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Small Carved Bone Cricket Cage

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Contemporary   item# 978558 (stock# bcc)

Small Carved Bone Cricket  Cage
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$22.00 

Nice hand carved bone cricket cage. This is a smaller size at 1 1/4" deep, 2 7/8" wide and 3 1/8 tall. Door opens, top of cage pattern is the eternal knot. Will be shipped in nice padded storage gift box.


Unusual Caltrop Coral Eye Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Contemporary   item# 976349 (stock# calsn)

Unusual Caltrop Coral Eye Snuff Bottle
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


87.00 

A most unusual snuff bottle. It has the body of a Chinese chestnut called a caltrop. It also has coral stopper and glass dolls eye. It has cultural powere as a talisman. It is about 2 3/4" long. A wonderfully unique addition to a collection.


Carved Stone Snuff Bottle Sage on Mountain

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Contemporary   item# 976266 (stock# sss)

Carved Stone Snuff Bottle Sage on Mountain
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


96.00 

Very attractive carved shushan stone snuff bottle. Scene of mountain, village and a sage. This bottle has a bone spoon with a turquoise top. It is about 2 1/2" tall to top of turquoise. The carving on this bottle as you can see is outstanding, so it the color and shape. It is about 5-10 years old.


Carved Glass Snuff Bottle Longevity Bats

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Contemporary   item# 974877 (stock# bats)

Carved Glass Snuff Bottle  Longevity Bats
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$86.00 

Brilliant colors. Very good hand carving. Longevity, Luck and Wealth symbols cover this glass snuff bottle. 2 1/4" tall. Nice shape and a quality that will increase in value as good craftsmanship is lost due to a lack of people in China willing to work for little or nothing on their time honored crafts.


Traditional Zuni Fetish Pot Turquoise

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Fetishes: Pre 2000   item# 974780 (stock# zfp)

Traditional Zuni Fetish Pot  Turquoise
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


48.00 

A very attractive, very traditional Zuni fetish pot. The 3 fetishes bear, wolf and fox. I may be wrong on the fox. This is a black clay pot with crushed turquoise. The fetishes are held on with nylon cord. The pot is about 3" across. This is a genuine Zuni Indian piece. It is not signed. Very attractive and very fair price.


Egyptian small silver cartouche box beautiful

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Pre 1990   item# 946369 (stock# esb)

Egyptian small silver cartouche box beautiful
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


65.00 

Really good quality of craftsmanship. Two very small stamp marks from the craftsman, one on lid, one just to the side on box edge [see photo]and a third mark inside the box. Heavy guage pure silver. A really attractive piece that is 1 1/4" square and 3/8" tall.


Top Quality Yixing Teapot Lucky Children

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Pre 2000   item# 946159 (stock# yxtp)

Top Quality Yixing Teapot Lucky Children
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$145.00 

This Yixing teapot has five signatures and stamps on the bottom and it is double stamped under the lid. These are the marks of a top quality "purple clay" teapot. Made in China at least a decade ago. The design is of lucky children with symbols of gold and wealth. A complex onlayed design. Flawless clay perfection. It comes in a lined gift storage box. The pot is 5" long, the small size is standard in this type of pot, meant to brew small amounts of very fine tea. The purple clay ...click for details


Terrance Lewis Hopi Katchina Doll

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Kachinas: Pre 2000   item# 932983 (stock# tlk)

Terrance Lewis Hopi Katchina Doll
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$340.00 

Terrance Lewis a noted earlier carver of this elegant style of Katchina. Not the earlier traditional dancer style, but loaded with colorful designs related to his culture. This is a Red Beard Longhair, signed and dated "93". It has superb carving and design. It is 8 3/4" tall.


Ivory horn Japanese maskmaker snuff bottle

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 2000   item# 925130 (stock# mms)

Ivory horn Japanese maskmaker snuff bottle
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$145.00 

A very attractive, well carved snuff bottle made from Ivory [mastadon, or Hippo] and horn. It is a Chinese carving of a Japanese mask maker. It appears to have orininally been carved as a netsuke and then converted into a snuff bottle. It is about 2 5/8" tall.A good piece of work about a decade or more old.


Ivory Horn Musician Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 2000   item# 925126 (stock# mansb)

Ivory Horn Musician Snuff Bottle
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Terrill C. Smith
510-531-6812


$145.00 

A very attractive snuff bottle. This piece has been carved using ivory [mastadon or hippo]and horn. It appears to have originally a netsuke that the carvers converted into a snuff bottle. It is Chinese, about a decade or more old. It is 2" tall. A very unique piece.

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