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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1253693
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Antique painting of Hotei/Budai/The Laughing Buddha, standing with a walking stick, and four seated people. They are all observing the sky as what appears to be another Buddha or deity floats on a heavenly cloud, who wears a beautiful robe with gold detailing. Set behind glass and framed, 17th/18th century. Size: (entire frame) 19" height, 16.25" width (painting only) 9.5" height, 7.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1253691
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Beautiful antique painting of Hotei (also known as Budi or the Laughing Buddha), possibly depicted in his Dharmalaya body. He is shown sitting comfortably on a wooden bridge as men and women in gold straw hats walk by. Hotei is one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese culture and is revered for his happiness and the luck that he brings. Set in glass and framed, 17th/18th century. Size: (entire frame) 19" height, 16.5" width (painting only) 9.5" height, 7.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1253506
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Antique painting of a scene from one of the poems in the Kokin Wakashu or "Collection of Japanese Poems of Ancient and Modern Times", dated from the Heian period (794-1185 AD). It was invented and published by Emperor Uda and his son, Emperor Daigo in the year 905, and was compiled by four of their court poets: Ki no Tsurayuki, Ki no Tomonori, Oshikochi Mitsune, and Mibu no Tadamine. This scene is likely taken from a poem by Tsurayuki in which the narrator laments over his loneliness and compare...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1253363
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Beautiful antique painting of a scene taken from the Japanese novel The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari), written by Murasaki Shikibu during the Heian period (794-1185 AD). The painting depicts chapter 4, in which Genji, 17 at the time, goes to visit his old wet-nurse, Koremitsu ,who had fallen ill. He notices some moonflowers growing in the adjacent yard, and he orders his servant to pick one. As his servant follows the order, a beautiful girl steps out of the neighboring house and offers him a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1253259
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Gorgeous scenic painting by Chinese artist Tsui Chian Tsai of a small town amidst a beautiful mountainous landscape, with a murky, grey sky and delicate white speckles of paint to represent the falling snow. Two large boats are returning to shore, covered in snow from their long trip. Very detailed work with a lot of realism, the artist truly captured the feeling of an extremely cold climate. Dated 1990, stamped and signed. Size: 26" height, 17.25" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1253255
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Painting by Chinese artist Ching Xiangko of five cute, swimming shrimp. There are subtle variations of color and depth in each shrimp, showing the artist had great control over the ink distribution. Signed and stamped, dated between 1960-1970. Size: 27" height, 18" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1252792
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Original antique painting by artist "Old Tosa" of a late scene from the Japanese fable "Hachikatsugi Hime" or "The Princess with the Magic Bowl". The tale tells of a princess, daughter of a Samurai warrior, whose mother placed a wooden bowl upon her head before passing away. She could not remove the bowl and faced ridicule from the local children. She ran away from home and eventually found love and acceptance. This painting depicts a later scene in which the princess meets the prince and they f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1252739
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Original antique painting by artist "Old Tosa" of an early scene from the Japanese fable "Hachikatsugi Hime" or "The Princess with the Magic Bowl". The tale tells of a princess, daughter of a Samurai warrior, whose mother placed a wooden bowl upon her head before passing away. She could not remove the bowl and faced ridicule from the local children. She ran away from home and eventually found love and acceptance. This painting depicts an early scene in which the princess mourns the death of her ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1252556
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$450.00
Charming Japanese Zenga ink painting of Daruma seated inside a circular Enso symbol. Painted in sumi ink on handmade crinkle paper. Signed: Etsu. Size: 15" high x 11" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1251747
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Painting of General Chang Kai-Shek by Aimee Annette Lozier, oil on canvas. Aimee Lozier (1900-1996) descendant of the 17th century French painter, Eustache LeSueur, born in Oakland, California. She attended California School of Fine Art and studied under Otis Oldfield. Most well known for character portraits of famous political figures including this one of Chang Kai-Shek. In this painting he stands with hands on his sword, in the background are masses of tiny soldiers. Signed. Dated 19...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1250583
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Lovely Japanese 4-panel byobu (folding screen painting), painted with a beautiful scene of chrysanthemum flowers in a garden, some use of raised gofun on flowers, painted in mineral colors and ink on a gold leaf ground, signed by the artist. Showa Period (mid 20th century). Size: 35" high x 72" wide Size:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1250485
