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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1273111
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$625.00
Unusual 19th century Chinese marble brushrest suggesting a dramatic mountain with numerous holes and caves. The piece gives a good feeling of weathered mountain surfaces and quiet energy of the stone. Beautifully carved marble pierced to resemble traditional Taihu limestone, richly textured surface. Natural fissure lines in the stone, no losses or repairs. Excellent functional object for scholar’s table, can work as a scholar’s rock as well. Length 5 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1263122
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$500.00
19th century Chinese scholar’s brushrest in a shape of a wooden branch with richly textured surface resembling numerous swirling clouds. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Very beautiful and unusual black inky finish, wonderful patina, very pleasant to touch and to hold. Excellent piece in scholar’s taste - one of the most attractive scholar’s objects that I ever had. Length 8 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1263121
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$375.00
Old Chinese scholar’ s rock in a form of a piece of petrified wood representing a mountain range with twisted rock formations with rich weathered surface. Can be used as a brushrest as well. Excellent rendition of raw energy of the stone, both dynamic, and frozen in a mountain shape. Wide variety of beautiful natural colors, wonderful patina, great quality fitted ebony stand. Excellent object for contemplation on scholar’s desk. Length with stand 6 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1263034
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Unusual 19th century Chinese / Tibetan snuff saucer made out of a base of a deer (or some other large beast) antler. Wonderful simple object, superb patina to the surface, very pleasant feel of age. Maximum length 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1262854
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$625.00
19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin square) from the back of an official’s robe. The badge dates from early to mid-19th century, and denotes the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. Numerous woven designs include sun, rocks among waves and clouds, bats in flight, fungus of Immortality, peaches, peonies, lotus flowers and other Emblems of the 8 Immortals, Buddhist Emblems and Eight Treasures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1262853
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Mid 19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin squares) denoting the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. The badge is from the front of an official’s robe and consists of 2 vertical halves allowing the garment to be opened, now sown together...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1262852
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Mid 19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the seventh civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Mandarin Duck. The badge is from the front of an official’s robe and consists of 2 vertical halves allowing the garment to be opened, now sown together...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1262849
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. Designs on background include lotus flowers, fish, butterfly and bats in flight among stylized clouds and above the waves. Flower borders, colors slightly faded, original backing. Size 11x11.5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1262848
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the third civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Peacock. Designs on background include peach, pomegranate, fish, shell and bats in flight among clouds and above the fungus of Immortality over the waves. Keyfret borders with peach, pomegranate and Buddha’s hand citron motifs, colors slightly faded, newer backing. Size 9x9.5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1254314
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
19th century Chinese scholar’s rock / brush rest in a form of a piece of malachite perfectly resembling a range of hills covered with green vegetation. Also resembles a snail or a traveling caterpillar, can be viewed from two sides. Shape and colors may suggest a characteristic Guilin landscape of limestone peaks. Excellent natural stone with pleasant patina, fixed in carved fitted rosewood stand. Wonderful object for contemplation on scholar’s desk. Height with stand 2 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1254313
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Chinese porcelain covered round box for seal paste with underglaze decoration of a landscape in scholarly taste showing a boat in a bay among hills with trees and wide vista of distant mountains. Wonderful potting, beautiful painting, thick crackled glaze giving impressionistic look to the landscape, in great condition. Wonderful piece for scholar’s desk. Diameter 2 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1254310
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a Foo lion, its head down to the ground touching a ball. Very beautiful stone with extensive red veining giving extra depth to the carving - probably Shoushan soapstone. Very nice carving, beautiful patina and wear, the bottom is carved with raised characters, red seal paste in the grooves, the impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Extensive inscription on one side of the seal. Wonderful object for scholar’s table...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1254309
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late Qing Dynasy (1880s 10 1911) century Chinese Peking glass seal in cylindrical shape. Wonderful simple piece appropriate for a scholar’s table, very pleasant finish to the surface. Transparent glass with the slightest pink tinge. The bottom is carved with two raised characters that can be translated as EASTERN GARDEN, red seal paste in the grooves. Imprint of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Height 2 3/8 inches, diameter 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1250782
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$350.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese seal carved out of solid piece of mother of pearl, the finial in the shape of peach branches with leaves and fruits. Wonderful quality carving on beautiful material providing wonderful play of colors. The bottom is carved with two raised characters that can be translated as PEACH RETREAT, red seal paste in the grooves. Superb patina on the surface, great scholar’s object. Height 2 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1250780
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese soapstone seal carved on top with a resting rooster, its head turned to the left. Wonderful quality carving on variegated soapstone with colors ranging from tan to yellow to red. The bottom is carved with four raised characters that can be translated as HALL OF BRIGHT RISING SUN, red seal paste in the grooves. Great scholar’s object with understated beauty. Height 1 inch, base 1 3/8 inches long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1250777
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese Canton enamel footed snuff saucer painted in polychrome enamels with Zhong. Kui the Demon Queller in a fighting stance with one foot raised and a sword in his hand, accompanied by 2 bats in flight, all on yellow background. 4-character inscription on the front, the back is plain white. Excellent quality painting, great face and detailing of his clothing and hat. Beautiful patina, very pleasant feel of age. Diameter 1 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1250660
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$525.00
19th century Chinese Yixing snuff bottle with enamel decoration on each side depicting different landscapes in scholarly taste with huts and bridges in the foreground and distant bays and mountains. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Well modelled, beautiful uninhibited painting with multiple colors. Excellent patina, expected dust and grime accumulation on the surface, wonderful feel of age, jadeite top stopper. Height with stopper 2 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1249523
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
19th century Chinese fan painting in ink and colors on paper depicting a bird on a branch looking at her nest with 3 chicks. Superb quality work, elegant composition, perfectly captured mood of the scene. Excellent depiction of feathers and plant textures. Inscribed with a poem, signed and sealed by Zhou Xian (1820-1875), dated to the beginning of summer of 1868...