All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1231752 (stock #P-177)
A Fukagawa vase decorated with a magnolia blossom. The bottom is marked with the Fuji trade mark and the name Fukagawa. The vase measures about 6 3/4" high x 4 3/4" in diameter and dates to the mid 20th Century. Condition: The vase is in excellent/perfect condition. Free shipping with the USA.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1231698 (stock #pd651)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Rare and exceptional Otafuku mask by one of Japan's preeminent masters of the modern era, Tamaya Shoubei 7th. He was famouse in Gifu for his karakuri - ningyoshi (wind-up dolls). All painstakingly hand made and delicately constructed. He was chosen to restore the Chahakobi Ningyo, one of the first karakuri ningyos among others including a famous karakuri ningyo in the Gion Festival in Kyoto. This Otafuku mask was a side pleasure and it is signed on the back...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1231696 (stock #pd652)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb and meditative ceramic kannon, goddess of mercy and compassion from the famed Bizen kiln area in central Japan. Fired at the Kozan Kiln by Kozan II in C. 1950 and signed on the back of the piece. The tranquil expression and wisdom filled demeanor radiates. Large at 45cm tall and 16cm wide, this imposing ceramic piece is a masterpiece. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1231500 (stock #131212)
The Tretiak Collection
18000.00 rnb
dessert set plates cups and saucers coffee pot creamer and sugar bowl (no cover) this set was purchased in the US bet 1935 and 1937
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1231017 (stock #AA1)
Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1940 item #1230855 (stock #TC516)
This Chinese hair comb was hand carved from a beautifully "grained" translucent animal horn. Obtained from an ethnic minority person, the pair of ducks carved into the handle were commonly used by mainstream Han Chinese as a symbol of a long and happy marriage. Items with this symbol would often be gifted for an anniversary.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1930 item #1230849 (stock #T186)
This belt would have been worn for festival gatherings. Decorated with beads, cowrie shells and central turquoise medallion the belt strap is narrow approx 1.25 inched wide. Hanging from the belt are beaded strands in graduated lengths with each strand ending with a cowrie shell. There is a cord tie attached so that the belt can be tied at the back of the wearer. It is a lovely piece
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1230617 (stock #HP/GH503)
Himalaya Primitive
Please contact
Important sized ghurra showing a wide disk with great signs of use H 36 cm More information on request
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230559 (stock #CTBR-SC5SI)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 100.00
Brass toggle of equestrian monkey; the homophony of the expression "mashang fenghu" helps a civil servant to be promoted faster.
Good condition, partially oxidised (see pix). H: 4,5 cms. TCT 244 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230556 (stock #CTBR-C6S)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 50.00
Brass toggle of a horse; very good condition (see pix). L: 5 cms. TCT 244 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1230545 (stock #CTP-S9D)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 60.00
Stone (carnelian) toggle of a monkey, scratching its head; very thick stone, metal suspension. Symbol of promotion and achievement.
Good condition with expected wear and tear, one chip on one knee, two under the right paw, small stain on one cheek (see pix ). H: 3,5 cms. TCT 221 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230541 (stock #CTN-P1S)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 30.00
Pit toggle representing Han Zhongli, one of the Eight Taoist Immortals?
Good condition, crack due to age (see pix). H: 3,3 cms. TCT 68 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230539 (stock #CTN-S17H)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 30.00
Pit toggle of a monkey eating the peach of immortality. Promotion and longevity symbol.
Perfect condition (see pix). H: 2,5 cms. TCT 45, 114 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1230538 (stock #TIB-T1D)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 350.00
Traditional pipe from Tibet made of white yak horn (rarer than black) and silver.
Beautiful typical Sino-Tibetan craftsmanship including long life symbol.
It was usually slipped inside the boot. Good condition with expected wear and tear; light knocks on the stem (see pix 4-5). Tibet, 21 cms
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230530 (stock #T-D6N)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 80.00
Traditional tobacco box made from water-buffalo horn used by the minorities in the south of China (Dong, Miao, Yao...).
It usually has 2 compartments, a big one for tobacco leaves, a small one for the tow.
Nature inspired carving, longevity symbol on the lid ( carving on the lid is rare).
Good condition with expected wear and tear, small accidents to the upper part (see pix). South China. H: 7 cms
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1230502 (stock #131207)
The Tretiak Collection
12000.00 rnb
two sets of photos one cup
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1230437
A small Chinese inkstone carved from a Duan like stone. The inkstone is carved to portray a landscape view with the basin area of the stone to form a pond or lake. Often Chinese inkstones will allude to literary themes for scholars to enjoy. Age: 20th century Size: length 2.6" width 2.2" height 0.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1980 item #1230435 (stock #1951)
