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similar to Chinese Small Soapstone Dragon Toggle

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 #1401175
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
Unusual 19th century small Chinese soapstone double seal of square section, one with sunken, the other with raised characters. First catalogue photo includes images of both printing surfaces flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seals will look like. Inscribed with 2 characters on the side. Nice buff colored stone, crisp carving of the characters, old traces of red seal paste in the grooves of the characters. Overall in excellent condition, very nice scholar’s object. Length 7/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1401174
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
Unusual 19th century small Chinese soapstone double seal with one rectangular and one eye shaped terminal. First catalogue photo includes images of both printing surfaces flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seals will look like. Nice buff colored stone, crisp carving of the characters, old traces of red seal paste in the grooves of the characters. Overall in excellent condition, very nice scholar’s object. Length 1 inch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1393923
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century small Chinese soapstone seal in a shape of a mountain. 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. The bottom is finely carved with several characters. Warm translucent yellow material - probably butterscotch Shoushan soapstone, traces of red seal paste in the grooves of the characters on the bottom and dried ink spots on the side, very pleasant to handle, excellent scholar’s object. He...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1410646
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
18th century Chinese toggle (similar in function to netsuke) carved out of boxwood in a shape of a monkey on a base, its face almost human, its mouth open. Very beautifully worn charming piece, patina consistent with age. Could have been used as a small brush rest. Very nice fingering piece, as well as an object for a scholar’s desk. Height 1 9/16 inches.
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 1837 VR item #1410647
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Early 19th century Chinese toggle (similar in function to netsuke) carved out of boxwood in a shape of a foo lion playing with a brocade ball. Very well carved, wonderful face, great sense of volume, beautifully worn charming piece, patina consistent with age. Very nice fingering piece, as well as an object for a scholar’s desk. Length 2 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1380106
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Rather unusual 19th century Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with two seated scholar wearing traditional robes, their hands on what appears to be a fisherman’s basket. Excellent carving, beautiful patina and obvious wear attesting to the age of the object. The bottom is carved with four sunken characters in two cartouches and can be translated as HALL FOR CULTIVATION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, red seal paste in the grooves. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Very nice variega...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1358209
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a seated horse, its head turned right. Excellent carving capturing dynamic posture of the beast, beautiful patina. Very beautiful cream colored stone with subtle veining giving extra depth to the carving - probably Shoushan soapstone. The bottom is carved with four sunken characters, traces of red seal paste in the grooves. Wonderful object for scholar’s desk. Height 2 1/8 inches, base 5/8 inches square.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1254310
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal carved on the top with a Foo lion, its head down to the ground touching a ball. Very beautiful stone with extensive red veining giving extra depth to the carving - probably Shoushan soapstone. Very nice carving, beautiful patina and wear, the bottom is carved with raised characters, red seal paste in the grooves, the impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Extensive inscription on one side of the seal. Wonderful object for scholar’s table. Height 2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1401173
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal of classic square section carved with 2 sunken characters in archaic script. 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. Beautiful yellow to red to brown stone with rich play of colors giving depth to the surface, inscribed with 2 characters on the side, marked on the top with a character indicating the orientation of the seal, old dried red seal paste in the groove...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1401172
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal of classic square section carved with raised characters. 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. Beautiful buff to red to brown stone with attractive veining giving depth to the surface, old dried red seal paste in the grooves. Overall in good condition, nice scholar’s object. Height 1 1/8 inches, base 13/16 square.
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 1900 item #1393924
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century Chinese soapstone seal of classic square section. 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 nice cream and brown stone, the bottom is carved with two characters, old dried red seal paste in the grooves. Overall in excellent condition, very nice scholar’s object. Height 2 1/4 inches.
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 : 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 : 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 : 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...