Antique Chinese purse, early 20thC, late Ch’ing Dynasty, fine silk embroidery with the so called “forbidden stitch”, 25 stitches per linear inch, an average of 625 stitches per square inch, designs are outlined by couching of m etal threads, the faces are carved celluloid, the purse is adorned with semi-precious stones, including carnelian, amethyst, and nephrite jade, this is a very opulent purse and was certainly very expensive when originally made, a couple holding hands stroll through a garden with pavilion, chrysanthemums, peonies, and prunus blossoms, some missing couching threads, tarnish to the clasp, some separation along the clasp, the approximate size is 9 inches x 7 inches, #5948. Oriental Rugs and Tribal Arts. The item “Antique Chinese embroidered silk purse with semi precious stones late Qing” is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Other Chinese Collectibles”. The seller is “allanarthurantiques” and is located in Eustis, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- chinese embroidery purse: jade