Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1380133 (stock #W-FIG16)
Ancient East
$225
DESCRIPTION: An antique Mexican folk art carving of a bearded St. Peter in a bishop’s hat holding a large key, symbolizing the key to the kingdom of heaven entrusted to disciple Simon Peter by Christ. This figure was probably part of a home devotional altar; figure can also be hung on a wall or entry door. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 13 1/8” high x 3”wide.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1920 item #1380132 (stock #A-FA4)
Ancient East
$1,495
DESCRIPTION: A fine antique folk art frame with deeply set mirror, the frame intricately inlaid with multi-colored woods forming geometric designs including diamonds, stars, fans and other parquetry motifs. This is a wonderful folk art piece executed with obvious skill; narrow beaded inner frame is gold leaf. Provenance: Clifford A. Wallach, Tramp Art, Folk & Americana. DIMENSIONS: 13 5/8” high x 11” wide.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1920 item #1380131 (stock #A-WD2)
Ancient East
$1,480
DESCRIPTION: E. (Edward) P. (Penfield) WWI patriotic lithographic poster, "Every Girl Pulling for Victory", featuring a young woman rowing a boat named “VICTORY.” Caption at base reads, “VICTORY GIRLS, UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN.” Signed lower left; very good condition, no fading or defects visible. DIMENSIONS: 27 1/2" H x 22 1/4" W.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: The United War Work Campaign was a joint effort undertaken by seven voluntary organizations active during World War I: the Nation...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1380130 (stock #W-JO21)
Ancient East
$975
DESCRIPTION: A bold 29" sterling silver necklace featuring a large 2 1/8“ x 1.75“ natural turquoise stone with brown matrix set in a saw-tooth bezel on a wide silver plate with engraved geometric designs, C. 1960’s. Handcrafted by Navajo Tribe artists Rose Castillo & Alberto Contreraz and marked on verso with "AC", "RC" and “Sterling”. Solid and well made, this pendant would also be suitable for the male wearer. DIMENSIONS: Full pendant measures approximately 3.25" x 2.75". Total weig...
All Items : New Century : Textiles : Contemporary item #1378254 (stock #W-TX14)
Ancient East
$95
DESCRIPTION: A Southwestern hand woven wool "mesa design" pillow, the front with a center geometric design bordered top and bottom by red, tan and black stripes. The back continues the color motif with a patchwork wool pattern. Excellent condition, bright, beautiful colors, pillow included. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches square.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1377811 (stock #A-WD3)
Ancient East
$1,200
DESCRIPTION: A colorful, contemporary folk art oil painting featuring a slice of watermelon, a small Santa figure, and various fruits and vegetables all arranged on a flowered tablecloth. A large American Flag serves as a dynamic backdrop. Signed lower left, “Nancy Thomas, 2003” and lower right, "Holiday Special." CONDITION: No visible defects. DIMENSIONS: Sight size 48" x 42", unframed.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Nancy Thomas is a contemporary American folk artist whose work is prized throu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1377094 (stock #SN122)
Ancient East
$360
DESCRIPTION: A Chinese peach toggle (guajian) crafted from a flat piece of burl wood with large spreading leaves, representing longevity in Chinese iconography. Two holes on either side of the stem were used for threading a cord from which this toggle would have been suspended as a counterweight to some other object, such as a tobacco pouch. A nice example of Chinese folk art dating from the mid 1800’s or earlier, this toggle is in overall fine condition with aged patina. DIMENSIONS: 1 ½” h...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1377026 (stock #W-JO1)
Ancient East
$1,400
DESCRIPTION: If you’re looking for a Native American cuff with a drop-dead “WOW” factor, this is it! This five prong sterling cuff features a fabulous, large, single turquoise stone, light blue-green in color with brown veining. The stone itself measures a whopping 2 ½” x 1 ½”. This beauty is mounted on a double row bezel with deeply stamped designs, with a pair of large silver leaves mounted on each of the side prongs to frame the design. This cuff is a real show-stopper, not onl...
