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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.


ISINO Antique Cast Iron Kettle , Chinese Teakettles ,Teapot Gift Set , Black Gold
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List Price: $129.99 Lowest price: New $55.00
Features:
~ CAPACITY - About 800ML (27 Ounce) For everyday use, water should not over 3/4 of the body, in order to avoid overflow when water boils.
~ DETAIL - Inside has a INFUSER, which can separate tea leaves from water, easy to clean and remove. TO CLEAN -Do not use any dish washing detergent. Use only clean water.
~ DESIGNED FOR SAFETY - The HANDLE and LID has a special design to avoid getting burned and for easy grip
~ GIFT - Great Gift for Dad, Friends, Family, Wedding And Tea Lovers. Exquisite Design Perfect For Tea Lovers.
~ Guarantee - 100% RISK FREE. If you are not satisfied with our product,simply contact us and return it for full refund. Just have a try! We believe our teapot will brings you wonderful experience!
Antique Revival Vintage Wooden Chinese Writing Desk, Black Lacquer
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List Price: $335.30 Lowest price: New $335.05
Features:
~ 100-Percent handmade
~ Solid elm wood
~ Black lacquer finish
~ Wipe down with lemon oil for beautiful shine
50pcs Fengshui Fortune Chinese Coins Lucky Swaps Feng Shui Coin Swaps for Geocache Geocaching Swaps Antique Metal
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Lowest price: New $8.69
Features:
~ 50pcs Fengshui Fortune Chinese Coins Lucky Swaps Feng Shui Coin
~ Diameter 24mm
~ Geocaching Antique Metal
~ The chinese character meaning: "to bring treasures" to attract wealthy chi and bring protection.
~ It is said to put these Chinese coins inside purse, wallet, or handbag ,accounting book,cash register,can attract wealthy chi bring wealth and protection.
Vintage Antique Suitcase Metal Chinese Characters Password Lock Padlock
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List Price: $4.67 Lowest price: New $5.51
Features:
~ 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
INK WASH Ready to Hang Framed Asian Watercolor Antique Colored Ink Traditional Chinese Pink Cherry Blossom Floral Wall Art Birds and Flower Paintings Stand for Health Happy Life & Wealth 13"x13"
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List Price: $29.00 Lowest price: New $29.00
Features:
~ In the painting, the peach blossom and vivid birds symbolizing love and a good life. Good gift for friends to wish them to meet their lovers quickly and would have a happy love.
~ Good art for you to appreciate. Flower painting, previously associated chiefly with Buddhist art, came into its own as a separate branch of painting in the Five Dynasties (907-960).
~ It can help us to stabilize our mood when we are angry or anxious. We will also start to be extremely sensitive to the colors, beauty and nature to find more beauty in our normal life.
~ A perfect wall decoration painting for living room, office, aisle, bedroom, entryway and dining room.
~ High quality, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
EXP Handmade Oriental Furniture 36-inch Antique Style Coffee Table, Black
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List Price: $377.99 Lowest price: New $377.99
Features:
~ A sturdy wooden coffee table with hand-painted black exterior
~ Hand-painted across each facade is a traditional vignette inspired by Chinese art and myth
~ Drawers and sides exhibit idyllic rural scenes, while the top is adorned with a courtyard scene
~ Two deep drawers store your personal treasures
~ 36 in. W x 20 in. L x 13 in. H
Pearl,rhinestone Crystal and Acrylic Antique Chinese Hair Sticks, Hairpin,chopsticks 2piece/package (blue)
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List Price: $6.98 Lowest price: New $6.98
Features:
~ Fashion hair wear
~ Material: Acrylic
~ Metals Type:Zinc Alloy
~ Shape\pattern:Water Drop
~ there are 2pieces in one package
Dehua Porcelain A Set of Antique Handmade Ceramic tea set.Chinese Gongfu Tea Servic
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List Price: $88.00 Lowest price: New $88.00
Features:
~ Includes: 6 Cups, 1 Gaiwan, 1 Fair Cup,1 tea strainer
~ Material: ceramic
~ Size:Gaiwan:9.5*8.2 cm,fair cup:11x8 cm,tea cup:6x3.6 cm (LxH)
~ Capacity:Gaiwan about 130 ml,Fair cup about 270 ml,Tea cup about 40 ml
~ It suitable for green tea, flower tea, pu-er tea,coffee and other office ,outdoor ,travel and daily using
IDS Vintage Antique Metal Carved Chinese Characters Password Lock Padlock for Suitcase Jewelry Box Drawer
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List Price: $5.99 Lowest price: New $5.99
Features:
~ Material: Metal; Size: 2*1.2 inch
~ Note: The password has been wrote in the package.
~ Old style pattern will make your jewelry box drawer look more charming.
~ Small Chinese combination padlock for mini cabinets, drawers, jewelry boxes, wooden case or gift box, etc.
~ Each lock only has one password which can't be reset.
Rare 2.3" 85g Bluish Green Banded Agate Bottle Polished Natural Chinese Gemstone Crystal Mineral Snuff / Perfume Bottle - China
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List Price: $36.95 Lowest price: New $36.95
Features:
~ You will receive exactly this Banded Agate Bottle - 58 x 55 x 17 mm / 2 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 11/16 Inches; 85g / 3oz (see photo, the photos are taken under bright light)!
~ Agate is the banded form of the mineral Chalcedony, which is a microcrystalline variety of Quartz. Agate is the most varied and popular type of Chalcedony, having many varieties on its own. Although the pattern on every Agate is unique, the locality of an Agate will provide resemblances in banding style and color, thus lending many Agates with a geographic prefix.
~ Chemical Formula: SiO2 Silicon dioxide; Hardness: 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale; Color: Multicolored in banded formation. Colors include white, blue, red, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink, purple, gray, and black. Some rarer forms of Agate are iridescent.
~ Agate has irregular, sometimes circular bands of color and often replaces fossil wood. Many fossils are agatized material where the original organic substance has been replaced by agate while retaining the original structure. Agates are identical in chemical structure to jasper, flint, chert, bloodstone, and tiger-eye, and are often found in association with opal.
~ (The above information is provided solely for informational purpose. Kindly note that all stones are offered for decorative purposes only. Please, handle your stones with great care, do not grind or crumble them, do not dip or add them into your food or drink, do not use any parts of them in any elixirs, potions, lotions etc. Always make sure you wash your hands before and after working with your crystals.)

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