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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394647
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Antique Japanese small table top screen painting. A scene depicting a Spring landscape of green rolling hills and trees. A red sun (also a symbol of Japan) hides behind a finger of haze. On the left side of the screen, butterflies flit over a lizard who is hungrily eyeing a bee. Painted in light mineral colors on silk.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" high x 38 3/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394362
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$950.00
Antique Japanese hand scroll painting of Legends of Mount Shigi based on a painting called Shigisan-engi. The long narrative scroll depicts miracles revolving around a monk named Myoren who lived on Mount Shigi. According to the legends, Myoren was drawn to Mount Shigi by a Buddha statue. He built a shrine there and, that winter, he survived on rice provided to him by his roving rice bowl. This rice bowl would go down to the storehouse of a rich farmer every day, fill it's self up and re...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1391087
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Diamond Realm Mandala thangka painting (Kongokai Mandara). In Vajrayana Buddhism, the Diamond Realm (vajradhatu kongokai) is a metaphysical space inhabited by the Five Wisdom Buddhas. The Diamond Realm Mandala is based on an esoteric Buddhist sutra called Vajrasekhara Sutra. Painted in mineral colors and gold ink on silk. Mounted as a scroll with obi silk border and copper ends. With hinoki tomobako.

Edo Period, 18th century

Scroll Dimensions: 6...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1389359
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Chinese hardwood painting table. The whole body, except for the top, is carved in relief with lingzhi fungus. The waist, the apron, and the connecting joints are also decorated. The legs are cabriole with block carved hoof feet.

Dimensions: 68" x 28 1/2" x 34" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387332
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The whole body, except for the top, is carved in relief with lingzhi fungus. The waist, the apron, and the connecting joints are also decorated. The legs are slight cabriole leg with block carved hoof feet.

Republic Period

65" x 33" x 25 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1385146
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A pair of mounted panels painted with battle scenes from the Tales of Heike. One panel appears to take place during the battle at Dan no Ura. This painting of samurai contains the signature crest of the Heiki clan (the butterfly). The other panel is a portrait of the famous monk warrior, Benke, on horseback in the Shichi-henge form (where he carries many weapons).

The paintings are fragments of a hand fan, or uchiwa, and the surrounding paper are decorated with gold and silver le...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1383559
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$2,750.00
Antique Tibetan trunk with lid, hand-painted in pigments of red, green, orange, yellow, and gold. The front of the chest with a dragon medallion, surrounded by blooming flowers, smoke, scrolling motifs and auspicious symbols. The lid is secured shut by a front clasp and metal rings attaching it to the body of the trunk.

Dates from 18th century Dimensions: 39 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 22" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1382923
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Antique mandala thangka painting depicting a central image of Padmasambhava surrounded by various scenes of heavenly beings and fierce deities. The backside of the thangka with 3 character sanskrit inscription.

Padmasambhava is said to have lead the first Nyingma traditionalist teachings in Tibet, the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He sits on a lotus throne, holding a vajra in his right hand and, in the other, a kapala (skull cup) filled with the elixir of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1382358
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$2,000.00
Antique Japanese Scroll Triptych, signed Sumiyoshi Hirosada (1793-1862) , 7th head of the Sumiyoshi line of painters. Three paintings: One painting is of two men meeting on a mountain path, pines and blossoming plum trees dot the hillside and the rooftops of a fishing village can be seen emerging through the mist. Another scroll depicts a lady seated at her writing table by her pavilion window. Outside, the moon shines above pine covered hills. The third scroll shows a Tori gate and s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1381013
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Antique Japanese scrol painting of a landscape with boat. The water is very still and the moon is high over a mountain in the distance. A flock of geese swoops down from the sky on the right. On the far left, an outcropping of rocks partially obscures some rural houses. A willow tree drapes itself outward over the water. With signed tomobako. Signed Tan'yu and with the seal of his given name Moninobu. Certified by Eitoku, his grandfather. Kano Tan'yu (1602-1674) was one of the foremost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1381012
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$4,400.00
Chinese fan painting of a beautiful maiden, admiring rows of chrysanthemum flowers with a bamboo grove background. With bamboo and black lacquer handle and frame. The front scene is painted on silk with gold fleck on silk backing.

19th Century

Dimensions: 15 3/4" x 10 1/2" (end to end) 9 3/4" x 9 3/4" (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1380904
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$1,500.00
Japanese painting of a Yang Guifei, the Tang Dynasty beauty. She stands and gazes at a blossoming branch of peony flowers, ornately patterned robes drape over her folded arms, painted in light ink and mineral colors on silk. By the artist Genki.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: Total size: 70" high x 26" wide (28 1/4) wide including ends). Size of artwork: 44" high x 19 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1379088
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$5,500.00
Rare antique Tibetan painted chest with a trapezoid form, with lift away lid, and leather straps. The front of the chest is hand-painted in pigments of red, green, yellow, depicting a mythical creature with conch shell and flowers.

Mid to Late 18th Century

Dimensions: 54" L (widest point) 40" L (narrowest point), 17 1/2" D x 26" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1376033
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An original Tibetan trunk, all hand-painted in red pigment with yellow pigment motifs of flowering vines and central mandala wheel. The sides of the chest are carved with foliate edge apron just below the iron locking clasp. The trunk's lid lifts away to access the roomy interior.

18th/19th Century Tibet

Dimensions: 52" x 20 1/2" x 25 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368703
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$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art. With minor wear.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368399
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$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1366769
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$2,400.00
Chinese framed painting of a mother donkey feeding her young, while a third donkey turns away in an opposite direction. Signed "Huang Zhou" (1925-1997) with two red chops.

Dimensions: (entire frame) 27” L x 18” H (painting only) 19” L x 13” H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1366150
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$7,500.00
Japanese 6-Panel byobu folding screen, with painting of a flowering wheat field under the full moon. The screen's paper hinges are done in gold gofun paper. Excellent condition, very presentable well suited for the times. The screen bears elements related to the Shijo School, hand-signed signature, with two red chops, attributed to Shiokawa Bunrin (1808-1877).

Taisho Period (Early 20th Century)

Dimensions: 150" L x 68" H