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Important Ancient Chinese Large 19" Buddhist Lotus...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery, Ceramic
This is a large exceptional ancient Chinese Buddhist lotus offering jar with an applied series of zodiac figures ringing the upper most section. It dates to the 13th century, Yuan dynas...
Spectacular Pair of 1920s Carved Polychromed Eagle...
Early 20th Century Asian Antiquities
Wood
Monumental rare pair of birds of 96 inches Height ( of 245 cm Height !). In sculptured thuja, formerly polychromed, base in stylized motives. Great manufacture. Beautiful aged patine ...
Large Bronze Figure of the Dancing Shiva
Large Bronze Figure of the Dancing Shiva
Antique 19th Century Indian Antiquities
Bronze
Shiva stands on a lotus base. Below his raised left leg is the dwarf Apasmara. A cobra can be seen on the left side of the aureole of flames and upon Shiva's head. Brown patina.  
Pair of Chinoiserie Lacquer Side Tables
Vintage 1930s European Antiquities
Wood
Pair of chinoiserie lacquered tables with metal bases.
Carved Polychrome Standing Buddha Figure
20th Century Chinese Antiquities
A 25.25 inch tall antique carved polychrome standing Buddha Amitabha. The Buddha of infinite light.
Important Ancient Chinese Marble Lion Guardian, Ta...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antiquities
Marble
China a fine hand-carved standing figure of a foo dog lion guardian, marble, Tang Dynasty, (618-907 CE) Dimensions: 6 inches in height and 3 inches width. Custom black wood display ba...
China Unique Ancient Neolithic Jade Bi Necklace Or...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
China, a fine necklace consisting of ancient Chinese jade small scale bi's -bead size- strung as a necklace, over 90 pieces. Bi -beads- are calcified jade that have been cleaned and po...
Wooden Japanese 18th Century Nio Guardian Figure
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Antiquities
Wood
A large and dramatic muscled Nio guardian figure. Nio figures were placed outside Buddhist temples as protectors against evil spirits and to keep the temple free of demons and thiev...
Brown Glazed Ceramic Bowl Song Dynasty Salvaged of...
Unknown
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Other Antiquities
Ceramic
Chinese glazed ceramic bowl. Song Dynasty. Salvaged off the North Coast of Java. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This brown glazed bowl was salvaged from a shipwreck off the northern coast o...
Western Han Dynasty Terracotta Cocoon Jar with Inc...
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Terracotta
This rare terracotta cocoon jar with uncommon incised bands was made in China during the Western Han dynasty (206 B.C. - 9 A.D.). The jar features a dark grey color with lighter vertica...
Pair of Vintage Japanese Hibachis
Vintage 1950s Japanese Antiquities
Wood
A pair of Japanese hibachis with lacquer exterior and geometric pattern, inset metal handles and metal interiors.
Pair of Hibachi with Chicks and Wheat
Vintage 1920s Japanese Antiquities
Wood
A pair of Japanese wood hibachis, with copper liners. Design of vines, chicks and wheat on exterior.
Chinese Grand Merchant Tray
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities
Elm
Dug out and carved from a single piece of fruitwood, this hundred-year-old tray made in Shanxi province charms with its rusticity and organic form. Marked with use and distinguished by ...
Important Ancient China Bronze Money Tree, Han Dyn...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities
Bronze, Pottery
China, a bronze “Money Tree” Yaoqian Shu with pottery base, 155cm, 62 inhes high, Han dynasty (25 BCE – 220 CE) A sculpted terracotta pottery base in the form of a tortoise with atte...
Ancient Chinese Heavenly Green Jade Bi Jewelry Pen...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
This is a guaranteed authentic ancient Chinese jade bi disc pendant size from the Qijia culture, Northwestern China, about 3000-2000 BCE. To worship heaven with a bi explains their i...
8th Century Large Tang Dynasty Camel
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Earthenware
Offered by J R Richards A magnificently large Tang Dynasty Camel (618-907 A.D.) Made of earthenware, this powerful representation of 8th-9th century Chinese craftsmanship realistically ...
New Year Gift, Ancient Chinese Heavenly Green Jade...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
This is a guaranteed authentic ancient Chinese jade bi disc pendant size with cord from the Qijia culture, Northwestern China, circa 3000-2000 BCE. To worship heaven with a bi explai...
Qing Dynasty Jiangsu Southern Elm Horse Shoe Backe...
Antique 19th Century Chinese Antiquities
Elm
Late 19th century Qing dynasty Jiangsu horse shoe backed open armchair (pair available, priced and sold separately).
Important Ancient Chinese Heavenly Jade Bi Disc wi...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Dimensions: the bi disc is 3.25...
Large Indian Bronze Standing Figure of Sri-Laksh...
Antique Mid-19th Century Indian Antiquities
Bronze
elegantly cast standing in a tribhangapose, atop a lotus base over a waisted plinth. She is dressed in a long dhoti incised with foliate patterns tied at the waist with a p...
