Japanese plique-a-jour bowl with roses and plum blossoms. The bowl has a silver rim and small feet. Red roses with blue and maroon plum blossoms on a green ground. It measures 3.25" diameter, 2" tall. Meiji Period 1868-1912.
Chinese Hardwood Table with Marble Top Inlay
An interesting Chinese table separated into two sections. The six legs fold together, making the table easy to store. The fluted stripe like moulding on the table appears often with Chinese furniture from the Republic period. Age: Republic Period (c1900). Size: height 28.5" diameter 33"
Japanese CLoisonne Vase with Traveling scene
Small blue Japanese cloisonne vase with traveling scene. The body of the vase is cool blue with a dark blue mountain behind a building surrounded by trees. Three travelers approach as they pass a cliff with a cypress tree. Showa period, 1920-1930. It measures 2" at the base5.25" tall,1.5" wide mouth.
Antique Burmese Sutra
Beautiful antique Burmese Sutra, printed on leaves depicting different stories of the Buddha with his teachings. With fine printed writings on the back side and around the edges. Incised and stained with ink. Held together with lacquered and gilted wood with a raised scrolling leaves designs, lions and elephants. Age: Late 19th Century / early 20th century. Size: 19" length x 28.5" height.
Chinese Embroidered Silk Short Robe for Lady
Beautiful Chinese short silk robe for a lady, made of iridescent blue and purple silk woven with design of auspicious objects and swirling clouds. Applied edging of extremely intricate embroidered scenes noble men and ladies in a garden pavilion setting engaged in leisurely outdoor pursuits like fishing and flower gazing. This silk edging is ornately cut and edged with black silk piping and tiny rows of forbidden stitch. Four metal buttons and decorative silk ribbon work. The interior is... Click for details
Chinese book full of genre scenes
Chinese book full of images of different genres of peoples different lives. Daily chores and activities collected with Chinese text.
12 seperate scenes
Dimensions: 10 1/2'' Long X 7'' High
Chinese Jade Brush Pot
Chinese Jade brush pot. Fairly light green jade with darker markings mixed throughout. Smooth clean look with nice proportions.
Dimensions: 4 1/2'' High X 2 1/8'' Wide
Chinese Hardwood Stand
Chinese hardwood Stand in great condition with a beautiful finish. Solid hardwood with simple yet elegant lines.
Dimensions: 1 1/4'' High X 8'' Long X 5 /3/4'' Wide
Japanese Choba from Sakata Prefecture
Japanese choba from Sakata area, Japan. Made entirely of Keyaki wood (elm) with burl wood. Heavy iron hardware, including elaborately cut lock plates with square shaped handles, the side has warabite shaped handles. The pulls for opening the sliding panels are inlaid with mother of pearl and edge with carved persimmon. Interior has one shelf. Well crafted joinery and tenons original lacquered finish in excellent condition.
Antique Japanese karuma tansu (wheeled storage chest), the front is keyaki (zelkova) wood with sliding panels with horizontal slats, interior has a full width shelf and two small drawers on the right side, the bottom portion has three drawers and a locking bar (with key); one full width drawer and two smaller drawers side by side, beautiful original lacquer finish, heavy iron hardware, Edo Period, circa early 1800s.
Size: 46 1/2" high x 47 1/2" wide x 21" deep.