Beautiful gold lacquered tea caddy decorated with multiple flowers and gold speckled inlay. Bottom of caddy models a black background covered with nashigi lacquered gold specks. Multiple types of flowers adorn the outside of this piece, leaving the inside a solid gold.
Dimensions: 2.25" Tall, 3.5" Diameter
Framed Antique Pair of Chinese Finely woven sleeves
Pair of Framed Antique Chinese finely hand-woven textile sleeves with golden thread. Beautiful natural colors used. Secure, stabilized on acid balanced paper and framed in golden wood frames (ready to hang). Very striking and unusual to have both in such great condition.
Circa 19th Century
Dimensions: Frame 36" X 16 1/2"
- Sleeves: 25" High X 9" Wide
Large Japanese Woodblock Print by Hideo Hagiwara
Large Japanese woodblock print by renowned artist Hideo Hagiwara (1913-2007).
Studied at the Tokyo school of Fine Arts, where he graduated at the Oil Painting Section in 1938. While still there he attended Un'ichi Hiratsuka's extracurricular woodblock printing course, and in the same year he became quality controller at the Takamizawa Woodblock Print Company. He was conscripted into the army in 1943. In 1945 he had lost his house, his atelier and nearly all his early works. Around 1950 he... Click for details
Antique Japanese Hinoke Wood Two section Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese Two Section Kansai area Choba Tansu. Many drawers, and two sets of sliding panels. Miniature version of a regular size two section tansu, making this piece rare for its size. Beautifully finished hinoke wood throughout tansu, with dark iron locks, handles, and fixtures. Tansu comes with original key that unlocks door on bottom right. Good condition, and wonderful rich color of wood. Wonderful Original Condition from Kansai Area.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 48 1/2"... Click for details
Japanese Burl Wood Ikebana Vase
Japanese burlwood vase for ikebana, or floral arrangements. Has a dark finish, lots of interesting shapes and patterns, and a large hollow area. 20th century.
Size: 16.5" height, 8.5" width
Chinese "Cat" Painting by Cao, Ke Jia and Wang, Rong
Adorable original Antique Chinese painting of cat playing in a scenic setting. Water Lillys and Frog are sprawled in water, with a dune behind cat, and flower. This painting is both peaceful and playful . Famous Beijing artist, Cao, Ke Jia painted the cat. Rest of painting was done by Wang, Rong. Painting is sold in a dark wood frame. Contains signature and two marks.
Dimensions: Framed 31.5" Long X 18" Tall
Antique Samurai Japanese Matchlock Rifle
Antique Japanese Samurai Matchlock Rifle. Lock is functioning, main spring has good tension. Keyaki hardwood is in wonderful condition. Ingraved iron with flowers and dragons. Silver inlaid cartouche on the top of the barrel. Great collectors piece.
Dimensions: 49 1/2" Long
Japanese Antique Stacking Bento Basket with Handle
Beautiful antique Japanese stacking bento basket made of very fine split bamboo with even finer strips woven underneath for insulation, the container separates into two compartments - a larger compartment underneath and a small covered box on top. The handle is made of a single piece of bamboo.
Size: 18 1/2" high x 14" long (18" long including handle) x 8 1/4" wide.
Antique Japanese Zushi Traveling Shrine
Beautifully aged Antique Japanese Zushi (portable shrine) black lacquered wood with mokko shaped roof. Shrine models a gilt interior with the statue of sitting Buddha. The double doors decorated with crests of the Samurai Clan, Hosogawa in gilt metal work.
Edo Period (1603-1868)
Dimensions: 7.5"h x 4.25"d x 6"w
Japanese Burl Wood Ikebana Vase
Beautiful Japanese burlwood vase for ikebana, or floral arrangements, with a complex, twisting, gnarled form. 20th century.
Size: 14.25" height, 8.5" width