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Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1438133 (stock #897)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
Piece at left in first photo:
Height: 56.5 cm
Diameter of base: 23.5 cm
Packaged weight: 23 kg

Piece at right in first photo:
Height: 49.5 cm
Diameter of base: 20 cm
Packaged weight: 23 kg

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1438118
Zentner Collection
$875.00
An antique Japanese bamboo Ikebana basket in a barrel shape with dual double arm connected handle. The body is woven with multiple layered bamboo strips in a horizontal pattern which gives strength and tenacity to the piece as well as the symbolic nature of bamboo. The base is a bamboo rope foot with a star patterned bottom. Natural soot patina contrasted against chestnut brown highlights.

Early Meiji Era (1870-1880),br>
Dimensions: 17 1/2" High by 9" Diameter
Japanese : Sculpture : Geological item #1438012 (stock #05302)
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$350.00


JET BLACK STONE

Scarce and aesthetic long and narrow formed Japanese suiseki (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suiseki) from Imotogawa river (lit. 'River of younger sister') flowing into Lake Biwa in Shiga prefecture. Sea bream toy is a bonus. Total with stand: approx...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1437814 (stock #AX306)
Mastromauro Japanese art
sold
A Japanese impressive and large wood okimono carved from a single block of two fighting sumo wrestlers. The sculpture shows the power and the concentration of the two men, the polychrome mawashi (loincloth) are in relief. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 82 x 50 x 42 cm. / weight 19,5 kg. Condition report: Good condition – just a very little wear to the lacquer
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1437526 (stock #896)
Antique Stones Japan
$950.00
Jizo Bosatsu and Amida Nyorai standing side by side, Jizo with hands forming the gassho adoration mudra and Amida with hands forming the Amida jo-in meditation mudra, sculpted in relief from a gray-hued volcanic stone. Late-Edo Period ca. 1800. Excellent condition, with only minor old loss.

Height: 42 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 15 cm
Packaged weight: 20 kg

An uncommon stone.

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1437416 (stock #895)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
Pair of Bodhisattvas on Clouds, each piece sculpted in ichiboku-zukuri from a single block of wood and finished in polychrome and gilt. Kamakura/Nanbokucho Period ca. 1400, possibly earlier...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1437415 (stock #894)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
Pair of Bodhisattvas on Clouds, each piece sculpted in ichiboku-zukuri from a single block of wood and finished in polychrome and gilt. Kamakura/Nanbokucho Period ca. 1400, possibly earlier...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1437123
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An antique Japanese large Jizai (hearth hook) used above an Irori (fire hearth) and hung beneath the house rafter to support a rope and hook or a Jizai Kagi (adjustable hook) to hold a kettle or large teapot above the burning charcoal. Carved from one solid piece of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood, this sculpture epitomizes the true feeling of the Japanese word Mingei (folk art)...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1970 item #1437078 (stock #11026)
Welcome To Another Century
$300.00
A sitting lady in Heian era court dress and hair, clutching a giant golden matsudake mushroom. She wears a bright red hakama and light blue kimono. The shape of the mushroom has a close resemblance to a penis and the sculpture definitely has an erotic meaning.

Hand modeled, soft hollow earthenware, painted in cold-applied colors and gold.

Japan, 1960s or earlier.

H 5 in.

Colors somewhat smudged and chafed; frittings at the bottom edge...

Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1970 item #1436636 (stock #11025)
Welcome To Another Century
$300.00
Okame standing in blue over-kimono with a sweet and cheerful facial expression. Her garment falls open a little, showing a red colored underkimono or liner, indicating her profession. Cradled in her arms is a large matsudake mushroom...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1970 item #1436623 (stock #11024)
Welcome To Another Century
$300.00
A male figure sitting in ceremonial kamishimo dress of a striped hakama (pants) and a golden kataginu (vest) over a red kimono, his head shaped like the top of an erected penis.

Soft molded earthenware, painted in cold-applied colors and gold and silver.

Japan, 1960s or earlier.

H 4 in.

Colors and metal pigments chipping, otherwise good condition. Because of the cold application, the colors are fragile and easily wash away.

Rare subject matter

Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Geological item #1436479 (stock #08216)
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$280.00


SUISEKI, ASHOROGAWA STONE

Naturally smoothened stone with completely no processing by human hands, as a type of art of Japanese suiseki from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture as ‘Ashorogawa-ishi’ (lit. Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic ash black abstraction (deification) created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands. Attached with a wooden stand...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1436399 (stock #893)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
Two Jizo Bosatsu figures standing side by side with hands forming the gassho adoration mudra, sculpted in relief from a gray-hued volcanic stone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Very minor old loss.

Height: 24 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Depth: 8.5 cm
Packaged weight: 4 kg.

Dosojin is the Japanese Shinto manifestation of a Chinese Taoist deity charged with guarding the border between this world and hell...

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1436036 (stock #890)
Antique Stones Japan
Price on Request
Gilt-wood fragment of a standing bosatsu, probably either a Kannon or Seishi, displayed on a polychromed-wood lotus-leaf-form dais. The fragment Kamakura Period ca. 1200, the dais of later manufacture ca. 1600.

Height of bosatsu fragment only: 54 cm
Overall height, including lotus-leaf-form dais: 66 cm

A sizable, elegantly sculpted fragment with significant age. Aesthetically pleasing and highly decorative.

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1435729 (stock #889)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
Wooden Buddha head fragment, wari-kubi construction, apparently refinished in black lacquer and gilt, carved-wood eyes, with both urna and nikkei-shu of inset rock crystal. Late-Heian~early-Kamakura Period ca. 1200.

Height, including stand: 30 cm
Height of head only: 26.4 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Depth: 14 cm

A handsomely classic Buddha head with significant age. Highly collectible.

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1435350 (stock #10211)
Welcome To Another Century
$2,000.00
Buddhist shrine, or zushi. Inside stands Jizo bosatsu, holding a wish-granting jewel (hoju no tama) in his left hand and his staff in the right. Very elaborate wooden carving with thick layers of lacquer on top of which gilding. Unusual face with down cast eyes. Metal staff with moving rings.
Height 11.2 inches (29.2 cm).
Japan, Edo period, 18th century...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1435297 (stock #888)
Antique Stones Japan
$1,000.00
Matched pair of cloud-form architectural elements, each piece sculpted from a single piece of wood, no finish, with two metallic hooks attached to the backside of each piece for wall display. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Excellent condition and desirable patination.

Each piece with Height: 19 cm
Width: 47 cm

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1435292 (stock #886)
Antique Stones Japan
SOLD.
A triptych-style zushi (protective receptacle for Buddhist sculpture) in the form of a hoju (sacred jewel), sculpted in three parts from wood and finished in lacquer and gilt with decorative gilt-copper metalwork. Momoyama~early-Edo Period ca. 1600. Desirable patination overall, with minor old repairs.

Height 24.5 cm
Diameter of base: 16 cm

 
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