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Art Deco Oak Floor Lamp, Period 1920-1929, Shellac Polish
Located in Prague 1, CZ
Style: Art Deco Period: 1920-1929. We guarantee safe a the cheapest air transport from Europe to the whole world within 7 days. The price is the same as for ship transport but deliv...
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Vintage 1920s Czech Art Deco Floor Lamps

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Wood, Oak

Antique Classic Period Native American Serape, Navajo, 19th Century
By Navajo Indian Art
Located in Denver, CO
A Classic period (pre-reservation) Navajo sarape/blanket. Finely woven of native hand-spun wool with indigo (blue), rabbit brush (soft yellow) and cochineal (red) dye. Provenance:...
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Antique 19th Century American Navajo Rugs

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Wool

Classic Period Native American Beaded Dress, Blackfeet ‘Plains’, circa 1860
By Native American Art
Located in Denver, CO
A Blackfeet (Northern Plains American Indian) beaded dress from the classic period (Pre-Reservation era). Constructed of Native tanned hide Pony beads, Real beads and Seed beads with...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Hide

Vintage Navajo Serape Wearing Blanket, circa 1875 (Late Classic Period)
By Navajo Indian Art
Located in Denver, CO
Navajo Blanket woven in a Serape style wearing blanket, circa 1875, expertly woven of native hand-spun wool in a pattern similar to Navajo Germantown eye dazzlers. The red yarns are ...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Wool

Classic Period Native American Beaded Bandolier Bag, Delaware, circa 1850
By Native American Art
Located in Denver, CO
A Bandolier or Delaware bag dating to the Classic period (1650-1875) of Native American Indian art. Constructed circa 1850 of trade beads, red stroud cloth dyed with lac or cochineal...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Fabric

Classic Period Moki Serape - Navajo or Zuni, circa 1865-1875
By Navajo Indian Art
Located in Denver, CO
A rare early wearing blanket/sarape woven by a Navajo or Zuni (Pueblo) weaver around 1865-1875. With a unique design of red and white diagonal lines against a classic Moki banded gr...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Wool

Antique Plains Beaded Pipe Bag (Tobacco Bag), Arapaho, circa 1870 Classic Period
By Arapaho Indian Art
Located in Denver, CO
An exceptional Plains Indian beadwork Tobacco Bag (Pipe Bag) from the late Classic period (pre or early reservation era). Constructed of native tanned hide and expertly beaded with t...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Hide

15th Century, Bronze ceremonial Mirror, Angkor Period, Art of Cambodia
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
The Angkor period is placed in between 802 and 1431, which was named after the capital of Khmer Empire. Historically the Khmer Empire was one of the powerful states which had ruled o...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Cambodian Other Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

Late 19 Century Tribal Baule Male Figure with Period Mount African Art
By Baule Tribe
Located in Sharon, CT
A brass tag was nailed to the back. This interesting and slightly shocking means of identification, tells us more about the artistic disdain and ethnographic interest of the Europea...
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Antique Late 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art

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Wood

Framed Japanese Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese decorated silk panel that was framed and made into a fireplace screen. Great care of taken by expert hands to create this panel by using a combination of Yuzen resist dye,...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Japonisme Textiles

Materials

Silk, Wood

Lacquer Table, Art Deco Period, Japan, circa 1900
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Lacquer table, Art Deco period, Japan, circa 1900.
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Art Deco Lacquer

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Lacquer

10th Century, Bronze Ewer, Baphuon Style, Angkor Period, Art of Cambodia
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
The Angkor period is placed in between 802 and 1431, which was named after the capital of Khmer Empire. Historically the Khmer Empire was one of the powerful states which had ruled o...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Cambodian Other Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

Early 19th Century, Hotei (Happy Buddha), Edo Period, Art of Japan
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
History recorded Hotei as an eccentric Zen monk who lived a peripatetic life during the later Liang Dynasty. His name ‘Hotei’, literately meaning ‘cloth sack’, derives from an iconic...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities

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Iron

16th Century, Crowned Buddha Head, Kamphaeng Phet Period, Art of Thailand
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
Kamphaeng Phet, an ancient town located on the banks of Ping River, gained its historical prominence in economic and military importance. Not only did it serves for the river trade w...
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Antique 16th Century Thai Other Antiquities

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Bronze

Japanese Antique Fukusa Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese silk Fukusa panel circa late 19th-early 20th century of Meiji Period. The front was beautifully decorated with Yuzen-zome, a labor intensive resist-dye technique invested ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk, Beads

