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A Fine 19thC Rose Soapstone Figure of A Chinese Budai

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 779408

A Fine 19thC Rose Soapstone Figure of A Chinese Budai
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"SOLD" Thank you,Canada. 

This finely carved figure,known universally as the Laughing Buddha, Budai(meaning "cloth bag")is represented as a Buddhist monk,and is characteristically portrayed as bald,laughing and obese,is seen leaning on a large sack of treasure and holding a strand of beads or rosary in his right hand. Budai has a portly laughing face and pendulous ears;his shoulders are bare and an open robe reveals his bare chest and large belly.Condition:Excellent,with minor age lines common to old soapston ...click for details


A Rare&Unusual Pair of 18thC Miniature Porcelain Horses

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 693729

A Rare&Unusual Pair of 18thC Miniature Porcelain Horses
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"SOLD" Thank You,Thailand 

An outstanding pair of finely modelled miniature blue&white Horses,standing four square and supported on a flat rectangular base.Condition:Excellent,with some minor fritting on the nostril of one of the horses. Circa:Qing Dynasty,18thC 1722-1796(probably Qianlong Period) Size:3 5/8"long x2 1/2"high. An extraordinary pair of miniature Chinese porcelain horses.


A Fine 18thC Small Copper-Red Scholar Brushpot

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 693077

A Fine 18thC Small Copper-Red Scholar Brushpot
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$525 

This beautiful late 18thC brushpot finely decorated in a copper-red glaze(Jihong glaze) probably had its place on the scholar's table. Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,late-Kangxi Period(1662-1722) Size: H:4 1/2" x 2"Dia. A very collectable addition.


A Rare&Unusual Pair of 18thC Miniature Porcelain Qilins

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 682981

A Rare&Unusual Pair of 18thC Miniature Porcelain Qilins
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"SOLD" Thank You,THAILAND 

This outstanding pair of finely modelled Chinese blue&white Qilins,seated on their hind legs with tails curled around their haunches and their heads arched upwards with mouths opened wide, are all supported on a flat rectangular base.According to Cai Yong(133-192)the unicorn represents nobility and is the emblem of perfect good.The robes of the court officials of the first rank were embroidered with unicorns.(qilins) Condition:Excellent.(a pin size abrasion on the back spine)Circa:Qing ...click for details


A Very Fine Chinese 19thC Bronze Waterdropper.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 682010

A Very Fine Chinese 19thC Bronze Waterdropper.
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"SOLD" Thank you Beijing 

A superb Chinese scholar vessel with a single handle emerging from the beast's mouth,a elegant shaped spout formed with the head of an ancient bird and with archaic inscriptions on either side of the dropper.The surface of the waterdropper displays and even and beautiful brown patina. Condition: Excellent.Circa:Qing Dynasty 1836-1890. Size:3 3/4"from spout to end of handle and 2 3/4"high. If you are a collector of fine Chinese bronze scholar items,this unusual piece should be in y ...click for details


A Fine&Rare 18thC Scholar Ivory Brushpot,Kangxi Period

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800   item# 597488

A Fine&Rare 18thC Scholar Ivory Brushpot,Kangxi Period
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"SOLD" Thank you,California 

Of exquisite hexagonal form,alternately carved on the side panels with the lotus,poeny and prunus all growing from the rockwork and poems appropriate to each individual flower.The patina of the ivory has turned to a pale honey tone over the years. Condition:Very good with minor age lines and normal wear due to usage over time. Circa: Qing Dynasty,Kangxi Period(1662-1722) Size:4 1/4"high x 3 1/4"Dia. A superb ivory brushpot used by a Chinese scholar, that should be in your collection. ...click for details


A Finely Carved Chinese Boxwood Stand,Republic Period

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 495371

A Finely Carved Chinese Boxwood Stand,Republic Period
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"SOLD" Thank you Dalian,China. 

This elegantly carved piece of boxwood was made to resemble a natural root formation,the five platforms of the stand are firmly supported on very intricately gnarled interwining 'roots',as seen in the three photo enlargements. Condition:Excellent.Circa:Republic Period,1912-1949.Size:11 3/4"wide x 3 1/4"high(at middle platform) A truely ingenious piece of Chinese craftmanship.


A Fine Pair Of 19thC Porcelain Scholar Jars w/Covers

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 492969

A Fine Pair Of 19thC Porcelain Scholar Jars w/Covers
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"SOLD" Thank you New York 

A superb pair of unusual blue&white Chinese porcelain jars,each of square form and decorated on each side with a single cobalt blue lotus flower in a floral setting,all between two decorative inky blue borders,the top with a band of ruyi heads and the bottom with a band of petal lappets. Each cover is decorated with three lotus flowers amid a floral setting,all under a beautiful peach knop surrounded by a band of ruyi heads.The round inside openings of the jars are also finely decorated wit ...click for details


A Superb Chinese Ivory Scholar's Box and Cover

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 492707

A Superb Chinese Ivory Scholar's Box and Cover
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"SOLD" Thank you,California 

This beautiful small ivory box comes from the Chinese city of Shandong and was probably used by the Scholar for multiple purposes,it is of flattened circular form incised around the cover and bottom with two narrow circles,around the body and on the bottom are many Chinese characters that must of had a very personal meaning to its owner. Circa:Qing Dynasty,18thC/19thC. Condition: Perfect with some normal wear due to usage. Size:1"highx2"Dia. A wonderful piece of old Chinese ivory th ...click for details


A Fine 19th Century Chinese Boxwood Stand.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 492661

A Fine 19th Century Chinese Boxwood Stand.
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"SOLD" Thank You,Taiwan 

This exquisite boxwood stand was carved to resemble a natural root formation,the single platform of the stand is firmly supported on very intricately gnarled interwining 'roots', as seen in the photo enlargements the wood is of a rich golden-brown color. Circa:Qing Dynasty,19thC. Condition:Perfect. Size:3"wide x 3 1/2'high.A truely magnificent piece of Chinese intellectual craftmanship.

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