Items from my personal collection of Chinese dress and accessories are now for sale. I have antique Imperial roundels, mandarins' rank badges, export fans, hat knobs, ladies purses, sedan chair braids, men's melon caps, and many more interesting pieces. Please contact me for details.

Also available are 19thC prints and maps of Canton which are illustrated in my book, Heaven is High, the Emperor Far Away, Old Guangzhou and China Trade, reissued in paperback, 2009.

Two books out of print, Chinese Dragon Robes and Mandarin Squares can be downloaded as a PDF for a nominal payment of HK$80. Please contact me for details.


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