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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1091886
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Beautiful pair of Chinese blue cloisonne mystical animals, possible Qilins, from the 19th century. The animals are beautifully rendered in bronze with whimsical cloisonne details. They measure 11 1/2" tall. Overall excellent condition. From the Collection of Joe and Selma Ferron. Published in the book "Cloisonne Extraordinaire" by W.F. Alexander and Donald K. Gerber, page 47.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1093386
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Beautifully embroidered "Goa" priest vestment from india. Goa was a Portuguese colony off the coast of India. It is embroidered with shades of blue, red, pink, yellow, orange, and green. There is a floral scrolling pattern on front and back with smaller flowers.

18th Century

Size: 48" long by 26" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1102872
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Very large and dramatic antique Burmese temple shrine and stand (buddha pictured sold separately), 4 pieces, carved out of wood and elaborately decorated all over with figures, birds, beasts and flowers, lacquered with red and gold with details of colored glass everywhere, opening cabinet doors to red lacquered interior, 10 drawers, 17th/18th century. Size: 66 1/2" high x 76 1/2" wide x 52 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1105245
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Japanese gilt lacquer three-case inro, Edo period, 19th century, the flattened body decorated overall with fluttering butterflies, finely rendered in gold, silver and iro-e hiramakie, takamakie and togidashi on a kinji ground with gold foil, aogai and raden inlaid accents, signed Yoyusai followed by a kakihan, the interiors fundame and nashiji (silver oxidized), 3.5''l; together with a copper ojime with bat and floral design in gold, silver and shakudo overlay.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1133744
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Chinese white jade boulder beautifully carved with mountain scene, on one side are monks in a mountain pavilion with twisting pines, roof tops and stairways peep through swirling mist and rocky crags, on the reverse is a rural scene of a man riding a buffalo through more rocks and pines, from one tree hangs a string of coins. Republic Period. Size: 4 3/4" high x 5 1/4" wide x 2 1/4" deep
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1138350
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Japanese pair of mirror image cloisonne vases with amazing details of phoenixes, dragons, birds, and other mythical animals in jeweled lappets and ruyi-heads and flower bands. Green cloisonne contains gilt-like effects. Mottled purple ground, Base has flower mark, gilt bronze end bands. Wonderful condition. Size: Width: 5.5" Height:12". Meiji Period, late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1138906
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Rare and unusually large antique Chinese large ceramic tomb figure of a tall male attendant, beautiful dripping Sanchai glaze, slip painted face.

Tang Dyansty, with TL (thermal luminescence) test

Size: 28 3/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1142801
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Zen triptych scroll by Sesson Shukei (1504?-1589) The set of three are paintings of a radish and nappa cabbage with Lao Tzu riding a bull as its centerpiece. Scroll set comes with a box with paper labels naming the object and figure in the painting. One label reads that one of the Kano Eisen (the first or second) had provided an opinion, but the orignal document does not exist anymore. Age: Late Muromachi 16th century. Size (for all three approx.) Height: 74.25" Width: 18.3" (with ends): 20.5"
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 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1147359
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Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood plaque inlaid with a mixed metal scene of two monkeys, A large monkey dressed in a happi coat sits on a branch of a blossoming peony plant, in one hand he holds a lotus blossom on a long stem at the top of which another tiny monkey hangs on like a flag. Both monkeys are detailed down to their each of their silver hairs and whimsical expressions; the peony plant also is rendered with mottled leaves and golden blossoms; two cartouche signature also in m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1147691
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Antique Japanese Bronze Warrior with upraised arm holding a Buddhist Bell Bowl and holding spear in other arm. Gold leaf on raised design. Very fine detail, good condition with small wear to gilt. On hardwood stand, bell taper inside bowl. Bronze figure is 17.5" High, with bowl 24" High, 30" High overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1148458
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Antique Chinese large tomb pottery figure of a horse, gray clay with traces of white and red slip pigment, tail and ears are separate pieces, wonderful example of Han Dynasty tomb sculpture with very stylized geometric shaped features, great whimsical expression with mouth open.

Comes with TL (thermal luminescence) test dating to Han Dynasty 206-220 BC.

Dimensions of horse: 49" high x 40" long x 12" deep Dimensions on Custom Museum metal base: 59" high x 42" l...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1155278
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Indian statue of a jain buddha seated in meditation with hands and feet crossed carved out of white marble. The base has a weathered donatory inscription with a horned bull or possibly a rhino in the middle. If a rhinocerous, the statue would be of Mahavira in the 11th reincarnation. Traces of red pigment. The nose was broken during the muslim invasions of India sometime between the 13th and 16th centuries. From the Mt. Abu region, 15th-16th century. It measures 13"deep, 26" wide 30" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1155604
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Antique Chinese hardwood round table with six matching chairs. Table and chairs topped with beautiful burl wood. The table and chairs are decorated with a scrolling pattern. Well constructed and comfortable. It measures 39" diameter, 32" tall. Republic period, early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Architectural Elements : Pre 1900 item #1156189
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A large mounted carved Chinese Fu-dog with child and a ball. Carved architectural elements are often used in Taoist and Confucian temples. The carvings often depict the important symbolism and ideals representing the religion the temple houses. Age: 19th century. Size: Length: 13" Width: 9" Height: 35"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1167116
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Two panel Japanese folding screen with image of two deers set on a grassy meadow-like surrounding with a waxing gibbous moon set on the left panel screen. The simple watercolor appearance, minimalist lines, and motif like appearance of the images are the signature elements seen in most Rinpa School. Age: Edo Period (18th-19th century). Size: Height: 67.5" Width: 68"