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Scholar's Object Stone Calligraphy Screen on Root Form Stand
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very well done vintage scholar’s object in carved green soapstone of a peony plant among rocks with a bird pecking at a lower leaf. The plaque rests in an oxblood colored root form...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Soapstone

Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a good example of a Chinese Calligraphy brush crafted from hand carved and lacquered wooden beads and carved bone. The deep red lacquer of the brash makes it a great decorati...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Bone, Wood, Lacquer

  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush
H 17.5 in. Dm 1 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Vase
Located in Stamford, CT
Contemporary ceramic vase decorated with Chinese calligraphy.
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Late 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Ceramic

  • Chinese Calligraphy Vase
  • Chinese Calligraphy Vase
  • Chinese Calligraphy Vase
  • Chinese Calligraphy Vase
H 25 in. Dm 9 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Brush, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Dated to the early 20th century, this fine calligraphy brush would have been an essential tool for a Qing-dynasty scholar-official, used to draft official documents or compose poetry...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood

  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush, c. 1900
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush, c. 1900
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush, c. 1900
  • Chinese Calligraphy Brush, c. 1900
H 1 in. W 13 in. D 1 in.
Chinese Calligraphy "Light"
By Keith Carrington
Located in Lake Worth, FL
actual size 30"x22" framed 34"x26" GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015 Renata Fine Arts, Hudson, New York 2013 @60″ New York, NY 2012 @60″ New York, NY curated sale with Harry Heisman 2011 K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Other Art Style Abstract Paintings

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Coffee, Ink, Tea, Watercolor, ABS, Archival Paper

Chinese Calligraphy "Determination"
By Keith Carrington
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Ink calligraphy on paper, actual size 30"x22" framed 34"x26" Keith Carrington. GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015 Renata Fine Arts, Hudson, New York 2013 @60″ New York, NY 2012 @60″ New York, NY...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Ink, Tea, Watercolor, Archival Paper, Coffee

Chinese Calligraphy Brush, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was part of the Four Treasures found in a scholar’s studio. Arguably the most important tool, the brush served as a direct link to the ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Chinese Calligraphy Brush, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was among the four treasures found in a traditional scholar’s studio. The brush served as a direct link to the artist’s creative spirit...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Face and Chinese Calligraphy
By Huang Gang
Located in Missouri, MO
Huang Gang (b. 1961) "Face with Chinese Calligraphy" Mixed Media including Gold Gilding, Decoupage, Oil on Panel approx 23.5 x 23.5 inches Huang Gang 黄钢 Huang Gang was born in Beiji...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Paintings

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Mixed Media

  • Face and Chinese Calligraphy
  • Face and Chinese Calligraphy
  • Face and Chinese Calligraphy
  • Face and Chinese Calligraphy
H 23.5 in. W 23.5 in. D 1 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Brush Carved Serpentine Balls
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with carved serpentine balls. A beautiful brush that is perfect for making art or as an design element. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Framed Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, circa 1920s
Located in Chicago, IL
Set against a silk brocade backing, this early 20th century paper scroll is brushed with a work of painterly calligraphy. Expressing notions of endurance and moral fortitude, the scr...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Paper

  • Framed Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, circa 1920s
  • Framed Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, circa 1920s
  • Framed Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, circa 1920s
  • Framed Chinese Calligraphy Scroll, circa 1920s
H 48.25 in. W 16.25 in. D 1 in.
Chinese Calligraphy Brush Olive Jasper Barrel Beads
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade olive jasper barrel beads. An unique brush that is perfect for making art or as an design element. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

19th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
This elegant 19th century calligraphy brush was hand carved from elmwood and finished with a collar crafted from animal horn. Created in northern China during the early 20th century,...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Horn, Elm

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Stacked 60 Jade Disks
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful large Chinese calligraphy brush with stack of 60 hand carved jade disks. This is an oversize brush displaying a great collection of jade of various color and origin. A very...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Matte Blue Grey Quartz
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful single Chinese calligraphy brush with handmade stone handle. The stone is a beautiful large 1.5" blue grey colored quartz in matte finish. Bone ferrule and horse hair.
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Quartz

