Antique Chinese large 12-panel Coromandel screen with sweeping scene of palace life. Inside the palace the emperor attends to royal business while he and other noblemen are waited on. To the far left, the empress sits in her pavilion while court ladies attend her and children play in the gardens. Outside the palace walls on the far right, a procession and military exercises are observed by noblemen. All around the palace scene, are mountain landscapes and reserves depicting animals of all... Click for details
Antique Chinese large 12-panel Coromandel screen. Decorated with dramatic battle scene. Warriors on foot and horseback lay siege to an encampment of soldiers. Banners wave as horses crash through wooden battlements. Taken by surprise, the camp's inhabitants kneel in surrender.
Bordered by red dragons. The reverse is a quieter scene of trees and flowers. Made of kuan cai (incised colors) lacquer on wood.
Chinese antique 8-panel Coromandel screen depicting palace scenes of noble men and women. In one pavilion on the far right, a group of courtiers sit at a table and enjoy a game. In the central pavilion, a emperor or high nobleman sits on his throne. Two young servants stand behind him with large fans. Behind them is a large painted screen of mountains. Beautiful ladies dance and pay music for his entertainment. To the far left, the noble wife or empress sits on her throne and is... Click for details
Chinese antique celadon vase, carved with flowers and scrolling leaves. Lovely traditional celadon color glaze. Later addition of decorative silver overlay around mouth and shoulders and also a silver ring around the foot of the vase.
Age: Republic period (with early 20th century silver work)
Chinese antique monochrome porcelain incensor with round squat body on three legs. The red oxblood glaze transitions to white around the short neck and flares slightly. Thick drips on the underside of the body. The copper content of the glaze is evident in green colored drippings on the inside of the lip.
Chinese antique mixed set of 13 pieces of porcelain bird feeder parts for a bird cage. Six of the color glazed pieces have the same 4 character mark on the bottom, a combination of Qinglong and Longqing marks. These pieces are most likely from the early 20th century. The blue and white glazed pieces are mostly 19th century and include one with a leaf mark on the bottom. The Kangxi (1662-1722) artemisia leaf mark was used during the early Qing dynasty up to the early 1680's when the use of... Click for details
Chinese cloisonné and bronze figure of a standing cockerel. Flourishes of elaborate plumage are decorated with scrolling vines and tiny circles of colorful enamel on a turquoise blue ground. The feet of the rooster are connected to the lid of an oval shaped box which is decorated to match the cloisonné on the body of the rooster.
Lovely pale turquoise with matrix markings carving of beautiful Magu, maiden with crane and deer on rocky landscape, with fitted carved wooden base. Carved using natural curvature of material. Good condition.
Gloriously painted rare round fan of Court maiden in garden with peony flowers and bamboo grove, her beckoning gestures alluding to a secret rendezvous. Reverse with gold flecked silk backed paper, encased in a hardwood frame. Faux bamboo hardwood handle. Good condition.
Size: 15.75" x 10.5" overall, 9.75" x 9.75"
Age: Ching Dynasty, 19th century