Antique Chinese blue and white charger with two phoenixes standing one in front of the other, surrounded by flowering motifs upon a solid cobalt blue background, floral and speckling patterns along the inner rim. The underside has a rugged foot outlined in a single blue ring, and swirling patterns. Dates from the Ming dynasty. Most likely recovered from a shipwreck.
Size: 2" height, 10.5" diameter
Antique Chinese Canton Famille Rose Plate
Antique Chinese Canton plate with famille rose enamel scene of courtesans with their attendants, with a large altar to Budai. A gilt enamel censors and offerings lay before him on the altar table. The rim is decorated with chrysanthemums, and tiny scenes related to the main depiction. Mark of Kangxi in cobalt within a double ring, with three floral scrolling vine motifs. Ching Dynasty, dates from 1875-1908. Has original purchase receipt from November 30th 1991 for 15,650 HK Dollars.
Size: 10"... Click for details
Japanese Woodblock Print, The Cry of the Fox by Yoshitoshi
Japanese antique wood block print entitled "The Cry of the Fox" from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon", by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892).
signed Yoshitoshi with artist's seal Yoshitoshi, engraver's mark Enkatsu, and published by Akiyama Buemon, 1886
Based on a kyogen drama, Konkai ('The Cry of the Fox'). Kyogen were short, humorous interludes staged between acts of a No play. In this story, a hunter is visited by his uncle, the priest Hakuzosu, who lectures his nephew on the... Click for details
Antique Chinese Pair of Porcelain Bowls w/ Stands
Pair of antique Chinese porcelain bowls with hardwood stands, with a beautiful pale blue underglaze background, with Famille rose overglaze motifs of lotuses, censors, and various household objects with auspicious elements. The interior of each bowl has five lucky bats surrounding a Shou symbol, to bring blessings of luck and happiness. The rim is gilt, directly below are red, geometric patterns. Red mark on bottom reading "A treasured collection of the House of Gold and Jade", Ching Dynasty,... Click for details
Antique Chinese Huanghuali wood Box
Gorgeous solid huanghuali wood storage box. Very nicely detailed with wonderful natural huanghuali wood grain. Original finish in great condition.
Dimensions: 19 1/2" Long X 10 3/4" Deep X 9" High
Antique Chinese Rosewood and Burl Table
Strong Rosewood with beautiful burl insert table. Very strong and sturdy. Nicely detailed with light carving around the legs. Natural original glowing finish.
Dimensions: 24" Long X 22" High X 16" Deep
Antique Japanese Bronze dragon candle stand
Unique antique Japanese bronze dragon candle stick holder. Detailed flowing bronze dragon dancing while holding up the candle stand. Great flowing shape that catches the eye.
Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Dimensions: 22" long X 13 1/4" High X 7 1/2" Deep
Japanese Edo Period Keyaki Cho bako
Antique Japanese cho bako made of keyaki (elm) wood with beautiful grain and original translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware including edge bracing, lock plates, hirute shaped drawer pulls on the front, warabite shaped handles on the sides. Five drawers with one drop in panel and hidden compartment. Comes with one key. From the Sakata area of Japan. Edo Period.
Size: 17 1/2" high x 21 3/4" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
Antique Edo Age Japanese Kiri Tansu
Antique Edo age Japanese 100% kiri wood tansu. Beautiful example of an Early Edo age small tansu. Original condition and finish. Unique Iron hardware and locks complement the light color kiri wood. Locking drawers and swing out hinged door revealing three more small drawers. From the Kansai area in Japan near Kyoto.
Edo Period (circa 1845)
Dimensions: 27 1/2" Wide X 14" Deep X 20 1/4" High
Original Antique Japanese Zenibako
Original antique Japanese Hinoli wood (Cypress) zenibako (money box). Very attractive original finish in great condition. Slot located at the top of the piece for coins and paper money to be placed inside the locked drawer. Original Japanese Kanji written on the side in calligraphy. Very Charming piece.
Early Meiji period (1868 - 1912)
Dimensions: 10" Wide X 14 1/4" Deep X 11" High