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All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1417056 (stock #UH80225)
L'Asie Exotique
$85.00
Large Japanese Contemporary Aka Raku style Chawan. A hand built stoneware tea bowl for green tea made in the red raku style A steep sided bowl potted with swirl on the bottom, an excellent shape for whisking powdered green tea and for holding in the hands. Covered overall in a varied reddish flash glaze with a black mouth rim. The glaze stops at the foot rim and the base reveals a white biscuit. A raised swirl makers mark near the foot under the glaze. Excellent condition. 3-1/4 in. high x 5-1/...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1416955 (stock #UH80226)
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$50.00
Japanese Kiyomizu-yaki Matcha Chawan, 2006. A hand thrown ceramic tea bowl for green tea made at the Kiyomizu kilns in Kyoto. A deep bowl design thinly potted with swirl on the bottom, an excellent shape for whisking powdered green tea. Covered overall in a speckled reddish glaze with brown mouth rim, pooling on the interior in a deep red and stops short of the brown biscuit elevated foot rim. An impressed square seal with the two characters “Kiyomizu” 桜谷 near the foot. Excellent conditi...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1416931 (stock #UH80228)
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$120.00
Jonathan Adler decorative earthenware vase, 2004. From his limited edition “Studio Line” of decorative home ceramics having a fashion-oriented approach to ceramics. The dynamic architectural funnel form having a broad round base tapering up to a narrow stove pipe neck glazed in an avocado glaze with the brown biscuit in reserve on the base and the exterior in stripes. The flat base bears two impressed stamps “Studio Line” and “Jonathan Adler 2004”. Impressed into the base is the edi...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1416928 (stock #UH80227)
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$50.00
Jonathan Adler decorative stoneware bowl, 2000. From his “Pot au Porter” line of decorative home ceramics having a fashion-oriented approach to ceramics. The stylish collapsed bowl form glazed in a two-tone sage/khaki greens stopping short of the flat marked base having his signature architectural ridged exterior and smooth interior. Inked stamp on the base “A” within a square, “Jonathan Adler Pot Porter” Excellent condition. Measurements: H 3-1/4 in. x L 7-1/2 in. x D 5-1/2 in. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1416698 (stock #NG81016)
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$2,400.00
Antique Japanese bronze incense burner in the charming cast form of a goose, standing on both webbed feet, broad body serving as the incense burning receptacle with long outstretched neck and head raised high with beak open in mid-call, the detailed wings serve as the cover with one aperture of an upturned feather serving as the lid finial. Genuine patina from use, neck is not hollow, otherwise fine condition. 10-3/4 in. high x 3-1/4 in. wide x 6-3/4 in. long. 2 lbs. (892g.) Early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1837 VR item #1416572 (stock #NH13023)
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$650.00
Antique Japanese Mingei Ningyo of Daikoku, the household God of Wealth. This figure stands with his right foot upon a rice bale (symbolic of abundance) and his right hand raised wielding a large golden mallet (Uchide no kozuchi) otherwise known as the mallet of fortune for whatever he strikes with it turns to gold. He is costumed in silk and printed cotton folk textiles. The head iconically represented in carved wood covered in pigmented gofun with painted features rendering his wide jovial f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1416507 (stock #NH22047)
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$750.00
A Small Antique Japanese Takeda Ningyo of a Kabuki Actor on the Stage in the role of a fierce Samurai. Here he dynamically stands with his right foot elevated on a stage prop block and his left foot out-stretched with his big toe pointing upwards in a classic kabuki stage pose. He holds a mace-like object in his right hand. The figure is costumed in fine kinran brocades with black cut velvet trim. The upper two coats with the arms withdrawn and flaring out from the hip revealing a whirl design ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1416448 (stock #NH22044)
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$850.00
Antique Japanese Takeda ningyo of an Oiran or a kabuki actor in the role of a legendary high ranking courtesan, a standing figure costumed in layered kimono, descending on her sloping shoulders with the outer robe a kinran brocade of a large leaf pattern on a blue field. The large brocade obi tied in front indicating her rank. The head carved of one piece of wood covered in burnished gofun with painted features and inset hair. She stands with only her right hand extended forward. The figure is...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1416447 (stock #KG70013)
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$950.00
Korean ceramic storage jar, thickly potted with slanted shoulder decorated in under glaze cobalt blue of blossoming sprays, simple rolled lip and footed base, glazed overall in a translucent glaze except for the orange biscuit foot rim with some kiln adhesions. Signs of wear otherwise excellent condition. 5-1/2 in. high x 6-1/2 in. in diameter. Choson Period, Late 19th century. Ex-Collection: Margaret Miller White, Rancho Santa Fe.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 2000 item #1416389 (stock #UH80222)
