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A CHILONG VASE, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
China, 1700-1750. The aubergine-glazed sinuous dragon finely modeled in openwork above a band of chrysanthemum petals. The turquoise glaze suffused with a faint crackle, the biscuit base unglazed.
A PHOENIX MEIPING, REPUBLICAN PERIOD
China, first half of 20th century. Neatly painted in vivid enamels to depict numerous phoenixes amid clouds and between ruyi and key-fret borders. Apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to base. Gilding to lip.
A PORCELAIN BOWL, REPUBLIC PERIOD
China, 1900-1940. Painted in multi-colored enamels and gold lining with 'Zhang Daoling finding the White Tiger'. Jiaqing seal mark painted in iron-red to the base.
A FAHUA STATUE OF GUANDI, QING
China, 17th-19th century. The neatly modelled figure glazed in sections of turquoise, black, ivory, ochre and purple. The warlord stands in full armor in front of four banners.
A LIANGZHU JADE CONG
China, Neolithic Culture of Liangzhu, 3300-2200 BC.
A SOAPSTONE LIBATION CUP, QING
China, late 18th- mid-19th century. With matching carved hardwood base. Carved in the shape of a large lotus leave serving as cup, on a leafy stem with smaller blossoms on the side. Openwork carving. (2)
A CARNELIAN AGATE DRAGON BOULDER QING
China, 1750-1850. Carved from blueish-ochre agate with a single carnelian layer standing out and carved as a coiled dragon. A bat in high relief carved to the agate section. Carved wooden base from the period. (2)
A SET OF SOAPSTONE CUPS, QING
China, late 18th - mid-19th century. The main vessel contains five more cups which smoothly fit into another. The lid serves as a tray when turned upside down. Ruyi-shaped handles with rings. Rare!
A SOAPSTONE CHILONG MOUNTAIN, QING
China, 1750-1850. An inspiring work depicting four Chilong gathering on a mountain, carved in high relief, cleverly making usage of the natural shades and inclusions in the stone. Smooth, natural patina.
A SOAPSTONE SEAL BY WANG DAXIN
China. Signed Guanshan, artist name of Wang Daxin (1869-1924). Openwork carving with a standing Buddhist lion. Note the beautifully curled tail. The seven-character seal in deep relief. Good patina.
A LARGE SOAPSTONE SEAL, QING
China, 1780-1860. Openwork carving with a Buddhist lion sitting on a square base. Beautiful natural ruby- and iron-red veins in the mineral. Fine natural patina.
A DREAMSTONE ‘WU GORGE’ SCREEN, 18TH
China, 18th century. Inscribed ‘Wu Xia Gorge clearing up in the evening’ and signed Shi Sheng. Depiction of the legendary Goddess Peak. Original carved hardwood frame, possibly Huanghuali.
A CARNELIAN AGATE BRUSH WASHER, QING
China, late 18th- 19th century. Cleverly carved as a single lotus leave as the washer, the stems serving as the base and several smaller lotus blossoms on the sides as brush rests. Smooth, elegant patina.
A CELADON JADE CATFISH WASHER, QING
China, 1780-1880. The vessel carved in openwork as a single lotus leaf surrounded by further leaves, stems, a lotus bud and flower. A pair of catfish in light relief adorns the well. The stone of even color.
A SPINACH JADE ‘LOTUS’ WASHER, QING
China, 19th century. The translucent stone of dark green color with a few dispersed grey inclusions. Carved in openwork as a large lotus leaf sided by a smaller leaf, a blossom, a pod, stems and a climbing chilong.
A SMALL MOTTLED JADE WASHER, QING
China, 1780-1860. Carved as a single lotus leaf on its stem, a small lotus flower and bud on the side. Due to its clever design it can serve both as washer and brush rest. Note the inclination towards the frontside.
A JADE BRUSH WASHER, 18TH CENTURY
China. The stone is of opaque creamy-white color with a russet skin. Fine patina.
A JADE MANDARIN DUCK, LATE QING
China, late 19th - earlier 20th century. The jade of opaque white color with russet veins and clouds. Openwork carving with the duck holding a lotus flower in its beak. Note the fine work to the feathers.
A CAT & SPIDER JADE PENDANT, QING
China, 1780-1880. Unusual openwork carving depicting a lurking cat on a huge leaf, the spider hiding on the underside. Note the fine detail incisions especially to the leaves, also on the reverse.
A QING WHITE JADE STATUE OF KUIXING
China, 1750-1850. The stone of superb white color with only very few grey and russet veins.
A CELADON JADE GUANYIN, QING
China, 19th century. The stone of an even pale tone. The goddess seated on a double-lotus base, wearing long flowing robes and high headdress, holding a vase in the left hand, the breast bejeweled.
A JADE PENDANT, QING
China, 19th century. Neatly carved to depict a boy holding a peony. The stone of even celadon color with few small inclusions. Note the detail work to the flower, leaves and stem.
A JADE GUANYIN, QING DYNASTY
China, 19th century. The translucent stone is of very pale celadon color, picked out with a few light grey veins on the reverse.
A JADE PHURBA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
Tibetan-Chinese. The mottled mineral carved in high relief with flaming demon heads, skulls and snakes. Note the fine detail work particularly to the ruyi and chrysanthemum lappet borders.
