A paper fan with undecorated bamboo guards and sticks. One side finely painted with figural scenes in ink and color. The silk fan case is embroidered with a Tang poem by Li Bai and the reverse with a landscape in multicolored silks and couched gold thread. Condition: fan: fine, few traces of usage. Fan case: slightly stained and traces of usage, few loose and missing threads. Dimension: fan: length of guards: 31.5 cm, fan opened approx: 51 cm wide. Fan case: 30 cm long x 5.6 cm wide.
The front side of this deeply carved bamboo brush pot is showing scholars in a bamboo grove considering a scroll. The backside is left undecorated. Nice patina. Dimension: 18 cm high, 12 cm wide. Condition: some short and two long age cracks.
Bamboo Brush pot of almost cylindrical form, the front deeply carved in low relief, depicting six scholars riding on mules in a mountainous landscape with pine trees. Backside left undecorated. Condition: One large age crack on the backside, some smaller fissures to the base. Dimensions: 21,3 cm high, 14,7 cm diameter. Weight: 710 gram.
A Chinese bamboo bitong of cylindrical form supported on 3 ruyi-shaped feet. Carved in low relief with the depiction of a river landscape and pavilions. Condition: good. Very nice patina. Bottom with trace of old paper label. Dimensions: 13,7 cm high x 8,9 cm diameter.