This well carved vase or incense holder has two panels on the front and a signed poem or saying on the back. Each panel depicts sages or scholars. From what I could determine the poem refers to what they are doing. It measures 13.25 inches long and 4.5 inches wide. Aside from the typical age cracks that this type of ware acquires it is in perfect condition with a rich patina.
The workmanship on this snuff bottle is really fantastic. The colored glass enameling is full of air bubbles. It's very unusual in that it has the dragon in brass relief. The colors are very vibrant and crisp. It's possible that this bottle is older then what I have it listed as. It measures 2 3/4 inches high with the lid on.
This well carved ivory Brooch has a miniature painting in an oval frame that is just 20 x 15 mm in size. This amazing painting is very detailed with a poem and signature. The ivory carving is of an intricate dragon. Please examine the pictures you will not be disappointed. The brooch is 42 x 26 mm in size. It is in excellent condition. Free world wide shipping.
This large "jade tree" has a most unusual base, I have not been able to find another one like this. It is very well executed and is in excellent condition there are perhaps two petals missing, nothing else wrong at all. The white stone appears to be jade, the brown and green are agate, the purple is amethyst, the pink is rose quartz and I'm not sure what the yellow stone is. The little buds on the amethyst are clear quartz. Size: 19 inches high and 17 inches wide including the ba ...click for details
Fabulous well potted porcelain bowl with detailed hand painting. The style and subject matter are fascinating. Please check out the pictures. Excelent condtion no damage. It is 12 &3/8 inches wide and about 6 inches high with the lid. It weights 7 lbs and 11 ounces so the shipping weight will be about double that. I am not sure on the age of this item but I believe it is a 20th century