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Description: Asian, 20th century, possibly earlier. Heavy bronze metal censer with circular pierced lid with dragon on top above floriform vessel. Marked on bottom. Height 2.5", diameter of opening at top 2.6".
Condition Report: Wear to bronze patina commensurate with age and use. No other signs of damage, loss or repair.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Pair of two matching hand painted famille rose "mille-fleurs" porcelain wine cups. Each decorated with intricate brightly colored small flowers on gold colored ground and raised on circular foot. Marked in blue under glaze. Height 1.9", diameter of top 2.4".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, early 20th century, possibly earlier. Porcelain bowl with hand painted decoration of two iron red dragons (each with five claws) accented in gilt on white ground. Stylized smoke clouds and bats in background. Marked in blue on bottom under glaze. Height 2.25", diameter of top 4.6".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century. Table screen wood stand with removable rectangular frame surrounding grey and brown "dreamstone" slab plaque. Frame with meandering spiral motif and scrolled foliate decoration. Wood stand with bracket supports on sides and pierced accents above dragon motif banding and shaped apron. Unmarked. Height 16", width 17.1", depth 5".View additional info »
Description: Two Chinese uncarved chicken blood red uncarved seals. Each with squared body below slightly curved top. One with white veining in red stone, the other with grey veining in red stone. Each contained in fitted yellow fabric covered boxes. Each seal measures approximately 3.125" x .8" square.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century, possibly earlier. Hand painted porcelain Guanyin, goddess of mercy deity figure with twenty-four arms, each wearing gold bracelet bangles on wrist. Figure with elaborate figural headdress and calm facial expression. Quayin yin wearing peach, blue and yellow clothing and standing barefoot on a pink lotus blossom base. Apparently unsigned. Height 19.6", width (across arms) 11.6". Note: Alternate spellings for Quanyin can be Guanyin, Guan Yin, Kwan Yin, and Kwanyin,View additional info »
Description: Chinese painting on silk depicting a mountainous landscape with man standing in boat in water surrounding land with building in shades of black and grey. Marked upper right with calligraphic lines of text and red seal marks. Additional red seal mark lower right. Scroll contained in a wooden box with faded text on exterior. Overall 58" x 20.5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Light celadon glazed porcelain squat domed vase or vessel with subtle rendering of four dragons in circular form with swirling clouds and smoke on exterior. Marked in blue on bottom under glaze. Height 3.4", diameter of opening at top 1.4", diameter of bottom 5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Small floral doucai decorated porcelain wine cup with floral motif on exterior of vessel and raised on a circular foot. Marked on bottom in blue under glaze. Height 2", diameter of opening at top 1.6".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century. Pair of reverse painted images of seated emperors wearing ornately decorated garments with dragon motif (one in blue and gold tones, the other in blue and rose pink tones). Each male sitter resting in lavish ornamented throne in interior, screen behind with four rows of characters. Both reverse paintings on glass and contained in matching stained wood frames with metal hooks at top for mounting. Framed (to top of metal framing hook) 22" x 13.75". Image size 18.25" x 12".View additional info »
Description: Tibetan Buddhist bronze figure depicting Yamantaka, Glorious Lord Making an End of Yama, with six arms and legs. Winged figure wearing skull adorned and goat's head crown. Bronze figural group cast in six pieces that interlock to form whole. Unmarked. Height 12", width 10", depth 5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese carved bamboo cylindrical brush pot with five figures in an exterior with building to left of large leaved tree. Opposite side of vessel with three stacked medallions of different shapes and with different subjects--top with peacock, middle with bearded man, bottom with two spotted deer. Three medallions flanked by two cartouches with large phoenix birds. Brush pot with hand crafted copper metal insert. Unmarked. Height 7.25", diameter of top 5.1".View additional info »
Description: Chinese silk embroidery textile depicting two figures in a landscape marked with stylized clouds, flowers, trees and rocks. Figures standing at full length at center, one holding a bird while the older figure gestures to the side. Unsigned. Framed 16.25" x 11.75". Image size approximately 12" x 7.75".
