Antique Chinese Han Dynasty pottery statue of a dancer, shown seated on a hardwood burl base (not included). Beautifully sculpted with remnants of old pigments, natural wear throughout due to age. Han Dynasty (221-207 AD)
Size: 20" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
Rare Japanese Blue Chirimen Silk Shibori Kimono
Rare Japanese chirimen silk kimono with a jacquard weave, in gradating shades of blue, with Shibori designs of flowers and flowing water, lined in salmon pink silk with flowers. Shibori is a very labor intensive style of dying fabric in which small areas are tied and twisted to create dramatic patterns. Jacquard weaving is done on a special loom and results in complex patterns.
Size: 67" H x 51" L
Rare Antique Carved Limestone Burial Jar from the Philippines
Unusual secondary burial jar carved of white limestone in the form of a person. Wonderfully sculpted with the head and shoulders making up the lid portion of the jar. The body of the jar is carved with the person's arms in low relief while the rest of the jar maintains an ovoid form. Kulaman Plateau, Cotobatu, Philippines.
Circa 11th - 15th century.
Provenance R. Gervais
Size: 36" high x 11" wide diameter.
Large Japanese Nagamochi (wheeled trunk), Edo Period
Antique Japanese nagamochi karuma storage trunk. Made of kiri (paulownia) wood and solid Keyaki hardwood wheels with iron hardware and mounts. A large high relief embossed iron locking plate in the form of a phoenix created a lock and latch system on the front of the trunk. The phoenix bird represents justice and Sun obedience. Untouched and original condition, the wood is treated with a dry lacquer finish.
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Antique Wooden Lusong (Mortar) from the Philippines
Antique wooden lusong (mortar). This lusong was used with a lomok (pestal) by the B'laan people to pound rice in order to separate the grain from the husks. The B'laan people are indigenous of Southern Mindanao in the Philippines. This lusong is especially large and beautifully carved of a single piece of hardwood.
Size: 24 1/2" high x 21 1/4" wide diameter.
Philippines Small Hardwood Bench
Small hardwood bench from the Philippines called a "bangkito" with a beautiful shining finish, grooved edges, four short legs. Solid heavy in weight. 20th Century
Size: 10" H x 35" L x 12" D
Antique Japanese Keyaki Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese Keyaki (elm) choba tansu (merchant chest) with original golden brown finish. Used to store important documents for ones business. Made from all Keyaki hardwood with dramatic, gorgeous graining seen throughout. Two large sliding front panels of beautiful swirling natural burl patterns. Five locking drawers beneath for additional drawer storage. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912).
Size: 28.5" H x 28.5" L x 15.5" D
Indian Antique Teak Bastar Bed
Unique Antique Indian bed from the Bastar area. Beautifully rustic solid teak wood. Carved details along the sides and head. Supported by large rounded teak posts. Very well hand-crafted, robust and strong original bastar bed. Late 19th century.
Size: 21" high (head) 15-17" high to platform x 47 1/2" long x 33 1/2" wide.
Antique Chinese Hardwood Cabinet
Antique Chinese jumu (elm) cabinet with beautiful original finish complimentary to the bold woodgrain. Classic simplistic design with nicely carved paneling. Late 18th Century.
Size: 47.5" H x 28.5" L x 15.25" D
Rare Antique Japanese Two Door Tansu w/ Stand
Antique Japanese unusual kiri wood (paulownia) tansu with original honey finish, two front doors with decorative iron hardware incised with heart designs. The interior houses ten drawers of varying size opened by hirute style handles complimenting the gorgeous natural woodgrain. Custom iron stand included. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Original finish and condition. Very useful storage.
Size: 22.5" H (29" H on stand) 26.5" L x 16.75" D