Galleria Verges
$150.00
This is a beautiful Moroccan BERBER Headdress with Coins from the 1960's - 1970's. It measures about 6" X 7" X 3 1/2" ( 15.3 cm X 17.9 cm X 8.9 cm ). It weighs about 0.5 Lbs ( 0.2 kgs ). The Berbers are the ethnic group from North Africa, West of the Nile Valley. Morocco has the majority of Berbers: 10.4 million (representing 40% of the total). The Berbers call themselves Imazighen, meaning The Free. Berbers are non-Arabic tribes, often referred to as Arab-Islamic...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1230357
Spoils of Time
$135.00
Japanese Gingari cloisonne vase. Green, red, aubergine, blue, black and yellow enamel dragon on textured silver colored foil ground. Condition is distressed with crack lines issuing from the rim and onto the shoulder and also from the foot light loss and staining. It nonetheless presents quite handsomely from a shelf. Impressed mark on the foot. Height 5 3/4 inches (14.6 cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1230188
Korean folk art carved wood figure. Bearded man in traditional attire. Holding a pipe in left hand, the right hand positioned to hold a staff and pierced for that purpose (staff missing.) Good condition save a couple chips along the brim of the hat. Height 8 1/2 inches (21.59 cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1230038 (stock #T-P1SI)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 200.00
Mhong pipe with silver stem and ornementation. Very good condition. Laos. 31 cms
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1229865 (stock #T-D2C)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 120.00
Traditional tobacco box made from water-buffalo horn used by the minorities in the south of China (Dong, Miao, Yao...).
It usually has 2 compartments, a big one for tobacco leaves, a small one for the tow.
Beautiful nature inspired carving.
Very good condition, no accident, beautiful patina due to great age and fair wear and tear. South China. H: 8 cms
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1229725 (stock #TIB-D2C)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 250.00
Traditional Tibetan bowl for tsampa (barley flour dough, the usual Tibetan meal) made of burl and silver. Beautiful outside silver decoration with geometrical and floral designs.
This bowl probably belonged to a wealthy person.
Good condition except for a small accident of use on the rim and some wood missing under (see pix). D: 11 cms. Tibet
Great to use as a tidy, giving it a second life.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1229715 (stock #CTBR-S6D)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 60.00
Brass toggle of a monkey; expresses the wish for high office.
Good patina, very good condition. H: 3,5 cms. TCT 244 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1229627 (stock #PP017)
Galerie Ariana
$120.00
This wallet from Afghanistan measures 15.5 x 31.5 cm and is embroidered in silk thread on a pink satin ground. The embroidery technique is an intricately worked ladder stitch, with button hole stitches and corded silk tassels for closure. The purse is from Katawaz, in Ghazni province, with two interior pockets. Condition is excellent, estimated age mid to late 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1229577 (stock #CTD-S1H)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 30.00
Very small bone toggle of a monkey. Symbol of promotion and achievement. Good condition. H: 1,8 cms. TCT 114 ,168 (see Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1229553 (stock #PP013)
Galerie Ariana
$130.00
With three inner compartments this vintage wallet from Afghanistan dates to the mid 20th century and is lined with red printed cotton and heavily decorated with woven blue seed beads which act as charms to avert evil from the wearer. Silk thread is intricately worked in ladder stitch forming volute motifs accented with gold metallic braiding on an ivory linen background. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1229551 (stock #PP014)
Galerie Ariana
$120.00
Measuring 15 x 26 cm this charming purse is completely hand-embroidered in silk thread on a polyester ground. The embroidery is a very finely worked ladder stitch combined with Romanian couching ("pokhtaduzi") so densely worked as to almost completely obscure the background fabric. The metal thread around the mirrors is fastened down at regular intervals with small holding stitches, producing a characteristic relief to the pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1229474 (stock #PP-S1D)
Bhadrakalpa
Price on Request
Huangyangmu (rosewood) pipe ornament of a big monkey eating the peach of immortality; promotion and longevity symbol.
1 character on each face: "he" on one side, "ping" on the other, "heping" meaning peace.
Very good condition and beautiful patina, slight crack near the hole (see pix). H: 4,5 cms. TCT 114 (See Bibliography)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Very rare and unusual zen buddhist temple lantern in original kiri (paulownia) wood box. Dated on the box, Showa 3 (1929). Bronze with rice paper lining. Electrical light was added. Wonderful condition with a few bronze spots. Ask for shipping quote. H:51cm x Diameter :33cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1980 item #1229379 (stock #205)
A Hornbill Bead Bracelet. Total beads: 14. Diameter of Bead: approximately 1.5cm. For comparison, see another bead bracelet on sold in Beijing Rongbao Lot 1310 on 25 November 2012. 珠子 手链
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1229047 (stock #2238)
Jim Knopf Yokohama
USD $2,240.00
Fukuda Kodojin (1865-1944)
Hanging scroll
Japan, 20th century
Ink and color on silk

