This well executed Bronze is of fierce looking Foo Dog and its cub. It displays beautifully from any angle with life like flowing manes and vividly angry expressions. It's just over five inches long. It's very heavy for its size weighing 1 lb 11 oz.
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This bulbous form snuff bottle has a lotus plant with leaf, flower and seed on one side and a delightful Kio or Goldfish on the other. It shows some wear from age but it is in excellent condition. Both the Peking glass and silver spoon and the bottle are signed. It is 4.5 cm high without the lid. Please feel free to email me if you require more photographs. As with all my items shipping includes full insurance.
This etched decorated tray is 17.1 x 11.3 x 1.1 inches in size. It was once part of the inventory of the World of Art store in Chicago. It will polish up nicely but it does have some scratches and small dents as you can see in the pictures. It is unmarked and very well made. Please feel free to email me if you require more photographs. As with all my items shipping includes full insurance.
This tiny tea pot is just over 7 cm long from the spot to the far end of the handle. It is about 3.5 cm high and the base is 3.2 cm across. It is very detailed for its size. The condition is very good with some very minor dents. It would polish up beautifully. It appears to be Chinese and dates from around 1900 It is signed and stamped on the base as pictured.
This well cast figure is just over 8 inches tall, 6.25 inches wide and 4 inches deep . This depiction of Syamatara is most likely of Chinese - Tibetan origin. There are about a dozen small patches of corrosion on different parts of the sculpture. These are white to bluish in color. Aside from the corrosion there is some rubbing of the gold gilding. The "belt buckle" is a clearly defined yin - yang symbol.
This is an early Chinese handwarmer (shou lu)( with rounded shoulders and pierced cover. It is incised with bats around a peach, bamboo and other plants. It is well signed and in excellent condition for its age with wonderful dark patina. It is about 11 cm's long by 8 1/2 wide and 7 1/2 cm's high not counting the swivel handle. It would make a excellent addition to any collection. The four character mark is I believe by Zhang Minggi Zhi.