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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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1413943
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Tibetan bronze arm guard dagger,showing a mythical animal with a knife tongue rendered in great detail. This is a rare artifact that dates from the 19th century.

Provenance Broad Collection
Dates 19th century c1850
Size H 9.5" x W 4.5" x D 3.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1418394
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Terracotta soldier, nude standing upright without arms, with insertion holes at sides. Red pigment on back of head and lower leg, black pigment at back of head. Remnants of dirt lightly attached overall.

Size: 24" H 4" D 4" W

Location: Excavated from mound area outside of Xian, China

Age: Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD) Jingdi Emperor's reign
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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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1163997
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Antique Japanese bronze usubata, Meiji period. The usubata are used for floral arrangements, like a vase. This usubata is striking with a dragon supporting the vessel with one of its arms as its back arches. It measures 9" tall 12" wide at base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1197416
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Antique Japanese ranma with wonderful large scale hawk sitting in pine tree, beautifully carved on both sides, carved of keyaki (elm) wood, Meiji Period. Size: 59 1/2" x 16 1/4" high x 2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1251229
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Korean kitchen chest decorated with beautiful brass hardware. It has two sets of hinged doors with brass handles decorated with flora designs, and four drawers, each with a small bat shaped handle. The Korean word for 'bat' is a homophone for the Chinese word for 'good fortune', so bats are considered a good luck charm. Size: 50.25" height, 39.25" width, 18.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1282742
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Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea storage chest) with a lovely red/brown lacquered burl front with a gorgeous shine, and a warm honey-tone lacquered top and interior. It has many sliding door panels with plenty of storage space and shelving within, and five exterior drawers with interesting V-shaped handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Size: 47.75" height, 33" width, 13.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1337769
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Beautiful simple Korean bandaji (blanket storage chest). Made of solid kayak (Elm) wood with dramatic natural wood grain. Gorgeous original iron hardware with large lock and hinges with cut out motifs. Hinged in the front for storage access. Early 20th century. Size: 28 1/2" high x 32" wide x 19 1/4" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1381390
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Antique Chinese low cabinet. The upper portion has two drawers over a compartment opened by two cabinet doors. The doors swing on wooden dowel hinges which seat into small decorative carved peony flowers. The interior of the cabinet has one shelf. The front is finished with a rich red lacquer while the sides and top are a dark, distressed reddish brown lacquer finish.

19th century

Dimensions: 33 1/4" high x 31 3/4" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383939
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Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed with natural finish Kiri (paulownia) wood. Original condition. The four drawers with classic design of round iron hand-forged locks and pair of warabite drawer pulls, iron corner hardware and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 40 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1185741
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Japanese Buddhist devotional plaque made of bronze with design of lotus blossoms and braided cord tied in a bow. This keman would have hung in a temple as an offering for the Buddha. Age: Meiji Period (19th century). Size: 14.50" high x 10.25" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1256168
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Korean two-unit stacked chest (ichung nong) with beautiful persimmon wood front panels, and a fruitwood frame. brass hardware, four rectangular top drawers with brass bat-shaped handles, and a set of hinged drawers on each unit with a large brass butterfly lock in the center and brass butterfly hinges. The Korean word for 'bat' is a homophone for the Chinese word for 'good fortune', so bats are considered a good luck charm, and butterflies represent happiness. The inside of the chest is lined wi...