• #17511 Pair of Antique Silk Embroidered Squares with Birds & Pomegranate

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    220.00

    150.00

    Pair of Antique Silk Embroidered Squares with Birds & Pomegranate. One of them with two birds, might be parrots, perching on the rocks in front of a pine tree, gaze into the far distance. The proportion of the birds, compared to the small tree, creates a surreal feeling for the composition. This is not unusual for the Chinese folk art to personify the objects in the art. The other one is a pomegranate which symbolizes prosperity with many off-springs with many seeds. The colors on these squares are lustrous and wonderful! These squares were used to sew onto the two sides of a filled silk pillow. Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 6 1/4"

  • #14285 Antique Blue-and-White Ginger Jar with Finely Painted Twined Peony

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    545.00

    285.00

    Antique Blue-and-White Ginger Jar with Finely Painted "Twined Peony" design from 1820's-1850's. No lid. Although this floral pattern is quite common, there are a good variety in the way the stroke work and detail as well as different colors of the blue glaze. Some dates earlier like this one while others dates to early 20th century.

  • #12463 Unusual small Antique Bamboo woven Basket with Open weave and Lid

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    620.00

    420.00

    清末民初縷空式編織有蓋小食籃)This is a somewhat unusual small antique bamboo woven basket with an open-weave design and a nice lid. This basket was woven with a solid open pattern possibly for carrying food in the hot weather when the air ventilation is needed. The blossom shape brass fitting on the lid is old and has a nice patina. The woven pattern, although looks simple, is woven with varying considerations with different tightness at different parts of the basket, composed mostly of small triangular and hexagonal shapes that is very similar to that of the lattice patterns we see on some of the old Chinese wooden lattice doors and windows (窗格式編織) . Towards the rim and the bottom of the basket, one can see from the detailed photos, that there are much tighter weaves to make these areas stronger and to last longer from use. The woven mesh on this basket is so tight and strong that it feels like an unbreakable net of steel rather than bamboo! Though the basket is not very big, it is woven with intricate sizes of hand-split bamboo threads spreading out from the bottom up, creating almost an illusion of a night sky with scattering stars with its intricacy. There are not many old Chinese bamboo woven baskets available outside of the more common variety of groups as one-of-a-kind baskets because bamboo baskets were often created in multiple quantities for their utilitarian functions. This sweet little basket is uniquely one-of-a-kind and is in excellent condition. It makes a nice addition to any collection of antique Chinese woven baskets. Dimensions: 10” in diameter and 16” in height (including the handle)

  • #16228 Antique Grain Measure with Rare Metal Coin Motif in Cut-Out Design

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    450.00

    300.00

    A very rare Antique Northern Chinese Grain Measure with Metal Coin Motif in cutout design that's rarely seen on this type of utilitarian ware. The coin is an auspicious symbol and represents the plentiful. Refinished in clear lacquer finish. Dimensiosn: 13.5" x 13.5" x 9" H

  • #13992 Antique Small Wooden Statue of A Soldier

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    285.00

    150.00

    This wonderful antique Small Wooden Statue of A Soldier is hand-carved and hand-painted with organic color pigments in red and black made from organic ground minerals and vegetation. It has an intense expression with eyes widely open and is standing on a base. 100-250 years old. Minor chips on the paint. As is. Dimensions: 3 1/4" L x 2 1/4" W x 9" H

  • #17212 Beautiful Antique Wooden Bucket with Carved Fu-Lion

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    320.00

    220.00

    Beautiful Antique Round Shape Wooden Bucket with Carved Fu-Lion on the lid with original dark lacquer in excellent condition. The Fu-Lion is a symbol to ward off the evil. Such bucket blesses the user and the household. Dimensions: Approximately 8" x 8" x 9" H

  • #8522 Beautiful Antique Large Size Ceramic Water Jar with Oxidized Celadon Glaze

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    3500.00

    2600.00

    This Antique Large ceramic Water storage Jar with Oxidized Celadon Glaze has a beautiful bright apple green color like that of spring! It is hand built in a nice large round shape and generously applied with very thick Celadon glaze made from organic compound. The contrasted dark strokes from the oxidization from firing make the piece uniquely different from others. This beautiful one-of-a-kind water jar will grace any landscape or garden. Over 100 years old.

  • #14551 Antique Carved Bed Fragment with Organic Color Pigments

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    365.00

    245.00

    Antique Carved Bed Fragment painted with gilt and Organic Color Pigments, of which, the blue color on the back ground of the carving is specially unique and rare. The carved scene depicts a group of three older wise men, wearing official hats, teaching and scolding two knelled young men, while other older women watched, all created in a landscape outside of a home with open gates. This interesting scene or story embeds the Confucius concept and philosophy that dominates Chinese culture for many generations.

  • #16763 Ex-Large Silver-Plated Shard Box Inlaid with Antique Chinese Porcelain Shard

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    265.00

    159.00

    Ex-Large Silver-Plated Shard Box Inlaid with Antique Chinese Porcelain Shard. This beautiful antique hand-painted large shard with many children playing lighting the fire crackers is estimated from the 1860's-1880's and is from a very large antique Chinese vase or container. One-of-a-kind piece only! Dimensions: 10" x 5 1/8" x 2"

  • #LW003 Late Qing Dynasty Incense Bowl with Glazed Two Dragons in Cobalt Blue

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    0.00

    0.00

    Incense bowl with colorful Glazed Two Dragons chasing the pearl of flame in Cobalt Blue glaze. Estimated to be from the late Qing period. Dimensions: 4 1/2"Diameter x 2 1/4" H

  • #LW002 Hand-Carved Chinese Ink Stone Bed in A Hardwood Box

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    0.00

    0.00

    Hand-carved ink stone bed for grinding Chinese ink for writing calligraphy and painting. This three-footed ink bed has a beautiful wave design and comes with a nice hardwood box. One minor chip not so noticeable, otherwise good condition. Probably from the mid 20th century.

  • #LW004 Gilt Bronze Buddha of Shakyamuni Buddha in Seated Meditation Pose

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    0.00

    0.00

    This is a good size gilt bronze statue of a seated Shakyamuni Buddha, wearing a robe with beaded cloud decoration with a meditation pose.The Buddha is in a slender form on a large double lotus style base, with one hand holding an alms bowl, the other hand with fingers pointing downward towards the earth in a bumipharsa mudra. This gesture suggests the witness of the Buddha's enlightenment. The cover underneath the base is missing. The thick gilding is still quite vivid but worn at various spots. The statue appears to be in the style from around the Qian-Long period, but the real age of the statue is unknown. Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 9 7/8' x 12 3/8"

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