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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1221938
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A refined Chinese fan painting of a literati scholar enjoying the breeze within the pine grove from the window. The writing expresses the view of the fan painting where the scholar is listening to the wind among the bamboo groves in the evening, signed "Ke Mou"?. Title "Listening to the Scholartree". Age: Qing Dynasty 18th/19th century. Size: Length 22" Width 10.2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1221789
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Chinese antique fan painting of a figure poling a boat through great rocky outcroppings, painted in ink on mica coated paper. A poem reads as follows: Passing through the gates of the old cave near the shores of the steep cliff, whoever moves through these crevices will find the seeds and roots of the clouds. Knowing that the clouds are suspended, the wind and rain are like fair ink, the misty mountain dyed and scattered have the appearance of mottled jade." attributed to Yun Shouping. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1221777
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Charming Japanese fan painting depicting a small bird on a branch, painted in ink and light color on paper, attributed to Kawabata Gyokusho (1842-1913), Meiji period circa 1900. Size: 17" long x 6" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1221601
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Beautiful Japanese antique fan painting of irises, painted in ink and mineral colors on paper that was once silver leaf but has worn and oxidized a beautiful sepia color, wet on wet painting technique, Rimpa School, !9 century- Late Edo/Meiji Period. Size: 21" long x 7" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1221486
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$400.00
The set of clam shells is known as kaiawase, a type of game created during the Heian Period (794-1120). The shells would be spread on top of a tatami mat and two people will try to match the set of shells. Later, the set became an essential part of a lady's dowry and various sets were created. Beautifully painted in detail with scenes from the Tale of Genji in mineral colors and gold leaf with raised gofun patterns. Each pair of shells in this fits perfectly together. Meiji Period. Size: 3 1/2" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1221484
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$400.00
The set of clam shells is known as kaiawase, a type of game created during the Heian Period (794-1120). The shells would be spread on top of a tatami mat and two people will try to match the set of shells. Later, the set became an essential part of a lady's dowry and various sets were created. Beautifully painted in detail with scenes from the Tale of Genji in mineral colors and gold leaf with raised gofun patterns. Each pair of shells in this set fits perfectly together. Meiji Period. Size: 3 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1221471
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$350.00
The set of clam shells is known as kaiawase, a type of game created during the Heian Period (794-1120). The shells would be spread on top of a tatami mat and two people will try to match the set of shells. Later, the set became an essential part of a lady's dowry and various sets were created. Beautifully painted in detail with scenes of ladies and gentlemen from the Tale of Genji in mineral colors and gold leaf with raised gofun patterns. This pair of shells fit perfectly together. Meiji Perio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1218848
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An antique Chinese jade bowl decorated with motifs of flora, dragons, and on the exterior is depicting a battle scene with mounted horses and foot soldiers. The bottom of the bowl contains a inset with the mark Qianlong nian xing. Age: 18th-19th century Size: diameter: 6.5" height: 2.2"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1218843
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$3,000.00
A mounted painting of a bird perched on a branch with a signature and seal signed Zhao Shaoang (1905-1998). Zhao Shaoang was known for his contemporary and bold styles specializing in bird and flower images. The strokes used for the plants reminisce strokes seen in calligraphy. Age: 20th century. Size: length" 28.25" height 40.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1218817
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$9,500.00
A refined Chinese framed landscape painting showing a view during the evening. The tradition began during the Song Dynasty with literati landscapes. In the succeeding centuries, different artists produced these landscapes echoing poems by Li Bai or Guqin tunes. The landscape painting was done by an artist named, Tzuyue. Age: 20th century Size: length 26.6" height: 22.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1215920
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$2,750.00
Charming Chinese antique painting of a brown and white Pekingese dog, very beautifully painted with attention paid to every strand of hair. The dog crouches with tail up as if ready to play. The scenery is grassy with rocks and cymbidium orchids. Painted in ink and mineral colors on paper. 19th century. Size of painting: 24" high x 12 1/4" wide Size including frame: 31 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1215918
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$3,000.00
Beautifully small painting of a woman and a man, the story being that the man married a woman of a much higher class. The man is crouched near a stream with tea cup in hand. An exquisitely beautiful woman stands at a table under a thatched roof nearby. Painted with a very fine brush in ink and mineral colors on silk. Signed Quan Jin d. 1990. Framed. Size of painting: 15 3/4" long x 5 3/4" high Size framed: 25 1/2" long x 11" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1214335
