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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364123
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Antique Japanese iron tetsubin. The body is wide and short with a small water spout, its sides flared out and tapered back in at the center with flattened base. The bronze lid features a cherry blossom with decorative ball finial and tall bronze handle. The piece is in exceptional condition. Dates from Tiasho period c1920.

Dimensions: 7.5" W x 8.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364127
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Antique Japanese two-section gifu choba tansu (accountant's chest) made with Hinoki (cypress) and Sugi (cedar) wood. The top section has two sliding doors with slats, and an open compartment inside with two drawers. The bottom section has an open storage compartment behind another pair of sliding doors, with five drawers and a lock safe. Key included.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364146
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$250.00
Vintage Japanese hibachi (brazier) made of beautiful Keyaki (elm) wood, with built in stand. The front features three long drawers with incised metal pulls. The interior is copper lined with natural patina.

Showa Period c1980

Dimensions: 33.75" L x 22" D x 19" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364231
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$4,000.00
Antique Japanese pair of hardwood fusuma door panels with black lacquer frames. The doors are hand-painted with a rooster, a hen, and their chicks with a bamboo grove background, accented with gold flakes. Each door has wire mounts in back to be hung for a wall display.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 27" L x 1" D x 68.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364232
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$750.00
Antique Japanese natural burl root stand or stool. Interesting natural burl form shape with bold woodgrain surface.

Dimensions: 17" x 18" x 15.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364282
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$8,000.00
Chinese landscape scroll painting, with accompanying calligraphy poem about different ways to escape the Summer heat, such as resting beneath a willow tree on the edge of the lake. Signed Huang Jun Bi (1898-1991), dated Summer of 1981. With three red chops.

Dimensions: 37" W x 84" H (entire scroll) 26.5" W x 53.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364375
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Antique Japanese karuma tansu, or wheeled chest, made of solid Keyaki (elm) wood. This chest features a large iron Phoenix lock plate with beautiful flowing tail feathers on the topmost drawer, as well as the bottom wheeled area. Themes of chrysanthemums, peonies, lotuses, and kiri leaves are incised into the decorative iron plating, with side locking box for small valuables.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: x 49" L x 24" D x 47" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364376
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$250.00
Antique Japanese framed pair of Manga book covers. The woodblocks show artwork of a beautiful Yoshiwara district courtesan, offering an ornate opium pipe to a gentleman while her attendant sits beside them. Displayed within a high quality custom frame.

Edo Period (1615-1868)

Dimensions: (entire frame) 15.5" L x 12" H (each book cover) 4.5" L x 6.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364378
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$900.00
Antique Thai/Burmese Sanskrit book fragments, called a "parabaik", which were once majorly used to document societal information through text and drawings. Made from thick sheets of paper, either blackened for text or whitened for colored drawings, which were then glued and folded together. This book fragment has a central black panel, with religious Sanskrit text in gilt, and gilt pigment figures kneeling in prayer on either side.

Early Rattanakosin period (1782-present)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1364379
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$800.00
A framed pair of Southeast Asian palm leaf manuscripts, each side covered in golf 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 : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364553
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$2,250.00
An incredible pair of Japanese Temple wall carvings / transom, with red and gilt lacquer pigments. Each piece has the image of a different instrument against a ground of heavenly clouds. Professionally framed to be mounted and displayed on the wall.

Dimensions: 42.24" L x 27" H (larger) 32" L 27" H (smaller)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364555
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$975.00
Unusual Japanese small gyosho bako (merchant's box) made with Kiri (Paulownia) wood in all original finish. The box holds four drawers, with decorative black iron plating and handles. The top 3 drawer interiors have been lacquered in black while the bottom drawer has also been lacquered in red. With original keys included.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 16" L x 9.5" W x 10.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364605
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Antique Japanese suzuribako, or calligraphy box, made with Keyaki (elm) wood with natural finish. The lid of the box opens to a shallow compartment for storing calligraphy papers, while the three front drawers would store other calligrapher's tools such as brushes, inkstones, and brush pots.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 10" W x 15" D x 10.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1364649
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Beautiful Japanese carved Noh theater mask of Zo-onna (beautiful woman). Carved out of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and painted with seashell and natural pigments. This mask is masterfully carved and painted with subtle detail like her very slight smile and the small dimple just above her chin. The mask is signed and has it's original tomobako (also with the same signature).

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Size: 8 1/4" long x 5 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1364650
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A traditional pair of Korean hand-carved wood clogs, or Namakshin. This type of footwear was originally introduced to Korea by shipwrecked Dutch sailors during the mid 1600s. Similar to the Japanese geta, Namakshin have two stilts beneath each shoe, designed to protect one's feet from muddy, wet ground.

Chosun Period

Dimensions: 10.5" L x 3.25" W x 6.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1364695
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$1,500.00
Japanese woven suiban. This low, shallow container is used for ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular in form, this suiban is raised on low feet. A grain or leaf-like design is woven into all sides and the corners have intricate knot work. An oval shaped metal container sits perfectly inside for holding water.

Taisho Period

Dimensions: 4 1/2" high x 19 1/2" long x 12" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364738
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Unusual Japanese chobako (merchant's box), made with Keyaki (elm) hardwood, and natural Keyaki burl front panels, all original finish. This piece originates out of the Kanto region of Japan, as seen in the style of iron hardware that is used. Heavy in weight.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 34.25" L x 15" D x 18.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364885
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$850.00
Antique Japanese zenibako, or money box, made of heavy Keyaki (elm) wood. The piece uses a funnel top lid for collecting temple offerings, secured with a very large iron front lock. Original condition. With mortis and tenon joinery.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 10.75" W x 17" D x 12.5" H