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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1402892 (stock #UH80177)
L'Asie Exotique
$28,000.00
A Bronze and Mixed Metal Okimono of a Kumataka Mountain Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus nipalensis orientalis). Naturalistically cast as a raptor perched with one leg on an ancient pine tree, the feathers finely detailed with shibuichi (60% copper, 40% silver), a mottled silvery gray replicating the feather colouration found in nature further detailed by inlays of shakudo (copper, 5% gold) for the black markings, further details of gold cartilage and shakudo beak and claws, finely detailed eyes applied in ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1388385 (stock #NG75033)
L'Asie Exotique
$4,500.00
Japanese fish shaped fulcrum for the pot hook assembly over the hearth, a naively carved Carp or Sea Bream with large head pierced for the hooked pole and the large tail pointed upward with a metal loop for the cord attachment, light incised carving for facial details and scales, heavy patination from use. Wood storage box. Excellent condition. 5-7/8 in. high x 14-3/4 in. long x 4 in. wide. Weight: 4 lbs. 4 oz. Late Edo, Circa 1800. Published in a Japanese newspaper in 1964 (article and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1368975 (stock #UH30020)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,000.00
Unusual Japanese porcelain figural sculpture, Kutani style, of a provocative rendition of Maneki Neko the good luck beckoning shop cat combined with a partially covered phallus, together a wish for good fortune and fertility/strength/union, the cat with a brightly decorated tied collar stands on hind legs with right paw gently removing a hemp leaf decorated cover (cloth the yin aspect), revealing a well detailed erect phallus (the yang aspect), his left paw is up at the side of his head in the b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1353796 (stock #NH21022)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,100.00
Japanese carved wood tea tray in the shape of a simple large flat leaf, carved from one solid piece of kiri (Paulownia tomentosa) covered in a rich reddish translucent lacquer in several coats, the form with curled up edges with the tip of the leaf curled up and over, the leaf having ribbing on the interior and the reverse side completely flat, the end of the leaf with a short branch attachment accented by an orange tasseled cord. Minor signs of use and wear, blackish finish patina towards the e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1353794 (stock #NG91020)
L'Asie Exotique
$28,000.00
Japanese Buddhist assembled wood sculpture of Kannon-Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara), the God of Compassion, standing male figure with abundant cloak drapery including the pendant wrapped sleeves, standing on a lotus base on a rocky outcropping, the left hand holds a lotus and the right hand upraised with webbed fingers in the vitarka mudra (the seal of reasoning), all lacquered and gilded, the inset eyes of painted crystal and the addition of an elaborate gilt metal crown and necklace with glass and w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353793 (stock #UH80012)
L'Asie Exotique
$300.00
Japanese Buddhist soft wood sculpture of Jizo, the protector of women, children and travellers, a simple wood carving for a small shrine depicting a seated shaved head figure on a lotus bud throne with the left leg dangling, costumed in carved relief folds of robes worn, bare at the chest, the right hand clasped forward to hold a staff (missing), the wish fulfilling jewel held in the left hand. Extensive pigment losses, wear and soot adhesion, overall good condition. 4-5/8" High x 2-1/2" Wide x ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1353792 (stock #NH00018)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,500.00
Japanese ceramic sculpture by Taro Okamoto 1911 - 1996 (For additional information please see short biography posted below). He is most famous for his monumental sculpture “Tower of the Sun” created for the 1970 Japan World Exhibition in Osaka. The sculpture has three faces, representing past present and now. This ceramic sculpture of a stylized circular face is a miniature version of the face representing the past. The design evokes the aesthetic form reminiscent of the face of an Akua’ba...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1349927 (stock #NH21021)
L'Asie Exotique
$1,100.00
Japanese carved wood tea tray in the shape of a simple lotus leaf, carved from one solid piece of hardwood containing three large knots covered in a translucent lacquer, the form with edges slightly curved up and two edges of the leaf curled up and over, the leaf having incised veining and gouged texture on the interior and the reverse side flat with some gouges. Minor signs of use and wear, otherwise fine condition. 14-1/2†Long x 8-1/2†Wide. Early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1347632 (stock #NH21020)
L'Asie Exotique
$1,800.00
Japanese carved wood tea tray in the shape of a lotus leaf entwined with a lotus blossom stem, carved from one solid piece of kuri (chestnut) elegantly carved with a triangular leaf form and and trailing pitted stem covered in a translucent lacquer, the form with edges upturned with the bottom edge curled up and over revealing the stem point of attachment, the leaf having incised veining on the interior and relief veining on the underside, the blossom delicately carved. Minor signs of use and we...