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Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Censer Incense Burner
An elegantly-shaped three-legged porcelain incense burner with more than 100 years of history, i.e. late Qing Dynasty. Incense burners were common items in ancient China, mostly used in family altars or temples. Most incense burners were made of bronze and a minority were made of porcelain. This pa
Ming Dynasty Celadon Jade Belt Buckle Chinese Antique
A yellow Hetian jade belt buckle from the Ming Dynasty, circa 16th Century, ancient China. Vivid portrayal of a Buddhist lion dancing with a fireball on the front side; depiction of the hook and pin as a dragon’s head and a flower on the reverse. Workmanship is traditional. Detailed handicraft on
Qing Dynasty Jadeite Sword Pendant
This is a rare antique jadeite Chinese sword pendant, late Qing period. Workmanship is old, i.e. hand tools instead of modern electrical tools, as you can observe from the carvings. Material is natural semi-translucent jadeite, with tinges of green colour, or what is called "冰种飘花". The pendant ma
Antique Chinese Xianfeng Big Coin Qing Dynasty
Antique old Chinese coin Size (Diameter*H): 4.65 cm * 0.43 cm It is made during the reign of Xianfeng Emperor (1831 –1861), the ninth Emperor of the Qing dynasty. Major events during his reign include Taiping Rebellion, Nian Rebellion, and Second Opium War (Arrow War).
Qing Dynasty Porcelain Bowl Chinese Antique of Eight Immortals
Elegant paintings of the eight ‘immortals’ on a large bowl with a bottom mark of "Sheng Li Kun Ji", literally meaning "Victory, Mr. Kun's Work". Made in Qing Dynasty, the bowl is representative of quality porcelains of the time. The artistic style is superb, depicting the figures vividly. Perfect c
Green Shoushan Stone Eight Immortals Display
Circa a few decades old, i.e. 1960-70s. Vivid set of displays of the eight ‘immortals’. Good condition except that one of the figurines was detached from its base and pasted back - does not affect overall presentation. Height varies from 9 to 10 cm.
Antique Chinese Pendant with Auspicious Patterns
A Qing Dynasty antique pendant with auspicious patterns, consisting of bats (蝙蝠, pronouncing the same as "福") and "FangSheng" (方胜, a symbol of two overlapping rhombuses, meaning "同心" or "solidarity" and good fortune). See pictures for details left by traditional carving tools - these techniques are
14-15th Century Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Porcelain Antique Vase Bottle
Elegant Antique Porcelain Black Ware Vase / Bottle, circa 14th to 15th Century (Yuan Dynasty). A continuation from the sense of beauty of Song Dynasty where simplicity represents purity. Height is 16 cm. Nicely preserved with no chip, crack or repair. Base shows natural aging.
19th Century Porcelain Vase with Chinese Poem, Japanese
This is a 19th Century exquisite handmade antique porcelain gourd-shape bottle, likely made in Japan under Chinese influence. Displays beautifully. On it, one verse from a poem is written, which means "the way that numerous streams flows into the sea, is how the nations admire your fine virtues". T
Song Dynasty Chinese Antique Bronze Mirror 13th Century
A beautifully preserved antique bronze mirror made in the Chinese Song Dynasty (10-13 c).The pattern consists of: birds, lions, grapes, sea waves, flowers, leaves - very elegant and vivid, in the Tang Style. The condition is good - as shown in one of the pictures, the mirror can still reflect a sha
Large Ming-Dynasty Chinese Antique Blue-and-White Porcelain Dish (1572 to 1620)
Elegant paintings of kirin/qilin, cranes, and various kinds of floral plants on a large blue-and-white porcelain dish. Marked "Da Ming Wan Li Nian Zao", the mark is consistent with the color and painting style of Wan-Li Period, Ming Dynasty (1572 to 1620). The theme of the dish is also representativ
Antique Chinese Xiuyan Jade Nephrite Butterfly Pendant
Exquisite antique Xiuyan jade from the Qing Dynasty (18th to 19th Century), ancient China. Size (L*W*H): 8.2 cm * 4.5 cm * 0.4 cm Meaning: It is made in the shape of a butterfly, and was likely a pendant for a lady coming from an affluent family. Butterfly in ancient Chinese culture is the embodim
18-19th Century Hetian Jade Plaque Pendant Qing Dynasty Chinese
An exquisite Hetian Jade plaque of Qing Dynasty, ancient China. The front side depicts a little boat (with a traveler leaning down on the boat) being rowed towards a pavilion and a pine tree by the lakeside, under moonlight. On the reverse side, a poem is carved which reads "flowers facing the sun a
18-19th Century Agate Antique Chinese Plaque with Lions and Magpie Qing Dynasty
An antique Chinese agate ornamental plaque featuring two lions dancing in the front & a magpie on a plum flower tree at the back. Dancing lions are symbolic of auspiciousness & success in career in Chinese culture, while the magpie (or the "Xi" bird, Xi being another word for happiness) on the plum
Late Qing or Republic Jade Beast Pendant
As shown, it was made with traditional handcraft instead of electrical tools. I have consulted an expert and I confirm that this is at least dated to Republic era. Material is a kind of Chinese jade but not hetian jade. May it bring you good energy and fortune.
19-20th Century Hetian Jade Guanyin Bodhisattva Chinese Late Qing Dynasty or Republic Period Statue
A fine desktop display of Guanyin (bodhisattva, or the god of mercy) and her mount beast, and a Sudhanakumāra (a disciple boy). The Guanyin is sitting cross-legged and showing a serene expression, her mount and her disciple boy are both by her side. It appears that they are in a bamboo garden, surro