Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1304702 (stock #W-PT5)
Ancient East
$2,150
DESCRIPTION: A large, hand coiled Zia Pueblo Olla by noted Zia potter, Elizabeth Medina. This well formed pot has high shoulders tapering to a narrow foot, and is painted in four traditional Zia colors with natural sienna, burnt sienna and black designs on a white ground. The design is divided into four quadrants, two with lively, hopping roadrunners under rainbow arcs (a signature Zia design), and two with capped feather designs appearing as orange steps outlined in black with semi-circular b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1980 item #1304982 (stock #W-RG11)
Ancient East
$995
DESCRIPTION: A white, luxurious, deep-pile llama fur rug with a white hide-leather back. This is the kind of wonderful fur rug you love to walk on (or lay in) during a cold winter's evening. Excellent condition with no fur loss, this rug is very soft to the touch, and would be a plush addition to the back of a sofa, or on a bedroom or lodge floor. It is in such good condition that we are keeping it clean and wrapped in plastic until it finds its new owner. DIMENSIONS: This is a large rug, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1307858 (stock #W-JO26)
Ancient East
$595
DESCRIPTION: An "Old Pawn" silver Native American cuff bracelet featuring one large hematite cabochon, polished to a mirror-like finish and accented with hand stamped designs on the cuff and applied silver balls with wire work. Signed on inner band, "LY" (Louis Yazzie), this cuff is in very good condition and is quite wearable; very sophisticated looking with black or mono-toned attire, appropriate even for a formal event. DIMENSIONS: Inner circumference 5.75" plus a 1.325" wrist opening (Adu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1309026 (stock #W-FIG9)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: This dynamic and colorful Alebrije goat (or ram) is carved as if in a full run, its long front leg folded under its body in mid-stride. Two huge white horns curl from the top of its head to its ears. His green speckled body is accented with vibrant red "stripes" running down his back, tail and legs, while a purple design covers his belly. This large, delightful animal is signed on the underside, "Narcisco Gonzalez Ramirez, Arrazola, Oaxaca Oax., Mexico." Excellent condition. D...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1363357 (stock #W-JO6)
Ancient East
$1,495
DESCRIPTION: A stunning Navajo squash blossom necklace with ten silver blossoms strung on double beads, finished with an elaborate five stone, crescent-shaped naja. The beautiful cabochons, each of bright blue turquoise with black veining, are set into elaborate silver mounts with a vine, leaf and fruit motif. Dating from the second half of the 20th C., the necklace is in excellent condition with no missing stones; the stones are undamaged and secure in their bezels. DIMENSIONS: 14.5" long from ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1363770 (stock #WTX2)
Ancient East
$325
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant Suzani coverlet, finely embroidered with colorful silk threads on a black velvet ground. Suzani (meaning “needlework”) is a type of embroidered tribal textile made in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. These coverlets are traditionally made by Central Asian brides for their dowry and presented to the groom on the wedding day.

