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CHINESE 19TH C. STERLING SILVER PAPER WEIGHT

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1144305 (stock# 3447)

CHINESE 19TH C. STERLING SILVER PAPER WEIGHT
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Bamboo Grove



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This 19th century sterling silver paper weight is 8 15/16” long, 15/16” wide and 1/8” thick. The raised images on the bar depict a young immortal sitting under an old pine tree. He has just opened a magic round box from which bats, the symbol of good luck, are flying. A crane, the symbol of longevity, is standing on a pine tree branch over the young immortal. The images on the paper weight recall a traditional story of “Two Immortals of Harmony and Unity.” In the story, one immortal holds ...click for details


LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH C. JAPANESE IVORY CARVED NETSUK

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1910   item# 1144136 (stock# 2225)

LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH C. JAPANESE IVORY CARVED NETSUK
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Bamboo Grove



$975.00 

This interesting Japanese carved ivory netsuke is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It depicts a female figure (perhaps Okeme, goddess of mirth) carrying a long armed monkey on her back. A younger monkey is sitting in front of her with both arms raised to grasp the hands of the older monkey. It is 2 ¾” high, ¾” wide and ½” thick. The artist signature “Meigyoku” is on the bottom. It is in great condition.


EARLY 20TH C. JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920   item# 1144135 (stock# 2224)

EARLY 20TH C. JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE
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Bamboo Grove



$575.00 

This early 20th century carved ivory netsuke is 3” high, 1 ¼” wide and 1” thick from the top. It depicts a standing westerner carrying a child on his back with his right arm; his left hand is holding a peach. The artist signature “Okatu” is on the bottom of his robe. It is in great condition.


CHINESE WOOD CARVING OF A RUYI SCEPTER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1142888 (stock# 3444)

 CHINESE WOOD CARVING OF A RUYI SCEPTER
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Bamboo Grove



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This wood carving of a RuYi scepter with hard stone inset is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is 14” long and 3 ¾” wide from the head of the scepter. It depicts several Lingzhi around an old tree branch. In Chinese mythology, Linzhi is a supernatural mushroom and represents longevity. There is a carved Lingzhi shape hard stone inset on the scepter head. It is in very good condition.


19TH C. CHINESE IVORY CARVING OF A NOBLE LADY

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1900   item# 1142135 (stock# 3442)

19TH C. CHINESE IVORY CARVING OF A NOBLE LADY
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Bamboo Grove



$2750.00 

This finely carved noble lady is a mid or late 19th century product. It is 12” high, 2 ¾” wide and 2 3/8” thick. There is an honorable “Yong Zheng” mark on the bottom. The lady is holding a bunch of lily blossoms in her left hand and a basket of peony blossoms in her right hand. The statue has great patina. Aside from some loss of coloring and a small old repair to a broken tassel on the front of her robe, it is in excellent condition.


JAPANESE CAST METAL FIGURE OF A YOUNG SOLDIER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1910   item# 1142134 (stock# 3441)

JAPANESE CAST METAL FIGURE OF A YOUNG SOLDIER
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Bamboo Grove



$975.00 

This very nicely cast metal young soldier standing on a white marble base is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is 18 ¾” high, 8” wide and 5” thick (measure from the base). It depicts the young soldier holding an animal horn in his right hand and is wearing a pack on his back. It is in very good condition.


19TH C. CHINESE CLOISONNE STATUE OF A MYTHICAL ANIMAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1142132 (stock# 1123)

 19TH C. CHINESE CLOISONNE STATUE OF A MYTHICAL ANIMAL
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Bamboo Grove



$3000.00 

This rare cloisonné statue of a mythical animal is a late 19th century product. It is 10” high, 16” long and 8 ½” wide. According to Chinese legend, an animal that has a dragon head and tortoise body is called “BaXia” (or Bixi) and is the oldest of nine dragon sons. BaXia is valiant and powerful; he has the strength to carry the heaviest of burdens. He has the body and shell of the tortoise, so it represents longevity and will bring good fortune. The carved wood base is 2” high, 15” long, a ...click for details


CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH HOLDER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1132593 (stock# 3440)

CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH HOLDER
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Bamboo Grove



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This carved bamboo brush holder (BiTong) is an early 20th century product. It depicts five sages and two young servants surrounded by pine trees and rocks. It is 6 ½” high and 5”~ 5 ½” in diameter. The carving is elegant and quite deep. Aside from some cracks due to the age and nature of the bamboo, it is in excellent condition.


RARE JAPANESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 1132591 (stock# 3438)

RARE JAPANESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER
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Bamboo Grove



$1200.00 

This rare Japanese bronze incense burner is a mid or late Meiji period product. It depicts a crane resting on an upside down lotus leaf. A small snail is sitting on the leaf as well. The hollow body of the crane is used as burner; the wings can be removed to put incense inside. The open beak and small holes under the feathers will let the smoke out. There is a polished bronze inlay crest on the crane’s head and small bronze points on the feathers. It is 8 ¾” high and 7” wide at the base of th ...click for details


JAPANESE METAL FIGURE OF A FARM GIRL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 1132589 (stock# 3437)

JAPANESE METAL FIGURE OF A FARM GIRL
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Bamboo Grove



$650.00 

This cast metal figure of a farm girl is an early 20th century (late Meiji) product. It depicts a bare footed farm girl carrying a large basket on her shoulder. It is 11 ¼” high and 4 1/8” in diameter at the base. The tip of the small stick she holds in her left hand is broken off. Aside from this, it is in very good condition.

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