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$3,000.00
Beautiful scroll painting of a pair of butterflies with black, white and pink wings, fluttering above a tree branch with hot pink leaves and berries. The color contrast is absolutely stunning. Signed and stamped by "Qi Dei Shi". Size: (full scroll) 81" height, 21" width (art only) 42.5" height, 13.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1250478
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$9,600.00
Beautiful scroll painting by Chinese artist Chang Dai-chien (1899-1983) of a variety of blooming monochrome flowers. Signed and stamped by artist Zhang De Qian. Size: (entire scroll)73.5" height, 32" width (artwork only) 55" height, 24.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1250167
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$475.00
Beautiful scroll painting by artist Yuan Feng Zhau of a robed man playing the flute, riding upon the back of an ox. The suggested movement of the ox seems as if it is dancing along with the music. Extreme attention to detail is shown, especially in the very fine brush strokes used for the man's hair. Signed and stamped in the corner. 20th century Size: (art only) 59" height, (entire scroll) 69.5" height, 18.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1250080
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$475.00
Extremely beautiful Chinese scroll by artist Yuan Feng Zhau of a robed scholar seated in a grassy field next to a flat boulder, studying. The rising moon can be seen in the background, hanging above a small cliff with branches with beautiful blossoming flowers curled around it. The brush strokes and colors used give a sense of serenity. It is signed and stamped in the corner. 20th century Size: 58.5" height, 18.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1250054
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$950.00
Beautiful Tibetan mandala thangka painting, buddhas and bodhisatvas appear around the central mandala form, stylized archways lead to a central square in which more buddhas are seated, the back ground is a pure land with a range of white mountains. 19th century. Size of art: 21 1/2" high x 15 1/2" wide Total size of thangka: 31" high x 22" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1249943
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Beautiful Tibetan painting depicting white Tara and four other bodhisatvas, originally this was a book cover for a sacred text, painted in mineral colors on canvas and mounted like a thangka. 18th century. Total size: 15 1/4" high x 30" long. Size of painting only: 6 1/2" high x 26 1/4" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248970
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$950.00
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Japanese antique set of six paintings by Ariwara Rozan depicting different scenes of birds and flowers including cranes and pine, sparrows and peonies, a goose and yellow roses, herons with a little crab and weeping willows with geraniums, white wisteria and more. Beautifully painted in mineral colors and ink on paper. Each painting has a signature and seal. Intended for scrolls. Taisho Period (early 20th century). Size of each painting: 51" high x 21" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248185
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$975.00
Japanese black lacquer standing screen, decorated with a painting of a hawk in a pine tree on one side and a group of blossoming peonies on the other. Beautiful detail. Painted in mineral colors and sumi ink on paper and signed by the artist. Taisho Period. Total size: 51 1/4" high x 45 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248170
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$750.00
Antique Japanese fan painting of a grasshopper with an array of leaves and berries in the background. Edged in gold and laid down, signature of Tani Buncho (1763-1840), an extremely influential artist during his time. Size: 10.25" tall, 22.25" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1247564
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$9,000.00
Japanese antique scroll painting of a praying mantis and blossoming chrysanthemums, painted in mineral colors on paper, beautiful detail and color, some minor losses, charming subject matter, Rimpa School, Edo Period, attributed to Ogata Korin. Total size of scroll: 62 1/4" high x 21 1/2" wide (19 1/2" wide not including ends). Size of art: 32 1/4" high x 14 3/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244480
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$2,600.00
This is an extraordinarily beautiful antique snuff bottle of brownish glass, with a gorgeous scenery of mountains and trees with people riding horseback, which was hand-painted by the artist from the inside with a very small brush. Green agate topper. Size: 3.5" tall, 2.25" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1242693
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$2,000.00
An interesting set of two Chinese Canton paintings depicting two festival scenes that were possibly seen on the streets in China during the Qing dynasty. The top view depicts a figure riding a horse and people are flocking to receive blessings. The bottom scene is showing a theatrical troupe passing by. The painting contains techniques that were brought in from the West in Canton during the 19th century. Age: 19th century Size: Length 15.5" Height 19.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1242691
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$2,000.00
