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similar to Ganesh, the Elephant – headed God. 19thC.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263110 (stock #4290)
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. He is holding his war axe in one hand, an elephant goad, ankusha, in another. A further holds a rosary and the last holds a sweetmeat. A hooded cobra supports his trunk and a large rat nibbles his foot. From northern India, mid 19th century.

Approximately 6.5/8 inches (17 cm) high, 3.7/8 inches (10cm) wide. For this genre the sculpture is in unusually good condition, most are found badly ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1255161
A rare antique fire gilt bronze statue of two elephant-headed deities in embrace. Kangiten (god of Bliss) is associated with esoteric, Tantric Buddhism, like the Shingon school in Japan. The female wears a crown, associated with Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin and rests her feet on the male's feet. Kangiten symbolizes the unity of opposites, conjugal harmony and long life. This marvelous and rare statue is in excellent condition. The statue is blessed, the bottom is still completely closed and decora...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1291291 (stock #MAB-G1T )
Bhadrakalpa
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Beautiful and tall glove puppet ; every part is ancient, the head being the oldest part, at least 19thC.
H. of the puppet : 45 cms, H. of the head ( to the base of the neck): 11 cms, W. of the head : 5 cms . South of China.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1098173 (stock #TDKK-CEK)
A rare and very attractive Chinese seated Cloisonne Elephant which can be secretly used as a jar (perfect safe/hiding place for valuables!) 19th Century, very striking designs and unusual colors. Excellent workmanship. Condition: overall good. The head and ears are removable and the elephant can be ingeniously used as a jar with a lid, which is extremely rare, please see photographs (the lid can be put on the jar rim prior to mounting the head and ears to conceal the lid completely from view!)Si...
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)
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1429973 (stock #12143)
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$300.00


KURIN-FURIN

Aged Japanese Buddhist stone sculpture of the two elements as upper gem-shaped 'Kurin' ("Space") and lower reclining half-moon shaped 'Furin' ("Wind") which is the topmost of 'Gorinto' (Five-element pagoda / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorint%C5%8D) used for memorial or funerary purposes seen commonly in temples and cemeteries. Early Edo period, 17th-18th century. Very large type with such profound presence (*can't stand on by itself). approx. ...