Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre AD 1000 item #1399820 (stock #5053)
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$200.00
Very rare, architectural element from the non Han, Liao Dynasty (907 -1125 CE), depicting a dragon. This is the end of a roof tile; included is one other simply repaired broken piece. L: 22cm/8.6in and W: 10cm/4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1399699 (stock #5051)
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$80.00
Rare silver hairpin with rolled end, longevity character roundel on the head and traces of gilding. There is a repair noted enlargements. Heavy azurite crust on surface (was probably interred with bronze artifacts). Note: My Ming dating is very much on the conservative side- possibly much older.12cm/4.9in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1399698 (stock #5050)
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$300.00
Very rare pair of Shang/Western Zhou (2070-771 BCE) proto celadon saucers from a Zhejiang Kiln. These are the earliest Chinese known glazed ceramics and were the forerunner to the Yue and Longquan. Both in good condition - with no repair or damage, having stable glazes. D: 9.5cm/3.8in and H: 2.5cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1399697 (stock #5049)
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$220.00
Graceful Tang pottery wall tile depicting a flying celestial angel “Feitian”. It has been broken and not very well repaired (ergo the low price). Having said this, it is a stunning image of a Heavenly Angel flying amidst the clouds. L: 32.5cm/12.8in, W: 16.5cm/6.5in and thickness: 4cm/1.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1399467 (stock #5047)
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$150.00
Delightful Qing Dynasty café au lait glazed strong metallic patina water dropper in the shape of a fish in a basket, it is quite heavy for its size. Most likely from a Southern Kiln, in perfect condtion! D: 5.7cm/2.2in and H: 7.2cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1399325 (stock #5045)
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Rare Qing Shekwan/Shiwan ware combination ink stone brushwasher. The grinding surface is worn smooth from use, there is a green and amber glaze on the rim and has a wide, splayed solid foot- quite unusual. Excellent condition with no damage (just ink stains). Still usable, circa Qing Dynasty. D: 10.3cm/4.1in and H: 3cm/1.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1399120 (stock #5044)
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$220.00
Special Offer; Was $300, now $220. Rare burnished pottery “dou” (food vessel) circa late Warring Sates/Early Western Han Dynasty. This piece has a few chips on the edges but otherwise is in good condition (please examine close-ups carefully). H: 15.2cm/6in and D: 14.8cm/5.9in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1399119 (stock #5043)
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$350.00
Special Offer: Was $320, now $250. Lovely pair of green sancai glazed court attendants. Good condition with lead glaze silver film and paraffin patina (there is a chip on the back of one collar and one of the heads has a restoration at the base which cannot be seen. The heads are removable, as is the case, with this period. The faces with the tall hats are quite elegant. H: 12.5cm/5.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1399114 (stock #5042)
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$380.00
Special Offer: Was $360- now $280. Good Tang Dynasty straw colored pottery camel with original white pigment. This piece has been repaired at the body, neck and legs (as most always are). There was layer of mud put on this to hide the repair and I have removed as a much as possible just so you know it’s there but is not glaringly obvious. Nice size, this animal embodies the spirit of the ancient “Silk Road”, if not Xi Jin Ping’s “One Belt One Road Initiative”...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1398947 (stock #5040)
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$420.00
Unusual Northern Song Qingbai bowl. Other than a few tiny frits on the rim there is no damage and has an original mark inside foot and unglazed firing ring in center. The glaze has an even green hue with nice craquelure and a near white stoneware body. D: 14.9cm/5.8in and H: 6.7cm/2.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1398919 (stock #5037)
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$100.00
Qing Dynasty 19th century sitting carpet with red field and moon flower vein pattern. Lots of repair, aka "shabby chic"- (see enlargements). l: 125cm/49cm in and w: 64cm/25in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1398918 (stock #5035)
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$100.00
Xinjiang: Rare, Qing Dynasty small sitting mat depicting an altar table with incense burner flanked by pomegranate and citron (Buddha’s hand) and key fret border. Minor loss to bottom edge and small spot where the pile is missing (see enlargements). Weft thread is brown (possibly undyed wool). Late Qing Dynasty 19th century. w: 46cm/18in and l: 54cm/21in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1398917 (stock #5036)
