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Ming Style Bronze Incense Burner, Chinese Temple Censer Model
Located in Somis, CA
This exquisite Ming Xuan De style incense burner is the exact model of a traditional temple censer. The burner consists two parts, a large pot and a cover shaped like the roof of Chi...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ming More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bronze

Decorative Bronze Box by Wah Ming Chang
By Wah Ming Chang
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a decorative bronze box by Wah Ming Chang. Dimensions: 1 3/4" H x 4 7/8" W x 3 7/8". The USA, circa 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

  • Decorative Bronze Box by Wah Ming Chang
  • Decorative Bronze Box by Wah Ming Chang
  • Decorative Bronze Box by Wah Ming Chang
  • Decorative Bronze Box by Wah Ming Chang
H 1.75 in. W 4.88 in. D 3.88 in.
Ming Bronze Seated Buddha, circa 1600
Located in Chicago, IL
Dated to the late Ming dynasty, this 17th century bronze figure depicts the historical Buddha, known also as Shaka, Shakyamuni, or Siddhartha Gautama. Seated upon a double lotus base...
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

1970s Bronze Horse Keepsake Box California by Chinese artist Wah Ming Chang
By Wah Ming Chang
Located in National City, CA
Simple horse design on lidded bronze box by Chinese artist designer Wah Ming Chang USA, 1970s Bronze California Originals. Signed. Dimensions: 1 3/4" H x 4 7/8" W x 3 7/8"D Origin...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

1960s California Bronze Square Catchall Dish with Horse Design by Wah Ming Chang
By Wah Ming Chang
Located in National City, CA
Beautiful patinated bronze tray dish or wall art designed by California Artist and Sculptor Wah Ming Chang (1917-2003). This warmly-colored work, presents in a rounded square shape f...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Bronze

Wei Xiao Ming Statue Titled 'Shadow in the Spotlight'
By Wei Xiao Ming
Located in New York, NY
Wei Xiao Ming bronze statue called 'Shadow in the Spotlight.' Depicts a stylized human figure shielding himself with his arms. Wear appropriate to age and use. The statue is in good ...
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Late 20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

17th Century Chinese Ming Bronze Figure of a Ho Ho Boy
Located in Chicago, IL
Fine cast bronze figures created over 400 years ago during China's Ming dynasty are rare and highly appreciated. In this exceptional example, a spirited young boy stands on a lotus b...
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Chinese Ming Style Bronze Metal Seated Buddha
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Diminutive Chinese bronze metal Buddha sculpture depicted sitting. Beautifully crafted in the Ming style with intricate details. The bronze has a rich patinated finish with verdigris.
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20th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal, Bronze

Ming Dynasty Bronze Luohan with Deer
Located in Dallas, TX
A very whimsical and spirited Luohan from calls in the beasts of the forest as to protect them from harm. These bronzes are rare but come up for sale from time to time. This piece sh...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Ming Dynasty Bronze Luohan with Deer
  • Ming Dynasty Bronze Luohan with Deer
  • Ming Dynasty Bronze Luohan with Deer
  • Ming Dynasty Bronze Luohan with Deer
H 8.5 in. W 3.75 in. D 3 in.
Ming Dynasty Bronze Gu Beaker Vase
Located in Dallas, TX
Chinese bronze vase, Gu, the trumpet-shaped upper section cast with four blades filled with archaic designs. Center and lower sections depicting Toadies with very intricate backgroun...
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Ming Vases

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Bronze

Ming Dynasty Bronze Figure of the Infant Buddha
Located in Austin, TX
A rare and unusual Chinese Ming Dynasty bronze figure of the Buddha as an infant. The young Prince Siddhartha, who would grow up to become the Buddha, is portrayed standing, one hand...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze, Bronze

Ming Style Chinese Bronze Bowl on Stand
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting an early 20th century reproduction of a Ming dynasty bronze centre bowl. The bowl is solid bronze/brass. It sits on its original interlocking rosewood stand with Chines...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ming Metalwork

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Bronze

  • Ming Style Chinese Bronze Bowl on Stand
  • Ming Style Chinese Bronze Bowl on Stand
  • Ming Style Chinese Bronze Bowl on Stand
  • Ming Style Chinese Bronze Bowl on Stand
H 7.5 in. W 12.2 in. D 12.2 in.
Bronze Figure of a Seated Luohan, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644
Located in Torino, IT
Cast seated wearing a simple robe with his right hand resting on the hilt of a snake-entwined sword, the left hand held aloft, his face with meditative expression.
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Antique Early 1600s Chinese Ming Sculptures

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Bronze

Assembled Chinese Late Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Bronze Garniture
Located in Austin, TX
Consisting of a large baluster vase (H: 14.25") with arrow handles and a near pair of smaller baluster vases with mythical beast loop handles. The large vase, of yuhuchunping f...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

