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.
Green Tassel with Double Dragon Symbol New
£39.00

Green Tassel with Double Dragon Symbol

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This decorative tassel includes a brown 'antique jade' stone, carved to show a pair of dragons facing away from each other. With brown beads either...

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£39.00
Red Dragon Tassel with Presentation Box New
£45.00

Red Tassel, White Jade Dragon with Presentation Box

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The circular carved white jade stone of this lovely tassel shows a coiled Chinese dragon - symbol for power, strength and good fortune. The white s...

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£45.00
Good Luck Tassel with Presentation Box New
£45.00

Good Luck Tassel with Presentation Box

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This lovely tassel comes in a presentation box as show, which by itself makes a nice jewellery box. The main stone on the tassel is jade, carved in...

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£45.00
Wooden Chinese Rice Measure New
£49.00

Small Rice Measure with Handle

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These old wooden containers were originally used in China for measuring and carrying rice. They have been restored and refinished, but each one sti...

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£49.00
Chinese Calligraphy Brush, Turquoise New
£29.00

Calligraphy Brush, Turquoise

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Traditionally used in China for centuries for the scholarly art of calligraphy, these beautiful brushes can be used for artwork today, but also jus...

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£29.00
Chinese Calligraphy Brush, Dark Green New
£29.00

Calligraphy Brush, Dark Green

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These lovely brushes are traditionally used for the Chinese art of calligraphy. They can still be used for artwork but also make beautiful decorati...

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£29.00
Dragon Tassel with Presentation Box New
£45.00

Dragon Tassel with Presentation Box

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These lovely tassels have a dark circular stone carved to show a Chinese dragon. The tassel comes with the presentation box, with a brocade faux si...

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£45.00
Blue Ceramic Chinese Tang Horse
£99.00

Blue Ceramic Tang Horse

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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
from £24.95

Bwari Long Marble Board, Grey

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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
£245.00

Large Red Stone Bi Ring

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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
from £145.00

Dark Jade Chinese Bi Ring

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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 Sold
£45.00

Small Vintage Stoneware Jar

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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
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Blue Ceramic Chinese Jar
£35.00

Blue Ceramic Jar

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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
£165.00

Ceramic Stool with Pheasants and Peonies

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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

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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
£365.00

Pair of Small Ancestor Paintings in Yellow

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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

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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

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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

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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
£165.00

Large Silk and Stone Tassel, Jade Dragon

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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