Condition Report: Some wear to embroidery particularly on sides. Some rippling and damage visible at center.View additional info »
Description: Japanese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Two porcelain plates with hand painted thousand faces motif with triangular patterned motif border surrounding crowd of figures in blue, light green, red, gold, and yellow robes. Marked on underside of each plate. Diameter of each plate 7.2".View additional info »
Description: Chinese figural scroll painting with vignettes of children at play and work. Scroll with black calligraphic marks flanking figural expanse with red seal mark, further marked on opposite side with red seal mark and calligraphy on yellow silk ground. Children depicted play fighting, drumming, holding a lantern, carrying a crib, and blindfolded on rice paper. Overall measures 12" x 145".
Condition Report: Several creases throughout. Fading to silk, toning to rice paper.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century. Copper bowl of floral petal form raised on a beaded circular foot with reddened patina. Exterior with animal and scrolled foliate motif on petals including depictions of birds and deer. Marked on bottom. Bowl contained in red and gold dragon motif fabric covered box. Height of bowl 2.3", diameter of bowl 4.75".View additional info »
Description: 20th century. Ornate pagoda form censor or incense burner with cabochon accents, enamel work, metal filigree throughout. Architectural top removes to reveal cylindrical storage within, underside marked "925 SILVER". Large amount of filigree work around body flanked with two dragon's head handles and raised on three legs with blue enamel accents. Height 9.5".View additional info »
Description: Likely Chinese, 20th century. Carved wood figural group depicting a horned bull with alert eyes standing on a rock form base with a male figure seated on the animal's back with his hat hanging from his back. Barefoot figure leaning forward slightly and holding on to the sides of the bull. Unmarked. Height 5.5", width 3.7", depth 2.5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, Late18th/ Early 19th century. Heavy cast and wrought iron "Armada" strong box or treasure chest with rounded corners on hinged lid decorated with shell and leaf accents. Interior in red with black painted decoration below applied plaque with characters. Escutcheon on top and front within floriform accent within circular medallion. Chest with handles on sides. Height 17.25", width 25.75", depth 17.25".
Condition Report: The exterior of the box is in very good condition. All latches are in working order. The interior is rusted and there is some fading to the painting on the interior of the top.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: Chinese chess game set with rectangular hinged box that opens to access painted game board exterior. Blue velvet lined interior with carved ivory and tea stained ivory chess pieces. Box closed measures 3" x 14" x 7". Height of king pieces approximately 3". Height of pawns approximately 1.2".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, Late 19th/Early 20th century, possibly earlier. Pair of porcelain table vases with rose medallion decoration with alternating courtly figural scenes and flowering branches with birds and butterflies. Each vase with applied gilt dragon on neck below flared rim. Both unmarked. Height 9.8", diameter 3.9".
Condition Report: One repaired.View additional info »
Description: 20th century. Seated Buddha figure with palms pressed together by chest (Mudra of Veneration) and seated with legs crossed in meditative stance carved out of light green jadeite. Height 3.75", width 2.6", depth 1.2".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Pair of famille noire porcelain lidded ginger jars with white cherry blossom decoration, brightly colored flowers and phoenix birds on exterior on black ground with yellow floral banding at top and bottom. Unmarked. Height 7.25", diameter 2.5".
