Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1373569 (stock #BSK78)
Ancient East
$420
DESCRIPTION: A handsome ikebana basket, Meiji Period, crafted of smoked bamboo in a diagonal weave with double wrapped handle. Three vertical bamboo strips reinforce two corners, and the basket rests on a square, open weave base. Excellent condition with no breaks or losses. Ikebana ("living flowers") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is also known as Kado ("way of flowers"). Japanese artists crafted Beautiful baskets such as this one as containers to hold simple to elaborate ikebana...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1920 item #1373524 (stock #W-FIG16)
Ancient East
$225
DESCRIPTION: An antique Mexican folk art carving of a bearded St. Peter in a bishop’s hat holding a large key, symbolizing the key to the kingdom of heaven entrusted to disciple Simon Peter by Christ. This figure was probably part of a home devotional altar; figure can also be hung on a wall or entry door. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 13 1/8” high x 3”wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1373441 (stock #A-BSK10)
Ancient East
$455
DESCRIPTION: A sturdy wooden champagne grape box or crate used in French vineyards at harvest time. This one has touches of red paint, “GHM MA CHAMPAGNE” stenciled on both sides and handholds notched into the slats at the top. These boxes enhance a country provincial decorating style while functioning as split log holders for the fireplace or the perfect place to toss your wet or snowy boots in winter. DIMENSIONS: 15 ½” high x 27"wide x 19 1/2"deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1373372 (stock #TX74)
Ancient East
$565
DESCRIPTION: Three handsome Middle East Palestinian pillows in graduated sizes, hand-embroidered in shades of red on a black linen ground, the backs covered in black velvet. Plump and well stuffed, excellent condition. PROVENANCE: Maryanne Conheim, Philadelphia. DIMENSIONS: Largest Size: 15'' x 24'' (38 cm x 61 cm). TX76 $565.00 for all three
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1970 item #1373315 (stock #W-WD15)
Ancient East
$390
DESCRIPTION: A delightful rustic Mexican mirror with hand carved pine frame, the crown a flourish of leaves and flowers with center heart-form scrolls. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 35.25” high x 23.5” wide.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #1373239 (stock #A-ARCH2)
Ancient East
$2,895
DESCRIPTION: A section of an antique Dutch Colonial architectural terrace railing, consisting of a sturdy wood frame with worn blue paint, enclosing eight hand-forged iron panels with large center medallions surrounded by iron scroll work, the lower rails bowed out making a lovely design. Would be a stunning decorative accent in the home, the garden, or if used as a striking king-sized headboard. DIMENSIONS: 82"wide x 38” high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1373192 (stock #GD36)
Ancient East
$300
DESCRIPTION: Long acknowledged as masters of porcelain, the Chinese also excelled at pottery making. Qing Dynasty domestic pottery used regional clays and showed distinctive regional styles. This pottery, used for the storage of oil and other household goods, exhibited tremendous, quiet beauty as well as utility. Crafted of red clay and originating from Jiangxi Provence, this handsome jar is an excellent example with its incised geometric decorations in two-toned brown and yellow ochre glazes. D...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1373071 (stock #W-JO31)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: Classic, vintage three-band silver Navajo bracelet, dating from the 1960s, set with a single large oval turquoise stone surrounded by twisted silver wire. Three prongs form the cuff, two with hand stamped designs and the center band of heavy gauge twisted silver wire. Excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 1 3/8” long center stone, 6 ¼” interior circumference including gap; Adult Medium size.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1373001 (stock #A-BSK4)
Ancient East
$730
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, late 1800’s to early 1900’s Pennsylvania basket has a sturdy bentwood handle with bentwood-wrapped rims. CONDITION: Very good with minor age-appropriate usage wear and losses. DIMENSIONS: 20” wide x 14" high x 16.5” deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1372916 (stock #MS64)
