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similar to Wooden statues of the Nio guardians Agyo & Ungyo, Japan

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1009800
Two Nio temple protectors. Woodcarving. in good condition. Around 1950 - Japan. Height: 65cm. Colors: black with gold. Agyo (mouth open) and Ungyo (mouth closed) are representing the beginning and the end, life and death.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1413712
Meiji Bijutsu
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A spectacular stone Buddha (Guanyin) dating from the Chinese Tang dynasty (618-907).

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The statue will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Size: 48 (h) x 14.5 x 8 cm (with stand 59 (h) cm); 19.2 x 5.8 x 3.2 in

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1413833
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,880.00
A very fine grey stone head of Guanyin dating from the Chinese Tang dynasty (618-907).

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The head will be shipped with the removable wooden stand.
The sculpture bears some apparently repaired damages on the right cheek (kindly refer to picture 8).
Size: 31.5 (h) x 14 x 20 cm (with stand 48 (h) cm); 12.6 x 5.6 x 8 in

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1412513 (stock #RAC-7)
Gallery Rex
$2,963.00
In Tang dynasty many sansai figures were received in tomb rooms and likewise many painted unglazed pottery figure what had been making from ancient times were received too. This figure is very excellent and with good condition. Considering that this figure is greeting with Chinese style, this person is supposed as a Sogdian delegate. Size: 26.5cm High Accessory: wooden box custom made in Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1412594 (stock #RAK-1)
Gallery Rex
$1,426.00
Korean celadon had begun to be made in early 10th century under influence by Chinese. Especially in the early stage the color of celadon was very clear to be comparable to fine Chinese celadon. This work is presumed to have been made in the early stage, examining the color and the shape. It has a small repaired crack at the adoral edge and there is a small part that the glaze does not lay on, near the inside bottom. This tea bawl was excavated in mid 20th century and used as a tea ceremony i...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427997 (stock #04205/17-39)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8” Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Mystique. The design depicted from Neji Bana (Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena) flowers with striking design and composition with such a delicately made by very thin/fine silver wires. The gradation of blue color is great. This fine Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shi...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1428109 (stock #04206/17-41)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Now and Then. The design depicted from Saru Suberi (Japanese name flower), English as Crape Myrtle flowers with such a delicately made by very thin/fine silver wires. This fine Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Master Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am pro...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1419484
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An iconic work by Suzuki Goro, one of the famed chairs made in the Oribe style of pottery. Suzuki Goro has always let his playful mind inspire him to create objets, based on techniques developed during the Japanese Momoyama period (1583-1600). The Mino pottery tradition with its wide spectrum of styles (Shino, Oribe, Seto,...) has been an ideal play field for the artist.

Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. His works, which have a strong sense of individualism...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1426043 (stock #12124)
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$400.00


LONG HEAD OLD MAN

Very unique votive 'Jurojin' (God of longevity) head sculpture with somehow humorous but such serious face, once dedicated to the temple for the enthronement of Emperor Taisho. Taisho period (1912-1926), Japan. Originally full-coated in pink paper, but ripped-off in half of it then its inner wooden texture comes out as seen, in such condition as is. Head part is made of woven bamboo. Nails stuck on face are the remains of nailed beard. appro...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1378824 (stock #3305)
Galerie Hafner
$1,100.00
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A Chinese statue of a maiden holding a lotus flower and a fan, carved from celadon jade, fixed on a matching wooden base. Condition: fine, only lotus flower with few tiny rim frits. Dimension with wood stand: c. 22.3 cm high.
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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1420036
Vessels.jp
$260.00
A very fine yunomi (tea cup) by a master potter, Tamura Koichi (1918-1987), who was designated LIving National Treasure of Japan in 1986.

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The yunomi is in very good condition and will be shipped in a signed fitted wooden box (tomobako).
Size 8 x 8 cm (3.2 x 3.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1418537 (stock #RAJ-6)
Gallery Rex
$2,227.00
Ko-Kutani means old-Kutani or pre-Kutani. Kutani kiln is famous for its gorgeous overglaze enamels. In fact, Ko-Kutani did not made in Kutani kiln, made at the kiln in Imari area even ahead Kutani kiln. These pieces are called Nanjing(China)type and expressed bird and plants with overglazed gorgeous enamels by elaborate hand work. 5 pieces for one set are contained in wooden box, The seal mark expresses "大明成化”(GREAT MING CHENG HUA PERIOD), but while it is not real, it means ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1425428 (stock #1009)
Dustieoo Antique
$1,200.00
Chinese Natural Red Coral Figure Kwanyin Guanyin Fine Chinese carved natural salmon red coral figurine. The statue is in a form of Kwan Yin (Guan Yin) or depicting “Ma Gu Xian Shou (Magu Offers Longevity)”, with a basket of lucky flowers, delicately crafted from nonatural red coral. With an original silver-inlaid wooden base. Size: Coral alone 9.3 cm high Includes wooden base 13.3 cm high Condition: excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427420 (stock #04204/17-34)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4” High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Finale. The design depicted from Crape Myrtle flower. This Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am proudly present first time his work for selling in our website. We had his one man premier show in Kornye Galerie, Dallas, Tex...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1418663
Vessels.jp
$760.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) made by one of Japan’s best known contemporary potters: Koie Ryoji.

Koie Ryoji, born in 1938 in Tokoname, is a true artist who finds inspiration in anything, and his creations are expressions of his will to constantly redefine his work and surprise the viewers. Koie Ryoji’s reputation extends beyond Japan. He has exposed his works in many renowned national and international venues.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1429917 (stock #10829)
Wooden nyoi (ruyi in Chinese) scepter, an implement used by Buddhist priests during a ceremony or during formal preaching. Carved naturalistically in the shape of a lotus bud on a long stem with a lotus leaf wrapped around the stem. Rose wood or sandal wood. Made in two pieces.
Japan, 19th century.

Length 13-1/8 inches

Tiny chip at leaf edge. Fine condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1420069
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A superb Hagi chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

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The chawan presents old repairs made with gold and lacquer (kintsugi).
It comes with the original fitted shifuku (silk pouch) and a fitted wooden box.
Please refer to pictures for details and condition.
Size 9.5 x 9.5 cm (3.8 x 3.8 in)

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