All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1960 item #1389768 (stock #08045)
t a t a m i
$200.00


KUKURIZARU 02

Unsual type of lovely red cotton textile talisman doll called ‘Kukurizaru’ (lit. "Hanging Monkey" / or also called ‘Migawarizaru’ ) in the Japanized folk belief of 'Koshin' based on Chinese Taoism as “Monkey of Substitution”, tied up its arms and legs together and hung on the house frontages in the particular area of Kyoto-Nara region to get disasters in place of the local resident. Showa period, early-mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1960 item #1389766 (stock #08044)
t a t a m i
$200.00


KUKURIZARU 01

Rare type of lovely red cotton textile talisman doll called ‘Kukurizaru’ (lit. "Hanging Monkey" / or also called ‘Migawarizaru’ ) in the Japanized folk belief of 'Koshin' based on Chinese Taoism as “Monkey of Substitution”, tied up its arms and legs together and hung on the house frontages in the particular area of Kyoto-Nara region to get disasters in place of the local resident. Showa period, early-mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1389665 (stock #mc137)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Unique late Taisho Period C. 1925 bamboo flower basket with root handle. The bamboo inserts perpendicular to the ami weave creates a stunning elegant effect. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1389640 (stock #347)
Asia of Old
$795.00
A Chinese underglaze-blue painted porcelain ewer and cover. The spout with six-character Ming Dynasty Xuande mark. The inside glazed white, the base glazed with a blue tint. The body of the ewer finely painted all over with lotus flowers, scrolls, leaves and fruits.

Measurements: Height: 6.75 inches, Width: 6 inches, Depth: 5 inches

Age: Republican or earlier

Condition: Good condition, no cracks
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1389532
china old tortoise shell jewelry box republican
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1389529 (stock #05095)
t a t a m i
$230.00


TOFU-DRAINBOARD AND STICKS

Well-used handmade wooden drainboard for 'tofu' (soybean curd). Showa period, 20th century, Japan.

Board: approx. 23 x 37cm (9.05 x 14.56in), H 3cm (1.18in) / Stick: approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1389504 (stock #Hasui398)
Kawase Hasui
Bridge with Sailboat
Date: 1930s.
Size: Koban. Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: Hotei #Hp-25.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1389476
Chinese antique hardwood box inlaid with stone in a scene of figures in a garden. The hinged lid of the box opens to reveal a mirror underneath and a storage area for jewelry or cosmetics divided into six compartments.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 2 1/2" high x 8" wide x 5 3/4" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1389473
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Japanese framed print titled "Whispers of Love", by famous artist Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992), numbered 6/50 in its series. The print is signed in pencil with red cartouche.

Dated 1976.

Dimensions: (entire frame) 42 3/4" L x 33 1/4" H (artwork only) 35 1/4" L x 26" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1389472
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
"Diary June 3rd '78" is a photographic silk screen print of a child holding a blanket on a light ground of traditional woodblock technique. This is one of a series of "Diary entry" prints the artist is most famous for in which he depicts photographed scenes from daily life. Title, signature and date in pencil. Sealed with thumb print. Born in 1940, Tetsuya Noda is considered to be Japan's most important living print artist. He is a professor emeritus at Tokyo University of the Arts...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1389466
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
"Diary March 5th '79" is a photographic silk screen print of a child holding a blanket in one hand with her other hand in a sling on a light ground of traditional woodblock technique. This is one of a series of "Diary entry" prints the artist is most famous for in which he depicts photographed scene from daily life. Born in 1940, Tetsuya Noda is considered to be Japan's most important living print artist...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1389395 (stock #09402)
t a t a m i
$250.00


