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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378643 (stock #4202)
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Ensemble of four circa Warring States/Han crossbow arrows with bronze heads and copper shaft. Good condition and still very sharp! Scale for the tips in last enlargement, total L: 27cm/10.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1325797 (stock #3158)
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$130.00
Ensemble of very old beads, I found these in a small shop in Phrae, Northeast Thailand a few years ago. The green mottled beads are late Qing Dynasty Peking glass, the brown glass tapered tube bead emulating agate was probably made for the Funan or Chenla Kingdoms as I have agate beads from the same period which are pretty much identical, the white bead with orange splash is at least early Qing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1385674 (stock #4250)
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$120.00
Lovely Chinese basket most likely woven by the Zhuang or another of the many ethnic minorities in Guangxi Zhuang, China where I bought this over 20 years ago. This woven from split reed stalks and has a nice soft feel to it. This piece is quite old, 50 to 100 years (best guess). It has an unusual trapezoidal/oval shape and I like it for its sturdy simplicity. Minor unraveling of some of the weaves here and there but in very good condition given it age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1284407 (stock #2995)
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$160.00
Exquisitely embroidered small Chinese purse circa early 20th century with flowers and a butterfly. The small purse with the string is purely decorative- there are two pockets under the flap and one wallet type pocket in the back. Aside from one stain this is in perfect condition. Dimensions when folded 9cm/3.5in x 9cm/3.5in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Air Mail include.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400717 (stock #5069)
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Chinese, Baotou, Nei Mongol scholar’s pictorial wall carpet, 1930/1940, depicting a phoenix looking towards the sun-symbolizing the peace brought by a wise emperor, next to a chrysanthemum under a tree and clouds in a rockery garden. There are numerous old repairs (please see enlargements), but no other damage or staining. L: 148cm/58in and W: 91cm/36in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1272226 (stock #2885)
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$110.00
Old (100 years or more) leather belt from Tibet with 5 damascened silver patterns on iron fittings with complete buckle. There is some rust on the metal bits, maybe some Silvo polish on them will bring some of the shine back to the silver. All the pieces seem to be here except for a scabbard attachment. Total L: 118cm/46.5in. I bought this the Barkor bazaar in front of the Jokang in Lhasa almost 20 years ago; the leather is rough but serviceable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1384948 (stock #4232)
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$420.00
Very rare antique, circa early 20th century supplementary weft silk floss embroidered, on a natural indigo dyed base of hand spun cotton thread, child’s blanket from the Zhuang ethnic group, Binyang County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province, China. This has a very unusual pattern I have seen only on one other Zhuang textile, please note the center field is covered with a repetition of the Chinese character “Wang”, which means king, also quite unusual are auspicious coin symbols...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1402895 (stock #6000)
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$200.00
Nice strand of Kushan/Bactrian of mixed stone (mostly carnelian) beads. I acquired these along with coins dating from 1st- 4th CE from the same site in North West Pakistan, so these can be dated no later than 1500 years old. There are a few agate and quartzite beads in the lot, some with traces of “etching”. The crescent shaped beads would have originally small ringed shaped ornaments that have been drilled and “knapped” to some extent to accommodate them being strung...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1273540 (stock #2897)
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$130.00
Rare early 20th century Bai minority lacquered box constructed from leather. I purchased this piece in a Bai minority, weekly market in Yunnan near Dali around 2002. I have found many references to Bai lacquer but never any pictures or other documentation other than they grow the tree from which lacquer was made. One can assume this craft is no longer being done with the availability of cheap plastic items as well as the migration of artisans to better paying jobs in the city...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400681 (stock #5067)
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Lovely Tibetan style rug with 4 petal floral design- circa first half 20th century, from Inner Mongolia. The head ends have been rewoven as well a narrow section (about a quarter up from the bottom) (noted in 2# enlargement), and 3 small holes in the last enlargement (can only be seen from beneath). L: 131cm/51in and W: 68cm/26in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1400888 (stock #5054)
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$300.00
Classic old Baotou carpet with image of a boy playing a flute, which symbolizes peace and longing for a simple rural life and phoenix looking at the sun which symbolizes the rule of a wise emperor. The on the border is filled with cranes which are a common Chinese symbol for long life. The “three colors”, blue palette, is the signature style for Baotou rugs. There are numerous small rewoven repairs, which are most visible on the back of carpet, so please view enlargements closely...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1383631 (stock #4276)
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Early 20th century fragment of large Inner Mongolian rug with repetitive floral pattern on a grid. A very stunning piece, at least to me, I think it looks nicer without its original border. The double selvedge indicates the edges were done locally, in Baotou rather then somewhere else. Some brown discoloration in a couple of places, but no holes or other damage. L: 1.93m/6.3in and W: 67cm/26.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1377533 (stock #4178)
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Good dark brown glazed small bottle with two lugs circa Yuan/Ming Dynasty. Good original condition (one “flea bite” on edge of mouth rim). D: 6cm/2.3in and H:7cm/2.8in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1386143 (stock #4256)
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$450.00
Beautiful large black container with double lugs and brown splashes from a Henan kiln circa Yuan/Ming Dynasties in pristine condition. D: 17.5cm/6.9in and H: 13cm/5.1.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1394038 (stock #4367)
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$170.00
Lovely Cizhou type black glazed wine bottle with russet streaks and mouthrim, circa Ming Dynasty. Good condition with no damage. D: 9.7cm/3.8in and H: 18.5cm7.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1374172 (stock #4127)
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$60.00
Burnished black Neolithic pottery jar from Northern China- possibly Xiajiadian culture (2200-1600 BCE), but probably much earlier. Broken and repaired, ergo the very reasonable price. H: 11.5cm/4.5in and D: 10.3cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1179072 (stock #2493)
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$600.00
Fine and rare antique Bouyi, Buyi three paneled wedding blanket with supplementary weft silk embroidered pattern. Except for the purple aniline silk thread the dyes on this piece are natural; the blanket foundation is made of a bast fiber weft (hemp or ramie) and handspun cotton warp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388354 (stock #4302)
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$170.00
Lovely Bouyi child’s blanket panel circa first half 20th century, with rare “dog meander” patterns outlining the central diamond medallions. Some minor loss to silk supplementary embroidery otherwise good condition. L: 63cm/25in and W: 32cm/12.5in with blue border L: 88cm/33.5in and W: 56cm/22in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.