Beautiful Bronze Chinese antique dragon boat container from the 19th century, possibly used as paint brush holder. Dragon has striking expression.
Age: 18th/19th Century. Size: 5.75" Length x 2.625" Height.
Antique Chinese Child's silk Hat
Antique chinese silk had mede for a child. The hat is beautifully embroidered with peonies and chrysanthemums. There are tassles, light pink, on either side. The top of the hat has a bird with a tassle in its beak, a smaller bird sits below. Republic period.
Antique Chinese Ladies Shoes
Antique Chinese ladies shoes made of silk and embroidered with flowers and butterflies. These shoes were worn during the 19th century by someone who would have had their feet bound in the lily style. Qing Dynasty. 19th century.
Chinese Jade and Gold Bangle
Chinese white jade bangle with 14k gold fittings, chain and clasp. The clasp and hinge are beautifully decorated with a young bamboo branch. It measures 7mm wide, interior diameter 2.25" .
Chinese Jade and Gold Bangle
Chinese jade bangle with 14k yellow gold hinges, clasp and chain. The fittings are beautifully decorated with a delicate bamboo branch. The clasp release is topped with a small piece of green apple jade. 2"1/3" interior diameter. Bangle 17 mm wide. Circa 1950
Chinese Jade and Coral Bracelet
Vintage chinese jade stone mounted in 14k yellow gold with double strand of coral beads. circa 1950. The stone measures 50 mm wide. The bracelet measures 7"3/8" long.
Antique Chinese Hardwood Brush Pot
A Chinese hardwood brush pot, also known as bitong in Chinese. The brush pot is an important tool for the desk of a literati scholar, where the scholar's favorite brushes will be placed for display. For centuries, scholars have given subtle preferences on the materials used for brush pots. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: diameter: 6.75" height: 7"
Antique Japanese Sword Stand with Dragon Makie
Antique Japanese lacquered samurai sword stand,holds five swords. The stand is simply done in black lacquer with gold paintings on the front and back panels. The bridge of the stand is decorated with a view of Mount Fuji divided into two sections. One side shows Mount Fuji with a dragon ascending the peak of the mountain. The other side shows the foothills of mount Fuji with a view of the bay of Tago (Tago no Ura). Age: 19th century. Size: length: 19.5" width 7.5" height: 19"
Chinese Celadon Charger
A simple Chinese celadon charger incised with motifs of scrolling vines and flowers. Celadon wares were developed in China during the Song Dynasty and were traded throughout East Asia. The simple designs and colors is what made celadons popular throughout the centuries. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: diameter: 13.75" height: 2.5"
Lacquered Mother of Pearl Sword Stand
An elaborately decorated lacquered sword stand. The stand is made into a small chest with three drawers. The chest is decorated with motifs of plums, a phoenix, and a Chinese style landscape with mother of pearl embellishments. The interior of the drawers is done in nashiji or pear skin makie. Age: 18th/19th century. Size: length: 19.75" width: 9.5" height 20"