Japanese antique two section display tansu made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood. The top section has glass sliding panels which open to a compartment with 2 removable shelves. The bottom section also has glass sliding panels and a display compartment with one removable shelf. On the very bottom are two drawers with iron warabite shaped drawer pulls. Meiji Period.
Size: 67 3/4" high x 38" wide (34 1/2" wide in middle) x 20 1/2" wide (16 1/2" wide in middle).
Antique Carved Huanghuali Bench
Antique Chinese bench from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), made from precious huanghuali wood, with beautifully carved panels depicting various fruits and flowers, carvings in front of two perched magpies surrounded by branches and blossoming flowers, and carved feet with spiral design. From the estate of Mrs. Florence Earle Wickman, relative to some of the original founders of Hennepin County and St. Louis Park, who purchased the bench from Bardoff Gallery. Mrs. Wickman received it in parts and... Click for details
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Antique Chinese Hardwood Stand
Chinese hardwood stand with a beautiful sheen, with carved oriental designs on its front and sides.
Size: 31" height, 25.25" length
Antique Japanese Gilt Copper Buddhist Keman
Beautiful Japanese Edo Period gilt copper Keman with lotuses. This keman once hung from beams above the altar of a Japanese Buddhist temple. Traditionally, keman are decorated with floral designs originally derived from the use of flower garlands in temples in India. This keman has rare and very old blue glass beads and is remarkably intact. Edo Period (late 1800's). It is tastefully suspended in a glass frame.
Size of keman: 23" high x 12" wide. Size of frame: 30 1/2" high x 23 1/4"... Click for details
Japanese Keyaki Shelved Tansu With Sliding Panels
Beautiful keyaki wood (Zelkova serrata) Japanese tansu with seven small drawers with hirute shaped handles, two large sliding panels with iron studding and inside shelving. Contemporary
Size: 33.5" height, 47" length, 19.75" width
Antique Japanese Isho Tansu With Locking Bar
Japanese kiri wood (Paulownia) isho tansu, or clothing chest. Its two largest drawers at its top and bottom have warabite handles and a large iron lock at their center. Two medium sized drawers are in its center with a lock bar with heart shaped design into the iron hardware. The smallest drawer to the right has a heavily locked safe door underneath, with three small compartments inside. Edo period c1850.
Size: 36" height, 36" width, 16.75" depth
Chinese Ming Dynasty Celadon Charger
Antique Chinese large celadon glazed charger, beautiful thick green translucent glaze, incised pattern around rim, center with raised floral motif underneath the glaze, Ming Dynasty.
Size: 13" wide diameter x 3" high
Antique Chinese Cinnabar Lacquered Dragon Stand
Chinese stand with a beautiful cinnabar lacquer, with wonderfully detailed carvings of swirling winds and ferocious dragons decorating the entirety of the stand. Dates from the 20th century.
Size: 18" height, 13.5" width
Japanese 6-panel Screen Painting of a Pine Tree
Beautiful Japanese byobu (folding screen painting) painted with a scene of a large twisted pine tree, painted in mineral colors and ink on paper, signed by the artist, Showa Period. Total size: 70" high x 145" long
Japanese 6-panel Screen Painting of Plum and Bamboo
Beautiful Japanese byobu (folding screen painting) painted with a scene of blossoming plum branches with a gnarled trunk near a stand of bamboo, the blossoms are white and deep pink, painted in mineral colors and ink on paper, signed by the artist, Showa Period.
Total size: 70" high x 145" long