Edo period Japanese Circular Red and Black Lacquered Inlaid Stand
An unusual Japanese circular wooden stand with black and red lacquer finish, the edges of the stand are inlaid with shell, standing on slight cabriole tripod feet.
Early 19th century Edo Period
Dimensions: 19" W x 5" H
Antique Chinese Jadeite Hair Comb
Chinese jadeite carved wide toothed hair comb with bright apple green coloration areas. The back of the comb is carved with openwork scrolls.
Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 5"
Antique Chinese Carved Jade Boulder
Chinese jade boulder, carved with al old scholar and child in front of a viewing pavilion under a pine tree, the central openwork carvings a pale jade green with a deep russet exterior color.
Provenance: from a Beverly Hills, CA estate
Dimensions: 6" x 5 1/2" x 2 3/4"
An Unusual Japanese Inlaid Laquer Sword Stand
Japanese tachi-kake or samurai's sword stand, black lacquered and rich intricate shell inlay work, with a reishi mushroom shaped finial.
Late Edo period (1603-1868)
Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 8 1/4" x 25" H
Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot
Chinese calligraphy brush pot, all hand-carved from bamboo. The low relief carvings depict a group of scholars riding in a boat through a rocky landscape scene with hanging pine branches.
Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 7" H
Antique Chinese Small Meiping Green Crackle Vase
Chinese small meiping form porcelain vase with a bright apple green crackle underglaze. Inside the vase, just below the rim, is done in beige crackle glaze as well as the underside of the recessed foot.
early 20th century
Dimensions: 3" x 5" H
Antique Chinese Jun Ware Vase
Chinese large porcelain vase with light blue jun ware underglaze. The body is pear shaped and slightly lobed, with dramatically fluted neck and rim, and short foot.
The Jun glaze is a complex blue glaze which was developed in Henan province during the the Northern Song and Jin dynasties, occasionally with red streaks. Jun wares have their name after Jun zhou from where it originated. The old kiln site is located in the present Yuzhou City (Yu county) of the Henan province, which was... Click for details
Antique Chinese Crackle Ceramic Water Coupe
Chinese small ceramic water coupe, the interior and outer body with thick grey crackle glaze, the dark brown clay body exposed where the glaze drips end. The short, rounded form has a ribbed body and slightly flared, wide mouth. Possible Guan Ware c15th century.
Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2" H
Japanese Edo Green Lacquer Mori Clan Jingasa
Japanese circular jingasa with a gradual domed top, rough textured to simulate leather. The composition is of bamboo, paper, layers of Urushi lacquer work with green lacquer, the edges decorated with two gilt mon of the Mori Clan. The interior is finished in green textured lacquer with red lacquer accent. Mounted on steel plates for presentation.
The samurai class in feudal Japan, as well as their retainers and footsoldiers (ashigaru), used several types of jingasa made from iron,... Click for details
Unusual Japanese Edo Inlaid Lacquer Jingasa
Circular jingasa with a gradual domed top. The composition is of bamboo, paper, layers of lacquer work with intricate shell inlay. The jingasa is decorated to the edge of three gilt lacquer circular crests (mon) The interior is finished in red with its original cotton gear straps and cushion. Mounted for presentation on steel plates.
The samurai class in feudal Japan, as well as their retainers and footsoldiers (ashigaru), used several types of jingasa made from iron, copper,... Click for details