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A Tibetan ritual water bottle, Ming Dynasty and later, 16th and later, the Chinese silk and fine gold thread kesi cover with a front on Imperial dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, mounted with a silver stopper and a woven cotton band attached to an ambe
Pair of Chinese Tianjin silver candelabra, with removable sconces and impressed STERLING LINSKY marks to base, 12.5 cm high, one has candle branch detached, Linsky's was a jewellery store owned by a local Jewish jeweler Mr Linsky, in Tientsin, Northern
Chinese export silver three piece tea service, mark of Zeewo, Shanghai, 20th century, comprising a teapot, a sugar pot and a cream jug, decorated with cherry blossoms, stamped, missing two lids (3), approx. Weight 861 grams
A Chinese Jianyao hare's fur temmoku tea bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279), the heavily potted conical bowl covered inside and out with a thick lustrous black-brown glaze, finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' marking below the slightly everted russet-brown
A Chinese 'marriage' necklace of hardstone, jade, and silver beads, Late Qing dynasty to Republic period, 57 cm long fully extended, the jade bangle 3.2 cm diam., beads varying from 0.7 cm to 2.5 cm diam., 215g. Provenance: NSW private collection,
A Chinese silver four-piece service, 19th/20th century, (4), comprising a teapot and cover, a milk jug, a two handled sugar basin and a tray, each piece supported on a widely splayed foot and decorated in relief on a finely punched ground with leafy bamboo
A Chinese silver three-piece service, 19th/20th century, (3), comprising a teapot and cover, a milk jug and a two handled sugar basin, each piece decorated in relief on a finely punched ground with flowering chrysanthemum sprays and centred with a raised m
A Chinese silver ten-piece service, 19th/20th century, (10), comprising a swing handled kettle and cover on stand with burner, a wood handled coffee pot and cover, a wood handled tea pot and cover, a milk jug, a two handled covered jar, a sugar basin, tong
A Chinese silver bowl, 19th/20th century, with quatrelobed rounded sides springing from a splayed notched foot, incurved to the quatrefoil lipped rim, the sides decorated in relief with a dragon flanked by flowering chrysanthemum and blossoming prunus tree
A Chinese silver swing handled dish, 20th century, marked silver with character marks and additional mark, the shallow bowl with an elegant lightly hammered finish, having a bamboo style edge and a pierced wire work handle, raised on ball feet; hallmarked
Edo 'Shoki the Demon Queller' tsuba unsigned, with a high relief figure of Shoki the Demon Queller with his Chinese sword looming over a cowering oni by a waterfall, under a cherry blossom tree. Highlighted in gold, silver & copper. Set on a ti
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