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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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1980 item #1131108
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$1,375.00
Chinese clock made of brass with cloisonne, six cloisonne columns, on the front behind glass is the clock face and a small oval shaped painting of a country scene with a lake and mountains with trees in the foreground, on either side of the clock are painted grecian style figures, a small oval plaque on the back is stamped with "Made in People's Republic of China", size 12" high. Size: 11 1/2" high x 8 3/4" wide x 4 1/2" deep.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : Pre 1970 item #1115968
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Chinese painting of houses near water way, painted in oil on linen, wooden frame, figures in background, reflections of buildings in water, attributed to Wu Guangzhong. Size including frame: 32 1/2" high x 44 1/4" wide Size of painting without frame: 24" high x 36 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1111946
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$2,000.00
Antique Chinese scroll mounted with two album leaves depicting erotic scenes, colors on silk, top image is of a couple in amorous embrace in elaborately decorated bedroom, bottom image is of a woman sitting on a man's lap in another lavishly appointed room, various objects of a beautiful and scholarly lifestyle are arranged in each of the two scenes, overall beautifully painted, 19th century. Total size of scroll: 70" high x 21 1/2" wide (19 1/4" wide with out ends). Size of each painting...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1106351
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$1,275.00
Cambodian temple wall hanging painted with a guardian figure in swirling drapery, beautiful colors on cotton, circa 1930's. Size: 57" high x 18 1/2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1106347
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$1,275.00
Cambodian temple wall hanging, painted with 5 buddhas each with a different mudra and a different animal, beautiful large blossoming lotus in center, blue ground, painted on cotton, some wear and losses, mid 20th century. Size: 73 1/2" high x 44 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1084928
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Chinese antique scroll painting of pair of geese, one sitting on branch, the other fishing in the river with bottom up, wonderful detail, painted in ink and colors on silk, upper right dated "dinghai" (1767) inscribed and signed, by Zhu Genjai (1717-1790), three seals. Provenance: property of a North Bay Estate. Needs remounting. Size of artwork only: 18 1/4" high x 28 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1073607
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Japanese 17th century 6-panel byobu screen painting depicting Sho Chiku Bai or the "Three Friends of Late Winter" namely the plum, the pine and the bamboo. Beautifully painted in mineral colors with gold leaf on paper. Size: 49 1/5" high x 115" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1020988
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$1,250.00
Chinese antique painting table, all solid jumu (elm) wood, very strong traditional construction, original dark brown worn lacquer finish, beautiful grain especially on surface of table top, 19th century. Size: 32" high x 40 1/2" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1006090
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Chinese antique painting depicting a large group of travelers arriving at a mountain pavilion presumably for a wedding, a continuous string of figures and horses are shown winding their way around mountains and over streams carrying palanquins and provisions, at one point in the scene a rest stop has been set up with a tent and chairs where men are refreshing themselves and their horses, the party then enters the first set of gates to a beautiful lush palace, figures have just entered the i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #982345
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Beautifully painted antique Japanese 6 panel screen painting depicting a scene of 3 red-crowned cranes flying low over cresting waves, mineral pigments and gold leaf on paper, Edo Period (circa 1800's). Size: 68" high x 146" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #875515
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$4,500.00
Beautiful large Japanese antique scroll painting depicting a scene of Mt. Fuji with clouds and rural village below, leaves of the trees in the foreground are painted in Autumn colors, painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper, silk mounting, ivory ends, Regarding translation of calligraphy on scroll, the language formally states that this painting is respectfully given to a person (Sei in) from another person (Koō yoū ro). It is implied that Koō yoū ro is the artist ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #863919
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$1,500.00
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Pair of Indian Miniature Botanical Prints with Lily Bulbs on border margins, lily in central panel of one, tomato in other, gold leaf in background, newly painted images on manuscript paper 18th-19th century, waterstained and patched areas. Print Size: 6" Width 9.75" Height, framed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1800 item #862909
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Tibetan Trunk with Garuda 39"L 21.75"H 15"D, 18th century, Central lozenge with Winged Garuda holding offering platter of fruits, outside pair of snarling dragons with raised surface, bordered by peony flowers, iron strapping bands, ring hinges, clasp loss, overall even wear
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1900 item #862885
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$4,800.00
Leather Tibetan Trunk with Peach and Clouds, 18th/19th century 56"L 20.5D 29H, Colored with green, yellow, blue and reds, Central Lozenge with Peach and Scrolling Vine, Outside Clouds, borders by Scrolling Vines, Iron Strapping Bands, hand-sawn wood surfaces, pitted loss to front face by peach.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #860603
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$2,000.00
Indian miniature painting with Krishna and Radha with pair of attendants, Jaipur School, the famous style of Dhundhar region, early 20th century, very lovely and complex with gilt red borders, 8 1/2" wide by 12 ' high image size, some reflections to image from framed glass.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #860597
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$1,600.00
Very interesting Indian Miniature Painting of a popular subject, Baz Bahadur and Rupmati, the last king of Malwa and his HIndu courtesan (r.1555-61) before its absorption into the Moghul empire,here the lovers are hunting at night, depicted as a green-gowned woman holding lantern spotlighting group of deer with the king as an archer having just used his bow standing behind her. In background a boat on a river and also a a tiger is hunting deer, some losses to pigment overall wear, Moghul Style...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #825022
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19th century Pichhwai, temple painting, of Radha and Krishna in the Garden, Kishangarh Style, this Hindu scene of the God Krishna and his beautiful consort, the Goddess Radha takes place in a lush garden. The sacred mountain rises up behind them and as the two figures embrace at the opening to a cave. At the top of the mountain sits a white palace and the sky is filled with 6 bird-shaped celestial chariots toward the it. On the mountain side and in the garden below are many animals includin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #807201
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Wonderful Japanese 2-panel byobu screen painting, 2 intricately painted Meiji Period fans, probably once used in a Noh performance and later mounted on a screen, each fan is painted in colorful mineral pigments with gold leaf, the fan on the left depicts white wild flowers blossoming near a meandering stream with billowing gold mist, the fan on the right is painted with a scene of 3 cranes flying over sea crests and a weeping willow tree, the two fans are mounted on a ground of gold flecks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #789569
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$8,000.00
Lovely antique Japanese 4-panel screen painting with scene of 3 geese in grasses by water's edge, beautifully painted in mineral colors on gold leaf ground, Taisho/Showa age. Size: 43" high x 88" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #571405
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Japanese 2-panel Taisho Period screen painting of woman in flower garden, she is almost obscured by bright blossoms but can be seen bending over, a pair of scissors in her hand, her flower basket sits on the ground beside her, painted in bright colors with much use of raised gofun on gold silk, signed and seal "Gaun" which is the artist name for "Yamanouchi Shinichi". Size:67" high x 74" wide Yamanouchi Shinichi. Biog.: Western-style painter. Born in Kyoto in Meiji 23rd (1890), Studi...