Japanese framed print by artist Tanaka Ryohei, born in 1933 in Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture. He has appeared in numerous art exhibits all over the world and his collections may be viewed in many museums such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, and the Shanghai, China Museum. The medium used for this print are copperplate etching with aquatint. Titled "June", dated 1993, signed, and numbered 110/150 in its series in pencil...
A pair of deeply carved Chinese cinnabar lacquer trays, with flower petal edges, the surfaces carved with foliate imagery such as peaches, pomegranates, citron, persimmon, and berries. Similar pieces can be seen from the 15th/16th century. Most likely this pair dates from the early 20th century.
Size: 15" x 15"
Catalog EXPRESSIONS OF STYLE: NETSUKE AS ART by Rosemary Bandini, Scholten Japanese Art, 2001. 213 netsuke are illustrated in color and thoroughly discussed in historic and mythological prospective , includes photographic index of signatures. Superb scholarly volume, excellent reference book. Hardcover, 12”x9”, 176 pages.
A large Japanese framed print by renown artist Mayumi Oda, born 1941. Mayumi is most well known for her depictions of male Buddhist deities presented as women. This silkscreen print is titled "Daikoku", normally a male, the god of good luck and fortune. The title, number 22/40, and Mayumi's signature are done in pencil along the bottom margin. The print itself is tastefully framed behind special UV blocking glass. Circa 1984...
A small framed Korean woodblock print, with vivid pigments of yellow, magenta, and blue, printed images of whimsical Korean masks and banners. Numbered 31/500, title 183, with signature in pencil, and red chop by artist.
Size: (entire frame)11.25" L x 11.25" H (artwork only) 4.25" L x 4.25" H
Antique Japanese framed woodblock print by Kiyoshi Ikezumi (born 1913), with bright, bold pigment and geometric stylization of a bustling Tokyo scene. Signed and numbered 24/200 in pencil, with red chop. Circa 1920s.
Size: (entire frame) 21.25" L x 25.25" H (print only) 13" L x 16.5" H
Japanese framed woodblock print by Kihei Sasajima (1906-1993), signed, titled, and numbered 54/100 in pencil, with red chop. Image of a samurai running with sword over his shoulder in black with deep blue pigments.
Size: (entire frame) 21" L x 17" H (print only) 14" L x 10.5" H
Japanese framed woodblock print by artist Hasui Kawase (1883-1957), depicting a lake with boats and rainfall. In the foreground is a romantic scene in which a man sits with his face in his hands, a red bouquet of flowers beside him, watching a woman holding a blue parasol who stands gazing back. Markings include Hasui's red chop and signature, publisher seals in left margin, titled in right margin.
Size: (entire frame) 16" W x 21" H (print only) 11.5" L x 16.25" H
Japanese framed woodblock print by artist Hasui Kawase (1883-1957), depicting a man walking down a cobblestone path to the beach. Markings include Hasui's red chop and signature, publisher seals in left margin, red chop in bottom left corner.
Size: (entire frame) 16" W x 21" H (print only) 11" L x 16" H
Japanese framed woodblock print by artist Hasui Kawase (1883-1957), titled "Rain at Shinagawa", from the series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido", depicting several persons under umbrellas as they travel through town during a rainy afternoon. Markings include Hasui's red chop and signature, Watanabe publisher seal in left margin (dated 1931-1941), titled in right margin.
Size: (entire frame) 16" W x 21" H (print only) 11.5" L x 16.5" H
Japanese woodblock print by artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), from the series The Kansai District, titled Seta Bridge, dated, signed in pencil, with Jizuri (self-published) seal along left edge, red artist's chop.
Size: 16" L x 10.75" H
Japanese woodblock print by artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), from the series Korea and Manchuria, titled Market in Mukden, dated, signed in pencil, with Jizuri (self-published) seal along left edge, red artist's chop.
Size: 16" L x 10.75" H
China old turtle baijian desk ornament
Thus lovely desk ornament is a robust rirtle a symbol of fertility He likes to be fondled Republican Period
This is a Cultural Revolution porcelain figurine of Norman Bethune. It is more finely made than most Cultural Revolution figures and shows the Canadian doctor leading a donkey. Bethune served in the communist Eighth Route Army during the Sino-Japanese War and died from blood poisoning contracted in the operating room. He became a major embodiment of the revolutionary martyr in Cultural Revolution mythology...
Kikuchi Yuichi (Tomokazu)
Date: Early 1950s.
A woodblock printed postcard.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Artist's "Yuichi" seal lower right.
Interesting and attractive Chinese Jade carving of a boulder, Late Qing-republic period.
A large and heavy carving pendant of a sheep in front a boulder with plants. Fine details and an attractive carving. Carved in celadon nephrite.
Size: 88 mm. high, weighing 172 grams.
Ex. Danish Private Estate and bought in China in the 1970s.
btpmze tong xianglu 3 legs seal says Xuande
Chinese Signed Temple Rubbing of famous 3 galloping Horses in black on white rice paper mounted in ivory color mat and black lacquer frame, from Xian, China, frame size-55" wide, 19 1/2" high, 1" deep in good frame condition. Buyer have the option to purchase only Temple Rubbing without frame or with frame, the shipping charges will be very different price.
