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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1396410
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Antique Chinese unmounted scroll depicting a scene of various types of birds including crows, song birds, pheasants, quail, ducks and sand pipers. Painted in mineral colors on silk.

Ming Dynasty (14th - 16th century)

Dimensions: 60" high x 17" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1396358
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$5,500.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a hawk standing on the branch of an oak tree. The hawk is detailed with great attention to every feather. Painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper. Signed and with seal.

Edo Period (18th century)

Dimensions: Total 79" high x 27 1/4" wide (29 1/4" wide including ends) Art: 51 1/2" high x 21 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1396356
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$900.00
Japanese antique scroll painting of the Lucky God, Ebisu. He sits on a rocky shoreline with his fishing pole in his right hand. Tucked under his left arm is a giant fish. Painted in sumi ink on paper. Signed by the artist and with two seals.

Edo Period (18th century)

Dimensions: Total: 49" high x 26 1/2" wide (28 1/2" wide including ends). Art: 13 1/2" high x 21" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1395476
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$950.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting, with an arrangement representing a bounty of good fortune. Fish top a bushel of rice and are tied with roped straw in an auspicious presentation meant to bring in a bounty of fortune. Adding to it, three of the Lucky Gods make an appearance in miniature, treating the decoration as if it were a boat or their ship of good luck. Sumi ink on silk. Dates from 18th century.

Dimensions: Total size: 44" high x 22 1/4" wide (24 1/2" wide including ends)....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395461
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$5,000.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a monkey seated near a blossoming peony. Painted with great expression and much attention to the details of the face, hands and feet of the monkey. Every hair is carefully brushed. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on silk. Bone ends. Signed Mori Sosen (1747-1821) with seal.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: Total size: 44" high x 18 3/4" wide (20 1/2" wide including ends. Size of art: 12 3/4" high x 14 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1395406
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$1,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of 100 birds, swooping, fighting, sleeping, and eating insects in and around a gnarled tree and rocks. Painted in ink on paper, signed and with two seals. Dates from 19th century or older.

Dimensions: Total size: 83" high x 38 1/2" wide (41 1/2" wide including ends). Size of artwork: 62" high x 35" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395309
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Large Japanese religious scroll painting of the bodhisattva of compassion, Quanyin. She holds a willow branch and a container holding the elixir of life. Mineral pigments on paper with gold thread silk border.

Edo period circa 1850s

Dimensions: 105 1/2" x 32" overall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1395265
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Womb of the World Mandala Scroll Painting. Dated early 18th century with temple in Kyoto. Central figure of Buddha immediately surrounded by eight immortal attendants. Rows of attendants repeating on surface of painting. Painted in mineral colors and gold ink on silk. Mounted as a scroll with a light blue silk border and copper ends.

Dimensions: 58 ½” x 84” overall, 50” x 54” painting only
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394647
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese small table top screen painting. A scene depicting a Spring landscape of green rolling hills and trees. A red sun (also a symbol of Japan) hides behind a finger of haze. On the left side of the screen, butterflies flit over a lizard who is hungrily eyeing a bee. Painted in light mineral colors on silk.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" high x 38 3/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394362
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$950.00
Antique Japanese hand scroll painting of Legends of Mount Shigi based on a painting called Shigisan-engi. The long narrative scroll depicts miracles revolving around a monk named Myoren who lived on Mount Shigi. According to the legends, Myoren was drawn to Mount Shigi by a Buddha statue. He built a shrine there and, that winter, he survived on rice provided to him by his roving rice bowl. This rice bowl would go down to the storehouse of a rich farmer every day, fill it's self up and re...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1391087
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Diamond Realm Mandala thangka painting (Kongokai Mandara). In Vajrayana Buddhism, the Diamond Realm (vajradhatu kongokai) is a metaphysical space inhabited by the Five Wisdom Buddhas. The Diamond Realm Mandala is based on an esoteric Buddhist sutra called Vajrasekhara Sutra. Painted in mineral colors and gold ink on silk. Mounted as a scroll with obi silk border and copper ends. With hinoki tomobako.

