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Chineile Champleve Bronze Hibachi, Decorated with inlay Dragons and Flowers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Raised Detailing of Dragons and Flowers with Vibrant Colors in Reds, Blues, Greens. Hibachi is Bronze,
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20th Century Unknown Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

China Antique Natural Dream Stone Chair with Butterfly Inlays
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fine chair China- an extraordinary prolifically crafted example of an antique hand carved hardwood chair inlaid with multiple natural dream stone "paintings" and with "butterfly a...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Marble

Large Burmes Brass, Copper, Silver Inlaid Ceremonial Bowl with Avatars of Vishnu
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large Asian Burmese brass ceremonial bowl with silver and copper inlaid with the ten Hindu Avatars of Vishnu. Fine example of Tanjore work, this brass bowl that has been overlaid wit...
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Early 20th Century Indian Folk Art Metalwork

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Silver, Brass, Brass, Copper

Japanese Miniature Inlay Box
Located in Boonton, NJ
A finely inlaid Japanese miniature inlay box of good condition with wear commensurate with age. It has sliding doors on top level with remaining drawers with original wood handles (u...
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Antique 1880s Japanese Japonisme More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood

  • Japanese Miniature Inlay Box
  • Japanese Miniature Inlay Box
  • Japanese Miniature Inlay Box
  • Japanese Miniature Inlay Box
H 15 in. W 14.25 in. D 6 in.
Set of Four Carved Asian Wood Panels with Mother of Pearl Inlays
Located in Stockholm, SE
A set of four Asian wood panels with mother of pearl inlays. Some small pieces missing, 19th-20th century.
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20th Century East Asian Paintings and Screens

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Set of Four Carved Asian Wood Panels with Mother of Pearl Inlays
Located in Stockholm, SE
A set of four Asian wood panels with mother-of-pearl inlays. Some small pieces missing, 19th-20th century.
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20th Century East Asian Paintings and Screens

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Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

Mother of Pearl Inlay Tea Caddy
Located in Boonton, NJ
Beautifully executed, this mother of pearl inlay tea caddy does it all. In good condition, it has all of its parts: The individual containers and even a footed waste bowl. The detail...
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Antique 1840s Indian Victorian More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl

  • Mother of Pearl Inlay Tea Caddy
  • Mother of Pearl Inlay Tea Caddy
  • Mother of Pearl Inlay Tea Caddy
  • Mother of Pearl Inlay Tea Caddy
H 8 in. W 17 in. D 8 in.
Mother of Pearl Inlay Cache Pot
Located in Boonton, NJ
Mother of pearl inlay cache pot is a classic. Use a liner for fresh flowers, line and put your specimen Bonsai for the green element in your cocktail table display.
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Vintage 1920s Asian Chinese Export Antiquities

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Mother-of-Pearl

Makrana Marble Box from Agra, India with Abalone & Carnelien Inlay
Located in Asheville, NC
White Makrana marble, used to build the Taj Mahal, from Indian is the densest marble on the planet. This handmade octagonal shaped makrana marble box has rich abalone and carnelian i...
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2010s Indian Agra More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Carnelian, Marble

Anglo-Raj Marble Inlay Box Pietra Dura Censor
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Anglo Raj inlaid marble pietra dura with lid. Handmade marble decorative box is inlaid with semi precious stones, jasper, carnelian for orange. It is the same craft that you see in t...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Anglo Raj More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Marble

Rajasthani White Marble Inlay Trinket Box Pietra Dura
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rajasthani inlaid marble decorative rectangular box in Pietra Dura work. Jewelry box with semi precious stone handcrafted marble inlaid with semi precious stones, jasper, carnelian ...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Anglo Raj More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Marble

Chinese Square Bird Cage with Burl Inlay, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Perfectly proportioned and delightfully ornate, this wooden bird cage was once home to the pet of a Qing-dynasty aristocrat. Dated to the mid-19th century, the square bird cage is ca...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Hardwood, Burl

Rajasthani Black Marble Inlay Trinket Box Pietra Dura India
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rajasthani inlaid marble decorative rectangular box in Pietra Dura work. Jewelry box with semi precious stone handcrafted marble inlaid with semi precious stones. It is the same cr...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Anglo Raj More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Marble

Chinese Bronze Archaistic Vessel with Silver Inlay and Verdigris Patina
Located in Stamford, CT
A Chinese silver inlaid bronze lidded ritual vessel modeled after a late Shang dynasty, 1600-1046 BC original. Of Classic form, with ring handles, the surface covered with inlaid Arc...
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Early 20th Century Asian Archaistic Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Rajasthani Stone Marble Inlay Taj Mahal Pietra Dura Decorative Plate
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rajasthani inlaid marble decorative plate in Pietra Dura work. Inlaid with semi precious stone handcrafted marble inlaid with semi precious stones, jasper, carnelian for orange. It i...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Agra More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Marble

