Early Chinese wooden well pulley, 17th to 18th century. Carved from a single block of wood. It weighs 43 pounds and measures 17 inches wide, 14 inches deep and 19.5 inches tall mounted on its stand. The wood is so dense and heavy it is nearly petrified.
Early Northern Chinese earthenware jar in brown glaze with pressed cord textured surface. Made sometime between the 11th and 16th centuries. This form of workaday pottery remained relatively unchanged throughout this time span, and is difficult to precisely date. It measures 15 inches high and 12 inches wide at center. Very good condition with only one small rim chip.
Antique Chinese low four drawer window bench circa 1800. Original black lacquered surface with gently worn patina. Measures 75 inches long by 15 inches high and 15 inches deep. Would also be lovely as a coffee table. Very good condition with some later under repairs for added drawer support.
Pair of spectacular Chinese cloisonne (enamel on brass) pricket candle holders having two inverted drip pans connected by a turned baluster shape column, on a circular stepped plinth. Perfect condition, no restorations. Qing Dynasty, circa 1800. Dimensions (overall): 15" high x 5" across base.
Qing Dynasty bronze foo dog / foo lion with ball under foot, open mouth and large ears. Circa 1800. Measures 4 and 3/8 inches high, 5 inches long and 3 inches deep. Original rich brown patina. No repairs or breaks.