Chinese Ming Dynasty Lacquered and Gilt Bronze Bodhisattva, 17th Century
Located in Austin, TX
Chinese late Ming dynasty bronze figure of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, also known as Guanyin (Quan Yin, Kwan Yin, Kuan Yin), 17th century, China  The figure well cast in two ...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

14th-15th Century China Bronze Vase Late Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty
Located in Liverpool, GB
14th-15th century China bronze vase late Yuan / early Ming Dynasty The vase has a round belly tapering upwards into a rather wide neck, based on a high foot. Decorated with motifs r...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Antiquities

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Bronze

Ming Dynasty Period Cast Bronze Hue Shaped Urn in an Archaist Style
Located in Hudson, NY
This fine old urn cast as an honorific nod to the ancient past of China was made circa 1600-1650. The shape or Hue was a common and well-represented form in the Han dynasty in potter...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Chinese Ming Metalwork

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Bronze, Bronze

Large Chinese Archaistic Bronze Hu Arrow Vase, Ming/Qing Dynasty, 17th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A large late Ming or early Qing dynasty archaistic bronze hu shaped arrow vase, mid-17th century, China. The impressive bronze vase of archaistic hu form, with a voluptuous pear s...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Chinese Ming Metalwork

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Bronze

Ming Style Chinese Scholar's Cabinet
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful, Ming dynasty style scholar's cabinet. The doors and side panels are all solid single boards set with mitered, tenon and mortise construction. Two exterior and interior d...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Ming Furniture

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Bronze

  • Ming Style Chinese Scholar's Cabinet
  • Ming Style Chinese Scholar's Cabinet
  • Ming Style Chinese Scholar's Cabinet
  • Ming Style Chinese Scholar's Cabinet
H 68.75 in. W 45 in. D 22.25 in.
Bronze Ming Base Table Lamp by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful large oil rubbed bronze patina “Ming” base table lamp by Karl Springer. The lamp has been newly rewired. The shade is original vanilla linen shade. Overall dimensions: 2...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Wah Ming Chang Original Bronze Horse Sculpture Mid-Century Period
By Wah Chang
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a vintage bronze sculpture by Wah Ming Chang. Iconic horse on a square bronze dish. The square has slight sculptural curves and can be placed flat or hang i...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Bronze

Wah Ming Chang, Horse Ashtray, Bronze Originals California Nickel-Plated
By Wah Chang
Located in Miami, FL
Original Wah Ming Chang design bronze ashtray which is newly nickel-plated. The horse in the middle is his signature. Makers mark underneath: Bronze originals of California, Design...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories

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Bronze, Nickel

Antique Bronze Ming Vase, Pumped Up by Edouard Lièvre in Oil Lamp
By Edouard Lievre
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Ming vase in antique bronze, mounted by Edouard Lièvre in oil lamp, bronze mounted by Lièvre, from the Napoleon III period Measures: H 77cm, L 19cm.
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Napoleon III Vases

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Bronze

Ming Dynasty Bronze Scroll Weight, Seated Horse, 17th Century
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Chinese bronze scroll weight, modelled as a seated horse, looking forward with extended hoof and incised details such as eyes and mane. Ming Dynasty 17th century.
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Metalwork

Pair of Stylish Mid-19th Century Ming Style Cloisonné
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of stylish mid-19th century Ming style cloisonné with beautiful gold gilt Greek key detail. Chinese cloisonné objects were intended primarily for the furnishing of temples and ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Ming Antiquities

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Bronze, Enamel

Chinese Antique Ming Dynasty Style Red Rose Console Cabinet with Everted Flanges
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Ming Dynasty style red rose butterfly console cabinet from the 19th century, with everted flanges, double doors and carved panels. Crafted in China during the 19th century,...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Ming Credenzas

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Bronze

Pair of Bronze Mounted Ming Dynasty Dragon Roof Tiles, circa 1650
Located in New York, NY
With mid-19th century ormolu mounts.
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Antique 1650s Chinese Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

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

Antique 19th Century Japanese Bronze Inscens Burner on Foot Japanese Bronze
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
An interesting an nicely made incense burner. Lovely decoration. 1-6-18-rof-4542 Condition Overall condition perfect. Size 400 mm Period 19th century Qing (1661 - 1912)
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ming Ceramics

