Beautiful set of four (4) bronze Chinese Buddhist temple pole tops mounted on stands, with large auspicious symbols such as a flute, sword, and lotus pod, billowing ribbons, dragon and tao tie motifs. Two are engraved at the base. 19th century.
Size: 30" height, 13" width
Antique Japanese Framed Woodblock Triptych
Antique Japanese framed triptych (series of three) woodblock prints, signed by Utagawa Kunisada/ Toyokuni III (1786-1865).
Size: (entire frame) 34.75" length, 19.75" height (each print only) 9" width, 14" height
Antique Japanese Cloisonne Box with Birds
Antique Japanese cloisonné box with dark blue navy enamel background on its top and sides, with shimmering gold flakes. The lid has a beautiful scene of two birds flying over a running stream while a beautiful cluster of chrysanthemums arches over them. The sides have small gold spirals with lilac and pastel yellow enamel flowers. The bottom of the lid is done with a reticulation of inlay spirals over vibrant green enamel. Inside of the box is lined in metal with engraved small flying birds and... Click for details
Antique Japanese Firefighter's Water Pump
Japanese antique water pump, with iron hardware and inscription carved below the handle. Meiji age (1868-1912)
Size: 38.5" length, 4" width
Large Antique Korean Persimmon Chest
An unusually large Korean chest made with persimmon wood, with four drawers with brass pulls running along the top, and three sets of doors on brass hinges going down the center. Very attractive and functional design, perfect for a kitchen cabinet. 19th century.
Sie: 66.75" height, 42.2" width, 21" depth
Antique Japanese Horse Saddle
Antique Japanese horse saddle, wooden frame with brass hardware, leather is decorated with orange and gold lacquer with peony design, indigo cotton fabric with woven mesh saddle cover with long fringe, Meiji Period (1868-1912).
Size: 18" high x 31" wide x 25" deep.
Antique Japanese Hardwood Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of kuri (chestnut) wood in warm brown lacquer finish. Each drawer face is decorated with elegant iron hardware accenting. The middle of the chest has two sliding doors with a center locking pin, with two more drawers and shelving within. Keys are included. Dates from late Edo period c1850.
Size: 28" height, 30" width, 16.25" depth
Chinese Mountain Landscape Scroll Painting by Zhao Tsungwu
Chinese landscape painting of a mountain pavilion nestled in among twisting pines, a river winds it's way through the rocks creating two waterfalls - one in the upper left of the composition and the other in the lower right below the pavilion, all done black ink on paper, signed Zhao Tsungwu, early to mid 20th century. Provenance: from the estate of the late actor James Coburn.
Size of art only: 37 3/4" high x 19 1/4" wide.
Antique Japanese Edo Kiri Tansu
Antique Japanese single section tansu made from kiri (paulownia) wood, with very large front drawers for plentiful storage. The bottom corner has two small drawers for jewelry and other small treasures. Original finish. Edo age (1615-1867)
Size: 38.75" height, 36.5" width, 17.75" depth
Antique Vietnamese Celadon Ceramic Bowl
Antique Vietnamese bowl with goldenrod celadon crackle glaze. The outer rim has two sets of incised parallel lines. The inside center has five textured points in a star formation with thick pooled black glaze. The bottom half of the bowl has textured vertical striations with rich glaze pooling around the foot. Dates from Tran Dynasty 13th/14th century. From a private California collection.
Size: 4" height, 6.5" width