A bamboo “ladder” formed from a single piece of bamboo, South-Western China, late 19th century.
A circular painted leather shield, Lolo tribe, late 19th – early 20th century.
A bamboo folding frame probably for a mosquito net, Qing dynasty, probably 18th or early 19th century.
A section of limestone with imbedded fossils of nautiloid cephalopod, Qing dynasty, 18th century (?).
A pair of lacquered wood curtain hooks, Qing dynasty 18th century.
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