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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1404264
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Antique Japanese isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top section has two large drawers while the bottom section has two large drawers with two small drawers in the lower right hand corner. The drawers, which are made entirely of kiri wood, have two hand holds cut into the interior sides for carrying. Hardware is made of blackened iron with round lock plates, corner and side bracing. The sides are outfitted with latching handles to secure the t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1270249
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Antique Japanese gyosho bako (merchant's box) with a red-orange lacquer (negoro) finish and iron hardware with hirute shaped drawer pulls. It features three drawers on its front, two with iron lock plates, and a hinged door at its very bottom with a sideways facing handle over crossed hardware, with three extra drawers inside. Size: 34.5" height, 11" width, 16" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1305410
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A charming Japanese small tansu made from kiri (paulownia) wood, with attractive, simple iron fittings. Each drawer features a round iron lock plate and gunbai style handles. Size: 22.5" height, 25" width, 13" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1313677
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Antique Chinese Southern Song ceramic bowl with scalloped rim and incised, cloud like design in middle center. Extremely thin and delicate with lovely crackle yingqing glaze. (age 960-1279 AD) Size: 1.75" height, 4.75" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1327417
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Antique Japanese large single section futon tansu, Two large sliding doors made with keyaki (elm) wood with dramatic grain open to one large storage compartment. Sugi (cryptomeria) wood framing with slats on the side for bracing. Black Iron hardware. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Great for component / Media cabinet or Buffet Cabinet. Size: 34" high x 67 3/4" wide x 26 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377116
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Chinese circular porcelain plaque with enamel scene of Qingao in a green robe mounted on a carp. With calligraphy and red chop. Titled "Qingao kea li". The face of the plaque is on a step pedestal with a bare, textured backside.

Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1247666
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Antique Japanese Tansu from the Meiji Age in Japan. Made from beautifully cut Chestnut to showoff the striking grain. Small Locking hinged door with two hidden drawers located behind. Dimensions: 33 3/4" High X 40" Long X 15 1/2" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1326799
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Antique Japanese ikebana (flower) basket. Stunning Hand-woven in fine bamboo. signature on bottom by artist Ko-Sho. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Wonderful original condition. Size: 17" H x 12" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1335569
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Antique Chinese pair of blue and white porcelain lidded jars for storing ginger root, with white crackle underglaze and cobalt blue scrolling vines and flowers. Double blue ring on the bottom of each foot. Size: 10" H x 6" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374460
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Japanese temple carving depicting a dragon (Ryu) and a tiger (Tora), with background of bamboo forest and blossoming plum branches. The dragon is a sacred creature representing great power, strength, and good luck for people that are worthy. The imagery of the dragon fighting the tiger is symbolic of the opposing forces of yin and yang.

19th Century Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 26" H x 16" x 2 1/2"

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1375375
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Long Japanese half section Mizuya or buffet cabinet, constructed with Hinoki and Sugi wood.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 57 1/2" x 16" x 30 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1378319
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Japanese framed woodblock print by Nakayama Tadashi (1927-2014) of a stylized abstract horse with butterfly wings against a deep red ground. Signed in pencil, number 62/85.

Dated 1968.

Dimensions: 20" H x 11 1/4" W (overall) 12 3/4" H x 5" W (image only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1205790
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A Chinese cabinet with two sections inside. The top shelf has two drawers and the bottom shelf has a single drawer. The bottom of the cabinet has metal rings to attach ropes, where the cabinet can be moved anywhere. A few similar cabinets were used by officials during the Qing to transport official documents when assigned to distant regions in the empire. Age: Qing Dynasty- Republic Period Size: height 25" width 13" length 22"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1296430
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Chinese cabinet from the Shandong province made from jumu wood (elm). The two front swinging doors open with brass pulls on long, brass panels. The shelved interior is very roomy. The sides of the cabinet have been lacquered in a muddled red. Dates from the 19th century. Very difficult to get these pieces. No export out of China. Size: 44.5" height, 34" width, 15.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1308040
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Antique Japanese kannon biraki tansu, made with keyaki (elm) and hinoki (cypress) wood. Interior has four storage compartments. Top and sides have the same kanji marking burned into the wood. Beautiful, original finish. Very unusual. Size: 25.75" height, 23" length, 10" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1316962
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Antique Chinese cabinet made from lustrous elm wood, with three drawers running along its top and two doors opening to a roomy, shelved interior. Very solid and original piece.

Early 19th century.

Size: 47 1/2" High X 40 1/2" Wide X 15 1/2" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1366580
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Antique Japanese choba-ko tansu (small merchant's chest), made of natural Kiri (paulownia) hardwood (original finish). The chest holds a large open compartment with a single shelf behind two large doors, lined with 7 outer drawers. Each drawer opens by a squared, black iron handle. The smallest bottom-left drawer acts as a money collection box, with a coin slot right above it.

Edo Period (1680-1868) c1800

Dimensions: 23" L x 8.75" D x 20.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1368647
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Antique Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest of drawers). Made with Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) woods with original finish. The chest holds 5 long drawers and 3 smaller side drawers, with hirute drawer pulls and rectangular iron locks.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 44.5" L x 16.75" D x 30.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1369173
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Antique Japanese unusually small kannon biraki (hinged doors) tansu chest made of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top portion of the chest opens to reveal a compartment with a single shelf. The bottom portion has two exterior drawers. Elaborate iron hardware is like that of a larger kannon biraki chest and includes heavy hinges and cross bracing on the doors with an ivy leaf mon (crest).