Ming Dynasty Very Rare Wooden Bust of Lohan
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Ming Antiquities
Very serene depiction of a Lohan carved in wood, eroded with the pass of time. Lohan is the Chinese term, derived from the Sanskrit word Arhan, for a disciple or follower of Buddha who ...
Important Monumental Ancient China Ming Tomb Umbre...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Antiquities
Ceramic
Important ancient Imperial China Ming tomb treasure attendant, 1368-1644, 26 inches in height. This large attendant caressing an umbrella and shoulder bag is one of a small group of m...
Large Serene Antique Buddha Stone Head Thai Ayutta...
Antique 18th Century Thai Antiquities
Stone, Gold Leaf
Thailand, large hand-carved stone Buddha head, later Ayutthaya period (1351–1767) Traces original gold gilt Pensive,serene, down cast eyes , aquiline nose and lined lips Fine qualit...
Important Ancient Chinese Effigy of a Pug Dog, Min...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Antiquities
Limestone
China, a carving of a canine “Pug”, limestone, measures: 38 cm, 15” H, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 CE The hand carved beast shown on its haunches with naturalistic joyful expression and a ...
Fine Large Ancient Chinese Painted Pottery Horse, ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antiquities
Terracotta
China, a fine ancient hand made and hand painted pottery horse, terracotta, measures: 45cm, 18 inches high and 45cm, 18 inches length and 20cm, 8 inches width, Tang Dynasty (618 CE- 907...
Pair of Antique Pottery Jars From The Han Dynasty
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
Offered by J R Richards Pair of Han Dynasty Grey Pottery Jars. 14" tall
China Important Ancient Flying Polo Player, Tang D...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antiquities
Pottery
China important ancient Tang Court Lady Flying Gallop polo player, Tang dynasty, 618-907 Fine quality and a beautiful example. This ancient work of art is accompanied by documentation...
Pair of Antique Pottery Jars From The Han Dynasty
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
Offered by J R Richards Pair of Han Dynasty grey Pottery Jars. 11" tall  
Important Ancient Chinese Large 14.75" Round Jade ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
Ancient China, a large jade Bi disk measure: 14.75” diameter and .75” thick, Qijia culture (2200-1700 BCE) The thick round heavenly ritual jade of a medium mottled green jade stone par...
Important Ancient China Jade Bi Disc, Han Dynasty ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities
Jade
Rare jade #2 This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Han dynasty (220 BC-220AD). This comes from our private ancient Chinese jade collection which was formed from, 1...
Chinese Han Dynasty Urn
Chinese Han Dynasty Urn
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities
Ceramic
Chinese Han dynasty glazed ceramic urn featuring tones of deep green. Large mouth. Decorative incised bands surrounding the base. On silverleaf wood base.
Fine Ancient Chinese Marble Bodhisattva Head, Tang...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antiquities
Marble
China a fine hand-carved Head of a Bodhisattva probably Quanyin, white marble with remains of gilding and red cinnabar pigment. Mounted on an old custom base., 7th-9th century, Tang dyn...
Important Ancient Chinese Jade Bi, Thick Specimen ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Dimensions: the bi disc is 5.67...
Armor of a Nabeshima Clan Samurai
Antique Mid-18th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities
Leather, Silk, Lacquer, Iron
A heavy iron ridged eight plate helmet with an elegantly flaring neck guard is surmounted by the apricot blossom clan symbol of the Nabeshima clan. A smooth faced mask, and red madder ...
Pair of Huge Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Green Gla...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
A highly decorative and very large pair of ancient Chinese green glazed vases, dating to the Han Dynasty, circa 206 BC - 220 AD. The huge wheel thrown vessels of spherical form, standi...
Q'ing Dynasty Shanxi Three-Drawer Lacquered Altar ...
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Antiquities
Iron, Elm
Q'ing dynasty Shanxi three-drawer altar coffer.
Elegant Han Dynasty Grey Terracotta Horse, TL Test...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities
Terracotta
Elegant Han Dynasty Grey Terracotta Horse With Polychrome Traces of the Original Painting. This beautiful figure would originally have had wooden legs and ears, which have long since de...
Antique Indian Hand-Carved Limestone Temple God wi...
Antique 17th Century Indian Other Antiquities
Bronze, Limestone
This sophisticated hand-carved Indian limestone sculpture was believed to have been executed during the 17th century. This kind of antiquity served as a spiritual guard to temples, and ...
Chinese Antiquity Find: Ancient Spiritual Crystal ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Quartz
Ancient China, a large encrusted and earth embedded quartz crystal sculpture originally found near Louyang, Henan, China in 2002. It was recovered among a small group of genuine Han dyn...
