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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1324424
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Stunning large Antique Japanese ishidoro - stone temple garden lantern, carved all of granite in 6 sections. The lotus base is carved so that it is still connected to the natural rock. The lantern section is different than most ishidoro in that it's roof is rounded and does not have curling corners but instead is more mushroom like in form. The light box is hexagonal and is carved in relief. Edo/Meiji Period. Size: 66" high x 24" wide x 30" wide (at widest point of base).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1324420
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Antique Japanese ishidoro - stone temple garden lantern, carved all of granite in 6 sections. The lotus base is carved so that it is still connected to the natural rock. The lantern section is similar in style to a hanging lantern with it's curling warabite corner roof and pointed finial over a hollow hexagonal light box. This style of ishidoro originates from the Kasuga shrine and for that reason it could also be called a Kasuga-doro. Edo/Meiji Period. Size: 64" high x 22" wide x 30" wide (at w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1324396
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Dramatic Antique Japanese tall ishidoro - stone temple garden lantern, carved all of granite in 6 sections. The lotus base is carved so that it is still connected to the natural rock. The lantern section is similar in style to a hanging lantern with it's curling warabite corner roof and pointed finial over a hollow area for light. The sides of this portion of the lantern are carved in relief with deer and clouds. This style of ishidoro originates from the Kasuga shrine and for that reason i...
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 : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1306873
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Beautifully carved antique Chinese stone seated buddha, wonderful attention to drapery folds and compassionate expression, in the style of the Wei Dynasty. (Wei Dynasty (魏朝) can refer to two different dynasties in Chinese history: Cao Wei (220-265) was a Han Chinese dynasty that existed during the Three Kingdoms Period). Size: 40" high x 22" wide x 13" deep.
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 : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1251742
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Chinese slab of jade, carved with an indented circular and a mokko (melon) shape into its surface. It is meant to be used by a calligraphy artist for the grinding and collecting of ink. 18th/19th century Size: 1/4" thickness, 3.75" height, 1 and 5/8" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1247576
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Chinese antique large pair of heavy carved hardwood plaques inlaid with jade, agate and other semi precious stones, scenes of scholar objects and flower containers with a deep brown lacquer ground, the back of each plaque has characters in gold on a red ground, the frames are carved with flowers and butterflies, heavy bronze hangers, 19th century. Size of each: 55 1/2" high x 36 3/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1241008
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$2,500.00
Antique stone snuff bottle with detailed carvings of a two young, smiling Chinese boys, huddled around a bottle-gourd with a small bird. The bottle has a coral topper, carved in the shape of a flower bud. The kanji in front reads "great luck" while the back reads "four joys". 19th century Size: 2.75" tall, 2.25" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1235869
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A scholar taste Chinese Jade ink stone. The stone is a nephrite jade in the form of a flat craggily gonshi stone. The use of the stone, which has inclusions would be used to hold colored ink or water. The reverse side is to grind ink stick. Often scholar objects reflect details from nature and would incorporate them in their study.

Provenance Laurence Friedman Collection purchased from Ex Fu Ming Fair Co. out of Pa, during the 1980's

Age: 19th century

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1232566
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$2,500.00
Pair of Chinese small stone lions, wonderfully carved with great detail and expression, traces of color, each lion is carved standing on a little stone platform, Ming Dynasty. Size: 7" high x 4" wide x 5 1/2" 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 : 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 : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1218425
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$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 #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 #1218422
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Antique Chinese stone seal with carving of horse and small animal together. The front bears a six character inscription. It measures 5.5" tall base 2" by 2".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1217404
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Antique stone carving of Ganesha, the deity, deva, associated with the removal of obstacles. It was carved in the 19th century, acquired in Kathmandu in the 1960s. It measures 2.25" tall, 1"3/8" deep by 2" wide at base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre 1900 item #1216950
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Pair of Chinese hardwood panels decorated with a view of various scholar and table objects arranged with flowers and auspicious motifs in jade, nephrite, carnelian, and other precious hardstones. The back of the panels are carved with the character, longevity in various forms of seal script. The panels may have hung in the zhong tang or central hall of a large residence in the past. Age: 19th century Size: length 37" height 68.25" width 2"