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Chinese : Antiquities : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1240961
Zentner Collection
Two playful monkeys climbing on a large peach, carved from antique agate. Monkeys are commonly depicted in Chinese art as holding a peach as a symbol for wealth and a long life because the word for "monkey" is a homophone to the word for "nobleman". They often call this "feng hou bao shou" which can mean both "crazy monkey clutching [a peach]" as well as "may you become a salaried official and embrace longevity". 19th century Size: 1.5" long x 1.25" tall
Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Hardstone : Pre 1900 item #1240916
Zentner Collection
Chinese snuff bottle made of various stones, with a delicate inlaid design of a a rose. The bottle has a brilliant sheen and is very elegant. 19th century Size: 2.75" height, 1.75" across, 1" thick
Chinese : Carvings : Hardstone : Pre 1900 item #1240914
Zentner Collection
Antique carving from Jade of a Chinese foo dog in a curled position. Despite the name, foo dogs (or Shi) are actually lions with dragonlike features and are depicted as guardians, often to the rich and powerful. Ming dynasty. Size: 2.75" long, 1.25" tall
Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1240913
Zentner Collection
Breathtaking antique snuff bottle from China, with a mosaic-like inlaid body, carving of a feline on front and back, and a small berry made from coral. The kanji on its bottom reads "Tong zhi nian xing", which means "Made during the year of Tongzhi". Very bright and beautiful with extremely detailed carving. 19th century Size: 2.5" tall, 1.75" wide
Chinese : Carvings : Hardstone : Pre 1980 item #1240912
Zentner Collection
Chinese small dish in the form of an open lotus leaf, finely carved of beautiful translucent jadeite, white color with a mossy green color over a portion of the leaf, two small flowers on the side are also green and orange, mid 20th century. Size: 3 3/4" wide
Chinese : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1240908
Zentner Collection
Brilliant white Jade medallion with carvings of two intertwined serpents, smoke billowing from their mouths and nostrils, their tails wrapped around a circular etched design in the center. The medallion is carved front and back. 18th/19th century Size: 2.75" diameter, 2mm thickness
Chinese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1240901
Zentner Collection
Beautiful Chinese small antique porcelain vase, decorated all over with colorful and elaborate flowers and scrolling vines on a yellow ground, very finely detailed, tiny blue key fret motif around base, Daoguang mark (1821-1850) on base. Size: 6 3/8" high.
Chinese : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1240864 (stock #5371)
Abacus Asian Art
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A thinly potted and fine quality celadon bowl decorated carved incised of a duck in the center and surrounded by leaf scrolls to cavetto, covered overall with slight yellowish green which typically of Yaozhou wares. Northern Song dynasty Yaozhou ware in excellent condition, even no any recorded about Yaozhou wares found in Indonesia, but it's second examples recovered from Borneo near the river area in Banjarmasin Indonesia. Diameter: 19cm.
Chinese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1240811 (stock #gy5463)
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Early 20th Century Chinese Boxwood Carved Kwan Yin Buddha

It is 11 inches (27.9cm) tall by 3.2 inches (8.2cm) wide. It weighs 1 Lb.

It is in good condition with no repairs, except chips and hairline cracks (as seen in the photos).

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Chinese : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1240801
Zentner Collection
Antique brush holder of steatite, or soapstone, with intricate carvings of a tree branch with flowers and a bird perched upon it. It has a smooth surface and a sturdy feel. 19th century Size: 4" tall, 2.5" wide at base
Chinese : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1900 item #1240794
Zentner Collection
Beautiful antique Chinese sleeveless robe with bright green ribbon closure, made of light pink silk with a robin's egg blue silk interior lining. Both the front and back of the robe features gold thread circular designs with two young maidens relaxing, surrounded by flowers. The vest is outlined in light golden-beige panels with colorful birds, deer, and vegetation. Size: 36.5" tall, 28.75" wide
Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1240762 (stock #BI-C1D)
€ 400.00
Antique Miao comb made of wood and silver. Flowers, birds and dragons designs. The ring on top was used to secure the comb in the hair, with a chain by instance.
Magnificent patina with expected wear, one tooth partially broken (see pix). 19th C. or before. H: 10 cms, w: 8 cms.
Chinese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1240708 (stock #5368)
Abacus Asian Art
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Chinese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1240501
Asian Works of Art Gallery
A Chinese celadon arrow vase ,the narrow mouth flanked by twin lug handles. The long neck spreading to the oval body. The footrim and its' base unglazed.
Chinese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1240500
Asian Works of Art Gallery
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The vessel with broad flared mouth over short neck and ovoid body, the c-shaped handle with traces of phosphatic glaze along its length.,The ovoid body with short stubby spout and unctuous treacle brown glaze falling short of the buff body and plain base. H18cm D13cm
Chinese : Scholar Art : Table Articles : Pre 1900 item #1240456 (stock #L8J2cricketC)
June Hastings
This is the rarest cricket cage of its kind to be found, as it is made of tortoise shell, the cap is possible horn and is capped with mother-of-pearl shell on which is a carved four toed dragon that covers a solid gold wire mesh to prevent the naughty cricket from escaping. This cricket cage is in very good antique condition and measures 4" (10.2 cm).
Chinese : Scholar Art : Table Articles : Pre 1910 item #1240447 (stock #JHal'sCricke)
June Hastings
An unusual underglaze blue Chinese cricket jar with charming scenes of a scholar in garden settings. The condition is very good without chips, cracks, or hairlines. Dating circa 1900, it measures 5" across x 3.5" high.
Chinese : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1980 item #1240422 (stock #JHprCloisHat)
June Hastings
A stunning pair of gold gilt mirror image cloisonné hat stands. Often used as vases, the front of each hat stand features a vase of flowers with a peaceful scene of a man in a boat viewing the horizon. The sides and back have assorted images of Chinese scholar article and Buddhist symbols. Decorative trim work along the top rim and bottom rims, are a nice finishing touch to the enameled background which is a dark rust color with thin gold colored cloisens creating the shape of tiny clouds...
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