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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #192890 (stock #J-1015)
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Japanese SCROLL PAINTING on silk, of the classic rocky crags and cliffs surmounted with pine trees shaped by the coastal winds, with boats bobbing on a placid bay, a wooded rocky island,followed by the distant mountains which fade into infinity! Vibrant colors, wonderful perspective, expertly rendered! The painting is circa 1880's and it was "restored," (there were several small insect holes) in Tokyo Japan, and remounted with all new materials.Signed and Seal marked (see enlargement # 4) Dimens...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #359471 (stock #J-10005)
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$1,950.00
A four panel oil painting of a Chinese motif of husband and wife and children, by an unknown Japanese artist. Beautiful soft colors and skillfully executed. Some damage to the upper far right panel, but the entire back was restored in Japan recently. Black lacquer frame with metal corner protectors. Dimensions overall are 58 x 29.25 inches, the panels themselves are 22 x 12.76 inches. Ready to hang on a wall or stand on a shelf or table. Circa: 1800-1840.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #186544 (stock #J-0999)
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Japanese painting of a Chinese Motif, "Life's Pleasures," executed in colored inks on a brown silk medium. The 8 pleasure's are (starting in the lower right hand corner and going clockwise,) music, reading poetry, playing with a ball with friends, calligraphy, catching and releasing a bird, flower arranging, painting landscapes, playing the game "Go." The signature and artist's mark are in the lower left corner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196165 (stock #J-1044)
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$110.00
Two pages from a Japanese Book joined together and hung on hinges by a professional in Japan. KANIYO is a noble lady being waited on by her maid servant who is kneeling as the Lady is engulfed in her multi-layered Kimono. All skillfully portrayed by the artist, "Boshu Inouye." Condition is excellent with no foxing. Circa: 1908, Dimensions are 10.25" x 7.75" Matting and Framing are available for gift service.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #357522 (stock #J-1207)
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$70.00
Japanese sumi ink drawing of a Buddhist KWANNON (female diety of mercy) with a lengthy inscription and 3 vermillion seals. There are some wrinkles and a watermark in the upper right part of the scroll (see picture #3), above the writing. Suggest framing the picture of the Kwannon itself (26 x 12") or the overall length (with inscription) is 52 x 12 inches. Circa: 1910-30.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196426 (stock #J-1045)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$70.00
Two Pages from a Japanese book printed in 1908, were professionally joined and hinged in Japan. The artist, "Kikuchi, Yoshifumi," depicts a macho male counting his money before giving some to his wife who is in a subservient kneeling position, all in an interesting tatami mat room! Condition is good, no foxing. Dimensions are 10.25" x 7.25". Circa: 1908.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196161 (stock #J-1042)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$65.00
Two pages from a Japanese Book, published in 1908, entitled, "Pine Tree Park" by an artist named "Shoke." The upper fan shape depicts a large towering pine over a Tori Gate, and the second smaller fan depicts a raging stream torrent with a wind swept pine on the banks, struggling to survive. These two pages have been professionally joined and hung on hinges in Japan. Circa: 1908. Condition is excellent; no foxing. Dimensions: 9.75" x 7.75".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196166 (stock #J-1043)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$120.00
Two pages from an old Japanese Book,professionally joined and hinged in Japan, depicts a "Matsuri," of end of the summer party. Vibrant and alive with action, from the grandpa and bald grandma through the middle aged to the young, vibrant and babies embraced...this scene comes alive! The artist was "Matsuri," and the book was published in 1908. Condition is excellent, no foxing, or tears or repairs. Dimensions are 10.5" x 7.5".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #356402 (stock #J-1210)
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$55.00
Esoteric Japanese Shinto scroll PAINTING, has a male and female monkey and chickens in the foreground bracketed by ogres; with Mother and Father figures left and right of center; the main figure in the center elevated on a dais, with the sun or moon above! Condition is poor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #193679 (stock #J-1021)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,900.00
A humorous depiction of the Japanese ZEN Buddhist priest who meditated in China in the mountains for 7 years, till he lost the use of his legs. Seal marked by artist (see enlargement #4) The ends of the scroll are ivory and there is the original kiri wood box. Condition, some slight wrinkles which are primarily in the border, with one in the moon behind Dharuma. The colors are vibrant. Circa, 1880-1890's. Dimensions of the scroll are 70.5" x 19" and the painting itself are 34" x 14".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196427 (stock #J-1046)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$115.00
Two pages from a book published in Japan in 1908 were skillfully joined and hinged in Tokyo,Japan. The print depicts a rather dark skinned Sumo wrestler tangled up with his opponent whose face is obscured. Off to the side is a Kabuki-like actor with a mask (an archer) who is prodding the wrestlers. Very animated. The artist's name is "Kimustu." Condition is good, no foxing. Dimensions are 10.25" x 7.5" Circa: 1908. Matting and framing are available for a gift.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #257886 (stock #J-9)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$7,500.00
Japanese 2 Panel screen, Suiboku-gwa (literally water & black ink) painting of a Plum Tree in early bloom in Febuary with a Sparrow about to land! This type of painting derived it's inspiration from the Zen doctrine of Buddhism. The background is gold leaf laid down overlapping paper squares, mounted on a wooden lattice frame. Condition: There is some wear. There are some indentations, and one area where the edge of the paper should be glued because the edge is starting to lift up...