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Original 20th-century Japanese, Chinese, and Asian-themed prints from circa the 1920s through the 1950s

These beautiful vintage prints are mainly from various, mostly unidentified sources

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The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual vintage prints. It's meant to deter image theft.


Vanity, peacock and cherry blossoms vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #1

Vanity

by Chang Shu-Chi

[peacock and cherry blossoms]

Size of paper: approximately 12 5/8 x 17 3/4 inches

Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, so not all of the margins are shown in enlargement

$25
Messengers of Peacevintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #2

Messengers of Peace

by Chang Shu-Chi

[doves and pretty flowers]

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 22 inches

Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, so not all of the margins are shown in enlargement

Some edge/corner wear and minor rumpling in margins. Image area is fine. The dark area at top is just a shadow on the scanner.

$25
Where is Mother? Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #3

Where is Mother?

by Chang Shu-Chi

[rooster with two chicks]

Size of paper: approximately 12 5/8 x 17 3/4 inches

Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, so not all of the margins are shown in enlargement

$25
[crow or raven on fruit treee branch] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #4

[crow or raven on fruit tree branch]

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 22 1/2 inches
background is a light gold metallic color, difficult to capture on photo/scan

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some rumpling, finger smudge upper right

$20
[two geese] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #5

[two geese]

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 22 1/2 inches
background is a light gold metallic color, difficult to capture on photo/scan

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some rumpling, darkening in upper part of image

$20
[four puppies playing in snow, bamboo]
 vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #6

[four puppies playing in snow, bamboo]

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 22 1/2 inches
background is a light gold metallic color, difficult to capture on photo/scan

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling, short tear upper right margin

$25
[heron and reeds] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #7

[heron and reeds]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling, short tear upper right margin

$20
[bird with snow coming down] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #8

[bird with snow coming down]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$20
[bird on bamboo branch] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #9

[bird on bamboo branch, snow]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling, short tear upper right margin

$20
[spider plant] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #10

[spider plant]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$20
[bamboo] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #11

[bamboo]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling, short tear upper right margin

$20
[jagged peaks, house, trees]
 vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #12

[jagged peaks, house, trees]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling, short tear upper right margin

$20
[river scene with fisherman, large red characters] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #13

[river scene with fisherman, large red characters]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[fisherman on boat, waterfall]

 vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #14

[fisherman on boat, waterfall]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[man climbing with walking stick on trail, rice paddies below]
 vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #15

[man climbing with walking stick on trail, rice paddies below]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[drizzly fall scene, house, stream, umbrella] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #16

[drizzly fall scene, house, stream, umbrella]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[snowy winter scene, river, man with pack horse] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #17

[snowy winter scene, river, man with pack horse]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[spring scene with cherry blossoms, river crossing bridge]vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #18

[spring scene with cherry blossoms, river crossing bridge]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$30
[spring scene with Mt. Fuji, blossoms, pack horse crossing river] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #19

[spring scene with Mt. Fuji, blossoms, pack horse crossing river]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$40
[mountain, trees, boat, bridge] vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #20

[mountain, trees, boat, bridge]

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches

(probably from a large 1982 calendar)

Some minor rumpling

$20
1957 Penn Chinese Flowers Mustard Seed Garden vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #21

DR 302
Chinese Flowers from 'The Mustard Seed Garden' Series I

Size of paper: approximately 18 x 14 inches
Note: print is too large to scan entirely, so portions of margins are not shown, but are present

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

Some minor rumpling

$15
1957 Penn Chinese Flowers Mustard Seed Garden vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #22

DR 303
Chinese Flowers from 'The Mustard Seed Garden' Series II

Size of paper: approximately 18 x 14 inches
Note: print is too large to scan entirely, so portions of margins are not shown, but are present

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

Some minor rumpling

$15
1957 Penn Chinese Flowers Mustard Seed Garden vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #23

