19th century Chinese uncut silk robe facings, includes a pair of horsehoof-shaped cuffs, a collar and a lapel, all with dragons in gold metal threads in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst clouds above a band of wind-tossed waves. 42" x 15.5" (106.68 x 39cm). Very good condition. A tearing and pulled threads on the edge as shown in the photos, but not hurting the patterns at all.
This is an extremely beautiful and finely embroidered silk roundel or badge for a lady's robe. Vibrant colors and wonderful design. Silk embroidered with a flying phoenix turning around amid the blooming flowers. 10.75" Diameter. Kept in excellent condition, and still kept strong color.
Simplicity, purity and peace - are the true characters of this beautiful 19th century blanc de chine Guan Yin (Kwan Yin). It should be a scholar's item setting on the desk. This seated Guan Kwan Yin holding the magic pure water bottle (well hollowed bottle) in one hand, holding the Fuchen (dust whisker)in another hand. Peaceful smiling on her face. A maker's seal impressed on the base. 6.5" tall. Very good condition. No damage found.
An old Chinese carved rose quartz statue of Guanyin sitting on the lotus base, 19th century. Guanyin is the most famous Goddess in Chinese Culture. Guanyin is setting on a double lotus seat, and holding a good wish pearl in her hand. Nice pink rose color on a whole piece of nature stone. Carved delicate details decorated on her robe and necklace. Quite dense and heavy. Peaceful facial expression.
An impressive and fine silver craftsmanship of antique Japanese silver teapot kettle with repousse chrysanthemum and flowers motif, dated to the early Meiji period. The chrysanthemum motif on this tea kettle looks very identical to the chrysanthemum pattern on the Japanese silver coin of the early Meiji period. Overall condition is very good for its age except with a few very small dents.
A pair of beautiful shallow dishes decorated in under-glaze blue with over-glaze iron red, green, yellow and enameled with gold gilt highlights. This kind of technique required the work to be fired twice; First in high temperature and then in low temperature. There are four stylized bats holding cash coins joined with ribbons meaning of: fortune in front of your eye for generations to come. Four“shou” symbols in the form of palace lanterns around the perimeter and a bat, shou symbol and lotus in ...click for details
A large and attractive soapstone carving standing Guanyin holding a lotus spray and accompanied by a phonix, standing on the lotus base, 19th century. The carving is in one piece including the lotus base, and fixed to a fitted woodstand. 13.5" tall with the stand.
The sculpture depicts vividly in different angles, and gives you peaceful and graceful feelings. The Guanyin's facial carving has the influence of ...click for details