All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1800 item #1337826 (stock #159143N32850)
This is a magnificent Cartel made in Paris during the first half of the 18th century by the end or just after the Regence period. This latter started after the death of Louis XIV from 1715 up to 1723. Louis XV being too young, a Regent named Philippe D'Orleans ruled the country. This stunning and intricately designed brown tortoiseshell veneered bracket clock is typical from this era with a sumptuous embellishment of cast bronze ormolus and brass inlaid following Boule's Design...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1337642 (stock #7370)
A Finberg Mfg. Co. curb link gold filled man's pocket or vest watch chain from the 1890-1900 era. This 14-5/8" man's accessory has a large springring clasp and a swivel which is stamped FINBERG MFG. CO.. The gold plating on the links is heavy and shines brightly. It is in very good antique condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1336209 (stock #B03)
Watch Company
$29.50
HAMPDEH WATCH Co. Identification Guide and serial number charts; over 97 Pgs. 1st Edition by Roy Ehrhardt. 8 by 10 inch soft bound with a gloss finished color front and back. This is the Premier source for Hampden Pocket Watches produced in America. The information provided is a must have for the Hampden Watch Collector! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.

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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1336068
David Anthony
$1,195.00
A very rare cast iron fireplace tool set with caddy includes tongs, poker, and shovel. The caddy in enameled in black over a white primer, a clue to help dating of the set. The caddy is formed of rectilinear lines with a bird with large plumes in the center. Each of the tools has a ring for either grabbing or hanging. Tool handles have twisted shafts with simple decoration on the squared portions. The tools appear to be hand forged...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1335989
David Anthony
$195.00
A masterwork of machine age beauty, this Stanley plane features a wood base with metal cutting blade housing, patented April 1892. The globular wood grip is matched by an artfully shaped wood handle. Condition is generally excellent although the handle has a splash of paint. The black paint is 40-50% worn. Even so, this plane is a beauty. Dimension: 9 3/4" l
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1335842
David Anthony
$595.00
This pewter vessel is most likely a flask of Swiss origin dating to the first quarter of the 19th C. Its unadorned octagonal sides taper gently to a terraced shoulder having an octagonal tier and a rounded one supporting a threaded neck for screwing on the cap, the top of which has an eye for holding a ring. The underside is flat...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1335501 (stock #7338)
A Victorian 3 strand alpaca man's pocket watch chain with an engraved slide from the 1880-1890 era. This 12-1/4" man's accessory has a t-bar and a swivel and the decorative and fancy slide and ends all have hand engraving. The slide has a loop for a fob and a Gothic GB monogram; this chain is made of alpaca (an imitation silver) and it is also known as silveroid, German silver and other names (there is no silver content)...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #1334751
Can be sold as a group or individually upon request
David Anthony
$465.00
This 14K gold ladies' pocket watch features highly decorated case with a monogram of B whose enamel face displays Arabic numerals and a second hand. The maker is Hampden around the turn of the 20th C. We apologize for the eclipse of 7 which is obscured by camera lights. This watch a pleasure to behold. Dimension: 1 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1800 item #1333491
David Anthony
$195.00
This diminutive black basalt wax seal was made by Wedgwood in the late 18th C. as a protest against slavery and features Hercules. The condition is nearly immaculate with no defects to report. The hole at the top was to attach to a lanyard or neck chain or necklace. This item is quite rare and collectible. Dimension: 7/8" h
David Anthony
$795.00
This 14K gold American Waltham pocket watch has exceptionally fine embossed and chased gold decoration of floral motifs. The face is enamel with Roman numerals. The face is covered by a plastic bezel over over another crystal. Serial number and gold purity stamped on the back. Dimension: 1 1/2"
David Anthony
$2,750.00
A fine French mantle clock in the rococo style made of rouge marble with gilded bronze feet and accents, atop which stands a bronze of Joan of Arc by Henri Emile Giraud (1825-92,Fr), and thus signed. The clock works, but has no visible markings. It is in excellent condition and works. It dates to c. 1875. Dimension: 26" h
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1333074 (stock #2A141A)
