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Chinese Zodiac Porcelain Head Sculptures
Located in Greenwich, CT
This Chinese zodiac porcelain head sculpture set is made to resemble the animals of the Chinese zodiac. This set includes bust sculptures of a rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, ...
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2010s Dutch Busts

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Porcelain

  • Chinese Zodiac Porcelain Head Sculptures
  • Chinese Zodiac Porcelain Head Sculptures
  • Chinese Zodiac Porcelain Head Sculptures
  • Chinese Zodiac Porcelain Head Sculptures
H 11.5 in. W 7 in. D 8.5 in.
Han Dynasty Terracotta Horse with Removable Head, China, '206 BC-220 AD'
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Terracotta horse with removable head. The wooden legs, ears and tail have been long lost due to weathering. A few traces of a reddish paint still remain. A fantastic example of the H...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities

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Terracotta

ANCIENT CHINESE HEAD RIDE
By Thomas Whittaker Kidd
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Archival pigment
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21st Century and Contemporary Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Oil

Ceramic Vase with Chinese Heads
Located in Antwerp, BE
Important and highly decorative ceramic vase, in the shape of a mortar, with two handles in the form of Chinese , bearded mens heads, made in Belgium, in the middle of the 20th Centu...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Ceramic Vase with Chinese Heads
  • Ceramic Vase with Chinese Heads
  • Ceramic Vase with Chinese Heads
  • Ceramic Vase with Chinese Heads
H 12.21 in. W 10.24 in. D 8.67 in.
18th Century Chinese Head of a Lohan
Located in Rochester, NY
18th century Chinese life size carved wooden head of a Lohan ( Luohan, Arhat ) a disciple of Buddha who has reached enlightenment and achieved nirvana. Black glass eyes / beautifull...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Glass

  • 18th Century Chinese Head of a Lohan
  • 18th Century Chinese Head of a Lohan
  • 18th Century Chinese Head of a Lohan
  • 18th Century Chinese Head of a Lohan
H 15 in. W 9.50 in. D 10 in.
Chinese Pottery Head
Located in New York, NY
A Red Chinese Pottery Head Standing on a metal stand
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

Chinese Pottery Head
H 14 in. W 5.5 in.
Chinese Dragon Head Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Carved wood dragon sculpture on aluminum base from the Edo Asian era.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Sculptures

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Wood

"Lohan" Head, China 1700-1800s
Located in Nordhavn, DK
"Lohan" head, wood carved with original red, black and white lacquer color. Good charming patina. China 1700-1800's. (Lohan - Chinese Buddhist monk)
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

"Lohan" Head, China 1700-1800s
H 13.78 in. W 8.67 in. D 9.45 in.
Chinese Brass Buddha Head Chop Seal
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering this intriguing Chinese brass Buddha head chop seal. He has four different sides each depicting a different mood. He is done is solid brass. On the bottom there are four sym...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Metalwork

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Brass

  • Chinese Brass Buddha Head Chop Seal
  • Chinese Brass Buddha Head Chop Seal
  • Chinese Brass Buddha Head Chop Seal
  • Chinese Brass Buddha Head Chop Seal
H 2.25 in. W 1.88 in. D 1.88 in.
Carved Chinese Dragon Head Bench
Located in Toledo, OH
Very heavily carved dark wood Chinese dragon head bench. Chinese pheasants carved into the back.
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20th Century Unknown Chinese Export Benches

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Wood

  • Carved Chinese Dragon Head Bench
  • Carved Chinese Dragon Head Bench
  • Carved Chinese Dragon Head Bench
  • Carved Chinese Dragon Head Bench
H 43.5 in. W 60 in. D 24 in.
Chinese Bronze Buddha Head
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Chinese bronze Buddha head This is an old artisan made piece dating from the 19th century, it is a three dimensional head in good condition with an aged patina The piece is 12” h...
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Antique Late 19th Century Primitive Religious Items

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Bronze

  • Chinese Bronze Buddha Head
  • Chinese Bronze Buddha Head
  • Chinese Bronze Buddha Head
  • Chinese Bronze Buddha Head
H 12 in. W 10 in. D 8 in.
Antique Chinese Bronze Ware Sheep Head Cup
By Yang Qing He
Located in Brea, CA
Antique Chinese bronze ware sheep head cup.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antiquities

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Bronze

Framed Antique Chinese Child Tiger-Head Hat
Located in Atlanta, GA
This lovely textile art was from Central-Northern China circa 1900s, known as "Tiger-head" hat, it was a lavishly made cotton with silk hat in form of tiger for baby boys with a wide...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Textiles

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Cotton, Silk, Plexiglass, Wood