DESIGN SAMPLE OF MYANMAR'S TATTOOIST

Hand-drawn witchcraft design with such images of person and magic square. Ink on cotton. Early 20th century. Myanmar. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1389374 (stock #13015)
Nagoya obi with embroidery on figured silk which has shibori checkerwise. Good condition in embroidery parts but some break and wear on the rims, and a hole (5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 30.5cm x approx.3m30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1930 item #1389360
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,200.00
a very special yoruba doll with cubic body and fantastic use patina ex ole christensen denmark
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1389339 (stock #Jacoulet061)
Paul Jacoulet
Souvenirs d'Autrefois: Japon (Memories of the Past, Japan)
Date: 1941.
Print size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Publisher: Self-published, from a series of surimono.
Reference: No. 78, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet (Miles).
Print is tipped along its top edge at the inside of an original Christmas card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Lower margin has very faint matte line. Card has tape marks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1389284 (stock #PNG92)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
An excellent carver's stool from the April River area of Papua New Guinea, early 1900's. It is 14-1/2” long and is nicely carved on all sides. A well-detailed fox head surrounded by geometric designs decorates one side, while a typical tribal symbol covers the other. The seat itself is surrounded by a serpent design. Lovely patina.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1389266 (stock #Jacoulet060)
Paul Jacoulet
Chagrin d'Amour: Kusai (Sorrows of Love, Kusaie, East Carolines)
Date: 1940.
Print size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Publisher: Self-published, from a series of surimono.
Reference: No. 70, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet (Miles).
Print is tipped along its top edge at the inside of an original Christmas card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Margin has very faint matte line. Card has tape marks. Slight wave at top of paper.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1389240 (stock #13014)
Silk obi (sash) for kimono with woven pattern which has "Ashi to Kari (reed and goose)" motif. It is traditional motif shown in Japanese crafts and textiles. In excellnt condition. The first half of the 20th century. Backside is high quality black satin. 29.5cm x 3m68cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1389192 (stock #Jacoulet059)
Paul Jacoulet
Le Nid, Coree (The Nest, Korea)
Date: 1941.
Print size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Publisher: Self-published, from a series of surimono.
Reference: No...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1930 item #1389094
what pdx
$325.00
Indian Hindu 18-19thc Bronze Nandi Incense or Joss stick holder . Rare piece well sculpted with a nice verdigris . H 4.25" d 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1930 item #1389093
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$285.00
Antique Hindu Bronze Figure of a Horse with nice details. Well sculpted cast and finished missing Khandoba rider. Size h 4" w 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1389086 (stock #1-1107)
Very old small "korwar", or funeral altar, representing a human figure with a huge head, standing on a rounded base, legs half bent, and holding with both hands an elaborated openwork shield. Wood, with fine age patina. Indonesia, Papua Province, Cenderawasi Bay. Height: 23.7 cm. Strong abrasion due to age, old accidents, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1389054
Oversized Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print titled "Tokyo Station" by Okuyama Gihachiro (1907-1981) dating circa 1950. Pencil-signed and titled in English on the lower margin and in Japanese on the lower right margin. Pencil-titled in kanji at the upper right margin. Paper size: 19" x 9 1/2" (image: 18 1/4" x 8 1/2"). Very good overall condition with possibly some faint minor discoloration to the back and margin edges. A few minor wrinkles in the paper...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1389048
