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Large pair of ivory vases with garden scenes.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1920   item# 1238562 (stock# 930)

Large pair of ivory vases with garden scenes.
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A large pair of ivory vases depicting garden scenes. Rest of colours and gold. Bearing apocryphal Qianlong mark, but late Qing to early Republican period, circa 1900-20. H. 47 x13 x 11 cm. Weight: 4,750 gr. Condition, very good.


Fine engraved & inscribed ivory arm rest (bige).

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1920   item# 1225859 (stock# 874)

Fine engraved & inscribed ivory arm rest (bige).
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$ 2,500 

A very finely engraved and inscribed ivory arm rest (bige). The upper part, a long text engraved in miniature characters; it is taken from the book of ”Famous Wemen´s Biographies” (Lie Nu Zhuan), a Eastern Han Dinasty book about the virtue of women. It tells the life of Pang Degong and his wife which were living a happy life in the wild nature in the mountains collecting medicinal plants and herbs. The lower part is engraved with an idyllic mountain and river scene: Pang Degong is sitting by ...click for details


Small ivory brush-pot (xiangya bitong). Signed Wenchuan

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 1218462 (stock# 860)

Small ivory brush-pot (xiangya bitong). Signed Wenchuan
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$ 1,100 

A small brush-pot of Canton-type carved from a piece of ivory with recessed cartouches depicting pastoral scenes in open work. In addition a poetic impression consisting of four lines of, two to each side. Signed: Wenchuan. Qing, first half of 19th cent. H 8 cm, D 4.5 cm. Condition: Fair (one hairline crack and missing bottom).


Pair of fine ivory table screens. Qing, late 18th c.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1800   item# 1184209 (stock# 780)

Pair of fine ivory table screens. Qing, late 18th c.
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A pair of finely carved ivory table screens with sceneries evidently from the popular novel Honglou meng (Dream of the Red Pavillion). On the back sides a pair of Tang poems in semi-cursive calligraphy. Still with remains of original colors. The frames rendered in openwork lattice. One screen made of three parts (frame panels). Qing, 18th cent. H 20 cm, W 11 cm. Condition: Minor crack to bottom of one screen, otherwise very good.


Small and rare miniature ivory cricket cage. Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1176591 (stock# 756)

Small and rare miniature ivory cricket cage. Qing
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$ 3,900 

A small, but very attractive and charming cricket cage made of delicately carved ivory imitating a chicken coop of woven rattan. Top and bottom can be screwed off. China, Qing, 18th cent. H 4.2 cm, D 3 cm. Condition: Fine, but w. minor drying hairline crack to side of cage and bottom w. star crack. No parts missing or broken off.


Ivory cigarette holder. Late Qing.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1920   item# 1156822 (stock# 732)

Ivory cigarette holder. Late Qing.
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$ 120 

An ivory cigarette holder engraved with three poetic lines. L. 7,7 cm. Late Qing. Condition: some wear due to use and age.


Small ivory snuff bottle or medicine bottle.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 1156821 (stock# 731)

Small ivory snuff bottle or medicine bottle.
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$ 200 

Small ivory snuff bottle or medicine bottle with coral stopper. Finely hollowed. H. 4,2 cm. Most likely from the middle of the 19th cent. Condition: marks from wear and old age cracks and spoon broken off.


Fine Ivory seal paste box. Signed WU YI. Late Qing.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 1139524 (stock# 687)

Fine Ivory seal paste box. Signed WU YI. Late Qing.
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$ 800 

A fine, round ivory seal-paste box, decorated on the lid with a scholar and his attendant in a landscape. Signed “ WU YI”. Late Qing Dynasty. D. 4 cm. Good condition, one short hair-line on the side of the lid.


A fine ivory MINIATURE image of SHOULAO. Middle Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1800   item# 1135531 (stock# 673)

A fine ivory MINIATURE image of SHOULAO. Middle Qing
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$ 1,950 

A very nicely carved MINIATURE image of SHOULAO in ivory; he is holding a peach in his left hand and a long stick in his right hand, from which hangs a gourd; at his feet a boy is sitting on deer, and a crane is standing with a lingzhi in his beak: they are all symbolizing “long life” . Middle Qing (Qianlong period). H. 6.8 cm. Very good condition.


A fine, inscribed ivory scholar’s writing brush.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1910   item# 1090085 (stock# 558)

A fine, inscribed ivory scholar’s writing brush.
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$ 1.000 

A rare and nicely-preserved scholar’s writing brush with ivory handle and cap. Inscribed with artist’s signature and dated 1903 (or perhaps 1843). Massive cap. Total length with cap: 25 cm, brush length 19 cm. only cap length: 9,7 cm. Condition: Very good all-over. The brush handle is slightly bent. Note, cap with a thin hairline crack (see photo no. 6).

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