Chinese carved old Scholar walking stick or Cane, with red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. before 1920's, 30" high, 9 1/2" wide for old Scholar, the details of carving is realistic and well done, black lacquer on the half of the stick. The condition is good and strong, some small areas show the bare wood after many years of rubbing by hands.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1333073 (stock #2A152A)
Chinese carved Bird handle Walking Stick or Cane with gilded red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. early 1920, 35" high, 8" wide for Bird Handle, carved out of natural shape of tree branch. The condition is good and strong, some red lacquer worn out on the beak and the bottom area.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1800 item #1332863 (stock #754)
Original antique Bronze mortar and pestle late 17th early 18th century. Beautiful casting original pestle solid bronze. Measuring 4.5" Diameter 3.5" Tall pestle 6.5" Long. Exquisite patina.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1837 VR item #1332340
The Zep Tepi Emporium
USD $13,300.00
19th Century Human Skull; Western European (Likely British) Male; Subject Deceased c...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1331934 (stock #7244)
An Edwardian 14K white and yellow gold rod link watch chain from the 1910 1920 era. It measures 13-1/2" long, the links alternate from elongated diamond shaped in yellow gold with rectangular lined white gold links and it has a swivel and springring clasp. The links are of hollow construction and this fine chain is is stamped 14K on the jump rings and on the inside of the swivel...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1910 item #1331379 (stock #7217)
A fine gold filled horse or equestrian gold filled mesh watch chain fob from around 1900. This late Victorian or early Edwardian man's fashion accessory consists of a fine chain with a swivel attached to the pocket clip mount; a mesh strip has a metal mount from which is suspended half of a photo locket which has a high relief horse surrounded by a horseshoe mounted with flashy white rhinestones. All components are rose gold coloured except the locket which is yellow gold filled...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1331133
This is a magnificent antique sterling silver coffee set made by Black, Starr & Frost with covered foliate scrollwork motives and intricate raised floral pattern. The set contains of three pieces as coffee pot, creamer, sugar bowl, all beautifully and highly repoussé. This gorgeous three piece set is marked for Black, Starr, & Frost, New York Sterling, visible underneath the set. A lovely "M" monogram is on view inside the sugar bowl. Each piece is decorated all over with a stunning repouss...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #1330552 (stock #Misc)
This ladle was formed from a single steer horn and has been polished by years of use in service culinary soups and stews etc...Origins British Isles probably Scottish. There is a crack in the bowl but it retains its beauty as an object of the domestic arts.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330533 (stock #3051)
Victorian Brass Chamberstick with motif of large muscular Vulture, bare chest guarding the family money chest (1837 - 1901) Curled, long tail is finger grip for the chamberstick. Vulture holds two bags of money tightly against his chest. On one side of belt are keys and the other side a small money bag. In excellent condition 7 3/4" high x 2 1/2" wide x 5 1/2" deep. According to Chambersticks.com, one can find examples of various chambersticks in books about candlesticks and/or lighting in the ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330412
Offered is an impressive Chinese white silk embroidered woman coat belonging to pre-1930 time period. This exquisite Chinese white silk fabric with gold and colored thread woman's coat elaborately embroidered with images of dragons rendered in gold threads and other shades as blue, green, red, purple, and pink, creates a stunning and dazzling floral motif and patterns. The broad cuffs with various Chinese characters and other rich designs are vividly noticeable on the rich blue silk. A...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1330233
Offered is a spectacular classical Roman oil lamp belonging to the 1st century AD with a pear-shaped body and a broad rounded end that tapers in and then sharply outwards towards where it intersects with a smaller rounded head, depicting the head of a Roman God or Goddess on the handle, in superb condition and exceptional realistic details in the rendering of the face and hair. The sill of the lamp is beautifully crafted and thins in proportion with the taper while also blending in a seamles...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1329780 (stock #2690)
Watch Company
$225.00
THE BALL COMPANY Grade 435 21j, 16 Size, Swiss, Two finger nickel bridge, lever set, #2778. Adjusted to Temperature and Six Positions and ISOCHRONISM. Original Screw back and bezel white gold filled fancy open face case. Original marke3d porcelain dial with light hairlines. Very clean, running. Just serviced. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. NOTE: Please view our return policy for exchanges and returns.

