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Antique Chinese Bronze Statue of Kui Xing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1258300

Antique Chinese Bronze Statue of Kui Xing
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$2,000 

Very whimsical statue of the Chinese god of examinations, Kui Xing, servant to the god of literature, Wen Chang. His name literally means "Chief Star" and is observed to be the spoon of the Big Dipper constellation. He is shown hunchback, as his body is said to have been bent into the shape of a calligraphy character. He is normally depicted with his right foot standing on the character for turtle (ao), to represent the old saying "to stand lonely on the ao's head", or &q ...click for details


Antique Japanese Lacquer Chest

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900   item# 1258295

Antique Japanese Lacquer Chest
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510-653-5181


$2,750 

Japanese wooden chest with a black lacquered body and iron handles on its front and back side, and red lacquered lid. The chest's top and sides are decorated with a gorgeous mother of pearl inlay in the shape of a kiri leaf, from the Tokugawa family. It is lined in rice paper and sits upon an added black wooden stand. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: (with stand) 20.5" height (no stand) 16" height, 24" width, 15.5" depth


Antique Korean Elm Wood Chest

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Furniture: Pre 1910   item# 1258274

Antique Korean Elm Wood Chest
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$1,650 

Korean chest made from solid elm wood (Keyaki wood in Japanese), with two large hinged doors decorated with pierced brass plating, two front handles on incised brass backplates shaped like lucky bats, and a large front brass lockplate, which has been cleaned. The inside of the chest has 9 drawers of varying size, each with a brass handle on flower-shaped brass mounts. The chest is very sturdy and heavy, its bottom with lovely carved form. circa 1900s Size: 26" height, 23" width, 16. ...click for details


Antique Burmese Alabaster Carved Buddha

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Hardstones: Pre 1920   item# 1258192

Antique Burmese Alabaster Carved Buddha
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510-653-5181


$850 

Antique Burmese statue of Buddha carved from alabaster. He is portrayed in a Mandalay style, which emerged at the end of the 18th century, in which he sports a bun at the top of his head, has a fleshier face, and is shown seated in a lotus position performing the Bhumispharsa mudra where he touches the Earth as he reaches enlightenment through meditation. Around his wrist is a seal of export. 19th century Size: 10" height, 8.5" width


Antique Burmese Alabaster Carved Buddha

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Hardstones: Pre 1920   item# 1258188

Antique Burmese Alabaster Carved Buddha
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The Zentner Collection
510-653-5181


$850 

Antique Burmese statue of Buddha carved from alabaster. He is portrayed in a Mandalay style, which emerged at the end of the 18th century, in which he sports a bun at the top of his head, has a fleshier face, and is shown seated in a lotus position performing the Bhumispharsa mudra where he touches the Earth as he reaches enlightenment through meditation. Around his wrist is a seal of export. 19th century Size: 8.5" height, 7" width


Antique Japanese Keyaki Zeni Bako

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900   item# 1258116

Antique Japanese Keyaki Zeni Bako
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510-653-5181


$650 

Beautiful Japanese keyaki wood zeni bako, or money box, the top of which has a handled door with three studded iron hinges and flower-shaped lockpin, and thin iron slot for depositing money, dropping into a small drawer with an iron lockplate. Two more drawers are in front with kan/ring pulls. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 9" height, 8.5" width, 12.75" depth


Tibetan Antique Gilded Multi Headed Avalokiteshvara

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1900   item# 1258108

Tibetan Antique Gilded Multi Headed Avalokiteshvara
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$10,000 

Beautiful antique Tibetan gilt bronze and copper repouse statue of the bodhisatva Avalokeieshvara, modeled with multiple heads protruding from the top of head, and countless arms in a circular nimbus edged with flames, holding prayer beads, a lotus, a conch shell and other attributes, beautifully modeled features, 19th century. Size: 18 1/2" high x 14" wide x 5" deep.


Antique Japanese Single Section Yamagata Kuri Tansu

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920   item# 1258085

Antique Japanese  Single Section Yamagata Kuri Tansu
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510-653-5181


$1,875 

Beautiful Japanese single-section tansu from the Yamagata region, made from chestnut wood, or kuri, with a warm glow and black lacquer frame. It has light brown iron corner hardware, kakute handles on its six drawers, all but one with a large iron incised lockplate with flower lockpins, and a small locking door with a large pierced iron hinge and articulated iron front decoration. SIze: 35.5" height, 41.5" width, 16.25" depth


Antique Chinese Woven Textile with Dragon

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 1258081

Antique Chinese Woven Textile with Dragon
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510-653-5181


$1,250 

Chinese woven cloth textile with black thread background, light blue clouds and waves along its outer edges, auspicious elements in red, black, and blue. The center features a large gold thread dragon with blue horns, clutching a sphere in its claws, with a gold thread shou symbol above its head, to symbolize longevity. Size: 11" diameter


Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle with Horse

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1257970

Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle with Horse
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$700 

Chinese snuff bottle made of gorgeous agate with lovely orange areas on its front, carved into a trotting horse, its head held high as it passes through rocky terrain. Its stopper is made from orange agate with white and yellow ribbons. Size: 3" height, 2.25" width

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