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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1960 item #1245070
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$1,100.00
Jixiang pei or “chicken heart pendants”, aptly named after their resemblance to chicken hearts, were most prolifically produced in jade during the Eastern Han dynasty, circa 25-220 AD. These carvings were placed in elite burials along with other carved jade objects such as bi discs and cong tubes. The Chinese believed jade was a substance that aided in immortality and could even preserve the human body, hence its inclusion in tomb contexts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1245006
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$1,800.00
At time referred to as sage jubako or bento, no-bento, sage-ju, etc. These picnic sets represent the insatiable love for nature by the Japanese. During the spring and autumn seasons these set would be used by samurai and merchant families to view the cherry blossoms or the maple leaves. This set appears to be made possibly for a lady.

The set is decorated with shu-urushi (vermillion lacquer) decorated with motif of vines done in hira makie and nashiji...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1244626
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$1,500.00
Chinese white satin silk forbidden stitch changyi robe

Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 45.5" Width 53.75"

An antique Chinese women's Manchu style robe with motif of sages, children, and auspicious motifs done in forbidden stitch. The robe has been kept in good condition. Staining can be seen in the inner lining of the robe.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1244624
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$1,500.00
Antique Chinese Celadon Color Changyi (Informal Winter Robe)

Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 53" Width 71"

Condition: Stains are seen throughout the bottom sections of the robe. Inner lining may have been replaced. Slight restoration work has been done.

The robe would have been worn in a typical government official or wealthy merchant family. It may have been owned by a daughter, consort, or wife of the family.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1244070
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$175.00
A wonderful blue and white sometsuke Kyoto ware incense container (also known as kogo) with a horse set among Chinese inspired motifs. The incense container was made by the noted Kyoto artist Shoami who is famous for creating porcelain objects for tea both chanoyu and senchado.

Age: 20th century Size: Diameter 2.25" Height1.8"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1960 item #1244069
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$580.00
A rather cute and appealing carving of a small bird in the form of a small container. The Chinese created wonderful carvings of different figures, motifs, and animals from various natural materials. Such curiosities were often decorated in the small curio cabinets often seen in traditional Chinese interior settings.

Age: 20th century Size: Length 2.75" Width 1.25" Height 2.6"

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1243655
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$6,000.00
Famille Noir Porcelain Vase, decorated with motifs of military generals

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 7.75" Height 18"

Bottom: Ming Chenghua Mark

The black base glaze was developed during the Qing dynasty when porcelain became a medium to express objects of different periods and materials. The courts of Emperor Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong were fervent in producing porcelains emulating Song ceramics, jade, ornate cloisonné, etc...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1243652
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$3,800.00
Chinese Landscape Painting

Yang Chujun (1936~)

Size: Length 60" Width 47.5"

Yang Chujun is one of the few artists who utilize the traditional elements of Chinese landscape paintings and add modern techniques and elements. His works received wide praise outside of China and has been influential in the art world in Shanghai.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1243563
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Painting of Arhats (J: Rakkan C: Luohan)

Mano Gyotei (1874-1934)

Size: 75" wide and 73" tall

The fierce, humanistic, and zen-like qualities can be seen in these paintings of different arhats. Each arhat representing their understanding of enlightenment engages the viewer in a silent conversation with each arhat. Usually a set of 18 arhats are painted but here we have 6 panels of depicting 8 of the 18 arhats...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242959
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$2,000.00
Nozarashi

Akamatsu Unrei (1892-1958)

Painted in 1915

Size: Length 78" Width 28"

Akamatsu Unrei is known for his traditional literati landscape paintings and other Nihonga subject matter. Not the eccentric subjects. The painting dates to the winter of 1915 around the time when Unrei was undergoing his training as a painter...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1242946
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$550.00
A wonderful Japanese ceramic tea container known as a tsurutsuki chaire. The container comes with a Kuwa wood lid. The lid is two pieces and works in a similar manner as an oimatsu tea container. The creative designs by the artists who create these tea containers provide a rich variety of objects to select and use in the tea room. The container comes with a box with an inscription by a tea master named Soukei.

Age: Late Showa Period Size: Diameter 3.9" Height 3.5"

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1242941
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$800.00
Antique Paulownia Hibachi with Vines Set near a Fence Makie

Taisho Period

Size: Diameter 14" Height 9"

Often the motif of a bamboo fence with flora originate with the noted Song Dynasty poet, Tao Yuanming. His version was the fence with chrysanthemums. In Japan, this motif expanded with other flowers and plants with various literary allusions...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1242731
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$2,000.00
Painting of Rabbits Based on Her Imperial Majesty, Empress Kojun

Shunsho

Late Showa Period (1960-1970)

Size: Height 44.5" Width 17"

The original painting made by Empress Kojun in the 1960s was made to support the Japanese Red Cross and for a fundraiser at the time. Later, the image became popular and subsequent copies and renditions were made. This one example interprets the painting in the artist's eye and evoke the sense of cuteness in the rabbits shown along with themes of Rinpa.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1242730
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$7,000.00
Shunga Handscroll

Artist Unknown

Late Edo-Meiji

Size: Length 180"-190" Width 13.5"

Originally Shunga paintings were meant as teaching tools to the children of the ruling warrior and nobility class in continuing the blood lineage of the family. As Japan stabilized its society during the Edo period shunga took off onto a new genre of art. The expressions and creativity of the artist. Also recently the British Museum held an exhibition exploring this genre.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1242727
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$2,800.00
Embroidery of Lobster and Clams

Artist Unknown

Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Size: Length 30.75" Height 52.8"

Necessary Conservation work has been done on the scroll recently.

Images of seafood would evoke the Roman mosaics that survive in Pompeii but the Japanese too enjoyed art depicting the bounties of the land and sea. Lobsters were a symbol of abundance and wealth which were also used as decorations during the New Year...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1242634
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$1,600.00
Fan Painting of Rabbit Dolls

Shunpo

20th century

Size: Approx. Length 52" Width 28"

Motifs of Rabbits are popular in Japanese art where rabbits not only are related with the zodiac but also are an auspicious symbol of abundance and "jumping" onto the next level. The scroll is a fan painting of two rabbit dolls set on a bamboo base...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1242169
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$375.00
Bas-Relief Rubbing of the Facade of Churning the Sea of Milk

Contemporary

Length 55" Height 25.25"

Angkor Wat has been considered as the wonders of Asia in its art and architecture. The temple was built to represent the Hindu cosmos and different panels were created depicting the stories in Hinduism.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1242168
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$1,300.00
Chinese Jadeite Lotus Motif Haripin

Qing Period or Later

Size: Length 10.5" Width 0.25"

Hair accessories have been an important element in the history of Chinese hair fashion. Often paintings depicting women using different hair pins and combs to decorate their hair. Men during the Ming dynasty also used hair pins, though not as elaborate as the women, different materials and designs are seen.