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1950s Japanese Wood Kannon Statue
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1960: item #1274323
MOR4717

1950s Japanese Wood Kannon Statue
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The Kura
tel.81-75-201-3497



775.00  

A souring image of Kannon rising on swirling clouds above the earth, pouring out a bottle from one hand, the other grasping a lotus blossom. The robes swirl about in an amazing array of carving technique. It is signed on the base Ryuichi-saku and stands over 16 inches (41 cm) tall. There are no chips or cracks and it is in fine condition enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Wood Okimono of a Sage and Karako
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1900: item #1274076
6-220

Wood Okimono of a Sage and Karako
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Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
Tel.212-223-4600



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A heartwarming okimono carved of stained boxwood. Rendered in energetic strokes, the sculpture depicts a karako (Chinese boy) assisting a sage as he struggles for balance with the aid of his walking staff. The wise man wraps his arms around the attentive young boy, the imagery highlighting the honored Asian tradition of filial piety. Incised signature of Hatitsu on the base. This boxwood okimono is in very good condition. Height: 4.25” Meiji Period, Japan

Japanese Shamisen Pick, Bachi Plectrum in silk pouch
Japanese: Carvings: Ivory Pre 1960: item #1273081
3A86B

Japanese Shamisen Pick, Bachi Plectrum in silk pouch
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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
(703)+356-3302



 

Japanese solid Ivory Shamisen Pick, Bachi Plectrum in brocaded silk Pouch with red sleeve, 8" long, 4" wide tip with wooden cover, 1" square on the bottom of the pick. The condition is good, no damage.

Antique Japanese Carved Ranma/Transom
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1920: item #1270895

Antique Japanese Carved Ranma/Transom
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The Zentner Collection
510-653-5181



$550  

Antique Japanese carved wooden ranma (or transom) panel, carved with detail on back its front and back sides, of bamboo stalks with leaves and chrysanthemums. It has a black lacquered frame. Dates from the taisho period c 1920. Size: 69.75" height, 13.5" width

Antique Japanese Large Square Kotatsu
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1920: item #1270705

Antique Japanese Large Square Kotatsu
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The Zentner Collection
510-653-5181



$175  

Japanese Large Kotatsu made of Hinoke wood. Has a pleasant look, symmetrical and square in shape. Built solid with a light, clean wood grain. Unusual Size Late Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 17" Tall X 31.5" Wide

Antique Japanese Small Burl Wood Stand
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1920: item #1270012

Antique Japanese Small Burl Wood Stand
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The Zentner Collection
510-653-5181



$150  

Small Burl Wood Stand. Beautiful grain with flat shiny surface, Gnarls and knots along edges with one strait cut side. Stands on four short wooden pegs. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions:2.5" High, 11" Across, 7" Wide

A Most Unusual Tonkotsu Suite - Edo-Meiji
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1900: item #1269719
46A

A Most Unusual Tonkotsu  Suite - Edo-Meiji
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Ichiban Japanese and Oriental Antiques
203.272.7392



 

This is one of the more unusual tonkotsu (tobacco case) that we have had in our inventory. It is a solid piece of wood that has been laboriously hollowed out to make a large well for the tobacco - then another piece of the same wood was carved into an oval shape to make the lid - then further carved with an intricate deep relief design of two intertwined chilongs (baby dragons) on the top of the lid. The tonkotsu measures 3 7/8" high by 2 1/2" wide at the top and is 1 1/8" thick - it tapers down... Click for details

A Wooden Dharma Figure-Daitoku-ji Temple -Muromachi
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1700: item #1269313

A Wooden Dharma Figure-Daitoku-ji Temple -Muromachi
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Ichiban Japanese and Oriental Antiques
203.272.7392



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This is a an extremely rare old wooden carved figure of a Zen Buddhist priest in a seated position. It is covered in thick gesso that has been thoroughly blackened by centuries of incense smoke in from of an alter in the Daitokuji Temple in Kyoto - see footnotes. It measures 8" wide by 5 1/2" deep by 7 1/4" high and weighs 560 grams(20 oz.). The gesso has many light cracks from age but the overall condition of the piece is remarkably fine for such an old wooden piece. (This type of cracking is c... Click for details

Bamboo Walking Stick Carved with Skeletons
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1920: item #1269180
FC-1529

Bamboo Walking Stick Carved with Skeletons
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Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
Tel.212-223-4600



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A bamboo walking stick carved with dancing and cavorting skeletons, each one bearing lanterns and other miscellaneous objects. This comical display carved onto the stick’s low-textured surface conveys both art and function. Gyo-Kusuishin, Dai –Sin engraved signature on the side. This unique walking stick is in excellent condition. Length: 35.5” Late Meiji Period, Japan

Antique Japanese Carving of Pekinese Dog
Japanese: Carvings: Wood Pre 1920: item #1267691

Antique Japanese Carving of Pekinese Dog
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The Zentner Collection
510-653-5181



$1,000  

Cute and whimsical Japanese wooden carving of a pekinese dog, laying down with a playful expression and its small, red tongue sticking out. It wears a green ruffle collar, tied in back with a red bow. The craftsmanship is wonderful and extremely ornate and detailed. It is carved completely even underneath its body. Taisho period (1912-1925) Size: 5.5" height, 12.75" length

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