two baule slingshots one with a glossy patina and traces of gold leaf .the other on,e probably wasked and cleaned with janus figure ,sitting figure both with nice expression
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1940 item #1389045
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,500.00
the katu live on the bolaven plateau on either side of the South laos border and vietnam .they are know for their grand ceremony with Buffalo sacrifices.on these occasion ,the cult leader carries a round ceremonial shield ,such as this one made od wood with a narrow thick bamboo edge .the shield is slightly concave dyed with black lacquer on the front and back and displays a sun symbol made of metal stripes on the front On the reverse is a double handle made of wood and metal attached to struts ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1940 item #1389044
a nice belt buckle with an intricate work .these belts hav silver annels going around the waist but they ae so tiny that anyway nobody can wer them in western countries ?so here you have the buckle you can adjust to a leather belt .nice patina good quality silver
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1389031
Scraper for coconut. Chettinad, Tamil Nadu, South India. Early 20th century. 60 cm long.It has two main aspects. A wooden seating arrangement with one side ending with a bowl scooped out of the same wood. The wooden seating arrangement looks like a raised platform resembling a long and slightly raised stool.The pedestal for the raised platform is also carved out of the same single wood. This device is called peetha in Sanskrit or peeta locally in India...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1389004
what pdx
$1,495.00
Japanese bronze okimono set of monkeys with a bronze peanut. Meiji - Taisho early 20th c , well sculpted unsigned in great condition. Size DIMENSIONS: Seated h 7 5/8" l 3 5/8" w 6" On all Fours h 7 5/8" l 11 5/8" w 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1930 item #1389002
what pdx
$1,100.00
Rare Korean Silla Fitted Lidded Urn , unique rim and lid to make it fitted. great condition . Size h 8.5" by almost 6.75" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1930 item #1389001
what pdx
$695.00
Korean Silla Dynasty Stoneware Pitcher pot. Good condition slight chips at rim see images. Old American collection. Size h 6" w 7"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1950 item #1389000
what pdx
$895.00
Japanese Taisho - Showa Okimono of a Samurai , well sculpted with raised details. Unsigned good condition with leather covered base . Size approximately 14" by 10" by 8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1930 item #1388999
what pdx
$285.00
Antique Hindu Jain Bronze Figure of a Horse c 1800-1850 , the horse has a peg on his rump where a figure slipped onto . Good worn condition. Size 5" by almost 4"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1388990
a bamana dignitary staff with anthropomorphic summit 52cm from a french collection
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1388987
a nice anthropomorphic kuba cup Reserved for the use of members of the royal family and notables, the cephalomorphic palm wine cups were for virtuous artists Kuba and those of related peoples, exercises of virtuosity establishing their prestige and that of their sponsors. This one is a late exemple from the fifties probably but nevertheless very nicely executed from the felix lauwers collection Antwerpen who is who in african art says : FELIX LAUWERS 1924/2002 Coll. Antwerp, Belgium...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1388986
kuba cups from the felix lauwers collection Antwerpen from 9cm to 30 cm one cracked in one side otherwise all in good condition the smaller one with a nice honey patina and head the others with intricate geometrical motives
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1388970
Zentner Collection
$10,000.00
Large Original Japanese framed print by Toko Shinoda (born 1913), entitled "Reminiscence". Color lithograph with sumi-e ink brushwork in black, light blue and gold ink. Signed in pencil and numbered "ED 30AP 7/10". Floated in frame under UV acrylic.

