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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1207277
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$260
The bear is often depicted in early Chinese art, from at least the Chou dynasty, and bear figures were especially popular during the Han period. A somewhat cruder and slightly smaller sitting bear figure (4.5cm) from the M. Calmann collection (Paris) was published in 1962 and is dated to the Early Chou dynasty (1122-722 B.C.)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1492 item #1207264
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1206508
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1163276
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$160
Very late Ching dynasty or early Republic period (19th/20th century). A pair of standing foo dogs or foo lions, each with slightly differentiated posture, with upright tails, having blue-green or turquoise colored bodies and yellow striped tails and manes with spotted faces and discernible pink tongues slightly visible through their bared teeth and parted lips. Height: 7.5cm (2-7/8”). Weight: 87.5 grams and 96.5 grams; (combined weight) 184 grams (6.4 ozs)...
All Items : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1009925
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #975698
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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #869293
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A signed and dated Italian wooden sculpture, 1944 by Rafael D.P. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #817640
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #811763
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$660
A Chinese temple sculpture of a fisherman being lifted from the sea on the back of a large fish. A folk art carving and likely one of a myriad of wooden figures from a rural Tin Hau Temple depicting various miracles involving the Queen of Heaven (or Tin Hau, also Thien Hau, Mazu or Matsu) who is, among other things, patroness and rescuer of sailors and fishermen. The peasant, sun-burnt fisherman is bare-chested, wearing a red scarf around his shoulders and a red sash around his waist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #730767
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$626
A Han Dynasty Painted Earthenware Tomb Guardian Figure of a Lokapala. Common to both Hinduism and Buddhism, the Buddhist lokapalas are guardian kings of the cardinal directions. With the growing popularity of Buddhism in China during the Han Dynasty, the lokapala appears in many Han Dynasty tombs, typically as a pair guarding the entrance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #594603
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$800
TWO TANG DYNASTY EARTHENWARE FIGURES (AD 618-907) depicting foreigners, possibly Tibetans or Mongolians. These are molded earthenware tomb figures which typically depict persons (and animals) from all walks of life: aristocrats, courtesans, servants, jugglers, dancers, musicians and foreign tradesmen. The Tang Dynasty was highly cosmopolitan and very open to foreigners and outside artistic influences...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #594207
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$240
A WELL-CARVED, DAOIST WOODEN TEMPLE OR HOME ALTAR GOD (about 1880). With a stern though not ferocious visage, this is not a Buddhist temple guardian but rather a Daoist god, probably representing a judge (note the Ming style headdress). His seated posture, hands astride, and stern visage add to the sense that this judge demands accountability in the afterlife. The layers of official costume are well-textured in the carving and what remains of the pigment...