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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1328931 (stock #be110rh)
Beautiful exotic wood case with cylinder music box that has bells, drums and castanets. It plays 10 tunes on the cylinder, but unfortunately I don't know what they are as the list of them disappeared a long time ago. The sound is great, and the case is lovely rosewood. We believe the box to be a Sublime, but there is no makers name any place onthe box that we can see. The lid of the box is slightly warped and has been cracked and fixed, but everything else is in beautiful working condition....
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1328633 (stock #3671)
This large Bois Durci ink stand features an intricately moulded base, upon which sit two glass inkwells and a central urn shaped container. The glass inkwells are fitted with bois durci tops set into silver plated mounts and collars. The urn shaped container has been gilded and the lid and handles are inset with a duck egg blue enamel. The manufacture of Bois Durci was patented in Paris in 1856 by Francois Lepage and was achieved by mixing a very fine sawdust-usually ebony or rosewood-with album...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1800 item #1327906 (stock #009965)
Mimi's Antiques
$2000.00
Set of Eight Chinese Export Fitzhugh Pots De Creme. Fresh out of a Family Estate. Provence: Purchased from Israel Sack, Inc. in 1995
A huge bronze or bell metal mortar, Italian 17th. century AD.

The mortar with handgrips of folded form and a stepped shape evolving into a very wide rim. This mortar is impressive and would appeal both to the collectors of early European metal item and to interiour decorators looking for something out of the ordinary.

Size: Ca. 23-24 cm. wide and 22 cm. high. Massive construction, extremely heavy weighing ca. 13 kilograms.

Condition: Choice!, finely patinated with s...
An exceptional, huge bronze mortar with pestle, Italian 17th. century AD.

The mortar with two side dolphin handgrips, turned and steped form. This mortar is impressive and would appeal both to the collectors of early European metal item and to interiour decorators looking for something out of the ordinary.

The full set weighs more than 13 kilogram with the mortar weighing around 10 kilograms.

Size: Ca. 22,5 cm. high and 20,5 cm. wide. Masive construction. The pes...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1837 VR item #1322626 (stock #GD-581)
Here you find a lovely maple feast ladle dating to the 1800's. The handle is carved into a well detailed head. European brass trade tacks were used for the eyes. Has a beautiful rich patina from age and use. Measures 9.5 inches in length.

