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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1213546
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A Chinese landscape painting done on a gold paper base done in the style of Zhang Da Qian. The work contains a signature and seal of Zhang Da Qian's noted disciple Sun Yunsheng (1918-2000). Zhang Da Qian established a style influenced from traditional Chinese landscape paintings combined with Song Dynasty style ink wash landscapes. Work is dated in June of 1975. Age: 20th century Size; Length: 64" Height 38.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1213543
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A Chinese couplet scroll in calligraphy excerpting from a work composed by the noted literati scholar, Su Dongpo from the Song Dynasty. Work contains the signature and seal of Zheng Xiaoxu (1860-1938).The two line couplet expresses how as there are different ways to point out the errors in an embroidered robe, or a crane hesitating to fly has yet to mature into an immortal. Age: Early 20th century Size: Height 67.5" Width 16.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1213535
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$10,000.00
A Chinese hanging scroll portraying a group of lotuses set in a marsh-like environment with a butterfly flying over the flowers. The work contains a seal and signature of the noted artist, Qi Baishi (1864-1957). Qi Baishi became famous through his independent studies in Chinese painting and his energetic brush strokes and styles evolved Chinese art in the 20th century. Age: Late 20th century Size: Height 86" Width 23"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1213532
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$7,500.00
A pair of hanging calligraphy scrolls with a couplet verse inscribed signed with the name of the noted Chinese artist, Zhang Da Qian (1899- 1983) known for his traditional landscapes, lotuses, and human figures. The scroll expresses the scenery of the mountains and the plum blossoms in full bloom marking the return of spring. Age: 20th century Size: Length 68.6" Width 15.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1213530
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A two section lacquered kiri tansu done in a design often seen in the Fukushima region. Iron fittings are attached on the sides for easy carrying and to hold the two tansus together. The tansu is made mostly from kiri (paulownia) and sugi (cryptomeria) woods. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 37.6" Width 16.6" Height 40.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1213525
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A large Kansai area issho tansu made from keyaki and sugi woods. Copper handles are used on the sliding door panels and a special cabinet with a lock is set on the bottom area of the chest. Tansu such as these were often placed in the private quarters of the home and clothes, family documents, and important objects were placed inside. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 45.75" Width 18.25" Height 60"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1213519
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$350.00
A red Indonesian topeng mask possibly depciting a warrior or an old man. The mask contains sections where the beard and the eye brows may have been attached. The mask is made into two sections where the jaw, a separate section, would move making the mask animate. Age: 19th-20th century Size: Length 4.75" Width 3.25" Height 7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1213516
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$650.00
A carved wooden mask from Indonesia depicting a deity or a spirit. The mask contains some pigment that once covered the surface. Topengs are used on the islands of Java and Bali and used during religious processions and ceremonies depicting the stories of the Hindu gods. Age: 19th-20th century Size: Length 4.75" Width 3.25" Height 7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1213438
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$850.00
An Indonesian mask carved in the form of a male figure. The mask is carved and painted with fur used to express the eye brows and mustache. A symbol like form is carved on the back of the mask to bless the mask and to animate the mask when being used. These masks are often used in Bali and Java during religious ceremonies performing the legend of the Hindu gods. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: Length: 8.25" Width: 3.25" Height" 7.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1213434
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An Indonesian Mask carved in the form of a monkey. The mask is carved into two separate section, one is the top area of the head and the bottom is the jaw area. The mask is attached with a head covering made from strips of leather. The islands of Java and Bali are the two key regions that have the art of mask dancing often depicting religious stories. Age: 19th-20th century Size: Length: 8.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 9.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1213183
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Beautiful Japanese antique highly carved butsudan panel, carved with scene of two dragons in swirling clouds and crashing waves, black and gilt lacquer with details in red, the eyes of the dragons are made of reverse painted glass, framed in black lacquer frame with copper hardware. This piece was once a ranma or transom over the interior doors of a large Buddhist butsudan shrine. Meiji Period. Size: 9" high x 44" long. Carving is up to 3" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1213153
