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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1337159
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$5,000.00

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Antique Japanese fan painting with calligraphy by famed poet Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). The poem translates to this:
"EARLY SUMMER WATER"
the blossoms have fallen, the fetters of my heart, have also loosened,
and it has become summer, and rivulet murmurs cool and clear.
(Translated by John Stevens: from LOTUS MOON)"

首夏水
散る花に かけし心の しが...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1337154
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$3,000.00
Chinese antique scroll painting with calligraphy. Painted on green paper printed with silver dragon in clouds. Signed "Mo Youzhi". Mo Youzhi (1811-1871) was a famous calligraphy painter. 19th century. Size of scroll: 84" high x 22" wide. Size of art: 52 1/2" high x 16 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1336958
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$1,400.00
18th Centtury Himalayan hand painted wooden book cover. Stunning vibrant painted scenes of religious deities. Intricate detail in pigments of bright red, green, blue, pink, gold, and white.
19th Century Size: 21" L x .5" W x 4.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1334928
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$4,000.00
Listed Price $8,000.00
Beautiful Chinese scroll painting of three koi fish swimming underneath a patch of lotuses. Very bright coloration used with bold contrast. Vibrant natural colors. Great movement and fine attention to detail. Signature and chop of Zhao Dao Ang (1905-1998). Size: (entire scroll) 41.5" L x 24" H (artwork only) 32.25" L x 19.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1334233
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Antique Japanese large scroll painting on silk of a buck and a doe. With incredible detailing such as the thousands of individual hairs on each deer, piercing eyes, long strands of grass with intermingled berry shrubs and blossoming flowers. Creating a tranquil nature scene. Signed "Toko" Tsuchinoto (boar) Aki. Taisho period circa 1920's. Autumn, Year 36 of 60 year cycle. Comes with original tomobako. Size: (entire scroll) 92"H x 33.25" W (artwork only) 56" H x 27.5" W
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #1332015
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$1,275.00
Contemporary scroll painting by Gary Llamido. Entitled "Black Water" this painting is inspired by the quality of line of paintings from the Yuan Dynasty, China. Gracefully undulating brush work in sumi ink on paper. Painted in 2010. Size of artwork: 24" high x 27 3/4" wide. Size of scroll: 76" high x 27 3/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1331981
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a goose seated below a berry branch at the water's edge with calligraphy. Signature reads Chen Mei, dated "first day in Autumn, 1740". Size: (entire scroll) 77" H x 27.5" W (artwork only) 35.5" H x 19" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1329956
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Stunning Antique Japanese ema or wooden plaque on which Shinto worshippers would write their prayers and wishes to be received by deities or spirits. Hand painted with three bannered ships coming to shore amidst rough, rolling waves. Pine trees poke in from the bottom and leftmost side with gold flakes accenting the horizon. Very well done and in original condition. Signed "Ensai Fujiwara Masatoshi" , dated "Keio Gannen" or "first year of Keio" (September 1865). Size: 26" H x 60" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1329680
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$950.00
Antique Chinese large painting of the bodhisattva Quan Yin holding a willow branch, in long, flowing robes with cascading jewels, standing over lotuses. Red cartouche in bottom righthand corner. 18th/19th century . Size: 64" H x 27" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1323583
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Chinese unmounted scroll painting of an abstract floral scene. Earthy tone pigments create a beautiful contrast. Red artist stamp of Wang Zhonghe (born 1946), who held a recent exhibition in Saudi Arabia. Size: (entire scroll) 46.5" H, 25" W (artwork only) 38.5" H x 19" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1322979
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Antique Chinese painting of Taoist immortals and scenes from their stories. Swirling clouds surround each scene in a heavenly vignette. Painted in ink and light colors on paper and framed. Provenance: from the estate of James G Jameson, Southern California. 19th century. Size of painting only: 55 1/2" high x 30" wide. Size including frame: 60 3/4" high x 35" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1322401
