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    • Pair of ivory elephants

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    • Pair of ivory elephants dressed for ceremony and inlaid with carved tiny assorted stones of brown aventurine, coral, lapis lazuli, malachite, tiger eye and turquoise. The head area is starting to change color to a mellow honey color. Each elephant...
    • Treasure boat with Seven Lucky Gods

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    • Carved ivory set consisting of a treasure boat with Chinese letter for 'treasure' on the sail and small carved figures representing the Seven Lucky Gods of Japan. The boat is made of pieces of ivory veneers over a base structure. The head on the...
    • Necklace with dZhi and coral

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    • Necklace with dZhi (4) and coral (17). The necklace is centered around three pieces of red coral flanked by a single dZhi, then three pieces of coral, then single dZhi bead and four pieces of coral on each side. The dZhi are one six eye (of a...
    • Chinese woman's costume of coat, pants and shoes.

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    • Costume of jacket, pants and shoes from the Miao minority group of China. Jacket is made of lavender silk with black silk and green ribbon trim around the neckline, diagonally down the bodice from neckline to underneath the sleeve and around the...
    • Yi-hsing ware vase

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    • Yi-Hsing ware vase with animal faces defining the handles, and pierced, scrolled leaf decoration at the collar rim; vessel has pierced cartouches on each side featuring a rooster and peacock respectively.
    • Pair of bronze and mixed metal vases with Onagadori

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    • Pair of bronze and mixed metal inlay vases; each vase as an 'onagadori' (long-tailed fowl) perched on the gnarled branches of trees rising from a golded brown ground; signed with seals on bases. The fowls have grey bodies and tails, golden wings...
    • Silver teapot decorated with dragon heads

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    • A Tibetan parcel gilt silver teapot of generally baroque shape and proportion. The teapot is rounded in shape. It has been raised and has applied finial, handle, base, spout liner, and decorative collars and trim. The rim of the opening to the pot...
    • Two metal containers with chains

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    • Two silver containers decorated with gilt and designed with multiple silver chains attached. Each chain highly decorated. The containers are overlaid with coral and turquoise stones.
    • Zither (yang-chin)

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    • Zither (Yang-chin).The body of this stringed instrument has the form of a trapezoidal box. A lid is used to protect the sounding board when not in use. Fine, metallic wires, arranged in sets of two, three, or four to each note, decrease in length...
    • Silk pleated skirt

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    • Silk pleated skirt. ""Horse-face Skirt"" - This woman's garment, made up of a pair of aprons, is of nomadic origin borrowed from the steppe people. This type of garment was constructed of two identical aprons, each consisting of a pleated panel...
    • Reliquary (Chorten)

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    • A chorten is a reliquary used to hold consecrated ashes of a revered person, or of discarded sutras (sacred texts). This square bodied chorten has eight seated Buddhas at the base of each of the four sides. All are portrayed with the same dhyana...
    • Sitar - Stringed Instruiment

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    • This sitar has 2 gourd resonators, 5 melodic strings, 2 drone strings, and 11 sympathetic strings. Interesting decorative symbols are found on this sitar. Although the arch and floral scroll around the fret show Muslim influence, the peacocks are...
    • Hayagriva (Garuda Form) and Consort

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    • A wrathful manifestation of winged Hayagriva (Horse-Necked One)with 2 heads, 4 arms, 4 legs, and ferocious eyes. In Hinduism he is considered an avatar of Vishnu and is worshipped as the God of Knowledge. A horse's head emerges from the flames...
    • Incense burner

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    • Ivory incense burner intricately carved with 5-toed imperial dragons. The domed cover depcits a lioness and her cub. The burner stands on 3 legs, each topped with a lion's head.
    • Pair of brass goblets

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    • Matching hand-crafted brass goblets. Around each goblet is a band of six oval medallions with bird and tree designs, each separated by narrow, oblong plaques enclosing local symbols.
    • Han Dynasty watch tower

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    • Earthenware with copper lead glaze made of three well modeled sections that form a watch tower, rising from the middle of a circular, walled moat with standing and sitting geese in the moat and perched at the edge of the wide flat rim. The first...

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