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Antique Chi Lin. Classic Feng Shui. Mythical Hooved Chimerical Creatures. Qilin. Kirin. Bronze. Brass. China.

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    Absolutely NOTHING beats an antique pair of these creatures with the head of a dragon, body of a horse and scales of a carp fish. The energy, the detail and the workmanship is spectacular!!   It is believed that if you look into the eyes of the… Continue reading

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

Wucai Porcelian Kylin Pi Xiu Dragons. Pair. China

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  Adorable hand painted kylins in porcelain.   Wucai, which has its origins in the earlier Doucai ceramics, first appeared during the reign of the Ming Dynasty Emperor Jiajing who ruled the Chinese empire between 1521 and 1567. Its manufacture continued through the Ming Dynasty and into the succeeding Qing… 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. Stunning pieces. For the Serious Collector.

Pair of White Porcelain Dragons, China

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Detail: What a delightful pair. Lots of detail. Notice the eyebrows. Slight difference between the two statues . . . size of the head, spread of the tail, thickness of body, horn placement. Circa mid-1900’s. Pristine condition.

Pair, Square Famille Verte Porcelain Jars, China

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Detail: Peacocks, coy fish, bamboo, flowers, foo dogs / lions on handles and top. Hand signed on bottom, not stamped. From a private family outside Beijing. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. Lids.   This beautiful pair of jars have SOLD. Thanks M.K.!

Pair 18th Century Porcelain Gourd Vases, China

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Detail: Quite rare and are marked as Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period. Deep, vibrant colors with dragon and phoenix designs. Stamp signature. Some designs are raised and painted with enamel. Certificate of Authenticity offered by our agent group. Pristine condition. For the Serious Collector.… Continue reading

Large Bronze Foo Dogs / Lions, Pair from China

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These are large and detailed Chinese foo dogs or guardian lions. They are generally present in pairs. The male dog / lion has its right paw on a globe, representing his “feeling the pulse of the earth”. He is guarding the structure or building he is nearest.… Continue reading

Bronze Foo Dogs / Lions Incense Burners, Pair from China

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Detail: These are a stunning pair of censers or incense burners from China. From an Asian art dealer’s far back room. Age unknown but certainly mid-1900s. A very nice addition to one’s desk or table.

Soft Jade Foo Dogs / Lions on Pedestals, Pair from China

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Detail: A male and female pair of foo dogs / lions made of black jade-like (serpentine or omphacite) and white jade-like (nanyang or saussurite). Acquired from a group of craftsman a block away from Tiananmen Square in Beijing. These are hand carved and would make stunning bookends! Very sorry but this gorgeous pair of bookends has sold.
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