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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1404570 (stock #6100)
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$280.00
Fabulous pair of green dragon motif sleeve panels from the Taigong Miao community Guizhou, China. These were acquired in Beijing about 15 years ago and are mounted on all handmade indigo and black cloth. The embroidery is in perfect condition and is about 40 to 60 years old. L: 51cm/20 in and W: 28.5cm/11.2in. With border- L: 69cm/27.2in and W: 46cm/18.1in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1960 item #1404480 (stock #6093)
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$120.00
Lovely Suzhou Jade (serpentine) pendant carved in the Qing style with a deer, crane and lingzhi- symbolizing longevity. Circa last half 20th CE. H: 5.5cm/2.in and W: 3.7/1.5in. This is hung on a faux silk macramé adjustable chord; please note the faceted carnelian bead at the top is quite old (over 1000 years old). Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1404356 (stock #6084)
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$120.00
Exquisite small gilt copper image of the Samantabadra Buddha in yab yum with his consort Dharmavajra, who holds a Khartika & a skull cup in her hands. Very precisely detailed H: 6cm/2.3in seated on a lotus blossom, Not very old-, this piece was lost wax cast method by the Sakya School of statue makers in Patan, Nepal. .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1404297 (stock #6076)
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$130.00
Pair of miniature porcelain vase with crackle ware glaze circa mid 20th century (possibly older). On the bottom there are two characters “ya wan”, meaning elegant entertainment. These were either made for a private collection or by a potter who specialized in miniature pieces. H: 5cm/2in and D: 2.4cm/1in. A potter has to be very skilled to make delicate and thinly potted pieces like these. May be used as doll’s house furniture. Free shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1404168 (stock #6064)
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$700.00
Excellent, circa 1950s, 3 paneled weaving from the Zhuang ethnic group in Guangxi Zhuang, Southern China. The body is woven from very fine handmade cotton thread while the weft supplementary embroidery is done with silk floss threads (the small blue indigo medallions are done with cotton). Quite a heavy piece because of all the embroidery. L: 161cm/63in and W: 100cm/39in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1403884 (stock #6038)
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$200.00
Nice vintage jadeite bangle circa 40 to 70 years old. Some tiny scratches on the surface but no cracks. Unusually small size perhaps made as a “symbolic protective” gift for an infant, but it seems unlikely they would have worn it as it is so thick and heavy. Nice spinach green highlights. Outer D: 5.5cm/2.18in, inner D: 3.27cm/1.29in and thickness 1.13cm/0.44in, weight 55 grams. Slightly compressed on the inside. I think this could be worn as a pendant...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1402893 (stock #5098)
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$200.00
tibetan ethnographic textile 180.00 Tibetan Very fine old wool pangden cloth- all hand spun wool and natural dyes. This piece is an exceptionally large piece consisting of 5 panels, circa 40 to 50 years old. I have had quite a few of these in the past and this is one of best I have seen.The weave is very tight and heavy and would make an excellent small blanket or throw rug...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1402263 (stock #5089)
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Charming blonde wood Bitong, I like the naturalness off this piece, the knobs and knots on the side are just as well as nature intended it- even down to the etched pattern on the side done by bark beetles. The wood has pleasant, sweet fragrance and is in excellent condtion. D: 8cm/3.1in and H: 11.7cm/4.3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1401215 (stock #5076)
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$120.00
Tibetan yak butter tea/chang bowl carved from burlwood, possibly Rhododendron circa 50 to 100 years old. D:11.8cm/4.6in and H: 5cm/1.9in, there is one worn chip on the edge which is pretty normal for these things (see last enlargement).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1400826 (stock #5071)
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Rare Ningxia Tibetan Buddhist altar hanging rug. Dating is difficult on this piece due its near pristine condition, so conservatively I will say this pre 1960. The style, quality of weaving and colors indicate a much older piece (circa 19th century). W: 158cm/62in and L: 151cm/59in...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1400550 (stock #5064)
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$150.00
Attractive copy of a calcified nephrite cong emulating a Neolithic artifact. There a are couple of minor chips on the edges, the stone is quite hard, cannot be scratched with steel. H: 15.7cm/5.8in and W: 10.3cm/4.1in. A simple wood stand is provided.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1400405 (stock #5059)
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$350.00
Small scholar’s “Taihu” rock, grey limestone “lingbi” with hand carved custom made hardwood stand. To me it, it looks like a bear climbing a mountain, it is like looking at a cloud~ everyone will see something different in it. Including stand- H: 18cm/7.2in, W: 13cm/5.1in and L: 14.5cm/5.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1399733 (stock #5052)
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$120.00
