Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gift Ideas

Our pick of perfect Christmas gift ideas, from jewellery, journals and photo frames to soft, cosy throws and unique, one-off Chinese antiques. There's something here for everyone - even the most difficult to buy for! And if you're still not sure, give them the gift of choice with one of our e-gift cards or vouchers.
Blue Ceramic Chinese Tang Horse New
£99.00

Blue Ceramic Tang Horse

XAC-TH12

These porcelain horses are newly made but based on similar ones produced during the Tang Dynasty, made to be buried with important members of socie...

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£99.00
Bwari Long Marble Board, Grey New
from £24.95

Bwari Long Marble Board, Grey

ASC-NK-BB5601

These attractive chopping boards have a lovely grey marble finish, with a contrasting end in sustainable mango wood. they are handmade in Rajasthan...

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from £24.95
Large Red Stone Bi Ring New
£245.00

Large Red Stone Bi Ring

XAC-SRS-CH02

This beautiful large stone ring is know as a 'bi' in China. They were originally produced in the neolithic period but were common in the later Shan...

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£245.00
Dark Jade Chinese Bi Ring Medium New
from £145.00

Dark Jade Chinese Bi Ring

XAC-SRS01DG-M

Our beautiful stone discs, known as 'bi' (pronounced 'bee') in Chinese, are made from jade or other stone. The outer ring and central hole symbolis...

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from £145.00
Small Vintage Stoneware Jar New
£45.00

Small Vintage Stoneware Jar

ASC-PF176019-2

Dating from the first half of the 20th century, this little stoneware jar is in a black glaze with a pale stone base. Perfect as a little vase or o...

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£45.00
Blue Ceramic Chinese Jar New
£35.00

Blue Ceramic Jar

ASC-PF140077a

These ceramice jars are newly made in a rustic style, and are similar to those used in China to hold oil or wine. The blue glaze over a cream base ...

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£35.00
Ceramic Stool with Pheasant and Peonies New
£165.00

Ceramic Stool with Pheasants and Peonies

XAC-HS11926

The painting on this porcelain stool depicts pheasants sat on a branch surrounded by blooms of tree peonies. Finished in a classic blue and white g...

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£165.00
Peony Red Resin Tall Vase
£70.00

Peony Red Resin Tall Vase

XAC-GUS14T

These unusual vases are made from a red lacquer or resin in the southern Chinese province of Guilin. The resin is beautifully carved with a decorat...

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£70.00
Pair of Small Chinese Ancestor Paintings in Yellow New
£365.00

Pair of Small Ancestor Paintings in Yellow

XAC-AP1616Y

Original ancestor paintings are now quite rare, with a price to match. These smaller versions are reproductions, but are an accurate representation...

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£365.00
Onyx Carved Tray Dish
£195.00

Onyx Tray

ASC-TG1608020

Each one of these trays is unique, hand carved from raw banded onyx. The rough edge around each dish is exposed, showing where the onyx was cut fro...

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£195.00
Chinese Painted Rice Measures
£35.00

Small Painted Rice Measure

ASC-BT-MJ5-Y

These old, square sided bowls were originally used as rice measures. They are available in various colours and designs, each one simply painted wit...

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£35.00
Small Chinese Bronze Horse
£95.00

Small Bronze Horse

XAC-TH10

These little horses make lovely ornaments, either individually or as a pair. Cast in bronze with a verdigris finish, they are posed with a front fo...

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£95.00
Large Silk and Stone Tassel, Jade Dragon New
£165.00

Large Silk and Stone Tassel, Jade Dragon

XAC-LTSS-GJ01

This lovely large silk tassel is well over a metre in length - perfect as an ornament to adorn one of our wardrobes or large armoires. The circle i...

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£165.00
Chinese pillow box
£55.00

Blue and Gold Pillow Box

XAC07-BL

These blue versions of our popular pillow boxes are decorated in gold with birds and flowers. The boxes are reproductions of those used to store va...

