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Vintage octagonal Chinese food basket with two tiers and traditional late Qing Dynasty motif.

Vintage octagonal Chinese food basket with two tiers and traditional late Qing Dynasty motif.

Qing dynasty Chinese Jeweled Opium Pipe

Qing dynasty Chinese Jeweled Opium Pipe

Tanggu  Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou (Canton)

This drum was used by a sikaomba, the traditional praise singer of the Tabwa people, to encourage warriors and exalt leaders. The sikaomba levered the open, concave base of the drum against and away from his chest while he sounded its skin with his hands

Qing Dynasty

Two manchurian ladies with a loose qipao at the end of the Qing dynasty to In 1920 a more fitting shape was preferred by chinese women and the qipao (cheongsam) was adapted to the femenine body. The word “qipao” means “banner gown.

Qing dynasty shoes

These shoes were used during the Qing dynasty. They are really small because small feet were seen as a sign of beauty and this would make you desirable.