Jade, Hardstone & Glass

Available Pieces
  • M4764

    £5,500

    Chinese white jade hairpin carved with a naturalistic lingzhi ruyi head and a bamboo branch, the underside with branch form openwork top.

  • SBhorse

    £16,500

    A Chinese pale celadon and russet jade carving of a recumbent horse with head turned back and left leg raised with detailed carving to the hooves and hair work to the tail and plaited mane.

  • SB49/M1877

    £POA

    A Chinese pale celadon jade mottled with yellow inclusions peach tree raft, carved in high relief with two scholars seated at a table drinking wine in large cups beside two wine jars, another standing scholar steering the naturalistic wood raft with a lingzhi form rudder, the raft carved on both sides with gnarled wood effect and containing a large peony bloom at the front, the back of the raft with a large overhanging peach tree formed from the raft with fruit and leaves, the underside with swirl wave pattern.

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  • R7227/SB24

    £7,500

    A Chinese white jade snuff bottle carved on one side with a tiger looking up at a dragon in the clouds, the reverse with a fish swimming on its back above waves, emitting a cloud from its mouth, all between relief lion mask and ring handles.

  • R8924

    £32,000

    Group of two recumbent, curled, ‘kissing’ cats, their feet touching each other, their ears folded back, the stone pure white.

  • M3074/5/6

    £68,000

    Set of six Chinese jade openwork belt plaques of peach form, each carved with a bird of paradise standing on pierced rockwork, beneath a large camellia bloom, amongst voluminous leaves and scrolling branches, all within a peach-shaped frame, the flat reverse with holes for attachment, the stone white.

  • M3234

    £32,000

    Chinese jade openwork pendant in the form of a squirrel, songshu, with detailed hairwork to the tail, amongst grapes and leaves, with naturalistic branches, the stone white, the leaves with russet and honey markings.

  • S2645

    £22,000

    Chinese jade openwork double buckle joined by a ring, carved on each section with a chilong dragon amongst ruyi-head scrolls, one dragon with a single horn, the other with a flowing mane, each with a ridged spine, bifid tail and hairwork to the edges of the legs, the central ring with a high relief chilong dragon roundel, the stone white with russet markings.

  • M3641

    £58,000

    Jade snuff bottle of flattened, rounded, rectangular form, carved on one side in low relief with branches of blossoming prunus and buds issuing from pierced rockwork, beside a four-character relief inscription, jing guan shang wan, ‘Peacefully observing and enjoying’, with cylindrical neck and oval foot rim, the stone pure white.

  • R8985

    £22,500

    Chinese jade brush holder, bitong, carved in high relief with a standing phoenix on rockwork, holding a flowering peony branch in its mouth, beside a naturalistic bamboo trunk with relief branches and ridged body, the stone taupe, white and mottled.

  • R8967

    £POA

    Reclining horse, ma, the ears folded back, with detailed hairwork to its mane and tail, looking back at a monkey, hou, climbing on its hind quarters, its hands on the horse’s nose, the monkey with a furrowed brow and detailed hairwork to its spine, the stone mottled dark and light grey.

  • M166

    £32,000

    Chinese jade large openwork finial, carved with eight cranes and a goose amongst branches of flowering lotus with leaves and arrowheads, all on an oval flat base, pierced on the underside with four pairs of holes for attachment, the stone white with mottled areas.

  • M2972

    £POA

    Chinese jade standing elephant, xiang, draped with a tasselled cloth, each side with a shou-character medallion on a geometric brocade wan-character ground, with detailed hairwork to the elephant’s tail, the feet neatly finished on the underside, a boy kneeling on its back holding a branch of flowering prunus, the stone white with slight russet markings.

  • M2942b

    £POA

    Chinese jade baluster vase and cover of flattened form, with two open-work archaic-style dragon handles, carved on the body in high relief with a three-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst ruyi-head clouds, above crested waves with an open-winged bat in flight, the reverse with a double gourd issuing ruyi-clouds above waves, the corners with stylised rope, one with a hanging basket of peaches beneath lotus leaves on the rim and cover and a lotus pod-form finial, the stone pale celadon, mottled and russet.

  • M2732

    £POA

    Chinese jade vase of flattened rectangular tapered baluster form with two mythological animal mask and loose ring handles, carved in low relief on each side with a double-xi character, encircled by stylised peony flowerheads on scrolling branches linked by a ruyi-head and ring in a recessed frame beneath archaic-style lappets and ruyi-heads all between incised keyfret bands on the rim and foot, the sides with two individual xi characters each within a frame with a single ruyi-head border, the stone very pale celadon with slight natural darker markings.

  • S2534

    £58,000

    Chinese jade cup in the form of a magnolia flower, with high relief branches, leaves and buds emanating from the base of the cup, each petal incised with lines, the stone white.

  • M3123

    £6,000

    Chinese white jade small belt buckle carved with archaic style scrolls and cicada in a slightly recessed panel, with open-mouth dragon head hook, the underside plain, the stone white with slight russet marking.

  • R8773

    £5,800

    A Chinese jade standing model of Liu Hai holding a long string of cash and a broom with his three legged toad perched on his shoulder and holding a coin in his other hand, finely carved with detailed work, the stone of pale celadon tone.

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Chinese Ceramics From Tang to Song

Chinese Ceramics Tang to Song coincides with the 25th anniversary of Asian Art in London. The exhibition has been carefully curated and includes 43 pieces with excellent provenance, many of which are the finest examples of their type that the gallery has ever handled in almost 100 years of business.