Japanese Antique Fukusa Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese silk Fukusa panel circa late 19th-early 20th century of Meiji period. The front was beautifully decorated with Yuzen-zome, a labor intensive resist-dye technique invested ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk

Japanese Antique Fukusa Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese silk Fukusa panel circa late 19th-early 20th century of Meiji Period. The front was beautifully decorated with Yuzen-zome, a labor intensive resist-dye technique invested ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk

Japanese Antique Fusuka Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese silk Fukusa panel circa late 19th-early 20th century of Meiji Period. The front was beautifully decorated with Yuzen-zome, a labor intensive resist-dye technique invested ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Brocade, Silk

Framed Japanese Fukusa Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese Fukusa textile panel circa late 19th-early 20th century of Meiji Period. On the woven brocade background with gold thread forming clouds and mist, the main composition sho...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk, Giltwood

Early 19th Century, Pair of Sake Tables, Edo Period, Art of Japan
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
Maki-e, a combination of two Japanese words ? (Maki) and ?(E), meaning sprinkled picture, is a decoration technique used to apply on the lacquerware. It was developed in the Heian Pe...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities

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Wood

19th Century, Alabaster with Lacquer Buddha Head, Mandalay Period, Art of Burma
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
The sculptors of Burma have created a sacred, profane art of incomparable beauty and wealth Subjected to strict canons, the statuary of religious inspiration is nonetheless imprin...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Burmese Other Antiquities

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Alabaster

Late 14th Century, Marble Prah Mae Torani, Pagan period, Art of Burma
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
The peculiarity of the Mahayana Buddhism known as the "Great Vehicle" was to have welcomed within it divine entities that were foreign to it. Thus it is not surprising to see in the ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Burmese Other Antiquities

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Marble

Japanese Antique Fukusa Textile Art Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese antique Fukusa textile panel circa late 19th-early 20th century Meiji Period. On the woven tapestry background with gold thread forming clouds and mist, the main compositi...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk

Pair of W.M.F. Plaques Signed Albert Mayer, Art Nouveau Period, Germany
By Albert Mayer, WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Pair of W.M.F. plaques signed Albert Mayer (1867-1944). Art Nouveau period, Germany, circa 1900.   
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Antique Early 1900s German Art Nouveau Decorative Art

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Metal

Original French Art Deco Period Poster by Paul Colin, 1928
By Paul Colin
Located in Baltimore, MD
This is an original French Art Deco Period advertising poster ‘Marguerite Valmond’ by Paul Colin printed by H. Chachoin. Made famous in 1928, spectacular and exquisitely made. This l...
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Vintage 1920s French Paintings

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Paper

Remarkable, Period, Art Nouveau Chandelier
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hand-cast bronze and frosted glass, French chandelier featuring a circlet of roses and leaves. The whole surmounted by a pierced dome.
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

15th Century, Gong or Khong Wong Lek, Chiang Saen Period, Art of Thailand
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
This is a gong from a Thai musical instrument called Khong wong lek. “Khong wong" means gong circle, while “lek” means small. Regarded as one of the oldest musical instrument in the ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Thai Antiquities

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Bronze

Early 19th Century, Bento Box with Grapes Design, Edo Period, Art of Japan
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
It is found that Japanese tradition of preparing a packed meal can be traced back as early as 12th century. At first, the prepared convenient meal was for those who worked outside, f...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Antiquities

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Wood

Period French Art Deco Sabino Paris Glass Geometric Ceiling Globe Lamp Shade
By Sabino Art Glass
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A rare period French Art Deco frosted globe from lampshade by Sabino for the French Market. With a grey to purple frosted patina and a geometric or prism design. The fitter nec...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Flush Mount

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Art Glass

Art Deco Period, African Ritual Tribal Oxidized Bronze ‘Brow Mask’, 1920s
Located in New York, NY
This superb example of the ritual African ‘Brow Mask’ is a unique creation of a truly skillful artist from the Jimini tribe of the Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) during the Art Deco per...
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Vintage 1920s African Primitive Masks

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Bronze

Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Period Ointment Green Serpentine Stone Vessel, Ancient Art
Located in Antwerp, BE
An Egyptian Authentic and rarely pointy Egyptian stone vessel made of carefully chosen precious serpentine, early pre-dynastic period (before 2950 BC till begin 3rd dynasty (2650BC...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Antiquities

