Antique Korean clay roof tile with impressed design of family crest. On custom metal stand. Choson Dynasty 19th century.
Dimensions of tile: 5 1/2" high x 6" wide (8 1/2" high on stand)
Chinese Antique Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Folding Screen
Antique Chinese carved cinnabar lacquer screen, 4 panels in a deep red color with wooden frame. Intricately carved with 16 separate and unique reserves depicting detailed scenes of court figures and animals in a garden pavilion setting. The area around the reserves is carved with a geometric design of flowers. Ching dynasty 19th century.
Dimensions: 65 1/2" high x 67 1/2" wide
Price on Request
Chinese Antique Dragon Robe, Qing Dynasty
Antique Chinese dragon robe woven with 8 dragons (3 on the front, 3 on the back, and 1 on each shoulder). Dragons and Taoist symbols woven in gold and colors on a blue silk ground. Lined in gorgeous blue silk.
The Qing dynasty, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China. It was established in 1636, and ruled China proper from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China. The Qing multi-cultural empire lasted for... Click for details
Antique Chinese Amber Carved Ram Seal
Chinese seal carved from amber. The top of the seal carved with pair of resting sheep, the 8th animal of the Chinese Zodiac. The base is carved with 3 character signature. When held up to the light, the color of the seal is reddish amber.
Dimensions: 1 5/8" x 1 5/8" x 1"
Japanese Pair of Bronze Basket Vases with Lotus Blooms and Cicadas
Antique Japanese pair of bronze vases in the form of woven baskets entwined with lotus blossoms and leaves. Each vase is decorated with a lifelike cicada and one of the vases has a crab.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 8" high x 5 1/2" wide (each vase)
Japanese Small Antique Zushi with Bodhisattva
Small antique Japanese lacquer zushi (personal shrine) with tiny carved wooden bodhisattva inside. The standing figure inside is painted black and gold. The exterior of the zushi is lacquered black and the inside is painted a deep green with delicate gold details. Tiny copper hardware.
Dimensions: 4" high x 3 1/2" wide (opened)
Published Japanese Hirado Ware Porcelain Kirin Okimono
A published hirado ware porcelain figure of a kirin (in Chinese, qilin). The mythical creature is part lion with the body of a dragon and the hooves of a deer. It represents good fortune, protection, prosperity, longevity and fertility. The recumbent hirado figure is executed with master attention to detail and form.
Published in HIRADO: Prince of Porcelains, By Louis Lawrence.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 1 3/4" x 3 1/2"
Price on Request
Chinese Antique Rose Quartz Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese rose quartz snuff bottle. Carved in a ovoid shape. With jade cabochon lid. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.
Dimensions: Bottle 2 1/4" high (including lid 2 3/4" high)
Chinese Antique Molded Porcelain Yellow Snuff Bottle with Dragon
Antique Chinese snuff bottle depicting a highly raised dragon with a ball of fire amidst swirling clouds, made of molded porcelain and glazed yellow. With a coral lid. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.
Dimensions: Bottle 2 1/2" high (with lid 2 3/4" high)
Chinese Antique Amber Color Glass Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese glass snuff bottle. Flattened round body made of amber color glass. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.
Early to Mid 19th Century
Dimensions: Bottle 2 1/8" high (with lid 2 3/8" high)