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$100.00
Xinjiang Chinese Saddle Bags: Complete set of horse/donkey bags circa late 19th to early 20th century. Please see enlargement 3#- the flat weave edge on one panel is missing and the central panel has about 4cm missing on each horizontal side (see enlargements again). Please note the last two photos show the inside and original colors. i reckon you could be an e-z rider and put these on the back of your motorcycle as saddle bags. l: 136cm/53in and w: 56cm/22in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1398830 (stock #5034)
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$130.00
Nice old Shekwan/Shiwan chopstick holder with classic green glaze- guaranteed 1st half of the 20th century- possibly Qing. Lots of auspicious symbols i.e., bats, coin, longevity characters and pierced double happiness character in the center. There are original firing cracks on both sides- still very usable in the kitchen. L :24cm/9.4in and W: 13.5cm/5.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1398825 (stock #5031)
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$150.00
Ensemble of 3 old Chinese furniture maker’s planes. See text in last three enlargements for details,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1398550 (stock #5032)
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$120.00
Special Offer: Unusual Ming Dynasty “minyao” small bowl with abstract cobalt blue floral scrolls under a crackled clear glaze. There are few hairline firing cracks. D: 12cm/4.8in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1398182 (stock #5028)
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$800.00
Special Offer- reduced from $1200.USD now $800 (such a deal!) Exceptionally rare, handled drinking vessel from the Liao (Khitan) people, circa 907 CE to 1279 CE. There are very few Liao pottery pieces in collections today so this piece would of interest to anyone specializing in this period. Please note last enlargement for reference of a similarly shaped gilt silver piece dating form this period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1398140 (stock #5027)
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Circa 18th century Qing Dynasty censer with a Ge type celadon glaze. There is one old crack on the rim, but no chip. Very lovely piece in a simple classic style. D: 10.4cm/4.1in and H: 9.3cm/3.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397912 (stock #5025)
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$220.00
Special Offer: Pair of buff colored terra cotta oxen from the Tang Dynasty. As with most “mingqi” these have been repaired- especially in the legs, but this has been done reasonably well. L: 21cm/8.2in and H: 15cm/6in. Traces of original red and white pigments.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397703 (stock #5022)
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$100.00
Small figure of a standing man, with traces of original green lead glaze. H: 8.cm/3.2in. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397657 (stock #5021)
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Pottery head of a female court attendant from the Han Dynasty. A lovely face with sensitive features, original red pigments on face, this image embodies the most classic style of Han sculpture. There is an iron armature in the neck that was most likely part of a new restoration. Special offer: if you are a clever bunny and have deft hands at restoration I’ll include the entire image for an additional $50.00. The head and body appear to be “matched” but am not sure if they are married...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397414 (stock #5019)
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Rare statue of a woman and child standing from Sichuan, Han Dynasty. Very poignant image of a small child leaning into its mother. The image though quite simple is very emotive capturing the feeling affection between them. There may some repair behind the head as the clay has a different color and texture but it is the same hardness and color when I scratch it, so in all honesty it is difficult to tell, for sure either way. H: 22.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1397411 (stock #5018)
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Lovely Qing dynasty silver six petaled saucer with rolled lip and flower in the center. This would clean up nicely with silver polish and a cloth- but I prefer the original natural patina. D: 9.4cm/3.7in. This has maker’s mark on the bottom and is made from high content silver. Free shipping via Hong Registered airmail. 47 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397041 (stock #5015)
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Elegant ceramic figure of a female court attendant with traces of original pigments. No damage or repair. H: 38.5cm/15.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397013 (stock #5014)
