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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1930 item #1246030
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Beautiful gold-toned picture of a heron forged out of bronze, surrounded by leaves, flowers, and branches, set upon a black painted background, and framed with black lacquered wood. Minor damage. Signed with Cartouche, Early 20th century. Size: 39.5" tall, 27.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1920 item #1245908
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$1,750.00
Beautiful Chinese porcelain vase, scrolling vine and floral pattern with a double ring on the foot, cobalt blue, 19th century. Size: 6" tall, 4" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1980 item #1243519
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$5,000.00
Listed Price $9,000.00
Extremely detailed pair of bronze statues of guardians to the Buddha called Niō or Kongōrikishi. While Buddhism usually promotes pacifism, the Nio guardians are said to have justified the use of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #1241806
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$7,000.00
Porcelain Chinese famille rose vase depicting many disciples of Buddha huddled together atop a cliff, all in brightly-colored garb, with many details...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1960 item #1241684
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Woodblock print titled "Girl By Twilight" by Japanese artist Rakutei, also known as Takahashi Shotei circa 1951, published by Shima Art Co. A young woman stands under a tree in a deep purple, blue, and red kimono, gazing at a village that lies beyond a bridge. The silhouettes of several villagers can be seen illuminated from their windows. The young woman's bright and beautiful form are contrasted against the dark night...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #1241669
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A truly extraordinary print of the streets of Tokyo by Japanese Shin-Hanga artist Tsuchiya Koitsu circa August of 1939. Two women, both wearing beautiful blue kimonos, walk in the rain holding parasols. The streets are colored a purple/mauve as the rainwater reflects the light of lanterns from inside of a nearby shop, trees rise above buildings, and despite the depicted weather conditions, this is a very colorful scene. Print is signed and stamped in the bottom left corner...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1950 item #1241657
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A beautiful and very detailed woodblock print by Japanese artist Ohara Koson (1877-1945) of two herons standing in water with leaves and branches in the background, slightly obscuring the view of a bright crescent moon amongst a beautiful night sky, fading from darker tone blues into icy tones. The herons' feathers are actually embossed into the woodblock and have many other detailed features, such as the scales and claws of their feet and the gleam in their eyes...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1950 item #1241564
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$375.00
Wonderfully detailed print of snowy herons huddled together in the water by Japanese artist Ohara Koson (1877-1945). This is a shin-hanga style of print, a revitalization of the traditional ukiyo-e style, which means "pictures of the floating world", popularized during the Edo period in Japan (17th-19th century). The background of the print fades beautifully from the icy grey and white toned sky into the gorgeous blues of the water...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1960 item #1241549
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$200.00
Colorful woodblock print of a rural house in Japan, with multicolored pinwheels spinning overhead, accompanied by fish wind socks called koinobori, which are traditionally flown to celebrate Kodomo no Hi or Children's Day (March 5th). By Kun Pu, circa 1960-1950, published by Uchida Art Co. Size: 17.5" tall, 11.75" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1960 item #1241542
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$150.00
Woodblock print by Japanese artist Saito circa 1950-1960, published by Uchida Art Co. This print is of two young girls wearing very bright and beautiful kimonos in various shades of green, blue, yellow, pink, and red. One girl holds a fan while the other holds a small toy of a bird. A paper lantern hangs behind the head of the smaller girl. Both girls have precious, doll-like features. Size: 17.5" tall, 30cm wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1950 item #932639
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Japanese Kiri wood slab flower vase with removable copper container, held together with raised bronze butterfly ties, thick panels of raised grain kiri wood comprise sides. 10.5"H 4.75"W 4.75"D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #932636
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Japanese vintage pair of lotus study candlestands with removable prickets, charmingly rendered. Height 19".