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Antique, fine pair table screens. Late 18th/early 19th
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1837 VR: item #1262109
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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
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Ivory figurine of Daoist sage holding a lotus flower
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Dragon's Pearl




$ 600  

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

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
JHcrabs5

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

A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1700: item #1237012

A MING DYNASTY OFFICIALS IVORY COURT BOARD or HU
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THE VANISHING HEAVENS
985-373-7855



Sold to Singapore With Thanks  

A Ming Dynasty court officials having an audience were not allowed to look directly at the emperor’s face. These boards were held with the wide portion at the top. Officials also pasted notes at the back containing the partition being brought before the emperor so as not to forger their message in their nervousness. This practice was discontinued at the end of the Ming Dynasty. Beautiful grain and patina. Last half 17th century. Presented in a custom acrylic stand. Dimensions: Height— 17 ¾ in... Click for details

Exquisite Chinese Round Ivory Lidded Box, Qing
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1920: item #1236596
IVR38

Exquisite Chinese Round Ivory Lidded Box, Qing
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Ancient East
407-540-1122



$2,200  

DESCRIPTION: One of the most masterfully and delicately carved Chinese ivory pieces we've listed, this special box is deeply carved in a "dragon in the clouds" motif. Around the circular outside surface, three dragons twist and turn their long bodies amongst the clouds while in pursuit of the flaming pearl. The round, well-fitted lid is similarly adorned with a single dragon in high relief surrounded by delicate floral borders. We have examined this box carefully and amazingly can find no chip... Click for details

Chinese Carved Ivory Pomander Scent Purse, C 1800
Chinese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1900: item #1235418
JHivoryPoman

Chinese Carved Ivory Pomander Scent Purse, C 1800
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Heirloom Estate Services
Raleigh, NC, USA



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19th century Chinese double gourd-form pomander intricately carved and pierced with trailing leaves and flowering prunus branches. Patina and wear congruent with age. This small treasure measures 2 1/5 inches, width 1 1/8 inches, diameter 1 inch.

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