• #21134 Antique Carved Horizontal Bed Frame with Bat and Figure (4th of July Sale-Over 60% off)

    Corbel Carving & Other Decorative & Collectibles ...

    1150.00

    435.00

    Antique Carved Horizontal Bed Frame with Bat and Figure in Openwork. Other motives include "twined" Ruyi vegetation and a pair of carved Fu-lions at the two vertical ends. This carving is a section on the top of a frontal frame of a canopy bed. Stripped and rustic with some dark lacquer remaining. As is. Over 100 years old. Dimensions: 46" L x 10 1/4" W x 2" D

  • #21391 Pair Antique Gilt-and-Red Carved Bed Panels (4th of July Sale)

    Corbel Carving & Other Decorative & Collectibles ...

    1500.00

    950.00

    Pair Antique Gilt-and-Red Carved Bed Panels with figures and unusual carved Buddha's hand fruit. Other motives include stylized bat and cloud, Ling-Zhi medicinal mushroom , and others, all carved in open work. Some of the faces on the figures have been repaired, otherwise, in a beautiful original unfinished condition with excellent patina. Late 19-early 20th century. As is. Dimensions for each: 39 1/2" L x 15" W x 1" D

  • #21390 Antique Carved Lattice Window Screen with Rare Motives and Red Pigment (4th of July Sale)

    Window Decorative & Collectibles ...

    2200.00

    1150.00

    Antique Carved Lattice Window Screen with Rare Motives and organic Red Pigment. This beautiful window screen, though composed with latticework, the insert is actually hand-carved from one piece of wood with layers of carvings on top of each other, forming different depths in the work, creating a design that looks complex but actually is all hand-carved from one surface of the wood. This screen is carved with a abundant wonderful rare motives, including Chinese coin, Buddhist's "Wan" symbol, Ruyi (to-your-wish), full-bloom flower, and the open work of a four-petaled "Shi-Di, top of a persimmon with leaves". The center rectangular enclosure is carved with a huge vase with flower branch (symbolizing peace and harmony) hovering over a table with a large wrapped gift box on it. Above this enclosure is a wonderful motif, possibly an instrument wrapped in a folded cloth with elaborate ribbons around it, showing its important presence. Below the rectangular enclosure is a carved motif with an auspicious up-side-down bat holding a flower branch with feather-like and exaggerated leaves like "curled grass". These charming carvings with a mystical feel stand out among the window's overall composition and are quite eye-catching! This window screen still retains some of its original red pigment along with some dark lacquer. This window with various cracks and minor losses in wood looks somewhat rustic yet still very beautiful. Sold as is. 250 years old or so. Dimensions: 41 1/2" H x 14" W x 1 5/8" D

  • #21132 Antique Carved Window Screen with Four-Petal and Immortal Design

    Window Decorative & Collectibles ...

    685.00

    520.00

    Antique Carved Window Screen with immortal figure and Phoenix carving with a rare four-petal "Shi-Di" (persimmon-head with leaves) design in latticework. Unfinished, in rustic condition. As is. Over 100 years old.

  • #21039 Pair of Antique Carved Architectural Fragments with Peony Openwork

    Small Architectural Carving Decorative & Collectibles ...

    285.00

    240.00

    Pair of Beautifully Carved Antique Architectural Fragments with Peony Pattern in Openwork with original dark brown red lacquer. Dimensions: 15" x 6 1/2" (each panel)

  • #21035 Antique Carved Architectural Wood Panel with A Young Immortal Riding A Chilin

    Small Architectural Carving Decorative & Collectibles ...

    220.00

    165.00

    Playful Antique Carved Architectural Wood Panel with A Young Immortal Riding A Chilin in two color setting. The young immortal, possibly Nou-Za ( 挪吒),holding a Ruyi sector in one hand, controls the mythical animal by grapping one horn while sitting on a saddle over this animal with a dragon head on a scaled four-legged body. Chilin is a mythical animal said to be able to travel a thousand miles a day. Chilin is considered auspicious and often compared to the highest achievement for a young male. It is also a symbol used for the first rank of a court marshal or general. Dimensions: 15 5/8" x 5 1/8"

  • #21133 Set of Four Early Qing Carved Window Screens with Coin and Vase Motif

    Window Decorative & Collectibles ...