A pair of two different paintings depicting different views of people either engaged in different activities. One scene appears to show a soldier like figure coming back or meeting a lady and another scene is depicting a family at leisure. Particular elements have elements similar to Chinese theatrical costuming and designs. The techniques are more Western since these works were made in Guangzhou in the Canton concessions. Age:19th century Size: Length 15.5" Height 19.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1242690
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$1,000.00
A refined antique Chinese painting done in a style similar to Western style paintings. These paintings were thought to be done in the Canton Concessions in Guangzhou during the late 19th century. Often these works depicted scenes of daily life in the streets of the Qing Period. This particular view is showing two martial artists showing their skills. Age: 19th century Size: Length 12.78" Height 9.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1236738
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$4,800.00
A refined Chinese painting of a Taihu scholar rock set in a planter like object on a stand. The work is attributing to the Italian Jesuit Painter, Giuseppe Castiglione or Lan Shining in Chinese (1688-1766). Shows age but most likely 20th century. Size: Length 20.75" Width 15.78"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1231805
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Beautiful Chinese antique large black lacquered cabinet, painted with charming scenes of figures in a mountain pavilion setting, the upper portion of the doors are painted with scholar's objects, the edges are painted with Shou symbols and butterflies, the interior of the cabinet has a shelf with two small drawers, early 20th century. Size: 71 3/4" high x 44" wide x 23" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1230172
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Wonderful Japanese antique two panel byobu screen painting in ink and mineral colors on silk, Nihonga School, depicting a scene of a group of seven crows and a single magpie near a waterfall and hot springs possibly Onsen Baths, beautifully painted churning water and falls, signed and with hanga of artist Aizu Katsumi: born Fukushima Prefecture.

Exhibited Teiten and Bunten Exhibitions during prewar period.

c. 1900.

Size: 76 3/4" high x 90" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1228378
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$1,900.00
Beautiful Japanese antique scroll painting depicting a scene of two large koi fish jumping up a waterfall, the traditional image symbolizes perseverance and aspiration, painted in ink and very light color on silk, Edo Period. Size of image: 52" high x 29 1/4" wide. Total size of scroll: 76" high x 35 1/4" wide (38 1/4" wide including ends)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1228198
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$150.00
Japanese black silk haori jacket with design of trees in printed design with hand painted details, some gold thread, inside of shoulders are lined with white silk woven with a chrysanthemum motif, Taisho/Showa Period. Size: 49" wide (cuff to cuff) x 30" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1227095
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$4,750.00
Charming Chinese antique cast iron and enamel plate painted with a little boy holding a large fish and lotus flowers in his arms, scalloped rim decorated with flowers, the bottom is enameled white with blue and red characters around the rim, blue enamel four character mark on bottom, early 20th century Republic Period. Size: 6 3/4" wide x 1" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1226064
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$10,000.00
Mounted Chinese painting of goldfishes swimming among lotuses attributing to the Taiwanese artist Ou Hao Nian (1935~). The view appears as if it was a view of the lotus pond during the rain. The painting contains a signature and seal of the artist. Age: Late 20th century Size: length 42.25" height 23.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1224930
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A simple and rustic painting of a group of bamboo done in sumi on silk by the abbot of Sentsuji, Butsugai. The inscription on the top is providing a metaphorical allusion of enduring suffering with the flexible nature of the bamboo.

Age: Showa Period Size: Length 85" Width 22"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1223504
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Beautiful Japanese 4-panel byobu (folding screen painting), depicting a scene of noble men racing horses. The horses (one brown bay and one gray dappled) are painted with wonderful detail and character, the rider in front looks behind him as his horse rears up. In the background rolling green hills are spotted with moss, just behind the riders is a wooden balcony with sudari (bamboo window coverings) blowing in the wind. The beach and surrounding mist is all made of gold leaf. The byoby ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1222636
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$4,000.00
Antique Japanese painting of a tiger crouched on a rock, his eyes are turned toward the full moon which shows itself through the branches of a pine tree, beautiful detail especially to the tiger with his enormous paws, painted in sumi ink on paper, signed. antique frame without glass. Meiji Period. Size of painting only: 52" high x 23 1/2" wide. Size including frame: 56 1/4" high x 29 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1221939
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$600.00
A Chinese literati themed landscape fan painting with a signature reading the name of Li Ching-yi. The soft pastel colors and brush strokes of the landscape evoke the preferences of the literati scholar tradition. Age: Qing Dynasty 18th/19th century. Size: Length: 19.75" Width: 12.6"