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Impressionist dancing figure from the Han Dynasty - good condition and no repair with traces of original white black and red pigments. H: 31.5cm/12.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre 1920 item #1396744 (stock #5013)
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Charming pair of late 19th to early 20th century granite stone lions from Southern China. H: 6in/15.icm and L: 4.2in/11cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1396542 (stock #5006)
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$300.00
Circa Spring and Autumn to Eastern Han Dynasty period (400 BCE- 100 CE) bronze sword handle with iron blade from the Dian Kingdom, Yunnan. L: 38cm/14.9in. Condition as pictured. The Dian culture was a fierce non Chinese Kingdom living North Central Yunnan Province. Please note last enlargements for traces of decorative curved embellishments which seem to something more then a random pattern.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1396237 (stock #5004)
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$200.00
Rare pair of gray stoneware Cizhou typen jars with white slip, clear glaze and appliqué human figures on the neck, circa Southern Song to Yuan Dynasties. Usually this style is found in a Qingbai glaze and these are the only ones I have seen in Cizhou. Possibly these were not meant to have lids as the mouth rim is glazed (normally if Chinese ceramic piece has a lid, the mouthrim is left unglazed)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1396232 (stock #5003)
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$300.00
Lovely Dian Kingdom chalcedony “nipple bead” circa 400 BCE to 100 BCE, with “moonlike” translucence. These button like ornaments were unique to this culture, they were used in decorating bronze buckles, funeral shrouds as well as clothing and strung as beads. Quite rare these days- I haven’t seen a “fresh” pieces on market for several years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1395353 (stock #4413)
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$130.00
Set of Qing Dynasty silver repoussé Chinese child’s hat ornaments. Very sweet little collection of 5 Budai and a lions face. Budai H: 2.9cm/1.1in and W: 2cm/o.8in and lion face D: 4.4cm/1.7in. The lion face has missing enamel on one ear. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1395352 (stock #4412)
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$400.00
Lovely miniature ceramic bed with beautiful glaze from the Ming Dynasty. L: 38cm/15in, W: 19cmcm/7.5in and H:22.4cm/8.8in. There are some spots of clay adhering to the surface and very minor frits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1394977 (stock #4409)
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$250.00
Good Cizhou type black storage jug with lugs probably used for preserved vegetables, circa Ming Dynasty. A very attractive piece with stunning contrasting black and russet glazes, and paraffin patina throughout. Good example what would have been used in an ancient Chinese kitchen. One small glaze chip inside mouthrim noted in last enlargement. H: 18.5cm/7.2in and D: 18cm/7.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394935 (stock #4404)
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$220.00
Rare one of a kind astrological animal (tiger) from the Western Jin Dynasty- the front legs may have been ground down. Fantastic detail with traces of a thin lead glaze, noticeable from the areas of silver patina (see 4th enlargement). L: 10.1cm/4in and H: 4cm/1.6in. See last image for reference of Yueyao vessel with an identical style to the Western Jin. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1394899 (stock #4403)
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$110.00
Northern Song vitreous glazed over white slip Cizhou jar. Nice ivory toned peiec emulating Ding ware. There is a simple repair on one side of the body which is pointed out in photos and chip on mouthrim. Dimensions: 13cm/2.9in width and 9.5cm/3.7in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1394898 (stock #4402)
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$600.00
Classic large late Northern Song , Qingbai, notched bowl with deeply incised abstract floral scroll pattern from the Hutian Kiln in Jingdezhen. There are three hairline cracks. D: 19cm/7.5in and H: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1394874 (stock #4399)
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$160.00
Glass charm emulating white nephrite Jade inscribed with delicate Arabic writing on both sides, which I assume to be verses from the Koran. This set is in silver with a copper loop to hold on a chord. I bought this in Hong Kong so original provenance is unknown- possibly from the Xinjiang, Turkic Uyghur speaking area. Jade was very popular during the Mughal period in India and I would date this piece circa 19th century. Excellent condition- no chips or cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1394808 (stock #4395)
