Chinese porcelain figure of Li Tieguai, one of the Eight Immortals in Chinese culture or Taoism. He is temperamental but compassionate towards the sick and needy, who he heals using special medicine from the gourd he carries around his waist. He is shown here walking with a crutch, with a blue band around his head and gilt accented robes. Wonderful original Condition. Republic Period (circa 1930's).
Size: 11" H, 5" W
Edo Age Japanese Kyogen Theater Mask
An unusual Japanese Kyogen theater mask of a dog.
Kyogen is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century. One of the oldest major theatre art still regularly performed today.
Overall in good condition with original finish. Mounted on steel plates and armature wire presentation.
Edo Period Circa 18th century.
Dimensions:6" wide 8" tall 4.5" deep.
Chinese Porcelain Statue of Lan Caihe
Chinese porcelain figure of Lan Caihe, one of the Eight Immortals in Chinese culture or Taoism. Lan is usually depicted carrying a bamboo flower basket as seen here. Lan's gender is always shown in an androgynous manner. The figure's earholes, nostrils, and mouth are pierced through. The bright enamel robes are accented in gilt pigment. Hand carved Hardwood stand fitted to porcelain statue. Republic Period (circa 1930's)
Size: 11" H, 5" W
Indian Marble Figure of Nandi and Child
Antique Indian carved marble Jain statue of Nandi the Sacred Cow and Child, remnants of colorfully painted details. True original marble artifact. Stunning Piece.
Mid 17th century.
Size: 13" high x 20" long x 9" deep.
Large Antique Japanese Maneki neko
Antique Japanese Maneki-neko, Meiji 1868-1912. The Maneki-neko is a beckoning cat often seen at the entrance of a shop or other business and thought to be auspicious. Hand formed with Ceramic in good overall condition.
It measures 11" wide at base 16" tall.
Antique Chinese Song Dynasty Ladies Sleeping Pillow
Antique Chinese Song Dynasty ladies sleeping pillow. The pillow is decorated with black swaths on the top of the cushion, the sides are modeled with arabesques and other shapes. It shows some signs of age. It measures 4.5" deep 7.5" wide at top 4" tall, base: 4.5" by 3.5"
Song Dynasty: 960-1279
Antique Japanese Scroll of Monkey Dancing the Sambaso
Antique Japanese hanging scroll of a monkey dancing the sambaso dance. It bears two seals, reading 'Genno,' Two seals, one for whom painted the monkey, the other who wrote the calligraphy. Haiku / Waka Poem made for the New Year. Taisho Period (1912 - 1926).
It measures overall: 17" wide by 76" long, image: 14.5" wide by 43" long.
Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vase
Antique Chinese famille rose porcelain vase with a scene of a pair of birds over a field of lotus. A lotus leaf bends under the weight of the birds as they look through the field of lotus blossoms. The reverse bears an inscription of calligraphy. The base bears a red seal. It is attributed to Shi Yuchu. It measures 10" tall, 2.25" wide at the mouth, 2" 3/8" at base.
Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush Pot
Antique Chinese Famille Rose porcelain brush pot with scenes of a pair of birds of paradise in a garden of peonies and chrysanthemums with butterflies flying about. It bears a seal on the base. It is attributed to Jia Qing. It measures 5.75" tall 5" wide at mouth, 4.75" at base.
Antique Japanese Velvet Painting "Yuzen Birodo"
Antique Japanese velvet painting "Yuzen Birodo". It is a beautiful image of Mount Fuji with a small town on a lake, the foreground is full of water lilies. It bears a seal in the bottom right of the image. Yuzen Birodo or velvet painting was a technique made popular during the 17th century. The artist would work using a special process of dying where the image is created in the weave of the fabric thus creating an image of rich colors. It measures framed: 26" wide 28" tall, image: 23" wide... Click for details