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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1262634
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Chinese Jade Carving of Lingzhi with Gold Frame

20th century

Size: Length 8.5 cm Width 3.1 cm Height 1 cm

An interesting Jade pendant carved in the form of a group of lingzhi fungus. The fungus is an auspicious symbol but also used frequently in literati designs. The carving is bordered with a gold frame.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #1262336
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$450
Turtle Shell Patterned Bamboo Incense Container

20th century

Size: 29cm Long 5cm Wide

This incense stick container is using a type of bamboo where humans have used science to create the interesting turtle shell pattern on the bamboo. Lacquer or colored pigment is used to alternate the colors of the bamboo and bone is used to create the end piece to hold the sticks of incense together. An interesting tool for scholars and people who enjoy tea.

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)

Size: To Come

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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$300
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

Size:

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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1254708
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$575
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
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
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
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.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1250952
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Sold; Thank you. Switzerland
Wakei-Seijaku (Harmony, Respect, Quietness, and Tranquility)

Matsunaga Gozan, Kotoin (1943-)

Size: Height 70.8" Width 13.5"

This four character verse - Wakei-Seijaku - is a key philosophy within Sado, or "the way of tea". Wa stands for harmony; kei represents respect; sei expresses cleanliness and purity; and jaku indicates calmness. Of the Wakei-Seijaku philosophy, Seijaku is the most complex in its subtlety of meanings...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1250095
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Green Jade

20th century

Size: Diameter (interior diameter approx. 4") 5.5cm

Jade accessories are one of the few popular jade accessories women wore during the Ming and Qing dynasty. Often the Chinese wore jade to ward off evil and to bring in good luck.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248984
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$800.00
Print of Lotuses

Qi Baishi

Size: Length 40cm Height 30cm (approx.)

Qi Baishi is known, along with Wu Changshou and Zhang Daqian, as the most notable painter in contemporary Chinese art. Qi Baishi's works are done using large bold brush strokes and a bright color palette, contrasting with the traditional court styles seen in the art of the previous imperial dynasties...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1248896
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Sold; Thank you. Chicago, Il.
Celadon Small Vase

Republic Period or Later

Size: Length 6.5 cm Width 5cm Height 10.5 cm

Chinese celadon has been in production since the Han dynasty. However, by the Song dynasty celadon production took on a new level which is unrivaled with similar works produced in the latter dynasties. This celadon vase is emulating a traditional design first produced during the Song dynasty. During the Qing period, this design was reintroduced and became popular within the Imperial court.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1248047
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Archaic Style Jadeite Carving of Dragon

Age: 20th century

Size: Length 4.3cm Width 1.5cm Height 6.7 cm

Archaic designs and motifs were popular amongst the literati scholars who romanticized objects that were found in various burial and archaeological contexts. Shang, Zhou, and Han designs reminded the ethnic Han group of their origins, promoted a nostalgic yearning of the past, and acted as a sign or marker of intellectual and academic erudition...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1248031
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White Jade Plaque (Paizhi) Pendant

Late 20th century

Size: Length 6.3cm Width 0.5 cm Height 4.2 cm

Jade has been the most precious stone for the Chinese for nearly a millennia. Valued more than gold, the mysterious colors found in Jade inspired the Chinese to create amazing carvings and used them in spiritual and supernatural contexts.

Here we see a white jade plaque also known as paizhi carved with motifs of water ducks and on the other side, deer with lingzhi.