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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a large and fine vintage thangka, either Tibetan or Nepalese, executed in a subdued yet very elegant palette emphasizing substantial gold use, along with blue, coral, gray, brown, taupe, white, and light green, all painted in an unusually meticulous and finely detailed fashion that is almost more like satsuma workmanship than typical thangka painting...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1017499
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a small but fine Burmese ink on palm leaf sutra with thayo embossed wood covers, depicting Buddha under the Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment flanked by two adorants in the center medallion, then encircled by disciples and zoomorphic entities in the surrounding images. The reverse side contains sutra writings in Burmese script, not yet translated...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1024004
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a superb Indonesian ebony wood carving of Ruana, expertly rendered with such animation and ferocity that the character looks almost demon-like, so much so that we actually find this particular piece a bit creepy.....But that is ultimately testimony to the tremendous skill of the carver...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1024009
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a superb Indonesian ebony wood carving of a Legong dancer, expertly rendered capturing the marvelous grace and elegance of this traditional Balinese dance.

As Wikipedia describes it, "Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions. Legong probably originated in the 19th century as royal entertainment...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1025553
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$3,250.00
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a fine and large tempura on silk original painting depicting figures in what seems like a celestial dance, almost a magical procession...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1980 item #1030333
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$1,295.00
From our European Collection, a beautiful hexafoil Egermann Bohemian Crystal compote, a one-of-a kind artist signed original by Mledenov. This piece is hand-cut, wheel-engraved, and stained in ruby colored crystal. The general feel of this piece is classic old-world Egermann, and it pays tribute to the established Bohemian Crystal design motifs, but it is nevertheless an original and in a very interesting and elegant hexafoil form...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1038243
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$250.00
From our Japanese Collection, a good set of three large ceremonial lacquer sake shallow bowls in graduated sizes, Showa Period, very handsomely executed with raised gold and black designs of figures set against a red lacquer ground...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1960 item #1058783
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$1,250.00
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a nice set of vintage American nightstands dating from the 1950's, constructed of solid hardwood with Carpathian Elm burl veneers.

Not much is known about the Bethlehem Furniture Manufacturing Corp. of Red Lion Pennsylvania that crafted this set, but they were apparently a small niche manufacturer active from the late 19th century up until the mid 20th century...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1960 item #1146993
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$750.00
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, an elegant vintage console table circa 1950, constructed of solid hardwood most likely either American walnut or oak, featuring cabriole legs that are lathe turned and then hand-finished by bandsaw, rasp and scraper. The table is surmounted by a lovely white Italian marble beveled top with rose colored veining and striations...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #949791
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From our Japanese Collection, a fine and very attractive mid-century silk thread composition depicting a Shinto shrine nestled within a treed riverbank, with a foot-bridge and boats in the foreground. The composition uses rich but tasteful shades of burgundy, brown, cream, dark green, a touch of soft pink, and other subtle earth tones. The piece evokes a relaxed charm.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions are 25 inches wide, 19 3/4 inches tall...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1950 item #1169480
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$4,500.00
From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a beautiful vintage Persian rug circa 1925-1950 from Isfahan Province, featuring wool on cotton construction utilizing a vibrant palette of strong red, strong blue, and cream as the main colors of the central field, along with secondary accent colors of brown, peach, mint green, two other shades of blue, and rose pink. A very striking example in superb condition.

Size and Condition: 11 1/2 feet x 8 1/4 feet...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1125607
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$4,500.00
From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, and in honor of the Chinese New Year / Year of the Dragon, we are pleased to offer this large and unusual, five-clawed dragon decorated Shu-family memorial censer, inscribed and dated to the twenty-third year of the Republic (1934), with the "min guo er shi san nian" date appearing on the right side of the ancestral temple, and a family dedication from Shu family descendants appearing to the left...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1106999
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a truly exceptional lacquered and gilded woven-bamboo basket known as a Ko Kaw Tee, from the Kengtung region in Burma, which is the area of the eastern-most part of the Shan States bordering China...
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$19,500.00
See description for item # 990732: a Large, Published, Inscribed, Dated, Burmese Buddha
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$19,500.00
From our Southeast Asia Collection, an important and magnificently large, published, inscribed and dated Burmese temple Buddha, Mandalay School, constructed of fabulously carved hardwood coated in reddish-brown lacquer and gilt, depicting Buddha seated in padmasana position with his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, elevated upon a single tier base with iron temple security rings, and bearing a raised-lacquer dedication inscription that essentially translates as follows: "Wish-fulfilling Kabalon ...