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Antique Accessories

Artifacts, tells the story of daily life in Ming and Qing dynasty and the unique sense of form that makes Chinese antiques compelling and delightful.

Baskets, jewellery boxes, food containers, lunch boxes, birdcage, plates and pots, document boxes, calligraphy brushes, brush pots, rice baskets, there is a rich variety of these smaller items and they speak volumes.

Document boxes designed to double as pillows tell us something of the dangers of travel in China. These boxes let travellers sleep on their valuables. Clever jewellery boxes could open to reveal both a hidden mirror and hidden compartments to store valuables. Leather boxes made to hold a lady's hair ornaments or accessories were often painted with butterfly or scenes of children at playgrounds, or groups of ladies at their leisure.

More than utility, these accessories display wonderful shapes. The wedding baskets with hourglass handles. Rice measures shaped somewhat like a beehive. Necklace boxes in the form of donut. Imaging them on the tabletops. on the floor in the corner of the living room. flanking a sideboard in the dining room, accenting a bookshelf almost anywhere.

Items

Silver Leaf Chinese Wood Bucket
Item #: 34-067
$180.00
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Water Bucket with Handle
Item #: 11-026C
$110.00
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Water Bucket with Handle
Item #: 37-070
$110.00
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Maroon Painted Storage Box with Gold Painting
Item #: 31-052
$400.00
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Original Red Storage Box with Gold Painting
Item #: 25-029
$400.00
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Red Painted Storage Box with Gold Painting
Item #: 36-075
$400.00
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Red Painted Storage Box with Gold Painting
Item #: 36-076
$400.00
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Original Tibetan Wood Tea Container
Item #: 22-043A
$280.00
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Original Tibetan Wood Tea Container
Item #: 34-034A
$280.00
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Original Tibetan Wood Tea Container
Item #: 34-034B
$280.00
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Tibet Style Chinese Antique Tea Box
Item #: 22-043C
$280.00
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Antique Black Painted Document Box
Item #: 17-011
$230.00
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Antique Red Painted Leather Box
Item #: 24-042A
$290.00
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Antique Red Painted Wooden Box
Item #: 25-047B
$198.00
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Imperial Wood Decor Jar with Dragon Stand
Item #: 01-105AB
$900.00
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Antique Large Black Painted Rice Measure
Item #: 33-064
$150.00
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Antique Large Black Rice Measure
Item #: 33-068
$150.00
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Antique Red Rice Bucket
Item #: 11-062A
$150.00
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Antique Small Brown Rice Measure
Item #: 33-082
$50.00
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Antique Small Brown Rice Measure
Item #: 33-083
$50.00
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Antique Wood Rice Bucket
Item #: 10-052
$130.00
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Large Brown Rice Carrying Measure
Item #: 33-081A
$150.00
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Large Grey Grain Measurer
Item #: 22-083A
$130.00
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Large Grey Painted Grain Measurer
Item #: 22-083F
$130.00
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