Chinese Jade and Rose Gold Ring
Size: (the Jade) 1 x 0.9 cm
A circular cabochon style Jade set in rose gold. The combination of Jade, a traditional favorite of the Chinese and the Western setting reflects the time when in the late 19th century up to the early part of the 20th century, modern jewelry became popular in regions such as Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Chinese Beijing Style Brass or Mixed Metal Pendant
Size: Length 12cm Width 3.5cm
A traditional accessory decorated with auspicious motifs. The pendant has small glass or stone decorations on the bottom.
Chinese Porcelain Tongzhi Statue
Republican Period or Later
Size: Length 11cm Width 8cm Height 19.5cm
Lively in its form and expression, the polychrome tongzhi or possibly an acolyte may have been a flanking image for a Gwan Yin set or can stand alone for a studio collection
Chinese Polychrome Kwan Yin Statue
Qing to Republican Period
Size: Length 11cm Width 8cm Height 19cm
A commonly made Chinese seated figure of the bodhisattva / deity Kwan Yin. The figure is seated resting her arm on a rocky formation and is holding a scepter. No marks or other notations are found on the piece.
Chinese Porcelain Lotus Formed Export Porcelain Bowls
Qing Dynasty, 18th century range.
Size: Diameter 15cm Height 7.5cm
The fine work and elaborate details are very close to examples of porcelain objects made during the period of the 18th century. The period favored elaborate baroque style designs and the market in Europe also preferred these wares along with the popular blue and white porcelains and ceramics.
Kanako Tanabe or Canna Tanabe
Size: Length 180cm Height 92.5cm
A work done by the modern print artist, Canna Tanabe or Kanako Tanabe. The work is interpreted as a butterfly attracted to a peony in the form of a lady. Modern prints became popular both inside and outside of Japan creating a new generation of print makers using modern designs along with traditional techniques.
Zitan Hardwood Stand
Size: Diameter 15cm Height 3cm
The stand may have been used as a stand for a Buddhist image or something related to a Buddhist altar. The stand is carved with a lotus base like motif.
Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vases
c. 1970, late 20th century
Size: Height 36cm
A typical and traditional polychrome vase depicting a scene showing the ideal form of the filial daughter or woman. An inscription is part of the scenery and the bottom contains a popular Qianlong reign mark.
Kutani Demitasse Set with Geisha Image on the bottom of Cups
Taisho-Showa Period (1920-1930)
Size: Cup Diameter 7.5cm Height 6cm, Saucer Diameter 12.5cm Height 2cm,
Creamer Diameter 12cm Height 8cm
Sugar Holder Diameter 14cm Height 11cm
Coffee Pot Diameter 19.5cm Height 20cm
A rare and unusual Kutani Porcelain Demitasse Set. Upon initial glance, the set appears to be a rather standard Kutani or Japanese porcelain coffee set often produced for the foreign market during the 20th... Click for details
Chinese Bamboo Bird Cage
Size: Length 21 cm Width 21cm Height 61cm
A finely crafted Chinese bird cage, fitted with a wooden rod for the birds to perch on. The dragon motif frame is where the entrance is for the birds and is done in a manner as if the door blends in with the cage.