Global Art & Artifacts

phoenix

Brass Phoenix Statue. Sculpture. In Flight. High Quality Casting. China.

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  MAGNIFICIENT! Male and female Phoenix’s are called fenghuang and reign over other mythological birds in Asia. Most likely thought of as “huang” (female) now, their feathers are of five colors: black, white, green and yellow… corresponding with Confucius’ five virtues: Ren – benevolence / charity /… Continue reading

Small Wine or Tea Pitcher / Vessel, China

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Detail: This is just adorable. There are three bands of jade-type stone and two bands of a silver/nickel metal with dragons and phoenix. The top is special with cloisonné designs and a seated Buddha on the very top. Heavy and thick metal on spout and handle.… Continue reading

Blue / White Meiping Porcelain Vase, China

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Detail: Tall and stately. A quality piece of porcelain popular in the Song and Ming Dynasties. Circa early-1900’s.

Pair of Silver Dragon / Phoenix Vases, China

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These vases have a high percentage of silver with a nickel composite. These are unique as they have openwork within the designs. Look at the detail of those designs. Acquired from a family estate in Shanghai. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. In very good condition. Stunning pieces. For the Serious Collector.

Silver / Nickel Composite Ornate Censer / Incense Burner, China

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Detail: This is such a detailed piece of art. Multiple dimensions as the dragons, phoenix and kylin (on top), jump off the main part of the censer. Ornate for sure. Composite nickel and silver for stability and hardness. Circa mid-1900’s. In very good condition.

Footed Glazed Vessel with Foo Dog / Lion Lid, China

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Detail: Stunning glazed vessel with phoenix figures on each corner of a vented lid. This was likely a censer or incense burner. From our ceramic dealer in Canada. Circa mid-1900’s. Pristine condition.

Song Dynasty-Styled Jade Phoenix Vessel, China

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Detail: Hand carved phoenix wine drinking vessel like those from the Song Dynasty (about 1100 AD). This was carved in the mid-1900’s. Very majestic and in pristine condition.

Rosewood Temple Carving, China

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Detail: Extraordinary craftsmanship. Multiple dragon details in the center section. On the back of that same center section are intertwined phoenix birds. Pillars with climbing dragons. Hanging lanterns at both levels. I think this is aged rosewood because of its weight and density. … Continue reading

Bronze Pedestal Vessels, pair from China

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Detail: These remind me of a Zun wine vessel used in religious ceremonies during the Song Dynasty. Gorgeous engravings . . . even on the bottom of each. Foo dogs and phoenix motif. Age unknown. From a private residence near Beijing. This item has been sold. Thanks M&Y.F. !
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