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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #467228 (stock #10347)
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$1,600.00
Small shrine, or zushi, with the image of Benten, sitting on a lotus seat, holding a jewel in her left hand, a (now missing) sword in her right hand. On her head a crown in the shape of a torii. Seated on her head is also snake bodied Ugajin. Behind her head a halo with jewels.
Height 9 ¼ inches (23.7 cm).
Case with clear traces of usage, gilding on the hard ware rubbed off, gold on inside showing rubbing. Pigments on the figure and base slightly chipping, sword missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #467180 (stock #10345)
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$300.00
Small phosphatic glazed earthenware jar with double handles. Reddish brown clay covered with dull black glaze with some white Jun-type glaze splashes. China, 19th century or earlier.
Height 5 ¾ inches (14.9 cm).
Black glaze dull, showing water streaks, one chip on back of one of the loop handles, some dirt residue. Otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #467138 (stock #10344)
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$200.00
Tall vase with four loops on shoulder. Middle brown dense stoneware irregularly covered with olive green glaze. The clay shows similaries with the brown, dense clay of Shigaraki ware, but there are no inclusions. Also the green glaze can he found in Shigaraki ware. This, however, may be from a completely different area. Japan, 19th century or earlier. Height 11 5/8 inches (29.9 cm).
Star crack at neck, one loop damaged, few old chips at upper rim, some scratches and irregularities in glaze and clay.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #463810 (stock #10341)
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$400.00
Sturdy bottle with ribbed surface. Light brown stoneware covered with brown glaze. Over the brown glaze a dripping pattern of yellow glaze. Large drippings at bottom cut off, showing the many inclusions in the glaze from the bottom of the kiln. Probably from northern Kyushu. Edo period, 19th century or earlier.
Height 9 1/8 in. (24 cm), diameter at bottom 6 in. (15.4 cm).
Glaze dull in the middle section of the bottle, due to heavy use, otherwise excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #462117 (stock #10340)
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$100.00
Vase of mallet shape with slightly concave sides, short cylindrical neck with minimally everting rim. Gray stone ware that at places turned brown through firing. White glaze running down, slightly thicker at bottom half of vase, some blue patches at the rim. Studio pottery. Japan, 20th century. H 7 1/8 in., diameter at foot 3 1/2 in.
Mint condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #422046 (stock #10311)
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$1,200.00
Image of a heron in water in rice-paste-resist dying technique (tsutsugaki) on cotton. The color showing are coffee brown for the background and different shades of brown with white for the heron. The image mounted as a hanging scroll, which has been cut to fit into a frame. Meiji period, late 19th century. Mingei.
Cotton image: 11 ¾ x 8 ¾ in. Frame: 36 ¼ x 13 in.
Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #421870 (stock #10309)
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Portrait of a man standing, dressed in a long and wide garment. The head covered with a dark cloth. On the left inscription, seal and date. On lower right red seal of Ren Xiong (Jen Hsiung). Black ink and colors on paper. Framed.
Inner mat dimensions: 8 ¼ x 11 ½ in. (21 x 29.7 cm); frame: 24 x 16 ½ in. (61.6 x 42.5 cm).
Good to very good condition.

Ren Xiong (1820-1864). He was one of the ‘Four Ren’. He is the father of Ren Yu (see stock # 10310).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #417304
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$95.00
Hanging scroll. Fukurokuju standing in a landscape with mountains. Signature on right: reading Tanyu, seal. Black ink and some color on paper. Japan, 19th century. Kano school.
Painted area: 44 ½ x 17 3/16 inches. Overall length 74 ¾ inches.
Several horizontal creases, several missing and thin areas in paper filled and partly retouched, especially in upper and lower parts. Mounting of later date in fragile state. In hanging order. Wooden scroll ends.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #417244 (stock #10307)
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$1,800.00
Sculpture of Gyochu Kishimojin, standing on a lotus base, on top of a rock base, the hands folded in prayer. Finely carved wood with fine gold kirikane on the garment, gold on the lotus base. Eyes crystal. Rock base polychrome wood with some gold. Inscription on the back of the garment in black ink. Inscription on the back of the base and on the bottom of the base. Date on base: Horeki 8 (1758).
Height: 14 5/8 inches (37.5 cm).
Colors on the base soiled and somewhat rubbed, kirikane decoration rubbed at places, on top of head crack along joint in wood blocks, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #416002 (stock #10306)
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Pair of foxes, the guardian figures for a kitchen. One holding a jewel in the mouth, both wearing a jewel on top of their heads, meaning abundance and wealth. On their chests a flaming jewel has been painted. Under the soot the bright colors white and red are visible. They were messengers of the goddess of rice, Inari. The figures are made in two halves (front and back), a sheet of clay being pressed into a concave mold. Joining the two halves results in a hollow figure. After firing, the pottery was covered with gesso, over which bright colors were painted. Japan, late Edo period. Mingei.