Middle-Eastern Dish with Silver Inlays
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A good middle-Eastern dish or plate of a heavy gauge with massive inlays in silver and puthic inscriptions.  
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Antique 1850s Asian Metalwork

Materials

Brass

19th Century Chinese Rosewood Mirror with Boxwood Inlay and Original Glass
Located in Chicago, IL
It’s rare to find an antique Chinese mirror with its original glass. Made in Northern China around 1850, this mirror has remarkably survived the passage of time with its glass intact...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mirror, Rosewood, Boxwood

Tibetan Conch Shell with Turquoise, Silver and Coral Inlays, Early 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A ceremonial conch shell from Tibet, circa 1900. This traditional piece is carefully inlaid with turquoise and red coral, and decorated with stone insets and silver medallions. A bra...
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Antique Early 1900s Tibetan Other More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Coral, Silver

Antique Japanese Wooden Hibachi with Korin School Gilt Lacquer and M-O-P Inlay
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The splendid hibachi is decorated with gilt lacquer and inlayed with mother of pearl blossoms. The spring scenery is depicted with a large blossom tree blooming above a large rock. A...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Brass

Antique Japanese Wooden Hibachi Pair, gilt lacquer, brass, MOP inlay centerpiece
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The hand-crafted pair of Japanese wooden hibachi (fire bowl) is finely decorated with plum blossom tree and foliage, and executed meticulously in hand-worked maki gold lacquer work w...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Brass

Antique Japanese Wooden Hibachi Pair, Gilt Lacquer, Brass, Mop Inlay Centerpiece
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The handcrafted pair of Japanese wooden hibachi (fire bowl) is finely decorated with chrysanthemum tree and foliage, and executed meticulously in hand-worked make gold lacquer work w...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Brass

Japanese Samurai Riding Saddle with Snowflake Inlay
Located in Stamford, CT
Pewter Japanese Samurai riding saddle with ebony and rosewood, circa 1800. The piece also features snowflake inlay design. Please note of wear consistent with age including minor wea...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Pewter

  • Japanese Samurai Riding Saddle with Snowflake Inlay
  • Japanese Samurai Riding Saddle with Snowflake Inlay
  • Japanese Samurai Riding Saddle with Snowflake Inlay
  • Japanese Samurai Riding Saddle with Snowflake Inlay
H 13.00 in. W 11.00 in. D 16.00 in.
Tibetan Conch Shell with Turquoise and Coral Inlay
Located in New York, NY
A ceremonial conch shell from Tibet, inlaid with turquoise and coral and decorated with stone insets, metal medallions, braided leather handle and a colorful fabric fob.
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20th Century Tibetan Ceramics

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Coral

19th Century Chinese Bronze Vase with Silver Inlay
Located in Stamford, CT
19th century Chinese bronze vase with intricate silver inlay. This piece has exquisite form and expert workmanship. The surface decorated with bands of floral and geometric designs, ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Bronze

Low Square Table with Burl and Parquetry Inlay, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Pieced bits of wood veneer create a beautifully executed parquetry design on this special table. The intricate geometric pattern acts as a frame for a square of burled wood. Highly v...
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Early 20th Century Mongolian Furniture

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Elm, Burl

Pink Mother of Pearl Inlay Chest of Drawers and Mirror
Located in London, GB
Handcrafted in Jaipur, India by skilled artisans, this classic mother of pearl inlay chest of drawers and matching scalloped mirror is crafted from sustainable mango wood, fixed into...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Bohemian Furniture

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Softwood

Antique Japanese Wooden Hibachi with Lacquer, Brass & M-O-P Inlay, Centerpiece
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The Japanese hibachi (fire bowl) is finely handcrafted in wood and metidecorated with chrysanthemum and foliage in meticulously executed hand-worked lacquer work with brass and mothe...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Brass

Pair of Japanese Bronze Hibachi with Silver and Copper Inlay, Meiji Period
Located in Austin, TX
An exquisite pair of Japanese mixed metal bronze hibachi with idyllic landscape scenes, Meiji period (1868-1912), late 19th or early 20th century, Japan. The hibachi of generous p...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Silver, Bronze, Copper

Pair of Japanese Bronze Vase with Metal Inlays by Mitsufune
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of elegant vases of solid oiled bronze from the Meiji era, Japan (1868-1912). In a Classic Meiping shape, the pair has a mirrored inlay with gold, silver and red enamel that d...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Japanese Bronze Vase with Silver Inlay and Artist Stamp, Early 20th Century
Located in Prahran, Victoria
If you have a penchant for styling reminiscent of Art Deco, then we have just the thing to satisfy your desire. This fabulous Japanese bronze vase is elegantly stamped in a formal de...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Metalwork

