Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1384297
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The lock pendant with a very fine de oration of a Taoist saint on a horse, a servant with an umbrella and a pavillion or temple. The backside with characters ood luck, prosperity, protection etc. Necklaces like this were given as protective amulets to babies and women. Ca. 19th to early 20th century. The lock pendant 6,5 x 4,5 cm. The necklace 5 cm. High quality silver with nice age wear and patina. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1030125
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A very well preserved embroidered silk apron, decorated with small glass mirrors in brass mounts and metal paillets. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 83 cm. W. 105 cm. Condition: embroidery is in mint condition, some pieces of glass and a few metal paillets missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137683
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The cloisonné stand decorated with rat and vine motif (symbol of long life). H. 18 cm ( 7 inch), D. 10 cm (4 inch). Condition: one chip to the enamel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1164784
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The heads, hands and feet made of painted wood, the cloths made of embroidered silk. China. late Qing, 19th/early 20th century. Used in street puppet theaters. H.44 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994342
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Chinese hairpin, decorated with kingfisher feathers, amber, jade and glass. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm W. 9 cm. Condition: slight damage to the jade ornament on the left, age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1398640
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Necklace made of 13 carnelian and 14 enamelled silver beads, each ca. 2 cm. long. There are 52 small silver beads between the large ones. At the bottom two dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Hanging on 2 lingzi hooks there is a silver pendant in the shape of a boy riding a qilin, a fertility symbol. At the bottom of the pendant 2 turquoise beads and 2 carnelian flowers. The pendant without the beads measures 8 x 7 cm. The complete necklace is ca. 31 cm. high, the strand is ca. 52 cm long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1121311
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A magnificent email cloisonné opium tray, decorated with a dragon and extremely fine floral borders. China, ca. 1900-1920. Diameter 21 cm. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377836
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Finely embossed and engraved with a boy riding a Qilin (fertility symbol), surrounded by Buddhist symbols. Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm. Three holes at the bottom where chains with bells were once attached. See Margareth Duda - Four Centuries of Chinese Silver, for comparable lock pendants.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1124191
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A wonderful collection of 24 ink stones in the original box. The box contains three compartments, each containing 8 ink stones. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Size of the box: 32x19x7 cm. Condition: some wear to the box, one of the bone locks is missing, all the ink cakes are in perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994346
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A wonderful gilt brass kingfisher hairpin in the shape of a bird, holding a chain with an agath leaf in it's mouth. China, late 19th/early 20th century. L: 14 cm. W. m3,5 cm. Condition: wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1197954
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Depicting a boy on a Qilin, symbol of fertility. Dimensions: the pendant 7 x 8 cm, the chain 54 cm. Weight 60 gr. Ca. 2nd half 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1030121
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Adorable embroidered silk children's jacket. Considering the elaborate embroidery on both sides this was probably a festival jacket. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Dimensions: H. 35 cm , W. 83 cm. Condition: expected wear, discoloring, stains and a few holes in the silk top layer. The glass eyes of the dragon on the back are missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137681
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A very unusual piece that I've never seen before. Possibly this lamp was made as an advertising piece for a lamp shop, or maybe it was used in an opium kit. The foot has decorations in reliëf, covered with enamels. H. 25 cm (10 inch), D. 21 cm (8,5 inch). Condition: two minor chips to the enamel. The glass seems to be original.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994354
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A lovely silver hairpin, inlaid with kingfisher feathers and decorated with a jade or nephrite butterfly, textile ornaments and two silver bells. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm. W. 5 cm. Condition: age wear to the feathers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1377580
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The front of the pendant is decorated with 3 figures in a garden, one holding a fan and one holding a parasol. The text on the back of these pendants is usually about protection and good fortune for the wearer. Dimensions: 7 x 5,5 cm, length of the chain 53 cm. Weight 68 gr. There are holes on 3 sides of the pendant. There is a hallmark on the top side. Provenance: Dutch private collection. The acid test shows a silver content of ca. 90 %.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994339
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A very nice pair of gilt brass hairpins in the shape of butterflies, decorated with kingfisher feathers, jade, glass and amber. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 10 cm W. 8,5 cm each. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1134559
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A very rare lacquered wood opium box. The outside decorated with poems, seals flower branches and a bird. The lid with brass handles. When folded out the lid and front become a tray. The box offers place to 5 pipe bowls and a lamp and has two drawers for tools. At the back of the mirror there is another compartment.Under the drawers there is space for a small metal tray. A very rare piece of opium paraphernalia. China, late 19th to early 20th century. Dimensions (closed): 23 x 16 x 14,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994338
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A lovely hairpin, decorated with kingfisher feathers, coral and ornaments in amber and jade. China, late 19th/early 20th century. Length 12 cm Width 12 cm. Condition: damage to the jade ornament on the right, age wear to the feathers.