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Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock

Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
20th Century Scholar's Objects
Vertical Lingbi scholars rock with grotto and overhang, fine carved rosewood stand. For more Rock Crystal lightings and accessories from Phoenix gallery, please search "Phoenix Gallery...
Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock

Vertical Lingbi Scholars Rock
20th Century Scholar's Objects
Vertical Lingbi scholars rock with grotto and overhang, fine carved rosewood stand. For more Rock Crystal lightings and accessories from Phoenix gallery, please search "Phoenix Gallery...
Large Taihu Gongshi Scholar Stone

Large Taihu Gongshi Scholar Stone
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Stone
Large Taihu Gongshi (Scholar Stone) with original early 19th century hardwood carved base. Age deterioration no longer allows stone to fit into base. Could be remounted. Dimensions: 26...
19th Century Chinese Wide Mouth Frog Burl Containe...
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Burl
Chinese scholars and connoisseurs prized the organic form of burl wood and the way it referenced the wonders of the natural world. This 19th scroll container carved from a burl of a rar...
"Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
"Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects
Petrified Wood
Like scholars' rocks, petrified, or fossilized, wood is appreciated for its natural beauty. Sometimes called "Tree Jade," petrified wood is thought to bring peace and prosperity to its ...
Important Ancient Chinese Zodiac Collection, Ming Dynasty 1368-1644
Important Ancient Chinese Zodiac Collection, Ming ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Scholar's Objects
Ceramic, Pottery
Important Ancient Chinese Zodiac collection ten figures each holding a zodiac attribute, Ming Dynasty 1368-1644. Superb quality. Includes the sought after -Year of the Dog- the zodiac ...
Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set

Japanese Meiji Lacquer Writing Set
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood, Lacquer
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 ink...
Chinese Porcelain Figural Brush Pot or Brush Washer
Chinese Porcelain Figural Brush Pot or Brush Washe...
Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects
Charming brush washer with a reclining scholar figure holding a cup in very soft shades of blue, green, lavender and white with accents of black for his hat and finely painted facial de...
Antique Japanese Wooden Writing Box with Decorative Hardware 'Meiji Era'
Antique Japanese Wooden Writing Box with Decorativ...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects
Metal, Wood
Antique Japanese wooden writing box with decorative hardware (Meiji Era). This calligraphy box has sumptuous wood with characterful painted black hardware. The lid is hinged and has a c...
Mid-20th Century Tall Chinese Taihu Scholar Rock o...
Mid-20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Limestone, Rosewood
A tall and dramatic Taihu scholar's stone, mid-20th century, circa 1940s, China. The natural rock of a pleasant cream color with a waxy surface patina. Set in a custom rosewood base wit...
19th Century Chinese Bone Calligraphy Brush
19th Century Chinese Bone Calligraphy Brush
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Natural Fiber, Bone
Along with paper, ink and ink stone, 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 art...
Chinese Meditation Painting Stone
Chinese Meditation Painting Stone
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scholar's Objects
Stone
This sculptural painting stone is hundreds of millions of years old and was foraged from the Zhejiang area of China. Artisans sculpted the natural form in the shape of a mountain range....
Tall Old Black Veined "Infinity" Stone Taihu Scholar Rock Old Shanghai
Tall Old Black Veined "Infinity" Stone Taihu Schol...
Mid-20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Stone
This is a beautiful tall 18 inch tall example of an old black antique Chinese Taihu viewing stone or scholar rock mounted in a custom hand-carved hard wood base. This is a unique exampl...
Chinese Scholar's Rock

Chinese Scholar's Rock
Unknown
20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood
Scholars' rocks are objects of contemplation. They represent the natural world but also, in their unique and craggy beauty, they are symbols for strength of character. The most sought-a...
Chinese Scholar's Rock