Feasts were important ceremonies among the Woodlands people and their purpose was to give thanks for what they took from nature in order to live. For instance, when sap was gathered from maple trees or wild rice harvested from lakes, they held feasts o...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1900 item #1321962 (stock #be115rh)
One of the most beautiful and unusual clocks I've ever had the pleasure to sell, this alabaster and bronze clock was made by Vincenti et Cie. in France, and was a silver and bronze medal winner according to the marks on the back of the works. It was made in the middle part of the 19th century, and measures 22 1/2" tall x l7" wide x 9" deep. The pendulum is of a girl on a swing, and instead of swinging side to side as most pendulums do, it swings front to back so that the girl is actually swin...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321569
This is a marvelous set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons, all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage, original, and custom made box decorated with a soft beige velour textile. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the handle. The hallmarks Norway, 925 SV are visible on reverse. This splendid sterling silver, gilt, and enamel teaspoon set is indeed a special addition to your antique sterling silver collection. Length of ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321568
This is a magnificent set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons made by the famous Norwegian Goldsmith Jacob Ulrich Torstrup (1779–1860), all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage box decorated with a black velour textile. The box is not original but each spoon fits perfectly in its place. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the top and handle. The hallmarks of the maker, J. Torstrup, Sterling, Norway are visible on reverse. not...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1910 item #1321317 (stock #3117)
Lovely line marker used in Chinese building construction with, China’s most famous poet, Li Po daydreaming between two pots of wine carved on the side. Complete with no damage and still functional. Circa late Qing Dynasty- this is third one I have ever seen outside of a museum and the only one with Li Po. L: 14cm/5.5in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
Impressive late Victorian silver-mounted horn-handled treen walking stick or cane. The horse hoof-form handle over silver collar hallmarked London, 1892, maker's mark indistinct, to a tapering shaft with brass ferrule, 34", (86cm) long. Condition Report; Some tarnishing/wear to silver collar, otherwise good.
Impressive 19th century gilt metal-topped treen walking stick or cane. The mushroom top with a relief mask over entwined serpent, to a tapering shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Missing ferrule.
Fine Victorian horn-handled novelty walking stick or cane. Modelled as the head of a greyhound or whippet, with glass eyes, to a metal collar and rootwood shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Later rubber ferrule. Minor losses to top edge of metal collar.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1320284 (stock #2013)
This late 19th century ladies porcelain travelling inkwell is decorated with a band of (now faded) orange lustre, bordered top and bottom with two black bands. Above this is a band of hand painted flowers which is also featured on the top of the lid. The lid and body are connected by a gilt brass collar, with the gilding slightly worn. There is a small firing crack to the lid and a crack to the inner rim of the well. It stands 70mm high and has a diameter of 78mm. Possibly French.
Very well carved ivory erotic dress cane-Ca. 1900-Ivory crook handle depicting the intimate organ of a man, well streaked and richly colored rosewood shaft with a slender beaded silver wire ring collar and a stag horn ferrule. Size; Handle is H. 4 ¼” x 3 ¼”, overall length is 37 inches. Condition Report; Condition is consistent with age.
Impressive carved ivory Owl container cane-Ca. 1890-Well and micro carved owl perched on a book over a larger cylindrical stem, well figured malacca shaft and a stag horn ferrule. The owl shows the typical flat face with large forward-facing eyes and conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye, ear-holes with upright feathers, a hawk-like beak. It pulls out to reveal a cavity in the cylindrical stem which might have been intended for snuff tobacco or drugs. Size; Handle is H. 3 ½” x 1”, ...
Finely crafted Ivory Lion Cane-Ca. 1880-L-shaped ivory handle carved in the taste of the Roman statuary with a large lion mask and Vitruvian scrolls. Malacca shaft with a metal collar and an ivory ferrule. Used but not abused, this cane boasts a powerful presence and aged well and with a uniform and glazed patina. Size; Handle is H. 6” x 4 ¾”, overall length is 34 ¼ inches.
. Warthog Ivory Figural Cane-Ca. 1900-Large warthog tooth carved with a large aquatic reptile which could be a crocodile or a varan, ebony shaft with a bound leather collar and a stag horn ferrule. The animal has an impressive head with two inset glass eyes, powerful jaws and a body with thick and scaly skin and mighty claws. Size; Handle is H. 5 ¼” x 2 ¾”, overall length is 37 ½ inches, no condition issues noted.
Impressive Silver Art Nouveau Dress Cane-Ca. 1910-Long silver handle topped by a tapering loop ending with a flower, ebony shaft and a metal ferule. The upswept petals of the flower show some traces of gilding and speak for a cyclamen, and, the floral twig with buds applied on the vertical stem hints in that direction as well. German hallmarks. Size; Handle is H. 7” x 3”, overall length 36 ¼ inches. Great condition.
Feminine Silver Dress Cane-Ca. 1890-Silver handle hand chased and engraved with various panels of different flowers, scrolls and shells on its stretching stem and with a crown of flowers on the round and flattened knob, mahogany shaft and a copper ferrule. Superb condition. Size; Handle is H. 3” x 1”, overall length 40 ½ inches.
