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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1348630
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Contemporary Japanese two-section Kaidon (stair/step) tansu made with Keyaki (elm) wood. The upper section has two drawers while the bottom section has two smaller drawers and a large shelved compartment that opens from both sides of the tansu.

Size: 37" L x 25" W x 84" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1348556
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$350.00
Beautiful vintage Japanese sodenashi (work vest) made with indigo sakiori (rag weave) cotton, woven with multicolor areas to create a lovely patchwork effect, edged in solid indigo cotton, reinforced along the back, sides, and back of the neck in sashiko stitching. These vests were traditionally worn by workers in mountainous regions.

Early Showa period

Size: 13" W x 29" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1348120
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$475.00
Japanese 4-panel byobu folding screen, with a shochikubai or "Three Friends of Winter" motif (plum, pine, and bamboo), the image of a quail seated upon a jagged rock formation, with a small singing bird on the twisting trunk of the plum tree. The quail image was taken directly from a stamp affixed to the corner of the frame.

20th century

Size: 65.6" L x 36" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345082
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$500.00
Attractive, feminine pair of Chinese green jadeite earrings, with 14K gold posts. Comes in attractive red storage box.

Size: .5" diameter each earring
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345081
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$1,250.00
Vintage Chinese jadeite bangle, carved with a wide, flat form. Lovely natural purple/green coloration with splashes of apple green.

Size: 3.25" wide ( 3" inner), .5" thick
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345080
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$1,400.00
Vintage Chinese jadeite bangle. Beautiful natural coloration of white/purple jade with greyed-green.

Size: 3.75" wide ( 3" inner )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345077
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Chinese carved jadeite bangle, wonderfully hand-carved with auspicious imagery such as a lingzhi mushroom, a bat, a chimera, and various flora.

Size: 3.25" across ( 2.25" inner )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1345075
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$1,100.00
Chinese jadeite beaded necklace, with 14K yellow gold clasp. Beautiful natural green coloration.

Size: 19" L (end to end)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1960 item #1344376
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$450.00
Vintage chinese peking glass bowl with a gold leaf rim. The outside is decorated with beautiful, intricate scenery depicting an oceanside temple amidst large rock formations and trees, while tiny sail boats and birds float off in the distance. The inside of the bowl has a similar depiction of a small house by the ocean. Signed and stamped on its side, and marked on the bottom.

Circa 1950's

Size: 3" height, 7" diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1344375
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$1,375.00
Carving of a Chinese scholar made from dark hardwood with lighter orange highlighted areas, his eyes closed as if in deep meditation. He sits with one leg curled underneath himself, his left arm rested upon a carved stool or small table, with the face of a beast. He holds a scroll in his hand and creates a Buddhist mudra gesture with the same hand.

Size: 10" height, 6.5" width
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$350.00
Japanese woodblock print of a dark, rainy nighttime scene. Two figures walk with umbrella and lantern past a temple shrine. Signature in bottom righthand corner with chop.

Size: 17.75" L x 11.75" H
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$650.00
Japanese woodblock print of a tall pagoda standing in a moonlit scene, with several ladies walking the streets under parasols, and small shops lit by lanterns along the side. Signed "Tangyu Asada" (1899-1984) with chop and calligraphy. Tangyu's birth name was Benji Asada, born in Kyoto, he was active in Sosaku Hanga artist circles in the area.

Size: 10.5" W x 15.75" H
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$1,500.00
Japanese woodblock print by well-known contemporary artist Tetsuya Noda (b. 1940), a professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts. His techniques combine woodblocks with silk screening. This print is part of his famed "Diary" series, titled "Diary : Jan. 15th '84 (1984)" in pencil. with calligraphy on the lefthand side, no. 39/40, signature in pencil with red fingerprint.

Size: (entire print) 29" L x 14" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1342315
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$3,750.00
A beautiful Chinese unmounted scroll painting of a pair of beautiful women seated under pine trees. One of the women is playing an instrument called a guzheng. Signature and chop of Jingzhe Cui (born 1980).

Size: (entire scroll) 56.5" H x 29.5" W (painting only) 46" H x 24.5" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342117
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$350.00
Japanese bronze usubata in the form of an open natural lotus, standing on a coiled stem with a lotus bud. Usubata are used for beautiful flower arrangements, an art form known as ikebana.

Size: 9" L x 9" W x 6" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342102
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$375.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or a dish to be filled with viewing stones called suiseki, as well as small plant arrangements. The rim has flower petal incision motifs while the sides are decorated by medallions and a pair of handles shaped like elephant heads. Artist's signature on bottom.

Size: 17" L x 9" W x 4.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342083
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$400.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or shallow dish for the arranging of viewing stones called suiseki and small plants. It is of a rectangular form with four feet, the sides forged with scrolling vine motifs and two handles. Signature on underside.

Size: 7.5" W x 13.5" L x 3.75" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1341881
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$650.00
Japanese framed print by artist Tanaka Ryohei, born in 1933 in Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture. He has appeared in numerous art exhibits all over the world and his collections may be viewed in many museums such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, and the Shanghai, China Museum. The medium used for this print are copperplate etching with aquatint. Titled "June", dated 1993, signed, and numbered 110/150 in its series in pencil...