Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1950 item #1387371 (stock #A-BSK13)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: Vintage wood advertising crate with “Jell-O” and other messages stenciled on four sides; dovetailed corners. Good condition, expected usage ware, sturdy. DIMENSIONS: 14” long x 6” high x 8”deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1387214 (stock #BSK79)
Ancient East
$225
DESCRIPTION: An attractive Asian fishing creel, fashioned from woven split bamboo with wood base and neck, and an attached tightly woven string for hanging. A creel is used for carrying fish or blocks of peat moss which function as an evaporative cooler when dipped into a creek, keeping the catch chilled. This type of creel with a woven, partially open top can also be used to catch lobsters and other crustaceans. Good condition with a nice aged patina. DIMENSIONS: 9” wide x 11” high x 6...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1387159 (stock #W-PT11)
Ancient East
$5,890
DESCRIPTION: Fine Acoma Pueblo terra cotta olla, circa 1920, with intricate black on white geometric designs with blossom, eye and cross themes; unsigned, good condition, no chips or repairs. DIMENSIONS: 8 3/4" high x 9 1/8" diameter.

ABOUT ACOMA POTTERY: Thin, hand fired walls (a common and sought after characteristic of Acoma pottery), light weight, and geometric designs characterize Acoma pottery. The Acoma Pueblo, also known as "Sky City," is located 50 miles west of Albuquerque near E...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1960 item #1386911 (stock #A-UTL7)
Ancient East
$120
DESCRIPTION: This wonderful old pulley reflects the beauty of vintage industrial design and today would make a decorative accent in a farmhouse or industrial setting. The pulley is an ancient simple machine that, when used with a rope, will reduce the amount of force needed to lift a load. On this pulley, the heavily cast, pierced metal shaft and swivel eye are painted red, and are attached to a grooved wooden wheel with a snatch pin. Excellent, workable condition. DIMENSIONS: 13 ¼” long; w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1386732 (stock #CCM10)
Ancient East
$960
DESCRIPTION: A two door, two drawer Chinese chest in a vernacular or “Chinese country” style, made from elmwood (jumu) and lacquered red, with an attractive “key fret” patterned on the bottom stretcher. Rounded beveled panels have been carved into the two sides, the drawer fronts and the two doors which swing open on brass hinges to reveal generous storage space. Handmade in Shanxi Province using traditional Chinese methods of joinery (no nails, only joints), these chests make vibrant ac...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1386639 (stock #W-JO33)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A fine hand stamped sterling sunburst design pendant with a large, high quality Cerillos mine turquoise stone set in shadowbox style. Reverse is stamped, “E. Bilagody, Sterling.” A Navajo silver artist, Ernest Bilagody is based in Gallup, NM. Late 1900s, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 2-1/4" x 1-5/8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1970 item #1386488 (stock #A-FA7)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: A carved wood cane by Philadelphia carver, Milton Jews (American, b. 1932), with a wolf head grip having abalone eyes, and leaf carvings winding down the shaft of the stick. “J3881” is stamped on the lower shaft near the artist’s stamped name, “Milton Oliver Jews.” The word “Windy” is carved in bold relief on the opposite lower shaft. The cane is accented with an aluminum ring toward the neck for attaching a strap or cord to wear the cane over the shoulder, and a rub...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1386366 (stock #BB162)
Ancient East
$270
DESCRIPTION: A heavily cast, six-sided Chinese pewter teapot, the domed lid mounted with a foo dog and the base raised on six feet. Latter Qing Dynasty (19th C.) and in good condition with light usage wear. DIMENSIONS: 8 ¼” high (21 cm) x 7 ½” wide (19 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1970 item #1386061 (stock #A-MTL7)
Ancient East
$80
DESCRIPTION: A swirling cast iron rotary tiller wheel with ten spokes spiraling gracefully from the center fitting. These old, artful farm implements make wonderful authentic accessories for today’s Industrial, Country, or Farmhouse Décors. They also make delightful garden accents. Very light rust covering, extremely sturdy, no repairs. DIMENSIONS: 14” diameter x 3.25” deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1386030 (stock #W-FIG17)
