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Landscape Stone, Shiga, Japan
Located in Stockbridge, MA
A landscape stone from Shiga, collected in Kyoto, Japan.
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Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Satsuma Ceramic Ewer Yabu Meizan
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Satsuma ware miniature ewer from the studio of Yabu Meizan (birth name Yabu Masashichi; 1853-1934), who was one of the most celebrated and collectible Satsuma artists from the Meij...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic

Japanese Antique Startling Folk Tanuki Hand Wrought Copper Sculpture
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our most recent Japanese acquisitions Animated And One-of-kind A one-of-a-kind antique hand-wrought animated tanuki crafted from thick sheet of bronze copper alloy . This han...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Scholar's Objects

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Bronze, Copper

Korean Ceramic Celadon Deep Bowl Goryeo Dynasty
Located in Atlanta, GA
A ceramic bowl with celadon glaze from Korea, circa 14th century (late Goryeo Dynasty). The particular shape of the bowl suggests that it is likely a "Bo" (Chinese) or "Hattara" (Jap...
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15th Century and Earlier Korean Archaistic Antique Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic

Chinese Scholar Rock Kun Stone on Display Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
This sublime Chinese scholar stone was collected from the Jade Peaks in the Kun Mountains, Jiangsu Province. Known sometimes as "the magic stone" in China due to its unique formation...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase from Modern Official Kiln
Located in Atlanta, GA
Dubbed as production of the "Chinese Modern Official Kiln", a small group of porcelains of the highest standard were produced in Jingdezhen from 1962-1967, The production was aimed a...
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1960s Chinese Modern Vintage Scholar's Objects

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Porcelain

Chinese Scholar Rock Yellow Taihu Stone on Wood Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
This is a slender Taihu scholar rock in an upright form displayed on a custom wood stand. Wonderful and well-balanced form, the rock has a nearly mirage image between the front and t...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Lacquer Tray with Maki-e and Inlay Hara Yoyusai Edo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A lovely Japanese lacquer rectangular lacquer tray with a slightly scalloped corner and four L shape supporting feet by one of the most celebrated lacquer artist active in Edo period...
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19th Century Japanese Japonisme Antique Scholar's Objects

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Wood, Lacquer

17th Century Tie Li Wood Painting Table
Located in West Hollywood, CA
17th century tie li wood (hardwood) painting table. Chinese scholar’s objects were, in a sense, the luxury goods of their time, but rather than wealth what they really represented wa...
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17th Century Chinese Antique Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood

Extraordinary Chinese Scholar Rock Ying Stone on Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
Ying stone was harvested from from Guangdong province in Southern China, one of the four famous types of Chinese viewing stones (also known as Gongshi, meditation stone or spirit sto...
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19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Antique Disc Stone with Holes / Appreciation Stone / Scholar's Stone
Located in Sammushi, JP
It is a very simple and beautifully shaped stone. It's an old Japanese stone, I think it's the weight I used when fishing. I've seen a lot of old Japanese tools, but I think they...
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19th Century Japanese Other Antique Scholar's Objects

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Granite

"Moon Mountain" Chinese Lingbi Scholars' Rock
Located in Chicago, IL
Gracefully balanced on a custom steel base, the unique contours of this lingbi stone inspired its celestial name, "Moon Mountain." The dynamic and sculptural forms of Chinese scholar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Organic Modern Scholar's Objects

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Stone, Steel

Chinese Calligraphy Brush Jade Archer's Rings
Located in Somis, CA
A very large, 15.5" 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 th...
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2010s Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Jade

Japanese Ancient Wooden Fossils and Wooden Pedestals / Scholars' Stones
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have an aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people. And we introduce the unique items that only we can do, the route of purchasing in Japan, the experience value so far, and the...
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15th Century and Earlier Japanese Prehistoric Antique Scholar's Objects

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Other

Large, Limestone Scholars Rock
Located in Newport Beach, CA
A large, lyrical, pierced limestone, "Lingbi" scholars rock, with a dramatic overhang above craggy protrusions. Mounted on a free-form, carved wood base. Known as Gongshi or spir...
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1970s Chinese Vintage Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Woodgrain Scroll Stand, Antique Copper by Robert Kuo, Hand Repousse, Limited
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Woodgrain scroll stand Antique copper Hand repousse Limited Edition Repousse´ is the traditional art of hand-hammering decorative relief onto sheet metal. The technique origin...
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2010s Scholar's Objects

