A wonderful group of all 8 Chinese Immortals. Set on a log, they all interact, a Go game, talking and watching. This set is intact, all fingers, symbols and details are as they were when this set was made several decades ago. Rare to find them in this perfect condition. about 5 1/2" long and 2 1/4" tall. Beautiful group
Beautiful hand decorated Black Glazed porcelain. Greek cosmetic pot. This piece is 3" wide, about 1 1/2" tall. It depicts a Greek Aphrodite, being served by her servant. Faint bottom mark. Brilliant overglaze decoration, lots of pure gold overglaze. Some of the gold overglaze banding on the side is worn, but the piece is otherwise in excellent condition. This company in Greece makes top quality cosmetic jars. This one is several decades old.
A complete set in mint condition with original bags, metal clips and stickers. These figures were made in Italy in the 1950s and 60s. They are beautifully designed and detailed hard plastic [somewhat flexible] that were made for sale in novelty stores. This same company did a number of Oriental figures, same hard plastic material and they also did the very collectible resin marble large figures. A rare set of all 6. figures are a little under 6" tall, on plastic bases and are really beautif ...click for details
This vintage high fired "mudman" dish garden figure came from a Chinese warehouse stock. The pieces in the lot were done in the 1940s, or before. This unusual piece shows a Monk on a bench in contemplation. The bench base is 3" wide, model number and mark on bottom.
Rare undamaged tiny mudmen figures. Great details, all fingers etc present and intact. A pair of musicians. Pipe and harp. A wood stick could be placed in pipers hands if desired. This pair is 1 1/2" tall, 3" wide at base. A set that was found in China in a warehouse that had stock decades old and never sold. High fired "mud" clay.
A vintage or possibly antique piece of scholars art at a very good price. This brush pot has 4 panels, two scenes, two showing Gods and Scholars. It is It is about 5" tall and 3" square. No damage, bottom mark. Nice looking piece.
Very nice vintage look. This reverse painted snuff bottle is at least several decades old. It has a traditional "Fairy" angelic maiden. Frosty look of glass indicates the age of these vintage bottles. A nice old survivor in excellent condition. It has Bowenite jade stopper and bone spoon. It is 2 1/2" tall. Old snuff bottles are a great way to secure your money, they do not crash like the stock and realestate markets.
This very nice bone snuff bottle was made before 1960. It has very nice scrimshaw etching of mountain scenes It is 3 1/4" tall. It is made from a solid, very nicely grained piece of bone. Craftamanship you no longer find, in particular in bone snuff bottles. Old ones are raising in price, even in a weak economy. A really good buy and a good piece to save in a collection.
A very good price on a very good snuff bottle. This bone snuff bottle has very fine craftsmanship. It has a heron and a poem done in scrimshaw. It is 2 1/2" tall. Made before 1960. A beautiful and subtle piece.
Very attractive hand worked silver snuff bottle made in China at least 3 decades ago. It is at least 92.5 and probably a higher silver content. It depicts a royal dragon, the symbol of the Emperor, and the Emperor himself. It is has original red glass top. It is small at just under 2" tall, but it is a heavy guage silver. Possible lost wax casting.