Elegant and colorful old Chinese gilt silver censer with enameled floral and leaf decoration, fitted with two floral form handles and finial. A 'Silver' mark stamped on base. Very good condition except one minor dent on inside of the cover as shown in the photo. Height: 13.2 cm.
19th Century Chinese Sterling Silver goblet depicts people's peaceful Life Enjoyment. High quality and fine repousse silver work decorated with a scholar reading by the window, a fisherman, a peasant and a cowboy sitting on his cow heading back home. The motif described a traditional people's enjoyment of life. It is a great example of high quality antique Chinese silver artwork. Gold wash surface inside.
An interesting antique Chinese silver box detail of hand chased story figures with clear faces. The sides has repousse work of figures too, also dragons and fish through ruyi clouds. It seems to describe a story about two men and a horse. Maker's mark sealed on the base. Very good condition.
Length: 11.5cm; Width: 7.2cm; Height: 3cm. Weight: 6oz or 168g.
Early period 17-18 Century Chinese Carved Ivory Guan Yin. This old statue is vividly carved with full of details. Guan yin is holding prayer beads on one hand, and another hand is holding a book scroll. There is a tiny sitting Buddha on her forehead. The hand carving is delicate, detailed and superb.
Nice patina throughout and beautiful old ivory color. Old ivory with natural crack lines on the back of skirt and b ...click for details
A beautiful white jade plaque with poem on one side and landscape on the other. From Mid Qing dynasty possibly 18th century. The story of this plaque is the famous scholar Sushi from the Song Dynasty visit the Red Cliff 夜 游 赤 壁 子 刚 牌. Size:6cm x 4 cm. Good condition.
Antique Chinese bronze censer from the 16th century Ming dynasty. 锦 带 天 鸡 炉. Identical censer can be seen in the famous book of censers:《大 明 宣 德 炉 总 论》,page 174. Size: 18cm across from handle to handle, 9.5 cm height. A small crack on the rim; should be easily repaired. Good patina through out. Good Xuande mark on the bottom. Good weight of 1,557 grams. An item not easy to find in today's market ...click for details
WANG HING THREE-PIECE CHINESE EXPORT SILVER TEA SET, Late 19th Century. In hexagonal form with chased flower and bird decoration, very fine repousse work. Bamboo-form spout, finials and handles. Ivory protection on the handle of teapot. Consists of a teapot, creamer, and covered sugar bowl. Stamped marks for Wang Hing Co. and maker's marks on each piece.
The butter lamps help to focus the mind and aid meditation. Offering of light are thought to create great merit. Butter lamps are the traditional Tibetan way of making this offering. This beautiful Tibetan silver butter lamp was handcrafted with engraving and repousse, from the 18-19th century. It has been left unpolished with good patina, though there is nothing to prevent its being shined. It is in good condition. S ...click for details
A beautiful Chinese antique bronze censer （天雞爐）from the 16/17th century Ming dynasty. It has well formed shape with simplicity. The phoenix (天雞）head on each side. A hard to find good patina with beautiful shine. A six character Xuande Mark on the underside. Perfect size for scholar's desktop. Very good condition for it's age with one minor repair on the rim and small dents. It is 12 cm between each phoenix head, and 6.35 cm in heigh ...click for details
Antique Chinese bronze censer from the 19th century. It is in the form of archaic bronze Ding. It has silver inlay all around the body and on both legs. The under side has a silver inlaid mark of "Shi Sou". It was displayed as an scholar's item on the desktop, or used as incense burner. It has nice patina. Size: 11.5cm tall, 369g in weight. It is in very good condition with its age.