Pao was a dear friend whom was considered one of North Americas top experts and scholars in many categories of antique Chinese art. The sale also includes jades and other early Chinese bronze and archaic items from the estate of A Abraham. Abraham was a highly respected Asian Arts dealer and collector in the 1950-70s period. Abraham owned the Imperial Jade shop in the famous King Edward hotel in Toronto until his retirement in the year 1976, 40 years ago. Most of the pieces have been in storage since the shop closed in 1976 and have not seen the light of day until now.
I do wish everyone the very best of luck winning the auctions! This carving is a very unique example that is carved of authentic natural amber. The carving is in very fine condition with no damage. The carving displays very nicely measuring 6 1/8 inches tall, by 2 3/8 inches wide, by 3 1/2 inches long at base. The boat itself measures 5 inches tall.The carving with stone base weighs 458 grams. A fine example that would also make a great and very unique gift idea.
BEST OF LUCK WITH THE AUCTIONS! All Canadian Residents will be charged HST Based on Address. We make great effort to honestly and accurately describe each item listed. Items are not returnable if it is not of the age or value you were hoping it to be, with No Exceptions. Many of the items listed are old antique pieces and in many cases over a hundred, or hundreds of years old.Small Sample of the 100+ Estate Auctions listed this week! Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "AUTHENTIC CHINESE BALTIC NATURAL BUTTERSCOTCH EGG YOLK AMBER & SILVER SAIL SHIP" is in sale since Friday, March 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "joanies_house_of_treasures" and is located in Barrie, ON.
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