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Antique Japanese Keyaki One Piece Tansu

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1244305

Antique Japanese Keyaki One Piece Tansu
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Beautiful one piece tansu with Keyaki wood front, heavy iron hardware, including four handles in front and one handle on each side, with the image of a crane and turtle on the front drawers' two locks. The Tsuru (crane) and Kame (turtle) are both symbols of longevity. There is a Japanese saying "Tsuru sen-nen, Kame man-nen", meaning "As the crane one thousand years, the tortoise ten thousand years." Circa 1880 Size: 21.5" tall, 45.25" wide


Lithograph Print - Commodore Perry's Japan Expedition

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1241689

Lithograph Print - Commodore Perry's Japan Expedition
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Lithograph page titled "Entrance To A Temple At Hakotadi" taken from the expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's expeidition of Japan and Ryukyu, published between 1880-1890 by Sarony & Co NY. Commodore Perry (1794-1858) played a huge role in creating connections between Japan and the West. This lithograph depicts three monks, one kneeling before the other two, and one holding a spear in front of a beautiful two-story temple. A ship can be seen floating in the water beyond t ...click for details


Antique Chinese Flower Vases For Wall

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Pre 1900   item# 1240799

Antique Chinese Flower Vases For Wall
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Very pretty and elegant set of ten Chinese ceramic vases, meant to be hung and filled with flowers, set in a bamboo-style frame that is lined with plush blue material. Each vase has its own interesting scene painted on and all but one have gold handles and detailing around the rim. 19th century Size: frame is 26.25" tall x 16.75" wide, each vase is approximately 6" tall


Antique Japanese Yoshitoshi Woodblock

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1240326

Antique Japanese Yoshitoshi Woodblock
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Japanese painting circa 1880 of two warriors carrying torches titled "Soga Turo Sukenari and Soga Goro Tokimasa", based on the 13th century tale in which two brothers avenge their deceased father during the Gen Pei wars. It is set in a gorgeous carved woodblock frame. Artist name Yoshitoshi, part of his Historical Series. Dates from the late 19th century. Size: 19" wide 24" tall frame, 9.75" wide 14" tall painting


Antique Japanese Wooden Fish Jizai

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1240295

Antique Japanese Wooden Fish Jizai
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Antique Japanese wooden fish jizai, designed for hanging a pot over fire to boil. Has a long iron chain with attached hook running from the tail, through the body, and coming out of the bottom. Very detailed carving showing charring from the fire, beautiful wood with great patina. 19th century Size: 8.5" tall, 15.25" long, 3.5" wide


Antique Tall Chinese Hardwood Stand

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Wood: Pre 1900   item# 1238996

Antique Tall Chinese Hardwood Stand
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Spectacular antique Chinese hardwood display stand. Unusual decoration of whimsical nature scenery of Shou design with dragon and clouds. Reticulated cut out work done with great precision. Top corners with embossed copper guards with lotus design. 19th Century Dimensions: 51 1/2'' High X 16'' Wide X 16'' Deep


Chinese Scholars Rock

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Minerals: Hardstone: Pre 1900   item# 1236736

Chinese Scholars Rock
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Chinese scholar rock set upon a Chinese hardwood stand. Often used for contemplation and the enjoyment of art only seen in the natural beauty of nature. Simple yet quite dynamic with its sense of aesthetics and presence. From Lake Taihu, Jiangsu Province, China. Republic period with early 20th century stand. Dimensions: 23 inches high X 11 inches X 10 inches


Chinese Ink brush holder

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Pre 1920   item# 1231670

Chinese Ink brush holder
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This is a early 20th Century Chinese Ink brush Stand. It is in wonderful condition with no damage or cracks. Originally used to hold brushes for an artist as they were in the process of painting.


Antique Chinese Inlaid Box

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Pewter: Pre 1920   item# 1195935

Antique Chinese Inlaid Box
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Antique Chinese box inlaid with bats, peaches, and an auspicious symbol. There is a lock in the shape of a bat, however the locking mechanism has been removed. The inside has three shelves and one drawer. It measures 14" wide 8.25"deep 14"tall. Made from hardwood.


Japanese Bronze Rooster, Meiji Period

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900   item# 665605

Japanese Bronze Rooster, Meiji Period
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Japanese bronze strutting rooster, realistically rendered-Meiji Period(c 1910). Gold gilt with red lacquered cockscomb. Good condition with excellent detail. height 11.75" length 11"

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