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Antique Japanese 6-panel byobu screen painting of grand mountain landscape with high peaks and distant waterfalls. In the foreground, men water their horses before ascending the narrow mountain trail. There is a beautiful sense of whimsy conveyed in the group of horse and men as they wade in the mountain stream in the shade of weeping willows. Far in the distance, the mountain range disappears in the mist. Painted in sumi ink on paper. Signed and with a large chop seal. Taisho Period. Si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1319754
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$1,250.00
Antique Japanese zenga scroll painting of Bodhidharma, with calligraphy most likely done by multiple people, with artist chops. Date reads "7th year of Taisho" (1912-1925) circa 1918 Size: 79.5" L x 26" W (entire scroll) 52" L x 18" W (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1319610
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$3,500.00
Japanese scroll painting depicting a scene from the Genji Monogatari (Tale of Genji). A nobleman and a young man sit on tatame mats and look out onto a garden setting. They are surrounded by painted byobu screens and clouds of gold mist. The painting is rendered in traditional Tosa School manner with flattened over head perspective and fine lined brushwork. Painted in mineral colors, sumi ink and gold leaf flecks on paper. Edo Period. Size of scroll: 47" high x 19 1/2" wide. Size of pain...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1319403
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Chinese scroll painting with abstract splatter art in gold, blue, green, yellow, and orange pigments. Calligraphy with red stamps along the sides, signature reads Chen Ko Liang. Size: 72" H, 32" W (entire scroll) 53" H, 26.25" W (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1319383
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$1,850.00
Japanese hand painted scroll of a woman in beautiful Heian period robes in soft pink and blue with a scrolling vine of chrysanthemums beside her. Red artist chop signed Kasumi Morikage (c.1580 - 1620). Edo Period Size: 55.5" L, 16" W (entire scroll) 17.5" L, 8.5" W (painting only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1319169
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$3,000.00
Japanese Hand Painted scroll of a warrior in a fighting stance with sword drawn, signed by the famous print maker Yoshitoshi Mori ((1898-1992). Unusual that this is a true painting and not a woodblock print. Very Collectable Size: (total) 49" H, 19" W, (painting only) 16.5" H, 12.25" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1980 item #1318245
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$900.00
Chinese pair of baluster shaped translucent green Peking glass vases, painted with birds in blossoming magnolia trees with peony flowers blooming among rocks. 20th century. Size of each: 8 1/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1318241
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Wonderful Japanese scroll painting of Mt. Fuji surrounded by mist, with small birds and reeds in foreground, painted in light colors on silk, signed: by Kazan, of Gaishi Studio. Total size: 33 1/2" wide x 69" high. painting size: 15 1/2" high x 26 1/2" wide. "Biog.:1793-1841 Painter. Born in Edo, son of a samurai. Served Lord Miyake, of the impoverished Tawara clan. In 1838 imprisoned on false charges by the Tokugawa government; death sentence commuted to permanent house arrest; committed suicid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1318010
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$925.00
Antique Japanese velvet painting "Yuzen Birodo". It is a beautiful image of Mount Fuji with a small town on a lake, the foreground is full of water lilies. It bears a seal in the bottom right of the image. Yuzen Birodo or velvet painting was a technique made popular during the 17th century. The artist would work using a special process of dying where the image is created in the weave of the fabric thus creating an image of rich colors. It measures framed: 26" wide 28" tall, image: 23" wide ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1318008
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$2,200.00
Chinese painting of grapes attributed to Luo Yin, a pupil of Pu Ru, 1896-1963. This was painted in the spring of 1970 according to the inscription. Luo Yin wrote several books about his master Pu Ru, known for his calligraphy and painting. This piece measures framed: 31.5" wide by 60.5" tall image:25" by 45". It has 4 seals.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1318003
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Chinese 20th century hanging scroll painting of a landscape. A painted copy of a work by the famous artist Fang Cong Yi. The scroll has 18 seals. The landscape is dramatic and tranquil beginning in the mountains, descending through the ravines with a waterfall ending in a lake, where a monk crosses a bridge. It measures 25" wide 113" long overall, the image 18" by 69".
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