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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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1281907
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a crouching rooster, its head turned right. Wonderful carving, beautiful patina and obvious wear attesting to the age of the object. The bottom is carved with four sunken characters that can be translated as THE HALL OF THE COLOURFUL AND THE EXQUISITE, red seal paste in the grooves - the impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1...
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 : 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 : 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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1248296
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Very unusual late Qing Dynasty (late 19th century to 1911) Chinese scholar’s rock in a form of a natural jadeite boulder suggesting a sloping mountain with huge boulders and dense vegetation on its sides. Beautiful natural untreated jadeite of green color with black veining and yellow skin, colors brought out by polishing. Wonderfully rich textured surface, excellent carved fitted hardwood stand...