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    • Winter Crossing

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    • Winter Crossing covered wagon with five horses in front. Two figures sit in the wagon and a third figure leads the horses at the front of the piece. The wooden base is not attached to the bronze.
    • Ivory carving of immortal land

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    • Carved ivory depicting an immortal land with a variety of people doing various things in at least five tier levels wtih rocks, pine trees, houses, bridge and towers, animals, etc. High objects such as mast and posts, pagodas and towers are carved...
    • Wooden book cover with ivory mosaic inlay

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    • Elaborately carved wooden book cover with rounded wooden spine. Cover and flat front and back panels are surrounded by fine mosaic inlay in five bands. Three of the bands are very narrow. Two narrow bands of inlay decorate either side of spine....
    • Bronze figurine of seated deity

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    • A seated deity with beard. This probably depicts the Chinese deity Huan-tien Shang-ti, the Supreme Lord of the Dark Heaven. He rules over water and the northern quarter of the sky and is believed to drive away evil spirits. Huan-tien Shang-ti is...
    • Samurai suit of armor and helmet

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    • The samurai armor set consists of: Kabuto: The helmet made of leather, metal and heavy cords of Sujibachi helmet with four layer shikoro (suspended part on the back) strung with heavy blue cord. Yoroi: The armor suit is made of leather, metal,...
    • Flute

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    • Wooden flute with four-toed dragon painted in green, yellow, blue and white. Calligraphy and seal are also in color. Top calligraphy in green: ""I have such ability, but no one to appreciate it."" Body calligraphy in blue: ""If I put myself into...
    • Sake cup with gold interior

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    • Fine sake cup almost plated with gold interior. Designed with 'raicho-mon' (tarmigan pattern) on exterior. Marked ""Kutani"" in red on base. The name of artist ""Kakichi"" is written on attached wooden box.
    • Jadeite wedding bowl

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    • Jadeite wedding bowl and carved wooden stand. Auspicious plant symbols of prunus, bamboo and orchid decorate this light green piece.
    • Ivory carving of Goddess Tien Shou

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    • Ivory carving of Goddess Tien Shou seated on a phoenix (symbol of conjugal happiness) and holding a jade jar out of which is growing three pomegranates (symbol of fertility). The phoenix is perched on a peach (symbol of longevity) being held aloft...
    • Jade carving of multiple Chinese symbols

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    • Jade carving with multiple symbols. Interwoven in this white jade piece are the peach (identified with longevity), the bat (signifying happiness), the 'Fo Shou' or citron (depicting Buddha's hands), and the pomegranate (symbol for fertility). On...
    • Ivory carving of four legendary persons

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    • Ivory carving. The upper tier is of two sisters, Ch'ang O and Ch'ang Ei, who were banished to the moon after Ch'ang O stole the Elixer of immortality. She holds a hare which is associated with the moon. On the lower level, Wu Kang, an artist, is...
    • Ivory landscape within a sea shell

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    • Carved ivory 10-tiered pagoda tops a scene depicting a paradise world enclosed by a sea shell. The 3-arched bridges have figures crossing who depict progressive stages of life. The bridges spanning a waterfall connect dwellings and show activities...
    • Sword (Kriss)

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    • This sword (kriss) has an old ""pamor' forged blade. The carved, wooden blade handle (ukiran) of is in the form of a mythical beast (barong). The hand-carved sheath is modern and floridly decorated also with a barong mask. a. blade b. sheath NOTE:...
    • Minangkabau two-string fiddle and bow

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    • The thin-bowled wooden resonator is covered with water buffalo hide; on its back is carved a human face. The bone finger-board and peg box are ornamented with 7 varying bands of predominately triangular motif. At the top end of the finger-board is...
    • Pair of ancestor portraits

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    • Two ancestor portrait paintings on thin ""rice paper."" Both pictures depict elderly men richly dressed in colorful embroidered robes covered by coats with rank badges. One badge depicts a bird which signifies the owner has achieved a civil...
    • Thangka of the Dharmapala Yamantaka

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    • Thangka of Dharmapala Yamantaka painted on cotton. A yellow silk overlay is attached at the top of the painting and covers the painting completely when unfurled. The designs on the overlay are red, green, and brown stylized flowers and circles...
    • Figure of Shou Xing

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    • Ivory carving of Shou Xing, the Taoist Stellar Deity who represents the God of Longevity. He carries a basket and a staff as his emblem. On wooden base
    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu

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    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu, a Taoist Immortal who is patron of music and always carries a flute. Ink is used to detail the flute and highlight the object's hair and beard. The Eight Immortals are legendary Taoist persons with supernatural...

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