Chinese Scroll Painting of Flower Arrangements by Chǔ-nan
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
Chinese Antique Framed Embroidery with Butterflies
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
Tibetan Painted Traveling Trunk (Yak Butter Trunk) 18th Century
Antique Tibetan painted traveling trunk (also known as a Yak butter trunk) used to store and transport religious yak butter sculptures and artifacts. The main image shows a flaming jewel while the surrounding painting shows an octagonal foliated grid pattern. The fractal design shows an infinite repetition of the Mandala shapes and patterns. Decorated with the arrow shaped mounts along the edges. The polychrome on wood is all original.
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.
Age: Possibly Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Dimensions: 10" wide x 2" high
Large Antique Chinese Carved Lacquer Coromandel Screen with Ladies
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
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Tomb Pottery Figure of an Ox
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 Hardwood Couch Hongmu Republic Period Lucky Symbols
A Republic period hardwood couch made of Hongmu wood. Chou symbol of water dragons with marble in the apron and the back slat has auspicious flying bats and Lingzhi mushrooms with Qin dynasty archaic key fret patterns.
Age: Republic Period (1900-1920)
Dimensions: 75 1/2" Wide by 29 3/4" High by 22" Deep
Chinese Antique Scholar's Stand Root Burl Wood
An antique Chinese scholar's stand made of natural gnarled twisted hardwood roots with a transparent russet lacquer. This type of natural root furniture goes back to the 12th century aesthetic. Here is an example of the round stand produced during the Republic Period, bearing the colonial form true to the Victorian Era.
Age: Early Republic Period
Dimensions: 17" Wide by 17 3/4" High by 13 1/2" Deep
Pair of Antique Zitan Horseshoe Chairs Water Dragon Motif Republic Era
A pair of antique Chinese Horseshoe chairs made of solid Zitan wood. They each feature a 3 section S-curve back splat with floating panel seats and a front that has an apron with a cloud motif and a foot stretcher. The back splat has symbol carvings related to the boar.
Age: Republic Period Early 20th Century
Dimensions: Each 35 1/4" High by 25" Wide by 23" Deep
Chinese Finely Carved Jade Signature Seal
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