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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 Scholar's Rock
Located in Hudson, NY
Perforated black scholar's rock with hardwood stand, from the collection of Santiago Barberi Gonzalez. Archaic rock, stand from circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

  • Chinese Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock
H 25 in. W 15 in. D 8 in.
Asian Scholar Stone
Located in Chicago, IL
Chinese scholar stones are naturally occurring shaped rocks. The stone is Taihu and has many holes and comes in a variety of colors. The stone sculpture was meant for viewing and con...
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Antique Early 19th Century Scholar's Objects

  • Asian Scholar Stone
  • Asian Scholar Stone
  • Asian Scholar Stone
  • Asian Scholar Stone
H 15 in. W 8 in. D 5 in.
Chinese White Scholar's Rock
Located in Hudson, NY
Archaic stone with Ming dynasty (1368-1644) rosewood base.
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

  • Chinese White Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese White Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese White Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese White Scholar's Rock
H 26.5 in. W 9.25 in. D 6.5 in.
Chinese Dahua Scholar's Stone
Located in Chicago, IL
Elevated on a wood base, this mesmerizing dahua stone is displayed like a traditional scholars' rock. Meditating on the stone’s intriguing, irregular composition, the scholar found i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Dahua Scholar's Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Scholar's Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Scholar's Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Scholar's Stone
H 8.5 in. W 6 in. D 4.5 in.
Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
Located in New York, NY
Vertical Lingbi scholars rock with grotto and overhang, fine carved rosewood stand.
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20th Century Scholar's Objects

  • Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
  • Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
  • Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
  • Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
H 25 in. W 9 in. D 9.5 in.
"Qilin En Flight" Lingbi Scholars' Rock
Located in Chicago, IL
Elevated on a wood base, this mesmerizing stone once resided in a scholar’s studio. Meditating on the stone’s intriguing, suggestive form, the scholar found inspiration in the stone’...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • "Qilin En Flight" Lingbi Scholars' Rock
  • "Qilin En Flight" Lingbi Scholars' Rock
  • "Qilin En Flight" Lingbi Scholars' Rock
  • "Qilin En Flight" Lingbi Scholars' Rock
H 21 in. W 29 in. D 12 in.
Chinese Painted Soapstone Scholar's Rock Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful Chinese hand painted soapstone scholar's rock sculpture. This large hand carved soapstone sculpture is hand painted with white flowers painted onto the surface. The Rock ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Cast Stone

Large Chinese "Gongshi" Scholar Stone
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Large Scholar stone. Mounted on custom hand carved hard wood bases with flowers.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Large Chinese "Gongshi" Scholar Stone
  • Large Chinese "Gongshi" Scholar Stone
  • Large Chinese "Gongshi" Scholar Stone
  • Large Chinese "Gongshi" Scholar Stone
H 31.5 in. W 17.72 in. D 13.78 in.
"Dwellers' Cliff" Chinese Scholars Rock
Located in Chicago, IL
Prized for their unique formations, scholars' stones are sculptural objects of contemplation that have inspired Chinese artists for hundreds of years. They are wonderfully suggestive...
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Chinese Carved and Polished Scholar's Rock
Located in Hudson, NY
Black scholar's rock with base, circa 1900, from the collection of Santiago Barberi Gonzalez.
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Carved and Polished Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Carved and Polished Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Carved and Polished Scholar's Rock
  • Chinese Carved and Polished Scholar's Rock
H 33.5 in. W 15.5 in. D 9.5 in.
Antique Chinese Elaborately Carved Scholar’s Bench
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very fine antique bench with masterful carving, superb proportions and in all original condition. The crest rail and back with openwork panels of confronting dragons in the clouds....
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Scholar Rock Yingde Stone on Stand
Located in North Miami, FL
Yingde stone was harvested from from Guangdong province in Southern China, one of the four famous types of Chinese scholar stone (also known as Gongshi, meditation stone or spirited ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Scholar Rock Yingde Stone on Stand
  • Chinese Scholar Rock Yingde Stone on Stand
  • Chinese Scholar Rock Yingde Stone on Stand
  • Chinese Scholar Rock Yingde Stone on Stand
H 16 in. W 5.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone, beautiful specimen limestone, in a custom carved hardwood stand. Stand alone measures 4"x 3"x 2" Stone alone measures 9" x 5 1/2" x 6". Tog...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

  • Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone
  • Chinese Scholar's Rock, of Taihu Stone
H 10 in. W 6 in. D 5.5 in.
Large Spectacular Chinese Lingbi Scholar Stone on Stand
Located in North Miami, FL
One of the most visually arresting Chinese scholar stones (also known as Gong Shi, meditation stone and spirit rock) we have ever had on offer. A massive block of naturally formed wo...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Scholar Stone from Taihu Lake on Stand
Located in North Miami, FL
An elegant Taihu scholar rock balanced on a custom wood stand, in a mushroom cloud form and full of grottoes. The weather-smoothed surface is of a whitish grey color and is intersper...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Lingbi Scholar Stone on Wood Base
Located in North Miami, FL
A visually arresting Chinese scholar stones (also known as Gong Shi, meditation stone and spirit rock), It is of the Lingbi type, one of the four famous ancient stones from China. Fo...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Scholar Rock Gongshi Meditation Stone Sculpture
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Gongshi (??) or scholar's rocks are naturally occuring and vary in size and shape. Traditionally, these stones were appreciated by Chinese scholars and a subject of many traditional ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Other Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Chinese or Japanese Burl Wood Phoenix for Scholar art
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Natural burl wood scholar's object in form of a lively, animated phoenix, called Fenghuang in China and Hou-ou (Ho-o) in Japan. Age not known, probably from the early 20th century, c...
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20th Century Chinese Organic Modern Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood

Large Chinese Scholar Stone Taihu on Display Stand
Located in North Miami, FL
A large Chinese Gongshi (known as meditation stone or spirit stone) from Taihu (Lake Tai) balanced on display stand. This scholar stone features a relatively red and porous surface. ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

China Huge Ancient Garden Viewing Stone Scholar Rock Specimen Grade
Located in Shelburne, VT
For your speical garden This is a beautiful tall 42 inch high example of a naturally found Chinese Lingbi viewing stone or scholar rock Five Points and it comes with its very own c...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Large Chinese Export Carved Soapstone Foo Dog Scholars Seal
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large Chinese export carved soapstone foo dog scholars seal, nicely carved, in two color soapstone, with large seal at base.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Soapstone

Chinese Scholar Rock in Metal Form on Display Stand
Located in North Miami, FL
On offer is a Chinese scholar stone (Gongshi or Spirited stone) made of a metal alloy (likely a white bronze with copper, tin and zinc), circa Qing Dynasty. The small but condensed f...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Metal

Chinese Elmwood Dark Patina Dengguayi Scholar's Lamp Armchair with Pierced Splat
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Ming Dynasty style elmwood scholar's lamp-hanger armchair from the late 19th century, with carved splat, dark patina, curving arms and side stretchers. Born in China in the...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Ming Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Chinese Gray Lingbi Scholar Stone, Early 20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A fantastic Chinese scholar's stone, called gongshi, of gray lingbi limestone, mounted on a hardwood stand, late Qing or early Republic, early 20th century. The stone of natural fo...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Ancient Scholar Tenjn Japanese Antique Hand Painted Silk Scroll Brilliant Colors
Located in Shelburne, VT
A very fine Japanese antique hand-painted silk scroll of Tenjin- one of Japan's most famous ancient scholars, Kami. In mythology, folklore and the Shinto religion of Japan, Tenjin...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Scholar's Objects

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Silk

Japan Early Antique "Mountain" Scholar Rock Suiseki Old Nagoya Collection
Located in Shelburne, VT
From Our Recent Japanese Acquisition Travels A hard to find antique scholar rock suiseki coming from an old Japanese Nagoya collection. It is complete with the original hand carve...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Burled Hardwood Scholar Rock, Republic Period, 20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
An unusual and striking Chinese scholar rock, gongshi, of polished and lacquered burled hardwood, set into a hardwood base, mid-20th century. The hardwood scholar "stone" meant to i...
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Vintage 1940s Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood, Burl

Chinese Scholar's Desk or Side Table, Early 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Early 19th century Chinese Scholar's desk or side table.  
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Wood

Chinese Carved Hardwood Scholar's Tray, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century, China
Located in Austin, TX
A sophisticated Chinese carved and pierced hardwood scholar's tray, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, China. The tray of rectangular form with high sides and rounded corners. The sides...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood

Japanese Scholar's Object
Located in New York, NY
This natural gourd was sliced at the top, hollowed out, and lacquered in black inside, around the rim, and on the bottom where it was signed by the artisan with Chinese and Japanese ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Organic Modern Vases

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Lacquer

  • Japanese Scholar's Object
  • Japanese Scholar's Object
  • Japanese Scholar's Object
  • Japanese Scholar's Object
H 7.25 in. W 3.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Chinese Lingzhi Fungus Table Screen Qing Dynasty '1644-1912'
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A lingzhi fungus table screen Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) The unusual Chinese scholar’s object, mounted natural dried and preserved lingzhi fungus. Lobed asymmetrical outline with dee...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Other

Finely Carved Chinese Brush Holder Pot
Located in North Miami, FL
Chinese Rosewood brush holder (pen pot) circa late Qing dynasty. Finely carved on surface with a sitting Buddha on lotus throne holding his hands in Vitarka mudra, which signifies th...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Wood

New Brush Stand Solid Wengé Wood Medium Holds 14
Located in Somis, CA
Our calligraphy brush stands are made of solid wengé wood, a prized, sustainable, exotic wood with beautiful grains. Top of the stands are decorated by a pair of dragon heads on ends...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Wood, Wenge

China Ancient Hongshan Culture Jade "Double Dragon" Cloud Ornament 3500-3000 BC
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, a fine and large archaic Double Dragon and Cloud shaped patterned jade ornament crafted from a medium to pale celadon green colored jade with light cream russet brown inclusio...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

China Fine Antique Jade Celadon Lion and Tiger Pair, Ming Dynasty
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, a finely carved antique celadon jade of a cat kingdom pair: lion with mounted tiger - a significant jade ornament with a classic rich celadon colors picked out with dark accen...
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20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Early 20th Century Chinese Tapered Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Set alongside the four treasures of the study, the calligraphy brush, ink, paper, and ink stone a brush pot or scroll holder was a fixture on every traditional scholars' desk. Once u...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Important Ancient Superb Chinese Round Jade Bi Disc, 2000 BCE
Located in Shelburne, VT
Ancient China, a jade Bi disk in a pleasing translucent yellow green banded jade measuring 7 inches tall including our custom display stand. Qijia culture (2200-1700 BCE) Includin...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

19th Century Chinese Blue and White Water Coupe
Located in Chicago, IL
Alongside the four treasures of a Chinese scholar, paper, brush, ink, and ink stone, this delicate porcelain water coupe likely once resided on the desk of a great calligrapher. Crea...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Porcelain

Antique Thai Buddhist Phra Malai Samut Khoi Illustrated Manuscript, 19th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
An uncommonly fine and rare mid-19th century Phra Malai illustrated Buddhist manuscript from Thailand. Samut khoi accordion-style folding book with black lacquered paper covers feat...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Thai Scholar's Objects

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Gold Leaf

Chinese Calligraphy Brushes Set of 3, Hand Painted Artistic Collection
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful set of 3 Chinese calligraphy brushes with handmade handles. The artistic collection features 2 brushes with handles made of hand painted porcelain, and 1 brush with cluster...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Bone, Porcelain, Glass

Calligraphy Brushes Set of 6, Antique Stone Beads
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful set of 6 Chinese calligraphy brushes with natural stone beads among which some are antique. Handles are made of jasper, marble, and serpentine stone. Brushes are handmade...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Marble, Serpentine

Hand Carved Rose Quartz Chinese Brush Washer on Custom Stand
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese brush washer in the form of a peach, which represents wisdom. The peach is hand carved from rose quartz, a semi precious stone, and the stand was hand carved to fit. Whether ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Scholar's Objects

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Wood, Rose Quartz

Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
Located in New Orleans, LA
This remarkable Japanese portable writing set contains the instruments of sublime artistic expression. Also known as a yatate, this Meiji-period set includes a low writing table, an ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
  • Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
  • Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
  • Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
H 10.75 in. W 9 in. D 1.5 in.
Japanese Fine Artist "BLUE PETALS TEA SAKE CUP" Hand-Built Hand Glazed, Ogata
Located in Shelburne, VT
Mint, artisan signed and boxed From Japan, a beautiful hand-built, painted and glazed, tea or sake cup by Japan's noteworthy artisan, Kamio Ogata (1949-) Ogata pioneered this stunn...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Showa Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic, Pottery