  • Framed Antique Chinese Child Tiger-Head Hat
  • Framed Antique Chinese Child Tiger-Head Hat
  • Framed Antique Chinese Child Tiger-Head Hat
  • Framed Antique Chinese Child Tiger-Head Hat
H 13.25 in. W 13.25 in. D 9.75 in.
Asian Chinese Ebonized Elephant Head Table
Located in New York, NY
19th century Asian Chinese style ebonized and gilt incised trimmed pedestal table with 3 elephant head legs and inset inlaid round marble top with shelf stretcher.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese End Tables

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Marble

18th Century Carved Chinese Qing Heads
Located in Buffalo, NY
Monumental carved wood Chinese Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Head of a Luohan (or Arhat) exceptional carving, black glass eyes custom iron stands.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Tribal Masks

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Glass, Wood

  • 18th Century Carved Chinese Qing Heads
  • 18th Century Carved Chinese Qing Heads
  • 18th Century Carved Chinese Qing Heads
  • 18th Century Carved Chinese Qing Heads
H 15 in. W 11 in. D 11 in.
Small Chinese Zodiac Head Busts
Located in Greenwich, CT
These small Chinese Zodiac head busts were handcrafted and designed from the Netherlands and feature sculptural busts of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. Each bust is ceramic ...
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2010s Dutch Modern Busts

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Ceramic

  • Small Chinese Zodiac Head Busts
  • Small Chinese Zodiac Head Busts
  • Small Chinese Zodiac Head Busts
  • Small Chinese Zodiac Head Busts
H 2 in. W .75 in. D 2.5 in.
Modern Batik Art Buddha Head Red Gold Chinese
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Modern Batik Art Buddha head red gold Chinese vintage. Framed. Dimensions: 29" W x 39" H x 1 1/4". Art 19 7/8" x 29 7/ original unrestored vintage preowned conditi...
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Modern Prints

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Fabric, Wood

Chinese Ceramic 1950s Yellow Guan Yin Head on Stand
Located in Sarasota, FL
This piece was made in 1950-1960 you can tell by the yellow enamel paint and custom made wooden stand for this head. She has a different look then most a smile! For good luck.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Ceramic

Fine Chinese Stucco Head of Bodhisattva Southern Dynasties
Located in Atlanta, GA
On offer is a fine Bodhisattva head made of stucco around a wood core circa 6th century AD. The fragment was part of high-relief wall sculpture based on its construction. The frontal...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Archaistic Sculptures and Carvings

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Earthenware, Stucco, Petrified Wood

Early Ming Chinese Grey Stone Head of Guanyin
Located in Torino, IT
A Chinese grey stone head of Guanyin early Ming dynasty, circa 15th century. Carved with serene expression, urna, arched eyebrows above downcast eyes, elongated earlobes, tiara set...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

  • Early Ming Chinese Grey Stone Head of Guanyin
  • Early Ming Chinese Grey Stone Head of Guanyin
  • Early Ming Chinese Grey Stone Head of Guanyin
  • Early Ming Chinese Grey Stone Head of Guanyin
H 15.16 in. W 33.08 in. D 11.03 in.
Antique 19th Century Victorian German Porcelain China Head Doll Molded Hair
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique mid 19th century German china doll with painted porcelain bust, feet and hands, cloth body and green dress. Measures: 18”.   
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Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Toys and Dolls

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Porcelain, Fabric, Paint

Chinese Painted Stucco Head of a Luohan, Song Dynasty, 11th Century, China
Located in Austin, TX
A remarkable Chinese life sized painted stucco head of a luohan, Song, Liao or Jin Dynasty, circa 11th century, China. The amazingly life-like figure depicts a luohan (sometime spe...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Glass, Stucco

1900s Chinese Small Bronze Vase with Lion Head Handles
Located in Malaga, ES
1900s Chinese small bronze vase with lion head handles.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Bronze

Antique Chinese Carved Stone Head Sculpture Depicting a Religious Figure
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese carved stone head sculpture depicting a religious figure with nicely weathered appearance. Created in China, this carved stone sculpture will make for an excellent...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Stone

Buddha Head, Chinese Oversized Wood Sculpture Painted and Lacquered
Located in Brescia, IT
Very large decorative Buddha head from the 20th century. Handcrafted from a block of solid wood carved and lacquered, in good condition.
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Lacquer

Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Hand Painted Terracotta Head with Headdress
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese Qing hand painted terracotta head from the 19th century, with striking features and headdress. Created in China during the Qing Dynasty, this painted terracotta he...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Terracotta

Tribal Chinese Metal Head Sculpture on Wooden Pedestal, 1930s
Located in Budapest, HU
Tribal Chinese metal head sculpture on wooden pedestal, 1930s, possibly Sanxingdui replica.
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Vintage 1930s Asian Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

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Tin

Chinese Antique Painted Terracotta Head with Traces of Original Polychromy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique painted terracotta head with nicely worn appearance and original polychromy. Created in China 200 or more years ago, this terracotta head will make for a great deco...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Terracotta

