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19c Chinese scholar agate SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1198427

19c Chinese scholar agate SEAL
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$225 

Late Qing Dynasty (pre 1911) Chinese scholar agate seal of classic rectangular shape. Does not photograph well. Wonderful austere piece appropriate for a scholar’s table, pleasant finish to the stone. The bottom is crisply carved with four sunken characters, red seal paste in the grooves. Natural gray agate with beautiful lighter colored veins. Imprint of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Height 2 7/16 inches.


Chinese scholar’s brushrest Buddha’s hand citron

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1198410

Chinese scholar’s brushrest Buddha’s hand citron
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$150 

Late Qing Dynasty (1910s) Chinese brushrest made out of a natural dried Buddha’s hand citrus fruit with carved staghorn stem. Superb natural design, beautiful skin texture, overall in great condition. Excellent object for contemplation on scholar’s desk. Length 5 1/2 inches.


19c OJIME netsuke slide Buddhist MONK

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1192733

19c OJIME netsuke slide Buddhist MONK
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$125 

19th century Japanese ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in a form of a fruit pit skillfully carved with a smiling traveling Buddhist monk, his hands in front of him in praying gesture., traveling pack on his back. Wonderful whimsical carving with great level of detail, old age lines, very nice mellow brown patina. Height 1 3/16 inches.


19c OJIME netsuke slide BAMBOO

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1192729

19c OJIME netsuke slide BAMBOO
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$125 

19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a section of a bamboo stem. Clever elegant design in Japanese taste, beautiful staghorn texture, in great condition. Height 11/16 inches.


19c CORAL OJIME netsuke cord slide

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1190075

19c CORAL OJIME netsuke cord slide
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$150 

19th century good size white coral ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of simple ball shape. Does not photograph well. Rather unusual material, nice patina on the surface, few beautiful slight pink areas. Diameter 11/16 inches, weighs 8.8 grams.


19c OJIME netsuke slide OCTOPUS by HAKUSHO

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1189192

19c OJIME netsuke slide OCTOPUS by HAKUSHO
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617-945-5920


$150 

19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved as a head of an octopus with thoroughly useless scarf tied around its forehead (usually those scarves are used by workmen to keep the sweat out of their eyes). Great humorous design, wonderful face, natural imperfections in staghorn, compressed dust on the surface, in great condition, signed HAKUSHO on the back. Height 11/16 inches.


19c Chinese scholar BRUSHPOT scholars under pine

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1186566

19c Chinese scholar BRUSHPOT scholars under pine
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$1250 

19th century Chinese bamboo brushpot carved in the round with a continuous scene of Chinese scholars and peasants by rice bales under pine trees with gnarled branches, all in a setting of mountains, stream and clouds. Seven human figures, each in a distinct attitude, excellent quality carving - see the faces, robes, rocks, clusters of pine needles and textures of tree trunks. Excellent patina, compressed dust in crevices. Superb piece in scholarly taste. Height 5 3/8 inches, width 3 5/8.


19c Chinese scholar BRUSHREST mountain & pines

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1186565

19c Chinese scholar BRUSHREST mountain & pines
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$750 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese soapstone brushrest carved in a shape of a 5-peaked mountain rising from waves, and pine trees growing on it. Excellent rendition of raw energy of the stone, both dynamic and frozen in dramatic shape. Beautifully carved trees, very beautiful stone of cream color with pink areas and white spots, pleasant finish and great patina. Wonderful object for contemplation on scholar’s table. Length 7 3/8 inches, height 3 7/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar ROOTWOOD BRUSHREST

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1186440

19c Chinese scholar ROOTWOOD BRUSHREST
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$250 

19th century Chinese scholar natural rootwood ornament in a form of a distorted gourd, can be used as a brushrest. Very clever use of root formation, beautiful natural swirling cloud pattern on the surface, wonderful warm patina from handling. Excellent piece for scholar’s desk. Length 3 inches.


19c Chinese glass scholar SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1186431

19c Chinese glass scholar SEAL
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$200 

Rather unusual 19th century Chinese glass seal of European shape. Beautiful transparent glass, pleasant finish to the surface. Imprint of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. The bottom is crisply carved with two sank characters that can be translated as CLEAR STUDIO, red seal paste in the grooves. Very nice object for scholar’s desk. Height 2 1/8 inches, base 9/16 inches long.

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