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A circular Chinese fan painting of a quail staring at a grasshopper set near a group of chrysanthemums. The work is inspired by the style of the artist, Nantian and was presented to an acquiantance named Zhisheng. The painting is signed with the name of Xueye. 19th- Early 20th century Size: Diameter: 11.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1213546
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A Chinese landscape painting done on a gold paper base done in the style of Zhang Da Qian. The work contains a signature and seal of Zhang Da Qian's noted disciple Sun Yunsheng (1918-2000). Zhang Da Qian established a style influenced from traditional Chinese landscape paintings combined with Song Dynasty style ink wash landscapes. Work is dated in June of 1975. Age: 20th century Size; Length: 64" Height 38.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1209551
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$2,500.00
A beautiful Thai painting portraying a Jataka tale. A royal chariot of with the future Buddha before he renounced his royal position. At the bottom of the painting four devotees are holding lotus buds perhaps indicative of another time frame. Done with mineral pigments and the most exquisite coloration. This thai painting was part of a Buddhist prayer book. On the backside a message in is beautifully written. Age: 18th-19th century. Size: 11.625"H x 8.625"L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1209422
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$1,500.00
Beautiful Cantonese export painting. Painted with mineral pigment on silk. Popular during the 19th century. In this frame a banquet scene is portrayed. Beautiful flower arrangements surround the gathering. There is incredible detail on the faces and details are realistically painted in tones of green, blue, browns and reds. Paintings are displayed in a wooden frame. Age: 19th century. Size with frame: 11.5"H x 15"L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1209419
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$2,000.00
Beautiful Cantonese export painting. Painted with mineral pigment on silk. Popular during the 19th century. In this frame two scenes are portrayed of amorous pursuits with various ways of entertainment in the entertainment quarters. The mood is lively. Some play the musical instruments like the Qin and Mandolin, while others chat or rest on Dali marble chairs. Beautiful flower arrangements are positioned in each scene. There is incredible detail on the faces and details are realistically painted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1209415
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$1,500.00
Beautiful Cantonese export painting. Painted with mineral pigments on silk. Popular during the 19th century. A portrayed scene of an amorous pursuit during a boat banquet. Beautiful tones of blue, green and red. Incredible detail all around. Painting is displayed in a wooden frame. Age: 19th Century. Size with frame: 11.5"H x 14.875"L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1206514
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Beautiful pair of Cantonese export paintings. Painted with mineral pigments on silk. Popular during the 19th century. Portrayed are typical scenes of daily life of a court maiden and court archer. She is coyly holding her scarf and sharing an amusing thought. He is a court archer with a special rank which is shown by his clothing. Paintings are displayed in wooden frames. Provinence of Aitken Dott & Son from Edinburgh, Scottland. Age: 19th century. Size: 10.5" H x 7.5" L
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1203749
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$3,000.00
Chinese oil painting of a standing female nude. The work contains a signature on the bottom left reading, Wang Xing Gui. The painting comes with a frame. Age: 20th century. Size: length 34.25" width 3" height 38.75"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1200177
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$7,500.00
Beautiful Korean scroll depicting seated Quanyin. Ink and mineral colors on silk scroll. Age: Circa 19th century, remounted. Size of painting: 47" high x 26" wide. Total size of scroll: 83" high x 32" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1197434
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A large Buddhist scroll painting of the Amitabha triad where Amitabha is attended by Avalokitesvara and Mahasthamaprapta. The bodhisattvas are adorned with elaborate accessories often seen in images of bodhisattvas. The Buddha, is wearing a red garment painted with medallion like patterns to make the cloth appear like brocades. Age: 20th century. Size: height 111.5" width 54.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1197429
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$2,500.00
A fairly large Korean style Buddhist painting portraying the image of the Water Moon Avalokitesvara or Suwol Gwaneum in Korean. The Avalokitesvara is dressed in vestments and accessories common to the figure of a Bodhisattva and has the water vessel which offers blessings to all sentient beings. The bodhisattva is attended by a boy figure known as shan nanzi who often seen in pictorial and textual depictions in East Asian Buddhism. Age: 20th century. Size: height 105.5" width 53"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1196396
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Pair of Japanese byobu screen paintings, each with two folding panels, painted with views from a bamboo grove, painted in mineral colors and ink on a pale silvery ground, the subtle beauty of a flowering morning glory vine peeks through the bamboo leaves in the upper right corner of one of the paintings, new bamboo shoots rise up, put together the two paintings give the distinct feeling of actually being in a beautiful bamboo grove. Taisho Period, signed Shumpo. Size of each painting: 6...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1179581
