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Stained Ivory Chinese Toggle, Mice on Bread
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1940: item #1263813
SN35

Stained Ivory Chinese Toggle, Mice on Bread
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Ancient East
407-540-1122



$225  

DESCRIPTION: A stained ivory toggle of three mice climbing on (and nibbling their way into) a loaf of bread. Chinese toggles (Guajian) acted as counter weights to hang objects from the belt or sash. Toggles were attached by a cord to personal items such as tobacco pouches, pipes, eating sets, money or other items, and this one was threaded through the two holes on the underside base. Good condition and dates from the late Qing to Republic Period. DIMENSIONS: 2” long (5 cm) x 1 ¼” high (3.2 ... Click for details

Antique, fine pair table screens. Late 18th/early 19th
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1837 VR: item #1262109
1015

Antique, fine pair table screens. Late 18th/early 19th
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Dragon's Pearl




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A pair of delicately carved table screens of ivory, most probably depicting scenes from the famous 18th cent. novel “Hong Lou Meng” or “Dream of the Red Chamber” with persons in courtyards on one side and long poetic inscriptions on the other, together with two seals of the artist. The plaques are inserted on supporting carved ivory frames. Some remains of colors. China, Qing, late 18–early 19th cent. Plaque size: H 20,5 cm, W. 11 cm. Total size with frame: H. 25 cm x 13 cm x 10 cm. Condition... Click for details

Ivory figurine of Daoist sage holding a lotus flower
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1920: item #1257870
997

Ivory figurine of Daoist sage holding a lotus flower
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Dragon's Pearl




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A well-carved figurine of a Daoist sage of ivory holding a lotus flower. Fitted base of hardwood. Late Qing, early Republic, 1900/1920. H 20.5 cm. Condition: Very good.

Chinese Ivory Toggle of Monkey, Early Qing
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1800: item #1256381
SN82

Chinese Ivory Toggle of Monkey, Early Qing
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Ancient East
407-540-1122



$695  

DESCRIPTION: An old Chinese ivory toggle of a reclining monkey with attached cord and yellow bead. Chinese toggles (Guajian) are the precursors of the Japanese netsuke by many centuries, and acted as counter weights to hang objects from the belt or sash. As the clothing of China before modern times did not include pockets, toggles were attached by a cord to personal items such as tobacco pouches, pipes, eating sets, money or other items. Usually worn by men, they are most often made of wood,... Click for details

Chinese carved Ivory old man Toggle
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1256374
2A122C

Chinese carved Ivory old man Toggle
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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
(703)+356-3302



 

Chinese carved Ivory old man Toggle, with gentle happy smile in his face, 3 1/8" high, 1 3/8" x 1 1/4" wide, nicely naturally aged with hairline and old patina. The condition is good.

Chinese carved Lotus Seed Ivory Toggle
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1256371
2A122B

Chinese carved Lotus Seed Ivory Toggle
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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
(703)+356-3302



 

Chinese carved Ivory Toggle, Lotus Seeds carved out of the solid Ivory tip, 1 1/2" high, 1 1/4" x 1 1/8" wide, with some naturally aged small hairline, beautifully aged old patina over well carved and polished Ivory, the condition is good.

a fine ivory snuff bottle
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1253306

a fine ivory snuff bottle
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KUBERA ART ASIATIQUE
0033/493881140



€500  

H 9cm

Large Chinese Carving Ivory Crab Basket with Stand
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1960: item #1250273
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Large Chinese Carving Ivory Crab Basket with Stand
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Heirloom Estate Services
Raleigh, NC, USA



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Finely carved Chinese ivory sculpture featuring a crab basket having two crabs inside and one on top with two more crabs are near the basket on seaweed with flowers. Includes a fitted hardwood stand. In excellent condition, no chips, no cracks, the carving measures 2 1/8" high by 10 1/4" long.

Chinese ivory lock with 8 characters and 2 lion heads
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1246531

Chinese ivory lock with 8 characters and 2 lion heads
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GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
+31206241792



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A carved ivory children lock with two lion heads playing with a ball. The front and the backside are carved with Chinese characters (8 in total). In good condition. Size 7 x 6.5 cm. 18/19th. century.

Fine Chinese Ivory & Tortoise Cricket Box, Qing
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1243510
SAO19

Fine Chinese Ivory & Tortoise Cricket Box, Qing
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Ancient East
407-540-1122



$3,460  

DESCRIPTION: An antique Chinese ivory cricket box, finely etched with the image of the god of longevity, Shou Lao (or Shou-xing), shown riding his stag with five lucky bats flying overhead. The stag and the bat both indicate “fu,” or happiness. Attending him are three boys, one holding the peach of longevity and two holding his gnarled staff. On the reverse is an etched five line poem that includes signifying marks. The lid is made from carved and pierced tortoise shell in a design of doubl... Click for details

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