Tribal Chinese Metal Head Sculpture on Wooden Pedestal, 1930s
Located in Budapest, HU
Tribal Chinese metal head sculpture on wooden pedestal, 1930s, possibly Sanxingdui replica.
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Vintage 1930s Asian Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

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Tin

Two Vintage Quartz Heads of Buddha, China, 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Two quartz heads of Buddha is an original work realized in China in the first half of the 20th century. Original quartz and aventurine. Mint conditions. Very beautiful pa...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Quartz

Chinese Export Style Porcelain Nodding Head Mandarins by Mottahedeh, Italy, Pair
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Each male and female figure shown standing in colorful robes on canted square plinths, the separate heads attached to weighted poles to facilitate movement. The porcelain figures fea...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Figurine of a Chinese Female in Carved Teak Holding a Ruy-Removable Head
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese carved teak female figure holding a Ruyi (scepter) in her hands with a dog at her feet. The figure is in solid, very sturdy condition. There are some age hairlines and one sp...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Sculptures and Carvings

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Teak

Pair of Dusted Terracotta Vases, Lion Head Design, China, Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
Pair of contemporary Chinese vases with a lion head design on the side. Dusted finish. Made from terracotta. Contemporary.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Vases

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Terracotta

Chinese Cloisonné Bowl Peonies and Birds Ruji Head Border, Circa 1920
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very attractive Chinese cloisonné bowl, of a circular form on a short foot, which we date to the early 20th century, circa 1920. The decoration shows large peonies and lea...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Ceramic

1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
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Vintage 1940s Masks

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Paper

Ancient Chinese Song Dynasty Stone Head of a Lohan Buddha, 960 AD
Located in London, GB
An ancient Chinese limestone sculpture, depicting the head of a lohan. Dating to China's Song Dynasty, circa 960 AD. China’s adoption of Buddhism has resulted in some of the most ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities

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Limestone

14th Century, Stone Bodhisattva Head, Ming Dynasty, Art of China
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
A high place of Buddhism, China is particularly interested in the images of the Buddha and those of his divinities. The Chinese sculptors have thus developed a sacred art of an a...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Other Antiquities

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Stone

Chinese Carved Limestone Head of the Buddha, Mid-20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A sensitively carved limestone monumental head of the Buddha, China, mid-20th century. The large carved limestone head displays a quiet sensuousness typical of the Northern Qi sty...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Busts

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Limestone

PAIR of Chinese Cloisonné Bowls with Ruji head borders, Qing Circa 1840
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
These are a good PAIR of shallow cloisonne bowls made in China in the mid-19th century. Each bowl is circular with a short foot. They are beautifully made of bronze with rich colorf...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Ceramic

Large, Carved Heavy Chinese Marble Bust/ Head of Quan 'Kuan/ Kwan' Yin Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
Beautiful marble Quan Yin. Very large and incredibly heavy (needs additional padding on the underside or a stand to help balance the bust so that it can stand up properly). Nicely ca...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Marble

Chinese Qing Dynasty Flambe Glazed Archaistic Hu Vase with Deer Head Handles
Located in Austin, TX
A gorgeous Chinese flambe glazed vase with molded deer head handles, Qing dynasty, 19th century. The vase of pear shaped archaistic "hu" form, with a full body sitting on a high foot...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics

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Stoneware

Chinese Qing Dynasty Period 19th Century Carved Head Sculpture of an Official
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Qing dynasty period carved head sculpture from the 19th century, with headdress. Carved in China during the Qing dynasty, this sculpture depicts the head of an official top...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Stone

Ming Dynasty Celestial Deity Head Carved in Stone - China '1368-1644 AD'
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Wonderful celestial deity head with a jovial expression in stone with a finely engraved cap. It is mounted on a custom lucite base. This piece is accompanied by a Certificate of Au...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Antiquities

Materials

Stone

Late 14th Century, Stone Buddha Head, Yuan Dynasty, Art of China
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
The Mongols sought the knowledge and power of Buddhism practice during their conquest of regions in Central Asia. When Kublai Khan became the emperor of China, like his successors, h...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Other Antiquities

Materials

Stone

Large Carved Wood Head of a Guan Yin, China Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644
Located in Torino, IT
Fine large carved wood head of a Guan Yin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. The fine features of the Bodhisattva has a clear Indo-sino influence with slightly hooked nose (slightly dama...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

Chinese Chippendale Mahogany Lion Head Claw Feet Pedestal Dining Table Glass Top
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Chippendale style mahogany lions head claw feet pedestal dining table. Item features solid carved wood pedestal base with lions heads, hairy paw/claw feet, Greek key details,...
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Late 20th Century North American Chinese Chippendale Dining Room Tables