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$2,500.00
Beautiful Chinese tomb pottery horse in two pieces, sculpted of gray clay and painted with slip, wonderful dramatic shape, expressive face with open mouth, painted with white slip, traces of orange and black slip details especially on the head and face. Han Dynasty 206 B.C. - A.D. 220. Size:16 3/4" high x 20" wide x 7" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1212459
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$2,400.00
A pair of superb cloisonne vases with fine decorations of cranes flying in the evening sky. Cranes are an auspicious motif in East Asia, often a symbol of longevity and fortune. Has original box. Age: early 20th century Size: Diameter: 2.5" Height: 7.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1212455
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$2,500.00
An interesting Japanese cloisonne hexagonal vase decorated with motifs of chrysanthemums. The cloisonne is done in a technique aka-sukashi, ginbari, where the metal base contains a pattern which is showing through the red cloisonne glaze. Above the metal base is the cloisonne work of chrysanthemum flowers with a bird flying in the distance. On the rim of the foot, two marks can be seen. One is a diamond shape seal, signature of Hayashi, and the other is a mark reading jungin or Japanese grade s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #1212430
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$900.00
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A beautiful pair of Japanese cloisonne vases decorated with a pair of roses set on a grey celadon colored background. The vases have silver rims on the mouth and foot of the vase. Age: 20th century Size: Diameter 3.8" Height 6.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1211706
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese plique-a-jour round box. It is decorated with grapes and leaves on a maroon background. It measures 3" diameter, 2.5" tall. Taisho Period (early 20th century).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1211701
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Japanese plique-a-jour bowl with roses and plum blossoms. The bowl has a silver rim and small feet. Red roses with blue and maroon plum blossoms on a green ground. It measures 3.25" diameter, 2" tall. Meiji Period 1868-1912.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1211698
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$5,000.00
An interesting Chinese table separated into two sections. The six legs fold together, making the table easy to store. The fluted stripe like moulding on the table appears often with Chinese furniture from the Republic period. Age: Republic Period (c1900). Size: height 28.5" diameter 33"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #1211695
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$1,275.00
Small blue Japanese cloisonne vase with traveling scene. The body of the vase is cool blue with a dark blue mountain behind a building surrounded by trees. Three travelers approach as they pass a cliff with a cypress tree. Showa period, 1920-1930. It measures 2" at the base5.25" tall,1.5" wide mouth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1211468
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$5,250.00
Beautiful antique Burmese Sutra, printed on leaves depicting different stories of the Buddha with his teachings. With fine printed writings on the back side and around the edges. Incised and stained with ink. Held together with lacquered and gilted wood with a raised scrolling leaves designs, lions and elephants. Age: Late 19th Century / early 20th century. Size: 19" length x 28.5" height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1211465
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Beautiful Chinese short silk robe for a lady, made of iridescent blue and purple silk woven with design of auspicious objects and swirling clouds. Applied edging of extremely intricate embroidered scenes noble men and ladies in a garden pavilion setting engaged in leisurely outdoor pursuits like fishing and flower gazing. This silk edging is ornately cut and edged with black silk piping and tiny rows of forbidden stitch. Four metal buttons and decorative silk ribbon work. The interior is li...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1211464
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Chinese book full of images of different genres of peoples different lives. Daily chores and activities collected with Chinese text. 12 seperate scenes Dimensions: 10 1/2'' Long X 7'' High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211457
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$5,650.00
Chinese Jade brush pot. Fairly light green jade with darker markings mixed throughout. Smooth clean look with nice proportions. Dimensions: 4 1/2'' High X 2 1/8'' Wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1211453
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Chinese hardwood Stand in great condition with a beautiful finish. Solid hardwood with simple yet elegant lines. Dimensions: 1 1/4'' High X 8'' Long X 5 /3/4'' Wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1211429
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$7,500.00
Japanese choba from Sakata area, Japan. Made entirely of Keyaki wood (elm) with burl wood. Heavy iron hardware, including elaborately cut lock plates with square shaped handles, the side has warabite shaped handles. The pulls for opening the sliding panels are inlaid with mother of pearl and edge with carved persimmon. Interior has one shelf. Well crafted joinery and tenons original lacquered finish in excellent condition.