Condition Report: Hairline crack to interior of one lid. wear to rims and bottom commensurate with age and light shelf use.View additional info »
Description: Pair of Chinese gilt bronze mythological kylin sculptures. Each depicted standing on three legs with front leg bent, mouths open and tail raised in alert position. Unsigned. Height 5.25", width 2", depth 5.75". Note: Alternate spellings for kylin are qilin or kirinView additional info »
Description: Chinese carved camphor wood chest with hinged lid decorated with two dragons flanking a seal. Scene accented with stylized clouds and demarcated by black painted border within border with cloud motif. Similar scene on front of chest. Sides and back with fruit motif. Trunk or chest raised on four bracket feet with carved facial accents. Height 19.4", width 34", depth 15.75".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, Late 19th/Early 20th century, possibly earlier. Porcelain bowl with shaped rim decorated with spiral decoration on yellow ground above blue and floral band surrounding tondo with seated Quanyin figure a top a scaled dragon form serpent in green stylized water. Diety figure next to smaller male figure offering a plant gift while standing on a pink lotus blossom. Marked on bottom in blue under glaze. Height 3.6", diameter 16.75".View additional info »
Description: Oriental porcelain table vase with blue decoration of architectural scene in expansive landscape surrounded by floral border and other scenic medallions on white ground. Vase with full shoulders below a squat neck. Unmarked. Height 8.8".View additional info »
Description: Pair of large sculptural Chinese carved grey stone foo dogs or shishi depicted sitting on gadroon and triangular floral accented rectangular bases. Mythical guardian lions with swirling manes,open toothed mouths and ornamentation around neck, one with front paw raised on orb, the other with front paw crushing item. Apparently unsigned. Height 28.25", width 11.25", depth 15.2".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, Late 19th/Early 20th century. Circular plate with loosely rendered blue depiction of creature with two undulating tails flanked at top and bottom by veined forms. Unmarked. Diameter 7".View additional info »
Description: Japanese, first half of 20th century, possibly earlier. Ukiyo-e woodblock print triptych depicting a beautiful geisha in blue and brown robe on each wove paper panel standing in front of a blue highlighted city landscape with foot bridge over water in center panel. Each marked on lower right of female figure and contained in black lacquered frame connected to other panels with ability to fold into portfolio. Framed measurements (when fully extended) 14.2" x 30.6". Image size of each work approximately 13.1" x 9.2".View additional info »
Description: Chinese porcelain charger of elongated octagonal form with blue and white decoration of an architectural scene by water with small figures in a range of activities. Border with floral decoration. Unmarked. Charger measures approximately 12" x 14.75".
Condition Report: Chipped.View additional info »
Description: Chinese figural scroll depicting eight figures in a barren landscape marked by scattered brown rocks on cream colored rice paper. Figures could be the Eight Immortals. Black calligraphy on each side of scene with red seal marks at left. Scroll contained within textile and wood cylindrical holder. Overall 11" x 137.5". Handles 15.5".View additional info »
Description: Japanese, 20th century. Large blue and white porcelain charger with architectural buildings on the banks of a river that runs through a mountainous valley. Small figures scattered within. Embossed mark on bottom, appears to be Yamatoku. Height 2.5", diameter of top 22".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century. Carved bamboo brush bowl in the form a large curled leaf with eight legged crab at center flanked by bean pod and lotus flower. Unmarked. Height 2.75", width 6.5", depth 4.5".View additional info »
Description: Oriental, likely Japanese, figural porcelain inkwell with large rounded lid above squared chamber with chamfered corners. Exterior of lid and body decorated with stylized figures holding fans, swords, and rods in shades of blue, green, brown, black and gold. Edges and a few scattered elements on figures accented in gilt. Hinged lid with brass metal banding that opens to access inkwell (glass insert missing). Hole at bottom for assistance retrieving ink well insert. Unmarked. Height 5" x 3" square.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Patinated cast bronze figural group censor depicting a scholarly man holding a book in his hand riding on horseback. Saddle textile or blanket with graphic pattern and dragon imagery. Figure able to be removed from animal below to access lower chamber. Robed man on top of horse with smoke cloud shaped hole on back between hips for emission of incense smoke and vapors. Unmarked. Height 13.2", width 9.75", depth 6.1". Repair to horses leg
