A pair of rare earrings from Chinese Ming Period. They are made of solid gold and high quality of white jade in gourd shape, which is one of the typical Ming dynasty earrings style.
Condition: very good condition for the period.
Very fine nephrite white jade boy holding a branch of wheat. Wheat in Chinese is "Sui", same sound as the Year. This jade figure is called "ZhiSui TongZi" meaning: Good health and good luck year after year; dated to Qing dynasty. Excellent caving. Size: 1.75 inches or 5 cm. Very good condition.
Qing Dynasty (18th - 19th century)
Of celadon jade with some russet inclusion on the back, carved in five smiling boys playing & carrying with lotus and lingzhi. Also Vivid carved with one boy in the middle holding another boy's pigtail. In Chinese mythology, the happy five boys (Wu Zi Deng Ke) is symbolized in happy and good withes for family life. Item comes with a fitted wood stand. ...click for details
A very fine near mutton fat nephrite jade pebble elephant, 18th century. Even greenish white color. Condition: Excellent. No damage. Natural fissure on the bottom. Size: 2 3/4"(L) X 1 3/4"(H) X 1 5/8"(W), or 7 cm X 4.5 cm X 4 cm. Weight: 192g.
Chinese jade bangle made for a young girl, 17th century, late Ming to early Qing period. Very fine light-greenish white jade well carved with two dragons playing pearl, using the typical techiques of late Ming period.
Diameter: 6 cm inner diameter. 7.4 cm outside diameter. Very good condition.
This is a rare Chinese silk archersí ring holder from the imperial work shop, Qing dynasty (18 century). One side showing a figure from opera, and the other side showing a boy walking on cloud. Excellent craftsmanship. Similar style archersí ring holder can be seen in the Palace Museum in Beijing.
Size: 4" cylinder height
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Chinese jade bracelet bangle with two dragon chasing a pearl. Ming Dynasty, 16/17th century. Fine light-greenish white jade well carved with a lot of details showing the typical carving techniques of late Ming period.
The motif of two dragon chasing a flaming pearl has a long history in China dating back over 2,000 years. It was originated with dragon-lantern dance praying to Heaven for rain and good harvest. It late ...click for details
Extremely beautiful and elegant 19th Century original Chinese jadeite necklace decorated with two pendants- one carved jadeite flower and one carved apple green jade jadeite human figures, along with original four jadeite beads. The necklace chain was tested silver gold gilded. The center pendant utilized apple green color and carved as a beautiful flower. The carved jadeite human figures pendant delicately carved as two faces on the front and back. Truly a beautiful art work!
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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
c1910-20, Chinese hand crafted precious gemstone bracelet decorated with (3) untreated apple green Jadeite, (1) Amethyst, (1) Tourmaline. All gemstones are at rare high quality and untreated. Beautiful, unique and in good condition. Nice filigree silver work, gold washed. Marked: Silver. Total Length: 7" (18cm). Weight: 49 g.