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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1317752
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Chinese painted landscape scroll. A 20th century copy of a scroll by the famous Yuan Dynasty artist Bian Lu. A beautiful landscape scene, with twisting mountain paths and overhanging trees. An array of red seals along the edges of the painting. Size: 81" H, 33" W (entire scroll) 50" H, 25" W (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1317747
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Japanese large scroll painting of a colorful bird seated on a persimmon tree branch, a bright persimmon hanging overhead. Signature and red seal in left corner. Provenance: Collection of Trotter's Antiques, Pacific Grove CA. Size: 88" H, 19" W (entire scroll), 31" H, 11.5" W (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1317730
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$3,250.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of an immortal man resting his feet with one of his sandals off, a basket of peaches and herbs sitting beside him. Calligraphy with signature "Li, Yu Ru" (1859-1930) and red artist chop. Size: 77" H, 29" W (entire scroll) 42" H, 22.5" W (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1316753
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$3,000.00
Antique Japanese painting of a Goju-no-to, five storied pagoda of the typical Japanese Buddhist temple. The pagoda is decorated using Kanji with a repeated sutra and other passages. Horin, the nine rings atop the pagoda are each a symbol. It measures 21.25" by 10.13". Some signs of age. Painted in sumi ink on paper. Meiji period 1868-1912.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1316750
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$6,000.00
Antique Chinese very large unmounted scroll painting of a cherry tree with pops of bright pink flowers, calligraphy in the top left corner with red chops, signed Guang San Yu.
,br> Dimensions: (entire scroll) 96" L (244 cm), 49" H (124 cm)
(artwork only) 76" L (193 cm), 39.5" H (100.25 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1316655
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Beautiful Rare and Unusual Tibetan cabinet with wonderful painted front panels of various beasts roaming grassy plains, some with piles of fruit around them, each panel has a red border with green swirl designs. The cabinet's frame is a lovely deep red hardwood, painted with flowers on creeping vines. Original finish and condition. Early 20th century Size: 44" height, 40.5" width, 19" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1314505
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$1,450.00
Antique Japanese painting of Bodhidharma, an important figure in Buddhism as he is said to have brought Chan Buddhism over to China as well as to have started the training of Shaolin monks, later leading to Shaolin kung fu. The scroll is signed by the artist Eiryu. Meiji-Taisho period. Size: (entire scroll) 57" length, 16.5" width (artwork only) 42" length, 12" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1314026
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$650.00

Sale Price $300

Antique Chinese calligraphy on paper, unmounted, signed Xiu Yang Raoren. The characters tell an auspicious poem expressing the flow of water to represent the spread and expansion of a family with offspring and more children filling their home. Size: 52" length, 24" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1313762
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A breathtaking Chinese gold landscape painting, signed by Guang San Yiu, a student to the renowned artist Zhang Da Qian (1899-1983). Splashes of navy blue and green pigment upon the gold background creates an incredibly pleasing color palette. Size: (total size) 61" length, 29" height (painting only) 49" length, 23" height
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1313098
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$800.00
Chinese landscape painting of a mountain pavilion nestled in among twisting pines, a river winds it's way through the rocks creating two waterfalls - one in the upper left of the composition and the other in the lower right below the pavilion, all done black ink on paper, signed Zhao Tsungwu, early to mid 20th century. Provenance: from the estate of the late actor James Coburn. Size of art only: 37 3/4" high x 19 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1311545
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$3,200.00
A Chinese framed reverse glass painting of a beautiful blue-robed woman with flowers in her hair, holding a red scarf with silver designs. Attractive hardwood frame.

19th century

Provenance : From the collection of Trotter's Antiques, Pacific Grove CA.

