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Chinese Jade Dragon Head Pendant
Chinese Jade Dragon Head Pendant
Inquire   item #1277206

Chinese Mounted Dragon Head Pendant

Qing-Republic Period

Length 7cm Width 0.5 cm

An interesting Jade pendant of a dragon head mounted with gold. The combination of traditional designs with a somewhat modern mount makes an interesting conversation of art and its history.

Hanging Scroll of Rabbit Among Bush clover
Hanging Scroll of Rabbit Among Bush clover
Inquire   item #1277206

Rabbit Among Bush clover

Yuhosai

Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Length 161cm Width 41cm

Rabbits retain both an auspicious and religious symbolism within Japanese culture. In Shinto mythology the rabbit is considered to be the messenger of Okuni no Nushi and also helped him in one of his journeys. (Inaba no Shiro usagi)

Chinese Literati Landscape Hand Scroll
Chinese Literati Landscape Hand Scroll
Inquire   item #1276482

Chinese Literati Landscape Hand Scroll

Color Pigment on Silk

Attributed to Wen Zhengming

Qing Dynasty

Size: To Come

This colorful landscape done on silk is attributing to a great master, Wen Zhengming. The painting is interestingly mounted on a wooden box panel to display the hand scroll and has dowels to move the hand scroll.

Chinese Study of Lan Shining Masterwork
Chinese Study of Lan Shining Masterwork
Sold; Thank You. Shanghai, China   item #1276466

Horses

Attributed to Lan Shining

Republic Period

Size: Length 90cm Height 250cm

Lan Shining or Guisseppe Castaglione was a jesuit priest living in China during the 18th century who learn high baroque technique paintings and used this style onto a different medium, which was Chinese art. The hybrid styles and techniques have been celebrated and often been incorporated into Yangzhou and Suzhou paintings.

By the Republic period, studies and copies were made to understand this period... Click for details

Chinese Painting of Peach Blossoms and Sparrow
Chinese Painting of Peach Blossoms and Sparrow
Inquire   item #1276465

Peach Blossoms and Sparrows

Attributing to Shen Zhou or a related artist

Early 19th century

Length 70.2 cm Height 175cm

Shen Zhou is famous for his inspirational literati landscapes and subject matters. Latter artists in the succeeding centuries were inspired by the spirit of Shen Zhou and created renditions attributing his name or copying his works.

This piece comes from around the 19th century when many studies, copies, and emulations were done in China.

Qing Period Literati Landscape Hand Scroll
Qing Period Literati Landscape Hand Scroll
Inquire   item #1276459

Literati Landscape Painting with Colophon Attributing to Dong Qichang

Late Qing Dynasty

General Size: Height 32cm Length 600 or more cm.

This fine and detail landscape painting has elements that are close to works found in the 19th century. Landscape paintings often associated with the Wang school were popular during the Qing period and many examples are found. It is interesting to see the attached colophon of Dong Qichang who hails from the previous dynasty. Copies of colophons... Click for details

Chinese Tea Dust Glaze Censer
Chinese Tea Dust Glaze Censer
Inquire   item #1276316

Tea Dust Glaze Censer

20th century

Size: Diameter 17cm Height 8.5cm

Many of the monochrome glazes were becoming popular during the 18th century around the time of Emperor Qianlong. The Jesuits brought new chemicals and enamels that helped to bring a rich variety for ceramics and porcelain arts.

This censer is made in the style or earlier Ming bronze censers and archaic Shang- Yin bronzes. A mark is found on the bottom of the piece.

Pair of Quartz Foo Dogs with Stands
Pair of Quartz Foo Dogs with Stands
Inquire   item #1276314

Pair of Quartz Foo Dogs

Qing Dynasty

Size: To Come

An interesting and rare pair of Chinese foo dogs done in Quartz crystal. The expression of the dogs are interesting and evoke older versions of these types of carvings. The pair comes with a storage case and stand. The bottom is museum clay to keep the carvings stable.

Chinese Large Guri Lacquer Bowl
Chinese Large Guri Lacquer Bowl
Inquire   item #1276157

Chinese Guri Lacquer Bowl

Qing Dynasty

Diameter 20cm Height 10cm

A fine guri lacquer bowl with intricate scrolling vine patterns carved around the bowl. The technique first appeared as earlier as the Ming Dynasty in the form of stands, cups, and incense or seal paste containers, and bowl stands which the Japanese took favor of the interesting designs into the tea tradition.

Chinese Jade Lychee Bunch Carving
Chinese Jade Lychee Bunch Carving
Inquire   item #1276150

Chinese Jade Lychee Bunch Carving

Republic Period or Later

Size: Length 7cm Width 4cm Height 4cm

An interesting and detailed carving of a group of Lychee and a group of Lingzhi fungus bunched like leaves from the Lychee tree. One could stare at the detail and care given to the carving of the piece.

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