All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1086273 (stock #JEKI)
Beautiful antique kingfisher feather hair pin – the elements tremble at the end of springs! Some losses to feathers and dirty overall, but great movement! Measures 7”.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1073050 (stock #TCH3)
Antique Chinese cream silk purse with couched silver thread embroidery depicting a house, flowers, tress and frog. Pleated opening. Long tassels wrapped with metallic thread. Very good condition; some dirt to pleats under drawstring. Measures 3 5/8" high x 3 1/4".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1073049 (stock #PCH2)
Very pretty antique Chinese silk kidney shaped pouch or purse. Double sided: blue silk ground on one side, cream on the other, both with couched multi-colored metallic thread embroidery. Pleated opening. Woven silk drawstring, set with a glass bead on one side. Silk is dirty overall; blue silk ground is shredding at pleats and at opening; some loose threads. Measures 5 1/4” by 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1073048 (stock #JCH1)
Antique Chinese silk kidney shaped pouch or purse. Black silk ground with couched gold and silver thread embroidery in a floral design. Pleated opening. Silk thread drawstring with tasseled woven terminals, each set with a coral-colored bead. Silk ground is shredding, especially at pleats and at opening. Measures 4 1/4” by 2 3/4”.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1073046 (stock #TMW)
Antique Chinese silk archer’s ring holder or purse. Archer’s rings were originally worn on the thumb to protect the archer’s thumb as it pulled the bow string. They evolved into a symbol of high socially rank. This cylindrical blue silk ring holder is decorated with couched gold metallic thread depicting flowers and fruits. The sliding top is edged in black and white fabric. Woven green silk drawstring; glass bead on bottom tassel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1061777 (stock #JEFFL)
Antique Chinese iron flint fire striker, set in a leather pouch, decorated with brass. Probably worn on a man’s belt. Unreadable marks on flint. Flint is separating from pouch; one brass corner and three studs missing. Measures 2 1/2” by 1 5/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre 1800 item #269607 (stock #JT360c)
Granite Pail Collectibles
An intriguing 18th century silver pendant talisman, mounted with a fragment of bone. Silver mount features a floral motif. Good condition; wear to mount commensurate with age. Measures 1 7/8” tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #269599 (stock #BT320b)
Granite Pail Collectibles
Wonderful 19th century Chinese cloisonné enamel box. Every side is decorated in high relief with precious objects and flowers. Interior is enameled in deep blue. Condition is very good; some pitting (possibly from the process) and dirt to enamel. Measures 2 1/8” long by 1 5/8” wide by 1 1/8” tall.