All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1335844 (stock #TRC1625)
Long a symbol of longevity, good luck, and support in many parts of Asia; in Japan the turtle has the added symbolism of being one of the cardinal protectors of Heian, the ancient capital city of Kyoto. This rendition of a turtle basking on a sunny riverbank was done by one of the most renowned and loved Waka poets of the 19th century, Ōtagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1335835 (stock #JDOL-001)
JJ Oriental
$575.00
A healthy, plump, round & gentle-faced, "Kintaro" doll holding a lively carp (also considered a symbol of strength and good luck). In folklore, Kintaro grows up to become a famous warrior. He represents the wishes of parents to have a brave, strong, yet gentle son. Size H: 23 cm W: 13.5 cm. Period: Early Taisho. Condition: Some wearing off of pigment on fish. Short rope that goes in front of hat is detached on one side, but can easily be re-attached (we've kept it as is)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1335827
Gorgeous Japanese two section Yonezawa region tansu, beautiful dramatic woodgrain highlighted by the original lacquer finish, with cherry blossom crest lock plates and mock (melon style) handles. The top right section has a smaller drawer and locking door with two small drawers hidden away inside. Size: 39" H x 44.25" L x 17.75" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1335826
Depicted mummiform, with incised facial details and smiling expression, wearing incised false beard, wearing the atef crown with incised ureaus, each plume flanked by ureaus, double ureaus beneath each plume, with hands emerging from tightly- fitted garment and hands holding inscribed crook and flail. 4 1/4 inches high. Tip of left plume gone. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. From a New Jersey private collection, purchased in the London art market
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1335813 (stock #CGE)
CULTURE: Casas Grandes (Ramos Polychrome) ORIGIN: Northern Mexico AGE: Ca.1250 - 1450 A. D. SIZE: 6” at the widest diameter by 8 1/2” in height Description: A truly exceptional Casas Grandes zoomorphic effigy jar. The base color is a soft tan/brown painted in colors of black and deep crimson red. The figure has an upraised extended mouth as if howling. My research on the piece leads me to believe the creature is most likely a badger...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1335808 (stock #FC-859)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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An excellent bronze and gilt study of a reclining puppy resting his paw upon a bale of twigs, several still in his mouth. The remarkable execution of this adorable piece, the soulful facial expression in its gilt eyes, the realistic rendering of the animal’s fur and the perfectly accurate delineation of the puppy’s nether side, speaks of bronze okimono at its best. Yoshimasa’s engraved signature on base. Width: 6”, length: 6” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1335803 (stock #6-570)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A brilliant and pristine Japanese porcelain vase of tapered form. On its lustrous white surface flowers bloom against gnarled, leafy tree branches, their delicate petals an incandescent red hue. The under glaze blue enamel is applied with almost translucent brushstrokes, adding to the sumi-e style of the painting. Master ceramicist, Makuzu Kozan, signature can be found on the base. This vase includes tomobako and is in excellent condition. Height: 8” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1335800
Impressive size collection of untreated Tibetan / Himalayan turquoise beads purchased directly from Tibetan refugees in Dharmsala during the 1960's. Later assembled into this magnificent necklace in the 70's or 80's by a world class ancient bead collector. Details on precise provenance available upon request. Total weight of necklace is 226 grams; size of largest bead is about 50mm x 32mm x 12mm and 50mm x 45mm x 12mm. Smaller beads 15mm x 12mm x 7mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1335796 (stock #2A48A)
Very large Chinese Blue and White Double Happiness Porcelain Jar and old matching Top, Ca. before 1850's, 17 1/2" high include cover, 9" wide-maximum widest part in the middle, underglaze blue double happiness characters in four(4) areas between sprays of scrolling vines and snow peas decoration. The details of decoration is much finer brush strokes than later pieces made in later part of 1800's or early 1900's. No damages on anywhere even old matching top...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1335794
Senatus Consulto
$3,700.00
Important grey Schist stone figure of the Buddha, Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, Gandhara culture.

Exceptional Buddha in the finest hellenistic and Eastern style and also one of the very early representations of Buddha known. Here Buddha is depicted seated on the lotus Throne with the Nimbus behind.

Size: 39 cm.

Condition: Choice, completely intact for a small loss to the Nimbus or Halo.

Ex. Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1335793
Pre-Columbian Moche Warrior Vessel from the North coast of Peru, circa 500-750 A.D. Hollow molded figural bottle, perhaps depicting a living Moche warrior.

Beautiful realistic features.

Size: ca. 14-15 cm. high and 11 cm. wide.

Comes with a TL test from the Kottala Lab from 1979!.

Condition: Choice, nearly superb, a couple of minor dents to the rim, othervise perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335792
A RARE AND LOVELY CHLORITE STONE JAR, BACTRIA, CA. 2000.1500 BC

The jar very attractive with a sprout, finely carved and polished with a small footring and a pinched rim. Also note the raised section around the sprout.

Size: 93 mm. over the sprout.

Condition: Choice, the sprout slightly chipped as seen in the pictures, othervise intact. Some uncleaned dirt in the interiour of the jar.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1335791 (stock #05-285)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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This fine looking okimono of a pair of silvered bronze quail foraging among leafy, bronze sprigs of millet represents a subject beloved both to the Chinese and to the Japanese. According to Merrily Baird in her informative book, "Symbols of Japan", quail became a popular theme in Sung dynasty painting and continued its popularity in decorative representations during Japan's Edo period. This excellent sculpture, of course, dates from the Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335789
Ban Chiang on the Khorat Plateau in northwest Thailand, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the country, is noted for the production of a wide range of technologically and aesthetically sophisticated ceramics dating from the third millennium B.C. to the third century A.D. As a result, similar works, of unknown provenance, are often attributed to this site...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1335787
Rare Laotian bronze weight, dating late 18th.-early 19th. century AD.

The weight is depicting a coiled snake on a round base. The snake is part of the Chinese Solar Zodiac and with it's low weights and Laotian provenance, very rare and highly collectable.

Size: 27.3 grams - equivalent to the 2 Tical weights of Burma.

Ex. Old German Collection.

Condition: Choice, with smooth brown patina
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1335786
Rare Laotian bronze weight, dating late 18th.-early 19th. century AD.

The weight is depicting a rat with a long tail, seated on a rectangular plint. The rat is part of the Chinese Solar Zodiac and with it's low weights and Laotian provenance, very rare and highly collectable.

Size: 12,2 grams - equivalent to the 1 Tical weights of Burma.

Ex. Old German Collection.

Condition: Choice, with smooth brown patina
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1335785
Rare bronze Opium weights of standing elephants, Laos, 18th.-19th. century AD.

These are the earlier types and very attractive with a fine thick patina. Small module and thus quite rare for the collectors of these weights.

Weight: 9,46 grams and 7,1 grams.

Ex. Old German Collection.

Condition: Choice.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1335784
A nice set of two opuim bronze weights, in the shape of beasts, Burmese, dating late 18th.-early 19th. century.

Interesting rare set of rather small weights, weighing 28,3 grams and 16,5 grams each.

Ex. Old German Collection. Condition: Choice, with smooth green-brown patina