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CHINESE GOURD CRICKET CAGE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1162133 (stock# 3459)

CHINESE GOURD CRICKET CAGE
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This gourd cricket cage is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is 4 ½” long and 2” wide from the top. The rim and lid were made of ivory and carved hard wood. A gourd is grown inside a carved wooden form(s) to create a patterned or shaped body. This cage does not have pattern or design but has a very nice balanced, shaped and light brown body. The ivory rim and lid are in great condition as well. There are no repairs, chips or crack lines.


CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO ARM REST

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1162130 (stock# 3457)

CHINESE CARVED BAMBOO ARM REST
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$975.00 

This very nice carved bamboo arm rest is an early 20th century product. It is 11 1/8” long, 2 ¾” wide and a quarter of an inch thick. It depicts two elders and one young servant sitting under bamboo and pine trees which are beneath a cloud covered mountain. There are five characters and a seal carved on the top. The two characters on the right “Pin Cha” mean “tea tasting”, the three characters in the middle “Ma Yun Zhi” mean “Ma Yun (artist name) made this.” The square seal is the artist’s ...click for details


CHINESE BAMBOO CARVING OF A SAGE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1150154 (stock# 3452)

CHINESE BAMBOO CARVING OF A SAGE
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This 19th-century bamboo carving represents an old sage leaning on a broom as if he has drifted into thought once he finished sweeping. He has been there long enough for one fresh leaf to fall. This figure evokes the well-known maxims for good living written by Zhu Bolu (1617-1688), which begin: Rise with daybreak; sweep the courtyard and clean the house thoroughly. . . . For every bowl of rice, think how hard it is to grow the grain. For every piece of clothing, think how much labor has been ...click for details


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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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


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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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.


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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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.


CHINESE CARVED WALRUS TUSK BRIDGE OF ELEPHANTS

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1125560 (stock# 1118)

CHINESE CARVED WALRUS TUSK BRIDGE OF ELEPHANTS
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This carved walrus tusk bridge of elephants is an early 20th century product. It depicts five elephants in graduating sizes walking toward a large tree and rock. It is 11” long and 4 ½” high (with wood base, it is 5 ¾” high). Aside from repairs to two wood legs on the base, it is in great condition


CHINESE EARLY 20TH C. CARVED JADE BRUSH REST

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1122634 (stock# 3430)

CHINESE EARLY 20TH C. CARVED JADE BRUSH REST
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$1700.00 

This early 20th century carved jade brush rest is 8 ¾” long, 3” high and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts three playful PiXiu facing each other. PiXiu are Chinese mythical creatures who are considered to be very powerful protectors in the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can they protect an individual or a family, they will also draw wealth from all directions. The PiXiu resembles a winged lion and is the ninth offspring of the dragon. It has a pair of bulging eyes, a long, bushy tail and one curly ho ...click for details


CHINESE STONE CARVING OF WATER BUFFALO

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1122631 (stock# 3429)

CHINESE STONE CARVING OF WATER BUFFALO
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This early 20th century large stone carving of a water buffalo cow and calf is 6 ½” high, 7 ¾” long and 4 ½” wide. It depicts a cow eating grass but feeding her youngster at the same time. The bodies of both calf and cow are finely incised to represent hair. It is in excellent condition.


19TH C. CHINESE STONE CARVING OF AN IMMORTAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1122623 (stock# 3426)

19TH C. CHINESE STONE CARVING OF AN IMMORTAL
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This Shou Shan stone carving of Zhang Guo (or Kuo) Lao is a mid 19th century product. It depicts a seated Zhang Guo Lao. In his left hand, he is carrying his emblem Yu Gu (or Ku) or fish drum which is a tube-shaped bamboo drum with two iron rods. His right hand is resting on his knee. There is a straw hat hanging on his back. The statue is 4 ½” high, 3 ¼” wide (from the bottom) and 2” thick. The carved wood base is not included. The carving is simple and elegant. It is in excellent condit ...click for details

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