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Antique Chinese carved black ink stone

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1305901 (stock# TC)

Antique Chinese carved black ink stone
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Beautifully carved high quality inkstone with grinding surface and deep "inkwell". there is a tiny chip on right edge of the ink stone...see photo for scale measures roughly 6 x 3.5 x .9 inches


Antique Chinese hand carved long handled brush and back scratcher

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1287388 (stock# TC541)

Antique Chinese hand carved long handled brush and back scratcher
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$125 for the pair  

Personal care items with long handles to reach the back...the brush is carved from wood and the back scratcher is carved from bamboo...roughly 22 23 inches long...


Antique inkstone with carved stone cover

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1286780 (stock# TC539)

Antique inkstone with carved stone cover
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$395 

This round inkstone was carved out of a naturally occurring layered stone...both the bottom and cover viewed from the side show the striation of the stone.The covered has a pond design etched with raised koi fish. It is really lovely. The inkstone is just over 4 inches in diameter and .8 inches in height.


Very Large Chinese Burl wood Brush Pot

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1286187 (stock# TC538)

Very Large Chinese Burl wood Brush Pot
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Made from burl wood, this elegant Chinese brush pot stands almost a foot (12 inches) tall and 6 inches in diameter. The walls are thick with a repeated rib design and the interior lip has a deep bevel...


Qing Dy Chinese boxed seal (chop) Tian Huang stone

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1256279 (stock# TC529)

Qing Dy Chinese boxed seal (chop) Tian Huang stone
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This tian huang stone chop is roughly 1.5 x 1.5 x .75 inches. Currently there is no translation available for the calligraphy on the top of the stone or for the seal. The stone fits neatly into its original footed walnut wood box and is held in place inside the box by a narrow raised rim. The box base is roughly 3 x 3 x .5 inches


Antique Japanese gold lacquered wooden brush rest

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 1253108 (stock# J160)

Antique Japanese gold lacquered wooden brush rest
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This lovely dark hardwood Japanese brushrest has gold lacquered ends with delicate makee scenes of floral and fauna. Meiji period, brush rest measures 5.25 inches long


Antique Chinese Paktong Ink box signed

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1246809 (stock# TC525)

Antique Chinese Paktong Ink box signed
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$225  

This old Chinese Paktong (baitong) inkbox has four styles of calligraphy on the top (not translated)... the bottom is copper and is signed. Inside the top is an ink stone for grinding ink. Box measures 3.5 inches x 2.5 inches.

There are a series of very light scratches across the top of the box...as seen in the picture.


Antique Chinese calligraphy wooden brush box

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1236132 (stock# TC521)

Antique Chinese calligraphy wooden brush box
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this old wooden storage box was clearly made in a folk art tradition by or for a lower ranking individual, possibly a traveling scribe, or low ranking official. Fully opened, it has compartments for brushes, ink sticks, chops and seals, etc. The numerous splotches of old ink stains on the outside of the box indicate extensive use, under not the tidiest of circumstances. Sourced in southern China year back, it is the only box of this style that I have ever seen...


Antique Chinese unusual stone carved inkstone

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1216210 (stock# TC504)

Antique Chinese unusual stone carved inkstone
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This beautiful mottled gray/green color stone There is a carved with dragon which is deeply undercut so that he is suspended across the top of the stone. The ink reservoir has a matching stone cover. The ink stone is carved from a thick slab of stone, 10 inches across the back, 6+ inches back to front, and over one inch thick. It is heavy. It has been held in a private collection for about 20 years....conservatively dates from early 1800's. There is some damage to the rim of the ink res ...click for details


Antique Chinese carved calligraphy ink stone

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1165301 (stock# TC398)

Antique Chinese carved calligraphy ink stone
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This is an old Chinese inkstone has hand carved ox with head turned toward the natural "dragon's eye" moon. There are some chips along the edges of the ink stone and areas of natural inclusions. It is a very fine grain quality stone, dating to the early 1800's and measures 6 x 4.5 inches, and a bit over .5 inches thick.


Japanese 2nd year primer kenji student writing book

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1940   item# 1125210 (stock# J169)

Japanese 2nd year primer kenji student writing book
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$150 

This charming primer was published in 1933, and used throughout Japan for 2nd year students...some pages have a few hand written English translations. At the time when this book was used, Japanese kenji and Chinese calligraphy characters were very similar...over 100 pages many with artwork


Tall Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1096051 (stock# TC369)

Tall Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot
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$650 

This traditional antique Chinese brushpot is made from bamboo, and is deeply carved with upper and lower scenes. The brush pot measures 11 inches tall. Surface cracks do not go through to the inside of the pot.


Antique Large Korean carved lidded ink stone

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Pre 1900   item# 1066007 (stock# Misc157)

Antique Large Korean carved lidded ink stone
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This antique Korean ink stone was carved from a thick piece of black stone, and is 7.25 inches (18 cm) x 11 inches (28cm) x 3 inches (7.6 cm) high. It weights about 14 lbs. The lid is deeply carved with a swirling dragon. The base of the stone has a grinding surface that slopes to a deep inkwell for collecting the liquid ink. The border of the base is carved with a simple repeat decoration. ...click for details


Antique Chinese box with inkstone and abacus Qing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 981063 (stock# TC312)

Antique Chinese box with inkstone and abacus Qing
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This antique Chinese box would have been used during the Qing dynasty, possibly by a scholar or shop keeper. The bottom of this box has covered compartments for seals, chops,calligraphy brush, ink sticks and a built in inkstone. There is an abacus built into the lid.

The original hinge pin was lost and has been replaced. The box was made with large dovetail joints and from a hard wood of unknown origins. The outsid ...click for details


Officials Antique Chinese horn chop box with horn seal

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 858237 (stock# TC249)

Officials Antique Chinese horn chop box with horn seal
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$175 

Beautifully patterned horn chop with its horn seal box. The remenants of red ink indicate that this seal was used for official documents. The box has a slide top which closes tightly.

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