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Copper

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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19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Jomon Period Stone Mortar / Scholar's Stone / As a Garden Stone Basin
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have an aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people. And we introduce the unique items that only we can do, the route of purchasing in Japan, the experience value so far, and the ...
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15th Century and Earlier Japanese Prehistoric Antique Scholar's Objects

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Sandstone

Calligraphy Brush Large Amber Marble Beads
Located in Somis, CA
Beautiful hand made large Chinese calligraphy brush with stunning amber colored marble beads, bone ferrule and horse hair. This is a substantial 15" piece that weighs a whopping 0.85...
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20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

Materials

Stone

Small Chinese Scholar Stone Yingde on Display Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
Yingde stone, harvested from Guangdong province in Southern China, is one of the four famous types of Chinese viewing scholar stone (also known as Gongshi, Suiseki in Japan, meditati...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

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

Materials

Stone

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

Calligraphy Brush Blue Serpentine Bamboo Form 16"
Located in Somis, CA
One of a kind, extra large, rare blue serpentine gemstone brush in bamboo form with carved bamboo leaves. Serpentine is a beautiful stone highly valued for its similarity to nephrite...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

Materials

Serpentine

Chinese Scholar Stone from Taihu Lake on Display Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
On offer is a tall and slender Taihu scholar rock in a rising cloud form balanced on a custom wood stand, one of the group of Chinese scholar stones purportedly purchased from Kemin ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

Materials

Limestone

Chinese Scholar Stone from Taihu Lake on Display Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Taihu scholar rock in a mushroom form balanced on a custom wood stand, purportedly purchased from Kemin Hu, the well known collector, educator and author on this particular subject...
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Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

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

Antique Chinese Extra Large Sitting Cloisonné Buddha Gold Leaf
Located in Sarasota, FL
This sitting Chinese Buddha of cloisonné on brass with gold leaf accents have eyes cast down and sitting on raised platform has come from a trust and during that time I had it exhibi...
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1890s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Brass

Antique Chinese Ex Large Bronze Incense Burner
Located in Sarasota, FL
This Chinese extra large bronze incense burner is hand crafted wit Two DRAGON handles in relief (3 Dimensional) having designs surround to the top and under the container. The lid is...
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1890s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

Tibet Marble Buddha Bust on Stand
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique Tibetan Bust of Buddha of cream/white marble with gold leaf top having mirror chips of colored glass trim a smile on his face with a wonderful Stand made and attached to...
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1890s Tibetan Other Antique Scholar's Objects

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Marble

Chinese Bronze Temple of 22 Buddhas
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique bronze cast of Chinese temple 22 Buddha’s sitting position all liked together on one (lost wax process method) shows well with the top Buddha under an open umbrella wit...
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Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

Antique Pair of Manjusri & Samantabhadra Statues Shown Museum Exhibit
Located in Sarasota, FL
This pair of bronze bodhisattvas statue (those on the path to enlightenment, once installed in a temple, serve as the attendants of Rocana Buddha exquisitely hand cast of bronze with...
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17th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

19th Century Monumental Chinese Carved Rosewood Brush Pot
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Rare and unusual 19th century monumental Chinese rosewood brush pot carved from a large, solid trunk. Beautiful crafted with a subtle hourglass cylindrical shape. Featuring rich and ...
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Scholar's Objects

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Rosewood

Chinese Dahua Meditation Stone
Located in Chicago, IL
Elevated on a wood base, this dahua stone is displayed as a traditional scholars' rock. Meditating on the stone’s unique composition, the scholar found inspiration in the stone’s com...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scholar's Objects

Materials

Stone

Exceptional Japanese Lacquer Suzuribako Edo Period with Provenance Note
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exceptional Japanese suzuribako (writing box) in maki-e decoration circa 18th century Edo period. This is one of the most spectacular pieces of Japanese lacquer art offered by our...
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18th Century Japanese Japonisme Antique Scholar's Objects

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Stone, Silver

Asian Hardwood Sculpture Stand
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A carved hardwood pedestal for sculpture display. In an angular form wider at the top, with splayed square legs, and carved apron and skirt stretcher panels. Thick round top, the scu...
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Mid-20th Century Asian Rustic Scholar's Objects

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Hardwood

Chinese White Scholar Stone from Taihu Lake on Display Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
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 pure marble white color and intersp...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Japanese Edo Period Lacquer and Mother-of-Pearl Embellished Stoneware Koro
Located in Austin, TX
A highly unusual Japanese crackle glazed koro (incense burner or censer), lacquered and inlaid with mother-of-pearl embellishment, signed Gyokusen, Edo Period, early to mid 19th cent...
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19th Century Japanese Edo Antique Scholar's Objects

