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19th Century Chinese Bronze Relief Bamboo Vase with Bronze Stand
It is 7.75 inches (19.7 cm) tall measured with stand by 3.15 inches (8 cm) wide. The vase is 6.65 inches (16.9 cm) tall by 3.15 inches (8 cm) wide measured without stand. The total weight including the stand is 679.7 gram.
It has rubbing of patina, cut marks, pitting, oxidation, bent at one foot, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos)...
16th Century Chinese Gilt Lacquered KwanYin Buddha with Multiple Arms
It is 6.6 inches (16.8 cm) tall by 6.3 inches (16 cm) wide. It is 1548 gram.
It is missing one arms and has broken fingers, missing hand held accessories, peeling of lacquer, rubbing of gilt, firing holes, oxidation, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Helen M Edwards
Width: 5 cm (2 in)
Height: 1.7 cm (0.8 in)
Weight: 89 gms
Fine Chinese Paktong ink box with silver inlaid script to the top and an individual wandering through a rural landscape on the base; each cartouche is encircled with double silver rings; lovely patina; good condition
Helen M Edwards
Length: 5.2 cm (2.1 in)
Height: 2.5 cm (1 in)
Width: 4.2 cm (1.7 in)
Weight: 105 gms
Quality Chinese Paktong ink box; silver inlaid lid and sides, the lid showing a dragon and the sides show silver hatchwork; dark patina overall; silver trim; signed to the base by Yue zai; minor age wear; good condition
An Attractive Archaic Bronze Tripod Censer and Cover. The body cast with Taotie masks on a key fret ground. The pierced cover with a well cast Dog of Fo. His left paw resting on a ribboned brocade ball. Chinese 19thC. Height; 7 3/4" (19.6 cm). Condition; both handles have been reattached with solder
Collection of 10 bronze projectile points from circa Warring States to Han Dynasty, circa 475BCE- 220CE. These are authentic pieces, not reproductions. Most are in excellent condition (please examine enlargements for condition and scale). They are still quite sharp with near razor thin blade edges.
Lost wax cast bronze incense burner. It is formed by a large peach opening by a lid, the fruit is represented with its branch, its leaves and other smaller peaches...
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Enigmatic and eclectic collection of 35 small repousse auspicious good luck tokens, circa Qing Dynasty. These were collected in Dali, Yunnan, China in the late 1980s. No two are exactly alike and they seem to be influenced by Tantric Buddhism in that the endless knot, parasol, lotus throne, and temple banner motifs are represented in this lot as well as more traditional Chinese symbols such as bats and butterflies...
Small cast bronze incense burner. Ding (tripod) shape. Beautiful casting and neat finish. The sobriety of the decor and the perfection of the volumes giving this small creation a powerful yet elegant appearance suggest that it is a very old censer, probably from the Song period. An excellent very old patina stained with verdigris in places would be compatible with this earlier period. Height 82mm. Fine condition.
19th Century Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer Marked
It is 4.5 inches (11.5 cm) tall by 4.3 inches (11 cm) wide. It is 1 lb. or 411 gram.
It has loss of patina, rust, oxidation, cut marks, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Width approximately 11.1 cm (across the handles). There are 2 soft dents at the body. More pictures are available. In good condition.
Cast bronze incense burner. Rectangular shape, 4 feet, decoration of sacred pearls framed by stylized dragons, Greek friezes. Each of the feet comes out of the mouth of a Buddhist lion. The walls are very thick, the object is heavy. Lost wax casting has defects. The carving is not of high quality. No mark. However, this incense burner is powerful and has a very beautiful old patina, which makes it a venerable object with a strong presence. Probably Chinese work. Period 18th century or earlier...
Antique Chinese pair of sculptures of two tall cranes. Each stands on a rectangular base with head looking back. Long, straight legs and gracefully curving necks. Fine details in every feather.
Age: Republic Period (1912-1949)
Dimensions: 27 1/8" high x 9" wide x 6 1/8" deep
Very old brass toggle of a boy holding an offrand ? ; the ring for hanging has completly disapeared. H : 4,5 cms
The vase is cast in one piece. Inspired by archaic Chinese bronze ritual vessels, it bears a Taotie mask decoration. This decoration is reduced to two narrow bands instead of occupying more space as usually on the bronzes of the Ming period, this more austere character, the slender shape and the patina with a much more antique aspect allows us to think so. older, probably from the Song period or earlier. The base split on one side as shown in the photos...
Helen M Edwards
Length: 7.2 cm (2.8 in)
Height: 8.2 cm (3.2 in)
Depth: 3.6 cm (1.4 in)
Weight: 210 gm
Rare early Chinese bronze water dropper in the form of the mythical creature, Baize; fine patina; good condition
Cast bronze vase of square shape. Beautiful casting and fine detailed chasing. Taotie mask decoration. The handles in the shape of birds'heads Fine finish. Archaic style but Qing period. Good condition. Nice old patina. Height: 41cm Weight: 7,5kg
Pair of 1900's Chinese Beijing Gilt Silver Enamel Vase with Lion Heads & Rings Marked
They are 5 inches (12.7 cm) tall by 3 inches (7.6 cm) wide. They are 283.5 gram.
They are tarnished and have missing enamels, enamel stress cracks, enamel bruising, loss of gilding, bent rings, gaps at the rings, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos)...