All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1408677 (stock #09587)
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$280.00


TILE SHRINE

'Hokora' (Small shrine) made of tile specially seen in Okayama prefecture, Japan, worshiped 'Kojin' (lit. 'Furious god' / God of cooking stove) into and placed on the hill behind for looking out over the ancestral ground and house. Early 20th century. Chip at roof and some moss naturally attached with as is.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1408646
An antique Chinese nam gua tray.

Date:Republic Period (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 10.75" X 7.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1408642 (stock #Womrath006)
Andrew Kay Womrath (1869-1939)
Canal scene, Venice.
Paper size: Approximately 9.75 x 7.5 inches.
Artists's proof
Date:ca 1920s.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Womrath collaborated with Yoshijiro Urushibara (1888-1953) on our Venice by Night (Item Womrath 005).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1408619
China old bronze toad ornament 19th century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1408618 (stock #09586)
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$380.00


TWO IRON BUDDHAS

Two pieces of dripped natural iron lumps with such scaly texture occured by ironmaking, like iron stalactite just like the figure of Buddha with aesthetic perspective. Early 20th century, Japan.

Large: approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1970 item #1408613 (stock #05193)
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$400.00


OGRE IN HIGH PRAYER

'Oni' (Japanese ogre) in 'gassho' praying pose with folded hands up in heaven. Such an unique and humorous pottery object. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1408612 (stock #6188)
Very rare, large lidded rattan basket from the Nung Rawang ethnic group of Northern Burma, Kachin State. The Rawang are a subgroup of the Kachin people and live in some of the last great wilderness forests left in Burma. Also it is interesting to note that the men do the weaving and with advent of plastic bags this pretty much an extinct craft. This is the oldest basket from this group I have ever found- conservatively at least 50 years plus. HL 42cm/16.5in and D: 27cm/10.6in...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1408611 (stock #6187)
Fine cowrie shell necklace from northwest Burma, probably Naga on a hand woven macramé cotton cord. This is an old set, circa 80 years with an excellent worn natural patina and almost porcelain like surface these need to be handled to be appereciated. Please note that each bead is hand carved to nest into the other so when strung together and worn the necklace hangs in a circular fashion...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1940 item #1408607 (stock #TCR6982)
The Kura
$975.00
A superb example of the mastery of Bizen Saiku-mono sculptures by Nishimura Shunko dating to the pre-war era. The musculature and bone structure of the creature is clearly visible, and it wears a cloak of ash glaze like fur, the tail actually covered in dry “goma” textured ash, and the lower extremities showing a fine assortment of Hi-iro flame colors on the raw clay. Stylistically there appears to be some influence of the pottery technique of Okinawan Shisa (lions)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1408605 (stock #05192)
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$350.00


NUMBERED PAPER BUNDLE

I'm not sure really, but I think originally those are the old tags for luggages or so on. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Such tied up layers of papers becomes a lump as an object by itself, and so unique and rare hardly seen. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408598 (stock #V103)
This beautiful shunkei-nuri Bento box is from Gifu Prefecture and is made from real lacquered wood from the hida ( or Japanese Cypress) tree. It is hand-made by skillful artisans. Bento boxes in this style have been made since the early 1600s. The first thing that takes the eye when looking at a shunkei-nuri box is its mirror-like surface. (Actually, taking photos of the products is not easy, as its surface is highly reflective!) This makes it unique among Japan lacquered products...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1408597 (stock #V89)
Chawans are available in a wide range of sizes and styles, and different styles are used for thick and thin tea. Shallow bowls, which allow the tea to cool rapidly, are used in summer; deep bowls are used in winter to keep the green-tea hot for longer time. Bowls are frequently named by their creators or owners, or by a tea master. Bowls over four hundred years old are said to be in use today, but probably only on unusually special occasions...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1408596 (stock #V105)
Sakazuki is the oldest sake cup style, with a wide mouth, it is still the favorite for ceremonies nowadays. The cup is usually lifted and taken to the mouth with two hands, one at the bottom, and one on the side, in a dramatic yet symbolic ceremonial consumption of sake. Usually, and although variably in sizes, the sakuzaki contains only a few sips within it (it is an alcoholic beverage, after all), and has amazing decorations...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1408595 (stock #V106)
Sakazuki is the oldest sake cup style, with a wide mouth, it is still the favorite for ceremonies nowadays. The cup is usually lifted and taken to the mouth with two hands, one at the bottom, and one on the side, in a dramatic yet symbolic ceremonial consumption of sake. Usually, and although variably in sizes, the sakuzaki contains only a few sips within it (it is an alcoholic beverage, after all), and has amazing decorations...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1408593 (stock #V100)
Chawans are available in a wide range of sizes and styles, and different styles are used for thick and thin tea. Shallow bowls, which allow the tea to cool rapidly, are used in summer; deep bowls are used in winter to keep the green-tea hot for longer time. Bowls are frequently named by their creators or owners, or by a tea master. Bowls over four hundred years old are said to be in use today, but probably only on unusually special occasions. The best bowls are thrown by hand, and some bowls are...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1408565
An pair of antique blue ceramic Vietnamese mini bottles. Found in a ship wreck from the Hoi An Hoard ship with a numbered label. Provenance: Prominent Private Collection from San Diego, CA

