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19c Chinese scholar rock rootwood BRUSHREST

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1238588

19c Chinese scholar rock rootwood BRUSHREST
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$325 

19th century Chinese scholarís rootwood brushrest / scholarís rock giving a perfect impression of a craggy mountain range with numerous crevices. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Wonderful object conveying the power of the mountains. Natural root of a tree with old cracks, nicks and scratches adding to the wild energy of the piece. Beautiful patina, powerful piece for a scholarís table. Length 5 1/4 inches, height 2 1/4 inches.


19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP marked

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1238586

19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP marked
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$275 

19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed wine cup of round section with flaring mouth painted on the outside in polychrome enamels with three sprays of different flowers and grasses. Inside has another spray in the cavetto, and five bats in flight among clouds around the rim. Superb quality painting with famille rose colors, in great condition - all dark spots are original pitting marks, no cracks, losses or stress lines. Marked on the bottom in red enamel with characters SHAN (to award, to pra ...click for details


19c Chinese scholar Canton enamel DISH archaic vessels

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1238585

19c Chinese scholar Canton enamel DISH archaic vessels
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed shallow dish painted in polychrome enamels with 4 different archaic bronze vessels containing scholarís items such as reishi fungus scepter, peacock feather and coral branch, all on light blue ground. Scrolling design in black enamel on the inside and in blue on the outside. Blue enamel floral mark on the bottom. Some tiny chipping outside along the upper rim. Wonderful item for scholarís desk. 3 3/4 inches square.


19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP Hundred Antiques

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1238584

19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP Hundred Antiques
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed wine cup of square section painted on the outside in polychrome enamels with ďHundred AntiquesĒ - various archaic bronze vessels containing scholars items such as scrolls, brushes, reishi fungus scepters, peacock feathers and coral branches. Excellent quality painting with famille rose colors and black enamels with gold pencilling. Old darker spot inside on the bottom, otherwise in great condition - no star cracks or enamel losses. Wonderful item for sch ...click for details


19c Chinese scholar horn brushrest CHIMERA

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1238583

19c Chinese scholar horn brushrest CHIMERA
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$250 

Unusual late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) buffalo horn carving of a reclining one-horned chimera snarling with its mouth wide open. Does not photograph well. Wonderful carving with great face, mane, tail and powerful paws, in superb condition. Excellent quality amber colored translucent horn (see backlit photo), very beautiful finish. Wonderful object for scholarís table. Length 1 11/16 inches.


19c Chinese copper Buddhist ALMS BOWL inscribed

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1238582

19c Chinese copper Buddhist ALMS BOWL inscribed
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

19th century Chinese hammered copper Buddhist alms bowl of classic shape. Simple elegant object with incredibly strong design, excellent patina, pleasantly heavy. Two carved and lacquered characters on the bottom can be translated as HAPPINESS WITHIN. Great humble piece in excellent condition, wonderful object for scholarís desk. Diameter at the widest 5 inches, height 1 1/2 inches.


19c Chinese scholar BURL VASE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1238581

19c Chinese scholar BURL VASE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$175 

19th century small wooden burl vase for scholarís table with wide shoulders, three short feet and carved keyfret and lappets borders around the mouth. Beautiful natural swirling clouds pattern on wood surface, wonderful warm brown patina from shellack lacquer and handling. Wonderful piece for scholarís desk. Height 1 7/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar pewter BOX by HUANG YOU

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1238580

19c Chinese scholar pewter BOX by HUANG YOU
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

19th century Chinese pewter covered box for storing small items on scholarís 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 makerís seal in Chinese which reads HUANG YOU. Great patina, wonderful object for scholarís table. Height with cover 1 inch, length 4 3/4 inches.


Han Dynasty Chinese Bronze BELT HOOK

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 1238479

Han Dynasty Chinese Bronze BELT HOOK
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$125 

Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) small Chinese bronze belt hook with a horse head finial. Very good work, beautiful patina with oxidation and some malachite incrustations, nice feel of age. Wonderful object for scholarís table, comes from an old British collection (old collection number in white paint on the back). Length 1 3/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar porcelain enameled SEAL PASTE BOX

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1900   item# 1238475

19c Chinese scholar porcelain enameled 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 famille verte enamel decoration of a scholar crossing a bridge from a group of houses to a lonely scholarís hut with a view of rocks, a boat and distant mountains. Base is decorated on the outside in the same color scheme with low hills and pine saplings. Wonderful potting, beautiful assured painting with different enamel colors, in excellent condition. Quiet strong piece for scholarís table. Diameter 2 3/4 inches.

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