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$200.00
Rare, circa early 20th century carved wooden mask designed to be placed on or above a door to ward off evil spirits, in the animist Taoist tradition. This was made by a minority ethnic group in Southern China (Miao or Tujia) and is similar in style to Nuo masks although this was never meant to be worn. H: 42.5cm/16.8 in and W: 29cm/11.5in. This is a veryimpressive piece with a fierce demeanor. The nose is damaged with a minor crack and the odd bug hole, here and there.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1920 item #1394730 (stock #4392)
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$150.00
Lovely pair of Late Qing Dynasty turquoise miniature Peking glass vases, excellent condition, there is one “scar’ on the shoulder noted in last enlargement which occurred during manufacture, but not damage. H: 6.9cm/2.7in and D: 4.2cm/1.6in. Free shipping via Hong Registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1394728 (stock #4390)
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$350.00
Special offer: Half off- was $700 now $350. Large Liao Dynasty, dark amber glazed Gangwa ware jar from the Chifeng Kiln, Inner Mongolia. The Liao were a non Han culture that ruled in Manchuria and parts of Mongolia 907-1125 CE. This shape is fairly unique to Liao ceramics as it seeks to emulate Turkic West Asian metal work drinking vessels...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1394663 (stock #4389)
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Tang or earlier sandstone fragment of a Buddha head. The unisha has been glued back on but it is the original. Comes with a custom made Perspex stand. H: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.5cm/3in- with stand H: 17.5cm/6.9in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1394659 (stock #4387)
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Classic Song Dynasty Qingbai, porcelaneous conical bowl from the Jingdezhen kiln (probably Hutian Yao) with graceful incised abstract floral pattern in cavetto. This has one stress crack noted in enlargements but still has bell like ring when tapped. The close ups most accurately portray the color of this piece. D:13.6cm/5.3in and H: 5.1cm/2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1394654 (stock #4386)
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$120.00
Fine and rare Yao (also known as Mien) Taoist shaman, trapazoidal “yen” chop, used to send messages to the Gods. Reference “The Yao” by Jess Pourret pgs 206 & 207. These came from the Sino/Lao Fansipan Mountains border area and date circa 80 to 90 years old. 3.6cm/1.4in x 3.6cm/1.4in x 3.6cm/1.4in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1394653 (stock #4385)
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$80.00
Lovely little Ming Dynasty saucer with green sancai type glaze. D: 8.5cm/3.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1394620 (stock #4381)
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$200.00
Strand of Yuan to Ming Dynasty white “milk” glass trade beads excavated from the Tak Hilltop burial site along the Thai Burmese border. These can be dated to the14th to 16th CE because they were found the same strata as easily datable Chinese and Vietnamese ceramics. Please examine enlargements for condition. There are 82 beads with large holes and average diameter of 1.1cm per bead with total length of 48cm/18.8in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1394584 (stock #4379)
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$200.00
Charming Ming Dynasty bowl with a pattern of a water buffalos in three different poses, there is hairline crack and gold leaf and lacquer repaired chip. D: 11.5cm/4.5in and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394378 (stock #4374)
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$300.00
Exceptionally rare, grey pottery, recumbent tiger, circa Han Dynasty. So far this is the only one I have ever seen, outside of a book. This piece is in excellent condition, no damage with traces of original white pigments. Rather than a depicting the tiger as some ferocious predator it portrays it with a friendly expression. L: 25cm/9.8in and W: (midpoint) 8cm/3.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394082 (stock #4369)
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$220.00
Good Tang Dynasty gray clay brick depicting “Atlas” type figure seated on a lotus blossom I was in Taxila once and saw similar figures which to my mind illustrates the Greco/Roman influence in Tang art. The lotus shows indicates an obvious Buddhist connection. This is painted with “stucco”, and in good condition with no damage. W: 14.5cm/5.8in and H: 17.7cm/7in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1394040 (stock #4368)
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$120.00
Two Qing crackle glaze plates circa late 18th century. Both plates have filled chips with gold leaf. Nice cracquelure on both pieces. #1 D: 22.5cm/8.8in and H: 4cm/1.5in and #2 D: 22.7cm/8.9in and H: 4.3cm/1.7in.
