White Jade Flora Plaque
Late 20th century
Size: Length 7 cm Width 0.3cm Height 11cm
This white jade floral plaque is decorated with chrysanthemums set admist a scholar rock. The plaque is perfect for a fine Chinese hardwood stand and be used on the scholar's desk.
Two Section Dragon Jade Buckle
Republic Period or earlier
Size: Length 9 Width 3 Height 2.4 cm
Intricately carved, this dragon head belt hook is done in two sections and connects with a hold and a extension done in the form of a small dragon head. The main areas are incised with birds and flora.
Jade Plaque Pendant
Early 20th century or earlier
Size: Length 4 Width 5.2 Height 1 cm
Simple in its form yet elegant, the fluid carving done on the top enhances the simplicity on the bottom. This piece does not contain any inscriptions but assumedly makes the holder to enjoy the subtle colors and hues of the jade.
Foo Dog Carving Done in Jade
Early Qing Period
Size: Length 4.5cm Width 3.3cm Height 3cm
An interesting small jade figure of a foo dog. The dog is holding either a ribbon or a piece of vegetation and is set in a playful pose. This form was popular during the periods of the Kangxi and Yongzheng Periods.
Jade Carving of Bird with Flora
Length 7 Width 3.3 Height 4 cm
A finely crafted bird with various flora the bird is holding on. The detail work on the body including the feathers is amazing.
Jade Dragon Belt Hook
Size: Length 8.7 Width 1.4 Height 1.7 cm
Dragon belt hooks were part of the fashion from the late Song to Yuan periods. Later dynasties and centuries were inspired and romanticized with the Jade art that were created from previous centuries, hence creating a rich culture echoing China's artistic past.
Jade Dragon Head Belt Hook
Size: Length 7.7 Width 1.5 Height 2 cm
Belt hooks began to appear during the Song-Yuan periods where the silk woven belt was attached with a hard stone hook like form that was attached. These hooks were often associated with the social anf governmental ranking the individual belonged to.
Pair of Flora and Fauna Folding Screens
Size: Length (Avg.) 400-450cm Height 195cm
A pair of wonderful folding screens depicting different flora and fauna. The condition of the screen is superb where the vivid colors of the flowers and birds are still there as if the work was alive. No damages are seen on the painting or the mounting of the screen.
Jade Pendant of a Stylized Face
Size: Length 2.2 cm Width 1 cm Height 3 cm
An interesting Jade pendant of a small face the top left and right are the hair knotted into a bun like shape. The face might be a child and the stylized face reminds on of older designs.
Inzai Netsuke of Smiling Beast
Size: Height 5cm
This interesting smiling beast is standing on a base. This netsuke or small carving is rather interesting in many ways. The comical features of the beast is eye catching but the group that it is part of is another element of the interest.
For further information, please refer to Raymond Bushell. Netsuke: Familiar and Unfamiliar. Pg.99 Pl.54