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Hundred and One Antiques
Pair of superb quality antique 18th -19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese woman's silver filigree headdress ornaments of matching lobed triangular form panels with hanging heart shaped pendants.
Each finely decorated with filigree scrolling work and applied with small stamped silver plaques, adorned on the center with round faceted bezel-set black stone in gold gild filigree setting (probably Onyx) suspended from three rows of chains constructed of foliate filigree oval panels connected to...
Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1242807 (stock #1018)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
Sold to Japan - January 2016
A large, heavy, green glazed stoneware vase made by Trevor Corser at Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall. Condition: excellent - no damages and no restoration. 27cm (10.5 inches) high. Weight: 3.5 kg (7lb 11.5oz)
DESCRIPTION: An unusual and dynamic Chinese scroll weight of two lions carved from a single slab of very dark wood (Zitan? Ebony?). The lions stand on a rectangular base with left paws touching a brocade ball, each facing opposite directions and each with fierce expression, one gazing upwards and the other looking straight ahead. The wood is very dense with a hair-like grain and purple undertones. Because of the lions' curved backs, this weight could have been used as a brush rest as well...
An interesting set of two Chinese Canton paintings depicting two festival scenes that were possibly seen on the streets in China during the Qing dynasty. The top view depicts a figure riding a horse and people are flocking to receive blessings. The bottom scene is showing a theatrical troupe passing by. The painting contains techniques that were brought in from the West in Canton during the 19th century. Age: 19th century Size: Length 15.5" Height 19.75"
A pair of two different paintings depicting different views of people either engaged in different activities. One scene appears to show a soldier like figure coming back or meeting a lady and another scene is depicting a family at leisure. Particular elements have elements similar to Chinese theatrical costuming and designs. The techniques are more Western since these works were made in Guangzhou in the Canton concessions. Age:19th century Size: Length 15.5" Height 19.75"
A refined antique Chinese painting done in a style similar to Western style paintings. These paintings were thought to be done in the Canton Concessions in Guangzhou during the late 19th century. Often these works depicted scenes of daily life in the streets of the Qing Period. This particular view is showing two martial artists showing their skills. Age: 19th century Size: Length 12.78" Height 9.25"
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of peking glass (Tao Liao Ping), with an orange background and white and bright green glass overlay, hand carved into the shape of flowers on a vine. The artist would have started with a single-colored glass,dipped the bottle into the white and green glass to create layers, and then carved away the excess. 19th century Size: 2 3/8" tall, 1" wide
Antique white porcelain snuff bottle with hand painting of two Chinese dragons and a topper of green agate. One dragon/serpent swims through the waves, while another flies over its head. Dragons are a symbol of good luck to the Chinese and also used to represent the emperor of China. Five claws is a symbol of elitism, while three or four claws is suitable for commonfolk. 19th century Size: 3.25" tall, 1.25" wide
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of light green glass, carved in the shape of an eggplant or aubergine, with a topper made of coral. "Qie zi" is the Chinese word for eggplant, and because saying it makes one appear to smile, it is often used when taking photographs to make the subjects look happy, making it a symbol for good luck. The coral cap resembles a hat, which is a sign of a government official. 19th century Size: 2.5" long, .75" wide
Chinese bowl or dish in a famille rose style, with a light blue base and interior rim, yellow ground with flecks of red and green in a floral pattern, and a large design of a butterfly with blue, pink, purple, and green colors. Signed on back. Late 19th-early 20th century Size: 5.75" wide, 2" tall, 4" deep
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Chinese Pig Skin Leather Trunk in reddish brown color, 11 1/2" high, 27" wide, 17 1/2" deep, with brass round lock plate and handles on both side and lined with cotton fabric inside, and maker's trade marks stamped in front. There are some wear and tear on two(2) corners near top front area.
Antique copper letter opener with a Jadeite handle, with traces of gold gilt and overlaid silver hilt. The hilt is a small silver bat, a symbol of good luck. Carved on one side of the knife is a Chinese dragon and sun, on the other side is a phoenix or fenghuang with a long vine of berries and a flower. The jadeite insert handle has a bat and floral design. Provenance James Coburn Estate, Circa 1900 Size: 8" long, 3/4" widest point
Hundred and One Antiques
An extremely well made Antique Chinese 19th century, Ching Dynasty, monochrome porcelain vase of slender ovoid form with a short waisted neck.
CONDITION: The vase is in good condition, considering its age of more than 100 years, with no cracks, restorations, or repairs, except for a hole at the base of the vase, as in the first half of the 20th century; many antique Chinese porcelain vases were converted to lamps.
HEIGHT: 12.7 cm (5 in).
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DESCRIPTION: A fine, large Chinese boxwood toggle in the shape of a Chinese coin with four script characters on each side surrounding the square hole. Around the edge, various plant and animal forms are carved in high relief, including a flower, bird, squirrel and bat. The suspension cord, connecting it to an object such as a tobacco pouch, would have been strung through the openings under the bat's wings. Wonderful patina, excellent condition, and dating from the 1800's or earlier...
Abacus Asian Art
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MING DYNASTY ZHENGDE PERIOD 1506-1521 object in good condition except retouched to the top of cup. Height: 21,5cm
Chinese Qianlong mark and period cinnabar red and black lacquer rectangular box with rounded cover. The lid is finely carved in deep relief with a scene, framed in key-fret border, featuring mountains, a river, rocks, people at leisure. The sides are finely carved with lotus flowers with the flowers being red and the leaves black lacquer. Interior of box is black lacquer...
Absolutely beautiful and exquisite Chinese antique chair, made from precious Huanghuali with gorgeous woodgrain, with a tan woven seat, and carving of a dragon in the front. Some damage on seat, minor scuff marks on handles. Measures approx: 40" tall, 27" wide 18th-19th century
Porcelain Chinese famille rose vase depicting many disciples of Buddha huddled together atop a cliff, all in brightly-colored garb, with many details...