Antique Chinese cloisonne pair of dramatic vases with wide-mouth openings, decorated in drop-out cartouches featuring classic floral arrangements atop vernacular furniture, against a black background; the bases exhibiting abstract multi-color leaf designs. China, circa 1870. Dimensions: 8.75" H x 4.25" in diameter.
Classic 19th century Chinese Famille Noire (mirror black) porcelain bulbous form vase with a long flared neck, mounted on a carved mahogany base; now electrified as a table lamp. China, circa 1850. Dimensions of vase: 15" H x 9" diameter, overall 9" diam. x 33" H (adjustable). No repairs or restoration.
19th century Tibetan tangka, or devotional, painting on canvas of Green Tara, Goddess of longevity, protection from fear; custom mounted in a complementary green painted frame, behind glass, showing the entire banner. Tibet, circa 1850. Dimensions: 38.5" H x 29 and 3/8" W.
A 19th Century Tibetan Thanka painting on canvas of Blue Vajrapani, riding a horse, representing the power of Buddhas; custom mounted in a complementry green painted frame, behind glass, showing the entire banner. Tibet, c. 1850. Dimensions: 38 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W
Important Chinese Ceramics from the J. M. Hu Family Collection, Sotheby's New York, June 4, 1985 sale. Hardcover catalogue with dust jacket in pristine condition.