• AUD $360.00

    Chinese Jade Citron Pendant

    A subtly coloured late 19th Century Ching Dynasty Chinese Jade Pendant, in the shape of a "Buddha's Hand" Citron. It has been sensitively cut from a piece of Jade with areas of milky "olive" green and waxy off white, seperated by bands of caramel . The "Buddha's Hand Citron" ( Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis) a...
  • AUD $220.00

    Chinese Snuff Bottle "moulded" Gourd

    Chinese “tobacco snuff” bottle, made from a living Bottle Gourd, intriguingly grown to shape, between two carved wooden or ceramic panels, to accurately mould to the desired form, like wet leather. Actually it looks like old, polished, embossed leather, too! It has acquired a very lovely warm, rich chestnut tone....
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    Chinese, "Ming" Porcelain Ring.

    Sorry, this charming ring is no longer available. This simple sterling ring is set with an almost circular shard of  "Ming Dynasty Porcelain" with an image of a playful "Fu Dog" in deep blue linework on a white ground. This piece of broken crockery is said to have been retrieved from rivers,...
  • AUD $420.00

    Chinese, Carved Jade Hand.

      A solidly carved pale "celadon" jade clenched hand from China, with a hole in the wrist for attachment (to a statue) and another at right angles for holding something (sceptre etc.) The lower surface of the palm is engraved with a circle divided in four, with engraved chevrons. The large right angled 16 mm hole...
  • AUD $180.00

    Chinese, Engraved Jade Disc.

     A flat, double sided, round pale "celadon" jade disc from China, with both surfaces engraved with intertwining links of stylized basketry.  The central 7 mm hole means you can easily wear it as a pendant suspended on a leather, silk or cotton cord, or the more ambitious could use it in their own jewellery designs...
  • AUD $180.00

    Chinese, Jet Buddha Pendant

    An old black Jet pendant or bead, carved as a "Laughing Buddha" reclining in a seated posture with bare rounded stomach and chest. This bead was bought threaded on a string of Jade beads in the 70's and seperated to reuse the Jade. It's time he was threaded up again....
  • AUD $360.00

    Large (free standing) Chinese Opium Pipe

    This is a self supporting (free standing) silver Chinese Opium Pipe in four pieces, including long pipe and base surrounded by classic Chinese fretwork with “Good Fortune Symbols” incorporated with floral and abstract scrollwork. This in turn has a socket holding a cylindrical lidded storage jar, and another a tube...
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    Large Peking Glass Bead

    Sorry, this old bead is no longer available.An old rather large, slightly translucent white Peking Glass Bead, which whilst molten has been rolled in crumbs of red, blue and green glass which have fused into the surface. In so doing they have softened their outlines and appear to float or be...
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    Large Peking Glass Bead

    Sorry, this old bead is no longer available. An old rather large, slightly translucent white Peking Glass Bead, which whilst molten has been rolled in crumbs of an orangey red, deep blue and emerald green glass which have fused into the surface. In so doing they have softened their outlines and...
  • SOLD

    Large Peking Glass Bead

    Sorry, this old bead is no longer available. An old rather large, slightly translucent white Peking Glass Bead, which whilst molten has been rolled in crumbs of red, blue and green glass which have fused into the surface. In so doing they have softened their outlines and appear to float or...
  • SOLD

    Large Peking Glass Bead

     Sorry, this old bead is no longer available. An old, rather large, translucent Peking Glass Bead, which whilst molten has been wound with crumbs of opaque pastel yellow, bugrundy, blue and green glass which have become fused inside the body. a third of it's area.  In so doing they have softened their outlines and...
  • SOLD

    Large Peking Glass Bead

      Sorry, this old bead is no longer available. An old, rather large, (but not that big) translucent Peking Glass Bead, which whilst molten has been wound with crumbs of opaque pastel yellow, burgundy, blue and green glass which have become fused inside the body. In so doing they have softened...
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    New "Clarice Cliff" Vase.

    Sorry, this vase is no longer available, however new stock may arrive. Our little shop was built as a 1927 Chemist’s shop and satisfyingly “Art Deco” in design. Naturally, we just have to have an affection for a vase like this. A delightful re-interpretation of the work of the most...
  • AUD $450.00

    Old Chinese, "Shagreen" Spectacle Case

    Chinese Spectacle Case, two piece copper and deep green dyed Shagreen (sharks skin) over bamboo. Classic Oriental “inro” design, with the two sections pulling apart on a burgundy cotton cord, that can be worn on a sash or in pocket/sleeve. Cut out copper ornamental/protective scrolls at each end are perfectly...
  • AUD $88.00

    Vintage Chinese Buddha Snuff Bottle

    We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than that and a few will be a bit older...) This double sided, cast ceramic, flat oval bottle has an embossed,...
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    Vintage Chinese Dragon Snuff Bottle

    Sorry, this lovely bottle is no longer available. However, we may still have some others. We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than that and a few will...
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    Vintage Chinese Dragon Snuff Bottle

    Sorry, this snuff bottle is no longer available. However, we still have a few others for you to choose from. We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than...
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    Vintage Chinese Floral Snuff Bottle

    Sorry, this charming snuff bottle is no longer available. We may still have other designs.We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than that and a few will be...
  • AUD $78.00

    Vintage Chinese Goldfish Snuff Bottle

    We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than that and a few will be a bit older...) This unusually feminine, double sided, smooth cast ceramic snuff bottle has...
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    Vintage Chinese Goldfish Snuff Bottle

    Sorry, this lovely snuff bottle is no longer available. We've just bought a delightful collection of Vintage Chinese Snuff Bottles, that were purchased on a number of visits to Hong Kong in the 1960's. (So none will be younger than that and a few will be a bit older...) This delightfully feminine,...