Chinese Scholar's Rock
Unknown
20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Rosewood, Stone
Scholar's rock are objects of contemplation. They represent the natural world but also, in their unique and craggy beauty, they are symbols for strength of character. The four attribute...
Group of Five Miniature Chinese Bronze Seals / Chops, Late Qing Period
Group of Five Miniature Chinese Bronze Seals / Cho...
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Bronze
These very scarce seals are likely components to a ‘Puzzle Seal’, of which four of the five seals depict mythological beasts atop squared bases, the fifth seal showing a seated laughing...
Chinese Large Old Stone Buddha Ornament, Private Family Shrine
Chinese Large Old Stone Buddha Ornament, Private F...
Mid-20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Limestone
This substantial older hand-carved sculpture with a prolific carving of the Buddha and his Classic attendants comes from a 50 year old Chinese antique stone collection formed in the 197...
19th Century Burmese Kammavaca

19th Century Burmese Kammavaca
Antique 19th Century Burmese Scholar's Objects
Giltwood, Lacquer
An unbound 19th century Burmese prayer manuscript, or Kammavaca, each lacquered in red with elaborate overall decoration in gilt, the leaves with lines of black lacquer text in square s...
Elegant Japanese Edo Period Rack

Elegant Japanese Edo Period Rack
Antique 1830s Japanese Edo Scholar's Objects
Lacquer
This refined object may have been made for a scholar or artist for drying freshly-painted or calligraphed sheets of paper, and probably dates to the first half of the 19th century. The...
Antique Japanese Yatate Bronze Calligraphy Box
Antique Japanese Yatate Bronze Calligraphy Box
Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Scholar's Objects
Bronze
Antique Japanese Yatate bronze calligraphy box. Ornately decorated Shishi dogs, leaves, vines, and gourds can be found on the long handle that terminates with a hook to hang from a scho...
A Japanese Iron Stand

A Japanese Iron Stand
Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Scholar's Objects
Iron
Outstanding quality and beautifully detailed. The circular dish with archaic frieze resting on the four leg stand with scrolled spandrels pierced by cloud openings, ending in scrolled f...
Japanese Fine Antique Silver Pipe Kiseru Rare find from Kyoto
Japanese Fine Antique Silver Pipe Kiseru Rare find...
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects
Silver, Bamboo
Rare find from our most recent Japanese acquisitions trip. This is a unique Japanese knob textured kiseru smoking pipe from the late 19th century, Meiji Era (circa 1890). This kiseru...
20th Century Chinese Lingbi Scholar Stone 'Gongshi...
20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Limestone, Rosewood
An elegant and evocative Chinese lingbi scholar stone in the form of a bridge. The natural limestone worn by millennia of weathering and plucked from nature for the scholar's studio to ...
Large Chinese Scholar Greenery Stone on Stand
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood
A beautiful scholar stone in the form of a jade plaque with natural green veins that resemble bamboo shoots, which show on both sides. This type of greenery stone is likely collected fr...
Bookends Petrfied Wood

By Pietra Gallery
Bookends Petrfied Wood
Pietra Gallery
21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Organic Modern Scholar's Objects
Petrified Wood
Petrfied wood bookends Source: Java, Indonesia Wood fossilization is a group of processes where all organic material is replaced by minerals. Petrification process occurs underground ...
Small Meiji Japanese Bronze Figure of a Monkey Wea...
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects
Bronze
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 and ...
Chinese Qing Dynasty Porcelain Spotted Deer Brush ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Porcelain
A charming and elegant Chinese brush washer in the form of a recumbent spotted deer, Qing dynasty, circa 1850. The graceful animal modeled with legs folded under its body, head turned...
Lovely Tall Old Black "Infinity" Stone Taihu Scholar Rock from Old Shanghai
Lovely Tall Old Black "Infinity" Stone Taihu Schol...
Mid-20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Stone
This is a beautiful tall 19 inch tall example of an old black antique Chinese Taihu viewing stone or scholar rock mounted in a custom hand-carved hard wood base. Dimensions: 19 inche...
Burmese Palm Leaf Pali Prayer Manuscript, Myanmar,...
Antique Mid-19th Century Scholar's Objects
Wood
A 19th century Burmese palm leaf pali prayer manuscript referred to as paysar in Myanmar. This palm leaf manuscript has had special treatment, the wooden end covers are red lacquered wi...
Large 20th Century Scholar's or Spirit Stone, Chin...
Unknown
20th Century Japanese Organic Modern Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood
Offered by ZENA KRUZICK Large 20th Century Scholar's or Spirit Stone, China These gorgeous, complex forms were used for contemplation. This large example weighs 12 pounds.
Chinese Scholars Pewter Lined Burl Libation Cup
Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Pewter, Burl
Like brush pots, libation cups are made in a variety of sizes and woods. Some maintain the natural contours of the wood, others enjoy skilful carvings. This grand 17th century natural b...
Chinese Scholar's Rock on Stand

