Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1385260 (stock #SCH258)
Ancient East
$870
DESCRIPTION: A pair of Chinese Scholar’s scroll weights crafted from ebonized hardwood, and inlaid with stone and mother of pearl in a “Three Friends of Winter” motif. The “Three Friends of Winter” was a popular Chinese theme grouping pine, prunus and bamboo, said to represent the qualities of a scholar: perseverance, longevity and vitality despite adversity. Very good condition and dating from the latter Qing Dynasty to Republic Period, 20th C...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1950 item #1385061 (stock #W-CP2)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A gorgeous hand painted dessert set consisting of a service for eight (missing one tea cup). The colorful set includes two sizes of plates plus shallow oval dishes, all with scalloped edges and each with a different unique design, as well as tea cups, saucers and a flat oval serving tray. Each is signed on the reverse, “Pintado a mano, Puebla, Mexico,” 20th C. W-CP2 $795 for the set
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1383840 (stock #W-FIG33)
Ancient East
SOLD
DESCRIPTION: Hand carved and polychromed Mexican wood carnival mask in the form of a Native American warrior in feathered headdress; feathers at ears are attached with wooden pegs and rotate. PROVENANCE: Richard and Jean Kellaway; Danforth Museum, Framingham, Mass., included in the travelling exhibition, ''Mexican Masks of the 20th Century: A Living Tradition.'' Good condition. DIMENSIONS: 28" h x 24" w x 6" d (71 x 61 x 15 cm). W-FIG33
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1383545 (stock #W-CP8)
Ancient East
$65
DESCRIPTION: A charming pair of earthenware hand-painted piglet salt and pepper shakers, each pig sporting a bow tie and cap. Good condition, “MEXICO” stamped on base, cork stoppers. DIMENSIONS: Each approximately 3" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1383289 (stock #W-DA1)
Ancient East
$465
DESCRIPTION: A handsome pair of walnut wood Neoclassical style carved and stained candle prickets with circular tops above turned, tapered and fluted shafts with leaf tip ornaments, above swelled bases with splayed feet. Italian, 20th century; silver and gilt highlights on each. Unmarked, good condition. DIMENSIONS: Overall height 25.25".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1382831 (stock #W-TX10)
Ancient East
$295
DESCRIPTION: Great reversible pattern Pendleton blanket with horizontal rows of red, orange and white chevrons. The background is dark green on one side and grey on the reverse, edged with a dark red crisscross fringe on all sides. Perfectly sized for either a twin bed blanket or a wearable wrap. Pendleton label, late 1900s, good condition with no holes or tears. DIMENSIONS: 67" x 70" + 6" fringe.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1376499 (stock #BB165)
Ancient East
$2,800
A fine pair of early 20th C. gadur (also written as gador) urns, one of cast brass and one of bronze, each inlaid with silver bands in elaborate geometric designs. Such containers were presented as gifts among wealthy Muslim Moro families on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. These vessels were a sign of wealth and a testament to the craftsmen that created them. An extremely labor intensive process is required to craft these vessels, but the result is spectacular...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1376307 (stock #W-RG17)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: A cowhide rug with thick white and grey-brown hair, beautiful for either a country, western or lodge interior. Excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 71" x 85"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1980 item #1376119 (stock #A-UTL12)
Ancient East
$25
DESCRIPTION: A nice pair of vintage maple wood knitting needles in large size for bulky knits. Each has a red knob and tapering needle ends. Very good condition. DIMENSIONS: Both pair are approximately 14.25” long. $25 for two pair A-UTL12
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1980 item #1375620 (stock #W-CH5)
Ancient East
$2,195
DESCRIPTION: Pair of Old Hickory Tannery French Louis XV style walnut armchairs upholstered in brown and white cowhide with brass tacks. Upholstery labels intact, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 41" high x 27" wide x 27" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1374805 (stock #A-FA9)
Ancient East
$795
DESCRIPTION: A pair of beautiful 20th C. handcrafted canoe paddles, skillfully laminated from select high-grade exotic woods including curly maple, rosewood, walnut, satinwood and mahogany, each with geometric inlays. These paddles are so elegant you'll want to hang them in you lake or river home as décor, although they are perfectly suited for actual use. From the collection of Mr. Wayne Lockey of Grand Junction, Colorado. DIMENSIONS: 60” long each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1950 item #1374195 (stock #W-CP4)
Ancient East
$235
DESCRIPTION: A set of 1940’s Mexican divided pottery platters in a chocolate brown glaze with hand painted slip decorations in cream and green. These platters are a fiesta waiting to happen with their psychedelic designs, each platter with a different pattern. Perfect for hors d'oeuvres at your next party, these platters are in very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 12.25” long x 8.75” wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1970 item #1374153 (stock #A-FA12)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: A lidded box, skillfully handcrafted from a beautiful burl slab, the interior hollowed to hold jewelry or trinkets. Very good condition, the bottom covered with brown felt. DIMENSIONS: 5 5/8” wide x 7” deep x 4” high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1373680 (stock #W-FIG15)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: A vintage Mexican folk art wood cross with dozens of metal milagro icons attached as an act of petition and devotion. Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or promesas) are small religious folk charms associated with the Catholic Church that devotees attach to sacred objects, pin on the clothing of santos statues, or hang with little red ribbons from altars and shrines. The word "milagro" means "miracle"...
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")...
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). TX74 $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.