Beautiful Chinese antique carved jade belt hook, two pieces fit perfectly together with a hook in the form of a chimera's head, each piece is highly carved with chimeras twisting through clouds, each creature is perfectly rendered in three dimensions with pierced details, the jade is a beautiful pale green, 18th/19th century.
Total size when fastened: 3 3/4" wide
Chinese Jade Censer
Chinese jade carving in the form of a tripod censer. The lid and handles contain superb intricate carvings of scrolled leaf like patterns with flower buds set in between the scrolled leaves. Age: 19th century Size: height 7.5" width 2.5" length 4.25"
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Chinese Jade Lidded Vase
Chinese jade lidded vase containing motifs of plum, bamboo, cranes, and bats. All the elements are auspicious motifs used in East Asian art invoking fortune and longevity. Age: Qing Dynasty Size: height 7" width 1.25" length 3.25"
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Chinese Hardwood Box with Auspicious Motifs
A sculpted Chinese hardwood box with auspicious motifs decorated on the lid of the box. The lid contains motifs of butterflies and a central medallion with peonies and a stylized form of the Chinese character for longevity. Age: 20th century. Size: height 3" width 6.75" length 10.75"
Antique Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase
A Chinese polychrome fencai vase portraying a courtly scene of two women and a child set in a courtyard scene with a table and large rock formations. The view is surrounded by Chinese patterns with various auspicious objects often representing fortune or wealth. The neck of the vase contains a view of chrysanthemums and bamboo. Age 18th century. Size: height 10.5" diameter 4.25"
Antique Chinese Jade Carving of Lady Carrying Child
A Chinese Jade carving of a lady carrying a baby. The jade carving contains fine details of the hair, robes, and tassels the lady is wearing. Size: length 2.25" width 1" height 7"
Chinese Carved Agate Gourd Water dropper Teapot
Superbly and detailed antique agate carving in the form of a gourd with leaves, smaller gourds, and a bat. In East Asia the gourd is considered an auspicious plant and in China the bat is synonymous to the word fortune in Chinese. Hence, the motif is often seen in various works of art. Age: Republic Period. Size: height 3.5" width 4" length 7"
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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger
Beautiful antique Japanese imari porcelain charger decorated with motif of chrysanthemums, butterflies and other floral patterns in green, blue, red, and gold. Well painted in the kinrande style. Age: Taisho / Showa Period (c.1930). Size: 18" diameter.
Antique Japanese Imari Charger
Attractive Japanese charger of unusual design. Blue and white underglaze with red, green, gold and purple and yellow overlay. Center medallion with lotus and water theme. Four delicate and well drawn scenes. Triple diamond shape with scene of court officials with flaming torches by the water's edge. Round shape with scallop edge with scene of lady with a fan and a courtier. This scene is derived from the Tales of Ise, in the Akuta river chapter. where Very well painted, with repeating geometric... Click for details
Japanese Blue and White Sho Chiku Bai Imari Charger
Beautiful Japanese blue and white imari charger depicting Sho Chiku Bai or the "Three Friends of Late Winter" namely the plum, the pine and the bamboo. Includes metal stand. Age: Meiji Perido (c.1900). Size: 21.25" diameter.