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A rare Late Ming - early Qing gilt bronze seated official, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 24 cm height.
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A late Ming - Qing dynasty gilt bronze seated Guanyin, good condition please see the picture, size: 24 cm height.
Chinese : Antiquities : Early Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1478784 (stock #05302023B)
This ancient bronze dates to the first half of the first millennium BC. It is exceptional for the presence of a leopard, or feline at the top, as the majority of similar pieces are unadorned. The piece is free of repair and measures 9-3/4" in length and 4" in height. Guaranteed ancient. A rare and uncommon example.
Chinese : Scholar Art : Paintings and Calligraphy : Pre 1920 item #1478739 (stock #7253)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Charming traditionally well mounted scroll painting depicting birds on silk and paper signed Huang Huanwu黃幻吾. Excellent condition and well mounted. L: 82cm/32.2in and W: 35cm/13.8in. Mounted dimensions L: 193cm/75in and W: 53cm/20.8.
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Chinese Dark Cherry Amber Bakelite Faturan Carved Lady Figure
She is 19.5 inches (49.5 cm) tall by 5.2 inches (13.2 cm) wide. She is 2342 gram.
She has inclusions, chips at the flower, finger, hair and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Length: 15 cm (6 in)
Height: 14.8 cm (5.9 in)
Depth: 6 cm (2.4 in)
Total Weight: 1.23 kg
Second slightly smaller
Chinese pair of bronze censers; modelled as buffalos with scholars atop; both have good original patinas and are inlaid with silver and copper; one missing a hand the other missing something from his hand; good condition
Chinese : Trade Arts : Export Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1478637
Coffee cup, Chinese export porcelain from the Qianong period, c 1770. European style decoration of a ribbon in overglaze blue and gilt, and scattered flowers in Famille rose enamels. Gilt borders and leaf handle. Height "2 ¼ / 6 cm. Condition: rim frits to the foot rim (cf. pics).
Chinese : Trade Arts : Export Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1478636 (stock #130.00)
Chinese Export coffee cup with underglaze blue decoration of a diaper border and peony, chrysanthemum and aster(?). Qianlong period, c 1760. Height "2 ½ / 6.5 cm. Condition: a 1 cm hairline to the rim (cf. pics).
Chinese : Trade Arts : Export Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1478635
A Chinese Export coffee cup, slightly ribbed and foliated, a rather unusual shape. Enameled decoration of flower garlands in European Rococo style. Early Qianlong period (c 1740), a give-away as for the age is a little flower in iron red and gold to each side. Height "2 ¼ / 6.2 cm. Condition: little black spots and two hairlines (cf. pics).
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
A pair of blue and white Chinese Qing Dynasty plates. The smallest one has a 24 cm diameter, and is decorated inside with a geometric design at the center surrounded by a floral decor and a series of three concentric symbols going towards the rim, the potter's mark behind, and a very good condition...
A large and impressive, heavy-cast bronze image of the Buddhist protector Weituo (Skanda). Covered in cold gilt with remains of red color. The guardian god is standing in martial pose on a dragon rising from the waves. Ming, ca. 1600 (mid Wanli period). H 32.5 cm. Condition: Excellent, but for the broken-off mace originally held in the god’s right hand and resting on the base.
Chinese : Antiquities : Tomb Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1478509 (stock #7252)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare pair of three legged, brown glazed pottery barbeque grills. The Han Dynasty was unique in making replicas for cooking in the afterlife. These two pieces are in excellent condition with very minor fritting and no damage; please note that there is still a bit of the original soil it was excavated in stuck to the surface, with a bit of patience this can be cleaned off. The food items on the grill are cicadas and fish...
Chinese : Antiquities : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1478506 (stock #457)
Incense burner carved in turquoise, relief decoration of stylized dragons. The handles are in the shape of the heads of Buddhist lions. The cover is surmounted by a socket which is fixed by a screw cut in the stone. The set is very elegant and of beautiful proportions, the sculptures are well executed. The stone has many defects (which are natural mineral inclusions) which did not put off the sculptor, it even seems that this stained effect was aesthetically sought...
A Ming cast-iron figure of Vairocana, the Dharmakaya Buddha, the most important of the Five Dhyani Buddhas, the one from whom the other emanate from; his name means "luminous" or "embodiment of light”. He is sitting on a lotus throne, holding his hands in Abisheka Mudra (consecration gesture). On the back side there is a dedication: donated by the Li family. Ming Dynasty, 1368–1644. H. 27. Condition: Very good but with few casting mistakes on the back
A very rare and finely cast bronze image of the Daoist goddess “The Mysterious Lady of the Ninth Heaven” (chinese: Jiu Tian Xuan Nu). She is depicted standing on a stylised cloud and holds ritual implements in both hands, a sword in her right hand while the left hand holds a gourd. Remains of cold gilt. China, Ming, 16th century. H 22,5 cm. Condition: Very good, but sward blade broken off and of course with some loss to the cold gilt.
Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1478465 (stock #lot1244)
It was a quite rare set of Yueyao Ear-Cup with plate.
Condition is very good except two minute chips at the opposite tips of the cup.
The cup and the plate were molded and fixed to each other.
It was heavily potted and in good size of 18.7cm in diameter.
Date: Eastern Jin periods(AD265-316)
A custom-made cotton box is included.
This is an authentic nephrite jade notched ritual axe, measuring just under 8" in length and 2-3/4" at the widest (20cm X 7cm). The holes are each drilled conically from one side only. Exceptionally well polished. The stone is a grayish-tan with both lighter and darker inclusions. The piece has a wonderful presence. Guaranteed authentic.
Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Ceramic : Pre 1940 item #1478346 (stock #456)
Chinese porcelain snuff box, covered with colored enamels, representing a dragon's head, original shape and very rare.The mark, in underglaze cobalt blue, of the Emperor Qianlong is, as almost always, apocryphal, when the enamels do not have the blandness of those of the 19th century. belonging to the 20th century...