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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1200741
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A hibachi contructed into the form of a table known as Edo Naga-hibachi. These hibachis were often seen in the daily life of the Japanese since the late Edo period. The hibachi contains two drawers often used to store tobacco accessories and items to maintain the fire.

Age: Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: height 11.5" width 14' length 23.25"
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$1,600.00
A large shinto shrine constructed in the style based on the Grand Shrine of Ise. This type of construction for small shrines is often used by the local residents in Ise. The shrine contains fine details in the woodwork and brass fittings fit for a deity. Age: 20th century. Size: height 23.75" width 19" length 36"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1200628
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Wooden five storied pagoda done in the style just as the actual structures appear including the wooden joints and key architectural elements that are conjoined together to create the structure. Fine worksmanship is done with the balustrades, roof, and the are under the roof known as the mune in Japanese. Age: 20th century Size: height 84" width 16" length 16.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #1200378
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Beautiful pair of Chinese rectangular stands made of camel bone. This pair are carved all over with different types of scrolling vines. The top of one is carved with a dragon and phoenix with a ball of fire between them floating in clouds. The other stand top is carved with a pair of dragons with a ball of fire between them floating in clouds over waves. Age: Republic Period, early 20th century. Size: 36.5" Height x 13.5" Length x 10.5" Width.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1200177
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$7,500.00
Beautiful Korean scroll depicting seated Quanyin. Ink and mineral colors on silk scroll. Age: Circa 19th century, remounted. Size of painting: 47" high x 26" wide. Total size of scroll: 83" high x 32" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1200167
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Antique Japanese hanging silk scroll from the 19th century, Meiji 1868-1912. There is a beautiful scene of a courtesan and pair of Kamuro order, attendants, walking under a blossoming cherry blossom tree. The screen is signed by Koryusai with seal. It measures 18.25" wide by 24.5" long.
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199328
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$4,500.00
Mayumi Oda. b. 1941 in Tokyo. "Chant of the Ocean Nautiles" and "Chant of the Ocean Conce" two complimenting artist proofs woodblock prints with gold and white ink printed in black paper. 17.5 x 25.5 inches and 29.25 x 42 inches with frame. No condition problems to note. According to her own biography Mayumi Oda is known to many as the ‘Matisse of Japan’, Mayumi Oda has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. From 1969 to the present, Mayumi has exhibited over 50 one-woman shows thr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1199144
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$900.00
Japanese woodblock print by the artist Amano Kazumi. The print depicts a lively scene of a banquet in the entertainment district with geishas and other performers. Some geishas dance while others serve sake while the men eat, drink and enjoy. The print is signed and dated 1957. Total size in frame: 19" high x 47" wide. Size of image: 12" high x 41" wide.

Amano Kazumi was born in Takaoka City, Tôyama Prefecture. He graduated from the Takaoka High School of Industrial Art in 19...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199130
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Beautiful mezzotint print of a black and blue night scene with a waning crescent moon behind Japanese primroses in bloom. Artist: Yoshihiku Kaya, edition 39/75. No condition problems to note. Size: 8.5 x 4.25 inches and 20.25 x 14.25 inches with frame.
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1199114
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$7,500.00
Tetsuya Noda, born 1940 in Kyushu. The art is a framed silkscreen mixed media work, part of the "Diary" series dated August 26th, 1985. The image and title is of his home town in Kayuwara. The edition is 11 of 15. The image size is 36 x 23 inches and 47.5 x 35.625 inches with frame. Excellent condition. Noda is part of the Sōsaku-hanga art movement and is considered a major 20th century Japanese artist.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1198471
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$4,750.00
An antique Japanese kuruma tansu coming from the Mikuni region. The tansu is fitted with iron fittings to retain the condition of the tansu and to protect the vulnerable areas of the chest. The tansu has two wooden bars to lock the drawers of the chest. The chest is made from keyaki wood. Age: 19th century. Size: height 48" width 28.75" length 53.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1198308
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$5,750.00
Antique Japanese mizuya tansu (kitchen chest) in two sections: top section has two large compartments covered by sliding panels with beautiful keyaki (elm) wood burl framed in chestnut; the bottom compartment has a horizontal row of four drawers about waist height below which is another large compartment covered by sliding panels of split bamboo, sugi, and keyaki; along the very bottom is another horizontal row of four drawers; the right hand side of the bottom section has a compartment ope...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1198286
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Delightful antique Japanese tansu made of Kiri wood. This small symmetrical tansu has 6 drawers of various sizes and safe box in lower right hand corner and two small interior drawers. Iron hardware, round lock plates, oval drawer pulls and rectangular side handles. Late Meiji Period c.1910. Size: 28.5" height x 26" length x 15" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1198046
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Antique Korean bowl from the Chosun Bunchung period, 16th century. The bowl has a spiral like pattern left in the clay showing the bowl was done on a wheel. It measures 5.5" wide 4" tall. This bowl came from the collection of George C. Heikes and Myung-ja Heikes. Their collection was assembled from 1963-1964 when Mr. Heikes was working as a mining engineer and geologist for the US Government in Seoul, Korea. "George Conrad Heikes, Mining Geologist on Four Continents" book at the UC Berkeley...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1198006
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$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto shrine mirror. The central motif has a turtle and two cranes beaks meeting in the center. The background has pine trees, paulownia, plum, and bamboo branches with a turtle walking along the shoreline. The characters under the heavens, are marked under the central turtle.
There is a large sixteen petalled chrysanthemum above the turtle. It is rare for a 16 petalled chrysanthemum to survive because after 1870 there was a law that banned the use of chrysanthemums whi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1197988
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$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto shrine mirror. The mirror has a central motif of a turtle meeting the beaks of two cranes. Three baby cranes and a small turtle walk along the beach. The three auspicious symbols of pine, bamboo, and plum blossoms invoke the island of longevity, horaisan. There is an inscription to ward off calamities. This mirror would have been placed on a wooden stand at the entrance to a shinto shrine for the visitor to see their reflection as they entered. Edo period, (c1800)....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1197985
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$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto mirror, tenka ichi. This mirror has a tassle tied through a turtle. The central motif is of a turtle over bamboo meeting the beaks of two cranes. The birds and turtle are on a beach with pine trees and bamboo bushes. This mirror would have been placed along with three others at the entrance to a shrine for those entering to see their reflection as they entered. Made of bronze, Edo period (c1800).
It measures 4 5/8" by 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1197589
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Antique Japanese gumbai, war fan. It was sued mainly as a signaling device during war. Today, they are most often seen in use by sumo referees. It measures 21.5" long 11" wide. Meiji 1868-1912. Inscribed with the Hachimandaibosatsu, in the same style of calligraphy as the Tsuruoka shrine in Kamakura. It may have been as shrine offering or a decoration in the shrine. Made of white bronze with a pewter or silver handle.