Chinese Calligraphy Brush 16" Jade Archer's Rings
Located in Somis, CA
A very large, near 16" Chinese calligraphy brush consisting a collection of 7 jade Archer's rings. Historically such rings were worn by archers to protect their fingers in hunting or...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Large Green Marble Bead
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful hand made large calligraphy brush with stunning green marble beads, bone ferrule and horse hair. This is a substantial 15" piece that weighs a whopping 1.2 lb with beads me...
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20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Early 20th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
During the early 20th century Chinese scholar would have used this finely made calligraphy brush to write official documents or compose poetry. He would have held the handle upright ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Fruitwood

Early 20th Century Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was part of the four treasures found in a scholar’s studio. Arguably the most important tool, the brush served as a direct link to the ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Wood

Chinese Calligraphy "Strength" Ink on paper
By Keith Carrington
Located in Lake Worth, FL
actual size 30"x22" framed 34"x26" GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015 Renata Fine Arts, Hudson, New York 2013 @60″ New York, NY 2012 @60″ New York, NY curated sale with Harry Heisman 2011 K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Archival Paper, Coffee, Ink, Tea, Watercolor

Chinese Brass Calligraphy Plaque
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Chinese cast brass character calligraphy plaque. Asian Chinese calligraphy symbol wall hanging plaque. Crafted from cast brass and represent auspicious wishes “longevity” (...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Metalwork

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Brass

  • Chinese Brass Calligraphy Plaque
  • Chinese Brass Calligraphy Plaque
  • Chinese Brass Calligraphy Plaque
  • Chinese Brass Calligraphy Plaque
H 9.5 in. W 8 in. D 0.5 in.
Large Antique Family Tribute Sign With Beautiful Chinese Calligraphy
Located in New York, NY
A large antique Chinese sign with striking calligraphy in the center of the sign and smaller Chinese characters all around. Presented in gratitude by a grateful nephew to his aunt a...
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Lacquer

Blue and White Porcelain Chinese Calligraphy Brushes Set of Two
Located in Somis, CA
The beautiful collection consists one brush with hand painted blue and white porcelain balls of the character "longevity", and one with a finely painted bone handle between 2 blue an...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Bone, Porcelain

Unusual Antique Chinese Divider with Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Chinese divider with calligraphy, hand-painted on wood. This rectangular divider stands on two feet and displays calligraphy on both sides of its central panel. The pa...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Lovely 1982 Poem Calligraphy Plate China Chinese Porcelain Proc
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely painted plate dating to 1982. With a poem and a scene of bamboo and chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum One of the "Four flowers of the Season" as a symbol of the autumn...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Pair of Gold Camphor Wood Paper Weight for Chinese Calligraphy
Located in Hong Kong, HK
The HD video and photo #2 provided is the most accurate representation of the color of the actual item. It is a true golden color! Here is something you won't see everyday! This rare...
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Vintage 1980s Desk Accessories

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Gold

Large Oversize Asian Round Decorative Figural Head with Chinese Calligraphy
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Large oversize round Asian decorative head in red and gold. This piece is perfect for a bookshelf, or as a statement piece for a side table. Painting in a striking red hue, it is dec...
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Mid-20th Century Hong Kong Folk Art Busts

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Plastic, Plaster

Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Along with paper, ink, and inkstone, the brush was among the Four Treasures found in a traditional scholar’s studio. The brush served as a direct link to the artist’s creative spirit...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Burl

  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
  • Chinese Burl Wood Calligraphy Brush, circa 1850
H 11.5 in. W 1.25 in. D 1.25 in.
Modern Chinese Script Calligraphy Sofa
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Chic, modern sofa featuring an Asian Chinese script upholstery over a curvaceous frame. Deep, comfortable seating area with a wide cushion and nearly flat sides. This unique sofa dra...
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20th Century American Modern Sofas

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Fabric, Wood

  • Modern Chinese Script Calligraphy Sofa
  • Modern Chinese Script Calligraphy Sofa
  • Modern Chinese Script Calligraphy Sofa
  • Modern Chinese Script Calligraphy Sofa
H 35 in. W 85 in. D 40 in.
Vintage, Calligraphy, Watercolor Paintings, Chinese Art, China, 20th Century
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A set of Chinese paintings Perfect for vintage interiors Condition Yomiuri Shimbun (the size of one view double-page spread) 43.0. × 32.0 cm.   
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20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Antique Chinese Porcelain Ming Ducks in Landscape China Plate Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated plate. With a very nice scene of several ducks in a landscape. Also calligraphy in the scene. 16-8-19-1-11 Condition Overall condition; Minimal rimfritting...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Ceramics

