231
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$3,500.00
Chinese pair of monochrome porcelain vases with a speckled raspberry glaze. They are of an elegant, elongated tapering form, the bases of each vase marked with Hongxian red seal. In the year 1916, Yuan Shikai attempted to reinstate monarchy by naming himself the Emperor of China after the Qing Dynasty was overthrown in 1911. Due to extreme backlash, his reign lasted for less than 100 days, ending on March 1916.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" w x 8 3/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1398229
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$2,000.00
A small Chinese porcelain dish with Qingbai light blue-green crackle glaze and very thin form. The foliate edges of the dish are made to look like the petals of a flower, and the interior and exterior body are incised and slightly lobed for each petal. The foot is slightly recessed and left bare from glaze. From a Beverley Hills Estate

Dates Song dynasty (960-1279)

Dimensions: 4 1/2" W x 1" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1398223
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$2,000.00
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase in a peach bloom underglaze of mottled green and red. The body of the vase is slightly rounded with a dramatic flattened two step foot, left unglazed around the edges. The neck is tall, slender and cylindrical in shape and fades to white around the rim. With six character Kangxi mark in cobalt blue on base. Most likely 19th century.

Dimensions: 4" W x 7" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1398221
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$1,650.00
Chinese monochrome porcelain water coupe, with a round body and flattened foot. The red oxblood underglaze transitions to white around the short neck and flares slightly. The recessed foot with six character Kangxi mark in cobalt blue. Most likely 19th century.

Dimensions: 5 1/4" W x 4" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1397032
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$2,125.00
A large pair of Chinese ceramic fu dogs with a Sancai ware "three colors" palette in green, brown, and blue with natural clay white in a transparent crackle glaze. The large pair of fu dogs stand opposite each other, eyes faced forward, their mouths slightly open in a snarling grin. The front right foot of the male fu dog rests upon a rounded "xi qui" floral ball, representing rule and supremacy over the world. The female fu dog rests her left front foot over the stomach of her playful fu ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1392980
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$375.00
Chinese round porcelain cricket cage, with mottled red and white glaze. The lid is wood carved with the auspicious Shou symbol for ventilation. The foot tapers slightly and is glazed in white.

19th century

Dimensions: 3 1/4" x 3 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1392917
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$850.00
Chinese small porcelain cup, eggshell thin body, raised on slightly recessed foot. The cup is enameled in motifs of grapes on coiled vines and peonies. The base with red 4 character seal.

Dimensions: 3 3/4" x 1 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1392860
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$750.00
Chinese porcelain lidded seal paste box with yellow glaze. Squat round body with with domed lid. The inside and bottom is glazed white. Blue glazed mark on the bottom.

20th century

Dimensions: 5" wide x 2" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1392858
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$1,200.00
Chinese porcelain vase with reddish-pink peach bloom glaze. Long, slightly flared neck and round body on a short foot. White glaze inside and very pale blue glaze on the bottom.

Mid 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1391610
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain vases with flared foliate rims and pear shaped bodies. Glazed with a turquoise color ground incised with a flower motif, the front and back of each vase is decorated with two highly raised dragons and swirling clouds in a yellow glazed medallion reserve. Each vase has dragon handles and the ground is decorated with applied objects of scholarly pursuits. Bases impressed with a Quinlong mark but these vases are 19th century.

Dimensions: 8 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1391522
Zentner Collection
$600.00
Chinese pair of porcelain canton style vases of a squared body. Each vase decorated in mirrored enamel scenes of chrysanthemums, peonies, birds, and other nature motifs. The base of each vase marked "China".

Dimensions: 3 1/4" x 7 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1390631
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A published hirado ware porcelain figure of a kirin (in Chinese, qilin). The mythical creature is part lion with the body of a dragon and the hooves of a deer. It represents good fortune, protection, prosperity, longevity and fertility. The recumbent hirado figure is executed with master attention to detail and form.

Published in HIRADO: Prince of Porcelains, By Louis Lawrence.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 1 3/4" x 3 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1390299
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$1,850.00
Antique Chinese snuff bottle depicting a highly raised dragon with a ball of fire amidst swirling clouds, made of molded porcelain and glazed yellow. With a coral lid. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.

19th century

Dimensions: Bottle 2 1/2" high (with lid 2 3/4" high)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1390214
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Antique Chinese molded porcelain snuff bottle with a deeply modeled design of a phoenix on ones side and a dragon on the other, both on a backdrop of swirling clouds. Glazed a dark cobalt blue. Coral lid. Provenance: Collection of "Jade Collector" Howard Kaplan.

19th Century

Dimensions: Bottle 3" high (including lid 3 3/8" high)
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1388171
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$3,500.00
Wonderful medium-sized crater bowl, thinly potted of black clay and with glossy black glaze pitted with craters for volcanic moon-like effect, Signed Lovera; Jamese Lovera (American, 1920-2015) modernist potter. Teacher at San Jose State University. James Lovera exhibited at the Crocker Museum in Sacramento in 2006: "Craters of Fire: Ceramics by James Lovera". With original inventory tag.

Age: c. 1990s.

Size: 8.5" Diameter x 5.25" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1387331
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
Antique Chinese porcelain vase with deep lapis blue monochrome glaze. Meiping form with ornately carved, possibly zitan wood lid and base.

Ch'ien Lung Period (1736-1795)

Dimensions: 13" high including base and lid. 9 1/2" high vase only.