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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1048590 (stock #8141)
A Chinese Yixing Teapot, Qing Dynasty. Length approximately 21 cm (the tipspout to the handle) and height approximately 14 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1048589 (stock #8140)
A Chinese Yixing Teapot, Qing Dynasty. Length approximately 20.3 cm (the tipspout to the handle) and height approximately 15.3 cm. There are spots on the teapot. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1048584 (stock #8135a)
A Chinese Yixing Teapot, Qing Dynasty. Length approximately 20.7 cm and height approximately 13.3 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1048325 (stock #G0321)
A pair of vintage Chinese silver gold washed enamel carnelian earring, in excellent condition. Marked. D:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #1048322 (stock #G0320)
3pcs of old Chinese rattan bangle with silver, in excellent condition. D:7cm and 6.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1048027 (stock #NC-10)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold) with a dynamic image of a minogame (mino = "straw rain cape," kame/game = "turtle/tortoise.") Early 20th C., Japan. L.13"(33cm) x W.5"(12.5cm) x H.1.125"(2.75cm,) 1 piece paddle type mold. Some minor insect damage to back of mold (see enlargements 4 & 5.) The tortoise is a symbol of long life in Japan, and in Asia in general...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1048019 (stock #NC-9)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold) with double Kiku (chrysanthemum) motif, early 20th C., Japan. L.8.75"(22.5cm) x W.4.25"(10.5cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) This mold has two chrysanthemum blossoms, a symbol of beauty and abundance in late fall and winter. On the side, the sweetmaker has written "an iri no natsume" (sweet red bean paste filled jujube) to indicate for which of type of sweet this mold was used...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1048016 (stock #NC-8)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold) with image of Jou (old man from the Noh play "Takasago.") Early 20th C, Japan. L.7.75"(9.5cm) x W.3.375"(8.5cm) x H..75'(2cm). Bottom portion of mold only. The image of Jou, the old man raking leaves and the companion of Uba, is from the ancient Noh play "Takasago." Alone or accompanied by Uba, Jou is a symbol of a long married life and fidelity. Such sweets could have been used for marriages and New Years...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1047854 (stock #NC-7)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Take (bamboo) motif, Japan, early 20th C. L.7.375"(18.5cm) x W.4.375") x H.1.375"(3.5cm.) This mold features a bamboo stalk with two groupings of leaves, and the sweetmaker has written "sa-sa-ba" (bamboo leaves) on the side of the mold. Bamboo's resilient nature makes it a symbol of resilience in hard times and was a traditional symbol used for many celebratory occasions, such as births and weddings...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047852 (stock #NC-6)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Japanese Imperial Army Emblem, early 20th C. L.6.375"(16.25cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm) x H.1.5"(4cm). This unique kashigata features an emblem of the Imperial Japanese Army; the Star over two crossed swords, with a hammer and chain. The overall outline shape is that is a war fan.This item shows how even nationalism came into the designs of Japanese sweets in the Imperial era at the end of the 19th century and in the early 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047568 (stock #NC-5)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Biwa (loquat fruit, Eriobotrya Japonica) motif, Japan, early 20th C. L.8.125"(20.5cm) x W.4.374"(11cm) x H.1.5"(4cm.) The image on this mold shows a bunch of loquat fruit, known as "biwa" in Japanese. Biwa are indegenous to SE China, and the Japanese name may refer to the oblong shape of mature fruit that resembles the shape of the musical instrument, lute (also "biwa" in Japanese.) In olden days, a type of cough medication was made from the syrup of the fruit...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047563 (stock #NC-4)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Momiji (Japanese Maple) motif. Japan, early 20th C. L.8.125"(20.5cm) x W.3.0"(7.5cm) x H.1.75"(3.5cm.) This kashigata displays 2 Japanese maple leaves. As seasonality was often a concern in Japanese confectionery tradition, this image would have been a lovely inference to the autumn season...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047561 (stock #NC-3)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Hi No De Tsuru (Rising Sun Crane) motif. Japan, early 20th C. L.7.0"(18cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm) x H.1.625"(4cm). The Crane symbolizes long life, as does the Tortoise, in many Asian cultures. In Japan, it was a popular traditional motif for celebratory events such as weddings, New Year's, and birth. This particular example shows the rising sun, a symbol of Japan, behind the crane...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047557 (stock #NC-2)
Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Matsu (pine) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.8.5"(21cm) x W.4.0"(10cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) The pine symbolizes "evergreen" and was a popular motif for celebratory occasions such as weddings and New Year's. It is one of the "Three Friends of Winter," which also includes plum and bamboo. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1047413 (stock #G0319)
A beautiful Chinese old silver dish with embossed twin fishes, in excellent condition. Marked. Weighs 68g. D:4" (10cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1046914 (stock #0020)
A print book titled " Fuzoku Yashi " , by Seiu Ito ( 1882-1961 ) is dated Showa 6 (1931) . He was born Hajime Ito in the Asakusa district of Tokyo and started his education in painting by 1890. He later received training in ivory carving, sculpture and eventually adopted the alias Seiu (kanji for words 'clear' and 'rain') at age 13...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1045552 (stock #35)
This fine lacquer tray has a highly detailed scene of Mt. Fuji in the distance with stars above and many trees in the foreground. It uses both gold and silver makie lacquer to give the scene the effect of looking at Fuji-San in the full moonlight. The entire makie design is on a shiny black roiro lacquer base. The tray measures 11 ¾”diameter by ¾” thick at the rim. It is in excellent condition with no chips or nicks. We date the tray to the Taisho to early Showa period, circa 1925 – 1940...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1980 item #1045511
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a very large teakwood sideboard / buffet from Kerala in Southern India, crafted with old-growth teakwood using carved sunburst motifs for the compartment doors. A very understated yet elegant example featuring large compartments and a large top surface area, making it very functional besides its strong appeal as highly decorative ethnic furniture.

Size and Condition: A large piece at 74 inches wide, 34 inches tall, 23 inches deep. Overall condit...