All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430953
what pdx
$695.00
Hongshan nephrite Jade Zhulong pig dragon toggle pendant , cute face more like a fox . the pendant has biconically drilled suspension holes with mineral deposits as well as tremolite throughout the piece shows heavy signs wear to the sides due to extended wear. Size 2.5" high1.5" wide weight 66 G
Lot of 9 Sotheby’s catalogs from 1978 to 1983 relating to netsuke. Very good reference material, all in decent vintage condition, black and white photos, most of catalogs with prices realized.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430905
what pdx
$795.00
Ancient Chinese Hongshan Chicken Bone Jade Pig Dragon Pendant, bi conically drilled off set holes good condition and wearable. Well carved nice color. Collected HK 1980-1995 size 1.7" H 1.25" 30G
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430904
what pdx
$695.00
Ancient Chinese Hongshan Nephrite Jade Pig Dragon Cicada Toggle pendant sculpture . Nice carving depicting a pig dragon with cicada wings, the underside showing the 3 lines on a cicada body . Biconically off set drilled suspension holes with mineral deposits. The holes show mineral deposits and the holes and the body show heavy wear and smoothing from extended wearing . There is also tremolite mineral growth. Weight 72g size 3.25 L by 1.2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430903
what pdx
$1,495.00
Ancient Hongshan Culture Cong shaped Nephrite bead with raised writing. Great piece and a lot of extra work to raise the letters from the surface, the body covered in tremolite one small chip to rim edge. weight 56 G size 2.2" .90" W . Collected in HK 1980-1995
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430902
what pdx
$695.00
Ancient Hongshan nephrite Jade Pig Dragon Mouse Toggle figure pendant. Unique piece hanging its a pig dragon , free standing its a hunched mouse figure. Biconically off set drilled suspension hole with mineral deposits in the holes as well as heavy wear to the sides from extended wearing. The body also has tremolite mineral growth showing as the white coating. Collected in HK 1980-1995. Weight 56g size L just under 3" standing on its side its 1.5" tall
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #1430900
what pdx
$125.00
Antique Chinese soft stone Double Koi fish Pendant , nice carving has some brown wax? to show line details. Diameter 2.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430899
what pdx
$695.00
Chinese Hongshan Green Orange Nephrite Jade Dragon Toggle Pendant , pig dragon type in a C shape or embryo. The jade is covered in tremolite mineral from extended burial the biconically drilled off set suspension hole with mineral deposits the sides of the sculpture shown extensive smoothing from long term use. Collected in HK 1980-1995 . Size 2.25" H by 1.75W weight 60G
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1430882 (stock #TRC20924)
Here we have a very unique ceremonial tea implement made by one of the most important figures from Japanese tea culture in the past century. While most tea scoops (chashaku) are made of bamboo, this piece is fashioned from the branch of a plum tree and retains part of the bark on the handle...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre 1920 item #1430878 (stock #B282B283)
For your consideration are two, difficult to find, CANINE, veterinary medicine texts published in the first quarter of the 20th century!

Presented first is "DR. LITTLE'S DOG BOOK", with an original copyright of 1924 - this being a second printing from May 1925. It features 345 pages that include seven photos along with some illustrations depicting dog care...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1430867 (stock #Hasui489)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Hikawa Park, Omiya
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1930.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round, red 6 mm seal at lower left, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #207.
Condition: Excellent. Top back margin corner has paper residue.
"Omiya...was prosperous during the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) as a post-station on the Nakasendo." - Hotei.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1940 item #1430857
what pdx
$145.00
Chinese Grey Jade pendant with Early or Tang style Dragon, nice smooth texture well carved with traces of black paint. Condition seems good may be a flea bite on the edge. Diameter is 2" weight 26 g
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430856
what pdx
$695.00
Ancient Hongshan Cicada Man Nephrite Jade pendant in green brown jade. The pendant hangs showing a cicada the other side is a mans face wearing a hat or head covering. The pendant with a large core drilled suspension hole. The body covered in Tremolite mineral growth. Collected in HK 1980-1995. Size H 2.75" w.75" weight 54 G
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430855
what pdx
$2,450.00
A Hongshan Jade double Bi disk with raised writing on each side Neolithic Period, the bi Hongshan Culture, The disc shaped as two conjoined bi discs with polished edges and apertures drilled on both sides, the stone with russet and tremolite growth on each side. There are faint characters side one like an E the the other side is mostly worn away from extended use. Size H 3" w 2". Collected HK 1980-1995
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1430850
what pdx
$1,495.00
5000 year old Hongshan Nephrite jade Mother Goddess Amulet Pendant. Rare piece depicting a seated pregnant woman goddess with her hands over her abdomen. Biconically off set drilled suspension holes. The surface is covered with tremolite mineral growth . Nice red colored stone 62g size h 2.5" w 1" d 1" . Collected 1980-1995 in HK
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1430825 (stock #3A124E)
Japanese Lacquered Hardwood large Scroll shape Display Stand, Ca. 1930's, 21" wide, 12 1.2" deep, 4 1/4" high, nicely curved from one piece of wood for Ikebana, Bonsai floral arrangement, or can be used for any type nice and high quality precious object for Display. Marking on the bottom underneath. It shows some stain and old age patina on top, otherwise in good condition, no damages.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1430796 (stock #BR733)
Pair of sterling silver figural dishes. Each: An oak leaf textural and stippled ground, veins, irregular upturned edges. Textural with stippled ground. Post-1967 Italian hallmark with maker’s stamps for Gianmaria Buccellati and Clementi di Giovanni Mantel. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BR733

