Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #994346
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1124191
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377582
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1. Square purse embroidered with a boy with lotus, lotus seeds and pomegranate. 12 x 13 cm. ( back panel missing) 2. Square folding purse with a boy with lotus flowers. 13 x 14 cm. 3. Black folding purse decorated with cranes. 13 x 14 cm. 4. Painted silk purse, decorated on both sides: boy with butterfly and girl with peach (?). 12 x 11,5 cm. 5. Purse or needlecase in the shape of a pomegranate. Finely embroidered with floral decorations, highlighted with gold thread. 12 x 11 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1137689
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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In the shape of a squirrel. Finely engraved. The knife made of steel. Length 7,5 cm (folded) and 11 cm (opened). China, ca. 1900
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1134535
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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A large silver tray, decorated with dragons chasing the flaming pearl and Shou characters. China, ca. 1900. L. 48 cm, W. 33 cm. Weight: 1335 gram. Excellent condition. Not marked.
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 #994350
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A very nice gilt brass hairpin in the shape of a butterfly, decorated with kingfisher feathers. The wings made of jade or nephrite, the body with fine filigree work. China, late 19th/early 20th century. H. 15 cm W. 6 cm. Condition: expected age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1403918
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Depicting the Chinese Taoist immortal Zhang Guo Lao with his donkey and two attendants in a mountain landscape. H. 18 cm. Lovely patina qn good age wear. This item has been in my private collection since the mid 90’s.
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1095145
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Made by Yang Qing He. An unusual piece with fine engravings, the characters express good wishis like long life, prosperity and many children.The lid decorated with a pheasant. China, late Qing, ca. 1880-1920. H. 27 cm. Condition: the pheasant is missing one of its wings and there are a few minor dents.
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 : 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 : 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 #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 #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 : 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 #1398640
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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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 #1377547
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This type of necklace with a pendant in the shape of a lock was given to Chinese children, so they would be ‘locked’ to life. 1. Large silver pendant decorated in enamel with two hares. The back with good fortune text. 7,5 x 5 cm. ( wear to the enamel) 2. Lock pendant decorated on both sides with flags and good fortune text. 6,5 x 4,5 cm. ( age wear). With mark. 3. Lock pendant with mythical beasts and floral pattern. The back with good fortune text. 5 x 3,5 cm. 4...