Measurements: 12 ¼ x 6 ½ x 3 5/8 inches and 12 x 7 ½ x 3 ¾ inches.
Pottery covered in soot, partly rubbed off, left ear of the white deer broken and glued, base to the red deer broken and glued.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #415005 (stock #10304)
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$100.00
Page from an album. Immortal standing behind a tall tree trunk, a gnarled stick in the hand. Out of the trunk budding branches come out. In lower right corner sealed in double gourd: Morinobu. Black ink and colors on 2 pieces of joined paper. Japan, 19th century.
Measurements: 14 5/8 x 10 ¼ inches (37.8 x 26.1 cm).
Basically good condition: some dull creases, binding holes at right margin, margins slightly trimmed, traces left margin fortified, mounted at upper margin. Mat.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #415004 (stock #10303)
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$100.00
Page from an album. Daruma standing barefoot, his hands folded into his garment. In lower right corner signed: Seisen hogen Mitsu… Master of the Kano school. Black ink and colors on 3 pieces of joined paper. Japan, mid 19th century.
Measurements: 14 11/16 x 10 3/16 inches (37.6 x 26 cm).
Basically stable condition: paper slightly browned, some foxing, slightly creased, binding holes at left margin, margins slightly trimmed, traces of former mounting, mounted at upper margin. Mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #414911 (stock #10301)
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$100.00
Page from an album. Illustration in Chinese style (Chinoiserie) of a Chinese man with high hat, holding two rods (?) in his hands. The shades on his clothes and face done in tiny dots, like in an etching. Black ink and watercolors on Western paper. French or English? Early 19th century.
The style of this watercolor refers to the small Chinese paintings on rice paper or extremely fine silk, done in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Measurements: 15 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches (40.3 x 30.2 cm).
Basically in good condition, fresh colors: left margin with binding holes and slightly folded, upper right corner somewhat damaged, center fold, mounted at upper margin (traces of glue coming through), few thin areas, stains at lower left corner (removable). In mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #414902 (stock #10300)
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$100.00
Page from an album. Illustration in Chinese style (chinoiserie) of a young Chinese man with an hat, holding a fan in one hand and a piece of cloth in the other. The shades on his clothes and face done in tiny dots, like in an etching. Black ink and watercolors on Western paper. French or English? Early 19th century.
The style of this watercolor refers to the small Chinese paintings on rice paper or extremely fine silk, done in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Measurements: 15 ¾ x 11 7/8 inches (40.3 x 30.3 cm).
Basically in good condition, fresh colors: left margin with binding holes and slightly folded, center fold, mounted at upper margin (traces of glue coming through), few thin areas. In mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #414892 (stock #10299)
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$100.00
Page from an album. Illustration in Chinese style (chinoiserie) of a young Chinese man beating a small drum with a stick. The shades on his clothes and face done in tiny dots, like in an etching. Black ink and watercolors on Western paper in Chinese style. French or English? Early 19th century.
The style of this watercolor refers to the small Chinese paintings on rice paper or extremely fine silk, done in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Measurements: 15 5/8 x 11 ¾ inches (40.2 x 30 cm).
Basically in good condition, fresh colors: left margin with binding holes and slightly folded, center fold, mounted at upper margin (traces of glue coming through), few thin areas. In mat.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #414339 (stock #10298)
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$1,200.00
Relative small image of taima mandara. Sitting Amida Buddha and the Western Paradise are depicted in the middle. Surrounding this image are the Sixteen Contemplations of Queen Vaidehi and the story of Prince Ajatasatru. The whole is enclosed by a painted border of flowers on a red background. Originally scroll painting, the rollers cut off and framed in its brocade mounting. Black ink, color and gold on silk. Japan, 19th century.
Painted area: 17 ¾ x 14 ¾ inches; frame: 30 5/8 x 21 3/8 inches.
Undamaged, very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #413903 (stock #10297)
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Small painting of the 11headed Kannon standing on a lotus, flanked by Bishamonten and Fudo Myoo. In the front two red colored Nio are guarding the deities. Inscription on the central base reads: Ichijoten (name of the temple hall), junsan koichi hongu. The inscription on the bottom reads: Kazusa Shibayama Ten‘ozan Kan‘on kyoji. Black ink and colors on paper. Edo period, 19th century. Rollers cut off and framed in mounting.
Painted area: 22 7/8 x 10 9/16 inches; frame: 29 ½ x 12 ¼ inches.
Paper slightly creased and rubbed at places, some pigment loss on creases, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #413551 (stock #10296)
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$2,800.00
Part of a triptych with depiction of the Five Great Myoo. At the top is Kongo Yasha Myoo, standing on two lotus bases, at the bottom Gozanse Myoo, being held by an acolyte. Black ink and color on silk, background gold. Beautiful painting, expensively painted.
Painted area: 39 x 15 ¼ inches; frame: 47 ¼ x 21 in.
Good condition, framed ( rollers cut off, old mounting behind mat).