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Bernardi’s Antiques sells Oriental /  Asian antiques from the early 20th century and 19th Century – Chinese & Japanese  ….. Chinese Porcelains, Chinese Silver, Chinese Ceramics, Chinese Jade.  Japanese Imari, Japanese Satsuma, Japanese Moriagi.   Many more Oriental and Asian antiques are available in our store that are not listed here.

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  • Japanese Black Lacquer Sectioned Dowry Chest – Dragon, Butterfly & Character Decorations in Gold, Red & Black

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    Japanese Black Lacquer Sectioned Dowry Chest – Dragon, Butterfly & Character Decorations in Gold, Red & Black

    Here is a lovely  black laquered Japanese dowry chest in three sections with a round shape that sits on a frame / platform with 5 feet. The chest has 2 sections and a lid which are removable for storage and is elaborately decorated in red, black and gold predominantly with images of dragons, butterflies and Asian characters. The frame has iron fastenings and a iron handle and has a iron ring on each of the 5 upright struts attached to the feet.

    The dowry box with frame measures 22 inches wide and stands 23 inches tall.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Chinese Painted Porcelain Vase, Decorated with Colourful Birds and Blossoms

    Chinese Painted Porcelain Vase, Decorated with Colourful Birds and Blossoms

    A lovely Chinese painted porcelain vase, with a white background and decorated with colourful birds and blossoms.

    The vase is stamped “1668” on the underside.

    The vase is 9 1/4 inches tall and 3 1/4 inches wide across the top and is in excellent condition.

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  • Pair of Tall Chinese Porcelain Vases, Decorated with Figures and Asian Writing

    Pair of Tall Chinese Porcelain Vases, Decorated with Figures and Asian Writing

    A pair of tall Chinese porcelain vases with a white background, decorated with figures and Asian writing, as well as gold accents.

    The Asian writings are on both the front and back of each vase. One vase shows a woman with children while the other shows a group of women.

    Each vase measures 17 inches tall and measures 7 1/8 inches across the opening at the top.

    Note: there is some age wear on the gold accents.

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  • Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Man with Long Hair and Two Faces (Rotatable Happy and Sad)

    Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Man with Long Hair and Two Faces (Rotatable Happy and Sad)

    An interesting carved ivory netsuke showing a man with long hair. The man’s face is rotatable between a happy face and a sad face.

    The netsuke is signed on the underside.

    It is 2 inches tall x 1 1/2 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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  • Pair of Chinese Canton 18 Inch Elaborately Decorated & Colourful Enamel Vases with Florals, Scrolls, and Butterflies

    Pair of Chinese Canton 18 Inch Elaborately Decorated & Colourful Enamel Vases with Florals, Scrolls, and Butterflies

    Here is a beautiful pair of Chinese Canton enamelled vases, elaborately & colourfully decorated with florals, scrolls, and butterflies.

    Each vase measures 18 inches tall and are in excellent condition.

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  • Unusual Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Covered Box in Turquoise with Bird Designs and Asian Characters

    Unusual Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Covered Box in Turquoise with Bird Designs and Asian Characters

    An unusual and lovely Chinese cloisonné enamel covered box in turquoise with bird designs and Asian characters around the body and on the lid of the box. Decoration is on all parts of the box even on the bottom is a floral design.

    The box measures 3 3/4 inches tall and 2 3/4 inches in diameter.

    It is in very good condition.

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  • Large Chinese Cloisonne Enamel Covered Cannister – Turquoise Background with Colourful Floral Decoration, c. 1910

    Large Chinese Cloisonne Enamel Covered Cannister – Turquoise Background with Colourful Floral Decoration, c. 1910

    A beautiful Chinese cloisonné enamel covered jar with a turquoise background, turquoise interior and base, circa 1910. The jar is covered in colourful florals.

    It is stamped “China” on the underside of the base.

    The jar measures 6 inches tall and measures 4 1/2 inches in diameter across the base.

    It is in very good condition.

     

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  • Chinese Cloisonne Enamel Covered Round Box with Removable Lid – Dragon Design.

    Chinese Cloisonne Enamel Covered Round Box with Removable Lid – Dragon Design.

    A Chinese cloisonné enamel covered round box, signed “China” on the underside. The box has a removable lid. It has a white background with a turquoise blue interior and base. There is a colourful dragon on the top and around the body of the jar.

    The box measures 3 1/8 inches tall and 3 1/8 inches in diameter.

    It is in very good condition.

