Category Archives: Asian

All things Asian,….Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Indian etc

19C Anglo-Ceylonese Set of 4 Nesting Tables

19C Anglo-Ceylonese Set of 4 Nesting Tables. PRESENTING a STUNNING and EXTREMELY RARE set of 4 Anglo-Ceylonese Nesting Tables. From circa 1880. Each table is graduating in size so that each table can ‘nest’ underneath the next larger one to save on space. Each table is beautifully inlaid with bone floral designs and each table…

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Indo-Persian Desk Companion

Indo-Persian Desk Companion. Lovely little hand-painted Indo-Persian Desk Companion with hand-painted bone plaque in Persian Khatam mosaic frame……Polo scene.,..2006. Two holders for pens. Holders for cards/stationary. VERY DECORATIVE PIECE! “Khātam (Persian: خاتم‎‎) is a Persian version of marquetry, art forms made by decorating the surface of wooden articles with delicate pieces of wood, bone and…

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Large Chinese Ceramic of Monk with Children and Cherry Blossom Tree

Large Chinese Ceramic of Monk with Children and Cherry Blossom Tree. PRESENTING A LOVELY Large Chinese Ceramic of Monk with Children and Cherry Blossom Tree. This porcelain Statue has been hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Chinese Monk and 3 Children playing around a Cherry Blossom Tree, in period costume..     We would be…

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Chinese Ceramic of Boy & Girl

Chinese Ceramic of Boy & Girl. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic of Boy & Girl. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Chinese boy and girl in period dress.     The figures are in a standing pose. The boy is extending a scroll with chinese lettering and the girl is holding…

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Chinese Ceramic Goddess Maa Durga

Chinese Ceramic Goddess Maa Durga. RESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic Goddess Maa Durga. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts the Buddhist Goddess of ‘Maa Durga’.       The figure is in a seated pose, with hands 2 sets of hands crossed in meditation and prayer. She would have had 24 hands…

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Chinese Ceramic Child

Chinese Ceramic Child. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic Child. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Chinese child in period dress.   The figure is in a standing pose, with hands held together in the form of making a prayer or offering. The child is wearing a flowing robe, with sashes and…

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Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan

Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan. This porcelain Statue has been hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Lady/Chinese Courtesan reclining on a seat, in period costume, holding a fan and surrounded by flowers..   The figure is in a seated pose, with…

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Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin

Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin. PRESENTING A LOVELY Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin. These porcelain Statues are hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts the Buddhist Goddess of ‘GUAN YIN’.     The figures are in a seated pose, with hands crossed holding a sacred urn or offering. One figure (the one on the right)…

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Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay

Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts the Buddhist Goddess of ‘GUAN YIN’.   The figure is in a seated pose, with hands crossed holding a sacred urn or offering. She is wearing a hat with…

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Zanzibar Dowry Chest

Zanzibar Dowry Chest. PRESENTING a STUNNING EXAMPLE of an Early 20th Century Zanzibar Dowry Chest from circa 1920. The chest is in the classic shape and design of what is commonly known as a ‘Zanzibar Chest’………but it was most likely made in the Middle East…Probably Oman. Oman is geographically close to the island of Zanzibar.…

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