Age: Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Size: 29....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1211356
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Antique Japanese karuma tansu (wheeled storage chest), the front is keyaki (zelkova) wood with sliding panels with horizontal slats, interior has a full width shelf and two small drawers on the right side, the bottom portion has three drawers and a locking bar (with key); one full width drawer and two smaller drawers side by side, beautiful original lacquer finish, heavy iron hardware, Edo Period, circa early 1800s. Size: 46 1/2" high x 47 1/2" wide x 21" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1211319
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$2,500.00
Japanese antique bronze censor, decorated all over with archaic motifs and scrolling vines, stands on three legs with heads of horned mythical creatures, the base is covered with rolling waves, handles in the form of fu-dogs, lid is covered with clouds and topped with a fu-dog, rectangular cartouche on bottom, illegible. Taisho Period. Size: 24 1/2" high x 15 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1211305
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Lovely antique Chinese bronze goose incense burner with great feathered detail on lid. Beautiful patination condition. The realistically shaped open mouth allows smoke to exit. Age: 19th Century. Size: 10.25" Height x 6.5"Length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1211190
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This is a beautifully rendered Japanese Tetsubin. Done in Iron with gorgeous mixed metal inlays of gold and silver. Portrays persimmon fruit branch with birds an Maple tree leafs representing Fall. Signed Lid on bottom reads Ryubundo, the noted studio that produced cast iron tea kettles. Dimensions: 8 3/4'' High X 6 1/2'' Wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1210804
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A finely done Japanese bamboo basket used as a flower container made by the second Shochikusai. The handle is done in a way as if the vine appears to grow out from the basket and fine strips of bamboo are woven throughout the vase. Fine woven bamboo baskets require the highest skills to create the rhythmic geometric patterns and form. Age: Showa Period Size: length 10" width 6.5" height 18.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1210794
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$1,650.00
A sublime square japanese export table decorated with scrolling clouds, flora, and rising dragons. The intricate and detailed carvings were popular during the Meiji period when most of Japan's fine arts and crafts were being exported to the West. This table would have been produced for the Western market at the time. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 19" width 20.5" height 31"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1210787
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$1,500.00
Woodblock print done by the artist Okiie Hashimoto. Charming image of a young woman sitting among a field of lily flowers. Done in muted colors, beautiful condition. Dimensions: 27'' Wide X 21 3/4'' High, framed
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1210786
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A fine antique Chinese hardwood table decorated with inlaid scenes of plum flowers, flowering trees and birds. Age: 20th century Size: length 16.5" width 12.5" height 20"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1210780
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Chinese Silver Belt Buckle. Late 19th century with nice frame that is set to be hung on the wall. Originally purchased from Gumps San Francisco. Dimensions: Frame 17 1/8th'' High X 17 1/8'' Wide Buckle 3 High X 3 3/4'' Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1210779
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$250.00
A fine antique Chinese child's collar with stitch work and fine knitting on the edge. The shawl collar is decorated with auspicious motifs of bats, butterflies, geese, and flowers. The collar is often seen in Chinese fashion during the Qing Dynasty where women wore the collars during formal or auspicious occasions. Age: Qing-Republic Period Size: length 18.5" height 16"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1210774
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A finely done red kutani dish decorated with a dragon flying among the clouds surrounded by scrolling waves and a peony like floral pattern. The bottom of the plate is decorated with dragons and clouds done in an archaic-like style design. The work contains an inscription reading, kutani. Age: Meiji-Showa Period Size: diameter 7.25" height 1.25"