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1430794 (stock #BR709)
Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by International in Meriden, Conn. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Fully marked and numbered 10125/1. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 22 troy ounces. #BR709

Hardcover book “THE BAUR COLLECTION: NETSUKE” by Marie-Therese Coullery and Martin Newstead in perfect condition. This book is number 716 out of limited numbered edition of 1500. One of the world's most important collections of netsuke is richly illustrated in this definitive volume. Arranged by subject with general subject description followed by exact description and photo of each netsuke...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1430783 (stock #Hasui488)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Shinagawa (Rainy Season at Ryoshimachi)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round, black 6 mm seal at lower right, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #218.
Condition: Excellent. Top back margin corner has paper residue.
"Shinagawa was the 1st station on the Tokaido." - Hotei.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1430767 (stock #MOR7966)
The Kura
$450.00
Temari style balls in gold and silver maki-e with mother of pearl decorate the black lacquered surface of this small Kobon Incense Tray enclosed in the original kiri-wood box bearing the yaki-in brand of Zohiko, the preeminent lacquer studio in Kyoto. It is 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm) and is in excellent condition. The Zohiko studio was founded in 1661, and is still in operation today.
Zōhiko is a leading Kyoto lacquerware establishment boasting an epic history...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1430765 (stock #12147)
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$250.00


LARGE DOLL HEAD MOLDS

Four pieces of the molds for Japanese doll heads made of 'toso' (type of wood composition), probably for Ichimatsu doll because of those large size. Showa period, 20th century. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #1430753
Date: possibly 1937 or 1877
Medium: Glass; inside-painted
Artist: Signed with name of Ting Erh-Chung (Ding Erzhong)
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth; (6 cm x 4.1 cm x 1.9 cm)

Description: The front of the bottle shows a man in a blue robe with his sword drawn, and next to him a lady in a pinkish robe. They are walking on a path in front of a hill toward a group of three men who are situated between a pair of pines trees...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1430752
Object: Plaque Period: (likely) Republic Period Dimension: Height x Width; (40 cm x 29 cm) Description: Wooden framed porcelain plaque decorated with enamels showing three birds on a branch looking down at colorful flowers. A poem and kao on the bottom left quadrant. Condition: Good, one of the three birds has lost the surface lustre of its enamels.
Netsuke of two sumo wrestlers in a match, each attempting to throw the other. Superbly carved (see their incised fingernails), wonderfully captured body bulks and dynamic poses, perfectly etched textures of their hair and loincloths. Signed NANRYU in rectangular reserve on the bottom - for information about the artist see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 224. Excellent netsuke. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1430742 (stock #Hasui487)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Moon at Magome
Date: 1930.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Watanabe 6 mm seal lower right corner, indicating a lifetime edition made between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #165.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Top back margin has paper residue. Top margin slightly wavy.
"The scene conveys the rustic 'poetic' charm of Magome, the area where Hasui lived." - Narazaki
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1430739
This is an old blue-and-white porcelain dish .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #1430738
Four (4) lotus pods 莲蓬 with moving seeds莲子活动. Patina 皮光 is excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1430737
This piece of jewelry is a bronze brooch 别针.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1430736
Old silver ornament with compass 指南针 and implements, to hang from the belt.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1430735
This highly carved wooden object is a bottle in the shape of a fish.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1430734
Rabbit sitting. Very well carved 非常好刻.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1430733
Wooden plaque with people carved differently on both sides.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1950 item #1430732
The tiny frog has black eyes and is made of bamboo.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1430731
These small old combs were used to comb a beard and moustache 胡髭.