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Porcelain

Vintage Chinese Lavender Jade Calligraphy Brush Pot, circa 1950s
Located in New York, NY
This vintage Chinese calligraphy brush holder is made of a rare type of jade, called Lavender Jade; and rests on a fitted noble-wood hand carved pedestal. Dimensions: Height 5-2/...
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinese Export Jars

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Jade

Chinese Framed Set Bamboo Slips With Calligraphy Jiandu
Located in Shelburne, VT
This substantial one-of-a-kind framed set of five (5) bamboo slips with calligraphy appeals to book lovers and antiquity sleuths We believe them to be conservatively vintage early to...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Chinese Brush For Calligraphy, Late 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Chinese brush for calligraphy, late 19th century. Measures: L 27cm, D 2.5cm.
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Antique 19th Century Asian Chinese Export More Desk Accessories

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Stone

Chinese Porcelain Calligraphic Stick Stand, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
Large rectangular Chinese stick stand, early 20th century. The stand in white porcelain, with blue calligraphic script on all four sides, neatly and precisely arranged.   
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20th Century Chinese Vases

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Porcelain

19th Century Chinese Carved Bone Calligraphy Brush
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-carved of animal bone, this early 20th century calligraphy brush is composed of multiple beads depicting monkeys plucking ripe peaches off a tree branch. This playful scene refe...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Historical Memorabilia

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Other

Chinese Contemporary Green Glazed Water Jug Pottery with Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese contemporary green glazed water jug with unusual design and calligraphy. Born in China, this handsome pottery features a green glazed body, topped by a flaring neck. The be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Jars

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Ceramic

Perfect Chinese porcelain PRoC Vase Flowers Tulips Unusual Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated polychrome vase with an unusual pattern, circa 21st century. Condition Overall condition; Perfect. Size: approx. 325mm Period 21st century PRo...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Perfect Chinese porcelain ProC Vase Flowers Tulips Unusual Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated polychrome Vase with an unusual pattern. Probably 21st century. Condition Overall condition, perfect. Size: Approximate 350mm Period 21st cent...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Large Chinese Porcelain Plaque Painting Roosters in Garden Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and large porcelain plaque with wooden frame. Condition Overall condition; 1 chip close to wooden frame. The missing piece is still on the wooden frame (check picture). Size...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Chinese Jade Calligraphy Brush and Stand Set of Five
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful new collection of calligraphy brushes with jade beads. Featured here a set of four pieces, each adorned with hand carved serpentine beads. These brushes make stunning displ...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Multi-gemstone, Serpentine

Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs with Calligraphy
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of Chinese bamboo chairs each with inset rectangular panel with calligraphy lettering, China, 1860-1880. Original condition with a rich, warm patina. Sold as a pair.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Armchairs

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Bamboo

Qin Mian - Original Chinese Artistic Calligraphy - 1938
By Li Zhen
Located in Roma, IT
Qin Mian is a beautiful artistic calligraphy in China ink on Xuan paper realized by the Chinese artist Li Zhen in 1938. The year and place of creation "1938, Tea Field" in black ink...
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1930s More Art

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Ink

1960-1980 Jingdezhen PRoC Vase Ladies Picknick Calligraphy Chinese Marked
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely Chinese porcelain large vase famille Rose. Condition Overall condition B, 1 body lines (approximate 130mm check last photo). Size: 620mm total high Period 20th century...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Marked Chinese Porcelain Jar 1930s-1960s Proc Vase Fenghuang Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Very nicely decorated vase/jar with a scene of fenghuang in a landscape. 8-7-19-8-9 Condition Overall Condition; Perfect. Size: approx. 300mm Period 20th century P...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Qing Dynasty Chinese Bronze Oversized Planter with Calligraphy and Handles
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese bronze oversized planter from the 19th century, with mythical animal handles. Crafted in China during the Qing Dynasty, this oversized bronze planter features late...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Bronze

