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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1178619
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Antique Chinese beautiful gauze brocade dragon robe, made of dark blue silk with a very fine open weave probably for summer wear, embroidered in gilt-wrapped thread with five-clawed dragons, clouds, tall lishui border and auspicious symbols, collar and sleeves woven of black silk gauze with gilt-wrapped thread brocade, wonderful condition. late Qing - early Republic Period. Size: 52 3/4" high x 84" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1178187
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Chinese hanging scroll of a monochrome painting of plum blossoms by Wu Hao (1948~). Wu Hao, started his education in Western art. Later, Wu Hao studied under Zhao Shao Ang, and studied the styles of the four great painters of the Song Dynasty, which he became noted for appropriating and utilizing the style in his works. The inscription found below the painting describes of how the artist was inspired to produce this painting.A rough translation of the inscription reads: During the early summer o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1178175
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$3,500.00
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A pair of hirobuta or trays used to place kimonos in, made from Cherry bark and paulownia. The style of using cherry bark to produce various objects is a distinct style seen in the Akita- Kaunodate region, where they are famous for the art. One piece contains a motif of deer and autumn grasses, while the other is a woman preparing silk fabric while staring at the moon. The motifs are done in cherry bark and mother of pearl. Age: 19th century. Size: (Deer motif tray): Height: 3.25" Width: 14.4" L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1177518
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A large sized hanging scroll of a landscape in the literati style by Okuhara Seikou (1837-1913). Seikou was one of the few female artists who specialized in the literati tradition (known as Bunjinga or sometimes associated with Nanga). An inscription can be found on the top left of the painting where a short Chinese poem is describing how the guests are approaching through the mists found among the hills of the landscape. Interestingly, at the end of the inscription the artist signs that she com...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1176911
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$1,250.00
Chinese carved bamboo brush pot standing on three feet, carved on one side with scene of bird on blossoming peony branch and the other side with a scene of figures in a mountain pavilion setting with pine trees, beautifully carved, 19th century. Size: 7 3/4" high x 5 1/8" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1176901
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Beautiful Japanese antique Buddhist temple bell made of bronze or brass with repousse design of scrolling vines and chrysanthemums, long double-linked chain of hand foraged copper, both chain and bell all with lovely green patina, Meiji Period. Size: approximately 75" long including chain when hanging.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1176749
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A Japanese shrine lantern often seen hanging outside of shinto shrines. Generally there are devotional lanterns that are donated to the shrine and lanterns that are part of the architecture and design of the shrine complex. This lantern would be the latter, where it was part of an Inari Taisha shrine. The lantern contains the distinct crest of the inari shrines and each panel is decorated with a cut out design of scrolling vines. Age: Meiji to Taisho Period. Size: Height: 18" Width: 15.5" Length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1176744
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$1,250.00
A pair of bronze temple lanterns with a cross pattern design in the section where the light would be placed. The pair may have been used in a small shrine within a temple altar complex. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 15" Diameter: 8.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1176737
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A Japanese gilt copper hanging lantern decorated with engraved motifs of scrolling clouds, waves, and vines. The bottom contains a six petaled flower like design. The feet of the lantern is known as neko ashi, or cat legs, which is often seen in Japanese designs.Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 17.5" Diameter: 14.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1176042
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Pair of antique Chinese arm chairs, made of a very smooth hardwood, beautiful open work large key fret motif on backs and arms, each back rest is carved with a bat and crane, 19th century. Size of each: 40 3/4" high x 24" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1175668
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$2,000.00
Beautiful Japanese scroll painting depicting farm women with large baskets on their backs making their way up a steep mountain path, the snowy slopes of Mt. Fuji rise out of the trees in the distance, a beautiful rural scene, painting in light mineral colors and ink on silk, after Hokusai, Meiji Period. Size of painting: 38" high x 16 3/8" wide Total size of scroll: 71" high x 21 1/4" wide (23 1/2" wide including ends)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1175632
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Beautiful painting of Amida Buddha or Amitabha, standing with his left arm down with thumb and forefinger touching, with the right hand facing outward also with thumb and forefinger touching. The meaning of this mudra is that wisdom (symbolized by the raised hand) is accessible to even the lowest beings, while the outstretched hand shows that Amitabha's compassion is directed at the lowest beings, who cannot save themselves, his face is beautifully painted to show Amitabha's great compassion, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1175437
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A bronze statue of a fisherman about to cast his fishing net into the water. The statue is well crafted showing the veins on the legs, the knitting on the nets, every piece of straw on the dress. This meticulous detail work in Japanese bronzes is often seen during the Meiji Period. The bottom of the statue contain two inspection labels. One is a stamp with the inspector's name, Yamashita and a number, 28. The other is an official stamp with the seal of the inspector's name set in the middle. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1174531
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Japanese antique wonderful set of six puppet figures, known as oshi-e ningyo. The set includes a beautiful maiden, a samurai, a female attendant, a male official, Ebisu and Daikoku, figures are made of very thinly shaved layers of wood and paper with silk clothing and painted details, each figure is held by a stick and fitted with a stand (made later), the oshi-e ningyo were often made by households in Northeastern Japan and were made to celebrate girls day or as a prayer for happiness. Tod...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1174525
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Antique pair of dramatic bronze censors, each with a warrior seated on top, the surface of each censor is decorated all over with ornate damascene (metal inlay) patterns, standing on four feet on stand inlaid with dragon, each leg is inlaid with the face of an oni (demon protector), each warrior sits on a rocky outcropping with hidden holes to allow incense smoke to escape dramatically around the figure, Meiji Period. Provenance: from the estate of the late designer Michael Taylor. Size o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1174361
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$1,250.00
A Japanese tobacco tray, known as tabako bon in Japanese. The set comes with a hi-ire or the container for the charcoal, two drawers to put tobacco in and a kiseru or bamboo pipe. The tray is done in lacquer emulating the pattern on wood grain, as if the tray was done simply with wood and a light stain. The metal fittings on the handle are decorated with pine and the lid for the hiire is decorate with motif of gourds. The side of the tobacco tray contain curled-like extensions and the extensions...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1174349
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$6,500.00
A pair of Chinese cloisonne horse decorated with archaic geometric designs often seen in Chinese bronzes from the Shang dynasty with motifs of dragons and phoenixes. The saddle and decorations contain motifs of scrolling vines and designs reminiscent of central Asia. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 15.75" Width: 7.5" Length: 19"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1173655
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Chinese pair of official's hat arm chairs, made of beautiful huanghuali wood with light tone and dramatic grain, rattan seats, back splat of each chair is carved with chimeras, 19th century. Size of each chair: 46 3/4" high x 26" wide x 21" deep.