This is a very elegant antique Chinese silk skirt with wonderful hand embroidery of pavilion, bridge, trees, gardens and figures. It also embroidered people's natural ideal life on the skirt, exquisite and creative work. In excellent wearable condition. Length: 34 inches.
A beautiful carved dadeite double vases for Chinese scholar table's display. Small, exquisite, and with scholar's taste. Both carved with Taotie masks on front and back of the body. Tall vase has two loose rings on the shoulder. Both top covers are removable. The stand on the bottom carved from the whold piece of the jadeite. Height: 4.75" or 12cm. Excellent condition with no damage.
A gorgeous antique Chinese covered peking glass jar of bulbous form with sapphire blue glass overlay, carved in high relief with lotus flowers and cranes. The mark "Qianlong Nian Zhi" is inscribed on its bottom. Height 5 3/4"(15cm) without stand, the body diameter 7.5" (19cm). Provenence: From a midwest family collection.
Exquisite Chinese silk embroidered fan case from Qing court, 19th century. One side embroidered with gold and silver threads on the yellow silk ground, and the other side embroidery on the royal blue silk ground. Kept original weaved handle. Very good condition with minor thread loss on the bottom corner. Size: 12 3/4" length without handle.
Antique Chinese carved white jade belt hook from the 19th century. Beautifully carved with dragon head. Good conidtion with usage wear. Small scrach at the tail end as shown in the photos. Size is 4" long. The stand is not included.
This is a Chinese Kesi (silk tapestry) dragon robe or Chi-fu dated to the late 19th Century. KESI dragon robe was the most expensive type of dragon robe in Qing dynasty; much more expensive than embroidery and brocade robe. The robe is made from unique slate blue w/ bronze dragons, brightly colored auspicious symbols. Original blue silk satin lining. There are nine, four-clawed dragons throughout the robe. The robe also features bats and other auspicious Buddhism symbols as well as Taoism symbol ...click for details
A Chinese imperial embroidery dragon robe from about 1890 Qing Dynasty. The robe is made of a reddish brown silk ground. There are nine, five-clawed dragons done in couched golden thread. Brown was considered a shade of yellow by the Qing Court. The use of the color was restricted to the imperial family members. Partial of the original lining was replaced. The robe is in general good condition with some loose threads and slight age wear.
Size: 83” x 53”