Ming Dynasty Chinese Buddha's Attendant Stone Head
Antique Chinese stone statue fragment of the head of one of the attendants to Buddha. One hand rests over the right ear while the other ear is left uncovered. The eyes are closed in meditation. Brings fourth a calming enlightened feeling. Sits on custom black iron stand. Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).
Size: (entire stand) 11.5" H x 6.5" W (head only) 9" H
Rare Antique Japanese Keyaki Burl Choba Tansu
Rare and unusual Antique Japanese Keyaki (elm) burl chose tansu. The pair of sliding doors has elegantly hand carved paneling with multiple storage shelving within. Bold pierced iron hardware decorating each drawer corner with kakute (square) handles and locks. Stunning original deep red finish complimenting the natural burl woodgrain. Excellent hardware and unusual design. Edo Period (circa 1840's).
Size: 36" H x 35" L x 15"D
Antique Japanese Shikoku Pilgrim's Coat
Antique Japanese Buddhist Pilgrim's coat. Buddhist monks associated with the teachings of Kukai (or Kobo Daishi) would embark on a pilgrimage to visit the 88 temples on the island of Shikoku. Upon arriving to each temple, the monk would bathe before giving offerings and reciting prayers as well as receive a stamp distinctive to each temple. Normally a monk would carry around a special stamp book however it is not unusual to stamp the monk's coat as seen here. There are many unique stamps on this... Click for details
Antique Japanese Izumi Fabric with Cranes
Antique Japanese izumi fabric with hand dyed indigo. Hand woven cotton fabric with katazome repeating designs of cranes and floral patterns. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 72" L x 65" W
Antique Japanese Embroidered Indigo Sled Vest
Antique Japanese hand embroidered Sakiori vest. Made from hand-woven and dyed indigo cotton with Sashiko patchwork. Each sakiori vest is 100% individual and handmade. Making them one of a kind pieces. Originally used by an individual that would have pulled a snow sled. The fabric is placed in such a way to protect to person from the rope being slung across ones chest. Beautiful use of original fabric combining for a true work of art. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
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Japanese Antique Embroidered Silk Wall Hanging
A beautiful Japanese hand-embroidered silk wall hanging with a scene of two elegantly fighting roosters. Each one surrounded by nicely detailed dandelions and chrysanthemums. Forbidden stitch work used in the center of each flower. Pine tree branches overhang the scene with interesting fine detail. The bottom left is embroidered with a red jar bearing artist's signature.
Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 70" H x 45" W
Large and dramatic Japanese Ceramic Mask of Daikoku
Large original Antique Japanese large low-fire ceramic mask of the Lucky God, Daikoku. His laughing face is round and painted with charming detail to his beards and eye brows. He is wearing his traditional hat that has been hand painted with great detail. One of the Lucky Gods, Diakoku is the God of Good Fortune as well as a god of the kitchen. It is possible that this mask may have hung on the wall in a temple's kitchen. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 16 1/4" high x 19" wide... Click for details
Antique Japanese Buddhist Sutra Box with Peonies
A beautiful Japanese antique gilt copper Buddhist sutra box with allover impressions of peonies and other floral elements. Interior lined in gold flecked paper and gilt edges.
Edo Period 18th Century
Size: 14 1/4" x 11 1/16" x 7 1/4"
Chinese Antique Jichimu Wood Display Shelf
Beautiful Chinese antique display shelf made of Solid Jichi-mu wood (very heavy). The chest has three large display shelves, and two small drawers just under the top display area. The drawers are carved with scrolling mist and chimera and outfitted with brass pulls. Very nicely detailed. Each display area is enclosed on three sides with a low carved lattice work.
Early 20th Century
Size: 69 1/2" high x 35" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
Antique Japanese Oribe Ceramic Bowl
Large Antique Japanese oribe ware tebachi, or ceramic container with handles. The inside and outside edges are hand painted with scrolling leaves and flowers. Round ribbed body tapers at the foot, thick dripping blue and purple glaze around handles. 19th Century
Size: 10.5" H x 16" W