Chinese Scholar's Rock on Stand
20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects
Stone
Chinese scholar's rock on stand.
19th Century Chinese Scholars Stump Stool
19th Century Chinese Scholars Stump Stool
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Wood
Full of natural character, this organically shaped elmwood stump of provided the perfect perch for a 19th century scholar. The stool’s rustic character would have brought to mind the an...
Pair of Qing Bronze Duck Incense Burner Statues on...
Antique 17th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Bronze
This pair of bronze ducks are incense burners standing on one leg eating a lotus blossom the lily flower can be removed, all wings and petals are applied on close examination you will s...
Chinese Dream Stone and Hardwood Table Screen, Rep...
Mid-20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Marble, Hardwood
An attractive Chinese Republic period carved hardwood and Dali marble table screen. The well patterned Dali marble dream stone evocative of a misty mountain landscape and set in a hardw...
Chinese Gold Leaf Wooden Buddha

Chinese Gold Leaf Wooden Buddha
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Wood
This hand carving is a beautiful temple piece, a sitting gold leaf wooden Buddha hand-carved sitting. Note the back "open block area" this is where a written prayer would have been. The...
19th Century Large Chinese Scholar's Wood Brush Po...
Antique 1850s Chinese Scholar's Objects
A 19th century large Chinese scholar's wood brush pot.
Chinese Cloisonné Dragon Box with Stand
Chinese Cloisonné Dragon Box with Stand
Antique 1850s Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects
Metal
The Cloisonné box is well handmade with stand the lid to match. Dragon Design with 5 claw fingers! Scholar's object.
Antique Ming Dynasty Chinese Inkstone

Antique Ming Dynasty Chinese Inkstone
Antique 16th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Scholar's Objects
Stone
This inkstone is from the Ming dynasty in China, and would have been used to grind hardened 'inksticks' of pigment into paint through a process of rubbing and mixing with water. The in...
Chinese Daoguang Reign Famille Rose Box with Cover

Chinese Daoguang Reign Famille Rose Box with Cover...
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects
Porcelain
Chinese Daoguang Reign Famille Rose Box with Cover. A beautiful and very nice famille rose box with cover, depicting a court or garden scene with ladies on the lid. Among the sides ther...
Natural Baltic Butterscotch Egg Yolk Amber Boulder on Silver Stand
Natural Baltic Butterscotch Egg Yolk Amber Boulder...
20th Century Baltic Scholar's Objects
Other
Natural Butterscotch Egg Yolk Amber Boulder on Silver Stand. A very nice natural Baltic amber boulder mounted on a sterling silver stand. The amber itself measures 8.5 cm in height and...
Persian Qajar Period Iron Pen Box with Gold Inlay ...
Antique 19th Century Persian Scholar's Objects
Gold, Iron
This beautiful antique piece dates from the 19th century in Iran, in a period known as the Qajar period after its ruling dynasty. The relative peace brought to Iran in this century led ...
Late 19th Century Fly Whisk, China, Qing Dynasty
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Wood
Offered by Zena Kruzich Late 19th century fly whisk, China, Qing dynasty Made of thorn root, horse hair, and copper wire, the ferrule is beautifully macraméd. Ex. estate collection...
Important Ancient Chinese Heavenly Jade Bi Disc with Rich Green Color
Important Ancient Chinese Heavenly Jade Bi Disc wi...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects
Jade
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Dimensions: the bi disc is 6.25...
Important Ancient China Jade Bi Disc, Han Dynasty 206 BC- 220 AD, #2
Important Ancient China Jade Bi Disc, Han Dynasty ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Scholar's Objects
Jade
Rare jade Bi #2 This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Han dynasty (220 BC-220AD). This comes from our private ancient Chinese jade collection which was formed from...
Ancient China Turquoise Bi Disc, Zhou Dynasty, 100-256 BC
Ancient China Turquoise Bi Disc, Zhou Dynasty, 100...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects
Turquoise
This is an authentic Chinese turquoise bi disc from the dating to the Zhou dynasty (1100 BC- 256 BC) This comes from our private ancient Chinese collection which was formed from, 1990-2...
Japanese Pair Handcrafted Agate Fuchin Scroll Weights Gorgeous Cords
Japanese Pair Handcrafted Agate Fuchin Scroll Weig...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Scholar's Objects
Agate
A hard to find pair of handcrafted Japanese white agate fuchin or scroll weights in a lovely mutton fat white (off-white) color in ball form. With new imperial purple cords. Dimensi...
"Tree Jade" Petrified Wood Planter
"Tree Jade" Petrified Wood Planter
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Scholar's Objects
Petrified Wood
Like scholars' rocks, petrified or fossilized wood is appreciated for its natural beauty. Sometimes called "Tree Jade," petrified wood is thought to bring peace and prosperity to its su...
Chinese Bamboo Brush Container

