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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1276565
Biblical Artifacts
$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)

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approv...
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Visible paper size: 15 7/8" x nearly 11" (...
First edition Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) titled "Tea Ceremony" (Chanoyu) dated " Showa 29" (1954). The seal of the publisher Unsodo, and the seals of the carver Nagashima, and printer Shinmi are in the left margin. The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the upper right corner of the image. The Unsodo (“Un”) watermark is faintly visible at the lower left margin corner. The paper measures 15 7/8” x 10 3/4” (image: 14 5/16" x 9 1/2"). ...
Japanese dai-oban size shin hanga woodblock print titled “Mt. Ranier in Winter” by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) dated 1972. The print is dated and titled in English and Japanese at the lower left margin corner. The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower right corner of the image. The print is pencil-signed in the lower right margin. Plate: 11 3/4" x 19 1/2" (visible paper size: 12 3/8” x 20 1/4"); frame: 19 1/2" x 27 1/2." Framed with archival materials and UV glass o...
Large format (dai-oban) Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Blue Parrot” by Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964) from the series “Ten Types of Female Nudes” carved by Yamagishi Kazue and self-published by the artist in 1935. The black ink Ishikawa signature and red seal are at the lower right section of the print. Visible paper size: 13 1/2 x 16 3/4" (plate: 11 5/8" x 14 7/8"; frame: 20 1/4" x 23 1/2." Framed with UV glass or Plexiglass. The print has not been examined out of the fram...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1461455
Japanese mid-century sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting a horse in a stable by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Signed in black ink at the lower left and with the artist's red seal above. Unlimited edition dating circa 1960. Paper size: 11 1/2" x 17 1/8" (image: 10 1/8" x just over 15"). The print was never framed and is in very good overall condition and color with full margins. There is some waviness to the paper and a couple of the margin corners have creases.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1460054 (stock #11066)
Sturdy circular and conical, shallow bowl or dish on a higher foot. Heavy stoneware with small inclusion. The outside dark brown natural glaze, inside and over the rims a red band with some luster. Classic Bizen ware.

On the outside the mark of the Bizen potter Fujiwara Kei.

H 2.75 x Diam 10.25 in.

Mint condition

Comes with the original kiriwood storage box. Inscription in black ink on the cover: Bizen hidasuki tsuchi zara (Bizen "fire sleeve-cord" stoneware dish). Signat...

First edition pencil-signed Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Takeji Asano (1900-2002) titled "Rain in Shinnyodo" in the lower margin and dated Showa 28 (1953) in the lower left margin. The artist's black ink signature is at the lower left corner of the image and the artist's name/signature is in pencil at the lower right. The left margin also bears the seal of the publisher Unsodo, the carver Okura, and the printer Shinmi. The "gei" watermark is at the lower left margin corner. This is a f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1426193 (stock #TRC210304)
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 : Fine Art : Drawings : Contemporary item #1462938 (stock #08326)
t a t a m i
$150.00


め / ME

Calligraphy of the aggregate of single Japanese hiragana letter of 'ME' which literally stands for 'eye', 'look', 'point of view', 'sprout', 'female', 'bastard', 'weight', 'experience', etc. Indian ink on such waste washi (Japanese paper), 2022, approx. 55 x 92cm (21.65 x 36.22in).




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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1462934 (stock #15075)
t a t a m i
$680.00


江原盤 / GANGWONBAN

Simple and refined low rectangular wooden table made in Gangwon Province in the northeast Korea called 'Gangwonban' categorized into a type of 'Soban' as the traditional Korean wooden table for individual use, early 20th century, approx. 45.5 x 34.5 x H 25.5cm (17.91 x 13.58 x 10.03in). Handy lightweight structure as easy carrying and storing. Some expected scratches and chips due to aging, but in generally good condition as is and stable....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1462926 (stock #1482)
This is the only ancient Korean mace ever offered for sale. The few existing examples are all in museums in Korea. It is from the Early Joseon Dynasty, 16th Century or earlier. Only Korea has this type of straight mace with a perfectly round head. And the head is made from iron insets just like the scales on Korean royal armor. 22 inches (46 cm) long, 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1462907 (stock #22024733)
Private Stock
$100.00
A signed Royal Bayreuth miniature rose tapestry basket with pink and yellow roses. The basket is 3 3/4 inches tall.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1990 item #1462881 (stock #12384)
t a t a m i
$250.00


花堂 / KADOU

Unique Japanese ikebana ceramic four-footed vase with the kanji sign of 'Kadou' (lit. Flower hall), Showa period, 20th century, approx. H 15.5 x 17 x 9.5cm (6.10 x 6.69 x 3.74in). All fixtures in the photos are not attached.


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1462810 (stock #MB763)
Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Box (Fish & Birds)

This rare enamelled large round porcelain box was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The decoration features predominantly red and green enamels, with some black around the outline of the panels. The cover features a fish in red and green enamel in its centre surrounded by a wide band of green, then various lines in red, geometric patterns and three panels each containing a bird in flight. The lower ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1462807 (stock #MB743)
Rare Chinese Northern Song / Jin Dynasty Twin-Handled Jar

This rare and unusual jar was made at one of the northern kilns during the 11th - 13th century. It is coated both inside and out in a thick glaze that varies in colour from chocolate-brown to black. The glaze fall short of the base on both the inner and outer surfaces. The outer body is decorated with a fluted wall and lightly incised horizontal lines that surround the jar at its shoulder. On opposing sides to the rim are two sturdy l...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1462804 (stock #MB627)
Rare Vietnamese 14th Century Apple-Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl

This rare stoneware bowl was made during the 14th century. It is coated in an apple-green glaze. Although not very clear, round the lower inner surface there appears to be a floral (?) pattern using a glaze-resisting method. There is an unglazed stacking band around the centre, the centre appearing the be coated in a thin yellowish wash. There are six decorative notches spread equidistant around the rim edge.

Diameter 16 cm (...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1462789 (stock #22044739)
Private Stock
$195.00
A Carder Steuben green jade and alabaster vase measuring 6 inches tall. The vase is shape 3285 and is unsigned. The raised foot is alabaster and the balance of the vase is green jade. The underside of the foot exhibits a broken pontil mark. There is no damage.