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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1336600
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Antique Japanese large onigawara roof tile end cap. This beautiful tile was made in the toukigawara method with a hollow interior. It once graced the roof of a large building, perhaps a temple or an important house. It has a raised Tomoe crest (mon) in the center which is surrounded by wonderfully three dimensional swirling clouds and topped with it's own roof. Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 20" high x 22" wide x 12 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384096
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Chinese small monochrome porcelain vase with a dark purple underglaze. The body of the vase is rounded with tapered foot, tall slender neck with small opening. The foot is bare of glaze.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 3" x 3" x 5 1/4" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1196529
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A young woman dressed in a white robe with red hakama pants is holding a folding fan and is posed to do a dance. This dress is often known as Shirabyoshi where these were sacred dances offered to the gods. The shirabyoshi figure evokes the Heian and Kamakura aesthetic and the legends contemporary to the era that portray the Shirabyoshi. Work is signed and sealed by an artist named Nanko. Age: Early 20th century. Size: height 74.25" width 22.5
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1950 item #1241564
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Wonderfully detailed print of snowy herons huddled together in the water by Japanese artist Ohara Koson (1877-1945). This is a shin-hanga style of print, a revitalization of the traditional ukiyo-e style, which means "pictures of the floating world", popularized during the Edo period in Japan (17th-19th century). The background of the print fades beautifully from the icy grey and white toned sky into the gorgeous blues of the water. The herons are amazingly detailed with their feathers actually ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342102
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Japanese bronze suiban, or a dish to be filled with viewing stones called suiseki, as well as small plant arrangements. The rim has flower petal incision motifs while the sides are decorated by medallions and a pair of handles shaped like elephant heads. Artist's signature on bottom.

Size: 17" L x 9" W x 4.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394432
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Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel is carved with a landscape scene of a bride with pine trees and rock formations.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 13 1/2" Height
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1226222
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A Chinese hardwood stand crafted in the style of some examples of Ming dynasty furniture and in the preference of the literati. The simplicity of the stand compliments objects placed on top. Age: 20th century Size: Length 18" Width 12.5" Height 6.6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1236701
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A splendid antique Chinese agate snuff bottle with a motif of a fish jumping out of the water. The carving is done where the artist used the distinct colorations of the stone emphasizing the fish. Age: 20th century Size: Length 2.25" Width 1.25" Height 0.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302522
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Antique Japanese bronze mirror with a recessed interior scene in which two cranes and a large turtle kiss in a marshy environment. The turtle's shell has been pierced through so that a cord may be slipped through for holding the mirror. 18th Century Size: 4.75" diameter, .75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302911
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Antique Japanese bronze yatate, a pipe shaped container for the carrying of cotton saturated with calligraphy ink with a long shaft for a brush. The main component is cylindrical in shape with an inner compartment and an outer decorative area with scrolling vines and flowers. The lid has a kiri leaf design. The brush shaft has a fu dog towards the top and scrolling vines with kiri leaves running down towards the end, where it stands on an elephant's head. 20th Century Size: 4" height, 12"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1358500
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Japanese kabuki actor doll, dressed as a fearsome white lion with long, flowing mane, made with real hair. He wears silk garments of bright orange, white and grey, with his face done in traditional cat eye makeup of white, black, and red.

Size: 16.75" x 13.75" x 20.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1375316
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Japanese print by Hiroto Norikane (b. 1949-), aquatint of puffer fish lanterns, stacked and strung together. Numbered 132/300, titled, signed in pencil.

Dated 1981.

Dimensions: 7 3/4" X 10 1/2" H (artwork 2 3/4" x 5 1/2" H)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1246603
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Chinese ceramic bowl, with a black crackle glaze, with a pretty copper-colored imprint of a leaf on its inside, slightly raised at its stem, Song style, 20th century. Size: 2.25" tall, 6.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1246606
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Chinese ceramic bowl with a black crackle and oil-spot or "tenmoku" glazing, which is achieved from the heating and cooling of a mixture of feldspar, limestone, and iron oxide, Song style, 20th century. Size: 2.25" tall, 6.25" wide,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1348897
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Antique Japanese woven bamboo traveling basket/trunk, with iron side handles and locks, an iron hinged top, lined in old light blue paper.

Size: 26" L x 16.5" W x 13" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1380922
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Japanese set of 7 blue and white porcelain condiment cups. Each cup is formed with dramatic four lobed foliate rim, eggshell thin body with cobalt blue under enamel scene of Mt. Fuji and flower medallions. The foot of each cup is recessed and incised with lines in a circular order. Dates from the 19th century.

Dimensions: 3" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/4" H
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199130
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Beautiful mezzotint print of a black and blue night scene with a waning crescent moon behind Japanese primroses in bloom. Artist: Yoshihiku Kaya, edition 39/75. No condition problems to note. Size: 8.5 x 4.25 inches and 20.25 x 14.25 inches with frame.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1362481
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Antique Thai panel with red and gilt pigments, featuring detailed hand-carvings of two dancing human figures with a monkey over a reticulated ground of various flora.

Dates from the 19th century

Dimensions : 13"L x 2" D x 16.5" H