Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1366422 (stock #JHS124)
Ancient East
$270
DESCRIPTION: An appealing green nephrite disk or bi, carved with two chilong dragons whose heads and bodies ring the edges with their limbs draping down on either side. From a mid-west collection, the design, color and form are quite pleasing and could be used as a toggle or an eye-catching pendant when incorporated into a necklace. DIMENSIONS: 2 5/8” diameter (6 cm), 2.25 oz. (64g) weight.
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1940 item #1366200 (stock #A-TX3)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A lovely mounted crib quilt in a tumbling blocks pattern, the colors making the optical illusion of six point stars. Quilt is mounted with light sewing onto stapled muslin, and can be hung in two directions. From the collection of a Pawling, New York collector. DIMENSIONS: 39" x 54".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366148 (stock #CP150)
Ancient East
$895
DESCRIPTION: Outstanding Japanese porcelain Imari charger, circa 1880, acquired in Brussels, Belgium. This charger is profusely painted in under-glazed blue, red, green and gilt with a central blue medallion of scrolls highlighted in gilt. Surrounding the medallion is a wide border of alternating cartouches enclosing pairs of birds with bamboo leaves, and flowers issuing from rockwork with butterfly. The reverse is painted with three sets of flowering blue branches. Perfect condition, no cracks...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1365926 (stock #SCH282)
Ancient East
$385
DESCRIPTION: A handsome scholar's calligraphy brush, crafted using a dark brown bamboo for the shaft which connects to a shaped horn ferrule and long, natural bristle brush. One of the "four treasures of the scholar’s studio," this striking scholar’s brush would have been used for calligraphy or painting. This attractive, well made brush dates from the early 20th C. DIMENSIONS: 13.25” long (33.5 cm).
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1365836 (stock #SN97)
Ancient East
$2,980
DESCRIPTION: This outstanding and rare antique Japanese Tonkotsu, or tobacco box, has been crafted from boxwood in the form of the Three Wise Monkeys, with a beautifully carved Iwazaru, or “Speak no Evil” monkey, serving as the main tobacco container. Mizaru, or “See No Evil”, forms the ojime and Kikazaru, or “Hear No Evil”, forms the netsuke to complete the set. Each of these has been meticulously carved with inlaid eyes and finely delineated fur. The large monkey wears a decora...
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 : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1920 item #1365598 (stock #A-FA11)
Ancient East
$1,495
DESCRIPTION: A fine antique folk art frame with deeply set mirror, the frame intricately inlaid with multi-colored woods forming geometric designs including diamonds, stars, fans and other parquetry motifs. This is a wonderful folk art piece executed with obvious skill; narrow beaded inner frame is gold leaf. Excellent condition, no losses or cracks. Provenance: Clifford A. Wallach, Tramp Art, Folk & Americana. DIMENSIONS: 13 5/8” high x 11” wide.
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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1365299 (stock #PTA34)
Ancient East
$5,800
DESCRIPTION: An ancient Han Dynasty grey pottery pictorial tile executed with impressed designs of horses and flying phoenix. Characteristic of architectural tiles found on cave tomb walls in Sichuan Province, this tile depicts three lively prancing horses with five stylized phoenix overhead. A repeating diamond pattern forms the upper and lower border. The faint red pigment seen in several places is actually ancient calligraphy detailing its placement in the structure, i.e. “west side of ent...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1365182 (stock #A-BSK3)
Ancient East
$725
DESCRIPTION: A very good woven oak-splint basket in lobed buttocks form, used as a field gathering basket or a market basket for goods. This large early 1900’s Pennsylvania basket has a sturdy bentwood handle with double bentwood-wrapped rims; old varnish finish. Very good condition with minor usage wear. For size reference, the last photo in this listing shows this basket displayed on top of our Country Corner Cabinet (#A-CBL2). DIMENSIONS: 20” wide x 17" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1365136 (stock #TX56)
Ancient East
$3,800
DESCRIPTION: An elegant Chinese Qing Dynasty robe having a design of large and small silk butterflies with couched gold threads, scattered on a navy blue ground with borders of blue and white florals down the center split and around the hem’s edges. Sleeve bands are executed in intricate embroidery on a white silk ground depicting figures in a landscape. This Qing Dynasty robe has been professionally preserved and mounted in an archival, shadowbox frame with sleeves folded over. Excellent c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1930 item #1364930 (stock #W-CP7)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: A vintage terra cotta pitcher (or handled pot), skillfully hand-painted in green and white glazes with deer painted on each side using fluid brush strokes. Originating from the Tlaquepaque-Tonala area of Mexico, this delightful redware pitcher is in excellent condition; no chips or cracks. DIMENSIONS: Body is 6.25” x 5.5”; 5” high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1364837 (stock #A-FA3)
Ancient East
$955
DESCRIPTION: A colorful folk art game board of alternating red and black squares for playing checkers or chess, bordered by green and white triangles, giving an overall pleasing geometric effect. An eye hook has been mounted on one edge for hanging; very good condition, C. 1900's. DIMENSIONS: 17.5” square.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1940 item #1364607 (stock #A-MTL1)
Ancient East
$950
Here is a fabulous 1930’s Art Deco industrial metal floor lamp, waiting to give your home or office that vintage look. These early electrical devices are so stylish now for the popular Industrial / Steampunk / Machine Age décor. The entire upper section of the lamp is adjustable, and the head moves as well. In excellent original condition (works great) with beautiful chrome accents. DIMENSIONS: 64.5” tall x 14” wid