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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #889631 (stock #M2098)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 5.5" x 3" x7.5" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #291753 (stock #B2035)
West Coast Trading Group
$259.00
This bronze statue features Manjusri, a buddhist figure known as the oldest Bodhisattva, he is known as the Buddhist figure who in-charges of literature and education in the Chinese common Buddhist methodology. In Nepal he is viewed as the founder of Napalese culture; according to a Chinese legend he was created by Gautama himself and spread his Teachings in China; in Tibet he is praised every morning for banishing darkness once again...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #193961 (stock #B2005)
West Coast Trading Group
$169.00
This bronze statue features the founder of yellow hat, Fifth Dalai Lama ( 1617-1682). He unified Tibet and made Yellow Hat Sect the state religion and built the Potala. In this statue, he is wearing pointed yellow cap.He was the greatest Dalai Lama in Tibetan. Size: 12" T by 7" W by 4.0" D.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #305637 (stock #O2049)
West Coast Trading Group
$159 each / $275 pair - SOLD
Nephrite stone carving of a duck, with lotus pedal to be used as brush wash basin. 9” x 3.5” x 5”. 6 lbs. Matching pair, one facing left the other facing right.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1970 item #138359 (stock #V2101A)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 61” (L) by 15" (W) "If the flower is fragrant, it does not take many; when the room is elegant, it does not have to be large." Written by the founding father of China, Sun Yatsen. China went through a period of profound transformation between the turn of the 19th century and the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #363683 (stock #M2049)
West Coast Trading Group
$129.00
Cast Iron Gilt Buddha's hand. A great display piece with great patina. The Buddha's hand is in the Jnana Mudra, gesture of teaching. In this gesture, the tips of the index and the thumb are joined and held near the center of the chest with the palm turned inward. This is often associated with the characteristic mudra of Manjushree. 10" L x 3" W x 3" D. Enlargement 1 and catalog photo shows the hand in upright position, which is a mounted version of the hand...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #365357 (stock #M2052)
West Coast Trading Group
$129.00
Cast iron chubby baby boy in the shape of Chinese pillow. These baby lying down poses in the shape of pillow were featured in both porcelain and metal. They were used primarily as decorative items that symbolizes happiness and longevity. Great Feng Shui item for the home and garden. Nice patina developed with silvery shine on the surface. Wonderful piece with his female companion featured in our next item M2053. 4” x 5” x 10”.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1970 item #767003 (stock #M2079)
West Coast Trading Group
$169.00
This silver Tibetan statue features Garuda, an ancient Indian mythological creature, believed to be a devourer of serpents and the king of the birds. His body was half man and half eagle. In Hindu mythology, he is often depicted flying across the sky carrying the supreme god Vishnu and his wife Lakshmi. In this statue, it depicts Garuda stepping on a half human, half serpent, while his arms stretched wide to hold a large serpent...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #430007 (stock #S1372)
West Coast Trading Group
$169.00
This beautiful marble stone hand carved Buddha's hand is in the gesture of teaching, a typical mudra held by Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom, this elegant marble stone Buddha's hand has intricate buddhist details carved onto the wrist of the hand. Makes a wonderful garden or home decor. 4" d x 5" w x 10" l.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #289340 (stock #B2032)
West Coast Trading Group
$189.00
This bronze Tibetan Buddhist statue features Mahakala, Mahakala was the personal tutelary deity for the Mongol ruler Kublai Khan. His terrifying imagery ultimately derives from the angry form of the Hindu god Shiva, known as Bhairava. Mahakala is the fierce manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of absolute compassion, and the primary Dharmapala, or "Dharma protector" in Tibetan Buddhism...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #295227 (stock #M2026)
West Coast Trading Group
$139.00
This beautifully designed bronze fish sculpture has both form and function in mind. This oil lamp statue has a hanging hook that will allow the statue to hang from the ceiling, which is thought to bring good feng shui into a household. This bronze statue is one of the two that make a matching pair. Fish is a good luck symbol that means abundance and happiness in Chinese society. 10.5" by 4" by 9".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #195851 (stock #B2011)
West Coast Trading Group
$12.00
This holiday season, give a gift that is both charming and meaningful. This 5 nesting turtles each carries a set of Chinese Fengshui stamps that says Good Fortune, Lucky, or Happiness. The nesting turtles are perfect usage as a paper weight or stamps to a holiday letter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #808887 (stock #M2083)
West Coast Trading Group
$259.00
Beautiful gilt bronze Guan Yin statue with a nice hair piece and lotus throne. She's seen holding a bottle, the symbol of life water. It is said that Guan Yin is the savor of the people and with a drop of the water from her life bottle, one's life will be renewed. 23" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1970 item #124093 (stock #V2099)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This poster is an advertisement for Qi Rong Cigarette company in the 1930's in China.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #193908 (stock #B2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$79.00
This beautiful bronze Chinese buddha is 7" W by 5.5" D by 10" T and weighs approx. 5 lbs. His hand stands in Buddhashramana mudra, known as the Gesture Beyond Misery (Buddha-Shramana Mudra) also called an ascetic’s Gesture of Renunciation.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #307231 (stock #M2046)
West Coast Trading Group
$189.00
White Tara is a Tara that is connected with longevity. The white color indicates purity, and she is the Truth and undifferentiated. White Tara wears the Bodhisattva ornaments. The most important aspect of white Tara is that she has seven eyes: the two usual eyes, plus an eye in the centre of her forehead and eyes in her hands and feet...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #295217 (stock #O2036)
West Coast Trading Group
$149.00
This Tang San Cai pottery features a lady in traditional Tang dynasty fashionable costume. Her outfit and her pose suggest that she was an imperial court dancer, her full figure and round face are in conformity with the criteria of beauty in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Tang San Cai, also known as Tang tri-color is the generic name for color-glazed pottery of the Tang Dynasty...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #289263 (stock #B2030)
West Coast Trading Group
$238.00
This bronze Buddhist statue features Yama, the judge of death in the Tibetan Buddhist methodology. He was given the honorary title of Dharmaraja (Dharma king). He is the conqueror of the demon of death. He is also depicted with his female partner, the Yogini, Vidyadhara. This bronze statue comes in three separate pieces. The base which consists of a sacrificial woman, the Yama and a buffalo. Size: 14” by 9” by 5”. Weight: 10 lbs.