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Chinese Buddhist Painting of Weituo Pusa
Chinese Buddhist Painting of Weituo Pusa
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Weituo Pusa

Mid to Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 139cm Width 35cm

From a California, San Francisco Bay Area Estate

The form of the armor, the style, and structure of the image is evocative of Chinese devotional paintings from the Qing Dynasty. Japanese scholars and researchers have noted that there were studios producing works for the mission of exporting paintings to Japan with the fascination and interest in all things Chinese spurred by the Obaku monks during the 17th century and... Click for details

Chinese Buddhist Painting of Guardian Kings
Chinese Buddhist Painting of Guardian Kings
Inquire   item #1293979

Two of the Guardian Kings (Tianwang)

Qing Dynasty

Size: (Painting): Length 139cm Width 68cm

Condition: The scroll is missing the main roller and there are small cracks on the bottom section of the painting.

The work is rather interesting, possibly fragmentary, and that it is part of a set that was sent to Japan during the late 19th century when China was undergoing political change and much of the works were flowing into the Japanese antiques market.

Unkei Style Dainichi Nyorai Composite Statue
Unkei Style Dainichi Nyorai Composite Statue
Inquire   item #1293880

Seated Dainichi Nyorai Statue

mid to late 20th century

Size: Height 19" Diameter 10"

Note: Material is using composite resin.

The statue is based on existing works of similar statues made by the Kei school. Examples range from noted museums to established religious institutions that house various examples done by Unkei and Kaikei. This work might have been appropriating and giving an homage to the tradition and art.

Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase
Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase
Inquire   item #1293549

Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase

20th century

Diameter 10cm Height 18cm

Chinese porcelain vase decorated with various floral motifs. The bottom of the vase contains a Kangxi reign mark, but the vase was produced during the mid to late 20th century.

Condition: Overall the vase appears to not have any cracks, chips, or any damages.

Japanese Scroll Painting of Cat and Mouse
Japanese Scroll Painting of Cat and Mouse
Inquire   item #1293546

Cat Staring at Mouse

Ando Hiroshige School, c. 19th century

Size:

A cat squatting and staring at a black mouse. The style seen in the cat is similar to block prints done by the famous master, Ando Hiroshige. The Hiroshima school continued for two generations using the same name and producing the famous landscape prints until the Meiji Period.

Republic Period Brush Pot
Republic Period Brush Pot
Inquire   item #1293522

Chinese Ceramic Brush Pot with Motif of Fishes

Republic Period (dated, 1920)

Size: Diameter 10.5cm Height 15.5cm

An interesting brush pot with fishes painted on the body of the piece. Interestingly, the work contains the date, the eighth year of the Republic which correlates to around 1920. The bottom contain a seal with the maker's mark.

Chinese Ceramic Meiping Style Vase
Chinese Ceramic Meiping Style Vase
Inquire   item #1293519

Yellow Ceramic Meiping Style Vase

Late Qing to Republic Periods

Size: Diameter 13cm Height 19.5cm

The simple yellow color along with the dark brown on the lip is an interesting combination for this ceramic piece. The bottom contains a Ming dynasty reign mark, but instead comes from a period much later.

CONDITION: There is a small chip on the bottom of the foot area of the vase. Other than that, no damages, cracks, or other defects are found.

Porcelain Gu Style Vase
Porcelain Gu Style Vase
Inquire   item #1293516

Gu Style Porcelain Vase

20th century

Size: Diameter 12cm Height 23.2cm

A porcelain gu shape vase decorated with various flora and fauna. The bottom of the vase contains a Hongxian mark but possibly comes from a period much later around the mid to late Republic period.

CONDITION: No damages, cracks, repair work appears to be done on the vase.

Huangyangmu Wood Carving of Lotus and Fish
Huangyangmu Wood Carving of Lotus and Fish
Inquire   item #1293447

Huangyang Wood Carving of Lotuses and Fishes

Republic Period or Later

Size: Length 14cm Width 9.5cm Height 24.5cm

An interesting carving using a wood known in Chinese as huangyangmu. The use of the wood grains in line with the entire carving is wonderful.

Antique Kutani Ware Jurojin Statue
Antique Kutani Ware Jurojin Statue
Inquire   item #1293309

Kutani Ware Statue of Jurojin

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Length 10.9cm Width 7.9cm Height 20.1cm

An interesting Kutani ware statue of the noted fortune and longevity deity, Jurojin. Often during the Meiji and onwards to the Showa periods, the seven fortune gods were produced from different materials to decorate the home. The auspicious symbolism associated with these deities were important to bring fortune within the home.

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