Chinese carved boxwood figurine depicting the Song poet and painter Su Dongpo dressed as a scholar and enjoying his ink stone. Fixed on a wooden base. Condition: fine, some patina and tiny stains. Dimension: total height: 18.1 cm.
Chinese carved boxwood figurine depicting the the immortal Lu Dongbin dressed as a scholar with his attributes the sword and the fly whisk. Fixed on a wooden base. Condition: fine, some patina. Dimension: total height: 17.1 cm.
A decorative hardwood hanging mask showing Hua Mulan wearing a headdress with phoenix and dragon. The eyes of the heroine and the animals are inlaid in glass. Condition: good, one hair wisp chipped. Dimension: 26 cm high x 18.3 cm wide x 10.5 cm deep.
The Goddess of Mercy holding a ruyi scepter and sitting on a recumbent elephant harnessed with bells, made of porcelain with milky white glaze. Reverse with impressed two-character Dehua mark within a double gourd and another four character mark. A quite identical Blanc-de-Chine guanyin, but different marking, was sold 13 November 2013 by Bonhams, Edinburgh for $4'500. Condition: diadem of guanyin with tiny chip. Please look at photos carefully being part of condition report. Dimension: 27.2 ...click for details
An export silver belt buckle in two circular sections depicting coins of the Guangxu era. No mark, silver tested. Dimension: diameter: 5.8 cm, total length 11.5 cm, weight: 76 g. Condition: good, some traces of usage.
Silver goblet with gilt interior, won by the Swiss Team on the "International Bowling Competition" held 1922 in Canton. Bottom with maker's mark "WH90" and Chinese character, standing for the Wang Hing Company, working in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Condition: fine. Dimension: 14.6 cm high, weight: 138 g.
Chinese export silver serving dish standing on three semicircular feet. Beautiful decoration of bamboo in repousse work and engraving. Bottom with maker's mark "Zeesung" who was active in the first half of the 20th century in Shanghai, silver and a Chinese character mark. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 18.8 cm, weight: 194 g. Without wooden stand.