Chinese Bamboo Brush Container
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Bamboo
A Chinese calligrapher would work with many types of brushes of different thicknesses and sizes to achieve the perfect stroke. Each artist stored their brushes in a favorite handmade br...
Exceptional Chinese Scholar Rock from Taihu on Sta...
Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects
Limestone, Wood
A relatively rare Taihu scholar rock in red hue and cloud form balanced on Stand. The naturally weathered stone from the lake were collected and priced by Chinese scholars since Tang dy...
Chinese Painting Stone in Stand

Chinese Painting Stone in Stand
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood
As if brushed with ink and inscribed with intricate calligraphy, this polished jasper stone is marked with dark swirls and intricate patterns. Unusual stones such as this one have been ...
Chinese Peach Form Inkstone

Chinese Peach Form Inkstone
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Stone
A scholar chose this peach-shaped inkstone to mix dry ink with water for use in calligraphy or painting. In traditional Chinese culture, peaches are symbols of longevity and, as such, a...
18th Century Xuande Mark Chinese Bronze Mythical Beast Paper Weight
18th Century Xuande Mark Chinese Bronze Mythical B...
Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Bronze
18th century Xuande mark Chinese bronze mythical beast paper weight. A nice small bronze paperweight in the shape of a mythical beast. It has a Xuande mark to the base, but is of later...
19th Century Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushpot

19th Century Chinese Carved Bamboo Brushpot
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Bamboo
A nice 19th century large Chinese carved bamboo Brushpot depicting men and animals among bamboo and pine trees. A very nicely carved pot, the condition is fine with only three small chi...
Horizontal LingBi Scholar's Rock

Horizontal LingBi Scholar's Rock
20th Century Scholar's Objects
A lingbi scholar's rock in the form of a stone bridge with fine carved hardwood stand, created by Phoenix Gallery, New York City.
Chinese Scholar Stone in the Form of a Greenery Bo...
Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Scholar's Objects
Stone, Wood
A Chinese scholar stone in a fitted wood stand in the form of a greenery boulder. This type of stone is likely collected from Northeastern province of LianNing in China. It consists of ...
Chinese Horse and Full Moon Inkstone
Chinese Horse and Full Moon Inkstone
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects
Stone
Scholarly pursuits such as painting, calligraphy and poetry were a highly respected and revered subculture in ancient China, and demanded their own set of not only functional, but also ...
19th Century Sri Lankan Rice Paper Prayer Book Tied with Wooden Binding
19th Century Sri Lankan Rice Paper Prayer Book Tie...
Antique 19th Century Sri Lankan Scholar's Objects
Wood, Paper
19th century or earlier, Sri Lankan rice paper prayer book tied with wooden binding. Beautiful Objet d'Art with prayers written in beautiful Sinhalese script. Can be separated and mo...