Gorgeous Japanese two section Yonezawa region tansu, beautiful dramatic woodgrain highlighted by the original lacquer finish. Dramatic Keyaki Hardwood. Stunning cherry blossom crest lock plates and mock (melon style) handles. The top right section has a smaller drawer and locking door with two small drawers hidden away inside.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 39" H x 44.25" L x 17.75" D
Unusual Antique Japanese Edo Period Tsuba
Antique Japanese iron tsuba. Used as a sword fitting where the blade meets the handle. Designed to protect the hands of the Warrior. Unusual three dimensional rippling wave/cloud patterns. Hand forged to look like natural wood graining. Includes padded storage box. Edo period (1615-1868)
Size: 3.25" x 3"
Antique Japanese Geisha Doll
Antique Japanese Ningyo doll of a beautiful Geisha, fretting over a strand of beads. She wears an elaborate blue silk kimono with cherry blossoms, and patterns of trickling water in wonderful gold thread, paired with a bright orange obi with gold thread chrysanthemums. Her face is delicately hand-painted. Meiji age (1868-1912)
Size: 14.5" H x 9" L x 8" D
Antique Japanese Woodblock Print by Hayashi Tei
Antique Japanese framed woodblock print of the Sumida River, with waterfowl and boats, in a circular panel over a red background with clouds and overhead text. This print is of the Surimono subgenre, meaning they were produced in very small numbers for private circles and thus are much rarer to come across. Professionally framed. Signature of artist Hayashi Tei, 19th century Edo Period (1615-1912).
Size: (entire frame) 16.5" H x 15.75" W (artwork only) 8.5" H x 7.5" W
Antique Japanese Framed Surimono Print of a Court Lady
Antique Japanese woodblock print in the Surimono subcategory of woodblocks, meaning they were produced in very small numbers for private circles and thus are much rarer to come across. Depicted is a court woman in elaborate dress, who appears to be sewing or tying the fabric in her hands, and a small window of text behind her. The print has been professionally set in a lacquered wooden frame.
Original Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: (entire frame) 14.75" H x 13.5" W (artwork only) 8.75" H... Click for details
Chinese Pair of Blue and White Jars
Antique Chinese pair of blue and white porcelain lidded jars for storing ginger root, with white crackle underglaze and cobalt blue scrolling vines and flowers. Double blue ring on the bottom of each foot.
Size: 10" H x 6" W
Antique Burmese Buddhist Jataka Tapestry
Antique Burmese hand-woven tapestry depicting scenes of Buddha's life, "Jataka". Each figure is seated on their own vehicle such as Garuda, elephants, tiger, Naga (snake), and others. Framed.
Size: (entire frame) 77" L x 23" H (artwork only) 70" L x 15" H
Unusual Chinese Han Dynasty Walking Stick Man
Original Antique Chinese terracotta tomb sculpture of a tall, thin walking man. Extremely well-detailed with pleasing facial expression, hair worn in a knot style typical to that time period. The shoulders are pierced all the way through the torso. Unusual to see one in the walking stance. Included with custom display stand. Dates from the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD).
Size: (figure only) 25.5" H x 8.5" L x 5" W (on stand) 27" H x 9.75" L x 5.5" W
Antique Small Persian Tribal Chanteh
Small antique tribal Persian chanteh (bag). Hand woven of wool in lovely deep indigo blue and brown. A central rectangle of deep blue has six vertical bands of white with
interlocking motifs perhaps of rams horns, a powerful masculine symbol. Framing this is a wide dark brown band which is subtly woven with repeating protective eye motifs. The back of the bag is woven a solid deep brown color. Circa 1900.
Size: 17" wide x 13" high
Chinese Han Dynasty Cocoon Vase
A Charming Early Chinese Han Dynasty cocoon Pottery jar. Short fluted neck flaring dramatically along the rim and a short flared foot. Large areas of old pigments in red, light pink, beige, white, and gold in swirling geometric patterns remain on the body. Stunning presence wonderful original condition. Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)
Size: 11" H x 13" W x 11" D