Antique Sterling Silver Chinese Porcelain Rose Medallion
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1067818
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A Chinese well simulated agate floater snuff bottle. Good polish and coloring, with composite top, no spoon. 7 cm high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1067816
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Fun lapis lazuli snuff bottle of a bearded sage, with lapis top and spoon. 20th century and nice detail. 1 3/4 x 1 3/4".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #442161 (stock #EROCbeehiv)
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Imperial Qianlong seal mark on famille rose enamel beehive brush washer, but early Republic of China 1920s. Lovely landscape scene with 4 scholars intently examining a manuscript in a mountain setting. Excellent detail with fine individual hair showing on the beards. Red seal mark typical of the period.

5.8" diameter and standing 3" high. Fine condition with no flakes,chips, lines or repairs. A rare find today, harder to find than Qing...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #425007 (stock #Manchu1)
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1932 年满洲国加冕记念小酒杯 This is a very rare one! a tapered square form handled winecup commemorating the 1932 coronation of the Emperor of Manchuko, generally known as a puppet state established by the Japanese government out of the Manchurian provinces of China in the prelude to WWII. The puppet emperor was the deposed former Emperor (P'u Yi) of all China before the Chinese Revolution...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1930 item #371075 (stock #Iv012)
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A vintage Chinese ivory carving of a Guangyin or Kannon seated on a wonderful elephant. She has a serene facial expression, holding her willow sprig, dipping it in the vessel of magic water. Good expression on the elephant. Carved with fine detail. Most likely dates before WWII this quality of detail... see the folds on the robes.

6" high by 3 3/4" wide on fitted stand. Fine condition with no breaks.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #370585 (stock #Rk01)
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A small well shaped Chinese scholar's rock (or viewing stone) with intriguing splashes of red. There is a conforming carved slate stand. Late 19th to early 20th century. Scholars used to contemplate over the rock and write poems in competition.

About 8" wide, 7.5" high on stand. Very good condition, no cracks. Versatile size.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #302605 (stock #ChenPQ01)
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A beautifully executed Modern Chinese color brush painting of a lively white bird with expressive eyes going after butterflies. Colophone, signature and seal of the well known artist Chen Pei Chiu, or Chen Pei Qiu (1922- ).

Scroll size 31 1/4 x 85", picture size 25 1/4 x 51", this is a large picture by Chen. Very good condition with no damage except a 2" short tear near top of picture not easily seen. From a New England estate...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #149630 (stock #ROCSnuff)
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A porcelain snuff bottle with exceptionally fine detail in the 2 landscape scenes. This type of hairline thin decoration is known as grisaille and literally painted with a brush of single hair. A basic concept in Chinese landscape painting is that it encapsulate a world. These small paintings certainly succeeded. A light touch of some red on one side, very sophisticated color usage. The top is a cat's eye stone very pronounced at the right angle. Slightly dimpled bottom with no marks...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #149558 (stock #FjauneT)
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$225.00
A sweet famille rose or jaune antique Chinese enamel teapot with central lotus blossoms on both sides and a cute finial. Neat finial on the lid. This is a famous 18th century form and theme for an individual teapot. The seal mark is Ch'ien Lung (Qianlong). But this one was made somewhere 1890-1920s in other words late Ch'ing or Early Republic of China (1911-1930s). The enamels are fresh and thick. The dark tea stain inside the spout testifies to the age...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #147726 (stock #TeaWdragn)
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A wonderful 19-20th century Chinese tea set or wine set consisting of a teapot, 4 matching cups and a tray. Very nicely painted dragon and phoenix facing off with the flaming pearl of wisdom between them. Same motif on the little handless cups and the gently lobed tray. Reverse side of the teapot has a poem and the house signature. Backstamp of the Jiangxi porcelain maker, site of all the famous porcelain kilns in China. Fine white porcelain transluscent in the light...