Antique Silver Dress Cane-Ca. 1880-Long, vertical and tapering silver handle totally hand chased and engraved with scrolls, foliage and blooms, coco palm wood shaft and a brass ferrule. An exceptional size paired with a high relief and fine surface detail make of this scepter-like Anglo-Indian Kutch cane a desirable and first rate collectible. Size; Handle is H. 7 ¼” x 1”, overall length is 35 ¼ inches, no condition issues noted.
Ivory Figural Cane-Ca. 1880-Ivory knob carved to depict the head of a young girl with chubby face and long hear wearing a riding cap, plain turned metal collar, mahogany shaft and a stag horn ferrule. Delightful child portraiture and emphasized by a century old patina. Size; Handle is H. 2” x 1 ¼”, overall length is 39 ¾ inches. Condition is consistent with age.
Well crafted Ivory French Bulldog Cane-Ca. 1890-Opera shaped handle carved with a prone French Bulldog. The canine shows all the characteristics of the breed and has cut ears and tail. A slightly cartooned approach to the carving as well as two dark red eyes inset wide apart lend it charm and vivacity. The handle aged well with a smooth surface and uniform, natural patina and comes on a dark rosewood shaft with a plain silver collar and a horn ferrule. Possibly French. Size; Handle is H. 4 ¾”...
Ivory and Mother of Pearl Cane-Ca. 1900-Straight ivory handle fashioned in a flattened shape with faux sprig and applied with a cavorting Cupid among engraved floral. Ebony shaft with a metal collar and an ivory ferrule. Delicate and decorative feminine of a most likely French origin-H. 4” x ¾”, overall length is 38 ¾ inches, good condition.
Stag Snake Cake- Ca. 20th century- An expert carving of a snake entwined on a deer antler, signed sterling collar, beautiful snake-wood shaft and a 3“ stage ferrule. Size; H- 4 ¼“ x 3“. overall length is 36 inches. Condition Report; Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1320189
This is a pair of antique silver Dutch salt and pepper shakers in form of a young girl and a boy statue dressed beautifully in their traditional attires. The shakers have 800 silver stamp on their feet with an overall delightful old patina and in excellent condition for their age relating to 1920s. Their feet are conveniently movable to pour salt and pepper. This lovely set of Dutch shakers has the following dimensions and weight: Girl: Approx. 1.2 inches (3 cm) wide and 2.75 inches (7 cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1319897 (stock #3622)
China Rose Antiques
A$2,850.00
This very attractive sterling silver ink stand was made by John Grinsell & Sons of London in 1895. The hallmarks on the front of the base are slightly worn, but the marks on the other components are very crisp as can be seen in the photos below. All pieces in this inkstand are marked-the candlestick and its sconce as well as the pierced enclosures containing the ink wells and their lids. It features two large inkwells fully enclosed by lidded, pierced work with the shallow depression under the c...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1319593 (stock #tipplerstick)
This is a great "Tipplers" walking stick from the late 19th Century. A nice firm example with both glass and tube, copper handle and collar, maple shaft and an iron ferrule. Used to carry ones beverage on a walk! This stick measures 36" x 1" x 1". The inside glass vile is 15". The glass topper is 2 1/2". The handle itself is 1" x 1" x 1", and the ferrule is 1" as well.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1319589 (stock #mermaidsword)
This is a wonderful silver handle mermaid walking stick that pulls out to reveal a sword. Great detail and design on the mermaid. The sword is 19" long. The stick measures 34" x 3 1/2" x 1". The handle is 3" x 3 1/2" x 1". The ferrule is 1". A really unusual stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1319579 (stock #swordgator)
This is a great sword walking stick that features an alligator as the handle. The blade on this stick is 14 5/8". The stick itself measures 34 1/4' x 4" x 1 5/8". The horn tip is 5/8".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1319577 (stock #nautsword)
This is a great carved ivory walking stick that is also a sword stick. The blade of this sword is 25 1/4" long. The stick itself measures 36 1/2" x 4 1/8" x 1 3/4". The ferrule is ivory and measures 3/8".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1319571 (stock #cockatooswor)
This is a great carved ivory cockatoo that is also a sword. The blade is 26 1/2" long. Notice the wonderful carving and glass eyes of the bird. This stick measures 36" x 3 1/2" x 1 5/8". The ferrule is 5/8" and is also ivory.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1318205 (stock #morticians)
This is a very interesting gadget stick that was used by mortician's to measure the bodies. Screw off the handle and pull out the 36" measuring stick disguised within. This stick features an ivory handle that measures 1 1/2" x 2" x 1 1/4". The overall length of the stick is 36 3/4" x 2" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1/2" and the ferrule is 2 1/4". A very unusual stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1318189 (stock #ivoryflickst)
This is a very unique walking stick that also doubles as a weapon. Just flick the end of the stick and a 3 3/4" blade pops out the end. The handle is ivory and measures 3 1/8" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The stick measures 35" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1/2" and the ferrule is 3/4". A great stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1317973
Offered is a large magnificent Chinese porcelain bowl in raised relief design of dragons and fire flames belonging to the 1800 to 1850 time period. Two green and one blue dragons expressively soar the inside of this lovely porcelain bowl while two blue and one green dragons rise the outside, making altogether a stunning well composed pattern. Four rectangle parts with fine raised design of flowers and birds join this decoration on the outside. This marvelous Chinese porcelain piece is in exc...