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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1339591
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$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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1339218
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Dramatic Indian stone carving fragment of the torso of Vamana,, the fifth avatar/incarnation of Vishnu. It has realistic hand-carved features with draped jewelry and fabric. Displayed on a custom made iron stand. Dates from the 12th century.

Size: 18.5" H x 8" L x 8" W (entire stand) 9" L x 5" W x 16" H (statue only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1329004
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$3,250.00
Antique Chinese stone statue fragment of the head of one of the attendants to Buddha. One hand rests over the right ear while the other ear is left uncovered. The eyes are closed in meditation. Brings fourth a calming enlightened feeling. Sits on custom black iron stand. Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). Size: (entire stand) 11.5" H x 6.5" W (head only) 9" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1324597
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$8,000.00

Sale Price $4,800

Archaic Indian stone fragment carving of a woman's upper half, sitting on Custom Iron stand. Strands of beads cascade down her shapely front. Her outstretched arms are fragmented at the elbows. Reticulated designs are carved behind her. Custom made iron stand is included. Dates between 6th-8th century. Size: 13" H x 12" W x 7.5" D (17" H on stand)
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 : 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 : 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.