Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1380133 (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 : 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.
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...
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...
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 : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1980 item #1371815 (stock #A-FA6)
Ancient East
SOLD
DESCRIPTION: A carved wood cane by Philadelphia carver, Milton Jews (American, b. 1932). Carvings cover the whole surface of the stick depicting a spiraling leaf pattern with accompanying symbols, a tool stamped stippled background, and “J3881” stamped on a plaque near the foot. The head grip is carved with swirls and the cane is accented with aluminum strips on the grip and bottom tip...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1371641 (stock #W-PT3)
Ancient East
$2,595
DESCRIPTION: A beautiful polychrome, hand coiled Zia Olla, dating from the mid 1900’s. The Zia Pueblo is located approximately 40 miles southwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, where their potters are skilled at making strong, fairly thin-walled pottery. 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...