The Curator’s Eye collection of the art of Asia offers an opportunity for collectors to feast their eyes on magnificent modern and ancient works. In it, the joyous humor of mischievous Japanese netsuke contrast with Gandharan Buddhist sculpture, to expand on the human experience. Our Asian galleries and dealers offer an impressive selection of Chinese Art, Islamic Art, Indian Art, Japanese antiques, and Southeast Asian Art. Purchasable works include an ancient Buddha head, Japanese woodblock prints, contemporary paintings by Asian artists, among other rare and beautiful objects.
Buy from a large selection of Chinese terracotta, glass, and other collectibles. These works include Buddhist antiques, Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty pottery, among other rare objects. Browse Ming Dynasty and ancient wine vessels which join the offerings of art from across north, south, east and west China. Our artwork listed on these pages dates back to 200 BC and as recently as the mid-20th century. From ancient bells and bronze figures to art deco chairs and paintings, there is something for every style and era of your collection.
In the Indian Art category dealers sell artifacts from all eras. These range from a handwritten, signed note by Gandhi to an antique Zulfikar sword. Here you can find antique silver from the Mughal court, an inlaid model of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and fine collectibles. Figures, jewelry and wine chalices are just some of the fine pieces on display from reputable art dealers who are experienced in the appraisal and sale of important Indian works.
Collectors can view important modern & contemporary art from across China, Japan, Korea and South East Asia in this gathering of contemporary and modern work. See pieces from the Thai artists Seri Phuengporn, Pairoj Karndee and Vichit Nongnual alongside a modernist faceted Kirin. In addition, see modern Asian pottery pieces, including an Ando Enamel seashore vase or riveting framed oil paintings by popular current artists.
Included in this selection are the finest Japanese and Korean art pieces, carvings, antique maps, and porcelain available. Collectors can buy gilded screens or byobu, fine enamel tea sets by renowned makers and exporters, ceramic jars, and inlaid lacquer coffers. These form a fine grouping of art from Japan and Korea that is a top notch resource for authentic Asian artwork. Purchase a lovely drawing, etching or book for your personal collection.
In the Himalayan, Tibetan, and Nepalese Art category, our dealers sell artifacts from a range of times. These include a gilded, cast copper alloy image of Maitreya, gilt copper items from Tibet, an ancient statuette of the feminine Tara, Bodhisattva, and a pair of parcel-gilded ritual wine ewers. This group of artwork is both selective and prestigious, for its rare and calculated structure, detailed finish and significant religious and cultural meaning. These handmade pieces are some of the finest in the world and are not frequently found in such superb condition.
In our category of Southeast Asian artwork and antiques, rare objects are sold alongside fine art from our distinguished dealers based around the world. We feature such exquisite and collectible items as a Khmer bronze of Garuda. Here the collector can even find art objects from Spanish Colonial Philippines, and surrounding areas, making it the premier place to shop for area-specific art from anywhere on the globe. We only display the finest, most fully preserved artifacts and fine artworks, to ensure a premier gathering of the most elite pieces in today’s market.
In the Middle Eastern Art category, you will find a collection of Persian carpets alongside a pair of 18th century carved crucifixes. In addition, collectors can peruse a middle Assyrian gold and blue agate bull pendant followed by a Qajar still life painting. The works in our selection of fine art and artifacts reflect the beauty of the geographic and cultural landscape found throughout the Middle Eastern region.
Inside, find important Asian weapons and armor including a princely heirloom kris and a rare S-shaped Zulfikar sword. In addition, you will find a collection of 19th century maps of Japan which includes a woodblock Atlas of Japan and map of the world in two hemispheres from 1848. Discover the historic progression of Japanese cartography, printing and metalwork in this assortment of masterful Asian work. Our dealers bring the finest in pieces from across the East to expand the scope and reach of some of the best artifacts and artisan work available.
View artworks from leading dealers in all categories, including; Asian Art, Ancient Art, Books, Decorative Arts, Ethnographic Arts, Fine Art, Modern and Contemporary, Jewelry, and Natural History.