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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 #1243564
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$1,800.00
Portait of Baisa-o making tea

Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907)

Size: Height 70.2" Width 16.4"

The work dates to around 1862-1868

Baisao is sitting with his tea utensils and preparing cups of tea for those to enjoy the aroma and flavor that green tea is known for.

Chokunyu painted this work when a memorial for the founder of sencha-do, Baisao was erected in 1862...

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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1242976
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Pair of Amethyst Carving of Sheep

20th century

Size: General: Length 1.4" Width 0.5" Height 0.9"

Carvings and images of sheep are not only associated with the zodiac but also with the connection with the Western regions of the continent. Sheep was also a livestock and important animal in the Chinese economy for centuries. The pair are carved from amethyst.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242959
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$3,000.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1242635
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Literati Landscape

Tani Buncho (1763-1841)

Size: Approx. Length 81"-83" Width 28"

Tani Buncho was known to have painted very rough and simple landscapes often blending the Sesshu style broken ink landscapes and the themes of Chinese literati landscapes. Scholastic research has taken note that Buncho often did these styles of landscapes during the height of his career during the early part of the 19th century.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1242506
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$1400.00
Scholar Literati at His Study

Kano Eibou (?) (Edo Period 19th century)

Size: Length 43" Width 17"

Portraits or images of scholar literati begin in the Song dynasty. The famous portrait of a Shitaifu along with a painting of a portrait of his bust is one of the famous works found in the Palace Museum Collection. Since this painting, subsequent renditions and other works honoring noted literati poets such as Tao Yuanming and Su Dongpo were painted...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242433
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$275.00
Winter Landscape on Folding Fan

Taigado Kason (Active in the Taisho to early Showa Period)

Size: Length 16" Height 10.5"

Literati or Nanga paintings became popular as Japan modernized in the late 19th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1242204
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Chinese Hard Stone Carving

Ming Period or Later

Size: Length 1" Width 1" Height 0.25"

Chinese hard stone carvings have been used in different ways in Chinese culture. From tomb burials to personal accessories, these hard stone carvings reflect the religious and social aspects throughout the dynasties.

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 Jadite 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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242165
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$1500.00
Kannon on the Rocks (White Robe Kannon) Odake Kokkan (1880-1945)

Size: Length 82.5" Width 20.25"

Comes with tomobako. From a San Francisco Estate of a noted individual who helped transmit zen to the West.

Odake Kokkan was educated in the time when Japan was evolving its painting tradition...