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Thursday, 20 February 2014

Mao Zedong and the Autumn Harvest Uprising



Compiled from Modern Chinese History (1840-1949)








A Fine Bronze Figure of Mao Zedong For Sale



A Fine Bronze Figure of Mao Zedong

H: 29 cm

Wen Ge period



Price is available upon request. Interested parties can contact May at maynaik23@gmail.com.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

A Fine Wucai Wine Jar and Cover For Sale




A Fine Wucai Wine Jar and Cover

H: 33cm

Diameter of mouth: 21.7cm

Ming Dynasty


Price is available upon request. Interested parties can contact May at emperorsantique@gmail.com




Thursday, 6 February 2014

Emperor Wendi - The Emperor Who Reunified China


Some quick facts about this emperor:

·         He was the founder of the Sui Dynasty.
·         Inherited the throne when he was 20.
·         His liberal policies brought about prosperity.
·         He had a violent temperament but was generous with old friends.
·         Frugal by nature.
·         A strong supporter of Buddhism.


Who was he?












Thoughts of the day:






A Fine Segmented Garment Hook of Greenish Jade with Rust Infusions



Compiled from Arts of Asia March - April 1993


A Fine Segmented Garment Hook of Greenish Jade with Rust Infusions

The three segments each elaborately carved, the end piece carved with the face of a tiger, the top piece with the head of a dragon and the central piece with the body and claws of the dragon intertwining with those of the tiger.

Overall size: 15.5 cm long and 3.5 cm wide at the widest point

Warring States Period 




The Top Ten World Record Prices For Chinese Ceramics All Auctioned by Sotheby's



Compiled from Arts of Asia March - April 1993






Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Three Fine Jade Snuff Bottles Being Auctioned off at Christie's Hong Kong, March 1993



Compiled from Arts of Asia March - April 1993



A Fine Sky-Blue Porcelain Wine Ewer and Warmer For Sale




A Fine Sky-Blue Porcelain Wine Ewer and Warmer

Height of Ewer: 23 cm

Height of Warmer: 11.5 cm

Ming Guo period



Price is available upon request. Interested parties can contact May at maynaik23@gmail.com.