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similar to 19c Chinese jade carving DRAGON TURTLE

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1426806
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century Chinese jade carving of a dragon turtle with bushy tail and its head turned to the left. The creature is one of the four Chinese directional animals - the Black Snake-Tortoise of the North. Beautiful true celadon jade, superbly carved face, excellent matte finish to the surface, very pleasant to hold. Length 2 1/16 inches (52 mm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1426807
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century (can be much earlier) Chinese jade plaque carved on the front with a stylized twisting dragon and 2 heads of lingzhi fungus. Excellently carved in medium relief, its body incised with design of raised circles seen on Neolithic jades. Beautiful true jade with color ranging from light gray to brown to black, very clever use of the stone natural colors to accentuate the design. Wonderful matte finish to the surface, very pleasant to hold, hole in the fungus head by dragon’s mouth for...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1358212
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Late 19th century Chinese jade seal carved out of a jade boulder. True nephrite jade with russet original skin of the boulder, pleasant natural matte finish to the stone. The bottom is carved with raised characters that can be translated as STUDIO OF GREAT ELEGANCE, traces of red seal paste in the grooves. Wonderful austere piece appropriate for scholar’s table. Height 1 3/16 inches, length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397309
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Listed Price $75.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade boulder with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Beautiful red to brown skin and celadon surface, feels extremely pleasant to the touch. Length 1 7/16 inches. 18/19c Chinese jade boulder
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1410446 (stock #BS807)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
Chinese silver gilt filigree box with enamel and carved jade, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover with scrolled tab. Enamel scrolls and flowers in shades of blue, green, pink, and white applied to mesh ground. Cover has cabled oval inset with carved jade. Gilt interior. Beautiful color and age-related toning. Marked “Silver”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Gross weight: 10.5 troy ounces. #BS807

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1351788
Zentner Collection
$200.00
Listed Price $500.00
Charming tiny Chinese toggle of a dragon, carved of orange and pale yellow soapstone, recumbent dragon with his head turned to look over his shoulder, mouth carved open, traces of black pigment.

19th century

Size: 1 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1248291
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
19th century Chinese wooden brush rest carved in the form of a crouching dragon. Dense hardwood (must be wood species related to huanghuali), wonderful warm patina, old nicks, ink and water stains adding character to the piece. Clever functional design, very good object for scholar’s desk. Length 4 7/8 inches, height 1 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378214
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
Unusual 19th century netsuke of a floor screen with pierced decoration of a dragon in flight among clouds over cresting waves. Appears to be a reference to the Chinese legend of a artist painting a dragon so realistically, that it came alive and flew to heaven. Carved on both sides, the scaled body of the dragon showing through breaks in the clouds, beautiful light staining, pleasant wear and patina. Himotoshi goes through the back down to the bottom of the screen. Open center of one of the flo...
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 #1380189
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
Rare late Qing Dynasty (late 19th century to 1911) Chinese scholar’s rock in a form of a natural boulder suggesting mountain of dramatic shape covered with dense vegetation. The stone is many-sided, providing different complete views. The material is true nephrite jade in its rare botryoidal form. Botryoidal minerals form when many nearby nuclei are present: layers of mineral material are deposited radially around the nuclei and as more material is deposited, the spheres grow larger, eventuall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1415018
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese cloisonne box decorated with a 5-clawed dragon in flight encircling a Precious Gem among stylized wispy puff clouds. Black background, wonderful quality detailed work, gilding to all exposed metal (some wear to gilding, the bottom part is lined with rosewood on the inside. Very attractive functional piece, hinges work perfectly, beautiful patina, no cracks, chips or damage, in excellent condition. Length 4 1/2 inches, width 3 1/4, height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1382339 (stock #8)
A fine carved dragon vase in double gourd form depicting dragons among clouds neatly relief-carved with a sgraffito wave border at the base and guilloche at the mouth. An incised mark on the bottom. Height 12”. Condition is perfect with only a few glaze flaws. No restorations. I accept payment in the form of PayPal or Direct Wire. Ask about shipping options upon inquiry.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397307
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$48.00
Listed Price $60.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade pebble with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Beautiful celadon color, feels extremely pleasant in one’s hand. Length 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397312
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$80.00
Listed Price $100.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade pebble with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Beautiful celadon color with cloudy white play of color, feels extremely pleasant in one’s hand. Length 2 1/16 inches (54 mm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397306
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade pebble with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Very nice celadon color with couple of russet streaks and natural fissures, feels very pleasant in one’s hand. Length 1 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397311
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$68.00
Listed Price $85.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade boulder with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Beautiful dark celadon body with red to brown skin, feels extremely pleasant to the touch. Drilled hole on one end for hanging. Excellent piece for scholar’s table or for hanging at one’s waist. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1397310
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$68.00
Listed Price $85.00
18/19th century Chinese jade fingering piece in a form of a natural jade boulder with wonderful patina on the surface from generations of handling. According to old Chinese beliefs, having jade close to your body promotes good health and brings luck. Beautiful red to brown skin and celadon surface, feels extremely pleasant to the touch. Drilled holes on one end for hanging. Wonderful piece for scholar’s table or for hanging at one’s waist. Length 1 3/8 inches.