Date:12-13th C

Dimensions: 2.75" tall X 1.75" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1408561
A pair of Chinese Huanghuali trays with scalloped edges.

Date: Republic Period (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 11" diameter X .75 deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1408560 (stock #Shotei096)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Cold Winter Wind.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.0 x 6.5 inches.
Date: pre-1936 (Mid-1920s).
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. No. 204 in 1936 Watanabe catalog. M-4 in Shotei catalog.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. On the back, there is clear tape along the top edge.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1408559
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
A 19th century Chinese canopy lacquered bed of cypress and elmwood (ju-mu). The bed rail has a turned spindle gallery with a low relief carving of scrolling floral panels as the back splash. The canopy spandrel has turned hook-spindles for holding drapes or clothing. The main canopy lattice pattern has a centralized floral medallion. The bed platform stands on a carved gadrooned bun foot on stretcher. The facade apron has framed low relief carvings of a floral motif. The use of a gadrooned foot ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1408552 (stock #TCR6981)
The Kura
$1,350.00
A fabulous large porcelain vase by Daimaru Hoppo (Hokuho) enclosed in the original signed and compartmentalized wooden box complete with a rosewood base. The vase is a perfect example of the Sinophile aesthetic that permeated Japanese art in the early 20th century. The simplified form rises from to frets decorated with stylized cicada under a belt of archaic figures and yotsu-domoe (yin-yang) symbols. It is 14 inches (35 cm) tall plus the base and is in excellent condition.
Hoppo (also...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1408544 (stock #V84)
Item specifics: /Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Good vintage condition /Weight : 75 G /Dimensions : L 15.5 x W 10 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1408543 (stock #V78)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Good condition /Weight : 262 G /Dimensions : Diameter 20.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1408540 (stock #V79)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan/ Condition : Good vintage condition Weight : 241 G/ Dimensions : H 12.5 Centimeter/ Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1408539 (stock #V81)
Item specifics: /Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 869 G /Dimensions : H 16 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1408538 (stock #V80)
Nambu Tekki is a traditional Japanese ironware /Item specifics: /Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition have rust /Weight : 1344 G /Dimensions : Diameter 18.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1408536 (stock #V88)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 289 G /Dimensions : H 14 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1408535 (stock #V83)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Good vintage condition /Weight : 107 G /Dimensions : Height 5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408524 (stock #J539)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
Urushi tray from a collector made by a lacquer ware artist in Kamakura, but unidentifiable. In excellent condition except for minor wear on the rim. 20th century. Diameter:31cm, H:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1408521
An antique Chinese clear snuff bottle with green glass lid. Bone spoon is attached to the lid.

Date: early 19th C

Dimensions:3" tall X 2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1408512
A set of four antique zitan (rosewood) Chinese bird feeders mounted on a stand.

Date:

Dimensions: stand is 10" long X 2.75" deep. Individual feeders are 2" high X 1.75" in diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1900 item #1408509
A pair of Chinese antique horn hooks with incised with a circular design.

