All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1473489 (stock #12447)


SHRINE FILLED UP WITH TALISMAN DOLLS

Wooden ‘zushi’ (household miniature Shinto shrine/altar) filled up with such human-formed indigenous talisman called 'sarubobo' (lit. 'monkey baby' / ref. https://top.his-usa.com/destination-japan/gifu/sarubobo.html). Showa period, 20th century, Japan. zushi: H 32 x W 17 x D 10.5cm (12.59 x 6.69 x 4.13in). Sarubobo are removable from zushi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1473416 (stock #2001)


INDIGO DYED CURTAIN WITH UNDYED TRADE NAME

Indigo dyed cotton curtain for blind with undyed part of the trade name (lit. 'Up' or 'Top' or 'High' etc.) that was actually hanged in its mercantile house, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, Japan. 146 x 130cm (57.48 x 51.18in). Such aesthetic mending in boro style as is...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1473249 (stock #7296)
Old three paneled wedding bed cover from the Zhuang ethnic group Southern China- silk floss weft embroidered pattern on hand woven cotton field. Good condtion- some minor loss to edge of head end edge. L: 138cm/54in and W: 105cm/41in.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1960 item #1473179 (stock #15101)


POJAGI, Shades of Green

Traditional folk Korean patchwork hemp textile made from various scrap fabrics called Pojagi (Bojagi), mid 20th century, approx. 105 x 103.5cm (41.33 x 40.74in), embodies the lifestyle and the story of the people who take good care of their possessions at that time. Fabric with firm feeling...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1473058 (stock #12444)


HALF MAN

Wooden head of man of just a half. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 25.5 x 17 x 7.5cm (10.03 x 6.69 x 2.95in). Also usage as a bowl when upside-down. Aged deterioration as is as seen. *Other stuffs in the photos are not attached with this item...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1980 item #1472989 (stock #1907)


TALISMANIC WOODEN DOORBELL

1970s, Korea. H 41 x 35 x 16cm (16.14 x 13.77 x 6.29in). The condition is as is as seen.


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1940 item #1472956 (stock #15099)


TRAY FOR SEAWEED SHEET MAKING

Korean wooden tool actually used for making papery thin sheet of edible seaweed, early 20th century, 9.5 x 30 x H 6.8cm (3.74 x 11.81 x 2.67in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1472817 (stock #12442)


THE COLOR OF A LAST PIECE OF SUSHI

Old Japanese oil painting on an wooden board, by Ryuji Doki, 1931, written a Japanese poem in haiku style at backside translated to "The color of a last piece of sushi on a large plate.", that expresses well the modest and unique Japanese culturual mind (but too much, on the other hand) of "Hold back doing something (taking the last piece on a shared plate) as out of consideration for others"...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1472814 (stock #08351)


WOMAN SITTING ON GROUND

Fine Japanese vintage bronze sculpture of a woman. No sign. Taisho-Showa period, early-mid 20th century. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1980 item #1472790 (stock #15098)


1970S CUT-OUT PAPER DOLLS

Set of dead stock 10 sheets of paper with the various themes of anime characters from Korean comics for girls. 17 x 26.5cm (6.69 x 10.43in) - 18 x 39cm (7.08 x 15.35in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1472770 (stock #08350)


IMPERFECT NOH MASK

Complete abstraction but a wood carving Noh mask in very initial phase of production. Showa period, 20th century, Japan...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1472766 (stock #12441)


BEAUTIFUL COLOR SAMPLE BOOK OF KIMONO FABRIC

Originally flowed out from a closed Japanese dyer. Unintentional aesthetics in unprecedented balance with the colors, the compositions, the size, the volume, and also the blankness. Really rare find. Showa period, 20th century. 45.5 x 38 x 4cm (17.91 x 14.96 x 1.57in). 46 pages attached with fabrics...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1472246 (stock #1901)


RED CARP

Old Japanese wood carving carp okimono in such refined red. Early-mid 20th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1472126 (stock #MB432)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Lady with Oxford TL Test

This elegant pottery figure of a lady was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The lady wears flowing robes and stands alert with hands clasped together across her chest, her head looking very slightly to her left. It is made from a cream-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The body is coated in finely-crackled green and amber glazes while the head and face have been cold painted with black and white pi...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1472097 (stock #MB491)
Fine Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar

This wonderfully-shaped pottery jar was made during the early part of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). This type of jar is often referred to as a "cocoon jar" due to the shape of its body. Its function was that of a grain storage jar. It is quite "heavily-potted" and decorated with eleven bands of triple-incised lines vertically surrounding the body as well as raised horizontal bands around its neck and base. It has a burnished s...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1472096 (stock #MB493)
Fine Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar

This pottery "cocoon" jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. It is made from a pale grey pottery and has been decorated by "cold painting" a variety of different coloured pigments in a design featuring cloud patterns...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1472065 (stock #JSD-03)
Height (Thickness): 9.5cm Length (From head to chin): 21.7cm Width: 17.5cm Weight: 0.3kg Unsigned. This is a vintage item with a minor imperfection. Please see the photo.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1472025 (stock #MB033)
Fine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish - Bird

This porcelain dish was made during the latter part of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620). The underglaze blue features a bird in a landscape in the centre panel, surrounded by alternating precious objects and peach sprays. The underside is more simply decorated with dots separated into eight panels. The rim is slightly flared and the rim edge is foliated. As is common with kraak porcelain, there is minor "fritting" of the glaze a...