Charming antique Chinese colorful embroidered collar for wear for a high born woman. Circa 1900 over her outer clothing. Charming patterns of ruyi scepters, insects, goldfish, birds, peony flowers, orchids and infinite lock designs. Vivid colors of pink, green, navy blue. Ending with a charming straight collar with butterflies. Age: c.1900. Size, framed: 37" length x 28.375" height.
Antique Japanese Imari Vase
Japanese Meiji Period Imari Vase beautifully rendered in perfect condition. Scrolling vine wrapped around the neck of the vase. Vibrant orange and reds with fine gold coloring detailing the peony flowers. Cartouche on bottom.
Size: 16.625" Height x 6.5" Diameter.
Antique Japanese Isho Tansu from Nagoya
Beautiful antique Japanese isho tansu with iron hardware. This isho tansu is traditionally used to hold clothes and originates from Nagoya, Japan. Made of Kiri wood front and Sugi wood frame. There are five large drawers. The drawers have iron rounded handles and round locks in the middle of the drawers. The sides have iron handles and top handles. Age: Meiji Period. Size: 36.75" height, 37.5" length, 16" depth.
Antique Chinese Silk Summer Robe
Beautiful antique Chinese silk summer robe with woven medallions with dragons. The sleeves are blue silk embroidered with birds and butterflies and blossoming branches. Age: Early 20th Century. Size: 40" high x 54" long.
Japanese Bronze Vase with Bees
Beautiful Japanese bronze vase of baluster shape with a dark patina. The body has a scene in relief of blossoming branch with a bees' nest and bees with gold inlaid eyes. Signed vase. Age: Meiji Period). Size: 13.625" H x 6.25" D.
Japanese Antique Kiri Choba (Merchant's Tansu)
Japanese antique choba tansu (merchant's storage chest), made of all of thick kiri (paulownia) wood, iron hardware including 5 round lock plates, 5 exterior drawers of different sizes, safe box in lower right hand corner has 2 small interior drawers and side handles. Age: Meiji Period. Size:33" high x 22" wide x 12" deep.
Antique Chinese Wrestling Scene Kesi Panel
An interesting Chinese kesi fabric depicting children wrestling near a watermelon like object and women engaged in Tai Chi-like activity. A pagoda like building can be seen behind the figures engaged in the activities. Age: Republic Period. Size: height 38.5" width 10.5"
Antique Chinese Courtyard Scene Kesi fabric
An interesting Chinese kesi fabric depicting a scene in a courtyard with taihu style rocks set within the garden of women and children suspiciously looking at something or someone. Slight gold embroidery can be seen on the clothing of one lady and the border near the ground. Age: Republic Period Size: height 38.5" width 10.5"
Antique Chinese Kesi Battle Scene Fabric Panel
A Chinese kesi fabric panel depicting a battle field scene. Men riding on horses are in a valley gorge fending off soldiers. The central figure is holding a axe like spear. Age: Republic Period. Size: height 38.5" width 10.5"
Antique Chinese Acrobatic Scene Kesi Fabric
An interesting Chinese kesi fabric depicting a scene within a courtyard with children doing acrobatic tricks. Images of women and children are often seen in Chinese art invoking a sense of prosperity for a family. Age: Republic Period. Size: height 38.5" width 10.5"