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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387794
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Chinese wood carved plaque, created by two grandsons in memoriam of their deceased grandmother for what would have been her 70th birthday. The four large characters are "Peng Hu Chang Chun", which translates to "The flagons of the immortal beings in Penglai never get old". Legend tells that the coastal area of Penglai in the Shandong province of China is inhabited by immortal beings of kindness. The left side calligraphy is signed by the scholar grandsons Huajio Cheng and Junwen Cheng, bowing in...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1380411
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Antique Chinese table carving made predominantly of zitan wood. Deeply carved with detailed dragons and clouds on one side, phoenixes on carved lattice on the back. Dramatic hexagonal shape on intricately carved stand. Some losses.

Dimensions: 43" high x 37 1/2" wide x 10" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1363499
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$2,750.00
Antique Indian hardwood figure carving. Mounted on a custom high-quality iron stand for display. The female figure is in a dancing pose, with elaborate headdress and garb. Mounted on a High grade custom iron stand.

18th Century

Dimensions w/ stand: 18" high x 6 3/4" wide x 4 1/2" deep

Dimensions w/o stand: 16 3/4" high x 5 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1346630
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Unusual Chinese temple corbel made of hand carved wood. With black, red, and gilt lacquer pigments, carved with the head of a dragon, a bird, and flora. Very interesting style of carving, similar to that of Mayan imagery.

Early 19th Century

Size: 13" L x 4" W x 23" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1344863
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese wood carving of Hotei, one of the Seven Lucky Gods of fortune, with beautiful remnants of old lacquer.

18th century, Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 5.5" W x 8.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1339362
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$1,250.00
A wonderful Japanese burl wood carving of a man with a very expressive face with black eyes, holding two containers, most of his body retaining the natural burl form of the wood, with a wide-stance atop a larger piece of natural burl. 19th Century

Size: 16" L x 10" W x 14" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1338333
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$2,250.00
Antique Japanese wooden temple carving of a Baku, a mythological creature very similar to an elephant. Baku is known as the dream eater. Children in Japan will sometimes attempt to summon the Baku in the middle of the night to devour their nightmares and motifs of him are commonly found in bedrooms. All hand-carved with incredible attention to detail. Mounted on a high quality custom iron stand. Edo age (1615- 1868)

Size: 19" L x 6.5" W x 10" H (15" total height on stand)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1337156
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Beautiful Chinese hardwood seal treasure box, possible Zitan or Wumu wood,with all over carved design of complex geometric motifs and dragons. Four drawers are hidden on each side with dividers inside for storing and organizing seals. Its stand is intricately carved with spirals and flowers. Dates from the 20th century. Size: 9.75" L x 9.75" W x 6" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1336098
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$2,650.00
A Japanese genko wood carving of a large frog with a puffed out chest and a smaller frog standing on its back. Hand carved with wonderfully lifelike detailing. Artist's signature on the underside reads "Kokei". Kokei was a netsuke carver who lived around 1781-1801 (Edo Period). He was especially good at carving tigers and hence his name means "tiger valley". He was born in Ise and learned his skills in Kameyama.

Edo Period

Size: 6" H x 7" L x 4.75" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1336094
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$2,500.00
Adorable very well excuted Japanese hardwood carving of a frog seated on top of a leaf. He is wonderfully detailed with allover chisel marks due to the hand-carved nature. Hand carved with the upmost attention to detail. The underside is signed. (Translation coming Soon). Size: 3" H x 6.25" L x 6.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1334315
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$850.00
Japanese burl wood carving of a man with a large frog on his back, Gama Sennin. The man appears to be offering a peach in his hands as an offering. It is beautifully carved with the man almost melting into the natural root wood. Completely hand carved with many charming details. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 4" H x 5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1331485
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Antique Chinese cedar wood figure of an ancestor seated on a throne, hand-carved with fantastic detail, with mineral pigment remains, some minor losses. Ming period. Size: 10" H x 6.5" W x 6.5" D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1298324
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A pair of Japanese wooden carvings of the Nio, or wrathful guardians to the Buddha. While Buddhism beliefs are typically pacifist, the Nio justified physical force in order to defend against evil and are usually found on either side of a temple door. The Nio called Misshaku Kongo or Agyo keeps his mouth open to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence. The other Nio is called Nareen Kongo or Ungyo and has a closed mouth to represent the last so...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1291438
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$1,575.00
Antique Japanese carved wooden figure of Shoki the Demon Queller, beautifully carved with billowing robe, covered in gold brocade obi fabric, this is an unusually exquisite version of the commonly smaller and plainer Kimekomi-ningyo. The movement of the drapery and intense facial expression with hand-painted eyes tell of the artistic skill used in the making of this doll. This doll is published in "Japanese Dolls by Allan Scott Pate page 97 plate 127".

Taisho Period (1912-1925) ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1286044
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$1,250.00
Chinese carved wood fu dogs from the Ming Dynasty. All original. Once used as temple carvings in China. Very Unusual and Truly Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). Nicely detailed with incredible stance and presence. Dimensions: 12" Wide X 7 1/2" High X 5 1/2" Deep (each)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Inlay Work : Pre 1920 item #1284626
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Very Unusual Southeast Asian Antique Inlaid basket made with a dark hardwood base and rim and a cage of porcupine quills with natural brown and cream tones. White speckling detail throughout wood, with a large central flower emblem in red. 19th Century Size: 3.5" height, 8" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1278283
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Finely carved exquisite large nephrite plaques. Both carved nephrites have carved scenes of flowers and birds perched on and next to a stone cliff. Backside of each are blooming flower designs. Gorgeous dark green jade is of exceptional quality, as well as the intricate carving in the detail. Both plaques come with carved detailed hard wood stands of traditional chinese design dragon like creatures. Originally came from a wealthy private collection/estate in Beverly Hills, CA. These have no...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1188301
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$4,000.00
Chinese wooden carving of Kwan Yin, the goddess of mercy, riding a dragon. The Kwan Yin is holding a wish granting pearl and a ruyi scepter; both represent the powers of Kwan Yin who is thought to grant wishes and aid sentient beings. Kwan Yin is made of Longan wood Age: 20th century. Size: Height 25.5" Width 6.3" Length 8.5"