Rare Antique Chinese Imperial Large Porcelain Tile
Antique Chinese large porcelain architectural tile with old glue residue along its edges. Depicted are nine gold imperial dragons and fireballs over a background of enamel rolling sea waves, bordered top and bottom with gold scroll designs on red. 18th/19th century. Rare piece in stunning original condition.
Size: 48"L x 23" H
Price on Request
Antique Japanese Two Section Sugi Tansu
Antique Japanese two section tansu made from sugi (cedar) wood in original red lacquer finish, with large round locks incised with cherry blossom mon on its drawers and warabite handles mounted on ornate back plating also with a cherry blossom motif. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 38.5" H x 34" L x 16" D
Antique Chinese Hardwood Low Table
Antique Chinese hardwood low table with fantastic natural woodgrain in original reddish brown finish, its edge panels carved with scrolling vines surrounding an auspicious symbol, sitting on curved legs. Provenance: Property from Christian de Guigne IV Estate, Hillsborough, CA.
Size: 31.5" L x 31.5" W x 13.5" H
Antique Japanese Hibachi with Glass
Antique Japanese hibachi or brazier made of beautiful original keyaki hardwood. Bold natural grain with warm finish. The front features five small drawers convenient for storage. Glass has been added to the top of the allowing it to be used as a small table. (Glass removed for photos). Original seen in the patina copper within. Mid Meiji Period (1868 -1912)
Size: 24"H x 28"L 16"D
Japanese Iron Edo Period Tsuba
Japanese antique tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), cast all of iron. The motif appears to be a combination of two kamon (family crests); one being the inside part of a mokko crest and the other the swirling comma shaped arms of a tomoe or mitsudomoe (Shinto) mon. The resulting design is an open work of elegant lines. Edo Period.
Size: 3 1/8" wide diameter
Japanese Iron Tsuba with Daikon Raddish
Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), made all of iron and cast in the form of a daikon raddish. The leafy tops of the daikon are highly raised and the raddish root itself twists around becoming the circular rounded edge of the tsuba. Wonderful three dimensional quality. Edo Period.
Size: 3" wide diameter
Chinese Republic Period Tall Hardwood Stand
Chinese antique tall rectangular stand. Made of hardwood and carved with stylized scrolling clouds and dragon head motifs. Elegant lines. Republic Period.
Size: 40 3/4" high x 18" wide x 15" deep.
Original Chinese leather wrapped Trunk
Chinese original wrapped leather trunk. Brass hardware side handles on both sides and front lock. Charming calligraphy on interior of lid. Great original condition with no issues. Late 19th century.
Size: 19" H x 30.25" L x 22" D
Antique Japanese Small Bar Tansu
Antique Japanese small lock bar tansu with beautiful Keyaki wood front in original red lacquer finish, adorned with decorative iron plating. Bottom drawer has incised lock plate with the image of a crane and pine trees with a safe box beside it. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 24.5" H, 24.5" W, 12" D
Chinese Hardwood Octagonal Stand
Chinese small hardwood stand with an octagonal top surface, with carved grapevines along the outer edges and cascading down the legs, ending in clawed feet. Provenance; Christian de Guigne IV Estate, Hillsborough, CA.
Size: 20" H x 11" W