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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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1253299
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$800.00
Kaya (mosquito net)

Early 20th century

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Kaya were often made from natural materials such as linen-like fabrics, hemp, cotton and were used during the summer months to keep mosquitos away from the home. Now, these nets are made from fine polyester to nylon, but before these natural materials were common. Additionally, this kaya is dyed and several patterns can be seen on the fabric

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1252048
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$2,000.00
Pair of Polychrome Porcelain Dinner Plates

Republic Period

Size: Diameter 25.7cm Height 4cm

Contains a Qianlong Reign Mark

Originally these plates were part of large European China set...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1252010
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$770.00
Porcelain Hat Stand

Republic Period

Size: Diameter 12cm Height 27cm

Piece contains an inscription stating that it was made by an artist named Duei Juntai.

Porcelain hat stands first appeared during the Jiaqing period, when officials and court nobles used the cylindrical object, pierced with holes, to air their hats. Over time these holes disappeared and the objects simply became pedestals to place hats upon...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1251243
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Chinese Jadeite and Diamond Ring

20th century

Size: to come.

The center jadeite jade stone is in a cabochon cut with a slightly rounded back, as opposed to the traditional cabochon cut with an entirely flat back. The ring features an ornate setting with a halo of high-quality, pave diamonds, set into platinum or white gold (no hallmarks are apparent). The design of the diamond setting recalls the petals of a lotus flower, giving this ring a very Chinese flavor...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1251236
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$2,500.00
Mixed Metal Puzzle Box

Meiji Period

Length 7.3 cm Width 7.3cm Height 4.5 cm

This exquisite and playful mixed metal "puzzle box" contains four drawers on each side, which unusually pull out at an angle. Inside each drawer is a leather-chamois bag to put small objects inside. The work is decorated with many auspicious motifs including phoenixes, paulownia flowers, dragons, and other mythical animals set on a geometric pattern grid, which recalls a lattice of stylized flowers...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1251007
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$3,000.00
Pair of Inlaid Shibuichi Metal Vases

Meiji Period

Kumagai zo

Size: Diameter 9.5 cm Height 14.5cm

Meiji period metalwork was influenced by the Japanese art featured in Western museum exhibitions and expositions during the 1870-1880 period. In an attempt to fully utilize the Western palate for Japanese art, the Imperial government created a mission to use the arts and crafts of Japan as a means to bolster the economy of Japan...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1250956
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$2,500.00
Mixed Metal Zogan Inlay and Shibuichi Vase

Signed: Kumagai

Size: Diameter 8cm Height 17.5 cm

The art of Japanese metal inlay and metalwork reached a pinnacle during the Meiji period. Demands by the government and foreign markets stimulated artists to produce the finest works to show that Japan could produce creations that rivaled the studios in Paris, Florence, Rome, Milan, Berlin, etc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1250955
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$3,000.00
Mixed Metal Kobako (Small Box)

Meiji Period

Size: Length 13.2cm Width 8.5cm Height 5.5cm

The Meiji period is marked by the opening of Japan to the West, and the subsequent craze for all things Japanese that took place in America and Europe shortly after the country's "opening". Unlike many of the noted firms around Japan that were producing metal objects, this one contains a mark on the bottom with a registered number and stamp of approval from the government for producing such objects...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1250954
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$2,000.00
Silver or Metal Small Container (Possibly an incense container or bonboniere)

Meiji Period

Size: Diameter 5.3 cm Height 2.3 cm

This unmarked silver or metallic container is finely crafted with a design of cranes, chrysanthemums, and flowing water on each of the different panels of the box. As with many Meiji metalworks, this box was meant to appeal to a Western collector, using both Japanese and Western artistic conventions...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1250953
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Ceramic Yellow and Green Glazed Dragon Cup with Kangxi Mark

Late Qing to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 4.25" Height 2.2"

Colored glazes in Chinese porcelains were first utilized during the Late Yuan to the Ming dynasty. In this period, both maroon ("ox blood") and cobalt glazes began to be applied to ceramics. When the Jesuits came to China during the 16th century, they brought with them enameling techniques which enhanced the rich variety of color in Chinese porcelain wares...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1250952
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1250761
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$6,000.00
Peking or Beijing Glass Belt Hook

Length 14cm Width 3cm Height 3.5 cm

Age: Qing Dynasty

This interesting Peking Glass belt hook is made to emulate white jade. The hook is decorated with archaic style dragons set on a ruyi scepter-like form in the shape of a hook. Both the ruyi scepter and dragons are powerful auspicious symbols, linked to both longevity and Daoism. The archaic style of the dragons recalls Han dynasty jade carvings, found in elite tomb contexts...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1250512
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Chinese Brush Pot (Bitong)

20th century

Size: Diameter 7" height 6.5"

Brush pot using Vietnamese Huanghuali

This lovely brush pot is carved from a single piece of huanghuali wood or "yellow flowering pear" wood. Often found on the desk of a literati scholar, the brush pot held a prominent place amongst the scholar's other implements used in painting and calligraphy including brushes, paper, ink, and ink stones...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1250168
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Jade Panel with Brass Fitted Box (possibly for cigarettes or jewelry)

20th century, Republic Period

Size: 12cm x 16cm x 2.3 cm

The Republic period represented the transitional shift in China from the hierarchical imperial system to a democracy as well as the opening of China to the West...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1250106
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$2,800.00
Monochrome Literati Landscape

Zhu Mai (active early to mid 20th century)

Size: Length 42cm Height 58cm

Zhu Mai was a noted student of the artist, Zhang Da Qian...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1250103
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$2,300.00
Agate Carving in the form of a Lidded Hu-shaped Vase

20th century

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The use of semi-precious stones in the carving of decorative and ritual objects dates back to the early history of stone carving in China. Starting in the Ming dynasty, scholars and connoisseurs began to collect and commission works using archaic motifs or literati designs, which were subsequently displayed in their studios. Like this example here, these vases were often fanciful reinterpretations of ancient Shan...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1250099
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$500.00
Kiri or Paulownia wood Merchant's Portable Tansu

Age: Edo-Meiji Period, 19th century

Size: Length 7" Width 11.5" Height 9.5"

In historical Japan, merchant's tansus and portable boxes functioned much like the laptops and computers of the 21st century. Merchants at riverside and seaside ports would carry around this portable box containing their writing implements, receipts, notes, and other important documents relating to the transport of goods and items throughout Japan.

This Edo-M...