All Items : Artists : Furniture : Pre 2000 item #1376772 (stock #A-TBLS1)
Ancient East
$755
DESCRIPTION: A delightful contemporary folk art table by craftsman, Richard DeWalt, in which vermilion colored tapering legs with small ball feet rise to support a copper table top. The sides and front drawer are finished in blue with a charming carved fish functioning as the drawer’s handle. This would be a great accent piece for the fishing enthusiast and would also be perfect in a lake home or fishing lodge setting. CONDITION: Very good, no visible defects. DIMENSIONS: 31" high x 16" x 16"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1376499 (stock #BB165)
Ancient East
$2,800
A fine pair of early 20th C. gadur (also written as gador) urns, one of cast brass and one of bronze, each inlaid with silver bands in elaborate geometric designs. Such containers were presented as gifts among wealthy Muslim Moro families on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. These vessels were a sign of wealth and a testament to the craftsmen that created them. An extremely labor intensive process is required to craft these vessels, but the result is spectacular. Both feature a rou...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1376307 (stock #W-RG17)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A cowhide rug with thick white and grey-brown hair, beautiful for either a country, western or lodge interior. Excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 71" x 85"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1980 item #1376119 (stock #A-UTL12)
Ancient East
$25
DESCRIPTION: A nice pair of vintage maple wood knitting needles in large size for bulky knits. Each has a red knob and tapering needle ends. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: Both pair are approximately 14.25” long. $25 for two pair A-UTL12
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1375686 (stock #TX44)
Ancient East
$4,495
DESCRIPTION: Three rare Edo Period (c. 1790 – 1810) festival banners, hand woven of hemp and decorated with colored zodiac animals dyed in the freehand paste resist technique, tsutsugaki. To remain upright and highly visible in parade processions, these tall banners would have been mounted on poles from the top and along one side using a series of fabric tabs attached to the banner.

These striking banners are distinctive for their dynamic composition, energetic brushwork and ingenuity of ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1980 item #1375620 (stock #W-CH4)
Ancient East
$2,195
DESCRIPTION: Pair of Old Hickory Tannery French Louis XV style walnut armchairs upholstered in brown and white cowhide with brass tacks. Upholstery labels intact, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 41" high x 27" wide x 27" deep.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1950 item #1375447 (stock #A-WD3)
Ancient East
$625
DESCRIPTION: An original oil painting on stretched canvas featuring dozens of oranges, both cut and whole. Signed lower right and verso “Lopez,” also on verso, "Naranjas, oleo eta, 30 x 40, Lopez.” DIMENSIONS: 30" high x 40"wide, 3.75lbs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1375374 (stock #SAO9)
Ancient East
$215
DESCRIPTION: A round, red cinnabar seal paste box, the top carved with a pavilion among pine trees with mountains in the background. Interior is black and box contains fresh seal paste we added for your Chinese seals and chops. Qing Dynasty, well carved, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 3” diameter (7.6 cm) x 1” thick (2.5 CM).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1374953 (stock #W-JO32)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: Late 1900s, a fine sterling pendant with a cut-out flourish on the pendant plate and with a large, colorful calsilica stone, also called "rainbow calsilica," this one reflecting the painted colors of a Southwestern mountain desert at sunset. Very good condition, marked "DTR" (Desert Rose Trading, NM), ".925" (indicating sterling silver). DIMENSIONS: Pendant is 2-1/2" long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1374805 (stock #A-FA9)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A pair of beautiful 20th C. handcrafted canoe paddles, skillfully laminated from select high-grade exotic woods including curly maple, rosewood, walnut, satinwood and mahogany, each with geometric inlays. These paddles are so elegant you'll want to hang them in you lake or river home as décor, although they are perfectly suited for actual use. From the collection of Mr. Wayne Lockey of Grand Junction, Colorado. DIMENSIONS: 60” long each.