Chinese porcelain vase with a very narrow mouth, painted with ocean landscape scene, with calligraphy and signed Deng Bihao, inscription dated Spring 1959. Mark on bottom.
Size: 8.5" H, 3.5" W
Japanese Antique Bizen Ware Dog
Wonderful Charming small Bizen ware handmade sculpture of a sitting dog. Nice detail work especially his eyes and ears and even the circular woven mat on which he sits. He has a collar and an alert expression. Original piece with no condition issues. Taisho Period. (1912-1926).
Size: 5 1/2" high
Antique Chinese Pair of Jade Archer Rings
Antique Chinese pair of jade archer rings, one in deep green and one in white with splashes of red. Qing dynasty
Size: 1.25" x 1"
Chinese Large Natural Rootwood Brush Pot
Large Natural Chinese rootwood brush pot, made of wonderful heavy hardwood burl. Stunning organic shape that truly looks as if its alive. Heavy in weight (solid). Republic Period. Size: 15 1/4" high x 11 1/2" wide x 8" wide.
Antique Japanese Scroll Painting of Bodhidharma
Antique Japanese zenga scroll painting of Bodhidharma, with calligraphy most likely done by multiple people, with artist chops. Date reads "7th year of Taisho" (1912-1925) circa 1918
Size: 79.5" L x 26" W (entire scroll) 52" L x 18" W (painting only)
Japanese Antique Single Section Northern Area Isho Tansu
Antique Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest) with two large drawers. Made all of sugi (crytomeria) wood with deep reddish brown lacquer finish on the drawer panels and black lacquer top, sides and front frame. Iron work includes two elaborate lock plates, raised seed pods in corners, and moko shaped drawer pulls. From northern Japan, possibly Nigata area.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 18 1/2" high x 32 1/4" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
Japanese Tosa School Scroll Painting of Scene From Tale of Genji
Japanese scroll painting depicting a scene from the Genji Monogatari (Tale of Genji). A nobleman and a young man sit on tatame mats and look out onto a garden setting. They are surrounded by painted byobu screens and clouds of gold mist. The painting is rendered in traditional Tosa School manner with flattened over head perspective and fine lined brushwork. Painted in mineral colors, sumi ink and gold leaf flecks on paper. Edo Period.
Size of scroll: 47" high x 19 1/2" wide. Size of... Click for details
Japanese Pair of Edo Period Wooden Shrine Guardian Fu-dogs
Antique Japanese pair of wonderful Koma Inu shrine guardian fu-dogs, carved from keyaki (elm) wood. Traces of painted details in green, white and brown. Expressively carved with great curling manes and tails. One of the fu-dogs has a single horn on top of it's head. Edo Period.
Size of taller fu-dog: 19" high x 9" wide x 16" deep.
Size of fu-dog without horn: 17 1/2" high x 9" wide x 16" deep.
Chinese Antique White Hardstone Carved Bi and Wooden Stand
Chinese antique white hardstone (possibly jade) bi shaped plaque, carved with 9 chimera in high relief and set into an ornately carved dark hardwood stand. All carving beautifully rendered, nice white stone. Republic Period (early 20th century).
Total size: 20" high x 16" wide x 6" deep.
Size of bi disk: 7 3/4" wide diameter
Japanese Antique Sakata Area Black Lacquer Tansu
Original Antique Japanese Isho tansu with locking bar over three drawers. One large bottom drawer with chrysanthemum Iron lock. Locking safe compartment with two small interior drawers and one secret compartment hidden away! Original opaque black lacquer finish on front, sides and top are a deep red translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware with scrolling design and mon on locking bar. From the Sakata area in Japan (known for its Lacquer work). Early Meiji Period (Circa 1870's). Wonderful... Click for details