Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1233388 (stock #BSK44)
Ancient East
$550
DESCRIPTION: This wonderful Chinese bamboo basket is one of the nicest we've ever offered. Pleasing in form and expertly handcrafted, the entire basket is tightly woven from bamboo strips in various sizes, forming a pleasing design. Chinese characters are found inside the removable, cone-shaped lid. Three long bent bamboo strips form the handle. Very attractive and in excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 24" high including handle (61 cm) x 18" diameter (45.7 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1920 item #1370696 (stock #W-FIG24)
Ancient East
$545
DESCRIPTION: An engaging carved wood santo figure of a winged cherub, most likely carved in the Philippines. This figure, dating from the early 1900’s, is depicted with black hair, inset glass eyes and extended wings. CONDITION: Some age appropriate losses to original paint. DIMENSIONS: 6.5" high x 16" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1970 item #1370958 (stock #W-RG15)
Ancient East
$520
DESCRIPTION: A light brown and white pony hide rug, the soft fur longer than that of traditional cowhide. Wonderful for throwing over a sofa in your Southwestern home or Northwestern lodge, or toss it on the floor for a soft floor covering. Good condition. DIMENSIONS: 84” X 68"
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1270134 (stock #BSK71)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: A fine smoked bamboo ikebana basket woven in a tall ovoid form with entwined bamboo handle. The basket is crafted with a vertical diagonal weave from both wide and narrow splints in contrasting colors. This sturdy and handsome basket has a beautiful aged patina with no losses detected; early 20th century. DIMENSIONS: 18 ½” high x 8 ¾” diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1283534 (stock #LC47)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: Four beautifully detailed, red and gold lacquered sheets of Burmese Buddhist manuscripts describing rules of ceremony. Kammawasa are elaborately decorated manuscripts extracted from the Pali Vinaya pitaka, the monastic code of discipline which is generally read aloud at monastic assemblies. Topics covered would include formalities for the ordination of monks and the bestowal of their robes, the consecration of an ordination hall, celebrating the festival of the full moon, and other...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1287370 (stock #SN109)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: An unusual and quite old (18th C.) copper box toggle in the form of a peach, the Chinese symbol of longevity. Probably used as both a toggle and tobacco container, the two halves have a tightly fitting overlapping seal, with two loops forming the hinge at the stem point. This large solid copper toggle has a rich, aged patina and is in fine condition with minor signs of wear, as to be expected. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 2 1/4” long, tip to tip (5.7 cm) x 1 ¾” diameter (4.5 cm). ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1306301 (stock #SN67)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: A rare Chinese toggle in the form of a miniature Mongolian eating set consisting of a reddish gold lacquered metal sheath finished with brass bands and bone cap, containing two removable and useable knives with horn handles and bone caps, a set of tweezers, and suspension loop on side. Overall good condition with minor signs of age, rust and use, Qing dynasty, 18th C. DIMENSIONS: 3 3/4” Long (9.5 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1365533 (stock #SN76)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: A Chinese toggle (Guajian) carved as a pair of peanuts attached to leafy vines. In Chinese symbolism, the peanut (huasheng) is an auspicious symbol because its second character (sheng) means to "give birth". The peanut thus symbolizes the wish for many children. This toggle is expertly carved in the round and has a wonderful old boxwood patina. A cord would have been strung through the opening at the peanut’s stem to secure the toggle to a sash. DIMENSIONS: 2.5” long (6.4 cm) ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1371999 (stock #SN117)
Ancient East
$495
DESCRIPTION: An antique Chinese boxwood toggle (Guajian) carved as a pair of men’s shoes resting side by side, a symbol of marital harmony and the wish for many sons. The shoes are elaborately carved with hollowed interior, relief banding, and incised designs on all sides including the soles. A hole running through the inner sides of each shoe forms the track used for threading cords from which this toggle would have been suspended as a counterweight to some other object. An outstanding ex...
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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1368993 (stock #MS174)
Ancient East
$485
DESCRIPTION: An antique hand-painted ceremonial drum with vivid motifs of large flowers with curling green tendrils against a red ground. Both ends of the drum are covered in animal hide and secured with round-headed metal studs. This highly decorative drum makes a perfect little end table, or adds a touch of exotic to any décor. Very good condition with minor rubbing in spots. DIMENSIONS: 16 5/8” high (42.2 cm) x 15 5/8” diameter (39.6 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1900 item #1308326 (stock #W-WD10)
Ancient East
$480
DESCRIPTION: A 19th C. Mexican retablo painting on tin of the Virgin Mary wearing a golden crown and holding a crowned Christ Child who wears a transparent robe. A scarf is drawn across Mary's right shoulder and her dark blue cape is initialed with her ciphers in gold. In this touching scene, the Christ child rests his right hand on her arm and grips her right thumb with his left hand. While this rendition of "Refugio de Pecadores" (Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners) follows the traditional compos...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1394785 (stock #W-WD13)
Ancient East
$480
DESCRIPTION: A beautiful rendition of El Alma de Maria on tin, capturing the mystical descent of the Holy Ghost upon Mary and the announcements of the Incarnation. The young Mary is wearing a crown of pink roses, a pearl necklace and pearl earrings. With hands crossed over her heart, she presses the white dove toward her. This is a somewhat rarer depiction, because she holds not only a staff of lilies in one hand, but also a branch of roses in the other. Symbolizing her purity and exemption for ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1214637 (stock #CP77)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A large antique porcelain plate, well decorated with a mythical Kylin gazing upward at a large bird perched in a pine tree. The decoration is in underglazed blue with a clear glaze containing a faint blue tint. The base is unglazed and unmarked showing the finely grained paste. Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs; wood stand not included. DIMENSIONS: 11 1/4” diameter (28.5 cm) x 2 1/8" high (5.4 cm).
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1370901 (stock #A-FA10)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A charming folk art sculpture depicting a seated blue & white cat holding a fish in its mouth under its long, curved whiskers. By Pennsylvania contemporary folk artist and sculptor, G&G Hosfeld; artist signed and dated on bottom, "G&G Hosfeld, 1983, Souderton, PA." Excellent condition; a warm and whimsical accent piece for your farmhouse, country or lake cabin décor. DIMENSIONS: 8 1/4"wide x 11 7/8" high x 4 1/2" thick.
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"