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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1253691
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Beautiful antique painting of Hotei (also known as Budi or the Laughing Buddha), possibly depicted in his Dharmalaya body. He is shown sitting comfortably on a wooden bridge as men and women in gold straw hats walk by. Hotei is one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese culture and is revered for his happiness and the luck that he brings. Set in glass and framed, 17th/18th century. Size: (entire frame) 19" height, 16.5" width (painting only) 9.5" height, 7.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1253683
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$4,000.00
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase in a lovely ox-blood red with a narrow neck and elegant body. Mark on bottom reads Da Qing Kangxi Nian Zhi - "Great Qing dynasty Kangxi Period Make" Size: 7.5" height, 3.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1253525
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Massively huge Dark Bronze Japanese Temple Bell Bowl, with ridged edges along its rim and raised, scale-like pattern around its bottom. . Japanese Temple Bell Bowl was used during chanting, or as an indication of a change in time or activity. This is truly the largest bell bowl I have ever seen. Three stamped kanji characters "Kin Ryu ____?" on rim translates as Golden Dragon _____? (last one is illegible). Excellent condition and sound. It's extraordinary size: 17.25" height, 20.25" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1253523
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Lovely Japanese Hira Taiko Drum, made from a light hardwood, and hung from a Hiratsuri stand. The drum has iron studding to keep its drum skins in place and gold kanji/kana on a black metal strip, with a gold taiko logo for Maru Masa. A drumstick is included which hangs off a hook from the Hiratsuri stand. Makes a lovely drum sound as it is intact and in good condition. Taisho/early Showa period (c1930) Size: 33" High x 34 1/2" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1253506
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Antique painting of a scene from one of the poems in the Kokin Wakashu or "Collection of Japanese Poems of Ancient and Modern Times", dated from the Heian period (794-1185 AD). It was invented and published by Emperor Uda and his son, Emperor Daigo in the year 905, and was compiled by four of their court poets: Ki no Tsurayuki, Ki no Tomonori, Oshikochi Mitsune, and Mibu no Tadamine. This scene is likely taken from a poem by Tsurayuki in which the narrator laments over his loneliness and compare...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1253389
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$450.00
Chinese blanc de chine porcelain statue of Quan Yin, the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion. Her name is short for Guanshiyin, meaning "Observing the Cries of the World." She is seated upon a large wooden seat and wears a gorgeous cascading robe with strands of beads adorning her torso and legs. In her right hand she holds the branch of a willow tree. She is extremely detailed and beautiful. Size: 10" hwight, 3" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1253385
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Korean antique Buddhist Sutra text with cylindrical reliquary, the reliquary is made of gilt copper repouse with a figure incised on one side, the contents of the cylinder has been laid out flat for display in a plexiglas stand, one side is a flat rectangular gilt metal section with raised characters of buddhist text and praying figure on the left, the other side of the display has a similar rectangular section of raised Buddhist text and two figures on silver, dates to about 11th to 13th ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1700 item #1253381
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Antique Japanese print depicting the founder of the Shingon or "True Word" school of Buddhism, Kūkai (774-835). He was a famous calligrapher and engineer who invented the kana, syllabic Japanese scripts used in the Japanese writing system. In his hands he holds a vajra, a ritualistic weapon representing firmness of spirit and spiritual power, and prayer beads. Above him is Dainichi Nyorai, the central deity of the Shingon religion, surrounded by Bonji (single letter words derived from sansk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1253363
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Beautiful antique painting of a scene taken from the Japanese novel The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari), written by Murasaki Shikibu during the Heian period (794-1185 AD). The painting depicts chapter 4, in which Genji, 17 at the time, goes to visit his old wet-nurse, Koremitsu ,who had fallen ill. He notices some moonflowers growing in the adjacent yard, and he orders his servant to pick one. As his servant follows the order, a beautiful girl steps out of the neighboring house and offers him a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1253356
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Antique round bronze suiban, a shallow tray or bowl to be filled with suiseki or viewing stones, as well as sand and bonsai, signature on the bottom, 19th century. Size: 3.5" height, 12" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1253259
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Gorgeous scenic painting by Chinese artist Tsui Chian Tsai of a small town amidst a beautiful mountainous landscape, with a murky, grey sky and delicate white speckles of paint to represent the falling snow. Two large boats are returning to shore, covered in snow from their long trip. Very detailed work with a lot of realism, the artist truly captured the feeling of an extremely cold climate. Dated 1990, stamped and signed. Size: 26" height, 17.25" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1253255
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Painting by Chinese artist Ching Xiangko of five cute, swimming shrimp. There are subtle variations of color and depth in each shrimp, showing the artist had great control over the ink distribution. Signed and stamped, dated between 1960-1970. Size: 27" height, 18" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1253247
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Gentleman's wooden walking stick with a carved antler handle of an adorable little bobtail monkey, sitting upon an ocean cliffside and clutching a shell. There are various seashells carved around the monkey, including one with a hermit crab peeking its head out. Very precisely carved. Taisho period (1912-1925) Size: 36.5" height, (antler carving only) 5.5" height, 1.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1253228
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Antique ukiyo-e style woodblock print by artist Utagawa Kunisada, also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865), of a samurai warrior blocking the strike of another warrior's sword with his own. He has very detailed undergarments in mesh-patterned blue with light pink flowers, a black and white robe with jagged designs and red trim with a blue obi, and a red headband, with his hair styled in a traditional chonmage. Set behind glass and framed, part of the 47 Ronin series "Stories of the Faithfu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1253115
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$450.00
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a Bunraku (puppet theater) performance, where the robed man in front is actually a very large puppet and the man who wears a black veil is the puppeteer. Framed, with artist information in back. By artist Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), dated September 1856. Size: (entire frame) 24" height, 19" width (artwork only) 14" height, 9.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1253113
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$350.00
Gorgeous woodblock print by shin-hanga artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) titled "Plum Gateway". In the foreground is a small girl wearing a kimono, standing next to a tree with long, spindly branches and flower blossoms, gazing into the background at her mother and young sibling standing under a gateway. Signed and stamped. Size: (entire frame) 20.75" height, 15.75" width, (artwork) 14.25" height, 9" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1253110
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Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a samurai warrior in a crouched pose, one sword on his hip and one in his hands. He wears a blue and red kimono and he has a traditional chonmage hairstyle. Framed behind glass. The back of the frame lists artist Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864). Size: (entire frame) 21.75" height, 17.25" width (artwork only) 14.25" height, 9" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1253109
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Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a man wearing a white kimono with designs of black bamboo shoots, a black apron, and black lacquered geta (footwear). Artist Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1905), pupil to Kunisada. Set behind glass in a large frame, with artist and publishing information written on back. Size: (entire frame) 22.5" height, 17" width, (artwork only) 14" height, 9" width