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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1357850
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$5,000.00
A rather unusual glazed Chinese yixing tea pot. Traditionally, mixing tea posts are unglazed and this pot combines unglazed sections, such as the interior and the glazes that encompass the exterior side of the pot. The pot contains a seal on both the undersides of the lid and pot, of the maker attributing to Zhao Jingnan. Zhao Jingnan was a noted artist specializing in producing fixing and zhisha tea wares during the Qing Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1357667
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$950.00
A small, charming Korean single section cabinet. Three drawers with persimmon panels line the top of the cabinet, with a set of double doors below, on decorative iron hinges incised with sand dollars, and a central filigree edged lock. Within are two small drawers and a large open compartment. The very bottom of the piece has a front drop down lid with roomy open storage inside. The edges of the piece feature iron braces with floral motif studs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1357650
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$2,000.00
Antique Chinese hardwood altar table, with attractive natural woodgrain with dark finish. Simplistic design of scrolling feet and side bracing between each leg. Early 20th century, circa 1930s.

Size: 72" L x 16" W x 28" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357607
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$1,400.00
Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea display chest), with two glass sliding front doors bearing frosted panels, etched with cherry blossom trees. This area is perfect for the display of various tea articles. The tansu has gorgeous mulberry wood burl front panels with delicate hardware.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 26.75" L x 11.5" W x 44.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357513
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$9,500.00
Antique Japanese fireman's coat, cotton indigo dyed with sashiko stitching and freehand paste resist decoration (tsutsugaki). Design of Immortal God Kinko Sennon riding a giant carp.

Size: 46" W x 40" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357510
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Antique Japanese cotton woven futon cover, dyed with a paste resist technique called Tsutsugaki on an indigo ground with the mythical creature Baku, devourer of dreams and nightmares and protector against evil. The Baku should not be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if he is not satisfied after consuming one's nightmares, he may instead devour their hopes and dreams.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Size: 64.5" x 53"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1357501
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$4,500.00
Chinese hardwood altar table, made of solid elm wood with its original red lacquer finish. Carved with dramatic scrolling legs on elevated feet. Five panel carvings in front depict various scenes with auspicious elements, dragon carvings in archaic style, the underside with scalloped edges. The altar style edges curl upwards in a scrolling fashion, with reticulated carvings of dragons below either side.

18th/19th Century

Size: 83" L x 21" W x 35" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357444
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese two section Kannon Biraki tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood, original red lacquer finish. The top section houses two large drawers behind a pair of double hinged doors. Decorations of iron hardware include a charming heart shaped lock within a single iron ring and strips of iron across the front of each door, with chrysanthemum shaped studs. The lower section also holds two drawers with iron locks, as well as a safe compartment in its bottom corner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357253
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese temple carving, beautifully carved with remnants of red and black pigments. The imagery of a fu dog between large peonies represents protection (fu dog) over wealth and prosperity (peonies).

Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 55.5" L x 5" D x 19.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357212
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$1650.00
Antique Japanese two section choba tansu (merchant's chest), made with Kiri (paulownia) natural finish hardwood. There are three attractive burl wood front panels along the topmost section; Two sliding doors and a lift away panel. Below are size small drawers of varying size. The lowermost section has three long, two medium, and one small drawer, all with round iron locks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1357204
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$2,000.00
Antique Japanese Sakata region choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of Kiri (paulownia) hardwood, with original red lacquer finish. The top drawer and safe box door are covered in more elaborate iron hardware than the other drawers, with motifs of lingzhi mushrooms, bamboo stalks, and other floral elements. Two small drawers are hidden away inside the safe box. Three plain drawers are on the lefthand side, the middle drawer has a center divider inside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1357178
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Price on Request
Antique Korean porcelain bottle of an octagonal faceted form, with long neck fluting slightly at the rim, covered in a translucent crackle white celadon glaze. The foot is deeply recessed with buff edges.

18th/19th century Chosun Dynasty

Reference : Bonhams New York Catalogue "The Korean Aesthetic: The Collection of Robert W. Moore, Wednesday March 15, 2017" pg. 22, est. value $15,000-20,000

Size: 6.5" W x 11.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1357052
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Antique Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper. Of a globular form, with cobalt blue underglaze chrysanthemums, natural glaze crackling along the top area. Very small spout of a bamboo joint form on its side, aligned with the top air hole. The foot is low and slightly fluted with buff edges and recessed base.

Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century

Reference : Bonhams New York Catalogue "Fine Japanese and Korean Works of Art, Wednesday March 18, 2015" pg. 142. est...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1357050
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$950.00
Chinese wood carving of Quan Yin, the compassionate female bodhisattva. With pigments of red, black, and gilt lacquer. She stands posed with her arms crossed, holding a scroll close to her chest.

Republic period circa 1920

Size: 9" x 7" x 26" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1357034
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$9,000.00
Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure depicting a meditating Buddha, seated in Dhyanasana pose upon a double-lotus pedestal, his hands folded in Dayani Mudra. The hair of the figure is painted in dark pigment. Mixed metal base with lotus impression. Gorgeous detailing in the form of this Buddha.

Dates from 18th/19th century Size: 5.25" L x 3.75" W x 7.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1356820
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$2,500.00
Antique Tibetan silver statue of Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche, an 8th century Buddhist master in India. He is said to have lead the first Nyingma traditionalist teachings in Tibet, the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He sits on a lotus throne, holding a vajra in his right hand and, in the other, a kapala (skull cup) filled with the elixir of life, the vase of longevity, topped with a small tree to grant wishes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1356819
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SOLD
Pair of Antique Japanese ranma, or transom, carved with flying frames and clouds with black lacquer frames. Original patina and finish.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 73.5" L x 1.25" W x 16" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1356817
The Zentner Collection
$800.00
Antique Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest), made with Kiri (paulownia) wood front and Sugi (cypress) sides. Copper hardware with lovely original patina on handles, and locks are complimentary to the original warm finish.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 35.25" L x 15.5" W x 40.5" H