    3000.00

    2400.00

    (早清雕瓶花格子花窗四片)Set of Four Early Qing Antique Carved Window Screens with Coin and Flower Vase Motif. These windows without finish and rough on the wooden surface are carved with superb and sought after design elements, including coins and vases which are auspicious in meaning. Coin represents wealth and prosperity, while flower vase represents peace and harmony and is often seen in Chinese woodwork and other types of Chinese artwork. The carved front-facing sunflower in full bloom often appears in Ming and early Qing carved furniture and wooden objects. The bottoms of the panels are each carved with interesting household furniture pieces displayed with ancient objects in setting. These window screens are in good condition with minor repair and can be dated back to 250 years ago. They show a wonderful sense of design with the clarity in the arrangement of the carved objects and motives. Price is for the set of four. Dimensions: 43 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W x 2" D (each panel)

  • #20192 Pair of Excellent Antique Narrow Lattice Window Screens with Fine Carvings

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    (雕四季花鳥江南格窗片一對)this is a pair of very nice antique carved lattice window screens with a narrower width. It has very fine carvings of birds and plants. The main part of each screen is composed of simple latticework pattern inserted with six different vegetation designs infused with auspicious symbol such as double coins (雙錢), ruyi (如意), ling-zhi (靈芝,medicinal mushroom), and other plants. The bottom of one panel is carved with intricate work of two cranes next to a few bamboo plants, while the other bottom is carved with two round-bodied birds perching on plum blossom branches. All the birds and cranes are carved with vivid expressions with fine detailed work on the feathers. Judging from the plants, these two panels were likely part of a set of four panels with vegetations showing the four seasons of the year. These carvings of bird and vegetation at the bottom are finely executed in a style unique to the old wooden Chinese architecture, particularly found on the early Chinese lattice screen doors and windows. The local dealers and collectors call it “清雕板, Qing-Diao-Ban” , a special type of carving seeking the most refine and elaborate carving created on the smallest distance or depth between the carving and the surface of the wood being carved. The result is often breath-taking yet with a sense of visual clarity in its refine-ness for the work. This type of carving tests a carver's skill and is very prized by the collectors and dealers of old Chinese woodwork. It is not clear if the phrase “清雕板, Qing-Diao-Ban” also refers to the general age or period of the woodwork other than its literary interpretation for the style of the carving. Woodwork found in this style can range from 200-250 years old or so. Dimensions for each screen: 52 1/2" L x 9 1/4" W x 1 5/8" D

  • #14570 Small Wooden Architectural Carving

    Decorative and Collectible Small Architectural Carving Decorative & Collectibles ...

    250.00

    130.00

    Small antique Wooden Architectural Carving with vase, root holder, and other auspicious symbols.Traces of old colors can be seen. As is. Dimensions: L 9 1/4" x W 3 3/4" x 3/4" Thick

  • #15367 Framed Small Size Antique Bed Panel with Birds and Peony

    Small Architectural Carving Decorative & Collectibles ...

    285.00

    185.00

    Framed Small Size Antique Bed Panel with Birds and Peony with organic color pigments made of precious mineral and vegetation. New frame and hanger. Panel is from late 1800's. Dimensions: L 9 1/4" x W 1 1/8" x H 6 1/8"

  • #19447 Good Antique Carved Bed Panel with A Warrior Scene

    Decorative and Collectible Small Architectural Carving ...

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    This is a beautiful and interesting Antique Carved Bed Panel with A Warrior Scene from an elaborately carved antique Chinese canopy bed from the Ningbo area. This beautiful panel is deeply carved in a relieved style and is painted with organic red color pigment with gilt (朱金,Zhu-Jin, Red-and-Gold) and other organic colors as well. The two calligraphy characters written in gold on the black gate above the brick wall depict either a brass or bronze gate or the name of a city in Anhuei Province. The whole scenery depicts a tale of warriors in rescuing or helping someone to escape as one warrior holds the black gate from shutting down. Dimensions: 13 7/8" L x 10" W x 1 1/4" D

  • #18962 Antique Carved Architectural Panel with Rare Cat and Other Auspicious Symbols

    Small Architectural Carving Decorative & Collectibles ...

    620.00

    520.00

    Antique Carved Architectural Panel with Rare Cat and Other Auspicious Symbols, including a Li-Mao cat perched and peeking over two sugar can stalks with a six-legged round stand holding a large pot of blooming orchids next to it. There is another planter with Bonsai rock further to the right. Two teapots, one with a high handle in the natural shape of a flower branch are also carved at the back of the cat, while a large auspicious pomegranate fruit with many seeds showing for prosperity and two water chestnuts are also carved towards the right. Such an array of natural objects together with the carving style suggest that this small wood palque might have come from Jiangsu/Zhejiang area where the woodworkers are highly praised for their intricacy and mastery of woodwork. The panel is carved in relieved style with all the surfaces of the subjects in a rounded shape that can be considered a type of Yuan-Diao (圆雕,Round or Rounded Carving). The frame is new. There is a crack at the bottom right of the panel that is not shown in this old photo. The carving is estimated to be 200-300 years old and is probably the inserted panel in the middle section of a tall antique Chinese screen door. As is. Dimensions of the panel: 20 1/4" L x 9 1/8" W x 3/8" D

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