Vintage Red and Gold Chinoiserie Decorative Box from Italy
Simply sublime is the best way to describe our vintage red and gold chinoiserie style decorative box. Crafted in Italy you'll love it's deep colors and classic shape. We generally only source items for our store from Asia. However, we couldn't resist the lovely Chinese village scene on the top of the box and classic chinoiserie vibe. The inside of the box is lined with a plush green velvet lining. This would be a fantastic addition to your home or a wonderful gift for that someone special.
Size: 6 1/4" x 4 1/2" x 1 3/4
Note: This item is vintage but in great shape with minimal wear and tear.
Our vintage early 20th century Chinese Cloisonne decorative bowl is a rare find and sure to be a treasure in your collection. Featuring a flying dragon motif that circles the bowl on a black sky with stylized clouds and jade green scrolling at the top, it's truly a work of art. The interior of the bowl is an exquisite jade green color as well with a lovely brass/ metallic band at the top and base.
Size: 4 3/4 inches wide x 2 1/8 inches deep
Note: This item is vintage and in good condition. However, given its age and provenance there could be some minor imperfections that only add to the charm and uniqueness of this item.
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Vintage Chinese Cloisonne Decorative Jar
Our vintage early 20th century Chinese Cloisonne decorative jar is exquisite. Traditional colors and intricate floral and scroll patterns in black, pink and green adorn the sides. The lid is bright lime green with a beautiful flower in the middle with lattice patterns that add interest and intricacy. Most intriguing is the inside of the jar. The artisan cast it in an imperial blue cloisonne color that is gorgeous.
Size: 3 inches tall; 3 inches wide
Note: This item is vintage and in good condition. However, given its age and provenance there are some minor imperfections that only add to the charm and uniqueness of this item.
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Vintage Chinese Abacus with Dragon & Phoenix Motif Case
Simply stunning and completely unusual. British Malaya Shop's Vintage Chinese Abacus is a wonderful example of the ancient Chinese mathematical tool still used by many vendors to this day. This abacus features 13 rows (14 would be considered "unlucky) of movable black beads on wooden/ brass connectors surrounded by a wooden frame. In addition, it comes with a gorgeous red and gold carrying case with a traditional Chinese motif of the dragon (representing men) and the phoenix (representing women), or the yin and yang, on the top. Inside the case is lined with beautiful Chinese script and lettering.
This piece will enhance any home and work in multiple settings, but it would look particularly well in a study or office.
Note: Given this piece is vintage it does have some wear and tear which in our opinion only enhances the uniqueness and authenticity of the item.
Vintage Japanese Small Wooden Abacus
Our vintage Japanese small wooden abacus is so unusual and special. Featuring 23 rows of beads in a lightweight wooden frame it's sure to be a conversation piece in your collection. We find the differences between the Japanese and Chinese abacuses so interesting - similar but subtly different. We have also included the original box it came in which has lovely Japanese characters on the front. This item would be a perfect addition to an office, library or gentleman's study. It would also be a great gift for him.