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Pair of Chinese Miao Ethnic Minority Antique Earings

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Jewelry: Pre 1910   item# 1302132 (stock# M)

Pair of Chinese Miao Ethnic Minority Antique Earings
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this is a large antique hand-made pair of earrings of low grade silver, lots of filigree work...Though obviously not wearable for most Westerners, the make a wonderful ethnographic, tribal arts display.


Antique Chinese eyeglasses 19th century Qing Dynasty

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1301345 (stock# TC549)

Antique Chinese eyeglasses 19th century Qing Dynasty
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Spectacles were only affordable for the very wealthy in China during the 1800's. The lenses were ground from crystal of various shades. Because of the cost, if a lens or frames were broken the remaining pieces would be refitted into a replacement set...as happened with this pair of antique Chinese eyeglasses. The vestiges of the original fitting remain on the left lens.


Antique Chinese Pair of Embroidered Lotus Shoes for bound feet gray

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1299090 (stock# TC546)

Antique Chinese Pair of Embroidered Lotus Shoes for bound feet gray
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Nicely detailed winter well worn Lotus shoes complete with heal flaps and straps...


Antique Chinese small carved wooden fat reclining Buddha

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1920   item# 1298862 (stock# TC547)

Antique Chinese small carved wooden fat reclining Buddha
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$125.00 

He is charming...well detailed leaning on a pillows ...a few nicks and bruises to the finish as to be expected at this age...roughly 4 inches tall and 6 inches wide...


Antique Chinese ethnic Minority wood comb with wilver adornment

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Jewelry: Pre 1920   item# 1298663 (stock# M)

Antique Chinese ethnic Minority wood comb with wilver adornment
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$195 

Women of the Miao Chinese minority did not cut their hat...when the hair was worn "bun Style" on the top of the head, the comb would be positioned horizontally, with the tynes pushed under the "bun"...and the silver dangles would hang down...the actual "comb" is hand carved and covered with silver for decoration...


Unusual Antique Chinese Peking glass archers ring

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Glass: Pre 1900   item# 1297042 (stock# TC545)

Unusual Antique Chinese Peking glass archers ring
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Inside of ring has embedded pipe scale from the glass working process and exterior layer of glass has stress crack with small chip missing...stress crack would also be from glass making process... but ring has been stable for couple of centuries...ring was bought in South China late 90s along with several other rings (all stone and sold) but this one was so unusual that I kept it ...really is lovely


Antique Chinese carved ivory napkin ring

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1910   item# 1297038 (stock# TC548)

Antique Chinese carved  ivory napkin ring
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$110 

Qing Dynasty ivory ring carved with dragons circling oval shaped pearl.


Pair of Chinese Ethnic Minority silver Bracelets

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Jewelry: Pre 1920   item# 1291276 (stock# M)

Pair of Chinese Ethnic Minority silver Bracelets
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This pair of low grade silver Chinese Bracelets are Miao Ethnic Minority. Low grade silver was used extensively throughout China during the 19th and early 20th century. To a Westerner the backs look like the bracelets are adjustable, this is a decorative element only and they are not adjustable. The fronts are deeply etched with animals. At the widest point in the front the bracelets measure 1.25 inches. They are oval in shape and very comfortable to wear...I prefer to sale them as a pair but ...click for details


Qing Dy Chinese woman's embroidered doodoo with money pocket

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1287848 (stock# TC542)

Qing Dy Chinese woman's embroidered doodoo with money pocket
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The doodoo was an element of Chinese woman's costume which was worn covering the chest. This one has a money pocket ant is in pristine condition. With silk embroidered flower decoration on a satin weave cotton background fabric. The back is a simple piece of somspun indigo dyed fabric


Chinese Ethnic Minority smoking pipe

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1287667 (stock# M)

Chinese Ethnic Minority smoking pipe
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The Chinese people smoked both opium (thanks to the British) and tobacco. This antique pipe was made and used by the ethnic minority of the mountain region of SW China.


Antique Small Chinese embroidery panel of woman riding foo dog lion

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1287507 (stock# TC542)

Antique Small Chinese embroidery panel of woman riding foo dog lion
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This old silk embroidery panel may have originally been part of a larger scene. the is light stain to the background above the riders head. the piece measures panel is approx 19 x 15 inches ...


Antique Chinese hand carved long handled brush and back scratcher

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1287388 (stock# TC541)

Antique Chinese hand carved long handled brush and back scratcher
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$125 for the pair  

Personal care items with long handles to reach the back...the brush is carved from wood and the back scratcher is carved from bamboo...roughly 22 23 inches long...


Chinese Export silk painted fan with lacquer struts

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1930   item# 1286883 (stock# TC540 )

Chinese Export silk painted fan with lacquer struts
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This fan was made for export during the 1930's. Silk fabric with hand painted "city life" scene and support struts of black lacquer with ornate painted decoration.


Antique inkstone with carved stone cover

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1286780 (stock# TC539)

Antique inkstone with carved stone cover
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$395 

This round inkstone was carved out of a naturally occurring layered stone...both the bottom and cover viewed from the side show the striation of the stone.The covered has a pond design etched with raised koi fish. It is really lovely. The inkstone is just over 4 inches in diameter and .8 inches in height.


Very Large Chinese Burl wood Brush Pot

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1286187 (stock# TC538)

Very Large Chinese Burl wood Brush Pot
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Made from burl wood, this elegant Chinese brush pot stands almost a foot (12 inches) tall and 6 inches in diameter. The walls are thick with a repeated rib design and the interior lip has a deep bevel...

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