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Chinese Porcelain Oxblood Bowl
Chinese Porcelain Oxblood Bowl
$1800   item #1247221

Oxblood Glaze Porcelain Bowl

Age:19th century

Size: Diameter 19.2 cm Height 9 cm

Condition: Hairline crack and kiln crazing in one small area of the mouth.

The variety seen in Chinese porcelain is the experimental and the mission to revive certain styles in different mediums requested by the emperors of the Qing empire. An interpretation of the past not only assisted in elevating the court's preferences of scholar objects and antiquities, but also hoping to conquer the past that the Manchu court could produce something better than those of the previous dynasties.

Chinese Agate Carving Water Coup
Chinese Agate Carving Water Coup
$2,500   item #1247221

Chinese Agate Carving of a Water Coup

Age: Qing-Republic Period

Size: Length 8.5 cm Width 5cm Height 6.2 cm

Chinese carvings of different motifs, images, and figures using semi-precious stones originate in the early history of stone carvings. Scholars and connoisseurs began to collect and commission works using archaic motifs or literati designs and were displayed in the studio.

Chinese Imperial Hardwood Stand
Chinese Imperial Hardwood Stand
$3,800   item #1247110

Chinese hardwood Stand

Qing Period

Size: Length 22 cm Width 8cm Height 6cm (approx.)

Chinese hardwood stands heighten and add a certain aura with the objects placed above. Stands not only protected the objects being displayed and the table, but also reflected the preferences and sensibilities of the collector.

This stand is thought to be of imperial quality.

Chinese Oxblood Glaze Small Vase
Chinese Oxblood Glaze Small Vase
$2,000   item #1246966

Oxblood Glaze Small Vase

Age: Late Qing-Republic Period

Size: Diameter 5.5 cm Height 7.2cm

The variety seen in Chinese porcelain is the experimental and the mission to revive certain styles in different mediums requested by the emperors of the Qing empire. An interpretation of the past not only assisted in elevating the court's preferences of scholar objects and antiquities, but also hoping to conquer the past that the Manchu court could produce something better than those of the previous dynasties.

Chinese Yixing Sculpture of Snails
Chinese Yixing Sculpture of Snails
$700   item #1246965

Yixing Clay Sculpture of Snails

Republic Period or Later

Size:Length 8cm Width 6cm Height 6cm

Often yixing is associated with the noted tea pots that literati scholars and tea connoisseurs favor. However, once in a while, sculptures are seen. This interesting example is a large snail with a group of small snails gathered on its shell. Work contains a faint seal of the artist who made the work.

Antique Chinese Hardwood Stand
Antique Chinese Hardwood Stand
$2,500   item #1246962

Chinese Hardwood Stand

Qing Period

Size: Length 8.5cm Width 4cm Height 1.4 cm

Chinese hardwood stands heighten and add a certain aura with the objects placed above. Stands not only protected the objects being displayed and the table, but also reflected the preferences and sensibilities of the collector.

Pair of Shoushan Seals
Pair of Shoushan Seals
$2,800   item #1246954

Pair of carved Shoushan seals

Qing Dynasty (c. 1897)

Size: (Per seal) Length 1.6 cm Width 1.6 cm Height 8.6cm

Carved by He Xiukan in October of 1897

Shoushan is a prized material in China especially for small stone sculptures and seals. In the west the material known as soapstone was the preferred material (and possibly easier) to carve and various seals using this material were produced. Today, Shoushan has been difficult to acquire and older materials have been highly sought after.

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