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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1487467 (stock #1-1422)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Old mask of the Noh traditional theater representing the character of Yamauba or Yamamba, with an emaciated face, dishevelled hair, and a sinister smile. The mask is made of wood, painted to ehance its features, and with brass eyes. The mask is signed. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 21 cm. Some abrasion due to age and wear, otherwise very good condition. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1486755 (stock #1-1419)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely carved mask of the Noh traditional theater, with a verystrong expression, representing the character of Otobide. The mask is made of wood, painted in gold (the whole face), black (for the eyebrows and moustache, also on top of the forehead) and red (for the mouth), and the eyes are made of brass. Japan, late 19th century. Height: 21.2 cm. Slight abrasion on some areas due to age, otherwise very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1464765 (stock #1-1313)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
Noh theater mask, representing the character of Shintai, a youthful deity, with a rather soft expression. The mask is signed (see pictures). Painted wood, with metal eyes. Japan, Edo period early 19th century. Height: 21 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion on the painting in some areas, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1487566 (stock #1-1423)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€495.00
Dry lacquer mask of the traditional Gigaku Theater, finely carved and lacquered to depict an elderly man (old widower) with a long aquiline nose, full red lips forming a smile, elongated earlobes, and deeply carved wrinkles. The eyes and mouth are pierced. The back with a label inscribed inside deszcribing the mask and with the artist signature. Rich, dark patina. Height: 25 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1492288 (stock #1-1439)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€490.00
Partly gilt wood statue of Buddhist goddess Sho Kannon Bosatsu (one of the many forms of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara), wearing formal robes, and a diadem with a small stylised Amithaba on the front, standing, her hands joined to hold a bowl. The goddess face reflects a profound meditation. Fine age patina. Japan, Edo period, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 24.2 cm. Old insect attack on the right side (no more danger), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1837 VR item #1442228 (stock #1-1251)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Ivory netsuke representing a teacher sitting beside his disciple, the latter holding a book with his right hand and a "shishi lion" mask with his left hand. The netsuke is signed, also bears a small red mark, beneath. Japan, 19th century. Length: 40 mm. Height: 24 mm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1244636 (stock #1-0849)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Tsuba with openwork design of a falcon resting on the branch of an old pine tree. Iron, with remnants of gilding on the falcon eye and on the tree leaves. The tsuba is unsigned. Japan, early Edo period. Height: 3 3/8" (8,7 cm. Oxidation, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1492371 (stock #1-1440)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€325.00
Wood mask of the Gigaku theater representing Konju, a figure in ancient Gigaku dance. The finely carved mask shows a very strong expression. Japan, early Edo period. Height: 18 cm. Beautiful age patina. Some abrasion, otherwise very good condition. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. NOTE: Gigaku theater is one of the most ancient dramatic arts in Japan, performing ritual dance, mime and music, and taking place inside Buddhist temples...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1492428 (stock #1-1441)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€325.00
Very rare Japanese comic demon Buaku Kyogen mask dating from the early Edo Period, the golden age of Noh Drama. The Buaku mask is a Kyogen version of the Noh Beshimi character. Kyogen were short, humorous skits performed between Noh acts to lighten the mood. The heavily knit brows and wide leering grimace are wonderful characteristics of this mask. It is covered in layered colored gofun (oyster shell lacquer)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1419098 (stock #1-1189)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Pair of ancient paintings on paper, with polychrome colours and gold. The first painting represents a noble lady, in formal attire, sittings on an elevated platform. Two characters are painted at the back. This painting is partly folded, the paper is stained due to age and has suffered three insect attacks. The second painting represents a noble man in formal attire and sitting on an elevated platform. Two characters are painted at the back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1337979 (stock #1-0983)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€195.00
Pair of ivory buttons of square shape, with a finely carved relief decoration representing each a different Disciple of Buddha ("arhat"). Japan, 19th century. Height: 2.8 cm each. Small chips at the attachment knobs at the back, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1479579 (stock #1-1361)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Finely carved mask, with strong features and delicate painting meant to enhance the strength of the character it represents. The character depicted here is of Hashihime. The mask is made of wood, its eyes are made of metal. The mask is signed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1484150 (stock #1-1399)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Very old wood statue of Buddhist goddess Sho Kannon Bosatsu (one of the many forms of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara), wearing formal robes, and a diadem with bronze decorations on the two sides, standing on a lotus, her left hand holding a vase, her right hand in abhaya mudra. The goddess face reflects a profound meditation. Remnants of the original gilding. Fine age patina. Japan, early Edo period. Height: 25.2 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1388307 (stock #1-1105)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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A five prong vajra or dorje. Bronze, with fine reddish green patina. Japan, 18th century. Length: 13 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1326840 (stock #1-0955)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Mokkogate samurai sword guard (tsuba) made of shibuishi with gold inserts, with katakiri decor representing on one side a monk sitting and holding a brush and surrounded by clouds and on the other side a dragon emerging from clouds. The tsuba is signed. Japan, Edo Period, 18th/19th century. Diameter: 6.7 cm. the tsuba is offered in its original box. Very good condition. Provenance: Old Canadian collection. Auction sale Tajan, in Paris, December 14th 2015.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1489924 (stock #1-1429)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Mask of the traditional Noh theater representing the character of Obeshimi. Wood, with polychrome painting meant to enhance the features of the face. Japan, end of 19th century. Height: 20.2 cm. A few chips onthe painting, obvious signs of great age, otherwise good condition. NOTE: Obeshimi is used for Noh plays featuring "tengu", mythical demons that defy Buddhist law.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1367203 (stock #1-1053)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Shakudo tsuba with a relief decor representing foliage and flowers, with gilt highlights on a background of tiny dots. The tsuba is unsigned. Japan, late Edo period. Height: 7.2 cm. Very good condition despite a slight erosion all over the piece. Sold with its box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1470157 (stock #1-1334)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Noh theater mask, with a vivid fierce expression, representing the character of Otobide. Wood, painted in gold, silver, black and red to enhance the mask features. Japan, 19th century. Height: 21.2 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old accidents and restorations, otherwise good condition.