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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1313905 (stock #C3)
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$150.00
A pair of carved bulls acquired in Bali in 1969 and probably 20 years old at that time. These bulls are in the shape of a box probably for temple offerings. In good condition without cracks or repairs
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1313899 (stock #C4)
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$550.00
A pair of old Begodol acquired in Bali in 1969 probably 20-30 years old at that time or circa 1939. Begodol or Dwarapala is the Balinese name for the gate guardian statues which were placed in Pura (temples) and Puri (royal homes) but currently can be found in kost houses in Bali. The statues are placed on the left and right side of the gate. Most balinese use the male-female Dwarapala which sometimes look alike and sometimes are different...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #1313096 (stock #B13)
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$200.00
A set of 9 hairpins from South China hill tribes at the border of Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. Made of white metal, they are made in the shapes of butterflies, flowers, dragons..etc.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1940 item #1313078 (stock #D5)
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An unusual betel nut box using a combination lock based on the lunar calendar. The time, date and sun must be properly aligned before the moon can unlock the box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1312993 (stock #E4)
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Tamba Vase by Sueharu Nishihata (Born 1926) father of well-renowned potter Tadashi Nishihata (Born 1948). Often times it's hard to differentiate Bizen from Tamba. For Tamba vs. Bizen, Tamba works usually have more of a purplish and metallic tone as seen on this stately jar by veteran potter Nishihata Sueharu, father of Tadashi. It has a confident form--reminiscent of old Korean henko jars--and classic Tamba firing. In perfect condition with his signature on base. Original box included.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1312989 (stock #E5)
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A fine signed vase acquired from the artist in 1975.Shigaraki ware is a pottery produced mainly in Shigaraki area in Koka city, Shiga prefecture. Shigaraki ware is characterized by its distinctive form brought by the wood firing; the reddish-orange (scarlet) color from oxidation of iron in the clay, natural ash glaze acquired from the deposit of ashes in the kilns, and “Koge (Burn)”, the result of being buried under embers during firing...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1312983 (stock #E6)
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$250.00
A fine contempory Arita dish acquired in Japan in 1980.The beginning of Arita took place during Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s Imjin War in Korea. The fruitless 7 years of battle was brought to a close with Toyotomi’s death. During this time, many of the feudal lords, or daimyo, returned home from the Korean Peninsula bringing potters with them. Naoshige Nabeshima of the Nabeshima clan in Saga Prefecture was no exception...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1312850 (stock #C2)
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$400.00
Finely-worked Box from Japara, Indonesia probably used for jewelry. Design on top shows birds, peacocks and dragons under the Tree of Life. Circa 1950. Purchased in 1970 in Indonesia. There is also a carved medallion on the inside of the lid in the design of a peacock. The wood is in excellent condition without cracks or scratches, The key is missing. The box probably was fixed on crossed-legs originally.