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Vintage Large Handmade Bronze Maitland Smith Elephant Sculpture Statue. #132 Clock. Philippines.

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  Quite stunning! The Maitland Smith company was founded in Hong Kong by a well-known antique dealer. Besides designing quality 18th century furniture, Maitland Smith also scoured the globe in search of quality antique furnishings to supplement his furniture. This elephant was cast in the Philippines… Continue reading

Chinese Famille Rose Vase, China

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Hand painted Chinese porcelain at its finest. Purchased in an antique shop in Hong Kong in the 1970’s, I acquired it in the late 1990’s from a private home in Los Angeles. Gilt around top edge and throughout the designs (human figures, birds, butterflies, flowers and vines). Signature. Circa 1950’s.… Continue reading
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