Category Archives: Chinese

Tibetan Brass Enamel and Yak Bone Snuff Bottle

Tibetan Brass Enamel and Yak Bone Snuff Bottle. A nice little Tibetan brass, yak bone and enamel snuff bottle. The front and rear have a central carved brass star depicting the Sun. The Sun star is surrounded by more stars and polka dots embedded in white yak bone. Each inlaid star or circle is edged with…

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19C Chinese Hand Carved Ruby Red Glass Snuff Bottle – QUALITY

19C Chinese Hand Carved Ruby Red Glass Snuff Bottle. Gorgeous Chinese highly hand-carved ruby red glass snuff bottle. We believe this is from the mid-19th Century……circa 1850. It oozes quality…..which clearly sets it apart from the numerous reproductions of Chinese Snuff Bottles. It depicts various Buddist monks performing ceremonies, foliage, etc. The stopper is original…

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Chinese Signed Inside Painted Cobalt Blue Glass Snuff Bottle – QUALITY

Chinese Signed Inside Painted Cobalt Blue Glass Snuff Bottle. GORGEOUS Chinese inside painted cobalt blue glass snuff bottle with red stopper. This bottle has 2 depictions of  Chinese lady’s on either side….one side a Lady is washing silk in a stream and the other has a Lady in a Garden. Both paintings are signed. We are of…

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20C Pair of Chinese Cinnabar and Enamel Lidded Urns on Stand

20C Pair of Chinese Cinnabar and Enamel Lidded Urns on Stand. GORGEOUS pair of early 20th Century Chinese cinnabar lacquer and enameled lidded urns or vases on wooden stands. Each urn consists of an enameled base (Cloisonne)……blue enamel on the interior and red checkered geometric pattern enamel on the exterior. The urn is then covered…

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Selection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

Selection of Chinese Snuff Bottles. Several inside-out hand-painted glass bottles, one Jade & Silver, 3 porcelain bottles and one cinnabar bottle. 19th and 20th Century. Sold separately……see individual listings using the search engine on the right -> SNUFF BOTTLES: Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking…

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19C Chinese or Tibetan Monks Travel Chest – RARE

19C Chinese or Tibetan Monks Travel Chest. BEAUTIFUL Large Chinese or Tibetan Travel Chest or Trunk. Fantastic hand-painted exterior showing 3 seated Tibetan Buddhist Monks. Highly decorated panels featuring Urns and Floral designs all around the front panel. Floral painting on the side panels. Original handles and front lock. Interior recently lined with green baize…

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Chinese Snuff Bottle Set of 4 of The Four Seasons

Chinese Snuff Bottle Set of 4 of The Four Seasons. Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottle set of 4……representing the Flowers and Birds of Four Seasons……inside painted……all signed and in original presentation box. Mid-20th Century. SNUFF BOTTLES: Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking tobacco was illegal…

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20C Chinese Profusely Handcarved Faux Elephant Tusks

20C Chinese Profusely Handcarved Faux Elephant Tusks. Before we start…..you can RELAX…..these are not real elephant tusks and are MOST DEFINITELY NOT made of ivory !!! They are 100% Legal !!! These are ‘faux’ tusks…..hand-carved sections of bone placed onto a wooden carcass in the shape of a tusk …………… to ‘mimic’ a large elephant…

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19C Chinese Soapstone Carving

19C Chinese Soapstone Carving. Lovely 19th Century Chinese Soapstone carving……in double vase form……with floral arrangement. Beautiful deep umber and jade green colors. Circa 1840……GREAT CONDITION !! Soapstone is a soft rock, that has been carved by the Chinese for centuries, and is still being carved today. The name derives from the soap-like feel that some…

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18C Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Pottery Vases

18C Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Pottery Vases. Very unusual pair of Chinese Blue & White 18th Century – Qing Dynasty – pottery vases…….real talking or conversation pieces ! Unusually shaped Chinese figures in garden scenes. Most likely, shipwreck salvage pieces……most likely from the Qing Dynasty……early 18th Century. Many ships sailing from China to Europe,…

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