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Chinese 19th Century Hardwood, Mother of Pearl Inlaid Garden Seat
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century Chinese hardwood garden seat, having an inset marble-top, mother of pearl inlay, carved and fretted trellis decoration to the sides.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Stools

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Hardwood, Mother-of-Pearl

Chinese Export Lacquered and Mother-of-Pearl Chess Board from 19th with a Table
By Gold China
Located in Madrid, ES
Chinese Export lacquered and mother-of-pearl chess board from 19th with a table carved wood stand. Size: 58 x 58cm and 73 cm high Very good condition.  
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Lacquer

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Wood

Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
Located in New York, NY
Chinese mother of pearl inlaid lacquered circular box, the cover depicting mother with two children with all-over landscape decoration, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Measures: ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
Located in New York, NY
Chinese mother of pearl inlaid lacquered rectangular box, depicting in landscape, circa late 19th-early 20th century. Measures: 3.5" H x 9.75" W x 5.75" D. Losses to inlay and cracks...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
H 3.5 in. W 9.75 in. D 5.75 in.
Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
Located in New York, NY
Chinese mother of pearl inlaid lacquered long rectangular box, the cover depicting two figures or immortals with all-over landscape decoration, circa late 19th-early 20th century. 2....
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
  • Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box
H 2.5 in. W 3.5 in. D 10.25 in.
Fine Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic
Located in London, GB
Chinese mosaic made of mother-of-pearl on wood panel.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects...

  • Fine Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic
  • Fine Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic
  • Fine Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic
  • Fine Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic
H 9.85 in. W 9.85 in. D 0.4 in.
19th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Hardwood Garden Barrel
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th century Chinese hardwood garden seat with five supports framing open panels with carved open framework elements all with mother of pearl inlaid vine and leaf decoration, the top...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Hardwood

Very Rare 19th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Cabinet Cupboard Drawers
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning exceptionally rare original circa 1820 Chinese Mother of Pearl inlaid cabinet A very rare and collectable piece, it has two cupbo...
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Antique 1820s Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl

Stunning Antique Chinese Mother of Pearl Inliad Paper Mache Tray Serving Drinks
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this absolutely exquisite circa 1880 Chinese Export Paper Mache Mother of Pearl inlaid drinks serving tray A lovely decorative piece, based on t...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Paper

Chinese Mother of Pearl Mounted Box with Four Boxes and Counters, 18th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An exceptional and rare Chinese mother of pearl mounted games box with four matching interior boxes containing gaming counters and dating from the 18th century. The rectangular shape...
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Antique 1770s Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl

Chinese Garden Seats with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Chinese pair of carved wood garden seats with mother of pearl inlay of decorative birds and fish. The pair is in great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear and use.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Set of Sixty-Three Antique Qing Dynasty Chinese Mother of Pearl Gaming Counters
Located in London, GB
This set comprises sixty-three mother of pearl gaming counters from the Qing dynasty. There are thirty-nine rectangular counters, fourteen round counters and ten oval counters. Each ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Games

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Mother-of-Pearl

Vintage Chinese Rosewood and Mother-of-Pearl Dining Table
Located in Topeka, KS
Just look at this gorgeous vintage Chinese rosewood and mother-of-pearl dining table. This Asian Style table is in wonderful vintage condition with the exception of a small missing p...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Chinese Export Coromandel Screen Carved Mother of Pearl Phoenix
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic Chinese export Coromandel screen featuring a large phoenix crafted from painted mother of pearl. The four-panel screen has a black lacquer ground with parcel gilt geometric ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Brass

Antique Chinese Wood and Mother of Pearl Planter
Located in Toronto, ON
A unique Antique Chinese hexagonal wood planter with inlaid mother of pearl and bronze details.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Chinese Qing Mother of Pearl Inset Wooden Glove Box
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A fine quality antique Chinese wooden glove box inset with decorative mother of pearl panels dating from the 19th or possibly late 18th century. The rectangular sleeve box has inset ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furn...

