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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #1404605
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A gilt bronze figure of Heruka with fierce rolling tongue expression, holding a chopper and skull cup. The deity stands in a warrior's pose with right knee up and pivoting. The flowing drapery suggests movement and dance rituals. The figure is mounted on a bronze base.

Heruka is the name of a category of wrathful deities in Vajrayana Buddhism. These enlightened beings adopt a fierce countenance to benefit sentient beings. In East Asia, they are called Wisdom Kings...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1700 item #1404207
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A delicate antique Chinese child's collar with stitch work. The fine knitting on the edge is embellished with small white metal discs and multicolored tassels. The shawl collar is decorated with embroidered peonies. There are 5 long strips of fabric with a circular stone and tassels...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1388663
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Pair of pate de verre figures of fu dog temple guardians. Made of rich red amber colored pate de verre "glass paste". Originally produced by Daum studio in Nancy, France. Each figure signed "Daum France".

Provenance: from a prominent bay area peninsula estate.

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2" x 4 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1241689
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Lithograph page titled "Entrance To A Temple At Hakotadi" taken from the expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's expeidition of Japan and Ryukyu, published between 1880-1890 by Sarony & Co NY. Commodore Perry (1794-1858) played a huge role in creating connections between Japan and the West. This lithograph depicts three monks, one kneeling before the other two, and one holding a spear in front of a beautiful two-story temple. A ship can be seen floating in the water beyond the temple's fence...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240326
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Japanese painting circa 1880 of two warriors carrying torches titled "Soga Turo Sukenari and Soga Goro Tokimasa", based on the 13th century tale in which two brothers avenge their deceased father during the Gen Pei wars. It is set in a gorgeous carved woodblock frame. Artist name Yoshitoshi, part of his Historical Series. Dates from the late 19th century. Size: 19" wide 24" tall frame, 9.75" wide 14" tall painting
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240295
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Antique Japanese wooden fish jizai, designed for hanging a pot over fire to boil. Has a long iron chain with attached hook running from the tail, through the body, and coming out of the bottom. Very detailed carving showing charring from the fire.

19th Century Meiji Period (168-1912)

Size: 8.5" tall, 15.25" long, 3.5" wide