Chinese scroll painting of two flower arrangements. On the right, branches of blossoming cherry, plum and purple wisteria are set in a tall cloisonné vase. Next to it is a pink blossoming plant in a low cloisonné container decorated with a pair of cranes. The seal is that of Chǔ-nan. Painted in ink and bright colors on silk.
Age: Early/Mid 20th Century
Dimensions: overall size: 62" high x 16 5/8" wide. Size of art: 24 1/4" high x 12 1/2" wide
Antique Chinese silk robe fragment richly embroidered with butterflies and flowers. Two large butterflies with beautifully elongated and swirling wings fly amidst a profusion of densely embroidered flowers. In the center, a flower bunch is embroidered using the forbidden stitch technique in shades of pink. Edged with golden Buddhist symbols. Framed.
Age: 19th century
Dimensions: Framed size: 26" high x 40 1/2" wide. Textile size: 15 1/2" high x 30" wide
Antique Chinese porcelain plate with celadon glaze decorated with a molded raised pair of raised fish in the center. The underside of the plate has a raised lotus motif with petals radiating out from the unglazed foot. The twin fish is an auspicious symbol representing harmonious marriage and good fortune.
Antique Chinese 12-panel coromandel carved lacquer screen. A tranquil scene of court ladies and children, strolling through pavilion gardens, enjoying music and boats. The bottom of the screen is decorated with a band of zodiac animals. The top is decorated with small individual landscapes and flowers with a lovely gold ground. On either side are carved and gilded scholar objects. The reverse side of the screen is a large scale landscape scene of gnarled pines, blossoming plum, bamboo and... Click for details
Antique Chinese tomb pottery figure of an ox with bridle and harness. Modeled with large eyes and a friendly expression, this ox was made to loyally serve it's owner in the afterlife. Made of terra-cotta with traces of brown, black and white slip pigment.
Age: Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907)
Dimensions: 10 1/2" high x 13 1/4" long x 4 1/2" wide
Antique Chinese carved Jade signature seal. Rectangular cong form carved of jade-green stone with orange striations and black flecks. Intricately carved on all sides. One side, a sage or scholar with long staff. On another side, a flower vase on a stand with a bird on a branch. Another side is carved with a blossoming branch. And one side has a design of a bat.
Age: Qing Dynasty (19th century)
Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 1 1/8" wide x 1 1/8" wide
Ancient Chinese Hongshan culture jade carving possibly of a turtle shell. Smoother surface on top with two holes. The underside carved with horizontal ridges. Carved of green jade with orange striations. Likely a burial or ceremonial artifact. Hongshan culture was located in the Liao river basin in northeastern China.
Age: 4700 - 2900 BC
Dimensions: 1 7/8" long x 1 3/4" wide x 1/2" thick
Ancient Chinese small jade cloud form object. A carved coil of green jade with mottled orange opaque area. Likely a burial or ceremonial artifact. Hongshan culture was located in the Liao river basin in northeastern China.