Condition Report: Visible repair to horse's front leg. Visible glue repair to book on man's chest. Dent to man's hat. Wear to patina (remnants of red on figural group) commensurate with age and use.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: Japanese, 19th century. Two unmatched figural ukiyo-e woodblock prints. One, possibly by Kikugawa Eizan (Japanese 1787-1867) depicting a female geisha in blue, greys and black walking in a garden with large white peonies, with numerous marks including kiwame seal. The other with two figures in an exterior with white flower blossoms falling from over depicting a young beauty with floral decorated robes and a man with sword at side crouched beside her. Each contained in ebonzied faux bamboo glazed frames. Framed 21" x 16". Image size approximately 14.2" x 9.5". Note: Prints have not been examined out of their frames. Provenance: From a private collection in Atlanta, Georgia.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century. Hand painted porcelain garden seat of typical form with pierced top and sides. Exterior of seat with figural scene of figures holding up a dragon for festival celebration, opposite side with figures in interior. Figural medallions surrounded by scrolled foliate border and meandering key rim on light blue to turquoise ground. Exterior with scattered buttons for grip when moving. Incised with illegible mark on bottom. Height 19.5", diameter of top 11.5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Pair of two matching blanc de chine glazed porcelain foo dogs. One with openwork ball or orb under paw, the other with small baby foo dog standing on larger dog's paw. Each raised on rectangular bases pierced with cross on sides. Each unmarked. Height 7.8", width 4.5", depth 3.1".View additional info »
Description: 20th century. Oriental cloisonne enamel table vase with a small bird perched on a rock next to a flowering branch on blue background, an additional bird flies toward the flowers. Vase with metal accented rim and foot. Marked on bottom. Height 7.25", diameter of top 2.25".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Two blue and whtie decorated porcelain bowls with floral motif on exterior and blue banding. Each with remnant of brown Customs Permission wax seals on bottom. Height of bowl with leaf decorated border on interior of bowl 2.9", diameter 6.5". Height of other bowl with brownish wear to patina 2.25", diameter 6.4".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, Late 19th/Early 20th century. Hardwood stand of rectangular form with carved scrolled and animals under top above shelf. Stand raised on four straight legs with scroll accented feet. Height 31", width 16.25", depth 12.25".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Heavy carved wood brush pot of cylindrical form with floral peony and scaled fish on exterior. Unmarked. Height 5.75", diameter of top 5.75".View additional info »
Description: Chinese carved ram's head cup in green to brown stone depicting animal's face looking forward with horns pulled back and attached to cup vessel stemming from animal's neck. Dragon motif on side of cup with markings. Height 4.125", width 8", depth 2.75".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Pair of matching porcelain round plates each with twelve flying grey to black birds in a field of pink cherry blossom branches with marigold yellow background. Exterior of low bowl or plate with green scrolled foliate and pink peony flower accents. Marked on bottom. Height 1.75", diameter of top 9.25".
Condition Report: One with small chip to rim by vertical hairline crack (approx 1 inch), as well as small chip on bottom rim. The other plate with visible repairs as well as blue residue on edge. Both with glazing imperfections.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Large porcelain charger with blue and white figural decoration in center tondo depicting a child and two figures, one standing with a fan, the other seated at a table. Rim with scrolled foliate, spiral, floral, and butterfly motif. Charger contained within black lacquered wood frame. Back of frame with label from C.W. Domoney & Son, Ringwood, Hampshire. Diameter (including frame) 22.5".View additional info »
Description: In blue and tan with an orange medallion at center with pink peony decoration. Rug measures approximately 110.5 inches x 150 inches.View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Tall table vase with ruffled gilt accented rim and thin butterfly decorated neck with five feathered roosters or cocks on exterior in an environment marked with flowers plants, bamboo, and small brown birds flying overhead. Unmarked. Height 21.2", diameter of top 9.5".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Dark blue glazed porcelain bud vase with full shoulders below stout neck. Unmarked. Height 5.75".View additional info »
Description: Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Porcelain table vase with squat and small mouth and neck above enlarged shoulders on body of vessel. Exterior with blue and white decoration in the form of fan form medallions with leaved sprigs at top above prunus and flowering branches above elongated feather or leaf tips in band i on bottom rim. Apparently unmarked. Height 14.25", diameter of top 2.75".View additional info »