Antique Nepalese Buddhist Ceremonial Thangka Fragment
A long Buddhist Thangka fragment, the top corners with remnants of the fixtures once used for hanging. One side of the cloth is painted with hanging human and animal skulls and skins intertwined. Skeletal faces of the Citipati hang amongst the human heads, their skeletal form serving as a reminder of the impermanence of life and eternal change. Below the hanging heads and skins are lingzhi clouds carrying the bodhisattvas with their heavenly attendants and offerings.
Antique Chinese Landscape Hand Scroll signed Yi Long
Chinese hand scroll painted with landscape scenes, ink on paper. The first panel has a bold calligraphy preface signed with two red chops. The central panel is the longest with misty landscapes, signed Yi Long with three red chops. The last panel with small calligraphy inscription and three red chops. Scroll includes silk lined storage box.
Dimensions: 180" overall length x 11"
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Antique Korean Bedside Chest
Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with book matched front panels of hardwood burl. Four drawers line the top of the chest with brass handles in motifs of butterflies. The front of the chest features a pair of doors with a large brass central plate and brass butterfly hinges.
Dimensions: 37" L x 18 1/4" D x 24 1/4" H
Japanese Scroll Painting, Bounty of Good Fortune
Antique Japanese scroll painting, with an arrangement representing a bounty of good fortune. Fish top a bushel of rice and are tied with roped straw in an auspicious presentation meant to bring in a bounty of fortune. Adding to it, three of the Lucky Gods make an appearance in miniature, treating the decoration as if it were a boat or their ship of good luck. Sumi ink on silk.
Dimensions: Total size: 44" high x 22 1/4" wide (24 1/2" wide including ends). Size of art: 13" high... Click for details
Antique Japanese Two Section Kiri Tansu
Japanese two section tansu made of Kiri (paulownia) natural finish wood. With hand forged iron hardware incised with motifs of cherry blossoms and fans.
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 34 1/2" x 15 3/4" x 40 1/2"
Japanese Scroll Painting of a Monkey
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a monkey seated near a blossoming peony. Painted with great expression and much attention to the details of the face, hands and feet of the monkey. Every hair is carefully brushed. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on silk. Bone ends. Signed Mori Sosen (1747-1821) with seal.
Edo period (1603-1868)
Dimensions: Total size: 44" high x 18 3/4" wide (20 1/2" wide including ends. Size of art: 12 3/4" high x 14 1/2" wide.
Antique Chinese Scroll Painting of 100 Birds
Antique Chinese scroll painting of 100 birds, swooping, fighting, sleeping, and eating insects in and around a gnarled tree and rocks. Painted in ink on paper, signed and with two seals. Dates from 19th century or older.
Dimensions: Total size: 83" high x 38 1/2" wide (41 1/2" wide including ends). Size of artwork: 62" high x 35" wide
Antique Japanese Keyaki Burl Hibachi
Antique Japanese hibachi or coal brazier, constructed of heavy Keyaki (elm) hardwood with natural burl grain in a The frame of the brazier and drawers are done in kurogaki (black persimmon wood). The copper lining with original patina from oxidation.
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 27 1/2" x 16" x 13 1/2" H
Large Japanese Scroll Painting of the Bodhisattva Quanyin
Large Japanese religious scroll painting of the bodhisattva of compassion, Quanyin. She holds a willow branch and a container holding the elixir of life. Mineral pigments on paper with gold thread silk border.
Edo period circa 1850s
Dimensions: 105 1/2" x 32" overall
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Japanese Massive Womb of the World Mandala Scroll Painting
Antique Japanese Buddhist Womb of the World Mandala Scroll Painting. Dated early 18th century with temple in Kyoto. Central figure of Buddha immediately surrounded by eight immortal attendants. Rows of attendants repeating on surface of painting. Painted in mineral colors and gold ink on silk. Mounted as a scroll with a light blue silk border and copper ends.
Dimensions: 58 ½” x 84” overall, 50” x 54” painting only