Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1369596 (stock #W-PT14)
Ancient East
$1,595
DESCRIPTION: From the Amazon rainforest of Peru, the Shipibo-Conibo are an indigenous tribe known for their distinctive pottery and textiles. Their unique, intricate geometric designs are sophisticated interpretations of their cosmic beliefs that the jungle rivers follow the same course as the stars...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1368993 (stock #MS174)
Ancient East
$485
DESCRIPTION: An antique hand-painted ceremonial drum with vivid motifs of large flowers with curling green tendrils against a red ground. Both ends of the drum are covered in animal hide and secured with round-headed metal studs. This highly decorative drum makes a perfect little end table, or adds a touch of exotic to any décor. Very good condition with minor rubbing in spots. DIMENSIONS: 16 5/8” high (42.2 cm) x 15 5/8” diameter (39.6 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1368395 (stock #TX72)
Ancient East
$850
DESCRIPTION: A silk embroidered woman’s Tekke Turkmen chapan/coat, lavishly embroidered in traditional yellow, white and red designs on a black silk and cotton ground, lined in a red cotton print fabric. Such coats are reserved to wear only on special occasions such as weddings. Excellent condition, Turkmenistan, early 20th c. Please see a similar coat in the last photo for how such coats are worn. DIMENSIONS: 63" across the arms x 45" long (160 x 114 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1367829 (stock #W-JO38)
Ancient East
$630
DESCRIPTION: A beautiful vintage Navajo nickel silver and turquoise concho belt, consisting of ten conchos, each with a large, natural turquoise, bezel-set nugget linked by round silver rings and fastened with a hook and eye. The word concho comes from the Spanish "concha" which means "seashell," referring to the round or oval disks of silver used to decorate saddles, bridles, clothing and jewelry for pendants, bolo ties and belts...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1364642 (stock #W-FIG35)
Ancient East
On Hold
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1363770 (stock #WTX2)
Ancient East
$325
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant Suzani coverlet, finely embroidered with colorful silk threads on a black velvet ground. Suzani (meaning “needlework”) is a type of embroidered tribal textile made in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1362784 (stock #TXW1)
Ancient East
$1,200
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant Suzani coverlet, finely embroidered with silk threads on a cream-colored cotton ground. Suzani (a word meaning “needlework”) is a type of embroidered tribal textile made in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1357585 (stock #W-FIG29)
Ancient East
$1,425
In the Mexican state of Michoacan, where this mask originates, there are dancers who are variously called los Diablos (devils), los Judíos (Judas’), or los Fariseos (Pharisees)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #1355095 (stock #W-FIG28)
Ancient East
$1,250

DESCRIPTION: An artful and flamboyant Mexican festival vaquero (cowboy / cattle driver) dance mask, the face carved from wood and painted with a black beard and bright red cheeks. Attached to the head is a tin “crown” with wide bull horns and extremely decorative headdress of cut and pierced tin flowers. Embellishing the horns are rows of long, brightly colored ribbons...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1354331 (stock #TX74)
Ancient East
$475
DESCRIPTION: An extraordinary, thick and vibrantly colored horse saddle blanket, hand woven in Persia, and complete with original plaited rope fringe. Colorful geometric patterns form the ground of this tribal piece (probably Kurdish or Luri), separated by black and white key fret borders. This large textile would be stunning as a wall hanging, throw or rug. Please see the last photo showing how these trappings are actually worn on a horse...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1960 item #1310807 (stock #W-JO23)
Ancient East
$895
DESCRIPTION: A classic Zuni silver cuff bracelet with clusters of red coral cabochons mounted in a "sunface" design of two circular rows with a "God's Eye" stone in the center. Two additional stone clusters form wings on each side, making a total of 35 coral stones.

The Zuni pueblo tribe of western New Mexico have created jewelry for more than a thousand years, but their silver work was originally taught to them by a Navajo silversmith in the mid 1800's...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1309026 (stock #W-FIG9)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: This dynamic and colorful Alebrije goat (or ram) is carved as if in a full run, its long front leg folded under its body in mid-stride. Two huge white horns curl from the top of its head to its ears. His green speckled body is accented with vibrant red "stripes" running down his back, tail and legs, while a purple design covers his belly. This large, delightful animal is signed on the underside, "Narcisco Gonzalez Ramirez, Arrazola, Oaxaca Oax., Mexico." Excellent condition...