This suzani was acquired in Turkey from an Uzbek family and displays traditional design motifs such as sun and moo...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364090 (stock #CCM20)
Ancient East
$675
DESCRIPTION: A lovely Chinese bamboo-framed cabinet having painted scenes of bamboo and birds on a yellow ground. The rectangular top is mounted over a door that opens to an interior cabinet with three shelves. A delightful piece for the bedroom or country/cottage interior, 20th C. Good condition with minor wear. DIMENSIONS: 35.25" H x 20.5" W x 14.5" D.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364785 (stock #CH40)
Ancient East
$3,175
DESCRIPTION: A pair of Chinese rosewood throne chairs with pierced backs and graduated armrests of rectilinear openwork form imitating a bamboo motif, together with matching side table. The chairs and table have beautifully grained, solid floating-panel plank seats and table top which sit upon high pierced waists wrapping around all four sides. Traditional Chinese joinery throughout (no nails or glue); excellent condition, very sturdy. DIMENSIONS: 42.5” high x 27.5” wide x 21” deep.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1365232 (stock #W-JO39)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: A child’s Native American sterling silver and turquoise two-prong bracelet with three large blue turquoise cabochons mounted in saw-tooth bezels. A very sweet, quality child’s bracelet in very good condition. DIMENSIONS: Inside bracelet diameter at widest point is 2” with 1” opening. The largest stone is 3/4'' x 5/8”, and the total weight is 18 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1365649 (stock #W-JO37)
Ancient East
$2,250
DESCRIPTION: An impressive, heavy-gauge sterling silver belt buckle with a beautiful bezel-set rectangular stone, crafted by Navajo artisan Gibson Nez (1947-2007). The large buckle is hand stamped with close parallel lines around an undulating border, like radiant energy drawing your eye to the gem-grade, Nevada Blue Turquoise stone which Gibson hand-picked to feature in the center. Extraordinary, c. 1981, excellent condition, with Nez’s signature stamp on the back: “Sterling, GZN, Navajo....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1365857 (stock #W-RG13)
Ancient East
$1,250
DESCRIPTION: A hand woven Native American rug in a traditional tumbling blocks pattern, a Navajo motif also found in Americana quilts. This attractive, double sided, flat weave wool rug uses natural dyes in red, black and tan to form the block designs. Very good condition, no holes or tears. DIMENSIONS: 55” x 35".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1365990 (stock #A-FIG1)
Ancient East
$190
DESCRIPTION: A delightful set of three vintage hand-carved and painted shore bird figures on stands, each by a different carver. Perfect decorative accessories for a beach or river cottage; all are in good condition. DIMENSIONS: Tallest is 14”; widest (bird with long bill) is 18”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1366385 (stock #W-JO42)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: A Native American, Navajo sterling silver boar's tusk necklace, the white tusk suspended from two silver leaves with vines, attached to a hand wrought chain. DIMENSIONS: 15'' around neck, leaf pendant measures 1.5'' high x 4'' wide, tusk measures 3'' long.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1366823 (stock #BK7)
Ancient East
$150
DESCRIPTION: Twenty-three rare back issues of “Arts of Asia” magazine, beginning with the March/April 1976 issue and running consecutively through the November/December 1979 issue. These rare issues feature such topics as Chinese tomb pottery, paintings, snuff bottles, porcelains, contemporary art, gardens, cloisonné, textiles and costumes, ivory and wood carvings, and the Imperial Palace. Japanese topics include netsuke, glass, ivory, ceramics, Buddhist paintings, fans, woodblock prints, l...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1366971 (stock #W-JO13)
Ancient East
$250
DESCRIPTION: A dainty, two prong Native American cuff bracelet featuring a beautiful, deep blue center stone surrounded by silver leaves and berries. A lovely bracelet for the petite woman or young lady, in excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: Small adult size, 2 3/8” diameter, 1 ¼” opening. Stone is 5/8” high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1367505 (stock #A-FIG2)
Ancient East
$250
DESCRIPTION: A delightful assembled set of four hand-carved and painted shore bird figures on stands, each by a different carver. One bird in the group has a tag stating “The Painted Bird, Carved Bird Decoys, Richard Morgan.” A lovely decorative accent with which to decorate your beach, lake or riverfront home; all are in good condition. Could be a companion grouping to our other listing, #A-FIG1. DIMENSIONS: Tallest (white bird) = 14” high; widest (bird on far left) = 15.5” wide. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1367829 (stock #W-JO38)
Ancient East
$630
DESCRIPTION: A beautiful vintage Navajo nickel silver and turquoise concho belt, consisting of ten conchos, each with a large, natural turquoise, bezel-set nugget linked by round silver rings and fastened with a hook and eye. The word concho comes from the Spanish "concha" which means "seashell," referring to the round or oval disks of silver used to decorate saddles, bridles, clothing and jewelry for pendants, bolo ties and belts. Concho belts are a long-time Navajo tradition, borrowed from Mex...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1368190 (stock #W-TX17)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: A large, colorful Pendleton wool blanket in the geometric Chief Joseph pattern. Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce tribe native to northeastern Oregon in the late 1800s. Widely admired for protecting his people and speaking the truth, he is honored with this design, symbolizing bravery. The combination of beauty, quality, durability and the superior warmth of their wool blankets earned Pendleton a reputation for superb craftsmanship and quality, which continues to be a hallmark of the P...