Antique Japanese Nabeshima ware bowl with cobalt blue design of chrysanthemums in bloom and "comb" design along the foot. Provenance sticker from Japanese antique dealer Shiota in San Francisco. 19th century.
Size: 6.25" diameter, 2" height
Antique Japanese Nabeshima Bowl with Squirrel and Grapes
Antique Japanese Nabeshima ware bowl with scalloped rim to resemble a lotus, with blue cobalt florals designs along the outside and "comb" style design along the foot. The interior of the bowl has a black squirrel hunting for grapes. Provenance sticker from Japanese antique dealer Shiota in San Francisco. 19th century.
Size: 5.5" diameter, 2.25" height
18th/19th Century Chinese Jumu Desk
Antique Chinese hardwood desk, made from attractive jumu wood. Three drawers with ring pulls and carved outlines run along the front with a carved panel of dragons and flowers below.
Size: 33.75" height, 40" length, 23.25" depth
Antique Chinese Han Dynasty Vase
Antique Chinese ceramic vase with a greenish brown glaze. The body is ribbed and globular with a tapered neck. The handles resemble two small critters. Dates from the Han Dynasty ( 206 BC - 220 AD )
Size: 11 1/2" High X 9" Wide
Antique Chinese Longquan Celadon
Antique Chinese tripod ceramic celadon with pale green underglaze, resting on an a hardwood stand with three raised pockets for each foot of the censer. This is a Longquan Celadon, unusual size, dating from Song to Ming dynasty. Perfect Condition.
Size: (on stand) 3.25" height, 2.5" diameter (off stand) 2.25" height
Antique Japanese Single Section Nigata Tansu
Antique single section bar tansu from the Nigata region of Japan. The front panels are beautiful keyaki (elm). Top and bottom drawers have central kiri leaf mon (family crest) iron locks.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 36" height, 34.25" width, 17" depth
Antique Japanese Two Section Yonezawa Tansu
A stunning two section Japanese tansu from the Yonezawa region, made with Kuri (chestnut) front and Sugi (cedar) burl frame. The iron hardware is highly decorative with floral elements and incised cherry blossom mon (family crest) into each round lock plate, as well as attractive mokko "melon" style handles for each drawer. Top section has side lockbox with two drawers within. Beautiful lacquer finish. 19th century.
Size: 38" height, 42" width, 18" depth
Japanese Antique Carved Wooden Leaf Tray
Antique Japanese large carved wooden tray, natural form and curled edges reminiscent of a lotus leaf, beautifully sculptured, late Meiji/early Taisho Period.
Size: 24 1/2" wide x 15 1/2" wide x 1" deep.
Burmese Antique Akha Woven Bamboo Basket
Antique Burmese basket woven by the Akah people, tall hour glass shape, still with it's original lid, beautifully woven in different patterns, c.1920.
Size: 26 1/2" high x 14" wide diameter
Japanese Antique Hinoki Choba Tansu (Merchant's Chest)
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest for storage), made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with natural wax finish and lovely patina. 7 drawers of differing sizes, one compartment with sliding panels, on the lower right side is a small safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers. Original iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 28 3/4" high x 29 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" deep.