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similar to 19c Chinese aquamarine pendant BAMBOO & chimera

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1415023
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1900s) small Chinese aquamarine pendant carved as a length of a bamboo stem with shoot and leaves. A body of a tiny crouching chimera on the top forms an opening for a hanging cord. Does not photograph well. Beautiful natural aquamarine stone, of typical blue color, natural inclusions, great patina, an opening under the stem of the fungus for hanging. Height 1 15/16 inches (49 mm), weight 14.2 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1910 item #1427280
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1900s) Chinese buffalo horn pendant carved with two dragons confronting each other around a bi disc among swirling clouds. Wonderful quality material, superb translucent honey color (extra beautiful when viewed against the light), very nice carving, in great condition. Later silk cord for hanging on a belt, jadeite bead, very pleasant to handle. Height 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1248698
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Listed Price $75.00
19th century Chinese export silver spoon with bamboo relief stem and traces of gold wash inside the spoon itself. Excellent crisp work, pleasantly heavy, in very good condition, inscribed EDITH FEB 14, 1904 on the back. Length 6 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1248702
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$96.00
Listed Price $120.00
19th century Chinese export silver open salt in a shape of a bamboo section with low relief sprays of bamboo on the sides and glass insert. Excellent crisp work, 2 hall marks on the bottom - one Chinese, the other one reading HC. Wonderful old piece in great condition. Height 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1393925
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a chimera, its head turned left as its young tries to climb onto mother’s back. First catalogue photo includes the image of the printing surface flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seal will look like. Excellent carving, wonderful face and body bulk, beautiful patina. The bottom is carved with raised characters, red seal paste in the grooves. Very beautiful variegated brown stone with dots and vei...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1393931
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a crouching chimera with a single horn and bifurcated tail exhaling a cloud of vapor. First catalogue photo includes the image of the printing surface flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seal will look like. Excellent carving, wonderful depiction of its face and powerful paws, beautiful patina. The bottom is carved with raised characters,, red seal paste in the grooves. Superb Shoushan soapstone wit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1367154
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century Chinese scholar’s brush rest made out of a length of bamboo rhizome (underground stem). Very clever use of the material, beautiful warm red/brown staining, wonderful wear and patina, very pleasant to touch and to hold. Excellent piece in scholar’s taste. Length 6 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1428186
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese soapstone seal of rectangular section with a one-horned chimera crouching on its top, its head turned to the left. Inscribed with the name of the owner or a short poem on the front. First catalogue photo includes the image of the printing surface flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seal will look like. Very good carving, nice cream to tan to grey color stone with darker spots. The bottom is crisply carved with four raised characters, tr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1427446
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Late Qing Dynasty (late 19th century to 1911) Chinese jadeite seal with finial carved in a shape of a crouching chimera. The impression of the seal is shown on the first photo (image is flipped left to right to present the image as it will actually print on paper). Beautiful white/green natural untreated jadeite with a touch of apple green. Nice carving with great face, pleasant finish to the stone. The bottom is carved with two sunken characters, red seal paste in the grooves. Height 1 5/8 inch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1248292
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Rather unusual late 19th century (late Qing Dynasty) Chinese wooden brush rest carved in a form of a stylized rectangular section bamboo stem terminating with a peach on one end and a pomegranate on the other. Very unusual feature of two tiny elongated drawers coming out of the sides of the brushrest - probably meant for storing small items like tiny brushes or inksticks. Light wood (some sort of pine) with very pleasant transparent red/brown shellac lacquer. Wonderful warm patina, old nicks and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1248696
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
19th century Chinese export silver spoon with bamboo shape stem and finial with four roundels containing Chinese characters for longevity, happiness, peace and tranquility. Essentially, the spoon is a good luck charm. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, Chinese hallmark on the back. Length 4 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1426805
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Late Qing Dynasty (pre 1911) Chinese jade thumb ring (also called archer’s ring because of its historic use in pulling the bowstring) of classic shape carved with bamboo stalk and branches and short inscription, all between keyfret borders. True jade of dark celadon color with brown tinge, nice finish to the surface, pleasantly heavy. Wonderful object for a scholar’s desk. Inside diameter 7/8 inches (19 mm), outside diameter 1 3/8 inches, height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1380975
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,040.00
Listed Price $1,300.00
19th century Chinese bamboo brushpot carved in the round with a continuous scene of Chinese scholars and peasants by rice bales under pine trees with gnarled branches, all in a setting of mountains, stream and clouds. Seven human figures, each in a distinct attitude, excellent quality carving - see the faces, robes, rocks, clusters of pine needles and textures of tree trunks. Excellent patina, compressed dust in crevices. Superb piece in scholarly taste. Height 5 3/8 inches, width 3 5/8.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1413837
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
19th century Japanese woven bamboo ikebana basket made in informal Japanese (as opposed to formal Chinese) style of asymmetrical weave with narrow bamboo strips and couple of twigs on the sides. Charming eccentricity of weave, fine smoked bamboo, beautiful warm patina from smoking process and age. The base is woven in hexagonal grid with three larger pieces inserted for support. Very beautiful spotted bamboo insert with its inside lacquered black, can be used as an ikebana vase in its own right...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1248697
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Listed Price $75.00
19th century Chinese export silver coffee spoon with bamboo shape stem and Foo lion finial. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, 2 hallmarks on the back reading WH and 90. Length 4 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1248695
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$32.00
Listed Price $40.00
19th century Chinese export silver coffee spoon with recessed enamel yin/yang symbol surrounded by 4 trigrams from I Ching. I Ching (The Book of Changes) is one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts containing a divination system. Excellent crisp work, in very good condition, hallmarked in Chinese on the stem. Length 5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1414675
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$80.00
Listed Price $100.00
19th century Chinese export silver match box holder with relief decoration of a pagoda on textured ground. Excellent crisp work, wonderful detailing, in great condition. Two hall marks on the side - one in Chinese, the other reading HC. Height 2 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404923
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$20.00
Listed Price $25.00
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made out of a small section of a bamboo stem. Beautiful surface, very pleasant patina. Height 9/16 inches.