Materials

Stone

Mid-19th Century, Imari Sake Vase, white and blue, Edo Period, Art of Japan
Located in Hong-Kong, HK
Followed the two invasions led by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, many of the Korean potters came to Japan in the late 16th century. In addition, Arita, the earliest kiln site of Japan, was able...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Other Antiquities

Materials

Ceramic

1800-1900 Zushi Japanese Buddha's House Black Old Folk Art Edo Period
Located in Sammushi, JP
It is an old Buddha house in Japan. This is from the Edo period. It is made of cedar wood. This is black and beautiful. Why is it black? Because there is soot. Japan has a hearth ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Antiquities

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Cedar

1800s-1900s Japanese Black Wooden Board Edo Period Abstract Art Wabi Sabi
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and unique items that no one can imitate. It is a work board used in Japanese private houses. It is an item from the Meij...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Decorative Art

Materials

Cedar

Framed Japanese Oshi-E Textile Art Meiji Period from a Rare Large Set
Located in Atlanta, GA
On offer is the last one of the set of seven framed Japanese textile art called Oshi-E circa Meiji Period (1868-1912). This rare set consists of seven panels depicting various aspect...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Silk, Giltwood

Large English 18th Century Queen Anne Period Wooden Mortar And Pestle
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large English 18th Century Queen Anne Period Wooden Mortar And Pestle
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Antique Late 18th Century British Folk Art More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Egyptian Wood Fragment, Standing Pharaoh, Possibly a Chair Fitting, Late Period
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Egyptian cedar wood fragment, with flat side profile, showing a standing Pharaoh in wig, with asp to the front, attachment peg holes for mounting, his hand with a hole for attachin...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Tribal Art

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Wood

Petite Japanese Edo Period Folk Art Altar Table with Carved and Painted Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A petite Japanese Edo period Folk Art altar table from the 19th century, with carved and polychrome motifs. Born in Japan during the Edo period, this charming petite altar table pres...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Wood

Khmer Buddha Naga Art, Bronze, Angkor Period, 12 Century
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Bronze Buddha wearing the monastic garment. It sits on the coiled naga whose body forms the three spirals. The seven heads of the serpent form a canopy to protect Buddha during medit...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Cambodian Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Rare Japanese Seto Pottery Folk Art Shishi Guardian Dogs, Meiji Period
Located in Prahran, Victoria
Rare pair of Japanese Folk Art Seto pottery shishi Buddhist guardian dogs glazed in a dark greenish brown toned glaze, late Meiji period Acknowledged fault: numerous minor firing ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

Materials

Pottery

Six Kobe Toys, Japanese, Meiji Period, circa 1900
By Kobe Toys
Located in Incline Village, NV
Kobe Toys are very mysterious and not much is known about them. They were created and hand made during the Meiji period in Japan, which covered the years 1868 until 1912. These parti...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Folk Art Toys

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Ebony

Republic Period Terracotta Pagodas
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Pair of circa 1920, hand-thrown, glazed, seven-tier, terracotta pagodas with figures.
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Terracotta

Japanese Emperor Doll, Meiji Period
Located in Doylestown, PA
A Japanese Meiji period doll of the Emperor, with porcelain face and hands, glazed in ground oyster shells (Gofun), and wearing period costume.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Toys

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Porcelain, Fabric

  • Japanese Emperor Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Emperor Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Emperor Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Emperor Doll, Meiji Period
H 10 in. W 10 in. D 7 in.
Japanese Empress Doll, Meiji Period
Located in Doylestown, PA
A Meiji Period Japanese doll depicting the Empress with elaborate head-dress, and wearing period clothing, 19th century. The face and hands glazed with crushed oyster shells (Gofun) ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Toys

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Porcelain, Fabric

  • Japanese Empress Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Empress Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Empress Doll, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Empress Doll, Meiji Period
H 12 in. W 12 in. D 10 in.
Inca Period Linked Ceramic Vessels
Located in Charleston, SC
Two fabulous whistle vessels linked by an hollow tubulure and a bridge handle.Ocher ceramic with a check pattern decor on one vessel and a relief head personage decorated by beige d...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Ceramics

Materials

Clay

  • Inca Period Linked Ceramic Vessels
  • Inca Period Linked Ceramic Vessels
  • Inca Period Linked Ceramic Vessels
  • Inca Period Linked Ceramic Vessels
H 8 in. W 5 in. D 7.5 in.
Period Art Deco Bronze and Brass Table Mirror
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Period Art Deco bronze and brass table mirror, circa 1920. Stunning Art Deco table top mirror, depicting a cherub tickling the nose of a cresent shaped mythical face. Circular mir...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Table Mirrors