Date: early 19th C

Dimensions: 11.25"long X 5"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1900 item #1408502
A pair of antique Chinese horn hooks incised with a circular design and floral cut out.

Date:early 19th C

Dimensions: 9" long X 4.25"wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1408500
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Sale in Progress
Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print by Onchi Koshiro (1891-1955) titled "Portrait of the Poet Hagiwara Sakutaro" dated 1943. Memorial edition printed by Koichi Hirai. The print is stamped on the back and dated in pencil September 1956. Red seal at the lower left. Paper size: 21 7/8" x nearly 17 1/4" (image: 20 1/2" x 16 1/2"). The print might have been loosely rolled at one time and is not completely flat. The back is lightly browned and has a short pen mark. The upper margin paper is s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1408497 (stock #Koitsu503)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
The Pond of Sarusawa, Nara on a Rainy Evening
Date: 1941
Publisher: Baba Nobuhiko.
Edition: First.
Artist's signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher's seal at left margin.
Oban: Approximately 15.50 x 10.25 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Koitsu catalog no.: TK-BN-15
Condition: Back of print and margin edges are toned.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1408493
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$55.00
Chinese carved and lacquered architectural panel depicting figures in a garden. Used wear size just under 13.25" by 4.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1408491
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$55.00
Chinese carved and lacquered architectural panel depicting figures in a garden. Used wear size just under 13.25" by 4.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1408488
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$55.00
Chinese carved and lacquered architectural panel depicting figures in a garden. Used wear size just under 13.5" by 4.3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #1408471 (stock #2A116B)
Chinese Pink Quartz Snuff Bottle with original Top, Ca. 1940, 2 1/4" high, 1 3/8" wide, 7/8" depth, with round smooth polished stone with round top, dark spoon is attached from the top. The condition is good, has some dark stains inside and around the top opening.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #1408467 (stock #2A115A)
Chinese carved Green Quartz Snuff Bottle, Ca. 1940, 2 3/4" high, 1 5/8" wide, 3/4" depth, carved raised leafy vines and branches on the main body with matching Green Quartz carved top, ivory spoon attached, it is in good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408464 (stock #V75)
Chinkin-bori, (Japanese: “gold-inlay carving”), in Japanese lacquerwork, technique for decorating lacquer ware with patterns delineated by thin lines of gold inlay. After the pattern has been incised into the lacquer surface with a fine chisel, raw lacquer is rubbed into the grooves as an adhesive for gold dust or gold leaf pressed into them. Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 1005 G /Dimensions : W 19.5 12 x L 19.5 x H 13 Centimeter /Pi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408462 (stock #V73)
Item specifics: Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 850 G /Dimensions : W 16.5 x L 16.5 x H 19.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1408459 (stock #V71)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Good vintage condition /Weight : 1349 G /Dimensions : L 18.5 x W 12 x H 13.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1408458 (stock #V72)
Kakiemon is a style of Arita porcelain originally created and popularized by Sakaida Kakiemon I during early Edo period in the mid 17th century. Characterized by its use of brightly coloured enamels over a milky white toned base known as Nigoshide, Kakiemon porcelain artists were known for the quality of their brushwork and their asymmetric but balanced design aesthetic. Naturalistic designs representing spring and autumn show an obvious influence from the dominant Kano, Tosa, and Shijo paintin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1408444 (stock #6179)
Fine old wedding blanket from the Maonan ethnic group in Southern China. This has a classic floral, butterfly and phoenix weft embroidered pattern. Excellent condition with no damage- this is woven with all handspun cotton thread with some tiny bits of silk floss. The dyes are a combination of indigo and possibly aniline and organic mix in the red and orangeish colors. L: 100cm/39.5in and W: 72cm/28.2in - with border L:122cm/48in and W: 88cm/35in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1408437
An antique Chinese minature carved panel from boxwood of a pair of pheasants amongst a tree of cherry blossoms.

Date: Republic (1912-49) Dimensions: 5.5" long X 3.25" tall X 2.25 deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1408436
An antique Chinese monochrome cucumber green beaker. The beaker was used as a drinking vessel. It has a cylindrical shape with a trumpet shaped top and flared base and with no handle or stem.

