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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1371695 (stock #1-1068)
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€45.00
"China's Old Dwellings" by Ronald G. Knapp. Published by Hawaii University. 2000. 362 pages. Numerous illustrations (maps, drawings, reproductions of ancient engravings, photos). Soft cover as pictured is clean showing almost no wear. Binding is solid. Pages are clean. No marks, highlighting, underlining or inscriptions. A comprehensive critical examination of China's folk architectural forms. The work begins by tracing the interest in Chinese vernacular buildings in the 20th century. Early ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1346164 (stock #1-0997)
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding a mandarin scepter in his right hand. Lacquered and gilt wood, China, early 20th century. Height: 22 cm. Some abrasion on the gilding, throne armrests partly chipped, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1321273 (stock #1-0931)
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Nicely carved statue of a fisherman standing on a rock, his face showing a large smile, holding a cane on which two fish are attached in his right hand, and his beard in his left hand. Bi-colored steatite. China, early 20th century. Height: 20 cm. Very tiny chips, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old French collection. IMPORTANT: owing to the rather heavy weight of the piece, please consult us on the shipping cost.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1323849 (stock #1-0943)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Finely carved statue of a smiling fisherman, holding a cane on which three fish are tied up in his right hand and two fish on a rope in his left hand. The fisherman is standing on a rock on which a basket containing a fish is put on the left side of the fisherman. Bi-colored steatite. China, early 20th century. Height: 29,5 cm. Very good condition. Provenance: old French collection. IMPORTANT: owing to the heavy weight of the piece, please consult us on the shipping cost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1337123 (stock #1-0976)
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, standing on clouds. Lacquered and gilt wood. China, early 20th century. Height: 18 cm. Tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #1323501 (stock #1-0942)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€280.00
Cigarette holder made of ivory nicely carved in relief to represent a dragon chasing the pearl in the middle of clouds. Both tips are made of silver. China, early 20th century. Length: 9,8 cm. Obvious signs of use and wear, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #936913 (stock #1-0588)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Statue of Zhen Wu, or Xuan Wu, the God of the North, in formal robes, sitting on a throne under which his two attributes, the snake and the tortoise, are resting. Wood, with remnants of the former lacquering and gilding. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 12 3/4" (32 cm). Old insect infestation at the lower part (no more danger), otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Chen Wu, the God of the North, is also called the Northern Emperor. He is a major, awesome, popular religion deity,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1194687 (stock #1-0724)
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Very well hollowed out and beautiful moss agate snuff bottle, with a "tao tie" mask carved in relief on each side. Bronze stopper with turquoise inlays, bone spoon. China, 19th century. Height (without stopper)/ 2 1/2" (6,4 cm). Tiny chips around rim, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: this snuff bottle is so light that is is supposed to float on the surface of water...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1195850 (stock #1-0737)
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A fine cricket cage, composed of a body made from a gourd and a base, rim and lid made of ivory. The lid itself is nicely carved to represent a bird among flowers. China, 19th century. Length: 3 1/2" (9 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1207000 (stock #1-0768)
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€300.00
Old Incense burner of circular shape resting on three feet, decorated on all sides with dragons in relief. The two handles are in the shape of agressive dragons. Bronze, with green patina in the recesses. Reign mark beneath, probably apocryphal (Ming Dynasty, Xuande reign). China, 19th century. Height: 3 3/8" (8,7 cm). Diameter: 5 7/8" (15 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1298480 (stock #1-0900)
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Superb and well hollowed-out blue striped agate snuff bottle. The stopper is made of bronze, with a beautifully shaped coral top. The spoon is made of bronze. China, 19th Century. Height (without stopper): 2 1/8" (5,4 cm). Tiny chips on rim of neck and base, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1319534 (stock #1-0921)
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€370.00
Statue of Xuan Wu, or Zhen Wu, God of the North, in formal attire, sitting on a throne, with his two attributes, the snake and the tortoise. Wood with polychrome painting. China, 19th century Height: 13" (32,5 cm). Colors partly chipped, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Xuan Wu is one of the highest ranking Taoist deities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1324184 (stock #1-0945)
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€200.00
Ceramic bowl of classical shape, with a nice celadon color. China, Qing Dynasty or earlier. Height: 6,7 cm. Diameter: 14,2 cm. Erosion around the rim due to age with some flaking in a small area, likewise around the base, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1325607 (stock #1-0947)
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€1,200.00
Fine belt hook of Warring States period style, with a dragon head on its upper tip, two small tigers in relief on one side and geometric relief on the other side, and a stylized tiger head incised on the lower tip. A knob is carved at the back for attachment to a belt. The belt hook is made of light celadon jade. It dates back to the early Qing Dynasty, maybe earlier. Its length is 15,5 cm. The re are a few losses on the sides (one tiger is headless and on one of the geometric designs), otherwis...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1333551 (stock #1-0966)
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Small scroll painting on paper representing two Taoist gods, the one on top wearing a mandarin attire, holding a banner and riding a white bird, the one on the lower side in military garb, riding a tiger, holding a banner in his left hand. China, mid 19th century. Height: 42 cm. Obvious signs of great age, a few losses, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1338034 (stock #1-0984)
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne. Lacquered and gilt wood. China, early 20th century. Height: 18 cm. Tiny chips, lacquering partly flaked, erosion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1345363 (stock #1-0994)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Belt hook nicely carved in the shape of a dragon. Light green jade. China, 19th century or earlier. Length: 9,2 cm. Remnants of soil encrustations suggesting a rather long stay underground, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1349480 (stock #1-1001)
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€400.00
Mottled green jade snuff bottle, of rounded flat shape. Silver and bronze stopper with a coral insert on its top. Spoon missing. China, 19th century. Height of the bottle without its top: 6,3 cm. Tiny chip on the rim, otherwise very good condition.