Lovely example of early Republic era 1920's Cheong Sam Art Deco patterned blouse. Very similar to examples seen in Valery Garret's comprehensive "Chinese Dress". This one has phenomenal color; a bright mint green trimmed in vivid pink and shimmering with gold geometric patterning and it is in excellent condition. Size small. Sturdy and wearable, or suitable to round out a Chinese textile collection.
For your consideration is this unusual spring cherry blossom motif powder blue kimono, embroidered entirely by hand on this magnificent vintage 40's furisode. It is rare to find a kimono entirely embroidered, the usual technique is resist dye and hand painting with embroidered accents. This one is entirely covered in embroidery. It is magnificent. It is in very good condition with some discoloration and foxing to the blue color, the embroidered areas are perfect. There is one minor threadbar ...click for details
Large and lovely vintage ca. 1920's Chinese export bangle with unusual carved carnelian inserts featuring lohans & arhats framed by perfect enameled vermeil lotus flowers, each of the two central segments in a beveled rosette form. Marked as Silver on the clasp. Measures 7.25" length X 1 7/8" wide.
Beautiful vintage Chinese export silver carnelian cabochon bracelet, ring, brooch and earrings set. Very fine filigree work, and each is stamped silver. All in excellent condition. Bracelet is 7.5" in length X 7/8".
Nice vintage carved 18 luohans motif walnut with lung dragon twisting between them. There is also another olive pit or carved nut of a laughing arhat above the walnut, with a small hetian jade ring. The carving of the man laughing is heavily cracked.
Beautiful Mid 20th century ivory carving in excellent condition, very good quality. Marked with paper indicating authenticity of ivory. Measures 7" x 1.5" x 7/8." The total height including the stand is 8.25."