All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1352663 (stock #09070)


LARGE MAGE-WAPPA

Rare large type of lacquered oval bentwood containers (mage-wappa) with family crest used as lunch box (bento-bako). Late Edo - Meiji period in 19th century.
Refined mingei folk art craft attached with quality storage box as exceptionally, which tells it was used with great care at that time.
In fine antique condition as seen. (but damaged at lower part of its storage box)

Mage-wappa - approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1352293 (stock #09067)


SHOKI

Japanese tile statue of 'Shoki' ('Zhong Kui' as traditional Chinese deity said to prevent plagues and ward off evil beings) displayed on the house roof as talisman. Early Showa period, 20th century. Made by tile craftsman with same material of its roof tile, as differently unique and pure folk taste of Shoki, if compared to the one by specialist sculptor of Buddhist statues (Busshi). In fine condition as seen. approx...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1352148 (stock #40H67 128)
Eric Tobin landscape painting, titled Silver Light on the Lamoille River. Oil on canvas. Painted in 2013. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Signed in lower left and signed and titled on the reverse. A grouping of white birch trees in winter overlooking the snowy banks of the Lamoille River, in Johnson, Vermont. Offered in a silvered wood frame. Eric Tobin is a contemporary Vermont landscape artist. He resides in the northern part of the state, near Johnson, VT...
All Items : Archives : Lost Art : Pre 1910 item #1351966 (stock #1210)
A cast bronze Buddhist or Taoist figure on a peacock Supporting a crown displaying the five wisdom Buddhas above his gilt face, holding his principle arms in namaskara mudra while two additional pairs of hands hold a bow and three other now-lost identifying implements, supported by a lotus stand raised upon a likely associated peacock-form base. 24in (61cm) total height inclusive of stand. FOOTNOTES Though there is a strong likelihood the various elements of this piece were recently assoc...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1351861 (stock #171901)
William Spratling signed hummingbird is a rare find. Most show up with bands across the beak from a break to the obsidian or shortened due to a break. This one has been well cared for and bears no damage. The length is 3.5 inches and the chain is 17 inches. The bird and chain are properly signed as shown. The marks place the necklace close to 1962. Most of the marks are present with part of the 3 on the eagle 30's are worn...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1351686 (stock #0870)


ORIGAMI AND KIRIE

42 displaying pages with various kind of creatures, objects, and scenes expressed by quality ‘Origami’ (Art of paper folding) and ‘Kirie’ (Art of cutout picture), stamped “Kamishi (Master of Paper) / Manual arts / ?? / July 4, Showa 11 (1936) / Izu (?)” as probably a teaching material for manual arts class of school in Izu (or Izu Oshima Island)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1351615 (stock #0869)


LAVA BOULDER

Abstract bronze vase by an unidentified Japanese metalworker (though signed at bottom) as a refined art piece probably from Meiji – Early Showa period, early 20th century. Quite sculptural as more dimensional than its photo's, and much heavier than its size to look at. In fine condition as seen.

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All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351517 (stock #175031NM2130)
This is a stunning and massive Trestle Table made from solid oak by the end of the 19th century. This heavy piece consists of a thick and long parquet top strongly supported by boldly sculpted trestle legs connected to each other by a straight stretcher providing stability and sturdiness. Note several minor scratches and dents can be seen here and there due to the age. Circa date 1890-1900. Dimensions 30"high/ 91"long/ 38"deep.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351231 (stock #175003NM1840)
This is an elegant and massive pair of Armchairs made from solid walnut by the second half of the 19th century during the Renaissance revival period following the Napoleon III era. Each with large back majestically standing above a deep seat flanked by nicely scrolled armrests all supported by an intricate pediment composed of baluster shaped legs connected to each other thanks to a H-shaped stretcher...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351214 (stock #175023NM1720)
This is an elegantly simple and lovely patinaed Commode made during the Louis Philippe period around the first part of the 19th century boasting a very nice flame mahogany veneer. This beautiful piece is topped by its original and thick Gray St Ann marble sitting upon a step-back facade featuring an upper belt actually hiding a large drawer above three larger drawers mounted with handles and offering a spacious storage capacity. Several minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351089 (stock #175004NM2050)
This is a magnificent and tall Buffet Deux Corps made from solid and beautifully patinaed oak by the middle part of the 19th century, commonly called Scene De Chasse (hunting theme) by the French...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351088 (stock #175102NM1420)
This is an elegant set of six Louis XV Style Dining Chairs made from a nicely patinaed walnut at the beginning of the 20th century, each with tall arched back standing upon large and comfortable serpentine shaped seat, all supported by a graceful pediment consisting of a lovely apron accented with floral motif standing on exquisitely scrolled cabriole legs on escargot feet...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1351075 (stock #0868)


SHIGARAKI JAR

Very high-fired unglazed Shigaraki stoneware jar in supernatural radical distortion. Edo period, 17th-18th century.
Quite a dynamic cosmic landscape with abstract craters of burns, tracks of dried natural glaze, and orbits of line pattern.
In imperfectly perfect ‘wabi’ condition as is, with inborn kiln-flaws and aged chips as seen.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1350982 (stock #1211)


PLASTERER'S BOARD

Wooden work board as a plasterer's tool, coated with many layers of plaster by passing of years, like an abstract painting itself. Showa period, 20th century.
The condition is as seen. (Please understand in advance that plaster may slightly peel off during the shipping as considerable possibility.)

approx. 29.5 x 45.5 x 3cm (11.61 x 17.91 x 1.18in)


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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1350848 (stock #170701)
This is one of Matilde Poulat's signed and most beautiful cross designs with a 19 inch wearable length chain. The cross is 3.25 inches tall and 2.5 inches across at it's widest point. The coral has mellowed to an orange hue with age and the turquoise is a teal in color. Properly hallmarked as shown and dated when Matilde Poulat was designing in her taller MATL. The old pieces like this are a joy to hold in the hands and see the hand made qualities which draw us to this folk work from the Mexican...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1350783 (stock #780)


Coated in wrinkled glazing with refined shortage of unglazing as ‘wabi’ landscape.
Eclectic Karatsu chawan composed of the profound tradition (details) of wabi tea utensil and the modern practicability for more casual use in fine balance.
Meiji- Showa period, early 20th century. approx. D 12.3cm (4.84in), H 7.5cm (2.95in)




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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1350654 (stock #SK 368)
A Chinese brush rest in scroll shape, the center with pierced decoration of bamboo and pine. Carved of very dense wood, maybe boxwood. Condition: ink stains, three short cracks. Dimension: 9.2 cm long x 4.2 cm wide x 3.5 cm high.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1350583 (stock #175039NM2060)
This is a massive and handsome Farm Table, originally coming from the Burgundy area, made from solid oak during the first half of the 19th century. This impressive piece consists of a long and heavy rectangular top sitting on a boldly built trestle pediment with a thick stretcher providing stability and sturdiness. Several minor scratches, dents and some water/ wine spots can be seen on this more or less one hundred eighty year table. Circa date 1820-1830. Dimensions 30"high/ 86"long/ 32"wide.