Chinese Lizhidong-Stone Pendant – 荔枝洞. Buddha Figure

Pendant made of Lizhidong-Stone. Buddha Figure

Most attractive, semi-transparent Lizhi-dong stone (荔枝洞). It has its name because it almost looks like the Lizhi-fruit.

It is similar to the Kangtoujing-Stone抗頭晶 or Kangtou shui-dong-stone (炕頭水洞) but of warmer white.

Very good carving with strong expression of the Buddha Maitreya (Mi-Lo-Fo).

46 x 25 mm. The string is rather new.

Warm, pleasant tone of the stone.

This kind of stone belongs to the Shou-Shan specis. The Lizhidong stones are quite expensive, especially when nearly transparent.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese snuff bottle overlay

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Antique Chinese snuff bottle. Transparent glass with an overlay of ruby-red glass, carved in relief, with motives of scholars under pine trees, playing chess and reading a scroll.

Rather large object: 3,5 x 4,4 x 1,5 inches (88 x 110 x 35 mm). Very fine condition.

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Aquarium for Seawater Animals. Chromo Lithograph from 1902

Attractive chromolithograph depicting different kinds of animals in a seawater aquarium.

Size: 30,5 x 24,6 cm ( 9.5 x 12 inches), broad margins.

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Colorful lithograph, delicately executed.

Fishes, lobster, snails, sea cucumber, jellyfish and many others can be found.

Litho by Meyers Germany 1902.

Vertical center-fold, good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases, Qing Dynasty

Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases, Qing Dynasty

Attractive pair of famille rose vases with floral décor (flowers and butterflies).

 

Blue square bottom mark Yong Zheng nian zhi 雍正年制, but produced later.

 

Height: 6,7 inches (17 cm). Good condition.

 

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Overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish, very decorative.

Most attractive overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish

Most attractive overlaid snuff bottle with Dragon-fish chasing small fish.

Subtle colors of black on green against white background. At the reverse is a flower motif and seals by the artist: Fu shan weng.
42 x 32 x 58 mm (without stopper). Metal stopper, very good condition.

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Old Chinese Boxwood Water Dispenser decorative Design

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Old Chinese Boxwood Water Dispenser decorative Design

Decorative antique water bowl (brush washer for painters and calligraphers). Boxwood, well carved with a frog on a lotus leaf.

140 x 92 x 65 mm, fine crack at the left side.

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Japan: Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920ies

Japanese Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920s

 

Very decorative propaganda postcard from Japan, promoting a “China Revolution Dept – campaign”.

The postcard shows a Chinese boy and silhouettes of workers and soldiers.
Printed text in Japanese at the reverse.

Very fine condition.

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Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau Postcard Geisha. USA to Switzerland

Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau Postcard Geisha. USA to Switzerland

Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau postcard depicting an older Chinese gentleman accompanied by a Geisha.

Heavy writing on the postcard, minor wear.

Sent as postcard from New York to Neuchatel, Switzerland.

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