19th Century Chinese Burl and Rosewood Brush Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Placed beside his inkpot and insktone, this 19th century brush pot once held select calligraphy brushes in a scholar’s studio. Carved of burl and rosewood, the brush pot is simply de...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Burl, Lacquer, Rosewood

19th Century Chinese Flora and Fauna Inkstone
Located in Chicago, IL
Scholarly pursuits such as painting, calligraphy, and poetry were a highly respected and revered subculture in ancient China, and demanded their own set of tools that were not only f...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese White Jade Fisherman Snuff Bottle
Located in Chicago, IL
A mixture of finely powdered tobacco, herbs, and spices, snuff was introduced to China in the 17th century by Western diplomats. Initially reserved for ranking members of Qing-dynast...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Jade, Brass

  • Chinese White Jade Fisherman Snuff Bottle
  • Chinese White Jade Fisherman Snuff Bottle
  • Chinese White Jade Fisherman Snuff Bottle
  • Chinese White Jade Fisherman Snuff Bottle
H 2.25 in. W 2.25 in. D 1.25 in.
19th Century Chinese Agate Longevity Snuff Bottle
Located in Chicago, IL
A mixture of finely powdered tobacco, herbs, and spices, snuff was introduced to China in the 17th century by Western diplomats. Initially reserved for ranking members of Qing-dynast...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Agate

Chinese Danma Meditation Stone
Located in Chicago, IL
Elevated on a wood base, this mesmerizing danma stone is intricately patterned with swirling mineral deposits. Meditating on the stone’s intriguing, irregular composition, the schola...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Danma Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Danma Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Danma Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Danma Meditation Stone
H 19 in. W 18 in. D 7 in.
Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
Located in Chicago, IL
Elevated on a wood base, this mesmerizing dahua stone is displayed like a traditional scholars' rock. Meditating on the stone’s intriguing, irregular composition, the scholar found i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone

  • Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
  • Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
H 10.25 in. W 9 in. D 6 in.
Rare Chinese Alms Jade Globular Shape Bowl with Relief Panels of Fruit
Located in New York, NY
A quite rare 18-19th century Chinese hand carved globular shape alms jade bowl, hand carved with relief panels of sacred fruit. With a beautiful celadon color, this jade bowl has bee...
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Antique Early 1800s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Chinese Antique Hand Carved Stone Figure of Joyful Ananda
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, an authentic antique hand carved and hand painted limestone temple figure of the venerable Lohan, the joyful Ananda. Substantial dimensions: 35 inches high and 12 inches wide...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Late 19th Century Chinese Yumu Scroll Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Set alongside the four treasures of the study - the calligraphy brush, ink, paper, and ink stone - a brush pot or scroll holder was a fixture on every traditional scholars' desk. Onc...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Elm

Late 19th Century Mandarin Duck Jadeite Snuff Bottle
Located in Chicago, IL
A mixture of finely powdered tobacco, herbs, and spices, snuff was introduced to China in the 17th century by Western diplomats. Initially reserved for ranking members of Qing-dynast...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Carnelian, Jade

Antique Gold/Opium Bamboo Scale with Built-In Abacus, Chinese, 19th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Antique gold/opium bamboo scale with built-in abacus, Chinese, 19th century Fitted into a bamboo case are a brass tray with bronze weights and a bone beam with measuring marks. Th...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Folk Art Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo

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

Small Meiji Japanese Bronze Figure of a Monkey Wearing a Kimono
Located in Heathfield, East Sussex
A small and interesting Okimono bronze figure of a monkey wearing a Kimono. Unsigned but a well-executed and delightfully detailed piece. Pretty flower and petal detail on the arms a...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

China Fine Jade Snuff Bottle -Jumping Fish & Lily- Qing Dynasty 19thc
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, a finely carved antique cream colored jade snuff bottle of a jumping fish - a significant jade bottle ornament with a light brown calcified color and dark natural inclusions s...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Jade

China Ancient Jade Set Four Engraved Tablets, 475-221 BC
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, a fine and seldom seen ancient jade tablet set consisting of four (4) rectangular jade strips the total obverse engraved with incising of a figure with hat, fishing, and mount...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

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