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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1297111
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$850.00
Rather unusual good size 18th century Chinese pewter covered tea caddy of square section with indented corners, 4 short legs and cover. Did not photograph well - the colors are off, actual color is typical old pewter. Shoulders, sides, and tops of the cover and the body are inlaid with bronze or dark brass...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1297110
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Chinese pewter covered box for storing small items on scholar’s desk engraved with flowering prunus on the top, and brass trim along ornately shaped rim. Beautifully made, pleasant patina. Stamped on the inside of the cover with maker’s seal in Chinese which reads HUANG YOU. Great patina, wonderful object for scholar’s table. Height with cover 1 inch, length 4 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1297109
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Unusual 19th century (can be 18th century as is often a case with Chinese pewter) Chinese pewter altar vase for holding incense sticks, inlaid with brass on one side with three tiers depicting (from bottom towards the top): 1. Lotus leaves and bud issuing from a pond, 2. A deep with a flaming roundel above it, 3. Three birds on a gnarled flowering prunus tree issuing from rocks. Vertical sides of all the flanges are inlaid with brass as well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1296980
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$295.00
19th century small Chinese Peking glass scroll weight / brush rest in a shape of a Foo lion with its head turned to the left. Does not photograph well. Delightful carving on a piece of 2-colored glass (transparent bottom and reddish top) with excellent rendition of its face and fluffy tail. Beautiful patina, pleasant to hold, overall in great shape, very nice piece for a scholar’s table. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1296978
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Unusual early 19th (can be as early as 18th) century Chinese pewter covered round box, the cover with brass inlay of a flowering bush. Might have been used on scholar’s table for storing small items such as ink cakes. Beautiful patina, pleasantly heavy, wonderful feel of age to the piece. Diameter 3 3/8 inches, height 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1296977
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese cloisonne covered box for seal paste decorated on the top with several scholar’s objects including ancient vessel, tassels, scrolls, jardiniere with a plant and vase with prunus branch, all surrounded by flowering branches. Wonderful quality work, gilding to all exposed metal parts (some wear to the bottom rim). All irregularities are not losses or repairs, but original features of the item...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1296976
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Unusual late 19th century Chinese cloisonne belt buckle decorated with a cluster of Buddha’s hand citron, a peach and a pomegranate with leaves, all on bright blue background. All irregularities are not losses or repairs, but original features of the item. Wonderful design, very well made, beautiful patina, in excellent condition. Length 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1294978
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Late 19th - early 20th century Chinese buffalo horn Buddhist scepter carved in a shape of a reishi fungus branch with clusters of pine needles and a chimera crouching on its stem. Ruyi scepter is a traditional symbol of scholarship, or transmission of knowledge. Elegant slender shape, excellent carving, exceptionally beautiful translucent material, wonderful patina and fantastic sheen to the surface. Great subtle piece for scholar’s table, or a practicing Buddhist. Length 7 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1294977
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$325.00
19th century Chinese brush rest made out of a stem of black coral with natural branches, their structure forming dividers for placing painting or calligraphy brushes. Very clever design, practically no carving, wonderful patina. Beautiful material with dense texture, concentric growth rings, and wonderful play of black and a range of brown colors. Excellent object for scholar’s desk. Length 6 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1292302
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
Rather unusual 19th century Chinese scholar’s box for small items (such as ink cakes) with metal body and cloisonne decoration on the top, bottom and sides depicting numerous scholar’s objects. The body of the box is copper, the bands on the outside are paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc used in China in 18th and 19th centuries...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1292301
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
19th century small Chinese lapis lazuli carving of Buddha Shakyamuni fast asleep as he leans on a rock. Very nice carving, quiet serene face, beautiful stone of bright blue with white veining and gold colored spots. Very pleasant patina, fixed in well carved hardwood stand. Length with stand 2 3/16 inches, height with stand 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1292300
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
Rather unusual late 19th century Chinese scholar’s rock made out of a piece of amber. Did not photograph well. Wonderfully translucent when held against light, can be viewed from several sides and conveys a very good feeling of a weathered surface of a mountain. There is an internal energy in the piece - a combination of shape, texture and color of the material. Very nice rosewood fitted stand. Excellent object for scholar’s table. Height with stand 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1292299
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Old Chinese scholar’s rock in a form of a turquoise chunk suggesting mountain of dramatic shape with foothills and caves. The stone is four-sided, providing at least 4 different complete views. Beautiful turquoise matrix with very richly textured surface, nicely carved fitted hardwood stand. Wonderful object for contemplation on scholar’s table. Height with stand 2 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1292297
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1900s) Chinese horn pendant carved with two dragons confronting each other around a bi disc among swirling clouds. Wonderful quality material, superb translucent honey color (extra beautiful when viewed against the light), very nice carving, in great condition. Silk cord for hanging on a belt, jadeite bead, very pleasant to handle. Height 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1287159
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Late 19th century Chinese / Tibetan mala - Buddhist rosary consisting of 108 Chinese white/gray jade beads and 4 ivory ones stained red that serve as spacers dividing the prayer beads into groups of 27 each. True nephrite off-white to gray jade. Traditionally Buddhist rosary of 108 even-sized beads is used for mantra recitation. The thread represents the continuity of the buddhadharma piercing the 108 worldly passions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1287158
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
19th century Chinese-Tibetan mala - Buddhist rosary consisting of 108 mother-of-pearl prayer beads and 4 larger faceted horn ones that serve as spacers dividing the prayer beads into groups of 27 each. Traditionally Buddhist rosary of 108 even-sized beads is used for mantra recitation. The thread represents the continuity of the boddhadharma piercing the 108 worldly passions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1287157
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
19th century Chinese lacquer snuff bottle in flask form with inlaid lac burgaute oval reserves on each side one depicting a flower sprig, the other a different flower with a butterfly in flight. Lac Burgaute is a French term describing a lacquer technique with inlaid designs using small shapes of iridescent blue-green and purple abalone shell and gold and silver foil and wire. Very well made, well hollowed, original matching stopper, in great condition. Height with stopper 2 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1287155
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese buffalo horn snuff saucer of classic round shape. Very well carved out of beautiful material showing play of colors on the bottom, wonderful patina, in great condition, very pleasant feel of age. Diameter 1 3/8 inches.