At my home
the beautiful moon
in tips of a persimmon tree.

Kodojin was born in the small town of Shingu in rural Wakayama Prefecture. Although he became so skilled in Chinese poetry that he published a collection of verse while in his twenties, Kodojin switched to making modern-style haiku after becoming a follower of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) in 1889...
Japanese sword tsuba with gold and silver elements representing a female figure and a dharmapala on top (Yama). The tsuba is signed and in very good condition. Size: 8 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm. Japan.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1228760 (stock #2A148)
Chinese hardwood Abacus, natural finish color, 1 1/4" high, 11 1/2" x 4 1/4" wide, numbers in Chinese Character in red in front and very large sign of the some Liquor store name in the back, the dovetail or butterfly joint work between back and the side frame, it is in good condition, no damage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1228695 (stock #HM002)
Galerie Ariana
$300.00
Measuring 10" x 15 1/4", this textile was made by Hmong women living in Laos. Machine embroidery, reverse applique combined with some tightlyworked hand embroidery for accents. The spirals symbolize longevity. Condition is excellent and its estimated age is mid to late 20th century. The cushion is backed with a supple dark magenta pig suede and features an invisible side zipper for ease of dry cleaning. The pillow insert is 100% polyester fiber.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1228638 (stock #131124)
The Tretiak Collection
12000.00 rnb
excellent old
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1228635 (stock #BP008)
Galerie Ariana
$200.00
Measuring 18 x 18.5 cm when closed, this embroidered purse from Baluchistan is called a "bushkiri" and would be used for storing or carrying valuables and bridal dowry gifts. Worked in a delicate combination of satin stitch and brick stitch in silk thread, the embroidered patterns are medallion, diamond and chevron combined with continuous zigzag forms. Tassels, braided cord, plastic beads and metal-wrapped thread with the interior lined in red printed cotton...
Finely crafted silver gau pendant with small pieces of turquoise and blood coral. In excellent condition. Diameter 5 cm. Tibet.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1228306 (stock #pd635)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
In Japanese mythology and folklore, Tenjin is the Shinto kami of scholarship, the deification of a scholar, poet, and politician named Sugawara no Michizane. Ten means sky and jin means god or deity. The original meaning of Tenjin, sky deity, is almost the same as that of Raijin (a god of thunder). Cows are a popular motif at Tenjin shrines, as they are believed to be his servants. In particular, statues of a nade-ushi, “stroking cow”, are meant to cure ills if you touch them...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1228304 (stock #pd634)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional C.1950 modern art deco bronze ikebana flower vase used for flower arrangements in the tea ceremony. This special vase has carp flowing around the vase over waves in fine relief. Two chrystal balls are ensconced in the bronze waves. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H: 16" x diameter: 11".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1228290
Sencha Asian Antiques
Price on Request

Chinese Scholar Yixing Pottery Teapot Marked & Signed

Description & Size: 6.98 x 13.33 x 8.89 cm (2.75" x 5.25" x 3.5") height & wide with & without spout & handle

Weight: 187 gram (6.59 oz)

Age: Early 20th Century'; Production: Handcrafted

This Chinese yixing pottery teapot is handcrafted with a uniquely bubble mounted spout with multiple holes (7) & a purple & brownish patina. It comes with a decorative lid with original string attached...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1228287
Sencha Asian Antiques
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Japanese Silver Box w Ducks Nice Etched & Signed

