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19c Chinese scholarís ROCK brush rest MALACHITE HILLS

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1254314

19c Chinese scholarís ROCK brush rest MALACHITE HILLS
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$275 

19th century Chinese scholarís 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 scholarís desk. Height with stand 2 7/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar porcelain SEAL PASTE BOX

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900   item# 1254313

19c Chinese scholar porcelain SEAL PASTE BOX
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

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 scholarís desk. Diameter 2 7/16 inches.


19c Chinese scholar soapstone SEAL FOO LION

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1254310

19c Chinese scholar soapstone SEAL FOO LION
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$175 

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 scholarís table. Height 2 3 ...click for details


19c Chinese scholar Peking glass SEAL

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1254309

19c Chinese scholar Peking glass SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

Late Qing Dynasy (1880s 10 1911) century Chinese Peking glass seal in cylindrical shape. Wonderful simple piece appropriate for a scholarís 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.


19c Chinese scholar mother of pearl seal PEACH RETREAT

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1250782

19c Chinese scholar mother of pearl seal PEACH RETREAT
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$350 

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 scholarís object. Height 2 5/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar soapstone seal ROOSTER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1910   item# 1250780

19c Chinese scholar soapstone seal ROOSTER
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

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 scholarís object with understated beauty. Height 1 inch, base 1 3/8 inches long.


19c Chinese PAKTONG STAND

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1250779

19c Chinese PAKTONG STAND
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$170 

19th century Chinese metal stand for a tripod or some other item in a form of overlapping petals. The material of the stand is paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc extensively used in China for export objects in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nicely made, very pleasant patina. Widest diameter 3 1/16 inches, height 7/8 inches.


19c Chinese Canton enamel snuff bottle SAUCER ZHONG KUI

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1910   item# 1250777

19c Chinese Canton enamel snuff bottle SAUCER ZHONG KUI
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$250 

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.


19c Chinese Yixing SNUFF BOTTLE scholarly landscapes

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900   item# 1250660

19c Chinese Yixing SNUFF BOTTLE scholarly landscapes
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$525 

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.


19c Chinese fan painting BIRD & nest by ZHOU XIAN

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 1249523

19c Chinese fan painting BIRD & nest by ZHOU XIAN
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617-945-5920


$250 

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. Beautiful painting in excellent condition, mounted on paper with silk: paper size 14.25x25.5 inches, painting size 21.5 inches at the ...click for details

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