Edo Period, 18th century

Scroll Dimensions: 6...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1389359
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Chinese hardwood painting table. The whole body, except for the top, is carved in relief with lingzhi fungus. The waist, the apron, and the connecting joints are also decorated. The legs are cabriole with block carved hoof feet.

Dimensions: 68" x 28 1/2" x 34" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387332
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The whole body, except for the top, is carved in relief with lingzhi fungus. The waist, the apron, and the connecting joints are also decorated. The legs are slight cabriole leg with block carved hoof feet.

Republic Period

65" x 33" x 25 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1385146
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A pair of mounted panels painted with battle scenes from the Tales of Heike. One panel appears to take place during the battle at Dan no Ura. This painting of samurai contains the signature crest of the Heiki clan (the butterfly). The other panel is a portrait of the famous monk warrior, Benke, on horseback in the Shichi-henge form (where he carries many weapons).

The paintings are fragments of a hand fan, or uchiwa, and the surrounding paper are decorated with gold and silver le...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1383559
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$2,750.00
Antique Tibetan trunk with lid, hand-painted in pigments of red, green, orange, yellow, and gold. The front of the chest with a dragon medallion, surrounded by blooming flowers, smoke, scrolling motifs and auspicious symbols. The lid is secured shut by a front clasp and metal rings attaching it to the body of the trunk.

Dates from 18th century Dimensions: 39 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 22" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1382923
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Antique mandala thangka painting depicting a central image of Padmasambhava surrounded by various scenes of heavenly beings and fierce deities. The backside of the thangka with 3 character sanskrit inscription.

Padmasambhava is said to have lead the first Nyingma traditionalist teachings in Tibet, the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He sits on a lotus throne, holding a vajra in his right hand and, in the other, a kapala (skull cup) filled with the elixir of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1382358
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$2,000.00
Antique Japanese Scroll Triptych, signed Sumiyoshi Hirosada (1793-1862) , 7th head of the Sumiyoshi line of painters. Three paintings: One painting is of two men meeting on a mountain path, pines and blossoming plum trees dot the hillside and the rooftops of a fishing village can be seen emerging through the mist. Another scroll depicts a lady seated at her writing table by her pavilion window. Outside, the moon shines above pine covered hills. The third scroll shows a Tori gate and s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1381013
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Antique Japanese scrol painting of a landscape with boat. The water is very still and the moon is high over a mountain in the distance. A flock of geese swoops down from the sky on the right. On the far left, an outcropping of rocks partially obscures some rural houses. A willow tree drapes itself outward over the water. With signed tomobako. Signed Tan'yu and with the seal of his given name Moninobu. Certified by Eitoku, his grandfather. Kano Tan'yu (1602-1674) was one of the foremost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1381012
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$4,400.00
Chinese fan painting of a beautiful maiden, admiring rows of chrysanthemum flowers with a bamboo grove background. With bamboo and black lacquer handle and frame. The front scene is painted on silk with gold fleck on silk backing.

19th Century

Dimensions: 15 3/4" x 10 1/2" (end to end) 9 3/4" x 9 3/4" (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1380904
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$1,500.00
Japanese painting of a Yang Guifei, the Tang Dynasty beauty. She stands and gazes at a blossoming branch of peony flowers, ornately patterned robes drape over her folded arms, painted in light ink and mineral colors on silk. By the artist Genki.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: Total size: 70" high x 26" wide (28 1/4) wide including ends). Size of artwork: 44" high x 19 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1379088
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$5,500.00
Rare antique Tibetan painted chest with a trapezoid form, with lift away lid, and leather straps. The front of the chest is hand-painted in pigments of red, green, yellow, depicting a mythical creature with conch shell and flowers.

Mid to Late 18th Century

Dimensions: 54" L (widest point) 40" L (narrowest point), 17 1/2" D x 26" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1376033
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An original Tibetan trunk, all hand-painted in red pigment with yellow pigment motifs of flowering vines and central mandala wheel. The sides of the chest are carved with foliate edge apron just below the iron locking clasp. The trunk's lid lifts away to access the roomy interior.

