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Older Hand Carved Dragon Head Censer.  Incense Burner.  Stone.  Haicheng. China.

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  Detailed footed stone censer in good condition. Some light design engraving/etching near the dragon handles   A small chip around rim on lid, otherwise is excellent condition.   Hand carved in a village near Haicheng (Liaoning Province) in the early- to mid- 1900s, this piece ended up in a… Continue reading

Brass Phoenix Statue.  Sculpture.  In Flight.  High Quality Casting. China.

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  MAGNIFICIENT! Male and female Phoenix’s are called fenghuang and reign over other mythological birds in Asia.  Most likely thought of as “huang” (female) now, their feathers are of five colors:  black, white, green and yellow… corresponding with Confucius’ five virtues:  Ren – benevolence / charity /… Continue reading

Pair of Silver Dragon / Phoenix Vases, China

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These vases have a high percentage of silver with a nickel composite.  These are unique as they have openwork within the designs.  Look at the detail of those designs.  Acquired from a family estate in Shanghai.  Circa early- to mid-1900’s.  In very good condition. … Continue reading
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