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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1379617
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China old big heroic Ming dynasty
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Resin : Pre 1910 item #809488 (stock #1356a)
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Amber is very old, as we show below. The pieces in this pendant were purchased in Beijing. A 14 K gold frame and clamp were made to order in Beijing. [The chain is only for illustrative purposes.] Amber is "produced" from the sap of trees and must stay in the ground for centuries before it gets the glow that these two pieces have. On Amber: Amber, which is in fact a fossil, is often held in the same class as semi-precious stones such as turquoise and jade because of its ornamental uses...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1910 item #786931 (stock #3502)
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$3000.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #766717 (stock #9992a)
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$1500.00
This is very attractive North China Deer. It was carved by an unknown carver in Hebei (Beijing is surrounded by Hebei) and brought to market here. The wood is called wu-mu in Chinese, this is ebony in English. Ebony is used rather sparingly in China for smaller objects (we have seen it in rulers). This statue is rarely seen in Chinese wooden art.