An assortment of Mandarin Court Necklace beads in kingfisher blue enamel, with three featuring green circles as well, interspersed with exquisitely carved brown court necklace beads in Hongmu rosewood with flower motifs. 32 beads total. Strung for display purposes only on wire. Each beads is one cm in width.
Luscious Chinese export necklace circa 1920's, made from gold plated brass. Some of the gold has worn off. The color of the coral is a very deep salmon, and there are two angular beads dangling, framing an assortment of roughly rectangular semi precious hardstones such as quartz, carnelian, lapis and amethyst. The necklace measures 18" in length, each coral segment is 1/2" X 3/8". Marked China on the clasp. Definitely and early "tourist" piece.
Lovely Japanese Meiji export pendant intricately carved and re-strung with extra beads at a later date. Wonderful Japanese iris with dogwood and chrysanthemums. Measures 2 1/4" X 1 5/8" Perfect condition with old export stamp on back.
Beautiful double bamboo small size Chinese wedding bracelet in blue and purple aqua enamel with two moveable butterfly clasps. The bamboo has been glued into the silver, so, although it has the clasps, it can not be taken apart. This piece is signed and stamped for the domestic market. Very good condition, some loss to the enamel. Measures 2 1/4" inside, 2 3/4" on outside, 3/5" width.
Beautiful and exquisite condition antique Qing dynasty panel re-framed for European export much later in the 20th century. It is rare to find the One Hundred Antiques motif embroidered so well and in such excellent condition. There are no stains, and the Peking knot work is exceptionally tight and refined. A rare piece.Bright colors. No stains or watermarks.
Measures: 15" X 18" with outer portion, inner panel is 13.5" X 11".
For your consideration is an exceedingly refined Chinese export bracelet featuring interlocking jade rings (possibly replaced at a later date), and a fine jadeite carved stone as the centerpiece with great untreated color. The main stone is accented by lovely tourmaline and other semi-precious hardstones. Some of them have holes in them from when they were hung on charms or necklaces previously. Note the extremely fine work on the filigree. Stamped as "Silver."
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Beautiful and vibrant emerald green jadeite carved stones enhance these unusual Chinese earrings which are probably for the export market. They are silver with vermeil, as are the newer ear wires which accompany them. There has been a repair to one of the pair where the coins were soldered back together, see photos. The jadeite archaic style carvings are perfect and authentic with excellent untreated gem quality color.
Beautiful Chinese silver vermeil export choker necklace featuring amethyst beads and a medallion with tourmaline and possibly aquamarine. Center stone nicely carved. Very good condition, no issues to note save a slightly indented cabochon on connector clasp. Measures 16" length, center medallion is 2.75" X 2" diameter.