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$1,200.00
Circular Fisheye View of Brooklyn Bridge, New York 1997 by New York photographer Leonard Lewis (b.1962). A large format framed sepia toned photograph of a night view of the midpoint on the Brooklyn Bridge taken with a circular fisheye lens creating a hemispherical image of the guy-wire supports. The intention of this image was to convey old New York contrasted by the sensation of moving forward. The diameter of the circular view is 27 inches. The printed image measures 19-1/4 inches x 34-3/4 inc...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1920 item #1416382 (stock #UH80216)
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$5,000.00
Landscape with Trees by Alfred Henry Maurer, New York School, Gouache on Paper, Circa 1915. A dynamic Modernist rendering of trees and a wall in a landscape setting in hues of green, violet, sienna and yellow. Signed in pencil in the lower left corner “A / H Maurer”. The image measures 20-3/4 inches x 17 inches. Simple wood frame and glazing measuring 21-3/4 inches x 18 inches. Condition: Slight yellowing of the paper and other minor signs of age otherwise excellent condition. Provenan...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #1416125 (stock #UH80213)
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$500.00
‘Schneider’, a turn of the twentieth century uncirculated sepia-toned homoerotic Russian bodybuilder photo-printed postcard. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, strongmen were circus performers who exhibited great feats of strength. Many of these strongmen sold photographs of themselves flexing and wrestling each other to make extra money. Some posed nude and wore face masks while showing off their bare or almost-bare bodies, suggesting a covert exchange of homoerotic ima...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #1416122 (stock #UH80212)
L'Asie Exotique
$500.00
‘Maurice de Raice', a turn of the twentieth century uncirculated black and white Russian strongman photo-printed postcard. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, strongmen were circus performers who exhibited great feats of strength. Many of these strongmen sold photographs of themselves flexing and wrestling each other to make extra money. Some posed nude and wore face masks while showing off their bare or almost-bare bodies, suggesting a covert exchange of homoerotic imagery...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 2000 item #1416111 (stock #UH80210)
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$1,800.00
A Set of 3 Framed Black & White Coney Island Photographs, Leonard Lewis 1999. A trio of unsigned black and white photographs of two famous Coney Island, New York landmarks - the Parachute Jump and the Cyclone - taken by New York photographer Leonard Lewis in 1999. The Parachute Jump is a 250-foot-tall open-frame steel tower built in 1939 for the New York World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and was the tallest structure at the fair. In 1941, after the World's Fair, the jump was...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1415567 (stock #NH22045)
L'Asie Exotique
$950.00
Antique Japanese Takeda Ningyo, depicting Murasame carrying a shiokumi (salt brine bucket) suspended on the end of a pole, dressed in layered kimono, the top layer arms withdrawn revealing the long crepe silk chirimen sleeves underneath, embroidered in a design of flowers over waves couched in gold wrapped thread. The head and hands carved of wood covered in burnished gofun. The facial features painted including the open mouth. The inset hair is piled in a high chignon. The figure stands on a T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1415550 (stock #UA06064)
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$800.00
Chinese ink rubbing printing depicting Panthaka Arhat, no.4 of the 16 arhat images immortalized in stone at the former stupa at Shengyin Temple. Depicted here sitting on a rock with a book in his left hand and snapping his fingers in his right hand, symbolic of the speed at which he obtained enlightenment, accompanied by a beggar’s bowl and an incense burner, complete with colophons and silk scroll mounting. The Emperor Qianlong ordered the stone stele to be carved in 1764 after the arhat desi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1837 VR item #1415326 (stock #NH22041)
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$1,600.00
Antique Japanese Takeda Ningyo Doll Set of two kabuki actors on the stage. Each figure with a wide stance turning to look at one another. The figures are costumed in silks, kinran brocades and birodo velvet, one with long trousers, chirimen sleeves embroidered in a bamboo fence design carrying two swords at the hip and a stick in his right hand, the other in robes, the outer birodo robe dyed iron black with subsequent deterioration couched with dynamic swirl design and some sort of stage prop in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1415274 (stock #UA06181)
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$65.00
Antique Chinese “Kitchen Ming” Domestic Ware Dish. A utilitarian bowl shaped stoneware plate with flat interior with high sloping sides. The foot rim and countersunk base decorated in under glaze cobalt blue with a stylized character within a circle on center, and a double band on the interior with two birds in flight type wavy strokes. The exterior similarly painted with three simple bands. The translucent glaze overall except for the firing ring on center and the interior of the foot rim a...