Pair of antique Chinese hardwood oxbow arm chairs, made of Jumu (elm) wood. The backrest of each chair has been carved with a coiled dragon, facing opposite to the other. The front apron of each seat is carved with a nice sloping outer edge. The legs are connected on all sides by a stretcher.
Early 20th century
Dimensions: 24" L x 19" D x 40" H
Japanese Woodblock Print Titled "Combing Hair" by Torii Kotondo
Japanese Woodblock print from artist Torii Kotondo (1900-1976).
Print displays beautiful japanese woman combing her hair. Wearing a grey silk kimono with pink and darkened green floral details.The woman has lovely blush colored lips with shining raven hair. Print contrasted with blue toned graduated back ground.
From the bijinga "12 Beauty" series. Contains signature and seals. Shown close up with detail images.
Antique Korean pair of bedside chests on stands, with natural burl front panels. Both chests have book-matched front doors, meaning each door mirrors the other, creating symmetry. Original finish wood.
Dimensions: 29.25" L x 14" D x 24.75" H (on stands)
Japanese 6-Panel Byobu (Folding Screen Painting) w Moon & Wheat Field
Japanese 6-Panel byobu folding screen, with painting of a flowering wheat field under the full moon. The screen's paper hinges are done in gold gofun paper. Excellent condition, very presentable well suited for the times. The screen bears elements related to the Shijo School, hand-signed signature, with two red chops, attributed to Shiokawa Bunrin (1808-1877).
Taisho Period (Early 20th Century)
Dimensions: 150" L x 68" H
Antique Chinese Buffet Cabinet
Antique Chinese hardwood buffet cabinet, with two sets of front swinging doors, each with round lock plates and hinges. The interior of each side holds a single middle shelf, with two small drawers below.
Dimensions: 69” L x 18” D x 34” H
Japanese 6 Panel Byobu (folding screen Painting Mount Fuji / Harbor
Full 6 panel Japanese screen painting of a sweeping landscape with mountains, low hills and a lake with Mt Fuji rising in the background. Around the edges of the lake are clustered tiny houses. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on paper with gold flecks.
Taisho Period (early 20th century)
Dimensions: 68 1/2" high x 142 1/2" long
Antique Chinese Gongshi Scholar Viewing Piece
A large Chinese gongshi, or scholar rock, highly appreciated as a contemplative viewing piece by literati. The piece is formed by natural elmwood root that has been lacquered, entangling a lingbi stone, originating from the Anhui province of China. Inset within a wooden base.
Dimensions: 16" x 20.5" x 35" H
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Japanese Antique Pair of Abumi (Stirrups)
Antique Japanese pair of abumi (samurai stirrups for horse riding). Made of iron and lacquered black with red lacquer foot. Each abumi is decorated with designs of kiri blossoms in gold lacquer. The buckle of each stirrup has an intricate pierced design and mon in gold lacquer. (Mounted on matching stands made of metal with wooden bases.)
Edo Period (early 1800's)
Dimensions: 16 3/4" high (10 3/4" high without stand) x 12" long x 5 1/2" wide.
Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese ikebana basket, for display of flower arrangements. The piece is all hand-woven with bamboo with a wide rounded mouth, and squared base. The handle is made with braided thin sections of bamboo, secured at the sides with knots. The basket interior holds a striped bamboo vase.
Dimensions: 8" x 17.5" H
Antique Japanese Keyaki Zenibako
Antique Japanese small zenibako (money box). The box is comprised of Keyaki (elm) wood. The zenibako top opens by its iron handle and lock pin, with an iron slot beside the lid. The front of the box holds three small drawers, opened by small kan (ring) pulls. The top left drawer aligns with the slotted top to collect money offerings. When pulled out, this drawer has been labelled with kanji.