An interesting saddle bag possibly made from the hide of an ibex or mule like animal. The bag retains that rugged look used by the merchants who travelled across the Himalayas during the spring to Tibet and back bring goods from India to the Tibetan plateau. Age: 20th century Size: Length: 43.5" Width: 16.5"
Antique Indonesian Topeng Mask
An Indonesian mask carved in the form of a male figure. The mask is carved and painted with fur used to express the eye brows and mustache. A symbol like form is carved on the back of the mask to bless the mask and to animate the mask when being used. These masks are often used in Bali and Java during religious ceremonies performing the legend of the Hindu gods. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: Length: 8.25" Width: 3.25" Height" 7.5"
Antique Indonesian Topeng Monkey Mask
An Indonesian Mask carved in the form of a monkey. The mask is carved into two separate section, one is the top area of the head and the bottom is the jaw area. The mask is attached with a head covering made from strips of leather. The islands of Java and Bali are the two key regions that have the art of mask dancing often depicting religious stories. Age: 19th-20th century Size: Length: 8.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 9.5"
Japanese Antique Carved Butsudan Ranma with Dragons
Beautiful Japanese antique highly carved butsudan panel, carved with scene of two dragons in swirling clouds and crashing waves, black and gilt lacquer with details in red, the eyes of the dragons are made of reverse painted glass, framed in black lacquer frame with copper hardware. This piece was once a ranma or transom over the interior doors of a large Buddhist butsudan shrine.
Size: 9" high x 44" long. Carving is up to 3" deep.
Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Horse
Beautiful Chinese tomb pottery horse in two pieces, sculpted of gray clay and painted with slip, wonderful dramatic shape, expressive face with open mouth, painted with white slip, traces of orange and black slip details especially on the head and face. Han Dynasty 206 B.C. - A.D. 220.
Size:16 3/4" high x 20" wide x 7" deep.
Antique Japanese Motsumoto Style Two Tier Tansu
A two section five drawer tansu in the style often seen in the Yonezawa and Matsumoto region. This region often created tansu chests where one section had two drawers and the other three. The tansu is made from sugi and kiri woods. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 35.3" Width 17.75" Height 42"
Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Motifs of Crane
A pair of superb cloisonne vases with fine decorations of cranes flying in the evening sky. Cranes are an auspicious motif in East Asia, often a symbol of longevity and fortune. Has
original box. Age: early 20th century Size: Diameter: 2.5" Height: 7.25"
Japanese Cloisonne Vase signed Hayashi
An interesting Japanese cloisonne hexagonal vase decorated with motifs of chrysanthemums. The cloisonne is done in a technique aka-sukashi, ginbari, where the metal base contains a pattern which is showing through the red cloisonne glaze. Above the metal base is the cloisonne work of chrysanthemum flowers with a bird flying in the distance. On the rim of the foot, two marks can be seen. One is a diamond shape seal, signature of Hayashi, and the other is a mark reading jungin or Japanese grade... Click for details
Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases with Floral Motif
A beautiful pair of Japanese cloisonne vases decorated with a pair of roses set on a grey celadon colored background. The vases have silver rims on the mouth and foot of the vase. Age: 20th century Size: Diameter 3.8" Height 6.25"
Antique Japanese Plique-a-jour Box
Antique Japanese plique-a-jour round box. It is decorated with grapes and leaves on a maroon background. It measures 3" diameter, 2.5" tall. Taisho Period (early 20th century).