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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

Black Standard Grain Measure
Item #: 77-319
$160.00
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Black Lacquered Grain Measure
Item #: 77-328
$160.00
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Black Lacquered Round Wood Box
Item #: 77-323
$280.00
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Black Leather Box with Butterflies Paintings
Item #: 77-318
$380.00
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Blue Chinese Wood Bucket
Item #: 34-066
$180.00
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Chinese Antique Wood Box with Carvings
Item #: 09-051B
$230.00
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Green Antique Rice Bucket
Item #: 24-075
$50.00
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Grey Chinese Wood Bucket Medium
Item #: 34-068-M
$170.00
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Grey Wood Bucket with Butterflies Paintings
Item #: 77-321
$160.00
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Original Brown Flat Wood Box
Item #: 01-080
$120.00
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Original Chinese Square Storage Wood Box with Carvings
Item #: 09-051A
$250.00
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Original Painted Grain Measure
Item #: 77-320
$180.00
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Original Painted Wood Food Box
Item #: 02-15XJA
$120.00
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Original Wood Rice Measure
Item #: 77-327
$160.00
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Pink Antique Chinese Rice Bucket
Item #: 24-074
$50.00
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Red Chinese Wood Bucket with Gold Butterflies Painting
Item #: 25-046
$180.00
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Red Lacquer Round Wood Carrier
Item #: 77-322
$150.00
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Red Lacquer Round Wood Carrier
Item #: 77-329
$150.00
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Red Lacquer Round Wood Carrier
Item #: 77-331
$150.00
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Silver Leaf Chinese Wood Bucket
Item #: 34-067
$180.00
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Silver Leaf Decoration Wood Bucket
Item #: 77-326
$200.00
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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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Wood Plate with Chinese Opera Painting
Item #: 77-332
$120.00
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