May be sold separately $135 each
Price on Request
The vest dates to the mid 19th century and has a front rank badge with bird facing the wearers left shoulder. This indicates that the original owner was the wife of a civil official...
Condition excellant with the exception of a couple of small surface paint chips on face reveal white undercoat (clears shown in pictures)
Mask measures approx 8 inches high and 6 inches wide
The original hinge pin was lost and has been replaced. The box was made with large dovetail joints and from a hard wood of unknown origins. The outside is dirty and I have not cleaned it...
This panel was used as an architectural element and has the mortise cuts in the top which were used to hold the panel in place. It is one of a pair of panels which were taken from the temple...
The outer box is 7 inches in diameter and 4 inches high...
The box is 3.5 inches in diameter and is 1.5 inches high
It is a charming example of a Chinese woman's needlework and is in excellent condition...
The last picture enlargement shows how the toggle would have been used to secure the cords of a hat. The bead would be moved up the cords so that the toggle would be tight under the chin...
This slightly miss-shaped container stands 8 inches tall and has the charm and patina which comes only with repeated use and age.
This character stands 5.75 inches x 3 inches wide and 1 inch thick. The stand adds anot...
The horn is in good condition with no chips or losses and stands approximately 6 inches tall.
The Tibetan Buddhists used the gau as a prayer shrine usually placed on a special shelf in the home along with any other religious relics o...