Antique Persian Baluch rug, 100% hand woven wool in rust brown, light red, and indigo hues, with repeating geometric motifs throughout. These rugs are hand-knotted by the nomads of Baluch. Baluch or Baluchistan is the area between the borders of Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan-- this is why Baluch rugs are said to be a mixture of three different regions.
Antique Caucasian Talish Azeri runner carpet.
The Talish carpet received its name from large region stretched along the Talish mountains, by the coast of the Caspian Sea. It is a well known carpet type. The middle field of carpets, which are known as Talish, happens to be of both simple and complicated composition. The central narrow indigo panel with motifs of flowers and medallions, bordered in scrolling vines and rosettes. All hand-woven 100% wool in colorful blue, red, yellow, and cream... Click for details
Japanese Edo 2 Section Kanazawa Mizuya
Antique Japanese 2 section 6ft Mizuya with dark red lacquer frame made of Hinoki (cypress) wood, with Sugi (cedar) sides, and Keyaki (elm) burl hardwood front panel drawers and sliders edged with black lacquer frame.
From the Kanazawa region. Kanazawa is the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture, on Japan’s central Honshu Island. It's known for well-preserved Edo-era districts, art museums and regional handicrafts.
Antique Persian hand-woven 100% wool runner carpet, originating from the large village of Malayer with natural dyes of rust red, indigo, light blue, rust brown, and beige hues. With repeating boteh medallions, four borders with scrolls and floral motifs.
Dimensions: 3' 4" x 12' 8"
Antique Hand-Woven Persian Malayer Runner Rug
Antique Persian hand-woven 100% wool runner carpet, originating from the large village of Malayer with natural dyes of deep red, indigo, rust brown, and beige hues. With repeating boteh medallions, double-bordered with scrolls and floral motifs.
Antique Caucasian Azeri runner carpet, hand-woven 100% wool in a Karaja
design of two large central diamond medallions flanked by Heriz style medallions, surrounded by angular and geometric floral motifs, in hues of rust, indigo, bright green and yellow.
Late 19th century, circa 1890
Dimensions: 2' 3" x 8' 9"
Antique Chinese Pair of Carved Fu Dogs on Stands
Chinese pair of fu dog temple guardians, carved hardwood with old remnants of blue, red, and white pigments. Each fu dog is formed with intricate detail and expression, one with a pearl in its partially open mouth. Mounted on steel plates for museum quality presentation.
Dimensions: 21" L x 6 1/2" D x 10" H each carving (15 1/4" H on stand)
Tibetan Ningxia Buddhist Vajra Seat Cover
Tibetan hand-woven seat cover, once would have used by a Buddhist priest. The region of Ningxia supplied the Buddhist monasteries of western China and Tibet with these rugs. The textile with central four prong vajra, with vajra corner guards and a simple guard band border. Hand-woven wool with cotton.
Dimensions: 28" x 29"
Antique Chinese Bronze Chrysanthemum Snuff Bottle
Chinese bronze snuff bottle, decorated with high relief chrysanthemum flowers. The stopper has a coral top and the base of the snuff bottle with maker's cartouche reading "Zu Wen".
Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 2 3/4"
Antique Japanese 2Section 4' Mizuya
Japanese 2 section Mizuya or kitchen tansu, the front frame with original dark lacquer Hinoki (cypress) wood, Sugi (cedar) sides, and door panels of Keyaki (elm) burl with original reddish orange lacquer finish. The top section holds a long and narrow upper compartment behind four sliding Keyaki front panels, with two mesh and wood panels below opening to another larger compartment, four drawers beneath, a small drawer and a pull away panel to the right side.
The lower section holds the largest... Click for details