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Chinese Officials Gilded Bronze Belt Buckle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 1243910

Chinese Officials Gilded Bronze Belt Buckle
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Heavily gilded bronze. Detailed pierced metal. One side having a forward facing clasp in the form of a large horned dragon and the body with a five clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom amongst clouds. The other side with a five clawed dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom amongst clouds. The backs of both halves are completely finished with a pierced metal design of vines and peony blossoms. No damage or breaks in fretwork Dimensions: Length: 4 ¼ inches Width: 1 ...click for details


A GROUP OF FIVE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS w/ Finial Base

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900   item# 1239301

A GROUP OF FIVE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS w/ Finial Base
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This group consist of:, -- an outstanding finial base of heavy pierced metal. The pierced metal is in the form of two interlocking 5-clawed dragons, which move freely. The finial base is heavily incised with gold designs. The small jewel at button is either a uncut, polished ruby stone or a richly colored uncut, polished agate stone. It is not glass. (please see enlargements) -- a third rank finial of translucent blue Peking Glass with a opaque orange button on a gilded base, -- two ...click for details


A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1700   item# 1237012

A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU
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A Ming Dynasty court officials having an audience were not allowed to look directly at the emperor’s face. These boards were held with the wide portion at the top. Officials also pasted notes at the back containing the partition being brought before the emperor so as not to forger their message in their nervousness. This practice was discontinued at the end of the Ming Dynasty. Beautiful grain and patina. Last half 17th century. Presented in a custom acrylic stand. Dimensions: Height— 17 ¾ in ...click for details


A MARBLE STELE OF BUDDHA AND TWO BUDDASAVATAS

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1236648

A MARBLE STELE OF BUDDHA AND TWO BUDDASAVATAS
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A marble stele of The Buddha and two Buddasavatas. Second Quarter 19th Century or Earlier Dimensions: Height--16 inches , Width--12 1/2 inches , Depth--3 1/2 inches Weight: 40 pounds


A STONE SCROLL WEIGHT IN THE FORM OF A SNOW LION

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 1236637

A STONE SCROLL WEIGHT IN THE FORM OF A SNOW LION
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A 18th Century Qing Dynasty Stone Scroll Weight in the Form of a Snow Lion. Features a stone ball carved into moth of lion. Dimensions: 3 1/4 X 7 1/2 X 11 inches high Weight: 9 pounds


A STONE SCROLL WEIGHT IN THE FORM OF A SNOW LION

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 1236628

A STONE SCROLL WEIGHT IN THE FORM OF A SNOW LION
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A 18th century stone scroll weight in the form of a snow lion. Dimensions: :2 7/8 X 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches high


CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1236094

CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS
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Two coral finials of the second rank official Both finials are made of tightly plated coral strung beads. None are missing.


CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS /OUTSTANDING FINIAL BASE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1236091

CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS /OUTSTANDING FINIAL BASE
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This group consist of :, -- an outstanding finial base of heavy pierced metal. The pierced metal is in the form of two interlocking 5-clawed dragons which move freely. The finial base is heavily incised with gold designs. The small jewel at button is either a uncut, polished ruby stone or a richly colored uncut, polished agate stone. It is not glass. ( please see enlargements 4 and 5 ) -- a third rank finial of translucent blue Peking Glass with a opaque orange button on a gilded base, -- ...click for details


A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1236088

A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE OFFICIALS HAT FINIALS
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This group consist of :, -- a second rank orange finial of opaque Peking Glass on a gilded base, -- a third rank finial of translucent blue Peking Glass with a opaque orange button on a gilded base, -- a second rank finial of opaque Peking Glass on a gilded base All are in excellent condition


CHINESE OFFICIALS IMPERIAL COURT HAT FINIAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1234847

 CHINESE OFFICIALS IMPERIAL COURT HAT FINIAL
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This is an exceptional forth-rank officials finial/ insignia for a formal court summer Ji Guan, The opaque blue hexagon ( six sided ) Peking Glass crown is mounted in a intricately formed base with a single pearl. The Base metal is bronze with a heavy copper component and is heavily gilded all round. Dimensions: Heigth---5 inches, Diameter of base----2 inches Excellent condition. Provenance: Purchased from Linda Wigglesworth collection Hong Kong 1988

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