A Chinese carved ivory god of longevity, also called Shou Lao, surrounding by a peach, coin, and bat, which refer to the concept of Good Fortune (Fu), Prosperity (Lu), and Longevity (Shou). Comes with its original stand and box.
Very good condition with no damage. Size: 10.5" tall without stand.
A beautiful Chinese antique bronze censer （天雞爐）from the 16/17th century Ming dynasty. It has well formed shape with simplicity. The phoenix (天雞）head on each side. A hard to find good patina with beautiful shine. A six character Xuande Mark on the underside. Perfect size for scholar's desktop. Very good condition for it's age with one minor repair on the rim and small dents. It is 12 cm between each phoenix head, and 6.35 cm in heigh ...click for details
Antique Chinese bronze censer from the 19th century. It is in the form of archaic bronze Ding. It has silver inlay all around the body and on both legs. The under side has a silver inlaid mark of "Shi Sou". It was displayed as an scholar's item on the desktop, or used as incense burner. It has nice patina. Size: 11.5cm tall, 369g in weight. It is in very good condition with its age.
A lovely and finely carved antique Chinese ivory cricket box, used good solid material, with original ivory box cover carved with figures in the garden. Very nice yellowish patina, bearing Daoguang mark on the bottom maybe later added. Very good condition with natural small crack to the cover.
Height: 7 cm tall, 4.5 cm diameter.
This matching pair of cream jug and sugar bowl have a circular form.
Each piece has six panels of embossed and chased decoration including cherry blossom and bamboo designs displayed over a matte background.
To the centre of one panel of each piece is a vacant shield shaped cartouche.
Both pieces are fitted with bamboo style handles and both have a bamboo style decorated rim.
The cream jug and sugar bowl are supported by four scrolling leaf decorated feet.
The cream jug has a plai ...click for details