All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1180180 (stock #495)
A well carved bamboo covered box in the shape of a bamboo brush pot ( bitong ) with a decoration of Phoenix and Scholars. Qing Dynasty, nineteenth century. H : 16,2 cm. Diameter : 13,2 cm. Condition : Nice patina. There is a easy to repair dry-crack to the shoulder of the lid. The box itself is in perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1049626 (stock #298)
With a very nice contiuous river landscape scene. Probably mid Qing Dynasty, maybe the signature to the back of the piece gives a more pecise result concerning the dating of the piece. H : 16,7 cm. Condition : Not artifically polished like often seen on Bamboo brush pots. Nice, naturally grown patina. Some old superficial dry - cracks. Definitely not a single of these cracks extens until the inside of the bamboo body. Provenance : Old German collection.