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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1258606
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Peonies

Shao Gongqian (active 20th century)

Size: Length 68cm Width 32cm

Peonies, a traditional theme in Chinese painting has been rendered in a style or technique that became popular with the Republic period. Watercolor like techniques and styles existed in China since the popularity of painting expanded since the Song up to the Qing dynasties...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1258605
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Painting of Egrets (celebrating the 49th year of the Republic)

Shao Gongqian (active 20th century)

Size: Length 68cm Width 32cm

A subtle and refined work of two egrets huddled together near a river bank with reeds surrounding the birds. This rustic scene may have been submitted for an exhibition or a display in celebrating the 49th year of the Republic, or in 1960.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1258604
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Peonies

Shao Gongqian (active mid 20th century)

Size: Length 24.2cm Width 27.3cm

A classical style depicting peonies within a garden. The techniques shown are representative of developments in Chinese painting during the early years of the Republic period with noted artists such as Wu Changshuo and Chen Shaomei who helped to incorporate different styles from the West and other parts of Asia.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1257543
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Peking Glass Water Coup

20th century

Size: Diameter 9.5 cm Height 6 cm

This interesting glass water coup is crafted from two layers of colored glass. The base layer being yellow and the top a dark purplish to black color. The body is carved with auspicious motifs such as butterflies, double coins, and the character for long life. The work is not signed or sealed.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1257043
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Jade Dragon Head Belt Buckle

20th century

Size: Length 3.5" Width 0.8" Height 1"

Belt buckles appeared since the Song dynasty. Surviving examples can be found from the Yuan dynasty to how these buckles were used. By the late Qing dynasty this ruyi shaped, dragon headed buckle was romanticized along with the archaic designs that were popular with the scholar officials of the Qing dynasty.

This buckle is made from the traditional often popular green jade...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1256089
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Literati Landscape in Spring

Yuequanjian Hueichi

Circa 1968 (Year of the Metal Monkey)

Size: Scroll: Length 144cm Width 81.5cm Painting: Length 109cm Width 63.5cm

Unlike most traditional Chinese landscapes, this work is exceptional. The details seen in the figures and the buildings could rival the noted masterpieces found in the Palace Museums of Beijing and Taipei. Interestingly, the work is signed that the painting was done in Taiwan...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1256073
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Burlwood Basket

20th century

Size:Length 60cm Width 39cm Height 32cm

Burl wood, an interesting wood where most tends to be the roots of trees or gnarled wood from old growth forests. Modernism in the 20th century took up these interesting natural formations and created interesting furniture and objects. This basket is one example from the result of the modernist's aesthetic.

The basket comes from the estate of a Menlo Park home.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1256070
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Literati Landscape in Spring

Yuequanjian Hueichi

Size: Scroll: Length 144cm Width 81.5cm Painting: Length 109cm Width 63.5cm

Unlike most traditional Chinese landscapes, this work is exceptional. The details seen in the figures and the buildings could rival the noted masterpieces found in the Palace Museums of Beijing and Taipei. Nothing much is known about the artist, but undoubtedly, this artist was classically trained and was able to execute magnificent works.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1255764
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Poem 69-52

Maki Haku (1924-2000)

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Maki Haku received no formal training in the visual arts but was inspired by Onchi Koshiro. Maki Haku exhibited his works in the Print Biennale in 1957 and 1960.

Ref: Brannen, Noah, Elliott, William and Maki, Haku. Festive Wine: Ancient Japanese Poems from the Kinkafu. New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1969.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1255763
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Autumn in Aizu

Saito Kiyoshi (1907-1977)

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Saito Kiyoshi might be one of the famous modern Japanese print artists of the 20th century. Kiyoshi produces stylistically views of different historical and cultural sites throughout Japan making the facades of buildings appear like works from modern to post-modern style paintings. His famous work is the facade of the main building at the Katsura Villa which has been numerous reproduced in cloth, paper, and other media.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1255762
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Poem 69-64: Mushin (No Mind)

Maki Haku (1924-2000)

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Maki Haku received no formal training in the visual arts but was inspired by Onchi Koshiro. Maki Haku exhibited his works in the Print Biennale in 1957 and 1960.

Ref: Brannen, Noah, Elliott, William and Maki, Haku. Festive Wine: Ancient Japanese Poems from the Kinkafu. New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1969.

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Black Japanese sword display Case

Size: Interior 33" Height 8" Width 4.5"

Does not have a glass cover like shadow boxes.

The shadow box is made with a red velvet like fabric inside. The two plastic claws clasp the sword in place. The box can fit a small to mid size sword.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1254882
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$800.00
Yixing Clay Steaming Pot

Signed Qinfang

Late 20th century

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The pot, resembling hot pots often used in the Northern regions of China, is used to steam food. Yixing clay is famous for retaining heat longer, compared to other forms of clay found in China.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1254871
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Court Procession View

Late Qing Period

Size:Length 68cm Width 28cm

Court processional paintings often recorded the reviews and events that occurred in the Qing court. The manchu court, unlike many of the other dynasties, travelled throughout the empire...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1254708
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$575.00
Rabbit Motif Tea Bowl

Mino Ware

Kato Shunji, the third(1944~)

Made during the Year of the Rabbit in 1987

Size: Diameter 12.8cm Height 7.5cm

Kato Shunji comes from a large family of potters from the Seto area of Aichi prefecture where notables such as Kato Shuntai produced amazing works to be used in the way of tea, or chanoyu.

This tea bowl depicts a rabbit made from snow almost...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1254609
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$875.00
Have Some Tea!

Daitokuji, Satou Soushu (Bokudo) (1935~)

Scroll: Width 65.3cm Length 122cm

Sato Bokudo has served as abbot of Fukuju-in, a temple part of the Daitokuji sub-sect of Rinzai Zen. Although Bokudo's profile is not as illustrious as the abbots or noted calligraphers within the sub temples and chapels of the Daitokuji complex, Bokudo was elected to receive the title of serving Daitokuji (Zenju)

The Koan, have some tea, originates from China...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1253697
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$780.00
Bamboo Shakuhachi

20th century

Size: Length 21.6" Diameter2.15"

Originally, the shakuhachi was performed along with traditional Tang court music in China during the 8th century. The Chinese continue to use the original designs while in Japan, the instrument became detached from the traditional court music and developed its own art form...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1253360
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$2,000.00
Rimpa Style Matsushima Motif Kimono

1960-1970

This amazing kimono is hand painted with motifs of waves and pine trees set on top of islands. The trees and the islands are enhanced with gold thread sewn onto the silk fabric. The back contains a green bokashi silk fabric.

Condition: Overall the kimono has been kept in wonderful condition. The top backing of the kimono contains staining from being used.