Description & Size: 4.44 x 9.9 x 13.71 cm (1.75" x 3.9" x 5.4") height & wide & long; Weight: 317 gram (11.18 oz)

Age: c1930'; Production: Handcrafted & Etched; Material: Silver & Mixed Metal

This Japanese silver box has a nice & fine silver crafted over dark hardwood with swimming ducks and etched background of mount with foliage...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1228238 (stock #Ando1-5)
This is a very attractive Japanese cloisonne vase from Ando. It is vintage piece done with three finely done butterflies. Condition is excellent and it is signed. The vase measures 8 1/4 inches tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1228198
Japanese black silk haori jacket with design of trees in printed design with hand painted details, some gold thread, inside of shoulders are lined with white silk woven with a chrysanthemum motif, Taisho/Showa Period. Size: 49" wide (cuff to cuff) x 30" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1228111 (stock #G0681)
A beautiful late 19th/20th C. Chinese famille rose porcelain jar in excellent condition. H:14cm $350
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1227954 (stock #Koitsu193)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Miidera Temple.
Size: 5.5 x 3.75 inches.
Date: 1936. This edition 1970s.
Publisher: Doi. Bears Doi seal and Koitsu seal.
Reference in Koitsu catalog: TH-DH-109.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top edge to original unused greeting card.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1227925 (stock #1-0822)
Ritual spoon, its handle carved in the shape of a male ancestor wearing cap and bracelets on arms and legs. A very rare feature is that the ancestor is also wearing a Christian cross at the end of a long necklace. Indonesia, Flores Island. Height: 8 7/16" (21,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old (restored) accident at the junction between the spoon and the handle, tiny chips, otherwise good condition. A truly rare piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1227905
Helen M Edwards
$150.00
Height: 4 cm (1.6 in)
Width: 8.2 cm (3.2 in)
Depth: 6.1 cm (2.4 in)

Japanese brass box with raised floral decoration and precious objects; circa 1920s
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1227723 (stock #131911)
hand may be new but stick is old very neat
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1227620 (stock #1311`18)
The Tretiak Collection
12000.00 rmb
factory mark
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1227603

Japanese Cloisonne Vase Marked SATO w Gold Fishes

Description & Size: (4.75" x 5") height & wide; Weight: 512 gram (18.06 oz)

Age: c1950; Production: Handcrafted; Material: Cloisonné Enamel & Silver

This Japanese green cloisonné vase is beautifully crafted with gold fishes on a hammer marked silver foil with a green enamel background. The vase has silver rims top & bottom...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1227593
Sencha Asian Antiques
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Japanese Lacquer Tea Caddy MAKIE Paulownia Natsume

Description & Size: 7.62 x 7.62 cm (3" x 3") height & wide; Weight: 91 gram (3.2 oz)

Age: c1930-40'; Production: Handcrafted; Material: Lacquer & Makie

This is a beautiful handcrafted Japanese lacquer tea caddy MAKIE natsume. It's meticulously crafted with high quality lacquer mixed with grounded gold with paulowania flowers on the exterior & it's gold painted with fallen flowers on the interior...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1227581

Japanese Wooden Tea Caddy NATSUME w Net Design

Description & Size: 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2.25" x 3.25") height & wide; Weight: 56 gram (1.97 oz)

Age: c1920'; Production: Handcrafted

This is a nice Japanese wooden tea caddy NATSSUME w net design. It's handcrafted & carved from a singular piece of wood. The exterior is gold painted with a net design with some portion is semi-netted. Interior is gold painted with falling leaves. It has a nice wood grain & it's in e...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1227559 (stock #KUJ)
Galerie Ariana
Price on Request
This is a wedding shift from Indus Kohistan in Pakistan. Kohistan, meaning "land of mountains", has been a crossroads between Central, South and Southwestern Asia, absorbing artistic influences from the ancient Greeks and Scythians. Measuring 190 cm extended from sleeve to sleeve, the bust is 45 cm; arm opening: 34 cm; from shoulder to bottom hem: 104 cm. The embroidery technique is brick stitch and cross stich in a combination of acrylic and silk thread. Condition is excellent. For more inform...