All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1433936 (stock #12167)


PHLEBOTOMY SCROLL

Handed-down manuscript of secret document of how to phlebotomy and acupuncture for horse, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, Japan, approx. 430 x 15cm (169.29 x 5.90in). Attached with a wooden box. Expected stain due to age...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1990 item #1433667 (stock #1507)


KOKDU

Traditional Korean wooden funerary figure as the ornament for funeral bier called 'sangyeo' (ref.; https://folkency.nfm.go.kr/en/topic/detail/236 / https://londonkoreanlinks.net/2012/07/07/korean-funerary-figures-pr/), Late 20th century. approx. H 24.8 (9.76in), L 18cm (7.08in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1433069 (stock #12160)


BOXED MINIMUM BUDDHAS AND AMIDA NYORAI

Fourteen pieces of wood carving 'kebutsu' (small image of Buddha placed on the head of Buddha statue or Bosatsu statue or on its halo) and one Amida Nyorai (Amithaba), Edo period, 19th century, Japan. Six of those are replaced with later pieces like from Meiji period. Color-fading and some damage due to age as is. Large kebutsu: approx. 3cm (1.18in), Amida Nyorai: approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1433013 (stock #12159)


99 KAMON CREST STENCILS

Small 'katagami' (paper stencils) of various 'kamon' (Japanese family crests). Meiji period (1868-1912). approx. 9.5 x 9.8cm (3.74 x 3.85in). Most are unused as seen, with such beautifully delicate cut...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1970 item #1433012 (stock #1504)


NUPTIAL OCTAGONAL SEWING BOX

Traditional Korean octagonal sewing box sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be, as a light-weight paper-mache gem but with the sense of profound presence in such largeness, shape, and lovely color pattern reminded of 'Obangsaek' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obangsaek), early-mid 20th century, approx. H 19.5cm (7.67in), D 32cm (12.59in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1970 item #1432928
kris, Java, Indonesia It is about a kris whose blade in pamor comprises 11 undulations .la has a Singa lion or a Mythical animal in the upper part. The finely granulated brass Mendak Wooden handle representing a very well executed cockatoo. I love animal art and bought it for this cockatoo! Sheath chiselled in openwork brass with floral motifs .the blade inserts perfectly in the wrangka kris from the second half of the 20th century with an older blade
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1432864 (stock #08196)


HAWK AND WHALE

Two abstractions of "Hawk flying above rock" and "Whale", as Japanese wooden (driftwood or gnarl) ‘okimono’ (ornament for ‘tokonoma’ (alcove of Japanese tea room)) that applies the form created by natural forces to its main body with the minimum human processing (only bottom cut and varnishing). 20th century. Hawk: approx. H 40cm (15.74in), Whale: approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1940 item #1432863 (stock #1502)


AUSPICIOUS BRASS SPOONS

Six pieces of rare type of traditional Korean brass spoons inscribed with auspicious single kanji letter which stand for 'Fortune' or 'Congratulations', early-mid 20th century. Each different length because of handmade. Fine used vintage condition as is, with some expected slight scratches and dents but less rust. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1432748 (stock #12157)


SEVENTY THREE FACES

Assorted mixture of wrapped heads of girl and Kintaro (Hero boy of Japanese folklore) dolls made of toso (type of wood composition) and man-made hair, Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Small: approx. 5cm (1.96in), Large: 15cm (5.90in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1990 item #1432630 (stock #1501)


THREE RICE CAKE MOLDS

Decoratively and also practically aesthetic set of three Korean wood carving molds with bird-handle for making rice cake, 20th century. Fine condition with some slight signs of use as is. Largest: approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1432592 (stock #08194)


TO ANKO

Japanese art brut pastel (and oil?) painting on the wooden board attached with white-painted frame with pale blue border of all sides, as this is a hand-made object (mixed media) itself rather than just a painting itself, made as a present to a Japanese female named "Anko" from its artist oneself named "Goda" as written at the backside, in aesthetically damaged vintage condition as is. Showa period, 20th century. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1432590 (stock #12155)


DEFORMATION OKAME

Aged Japanese wood carving *'Okame' mask for the use of folk theatrical performance (such as 'Kyogen' (Noh comedy)) as type of 'Kuwae-men' mask worn to hold backside projection in mouth, made more humorously than usual, Edo period, 19th century, approx. H 15.5 x W 15.3 x D 4.5cm (6.10 x 6.02 x 1.77in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1930 item #1432225
a fine betelnut box in the shape of a pumpkin ;cambodia the leaves around the stem are very well executed 7cm /5cm wide 5 high two little chips at the edage of the lid only the bigger one is photographed the other one is very tiny
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1431952 (stock #08191)


BLACK FOXES

Pair of aged Japanese clay fox dolls as the messengers of god based on Cult of Inari once been dedicated to ‘kamidana’ (household Shinto shrine) in an old Japanese house in Okayama prefecture for many years dated back from 19th century. In such naturally and aesthetically well-sooted condition, with some damage due to age as is as seen. approx. H 9.7 x D 6 x W 4cm (3.81 x 2.36 x 1.57in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1431951 (stock #12151)


FOX FAMILY

Japanese stone fox images dedicated to a certain shrine of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku region, like a lovely parent-child relationship (as a large one and two small ones). Taisho - Early Showa period, early 20th century. Some stains and damage due to age as is as seen. Large: approx. H 13.4cm (5.27in), 5.5 x 9cm (2.16 x 3.54in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1431950 (stock #05274)


IMARI STICKING CHAWAN

Such a unique lump of the potsherds of Imari porcelain tea bowls sticking together naturally in kiln-firing, early-mid 20th century, Japan. approx. H 7cm (2.75in), 12 x 9cm (4.72 x 3.54in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1431655 (stock #12150)


LARGE IDOL

Precious Japanese wood carving Shinto god image with the presence, Edo period (1603-1868), approx. H 27 x W 16 x D 8cm (10.62 x 6.29 x 3.14in). Worn-out slant-eyed face due to age, but somehow looks like an 'Enma' (The King of Hell). Standable with three bamboo skewers stuck in the bottom and an attached obsidian.


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1431529 (stock #08189)


MANEKI-NEKO

So lovely Japanese zelkova wood carving maneki-neko (beckoning cat) okimono, Showa period, early-mid 20th century. Unique and refined with timeworn elegance as is. Slight cracks at head as seen. approx. H 21 x W 9.7 x D 9.5cm (8.26 x 3.81 x 3.74in)


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