Chinese antique gourd cricket cage, rim made of hardwood, wonderful lid made of Yixing ware, pierced and carved with intricate scene of a man leading a horse with weeping willows in the background, 19th century.
Size: 3 1/4" high x 2 1/2" wide
Antique Japanese Edo Lacquered Wicker Tansu
Very rare and unusual travel tansu with a black lacquered wooden frame and lacquered wicker front and sides, with two large hinged doors in its front. The inside is lined with paper and has four removable shelves with wooden frames. Edo period (1615-1867) circa 1850s
Size: 37.5" height, 34" width, 17.5" depth
Antique Chinese Stone Guanin Carving
Beautiful Guanin stone carving, a Buddhist bodhisattva of compassion. She is seated upon a lotus throne with her legs crossed in the lotus position, her left hand holding an upside container, with her right hand performing the akash mudra or Buddhist hand gesture, increasing the space element within. She wears beautiful open robes with delicate patterns and a crown upon her head with a small praying figure on it.
Size: 8.75" height, 5" width
Chinese Antique Celadon Planter with Butterflies
Chinese antique large planter, round form and standing on three stout legs, around the center is a ring of applied carved porcelain butterflies with lion like heads and white glaze, around the rim is a ring of applied carved porcelain florets, the bottom has a hole for drainage. Minor losses and cracks from firing process, there is also an impressed six character mark From Jingdezhen. 19th century.
Size: 15" high x 18 1/4" wide.
Antique Chinese Jade Vase
Beautiful jade jar with elaborately detailed carvings of a large taotie motif, or "gluttonous ogre mask", a face motif without a lower jaw area, on its front and back, two carved handles shaped like beasts' heads with agate rings, carved chevron designs above and below the lid, topped with a floral finial. The jar comes with a hardwood stand.
Size: 7" height, 4.25" width
Antique Chinese Porcelain Fan-Shaped Container
Blue and white Chinese porcelain container shaped like a fan, with scenes of a large open body of water surrounded by rocky terrain, and people fishing in boats on its outer edges and lid. The lid is inscribed in Chinese with marks by the artist, and the inside bottom piece shows a large river flowing into open waters. Interesting sprue mark pattern on bottom. Mark on bottom. 19th century
Size: 2.5" height, 8.5" length
Antique Chinese Monochrome Green Crackle Porcelain Vase
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with a green crackle glaze, tall, wide body with a very short neck.
Size: 6.25" height, 5.25" width
Chinese Blue Glass Vase with Mark
Chinese transparent glass vase in a deep shade of blue, wide rounded base with a long, narrow neck tapering slightly towards the bottom. Qianlong Nian Zhi impressed mark on bottom.
Size: 10" height, 6" width
Antique Chinese Monochrome Crackle Porcelain Vase
Chinese porcelain monochrome vase with a cream crackle glaze, teardrop shaped body and a narrow neck. Single cobalt blue ring mark on bottom. Appraisal papers by Frank Caro of C.T. Loo in NYC. Chien Lung period (1736-1795)
Size: 5.25" height, 3" width
Antique Chinese Monochrome Yellow Crackle Vase
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with an arrow yellow crackle glaze, two hollow cylindrical handles high on the neck. Prominent midwest collection. 18th century
Dimensions: 5 1/4" High X 3 1/4" Wide