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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1403067
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Antique Chinese square faceted box made of black lacquered wood with inset rattan panels. The top of the box is decorated with a rural scene of court figures in a garden painted in gold lacquer on a black lacquer ground. The box stands on small feet and cut-out details on the bottom portion of the box are lacquered red. A beautiful overall crackle of the lacquer speaks of the box's age.

18th century

Dimensions: 9 1/2" high x 14" wide x 14" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1403065
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Chinese hard stone carving of a standing woman with flowing robes. In her hands she is holding a raised cup and a lantern on the end of a ruyi scepter. With wood stand.

Dimensions: 2 1/2" w x 7 1/2" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1403063
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Japanese pair of round fish plates. The raised details of the fish is painted in blue glaze. Along the edges, an impressed pattern makes up the fish's dorsal and pectoral fins. On the bottom, the maker's mark is a tiny blue floret.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 10 3/4" wide (mouth to tail)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1403062
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Japanese ko tansu or small hardwood chest of drawers, with charming burl front panels. The gilt metal hardware conveys floral motifs of Kiri leaves, flower petals, and fruit. The chest is configured with eight drawers of varied size and a pair of small sliding door panels opening to a roomy compartment. Each drawer has a plush black material lining.

Dimensions: 21 1/4" l x 11 3/4" d x 11 3/8" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1403058
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Japanese hand-forged iron jizai, used for suspending a tea kettle over a fire pit within the home. Made with a charming iron fish with incised details of scales, face, and separately attached fins.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 8" w x 48" - 53" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1403005
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A stunning Chinese porcelain Dayazhai-type jar grisaille painted with yellow ground. The monochromatic imagery of black and grey peonies against a yellow enamel ground scrolls around the body under a band of ruyi heads below a band of key-fret. With descriptive tag on the base "From the Hall of Embodied Harmony". Provenance: Captain Edward Pearce Collection. Capt Pearce was from Annapolis, Maryland and served in the US Navy in Japan and England during the 1960's to early 1970's.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1403003
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Antique Chinese vase with lid, made of green jadeite, with 8 faceted sides. Carved with scrolling floral motifs and filigree, with open carved filigree handles. The lid has a large finial over carved drapery. The base is carved with a lotus form over the tall, deeply recessed foot.

Dimensions: 4" w x 3 1/2" d x 11 3/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1403000
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Unusual Japanese Buddhist Zushi with dark, lacquered wood exterior and gilt interior. Enshrined in this portable altar is the statue of Buddha seated on a lotus. His two attendants are sitting on a dragon and fox. The double doors and roof top are decorated with scrolling gilt metal work.

Buddhist traveling altars and shrines create a sacred space of spiritual magnetism and are the product of dedicated craftsmanship. Traveling monks were required to have their own prayer tables and ot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1402996
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Unique double diamond Chinese Lacquer Box from the 18th C. The lid of the box has a gold painted mountain scene with two sages near a mountain stream. The crackling of the lacquer indicates the age of the box. The woven wicker inserts encased in a red painted frame on the 8 sides are in pristine condition. Small gold flowers are painted adjacent to the frames. The interior of the box is a large open space.

Date: 18 Century

Dimensions: 8" X 18" X 13"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402983
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Japanese porcelain Kakiemon dish, of a lotus form with lobed petals and scalloped edges, with an enamel image of a blue dragon in the center of the well, its body coiled and playing with a ball of fire. The dish stands on a wide, short foot outlined in red enamel.

Dimensions: 9 1/2" w x 2 1/8" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402849
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Antique Japanese pair of silver shokudai or candlesticks Made of repousse silver with motifs of scrolling vines and chrysanthemums. The base and top of each candle stick is lobed in a lotus pod form with scalloped edges.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 1/4" W x 21 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402848
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Japanese apothecary tansu made with Kiri (Paulownia) wood in original red lacquer finish, with an iron carrying handle on its top for transportation. The chest holds 35 deep drawers with small ring pulls, each drawer bears an interior calligraphy inscription in sumi ink to indicate which medicine belongs in which drawer. The 36th drawer is the largest at the bottom of the chest with the same larger handle as the top of the chest. Original condition.

late Edo period (1603-1868) ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1402847
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Antique hand-woven bamboo basket, originating from the Jarai culture in Vietnam. Secured with wood frame, baskets of this kind were primarily used for collecting and storing rice. The lid is woven with a tall, wood finial with pierced hole for securing it down with ties. The sides of the basket are woven with alternating darker and lighter bamboo to create a pair of bands over a geometric diamond design, with remnants of red pigments.

Dimensions: 14 1/2" W x 34 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1402844
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Antique hand-woven basket, originating from the Jarai culture in Vietnam. Secured with wood frame, with rope shoulder strap for carrying. Baskets of this kind were primarily used for collecting and storing rice. The lid is woven with concentric circle design.

Dimensions: 13" W x 22 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1402725
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$900.00
Antique Tibetan carved wooden phurba, a ritualistic Vajrayana Buddhist implement, depicting Nagas or snakes on the blade. Nagas are the entities in nature that associated with illnesses. The entwining serpents are a symbol of medicine and healing. The deity handle, mirroring the three-edges of the blade has three deity faces. Typically, one might be wrathful, one peaceful and one joyful representing Body, Speech and Mind.

Dimensions: 11 1/2" L x 2" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1402723
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$6,500.00
Rare Tibetan hand-painted lacquer altar cabinet. Original finish with patina. The front three panels depict three faces. The left face has red skin and green hair with eyes opened wide. The middle face is upside down with eyes coming out of its skull, representing the kapala or skull cup used in sacred Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies. The face on the right is called citipati, representing both the eternal dance of death as well as perfect awareness. Two of the panels are hinged and open to the sp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1402722
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$2,100.00
Chinese monochrome porcelain brush pot in a Turkish blue color underglaze, with reticulated carved scenes of cranes and pine branches against a ground of stylized lingzhi clouds and ocean waves. The base with six character Qianlong cartouche.

1890 - 1910 (pre Republic)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" w x 7 3/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1402721
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$750.00
A terracotta figure of the Three Wise Monkeys - Mizaru who is covering his eyes, Kikazaru who is covering his ears and Iwazaru who is covering his mouth. All three embody the proverb "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil". The figure is combed terracotta with blue, black and brown paint. The robes of the monkeys are painted with Japanese symbols on the back. Provenance: A Pvt. San Franciso Collection

Date: Meiji (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 8.5" X 5.5" X3.5"