120.00 Nice nephrite “pebble” jade stone with original russet skin highlights, from Xinjiang. It has been polished on one side to achieve symmetry but other then that this is the original natural shape. This has a silver ring sp it may be hung on a chain Included is a macramé and beaded chord. Untreated Khotan jade is quite difficult to come across these days. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. L: 4.6cm/1.8in, W: 2.5cm/1in and thickness: 1.3cm/0.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1399468 (stock #5048)
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$900.00
Fine intricate four paneled, handwoven bed cover made with handspun natural local, and indigo dyed cotton from the Ha/Meifu dialect speaking Li people, Hainan Island. The black color is in the design is achieved by burying the thread in the mud after being dyed with indigo. Symbols depicted on this piece are single face embroidered mother and son figures. Excellent condition, L: 205cm/80.5in and W: 129cm/50.8in. These are very rare now...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1398381 (stock #5029)
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$120.00
Lovely serpentine carving of crabs in a fisherman’s net and basket. This was made in the 80’s for export, from outlets like the China Friendship and Products stores. This was made in Guangdong wood carving style, which is famous for its intricate depictions of sea life. This is made from a single stone and comes with a custom wire inlaid wood stand. No chips or breakages- excellent condtion. H: 17cm/6.7in and W: 11.5cm/4.5in (not including stand).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1396243 (stock #5005)
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$700.00
Fine and rare five paneled skirt, from the Meifu subgroup of the Li people Hainan Island, circa mid 20th century. This kind of ikat textile is unique among Chinese minority groups. I would date this 1950/1960) is hand spun cotton and indigo with abstract human and animal designs. Superb condition with no holes or frays, there is one stain noted in enlargement 2 (could just be a bit of brown thread though). L: 102cm/ 40in and H: 59cm/23in (stitched together) x 2 for total size...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1394897 (stock #4401)
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Charming embroidered kerchief used for wrapping silver jewelry from the Yao/Mien people. In perfect condition made from all handspun and hand woven white and indigo dyed thread about 40 to 60 years old. This type of item has become increasingly rare as people find it easier to by store bought cloth. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail. 37cm/14.5in x 37cm/14.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1394875 (stock #4400)
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$180.00
Ideal gift for Valentine's Day. Lovely and simple, Burmese jade heart with big splash of Apple Green color. Deserves a gold loop but I have strung it on an adjustable chord with two coral toggle beads. H: 30.5mm x 25.6mm (thickness 4.8mm). This is about 30 years old, originally acquired from and old jade dealer in HK going out of business- given it’s age it will retain it’s color and is not dyed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1394729 (stock #4391)
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$150.00
Good brush painting of a tiger by the artist Li Shou Lin dated 1978. Painted in the traditional style water color and ink mounted on silk and heavy paper. Unfortunately the mounting paper has suffered mold damage while the painting itself was affected in a minor way in the form of some discoloration, having said this if framed with new matting the flaw is very negligible. Please examine enlargements- will be mailed in a cardboard tube...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1394662 (stock #4388)
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Old shop or scholar’s seal, with zhuànshū seal script 篆書, carved from buffalo horn. Very intricate carving on this piece, not many people will do this kind of workmanship these days. There is one shallow chip on a corner, may be seen in enlargements. Trapezoid shaped. H: 5.3cm/2.1in and bottom W: 5.6cm/2.2in and top W: 5.3cm/2.1in. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered air mail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1394547 (stock #4376)
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$100.00
Nice heavy Jadeite Bi with subtle green and lavender highlights. There is a crack running all the way through the center. D: 5.1cm/2in and 91mm/36in thick. 66 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong international registered mail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1394228 (stock #4372)
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$250.00
Finely detailed carved Republic Period bamboo bitong with five panels depicting classic three friends of winter and scholar themes. There is a hole intentionally drilled at the bottom, otherwise excellent condition. H: 13.4cm/5.2in and D: 6.8cm/2.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1394143 (stock #4371)
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$170.00
Good nephrite jade perforated disc, this is an old piece circa Qing or Ming Dynasties- likely much earlier. D: 6.1cm/2.4in and 3mm thickness. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1393789 (stock #4362)
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Special Offer~ reduced from $120. Good early People’s Republic of China with Jingdezhen factory mark porcelain small bowl, circa 1949 to 1966. This period of porcelain has finally come into it’s own and has become quite collectable these days. Lovely soft colored floral pattern in good condition. D: 9.4cm/3.7in and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1393453 (stock #4354)
