Korean Ancient Buddhist Gilded Sutra and Reliquary
Korean antique Buddhist Sutra text with cylindrical reliquary, the reliquary is made of gilt copper repouse with a figure incised on one side, the contents of the cylinder has been laid out flat for display in a plexiglas stand, one side is a flat rectangular gilt metal section with raised characters of buddhist text and praying figure on the left, the other side of the display has a similar rectangular section of raised Buddhist text and two figures on silver, dates to about 11th to 13th... Click for details
Antique Chinese Lacquered Hardwood Table
Beautiful Chinese low table made from a dark lacquered hardwood, with a lacquered burl wood tabletop. Its bottom edges are decorated with lovely carvings of flowers and what appear to be serpents or dragons, and its feet are carved with elegant spirals.Late 19th century
Size: 13" height, 37" length, 17" depth
Antique Japanese Print of Kukai and Dainichi Nyorai
Antique Japanese print depicting the founder of the Shingon or "True Word" school of Buddhism, Kūkai (774-835). He was a famous calligrapher and engineer who invented the kana, syllabic Japanese scripts used in the Japanese writing system. In his hands he holds a vajra, a ritualistic weapon representing firmness of spirit and spiritual power, and prayer beads. Above him is Dainichi Nyorai, the central deity of the Shingon religion, surrounded by Bonji (single letter words derived from... Click for details
Japanese Antique Two Section Keyaki Futon Tansu
Japanese antique large 2-section futon tansu, front is made of all keyaki (elm) wood with dramatic burl grain patterns and original deep brown finish, the top section has two large sliding panels which open to one large storage compartment, the bottom section has a small compartment with sliding panels, three large drawers and two smaller drawers, the chest has iron hardware including large round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls on all of the drawers, Meiji Period.
Size: 68"... Click for details
Japanese Antique Pair of Fusuma Doors with Hunters
Japanese pair of wooden fusuma (sliding door panels) painted with dramatic scene of two Mongolian hunters on horseback, one hunter has his spear raised and is going after a deer, the other has his bow aimed at a fox and a rabbit, beautifully painted on large pieces of sugi (cryptomeria) wood and framed with wooden black lacquer frames, Meiji Period.
Size of each panel is: 68" high x 36 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" thick. Total width of the two panels together is 73" wide.
Antique Japanese Painting from The Tale of Genji
Beautiful antique painting of a scene taken from the Japanese novel The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari), written by Murasaki Shikibu during the Heian period (794-1185 AD). The painting depicts chapter 4, in which Genji, 17 at the time, goes to visit his old wet-nurse, Koremitsu ,who had fallen ill. He notices some moonflowers growing in the adjacent yard, and he orders his servant to pick one. As his servant follows the order, a beautiful girl steps out of the neighboring house and offers him a... Click for details
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Antique Japanese Round Bronze Suiban
Antique round bronze suiban, a shallow tray or bowl to be filled with suiseki or viewing stones, as well as sand and bonsai, signature on the bottom, 19th century.
Size: 3.5" height, 12" width
Chinese Painting of Snowy Landscape by Tsui Chian Tsai
Gorgeous scenic painting by Chinese artist Tsui Chian Tsai of a small town amidst a beautiful mountainous landscape, with a murky, grey sky and delicate white speckles of paint to represent the falling snow. Two large boats are returning to shore, covered in snow from their long trip. Very detailed work with a lot of realism, the artist truly captured the feeling of an extremely cold climate. Dated 1990, stamped and signed.
Size: 26" height, 17.25" width
Chinese Painting of Shrimp by Ching Xiangko
Painting by Chinese artist Ching Xiangko of five cute, swimming shrimp. There are subtle variations of color and depth in each shrimp, showing the artist had great control over the ink distribution. Signed and stamped, dated between 1960-1970.
Size: 27" height, 18" width
Japanese Carved Antler Gentleman's Walking Stick
Gentleman's wooden walking stick with a carved antler handle of an adorable little bobtail monkey, sitting upon an ocean cliffside and clutching a shell. There are various seashells carved around the monkey, including one with a hermit crab peeking its head out. Very precisely carved. Taisho period (1912-1925)
Size: 36.5" height, (antler carving only) 5.5" height, 1.5" width