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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #664272 (stock #S1396)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,350.00
This large hand carved marble stone hitching post is measured 55" tall, 9" wide and 9" long. We have two of the same hitching posts in stock; they came in a pair but can be sold separately. Each weighs approx. 280 lbs. This traditional northern Chinese hitching post was used to tie horses for wealthy families. Often erected in a large courtyard, these decorative hitching posts in a pair are usually positioned on opposite side of the courtyard...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Pre 1980 item #898322 (stock #W2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$895.00
Elegant Ma Jiang (Majiang, Mahjong) table hard carved with solid northern elm wood. Completely hand made, accompanying this table is two large northern official chairs in northern elm wood, dark black paint which is both contemporary and traditional. Make a grand statement to pair the two chairs together or place them separately in your study or living room. The table comes with very elegant mortise and tenon technique and has a horse hoof legs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #662873 (stock #S1389)
West Coast Trading Group
$789.00
This large stone statue made of one single piece of unpolished marble stone is hand carved by local artisans in northern China's He Bei province for the exclusive usage of a local Buddhist temple. Size: 21.5" wide by 8.5" deep by 28" tall. Weight: 240 lbs. The Buddha is in meditating mudra with his legs crossed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #663235 (stock #S1393)
West Coast Trading Group
$728.00
This lovely hand carved Guan Yin and a child stone statue is made out of untreated marble. Guan Yin is the Goddess of compassion, when seen with a child, it's the symbol of fertility. This intricately carved stone statue was hand made by a local artist in the Shan Xi region. Side: 13" wide by 6" deep by 30" tall. Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #664250 (stock #S1395)
West Coast Trading Group
$698.00
This lovely pair of hand carved stone foo dogs (lion statues) came from an old courtyard which likely belonged to a business man's family compound in He Bei province. Often seen in front of the entrance gate, these foo dogs guard against evil spirits and keep the wealth from flowing outside of the house. Size: 10" x 7.5" x 20" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #773827 (stock #W2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$695.00
This elegant vintage Northern Elmwood Chinese Ming Style Console table has very clean lines and exudes modern aesthetics in black with ascent true brownish elm color on the round edges. A perfect fitting for a contemporary or modern home as well as traditional style homes. This versatile Ming style console table looks great in one's living room or dining room. It also makes a grand statement for one's foyer and or great standing behind your couch by the bay windows...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #294915 (stock #S1180)
West Coast Trading Group
$675.00
This vintage standing stone statue weights 200 lbs and measures 9" by 8.5" by 36". Black limestone was used frequently in Chinese stone sculptures, they are sturdy and often used for outdoor garden landscapes. The Buddha is in Varada mudra, the fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity. He is holding a begging bowl, in the shape of lotus blossom, this is a sign of the Head of an order.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349045 (stock #S1332)
West Coast Trading Group
$489.00
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring eternal flames and a mystical creature’s face that resembled a Garuda. The Buddha is in meditating lotus position. The base he’s sitting on is supported by mystical creatures, a common offering position. Marble stone carving...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349044 (stock #S1331)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring carved flames and a dragon head. The use of flames as ritual objects is seen as weapon of war and as an important component of offerings. It is often carried by Shiva. Dragon is the symbol of power and strength and is thought to offer protection...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #435967 (stock #A1047)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This contemporary Huanghuali scholar's brush pot has the simple elegance that is proven to be timeless. Huanghuali is an exotic tropical hardwood that grows in Vietnam and Hainan Island of China. This brush pot is made of Vietnamese Huanghuali and is very colorful and has rich grain pattern. When it comes to preservation, nothing works better than applying a thin layer of natural bees wax polish once in a while, and it gets even better with age. 5" diameter x 5.5” height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349344 (stock #S1337)
West Coast Trading Group
$429.00
This sitting Guan Yin, an Avalokitesvara in Lalita Asana is carefully carved with intricate details. The Lalita Asana is a pose of ease-one leg pendant and is resting on a lotus pedal. The other leg is in the usual position of Buddha. It is said that Taras, the consort of Dhyani Buddha are found in this position. Guan Yin, an Avaloktesvara, is said to be the Chinese version of Tara, is seen in this position in this stone sculpture. The backdrop is a carving of a pine tree, symbol of longevity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1910 item #773439 (stock #S1403)
West Coast Trading Group
$399.00
Standing Guan Yin stone statue. Size: 36" Tall by 8" Wide by 7" Deep. Weight: 100 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #662794 (stock #S1388)
West Coast Trading Group
$398.00
This large sitting gilded stone buddha statue shows a medicine buddha in a meditating pose. The paint has faded over the years. There was an old repair on its face. size: 13" W by 7.5" D by 23". Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #338845 (stock #M2047)
West Coast Trading Group
$369.00
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity. The statue looks great near a pond or stand on its own in a zen garden. The crane is holding a plum flower branch in its mouth, the tip part of the blossom branch is a small bowl, makes a wonderful candle holder...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #295744 (stock #M2030)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This vintage Chinese bronze features a camel rider that is referred as "Hu" people, the type of people who now reside in Western China and central Asia and called Minority Chinese. In ancient China, "Hu" people had major influence to Chinese culture and artistic expressions. This large and elegant sculpture is measured 15" long by 6" deep by 30" tall and weighs 40 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #286290 (stock #B2027)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This bronze Taoist statue is often referred by people in China as “Lao Zi”, the father of Taoism. This Taoist immortal statue features Lao Zi sitting on a lion, with his hands in the pose of Dhyana Mudra, the gesture of meditation. His legs crossed in the Padmasana, also known as vajrasana or dhyana asana, the well-known lotus position...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1980 item #885950 (stock #M2086)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889573 (stock #M2091)
West Coast Trading Group
$319.00
This gilt cast iron statue features a Buddha in meditating position, with both legs crossed in lotus position and hands folded. This statue is painted in gold, which symbolizes the important Buddha holds and the heart of the gold. Size: 11” by 8” by 16”. Weight: 20 lbs.