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    • Slim

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    • Slim, 18"" x 24"", etching, singed by the artist, and numbered 84/150 note: Year Range was set at 1980 because 1980 was when Mr. and Mrs. Bible purchased the piece so it would have been created some time before 1980
    • Ivory carving of immortal land

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    • Large ivory carving. Ivory carving depicting an immortal land with pagodas, towers, three story pavilion, pine trees, numerous people invarious activities in five tiers. It is under cut, reticualted with detail, some tall structures are carved...
    • Sumida red mug with figure holding a smoking pot

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    • Sumida red mug with figure holding a smoking pot. Thick glaze on top of the mug - brown, blue, green - gives the idea of smoke; around the smoking pot there is no glaze, it is cream clay with some speckles of red. The majority of the mug is red.
    • Song bowl with white glaze

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    • The white glazed, probably Ding ware white bowl with warm brownish hue and running fine crackle is built thick and revealing some brown kiln flaws and iron spots inside and partially glazed from the rim and revealing gray to brown clay-body.
    • Clasp (Netsuke) in likeness of Yurei

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    • Ivory netsuke depicting Yurei. Cream color with imperial yellow and some brown. A ghostly figure with long hair and womanly face with both hands together in front of her. She's coming out of the tombstone below her. On the bottom of the tombstone...
    • Ikat shoulder scarf (Hinggi)

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    • Ikat shoulder shawl: hand-woven with a design in the tradition of the island of Sumba. Design includes stylized men, animals, and plants woven in dark brown, tan, orange and blue. A Hinggi is identified as a shoulder cloth, though in some instances...
    • Jade winepot and cover (Chiu-hu)

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    • A nephrite jade winepot in the shape of a European teapot. The coloration of the stone is mottled celadon and gray with russet veins and sprinkling of black. The top rim and foot rim are of undulating shape. The cover, which fits neatly onto pot...
    • Buddha's left hand

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    • Small hand showing ""abhaya mudra,"" a gesture of reassurance and safety. With some traces of gilding. Probably Sukhothai style.
    • Pair of silver metallic embroideries

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    • Pair of embroidered textiles of birds worked in silver metallic threads. One embroidery depicts two pheasants, the other two ducks. Exquisitely done but thread shows signs of wear and the silk background has some fading. The pheasant embroidery...
    • Harp (Saung Kauk)

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    • The Saung Kauk, named after its curved arch, is commonly used throughout Burma (Myanmar) for solo playing, for accompanying singers, or for chamber playing by either professional or amateur musicians. The arch is the natural root of the ""Sah""...
    • Puppet - Wayang Kulit figure of Sambhava

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    • Puppet is Sambhava, the wife of Arjuna and is made of perforated buffalo hide with an amber stem. Some coloring of hide. (by Don Lentz) NOTE: Wayang Kulit is a form of Indonesian theatre in which an array of puppets are used by dalang (story...
    • Ritual wine goblet (Gu)

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    • Bronze ritual drinking vessel. A slender stem is banded on the lower portion and rises to a flared mouth. The foot is splayed and hollow on the inside. Two calligraphy characters created by thin lines of metal appear in the inner portion of the...
    • Blue glazed vase

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    • Glazed jar of richly shaded blues with some tinges of green. Its shape is a tapering ovoid form with a flat style shoulder sloping up into a narrow, short cylindrical neck. The exterior design, freely drawn, is subtle and features a man wearing a...
    • Woodburned landscape

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    • Picture of a massive pine tree and a couple of cranes, both symbols of longevity. Signed by artist ""Shu Qiuqu"". Calligraphy translates as: ""Viewing the mountain when wishing some wind to arise toward the night. Moon is shining over a thousand...
    • Thangka of Avalokitesvara

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    • Painting on canvas. A central, standing figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara with eight arms. Seven attending, seated deities. The five deities above the standing figure are of the five seated primordial Buddhas. A rustic type thangka mounted on...
    • Brush painted Neolithic pottery bowl with foot stem

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    • A fine example of earthenware freely painted on both exterior and interior with black and white pigment in form of lines, circles, dashes and curvilinear forms, some resembling eyes, and leaf patterns. This type of pottery was made by building up...
    • Stoneware pot

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    • Pot in round form and with bottom, high and wide neck designed with bands of approximately six etched wavy sharp lines between heavy caraved straight lines on the neck, shoulder and body. There are some traces of woven basketry pattern at the lower...

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