Jades & Hardstones

Description: A jade Elephant, standing four-square, wearing a saddle cloth carved in low relief with a taijitu flanked by two floral sprigs, the stone of a pale celadon tone with apple-green patches.

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Description: A hard-stone seal of square section, surmounted by a single-horned mythical beast standing foursquare with its head facing forward, its tail raised and bent forward, the smoothly polished stone of a soft blue tone with the brown portion skillfully utilised.

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Description: A jade Bixie, the recumbent one-horned beast carved in the round, its head turned slightly sideward resting on its tucked front paws, the stone of an even, pale celadon colour with a few calcified areas.

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Damo, Guanyin & Budai – Recent Buys

A Ming Bronze Figure Of Guanyin – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

A Ming Bronze Figure Of Guanyin – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: Seated in dhyanasana with her hands held in her lap wearing a tiara, the corners of the throne with a bird and a bottle.

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A Good 17thc Bronze Figure Of Damo – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

A Good 17thc Bronze Figure Of Damo – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: The luohan balancing atop an octagonal a base, with one hand clasped beneath the voluminous folds of long layered robes.

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A Chinese Gilt Copper & Enamel Budai – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

A Chinese Gilt Copper & Enamel Budai – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: The seated figure with a laughing expression, holding in his right hand a beaded necklace, wearing around his exposed belly and chest a loose robe variously decorated.

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Ming Censer Figure & Bell – Recent Buys

A Ming Bronze Figure Of An Official – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

A Ming Bronze Figure Of An Official – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: A Ming bronze figure of an official stands on a plinth and is wearing elaborate head dress and long robes.

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An Unusual Ming Bronze Bell – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

An Unusual Ming Bronze Bell – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: An unusual bronze bell cast with chilong dragons and turtles.

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A Good Chilong Ming Bronze Censer – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

A Good Chilong Ming Bronze Censer – 老虎古董 – 购买中国古董 – Tiger Antiques

Description: A Ming dynasty bronze censer, each side cast with a Chilong dragon among stylized clouds.

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