Chinese Ancient Horse Han Dynasty 206 BCE-220 CE
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities
Terracotta
Ancient China, a handsome painted pottery horse, terracotta, measures: 55cm, 22 inches; high and 48cm, 19 inches in length and 20cm, 8 inches in width, Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE). Th...
China Three Fine Ancient Machang Neolithic Pots Co...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
Ancient Chinese Collection Three (3) Fine Neolithic Pots This is an excellent handmade and hand-painted collection of three (3) Ancient Chinese Machang culture pots with brilliant des...
Magnificent Tang Dynasty Prancing Horse, TL Test b...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antiquities
Terracotta
Magnificent Prancing Horse in Orange Terracotta with Traces of Yellow Painting. With its Anterior right Leg raised. TL Test by ASA Francine Maurer Laboratory. It was during the "golden...
Fine Japanese Antique Blue and White "Flowers and ...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antiquities
Ceramic, Pottery
Japan, an antique handmade, hand-painted one-of-a-kind -flowers and grasses- thick stone ware vessel over glazed in a pretty blue and white design. It is was crafted from unique Japanes...
A Set of Four Antique Pottery Jars From The Han Dy...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
Offered by J R Richards A set of four Han Dynasty Grey Pottery Jars ranging in size from 10 1/4" to 13" tall. All in good condition. Each distinctive, with incised bands, and taotie mas...
Ancient Chinese Buddhist "Lotus" Offering Jar 900 ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
This is an authentic example of an ancient Chinese Buddhist lotus Offering jar with applied Buddhas or Bodhisattvas on sides and a lotus bud finial a top a trigram incised cover. It dat...
Indian Sandstone Temple Carving of a Guardian Warr...
Antique Late 18th Century Indian Antiquities
Sandstone
carved in deep relief from a flat backed block of sandstone. He holds a sword against his body. Dressed in Turkish warrior costume. Rust staining.
Chinese Calligrapher's Mirror
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities
Glass, Rosewood
This early 20th century Chinese mitered rosewood mirror is carved with three continuous sinuous beads. With its rich color, fine grain, and smooth touch, rosewood is highly appreciated ...
Ancient Chinese 8th Century Tang Dynasty Amber Gla...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Offered by J R Richards A Classic 8th century Tang Dynasty horse coated in amber and cream colored glaze. Standing on two small bases to support the front and back legs. Saddle area ung...
Important Cache Ancient Chinese Heavenly Green Ja...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
This is a guaranteed authentic ancient Chinese jade bi cache of sixty eight (68) discs from the Qijia culture, Northwestern China, circa 3000-2000 BCE. To worship heaven with a bi expl...
Carved Polychrome Buddha
20th Century Chinese Antiquities
Wood
An seated carved polychrome seated Buddha. This imposing wooden sculpture depicts the Dharmachakra Mudra seated in padmasanam (lotus position) and the hands in an On Ta position symbol...
Antique Chinese Pottery Horse
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Pottery
Offered by J R Richards Measures: Standing 20" tall x 21" in length, this N. Chi Dynasty (550-577 A.D.) horse and rider. Made as one piece, with the rider and horse. This is a very styl...
China Ancient Hongshan Culture Jade "Cloud & Hook"...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Jade
China, a large archaic Cloud and Hook patterned jade ornament crafted from a pale celadon green colored jade with russet brown inclusions. Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (circa 3500...
Japan Large Antique Temple Bell- Serene Resonating...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antiquities
Bronze, Wood
From Japan comes this beautiful authentic antique hand-hammered and wrought bronze temple bell- a percussion instrument that was created by specialized 19th century Samurai craftsman wi...
Ancient China Turquoise Bi Disc, Zhou Dynasty, 100...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Turquoise
This is an authentic Chinese turquoise bi disc from the dating to the Zhou dynasty (1100 BC- 256 BC) This comes from our private ancient Chinese collection which was formed from, 1990-2...
China Ancient Hand-Carved Blue Bi Disc from Qijia ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities
Stone
This is an authentic Chinese bi disc from China dating to the Qijia culture (2000 BC- 3000 BC). It was fashioned from a rare blue calcite stone and is quite thick. This comes from our p...
Japanese Meiji Lacquered Antimony Human Skull Okim...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antiquities
Metal
An antique Japanese Meiji lacquered antimony Okimono modelled as a naturalistic human skull with a lacquered brown finish and traces of gilding to the base. The heavily made skull is we...
Important Ancient Chinese Zodiac Figure Holding a ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Antiquities
Ceramic, Pottery
Important ancient Chinese zodiac figure holding a rabbit, Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 This interesting zodiac figure is one in a series of 12 tomb figures each brandishing a different an...
Important Chinese 18thc Painting Immortal "Spirit ...
Antique Late 17th Century Chinese Ming Antiquities
Silk
An old and charming framed Chinese painting, ink on silk of a female immortal with boys entitled Spirit Brings a Male Child to the House based upon the Han dynasty legend of Lady Wen Ch...