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Chinese Carved Ivory Itinerant Craft Vender

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1980   item# 1168619 (stock# 450AOG)

Chinese Carved Ivory Itinerant Craft Vender
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$1425 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's sectional ivory carving depicts an itinerant craft vender carrying his wares on a bamboo pole. His craft work includes: masks, baskets, fans, lampshades, hats, a mallet and pilgrims' gourds.[159A, 159B, 159C] These crafts are decorated by incising to show the fibers, bands of silk and wood grains; then outlined in ink. The clothing of the vender is covered with diaper patterns, polychromed in red, green, gray and brown. Some of these diaper patterns are calle ...click for details


Chinese Carved Ivory of Daikoku w Wealth Motifs

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1980   item# 1167777 (stock# 447AOG)

Chinese Carved Ivory of Daikoku w Wealth Motifs
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$419 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's Chinese carving is of the frequently depicted Japanese character associated with Japan's resources or wealth.[191A] Of course, he has a Chinese counterpart known as 'Ta-Shen Wang'. Since the 8th Century Daikoku has been depicted with a mallet or 'hammer of chaos' in his right hand; it is an emblem of the working miner and signifies the mineral wealth of Japan. In his left hand is a bag of jewels uncovered from deep in Japan. Finally, Daikoku ...click for details


Chinese Carved Ivory w Exemplary Polychrome Incising

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1980   item# 1167507 (stock# 446AOG)

Chinese Carved Ivory w Exemplary Polychrome Incising
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$439 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's ivory carving is an itinerant craft vender carrying a wide variety of wares on a bamboo pole. The crafts he displays include: masks, hats, fans, baskets and pierced lanterns.[159A, 159B, 159C] He carries an incised pilgrim's gourd next to his right hand. The crafts are decorated with incising in ink. The seller's clothing and both sides of the ivory base are very finely hand painted in polychromes or inked. Out extreme close up photos show the precise det ...click for details


Elaborate Chinese Carved Bone Vase

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1980   item# 1167042 (stock# 445AOG)

Elaborate Chinese Carved Bone Vase
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$480 

The Art and Orchid Gallery presents for sale a hand carved bottle-shaped bone vase covered from lip to foot with deep relief Chinese images over diaper grounds. Around the lip is meandering key (a type of Pakwa design); then Indian lotus scroll.[159A, 192B, 42C] Proceeding down the bottle's neck are two opposing roundels containing flowering poppy plants on rock relief above the Chinese 'nest of boxes' diaper.[192D] The roundel borders are made of continuing lotus scroll with 4 large ...click for details


Carved Ivory Okimono Budhisattva with Mark

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1980   item# 1166229 (stock# 439AOG)

Carved Ivory  Okimono Budhisattva with Mark
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$390 Ivory with Stand, SOLD 

The Art and Orchid Gallery presents a finely modeled okimono of Kwannon (Japanese name for Kwan Yin of China).[191A] Kwannon with her various forms and titles is generally known as the Goddess of Mercy and , in Japan, is one of 75 Bodhisattvas.[191B] Most prominently, she displays the 'lun', one of the eight Buddhist emblems of happy augury.[73C] The lun is represented by the wheel of the law when enveloped in flames. The wheel is symbolic of Buddha's law and his preaching of the  ...click for details

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