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similar to 20 mother of pearl 19c Chinese export LOO CHIPS / COUNTERS

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1411154
20 various 19th century mother of pearl game counters also called loo chips. Different shapes, some pierced, all are hand carved on both sides, some with flower designs, some with figures in various settings.Very well carved, overall in good condition. Length of the longest 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1282361 (stock #BL590)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Edwardian sterling silver and mother of pearl fruit set. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1902. This set comprises 12 knives and 12 forks.

Sterling silver blades and shanks engraved with flowers. Handles are mother of pearl with carved flutes and ball terminal. In original stained wood case with silk lining and fitted velvet.

Fully marked. Case has maker’s label. Wonderful condition with rich patina and only minor age-related wear. One knife missing ball terminal.

Dimensions: Knife:...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1380914 (stock #BQ426)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Chinese export silver cocktail shaker, ca 1900. Tapering cup. Cover has curved shoulders and cylindrical neck with cap and built-in strainer. Repousse chrysanthemums on stippled ground. Cover sides have engraved bands and dense slash lines. Armorial frame vacant as is cap top. Hallmarked with Chinese characters and letters HC for Hung Chong, who was active in Shanghai and Canton. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BQ426

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1425997 (stock #BT256)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver place setting with: (dimensions in inches) dinner fork (7 3/4), salad fork (6 3/4), spoon (6 5/8), and knife (8 1/2). Each: Hollow handle with chased exotic scenes: robed Chinamen, pagodas, and trees. Knife blade has engraved bamboo stalk. Knife and dinner fork have oval cartouche (vacant) and stamp for Wang Hing, a Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Salad fork and spoon have armorial cartouche (vacant) and mark for Luen Wo of Shanghai. Very good condit...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1430428 (stock #BR539)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau enameled and gilt sterling silver bonbon scoop. Handle comprises open and tapering cable frame applied with forget-me-not flower heads; terminal open circle inset with ribbon-tied bouquet. A complex and tactile design heightened with blue enamel. Shaped and shallow mother-of-pearl bowl. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.

Length: 8 1/4 in. Gross weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BR539

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1355942 (stock #BM975)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique magnifying glass, ca 1900. Tapering mother of pearl handle overlaid with silver scrollwork. Circular lens in metal frame. Handle marked “sterling”. Nice condition.

Length: 11 in. Lens diameter: 4 in. #BM975

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1425053 (stock #BR587)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver picture frame. Rectangular window in shaped ribbon surround with applied Chinese characters. Top arched with monster mounts on shoulder and open bamboo applied at bottom. With glass, silk lining, and bamboo-style hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Marked Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: Frame: H 6 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 5 x W 3 1/4 in. #BR587

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1420617 (stock #BR583)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Chinese export silver picture frame. Rectangular window in same surround with arched top comprising pierced and dense blossoming prunus branches with scrolled branches at base and 3 rondels inset with Chinese characters at top. With glass, silk lining, and hinged bamboo-style support. Marks include maker’s stamp for Wang Hing, who was active in Hong Kong in the late 19th and early 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 7 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 4 5/8 x W 3 in. #BR583 ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1312402 (stock #BO114)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$346.50
Listed Price $495.00
Chinese Export silver footed basket, ca. 1910. Solid well and open sides with garland on trellis. C-scroll swing handle with same. Molded curvilinear rim. Short concave stem and stepped foot. Hallmarked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle): 6 3/4 in. H (without handle) 3 1/8 x D 6 in. 7 troy ounces. #BO114

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1424371 (stock #BT255)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$346.50
Listed Price $495.00
Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver serving fork. Retailed by Tuck Chang in Shanghai. Scalloped 4-tine shank engraved with fish and grass. Handle tapering and hollow. Double-sided ornament with birds perched on blossoming prunus branches. Marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 5/8 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BT255

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1424334 (stock #BT251)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
Large turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver serving fork. Made by Cumwo in Hong Kong. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with trees and pagoda. Handle flat and shaped with chased slinking, serpentine dragon on front and back. Front has circular frame (vacant). Marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BT251

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424351 (stock #BT253)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Plain and scalloped 5-tine shank. Handle tapering and hollow with a scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 3/4 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT253

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424350 (stock #BT254)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with fish and plants. Handle tapering and hollow. A scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 5/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT254

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1424634 (stock #BR584)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Chinese export silver picture frame, ca 1910. Rectangular window in pierced surround made up of serpentine serpent-dragons slithering through clouds. At top mono plate (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and bamboo-style wire hinged support. Marked Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 x W 7 3/4 in. Window: H 7 7/8 x W 5 1/2 in. #BR584

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424377 (stock #BR586)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Chinese export silver frame, ca 1910. Oval window in pierced rectangular surround made up of chrysanthemums—fluid, bunchy flower heads joined by stems and leaves. At top circular mono plate (vacant). At bottom two stubby stem supports. With glass, silk lining and hinged wire support. Marks include stamp for Zee Wo & Co., a Shanghai silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 8 1/4 x W 6 1/4 in. Window: H 5 7/8 x W 4 3/8 in. #BR586

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1427189 (stock #BN198)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
Belle Epoque 950 silver vanity set. Made by Gustave Keller in Paris, ca 1910. This set comprises (dimensions in inches): 2 hair brushes (8 3/4), 2 hair brushes (7 1/4), 2 clothes brushes (7 1/8), makeup brush (3 7/8), table mirror (16 1/2 x 12 3/4), hand mirror (10 3/8), 2 jars (5), 2 jars (2 3/4), 2 bottles (6 1/2), 2 bottles (6 1/4), 2 rouge pots (7/8), 2 lipstick cases (2), nail buffer (5 1/2), scissors (3), scissors (2 3/4), nail file (7 1/8), nail file (6 3/8), tweezers (6 1/8), 2 candlesti...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1421999 (stock #BR654)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
German 800 silver figurine, ca 1890. A shepherd boy holding a horn twists around in search of the stray lamb nuzzling his leg. Loose country garb reveals mother-of-pearl belly. Raised base inset with cabochon hardstones. Gentle humor with metaphorical possibilities. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 6 troy ounces. #BR654

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1197433
Zentner Collection
$4,950.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
Beautifully carved soap stone figure of sage Fulushuo, he leans on an elaborately carved staff and hold the peach of longevity, on an intricately carved dark stone stand on which are carved a bat and a deer, also symbols of happiness and longevity, wonderful expression, stone of a lovely orange and green, Republic Period (circa 1910-1930). Total size: 20 3/4" high x 8" wide x 5 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1428820
A fine Dayazhai bowl in turquoise depicting a "fall" pattern of wisteria vines, hibiscus and crhysanthemum flowers en grisaille. Marked "Da Ya Zhai" to rim and with ‘tian di yi jia chun’ mark encircled in iron red and with two dragons. The base marked in iron red reading "yong qing chang chun". A good early example with a "foliate" or ruffled rim. Ca. early 1900's. 6" 5/8. Condition: perfect original condition with just some glaze flaws in the turquoise ground (glaze skip and...