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  • #14577 Small Antique Carved Bed Fragment with A couple

    Corbel Carving & Other Decorative & Collectibles ...

    435.00

    210.00

    Small Antique Carved Bed Fragment Small Antique Carved Bed Fragment with A couple with Original Organic Color Pigments. The man in a court costume sits on a horseshoe armchair holding a smaller female, possibly a concubine, as they converse inside a room with curtain and wall posts decorated in gilt dragon design. Crushed shell glitters were applied to this plaque when it was made as part of an elaborate canopy bed, part of the local characteristic of wood work from Ningbo, Zhejiang, Jiangsu area. Dimensions: 9 1/4" L x 5 1/4" W x 3/4" D

  • #21521 Antique Hardwood Canopy Bed Fragment with Carved and Gilt Openwork

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    1150.00

    750.00

    Antique Hardwood Canopy Bed Fragment with Carved and Gilt Openwork. This beautiful and weight-substantial dark panel is carved with two playful scenes: one with an older fisherman showing a young boy his catch of the day-an auspicious carp. The other scene shows two woodcutters, one grownup adult and one young boy, meeting on a path, both carrying a bundle of wood. These figures are mystified and surrounded by many auspicious clouds in the shape of ribbons, all painted in striking and vivid gold. Other motives include two dragons chasing after a pearl of flame carved with Longevity Shou design, seasonal flowers and fruits, peony, and continuing key design. This panel is in its original excellent condition. Dimensions: 15 1/2" L x 1 1/8" D x 37 1/2" H

  • #21134 Antique Carved Horizontal Bed Frame with Bat and Figure

    Corbel Carving & Other Decorative & Collectibles ...

    1150.00

    620.00

    Antique Carved Horizontal Bed Frame with Bat and Figure in Openwork. Other motives include "twined" Ruyi vegetation and a pair of carved Fu-lions at the two vertical ends. This carving is a section on the top of a frontal frame of a canopy bed. Stripped and rustic with some dark lacquer remaining. As is. Over 100 years old. Dimensions: 46" L x 10 1/4" W x 2" D

  • #15488 Pair of 17th Century Architectural Fragments of Carved Wooden Fu-Lions

    Corbel Carving & Other

    0.00

    0.00

    Pair of 17th century architectural fragments of carved wooden Fu- lions (Fu- dogs) in lovely expression and carved detail. It still retains the original and faded organic color pigments with unusual painted circular patterns.

  • #9899 Pair of Architectural Supports with Finely Carved Squirrels

    Corbel Carving & Other

    0.00

    0.00

    Pair of small antique architectural fragments/supports finely carved with a male and a female squirrel in original old colors and gilt; 150-250 years old. Dimensions: 4 1/4"w x 1 1/4"d x 17 1/2"h.

  • #10328 Pair of Rare Ming Dynasty Architectural Carvings with Original Natural Color Pigments

    Corbel Carving & Other

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    0.00

    Pair of rare Ming dynasty architectural carvings with original natural color pigments; 17th century. Dimensions:6 1/2"w x 8 1/2"d x 26"h

  • #10311 Antique Architectural Carving of a Fu-Lion

    Corbel Carving & Other

    0.00

    0.00

    Fabulous architectural carving of an exaggerated fu-lion perched over a carved ball; 150-250 years old; traces of old green and dark red color can be seen. With some old worm holes. As-is. Dimensions: 7"w x 11"d x 45 1/2"h

  • #12460 Pair of Finely Carved Antique Architectural or Bed Lattice Panels

    Decorative and Collectible Decorative & Collectibles Corbel Carving & Other Small Architectural Carving ...

    1300.00

    650.00

    Pair of good antique architectural panels with finely carved motifs and vase shape lattice work; made of good Nan-Mu wood. With original brown-red lacquer finish; mounted with new hanging fittings on top. The sound of "vase" is the same as the character "harmony, peace, or safe" in Chinese language. In ancient Chinese wood work, the vase symbol is often created as an auspicious symbol to bless a home. The carved Ling-Zhi medicinal mushroom as ornaments represents the prosperity (abundance) while it is a healing herb use din Chinese medicine. The latticework is specially created in a style in Chinese woodwork called "Yi Zi Teng (一字藤, One-Character Vine) as one can see the one line of the latticework continues through the object shape (the vase) as well as the frame that frames the object. It is a popular design used in Chinese woodwork during the Qing period to imply the continuity of life and generations. Also, in Chinese art, it is always more special and therefore more valuable to have a pair of objects than two singular similar pieces together. Dimensions: 9 1/4"w x 1"d x 26 3/4"h

  • #12481 17th-18th Century Antique Chinese Architectural Carving of a Scaled Dragon

    Corbel Carving & Other

    0.00

    0.00

    A medium size 17-18th century antique Chinese architectural carving of a wonderful scaled dragon with what looks like a fish tail in original finish with a great expression and composition showing layered visual effect, as-is. It is said that there were nine dragons who were nine sons of the sun. The dragon with scales was originally said to be a water dragon who could command rain and water. Dimensions: 11"h x 22 3/8"w x 6 1/4"d

  • #13065 Pair of Excellent Ming Dynasty Carved Architectural Fragments

    Corbel Carving & Other

    0.00

    0.00

    This is a Pair of very nice Ming Dynasty (1384-1644) antique Chinese wooden architectural fragments. At the front, it is well carved with an early style large bird that looks to be a phoenix, with long beak, crown, and extending long wings, and an auspicious Chilin mythical animal, with an interesting pavilion type of building or entrance fitted with four sets of screen doors made with latticework, behind the walking rails of a bridge or a walk way, that are half- open. One also sees a couple of the auspicious clouds adorning the top of the roof. Please also note the sizes of the creatures compared to the building, the bridge, and the entire landscape. This beautifully assembled and created landscape with an array of chosen auspicious objects evoked an idealistic longing for a world of harmony and peace. Dimensions: 6 1/4"h x 25 1/4"w x 6 1/4"h

  • #13136 Pair of Long 17th Century Carved Plaques

    Corbel Carving & Other

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    0.00

    Pair of long 17th century carved plaques in Ruyi shape with Ming floral design. Dimensions: 30 3/4"h x 5"w x 3/4"d

  • #13563 Pair of 17-18th Century Architectural Fragments with Gilt Carp Design

    Corbel Carving & Other Decorative & Collectibles ...

    2200.00

    895.00

    Pr of 17-18th century architectural fragments with gilt carps on a lotus pad (carving on the back shows the turned lotus pad); finished in French Polish finish. As is. Dimensions: 10 1/2" X 10" x 1 1/4"