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.
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This fine bowl has a circular shaped form. The body is divided into six panels each with an individual chased and embossed design such as playing children, cherry blossom, chrysanthemum and bamboo. The bowl has a shaped rim denoting the panels. The bowl is supported by three impressive cast dragon feet.
This fine bowl is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
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A very lovely and fine natural green jadeite pendant (PEI) carved in the shape of bamboo with a bat from the 19th century China. Bamboo pendant(PEI) means: Growing up step by step ("Jie Jie Gao Shen"). The color of this piece of jadeite is all natural without any artificial color enhancement. The bottom kept the natural jadeite skin. Cleverly carved a very small hole on the top stem for hanging chain. Excellent condition. This item comes with a fitted box. ...click for details