These ceremonial hooks have become hard to obtain. The hook alone measures 5.5 inches long and the strap adds anothe...
Copies of this book have been used by traditional Chinese doctors from its first publication...
The piece is 2.5 inches high and 2 inches at the widest point. Because of its small size and shape, it was most likely used as an opium container. The inside has been carefully cleaned to avoid dog encounters at the airports.
The lamp is only 5 inches tall and of higher silver content than usual for China at that time, which indicates an owner of wealth. I have cleaned off some of the tarnish in order to be able to s...
The holder is 12 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter and has a deep mahogany brown patina.