Antique Japanese Hinoke Wood Two section Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese Two Section Kansai area Choba Tansu. Many drawers, and two sets of sliding panels. Miniature version of a regular size two section tansu, making this piece rare for its size. Beautifully finished hinoke wood throughout tansu, with dark iron locks, handles, and fixtures. Tansu comes with original key that unlocks door on bottom right. Good condition, and wonderful rich color of wood. Wonderful Original Condition from Kansai Area.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 48 1/2"... Click for details
Japanese Burl Wood Ikebana Vase
Japanese burlwood vase for ikebana, or floral arrangements. Has a dark finish, lots of interesting shapes and patterns, and a large hollow area. 20th century.
Size: 16.5" height, 8.5" width
Chinese "Cat" Painting by Cao, Ke Jia and Wang, Rong
Adorable original Antique Chinese painting of cat playing in a scenic setting. Water Lillys and Frog are sprawled in water, with a dune behind cat, and flower. This painting is both peaceful and playful . Famous Beijing artist, Cao, Ke Jia painted the cat. Rest of painting was done by Wang, Rong. Painting is sold in a dark wood frame. Contains signature and two marks.
Dimensions: Framed 31.5" Long X 18" Tall
Antique Samurai Japanese Matchlock Rifle
Antique Japanese Samurai Matchlock Rifle. Lock is functioning, main spring has good tension. Keyaki hardwood is in wonderful condition. Ingraved iron with flowers and dragons. Silver inlaid cartouche on the top of the barrel. Great collectors piece.
Dimensions: 49 1/2" Long
Japanese Antique Stacking Bento Basket with Handle
Beautiful antique Japanese stacking bento basket made of very fine split bamboo with even finer strips woven underneath for insulation, the container separates into two compartments - a larger compartment underneath and a small covered box on top. The handle is made of a single piece of bamboo.
Size: 18 1/2" high x 14" long (18" long including handle) x 8 1/4" wide.
Antique Japanese Zushi Traveling Shrine
Beautifully aged Antique Japanese Zushi (portable shrine) black lacquered wood with mokko shaped roof. Shrine models a gilt interior with the statue of sitting Buddha. The double doors decorated with crests of the Samurai Clan, Hosogawa in gilt metal work.
Edo Period (1603-1868)
Dimensions: 7.5"h x 4.25"d x 6"w
Japanese Burl Wood Ikebana Vase
Beautiful Japanese burlwood vase for ikebana, or floral arrangements, with a complex, twisting, gnarled form. 20th century.
Size: 14.25" height, 8.5" width
Antique Japanese Leather Box with Handle
Antique Japanese box made with mixed metal, iron, and leather components with a handle woven with wood, iron studding along its sides, and a removable lid with a small iron handle. It may have been used to store and transport a multitude of items as Japan began to modernize their technology. Circa 1900
Size: 10" height, 9.75" width
Japanese Textured Ceramic Vase with Signature
Japanese ceramic vase with a slender form, reddish brown base colors, areas with black, grey, yellow, and brown glaze and areas of texture. The artists' signature is incised into the bottom of the vase. Included is a wooden storage box with kanji.
Size: 9" height, 4" width
Antique Japanese Basket with Silk Lining
Antique Japanese woven lidded basket with large tassles attached to small metal fixtures. It is lined in blue silk, with woven gold thread in auspicious motifs.
Size: 5" height, 8.5" width