Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1084313 (stock #BK13)
Ancient East
$45
DESCRIPTION: During the Chinese Han (206 B.C.- A.D. 220) and Tang (A.D. 618-907) dynasties, earthenware sculptures were placed in elaborate tombs to protect and serve the spirits of the deceased. These fascinating sculptures took the forms of animals, soldiers, courtiers, musicians, merchants, and attendants. “From Court to Caravan, Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M. Solomon” features seventy-three exquisite Chinese tomb sculptures from the Solomon collection, which in...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1305474 (stock #BK11)
Ancient East
$55
DESCRIPTION: “The Inro Handbook, Studies of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer” was written for collectors who have discovered the delights of the miniature Japanese art forms. This authoritative and enlightening book offers a wealth of valuable information and is written by one of the foremost collectors and scholars in the field, Raymond Bushell. Affording entry into a world of fascinating design and superb craftsmanship, the book covers the subject in a thorough manner with beautiful color illust...
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 : 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 : 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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Contemporary item #1390600 (stock #W-FIG11)
Ancient East
$380
DESCRIPTION: This pair of Native American Hopi hand carved Kachina (or Katsina) dolls includes “Antelope Kachina” with turquoise shirt and black antlers, signed Raphael Jose Jr. 2004, and “Mr. and Mrs. Kokopelli” signed D MASA, Hopi. The Kokopelli Kachina cleverly comes in two parts, which when separated show the couple as nude figures. DIMENSIONS: Tallest 10.25” high.

CULTURAL BACKGROUND: The Hopi people live primarily on three mesas in northeastern Arizona, about 70 miles from ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1397254 (stock #W-WD14)
Ancient East
$380
DESCRIPTION: Original acrylic painting, signed by the artist, of a bison in bold colors against a blue ground, 2016. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 20'' x 20”.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Kathleen Kills Thunder (legal name), a Sioux Indian whose family was from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in NE Montana, was born in 1947 in Seattle, WA. Her father, Ben Kills Thunder, was Sioux while her mother was Spanish/Irish. Kathy grew up painting and beading since a young child and uses a bright color p...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1233913 (stock #BK14)
Ancient East
$45
DESCRIPTION: Four small books written in Chinese, each relating to a different discipline of Chinese works of art. Each is richly illustrated in full color with many examples of the art forms covered. In the first photo listed here, starting at the upper left and going clockwise, is a book dedicated to bamboo arts, including brush pots, baskets and boxes. Next is a book dedicated to ink stones, from simple to elaborate. The third volume richly illustrates cinnabar lacquer pieces from the Han...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1288230 (stock #BK6)
Ancient East
$55
DESCRIPTION: “Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet, 600 – 2000 AD” is a treasure trove of the creativity Tibet has harbored over the centuries. Amy Heller places Tibetan art into an historical and social setting, and has richly illustrated this work with over 120 color and 147 black and white photographs. Heller shows how the aesthetics of Buddhism, monasteries, Dali Lamas, renowned artists and outside influences, together with the country’s topogra...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1305814 (stock #W-PT9)
Ancient East
$1,895
DESCRIPTION: A quite spectacular Acoma pot of great size and shape with a wonderfully complex design by Acoma artist, Adrian Vallo. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into four quadrants, with two lively dark-sienna parrots below the arched rainbows, and two lighter sienna parrots above horizontal rainbow bands. Additional geometric designs in black on white are executed with clean, crisp lines. Very good condition, minor surface scratches, ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #1371284 (stock #W-JO34)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: An attractive Native American sterling cuff bracelet, late 1900s, by Navajo silver artist, Leonard Jackson. This striking and somewhat delicate design features three natural stone flowers with turquoise petals and coral centers mounted onto a sturdy sterling cuff with fine hand-stamped designs. Very good condition, no chips to any stones, signed "L Sterling J." Beautiful colors, very attractive and comfortable on the wrist. DIMENSIONS: Center flower is 1” square; 2.5” inside di...
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 : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Kachinas : Pre 2000 item #1392152 (stock #W-FIG10)
Ancient East
$420
DESCRIPTION: A hand carved and painted pair of Native American Hopi Kachina (or Katsina) dolls, one in a long green and blue robe with red neck kerchief, the other in an elaborate headdress. Each is signed, one signed “Mongwa, D. Scott, Old Oraibi” and the other “D. Harvey, Koyemsi, Hopi Tewa, ‘96”. DIMENSIONS: Tallest 10.75” high.

CULTURAL BACKGROUND: The Hopi people live primarily on three mesas in northeastern Arizona, about 70 miles from Flagstaff. Hopi katsina figures, als...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #1392595 (stock #W-JO28)
Ancient East
$240
DESCRIPTION: A Native American silver cuff bracelet having hammered and stamped accents; silver band is a nice, wide 1.5”. Stamped “RVF” by Navajo Silver Artist Roger Francisco. DIMENSIONS: Inner circumference = 5.75"; wrist opening = 1.75". Total weight = 52 grams.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1397434 (stock #W-PT8)
Ancient East
$1,750
DESCRIPTION: A fantastic Acoma pottery water jar of large size with a wonderfully complex polychrome design containing bear and Kokopelli figures. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into six cartouche segments, three larger ones with bears below the arched rainbows, each with different background designs, and three smaller ones with stylized Kokopelli figures (fertility deities) playing flutes. Additional geometric designs in black on white are...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1307765 (stock #BK12)
Ancient East
$95
DESCRIPTION: From the jacket: “Art of Japan brings us a sweeping view of the long-lived Japanese culture in all its brilliance and beauty. Never before have all of the major arts been available in a single volume.” This large tome (622 pages) is in beautiful, like new condition. The book covers Japanese history and religion as it specifically relates to its art forms and architecture, and spans time from prehistoric ages through the Meiji Period. A first edition, 1985 Abrams hardbound wit...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1990 item #1365430 (stock #A-WD1)
Ancient East
$695
DESCRIPTION: A delightful portrait of a girl in a hat by Gabrielle Denton, a well known New Mexico folk art painter from Las Cruces, NM. In this simplistic but expressive study, a girl with soulful blue eyes stares directly at the viewer while wearing a large yellow hat with flower. Original gouache, artist signed lower right, well matted and framed in copper-umber hues. DIMENSIONS: Actual painting is 12 ¾” x 12 ¾”. Frame dimensions are 26" x 26."
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.