Korean pair of carved wood tortoise stands, Choson Dynasty, 17th-18th century. Each carved from a single block of wood and retaining its original polychromed surface. Each measures 7 inches long by 6 inches high and 5 inches wide. Now set with candle-pricks for use as candle holders. Tortoises have long been associated with nobility and longevity in Korean and other Asian cultures.MAIN
Horju Ji Temple of The Exalted Law Early Buddhist Art from Japan. Japan Society. Measures 10.5 x 15 inches with slip cover. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Japan Ancient Buddhist Paintings book NY Graphic Society by Arrangement with Unesco.
Book of Japanese Temples Sculpture paintings Gardens and Architecture Abrams c1964 by J. Edward Kidder, Jr I. C. U., Tokyo January 31 1964. Todaiji Toshodaiji Taimadera Muroji Byodin Chusonji Joruriji Jigoji and Kozanji Kenghoji and Engakuji Saihji and Ryoanji Kinkakuji and Finkakuji Daitokuji. This book is in excellent conditiion with its original slip case. Measures 14.5 x 11 inches.
Rare Japanese book, Tosa Mitsunori, Compiled and Published by Shozaburo Watanabe, Ginza, Tokyo, 1933. Number 168 in a limited edition of 300 copies. Stitch bound paper cover, 32 pages with 9 plates (5 folding), original, complete, and in very good condition. Measures 10.5 x 7.5.