DR 304
Chinese Flowers from 'The Mustard Seed Garden' Series III

Size of paper: approximately 18 x 14 inches
Note: print is too large to scan entirely, so portions of margins are not shown, but are present

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

Some minor rumpling, slight crease upper right margin

$15
1957 Penn Chinese Flowers Mustard Seed Garden vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #24

DR 305
Chinese Flowers from 'The Mustard Seed Garden' Series IV

Size of paper: approximately 18 x 14 inches
Note: print is too large to scan entirely, so portions of margins are not shown, but are present

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

Some minor rumpling

$15
First Flight

by Lin Fu-Yangvintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #25

First Flight

by Lin Fu-Yang

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches (paper mat)

Some minor spots on outer mat

$20
Summertimeby Lin Fu-Yangvintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #26

Summertime

by Lin Fu-Yang

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches (paper mat)

Some spots on outer paper mat

$20
Homeward Journey by Lin Fu-Yangvintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #27

Homeward Journey

by Lin Fu-Yang

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches (paper mat)

very faint ink mark top center on mat and image

$15
Summertimeby Lin Fu-Yangvintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #28

Glazed Pagoda
Western Hills, Peking

(stamped on back of print)

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches

slight handling/edge/corner wear

$20
Scenic Pavilion
Summer Palace, Peking vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #29

Scenic Pavilion
Summer Palace, Peking

(stamped on back of print)

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches

slight handling/edge/corner wear

$20
Pehai Park, Peking vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #30

Pehai Park, Peking

(stamped on back of print)

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches

slight handling/edge/corner wear

$20
Imperial Watchtower
Forbidden City Peking

(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #31

Imperial Watchtower
Forbidden City, Peking

(stamped on back of print)

Size of paper: approximately 14 x 11 inches

slight handling/edge/corner wear

$20
Spring Season

by Ling Fu-Yang

(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #32

Spring Season

by Ling Fu-Yang

Size of paper: approximately 7 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches (in a cardstock mat)

slight handling/edge/corner wear, light smudge in margin

$20
Autumn Season

by Ling Fu-Yang

(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #33

Autumn Season

by Ling Fu-Yang

Size of paper: approximately 7 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches (in a cardstock mat)

slight handling/edge/corner wear, lightage toning in margin

$20
Autumn Birches

by Chang Shu-Chi

(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #34

Autumn Birches

by Chang Shu-Chi

(written in pencil under paper mat opening)

Size of paper: approximately 10 x 15 inches (in a paper and cardstock mat)

slight handling/edge/corner wear, ligh tage toning in margin

$25
Crab Apple Blossoms

by Chang Shu-Chi

(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #35

Crab Apple Blossoms

by Chang Shu-Chi

(written in pencil under paper mat opening)

Size of paper: approximately 10 x 15 inches (in a paper and cardstock mat)

slight handling/edge/corner wear, light age toning in margin

$25
[Chinese shoe maker]
(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #36A

[Chinese shoe maker]

Size of paper: approximately 10 x 13 inches

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

slight handling/edge/corner wear, spot in top margin

$10
[Chinese shoe maker]


(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #36B

[Chinese shoe maker]

Size of paper: approximately 10 x 13 inches

1957 Penn Prints, N.Y.

slight handling/edge/corner wear, spot in top margin

$10
Chinese Dancer

by Roy Grossman(vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #37

Chinese Dancer

by Roy Grossman

Size of paper: approximately 11 7/8 x 15 1/2 inches

L.A. Pub. Co. (probably circa 1920s-1930s)

edge/corner wear, light crackling on right side

$20
Chinese woman playing pipa lute (vintage Japanese, Chinese, Asian-themed print
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REF #38

[Chinese woman playing pipa (chinese lute)]

by Theodore Jackman

Size of paper: approximately 13 3/4 x 16 inches

L.A. Pub. Co. (probably circa 1920s-1930s)

paper damage on left and right side, spots upper left corner

$20
         

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