Chinese traditional court necklace composed of rutlilated quartz, jasper, dark etched peking glass, turquoise, lapis lazuli with woven knotted silk. Beautiful and dramatic work.
From an East Bay Berkeley home.
Dates 20th Century
Size L 69"
Chinese carved Ivory Strand Necklace, 30" long, 5mm or 3/8" diameter for each carved flower bead, every bead is carved with flower design. It was imported into US prior to 1980, in good condition.
Large antique, Chinese court necklace composed of sterling silver, genuine jade and coral beads. This great necklace is 28" long, large repousse silver pendant with genuine coral and jade beads measure 5" x 3 3/4". Weight is substantial 169.5 grams. Condition is very good. Clasp is marked Silver 800 AYB? Jade beads measure 9.40mm in diameter.
This necklace measures 24 1/2" long.
The breastplate measures 9" by 6".
The large beads measure 2 1/2" long and the smaller silver beads measure 1" long.
The heart shape breastplate is probably late 19th century or earlier 20th century.
The necklace and breastplate are silver but the purity is unknown.
There is carnelian and a gold wash on the breastplate /pendant.
The necklace part may have been restrung at one point.
This is an antique Turkman Asyk pendant.
A nice patina silver belt and gilt gold buckle worn by Peranakan straits Chinese during their wedding ceremony
Mens Kundan Diamond Emerald and a jellybean sized ruby in 20k gold, the ring is large size we need to check actual size but close to 10-11 size. Weight 12 g . the ruby is 1/4" wide by just under 1/2" long . Really cool flashy bling ring. size 9- 9.5
This vintage Navajo cuff bracelet measures 1 1/4", tapering to 3/4". The central turquoise stone has an irregular shape and is sawtooth bezel-set. The back is signed John Chavez (in script) and 1975. The sides have nice stampwork.
This is a Chinese Gilt Silver Hairpin with Jadelike stone(round one in the middle is real old jade!! It is with some imperfection on the silver leafs with some not complete parts caused by wear and tear, age more than 90 years or can be older than that, of late Qing Dyansty era, please feel free to enquire and ask for more photos! Thank you for looking......
This is a very fine carving / incribing of Goddess of Mercy and a whole paragraph of scripture /nice tiny calligraphy skills, ith gold is 916 real gold, made by local goldsmith, the stone is soap stone is called the famous shou shan shi.
Decorated with inlaid discs and squares of bone, horn and wood, in the manner of tribal or ethnographic art, this compelling long chain necklace has an exotic, sophisticated feel. The discs are decorated on both sides; the squares, only on one side. Each ring of the cable chain is completely secured with solder; the chain has no clasp but can be doubled. The dating is mostly likely 1950-1960, although it could be older. Doubled, the chain measures 28 ½ inches long. It is conservatively dated.
Cicadas jade with the old warring states style bead and jade disc....nice old piece
This stunning large necklace has multi stands of red/orange and black beads. The outside strands are decorated with a few small bronze bell forms and separated with cast bronze separators. This necklace is from Cameroon Africa. The natural fiber cording ends are woven together and topped on one side with a shell and on the other side with a loop...together forming a clasp...very similar construction to necklaces out of Nepal
Five(5) Chinese Ivory Clasps for necklace, 1" long, 3/8" diameter, screw 2 pieces together, all in good condition. Imported to U. S. prior to 1980.
Vintage antique Circa 1900 honey cognac color amber cross faceted 'buttons' riveted on to a gold gilt or rolled gold on brass frame. Most likely Russian, Polish or Baltic area.
2 1/2" X 1 5/8". How it sparkles.
The carved faceted bead button pieces riveted on to the gold gilt frame are 9mm.
Chain: newer gold fill 20". Very good preowned condition for age! Please view image 2 for what appears to be some crazing...
Very interesting pin and earring stag horn set, probably German, late 19th century. The pin holds and old photograph of a woman (with painted accents on her earrings); the earrings hold tiny edelweiss flowers – very sweet. Very good condition; cracked glass to one earring. Pin measures 2”; earrings measure 1 1/4” from top of wire.
This a Chinese Beadwork Hear Gear / Head piece used by Noble Chinese lady in olden time in the Chinese Tradition, as what we can see depicted in the chinese painting of previos dynasties...it was made with tiny glass beads in pre-1910s or earlier.....this piece is very much intact and collourful flora pattern .....the cloth at the back is very old and worn...pleasw look at the extra photos carefully before bidding
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Tibetan Silver hand made Bangle Bracelet, 1" high, 2 1/2" 2" wide inside, 1" wide opening, with 6 Tibetan Characters and the weight is rather heavy. The condition is very good.
Offered is a wonderful large vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver turquoise necklace depicting a magnificent symmetrical design on the center, embellished with fine turquoise stones and alluring silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork...