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Antiques collection as hobby

Unique collection of antique Chinese pieces.

China is a big source of antique pieces. Antiques Chinese porcelain items are very attractive and popular among the antique collectors. Other popular Chinese antique items are furniture, compass, pottery, vases, ceramics, paintings etc. China is one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations. The written history of China dates back to the Shang Dynasty over 3,000 years ago. Numerous antiques from Tang dynasty, Song dynasty, Yuan dynasty, Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty are available for collection. China invented compass. So big collections of antique Chinese compass are available. The Qing dynasty, also known as the Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China. So antiques of Chinese Qing dynasty are relatively common in the market whereas the antiques of the older dynasties are comparatively rare. The Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644 A.D.) is considered one of the eras with most social stability and orderly government. The antique items from that period are exquisite. Antique Chinese Porcelain Vase, Jar and Plates are unique in design. Antique Chinese opium pipes worth collecting.

An overwhelming figure of ancient Chinese innovations had changed the world repeatedly. Where would the world be without paper and gunpowder, to say nothing of the range? In the enhancing and bewitching arts of the Renaissance, the Chinese familiarized the world with silk, pottery ceramics, and celadon cover. These innovations are manifested in collectible Chinese antiques such as parchment portraits made of silk and paper, as well as porcelain urns and dishes, which were glossy with the painted in intricate azure blue or, in the Qing Empire, the polychrome structures of the various “families.”

Moreover, Chinese handmade clay ceramic that popularized during the historical Paleolithic period and the sophistication of Chinese potteries mechanized rapidly over the eras. At the stage where Chinese antique ceramic has come to important elements to the sumptuous people in the west from first to second centuries Anno Domini. Ceramic had come to play such a part in Chinese culture value for those whose first arrive in Europe, the whole concept of fine, artistic porcelain became referred to as ‘China'.

Many people are enthusiastically watched the TV for his stories on antiques. He along with his partners were taken part in the programs on Chinese antiques was continuously looking forward to ratings testifying to the covetous popularity of antique collecting. Global statistics show that China has tens of millions of antique collectors. Interested People are also collecting a broader series of items. People of antique collector take it as the speculation, restitution, and the fashion.

Certainly, antiques of Chinese ceramic, which hurriedly reformed as the material of choice for fishplates that customization extended its peak during the Ming empire, approximately from fourteenth to seventeenth century, and outside into the Qing empire which continued until the twentieth Century.

Themes from traditional customs and the Buddhist belief appear repeatedly again in Chinese antiques, from the legendary creature of dragon period that called "Nine Aspects" of other animals to the Chinese protector lions also known as "Foo Dogs." Artificial Images with handmade clay ceramic that fortune and well-being include the Buddha, gourds, lotus flowers, magpies, peaches, and bats.

A wide range of Chinese antique collections are found from numerous collectors like sandalwood chairs, celadon jars, old customary paintings, and bronze quadrupeds to the carriers of Gold in Chaos vs. Antiques in Prosperity on culture and history until thousands of years. The pleasure of accumulation contrasts from the momentary pleasure money brings and increase collection. To discover the cultural circumstantial of each antique is to appear a feast of history straddling the millennia.

Although the international economic calamity has affected historic products sellers' wholesale business, which frequently exports to retailers abroad, its merchandising sales have continued comparatively robust because of the power of the Chinese economy and the antiques industry's mounting grassroots base in China.

An American antique trader, who has operated the business in China's antique trade for eight years, said Chinese buyers are still paying highest dollar for emerald and furniture from the Ming and Qing empires made from rare hardwoods like yellow rosewood and ebony.