Edo Period (early 1800's)

Dimensions: 16 1/4" high x 19 1/4" wide x 10" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376179
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Japanese two section clothing tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood. Decorated with classic round iron locks and handles. The lower section holds a corner safe box.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 37" x 16 1/2" x 43 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1384773
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Japanese half section Mizuya or kitchen buffet tansu. Constructed of Hinoki (cypress) and Sugi (cedar) wood. The piece opens by two large front sliding panels to the large interior with 2 recessed shelves. The sides of the chest have horizontal bracing slats for reinforcement.

Dimensions: 69 1/4" L x 19 1/2" D x 32 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1392874
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Japanese two section isho tansu (clothing chest of drawers). Constructed with Hinoki and Sugi wood.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 34 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 37 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1404685
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Antique Japanese kannon biraki isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing with hinged doors). Made with kiri (paulownia) wood on the front with sugi (cryptomeria) wood on the sides, top and interior. The top section has two hinged doors which open to reveal two interior drawers. The bottom section has two large exterior drawers of different sizes. The lower right hand corner has a safe box with a hinged door and two small interior drawers. One of the small drawers is shortened from the back f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1253523
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Lovely Japanese Hira Taiko Drum, made from a light hardwood, and hung from a Hiratsuri stand. The drum has iron studding to keep its drum skins in place and gold kanji/kana on a black metal strip, with a gold taiko logo for Maru Masa. A drumstick is included which hangs off a hook from the Hiratsuri stand. Makes a lovely drum sound as it is intact and in good condition. Taisho/early Showa period (c1930) Size: 33" High x 34 1/2" Wide
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A large shinto shrine constructed in the style based on the Grand Shrine of Ise. This type of construction for small shrines is often used by the local residents in Ise. The shrine contains fine details in the woodwork and brass fittings fit for a deity. Age: 20th century. Size: height 23.75" width 19" length 36"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1254326
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Japanese antique single section isho tansu (storage chest for clothing), made with all keyaki (elm) wood on drawer fronts, the sides and top are sugi (cryptomeria) wood and lacquered a deep reddish brown, nice iron hardware with warabite shaped drawer pulls, seven drawers of various sizes, Meiji Period. Size: 33 1/4" high x 35 1/2" wide x 17 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1345975
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Charming Japanese small tansu (merchant's chest) in original red lacquer finish with black lacquer frame, made with Kuri (chestnut) front drawers and Sugi (cypress) sides. Decorative floral iron locks on each drawer with key included. Would make an excellent bed side chest or small table/chest for living room.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 25" L x 13" W x 22.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1381299
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The mystical Dzi beads are implements of ancient Tibetan and other Asian cultures for several hundreds of thousands of years. Dzi beads are believed to hold magical properties bringing prosperity and protection to whomever wore these beads. They are also thought to hold medicinal properties, and so can be characterized by the "dig marks" left over the surface of the bead, where a small portion has been scraped away to be ingested. The Dzi bead has patterns of 9 white "heavenly eyes", considered...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1408875
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An antique Chinese summer undergarment made of bamboo tubes for cooling. The garment was used to prevent silk from sticking to the skin during the hot summer months.

Date: 19th C

Dimensions:25.5" wide X 58" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1156320
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Antique Chinese inlaid lacquered hexagonal box on a stand. The box is from the late 18th century, the stand is an early 20th century addition. It is inlaid with mother of pearl in a floral pattern. The lid has a landscape scene with mountains. The inside of the lid has a small scrolling flower inlaid with mother of pearl. The front has a bronze bat under the lock. Above the lock is a hinged roundel with a chinese character that has been hammered on. It measures 14.5" long 20" tall with stan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1197030
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Antique Japanese cloisonne plate with scalloped edge. The center has a beautiful depiction of humming birds in flight over chrysanthemum and peony flowers. Meiji period, 1868-1912. It measures 18" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1950 item #1197332
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Beautiful Indonesian bowl made of teak wood and of indigenous form with a large handle. Size: 5"h x 22"w
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1245013
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Korean mask for use in dance performances widely known as talchum or Yangju Pyolsandae Nori. Though these dances vary by region, they all share common themes such as exorcism, ritualistic dance, satire, and parodies of wealthy upperclassmen and would often be performed on the day of Buddha's birth and other seasonal festivals. The mask, called Somu (young shaman), is hand-carved wood with visible chisel marks on the inside, along with Korean and Japanese kanji signatures, with a black cotton hoo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1249268
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Japanese cha tansu, or tea chest, with a kiri wood interior, persimmon stand and frame, and burl wood drawer faces. Each drawer has iron warabite handles with engraved flowers, and small iron hardware with engravings of leaves and birds, and its two sliding doors also have engraved handles.Tiasho period c1920. Size: 31.5" height, 35.75" length, 16" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1267546
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Antique Chinese carved Rock crystal snuff bottle, with a double happiness symbol carved over a background of squared spirals on its front and back. Image of a face with a gaping mouth on both of its sides. It has an agate topper with a finial and a carved horn spoon. Perfect Condition. Circa 19th Century Size: 2.75" height, 1.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1315298
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Small Chinese cabinet with open shelf for display, cabinet doors open to compartment with one interior shelf, made of hardwood. Made in China for export to Japan. c. 1900. Size: 30" high x 24" wide x 16 3/4" deep.