Shibui Art. Fine Japanese and Chinese Works of Art Shibui Art, subtle...
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #103721 (stock #J-299)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$325
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Japanese Ko-Inu, Guardian Dog, found at the gates of temples in Japan. Seto ware. straw glaze, circa 1960. in box from a temple in Tokyo. excellent condition. Dimensions: 12.5" h x 6.5" w x 9" depth.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #468841 (stock #J-11001)
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Distinctive Japanese HANDBAG with Vintage silk Kimono with bamboo woven base. The bag is lined with a white silk cloth and has a "draw-string," closure. Sure to draw attention from your friends! Circa: pre 1970 (silk material) Base dimensions are 4" x 6" and the height of the purse is 7". Condition: some wear on the corners.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #257435 (stock #B-36)
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$255
-2 paintings, one on each side!
Two (2) Medium sized original watercolors by a famous Burmese artist named, Tin Aung Htaik, of old (850-1000AD) Buddhist ruins in the city of Pagan, Burma. One side shows the famous "Burmese Lions," flanking a staircase and the other shows the ruins, near the Library, where a very large Buddha (constructed of bricks and stucco) used to sit. Size is 15" x 11" Condition is good.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #172926 (stock #J-053)
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$390
This Japanese Temple Bell is cast in bronze approx. 1/8 of an inch thick with simple concentric rings around the bell topped with a floret type design. The handle cast separately in great detail. The clapper is also metal and the sound is pure and piercing. Circa, 1930's; height= 7 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #257197 (stock #B-27)
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$280
An original watercolor entitled, "Self-Portrait," painted at "Mi-nyein-gon," just south of the old city walls looking north to the famous That-byin-nyu pagoda. All of this, of course, in the old city of Pagan, BURMA; built entirely with donations from Buddhist believers in the 9th-12th Century AD. Dimensions are 22" x 15" and the condition is good.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #472939 (stock #I-004)
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$110
LArge BRASS BOWL (suitable for fruit) from the Indonesian Island of Java, with no design. Diameter is 10 1/8" at the rim and 5 3/4" diameter at the bottom. The height is 4 1/2". There is a "beaten metal" look to the sides with a small 1 1/2" crack near the bottom (see pix #5) which makes this bowl not suitable for liquids. Circa: 1930's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #359710 (stock #B-21)
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Large 23.75 x 15 inch signed by the Burmese artist, WATERCOLOR, entitled, "Collecting Alms," depicts two monks leaving the Shwe in Bin Monastery in Mandalay, Burma. to gather their daily sustenance. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #257426 (stock #P-01)
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$60
Small, (8" x 11") original watercolor of the "Royal Lake," in Rangoon, Burma with the Shwedagon Pagoda in the background. This painting is by a famous Burmese artist named Tin Aung Htaik. More info about him is available upon request. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #184417 (stock #J-982)
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$60
A large (12 inches in height) Vase made by "Yamaji" in Japan, in baluster form, with two Asian flycatcher birds among the cherry blossoms. Gilt rim and ring around the foot. There is a very small chip in the rim and a resultant hairline crack (see enlargement #3)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #484595 (stock #J-10015)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$89
Japanese BRONZE cast BOOK MARK in the form of Bamboo with a small knob for a handle, very Shibui! Length is 5.75 inches or 14.6 cms. Circa: 1970's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #475312 (stock #J-2010)
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$89
Very Shibui Rectangular woven Bamboo JAPANESE LETTER BOX with a removable COVER. Some slight damage to the corner of both the box and lid. (see pix #3 & 4) Patina is wonderful. Dimensions are 11.5 inches or 29 cms. x 8.5 inches or 22 cms. x 2.15 inches in depth or 5.5 cms. Circa: 1930's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #257967 (stock #B-34)
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An original watercolor looking North through the "North Gate of Dhamma-yan-gyi," (a Corbel Arch)towards the Ananda Temple in the background. All in Pagan,Burma, an ancient Buddhist City that was built between 850-1300 AD through contributions by Buddhists seeking "merit." Built in Pagan's MiddlePeriod, 1120-1170 AD. COndition is Good. Dimensions are 19.85" x 13.25".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #351583 (stock #HK-1/12)
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$50
for one, $45/each for 2-4,$40/each for 5-8 $35/each for 9-10, $30/each for 11-12.
A series of twelve colored lithographs,10 made by the lithographer Maclure, from the artist M. Bruce and Auguste Borget, 1846. These are copies of the originals which are in the collection of the Museum & Art Gallery, Hong Kong. This is entitled, "View of Victoria and the Harbour looking West from Murray's Battery, Hong Kong, 1846. Matted with gray silk(2 inches in width,) and framed with black wood with a slight gold braid and reflection-free glass...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #470510 (stock #J-7)
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Japanese porcelain TEA CONTAINER(Chatsubo) with wooden and cork lid well potted with a pale sea-green glaze. Height is 7 inches or 17.8 cms. Circa: 1930's. Condition is excellent. No chips, cracks, fritting or restorations.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #478626 (stock #P-323)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$360
PERSIAN (Iran) Hand-made COPPERWARE oversize "MUG," with handle and hand-hammered design on the outside. Excellent condition, nice patina. Height is 7.25 inches or 18.4 cms. with a diameter of 6.5 inches or 16.5 cms. Circa: 1930's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #722127 (stock #J-25/26)
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A Pair of Japanese studio porcelain Sweet Fish or "Ayu" beautifully modeled covered with a pale "clair de lune" glaze. Each fish has a triangular potter's mark (see pix # 6) Kiriwood box with inscription in included. Each fish measures 5.75 inches or 17 cms. Circa pre 1980. Condition is perfect.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #149545 (stock #J-1203)
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$240
A beautiful blue & white Japanese porcelain plate with a stencil design of a younger child offering a bowl of water or food to an older child (kohai-sempai relationship) with cherry blossom cartouches and a floral central medallion. Circa 1930's. Perfect condition. diameter = 12.75"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #163532 (stock #J-171)
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$140
This beautifully executed small porcelain dish was made as a presentation piece for a temple in Japan. It shows a Bodhisattvas meditating under a pine tree. In addition to blue and white, there is green and a lacquer red color as well. The foliated rim is in a dark brown wash. There is also a spurious Chinese six character reign for Wan Li (Ming Dynasty) 1573-1619. All this within a single blue circle (not double as in Chinese ceramics.) Taisho era, circa 1920-1939. Diameter = 4.75 inches...