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Antique Chinese Jade Carving of Mythical Beast
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Chinese Jade Carving of a Mythical Beast

Ming Dynasty or Later

Size: 5cm x 3.8cm

A small lozenge shaped Jade carving with a mythical beast carved on the surface of the jade. The style is similar to those seen during the mid to late Ming Dynasty.

Antique Chinese Hardstone Carving
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Archaic Mythical Beast Jade or Hardstone Carving

Age: Ming or Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 7cm Width 4cm Height 5.8cm

An interesting yet common literati style hard stone carving of a young boy riding a bull. The motif is popular among Daoist and Ch'an circles where it represents the harmony of nature or the process of enlightenment.

Chinese Agate Han Style Wine Cup
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Agate Han Style Wine Cup

19th century to 20th century

Size: Length 13cm Width 12.5cm Height 3cm

Originally, this form of shallow dish was produced during the Han dynasty. The Mawangdui excavations showed that the lacquer ware used were the oblong oval shaped dishes to serve wine. This piece is emulating that form using agate.

Green and Lavender Jade Belt Buckle
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Green and Lavender Jade Belt Buckle

19th-20th century

Size: Length 10cm Width 2cm Height 1.5cm

An interesting belt buckle with a blend of green and lavender jade. The buckle's head is formed as the head of the dragon and the body in the form of the ruyi. It is interesting that this buckle is done in the blend of green and lavender, where often these buckles are done in the refined colors.

Peking Glass Water Coup
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Peking Glass Water Coup

20th century

Size: Diameter 9.5 cm Height 6 cm

This interesting glass water coup is crafted from two layers of colored glass. The base layer being yellow and the top a dark purplish to black color. The body is carved with auspicious motifs such as butterflies, double coins, and the character for long life. The work is not signed or sealed.

Antique Square Porcelain Covered Container
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Porcelain Square Covered Container with Dragon Motif

Late Qing to Republic Period

Length 10cm Width 10cm Height 5.5cm

An interesting covered container decorated with dragons and phoenixes set in a yellow background with scrolling clouds and rolling waves. The interior lip of the bottom section of the container has chips but when covered the damages are not visible.

Antique Chinese Tea Dust Vase
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Chinese Tea Dust Glaze Vase

Size: Diameter 7cm height 14cm

A simple yet refined vase done in the technique often known as tea dust. The glaze has been in used for nearly a millennia, but its appreciation appears to have heightened with the tianmu bowls during the Song dynasty and then onwards by many literati scholars even up to the Qing Dynasty. No mark is found on the vase.

Antique Ceramic Tea Pot Pine and Bamboo Motif
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Chinese Tea Pot with Pine and Bamboo Motif

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 12.5-13cm Height 12.5cm

This hexagonal tea pot is crafted as if pine and bamboo were slowly growing over the pot. Rustic tea pots were popular during the mid to late Qing dynasty, influenced by the baroque flavor of the court and the literati culture that continued to inspire many scholars. No mark is found on the pot and the lid of the pot has a chip on the interior area.

Pair of Porcelain Polychrome Bowls
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Pair of Chinese Flower Motif Polychrome Bowls

Qing Period

Size: Diameter 8.5cm Height 4.5cm

An interesting pair of porcelain bowls decorated with flowers set in a garden like setting. The pair of bowls do not contain any imperial marks and may have been meant for the common market in China during the Qing dynasty.

Guangxu Mark Dragon Motif Ceramic Container
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Dragon Motif Ceramic Covered Container

Guangxu Era or Later

Size: Diameter 7.5cm Height 6.5cm

An interesting covered container with a dragon motif embossed on the top area of the lid. The bottom contains a Gaungxu Era Mark. There is a hairline crack on the bottom of the piece.

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