Ko-sometsuke porcelain was produced specifically for the Japanese market during the final decades of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). A small Japanese porcelain plate glazed with 3 images of a person on an island, a row boat and mountain.
Dimensions: diameter 6" X 1.5"
Date: 16th-17th C
Antique Nabeshima Plate with Iris
Nabeshima ware is a type of Japanese pottery, specifically an unusually high-quality porcelain Arita ware. The Nabeshima used them themselves and gave them to other feudal lords as prestige gifts. A small Japanese porcelain plate glazed with an image of an iris. The edges have brush strokes of garnet red with gold paint. The bowl's side have a triple repeat pattern of a flower with leaves. The footed edge has a comb design. There is a fine crack near the rim.
Golden Yellow Antique Chinese Peking Glass Brush Washer
Chinese monochrome golden yellow Peking Glass brush washer with relief carvings of a repetitive petal design. The bottom is marked by a four character cartouche.
Dimensions: 5"diameter X 3"
Date: Circa early 1900's
Antique Pair of Chinese Amber Peking Glass Vases
An elegant pair of golden amber Chinese Peking Glass vases with gold flecks. They are octagonal shape with a long neck.
Dimensions: 8" X 4"
Date: circa 1900's
Chinese Zitan Carved Round Table
Antique Chinese carved zitan wood table. The curving legs on which the table top stands are ornately carved with pierced details. The edges of the round table top is carved to match. All original.
Early to Mid 19th century
Dimensions: 26 1/2" high x 38 1/4" wide diameter
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Antique Persian Belt with Bras Buckle
An Antique Persian belt with a large, brass buckle that is embellished with intricate damascene carvings of flowers and a raised portion of double domes topped with an image of a woman's profile at it's center. The main buckle is framed by to lesser domes. The buckle has a hook hinge in the back and is secured with a chain and pin closure. The belt is of embroidered silk on a leather background with interspersed double stacked brass tubes.
Antique Kraak ware charger from the 17th Century. Classic blue and white porcelain with a center image of 4 birds amidst flowers. The traditional 8 panels are divided by 8 identical images of nature and intersected with images of jars, banana leaves and cherry blossoms. The underside has whimsical circular lines and images of clouds.
Kraakware was among the first Chinese export wares to arrive in Europe in mass quantities, and was frequently featured in Dutch Golden Age paintings of still life... Click for details
Japanese 2-section Kiri Isho Tansu with Square Locks
Antique Japanese 2 section isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), made of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top section has two large drawers and the bottom section has two drawers of different widths. The lower right hand corner has a hinged safe box door which opens to reveal two small interior drawers. Hardware is made of iron and includes square lock plates and square drawer pulls.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 40 1/2" high x 38" wide x 16 3/4" deep
Chinese Manderin Court Necklace
The Chinese Mandarin Court Necklace or Chao Zhu was an insignia of rank during the Qing dynasty. The Mandarin Necklace is comprised of 108 beads; 4 sections of 27 beads each. The beads in this necklace are amethyest, agate, Chinese Peking glass and one medallion with the Chinese symbol, Shou for longevity.
Ranking was basically based upon the color of beads used. Red and related shades of coral, and pink were reserved for the highest ranking; then shades of blue; then crystal and whites for... Click for details
Japanese Antique 2-section Kiri Isho Tansu
Antique Japanese isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top section has two large drawers while the bottom section has two large drawers with two small drawers in the lower right hand corner. The drawers, which are made entirely of kiri wood, have two hand holds cut into the interior sides for carrying. Hardware is made of blackened iron with round lock plates, corner and side bracing. The sides are outfitted with latching handles to secure the... Click for details