Korean Three Section Inlaid Cabinet Samch'ung Jang
Extraordinary Korean cabinet in three stacking sections. Covered with inlay on a black lacquer ground. The front is very densely covered with scenes of rural Korea: scholars in gardens, farmers at work, maidens in pavilion windows, and lovely vignettes of mountains, and rivers with bridges and boats. Silver toned chased brass hardware includes many butterfly hinges and lock plates. The locks themselves are unusual in that they are round and made of chased brass as well as copper in the... Click for details
Japanese Oribe Ikebana Vase with Inscription
Japanese oribe ware tall vase for ikebana (flower arrangements), with calligraphy inscription in front. Circa 1950, bottom marked "Nishikawa Kyomo", "made in Occupied Japan".
Size: 4.5" L x 4" W x 9.5" H
Antique Chinese Monochrome Vase w/ Gilt Fu Dogs
Antique Chinese monochrome deep blue vase, the body of a melon form with a foliate rim, decorated with ornate gilt motifs of guardian lions / fu dogs playing with hassled "xiu qiu" balls, floral designs and scholar's objects. The foot is marked "Qianlong" (1766-1795).
Size: 9" L x 13.5" H
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Chinese Kangxi Porcelain Immortal and Gourd Bottle
Antique Chinese porcelain statue of an immortal man, most likely Li Tieguai as he is depicted holding a gourd bottle to cure sicknesses and uses a walking stick. He is glazed in transparent, black, green, and light blue and wears a draping robe with cherry blossom patterns. Kangxi period (1662-1722)
Size: 5.5" L x 5" W x 12" H
Japanese Meiji Bronze Statue of a Sitting Lady
Antique Japanese bronze statue of a hooded lady sitting upon a hardwood stand. She holds a cup in her hand with a small dish resting beside her feet. She is wonderfully sculpted with realistic detailing and form. The hardwood stand she is seated on is carved to look like rock formations with leaves and mushrooms with pigment traces. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 13" L x 10" W x 15" H
Antique Tibetan Carved Wooden Mask
Antique Tibetan hand-carved wooden deity mask, most likely of Mahakala, a very fierce and powerful being and counterpart to Kali / Mahakali. His name means "Greater than Time" as he upholds ultimate rule and power over all forces, including time and death. This hand carved mask is indeed very fierce looking, with signs of wear and traces of old lacquer all throughout.
Size: 10" L x 6" W x 11" H
Antique Bronze Sino-Tibetan Statue of Kubera
Antique Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze statue of the deity Kubera, lord of wealth and protector over the world. He is typically shown holding a bag of jewels or fruit in one of his hands and a mongoose in the other. The mongoose symbolizes Kubera's victory over the Naga, or snake people, who watch over large hoards of treasures. The mongoose is also said to spit out jewels every time it opens its mouth. The statue is sculpted incredibly well, with natural patina and traces of pigments. The base is... Click for details
Japanese Pair of Bronze Fu Dogs
Japanese pair of bronze fu dog sculptures. Nicely detailed and very heavy in weight. Shoawa age c1950.
Size: 9" L x 3.5" W x 7" H
Northern Song Chinese Cizhou Meiping Vase
An incredible Chinese Cizhou ware vase of a meiping form, the elongated oval body decorated in carved floral patterns in a cream crackle glaze, the short trumpet spout flanked by four cascading handles, the foot remains bare without glaze and slightly recessed. Northern Song Dynasty (11-13th century)
Size: 8" L x 15.5" H
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Antique Japanese Two Section Cha Tansu w/ Glass Doors
Antique Japanese two section cha tansu (tea chest) made with beautiful burl wood front drawer panels, and persimmon wood front frame, in all original lacquer finish. The top section has two burl sliding doors and two very large textured glass panel doors, the interior of which has very unique shelving with natural wood accents, lacquered in red. The bottom most section has six drawers, two small sliding burl panels and one hinged door. Taisho period (1912-1925)