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$140.00
Pair of Lovely vintage cricket boxes with blue underglaze Chinese landscape pattern. This was made in Jingdezhen in the 1970s/1980’s, emulating the Kangxi reign with apocryphal reign mark and wide unglazed footrim and inner rim. Later 20th century Jingdezhen porcelain has become increasingly collectable these days. H: 11.8cm/4.5in and D: 10.3cm/4.1in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1393452 (stock #4353)
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$110.00
Jingdezhen vase with red underglaze lion and well executed apocryphal Guangxu reign mark on the bottom circa 1970s, excellent condition. Quality Jingdezhen porcelain from the last century, have been become quite collectable. H: 19cm/7.5in and D: 11cm/4.2in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1393212 (stock #4345)
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Nice little 1980s/1970s, FAMILLE ROSE porcelain water pot with locust and grape vine motif, which symbolizes “flourishing abundance”. This piece has an apocryphal Shen de Tang Zhi hallmark “Made for the Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue”. These originally were created specifically for the residence of the Daoguang Emperor. Jingdezhen porcelain from this period, are becoming increasingly valuable and collectable these days. H: 6cm/2.4in and D: 6.8cm/2.7in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392939 (stock #4342)
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Attractive copy of a nephrite cong emulating a Neolithic artifact. The nephrite stone on this is carved on is quite lovely, with cloud and mountain like inclusions and calcification. H:7cm/2.8in and D: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392938 (stock #4341)
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$100.00
Attractive copy of a calcified nephrite cong emulating a Neolithic artifact. This has been lightly carved with abstract faces and segments. H: 15cm/6in and D:8cm/3.1in. There us a crack on end- noted in enlargements.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392637 (stock #4391)
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$120.00
Good reproduction of an early Liangzhu type culture square awl shaped implement with an abstract human face incised on one end, carved on a mottled stone. L: 20.2cm/8in and W: 2.3cm/.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392635 (stock #4390)
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$120.00
Good nephrite reproduction of a large nephrite jade perforated disc emulating the Liangzhu Culture. Decorative and faithful to the more obvious cutting techniques, stand included. D: 20.2cm/8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392232 (stock #4383)
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$130.00
Good white nephrite reproduction of Western Zhou to Han Dynasty emulation of an oval shaped Jade Bi with mythical beasts. L: 12cm/4.8in and W: 9cm/3.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1392230 (stock #4381)
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$100.00
Good reproduction nephrite jade Chinese ritual blade emulating Neolithic style. Midpoint width: 12cm/4.8in and L:16cm/4in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1392056 (stock #4377)
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$100.00
Old three paneled wedding bed cover from the Zhuang ethnic group Southern China- silk floss weft embroidered pattern on hand woven cotton field. Good condtion- some minor loss to edge of head end edge. Weaving a blanket was considered de rigueur for any woman prior to marriage. L: 138cm/54in and W: 105cm/41in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391966 (stock #4371)
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$400.00
Exquisite inside painted glass crystal bottle depicting 7 tigers in a mountain landscape. This piece is dated 1987 which marks the height of contemporary Chinese Arts and Crafts as this coincides with opening up of the PRC and its eagerness to highlight the skill of their traditional artisans. Pieces from this period are much sought after by Chinese collectors since quality has since then declined...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1391915 (stock #4370)
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$110.00
Tibetan Buddhist “windhorse” woodblock with loads of auspicious symbols (trigrams, dorjes etc) for printing small prayer flags about 40 to 50 years old, still perfectly usable (I’ve thought of making cards with this but never got around to it). The “wind horse” has its origins the earlier Bon folk religion but has been incorporated to Tantric art for the past couple of hundred years...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1390840 (stock #4350)
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$150.00
Large hardwood two tiered, vintage display stand (I think the wood is mahogany) with burlwood veneer. This was acquired from a local Hong Kong expat estate in 1987, and was previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. There are few checks and some stains on the wood. This piece is quite heavy and solid. L: 49.5cm/19.5in, H: 16cm/6.3in and W: 18.5cm/7.5in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1390757 (stock #4347)
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$160.00
Three vintage wood stands made from natural hardwood roots, circa 1950/1970. These were acquired from an expat estate in 1987. These were previously owned by an American executive who worked in Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s. All in fairly good condition, the blonde wood piece has tiny tip missing off one of the root ends. The third stand’s legs were added (but original) - see last enlargement for scale