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  • Japanese Carved Netsuke of Intertwined Chinese Zodiac Animals on a Circular Ebony Stand c.1890

    Japanese Carved Netsuke of Intertwined Chinese Zodiac Animals on a Circular Ebony Stand c.1890

    A well carved Japanese Ivory netsuke showing an intertwined figural grouping of Zodiac animals (horse, rat, dragon, dog, monkey, etc.), sitting on a round ebony stand. The carving is signed with a Japanese symbol.  This dates circa 1890.

    A netsuke is a small sculptural object (carved button-like ornament) worn for hundreds of years in Japan as a functional and aesthetic piece and used to suspend articles from the sash of a kimono.

    Please be aware that this piece cannot be exported out of Canada as per the CITES treaty.

    The netsuke with stand measures 1 1/2 inches tall x 1 1/2 inches in diameter and is in excellent condition.

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  • Carved Ivory Figurine of Asian Fisherman Holding his Net; On Attached Black Ebony Footed Stand

    Carved Ivory Figurine of Asian Fisherman Holding his Net; On Attached Black Ebony Footed Stand

    Here is a wonderfully carved ivory figurine of an Asian fisherman holding onto his net. The figurine stands on an attached black ebony footed base.

    The figurine and stand are 7 inches tall and are in very good condition with slight wear to the wooden stand.

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  • Hand-Painted Nippon Japan Porcelain Drink Set (Decanter and Cup) Decorated with Roses, Rosebuds and Leaves

    Hand-Painted Nippon Japan Porcelain Drink Set (Decanter and Cup) Decorated with Roses, Rosebuds and Leaves

    A gorgeous hand-painted Nippon Japan porcelain drink set, circa 1910, consisting of a decanter and matching cup. The pieces have a white background and have been painted in yellow and brown and decorated with a large cabbage rose in orange, yellow and white and one in red with rosebuds and purple leaves. There is a gold rim around the top of the decanter and the rim of the cup.

    On the underside of the decanter is the Nippon maker’s mark in green and it reads “Hand-Painted Nippon”.  The bottom of the cup shows a painted rosebud.

    The set is 7 1/4 inches tall and both pieces are in excellent condition.

     

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  • Carved Ivory Netsuke of Old Man and Child

    Carved Ivory Netsuke of Old Man and Child

    A wonderful Japanese carved ivory netsuke of an old man with a beard and a child standing near his shoulder.

    The ivory has been coloured with green, red, white and brown.

    The netsuke is signed with Japanese characters on the sole of the old man’s footwear.

    The netsuke measures 1 7/8 inches tall and 1 1/2 inches wide.  It is in excellent condition.

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  • Carved Japanese Ivory Netsuke of a Rat Sitting on the Back of an Elephant c.1900

    Carved Japanese Ivory Netsuke of a Rat Sitting on the Back of an Elephant c.1900

    A Japanese carved ivory netsuke of a long-tailed rat sitting on the backside of an elephant. The elephant has his trunk raised.

    The netsuke is signed on the underside of one of the elephant’s feet with Japanese characters.

    It measures 1 3/4 inches long x 1 5/8 inches tall and is in excellent condition.

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  • Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Man in Robes with a Pack on His Shoulder c.1900

    Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Man in Robes with a Pack on His Shoulder c.1900

    A Japanese carved ivory netsuke of an old man in robes with a pack over his left shoulder – circa 1900.

    The netsuke is 2 inches tall x 1 inch wide across the bottom.

    There is no visible signature on the netsuke.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Japanese Ivory Netsuke of 3 Monkeys – “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil”

    Japanese Ivory Netsuke of 3 Monkeys – “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil”

    A wonderfully carved Japanese ivory netsuke of 3 monkeys – “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil”.
    Dates Japan circa 1890-1900

    The netsuke is signed in Japanese characters on the sole of one of the monkey’s feet.

    The netsuke measures 1 1/4 inches tall and is 1/1 2 inches wide at the base.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Carved Ivory Figurine of Mahatma Gandhi on Attached Wooden Stand

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    Carved Ivory Figurine of Mahatma Gandhi on Attached Wooden Stand

    A wonderful carved ivory figurine of Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948), the Indian civil rights and political ethicist, who employed non-violent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule.

    Gandhi inspired civil rights and freedom across the world until he was assassinated in 1948.

    The figurine of ivory sits on an attached wooden stand.  It shows Gandhi standing with a book in his right hand.

    The figurine with stand is 2 3/4 inches tall and is in excellent condition.

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