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Mother-of-Pearl

20th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlay 4-Panel Folding Screen
Located in Malaga, ES
20th century Chinese black lacquered 4-panel folding screen decorated with mother of pearl inlay drawings. Has defects.   
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20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Antique Chinese Carved Wood Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in Toronto, ON
An unusual Chinese antique carved wood table with beautiful mother of pearl inlay.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Chinese Large Mother of Pearl Mounted Armorial Tea Caddy for MacPherson
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A rare, incredible and large antique Chinese carved mother of pearl mounted tea caddy with armorial for MacPherson and dating from circa 1770. The rectangular casket shaped caddy has...
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Antique 1770s Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl

19th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlay Lac Burgaute Lacquer Bowl Opium Lamp
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese mother of pearl inlay lac burgaute lacquer bowl opium lamp. Beautiful piece with detailed drawings of ancient Chinese people and repeated floral designs circling...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Pair of Chinese Rosewood Mother of Pearl Inlaid Chairs
Located in Wilson, NC
19th century pair of Chinese rosewood mother of pearl inlaid chairs, each has a C-scroll crest with mother of pearl inlaid flowers; reticulated center splat featuring inlaid mother o...
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Antique 1860s Chinese Chairs

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

18th Century Chinese Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Pewter Teapot
Located in Brea, CA
18th century Chinese lacquer mother of pearl inlay pewter teapot, height to handle top 8 inch, floral decoration as expected for age and use. Very beautiful and hard to find like this.
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antiquities

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Mother-of-Pearl

Stunning Antique Chinese Warrior Mother of Pearl Inliad Paper Mache Dinner Tray
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this absolutely exquisite circa 1880 Chinese Export warrior paper mache mother of pearl inlaid dinner serving tray A lovely decorative piece, based on t...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Paper

Antique Chinese Coromandel Black Lacquer Screen with White Mother of Pearl
Located in Toronto, ON
This antique Chinese screen features intricate inlaid mother of pearl goddesses. What makes this screen unusual is the grand scale of the design of the figures. The screen is lacquer...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Lacquer

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer, Wood

Chinese Panel Art Depicting Birds and Branches in Raised Mother of Pearl Pieces
Located in New York, NY
Chinese panel art featuring a raised bird perched on a flowering tree branch detailed in pieces of mother of pearl against a burgundy and brown floral bordered background in a carved...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

China Corner Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlays
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful chair with a fantastic mother of pearl inlays. Solid tropical wood.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Chippendale Armchairs

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Hardwood

  • China Corner Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlays
  • China Corner Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlays
  • China Corner Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlays
  • China Corner Chair with Mother of Pearl Inlays
H 33.08 in. W 27.56 in. D 22.84 in.
Chinese Carved Rosewood and Mother-of-Pearl Set, Tea Table and Four Stools
Located in West Hartford, CT
Intricately carved Chinese inlaid mother-of-pearl tea table, crafted from high quality rosewood. Inlay continues throughout the legs and frame, with four stools inlaid with floral mo...
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20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Chinese Mother of Pearl Gaming Chip and Carved Jade Pendant, Monogram
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Antique mother of pearl Chinese gaming chip with carved jade pendant. From 1720 through 1840, British royalty and aristocrats commissioned Chinese gaming chips with family crests or...
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Early 20th Century More Jewelry

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Jade, Pearl, Sterling Silver

Pair of Mother of Pearl Inlay Chinese Armchairs
Located in Brea, CA
20th century pair of mother of pearl inlay Chinese armchairs. Decorated all over with intricate beautiful floral designs, some designs are carved and some are painted.
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20th Century Chinese Furniture

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Hardwood

Vintage Chinese Black Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Round Occasional Side Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Chinese black Lacquer mother of pearl inlay round occasional accent side table. Item features figural mother of pearl inlay, black lacquer finish, round glass top, lower shel...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Side Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Lacquer

18th Century Chinese Elongated Octagonal Box with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in Atlanta, GA
18th century Chinese elongated octagonal box with mother of pearl inlay.
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Freshwater Pearl Choker with Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Gambling Chip 14 Karat
Located in Tustin, CA
Gorgeous estate 6 strand freshwater pearl choker necklace features a rectangular antique Chinese mother of pearl gambling chip, bezel set in 14 karat yellow gold and fastened with an...
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Early 20th Century British Colonial Choker Necklaces

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Freshwater Pearl, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Qing Dynasty Chinese Asian Mother of Pearl Folding Jewelry Box
Located in Boca Raton, FL
18-19th century Asian Chinese hardwood handmade box with mother of pearl inlay, all original condition, original hardware and finish. Great collectible.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

Chinese Carved Hardwood Cabinet with Mother-of-pearl Inlay
Located in Rome, IT
A Chinese highly carved hardwood cabinet with mother-of-pearl engraved design. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Dimension: 200 cm x 120 cm x 58 cm.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