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1390094 (stock #4326)
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$300.00
Very rare lacquer box with geometrical pattern and convex shaped lid and bottom. The lacquer is quite thick on this piece with unusual motif. I have only seen two boxes in this style which came out of Yunnan, China, so these may have been made as trade items to Yi minority who seem to make similar, though less sophisticated, patterned lacquer pieces. This was made in the first half of the 20th century, and except for a chip on the lid surface it is in excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1389712 (stock #4322)
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Ebony heartwood sculpture of Bodhidharma, known locally as Da Mo and Daruma in Japan. He was Buddhist monk of possibly central Asian origin, who is said to have been the founder of the Chan (Zen) Buddhist sect in China as well as the Shaolin Kung Fu Monastery. I acquired this at a charity sale at a Buddhist church, raising money for scholarships to underprivileged students in China. This piece is very well carved. If you follow the grain of the wood you can see where this is incorporated...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388532 (stock #4311)
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$350.00
Mid 20th century textile from the Mulao ethnic group Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province. This is a two paneled blanket with original border and supplementary weft silk embroidered pattern phoenix and flowers on a cotton field “key fret” pattern- all handspun threads. Good condition - no holes or missing embroidery threads. L: 110cm/43in and W: 66cm/cm/26in- with blue cotton border L: 153cm/59in and W: 110cm/43on.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388531 (stock #4310)
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$900.00
Very rare three paneled Tujia blanket from Guizhou, China circa 50 to 70 years old (possibly older). Made with all handspun cotton threads (the green and yellow appear to be natural dyes).The upper and lower borders that are a commercial cloth.. It is the only Tujia blanket, I have ever seen with a black field. Excellent condition, H: 117cm/46in and W: 113cm/44.5in (total length with border 193cm/76in).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1388280 (stock #4299)
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$400.00
Lovely wedding blanket from the Antai Miao (actually a Han group assimilated into Miao culture), Rongshui County, Guizhou. This piece is in perfect condition circa last half 20th CE, made from all handspun undyed or indigo threads, except for the brightly colored commercial silk threads. I bought this in the late 90s in Guizhou and it has been kept in storage ever since. The actual blanket size is L: 128cm/51in and W: 84cm/33in. With the hand woven indigo border, total size is L ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1388019 (stock #4288)
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$100.00
Ten jade perforated untreated Jadeite discs, circa late 1880 to 1950. These retail for about $30.USD each in a Hong Kong. I acquired from a Hong Kong jade dealer going out of business due to the ever increasing rents here. Average diameters are between 2cm and 2.5cm and thickness between 2mm and 4mm. These were imported into Hong Kong during the 1980s when local dealers could buy direct from Chinese government owned Arts and Curios Department (usually by the kilo). This meant t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1388017 (stock #4287)
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$100.00
Ten jade perforated untreated Jadeite discs, circa late 1880 to 1950. These retail for about $30.USD each in a Hong Kong. I acquired from a Hong Kong jade dealer going out of business due to the ever increasing rents here. Average diameters are between 2cm and 2.5cm and thickness between 2mm and 4mm. These were imported into Hong Kong during the 1980s when local dealers could buy direct from Chinese government owned Arts and Curios Department (usually by the kilo). This meant the...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1387541 (stock #4279)
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$1,000.00
Exceptionally fine mid 20th CE wedding cover from the Zhuang ethnic group, Guzhou This piece is in perfect condition and is composed of silk floss on all handspun cotton using the supplementary weft embroidery technique. With the migration of rural young women moving to the “big city” to get factory jobs, this art has all but died out. Dimensions: 104cm/41in x 156cm/61in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1387221 (stock #4269)
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$320.00
Fine old all and spun and hand woven wedding blanket from the tiny Maonan minority group in Guangxi and Guizhou province, circa 1940 to 1960. This piece a very crisply silk weft embroidered classic butterfly, phoenix and floral pattern. Excellent condition. The border is made of an outer hand spun cotton cloth will the red inner border is commercial cloth. L: 94cm/37in and W: 65cm/25.5in- total with border L: 149cm/58.6 and W: 94cm/37in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1386708 (stock #4267)
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$100.00
Fine reproduction of a classic Song Dynasty Jianyao hare’s fur glazed tea bowl with incised mark in the foot. D: 12cm/4.7in and H: 6.7/2.6in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1386707 (stock #4268)
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$80.00
Fine reproduction of a classic Song Dynasty “oil spot” glazed bowl. D: 12.5cm/4.9in and H: 7.2cm/2.8in,
