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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #88568 (stock #3351)
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The Koto is a string instrument that originated in China and came to Japan in the 7th ¨C 8th century. The Japanese Koto is a large instrument, about six feet long. This rare smaller version of Koto from Meiji Period (1868~1911) is 21 inches long, 4 inches wide and 2 ½ inches tall. It has a hollow body made from Kiri wood, underneath the body are two sound holes, one at each end. There are 13 strings which are tied over at each end of the body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #87718 (stock #1046)
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This 18th or 19th century green glazed and carved porcelain brush holder signed by ¡°Wang Bing Rong¡± is 5 inches tall and 3 ¼ inches in diameter. It depicts a plum tree in full bloom. The design is simple and elegant. The workmanship is just wonderful. The piece is in great condition. Information on Wang Bing Rong is presented under item inventory number 1045.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1700 item #86765 (stock #2104)
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This 17th century carved polychrome wood head of Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) is 15 inches tall, 7 inches wide and 7 inches in depth. The solid teak wood base is 3 ¼ inches high, 9 inches wide and 8 ¾ inches in depth. This statue was part of the collection of a professor who spent over 20 years in China. Some of the color has come off and there is a long crack on the back of her head due to the age of this statue.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #85150 (stock #3348)
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This outstanding hand made silver cloisonn¨¦ and jade bracelet is 7 inches long and 3 quarters of an inch at the widest part. It is an early 20th century product. The workmanship is superb and is in great shape. This is from a collection which we are selling for a retired jeweler. There are seven pieces of pale jade, every piece of jade is surrounded by butterfly design cloisonn¨¦. The back is a woven silver design.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #81741 (stock #2103)
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This mid 19th century Japanese netsuke of a KAWAZU (frog) is 1 ¼ inches tall 2 1/8 inches long and 2 ½ inches wide. It depicts a frog resting on a folded lotus leaf. The frog has two inlayed eyes. It is carved from stag horn and is in very good condition. The signature is unknown.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #81739 (stock #2102)
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This 19th century Japanese wood netsuke of KIKORI (woodcutter) is 1 3/8 inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and 1 1/8 inches thick. It depicts a sitting woodcutter, his left hand holds an ax; his right hand holds a double gourd wine container. A bundle of tree branches leans on his side. It is carved from an unknown hard wood and is not signed. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #81698 (stock #3347)
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This early 20th century ivory carving of a Chinese female warrior ¡°MULAN¡± is 11 inches tall (including the base, it is 12 ½ inches tall), 2 ½ inches wide and 1 ¾ inches thick. It depicts the legendary heroine ¡°MULAN¡± dressed as a warrior. Her right hand holds a sword; her left hand holds a spear. She carries a bow and a quiver of arrows on her back. There are three tiger head designs on her armor; two smaller ones are on her shoulders and larger one is hanging on the front...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #81509 (stock #2101)
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This 19th century Japanese wood netsuke of NASUBI (eggplants) in a basket is 5/8 of an inch tall and 1½ inches wide. It was carved from KOKUTAN (ebony) and is not signed. It depicts one large eggplant and two smaller ones setting in a woven basket. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #81508 (stock #2100)
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This unusual 19th century Japanese wood netsuke ¡°Oni hiding in the box¡± is 1 ¼ inches tall and 1 inch wide. It depicts an Oni hiding his head and upper body in a wood box (or a container for rice). He peeps through from a hole while his right arm sticks out from the other hole. There are two small kernels of rice on his bony back. A third kernel which should be on the side of the box is missing. The workmanship is superb. It is carved from unknown hard wood and is not signed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #80030 (stock #2096)
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This 18th century Japanese unsigned hardwood netsuke of a boy is 1 ½ inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and 1 inch in depth. It depicts a boy trying to climb on a huge sack. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #80029 (stock #2095)
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This 19th century Japanese unsigned hardwood okimono of SENNIN (hermit or immortal) is 2 1/8 inches tall, 1 inch wide and 1 ¼ inches in depth. He is carrying a basket of vegetables, and a small double gourd tied on his back. His right hand is missing; there are some chips on his nose, sleeves and both shoes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #80028 (stock #2094)
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This 19th century Japanese unsigned hardwood netsuke of KARAKO (Chinese boy or boy in Chinese dress) is 1 ½ inches tall, 1 ¼ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches in depth. It depicts a smiling boy holding a puppy in front of him. The workmanship is superb. Besides a tiny chip on the back of the robe, it is in excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #80027 (stock #2093)
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This 18th century Japanese unsigned boxwood netsuke of FUKUROKUJU (in phallic shape) is 2 ¼ inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches in depth. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #80025 (stock #3346)
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This early 20th century Chinese carved wood statue is 9 ¼ inches tall, 6 inches wide and 4 inches in depth. The statue presents a legendary Chinese character who is a member of the eight immortals. According to legend, one day he told his follower that his spirit was going to travel far away. He asked the young follower to watch his body for seven days while he was away. If he did not come back after the seventh day, the young man must burn his body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #79909 (stock #2092)
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This 19th century Japanese unsigned hardwood netsuke of JUROJIN is 2 inches tall, 1 inch wide and ¾ of inch thick. It depicts JUROJIN with both hands in his sleeves in front of him. It is in perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #79907 (stock #2091)
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This middle or late 18th century Japanese wood netsuke is 3 ¼ inches tall, 1 inch wide and ¾ inch thick. It was carved from unknown softwood and not signed. It depicts a famous Chinese historical character GUAN YU. His right hand is holding a weapon (long handled knife) and his left hand is holding a book called ¡°Spring-Autumn Annals¡±. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #77663 (stock #3345)
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This mid 19th century Chinese jade (nephrite) carving is 3 ½ inches long, 2 inches tall and 2 inches wide. It depicts two monkeys resting on a reclining horse. In Chinese culture, this is a very popular subject in that it is a visual representation of a pun. The pronunciation of monkey ¡°HOU¡± is the same with ¡°nobility¡± or ¡°officer¡±. ¡°On top of a horse¡± is pronounced ¡°MA SHANG¡± which is the same as ¡°right away¡± or ¡°immediately¡±...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #77660 (stock #2089)
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The two Chinese bamboo root carvings are about 12 inches tall, 5 inches wide and 4 inches thick. They came as a pair but can be displayed separately. They were carved in the late 19th century. Both depict wild geese. Their heads are turned toward a lotus and some unknown plants are behind them. The taller of the two is a little darker. Beside some small cracks and chips they are in fairly good condition.