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Wood

Unusual Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings
Located in Riverdale, NY
Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings made from 19th Century antique gaming chips. Meticulously rendered scenic carvings with enameled "S" on the back of each chip. Chips are m...
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Vintage 1930s Drop Earrings

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Gilt Metal

  • Unusual Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings
  • Unusual Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings
  • Unusual Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings
  • Unusual Mother of Pearl Chinese Earrings
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H 2 in. W 1.4 in.
19th Century Chinese Lacquer Mother of Pearl Plaque
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese lacquer mother of pearl plaque from the Qing Dynasty. Beautiful images of ancient Chinese people with floral designs and birds. Please note: some losses due to o...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Antique Paper Mache Mother of Pearl Chinese Dragon Lacquer Trinket Box
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely decorative circa 1860-1880 Chinese mother of pearl inlaid with dragon paper mâché trinket box A good looking, decorative and origina...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinese Export Antiquities

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Lacquer

Qing Dynasty Chinese Lacquer and Mother-of-Pearl Small Table, 18th-19th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A stunning mid-Qing dynasty Chinese lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid small table, originally used as a scholar's display stand or incense table. The top of the table inlaid with m...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Lacquer, Mother-of-Pearl

Walnut China Cabinet with Brass Framing and Mother-of-Pearl/ Nacre Handle
By Shewekar Elgharably
Located in Cairo, EG
Walnut China Cabinet with Brass Framing and Mother-of-Pearl Handle. A sleek and modern cabinet accentuated with mother-of-pearl and brass detail. Our Sleek Fusion cabinet is a sophi...
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2010s Egyptian Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Handcrafted Walnut China Cabinet with Mother-of-Pearl/ Nacre Inlay and Handle
By Shewekar Elgharably
Located in Cairo, EG
Handcrafted Walnut China Cabinet with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay and Handle. If you are looking for an iconic piece to beautify a space in your reception or dining room, and also bring ha...
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2010s Egyptian Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chair
Located in Dallas, TX
Chinese mother-of-pearl inlaid chair with linen cushion with hand-carved details.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Armchairs

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chair
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chair
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chair
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chair
H 39 in. W 27 in. D 20.5 in.
Chinese Rosewood Antique Mother of Pearl Marble Breakfast Game Table Inlaid Mop
Located in Dayton, OH
19th century Rosewood Mother of Pearl inlaid game or breakfast table with marble top insert. Intricately detailed with bamboo shoots along the legs, flowers and birds along the apron...
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Antique 19th Century Chinoiserie Game Tables

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Marble

China Very Old Hand-Carved Antique Stone Spirit Mother, Private Collection
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is a rare and very unusual 20 inch tall spirit mother figure hand-carved from solid limestone. It dates to several hundreds of years ago to the Qing dynasty or earlier (1644-191...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Sculptures and Carvings

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Limestone

19th Century Chinese Silverwire Wooden Box Mother of Pearl Design
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese silverwire wooden box with mother of pearl design from the Qing Dynasty. Beautiful intricate floral designs all-over.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood

19th Century Chinese Ebonized Letter Rack with Mother of Pearl
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese ebonized letter rack with mother of pearl from the Qing dynasty. Beautiful mother of pearl of four divisional arched form above a scrolled leaf fret-cut frieze a...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities

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Wood

Chinese Stone Shoemaker's Weight with Mother, Cub, and Embroidered Ball
Located in Chicago, IL
Carved from a solid piece of stone, this weight was originally used by a Shoemaker to press down large pieces of leather. Surrounded by intricate scrollwork and peony blossoms, a gua...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Animal Sculptures

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Stone

Walnut Wood China Cabinet Hand-Inlayed with Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Artwork
By Shewekar Elgharably
Located in Cairo, EG
Walnut Wood China Cabinet Hand-Inlayed with Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Artwork. Our PEARLY IBIS china cabinet is inspired by ancient Egypt with the artwork especially commissioned by ...
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2010s Egyptian Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Asian Mother of Pearl Rosewood Cherry Lg China Cabinet Curio Display Wall Unit
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Asian mother of pearl rosewood cherry large China cabinet curio display wall unit. Item features large impressive size, mother of pearl inlay throughout, 2 upper display cabinets, 3 ...
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Late 20th Century Asian Chinoiserie Cabinets

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Glass, Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