Ancient East
$120
DESCRIPTION: A complete 29-piece flatware / cutlery set, made in Thailand during the late 1940s to early 1950s. Each utensil is shaped from solid brass and encased between rosewood slab handles, the tips of each with a raised brass figure in court dress and “Siam” stamped at the base. The set consists of dining or dessert cutlery for 8 people (knives, forks & spoons), plus a serving fork & spoon, sugar spoon, and a carving set. Original wood storage box with emerald velvet lining is includ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1372704 (stock #W-FIG32)
Ancient East
$1,240
DESCRIPTION: An antique, hand carved, polychrome wood santos figure of the Virgin Mary in flowing red robes and sash, her left arm outstretched, standing atop a globe and stepped pedestal base. This early 19th C. santos has delicate facial features with hair of intertwining thread and metal crown. CONDITION: Good condition, some minor wood cracks, fingers on left hand chipped. DIMENSIONS: 30" high x 15” at widest point.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1900 item #1372207 (stock #A-CBL2)
Ancient East
$4,985
DESCRIPTION: An early 19th C. three door country New England corner cupboard in original dark blue paint with reddish trim. The interior is washed with a pale green milk paint and has three shelves in the upper portion and storage space in the bottom. Two door panels have age cracks to the wood. A superb piece for a country interior. DIMENSIONS: 71 1/2" high x 41 1/2" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1372179 (stock #SAO217)
Ancient East
$890
DESCRIPTION: A large Chinese tortoise shell travel utensil kit (or trousse) with elaborate brass mounts and fittings. The bamboo scabbard has been overlaid with tortoise shell and fitted with highly decorative brass mounts with appliqués that include bats, butterflies, a goose, a ram, and engraved “Xi” characters (meaning double happiness). The set includes a large pair of ox-bone chopsticks and a brass-tipped knife with iron blade. There are old Chinese repairs to one chopstick (where band...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1372150 (stock #W-JO15)
Ancient East
$615
DESCRIPTION: An impressive Native American sterling cuff by Navajo artist Carl Quintana, featuring three large turquoise stones with dark brown inclusions set in bezels surrounded by heavy, twisted silver wire. Hand stamped conchos decorate the terminals of the cuff. This prolific Navajo jeweler is from Chinle, Arizona, and is noted for magnificent stone choices set in both traditional and contemporary designs. DIMENSIONS: Largest center stone is 1 3/4” high x 1 3/8” wide. Inside circumf...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1800 item #1372050 (stock #A-CH3)
Ancient East
$2,100
DESCRIPTION: An 18th c. banister back armchair having a scalloped crest rail, turned finials, straight bottom rail, bulbous front spindles, and rush seat. Good condition with age appropriate wear, original black paint. See our listing #A-CH2 for a near match companion chair to make a pair. DIMENSIONS: 23” wide x 19.5” deep x 44.5" high; 18" seat height.
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1371927 (stock #W-CP5)
Ancient East
$295
DESCRIPTION: A lovely set of five red clay Mexican earthenware nesting bowls, dating from the 1950's. The bowls are decorated in fluid strokes of blue between blue line borders on a white/cream ground. The interiors have a line of blue around the inner circumference with dollops of green glaze. Very good condition, no chips, original imperfections that add to the charm. DIMENSIONS: Largest bowl: 10.25 diameter x 4.75” high. Smallest bowl: 5.5” diameter x 2” high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1371701 (stock #FIG68)
Ancient East
$715
DESCRIPTION: A large, carved wood figure of the Chinese deity Guanyin (also Quanyin, or Kwan-yin), seated on a throne with right leg folded and right hand extended in the abhaya mudra position, a gesture of reassurance, blessing and protection (or “do not fear”). Her hair is worn pulled up in a chignon inside her crown, and around her shoulders is draped a short shawl with flowing ribbons. In good, solid condition with minor age wear; early 20th C. DIMENSIONS: 24 ½” high (62 cm) x 14” ...