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similar to Old Man Palm Cocothrinax Crineta Cuba

All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : New item #80066
Shirley Allen
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This is a wonderful slow growing little palm from Cuba, that looks like cousin It.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #826245
Asian Art By Kyoko
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There is no visible image of God in Japanese Shinto religion. For this reason, people find the spirit of God in their surroundings, especially in nature. In the noh play “Takasago”, an old couple is seen together on the beach of Takasago (today’s Hyogo prefecture) sweeping pine needles under the trees. The old man Jo and old woman Uba are the spirits of the pine trees that were grown in Takasago and Sumiyoshi. The two trees are located far away but they are together with their spirits. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #936644 (stock #J145)
This old Japanese Noh theater mask has the expressive face of an old man. The mask is carved from paulownia wood and dates to middle Edo period, around 1750. The patina is wonderful.

Mask measures approx 8 inches high and 6 inches wide

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1102389 (stock #lot925)
Hu's Collection
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Description:

A Lapis Lazuli Carving was exquisitely done by master craftsmanship.
Depicting a mountain view with pine trees and pagoda when old man riding a deer up to the winding road, it was a picture the scholars would always be dreamed of.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century.

Width without wood stand: 9.3cm.
The wood stand is newly made.

A SIMILAR PIECE WAS IN THE NAGEL AUCTION, 2009.

Inscriptions: Man San Train Fon(the mountain is full of joyful ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1393756 (stock #2922/2256)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese silver goblet embossed with a continuous scene of figures and horses set against a background of pavilions, mountains, pagoda and trees. It is raised on three entwined bamboo branches. This is a high quality object of vertu, the figures have human faces with features- look for a laughing old man with animated face. The details are fresh and sharp, the composition very elegant . size: 21 cm high. age: Qing period. condition; very good, no breaks , no restoration, high points good. There...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1391273 (stock #4A98E)
Pair Korean Scholar's Book Chests, four(4) claws Korean Dragon and Phoenix Bird are battling in the flame, inlaid with Mother of Pearl, twisted Brass and faux tortoise shell, 41" high, 27" wide, 12 1/2" deep each in the background of dark brown lacquer with gold powder sparkling finish. Inlaid design of the wings of Phoenix Bird and Dragon are spread out into both sides, and the back is plain dark brown lacquer finish. Whole Book Chest supported by scrolling feet, shows continuous inlaid work....
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Pre 1990 item #1435062
Indonesia, East Sumba, 1970-1990

Handspun cotton, commercial dyes, warp ikat, twining

A vintage example of one of the oldest ikat patterns for men’s cloths (hinggi) made in East Sumba, called patola ratu, that has a complex netting of geometric forms. The textile is constructed from two long identical panels hand-stitched together along the warp to form a double width. The primary motifs arranged in alternating red and blue-black columns are variations o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1464394 (stock #1483)
This seven feet tall Antique Korean Trident is the only Joseon Dynasty Trident ever offered for sale. The few existing examples are all in museums in Korea. Only Korea has this type of trident with the small round iron cymbals under the fork for scaring off tigers and other wild animals. The shape of the fork is also uniquely Korean. The Chinese trident has much rounder corners. 82 inches (208 cm) tall, 8.5 inches (21.5 cm) wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1464375 (stock #MB637)
LARGE Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Binh Thuan Shipwreck

This impressive large porcelain dish was made in the late 16th century, during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty, and was recovered from the cargo of the "Binh Thuan" wreck. It is of the type known as "Swatow" or "Zhangzhou" ware. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, the bold underglaze blue decoration featuring in the centre, a standing phoenix, surrounded by various floral patterns including pa...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1464370 (stock #MB788)
Rare Reference Book: Classical Chinese Furniture – Marcus Flacks

Unlike other Asian cultures of the 17th and 18th centuries, the Chinese did not sit on the floor. The simple fact that the Manchu invaders imported highly flexible furniture from their yurts influenced the development of Chinese design and decorative arts. Within a few years of the Manchu invasion, Chinese craftsmen combined their highly refined design aesthetic with extraordinary exotic woods, veneers, and lacquer to create ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1464355 (stock #MB567)
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Large Glazed Pottery Ding Tripod - Dragons

This very rare and unusual example of a ding tripod was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) from a fairly high-fired pale reddish-brown pottery. It is extremely "heavily-potted" and unusually tall. It is coated in a streaky green glaze, the colour of which varies due to runs and variations in its thickness. In places the glaze has acquired a silvery iridescence, especially where thin, a result of exposure to mo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1464352 (stock #MB740)
Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain bowl, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province. This is one of a variety of different Qingbai porcelain wares in saggars, mostly bowls and dishes of varying sizes and patterns, that we were very lucky to be able to acquire some time ago and now offer for sale. 

Northern ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1464349 (stock #MB598)
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the latter part of the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or possible the early Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), most likely at one of the Dehua kilns in Fujian province. It has a fairly thin translucent body and is coated in a pale greenish and very finely-crackled qingbai glaze. The rim remains unglazed as such bowls were fired in the kiln stacked upside down between firing rings. Often such bowls had a s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1464348 (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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1464255 (stock #PB220001)
Private Stock
$1,050.00
Very rare Steuben cast crystal shade or plaque, shape 8418. The satin finished Pomona Green shade is 9 inches square and depicts a kneeling nude with a flowing cape surrounded by grapes and vines. This shape number is listed as a shade in the line drawings in “The Glass of Frederick Carder” by Paul Gardner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1464254 (stock #29)
Gallerie Samdao
$5,900.00
A Fine Bronze Seated Buddha Sakyamuni Figure, U'Thong Style, Early 16th Century. Seated in Sattvasana, his hands in Bhumisparsa and Dhyana mudra. Wearing a sanghati with long sash. His face with meditative expression, downcast eyes under incised arched eyebrows, broad triangular nose and outlined lips, elongated earlobes. His hair arranged in rows of small curls. Measurements: Height - 43 cm (17 In) Don't hesitate to send your offer, we always do our best to offer the most attractive pieces for ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1464172 (stock #22064745)
Private Stock
$850.00
Beautiful 6 inch tall blue Aurene ruffled rim compote with a twist stem. The compote has a 6 inch diameter bowl with onion skin stretched rim. The compote is signed “Aurene 367" around the polished pontil.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1464093 (stock #M1428)
Offered is a very handsome apothecary MORTAR & PESTLE from the 19th century made from lignum vitae wood.

This eye catching example measures 11.5 inches high with the pestle in place and is 5.5 inches in diameter. The bulbous pestle is 10.5 inches long and sports sculpted turnings.

The condition is very good with mild wear and loss to the finish, various unobtrusive edge chips and slight hairline splits to the mortar and pestle.

Lignum vitae, Latin for "wood of life", is an exotic wood na...