Mother of Pearl Inlay Cache Pot
Located in Milton, DE
Mother of pearl inlay cache pot is a classic. Use a liner for fresh flowers, line and put your specimen Bonsai for the green element in your cocktail table display.
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Vintage 1920s Asian Chinese Export Antiquities

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Mother-of-Pearl

Mother of Pearl Inlaid Centre Table
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
A striking Anglo-Chinese tripod table with mother of pearl inlay to the top and base circa 1880.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Center Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • Mother of Pearl Inlaid Centre Table
  • Mother of Pearl Inlaid Centre Table
  • Mother of Pearl Inlaid Centre Table
  • Mother of Pearl Inlaid Centre Table
H 28.35 in. Dm 34.65 in.
Calligraphy Brush Mother of Pearl Encrusted
Located in Somis, CA
A very unique, rare Chinese calligraphy brush with black lacquered handle with mother of pearl inlay. The intricate inlay work depicts a series of prunus blossoms displaying beautifu...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer

  • Calligraphy Brush Mother of Pearl Encrusted
  • Calligraphy Brush Mother of Pearl Encrusted
  • Calligraphy Brush Mother of Pearl Encrusted
  • Calligraphy Brush Mother of Pearl Encrusted
H 14 in. W 1.75 in. D 1.75 in.
19th Century Mother of Pearl Inlaid Chinese Lacquer Brass Engraved Cabinet Chest
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this exquisite 19th century circa 1860 Chinese mother of pearl inlaid with ornately carved panels and lacquer finish cupboard A very rare collec...
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Antique 1860s Chinese High Victorian Furniture

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Wood

17th Century Set of 8 Chinese Lacquer Silver Cups with Mother of Pearls
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 17th century set of 8 Chinese lacquer cups with silver liner in interior of each cup with color of mother of pearls.
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

17th Century Pair of Chinese Silver Lacquer Plates with Mother of Pearl
Located in Brea, CA
Pair of Chinese silver, lacquer, and mother of pearl plates from the 17th century. A matching pair of ornamental antique Chinese plates, the faces each of a thin sheet of distressed ...
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Antique 17th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Pair of Lacquer Chinese Jardinières Inlay with Mother of Pearl
Located in Brea, CA
19th century a pair of black lacquer Chinese jardinières inlay with mother of pearl, with loss to lacquer and inlay throughout, each 7.25 inches wide, 3.5 inches high.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities

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Lacquer

19th Century Pair of Mother of Pearl Inlay Chairs
Located in Pasadena, CA
A pair of 19th century Chinese mother of pearl inlaid rosewood chairs. Embellished arms, legs and back with an intricately carved splat. Sold as a pair.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Armchairs

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Chinese Deco Vanity
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chinese deco vanity. Top above drawers is mirrored. Mother-of-pearl details.
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese More Mirrors

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Mirror, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • Chinese Deco Vanity
  • Chinese Deco Vanity
  • Chinese Deco Vanity
  • Chinese Deco Vanity
H 46 in. W 22 in. D 10 in.
18th Century Pair of Chinese Silver Lacquer Bowls with Mother of Pearl Inlaid
Located in Brea, CA
Pair of Chinese silver, lacquer, and mother of pearl burgaute "Bat " bowls, each inlaid in mother of pearl with bats in flight amongst stylized clouds between a band of cash to the r...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

18th Century Pair of Chinese Silver Lacquer Bowls with Mother of Pearl Inlaid
Located in Brea, CA
Pair of Chinese silver, lacquer, and mother of pearl big bowls from the 18th century. The faces each of a thin sheet of distressed silver over a body of black lacquered wood with mot...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

18th Century Set of 8 Chinese Silver Lacquer Bowls with Mother of Pearl Inlaid
Located in Brea, CA
A fine set of 8 pieces Chinese lacquered and mother of pearl inlaid bowls with silvered interiors from the 18th century Qing Dynasty, The faces each of a thin sheet of distressed sil...
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Ming Lacquer

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Lacquer

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Chinese Mother For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Chinese mother you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A Chinese mother — often made from shell, mother-of-pearl and wood — can elevate any home. Find 193 options for an antique or vintage Chinese mother now, or shop our selection of 4 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect Chinese mother — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each Chinese mother bearing Modern, Art Deco or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Chinese mother over the years, but those crafted by Shewekar Elgharably are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Chinese Mother?

Prices for a Chinese mother start at $236 and top out at $169,262 with the average selling for $2,853.