Size: 15.25" height, 11" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1308044
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Tall Chinese lacquer cabinet with red sides and black front, hand painted with an assortment of gilt butterflies and flowers. Its front features two front opening doors with center locks and two drawers with ring pulls, with interior shelving. Early 20th century. Size: 67" height, 31.5" width, 17.5" depth
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1306950
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A beautifully painted porcelain blue and white Chinese vase with four maidens in elaborately designed robes, holding various objects such as flower baskets, a paint brush, and a book. Scholar's objects have been painted around the neck. The body has an interesting raised speckle texture. Unusual signature on bottom with beautiful floral design outline. Comes with hardwood stand. Dimensions: 17 1/4" Tall X 7 1/2" Wide (without hardwood stand) 1" Taller with Stand. Republic period (circa 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1306872
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$6,000.00
17th Century Tibetan storage chest with two large front doors. Hand painted with spiraling lotus designs over green background. The interior is roomy with a single shelf. Very heavy in weight. Beautifully naturally worn original finish. Size: 34" height, 40.75" width, 19.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1306530
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Antique Japanese door with a beautiful painting of a playful looking geisha holding the folds of her robes and carrying a maple branch in her hand. Her robe is navy blue with a turquoise obi, with intricate auspicious symbols accented by red. A low hanging maple branch with fall colored leaves and mushrooms hangs above her head. Splashes of gold flecking surround her. The opposite side of the door has been painted with a wonderful scene of boats and mountains. Meiji age (1868-1912) Size: 71" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1306515
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Antique Japanese door with beautiful painting of two beautiful geisha. One holds a black and gold lacquer tray while the other kneels beside her. Flecks of gold accent the space surrounding the painting. The backside of the door has a monochromatic painting of waterside scenery. Meiji age (1868-1912) Size: 71" height, 37" width, 1.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1305332
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$6,000.00
A beautiful and exquisite Chinese painting, signed Tao Ran Yu, with red chop in corner. The painting is a foggy, snowy scene with an icy river flowing down its center. Snowy mountains loom in the distance, with a full moon peering through the fog. Many stalks of bamboo and blades of grass are covered in blueish ice. Flecks of mica have been incorporated to give the picture a shimmery appearance. Framed. Size: (entire frame) 16.75" height, 20.5" width (painting only) 13.5" height, 17.5" wid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1305317
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$7,000.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting, signed Bada Shanren (1626-1705) of two small birds sitting upon a rock structure, with a tree branch hanging overhead. Has red artist's chop in corner, inscribed and signed.

