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similar to Indonesia | Early 20th C Bridewealth Ikat Tubeskirt (Kewatek Méan)

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1410171
East Flores, Ili Mandiri, Bama, Lamaholot people, 1920 – 1940

Handspun cotton, natural morinda and indigo dyes, warp ikat

Woven in handspun cotton with fine 3-colour ikat bands on a mangosteen red ground, this kewatek méan (woman’s red cloth) is the most prestigious type of the ceremonial cloths made for marriage gift exchanges. It is fully covered in ikat bands executed on an overdyed dark purplish ground, the widest bearing a detailed lozenge motif within ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1408979
Pou dula nggeo no dula penis (tubeskirt with “black” and “cross” motifs)

Indonesia, Rote island, 1920s

Handspun cotton, natural dyes, warp ikat

An early tubeskirt (pou) woven on the small island of Rote in handspun cotton with a complex series of fine floral-geometric ikat motifs inspired by the Indian patola trade cloths. The skirt is atypical, in being shorter and wider than usual, without the conventional striped center portion. It ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1388266
Borneo, Sarawak, 1920 - 1940

Commercial cotton, warp ikat, alternating warp-faced float weave, natural dyes

A large Iban woman’s skirt, woven in deep brown, brick-red and ecru ikat. The design is exceptionally detailed, consisting of elaborate rhomb motifs, interspaced by sets of coils whose organic form contrasts with the geometric rhombs. Fine feathery dark lines filling up the intervening spaces are an unusual feature which create a soft delicate effect not general...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1122634 (stock #3430)
Bamboo Grove
$1700.00
This early 20th century carved jade brush rest is 8 ¾” long, 3” high and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts three playful PiXiu facing each other. PiXiu are Chinese mythical creatures who are considered to be very powerful protectors in the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can they protect an individual or a family, they will also draw wealth from all directions. The PiXiu resembles a winged lion and is the ninth offspring of the dragon. It has a pair of bulging eyes, a long, bushy tail and one ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Revival : Pre 1920 item #1426831 (stock #BNJtaggartCh)
June Hastings
$1,200.00
Stunningly unique antique Gothic Revival white painted cast iron garden chair by Taggart. Featuring solid construction, this chair makes for a terrific accent piece in your garden or patio.

- Measurements: 19ʺ Wide × 15.5ʺ deep × 39ʺ high
- Seat height is 16.5"
- Very good condition
- Dates early 20th C

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1410099
Indonesia Java, Banyumas, mid 20th century

Commercial cotton and dyes, hand-drawn batik (tulis)

A dramatic ceremonial square that contrasts the cherry red square diamond (tengahan) reserved in the center with a surrounding hand-drawn design of diagonal bands alternating between rows of parang klitik (small broken knife), and an organic flow of leaves and butterflies. Overlaying the diagonal bands are ground plants with large red flowers. The geometr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1409155
Indonesia, Bali, Tenganan Pageringsingan, Bali Aga people, mid 20th century

Handspun cotton, natural dyes, warp and weft ikat

Description: A fine example of the renowned double ikat (geringsing) sacred textiles woven in the village of Tenganan Pageringsingan in east Bali. The piece is woven in loose tabby from handspun cotton yarns dyed in botanical indigo and morinda to produce the characteristic muted colors of rust red, eggshell, and black-violet. The design ...
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 : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1428428
Japanese late Meiji period cloisonné enamel ovoid form vase attributed to Hayashi Kodenji (1831-1915) or his workshop decorated around the circumference with pheasants among a dense variety of chrysanthemums, daisies, and other flowering plants in a landscape with rockery and flowing water all set against a dark cobalt blue ground. A foliate patterned band is above the foot and a narrow geometric band is below the mouth rim. Silver rims are at the mouth and foot. A tiny unreadable “junjin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1428342
Pair of Japanese Meiji period silverplate floral repousse-decorated temple pricket candle stands (“shokudai”), or candlesticks, with chrysanthemum form scalloped bases and holders densely covered in chrysanthemums and leafy foliage. Bases are weighted. Late 19th to early 20th century. 24 1/2" and 25" high each x 9” diameter base. Very good overall condition with a nice patina and only minor wear evident. The top holder on the shorter stand leans slightly. From the estate of Tucson ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1427955
Japanese late Meiji period Satsuma earthenware diamond form quatrefoil vase raised on four feet decorated in gilt and polychrome enamels set against a finely crackled cream-colored ground. A scene with four cranes in a watery landscape extends across two of the four sides. A square gold unreadable seal is at the lower right. The opposite sides feature a beauty with a fan seated beside two scholarly men, one holding a calligraphy brush. Floral and geometric bands extend along the bottom, shou...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1427304 (stock #WN271)
Galerie Hafner
$880.00
A Japanese studio porcelain okimono of Daruma (the legendary Chinese Buddhist monk Bodhidharma), dating to the first half of the 20th C. The long robe with thick celadon glaze, the face with fierce expression, the ears with movable earrings. Base with sealmark. Condition: fine, one ear with firing crack. Dimension: 22.8 cm high, weight: 1.2 kg.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1426046 (stock #05257)
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$300.00


JIZO INBUTSU

Large number of Jizo Bosatsu seals woodblock-printed on Japanese washi paper as *'Inbutsu’ (lit.‘Stamp-Buddha’/ *Reference: http://www.aisf.or.jp/~jaanus/deta/i/inbutsu.htm). Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. Small one is pasted together on the right corner, and its total is 7 pages.

Large piece: approx. 31 x 24cm (12.20 x 9.44in), Small booklet: approx. 17 x 13cm (6.69 x 5.11in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1425420 (stock #JHturqDogs)
June Hastings
$975.00
A wonderful pair of Chinese export porcelain dogs with a rich turquoise glaze. In excellent condition, they measure 6.5 inches high. Dates early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1416698 (stock #NG81016)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,400.00
Antique Japanese bronze incense burner in the charming cast form of a goose, standing on both webbed feet, broad body serving as the incense burning receptacle with long outstretched neck and head raised high with beak open in mid-call, the detailed wings serve as the cover with one aperture of an upturned feather serving as the lid finial. Genuine patina from use, neck is not hollow, otherwise fine condition. 10-3/4 in. high x 3-1/4 in. wide x 6-3/4 in. long. 2 lbs. (892g.) Early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1412356 (stock #M1393)
This difficult to find tool-of-the trade pharmacy “IDEAL CAPSULE FILLER” was used by early 20th century druggists to enhance their capsule production. The patent date is stamped Oct. 31, 1905, and research indicates that it was produced by the "Baltimore Capsule Co."

The machine produces 2 different size capsules and has a filling plate that sports 4 parallel rows, each having the capacity of making 24 capsules. Also included are 2 capsule filling trays.

The condition of this wonderf...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1412282 (stock #Ohara227)
Ohara Koson
Wading Egret
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Reference: K14.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya
Signed and sealed by the artist.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent.
Embossing on face, tail, and body.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1930 item #1386972 (stock #gy5861)
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Early 20th Century Chinese Black Coral Carved Old Sage & Boy

It is 3.1 inches (8 cm) tall by 1.9 inches (4.8 cm) wide. It is 37.3 gram.

It has inclusion and trace of glue at the bottom (as seen in the photos).

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