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Beautiful horizontal Chinese scroll painting of mountain landscape with waterfalls, figures on lower right side. Painted with mineral pigments and ink on gold, much use of malachite and azurite. By disciple of Sun yu Sun. Period: c. 1950-60 Size: 38.5" long x 20" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1179333
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Elegant Chinese hardwood scroll painting table, highly carved all over with Lingzhi mushrooms. Beautifully shaped, dark color, extremely heavy. Republic Period. Size: 32.5" height x 65" Long x 25.75" Deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1178187
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Chinese hanging scroll of a monochrome painting of plum blossoms by Wu Hao (1948~). Wu Hao, started his education in Western art. Later, Wu Hao studied under Zhao Shao Ang, and studied the styles of the four great painters of the Song Dynasty, which he became noted for appropriating and utilizing the style in his works. The inscription found below the painting describes of how the artist was inspired to produce this painting.A rough translation of the inscription reads: During the early summer o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1175668
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$2,000.00
Beautiful Japanese scroll painting depicting farm women with large baskets on their backs making their way up a steep mountain path, the snowy slopes of Mt. Fuji rise out of the trees in the distance, a beautiful rural scene, painting in light mineral colors and ink on silk, after Hokusai, Meiji Period. Size of painting: 38" high x 16 3/8" wide Total size of scroll: 71" high x 21 1/4" wide (23 1/2" wide including ends)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1175632
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Beautiful painting of Amida Buddha or Amitabha, standing with his left arm down with thumb and forefinger touching, with the right hand facing outward also with thumb and forefinger touching. The meaning of this mudra is that wisdom (symbolized by the raised hand) is accessible to even the lowest beings, while the outstretched hand shows that Amitabha's compassion is directed at the lowest beings, who cannot save themselves, his face is beautifully painted to show Amitabha's great compassion, ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1148141
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$1,750.00
A large silk painting of a scene from the history of Japan by Kai Seihyo (1882-1974), one of Japan's noted painters specializing in historical subjects. Kai Seihyo was trained at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts. It was later in Seihyo's life where the artist began producing unique historical subjects and received high acclaim where Seihyo was known for his paintings of samurai and horses. Age: 1948-1960, late Showa Era. Size: Length: 47" Width: 28.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1145864
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Antique Japanese large painting of carp escaping a net, painted in mineral colors with raised gofun for net and gold details, painted on silk and framed without glass. Painter: Mr. Tensyo Matsunaga. Born in Gifu Prefecture 12th year of Meiji Period (1880). He mastered Maruyama School style of drawing such as flowers and birds under Mr. Gyokusho Kawabata. His carp drawings are excellent and highly prized. His paintings of carp have been purchased by the Royal Family. A small piece of pap...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1143650
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Beautiful Japanese antique 6 panel byobu screen painting, scene of early spring with flowers beginning to bloom, rocks and green ground near stream still have a dusting of snow against a back drop of gold mist, skillfully painted in mineral colors with gold leaf on paper, 19th century (Edo/Meiji Period). Size: 48" high x 113 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1142776
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$3,500.00
Splendid and majestic Japanese landscape painting showing a pavillion with a large scholar's rock and pine tree. Scroll contains a signature attributing to Sesshu Toyo but may have been added later. Age: Momoyama Period. Size: Scroll: Height: 74.25" Width: 18.3" (with roller ends): 20.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1142157
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An elegant Korean painting of two phoenixes standing next to a tree with the sunrise in the background, colors and ink on paper, Age: 19th century. Size: Height: 47.25" Width: 18.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1140868
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A lively and splendid Korean painting of Leopard with and her two cubs, overhead are a pair of magpies perched on a pine branch, sumie and color pigments on cotton with paper backing, age Chosun Period, 19th century. Size: Height: 51.5" Width: 35.25".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1134672
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Beautiful Japanese antique 6 panel screen painting depicting a Chinese palace courtyard scene of lovely ladies involved in a "battle" with branches of flowers, a noble woman sits to the left while her husband has removed himself from his seat and stands to observe the action. Wonderful details. Painted in ink and mineral colors on paper with clouds and ground, 18th century, Edo Period. Purchased from Gump's San Francisco in 1958 and titled "Battle of the Flowers", 17th/18th century. Size...