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A Japanese Silk Thread Composition of a Shinto Shrine

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950   item# 949791

A Japanese Silk Thread Composition of a Shinto Shrine
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From our Japanese Collection, a fine and very attractive mid-century silk thread composition depicting a Shinto shrine nestled within a treed riverbank, with a foot-bridge and boats in the foreground. The composition uses rich but tasteful shades of burgundy, brown, cream, dark green, a touch of soft pink, and other subtle earth tones. The piece evokes a relaxed charm.

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A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 949789

A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a beautiful pair of pith paintings, circa 1840-1860, each representing a lady of high stature, possibly royalty, being attended to by her servant. One is reclining upon an opium bed with a large screen while her servant lights her pipe; the second sits upon a throne in a dragon embossed robe, also backed by a large and well-painted screen, and is being presented a ruyi scepter by her servant. Both pieces are extremely well-painted and represent very fine e ...click for details


A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 949504

A Very Fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period Dish
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, a very fine Kangxi (1662-1722) Mark and Period porcelain dish depicting a distinguished gentleman and an elegant lady exchanging glances under the willow tree of a fenced pavilion. Cross-hatched motifs decorate the border, along with four vignettes of peaches signifying longevity. The reverse is decorated with what appears to be stylized mountains on the outer rim, with the six character Kangxi mark of the period contained within double circles in th ...click for details


A Burmese Shwei-Zawa Gold Leaf and Lacquer Wall Hanging

Catalogue: New Century: Lacquer: Contemporary   item# 947738

A Burmese Shwei-Zawa Gold Leaf and Lacquer Wall Hanging
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$ 595 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a contemporary but very beautiful Burmese shwei-zawa wall hanging from Pagan, Burma, executed in brilliant gold leaf against a shiny black lacquer ground. The scene depicted is most likely something from the Jataka Tales (the stories of the previous lives of the Buddha), though we are not positive which exact scene is being portrayed. Nevertheless, this is a very fine and strikingly attractive example, and for those who understand how shwei-zawa work is crea ...click for details


Additional Photos for Satsuma Vase Item # 947590

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1910   item# 947725

Additional Photos for Satsuma Vase Item # 947590
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Additional Photos for Satsuma Vase Item # 947590


A Superb Satsuma Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1910   item# 947590

A Superb Satsuma Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
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From our Japanese Collection, a truly superb satsuma vase, Meiji period (1868-1912), of tapered hexagonal form depicting a continuous procession of figures underneath a canopy of hanging wisteria. The vase is of the highest quality, as are all of our satsuma offerings. Note in particular the exceptional gold detailing to the robes of the figures, or look for example at the detailing of the two bijins standing with the open parasol: The work is extraordinary. We hope the pictures have done this ...click for details


An Inscribed Post-Devanagari Jar, Song-Yuan (960-1368)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1492   item# 947585

An Inscribed Post-Devanagari Jar, Song-Yuan (960-1368)
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$ 1,295 

From our Early Chinese Collection, a rare earthenware Buddhist offering vessel dating from either the Song or Yuan Dynasty (960-1368 AD). This offering vessel is one of a group of several highly obscure and esoteric pottery pieces hailing from Yunnan Province in Southwestern China. The formal scholarship on these pieces is unfortunately thin at best, and we are currently aware of only one publication addressing these pieces at all, which is Michael Teller's Offering Vessels of Yunnan. As Tel ...click for details


A Masterpiece Carved Ivory Okimono, Meiji 1868-1912

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Ivory: Pre 1910   item# 945925

A  Masterpiece Carved Ivory Okimono, Meiji 1868-1912
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$ 6,500 (Please see important announcement below) 

DUE TO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CHANGES, AND FURTHER PROPOSED CHANGES THAT HAVE NOT YET BEEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED OR PROMULGATED BY THE US GOVERNMENT, IT IS NOT CLEAR TO US AND MOST ANTIQUE IVORY DEALERS, EXACTLY WHERE (WHAT JURISDICTIONS), TO WHOM, UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WHAT TYPE OF NEW PERMITS MIGHT BE REQUIRED FOR US TO CONTINUE MARKETING ANY OF OUR ANTIQUE IVORY PIECES FOR SALE. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH US IN JULY OR AUGUST AFTER THE NEW RULES AND GUIDELINES ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN MORE F ...click for details


Large and Rare Transitional Period (1635-1650) Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1700   item# 945703

Large and Rare Transitional Period (1635-1650) Bowl
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$ 9,500 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, an exceptional and large Transitional Period (1635 - 1650) kraakware porcelain bowl of the rare Border IX Type. The center well depicts a scholar being served tea, three trapezoidal-shaped panels on the bowl's inner wall depict figures in various landscape settings, and the outside of the bowl is decorated with six additional panels of figures in various landscape settings. All scenes are separated by narrower panels of what are alternatively c ...click for details


An Exquisite Kinkozan Satsuma Vase, Meiji (1868-1912)

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900   item# 944043

An Exquisite Kinkozan Satsuma Vase, Meiji (1868-1912)
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From our Japanese Collection, an exquisite Meiji Period (1868-1912) satsuma vase of tapered ovoid form, depicting several scenes of figures including an Empress with her attendants, all very finely executed with lavish use of raised gilding, moriage enameling, and intricately detailed shoulder work. Like all of our satsuma offerings, this piece is of the highest quality. Signed Kinkozan, circa 1880-1890.

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