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Copper

Japanese Old Stone "suiseki" Mountain View Scholar's Stone / Appreciation Stone
Located in Sammushi, JP
This is a stone mined in Japan. Not only in China but also in Japan from ancient times, rocks in the mountains have been shaved and stones for viewing have been quarried. Such st...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Carved Chinese Inkstone with Longevity Symbols and Marks
Located in Atlanta, GA
A black carved Chinese inkstone with an conforming oval cover circa early 20th century (late Qing to Republic period). The inkstone appears to be slate stone and was likely a She typ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Antique Stone Column Buddha Gold Gilt
Located in Sarasota, FL
This handcrafted from stone is a column Buddha hands in the position of "the relationship from heaven and earth. Well carved and finally with gold leaf traces (because of its age). ...
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Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Stone

Chinese Bronze Bell Shaped Censer Mounted With Buddhistic Lions
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual Chinese bronze censer of bell shape mounted with two Buddhist lions probably Ming 1368-1644. The censer is formed as a hollow bell with a wide rounded base and is decorate...
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16th Century Asian Ming Antique Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

Antique Cloisonne Sitting Quan Yin
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique Quan Yin (BUDDHA) is made of metal, hand painted in the cloisonne' style very colorful sitting in the legs crossed hand held high for blessings.
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Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Metal

Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique Chinese Brush Pot is very colorful having an "APPLIED" bird and fruit design Use as a chopstick holder or Calligraph Brush holder Add to your collection.  
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1820s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic

Antique Chinese Glazed Brush Pot
Located in Sarasota, FL
This antique glazed brush pot also came from a collection. Having lite purple background and applied birds surround on a cherry branch Add to your collection.
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1860s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic

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

Mid-Century Modern Lacquered Metal Toy, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Mid-Century Modern lacquered metal toy, circa 1950 By unknown designer. In original condition with minor wear consistent of age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Scholar's Objects

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Metal

Ceramic Ritual Incense Burner with Bagua Pattern Korean Joseon Dynasty
Located in Atlanta, GA
An antique Korean ritual incense burner circa 19th century, late Joseon dynasty. It was made in Bunwon Kiln in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Do, near Seoul. The ceramic container has a thickly b...
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19th Century Korean Archaistic Antique Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic

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

Chinese Old Monumental Hand Carved Stone Garden Monk Sculpture
Located in Shelburne, VT
One of a kind. From western China and collected some 20 years ago, comes this large hand carved red sandstone Lohan or Monk dating to circa 1920. This character features fanta...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

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Sandstone

Japanese Garden Pair Him Folk Hero Tanukis Handmade Big Belly Sculptures
Located in Shelburne, VT
Pair of (2) charming signed sculptures An older pair of fun loving Him handmade and hand glazed and big bellied Folk Art Hero Tanukis- raccoon dog party animals from Japan. Brandis...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Scholar's Objects

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Ceramic, Pottery

19th Century Pair of Chinese Scholar's Carved Bamboo Brush Pots Brass
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Hand carved intricate Chinese scholar's bamboo brush pots with brass rings and script. Original warm patina and some cracks as photographed present, circa 1880s.     
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1880s Chinese Qing Antique Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo

Small Japanese Old Stone / Elephant-Shaped Ornamental Stone / Scholar's Objects
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is an old Japanese stone. It is a stone for appreciation and is...
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20th Century Japanese Arts and Crafts Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Chinese Enamel Cup in Lotus Leaf Stand, 18th Century
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Chinese enamel cup in lotus leaf stand, the cup beautifully decorated with a panel of scrolling foliage in gold on a deep blue ground, the stand shaped and colored as a natural lotus...
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18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Scholar's Objects

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Enamel

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

Materials

Jade

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

Shōwa Period Bronze Okimono Pail Form Bronze Ikebana Vase
Located in Bridgeport, CT
In all original very good condition with good weight and traditional form. A bronze Okimono vase of a square wooden water pail with a curious frog climbing onto the rim and a group o...
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20th Century Japanese Edo Scholar's Objects

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Bronze

Antique French Carved Wood Lay or Artist Figure or Model
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A finely carved lay figure, Adjustable and moveable at hands, leg joints, arms, hands, head, and in the torso. These highly collectable figures are increasingly scarce. This is...
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Early 1800s French Antique Scholar's Objects

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Wood

Chinese Scholars Rock on Wooden Base
Located in Woodbury, CT
Possibly what is referred to as Lingbi stone. Naturally formed over thousands of years . The back is unpolished and shows the probable iron content of the stone. The base was custom...
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20th Century Chinese Scholar's Objects

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Stone