36 1/2" high x 46 3/4" wide x 2" deep framed. Artwork: 28 3/4" high x 39 1/2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1388968 (stock #G0794)
A Beautiful early 20th C. Chinese export silver enamel turquoise bracelet, in excellent condition. L: 18.5cm $680
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Tibetan bronze figure of Tara, goddess of compassion. She is seated on a double lotus base with her right foot extended and resting on a smaller lotus. Her left hand holds the stem of an utpala flower (symbolizing longevity) between her thumb and third finger in Vitarka Mudra or teaching gesture. Her right hand is resting palm up on her knee with just thumb and forefinger touching in Varada Mudra, the gesture of boundless giving. On her right side, blooms a lotus. She wears an elaborate ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1388943
First half 20th century a very beautiful pair of book holder. see the beauty of the faces and the way the clothes fall in nice way on the wooden base .also the raffinated arms position. . the museum nusantara in Delft presented an exhibition of art deco in bali and there is anteresting book in the book accompanying the exhibition: "ART DECO BEELDEN VAN BALI 1930-1970" van souvenir tot kunstobjets (from souvenir to artworks , from frans leidelmeijer In art deco style all carvings have a st...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1388931 (stock #Yoshimune019)
Arai Yoshimune
Suma Beach
Printed 1938-1960.
Size: Chuban. 10.75 x 8.0 inches.
Publisher: Hasegawa/Nishinomiya Yosaku. From the famous "Night Scenes" series. Hasegawa catalogue No. 1252.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1388911
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,300.00
a beautiful akuaba nice expression nice glossy patina .i always like melancholy in some dolls expression from a dutch collection 27cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1388910 (stock #Eijiro011)
Eijiro Kobayashi
Evening Cool on Sumida River. Sepia version.
Series: Hasegawa Night Scenes.
Date: 1938-1960.
Eijiro seal at lower right.
Size: Approximately 9.75 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku. No. 1244 in Hasegawa catalog.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1388884 (stock #4319)
Fine and rare Jinghpaw (aka Jingpo in China) “pukhang” heirloom wrap around skirt from Burma’s northern most state of Kachin. This piece is woven in three panels from two ply handspun cotton thread and goat or dog hair yarn supplementary weft pattern This piece is intricately composed and tightly woven lacking the garish colors of a recent piece. 50 years old plus. As with many of the Burmese highland peoples, textiles play an important cultural role determining status, “bride p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1388858
Japanese limited edition cement mortar block print pencil-titled in kanji "Poem 68-2" (indicating production in 1968) by Maki Haku (1924-2000). Pencil-signed and numbered 26/50 in the lower margin. The artist's square red seal is at the lower right corner of the image. This print features the highly embossed ideographs characteristic of Maki's work. The designs were created by inscribing on wet cement. Paper size: 17" x 17 1/4" (image size: just under 16" x 16"). Very good overall condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1388793 (stock #10014)
The size of 4 1/2" Long x 4 1/8" W x 3/4" High. This is rare Japanese Occupied Made in Japan Ash Tray made of nice weight Copper with bronze patina. It has beautiful detail design of Grape and leave design done over shell design. It has Made in Occupied Japan marking on the back of tray. It has maker' marking with gourd shape logo. Dating from 1945-50's. The condition of tray is ellent.as photographed. It weighs 5 oz.
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Kofukuji Pagoda at Dusk in Early Spring, Nara" by Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-2000) published by Hanmoto Kyomatsukyu circa 1950. The title, artist's signature, and red seal are located at the upper right corner of the image. The publisher's seal is in the lower left margin. The paper measures 10 1/8" x 15 1/8" (image: 9 1/8" x 14 1/4"). Very good overall condition. There is tape residue along the top margin on back.
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Hirosaki Castle" by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) dated Showa 10 (1935). First edition impression with "jizure" (self-printed) seal in the upper left margin. The artist's black ink brush signature and red seal is at the lower left and the print is pencil-signed in the lower right margin. Illustrated in "The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi," Abe Publications, color plate #192. Paper measures 16 1/8" x 11" (image size: 14 5/8" x 9 5/8"). Very ...
Japanese pencil-signed first edition shin hanga woodblock print titled "Kagurazaka Dori" (Kagurakaza Street after a Night Rain) from the series "Twelve Scenes of Tokyo" by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) dated Showa 4 (1929). The jizure (self-printed) seal is in the upper left margin. The artist's black ink brush signature and red seal is at the lower right corner of the image. The print is titled in English and pencil-signed in the bottom margin. The left margin contains the date and title in Jap...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1388726
Coffin cover or hanging

Indonesia, Sumatra, Bengkulu, c. 1940

Commercial cotton and dye, hand-drawn batik (tulis)

A graphic dark blue Batik Tulisan Arab hand-drawn with the hallmark design of the genre of zoomorphic calligraphic figures. 3 squares containing calligraphic script are each surrounded by four birds that seem to be formed by the coalescing of the calligraphy. Large and imposing, they are drawn with vigorous expressive strokes, with wing ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #1388720 (stock #W-FIG33)
Ancient East
$75.00
DESCRIPTION: A painted metal devotional candle holder depicting the Sacred Heart of Christ with a yellow sunburst design behind a heart with flames and crown of thorns. Wall mounted with hanger on reverse; very good condition; Mexican. DIMENSIONS: 12.75” high x 9” wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1388695
Japanese oversized limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print on gold leaf by Tadashi Nakayama (1927-2014) titled “Armored Horse (A).” This rare early image was created from six blocks, nine colors, and nine stages of printing. The vertical image is pencil-signed “T. Nakayama,” numbered 47/65, and dated 1969 in the bottom margin. The red kanji Nakayama seal is on the back. A color illustration of this image can be found on plate 129 of “T. Nakayama” published in 1989. Paper si...