A rare and unusual Japanese 2-panel astrology screen. The blue pigmented mica-flecked screen
depicts the Northern Hemisphere and shows Hokuto Shichi Sei, the 7 star constellation or the Big Dipper which points
to the North Star. The celestial chart is surrounded by calligraphy naming processional years.
Meiji Period (1868-1912).
Dimensions: 61 1/4” high x 34 1/2” wide.
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Indian Marble Figure of Ganesh
Antique Indian small statue of Crowned Ganesh, the Hindu elephant headed deity is the remover of obsticals, seated on a lotus thrown, beautifully worn, 17th/18th century.
Size: 12" high x 7 1/2" wide x 3" deep.
Japanese Pair of Buddhist Calligraphy Scrolls
Antique Japanese pair of scroll paintings with calligraphy in black sumi ink on silk, Buddhist subject matter, with signed kiri box, Edo Period (c.1850).
Size of each scroll: 73 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide.
Japanese Lacquer Cha Tansu
Exceptional quality Japanese Lacquer Cha Dansu from the
Meiji period (c1900), exquisite gold on black lacquer with
mountains scenes of cranes, rivers, bamboo and country house, hardware of acorns and cranes. A plus quality.
Size h 23" x w 23.75" x 11.25" d
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Japanese Pair of Scrolls with Tiger and Dragon
Antique Japanese pair of scroll paintings, one with tiger in pine tree the other with dragon in clouds, painted in sumi ink on silk, late Edo Period Period, signed San'an Yamanobe Eisho with two seals.
Size of each scroll: 74 1/2" high x 22 1/2" wide
Size of each artwork: 38 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide.
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Scroll of Child by Lillian Miller
Woodblock with mica by Lillian Miller of a child standing with back turned, wearing cherry blossom kimono, on black background, mounted as scroll (c1920). Lillian Miller was an
expatriot who lived in Japan.
Size of scroll: 33 1/4" high x 12 1/4" wide
Size of art: 11 1/4" high x 9 1/4" wide
Japanese Hokusai Woodblock Mounted As Scroll
Japanese scroll mounting of a Hokusai Woodblock with a peasant wood gatherer on bridge over stream, in the back ground are ducks on a pond. Censor seals 1790-1842.
Size of Scroll: 51 1/2" high x 10" wide
Size of Art: 19 3/4" high x 9" wide
Huge Tibetan Antique Thangka of Amitayus
Massive Tibetan Thangka of Amitayus from the Jonathen Cob Estate, Buddha.Amitayus.is the main bodhisattva form-emanation of the fire-element. In most mandalas the fire-element has the color red, is associated with the western region of the universe and has the lotus or nectar-vase as it's symbol. The lotus stands for pure intentions of all activities, while the nectar vase, filled with the subtle life-energy (nectar) demonstrates the immense power of this element. Because of the life extending... Click for details
Burmese Sutra Book
Burmese Shan State religious text, 14 leaves made of lacquered and silver leaf on cloth, front and back covers are carved of wood and lacquered red with gold on the inside, raised lacquer polyscript with notes on paper in the margins, 19th century or older.
Size: 21.75" long x 5.25" wide x 1.5" thick
Burmese Large Dry Lacquer Figure of Seated Monk
Burmese seated monk made of wood and dry lacquer with black, red and gilt lacquer, beautiful expression and presence, 19th century.
Size of figure: 28" high x 14 1/2" wide x 16" deep
sits on 3" high stand.