Interesting Chinese jade carving of a rat or mouse on a cluster of fruits, perhaps grapes, dating to the Qing Dynasty, app. 19th. century os so.
The cluster very well defined with an array of tiny details and a finely scultured mouse or rat on the side with it's long tail going all around the cluster on to the leafs on the back. ...click for details
A fantastic ornate jade carving of the Phoenix in a apple-green and white transperant stone - very attractive in hand, 18th.-20th. cent.
The figure with a hole through the ornamented chest to carry it as a pendant. Finely detailed Phoenix with great gloss and polishing. The colours are difficult to picture, but a very unusual piece of nep ...click for details
HIGH QUALITY DANISH NEOLITHIC SILEX AXE, DATING TO THE TIME OF THE GREAT BURIEL MOUNTS, mid 4TH. MILLENIUM BC
The type is of the common thin-butted type of axes popular around 3500 BC. This specimen is not as large as they can be but still a massive axe, 183 mm. long and nearly 80 mm. wide. The axe weighs 750-800 grams. The fine symethri w ...click for details