Global Art & Artifacts


Khotan Hetian Nephrite Jade Sculptures.  Pair.  Cockeral. Cock. Rooster. China.

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    This nephrite jade comes from the head waters of the Yurungkash River (Kulun Mountains), just north of the Hotan in the Xinjiang Province in western China.  It’s color is a whitish green celadon.   Artisans carve and polish to a semi-opaque tone…. and then hand polish with… Continue reading

Erte.  Romain de Tirtoff.  Oriental Tale.  Art Deco.  Lithograph.  1987

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  (Titled) Oriental Tale by Tirtoff (1892-1990) depicted a woman wearing voluminous pants and pointed shoes. She is wearing a vibrant headdress rendered in hues of orange and yellow. Her form is outlined in red with a hand holding a paint brush to the lower left corner. A figured… Continue reading

Old Investment Quality Jadeite Ram. Stand. China

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  Very old carved ram with a foo dog lid and mahogany base. This is high quality hard jade.   I bought this from a New Orleans family who possessed it for over 4 generations. I believe it is at least 100+ years old. Perfect condition.   I love the… Continue reading

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