Japanese contemporary ceramic vase for ikebana, or flower arrangements. It has a very interesting, gritty textural surface and color scheme of blues, purples, and brownish-greens. The interior of the vase is slightly ribbed with vertical lines going down its sides, with a yellow/brown/green and blue glaze. Signature on bottom. It comes with its original signed wooden storage box. Wonderful Condition
Size: 9.75" height, 6.5" width
(box): 11" height, 8" width
Unique Contemporary Japanese Pottery Vase
A Unique contemporary Japanese pottery vase. Unusual handcrafted design with flowing lines. Branch like pattering that wraps around the piece. Signed on the bottom. Comes with original signed kiri wood box. Perfect Condition.
Dimensions: 8" High X 9 1/2" Wide
Antique Japanese Carving of Pekinese Dog
Cute and whimsical Japanese wooden carving of a pekinese dog, laying down with a playful expression and its small, red tongue sticking out. It wears a green ruffle collar, tied in back with a red bow. The craftsmanship is wonderful and extremely ornate and detailed. It is carved completely even underneath its body. Taisho period (1912-1925)
Size: 5.5" height, 12.75" length
Chinese Hardwood Carved Stand
Chinese carved hardwood stand, carved with gnarled natural motif, very heavy dense hardwood. Great condition
Early 20th century.
Size: 2" high x 22" long x 8 1/4" deep.
Japanese Antique Rare Keyaki Burl Choba Tansu
Rare antique Japanese two-section choba tansu (merchant's chest), made of exceptionally beautiful keyaki (elm) burl hardwood. Rare Keyaki hardwood. Top section has large compartment with sliding panels and one interior shelf, below this are two small drawers. The bottom section has one full width drawer over a large compartment with sliding panels on the left and a vertical row of three small drawers on the right, below this is a horizontal row of two more small drawers. The very bottom... Click for details
Antique Chinese Quartz Crystal Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese carved Rock crystal snuff bottle, with a double happiness symbol carved over a background of squared spirals on its front and back. Image of a face with a gaping mouth on both of its sides. It has an agate topper with a finial and a carved horn spoon. Perfect Condition.
Circa 19th Century
Size: 2.75" height, 1.75" width
Antique Japanese 17th Century Two-Panel Screen of Hawks
Antique Japanese two-panel screen of two hawks on paper panel, set upon a gold leaf background. Each panel is beautifully done, an intense expression seen in the face of each bird, which were a very popular status symbol. Signed and stamped on each panel. From the Soga school of father and son Nichokuan and Chokuah. 17th century
Size: (entire screen) 68" height, 76" width (artwork only) 49" height, 24" width
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Empress Jingo with Takenouchi no Sukune & Ojin
Pair of antique Japanese dolls of a standing onna-bugeisha (female samurai) and her travel companion kneeling at her side, holding her bundled baby. The onna-bugeisha holds a large bow with a quiver of arrows on her back. Both dolls are ornately dressed in silk robes and body armor, with fur shoes and real feather arrows. Each doll has its own wooden box, one of which has Japanese writing on its lid. Late 19th century
Size: (woman) 21" height, 13" width
(man) 14" height, 13" width
Antique Chinese Hardwood Two Section Stand
Two Sectioned hardwood Chinese Stand. Finely carved and beautiful with oriental designs along sides and bottom of stand. Functional two tiers are pedestaled in square shapes.
Circa 19th Century
Dimensions: 11.5" Long, 5.5" High, 5" in Width
Antique Japanese Natural Burl Wood Stand
Thick and natural burl wood stand. Knots and gnarls all over sides with one hole. Natural and light lovely strains of wood. Stand is carved characteristically with part of branch attached.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 15" Long X 12" Wide