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A Chinese rectangular black and red lacquer box and cover, Late Ming dynasty, 16th -17th century, inlaid with mother of pearl, the top with a horseman and an attendant in a rural setting, within a shaped cartouche, the sides with ducks in a lotus pond with
A Chinese Pigskin document box, Qing Dynasty, later 19th century, the small trunk with a brass rectangular escutcheon and ruyi style lock, swing handles, and decorated with pierced medallions, stylised bat and butterfly shapes in low relief in gold upon ir
A fine & Intricately carved sandalwood box, south Indian, 20th century, the hinged lid carved with Vishnu playing a flute while riding on the back of a horse, attendants, peacocks & tigers, the base with dancing Gods & Goddesses among exotic fl
A high quality modern Japanese craftsman's knife, the gilt metal handle with blossoms finely decorated in relief, the steel blade with conforming decoration, hardwood mounts, in fitted presentation box with associated pamphlet
A Chinese export timber cased Mahjong set, circa 1920s, in an oriental style box with a sliding front and small drawers, with 144 cellulose tiles, and coloured counters. Height 11.5 cm. Width 23.5 cm. Depth 16 cm
English hallmarked sterling silver Victorian travelling Communion set consisting of a gilt wash pierced stem chalice, collet footed paten & a crystal cut wine ewer, set in a velvet lined box. Engraved to the box 'Presented to the Rev. J. W. Town fr
Early Indian scene decorated box. Intricate applied bone decoration to lid and sides; with central oval painting of a temple to the lid. Base possibly sandalwood. Losses - as inspected. Height 8 cm width 21 cm and Depth 16 cm
Two Chinese archaistic jade scholar objects, 20th century, one in the form of ceremonial axe blade, the other one in the form of 'hu' shaped vase, boxes (one fitted), one with fitted stand, 14.2 cm long (axe blade), 9 cm high (vase)
A Chinese celadon jade ewer and cover, late Qing, late 19th-early 20th century, incised with archaic stylized motifs and relief carved with confronting dragons, with dragon handle and animal spout, fitted hardwood stand and box, 8.8 cm high
A Chinese silver oblong box and hinged cover, late Qing dynasty, late 19th/early 20th century, embossed and chased with scrolling dragons, stamped 'Kms' and 'He X, 4 cm high, 15.5 cm wide, 4.5 cm deep, 180 grams
A Chinese silver round box, cover and internal tumbler, late Qing dynasty, late 19th/early 20th century, embossed and chased with a warrior on horseback and a farmer, the body with scrolling dragons, the tumbler stamped 'Tong Yi, 6 cm high, 9 cm diamet
A Chinese silver round box and cover, by E. Wyon, late Qing dynasty, late 19th/early 20th century, embossed and chased with scrolling dragons, stamped 'E.Wyon, 7.5 cm diameter, 5 cm high, 120 grams, See Chinese Export Silver 1785 to 1885 by Ha Crosby F
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