Size: (entire scroll) 90" height, 19" width (painting only) 36.5" height, 13.25" width
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1300868
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$2,000.00
Chinese fan painting with a scene of four men on one side and calligraphy on the other side. Painted in ink and colors on paper. Fan spines made of bamboo. Signed Chen Shaomei (1909-1954). Size: 11 5/8" long x 17" wide when open.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1299592
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Antique Chinese framed fan painting by artist Huang Shanshou (1855-1919) of two immortals sitting under a tree. Signed with cartouche. Early 20th century Size: (entire frame) 21.5" height, 27.5" width (artwork only) 9.75" height, 19" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1299585
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Chinese framed fan painting signed Feng Chaoran (1882-1954) of a mountainous scene by the water. Signed and sealed. Early 20th century. Size: (entire frame) 21.5" height, 27.5" width (artwork only) 9.75" height, 19" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1298209
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A wonderful Japanese scroll painting showing one peahen strutting underneath the cascading tail feathers of a peacock, standing upon a small rock structure. Pink and red peonies bloom around the two majestic birds. Attributed to artist Tani Bunchō (1763-1841). Size: (entire scroll) 88" height, 35.25" width (artwork only) 51.5" height, 28.5" width
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1990 item #1297056
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A painting of a lovely young maiden, she is depicted from the waist up in the nude, her head slightly tilted and eyes looking off to the right. She wears her long black hair up in a low bun gathered at the nape of her neck. She is smiling slightly. Skillfully painted in oil colors on canvas with frame. Signed and dated by the artist. Painted by the well known Chinese-American artist, Chen Danqing, 1984. Size of painting: 24" high x 18" wide. Size in frame: 29" high x 23" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1295727
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$500.00
Antique Indian painting of a holy man seated centrally in a large court room, holding a lotus bud and adorned in jewels, with a bright halo around his head. Brightly robed courtesans stand at his side. A scale sits on the floor before him. Arabic writing decorates the top and the bottom of the painting. Set in a gilt frame. Size: (entire frame) 10.75" height, 7.25" width (artwork only) 6.5" height, 3" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1278176
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Adorable original Antique Chinese painting of cat playing in a scenic setting. Water Lillys and Frog are sprawled in water, with a dune behind cat, and flower. This painting is both peaceful and playful . Famous Beijing artist, Cao, Ke Jia painted the cat. Rest of painting was done by Wang, Rong. Painting is sold in a dark wood frame. Contains signature and two marks. Circa 1900 Dimensions: Framed 31.5" Long X 18" Tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1277164
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Antique Japanese small 6-panel screen painting for table top, painted with a scene of stream and flowers, painted in mineral colors on silver leaf, the silver has oxidized a beautiful dark color, Edo Period, 18th century. Size: 18" high x 50 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1276106
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$500.00
Antique Indian painting of a holy man seated upon a throne, identified by the halo around his head, a line of followers standing before him. The first man in line bestows a ceremonial gift, painted with gilt pigment. Two men stand out of line with a domesticated jaquar. Arabic writing decorates the top and the bottom of the painting. Set in a gilt frame. Size: (entire frame) 10.75" height, 7.25" width (artwork only) 6.5" height, 3" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1276093
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Antique Indian two-panel painting of a high-class man and woman in an elaborately furnished setting. They both wear matching orange robes and white pearl necklaces and sit upon gold thrones adorned with flowers. The couple gaze at each other from across the room, each holding a flower bud in their hands. A scenic view of the sun setting beyond a large pond and grassy hills can be seen through the large open window. Painting is framed. Size: (entire frame) 11" height, 14.75" width (each painte...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1275935
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$150.00
Beautiful black ink painting of thin bamboo branches with dark painted and light wistful bamboo leaves. Well carved frame with small detail. Circa 1940 Dimensions: Frame 13.5" Tall, 17" Wide Painting:11" Wide, 9.5" Tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1275926
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$750.00
Artistic Antique Indian painting of a woman sitting pensively under a tree. Woman is dressed in traditional indian clothing with beautiful red and gold colors. A towel is hanging on a branch by a stream. Painting is gilt with mineral pigments. Part of a collection dated 1964. Contains signature of Khet Singh 19th Century Dimensions: Frame 15" High X 12" Wide Painting: 3.25" Wide, 4.5" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1265219
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of two beautiful birds with brightly colored feathers and long, striped tails, with resemblance to a cockatiel. One runs along the ground, gazing at nearby dandelions, its long tail feather arching gracefully above its body, and one sits perched amidst foliage with its neck feathers blowing in the wind like golden hair. A tall branch extends upwards into the painting, sprouting white peonies and pink chrysanthemums. It is skillfully painted with hints of texture, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1264337
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Antique Tibetan trunk with a gorgeous painted front depicting a wide array of bright animals roaming grassy plains. From the left side, a blue scaled dragon with red hair and scales descends from a billowing cloud, clutching a ball in both of its front claws. Sheep, an ox, tigers, a rabbit, a horse, a large bird, and a dog span the plains, and two small monkeys are shown climbing a tree to pick its fruit, while a snake coils its body around the trunk. In the background a beautiful waterfall can ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1259235
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$4,000.00
Beautiful framed Japanese urushi-e painting by artist Hakuo Iriyama (born 1904 in Shirone, Niigata). Urushi-e is a style of Japanese art in which colored lacquers are used, along with mica and metal elements as accents. This piece depicts Mount Fuji, raised against a deep blue background, with etched rock formations in bright gold and orange lacquer at its peak, fading to brown lacquer with silver mica-powder mists floating around it. Bright pink lacquer tree branches with blooming cherry blosso...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1256173
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Beautiful Tibetan wooden plank door covered with a deep red painted cloth of two dark, fluffy-tailed yaks with open mouths, and overlay of simulated metal bands with gilt accent flowers. 19th century Size: 72.75" height, 35.25" width, 3" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1254843
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Burmese painting done on a large, cloth canvas, likely depicting the Jataka tales, or stories of Buddha, with nine separate panels, each depicting a different tale of Buddha's previous lives. The very center painting shows Buddha sitting in a lotus position with two attendants at his sides, their hands clasped in prayer to him, and it is the only panel that does not have any Burmese script in white paint. The surrounding panels show what appears to be Buddha in human form, carrying weapons and r...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1254462
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$150.00
Chinese painting using a calming combination of colors in soft black and grey, pink, and light blue. Two small birds resembling chickadees gaze upwards at pink morning glories with large, black leaves and dangling vines. A tiny red ladybug crawls along one of the flower stems. Signed by the artist. Size: 33" height, 16" width