Unusual antiques from Asia, Europe, and the Americas can always be found at Lotus House
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1176908
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A very amusing antique Japanese scroll with Bon Odori (dancing skeletons) planting rice. Meiji period, circa 1880. Signature and seal unread. 65 1/2 inches by 17 1/2 inches. In very nice condition, commensurate with age, with some minor water stains on the bottom roller. Boxed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1176897
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$375.00
Pair of antique Japanese scrolls of two young Samurai. Hand painted on paper. Signed and sealed Hidekata. Measurements : 38cm by 196cm 14.9 inches by 77.1 inches. Very good condition. Late Meiji or early Taisho period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1076882
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A very charming studio pottery master Kogo, large incense container for tea ceremony, in the form of a rabbit. Masterfully glazed in Temmoku style with blue, green, red, and white overglaze accents. It measures approximately 5 inches long by 2 1/2 wide by 3 1/2 inches high. In perfect condition. Circa 1900. More photos are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1074584
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$850.00
A very unusual and expertly carved Anglo Indian rosewood extending book rack. Both ends are carved in minute detail with cranes among grapevines. The extending platform sits on four typical Georgian feet, the edges embellished with leaves. A super piece in great condition, although two of the feet appear to have old repairs. Circa 1840. Measurements: 18 inches long, measured from foot to foot, 30 inches fully extended. 6 1/2 inches deep, again measured from foot to foot, and 9 inched tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1072992
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$450.00
A most interesting Japanese hanging scroll painting of a mythological beast called Haku. The Haku are horse-like, have a single sharp horn, and thick tiger-like paws with claws instead of hooves. Their skin shines silver when hit by light. They can fly long distances faster than boats can travel them. They are omnivorous, and their voices are several pitches higher than that of horses. This painting dates from the late 19th to early 20th century, late Meiji or early Taisho period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1072983
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$775.00
A large and well carved Tibetan Shaman's ritual powder horn. Carved in the shape of a Makara with Sanskrit characters, a Stupa, a scorpion and zodiac turtle carved on the body. Yak horn, with an iron ring and wooden stopper Mid to late 19th century. Collected in 1972. 8 inches long, and 2 inches at the widest point.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1072979
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Masterfully carved with expressive eyes and smile, this mask appears to be signed by the carver on the back and is in excellent condition with only a bit of wear and some discoloration to the white lacquer due to age. The mask measures 8 1/2 inches from forehead to chin and is almost 5 1/2 inches wide. More photos are available by request. Late 19th early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1070816
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$1,800.00
A very early, possibly pre 18th century, Tibetan four pronged double vajra with stylized makaras and lotus, and an iron core at the center the prongs. This piece has an exceptionally deep, almost black, patina with signs of wear that can only be the result of centuries of use. The best we have ever had the pleasure of owning. Size: 12 cm (4 3/4 inches)from tip to tip by 4 cm (1 1/2 inches) thick.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1070815
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$1,100.00
A charming Japanese scroll painting of a beautiful young woman sitting on a veranda and watching the early summer rain. Circa 1910, with period mounting and blue and white porcelain roller ends. Painted on silk, with original signed box. In very nice condition, minor spotting due to age. Measures 22 inches by 84 inches. More photos available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1070615
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Interesting Japanese lacquer libation cup imitating Tamba or Shigarake pottery with glaze drips running down the sides, hand thrown foot, and cut sides. The interior is lacquered in gold over black with wonderful patina from use. The exterior lacquered in chocolate brown with dark brown drips, a carved and and gold lacquer Kanji character, and a small copper Kiku grommet with attached silk cord. Mid 19th century to late 19th century. A marvelous and ingenious piece of Japanese lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1061828
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A very nice Tibetan ivory hair or thumb ring with a rich patina and crazing naturally developed by one or two centuries of use. Dimensions: 2 inches in diameter and 3/4 of an inch in thickness.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1061821
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A superb scroll painting by Taiko Okamoto (1879-1945) of Jigoku Dayu, the legendary Hell Courtesan, depicted here wearing a kimono with a golden dragon rising from the sea, and with a haughty expression tempting the viewer by casually exposing her neck. Superb. Scroll size: 22 inches by 77 inches. Image size: 16 3/4 inches by 48 1/2 inches. Nicely mounted and in very good condition, commensurate with age. No major flaws. More photos available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1055182
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An unusual and very nice pair of Chinese silver chopsticks, held together with a chain. Etched and carved design, fully marked. Signature unread. 8 1/4 inches long, excluding the chain.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1033729
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Mid to late 19th Century repousse copper table payer wheel in the form of a pagoda. The prayer cylinder, decorated with Sanskrit characters, flowers and vajras, is surrounded by a four arched columns with scrolling cloud forms. The pagoda, surrounded by a fence, sits on a weighted lotus base with a double vajra incised on the bottom. The copper has developed a very nice rich patina over the years and the cylinder still spins as it should...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1030669
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$485.00
A well rendered Korean folk painting of a dragon rising from the sea. Painted with traditional black sumi-e ink and opaque white pigment on brownish paper. Currently framed, but without glass. Frame size, 16 inches x 57 1/2 inches. Image size 11 inches x 51 inches. Mid to late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1030653
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Antique Japanese Scroll Painting Late Edo, early Meiji periods Circa 1860 Finely pained on silk with natural stone ground pigments. Signed and sealed by the artist This scroll appears to have been remounted at least once. There is an old repair to the top left side of the mounting, and a few small wormage holes, mostly at the top. Scroll size 74 x 20 inches Lacquered wood scroll ends. Very nice quality mounting. In very good condition commensurate with age. More photos available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1001774
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$350.00
Fine old 19th century E-Shino footed shallow bowl or plate for sweets served during the Kaiseki meal at a tea ceremony, Chanoyu. Robustly painted in underglaze blue, with floral rim design, drying nets and flying birds in the center. Nice thick glaze drips and iron red can be seen on the back side. Characteristic E-Shino crazing, red scorch marks and tiny pin holes in the glaze can be seen throughout. 8 4/4 inches in diameter and 2 inches high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #994216
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This exceptionally well carved and elegant Kadai, display stand, measures 21 inches by 17 1/2 inches and is 3 inches high. Carved from a single piece of wood in the form of a lotus leaf resting on lotus roots, stems and lotus pods. The naturalistic carving, elegant lines and artistic balance of this stand could only have been achieved by a master carver. Unsigned. Late Meiji, early Taisho Period, circa 1890-1920. More photos are available by request.