Not for export...This is a set of six (6) rare to find antique Chinese silver spoons dated to the early 19th century, carved with four claws dragon on the front of each handle. China had its own higher standard of silver grade in the 18/19th century. It's the most likely 950/1000 silver. They were totally hand crafted, and you can see clearly the hand hammered construction on the back of each handle surface.
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This white jade wine cup is from the Chinese Ming dynasty. It is called chrysanthemum cup ("Ju Hua Bei" in Chinese) which was used on September 9 of Luna calender each year. It is a rare form with a pair of extra large flower handles. Originally large gem stones possibaly were mounted on the top of each handles. Someone may mistaken this kind of chrysanthemum cup as Mogul style from the later Qing dynasty. This cup is actually a typical Ming cup based on the cutting, polishing techniqu ...click for details
An antique fine Chinese silver bowl from the early 20th Century. Hand Hammered repousse work with flowers and birds. The traditional Chinese flowers on the bowl have special meanings: the plum flowers means friendship through difficult time. The Quail means "Peace and harmony". The openwork on the top rim is made of interconnecting "Wan" character, which means "endless". The bowl has makers mark in Chinese on the bottom. The monogram shows year 1928, but the bowl wa ...click for details
c1910-20, Chinese hand crafted precious gemstone bracelet decorated with (3) untreated apple green Jadeite, (1) Amethyst, (1) Tourmaline. All gemstones are at rare high quality and untreated. Beautiful, unique and in good condition. Nice filigree silver work, gold washed. Marked: Silver. Total Length: 7" (18cm). Weight: 49 g.
This is a beautiful antique Chinese front opening dark blue lady's robe, 19th century. Finely embroidered sleeve bands decorated with scholar's subjects, couched with gold threads. Very good condition.
2 pieces of antique Chinese silver (late 19th century) consisting of: a jewelry box with raised decoration of dragons on the top and sides together with a beveled hand mirror with silver back, also decorated with dragons. Both are with hand hammered, fine silver repousse work.
Very good condition. No damage. Box: 5 1/4" L x 3 3/4" W x 2 1/8" h. 12.7 oz (359 g). Mirror: 5 1/8" diameter, 7 1/2" ...click for details
An unique and beautiful old Chinese carved ivory and coral gilded silver bracelet, c. 1900-1910. The end links with red coral beads in form of the Shou character. Large and bold hand carved ivory Asian cameos...each carving is surrounded by Mediterranean coral beads. Marked silver. Gold washed. Good weight: 3.5oz (96 g). Length: 7 1/4" (18.5 cm), Width: 2" (5 cm).