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£55.00
Zhu Fu Chinese Vase
£95.00

Zhu Fu Vase

ASC-AC13971

Part of the Ashmolean Collection, this traditional, narrow-necked Maiping style vase is beautifully decorated with red peaches against branches in ...

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£95.00
Sia Lantern
from £49.95

Sia Lantern

ASC-NK-SL3001

These lovely rectangular hurricane lanterns are made from a black metal frame and glass panels. Ideal to house any size candle to light a space bot...

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from £49.95
Moss Stitch Cotton Throw - Neutrals
£99.95

Moss Stitch Cotton Throw - Neutrals

ASC-NK-MS2878

These lovely soft and tactile throws are made with 100% cotton and are available in three subtle, neutral colours. Perfect for that extra layer of ...

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£99.95
Indra Coil Basket - Charcoal
from £79.95

Indra Coil Basket - Charcoal

ASC-NK-IB4701

These lovely charcoal coloured baskets have been naturally dyed. They are hand spun and woven by rural craftswomen as part of a project helping wom...

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from £79.95
Chinese Painting Magnolia
from £35.00

Magnolia Liliflora

ASC-KMG-425857u

Based on a 19th century watercolour on silk by an unknown Chinese artist, this lovely print shows a beautiful magnolia in bloom. Printed on fine ar...

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from £35.00
Chinese Painting Swallows on Willow Tree
from £35.00

Swallows on Willow Branch

ASC-KMG-425997u

This lovely print is based on a painting from the 19th century by an unknown Chinese artist, showing a pair of swallows on a willow branch. Printed...

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from £35.00
Miao Chain Necklace on Stand
£249.00

Miao Chain Necklace on Stand

XAC-MJH08

Produced by the Miao people, an ethinic minority from southern China, these unusual necklaces are based on those traditionally worn as part of the ...

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£249.00
Miao Floral Necklace on Stand
£249.00

Miao Floral Necklace on Stand

XAC-MJH06

This beautifully decorative necklace has been produced by the 'Miao' people of southern China - an ethnic minority that is well known for its silve...

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£249.00
Carved Dragon on Stand, Brown
from £195.00

Carved Dragon on Stand, Brown

XAC-CVD01-M

The stylised C-shaped dragons are reproductions of ancient totems made by the Hongshan people, a neolithic culture from northeastern China and Mong...

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from £195.00
Chinese Ginger Jar with Dragon
£69.50

Dragon Ginger Jar

XAC-GJBW-07

These ceramic jars in a classic Chinese blue and white glaze are decorated with Chinese dragons and are are reproductions of old ginger jars. They ...

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£69.50
Chinese Calligraphy Brush, Orange
£35.00

Calligraphy Brush, Orange

XAC20OR

These lovely brushes are reproductions of those used in China for centuries for the art of calligraphy. They are made from a beautifully figured or...

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£35.00
Chinese Calligraphy Brush, Grey
£35.00

Calligraphy Brush, Grey

XAC20GY

These large brushes are reproductions of those used in China for centuries for the art of calligraphy, and make beautiful decorative items. They ar...

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£35.00
Carved Bone Calligraphy Brush
£42.50

Carved Bone Calligraphy Brush

XAC20CB

These lovely brushes are reproductions of those used in China for centuries for the art of calligraphy. They are made from bone and wood with horse...

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£42.50
Small Jade Bi Ring
£99.00

Small Jade Bi Ring

XAC-SRS01G-S

These smaller versions of our stone discs make lovely, unusual ornaments. Made from jade, with a lovely vein in the stone, they are known as 'bi' (...

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£99.00
Tubu Brass Desk Lamp
£180.00

Tubu Brass Desk Lamp

ASC-NK-TL1701

This adjustable desk lamp is in a warm, antique brass finish and is perfect for a home office, or as a bedside lamp. The height is adjustable from ...

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£180.00
Keeto Glass T-Light Set
£39.95

Keeto Glass T-Light Set

ASC-NK-KT3701

This set of three curved glass T-light holders are set in an iron frame. Use them at the centre of your dining table, to create a cosy atmosphere i...

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£39.95