A HUANGHUALI BOX & JADE PLAQUE, QING
China, the box 1880-1940. The pierced celadon jade pendant is significantly earlier and carved in shallow relief to depict a standing crane amid leaves and vines, with three peaches and a single lingzhi.
A SMALL JADE CHILONG BOX, QING
China, late 19th - early 20th century. The stone of opaque, creamy-white color with a few russet spots. Carved in high relief with a coiled Chilong.
A LOTUS JADE BOX, QING DYNASTY
China, late 18th - 19th century. Extremely thin and translucent ‘chicken bone’ jade. Very fine carving on the lid in shallow relief with a central lotus flower, amid leaves and vines in a double-circle medallion.
A SPINACH JADE TABLE SCREEN JIAQING
China, 1796-1820. The spinach-green panel crisply carved in varying levels of relief with a riverscape enclosing a scholar travelling in a raft with his attendant amidst crested waves.
A SPINACH GREEN JADE STAND, QING
China, 18th - 19th century. The opaque green jade with dispersed black specks. Openwork carving with leafy borders. The three feet in the shape of ruyi. Note the fine incisions.
A JADE DRAGON BRUSH REST, QING
China, 1760-1860. The stone of natural pale celadon color.
A JADE LION, MING DYNASTY
China, 16th - 17th century. The grey jade with streaks of russet and dark brown. Carved with a recumbent Buddhist lion. Fine detail to fur, tail, and eyebrows. The nostrils designed as a ruyi.
A JADE BI & CHILONG PENDANT, QING
China, 18th - earlier 19th century. The stone of pale celadon color with several shades of intense russet and a few black spots. Openwork carving with two sinuous Chilong climbing onto a Bi disc. Nice silk mat polish.
A WHITE JADE QILIN, QIANLONG
China, 1740-1800. The stone of flawless white color. Openwork carving depicting a standing Qilin with its tail curled between its legs. Note the finely incised detail to the paws, fur, beard and flames.
A JADE WATER BUFFALO 18TH CENTURY
China. Nephrite of pale celadon color, several russet veins and some white clouds, fine patina.
A JADE CRAB & MILLET, QIANLONG
China, 1736-1795. The stone of pale celadon color with a russet hue cleverly accentuating the crab’s thorax.
A JADE CAT & BUTTERFLY GROUP QING
China, 18th - 19th century. Light celadon color jade with russet inclusions, the back of the cat with a milky white hue, smooth surface polish. Neatly incised detail work.
A JADE GROUP OF THREE CATS, QING
China, 18th- early 19th century. The stone of even, pale celadon color. Openwork carving with three coiled cats. Good natural patina.
A JADE TURTLE-DRAGON, MING
China, 16th-17th century. Deftly carved with a recumbent mythical beast with a dragon's head and a turtle's body, the ridged neck of the dragon and the upper shell of the body detailed with fine incision.
A BRONZE BELT HOOK WARRING STATES
China, 475-221 BC. A bronze garment hook in the form of a dragon's head with a superb, naturally grown jade-green patina.
A JADEITE VASE & COVER, QING
China, 1860-1930. The mineral with beautiful streaks of emerald green. Carved in minimal relief with peonies, leaves and vines. The handles on the shoulders carved in openwork as stylized lingzhi. Key-fret borders.
A PAIR OF JADE EARRINGS, 1920s
China. The jadeite of natural emerald green color. The tone is deep and intense! Each pendant earring is delicately carved in the shape of a peapod.
A PAINTED SILK MIRROR, QING DYNASTY
China, 19th century. Neatly executed painting on silk with a standing peacock surrounded by various flowers. Various textile pendants.
A EUROPEAN SUBJECT TRAY, QIANLONG
China, late 18th century. Enamel on copper. Neatly painted with a couple observing a butterfly in a landscape. Note the skillfully executed dresses, floral borders and especially the superb design on the back.
AN ENAMELED COPPER PLAQUE, QIANLONG
China, 1736-1795. A virtuoso painting with a fierce Buddhist lion under a gnarly pine tree, near a creek, and amid clouds of fog. Incredible detail to the curly fur, stemming lingzhi and various plants overall.
A CLOISONNÉ BIANHU, JIAQING
China, 1800-1820. The moon-flask bronze body with its gilt rims is neatly decorated in polychrome cloisonné enamels to each side with a majestic Phoenix amidst peony blossoms and foliage.
A BEIJING OVERLAY GLASS JAR, QIANLONG
China, 1736-1795. The bubble-suffused body with a thick layer of translucent ruby-red overlay, neatly carved and incised in very high relief. Depiction of peonies, three bats and a phoenix. Matching lid!
A SMALL PINK GLASS WASHER, QIANLONG
China, neatly incised Qianlong four-character mark in a square reserve and of the period. The translucent and slightly bubble-suffused vessel with a sprawling lip, flat base and flaring bulbous form.
A CITRINE-GLASS WASHER, QIANLONG
China, neatly incised Qianlong four-character mark in a square reserve and of the period. The small, translucent and slightly bubble-suffused vessel with a sprawling lip, flat base and bulbous form.
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