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Glass, Mahogany

Chinese Ming Dynasty 18th Century Hand Carved Stone Head of a Buddhist Monk
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 17th or 18th century Ming dynasty hand carved head sculpture of a serene Buddhist monk on bronze stand. This head of a Buddhist monk was hand carved in stone during the 17th or 18t...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Stone, Bronze

Set of Five Chinese Han Dynasty Terracotta Heads with Original Paint on Lucite
Located in Yonkers, NY
A set of five Chinese Han dynasty painted terracotta heads circa 202 BC-200 AD, all showing slight variations and mounted on custom made Lucite stands. The set is priced at $2,950, b...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities

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Terracotta, Lucite

Pair Chinese Stucco Dvarapala Guardian Heads, Yuan to Ming Dynasty, 14th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A powerfully sculpted pair of Chinese stucco heads of guardian figures, called lokapalas, Yuan to Ming Dynasty, circa 14th century. Originally part of larger than life sized figur...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Gesso, Glass, Stucco

Chinese Song Dynasty Hand-Carved Limestone Head of a Lohan circa 960 to 1279 AD
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Song Dynasty period hand-carved limestone head of a smiling Lohan circa 960 to 1279 AD. Created in China during the Song Dynasty, this limestone head, found in Hong Kong, d...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Limestone

China Sea Off-White Coral Bull/Cow Head Pin Brooch
By Okura Coral
Located in Tokyo, JP
This coral was collected in the China Sea decades ago. The color is off white. There are very few dealers who have collected logs (raw materials) from the China Sea. Nowadays, this r...
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Vintage 1970s Brooches

Materials

Coral

Chinese Han Dynasty Silver-Decorated Garlic Head Bronze Hu Vase, 3rd Century BC
Located in Austin, TX
A gorgeous and striking late Warring States (475 to 221 BC) or early Han Dynasty (221 to 206 BC) cast bronze and silver-decorated garlic head hu vessel. Of elegant bottle form, w...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities

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Bronze

Pair of Associated Chinese Style Carved Stone Buddha Head Busts
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Sublime pair of associated carved stone Buddha head bust sculptures. Each having a high Ushnisha with serene faces. Slightly varied in size with one being around 1 inch smaller in al...
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20th Century Unknown Sculptures and Carvings

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Stone

Pair of Chinese Bronze Vases With Elephant Heads Qing Dynasty
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Pair Of wonderful large antique Chinese Qing Dynasty bronze vases with elephant heads handles, and details in dark brown and green patina as shown on the photos.
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Mid-19th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Large Oversize Asian Round Decorative Figural Head with Chinese Calligraphy
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Large oversize round Asian decorative head in red and gold. This piece is perfect for a bookshelf, or as a statement piece for a side table. Painting in a striking red hue, it is dec...
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Mid-20th Century Hong Kong Folk Art Busts

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Plastic, Plaster

Pair of Bronze Accented Chinese Blue & White Garlic Head Vases Mounted as Lamps
Located in Hudson, NY
This pair of vases appear to be of a late 17th or early 18th century date and mounted in European bronze mounts from the late 19th century. The vases are composed of a baluster shape...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Bronze

Sculpture of Asian Chinese Style Large Carved Head of Buddha
Located in New York, NY
Sculpture of Asian Chinese style large carved bust (head) of Buddha with carved black hair.  
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Mid-20th Century Busts

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Wood

19th Century Chinese Wood and Hand Painted Leather Trunk with Nail Head Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
A 19th century Chinese camphor wood trunk. This antique Chinese camphor wood chest features a beautifully hand-painted flower motif on it's leather covered exterior, adorn with a dec...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Trunks and Luggage

Materials

Brass

China Sea Off-White Coral Bull or Cow Head Pin Brooch
By Okura Coral
Located in Tokyo, JP
This coral was collected in the China Sea decades ago. The color is off white. There are very few dealers who have collected logs (raw materials) from the China Sea. Nowadays, this r...
Category

Vintage 1970s Brooches

Materials

Coral

Head of a Luohan
Located in Chicago, IL
According to Chinese belief, a Luohan is a monk that has attained enlightenment. Carved from sandstone and dating to the Song dynasty, (960 – 1279 CE) this larger than life-sized scu...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Figurative Sculptures

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Sandstone

  • Head of a Luohan
  • Head of a Luohan
  • Head of a Luohan
  • Head of a Luohan
H 21 in. W 11 in. D 11 in.
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Chinese Heads For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of Chinese heads available for sale. Each of these unique Chinese heads was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, metal and wood. We have 62 antique and vintage Chinese heads in-stock, while there are 4 modern editions to choose from as well. Chinese heads have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of Chinese heads to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Folk Art Chinese heads are of considerable interest. Modshop, Ernest Patris and Herend each produced beautiful Chinese heads that are worth considering.

How Much are Chinese Heads?

Chinese heads can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $2,973, while the lowest priced sells for $236 and the highest can go for as much as $68,000.