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Silver, Bronze

Chinese Bronze Archaistic Lidded Vessel with Silver Inlay and Bird Handles
Located in Stamford, CT
A Chinese silver inlaid bronze lidded ritual vessel modeled after a late Shang dynasty, 1600-1046 BC original. Of Classic form, with bird form handles on the top and ring handles hel...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Archaistic Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Chinese Red Lacquered Kang Table with Blue and White Porcelain Inlays
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Chinese export red (Cinnabar) lacquered king table or coffee table, the top with applied relief-molded blue and white Cantonese porcelain figures of dignitaries and peonies, the top ...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm, Elm

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Merchant Armchairs with Burlwood Inlay
Located in Chicago, IL
This pair of unusual 19th century armchairs likely once belonged to a prosperous merchant, as evidenced by the brass coin slot on each seat. Presiding over valuables stored in the tw...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Brass

Japanese Powder Horn with Inlay in Mother of Pearl, 19th Century
Located in Stockholm, SE
A fantastic Japanese powder horn. The horn has inlay of mother of pearl in the shape of a grasshopper. The Japanese craftsmanship at its best.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Horn

Korean Celadon Inlay Vase Goryeo Dynasty
Located in Atlanta, GA
On offer is an antique Korean ceramic vase from the very end of Goryeo to the beginning of Joseon period (circa 14-15th). The vase features celadon crackled glaze with underglaze inl...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Korean Archaistic Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Korean Celadon Inlay Plate Goryeo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
The round ceramic plate with a slightly raised foot ring is dated from Korean Goryeo Kingdom (918 to 1392 AD) likely toward the end circa 14th century. The plate features a celadon g...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Korean Archaistic Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Japanese Edo Period Lacquer Panel with Gold, Mother of Pearl and Coral Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Edo period single panel table screen finely ornate with gold, mother of pearl and coral, lacquered. The scene depicts birds and flowers and is executed on Paloma wood, place...
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Antique 1860s Japanese Edo More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Coral, Gold

Ancient Egyptian Silver Finger Ring Inlay
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Superb and very rare Egyptian silver finger ring inlay inscribed for the "Treasurer of the gods, the overseer of, in the house of Re, Pa-di-re, son of Pa-khered-tawi (or Pa-sheri-taw...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Antiquities

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Silver

  • Ancient Egyptian Silver Finger Ring Inlay
  • Ancient Egyptian Silver Finger Ring Inlay
  • Ancient Egyptian Silver Finger Ring Inlay
  • Ancient Egyptian Silver Finger Ring Inlay
H 0.48 in. W 0.5 in. D 0.2 in.
19th Century Antique Chinese Set of 6 Pewter Inlay Mini Carved Coconut Wine Cups
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century set of 6 Chinese pewter and carved coconut mini wine cups, some are in fairly good condition, some have varying degrees of small loss, please see photos. The cup...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood

Buddhist Teak Scripture Cabinet from Burma with Inlay Glass, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Buddhist teak scripture cabinet from Burma with inlay glass, early 20th century. This scripture cabinet would have also served as a base for a religious statue or object, and to stor...
Category

Early 20th Century Burmese Other Furniture

Materials

Glass, Teak

18-19th Century, Manalai, Birmania, Gilded Wood with Glassware Inlays Standing
Located in Mexico City, MX
One of the figures that have impacted me –among the religions I have had the joy of approaching, studying or even living– is undoubtedly the Lord Buddha. This figure reminds me of th...
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Antique 19th Century Asian Sculptures and Carvings

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Glass, Wood

19th Century Indian Ebonized Wood Cabinet with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay and Glass
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Indian ebonized wood cabinet featuring mother-of-pearl inset, floral motifs and glass panels. This ebonized wooden cabinet adopts a linear silhouette topped with a bev...
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Antique 19th Century Indian Furniture

Materials

Glass, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Unusual Japanese Lacquer Inkstone Box with MOP Inlays
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese black lacquer box with mother of pearl inlays circa early 20th century, end of Meiji period. It was likely to be used to store inkstone or other scholarly items. The piece...
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Chinese Garden Seats with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Chinese pair of carved wood garden seats with mother of pearl inlay of decorative birds and fish. The pair is in great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear and use.
Category

20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Fine Japanese Lacquered Inro with Inlays by Kajikawa
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese four-case lacquer inro by a member of Kajikawa family circa 19th century (late Edo to early Meiji period). It depicts a nocturnal scenery of a meandering stream surrounded...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Shell

Pair of Mother of Pearl Inlay Chinese Armchairs
Located in Brea, CA
20th century pair of mother of pearl inlay Chinese armchairs. Decorated all over with intricate beautiful floral designs, some designs are carved and some are painted.
Category

