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Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Hardstone : Pre 1920 item #1256470 (stock #SK784)
Galerie Hafner
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A well hollowed, bulbous shaped agate snuff bottle with some dark inclusions, standing on a flat foot. The stopper with transparent green glass top and bone spoon. Condition: fine, only stopper with few tiny rim frits. Dimension: total height: 6 cm.
Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1256380 (stock #3A126A)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Pair Japanese carved Ivory and hand painted on heavy solid Ivory Mandarin Ducks(couple) with inlaid Mother of Pearl eyes, 3 3/8" high, 4 1/4" x 2" wide each, beautifully detailed carving and painted with water color on Ivory. These couple of Mandarin Ducks are made in Japan during 1950's and sold at Gump's in U.S., still retain the partially torn paper stickers "Made in Japan" on the bottom of the male duck. These pair of ducks should stay together forever. They are in good condition, no damag...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1256375 (stock #4966)
Galerie Hafner
Small lacquered and polychrome wood traveling shrine with chased and gilded copper fittings. Inside with a Kannon Bosatsu seated in meditation on a lotus throne rising from a lotus pond. On both sides of the multi-armed goddess is standing a Dragon King. Condition: lacquer losses, some fittings a little bent. Dimension: total height: 17 cm.
Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1256374 (stock #2A122C)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Chinese carved Ivory old scholar Toggle, with gentle happy smile in his face, Ca. 1800's, 3 1/8" high, 1 3/8" x 1 1/4" wide, nicely naturally aged with hairline and old patina. The condition is good.
Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1256373 (stock # 2766)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare semi antique supplementary warp silk embroidery on handspun indigo cotton, blanket from the diverse Tai ethnic group Vietnam/Laos. I collected this in Chiang Mai around 12 years ago and would date it around 40 to 80 years old. Nowadays you just can’t find this sort of textile anymore. Some embroidery losses and a hole along the edge (noted in enlargements) but overall in very good condition. Dimensions: 84cm/33in x 145cm/57in.
Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1256371 (stock #2A122B)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Chinese carved Ivory Toggle, Lotus Seeds carved out of the solid Ivory tip, Ca. 1800's, 1 1/2" high, 1 1/4" x 1 1/8" wide, with some naturally aged small hairline, beautifully aged old patina over well carved and polished surface, the details is very fine. The condition is good.
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Contemplative : Pre 1980 item #1256302
Zentner Collection
Japanese print titled "Then Zen" by artist Clifton Karhu (1927-2007) depicting the Laughing Buddha Bodai within an ensō, a Zen Buddhist symbol representing enlightenment as well as the simplicity and elegance of Japanese aesthetics. Bodai sits cross-legged and balances a red sake bowl on his head. The words "nip, sip, dip", "swish", and "then zen" are stylistically written outside of the ensō. Red signature marks and large Japanese characters at written on the right side of the print. ...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1256298
Zentner Collection
Woodblock print by artist Ted Colyer, born 1947 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He graduated Fine Arts at Mt. Allison University and studied in Japan to perfect his woodblock techniques, where he remained for 17 years before returning to Canada. He became a professional artist in 1975 while residing in Japan. This woodblock, titled "Interior" dates from his first year as a professional artist and depicts a room with a central fire pit and tea kettle hanging above it. The print is embossed to resemble tr...
Chinese : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1910 item #1256296
Zentner Collection
Chinese antique weight for tying down cloth, carved of granite in the form of a mouse, hole under belly for rope, wonderfully carved mouse with long curling tail, c. 1900. Size: 4 1/2" high x 5" wide
Chinese : Metalwork : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1256277
Zentner Collection
Antique Chinese opium container made from copper with silver, with a cloisonne lid, decorated with pink flowers on a deep blue background. Its front is engraved with a beautiful seated princess, and its back is engraved with Chinese characters reading " The best medicine of the West comes to the great East. Consume this opium and float like a celestial princess." Dated 1820-1850 Size: 2" height, 1.75" width
Chinese : Carvings : Hardstone : Pre 1980 item #1256270
Zentner Collection
Large Chinese jade (nephrite) ceremonial piece, in the style of the Liangzhu period (3400-2250 BC), with carvings of faces. This nephrite piece is solid and has a pointed tip, and dpierced hole through its very top. The carvings around its edges look like eyes and may be related to the taotie (roughly "gluttonous ogre mask") motif, which were essentially symmetrical zoomorphic faces with no lower jaw, thought by scholars to be linked to religious ceremony and the afterlife. The nephrite has a b...
Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Hardstone : Pre 1900 item #1256268
Zentner Collection
Chinese antique agate snuff bottle, converted by a French artist into a striker (lighter) with the addition of a silver bottom and rim with details of irises, dragon flies and butterflies. The silver work has a distinct art nouveau style to it, the lid is made of orange agate, silver and coral.

19th century

Size: 3 1/2" high
Chinese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256199 (stock #tiger985)
Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Lamp Vase with Scholars and Landscape Signed, Late 19th Century

The vases alone are 16.5 inches (41.9 cm) tall by 6 inches (15.2 cm) wide. They are 6 Lb.

They are in good condition no repairs, chips, or cracks, except holes drilled at the bottom, retouched and repainted by the manufacture at one vase's corner, and another vase has a foot slightly filed (as seen in the photos).

For more photos, please see tiger985A and tiger985B.


Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1256173
Zentner Collection
Beautiful Tibetan wooden plank door covered with a deep red painted cloth of two dark, fluffy-tailed yaks with open mouths, and overlay of simulated metal bands with gilt accent flowers. 19th century Size: 72.75" height, 35.25" width, 3" depth
Korean : Pre 1910 item #1256168
Zentner Collection
Korean two-unit stacked chest (ichung nong) with beautiful persimmon wood front panels, and a fruitwood frame. brass hardware, four rectangular top drawers with brass bat-shaped handles, and a set of hinged drawers on each unit with a large brass butterfly lock in the center and brass butterfly hinges. The Korean word for 'bat' is a homophone for the Chinese word for 'good fortune', so bats are considered a good luck charm, and butterflies represent happiness. The inside of the chest is lined wi...
Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1256130
Zentner Collection
Two (2) Japanese bronze candlesticks, each with a wide base in the shape of a lotus pod and a long rod connected to a lotus flower shaped holder. The bottom of one candlestick is engraved with a Japanese signature. Meiji period (1868-1912). Size: 27.25" height, 6.75" width
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1800 item #1256104
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Antique copper ritual crown, worn during ceremonies by a Vajracarya (Master of the thunderbolt), a high Buddhist priest. The crown is decorated by eight gilt copper Buddhist symbols and gilt copper figures of the 5 Dhyani Buddhas: Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha and Amogaghasiddhi. On top of the crown: a half vajra with 5 prongs. In good condition. Height 27 cm. Diameter 17 cm. Tibet, pre 1800.
Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1930 item #1256103 (stock #JHtom BluBir)
June Hastings
Very rare tomesode with blue birds. A light to medium weight crepe silk decorated with yuzen dyeing techique and small touches of silk embroidery. On the front panels each bird’s head and throat is embroidered using satin stitch method. Some of the leaves are accented with fine gold threads at their edges and a small grouping of flowers are decorated with very small French knots. The back is plain, except for three white mon (family crests). The painted design is repeated in the lining. T...
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