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Archaic Cloisonne Enamel Incense Burner.  Foo Dog Lid.  China

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    A real prize.  A sizable early censer with a bronze protective foo dog / lion lid.   Chinese enameling technique features carved or chiseled depressions in a brass vessel . . . and then filled with enamel, fired and polished.   Red, blue, white designs, animals (on… Continue reading

Pixiu / Pi Yao Green Archaic Jade Stone Mythical Creature, China

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  This is a great piece acquired in 2001 from an estate sale in Orange County California.  The Pixiu is a hybrid creature that is meant to be a protector of Feng Shui practitioners.  It was hand carved, polished and is probably from mid- to late-1900s period.  … Continue reading
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