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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1990 item #1255198
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$4,500.00
An antique Chinese Lingbi stone (scholar's rock or spirit stone) has a very distinct ring when it is struck. Scholar's rocks are appreciated for their unusual shapes, asymmetry, color and texture. Scholars refer to them as "bones of the earth". It is a carved blackish stone overhang with perforations. It set upon a contemporary Shuozhou style carved rosewood base with 4 rounded feet.

Date: 20th C

Dimensions:15.5" height, 8" width, 4.25" depth
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1020997
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SOLD
Beautiful Chinese marble planter carved with designs of blossoming lotus, willow trees, and peonies. Size: 19 L x 10 D x 11 H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1378542
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$1,450.00
Beautiful Chinese jade tree with blooming flowers of hand-carved rose quartz, jade, agate, and other hardstones . The tree is set in a stunning cloisonné enamel vase with stand. Very fine detailing.

Republic Period Early 20th Century

Dimensions: 12" x 16" x 22" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1145899
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Chinese low rectangular table, made of jumu (elm) wood with beautiful dramatic grain, inset with large rectangular piece of dark gray slate carved with design of scholar objects and archaic motifs, stone is protected by glass which is also inset into the table. Size: 19" high x 46 1/4" wide x 30 3/4" deep. (size of table top: 45 3/4" wide x 30" deep.)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1221934
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$2,000.00
A pair of Chinese semi precious stone crafted into a small magnolia tree. The tree is planted in a Chinese cloisonne pot. The container's body has a lovely blue background with abstracted lotus design, old gilt on edges. The entire tree is crafted as if an actual plant is planted in the pots.The cloisonne appears to be late 19th century. The semiprecious stones are of a later vintage. Age: Republic Period Size: Length 17.5" Width 7" Height 14"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1085544
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$6,000.00
Beautiful 18th century black stone schist of vishnu with four arms. The arms hold a flower, a talisman with a 5 point star, a chile, and one hand is open palm outward with a dot in the middle. There are two attendants, one on either side. It measures 20" tall by 10" wide. Has metal base 4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1139776
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Pair of Chinese plaques, made of wood and inlaid with different hardstones with scenes of birds in blossoming branches and bamboo, black lacquer ground, Republic Period. Size of each: 47" high x 27 1/2" wide x 2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1218423
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$950.00
Antique Chinese stone seal with long inscription. The seal has pigment from when it was used. The seal is an oblong shaped cylinder. It measures .5" wide 1" long 3" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1218425
Zentner Collection
$950.00
Antique Chinese stone seal carved in the shape of a sage. The seal comes with a box. The seal has red pigment from when it was utilized. It measures 2.5" tall 1"5/8" wide .75" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1218426
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$750.00
Antique Chinese stone seal. The stone is variegated in color with black, grey, white, and pink colors thorughout. It has a small snail carved on it. There is a small inscription at the bottom, old red pigment from when it was used. It measures 2"5/8" tall 1" deep1.5" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1258808
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$2,750.00
Beautiful Chinese tall scholar's rock, made of yellow Taihu stone from the bottom of Lake Tai, Jiangsu Province, China, stands on wooden base, very pleasing and captivating form. Total Size on stand: 23" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1320190
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$1,250.00
Antique Chinese large inkstone with gold lacquer dragons and calligraphy writing. The side is inscribed with a signature. Early 20th century. Size: 9" H x 4" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1339591
Zentner Collection
$9,000.00
A large Hindu 12th Century stone fragment with Sanskrit inscription. Extremely heavy, displayed on a custom made iron stand.

12th Century

Size: (stone only) 14.5" L x 4.5" W x 13" H (entire size on stand) 15"L x 6" W x 17" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1349448
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Chinese pair of stone temple door supports with carvings of fu dogs, seated on tanggu (ceremonial drums) on large pedestals. Intricately carved detail with emblems of dragons and auspicious characters on the front of each pedestal. The smaller female fu dog on the left is carved with her mouth closed, while the larger male on the right has an open mouth. This is a typical depiction to represent the sacred mantra "om". Extremely heavy, solid stone.

19th century

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1349534
Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
A fantastic pair of Chosun Dynasty Korean "grand father" guardian statues from Jeju Island. Made of local volcanic stone, dating back to the 19th century. These figures were traditionally placed in pairs and, according to legend, anyone who rubbed their noses would be blessed with fertility and the birth of a son.

Early 19th Century

Size: 11" L x 8" W x 26"H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1351787
Zentner Collection
$4,750.00
Antique Quanyin stone carving, the bodhisattva of compassion. She is seated upon a lotus throne with her legs crossed in the lotus position, her left hand holding a container, with her right hand performing the akash mudra or Buddhist hand gesture, increasing the space element within. She wears beautiful open robes with delicate patterns and a crown upon her head.

Dates circa 1920.

Size: 8.75" height, 5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1367042
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.

18th Century - Rajputana, India

Dimensions: 16 1/2" x 5 7/8" x 11 5/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1376908
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Chinese ink stone with hand-carved motifs of a bird with lily pads. The stone is smooth with patina and wear from use. The scholar object is enclosed with a hardwood case with inlay shell lotuses. Maybe Zitan.

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 6" x 2" H