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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Contemporary item #1217738
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The Heart Sutra with Taro by Mayumi Oda. The paper is green with a sutra printed. A sutra is a formula or rule for life. A tree with large leaves and a frog are outlined by a silver spray. It measures 38.5" wide 12.25" tall. 28/50.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1257396
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Very rare and unusual travel tansu with a black lacquered wooden frame and lacquered wicker front and sides, with two large hinged doors in its front. The inside is lined with paper and has four removable shelves with wooden frames. Edo period (1615-1867) circa 1850s Size: 37.5" height, 34" width, 17.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280694
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Antique Japanese candle holder made of iron, with attractive teardrop shaped tiers that hold five candles on each side, two inside, and one main candle at its very top. Its base is rectangular and solid, with a nice patina, and it stands on three legs. Size: 60 cm height, 17" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1286111
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Antique Chinese dark Zitan hardwood stand with two levels, nicely carved legs, beautiful woodgrain. Early 20th century Showa Period. Size: 20" height, 6.25" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1298912
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Framed Japanese woodblock print by artist Okiie Hashimoto (1899-1993) Signed in pencil, with inscription and artist's cartouche. Circa 1959. Size: (entire frame) 35.25" height, 29.25" width (artwork only) 22.5" height, 17.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1310857
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Antique Japanese book of 34 various woodblock prints. Each page vividly depicts a story, with bright color and exciting subjects. The outside is covered in brick red fabric with flowers. Size: 13.5" x 9" x .75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1321797
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Antique Japanese woven ikebana (flower) basket with overlaps of swirled and striped bamboo, knotted and twisted handle, large interior bamboo vase lined with metal. Look gorgeous with colorful flower arrangement. Size: 16.5" height, 11" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1356726
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Antique Japanese half section Mizuya (kitchen tansu) made of Hinoki (cedar) and Sugi (cypress) hardwoods in a dark lacquer finish. The tansu has two sliding front doors with horizontal slats and side bracing, with very roomy storage interior complete with middle shelf.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 47.5" L x 17" W x 32" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364379
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A framed pair of Southeast Asian palm leaf manuscripts, each side covered in gold leaf, with ornate filigree in red, and scenes of dancing people and beasts. With lines of text written in black lacquer pigment. These manuscripts have two holes each to be strung and bound together as a book. Professionally displayed suspended in glass and framed.

19th Century

Dimensions: 21.25" L x 23" H (entire frame) 22.5" L x 5" H (each manuscript)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1379679
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Antique Korean white brass jewelry box, its lid with inlaid motif of an auspicious character meaning wealth or prosperity. Interior lined with wood. The rectangular box stands on four stylized feet.

Choson Period 19th century Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 4" x 3 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1381073
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An unusual vintage Japanese Choa tansu with Keyaki burl front hardwood panels. The chest is decorated with highly ornate floral motifs and filigree seen through the iron plating and hardware. Each drawer and compartment has a black lacquered interior. The tansu has side handles for transport. dates from Showa c1950

Dimensions: 21 1/2" x 13" x 31" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1382094
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Chinese peking glass brush pot or bitong, of a round cylindrical form and foot slightly recessed. The rich amber peking glass contains gold flakes within it.

Dimensions: 6" x 6 1/4" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1384222
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Stunning Japanese 2 panel silver leaf screen with stylized ink calligraphy poem and signature.

Dates from 1950's

Dimensions: length 71" x height 29"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1401187
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Antique Chinese bronze incenser of a cylindrical form on tripod feet, standing on a carved wood base. The interior of the censer has natural green patina indicative consistent with age. The base is impressed with a six characte Xuande cartouche (1426-1435).
The Xuande Emperor, personal name Zhu Zhanji (朱瞻基), was the fifth emperor of the Ming dynasty, ruling from 1425 to 1435. His era name "Xuande" means "Proclamation of Virtue". Zhu Zhanji was the eldest son of the Hongxi Emper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401988
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Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a samurai's sword, with openwork motifs of peonies and scrolling leaves, with silver and gilt inlay pollen, detailed on the reverse, with signature.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" x 3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1403481
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Chinese blue and white porcelain planter, decorated with cobalt blue underglaze designs of scrolling vines and flowers and three round medallions depicting waterside scenes, rock formations in the background and fishermen, huts, and pine trees in the foreground. The inner and outer rim are decorated with a band of floral scrolls and flowers. The foot tapers slightly and is decorated with a band of various auspicious objects.

Dates from the 19th century Dimensions: 9 3/4" w x...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1405824
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Antique Japanese ranma (architectural transom carving for over a door). Made all of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood, this carving is a rare beauty in it's detail. A cross section view of a gnarled plum branch in bloom along side a stand of bamboo. The straight leaves of the bamboo contrasts sharply with the curving tendrils and round blossoms of the plum tree. Carved in a 3 dimensional style so that the view is different on each side.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1366716
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Japanese 2-section isho tansu (clothing chest of drawers), from the Kyoto area. The chest is made with Sugi (cypress) wood in the original glossy red lacquer finish a lacquering process know asiro-urushi (色漆), literally "color lacquer"and has 11 drawers with charming heart-shaped keyholes and black iron warabite pulls. The top section houses a large open compartment behind two Keyaki (elm) sliding panels in a dark finish, with black lacquer frames.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)
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