18th/19th Century Tibet

Dimensions: 52" x 20 1/2" x 25 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368703
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$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art. With minor wear.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368399
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$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1366769
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$2,400.00
Chinese framed painting of a mother donkey feeding her young, while a third donkey turns away in an opposite direction. Signed "Huang Zhou" (1925-1997) with two red chops.

Dimensions: (entire frame) 27” L x 18” H (painting only) 19” L x 13” H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1366150
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$7,500.00
Japanese 6-Panel byobu folding screen, with painting of a flowering wheat field under the full moon. The screen's paper hinges are done in gold gofun paper. Excellent condition, very presentable well suited for the times. The screen bears elements related to the Shijo School, hand-signed signature, with two red chops, attributed to Shiokawa Bunrin (1808-1877).

Taisho Period (Early 20th Century)

Dimensions: 150" L x 68" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1365786
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$8,000.00
Full 6 panel Japanese screen painting of a sweeping landscape with mountains, low hills and a lake with Mt Fuji rising in the background. Around the edges of the lake are clustered tiny houses. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on paper with gold flecks.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 68 1/2" high x 142 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1365540
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$7,500.00
Large framed Chinese painting on silk ground, of two white herons crouching beneath lotuses and reeds, as a small hummingbird flies into frame from the top lefthand side. The painting is displayed within a bamboo style gilt hardwood edge frame.

18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 37" W x 60" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364282
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$8,000.00
Chinese landscape scroll painting, with accompanying calligraphy poem about different ways to escape the Summer heat, such as resting beneath a willow tree on the edge of the lake. Signed Huang Jun Bi (1898-1991), dated Summer of 1981. With three red chops.

Dimensions: 37" W x 84" H (entire scroll) 26.5" W x 53.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364231
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$4,000.00
Antique Japanese pair of hardwood fusuma door panels with black lacquer frames. The doors are hand-painted with a rooster, a hen, and their chicks with a bamboo grove background, accented with gold flakes. Each door has wire mounts in back to be hung for a wall display.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 27" L x 1" D x 68.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361488
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Japanese Nanga sumi-e ink scroll painting on silk depicting a scene of two men in a boat entitled "Water Cloud Mountain Pavilion". A scholar and a young man sit in a boat, the scholar has an open book, the young man, a pole. Between them is a handled box. A jagged out cropping of rock rises from the water where stunted trees stretch their branch over the water. River grasses and rocks fill the foreground, a few birds fly over the pair in the boat, and in the distance is a faint outline ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1361485
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Antique Chinese scroll painting, with Daoist monks, monkeys, and deer underneath a gnarled peach tree. A young Daoist monk holding a bamboo staff outstretches his arms as a helpful monkey drops peaches to him, while an immortal man rests calmly against a tree branch, observing two small deer. The imagery of the deer, the monkeys, and the peaches are representative of prosperity and longevity. Signed with two red chops.

Dimensions: 31" L x 74.5" H (entire scroll) 22" L x 45.75" H (artw...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1361465
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$1,200.00
Chinese scroll painting of a curious pair of chickens observing some gourds hanging overhead. With calligraphy, signed " Chen Wei with red chop.

Circa 1979

Dimensions: 21.5" L x 73" H (entire scroll) 13.5" L x 35.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361102
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$6,000.00
Korean antique 2-panel screen painting depicting two tigers. The charming style of this original painting is indicative of traditional Korean folk tigers and yet, they of a finer quality. The artist paid close attention to detail including every hair of each tiger. Wide toothy mouths and round, wild eyes project a playful ferociousness. Painted in mineral colors and ink on paper. Each panel is signed by the artist.

Choson (Yi) Dynasty circa 19th century (newly remounted)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360791
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of a realistic looking pile of old fan cards, one of them with the image of Quan Yin. This style is called "trompe l'oeil". Signed "Lei, Tian Yun" with red chop, and calligraphy dedicating the piece in Hong Kong. Circa 1960

Dimensions: 35" x 15.25" (entire scroll) 27.5" x 14.25" (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360017
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a crane and pine tree, with calligraphy "dedicated to Zhonghua, Summer of (1930 or 1870)" , signed Chen Xi with two red chops.

Size: 22" x 60" H (entire scroll), 18.75" x 51" H (artwork only)