Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1970 item #1367718 (stock #A-UTL9)
Ancient East
$140
DESCRIPTION: Fabulous pair of vintage wooden exercise clubs or juggling pins, brightly painted with stripes and stars in colors of blue, sea-green, and red. Original paint with scuffs from use, please see photos. DIMENSIONS: each 18.5” high; diameter 5”. Nice weight at appx. 3 lbs. each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1367582 (stock #W-FIG30)
Ancient East
$875
DESCRIPTION: Three colorful, vintage Chantolo (also known as Xantolo) masks, used in dance celebrations for Day of the Dead festivities in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. These hand carved, brightly colored masks are painted in primary colors, each with barred teeth and fierce expression. Very good condition, wires have been attached to the backs for hanging. PROVENANCE: Bob Brand and Liz Werthan, Philadelphia. DIMENSIONS: Largest Size is 7" x 5" x 3" (18 x 13 x 8 cm).
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 : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1367220 (stock #A-BSK11)
Ancient East
$560
DESCRIPTION: Wonderful melon-shaped split oak basket with a sturdy bentwood handle which is oak-wrapped on both ends. This early 1900’s basket is in great condition with no losses noted. DIMENSIONS: 15" long x 12.5" wide; height with handle is 11", w/o 8".
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 : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1960 item #1366869 (stock #A-UTL4a)
Ancient East
$85
DESCRIPTION: Nice pair of wooden exercise clubs or juggling pins. The bodies of both clubs have been turned and the lines painted in alternating colors of red and green. Very good condition with normal wear and no cracks. DIMENSIONS: The taller club is 13.75” high; the shorter club is 12" high.
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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1930 item #1366075 (stock #W-MS6)
Ancient East
$55
DESCRIPTION: An original deputy’s badge from the sheriff’s department of Santa Fe, NM. An artifact from the old west, you can imagine what stories this badge might tell. The metal, five pointed star badge is stamped “Santa Fe, Deputy, New Mexico” and has a heavy pin clasp on the back. DIMENSIONS: 3” diameter.
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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #1365460 (stock #W-ARCH1)
Ancient East
$485
DESCRIPTION: Mexican folk art painting on old wooden shutter depicting Day of the Dead figures on raised panels wearing various costumes, bordered with large flowers. Not signed, some wear, good condition. DIMENSIONS: 30” high x 11” wide.

CULTURAL BACKGROUND: Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican ancestry...

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 : 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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1364642 (stock #W-FIG35)
Ancient East
$125
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 50 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood...
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