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Bronze

Large and Fine Antique Bronze Buddha
Located in Atlanta, GA
A finely cast bronze statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, the historical Gautama Buddha, in a double-lotus seating position. In Classic Chinese Ming dynasty style and very Fine details in it...
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Large and Fine Antique Bronze Buddha
  • Large and Fine Antique Bronze Buddha
  • Large and Fine Antique Bronze Buddha
  • Large and Fine Antique Bronze Buddha
H 19 in. W 13 in. D 7 in.
Chinese Bronze Bell Shaped Censer Mounted With Buddhistic Lions
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual Chinese bronze censer of bell shape mounted with two Buddhist lions probably Ming 1368-1644. The censer is formed as a hollow bell with a wide rounded base and is decorate...
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Antique 16th Century Asian Ming Metalwork

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Bronze

Antique Bronze Bust of Buddha, Thailand Ayutthaya, circa 18th Century
Located in Vero Beach, FL
This is a finely modeled and perfectly casted dark green patinated bust of Buddha. He has a serene smile, elongated eyes and long earlobes. The hair is fashioned in snail shell curls...
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Antique 18th Century Thai Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Tibetan Gilt Bronze Figure of Shantideva, 16th-17th Century, Tibet
Located in Austin, TX
A fine and well cast 16th-17th century Tibetan gilt copper alloy statue of Shantideva, the great 8th century Indian teacher and scholar.  The gilt bronze figure expertly cast, wit...
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Antique 16th Century Tibetan Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Chinese Yuan Dynasty Bronze Lotus Jar, 14th Century, China
Located in Austin, TX
A rare Chinese repousse bronze (copper alloy) lotus jar, Yuan Dynasty (1270-1368), Yunnan, China. The offering vessel of globular form, with a wide, rounded body and a hinged lid....
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Metalwork

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Bronze

Fine Chinese Vintage Bronze Hanging Sculpture Oriental Ornate
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Fine Chinese bronze hanging sculpture oriental vintage figures dimensions: 19" H (with chain), 12" D without the chain, 8" x 8" D, original patina present. Vi...
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Enamel Bronze Mask Censer in the Shape of a Bell Bird, Japan, Edo or Meiji
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A tripod polychrome cloisonné incense burner, decorated with characters and masks. Unmarked, Japan, 19th century. Provenance: collection Nieuwenhove. Condition Overall ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ming Ceramics

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Bronze

Enamel Cloisonné Censer Shape of a Fenghuang Ho Ho Bird, Japan, Edo or Later
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
An enamel cloisonné censer in the shape of a hoho bird. Japan, Edo or later. The lid and the piece have a mark carved into it. Literature: Exhibition catalogue Museum Het Princ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ming Ceramics

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Bronze

Buddha
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Unknown Title: Buddha Medium: Bronze Sculpture Size: 15 x 12 x 10.5 in.
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Early 20th Century Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Buddha
  • Buddha
  • Buddha
  • Buddha
H 15 in. W 12 in. D 10.5 in.
Large Early 20th Century Tianqiuping or Globular Cloisonné Vase
Located in Pau, FR
Large early 20th century tianqiuping or globular cloisonné vase. Highest quality enamel cloisonné, reddish-brown background with graphic and floral pattern and with three large frame...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ming Ceramics

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Bronze, Enamel

Chinese Life-Size Horse and Warrior
Located in Sarasota, FL
A life size Chinese horse and warrior statues with bronze bridle, made from the original 2,000 year old molds and clay pits from the Xian Museum (can be sold separately) Great for a ...
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20th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Chinese Life-Size Horse and Warrior
  • Chinese Life-Size Horse and Warrior
  • Chinese Life-Size Horse and Warrior
  • Chinese Life-Size Horse and Warrior
H 72 in. W 84 in. D 19 in.
Octavio Vidales, Mid Century Mexican Modernist, Pair of Stools, Ottomans
By Muebles Johrvy
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration, a pair of low stool or ottomans designed by Octavio Vidales for Muebles Johrvy. Black leather cushion with two handles. Solid mahogany wood finished with orig...
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Ming Ottomans and Poufs

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Bronze

"Shadow in the Spotlight" by Wei Xiao Ming
By Wei Xiao Ming
Located in New York, NY
An abstract figural bronze sculptured by Chinese artist Wei Xiao Ming titled "Shadow in the Spotlight". The piece is unsigned however appears in the artist's catalogue.
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20th Century Sculptures

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Bronze

Early Ming Dynasty Archaistic Bronze Ding Vessel
Located in Austin, TX
The tripod vessel is heavily cast and features animal mask legs and two large upturned handles. The scrolling archaic design of a stylized dragon upon a lewen ground. An attractive ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Metalwork

