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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1276565
Venus Galleries
$3,000.00
Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age I; c. 1400-1150 BC

Rendered in a linear style this seal depicts a seated figure facing right with his arms stretched before him. To the left a human figure wearing a round cap and a fringed skirt stands between two anthropomorphized figures, one with a bulls head and one with a birds head, in procession. With linear border.

In exceptional and original condition.

2.1 x .9 cm (.826 x .354 inches)

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Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Rain at Shinagawa" from the series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido" by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) dated in the right margin February Showa 6 (1931). The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower left corner of the image. This is a postwar lifetime edition bearing the round 6mm Watanabe publisher's seal at the lower left corner below the signature. Paper size: 15 1/2" x 10 1/4" (image size: 14 3/16" x 9 1/4"). Very good overall condi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1415112
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print titled "Snow at the Rock Garden” by Shiro Kasamatsu dated 1960. The print is signed in black and with the red artist’s seal at the lower right corner of the image. The bottom margin holds the title and date in black ink. A hexagonal watermark is at the lower left margin. The penciled edition number has been rubbed off and only a faint shadow of an original number (possibly 123 of a known edition of 200) remains to the left of a red "S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1400274 (stock #MA1297)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
A slender Maya cylinder from the Zeaculeu area in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, ca. 400 - 800 AD. This elegant vessel is 9" high, 3-1/2" in diameter and is decorated with bands of negative resist designs, executed in black over white, as well as directly on the orange slip. Intact, with mineral deposits and root marks. Rare type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1426193 (stock #TRC20704)
Seated in meditation with open and compassionate heart, this bodhisattva is on a spiritual journey, postponing his own salvation in order to remain on earth to help others achieve enlightenment. In contrast to some images of the Japanese Bodhisattva (Bosatsu), often depicted as austere and inward looking, here, Kimura depicts the Bodhisattva as playful, carefree, and decidedly ornate. The inverted image of white contrast dye on black silk also makes for a striking composition.

A mas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430887
With thick, short-cropped, curly hair, with defined ears and facial details. Large deep-drilled eyes were once inlaid. Traces of original pigment on the neck. Remains of laurel wreath on top of the head. 1st Century BC/1st Century AD. Intact as shown. 4 1/2 inches high. Mounted. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1430881 (stock #08187)
t a t a m i
$350.00


KAMI

Single kanji character-like pair of 'Yorishiro' (Symbolic object representative of divine spirit ("Kami") as the Shinto offering) composed of metal 'Gohei' and 'Dokyo' (Bronze mirror) once been dedicated to 'Kamidana' (Household Shinto shrine) in an old Japanese house for many years, originally dated back to the late 19th - early 20th century.

Gohei: Metal type is very rare, since usually made of paper. Aged kanji sign of 'Hono' ("Dedication") at woo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1430848 (stock #11014)
Old sake bottle of strong conical shape with a short neck and everted rim.
Underneath the beautifully grayish glaze a cobalt bue and black sketch-like drawing of sprigs of bamboo. Bottom glazed brown, as is typical for this ware. Mingei.

Ofuke (or Ofukei) ware, made near Nagoya, Japan, Edo period, circa 1800
Ofukei has a historical relation to Seto ware.

Kintsugi or gold-lacquer repair of lip, otherwise excellent condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430830
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,500.00
avery beautiful lime container dongson civilization around 6th century, cylindrical in shape, the lid is molded with a stylized head, A Y of circular eyes, a long nose. The heart-shaped face has a small mouth,. The back is of the head is trimmed with locks of hair in straight parallel lines. A zig zag pattern adorns the top of the cylinder under the cover as well as the bottom. Very beautiful stylization of the face which correspond totally to our modern esthetic . Deep green patina. provenance...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1990 item #1430771 (stock #08186)
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$250.00


CAT

Anonymous Japanese vintage clay okimono sculpture of a sleeping cat with such essential sense of presence (like my two cats totally perplexed and mixed up at the first encounter with this cat), 20th century, approx. L 35cm (13.77in)


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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. H 12cm (4.72in), 10 x 10cm (3.93 x 3.93in)


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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1430664 (stock #10883)
Tall flower vase of dented cylindrical form with two rudimentary lions head masks on the flanks. Thick brown Bizen stoneware with large irregular splashes of ash glaze.
Signed on the bottom with the typical sign for Fujiwara Ken.
Excellent example of the beautiful work by the famous Bizen potter Fujiwara Ken

Japan, Showa era.

H 10.25 inch.

Comes with original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on cover Bizen Yohen hanaire, and signed Ken with red seal Ken

Fujiwara ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1430392 (stock #08183)
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$300.00


NUDE

Old Japanese oil painting on canvas in the early postwar period, with the painter's sign of ‘Yoko Konishi’ and “Nude with her back turned / Summer, 1950” at the backside, attached with such simplified wooden frame arranged by the former owner in the later years, in aesthetically aged condition as is as seen. Frame: approx. 42.5 x 33.6cm (16.73 x 13.22in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1430097 (stock #08181)
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$280.00


BOTANICAL DRAWINGS

Anonymous old Japanese sketchbook with such skillfull and refined various botanical drawings on 37 pages (more drawings besides those 12 photo's), with the signed date of Taisho 12-14 (1923-25), approx. 25.3 x 18.7 x 2cm (9.96 x 7.36 x 0.78in). Expected some stains and rips (but at blank pages) due to age as is.


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J S Antiques
$90.25
Tiffin Glass Company made La Fleur in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking. 4 are available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1430001 (stock #11012)
Hanging scroll. Shoki holds Futen’s wind bag which balloons around him and protects him from a very light rain. While Shoki has his hands full trying to control the wind bag, his bulging eyes are rolled in defeat and annoyance towards the right, where a little demon who has a Chinese mortar on his head and holds the pestle in its hand jumps in front of him.
Ink and color on silk.
Signed and red artist’s seal.
Japan, Taisho or early Showa era, 1920s-1930s.

Image: H 43.25 x...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1429996
galerie Cecile Kerner
€7,500.00
The Byōbu "wind wall" are Japanese screens made up of 4 to 6 panels (the latter being the most common). They serve as partitions or decor for dances in the ceremonial context. They are usually adorned with seasonal flora and fauna, painted in gouache on a gold leaf background. The large gold "solids" highlight the quiet strength of decorative elements such as cypresses (Paine 1981) which seem to emerge from the mist invoking a symbolism. The convention of these "floating clouds" is even older ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1429995
galerie Cecile Kerner
€19,000.00
tatami-do gusoku Kaga province Late Edo period (around 1800) Natural iron zunari type kabuto mounted in kaga style. The zunari or hineno kaButo symbolizes a head. This helmet has eyebrows made by the uchidachi technique (pushed back) the shikoro in slats, the last of which is in lacquer imitating the wrinkled leather "é urushi tatakinuri typical of the school of kaga Menpo of the ryubu type in natural iron, menpo of the noble man with his arrows Do natural iron tatami mat Kaga wo...