Shippodo Shippodo 新古美術七寳堂
Local San Francisco Bay area residents: We can deliver your item to you at no extra charge. Email us for more inquiries!
P
I
L

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1256564
Shippodo
$800.00
Iron Kettle (Tetsubin)

20th century

Size: Diameter 17cm Height 19.5cm

A simply crafted Japanese iron kettle. Unlike the traditional arare or the spiked like design often seen on tetsubin, this work has a fine striped motif on the body as if the work looks like coil work from clay...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1256198
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Bamboo wrist rest with Carving of Daoist Sage and Children

20th century

Artist: Baishifeng

Size: Length 9" Width 4" Height 1.8"

Bamboo, a material preferred by the literati scholar, was often used to make brushes, brush pots, wrist rests, and other materials.

This wrist rest depicts fulushou, the noted god of longevity riding a deer with three children pages, one holding a peach, another a gourd, and a staff with the one in the back...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1256193
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Jade Figurine of Two Horses and a Monkey

20th century

Size: Length 15cm Width 5.5cm Height 6cm

The monkey standing on one of the horse is referring to a popular Chinese phrase: mashang fenhou, or may you gain the title of Marquis. In East Asia, monkeys on horses were a symbol of success and fortune. Often in Japan this motif became popular in paintings and lacquerware among the ruling warrior class...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1256188
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Fulushou Riding Horse

19th-20th century

Size: Length 8cm Width 4cm Height 11.5cm

Note: A light inscription can be seen in English where the piece was given as a gift to one's mother.

Provenance: Noted California Estate

This interesting carving is depicting the Daoist god of longevity riding a horse while holding a branch of peaches. The god appears to ride above the clouds along with his page...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1256185
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Ming Style Islamic Censer

20th century

Size: Length 7.25" Width 4.9" Height 3.2"

The period between the Yuan and Ming Dynasties (13th-16th centuries) was a time when China was not only developing new techniques and designs in its visual works of art, but the tradition, for some time, saw a new demand for its works from the Islamic world. Most famous are the blue and white porcelains that contains islamic motifs and texts...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1256184
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Jade and Green Marble Object

20th century

Size: Diameter 4.75" Height 9"

This interesting container is made from two different materials. The central body is composed of a whitish-like jade material while the lid and stand are emulating Chinese hardwood, is actually made from Green marble. Unlike the standard and traditional materials often used in Chinese objects for the table, this piece makes the senses think one way, while in reality it is something different...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1256089
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1256085
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Full body Portrait of a Courtesan

Signed Shoyu

Meiji Period

Size: Scroll: Length 193cm Width 49cm Painting: Length 102cm Width 32.5cm

The simple portrait of a courtesan, dressed in a kimono with a vine pattern on the bottom area. Vine patterns became popular with lacquer and kimono designs since the 16th century and often artist used the motif contrasting it with bold colors and designs...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1256073
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1256070
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1255767
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Chinese Hardwood Brush Pot

Republic Period or Earlier

Size: Diameter 8.25" Height 7.5"

This unusually thick Chinese hardwood brush pot is done using one thick piece of wood. Typically brush pots have a hole on the bottom to prevent the wood from warping and changing its form due to the changing climate or humidity. This brush pot does not have the hole often seen in hard wood brush pots...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1255766
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Chinese Jade Brush Pot

Qing Dynasty-Republic Period

Size: Diameter 3.5" Height 4.8"

From a Carmel, CA Estate

The brush pot is an important tool for the literati desk. The key accessories are known as the brush, ink, paper, and the ink stone. As time progressed, other accessories were included to the table of the scholar.

This brush pot is made from a Jade material with a literati landscape theme carved onto the surface of the pot...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1255765
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Chinese Reticulate Famille Rose Plate

Mid to Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 10.25" Height 4.2"

Porcelain wares during the mid to late Qing dynasty developed strongly thanks to the technology created by the court of Emperor Qianlong...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1255764
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
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....

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

Saito Kiyoshi (1907-1977)

Size: To Come

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
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Poem 69-64: Mushin (No Mind)

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....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1255761
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Lapis Lazuli Carving of A Small Vase

Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 6.5 cm Width 4.3cm Height 10cm

A fine lapis lazuli carving of a small vase decorated with summer flora and two children set near the neck of the vase. Lapis Lazuli is a material prized by the Chinese next to Jade, influenced from the silk route trades where Lapis from Afghanistan was transported to China and the term became associated with Buddhist teachings and the material from painting to sculpture....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1255565
Shippodo
Inquire for Price
Chinese Jade Carving of a Flower with Hardwood Stand

19th century

Size: Length 7cm Width 4.5cm Height 16cm

This interesting Jade carving is done in the form of an orchid flower favored by the Chinese. Often Jade carvings are done in the form of vegetables, fruits, and other flora. However it is rare to see them in the form of other uncommon flowers....