Date: 19th C, Qing Dynasty

Dimensions: 5.25" high X 3.5" diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1408435
An antique apple green cloisonne container.The box is square with small square feet embellished with blue glass. The faces of the box have a tree image with leaves.

Date: circa 1900's

Dimensions: 3" square X 1.75" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1920 item #1408432
A rare antique Chinese apple green Peking Glass snuff bottle with stopper. The bottle has rounded shoulders and a thin carved oval shaped foot. The jade lid with a coiled dragon and bone spoon. Chinese glass was largely used to imitate more precious materials such as white jade, Lapis Lazuli and other valuable minerals.

Dimensions: 3.25" X 2.5"

Date: early 1900's
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1980 item #1408431 (stock #BNJpluBirdCl)
June Hastings
$110.00
A Chinese gold gilded cloisonne dish featuring a pair of birds perched on a Chinese plum tree branch. The colors are vibrant yet complex. This dish or plate measures 6" diameter and is truly a very pretty and affordable piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1408413 (stock #V68)
Item specifics: /Hand painted,Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 436 G /Dimensions : Sake bottle (Height 4.5 Centimeter),Sake cup (Diameter 5 x Height 4 Centimeter) /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1408412 (stock #V65)
Item specifics: /Hand painted,Made in Japan /Condition : Good vintage condition /Weight : 377 G /Dimensions : Diameter 6,6.5 x Height 10,10.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1408410 (stock #V70)
Item specifics: /Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 362 G /Dimensions : L 28 x W 16.5 x H 3.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1408409 (stock #V65)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Dimensions : L 24 x W 13 x H 15 Centimeter /Weight : 1028 G /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1408408 (stock #V67)
Sakazuki is the oldest sake cup style, with a wide mouth, it is still the favorite for ceremonies nowadays. The cup is usually lifted and taken to the mouth with two hands, one at the bottom, and one on the side, in a dramatic yet symbolic ceremonial consumption of sake. Usually, and although variably in sizes, the sakuzaki contains only a few sips within it (it is an alcoholic beverage, after all), and has amazing decorations. The sakuzaki is usually made from porcelain, but can also be found i...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1408397
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$1,495.00
Huge Meiji Bronze Okimono of a Oni on stand. Wonderful sculpt late 19th c unsigned . Note there is some damage.The sculpture shows very well if the feet were attached no one would really see any loss. 1. loss of one finger tip as seen 2. loss of one horn as seen 3. the front 2 feet are not attached there are 2 pins and multiple holes to reattach the feet the other 2 feet have been long ago reattached, no damage to feet. 4 reattached finger tip 5 Loss of original attribute (probably a vase) ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1408392
A fine Jade Bi Disc pendant in a rare type of celadon Nephrite with pinkish red inclusions, 19th.-20th. century.

This Bi disc have been carved and polished in a rare piece of jade with fine red and pink inclusions. Very attractive and almost never seen for sale.

Size: 5,6 cm in diameter.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, bought at an Estate auction sale.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1408391
A fine Jade Bi Disc pendant in a rare type of celadon Nephrite with pinkish red inclusions, 19th.-20th. century.

This Bi disc have been carved and polished in a rare piece of jade with a web of veins almost resampling a the fine veins in a human eye! Also called the eye of the Hurricane in China. Very attractive and almost never seen for sale. Small drilled hole to make it possible to wear it as an amulet.

Size: 5,6 cm in diameter.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1408378 (stock #BNJ)
June Hastings
$650.00
Pair of Japanese black lacquer over brass vases with mother-of-pearl inlay. The brass is re-purposed from unused artillery shells and the vases are heavier than one would expect. One of the lips looks repaired, but the were purchased in Japan, as is, in the first half of the 20th Century. They measure about 7 inches high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1408367 (stock #05191)
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$200.00


OPEN-AIR HOUSE

Expansive and humorous tin house without cage made of such limited materials disposed nearby. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. Diameter 13cm (5.11in), Height 15cm (5.90in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1408366 (stock #V56)
Hanging Pike-Luce Japanese Vintage Folk craft fish sculpture./ Item specifics: Made in Japan /Condition : Vintage condition /Weight : 434 G /Dimensions : L 45 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product