Rare fan case in excellent condition with unusual temple and royal subject matter. Finest quality embroidery to be seen. Minor stain as seen on the verso. Interior lined in pale blue silk and showing no evidence of deterioration. Signed on the inner flap, photo available upon request.
Exquisite top quality antique Chinese triple cabachon necklace with turquoise drops and finely chased silver settings with elaborate dragon decorations. Missing one of the backings, and one chip to the central center coral cabachon.
Substantial Chinese antique Qing lower grade silver enameled cuff with cobalt blue and orange enamel offset by jadeite stones. An excellent example. See latter photos for actual bright green jadeite color.
Exquisite and finest quality work obtainable antique Qing dynasty multicolor couched gold thread panel featuring incredible textile art still life of a lion dog and a vase with flower arrangement, table, libation cup and altar fruit. Excellent condition. A rare find, suitable for framing as a fine painting. Measures 17.5" X 19".
Antique Chinese filigree belthook with low grade silver and gold plate. Not stamped, but definitely a Qing dynasty belt hook buckle. The green stone appears to be jadeite, but not sure. The central stone is rose quartz, and the other stone looks like blue tourmaline or blue topaz. Measures 2 3/4" X 3/4".
An assortment of Mandarin Court Necklace beads in kingfisher blue enamel, with three featuring green circles as well, interspersed with exquisitely carved brown court necklace beads in Hongmu rosewood with flower motifs. 32 beads total. Strung for display purposes only on wire. Each beads is one cm in width.
Luscious Chinese export necklace circa 1920's, made from gold plated brass. Some of the gold has worn off. The color of the coral is a very deep salmon, and there are two angular beads dangling, framing an assortment of roughly rectangular semi precious hardstones such as quartz, carnelian, lapis and amethyst. The necklace measures 18" in length, each coral segment is 1/2" X 3/8". Marked China on the clasp. Definitely and early "tourist" piece.
Lovely Japanese Meiji export pendant intricately carved and re-strung with extra beads at a later date. Wonderful Japanese iris with dogwood and chrysanthemums. Measures 2 1/4" X 1 5/8" Perfect condition with old export stamp on back.