A slender ivory figure of a Guanyin, following the contour of the tusk, the hair & patterned robe picked out in black, the hair piled high in a knotted chignon above a well delineated face, the folds of the robe falling loosely over her arms, one hand hold
A large and impressive Chinese rosewood or hongmu wood carved statue of Shao Xing, the god of longevity stands accompanied by children and foo dogs, holds in his right hand a peach, a double string of mala beads slung from his wrist, a crane flies amongst
A Chinese Paktong two tier pagoda formed Birdcage, early 20th century, architecturally formed with a cloisonne double happiness plaque to roof, and small peking glass beads to corners, 40 cm total height
A c.1900 Chinese silver Republic period enamel and gilt fancy tea caddy, octagonal lobed cylindrical form with conforming domed lid, relief wheat sheath decoration with yellow enamelled seed heads, the stems mounted with cabochon turquoise beads, radiating
A heavy strand of Chinese beads, the spherical semi precious stone beads in varied green, teal, amethyst and tan colours with additional lengths of knotted strands with shaped beads in salmon and turquoise colours. Length 77 cm.
A pair of antique silver Afghani Anklets, a necklace and a pair of coral, set rings., each decorative anklet set with articulated bell drops to a fabric backing, a similarly stylised necklace with decorative metal drops, highlighted by red paste stones, to
A coral and diamond set ring and other coral pieces, the ring set in 14ct yellow gold, crafted as a large solitaire dress piece, featuring a carved piece of orange red coloured coral in the design of an unfurled rose, embellished to outer with seven brilli
An old Chinese silver, enamelled and jewelled kylin, finely worked and of large form with upstanding wings finely wireworker, the scales to the body detailed with blue enamel, turquoise beads enrich all, on hardwood stand with fine wire inlay, minor damage
Five finely carved Chinese necklaces, one of carved lacquer and amber beads; the second with beads of carved wooden heads, ivory and metal; the third of carved soapstone and ivory from which is suspended a large dragon pendant; the fourth of carved ivory,
A fine Chinese jade pendant, in pale celadon jade and in near cylindrical hollowed form, delicately pierced and carved with a writhing dragon amidst tendrils; attached to a brown cord and two red beads. Length 6 cm
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