Set of 6 Old-Fashioned Chinese Blue Floral Small Teacups
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List Price: $28.81 Lowest price: New $28.81
~ Floral pattern teacups
~ Measures 7.3*5.3cm
~ Capacity: 100ml
~ Material: ceramic
~ Take a cup of tea with your friends in a cozy afternoon in these classic teacups
Chinese Furniture: A Guide to Collecting Antiques
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List Price: $24.99 Lowest price: New $17.80 Used $17.51
Game Chinese Checkers with Marbles Handcrafted Wooden Toys from India
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Lowest price: New $28.99
~ Full GAME SET Includes WOODEN BOARD GAMES and a total of 60 marbles with 10 in each of six colors
~ CHINESE CHECKERS WOODEN BOARD game premium materials set is made from durable wood and wear and tear resistant glass
~ Perfect size BOARD GAMES is 11 inches in diameter; Large enough for easy play, but compact enough to fit on any table
~ Ideal for 2 to 6 players WOODEN GAME SET lets the whole family join in the fun!
~ No more lost marbles! BOARD GAME SET includes a drawstring bag for holding the marbles; Trough around the edges keeps the marbles from rolling off the board
Vintage Antique Suitcase Metal Chinese Characters Password Lock Padlock
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List Price: $4.67 Lowest price: New $4.28
~ material:metal
~ the unique design can show your unique taste
~ password for the lock is on the white paper,and to open the lock you need to slide the Characters of the lock to let them be in the same order with the Characters of the white paper,and Characters of the lock should be facing upword torward the long pin
~ it can be used for small box suitcase bags
~ Chinese word style combination padlock
Fan Display Stand Holder Easel for Collector Antique Folding Hand Fans, Clear (Small - 3.5"H x 3"W x 1.25"D)
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List Price: $14.25 Lowest price: New $14.25
~ Can be used for other items (fans not included)
~ Adjustable arms - tighten screws to hold arms in place
~ Clear acrylic for a clean presentation
Chinese Domestic Furniture in Photographs and Measured Drawings (Dover Books on Furniture)
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List Price: $22.95 Lowest price: New $13.91 Used $13.92
Chinese Domestic Furniture in Photographs and Measured Drawings
Chinese/Spanish Style Dance Wedding Party Lace Silk Folding Hand Held Flower Fan (White)
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List Price: $1.85 Lowest price: New $1.85
~ Material: Plastic and fabric.
~ Fan rib lenghth: 23cm/9.05"(approx) Amplitude: 43cm/16.9" (approx).
~ Great for cooling and fashion accessory. With Beautiful Peacock Tail decorations.
~ Gold decorations along fan ribs. Smooth opening and closing.Beautiful and practical.
~ Beautiful and practical. Do stage performances, but also for business groups gifts.
Japanese Antique Green Pine Plum Bamboo Cast Iron Teapot Tetsubin with Infuser Tea Set with Trivet
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List Price: $49.99 Lowest price: New $49.99
~ This Green Friends of Winter tea set is elegant and sets the mood for a relaxing environment
~ Teapot Size 6" (H) x 8" (L) 24 fl oz Volume. 1 Stainless steel infuser included. Cup size is about 2" tall. The trivet is 5" in diameter
~ Black porcelain enameled interior is heat resistant and retains heat.
~ Keep over a low flame and the tea stays warm. Use the trivet to set the warm teapot on somewhere other than the stove
~ Makes for an excellent gift for any occassion: Holidays, Anniversaries, Appreciation, etc.
Aaradhi Chinese Feng Shui Antique Fortune I-Ching Coin Ornaments for Good Luck, Success & Prosperity/Ancient Tibetan Buddhist Wealth Charm Amulet Coins w/ Hole & Red Knot – Brown, Set of 3
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List Price: $6.95 Lowest price: New $6.99
~ This tibetan coins combo has 3 chinese coins tied with a red ribbon and hole at the center to symbolizes the good luck and wealth. It empowers the devotional energy that lies in us
~ This spiritual coin enhances the positive will power into your life and helps us to be stable in both financial & mental aspects and defuses the evil spirits
~ Neutralize any items with strong aggressive or violent energy with this hole coin for relaxation, sensual healing and it promotes the happiness in the family circle
~ Place this dragon coin in your wealth sector like purse, pocket, wallets, handbag, cash register to stimulate the energy to draw more money in your way. It is also an evil amulet protection factor
~ These health coins look chic in its authentic engraved style and will be a novel addition to your chinese theme party decorations, festivals, birthday party. It is a unique gift for antique lovers
Ioffersuper Vintage Antique Chinese old style lock/key excellent Brass Carved Word padlock
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List Price: $2.20 Lowest price: New $2.20
~ Lock length: 3.5cm
~ Lock height: 1.7cm
~ Lock thick: 1cm
~ Spacing: 1.6cm
~ Pole diameter: 0.27cm

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