20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Hardwood

Korean Celadon Vase with Slip Inlay Goryeo Style
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stoneware vase in class Meiping form, known in Korea as Maebyeong. The vase was traditionally used to hold Plum wine and also the branches of plum blossom in season. The celadon va...
Category

Early 20th Century Korean Archaistic Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Southeast Asia Four Panel Floor Screen
Located in Locust Valley, NY
20th century Southeast Asian four panel floor screen with intricate carvings and inlay design. Each panel is adorned with raised floral gilt design.
Category

20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Paintings and Screens

Materials

Bone, Wood

  • Southeast Asia Four Panel Floor Screen
  • Southeast Asia Four Panel Floor Screen
  • Southeast Asia Four Panel Floor Screen
  • Southeast Asia Four Panel Floor Screen
H 72 in. W 81 in. D 1.25 in.
Japanese Namban Lacquer and Inlay Coffer Momoyama Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A rare Japanese Namban Lacquer domed coffer circa 1570-1610s of Azuchi-Momoyama to early Edo period. These types of lacquerware were made for export to European Market and their prod...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Antique Japanese Iron Stirrups with Silver Inlay Signed
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of antique Japanese Abumis, stirrup for horse-riding, in cast iron with elaborate silver inlay, circa 16th century Muramachi to Momoyama period. The prototype of Japanese abum...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Japonisme Metalwork

Materials

Silver, Iron

Straits Chinese Carved Hardwood Bamboo Inlay Display Stand, circa 1900
Located in Austin, TX
A remarkable straits Chinese (also known as Peranakan or Nyonya) carved hardwood and bamboo inlaid and embellished table-form stand, originally for display or incense, 19th-20th cent...
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Early 20th Century Indonesian Qing Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo, Bamboo, Hardwood, Hardwood, Hardwood, Lacquer

Chinese Carved Hardwood Cabinet with Mother-of-pearl Inlay
Located in Rome, IT
A Chinese highly carved hardwood cabinet with mother-of-pearl engraved design. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Dimension: 200 cm x 120 cm x 58 cm.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood

Korean Tansu Chest Maple Wood Persimmon Inlay Xi Dynasty
Located in West Hartford, CT
Antique Korean tansu or chest with COA with two locking doors and four drawers. Made of maple wood with persimmon inlay and hand-beaten yellow brass fittings. Piece dates back to th...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Korean Furniture

Materials

Brass

Antique Chinese Carved Wood Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in Toronto, ON
An unusual Chinese antique carved wood table with beautiful mother of pearl inlay.
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

18th Century Black Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Plate
Located in Brea, CA
18th century black lacquer mother of pearl inlay plate, decoration as expected for age and use. Very beautiful and hard to find like this. Size: L 21cm x W 21cm.
Category

Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl

19th Century Antique Chinese Inlay Tin Coconut Big Bowl
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese tin coconut big bowl with mark, diameter 8.5inch, high 3.5 inch.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Coconut

Antique Chinese a Set of 10 Silver Inlay Coconut Wine Cups
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century set of 10 Chinese silver cups with silver liner in interior of each cup with wood box with a sliding cover, well detailed with Shou characters.
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Indian Mughal Miniature Painting in Vizagapatam Bone Inlay Frame
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Indian Mughal Miniature watercolor painting in white camel bone inlay frame Indo-Persian miniature watercolor painting in ivory color bone inlay frame. Very fine art work of a hunt...
Category

Mid-20th Century Indian Agra Paintings and Screens

Materials

Bone

Group of Brass Filigree Animal Figures with Stone Inlays Himalayan Region
Located in Atlanta, GA
An estate collection of six animal figures made from brass with extensive filigree wire work and gem stone inlays. The group consists of two dragons, three snow lions and one rhino. ...
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Late 20th Century Tibetan Tibetan Metalwork

Materials

Multi-gemstone, Brass

18th Century Chinese Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Pewter Teapot
Located in Brea, CA
18th century Chinese lacquer mother of pearl inlay pewter teapot, height to handle top 8 inch, floral decoration as expected for age and use. Very beautiful and hard to find like this.
Category

Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antiquities

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl

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Asian Inlay Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of Asian inlay art available at 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and shell. Find 147 options for an antique or vintage item from our selection of Asian inlay art now, or shop our selection of 4 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect choice in our collection of Asian inlay art — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each object in our assortment of Asian inlay art bearing Art Deco, Baroque or Folk Art hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one option in this array of Asian inlay art that is appealing in its simplicity, but Andrianna Shamaris, Rajhastani and Vantot produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is an Asian Inlay Art?

The average selling price for a piece of Asian inlay art at 1stDibs is $2,965, while they’re typically $150 on the low end and $110,000 for the highest priced.