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Impressive soapstone image of Chonggui. 19th cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1900   item# 1182835 (stock# 778)

Impressive soapstone image of Chonggui. 19th cent
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$ 7,800 

A large and impressive image of olive-green soapstone (shoushanshi) depicting the demon-catcher Chonggui in martial pose standing above the small image of a seated demon disguised as a Buddhist monk. Extremely fine details. Qing, 19th cent. H 24 cm. Condition: Excellent.


Small, old soapstone (shoushanshi) model of a lion

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1800   item# 1110545 (stock# 618)

Small, old soapstone (shoushanshi) model of a lion
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$ 400 

A small figure carved in a red-beige soapstone (shoushanshi) depicting a lion-monster with its head turned backwards and open mouth. In the bottom of the flat base are two holes which indicates that the piece was used as a toggle. H 3.2 cm. L. 2,5 cm. Qing, 18th cent. or older. Condition: Excellent. Natural wear due to use.


An antique agate toggle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1090662 (stock# 563)

 An antique agate toggle
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$ 200 

A very fine and attractive toggle (similar to a Japanese manju) made of finely worked agate in ovoid form. Flat on both sides. Inside with ‘shadow’ of yellowish color. China, Qing ca. 1800. D 4.5 cm, H 1.8 cm. Condition: Excellent. Fine smooth wear all-over.

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