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Chinese Agate Table Screen
Chinese Agate Table Screen
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Agate Panel Table Screen

Ming Dynasty

Size: Length 5.5cm Width 1cm Height 10cm (The agate panel)

Table screens are one of the few essential objects of a scholar's desk. Often the table screen is standing in front of an ink stone and is thought to prevent any ink blots from the brush from flying everywhere. (For more information on the culture of the screen, see The Double Screen by Wu Hung)

Chinese Fencai Porcelain Seal Paste Container
Chinese Fencai Porcelain Seal Paste Container
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Porcelain Seal Paste Container

Diameter 6cm Height 3cm

A beautiful and colorful seal paste container. The piece is painted with a fruit tree type flower with a bird perched on its branch. A signature like form can be seen on the top left.

Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle
Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle
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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Late Qing to Republic Period

Size: Height 7.5cm Diameter 4.5cm

A fascinating little snuff bottle decorated with two different scenery. The snuff bottle comes with a lid made of a hardstone material with a bamboo material as the scoop. The workmanship is fine with the detail work. No seal or stamp is found on the bottom.

Antique Chinese Jade Elephant Carving
Antique Chinese Jade Elephant Carving
Sold; Thank You. Beijing, China   item #1276127

Jade Elephant Carving

Ming Dynasty or Later

Length 8.4cm Width 3cm Height 3.5cm

An interesting carving of an elephant cloaked with a rug as seen in a few paintings of the Bodhisattva, Samantabhadhra. The style and simple carvings are elements often seen with the Ming and Qing Periods.

Antique Lapis Blue Porcelain Censer
Antique Lapis Blue Porcelain Censer
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Lapis Lazuli Blue (Cobalt Blue) Porcelain Tripod Censer

18th century

Size: Diameter 21.5cm Height 11.5 cm

The lapis blue monochrome glazes became popular during the height of the Qing empire. Jesuit missionaries brought with them not only artistic and engineering talent, but technologies that would change the canvas of porcelain forever. Monochrome colors such as yellow, rose red, blue, etc. became the fashion in porcelain production and various examples can be found. No mark is found on... Click for details

Chinese Jade Archaic Motif Pendant
Chinese Jade Archaic Motif Pendant
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Jade Archaic Motif Pendant

Mid 20th century

Size: Length 4 cm Width 1.5 cm Height 6 cm

The white and brown elements of this Jade pendant contrast with the way the design is done with the piece. Archaic motifs are used with the body of the pendant along with the chicken that rests on the top of the pendant.

Chinese Celadon Tripod Censer
Chinese Celadon Tripod Censer
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Celadon Tripod Ding Style Censer

Qing Dynasty to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 11.5cm Height 12.5cm

Celadon censers became popular during the Sung Period. The green color caught the eyes of connoisseurs in East Asia and was heavily exported. This censer, inherits techniques and designs from the Ming period. The incised motifs and details are elements are seen in latter Ming examples. The refinement reminds one of early examples from the late Yongzheng up to the Qianlong periods.

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Chinese Celadon Tea Cup
Chinese Celadon Tea Cup
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Celadon with Crackle Formation Tea Cup

Republic Period or earlier

Size: Diameter 8.5 cm Height 4.8 cm

Celadon is the color that is often compared to a blue sky after a rainy day to jade. This tea cup is done in celadon with major crackles appearing on the body. There is no signature on the piece.

There are slight chips on the rim of the cup and depending on the individual, minor restoration work has been done.

Chinese Jade Carving of Horse
Chinese Jade Carving of Horse
Sold; Thank You. Beijing, CHINA   item #1275067

Jade Carving of Horse

20th century

Size: Length 8cm Width 3cm Height 2.5cm

This horse, unlike most traditional style carvings from the Ming and Qing dynasties, this one is evocative of Han dynasty designs. The stylistic forms and musical rhythmic lines remind ones with tomb horses seen in X'ian and nearby regions.

Chinese Jade Lingzhi Motif Carving
Chinese Jade Lingzhi Motif Carving
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Jade Lingzhi Fungus Carving

20th century

Size: Length 5.2 Width 3.5 Height 1.3 cm

An interesting and well arranged carving of a lingzhi fungus. The form is often carved or arranged in the form of a scepter and in Chinese medicine, the fungus is thought to have potent medical effects.

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