Ancient East
$520
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow and red jaguar with big blue eyes, wide mouth and erect leather ears. Hand carved and painted, this vintage mask depicts a fanciful American jaguar, a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; wire is attached for hanging. View the final three photos to compare this mask with our Mexican Jaguar Mask #W-FIG4; they make wonderful companion pieces! DIMENSIONS: 11.5" tall (29.2 cm) x 10" wi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1385260 (stock #SCH258)
Ancient East
$870
DESCRIPTION: A pair of Chinese Scholar’s scroll weights crafted from ebonized hardwood, and inlaid with stone and mother of pearl in a “Three Friends of Winter” motif. The “Three Friends of Winter” was a popular Chinese theme grouping pine, prunus and bamboo, said to represent the qualities of a scholar: perseverance, longevity and vitality despite adversity. Very good condition and dating from the latter Qing Dynasty to Republic Period, 20th C. DIMENSIONS: Each 14 ¾” long (37.5 cm)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1950 item #1385061 (stock #W-CP2)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A gorgeous hand painted dessert set consisting of a service for eight (missing one tea cup). The colorful set includes two sizes of plates plus shallow oval dishes, all with scalloped edges and each with a different unique design, as well as tea cups, saucers and a flat oval serving tray. Each is signed on the reverse, “Pintado a mano, Puebla, Mexico,” 20th C. W-CP2 $795 for the set
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1384973 (stock #A-BSK1)
Ancient East
$385
DESCRIPTION: An antique circular form egg gathering basket of woven splint oak with bent splint oak handle. Good condition with only minor wear. DIMENSIONS: 9-1/4" high x 9-1/4" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1384857 (stock #TBL38)
Ancient East
$2,150
DESCRIPTION: An especially beautiful antique Korean altar table (or side table) crafted from gorgeous flame-grained solid wood with a single board top over two drawers and shaped skirt. Brass fittings adorn all corners, and drawers have engraved brass butterfly pulls. This table’s size is perfect to function as a small buffet table, sofa table, or accent piece. Overall excellent condition; 19th century, Choson period (1392 to 1897). DIMENSIONS: 35'' high x 42'' wide x 14'' deep. TBL38
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Figural : Contemporary item #1384762 (stock #W-FIG35)
Ancient East
$250
DESCRIPTION: An artist made redware mask, the face glazed with a purple turtle figure. Signed on the back, “Cold Morning,” La Fontaine, January 2008. Artist Glen LaFontaine (b. 1947) is a Native American visual artist working primarily in clay. Excellent condition and ready to hang. DIMENSIONS: 5'' L x 5''W x 2'' D
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1384539 (stock #A-DA3)
Ancient East
$775
DESCRIPTION: An antique French wine pitcher crafted like a barrel from staves of wood bound by five hand wrought iron hoops. The top hoop forms the neck and spout, the handle is iron wrapped wood. Originating from the Alsace region in eastern France, this pitcher is a wonderful compliment to any French, country or farmhouse décor. DIMENSIONS; 15" high x 12 1/4" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre 1910 item #1384278 (stock #ARCH15)
Ancient East
$1,495
DESCRIPTION: A pair of attractive carved elm Chinese door panels with pierced upper portions to let light in. Nice, crisp carvings; in good condition with no missing parts. These antique carved panels would make nice room screens, room dividers or accents pieces in a home. DIMENSIONS: Each panel is 81 1/8” high (2.06 m) x 21 1/8” wide (53.5 cm). We have a number of reliable freighters we use for shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1383840 (stock #W-FIG33)
Ancient East
SOLD
DESCRIPTION: Hand carved and polychromed Mexican wood carnival mask in the form of a Native American warrior in feathered headdress; feathers at ears are attached with wooden pegs and rotate. PROVENANCE: Richard and Jean Kellaway; Danforth Museum, Framingham, Mass., included in the travelling exhibition, ''Mexican Masks of the 20th Century: A Living Tradition.'' Good condition. DIMENSIONS: 28" h x 24" w x 6" d (71 x 61 x 15 cm). W-FIG33