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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1253850 (stock #Lot1077)
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$880.00
Description:
An old wood carving was nicely preserved in warm patina.

Condition is perfect.

Height: 13.3cm

Date: 1920s. China.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1245175 (stock #Lot1070)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$1500.00
A Suanzi wood scholar tray was in rectangular form.
Decently preserved in nice patina, the wood tray was found on the reverse side with inscription attributed to an official of Japanese occupation district in China during World War Two.
During that periods, the Japanese invasion troops undertook the task of finding Chinese antiques back to Japan.
The tray was sent as a gift in great respect due to the excellent craftsmanship on the carving of the inscription...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1245172 (stock #Lot1069)
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A Honmu wood stand was well carved as natural branches.
In strong scholar taste, the item was preserved in perfect condition with nice patina.
Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th centuries.
Max Width: 12cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1243578 (stock #Lot1066)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$1200.00
A pottery stand was in knurled wood form.
It was well preserved with nice patina.
Width: 17.3cm.
Height: 12cm.
Date: 16th Century, Ming Dynasty.
A Cotton Box is Included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1185302 (stock #lot1024)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$1250.00
Description:

A root wood mountain was in nice looking.
By natural shape, the root wood was touched with the least manual work.
Nevertheless, it was represented in favoured scholar taste.
Darken patina was yielded in some areas due to age when some portion of the wood was in a quality that in original lighter tint.

Condition: Perfect.

Date: Late 19th Century.

Length: 23.5cm, Height: 13.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1167605 (stock #lot1007)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$800.00
Description:

A marble scholar water basin was preserved in perfect condition.
Well hollowed, the water basin was in nice oval and flat form.
Some ink residue was left inside the basin.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 19th century,

Body Width: 10.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1144064 (stock #lot983)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$1500.00
Description:

A root wood carving of a goose was well depicted in vivid form.
In perfect condition and nice patina preserved, the small bird was in charming look by standing on herself.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 19th century.

Width: 10cm, Height: 6.2cm.

A CUSTOM-MADE SILK BOX IS INCLUDED.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1116636 (stock #lot942)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$2000.00
Description:

A bronze water basin was inscribed with poems and carved with beautiful scenery on the surface.
The inscriber was Pu Ton, A sibling of the last emperor of Qing Dynasty Pu Yi.
Pu Ton was also a famous scholar of late Qing to early Republic periods.
This bronze piece was cast in thin wall but was kept in very good condition with darken patina on the surface.

Date: 1924, by the Chinese lunar date JiaZi inscribed before the poem...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1108927 (stock #lot932)
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Description:

A boxwood root was intriguingly carved and hollowed into a charming brush pot.
Being penetrated as wall of holes for light going through, the scholar item was most favoured by literati for the natural mood.
It was reserved in very good condition by enduring old patina.
The under cover was an old restoration.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th Century,

Height: 16.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1492 item #1108171 (stock #lot930)
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A bronze boy was well cast in solid way.
In lying posture, the boy was half-naked revealing his hips and penis.
It was believed from the unknown custom of the Sa-Man people of north-eastern China.
Nice and warm patina was kept when sandy-feel surface was left due to long time of age.
Adhesives were preserved in the crevices.
It can be a nice brush-rest by the lying shape.

Date: 10th-12th centuries, Liao/Jing periods.

Length: 4.9cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1107889 (stock #lot929)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$500.00
Description:

A silver washer was nicely in floral shape and was decorated on the side with motifs of bamboo troves.
The beautiful pattern was well rendered by excellant chiselling and engraving workmanship.
Nice and darken patina was yielded when some old restorations were found in portions.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 19th century.

Width: 9.7cm, Height: 4.4cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1102389 (stock #lot925)
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A Lapis Lazuli Carving was exquisitely done by master craftsmanship.
Depicting a mountain view with pine trees and pagoda when old man riding a deer up to the winding road, it was a picture the scholars would always be dreamed of.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century.

Width without wood stand: 9.3cm.
The wood stand is newly made.

A SIMILAR PIECE WAS IN THE NAGEL AUCTION, 2009...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1492 item #1100952 (stock #lot922)
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An archaic bronze seal was from Buddhist ritual.
It was cast on the printing side with four ancient Zhuan characters: Fo Fa Seng Bao (Buddha, Buddha dharma, Buddha Followers, Buddha's Holy Treasures).
There's a long slender knob on top of the seal. Three characters Wu Qiong Gang (Endless Strength) were inscribed on the upper side beside the knob.
The seal was kept in perfect condition and was in darken patina due to long time of age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1100312 (stock #lot921)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$450.00
Description:

A soapstone carving was nicely rendered to depict the grapes and vines.
Nice Qingtien stone in yellowish green tint was finished as a display item on the desk when the back side was flat and plain.

Date: 1910-1930.

Width: 16.5cm. Condition: Some defects to the rims, but not noticeable.
The hue was a bit light than in the pictures.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1098007 (stock #lot918)
Roy Hu's Asian Art
$600.00
Description:

A soapstone seal was well carved to top with a crouching Bixie.
Two Chinese word Qing Sun(Casually Treasuring) was regularly carved on printing side.
Inscriptions were on the side too.
The stone was in warm brownish tint and in greasy feel.

Qing Dynasty, 19th century.

Dimensions: 6cm x 2.9cm x 2.4cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1097738 (stock #lot917)
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Description:

A Zitan cup was carved from one piece of wood block.
Finely carved handle was made to imitate the bamboo stalks.
It was in perfect condition.
There're carving lines on the handle. They were not cracks.
Minute wood grains were yielded as shallow cracks at the bottom.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 19th century.

Width including handle:9cm, Mouth width:7cm, Height:3.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1081100 (stock #lot895)
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Description:

A wood deer in crouching posture was well carved by excellent workmanship.
Well preserved in perfect condition, the wood deer was kept in nice patina. Two drilling holes found underside were supposed being used to fasten a stand.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th century.

Length: 7.8cm.

A SILK BOX IS INCLUDED.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1068272 (stock #lot864)
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Description:

A agalloch(ChengXianMu) water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old agalloch pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving...