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Great sandal wood tray (zitanmu). Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1245091 (stock# 952)

Great sandal wood tray (zitanmu). Qing
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A large, well-carved, rectangular tray with recessed corners of deep, purplish-red sandal wood (zitan). Qing, 18–19th cent. W 24 cm, L 36.5 cm. Condition: Fine all-over. Several water marks from cups. One small hairline crack to one side. Nicely rounded and smooth from wear.


Bamboo wrist rest with seals. Qing, 19th cent.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1244841 (stock# 944)

Bamboo wrist rest with seals. Qing, 19th cent.
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$ 650 

A fine bamboo wrist rest carved with five scholar´s seals in different types of script. L. 15 cm, w. 8,2 cm. Qing, 19th cent. Condition: very good with nice patina of use & wear.


Fine blue-white porcelain brush washer/shuiyin. 19th c.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1244752 (stock# 943)

Fine blue-white porcelain brush washer/shuiyin. 19th c.
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$ 700 

A small brush washer (shuiyin) of blue-white porcelain in bojan-shape decorated w. scholar’s objects and stylized flowers. Qing, early to mid-19th cent. (Jiaqing-Daoguang periods). H 5 cm. Condition: Very good.


A delicate & rare ruyi scepter with inscription. 18th c

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 1240728 (stock# 941)

A delicate & rare ruyi scepter with inscription. 18th c
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$ 2,000 

An exquisite and rare ruyi scepter of lacquered wood with inlaid designs of mother-of-pearl. Poetic inscription on the the head of the ruyi and long inscription in ancient seal characters on the back. 18th cent. Probably made in Okinawa . L. 37,5 cm. Condition: minor wear to lacquer due to age and handling. SHIPPING: with post Denmark. Cost: Europe 30$. Outside Europe: 40$ priority & recommended with tracking code. PAYMENT: we accept only bank wire transfer. Transfer costs to be paid by ...click for details


Antique ink sticks with literati & poetic inscription.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1239690 (stock# 938)

Antique ink sticks with literati & poetic inscription.
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A set of five ink sticks with writing in gold and impressed figures of literati in landscapes and poetic inscriptions. In a nice, original box of wood and black lacquer with gold decoration and entitled: ‘Wulao tu mo (Ink with Images of the Five Old Ones).’ Fitted spaces for the ink inside and covered with two types of coarse silk. Qing, 19th cent. Largest piece: L 10 cm, H 5.5 cm. Condition: Box with wear and reparation. The ink sticks are all brittle (fractures easily), all with drying cracks. ...click for details


A good burl wood brush washer ( yingzimu bixi).

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1233829 (stock# 891)

A good burl wood brush washer ( yingzimu bixi).
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$ 500 

A fine brush washer carved out from a piece of natural burl wood ( yingzimu bixi). Qing, 18/19th cent. Diam. 8,5 cm, H 6 cm. Condition: Very good with a nice patina due to age and handling.


Peaches, a unique object for the scholar’s table

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1233822 (stock# 890)

Peaches, a unique object for the scholar’s table
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$ 3,000 

A unique object for the scholar’s table made of hardwood root, partly sculptured in the shape of two peaches attached to a branch with two leaves. The peach have a strong symbolic meaning in Chinese culture, it is a symbol of longevity and immortality; it is said that the peach tree grows in the orchard of Xiwangmu, The Queen Mother of the West. Peaches are common to Chinese art. Size: roughly 20 x 18 x 15 cm. Qing, 19th cent. Condition: great! SHIPPING: with post Denmark. Cost: Europe 30$. ...click for details


Soapstone (SHOUSHANSHI) paper weight. Late Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1233681 (stock# 889)

Soapstone (SHOUSHANSHI) paper weight. Late Qing
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$ 400 

Soapstone paper weight in the form of a lion A very pretty and small paper weight in the form of a crouching lion in redish soapstone (shoushanshi). Late Qing. L 5.3 cm. Good condition.


Large bamboo brushpot (bitong) with scholars. Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1226417 (stock# 878)

Large bamboo brushpot (bitong) with scholars. Qing
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$ 3,000 

Large bamboo brushpot (bitong) carved in high relief with scholars in a mountain landscape with pavilion, pine and willow trees, rocks and a bat ( Chinese: bianfu) a very auspicious creature in Chinese culture symbolizing happiness and good fortune. Qing, most probably mid 19th cent. H. 15,5 cm. Diam. 13 cm. Condition: very good, just two minor chips and fine cracks.


Fine scholar's rock - gongshi

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1224481 (stock# 870)

Fine scholar's rock - gongshi
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$ 1,650  

A small but highly attractive miniature mountain-shape stone (shanzi )for the scholar’s table with minor modifications. Fitted base of dark wood. Late Qing to early Republican Period (early 20th cent.). H 8.5 cm, L 22 cm (w. base). Condition: Excellent.

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