Asian Antiques by Silk Road
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1910 item #635842 (stock #62-30)
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This Japanese ranma (interior transom) from the late Meiji Period shows a graceful curved bridge (taiko-bashi) leading across calm water to a grove of trees. The quiet scene, created with pierced carving on a nicely grained wood panel, is framed with a narrow black lacquered liner and an outer red lacquered frame...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #294478 (stock #58-73)
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Black ink-like sketches on woven reed panels give this skillfully made 19th century Chinese basket added appeal. The twelve sketches are of various symbolic plants, flowers and fruit. Shaped like a bird in flight, the unusual handle is wrapped in bamboo strips at the thick mid-section and on the thinner ends, where the bamboo is woven into a black and natural-color pattern...