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Bronze, Bronze, Bronze

Ming Dynasty Gilt Lacquered Bronze Songzi Guanyin
Located in Dallas, TX
A early Ming dynasty lacquered bronze statue of the feminine Buddha figure; Guanyin with child, circa 15th-16th century China. The Buddha cast seated with the right leg raised and...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Chinese Ming Dynasty Seated Bronze Figure of an Official
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Chinese Ming Dynasty seated bronze figure of an official. Having some original gold leaf areas still visible. Measures: Height: 5".
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Kylin
Located in Woodbury, CT
The mythological kylin in a setting position. Well crafted of bronze with many points, a large tail and scales over body.
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Kylin
  • Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Kylin
  • Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Kylin
  • Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Kylin
H 12 in. W 9 in. D 5 in.
Ming Dynasty Bronze Mythical Xiezhi Censer, circa 1368-1644
Located in Dallas, TX
A large Chinese Ming bronze kyrin shape incense burner. Beautiful and decorative period Ming dynasty cast bronze of a scaled foo dog or mythical beast with horn, whiskers and teeth. ...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Ming Dynasty Gilt Lacquered Bronze Figure of Guanyin Buddha
Located in Dallas, TX
A Ming Dynasty Gilt Lacquered Bronze Figure of Guanyin. The Goddess of Mercy is shown seated in dhyanasana with her hands held in her lap, supporting a ewer. Her long robes are open ...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Ming Dynasty Bronze Figure of Guandi or Guan Yu
Located in Dallas, TX
A Chinese Ming dynasty two-piece bronze incense censer or cache in the Form of Guandi or Guan Yu holding a sword in his right hand sitting on a natural boulder. The sculpture or figu...
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Antique Late 17th Century Chinese Ming Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
  • Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
  • Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
  • Chinese Ming Standing Bronze Kwan Yin
H 27.5 in. W 9.5 in. D 10 in.
Late Ming Period Bronze, Lacquered and Gilded Zhen Wu
Located in Nordhavn, DK
A beautiful Late Ming Zhen Wu bronze with old lacquered and gilded surface. Zhen Wu Zhen wu (the true or perfect warrior), the Daoist god, who personifies the force representing ...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

17th Century Chinese Late Ming Dynasty Gilt Bronze Duck form Censer
Located in Austin, TX
A fine and rare Chinese gilt bronze duck form censer, late Ming dynasty, 17th century. The noble duck portrayed in a standing position upon a separately cast and parcel gilt bron...
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

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Gold, Bronze, Bronze, Bronze

Chinese Ming Dynasty Gilt Bronze Buddha
Located in New York, NY
A sculpture of Buddha in gilt bronze. The piece sits with legs crossed and holds a censer.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

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Ormolu

Ming Dynasty Chinese Bronze Gu-Form Vase, 17-18th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
A Chinese bronze gu-form vase. 17-18th century; 14-1/2 inches high (36.8 cm.) The beaker-form vase with incised key decoration within cartouches to the neck, bulbous mid-secti...
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Ming Vases

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Bronze

17th Century Chinese Bronze Ming Dynasty Statue
Located in San Francisco, CA
17th century Chinese bronze dignitary figure, Ming dynasty, circa 1600. Lacquer and gilt surface remain in unrestored condition with fine details on the robe. Old losses and wear to ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Ming Base Table Lamp by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful large oil rubbed bronze patina “Ming” base table lamp by Karl Springer. The lamp had been newly rewired and new faux lizard dark brow shade. Overall dimensions: 24” diam...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Bronze Mounted Ming Dynasty Cizhou Ware Vase Table Lamp
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Beautiful Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) Cizhou ware baluster form vase having Ding style white slip glaze with double sgraffito gray celadon design at neck and gilt bronze base an...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Chinese Bronze Pricket Stands Late Ming to Early Qing Dynasty
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Great pair of 17th century Chinese bronze pricket stands depicting two boys climbing rope ladders. Each 13" tall. Wonderful age appropriate patina.
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Antique 1650s Chinese Metalwork

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Bronze

Late Ming 17th Century Bronze Of A Seated Emperor Or General
Located in Dallas, TX
Qing 18th century bronze of a seated emperor (Possibly Guan Yu). Showing strength in ornate battle attire seated on a double armed dragon chair adorned with tiger skin backing and ru...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Chinese Antique Round Corner Cabinet, Red Lacquered Ming Style
Located in Somis, CA
A highly sophisticated, beautiful early 19th century round corner cabinet in russet cinnabar. A miter, tenon and mortise construction creates the top which four round, vertical posts...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Ming Furniture

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Bronze

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Ming Bronze For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of ming bronze for your home. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using bronze, metal and wood. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each item from our selection of ming bronze bearing Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. Wah Ming Chang, Edouard Lievre and Muebles Johrvy each produced at least one beautiful choice in our collection of ming bronze that is worth considering.

How Much is a Ming Bronze?

A piece of ming bronze can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,390, while the lowest priced sells for $225 and the highest can go for as much as $45,000.