A Chinese rank badge with a peacock set at the center standing on a rock formation surrounded with flowing waters. The peacock is surrounded by various auspicious Chinese motifs such as peonies and bats set under a dark navy color silk. Age: 20th century Size: length 14.9" width 13.9"
Antique Chinese Buddha Hand Carving
A Chinese jade carving in the form of a citron known as a Buddha Hand. The citron is often seen in East Asian art from paintings to sculptures. Age: 19th/20th century Size: length 2.8" diameter 0.8"
Chinese Suanzhi Ruyi Scepter
Antique Chinese Suanzhi wood ruyi scepter carved into the form of lingzhi funguses. Lingzhi are often used in Chinese medicine but also is a symbol of longevity in Chinese culture. Ruyi scepters are one of the common objects found on a scholar's desk. Age: 20th century Size: length 11.25" width 2.5" height 2.5"
Antique Chinese Jade Inkstone
A Chinese jade inkstone carved with motifs of pine trees. The carving done on the base matches with the jade inkstone evocative of the preferences of the Chinese literati culture. Age: 19th-20th century
Antique Chinese Jade Rock and Waves Sculpture
Chinese antique Jade sculpture of a scholar rock-like mountain with waves on the bottom and a bat flying over the rocks. The rock contains an inscription which generally reads "Along with similar joyous and pure things". Provadance Laurence Friedman Collection, Age: 19th century Size: length 5.5" width 1.3" height 4.15"
Chinese Rank Badge with Egret
A Chinese rank badge with an egret set in the middle of the square standing on a rocky island surrounded with flowing water and auspicious motifs of peonies, peaches, bats, and scrolling clouds. Age: 20th century. Size: length 14.9
Chinese Rank Badge with Leopard
Chinese rank badge with a leopard set on a rocky island with flowing water and auspicious motifs surrounding the center image. The image is set on black background. Age: 20th century Size: length 14.9 width 13.9"
Chinese Celadon Brush Holder
A splendid Chinese celadon brush holder formed in the style of a scholar rock. The crackled glaze along with the celadon is a classical style that began during the Song dynasty and became popular among the ruling elite. A mark is found on the bottom of the pot reading, Jingxiu tang zhi which is the studio that made the piece. Age: 18th/19th century Size: Length 4" Width 3" Height 4.6"
Antique Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer
An antique Chinese porcelain water coup glazed in a baby blue hued glaze. The bottom of the coup contains an inscription reading: Da Qing Guanxu Nianxin or Produced During the Reign of Emperor Guangxu , age 1875-1908. Size: Diameter 4" Height 1.3"
Chinese Jade Horse and Monkey Carving
A splendid Chinese jade carving of a monkey riding a horse. The motif of a monkey riding a horse is often seen in East Asian art as an auspicious motif bringing fortune. Age: 19th/20th century Size: Length 2.5" Width 1.5" Height 2.3"