Works of Art
Discover our Collection of Chinese Antique Works of Art
A Chinese carved wooden figure of a Lohan
L. 32cm, W. 14cm, H. 22.3cm
A Chinese blue and white dish with landscape scene and floral decoration on the rim, depicting the three friends of winter (prunus, pine, bamboo), the only trees that stay green in the winter.
Qianlong period (1736 – 1795)
A 19th century Chinese blue and white crocus vase
W. 6.5cm, H.32cm
A Ming Bronze ‘Mythical Beast’ Carving paper/scroll weight.
L.7cm, W.4.5cm, H.3.5cm
A 19th century Chinese carved yellow wax Huanglashi Scholar’s stone and stand.
A beautiful Chinese 19th century flambe-glazed vase in a globular shape covered with a streaked glaze of reddish purple and milky blue on the exterior. The glaze stops neatly at the mouth rim and foot ring.
A pair of Chinese turquoise parrots mounted as lamps with ormolu, the stem imitating bamboo.
An Elegant Blanc de Chine Dehua vase, everted rim, long neck, with moulded lion-mask handles.
A Chinese Famille verte rosewater sprinkler, made for the Ottoman market, mounted with Turkish silver, the porcelain decorated with flowers.
Kangxi period (1662-1722)
A Chinese blue and white jar decorated with Chinese lady called “Long Elisa”, very unusual with the different animals and ladies ( birds, fox, rabbit.) and panels of flowers, silver cover and mount.
Kangxi period (1662-1722)
Pair of Chinese hexagonal shape vase with animal handles in Canton famille rose
H.31.5 cm, Base. 10×8.5 cm
19th century Chinese white jade finely carved as a standing boy with a jovial expression. his both hands carrying a stalk bearing a large lotus blossom and leaf.
H.6 cm, W.4.5 cm
A rare Ming Dynasty bronze incense burner depicting a sitting dog with its head and pointed muzzle held up high.
19th century Chinese white jade carving of Guanyin holding a lotus spray accompanied by a boy and seated in a cave. There is small natural russet on the back of the cave.
Chinese spinach green jade circular “shou” box and cover. The shou is an auspicious character. Qianlong (1736-1795)
Diameter 7.5cm, H.3.5cm
A Chinese “Peking glass” yellow bowl with quatrefoil rim.
L.23cm, H.6.8cm, W.17cm
A Chinese brush carved in boxwood, depicting two chi dragons. Circa 1800
A finely carved Chinese boxwood Shou-lao (god of longevity).
A Chinese Huali and Burl wood table, with a geometric openwork apron, the four narrow legs joined at the base with stretchers, the square top with an inset burl wood panel. Circa 1800
H.76cm, W.30.5cm, L.30.5cm
Chinese bronze figure of Laozi on a water buffalo, very finely cast.
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
A 19th century Chinese Opium table carved in Hongmu, each side with an open panel, the front with a long drawer.
Top 86 x 43 cm
L.103 cm, H.32 cm
A set of four 19th century Chinese Hongmu nest-of-tables. Each apron is decorated with fine floral pattern, and their legs are elegantly carved and imitating bamboo.
H: 40.9, 51.1, 61.3, 71.2cm
W: 22.3, 27.2, 31.5, 36.0cm
L: 33.4, 38.8, 44.3, 50.0cm
A 19th century single Chinese hongmu stool. Simply and finely carved with auspicious cloud patterns on four stretchers.
Top 55.8cm x 55cm x H. 56cm
19th century Chinese elegant red Peking Glass vase, imitating marble effect.
Diameter 6.4cm x H.21cm
A Chinese Ming Dynasty gilt bronze dog, finely cast as greyhound. Cast recumbent, the bronze greyhound is resting flat on its limps, with head raised looking straight ahead and tail curled on its flank.
Chinese wooden carved seal in bamboo with a cat on top and Chinese inscriptions on the bottom.
H: 3.8cm, W:2.4cm
A 19th century Chinese wooden miniature abacus.
Length.5cm , Width.3cm, Height.1cm
A 19th century Chinese wooden garden seat carved in Hongmu, the circular top above an X frame strap work, in a barrel shape.
十九世纪 红木坐墩 桶形绳结纹饰。
D. 35cm, H.49.3cm
18th century Chinese Bamboo Brushpot with Scholar Gathering, signed by Shaoxi, a famous bamboo carver in the Qianlong period (1736-95).
Diameter 6.2cm x 12.3cm
Circa 1840. Pair of Canton famille rose porcelain vases decorated with figural scenes, birds and flowers. Unusual size. Small hairline on the top of one.
Diameter 20cm, H.62cm
An elegant Chinese mirror with a frame carved in Hongmu, imitating bamboo.
19th century Chinese silver dish, with two Chilung dragons on each sides, and a monograms at the top.
Diameter 25cm x H.2cm
Jiaqing period (1796-1820) pair of unusual Cloisonné candle holders, decorated with butterflies amongst clouds.
An 18th century bronze scroll weight in a shape of a lion holding a Linzhi in his mouth, very elegant feet position.
A 19th century album of 12 paintings depicting scenes of ancient Chinese ordinary life.
Pair of Chinese rice paper paintings depicting court personage next to a table with vases on stands and the other probably his wife playing Chinese chess (weiqi).
W: 24.8cm outside 15.2cm inside
H: 32cm outside 22.8cm inside
A 18th century Chinese Bamboo wrist-rest depicting landscape and figures. Two Chinese characters carved on the back, ming guang
Length: 21.2cm, Width: 6.2cm
A circa 1820 Chinese Hongmu table-top cabinet (Duo Bao Ge) on a rectangular carved apron, which can be considered both as a stand and as a miniature piece of furniture.
W.44cm x H.51.4cm x D.12.6cm
18th Century Chinese Bamboo box nicely carved in a shape of a melon, with carving of a gourd.
H. 8cm x W. 11cm
An 19th century fine white jade skilfully worked of archaistic bi form, the circular plaque pierced at the middle, depicting fish leaping over dragon gate.
D. 5.5 cm
A Qing dynasty bamboo carving (brush rest) of Libai (drunk poet) .
L.6.5cm, W.4cm, H.3cm
19th century Chinese white jade carving in the form of kitten beside a recumbent cat. The stone is of an even white tone with some russet inclusions.
Height: 3 cm, Length: 5.5 cm
A 18th century Chinese Scholar’s brush rest in Aloes wood depicting a dozzing boy.
W. 3cm, D.7cm
An unusual Chinese scholar stone, probably Ying stone, with natural polish.
H.5.5cm x L.11.5cm
Chinese aubergine porcelain globular-shape vase, circa 1800.
D. 9.5cm, H. 32.5cm
A 17th Century Chinese elephant form scroll-weight.
L: 14cm x H: 7 cm
A Chinese bamboo carving representing a toad.
L. 4.2, W. 3cm, H. 2cm
A 17th century Chinese bronze mythical beast (bixie)
L: 4cm x H: 4.5cm
Naturalistic shape Chinese brush pot carved in Boxwood (huangyangmu).
Unusual Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan, naturalistically worked in resemblance to a tree trunk.
H.15cm x W.13.7cm
A Large tieli wood brush pot (bitong), with cylindrical form with plain sides, 18th century
H.14cm x S.13.9cm
A Chinese Hongmu stepped stand (Duo Bao Ge), each of rectangular form with stepped shelves.
H.43cm x W.60cm x D.15.5cm
Chinese Scholar’s table carved in Hongmu, the apron with scrolls design above four legs strengthened by a stretcher.
L.36cm x W.20.8cm x H.9.5cm