Japanese oribe ware tall vase for ikebana (flower arrangements), with calligraphy inscription in front. Circa 1950, bottom marked "Nishikawa Kyomo", "made in Occupied Japan".
Size: 4.5" L x 4" W x 9.5" H
Japanese Earthenware Bowl, heavy white splash design on black thick glaze with dark greenish speckles,, 3" high, 5 1/2" diameter-top rim, 2 1/4" diameter-bottom foot rim. Some sand bubbles on the glaze, the condition is good, no damages.
Japanese Crackle Earthenware small Dish, Plate, 5/8" high, 4 1/4" diameter, with raised white Spring Floral branch decorated on one side. The condition is good, no damages.
Chinese scroll painting of a butterfly resting atop a blooming lily, with calligraphy and signature chop of Xie Zhi Liu (1910-1997), a well-known member of the Shanghai School who would later befriend the famous artist Zhang Daqian and joined him for later studies. His artworks can be found in the China Art Museum in Shanghai and has an art gallery named after him in Changzhou. Zhi Liu was married to another famous painter named Chen Peiqiu...
Impressive statue of the Buddha of the future Maitreya.
Decorated with pieces of turquoise and red coral. In very good condition. 36 cm. high, 20 cm. wide and 17 cm. deep. Weight 4 kg. Tibet.
Very nice Chinese porcelain famille rose vase featuring 2 phoenixes on a rock. In excellent condition, no cracks, no chips, no hairlines, and no repairs, it measures 11.5 inches high. Republic Period.
Japanese early Showa period vintage child's silk kimono decorated with cranes flying among pines, both symbols of longevity. White silk lining. Measures about 37” long (excluding collar) and about 32 1/2” across (sleeve tip to sleeve tip). Circa 1940. Very good overall condition with only a few tiny spots on one shoulder. It appears to have never been worn and has been kept stored safely away in an air-tight trunk. From the Tucson, Arizona estate of a World War II veteran.
A fine Chinese Bronze Teapot beautifully ornamented with leaves/foliage. The cover has a lotus bud finial and the handle is crafted as a natural branch. A fine collector's piece.
A wonderful contemporary furniture piece in a Chinese altar table style, made by a highly regarded local craftsman. The underside has the RE Studio brand mark to show it is a special, original made piece. Skillfully made with mortis and tenon joinery. All natural finish hardwood.
60" L x 10" W x 36" H
A wonderful contemporary furniture piece in a Chinese altar table style, made by a highly regarded local craftsman. The underside has the RE Studio brand mark to show it is a special, original made piece. Made of black walnut with smooth natural finish, with special decorative elements such as lighter "ash" hardwood "keys", and "butterflies" on the inner leg to hold the natural fissures of the wood. Skillfully made with mortis and tenon joinery.
Size: 60" L x 10" W x 36" H
Ruby Red Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle - Aquatic Sea Life
This is a fine, flattened, Pear shaped snuff bottle, with a round elongated neck, and a raise oval footing, decorated with a ruby red overlay on a snowflake ground, in relief, depicting various aquatic plant and sea life. It comes with a light green glass stopper. This snuff bottle shows signs that it was actually used as such. It still has some sort of material inside. The bottle is in great preserved condition...
This is a finely carved and well-hollowed Hair crystal Snuff Bottle in the form of a Pear with a couple of Ram Masks on its sides. The bottle has a transparent grayish color with light -brown hair crystals that are criss-crossed to create a dramatic scene. The bottle rests on a raised oval footing. It comes with a metal work stopper with domed brown top...
This is a finely carved and molded Quartz Hair crystal Snuff Bottle in a rectangular form with a round neck, and and a raised oval footing. Two flying bats with spread wings decorate one side of the bottle. The transparency of the tea-colored crystal enables the observe to see parallel spiral lines left by the tool used to carve the well-done internal cavity of the bottle...
This is a finely carved and molded Rock Hair crystal Snuff Bottle in the form of a double gourd. A bat with spread wings under a hanging circular decoration is carved on both sides of the bottle. The transparency of the tea-colored crystal enables the thin brownish color criss-crossed hairs to be seen in a dramatic way. The bottle rests on a raised footing. It comes with a milk chocolate and black hardstone stopper...
A trio of ear plugs from Papua New Guinea. They range from 2-1/2” to 3-3/8” in diameter and are made from coconut. Each is decorated with a nicely carved design. A rare find in this condition, all with intact stems. $85
A rectangular porcelain panting portrait three soldiers of the Red Army in Northwestern costumes of China suggesting they were farmers before they fought with the army against the enemy. It was common for artists to depict farmers as soldiers during the Cultural Revolution time as it implies the Red army was with the people; therefore the party was with the people...
This eye-catching porcelain plate features a Red Guard (Hongweibing) broadcasting on the radio with a background of the Great Wall. A slogan that reads “Qian Qiu Gong Zui, Wo Men Ping Shuo” ( We [the people] will decide the merits and demerits [of history] ) is on the plate.
Like other work created by Wu, this plate was first drawn in brown then coloured with a second and/or third layer to create a 3D effect...
Superb carving work figuring a Raktsatsa (devil) masks, few old wounds, hard wood, old reddish color, from the first half of the 20th
H 25 cm
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