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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1290142
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Burlwood or Hardwood Brush Pot

19th-20th century

Size: Diameter 19cm Height 18cm

A simple yet finely crafted brush pot. The curves and the patterns seen on the wood is carefully arranged and carved to promote the beauty of nature. The brush pot is an important accessories for the the scholar's desk in China and often can be seen in many traditional settings.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1290141
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Chinese Lapis Lazuli Scholar Rock

Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 15.5cm Width 7cm Height 11.5cm

An interesting scholar rock with pavilions and scholars set amidst the crevices of the stone. The stone is to evoke the reclusive heart of the scholar literati. The stone comes with a Chinese hardwood stand fitted for the stone.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1289848
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Chinese Chicken Bloodstone Seal

20th century

Length 2.8cm Width 2.8cm Height 9.8cm

A finely carved chicken bloodstone seal. The seal has not been carved or inscribed and is ready to be prepared for the scholar literati to use the stone.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1289847
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Blue and White Porcelain Loquat Motif Bowl

19th-20th century

Size: Diameter 14.2cm Height 6.3cm

California estate collection

A fine crafted, almost like egg shell thin porcelain decorated with a fine painting of a bird and insect set among fruiting loquats. No signature is found on the bottom excluding a collection seal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1289733
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$1,800.00
Jade Lotus Leaf Shaped Brush Washer or Water Coup

Late Qing to Republic or earlier

Size: Length 13cm Width 8.4cm Height 3.6cm

The motif of the lotus has been popular in the literati tradition. Often noted Ming dynasty literati artists have painted the lotus inferring from Buddhist symbolism to other literary allusions. This brush washer or water coup may have been used in line with either the preferences of the scholar or the seasonal inference.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1289731
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$1,500.00
Celadon Tripod Censer

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 12.8 cm Height 5.5cm

A shallow celadon tripod censer with three lines incised on the body. The three feet surround the censer float a bit, which is common in censers made during this period and slightly earlier. It is interesting that there is a China mark on the bottom, which was important for objects exported to the US during the early part of the 20th century. Underneath the mark is a character ming written on the bottom.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1289602
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Chinese Jade Ink stick Rest with Dragon Motif

Late Qing to Republic or earlier

Size: Length 10cm Width 2.6cm Height 1.7cm

A finely crafted Chinese scholar object used to place the ink stick on top. The object contains carvings of dragons in the form

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1289601
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Polychrome Dragon and Cloud Porcelain Bowl with Yongzheng Mark

20th century

Size: Diameter 11.6cm Height 5.5cm

A commonly produced yellow and green dragon motif porcelain bowl. Often these bowls contain marks from the early reigns of the Qing dynasty.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1289600
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$1,000.00
Chinese Shoushan Seal stone

20th century

Size: Length 3.2cm Width 3.2cm Height 5.4cm

A white and red Chinese shoushan stone seal. The seal is not carved and can be used to create a seal for an artist or scholar.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1289599
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$2,000.00
Blue and White Porcelain Sages Gathering Motif Brush Pot

Late Qing to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 18.5cm Height 15cm

A fairly large porcelain brush pot with a scene of sages gathering in a garden setting and discussing about the constellations. No mark is found on the bottom, but the brushwork on the piece is exceptional and reflect the high standard in quality by artists of the period.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1289598
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Chinese Silver Gourd or Pumpkin Shaped Censer

19th-20th century

Size: Diameter 18cm Height 12.5 cm

A wonderful Chinese silver censer. The entire body is pieced through making each facet having a screen like quality.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1289597
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Pair of Lapis Cobalt Blue Glaze Cups

Republic Period or latter

Size: Diameter 8.2cm Height 6cm

An interesting pair of tea cups done in a single indigo blue colored on a porcelain body. The cups contain a Tongzhi period mark but may come from a period much latter than stated.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1289112
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Blue and White Porcelain Bowl With Dragon and Phoenix Motif

Late Qing Dynasty (c. post 1850)

Size: Diameter 14.5cm

A Chinese porcelain bowl decorated with mythical animals that are emblems of the imperial court in China. The dragon has four claws, significant with the upper nobility in China's imperial social structure. The phoenix represents the virtue represented in those of high rank and within the court. The bottom contains a symbol often found in late Qing porcelain objects.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1289092
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Echizen Ware Jar

Momoyama-Edo Period

Size: Height 14.22cm Width 13.2cm

From a Japanese collection

Echizen is one of the six oldest kilns in Japan. Although not as famous as the Seto, Bizen, Shiga, or Iga wares Echizen has been sought after for its simple lines and forms. Most of the Echizen wares appear to be made between the Momoyama and Edo periods, with a few exceptions.

Piece contains chips around the mouth area.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1288957
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Dowry Set ( Water basin and container)

Meiji Period

Size: Basin (approx) diameter 56 cm height 13cm Water container: Diameter 45cm Height 24cm

A set containing a water basin and container was once used for a dowry of a daughter. The set is decorated with motifs of cherry blossoms done in makie over a nashiji base. The interior is done in nashiji.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1286724
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Chinese Uncarved Shoushan or Similar Hardstone Seal

20th century

Size: Width 4.5cm Height 8cm

From a California Collection. This hardstone seal has some arving done on the top in the style of Zhou and Shang Dynasty bronzes. The seal comes with a display stand and protective box for storage.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1286722
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Jade or Jadeite Carving of Deer

Qing or Republic Period

Size: Length 7cm Height 6cm

An interesting small jade or jadeite carving of a deer resting on the ground. The style and design is evocative of works seen from the Ming dynasty.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1286600
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Chinese Seal Stone with Carving

20th century

Length and Width:2.8cm Height 8cm

The bottom of the seal has no carving.

An interesting seal with a landscape view carved around the faces of the seal.