Vintage, Calligraphy, Watercolor Paintings, Chinese Art, China, 20th Century
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A set of 4 Chinese watercolor paintings Perfect for vintage interiors Condition Overall condition good, map has some ripping. Period 20th century. Size 400 x 330mm.
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20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Artisan's Cache of 20 Old Chinese Paint Calligraphy Bamboo Brushes
Located in Shelburne, VT
Here's a rare find from a collector we visited in Japan. A very unusual treasure from Japan. This is a cache of old Chinese and Japanese bamboo paint and calligraphy artist brush...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Showa Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo

Pair of China 20th-21st Century Figural Calligraphy Bowls Chinese Porcelain PROC
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A pair of Chinese porcelain lidded jars, PROC period, painted in red and green enamels Condition: Overall condition 1 bowl has a firing flaw to the rim, rest perfect. Size: Appro...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Artisan's Cache of 25 Old Chinese Paint Calligraphy Bamboo Brushes
Located in Shelburne, VT
Here's a rare find from a collector we visited in Japan. A very unusual treasure from Japan. This is a cache of old Chinese and Japanese bamboo paint and calligraphy artist brush...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Showa Prints

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Bamboo

Marked Chinese porcelain 1950s-1960s ProC Vase Landscape Qianjiang Calligraphy
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nicely decorated Vase with a scene of a landscape, the details are amazing. 11-10-19-25-23 Condition Overall condition; Perfect. Size: approx. 315mm or 12.4 inch Pe...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Antique Chinese Ceramic Wine Jar with Bold Calligraphy and Great Wear
Located in New York, NY
A stunning Chinese ceramic wine jar that communicates it's long history through beautiful wear and hand made calligraphy. Great patina throughout.  
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Ceramic

Porcelain Plaque with Calligraphy in Box Peoples Republic of China Made
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Porcelain plaque in nice wooden frame, depicting the family rules of Zhuzi. Bought in Hong Kong in 1995 11-10-19-16-4 The plaque will be sent with track and trace, safely packe...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Chinese PRoC Calligraphy Porcelain plaques Bought in Hong Kong in 1997
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely plaque. Dimensions: plaque 35.5cm x 24.3M. Frame Total 47.7 x 36.5cm The plaque will be sent with track and trace, safely packed and insured. 7-5-19-24-9 C...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Chinese Antique Two-Toned Cabinet with Inlaid Calligraphy Motifs and Drawers
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique cabinet from the 20th century, with inlaid calligraphy motifs, inner shelves and drawers. Created in China during the 20th century, this antique cabinet features an...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Cabinets

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Wood

Large Antique Chinese Red Lacquered Wooden Shop Sign with Black Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique red lacquered shop sign from the early 20th century, with black calligraphy. Attracting our eyes with its large proportions and red lacquered ground, this large hor...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Vintage Chinese Red Blanket Chest with Gold Details and Calligraphy Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A vintage Chinese red blanket chest from the 20th century, with gold details and calligraphy motifs. Created in China during the 20th century, this blanket chest features a linear si...
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20th Century Chinese Blanket Chests

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Wood

Antique Chinese Rattan Tiered Lunch Box with Carved Handle and Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese rattan two-tiered nested lunch box from the early 20th century, with calligraphy and carved handle. Born in China during the early years of the 20th century, this ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Boxes

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Bamboo, Rattan

Chinese Qing Dynasty 19th Century Lacquered Cabinet with Calligraphy Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Qing Dynasty period lacquered cabinet from the 19th century, with calligraphy and chinoiserie motifs. Created in China during the Qing Dynasty, this cabinet draws immediate...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Cabinets

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Wood, Wood

Chinese 19th Century Black Vertical Sign with Gold and Red Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique black vertical sign from the 19th century, with gold calligraphy. Created in China during the 19th century, this tall and narrow wooden sign features a black ground...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Architectural Elements

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Wood

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Chinese Calligraphy For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of Chinese calligraphy you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, ceramic and porcelain, every item from our selection of Chinese calligraphy was constructed with great care. Find 63 options for an antique or vintage choice in our collection of Chinese calligraphy now, or shop our selection of 8 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect object in our assortment of Chinese calligraphy — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each option in this array of Chinese calligraphy bearing Folk Art hallmarks is very popular. Huang Gang, Li Zhen and Ren Renfa each produced at least one beautiful piece of Chinese calligraphy that is worth considering.

How Much is a Chinese Calligraphy?

Prices for a piece of Chinese calligraphy can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $95 and can go as high as $20,500, while the average can fetch as much as $1,054.