Asian ethnic minority artifacts textiles, tribal arts, primitive Asian Ethnic Artifacts
I will be out internet range and out of the country from Nov 29 to Dec 14 2019. Any questions or purchases will be handled after I return.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1215337 (stock #TC505)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
made in China for the export market, this one piece ivory page turner has a dragon carved into the handle on one side. It is 7 inches long and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1004664 (stock #J155)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
This is one of a pair of wooden (not papier mache) footed plates made for export. The central medallion Japanese scene is classic and the rim has ornate panels with animals and plants. Each side has handle shaped and painted as an ivy leaf.

On the black lacquered back is the rement of a very old label with indistinguishable Asian characters...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1287739 (stock #Misc188)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
The puppets costume and "figure" are that of a of a medieval matron. Her head is paper mache and is manipulated from inside. Her head has a wide range of motion side to side, extending high with long fabric neck and can be cocked in different directions for added expression. The arms are long reaching and are supported and manipulated by metal rods, one is original and the other has been replaced.

She stands 21 to 22+ inches depending on length of neck extension...