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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1343334
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of a monkey climbing on a persimmon branch, with calligraphy poem and red chop. The image paired with the poem is a charming rebus, as the word "hou" means both "monkey" and "a high ranking official" or a Duke. Dated 1915, attributed to Gao Qifeng (1889-1933).

Provenance: From a private estate in Berkeley, CA. Size: (entire scroll) 67" H x 33" W (painting only) 42" H x 25" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342908
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique Korean framed painting of a carp leaping out of the water, with a red setting sun in the background, and rolling wave motifs below. 19th century Chosun Period

Size: (entire frame) 35.75" H x 18.5" L x 1" W (artwork only) 20" H x 12" L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1342904
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A religious temple painting of a yellow buddha surrounded by 10 deity attendants. Seated atop a lotus throne, the buddha makes a gesture of reassurance, abbaya mudra, with his right hand, and a gesture of liberality with his left hand, varada mudra. There is an inset inscription on the left. Chosun Dynasty 17th/18th century. It measures 50" wide by 54" tall by 2.5" deep. Incense marks throughout. Previously featured in the 2008 Arts of Pacific Asia show.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342817
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$1,650.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a hexagonal shape, depicting a joyful scene of five small men running and playing around a large, broken jar of sake. A table with a basket, jar, and book sit below a cherry blossom tree in the background. Signed with red chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 45" H x 16.75" W (artwork only) 12" H x 10.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1342774
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese framed painting of the mythological figure Zhong Kui, commander of 80,000 demons, vanquisher of evil spirits, and guardian of households. He appears to be controlling an unhappy looking green demon with a turtle shell, sometimes called Shui Gui. Two small bats fly just next to the calligraphy on the lefthand side, with red chop by the artist.

Circa 1800

Size: (entire frame) 24.5" L x 22" H (artwork only) 16.5" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342515
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$750.00
Antique Chinese framed silk painting of two beautiful young ladies. Vibrant color and wonderful detailing. 19th century.

Size: (entire frame) 12.5" W x 15.5" H (artwork only) 8.75" W x 11.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342513
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Chinese framed silk painting of two beautiful young ladies. Vibrant color and wonderful detailing. 19th century.

Size: (entire frame) 12.5" W x 15.5" H (artwork only) 8.75" W x 11.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1342315
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$3,750.00
A beautiful Chinese unmounted scroll painting of a pair of beautiful women seated under pine trees. One of the women is playing an instrument called a guzheng. Signature and chop of Jingzhe Cui (born 1980).

Size: (entire scroll) 56.5" H x 29.5" W (painting only) 46" H x 24.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342075
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Antique Japanese framed floral painting, with silver and gold flake accent clouds, of grape clusters on vines and large leaves, with red chop, possibly by Ogata Korin (1658-1716), Rinpa School.

Size: (entire frame) 28.5" L x 25" H (artwork only) 18.75" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1341758
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$1,200.00
Antique Japanese framed floral painting, with silver and gold flake accent clouds, of sprouting white lilies, with red chop, possibly by Ogata Korin (1658-1716), Rinpa School.

Size: (entire frame) 28.5" L x 25" H (artwork only) 18.75" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1341725
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$1,200.00
Antique Japanese framed painting, with silver and gold flake accent clouds, sprouting ferns with pebbles in gray and green pigment, red chop and signature possibly by Ogata Korin (1658-1716), Rinpa School.

Size: (entire frame) 28.5" L x 25" H (artwork only) 18.75" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1338839
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$850.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a soldier on horseback, accompanied by an old man waving a white flag. Calligraphy with two red chops in top corner of scroll. 19th century Ching Dynasty

Size: 90" L x 20.5" W(entire scroll) 54" L x 13" W (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1338765
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Chinese scroll painting of a butterfly resting atop a blooming lily, with calligraphy and signature chop of Xie Zhi Liu (1910-1997), a well-known member of the Shanghai School who would later befriend the famous artist Zhang Daqian and joined him for later studies. His artworks can be found in the China Art Museum in Shanghai and has an art gallery named after him in Changzhou. Zhi Liu was married to another famous painter named Chen Peiqiu. (born 1922)

Size: 62" L x 16" W (entire scr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1338329
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Charming Chinese Ming Dynasty painting of a pair of cats sitting under a branch of blossoming peonies. The larger of the two cats, a calico, has his eyes fixed on a butterfly. The other cat, a wild eyed tabby, crouches with a large spider in his mouth. Wonderfully painted with great detail and whimsy. Mineral colors and ink on silk with silk mounting (was once a scroll). There is a chop in the lower left hand corner. Provenance: from the collection of James Soong. Total size including...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1338311
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$1,250.00
Antique Japanese fan painting of a single bat in sumi-e ink on paper. Signed by the artist. The painting is 18th century, later mounted as a scroll. The surface of the painting is very unusual and has a slight opalescent quality.
Size of scroll: 48" high x 24" wide (26" wide including scroll ends). Size of fan painting: 9" high x 19" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1338263
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of a dramatic waterfall. The water crashes over tiers of craggy rock formations. On one rock two scholarly figures stand and contemplate the scene. Painted in black ink and light colors on paper. Margins on either side of the painting are full of calligraphy. Signed Fu Bao Shi (1904-1965)

Size of scroll: 75 1/2" high x 19 1/4" wide (23" wide with ends).

Size of art: 52" high x 8 1/2" wide (14" wide with calligraphy).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1337215
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$3,000.00

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Japanese antique small and charming scroll painting and poem by Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). The image is of a small hut with a thatched roof. The poem translates as follows:
春鳥 春寒み 榾火にねぶる 山賤の 夢おどろかす うぐひすの声

cold spring day, a worker naps, by an outdoor fire,
his dreams i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1337167
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$2,500.00

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18th Century Japanese small antique scroll painting of a koi leaping up a waterfall. Beautifully painted with great expression, the fish leaps from the churning waters below. Painted in sumi ink on paper and mounted on lovely antique obi silk with a fan motif. Signed by the artist. 18th century (pvt. Collection purchased in Japan in early 1980's)
Size of scroll: 64 1/2" high x 9 3/4" wide (12" wide including scroll ends). Size of art: 35" high x 9" wide.