Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1383840 (stock #W-FIG33)
Ancient East
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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1383545 (stock #W-CP8)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A charming pair of earthenware hand-painted piglet salt and pepper shakers, each pig sporting a bow tie and cap. Good condition, “MEXICO” stamped on base, cork stoppers. DIMENSIONS: Each approximately 3" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1383421 (stock #CCM18)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A tall Korean bandaji chest with elaborately etched brass mounts, having hatchet-shaped hinges on two doors over two lower drawers with brass butterfly mounts. A large flower-shaped center medallion with etched flowering trees dominates the front and contains the locking mechanism (original key included). The two doors open to reveal three small drawers (ideal for jewelry) over three larger drawers with bat-shaped mounts. The upper portion unlocks to reveal a drop front desk with ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1383289 (stock #W-DA1)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A handsome pair of walnut wood Neoclassical style carved and stained candle prickets with circular tops above turned, tapered and fluted shafts with leaf tip ornaments, above swelled bases with splayed feet. Italian, 20th century; silver and gilt highlights on each. Unmarked, good condition. DIMENSIONS: Overall height 25.25".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1383152 (stock #A-FA2)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: An early red, black and cream polychrome painted marble game board with metal frame. From the property of a Pawling, New York collector. Two signatures on back with the last name of “Dolan.” Good condition, original paint. DIMENSIONS: 19 1/2" x 19 3/4".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1383067 (stock #MS63)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A Qing dynasty bamboo pipe, possibly used for either opium or tobacco, with a bulbous body crafted from a large segment of giant bamboo. Mounted onto this segment are heavy brass fittings, one for the tubular tobacco bowl with its long brass shaft descending into the body. The other brass tube holds the long, bent bamboo stem that is used to draw the smoke out. Very good condition with a nice patina. DIMENSIONS: 16” high assembled (40.5 cm). The bamboo body is 3 ¾” wide (9.5 cm...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1382831 (stock #W-TX10)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: Great reversible pattern Pendleton blanket with horizontal rows of red, orange and white chevrons. The background is dark green on one side and grey on the reverse, edged with a dark red crisscross fringe on all sides. Perfectly sized for either a twin bed blanket or a wearable wrap. Pendleton label, late 1900s, good condition with no holes or tears. DIMENSIONS: 67" x 70" + 6" fringe.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Kitchenware : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1382709 (stock #A-CP4)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A hard to find set of eight periwinkle blue (color retired) Fiesta dinner plates. Nothing says Americana or “Country Cottage” like Fiesta dinnerware, which can be mixed and matched with other Fiesta colors. Periwinkle blue was introduced by Fiesta in 1989 and discontinued in 2006; this set’s logo would date these plates to pre 1992. CONDITION: Light ware, no chips, good condition. DIMENSIONS: 11.5" diameter each. A-CP4 $185 for set of eight
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1382642 (stock #SAO214)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: Three similar Chinese travel utensil sets, 19th to early 20th C., each with a wood case wrapped in tortoise shell and finished with brass mounts. All have original knives with ivory tips, bone chopsticks and picks. Sets such as these would have been worn suspended by a cord from the belt with a toggle for a counterweight. CONDITION: Several minor chips to the tortoise shell; each set is original with no repairs and all in good condition. PROVENANCE: From the property of the Salgo ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1920 item #1382538 (stock #W-CH4)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: An early 20th century William and Mary style arm chair with hand carved walnut “barley twist” legs, stretchers and arms, the arms terminating in carved figural arm supports. Blue, red and beige tapestry style upholstery covers the back and seat cushion, all finished with nail head trim. This is a quality accent chair that will add Old World ambiance to your home. Collection of Dr. O'Quinn & Nathan Smith, Raleigh, NC. CONDITION: Minor surface wear; upholstery in good, clean con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1382253 (stock #A-BSK12)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: Beautiful melon-shaped split oak basket with a sturdy bentwood handle and oak-wrapped wide rim. This early 1900’s folk art basket is in great condition with no major losses noted. DIMENSIONS: 18" long x 14.5" wide; height with handle is 13.75", without is 8.75".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1837 VR item #1382111 (stock #TBL30)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: An outstanding antique Chinese Yumu (Northern Elm) bed or daybed, raised on stout circular legs and hand-joined on all four sides by elm stretchers. The rectangular top of this bed is inset with finely woven rattan, supported by strong woven rope webbing underneath. Chinese Northern Elm wood has a beautiful wave-like grain and was favored for Northern Chinese furniture making.

This sturdy, handsome bed dates from the Ching Dynasty, early 1800’s, and is in remarkable condition...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1920 item #1380131 (stock #A-WD2)
Ancient East
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 : New Century : Textiles : Contemporary item #1378254 (stock #W-TX14)
Ancient East
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
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
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
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
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"...