Asian neolithic pottery, bulbous top with a top flange over a trumpet base, soft weathered red designs of swirling patterns on the upper areras and a spade design on lower area, shows patina marks and ware, a dramatic piece.
East Bay Collector Dates Approximately 1500BC Size H 11 1/2" x W 9 1/2"
Terracotta soldier, nude standing upright without arms, with insertion holes at sides. Red pigment on back of head and lower leg, black pigment at back of head. Remnants of dirt lightly attached overall.
Size: 24" H 4" D 4" W
Location: Excavated from mound area outside of Xian, China
Age: Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD) Jingdi Emperor's reign
Dramatic Chinese Kangxi Period blue and white vase with a cylindrical body narrowing to a straight neck and a flanged lip, ribbon designs on the neck, galloping Manchu Warriors carrying battle banners, base with a circle mark, all decoration in underglaze blue with three subtle hues.
Provenance McIntyre Collection Dates Kangxi 18th c. Size H 18 3/4" x W 8"
Pair of Chinese Buddhist embroidered silk panels, one of a peach, the other a persimmon, the interior with an assortment of auspicious woven items, the double fish, gourd, teapot, instrument, mythical animal, floral arrangements plus more. Very charming.
El Cerrito Estate Dates Qing 19th Century Size of Each H 10 7/8" x W 11 3/4"
Chinese antique bronze tripod censor with lid, footed with modeled elephant heads, trunks as feet, pair of elephant head side handles with uplifted trunks, lid with recumbent elephant with garnitures pedestal bowl for handle. Nice dark bronze patina, Fret design on rim, scrolling lotus design on body and reticulated lid.
Age Late 19th century, Early 20th century
Size: 10" H x 7 1/2" W x 4 1/2" D
Chinese antique nephrite jade bowl with worn gilt design of maiden and children at play in garden on side, bottom has scrolling vine and imperial mark in cartouche. Old restoration stabilizing crack to body.
Provenance Jack Warner, movie executive's estate
Ming Dynasty, circa Late 17th - Early 18th century
Size: 2 5/8" High x 6 1/8" Diameter