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1386391 (stock #4259)
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$100.00
Unsigned acrylic/oil portrait of a woman worker acquired from a Hong Kong auction. I am assuming this was painted while China and Russia were still friends so would date this pre 1960. Good example of Socialist Realism (girl meets tractor) kitsch, W: 35cm/13.8in and H: 45.cm/17.8in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1385339 (stock #4243)
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$140.00
Beautiful Miao woman’s apron with black calendered cotton cloth, and green commercial border, and fine silk embroidered center panel with hand woven silk embellished apron ties, from Guizhou. The colors in center panel are particularly luscious and I would date this piece 40 to 60 years of age. W: 40cm/15.8in and L: 43cm/17in. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1384947 (stock #4231)
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$120.00
Good woman’s skirt panel or apron from a Yunnan ethnic minority, approximately 50 to 70 years old. All the elements in this piece are hand made, even the ribbon along the border which is often machine made (even in old pieces). The beads along the edge are made of seeds. This piece has some old repairs which I have noted in enlargements. The overall embroidered pattern is a combination of white cotton while the greens and reds are either silk or a cotton and silk blend. This was origin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1384250 (stock #4291)
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$220.00
Unusual collection of 6 old “prayer cloths” from a Taoist Master’s ceremonial robe (see last enlargement). For generic purpose’s these should be considered to be from the Mien group as they came from Vietnam and are circa 50 to 60 years old- woven from handspun cotton. They all have the same basic pattern indicating they are probably from the same priest’s outfit. These used to be quite easy to get about 15 years ago but now almost impossible to find. Dimensions- the larges...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382032 (stock #4253)
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Exceptionally fine and rare three paneled ikat blanket from the Li people of Hainan Island, Southwest China. The lighter wide indigo bands consists a coarse warp fiber most likely linen or hemp and the narrow brown and dark blue indigo bands are made of a thinner and softer thread, probably cotton or cotton and bast fiber mix. In near perfect condition, there is one tiny pinhole and minor dark staining (this could also be a form abrash) on the inside- please see last enlargement. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1379441 (stock #4217)
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$600.00
Beautiful supplementary weft, three paneled embroidered blanket from the Zhuang people in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province. It was traditional until the late 80s that women from this area and ethnic group to make a wedding blanket prior to marriage as demonstration of her skills as a weaver. This piece is in excellent condition, from the first half of the 20th century. It is woven from all handspun materials, with the foundation being made of cotton while the embroidery is silk f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1970 item #1378912 (stock #4205)
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$150.00
Early People’s Republic of China molded, green glass vase (emulating celadon jade) and in the style of a Han Dynasty Hu, circa 1960 to 1970. Although millions of decorative items were produced during this period very little has survived to this day, especially anything made of glass. This piece is “as new” condition, with the original label, no damage whatsoever. Today it is easier to find original Han Hu then one of these. H: 28cm/11in and D: 20cm/7.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1377787 (stock #4185)
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$90.00
Old festival mask for a child from one of the many non Han ethnic minorities in Yunnan, China. This was worn on the forehead (not the face). Unusual in that it was carved from a single bamboo culm. H: 14.2cm5.6in and W:9.9cm/3.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1377403 (stock #4174)
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$150.00
Fine and rare molded leather tobacco box from the Bai ethnic group in Yunnan, China. These were purchased in rural Yunnan at a Bai market, near Dali about 15 years ago. I have found a few references on Bai lacquer but never any images, so this may have been made by either the Shan(Dai) or Yi minorities who have a better documented lacquer tradition. 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 b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1375390 (stock #4149)
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$90.00
Nice pair (not identical) of early PRC Jingdezhen porcelain sauce dishes with incised floral scrolls and apocryphal Qianlong seal script marks circa late 1960s’ one has tiny shallow chip on the rim- otherwise good condition. D: 9.7cm/3.8in and H: 2.2cm/.9in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1375333 (stock #4147)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$110.00
Rare and unusual shallow bowls enclosed in pewter. The original blank dishes were imported from Japan and then decorated in Hong Kong. By the 1980s this trade died out due to rising property costs as well as the transitioning of the Hong Kong manufacturing sector to China. This pair is in excellent condition and perfectly matched with floral panels and medallions. These are also the only examples I have seen jacketed in pewter. D: 17cm/6.9in and H: 4cm/1.6in. Dated to 1970’s.