Incredibly charming Japanese bronze incenser in the form of a floppy eared dog, with a curly tail and and a real bell handing off of his neck. A pierced lid comes off of his back to place incense inside, which would then pillow forth from the mouth. Original natural patina from antiquity. Early Edo period (1615-1868)
Size: 7" H x 7" L x 2.5" W
Antique Japanese Indigo Cotton Fabric
Antique Japanese hand-woven indigo cotton fabric, with paste resist Japanese characters in two corners, white thread sashiko stitch patterns of geometric diamonds and fan shapes, white stitched edges, white fabric with grey calligraphy sewn into center of underside with darker indigo patch.
Size: 60" x 53"
Incredible Japanese Signed Bronze Figure of Puppies
Incredible Japanese highly bronze figure of three playful puppies. One falling onto his back, another laying in the middle and the last one climbing over him. They are all very finely detailed. The artist's signature on the bottom of the middle puppy. Very well done with exquisite detail. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912).
Size: 6.5" L x3" W x 3.5" H
Chinese Pair of Small Porcelain Plates with Guangxu Mark
Pair of beautiful small porcelain plates decorated with scrolling vines and blue flowers. Details in blue, light green, red and gold. 6 character marks on the bottom state that the dishes are from the reign of Guangxu (1875-1908). Qing Dynasty mark and period.
Size of each: 5 3/8" wide diameter.
Rare 19th Century Japanese Ikat Egasuri Fabric
Japanese rare hand-woven fabric made from asa (hemp), with an ikat egasuri weave, rice field patterns with yin yang symbols, in cool shades of grey, brown, and black. 19th century
Size: 70.5" x 38.5"
Antique Chinese Pewter Censer
Antique Chinese pewter censer with handle and a reticulated lid with two incised dragons circling a ball. Nice patina on interior. Late 19th century Qing Dynasty.
Size: 6" H (to top of handle), 6.5" W
Japanese Boy's Day Banner with 3 Samurai
Tall Japanese Boy's Day banner depicting 3 samurai on horseback. Wonderfully dramatic scene with swords drawn and crashing waves on a black ground. Bright colors in paste resist dye on cotton. The top of the banner is decorated with a wood sorrel (katabami) mon. Taisho Period. Size: 23 1/2 feet high x 33 inches wide.
Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase w/ 8 Immortals
Antique Chinese porcelain vase with famille rose glazing, textured body with wave patterns, dimensional images of the 8 Immortals on clouds, gilt rim with light blue glaze interior, light blue glazed foot with scrolling patterns. 19th century vase with Qianlong mark on bottom of foot.
Size: 8.5" H x 5" W
Japanese Antique Uchikake (Wedding Kimono) of Obi Brocade
Antique Japanese wedding kimono (uchikake). Made of beautiful silk brocade originally intended for an obi. Gold and green with woven pattern of pine, bamboo and chrysanthemums. The lining is sewn of red silk and the hem is padded. Meiji Period.
Size: 61" high x 47 1/2" wide (sleeve to sleeve).
Rare Japanese Keyaki Fune Tansu
Rare Japanese fune tansu (merchant's ship chest) made with Keyaki (elm) wood in original medium brown finish. The upper portion has a large front drawer with kakute (squared) iron handles and decorative iron plating, lined in attractive silver rice paper. The bottom portion is very unusual because the right door opens on a hinge while the left door slides on a track revealing four small drawers also lined in silver rice paper. The front of each door is covered extensively in iron decorative... Click for details