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Chinese Jade Archer's Ring
Chinese Jade Archer's Ring
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Jade Archer's Ring

Republic Period or Later

Size: Exterior diameter: 3cm Interior diameter 2cm, Height 2.3cm

Archer's rings are often used by the manchu court during their hunting expeditions. The courtiers and officials used these rings and would use different materials to express their preferences, wealth, and status. This ring is carved from a type of jade where the brown and greens are hidden within a white base, as if it were snow and moss.

Chinese Famille Rose Reticulated Dish
Chinese Famille Rose Reticulated Dish
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Famille Rose Reticulated Dish

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 26 cm

An interesting and unusual reticulated dish with enamel work. Not often does one find reticulated dishes in Chinese porcelain ware especially in this design. The Qing dynasty was an interesting period especially with the medium, porcelain. A rich conversation and experiment with porcelain can be seen with the reigns of Emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong. Strangely, the development peaked by the 19th century and the... Click for details

Chinese Junyao Glaze Bowl
Chinese Junyao Glaze Bowl
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Junyao Glaze Bowl

Ming Dynasty or Later

Diameter 21.6 cm

From a Noted California Estate.

Junyao, noted for the sky blue color with hints or flash of raspberry colors surrounding the edge or on areas of the bowl.

Chinese Porcelain Lotus Bowl
Chinese Porcelain Lotus Bowl
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Porcelain Lotus Flower Bowl with lotus motif

Qing to Republic Period or later

Size: Diameter 13.8cm Height 6.7cm

The technique of using cobalt blue along with red began with the development of the blue and white technology during the Ming dynasty. It was thought that the combination of the two in ceramics would be difficult and examples seen in the collecting of the Palace Museums in Beijing and Taipei show rare examples of exquisite techniques.

This bowl is interesting... Click for details

Junyao Glaze Bowl
Junyao Glaze Bowl
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Junyao Glaze Bowl

Yuan Dynasty or Later

Size: Diameter 18.5cm

Junyao, noted for the sky blue color with hints or flash of raspberry colors surrounding the edge or on areas of the bowl. This bowl comes from a noted San Francisco estate who collected fine Chinese antiques.

Italian Estate Ming to Qing Dynasty Celadon Plate
Italian Estate Ming to Qing Dynasty Celadon Plate
Sold; Thank you.   item #1264002

Celadon Plate with Scrolling Cloud Motif

Ming Dynasty-Early Qing

Size: Diameter 22cm Height 3.9cm

Auctioned in Tokyo around 1982

This celadon dish was formerly part of a noted Italian collection which was exhibited in Japan in 1982. The De Bedin Collection was formed by two generations of the family which began when the collector's father was the ambassador to China during the 1912-1926 period.

Edo Period Bizen Ware Flower Container
Edo Period Bizen Ware Flower Container
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Bizen Ware Flower Container

Late Edo Period

Size: Diameter 8.5 Height 22 cm

Note: From a prominent Japanese collection based in San Francisco

Bizen wares began as far as the early history of Japanese ceramics. Utilitarian in its origin, Sen no Rikyu took favor of the simple, unglazed, natural look of Bizen and used the wares with tea jars and water containers. This flower container would be perfect for a tea gathering or to decorate the alcove or a minimalist setting.

Meiji Period Loquat Nabeshima Ware Plate
Meiji Period Loquat Nabeshima Ware Plate
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Nabeshima Plate With Loquat Motif

Meiji Period

Size: Diameter 19.5 Height 5.3 cm

Nabeshima wares are influenced from the porcelain production of Imari, Arita, Hazama, and related regions. Nabeshima is the clan name of the region which is present day Saga and Nagasaki Prefectures. During the Edo Period, the Nabeshima wares were thought to have been presented to the Shogunate when the lords of Nabeshima would travel to Edo during the sankinkotai or the required travels by lords to Edo.... Click for details

Qing Dynasty Blue and White Bowl
Qing Dynasty Blue and White Bowl
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Chinese Blue and White (Qinghua) Bowl

Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 19.3 Height 9.3 cm

From the Christie's auction of the Nanking Cargo

An interesting blue and white bowl decorated with a literati style landscape painting motif on the side. The bowl, according to the sticker found below, came from an auction of the Nanking Cargo held in 1986.

Antique Chinese Jade Belt Buckle
Antique Chinese Jade Belt Buckle
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Jade Dragon Head Belt Buckle

Qing Dynasty

Size: Length8cm Width 1.6cm Height 2.2cm

The belt buckle design first appears around the late Song Dynasty. The Inner Mongolia Museum has an example of a early Yuan dynasty version of the Dragon head belt buckle with the silk cord used to wear the piece.

This piece is using a traditional type of Jade that was often preferred since many archaic jades used this similar type. The dragon head is finely crafted with the mouth and teeth expressed... Click for details

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