Pair of Chinese hand carved wooden guardian figurines. Excellent condition. No repairs or damages that I know of. I assume the guilding is meant to look like this, but I am not an expert on this type of work. Very well done carving/workmanship with powerful expressions. Date to the 19th century to the best of my knowledge. Aproximately 51/2"-6" tall. These came out of a local estate of a knowledgeable collector who only had the best. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Postage/insur ...click for details
Featuring a fine quality antique Chinese nephrite spinach jade footed dish measuring 3 5/8" square x 5/8" high. Beautiful stone/carving with waxy like appearance. Dates to the early 20th century. Fairly thin walls, floor. Weighs about 3.5 ounces. Excellent condition. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed/shipped. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid sales tax number and form provided.
Featuring a rare, fabulous antique Chinese carved deep sapphire blue Peking Glass pendant and necklace. The carved pendant with open work fruit, leaves, and a bird design are outstanding workmanship. The reverse of the pendant is the back of the bird amongst the fruit,leaf openwork design. The finely knotted cord with the 10 round blue beads are a spectacular ensemble with the carved pendant. Measures 22.5" long doubled, or total length is 44". Amulet pendant measures 2" x 1" ...click for details
A Chinese porcelain blue and white snuff bottle signed with the Chien Lung mark, but probably dating to the mid 19th century. Decorated with scenes of high ranking official under canopy with attendants and military. Tells a story since there is a cloud like design coming from the leader's head to the attendant before him(like a cartoon drawing when the words come from the head of a person). The green stone is not original, and does not have a spoon on it. Nicely decorated. Measures 2 3/4&quo ...click for details
Featuring a fine Chinese cloisonne match box holder with a genuine carnelian agate carving inlaid in the center. The unusual rich green background is a great contrasting color to the colorful brass wired lotus scroll patterns and the agate carving which is well carved with an attractive bird, flower and leaf design. Beautiuflly decorated on the back also. Stamped China in the brass dating it circa 1900. This piece is much finer than most from this period, being heavier and with quality workmans ...click for details
Featuring an outstanding pair of Chinese women musician elephant ivory carvings dating to the late 19th century.Fresh from a fine collection/estate where they were enjoyed and well cared for over many years. The fine detail in the seated figures is evident in their facial features, hair, flowing robes,cords, etc. The stands are inlaid with silver wires. The statues have been glued to the stand by the former owner. The carvings measure approximately 7" high x 2.5" deep x 2.5" wide. ...click for details
Featuring a fine Chinese ivory carving of a peaceful.beautiful Quan Yin in elegant robe holding a lotus. Measure 7.5" tall. Excellent condition. No damages. Dates to the first quarter of the 20th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, the way it was sent/packed, and within 3 days of receipt. Sales tax collected if sold in New York state unless valid sales tax number and resale form provided.
Featuring a fine elephant ivory Chinese carving of a Chinese beauty or goddess. Very peaceful expression on face. Finely carved details in facial features, hair(flowers and hair pin in hair), hands, flowing robe folds, sashes(with open work) etc. Measures 6.25" high without stand, x 1.5" wide x approx. 1" deep. With stand, measures another 3/4" tall. Statue is glued to stand. Could be soaked off if desired, but gives stability and does not harm carving. Excellent condition, b ...click for details
19th century Chinese porcelain snuff bottle with biscuit type finish with 18 wise men depicted, hand painted. Chien Lung mark on base. Measures 3 1/4" high, 2 1/4" wide and about 1 1/2" deep. The bottle is in excellent condition. The rose quartz top and bone spoon are a replacement. The rose quartz stopper compliments the colors of the bottle and they look very nice together. After taking photos, I realized a bath was needed and the bottle is now cleaner, plus, some glue was remov ...click for details
Featuring a lovely Chinese cloisonne enamel footed box and match holder in rare white with a flowering plant. Striking color combination with tight cloison work in white background and nice shading in flowers. Dimensions: box, 3.5" long x 2 3/4" deep x 2" high; match box cover, 2.25" long x 1.5" deep x 7/8" high. Both in excellent condition. No chips, cracks, dings, damages or restorations. Dates circa 1910. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition ...click for details