This outstanding magnifying glass, combined with a 19th century beautifully carved Chinese elephant ivory handle, is a stunner and excellently assembled with a great lens for magnification. The overall length measures 12" long and the lens is 4 1/2" in diameter. Must see to believe. The deep pierced work, intricatly carved(3 1/2" long) of the (6 1/4" long) ivory handle is perfection with several figures, trees, buildings, bridges etc. It is a little bit over 1/2" in dept ...click for details
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
Featuring a superb pair of Chinese ivory carvings of a Chinese emperor and empress. Very fine workmanship in their faces, detailing in their robes, and all aspects.The elaborate peacock designs in the empress's robe are amazing! Her facial features are beautiful as is her hairdo. Her fingernails are beautifully carved! She is holding a scepter in one hand, and the cord to the scepter in her other. The emperor is holding a sword in his right hand, and touching his beard with the other. The de ...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 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 rare and superbly detailed antique Chinese 4 paneled hinged wooden screen, measuring 13" x13". Inlaid with 12 ivory plaques finely carved in scrimshaw fashion and then stained with polychrome colors. The 4 larger, central plaques, measuring 1" x 4", each depict very finely detailed scenes of several aristocratic Chinese women in a landscape and architectural setting. The other 8 plaques, measuring 1 1/2" x 1", depict various animals, including rams, rabb ...click for details