Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #1355095 (stock #W-FIG28)
Ancient East
$1,250

DESCRIPTION: An artful and flamboyant Mexican festival vaquero (cowboy / cattle driver) dance mask, the face carved from wood and painted with a black beard and bright red cheeks. Attached to the head is a tin “crown” with wide bull horns and extremely decorative headdress of cut and pierced tin flowers. Embellishing the horns are rows of long, brightly colored ribbons...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1354331 (stock #TX73)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: An extraordinary, thick and vibrantly colored horse saddle blanket, hand woven in Persia, and complete with original plaited rope fringe. Colorful geometric patterns form the ground of this tribal piece (probably Kurdish or Luri), separated by black and white key fret borders. This large textile would be stunning as a wall hanging, throw or rug. Please see the last photo showing how these trappings are actually worn on a horse...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1960 item #1310807 (stock #W-JO23)
Ancient East
$895
DESCRIPTION: A classic Zuni silver cuff bracelet with clusters of red coral cabochons mounted in a "sunface" design of two circular rows with a "God's Eye" stone in the center. Two additional stone clusters form wings on each side, making a total of 35 coral stones.

The Zuni pueblo tribe of western New Mexico have created jewelry for more than a thousand years, but their silver work was originally taught to them by a Navajo silversmith in the mid 1800's...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1309026 (stock #W-FIG9)
Ancient East
$445
DESCRIPTION: This dynamic and colorful Alebrije goat (or ram) is carved as if in a full run, its long front leg folded under its body in mid-stride. Two huge white horns curl from the top of its head to its ears. His green speckled body is accented with vibrant red "stripes" running down his back, tail and legs, while a purple design covers his belly. This large, delightful animal is signed on the underside, "Narcisco Gonzalez Ramirez, Arrazola, Oaxaca Oax., Mexico." Excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1304702 (stock #W-PT5)
Ancient East
$2,150
DESCRIPTION: A large, hand coiled Zia Pueblo Olla by noted Zia potter, Elizabeth Medina. This well formed pot has high shoulders tapering to a narrow foot, and is painted in four traditional Zia colors with natural sienna, burnt sienna and black designs on a white ground...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1950 item #1304566 (stock #CL62)
Ancient East
$1,950
DESCRIPTION: A large lidded cloisonne censer, the body decorated in bright enamels with masks and stylized scrolling lotus on a turquoise ground; the body is elevated with gilt foo dog supports and has two large rectangular handles with key fret designs. Around the lower band of the lid are the eight precious Buddhist symbols; these symbols are repeated again within a pierced metal band with stylized clouds...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #1303662 (stock #W-CP1)
Ancient East
$785
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully painted, very large Mexican charger (or platter) with a dark blue outer rim framing two birds perched in a tree, surrounded by scrolling green foliage, large flowers and yellow fruit. Dating from the 1960's, on the reverse is written "Mexico"; the back is pierced with holes for hanging. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. DIMENSIONS: A large 18" diameter (45.8 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1303537 (stock #BPB203)
Ancient East
$365
DESCRIPTION: A handsome Japanese hibachi, crafted from a section of kiri wood (paulownia wood) with rounded body and lacquer floral designs. Inside is the original copper liner where coals would be placed for heating or keeping a tea pot warm. Two large peony blossoms are lacquered in gold and orange on the front, with smaller leafed branches on the reverse. Paulownia wood is very light, fine-grained, and warp-resistant, and is often used in Japan for chests and boxes...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1302968 (stock #W-FIG7)
Ancient East
$270
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as Alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1970 item #1301287 (stock #W-RG6)
Ancient East
$990
DESCRIPTION: A small Navajo rug made of handspun wool in an "Eye Dazzler" pattern of three vibrant, serrated diamonds on a bright red ground, enclosed with a double border of white and black. The Eye Dazzler, so named by early traders because of the intense coloring of the dyes, is a serrated design that was woven in multiple colors of bright aniline dyed yarns in the 1880 - 1890 period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1299974 (stock #FIG3)
Ancient East
$895
DESCRIPTION: A pair of decorative, large and captivating carved wooden figures of two reclining “lotus boys,” each with a candle stand in one hand. The fat-cheeked, gilded babies are carved separately from their large lotus leaf bases, which are complete with curled edges and seed pods...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1299074 (stock #W-FIG4)
Ancient East
$540
DESCRIPTION: A colorful, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow jaguar with big eyes, wide mouth and erect ears. Hand carved and painted, this mask was collected in Mexico during the 1980's by well known artist and sculptor, Steve Tobin. As the Jaguar is the only Panthera species native to the Americas, it is a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; a hole between the ears is used for hanging...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1291074 (stock #W-RG10)
Ancient East
$295
DESCRIPTION: A colorful hand woven rug with red borders and hexagonal designs on a light blue ground. This flat weave rug is reversible and is in excellent condition (bright colors, thick pile, no stains or losses). After purchase, all of our textiles are professionally cleaned and stored until sold. Sourced in Chile while on a buying trip, this rug would make an attractive area rug or wall hanging. DIMENSIONS: 37.5" long (95.2 cm) x 25.25" wide (64 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1290310 (stock #TX58)
Ancient East
$995
DESCRIPTION: A fine two piece batik jacket and matching vest by the ethnic minority tribe “Ge,” a subgroup of the Miao culture. The Ge people live along the banks of the Chong-an-jiang River in Guizhou Province and are superlative batik artisans.

For this labor intensive creation, hot wax was applied to the thick cloth in geometric designs consisting of a background of “wheels” edged in wide linear borders...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1289625 (stock #W-FIG5)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood. After drying and sanding, the carvings are meticulously painted with intricate patterns and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1288048 (stock #FIG89)
Ancient East
SOLD, THANK YOU
DESCRIPTION: This vintage mask is a striking interpretation of the Japanese Noh theatre character, Hannya, the female demon. The Hannya mask with its horns and sharp fangs is probably the best known of all Noh masks.

Expressively carved from a single piece of wood, this Hannya mask displays sharp fangs, a protruding tongue, demon eyes and a bright red face. To enhance this already ferocious appearance, a double pair of real goat horns were attached, along with a wild goat-hair wig. We wo...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1287854 (stock #W-RG9)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: A delightful hand-woven llama wool rug made by native tribes from the Andes of Peru. This long runner is divided into three distinct patterns, the large outer border with colorful Inca figures in ceremonial headdresses, a middle border of fanciful fish which alternate facing left and right, and a center panel with a multitude of animals and insects including a llama, cat, butterfly, spider, swan, frog and duck. This vibrant, flat-weave rug is completely reversible and would make ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1950 item #1283858 (stock #SN84)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: An unusual netsuke featuring an abalone shell crafted from wavy burl wood with an ivory lobster perched on top. The lobster’s curled antennas are made of metal, and on the underside of the shell a signature is etched into the wood. Early to mid 20th century in very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 1 ¾” long (4.5 cm).