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19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1172716

19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$75 

Late Qing Dynasty (late 19th century to 1911) Chinese horn square seal of plain shape with very crisply carved Chinese characters on the base and traces of red seal paste in the grooves. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Beautiful light color horn with old age lines horn, incised character on the top for the owner to know the orientation of the impression. Mellow patina, very nice object for scholarís table. Height 1 1/4 inches, base 1/2 inches square.


19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1172663

19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$100 

Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese scholarís horn seal of square section with very elegantly and crisply carved characters on the base and traces of red seal paste in the grooves. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Beautiful dark dense horn, natural imperfections in the material. Mellow patina, overall in very good condition. Very nice object for scholarís table. Height 3 1/16 inches, base 9/16 inches square.


19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1172662

19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$75 

Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese scholarís horn seal of oblong section with very elegantly and crisply carved characters on the base and traces of red seal paste in the grooves. One side on the top is incised with a Chinese character meaning TOP to assist with the orientation of the impression. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Beautiful light colored dense horn, mellow patina, wear to the bottom, overall in very good condition. Very nice object for scholarís table. ...click for details


19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1172661

19c Chinese scholar horn SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$65 

Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) small Chinese scholarís horn seal of square section with very elegantly and crisply carved characters on the base and traces of red seal paste in the grooves. The top is incised with a Chinese character meaning TOP, and one side is inlaid with a metal stud to assist with the orientation of the impression. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Beautiful dark dense horn, mellow patina, overall in very good condition. Very nice object for scholarís ...click for details


18c Chinese bronze sculpture BOY with Precious Gem

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1800   item# 1171555

18c Chinese bronze sculpture BOY with Precious Gem
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$650 

18th century Chinese bronze sculpture of a running boy holding a Precious Gem in his raised hand. Unusual image, wonderful casting and detailing - see his smiling face and knots of his robe. Excellent warm patina, 200 years worth of compressed dust on the surface, pleasantly heavy. Fixed to a newer beautifully carved hardwood stand. Very nice object for scholarís desk. Height with stand 3 5/16 inches (84 mm).


19c Chinese scholar agate brushrest

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1169809

19c Chinese scholar agate brushrest
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$375 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese agate brushrest carved as five peaks with foothills. The piece gives a good feeling of weathered mountain surfaces and quiet energy of the stone. Superbly clever use of material - moss agate inclusions depict separate trees, and layered agate perfectly represents geological strata in the foothills. Richly textured and beautifully finished surface, some scratching to the bottom. Excellent functional object for scholarís table. Length 4 3/8 inches, height ...click for details


9c AD TANG Dynasty Chinese bronze Buddhist Guardian

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000   item# 1169808

9c AD TANG Dynasty Chinese bronze Buddhist Guardian
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$995 

Rather unusual late Tang Dynasty (9th century AD) Chinese bronze small votive sculpture of one of the Buddhist guardians / Heavenly Generals. Great dynamic posture, obvious old losses, but the spirit of the sculpture is still there. Wonderful casting with beautiful worn face, graceful rhythm to the folds of his clothing, traces of gilding on the surface. The piece must have been used on a household altar, excellent patina from incense and centuries of handling. Freely hanging on a wire support o ...click for details


19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1910   item# 1169804

19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$100 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese metal chopsticks decorated with some engraving and connected with a length of chain. The metal is paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc extensively used in China for export objects in the 18th and 19th centuries. Well made, feel very pleasant to hold, wonderful patina. Length 8 1/4 inches.


19c Chinese export silver MATCH box hallmarked

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1168754

19c Chinese export silver MATCH box hallmarked
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

Rather unusual 19th century Chinese export silver match box holder with relief decoration of a pagoda on textured ground. Excellent crisp work, great detailing. Two hall marks on the bottom - one in Chinese, the other reading HC. Height 2 5/16 inches.


19c Chinese silver export ASHTRAY hallmarked

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1168753

19c Chinese silver export ASHTRAY hallmarked
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

19th century Chinese silver export ashtray in a shape of a Chinese shoe. Beautifully chiseled crisp decoration of 2 dragons on the sides. Good design, pleasant patina. Two hall marks on the bottom - one in Chinese, the other appear to read ZEELUNG. Length 3 7/8 inches.

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