Global Art & Artifacts

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Natural Green Jade Chi-Lin Pair. Statues. Qilin. Kylin. Feng Shui. Xiu or Nephrite. China

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  Chi Lin – or the Dragon Horse – is a classic feng shui protection cure and mythological creature. Loyal to its owner and a protector to the owner’s house, the Chi Lin is of a royal status than other guardians.   Xiu Jade – aka Xiuyan… Continue reading

Boxwood Hand Carved Female Celestial Mythological Fairy Statue. Figure. Lute. China

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  What an incredible piece…. hand-carved in great detail and then hand-rubbed to a fine finish. Only skilled craftsmen who have spent their lifetime can carve these exquisite pieces. Carved in a village outside Beijing.   On it’s own base. Just gorgeous. Will be delivered in a linen-wrapped custom box.  

Qing Dynasty-Styled Qilin Mythological Creature Brass Statue, China

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Detail: If you possess a Qilin, it is a good omen. Acquired in a rural Chinese village by a San Francisco collector. Circa mid- to late-1900’s. In very good condition. A small amount of oxidation is present that can be removed with a cotton cloth… Continue reading

Small Antique Bronze Horse or Mythological Creature Statue, China

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Detail: This small statue has the body of a horse but the head, I’m not sure of. It was acquired from an antique shop outside Chengdu. I believe it is from the late-1800’s. In good condition.
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