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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1325463
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Antique Japanese two-section tansu in gorgeous original Keyaki (hardwood) with original lacquer finish, with red lacquer top and sides. Iron hardware of a rosy tone adorns each corner and drawer front, such as kakute (squared) shape handles and fleur de lis style locks. Side safe box holds two small drawers within for small treasures. The tansu sits on a custom stand. Key is included. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 37" H x 33.5" W x 17" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1325584
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Antique Korean three section lacquer cabinet, with elaborate inlaid scenes of various birds, deer, fish, and flowers. Auspicious creatures with fish tails, turtle shells, and the head of mammals are also seen in several panels. Brass hardware decorates the pieces such as butterfly shaped lockplates and hinges. Each section has double doors with wonderful paintings inside each door, depicting various scenes of nature and happy school children. 19th century Size: 69" H x 39" W x 21" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1325930
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Beautiful Antique Japanese koruri dans also known as an apothecary tansu. Made from kiri and sugi wood, with one hundred and two small drawers! Each inscribed with the name of a herb/medicine that was to be stored in slotted compartments. There are two thin drawers at its center bottom with flower shaped handle backs and two larger drawers at either side. Each drawer has a round black iron handles.

Early Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 33" height, 33" length, 7.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1326318
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Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant chest) made with dramatic Keyaki (elm) wood in original lacquer finish. Features sliding doors with vertical slats with a long, single drawer above and two drawers below with lock bar, corner safebox, two plain drawers at the very bottom. Wonderful original condition. Very high quality choba tansu. Original key is included. Edo period (1615-1868) circa 1850s. Size: 39" H x 29.5" W x 17" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326320
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Antique Japanese Aizome Futon Cover, made of cotton in four panels. Dyed a deep indigo with a paste resist repeating pattern of New Year bundles and persimmon branches. Meiji/Taisho Period. Size: 63" high x 50 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1326409
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Antique Japanese two-panel gold leaf screen with elegant, simplistic landscape scenes in black, with calligraphy and artist's signature. Unusual small size, very charming. Edo Period (circa 1800's). Size: 65" L, 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1326900
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Rare Japanese gusoku bitsu (carrying box for samurai armor). Made of kiri (paulownia) wood and lacquered red and black. Unusual curved form. Leather shoulder straps for carrying. Iron hardware. Top lifts off. Decorated with the mon (crest) of the Oyamada Samurai clan. Edo Period (circa 1800's) Size: 28" high x 15" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1328088
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Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), made all of iron and cast in the form of a daikon raddish. The leafy tops of the daikon are highly raised and the raddish root itself twists around becoming the circular rounded edge of the tsuba. Wonderful three dimensional quality. Edo Period. Size: 3" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1328090
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Japanese antique tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), cast all of iron. The motif appears to be a combination of two kamon (family crests); one being the inside part of a mokko crest and the other the swirling comma shaped arms of a tomoe or mitsudomoe (Shinto) mon. The resulting design is an open work of elegant lines. Edo Period. Size: 3 1/8" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1329508
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Antique Chinese Ming style altar table with original black finish, scrolling ends, carved spiral panels, double parallel bars connecting each leg to its mate. Early 20th Century ming Style. Size: 67” L x 14” D x 36” H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1329956
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Stunning Antique Japanese ema or wooden plaque on which Shinto worshippers would write their prayers and wishes to be received by deities or spirits. Hand painted with three bannered ships coming to shore amidst rough, rolling waves. Pine trees poke in from the bottom and leftmost side with gold flakes accenting the horizon. Very well done and in original condition. Signed "Ensai Fujiwara Masatoshi" , dated "Keio Gannen" or "first year of Keio" (September 1865). Size: 26" H x 60" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1331037
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Unique Antique Indian bed from the Bastar area. Beautifully rustic solid teak wood. Carved details along the sides and head. Supported by large rounded teak posts. Very well hand-crafted, robust and strong original bastar bed. Late 19th century.

Size: 21" high (head) 15-17" high to platform x 47 1/2" long x 33 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1331485
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Antique Chinese cedar wood figure of an ancestor seated on a throne, hand-carved with fantastic detail, with mineral pigment remains, some minor losses. Ming period. Size: 10" H x 6.5" W x 6.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1331493
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Japanese Keyaki (zelkova) choba tansu (merchant chest) with complete original lacquer finish. Quartered sawn keyaki hardwood relieving the distinctive woodgrain seen on all sides. Solid Keyaki hardwood used in every part of construction. Adorned in heavy iron hardware and original locking bar. Excellent original condition. Working keys are included. This is a top example of a Edo period Japanese Choba Tansu.

Edo period 19th Century

Size: 23.5" H x 27.5" L x 14.25"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1331499
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Japanese ceramic square dish by famed artist Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) with lovely grass calligraphy, tan milky translucent crackle glaze, curled edges, four oval feet, bottom incised with floral pattern and signature. Four rounded feet raise bottom surface. Comes with tomobako. Poem on plate reads: Asa to kite Coming again tomorrow Min to Omoeba I think of not seeing them Ietsuto ni Even to hang in the house Te-Ori to Oshiki A shame to snap a branch Yamazakura hana ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1331688
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Wonderful large carved wooden face of a man. His mouth is open wide and whiskers splay outward. He has a wide nose and large eyes. He appears to be wearing an oval shaped hat on which is carved an animal of some sort with long striped tail and clawed feet. The wood is beautifully worn from years of weather and rain. There are traces of white and yellow paint. Thailand. Early 19th century. Size: 24" high x 17" wide x 3 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1331708
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Antique fish sculpture, made from silver, with a fully articulated body, allowing wonderful lifelike movement. The forehead bears a symbol of two fish swimming closely in a yin yang formation. Its mouth is slightly open, almost smiling. Each of its scales has been embossed with intricate designs. A four character Chinese manufacturer's mark can be seen underneath the chin. Size: 7.5" L x 2" W x3.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1332126
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Gorgeous Chinese untreated jadeite bangle with spinach green with coloring of apple green. Stunning white colors blend the green coloration. Early 1900's. Size: 3 1/8" outer diameter, 2.5" inner diameter