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 : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1393892 (stock #4366)
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$80.00
Quirky Cizhou type, heavy, completely black glazed, waisted beaker from the Ming/Qing Dynasty. I am guessing that was used in a Chinese Apothecary, but this is just a best guess to its function. There is an intentionally drilled hole in the base (no it is not a TL test), which I can fill on request. Lovely thick glaze and aside from a couple of chips on the outside of the foot, in very good condtion. H: 13cm/5.1in- width at base : 8.7cm/3.8in and width at mouthrim : 11cm/4.3in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393891 (stock #4365)
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$800.00
Song Dynasty Jun ware brush shaper or brushwasher. This was originally the base of flower vase which was later reworked into a scholar’s object. The brown clay indicates this was fired in Henan and in my opinion is representative of the kind that was acquired for the Imperial Qing collection rather then the more typical bowls and saucers. The top surface has more discoloration and minor scratches which indicates, that the repurposing was done some time ago...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1393885 (stock #4364)
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$150.00
Must love cats! Charming Cizhou style ceramic pillow as a cat, circa late Qing to Republic period in perfect condition! Great expression- captures the way a cat can gaze so intently at something while appearing calm- as if it is about to pounce on an unsuspecting prey. L: 31cm/12.2in, H: 15.5cm/6.1in and W: 11.5cm/4.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1393738 (stock #4361)
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Rare high fired gray, hand sculpted relief, pottery wall tile- circa Song/Jin Dynasty depicting two mounted elephants engaged in battle. This has the original red, green and white pigments, which are still quite vivid after almost 1000 years. This is most likely from Shanxi Province. The depiction of “war elephants” is quite unusual, in that as far as I know, they were never used in China although some Southeast Asian kingdoms and India used them...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1393603 (stock #4360)
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$70.00
Rare antique bear’s teeth used by the Yao/Mien ethnic group in Guangxi Zhuang, China, Vietnam, Thailand and Laos during in Daoist ceremonies by Dao Guang priests. These would have had bells attached to them were used to “call in the spirits”. An example may be seen in Jess Pourret’s book: The Yao, plate 570, pg 207. These are all very old, and not from a bile farm (in case you were wondering). Dimensions in enlargements
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1393547 (stock #4356)
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$280.00
Large Ming guan shaped jar with blue underglaze chrysanthemum pattern and perfect condition. This was fired in Guangdong Province and locally this type is referred to, as a “gunpowder” jar although, I don’t know if this was it what it was really used for. Included is a decent wood lid. H: 20cm/7.9in and W: 19cm7.5in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393478 (stock #4355)
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Southern Song Qingbai ware, probably from Fujian. Lovely, sea green, color with elegant well balanced floral scrolls. There are a couple of chips that have been filled and covered with gold leaf, on the rim. D: 16.7cm/7in and H: 4.3cm/1.6in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1393411 (stock #4352)
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$90.00
Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed small ewer or water dropper. Please note enlargements to see repairs to the handle and the spout is not original and chipped. A pretty little piece with impressed floral design panels. H: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1393409 (stock #4351)
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$900.00
Beautiful black ovoid jar with some small russet speckles and streaks. This piece is in perfect condition with a near black glaze, from a Northern Kiln (most like Shanxi 山西 or Henan 河南), and dating to the Northern Song/Jin Dynasties. D: 14cm/5.5in and H: 10.5cm/4.1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1393338 (stock #4350)
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$85.00
Delightful, small blue and white, fan shaped porcelain brush washer/holder combination. Circa Jiaqing Reign 嘉庆帝 (1789–1796). There is an original firing crack on the corner inside the well but still functional. At widest point W: 7.9cm/3.1in and H: 2.6cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1393337 (stock #4349)
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Two Qing crackle glaze plates circa 18th century. The first plate has a small filled chip and while the second has a rim crack- both noted in enlargements. Nice cracquelure on the backs of both pieces. #1 D: 22.2cm/8in and H: 4cm/1.5in and #2 D: 23cm/9.1in and H: 4.3cm/1.7in.