This is a late Ming early Qing large brushpot It is 18 cm tall and 14 cm wide. Panel 4 shows that there are 2 or 3 minor cracks on one side. These are caused by the very dry Beijing weather: all my humidifiers did not work well enough. Beautiful condition, luxurious patina great ghost eyes. gui-lier.
This is a genuine mid-Qing flower holder. The wood has been carved to resemble the trunk of a small tree, it has little "knobs" and branches throughout. The branches come out naturally from the trunk and then re-join it. This item was used as a flower holder to put on an official's desk or maybe that of his concubine. It is in excellent condition. H. is 13 cm, Diameter at the top is 5 cm, at the bottom it is 7 cm. On base a modest repair can be seen. It is a very nice repair job.
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This is a Collection of ivory toggles. Built up over the years. One has been sold second row first on the left. top row far right now at auction this is a nice lotus bud with moving seeds. sold Pomander and peach ONLY SIX REMAINING