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Large Collection of Chinese Jade Seals
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
A collection of 54 jade seals, 45 of which contain seal markings on underside; many of fine nephrite jade; most plain and conical or polished natural shapes. For more specific information, please contact Cowan&rsquot;s for additional images and condition reports for individual seals.

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Private Collection, St. Louis, MO


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Map of Hong Kong and the New Territories
Lot # 158 - Map of Hong Kong and the New Territories
British, 20th century. A map titled Hong Kong and the New Territories and marked Published by the War Office, 1936, 3rd Edition (Grid Correction 1946 l.l.; [London]; 34.25 x 26 in. (87 x 66 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Bronze Mirror with Dragons
Lot # 308 - Chinese Bronze Mirror with Dragons
Chinese, a bronze mirror, the pierced hemispherical boss surrounded by two rings, encircled by four stylized dragons, on a ground of hooks, wings, and feathers, surrounded by a plain rim; dia. 7.5 in. (19.05 cm). > Item Details
Agate Chinese Snuff Bottle
Lot # 29 - Agate Chinese Snuff Bottle
Chinese. A light brown agate snuff bottle with brown highlights; one side with birds on a lotus flower carved in relief. Unmarked; ht. 2.25 in. (5.6 cm). > Item Details
Chinese White Jade Garment Hook
Lot # 102 - Chinese White Jade Garment Hook
Chinese, 19th century. A white jade garment hook carved with dragon head; lg. 4.5 in. (11.5 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Jade Vessel
Lot # 282 - Chinese Jade Vessel
Chinese, 20th century, a carved jade bulbous vase; ht. 4 in. (10.16 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Low Bowls
Lot # 186 - Chinese Low Bowls
Chinese. A pair of shallow bowls with two mythological beast-head handles and covered in a blue glaze. With underglaze dark blue six character Guangxu; dia. 7.25 in. (18.4 cm). > Item Details
Large Chinese Carved Turquoise Boulder Carving
Lot # 164 - Large Chinese Carved Turquoise Boulder Carving
China, 20th century. A very large turquoise carving of Guanyin with cranes, boulder form; ht. 6.5 in (16.75 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Celadon Charger
Lot # 206 - Chinese Celadon Charger
Chinese. A red ware charger with a thick celadon glaze. Central medallion with a flower surrounded by a ruyi band; the sloping sides with a leaf motif; and the flattened rim with a woven border. The unmarked bottom partially glazed; dia. 15.5 in. (39.37 cm). > Item Details
Jade and Hardstone Chinese Snuff Bottles
Lot # 32 - Jade and Hardstone Chinese Snuff Bottles
Chinese. A group of five snuff bottles including: a lidded turquoise snuff bottle with Guanyin carved in reserves on each side; a lidded lapis lazuli snuff bottle with carved figure on each side; a lidded celadon jade snuff bottle with animals in relief; a lidded celadon jade snuff bottle with shou ... > Item Details
Erotic Bamboo Brush pot
Lot # 299 - Erotic Bamboo Brush pot
Japanese, 20th century, a bamboo brush pot having cylindrical sides carved with an erotic scene in an interior, signed on the side; ht. 4.75 in. (ht. 12.07 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Celadon Jade Water Coupe
Lot # 277 - Chinese Celadon Jade Water Coupe
Chinese, a celadon jade peach-form water coupe decorated with carved openwork monkeys amongst peach blossoms, well hollowed; lg. 6.75 in. (17.15 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Coral Maiden
Lot # 160 - Chinese Coral Maiden
Chinese. A carved coral standing maiden holding a flower basket, on a 20th century wooden stand; ht. 3.25 (8.2 cm) (without stand). > Item Details
Group of Chinese Jade Carvings
Lot # 86 - Group of Chinese Jade Carvings
Chinese, all 18th century or earlier. Includes a pair of knife handles, possibly Ming dynasty, in carved jade; and a carved jade weight with recumbant cat. Longest 1.75 in. (4.4 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Neolithic Vessel
Lot # 457 - Chinese Neolithic Vessel
a neolithic terra cotta two-handled ovoid-form pot, with bands of geometric designs, all in black and red, unmarked; ht. 5 in. > Item Details
Chinese Jade Seals
Lot # 266 - Chinese Jade Seals
Chinese, a collection of celadon and light jade seals, five containing seal marks on underside; tallest 2 in. (5.08 cm). > Item Details
Chinese Celadon Bowls and Stem Cups
Lot # 214 - Chinese Celadon Bowls and Stem Cups
Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. An assembled group of celadon glazed wares including two bowls and two stem cups. All unmarked; largest dia. 7.25 in. (18.42 cm). > Item Details
<i>Cizhou</i> Baluster-Form Vase
Lot # 222 - Cizhou Baluster-Form Vase
Chinese. A cizhou baluster-form vase with everted rims. The sides have brown decorations on white slip, with three swirled and scrolled bands; the lower body and foot unglazed revealing a granular body. Unmarked; ht. 9.5 in. (24.13 cm). > Item Details
<i>Jizhou</i> Paper-Cut Resist-Decorated Bowl
Lot # 219 - Jizhou Paper-Cut Resist-Decorated Bowl
Chinese, possibly Song Dynasty (960-1276). A jizhou paper-cut resist-decorated bowl, the interior resist decorated with two phoenixes and three roughly stylized flowers reserved in brown against a variegated ground. The exterior is covered in a mottled brown glaze; the lower body and foot unglazed.... > Item Details
Burmese Buddha Head and Gilt Bronze Buddha
Lot # 421 - Burmese Buddha Head and Gilt Bronze Buddha
Burmese, one, a bronze Buddha head on wooden stand, 6.75 in., and the other a gilt bronze and painted seated buddha figure, ht. 6.75 in. (17.1 cm) > Item Details
White Jade Plaque
Lot # 248 - White Jade Plaque
Chinese, a rectangular white jade plaque one side depicting fish and lotus flowers in lower relief and the other side with overglaze gold text and a leaf motif, all housed in a pierced wooden stand; oah 12.25 in. (31.12 cm). > Item Details
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