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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384058
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Japanese hardwood platform shelf for a tokonoma, a recessed art display area for a traditional tea ceremony room. Made with bold Keyaki (elm) hardwood with original dark lacquer finish. Original condition.

Dimensions: 54" L x 18" D x 9" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384057
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Japanese large half section Mizuya, or kitchen buffet tansu, constructed of Hinoki wood frame and Sugi wood panels. The large pair of sliding doors open to the spacious interior with two removable shelves straight across. The sides of the chest have horizontal bracing slats for reinforcement.

Dimensions: 69 1/4" x 19 1/2" x 35 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384013
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Chinese porcelain figure of a seated Daoist monk. The monk's skin is left unglazed, his draping robes and seat with Sancai "three colors" of yellow, green, and dark purple underglazes. One of the figure's ears is pierced through for gas to escape during kiln firing.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384009
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$8,500.00
A fine Japanese hirado porcelain okimono of a recumbent horse. The horse has a whimsical expression. Its eyes are left unglazed with blacked pupils, its unglazed teeth exposed in a wide grin, the corners of the mouth and nostrils pierced through. Touches of cobalt blue underglaze accent the hooves and snout of the horse. The base is impressed with maker's cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 1/2" L x 4" W x 6" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1384005
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Chinese antique luohan day bed, made of zitan hardwood with rattan seat. Arms and back carved in key fret motif. Wide arching legs.

18th century

Dimensions: 30 3/4" high x 82" wide x 39" deep. Seat: 17 1/2" high x 76 1/4" wide x 35" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1383998
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$1,600.00
Korean round lacquered container with shell inlay motifs of scrolling vines and lotus petals. The lid is topped with a pointed finial, lifting away to the red lacquered interior. The base is black lacquer with inlay sides and delicate inlay along interior rim.

19 Century

Dimensions: 3 1/4" W x 2 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1383995
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$5,600.00
A Chinese rock crystal carving of a mythical beast called a Qilin. Resembling a fu dog, the creature is a chimera mixed with a lion, a deer, a dragon, and sometimes other animals. The Qilin is said to appear with the arrival and the passing of a sage or high ruler.

19th Century

Dimensions: 4" L x 1 3/4" W x 4 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #1383951
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Incredible Chinese natural root wood couch made of huanghuali wood. Dramatic twisting burl suggests the form of a dragon on the back rest and arm rest. The cross hatch marquetry seat is made of a lighter wood providing a sturdy and comfortable seating surface.

Dimensions: 34" high x 75" wide x 34" deep. Seat: 17" high x 62" wide x 25" deep appox.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1383950
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Chinese pair of horseshoe back arm chairs, made of huanghuali wood. The back splat is carved with a chimera and the front apron is carved with a scrolling vine motif. Dramatic grain patterning and rattan seats.

19th century

Dimensions: 39 1/2" high x 27" wide x 25" deep. Seat is 20" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383940
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$2,500.00
Japanese pair of finely cast bronze Nio Buddhist temple guardians. Dressed in traditional robes with auspicious motifs. Each figure stands on a four legged base with cartouche impression underneath.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383939
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$1,100.00
Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed with natural finish Kiri (paulownia) wood. Original condition. The four drawers with classic design of round iron hand-forged locks and pair of warabite drawer pulls, iron corner hardware and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 40 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1383904
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$750.00
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383902
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$600.00
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 33 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 34" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1383750
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$1,200.00
A traditional Korean gentlemen's headgear piece called a Gat, constructed of woven horsehair, bamboo, lacquer and silk. The Gat represented the social status of the wearer and protected their topknot underneath.

19th century Chosun Dynasty

Dimensions: 16 1/8" W x 7" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1383749
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$450.00
Japanese small merchant's chest, or chobako, with 3 recessed drawers under one long drawer running along the top of the piece. To the side are a small drawer and lock box with two small drawers hidden away inside. The piece has all hand-forged iron hardware and plating.

Dimensions: 24" L x 12 1/2" D x 16 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383748
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$4,050.00
Japanese hand-forged iron tsuba, used to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The front depicts two joyful festival performers, one holding a drum and the other holding a fan, the figures in relief with gilt accenting throughout. The backside of the tsuba shows a large mallet and mortar traditionally used for pounding rice into mochi.

Dimensions: 2 3/4" x 3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383746
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$2,025.00
Japanese hand-forged iron tsuba, used to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The openwork tsuba depicting two sages, their robes accented in gilt, one sage with a face of silver and the other with a face of copper. The front image is signed 'Soheishi Nyudo Soten' , the other side reads 'Goshu Hikone ju' (resides in Goshu-current Shiga prefecture).

Dimensions: 3 1/8" x 3 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383739
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$2,400.00
Japanese tsuba, a sword fitting to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The tsuba depicts a scene of hunters, one on horseback and the other on foot wielding a staff, in pursuit of a leaping rabbit, in gilt and silver. The backside of the tsuba depicts a running fox in gilt and copper.

Dimensions: 2 1/2" x 2 1/8"