CLARKE and CLARKE Art + Artifacts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1036037 (stock #AC-051-PSM)
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$325.00
A good example of a hand made Chinese cloisonne jar. The classic enamel decoration is characteristic of the period found in the late 19th C thru the early 20th C. The pin holes in the enamel are also characteristic of this and earlier period, Close examination of the wire cells further reflect a hand made process. The interior counter enamel is light blue and has a rough finish further suggesting late 19th C construction. the lid is original to the jar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1002779 (stock #AC-312-pg)
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$450.00
A large lacquered wood mask in the form of a demon with bulging eyes and the kangi for King in a red circle on its forehead. Probably a festival or theater mask. A dramatic mask from the late Qing Dynasty. May have had a lower jaw? Shows wear from use and age but is in good overall condition. Much of the original lacquer remains. There is some minor loss in the interior but it does not effect the integrity of the mask. late 19th to early 20thC. H:15", W:12.5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1036899 (stock #AC-571-AA)
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$395.00
With the distinctive brown and cream glaze of the Chizhou kilns this artistically crafted pottery pillow is in the form of a kneeling, noble boy In very good condition with no cracks or losses. The glaze shows wear on the nose, knees, stomach and elbows. Qing Dynasty, late 19th C. Size, 9"in height and 15.6" in length.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1020646 (stock #AJ-001-scm)
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$400.00
From the early 20th Century, a refined marine ivory carving of Diakoku, one of the seven Lucky Gods. Diakoku is the God of Wealth, Commerce and Trade as well as often considered the God of the Household where he is often found in the kitchen. Shown smiling and holding his golden mallet, one is drawn to the attention to detail not only in the features but also in the fall of the garments and their decoration...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1930 item #1199152 (stock #AJ-03-PG)
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$195.00
In excellent condition, an attractive Taisho Period c. 1925-1928, signed Satsuma and bearing the Shimazu family mon. The front depicts noble women with children while the reverse is painted with lush hanging flowers. The shoulders bear gold gilt dragon faces. A classic Satsuma vase. Height 5", diameter 2.75".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1930 item #1032734 (stock #AJ-08-sea)
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$350.00
An early 20th C ivory netsuke depicting Diakoku with his rice tray. Well carved with nice detail to face and garments. The ivory has a nice patina, with the honey yellow of age. Signed on the right foot with an inscription on the bottom of the tray. 1.25" x 1.25". Circa 1930
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #993681 (stock #AJ-081-ba)
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$395.00
Meiji Period, late 19th C. A large vase with medallions encircling the body depicting Dragons and Phoenix and additional medallions at the shoulder depicting butterflies and peonies. In very good condition with only minor wear and a few small pits. Very good overall condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1980 item #1067884 (stock #AJ-09-AA)
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$325.00
This large Demon face is very arresting. The carvers attention to detail in portraying the angry face with its open mouth and bulging eyes is an artistic accomplishment. A large, some what manju style netsuke in ivory with the carvers signature on the back. The scratch across the forehead does not detract from the attraction of the piece. 2.5"x 2". Mid 20th C.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1980 item #1067110 (stock #AJ-1-AA)
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$295.00
Depicting a creature from Japanese folk lore variously translated as demons, devils or trolls. They seem to be assigned responsibility for various events or actions for which there is no immediate, obvious explanation. Crafted in ivory with small horns, fangs and unkept hair, the carver has captured the essence of the Oni. This is further accented by the use of, inset hornbill and ebony eyes. The cord fastening device shown on the back is somewhat manju like. Signed. Size 1.75" x 1". 1970's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1980 item #1066901 (stock #AJ-691-GS)
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$400.00
A finely carved Okimono depicting an angry mother monkey. Crouched with front paw raised in an attitude of protection, with young on her back and shoulders, the attention to detail is note worthy. Fruitwood with ebony inset eyes. Unsigned. Length 4.25" X Height 3.25". 1970's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1950 item #1009390 (stock #ASE-551ada)
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$325.00
From the provincial region of north western Burma, a standing figure with extended left hand. Probably an ancestor figure that would have resided on a household shrine. Carved of wood and lacquered with an undercoat of black and finished with gold gilt, of which only traces remain, the figure is further adorned with a wig of human hair. There are holes in the ears suggesting that earrings and perhaps fabric attire may have been present at one time. The figure stands on an integral wood base...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1003474 (stock #ASE56sf)
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From the mid 20th century, a large polychrome dragon head with articulted lower jaw, for the Vietnamese Water Puppet Theater. Altough te once bright colors have faded with time and use, this attractive puppet fragment immediately attracts your eye. One can only speculate on what the complete dragon must have looked like, althogh from the size of the head it must have been spectacular. The lower jaw is attached to a spring, making the jaw move when the piece is in motion...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #995440 (stock #ASE582)
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$545.00
An early 20thC, standing Burmese Nobleman, who once adorned an architectural element or festival cart. The raised right hand probably held an implement, long since gone. None of the original lacquer finish remains, only a nice grey patina. On a metal display base H:15"x4"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #995434 (stock #ASE592)
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$575.00
An unusual Burmese sculpture of a man riding on the shoulders of a Demon. Probably representing a folk tale or myth. Carved to adorn a festival cart or the ox bow of the cart. Early 20th C. Lacquered wood, with age and wear losses. H:17"xW:5.5". On a metal display base.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1133558 (stock #C-1-YA)
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$450.00
With an engraved scene of two 1920's Soviet Biplanes in flight and personalized with initials in the upper left corner, this is a very seldom encountered early Soviet collectible. In very good condition with only very slight abrasion and minor dents from age and use. The interior bears assayers stamps and the 1927-1946 marks indicating 84 Zolotnicks of silver fineness. Size, 3" x 3".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1950 item #1132300 (stock #C-2-YA)
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$545.00
A piece of Russian history. A Soviet era sterling quality, silver cigarette case inscribed on the face "806th Air Force, Lutske 1942" in a banner with a floral surround. The hinge is sound and the lock button is ruby colored cabochon. The interior is gilt showing slight abrasion from use and bears on both the front and back the District Mint mark 875, of a type used from 1927-1946, indicating a fineness of 84 zolotnicks along with the Assayers mark...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1132273 (stock #C-2-YA)
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$575.00
A scarce, sterling quality silver cigarette case. The front with and engraved scene titled Moscow, Kremlin. The back with a personalized, war time presentation inscription which reads, "Army Aviator Petrov from his friends and comrades on land. 1942...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1940 item #997666 (stock #H05sf)
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$650.00
A fine example of a Himalayan lute. Carved from one piece of wood with the sound box covered in reptile skin. The finial has four figures posed in various positions. The neck shows patina from the hand of the former musician owner. The strings are missing and the keys look to be later replacements. In very good condition. With metal display stand. C 1940. H:29.5"x W:4.5"X D:4"