Antique Japanese Bamboo ikebana basket. Small bamboo strips are woven vertically and horizontally. Square base that flows upward to a circular opening at top. Handle is made of rhizome pieces bended and tied together. Charming look, used for ikebana at traditional Japanese Tea Ceremonies.
Signed on bottom by Shokosai Tsukuru
Taisho Period: Circa 1912
Dimensions: 15.5" Tall X 9.5" at Largest Point
Unusual Antique Sakata Ko Tansu with Stand
A rare Keyaki Sakata ko tansu used to store fine netsuke's organize secure fashion. Intricate compartmentalized make up each drawer in an organized manner. Original finish in excellent condition.
Custom fabricated in-house stand made Iron that allows the chest to "float" off the ground.
Dimensions: 19" High (with Stand) 12 3/4" High X 19 3/4" Wide X 15 3/4" Deep
Antique Japanese Keyaki writing Desk
Charming antique Japanese writing desk. Made from solid Keyaki hardwood with warm radiant original finish. Unusual small drawer for storing of inks and pens. Detailed symmetrical carved legs.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 10" High X 43 1/2" Long X 13 1/4" Deep
Antique Chinese Large Hardwood Stand
Carved hardwood Chinese Stand. Lovely detail of carved birds are displayed on legs, with heads and necks stretched upward. Birds are also carved under top of stand, circling in five panels. Beautiful detail and in great condition. Deep, dark color of wood grain.
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) Circa 1900
Dimensions: 14.5" Tall X 10.5" Diameter
Antique Japanese Bamboo Basket
Tall antique Japanese all Bamboo basket skillfully woven and artistic style. Handle of bamboo was specially grown and picked to meet the shape of basket's sides. Wonderful and unique twists and curves of basket, with criss cross design. Beautiful deep color of bamboo.
Bottom is signed by artist
Taisho Period: Circa 1912
Dimensions: 17.5" Tall, 10" Diameter
Japanese Antique Ikebana Basket Signed Showchikusi
Exceptional Japanese antique ikebana flower basket with vase shaped body made of closely woven very finely split bamboo and handle made of bent bamboo branches. The natural shape of the branches are integrated into the shape of the basket and accentuated by intricate knot work. Signed: Shochikusi. Meiji period
Size: 19" high x 8 1/4" wide
Chinese Red and Gold Lacquered Chair
Chinese lacquer export chair. Sturdy construction and black lacquer. The Chinese chair is patterned after an archaic style with flanges and apron spandrels. It's decorated with red undertone and gilt lacquer in a scrolling lotus motif. The main back splat forms an archaic Hu vase painted with fine details of a classical landscape. The seat is beautifully worn as are the chair rails and arm rests. The underside of the chair has a cross frame for structural support. Beautifully proportioned... Click for details
Antique Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese 5-color peking glass snuff bottle with a carved glass overlay design of deep green stems, leaves, and blades of grass with blue, red, yellow, and pink flowers. The main body is transparent glass with a jadeite stopper. From the Josephus Beard Estate, former president of IBM in Tokyo, Japan.
Size: 2.75" height, 1.5" width
Antique Chinese Bronze Senser with Jade Figure
Unique and charming bronze chinese senser with Wood Lid and Stand. Hard wood is hand carved, bronze has detail of flower and lilly pad. Sides of senser has protruding heads of mythical creatures as handles. Gorgeous detail all through out this piece.
From Philip Cardero's collection in Pebble beach
Dimensions: 7.5" Tall, 5.5" Wide, 3" Deep
Antique Thai Woven Basket
Antique Thai Basket woven tightly in symmetrical criss cross shape. Large and long design, wonderful condition. Thin sturdy handle outstretches from end to end of basket.
Dimensions: 20" Long, 14.5" Wide, 14.5" Tall