Materials

Bronze

Obento-Bako 'Lunch Box', Bamboo, Japanese, Meiji Period
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Obento-Bako (Lunch Box), bamboo, Japanese, Meiji period Woven bamboo basket case, edged with black bamboo flat strips. Bronze hinges, clasp (missing pin) and metal handles at both e...
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20th Century Japanese Folk Art More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Tin

Japanese Meiji Period Iki Ningyo
Located in New York, NY
Rare Japanese Iki Ningyo (Living Doll) produced within the Meiji period (1868-1912), circa late 19th to early 20th century, the finely detailed, elegant lady dressed in a kimono. Ver...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Porcelain, Fabric

Two Pairs of Period Art Deco Ebonized Side Chairs
Located in Essex, MA
Two pairs of period Art Deco ebonized side chairs. -- Tapered Legs -- Comfortable and Well Proportioned -- Two pairs available. $ 2800 per pair.
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Chairs

Materials

Wood

Japanese Antique "Black Staircase Chest" 'Late Edo Period-Meiji Period' /Cabinet
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have an aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people. And we introduce the unique items that only we can do, the route of purchasing in Japan, the experience value so far, and the...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Furniture

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Cedar

Edo Period Bizen Vase
Located in Hudson, NY
Edo period Bizen vase, late Edo period (mid-19th century) ceramic vase from Bizen, one of the six ancient kilns in Japan. Unusual undulating rim, with traditional potter's marks arou...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Ceramics

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Ceramic

  • Edo Period Bizen Vase
  • Edo Period Bizen Vase
  • Edo Period Bizen Vase
  • Edo Period Bizen Vase
H 12.38 in. Dm 7 in.
Burmese Mandalay Period Seated Wooden Buddha
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Seated wooden Buddha Burma, 19th-20th century (Mandalay period) Measures: H 19.5 x W 9 in x D 4.5 in Youthful, sweet-faced image of the Buddha, seated in the Bhumisparsa mudra,...
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Antique Late 19th Century Burmese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Wood

Old Japanese Chestnut Desk / Edo Period-Meiji Period / Coffee Table/ Low Table
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have an aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people. And we introduce the unique items that only we can do, the route of purchasing in Japan, the experience value so far, and the...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Furniture

Materials

Chestnut

Kangxi Period Style Kendi
Located in Stamford, CT
Blue and gold Chinese "kendi" (pouring vessel). Marked. Small crack along the rim. Diameter corresponds to measurements of the base.
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

  • Kangxi Period Style Kendi
  • Kangxi Period Style Kendi
  • Kangxi Period Style Kendi
  • Kangxi Period Style Kendi
H 10.00 in. Dm 4.00 in.
Republic Period Temple Jars
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Large pair of hand-painted, blue-and-white, Republic Period temple jars with lids.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

  • Republic Period Temple Jars
  • Republic Period Temple Jars
  • Republic Period Temple Jars
  • Republic Period Temple Jars
H 27 in. Dm 14 in.
TWO Pairs of Period Art Deco Ebonized Side Chairs
Located in Essex, MA
Two Pairs of Period Art Deco Ebonized Side Chairs --Tapered Legs --Comfortable and Well Proportioned --TWO Pairs Available. $ 2800 per PAIR
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Chairs

Materials

Wood

Colorful Republic Period Vases
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Pair of richly colored, hand-painted, parcel gilt, Chinese vases with exotic animals and costumed figures.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Republican Period Chinese Vase
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique Chinese vase, crafted during the Republican period.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

  • Republican Period Chinese Vase
  • Republican Period Chinese Vase
  • Republican Period Chinese Vase
  • Republican Period Chinese Vase
H 10.00 in. Dm 3.00 in.
Japanese Meiji Period Vase
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Japanese Meiji period vase.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
H 3.63 in. Dm 1.75 in.
Japanese Meiji Period Vase
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Japanese Meiji Period vase.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
  • Japanese Meiji Period Vase
H 3.25 in. Dm 2.25 in.
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Period Art For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of period art for your home. Frequently made of metal, wood and ceramic, every item from our selection of period art was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a choice in our collection of period art — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. An object in our assortment of period art made by Art Deco designers — as well as those associated with Art Nouveau — is very popular. A well-made option in this array of period art has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Makuzu Kozan, Tiffany Studios and Satsuma are consistently popular.

How Much is a Period Art?

The average selling price for a piece of period art at 1stDibs is $2,941, while they’re typically $175 on the low end and $385,000 for the highest priced.