Fine Embroidered Silk Xiapei - Court Waistcoat..... Midnight blue silk embroidered in gold wrapped thread and counted stitch with a 'cloud collar',..... A pair of five clawed profile dragons on the front and a front facing dragon on the back, all amidst pairs of various birds and clouds and bats...
Chinese Embroidered Silk Womans Informal Robe.... Black crepe silk ground embroidered with Butterfly roundels.... Finely embroidered figural sleevebands.... . Dating from late 19th early 20th century.... Good antique condition with signs of general wear commensurate with age and use. Marks to sleevebands.... SIZE:- 110 cm long
Antique 18th Century Chinese Yixing Teapot with Applique Decoration Very rare old teapot with beautiful decoration. Loss to dog on lid. Chip to underside of lid. Minor chips to rim of teapot. Very small chip to tip of spout. Body of teapot is in very good condition with no losses to applique. Dating from circa 1700-1750 Single hole spout. SIZE:- 16 cm wide x 10 cm high x 10cm deep
Antique Chinese Silk Bed Cover.... Huge Canton wedding bed cover. Beautifully hand embroidered with Exotic Birds , Insects and Plants.... Fine quality hand knotted double silk fringe on all four sides.... Original pink silk lining.... . Dating from late 19th century.... Very impressive example in very good antique condition with just signs of gentle wear commensurate with age and use.... SIZE:- Huge Size 300 cm x 250 cm including fringe
Antique Korean Civil Rank Badge .... Fine blue damask silk ground decorated with two Cranes holding plant of Eternal Youth amoungst stylized clouds rocks and surging waves.... Edged with double row of gold paper thread The needlwork is very intricate and of exceptional quality.... Quite a rare example, in very good antique condition throughout with only very gentle signs of wear commensurate with age and use.... SIZE:- 23cm high x 20 cm wide.
Magnificent Antique Chinese Photograph Frame.......
Antique Chinese Embroidered Hanging ..... Finely woven silk ground delicately hand embroidered with coloured silks...... Exquisite exotic Butterflies throughout..... Dating from 19th century..... Slight stains and marks to ground silk (see photographs) commensurate with age and use. Otherwise very good with no damage to embroidery..... SIZE:- 122 cm x 117 cm
Pair Antique Chinese Wall Vases...Finely painted in underglaze cobalt blue....dating from qing dynasty....one vase has areas of kiln grit to back with associated firing faults to uneven edge which are in manufacture, a few surface scratches to back....One vase has a firing fault to rim with associated short hairline... otherwise no damage, chips, cracks or restorations....SIZE:- 12 cm high x 13cm widest part.
ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPH OF SHANGHAI. An original 19th century large sepia albumen photograph. Shanghai Porters. ( Titled below image on mount ). PHOTOGRAPHER : William Saunders. DATE of IMAGE : C1870. SIZE of IMAGE : 10.5in x 8.25in ( 26.6cm x 21cm ) mounted on thick card. CONDITION : Excellent
ANTIQUE CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK ROBE The red silk ground woven with hundreds of little Bats. Skillfully hand embroidered in coloured silks with intricately detailed roundals decorated with Peonies. The cream silk facings also beautifully embroidered Blue silk lining. A fine quality robe dating from 19th century Good antique condition with general signs of wear commensurate with a robe that has been worn, handled and displayed for over 100 years. Small tear to one sleeve ...
Fine Pair Antique Chinese Paintings. Skillfully hand painted in pastel shades featuring small children in a garden, a Scholar sitting in a pavilion. They are delightful, so nice to get a pair. Signed with an inscription, which is most likely a poem. Dating from late 19th century. Of good large size : Gilt wood frames are 22 inches x 16 inches. Very good antique condition. Protected behind glass covers.
Antique Chinese Silk Hanging Equisite Antique Chinese Hanging. Red silk ground beautifully hand embroidered throughout Fine yellow silk damask border and lining Good antique condition throughout with general signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Three professionally stablized splits in silk which are now safe and secure for the future...