Antique hand knotted Persian wool rug made in the yomud style. It has deep burgundy colors with blue, white, orange and red accents in the pattern. One corner has a braided slipped knot made of the fringe. Late 19th early 20th (Circa 1900). It measures 12'6" by 7'2".
Japanese Porcelain Tiger Figure
Porcelain tiger figure with gold embellishments for the stripes and sections of its fur. Slight colors are used to highlight the eyes, mouth, and claws. Age: Taisho (c1910) . Size: height 7" width 6.75" length 10"
Antique Japanese Sakatsugi Sake Server
Antique Japanese iron sake server or sakatsugi. The body contains an image of a turtle, a symbol of longevity and used in festive and auspicious occasions. Next to the turtle, although hard to see, is a signature which reads Tosa no Kami Mitsusada, who was a painter from the Tosa School (1738-1806). The image on the sakatsugi is possibly based on a painting by the artist and was incorporated into the design. The "wear" seen on the handles were done intentionally to give the sake server a rustic... Click for details
Antique Japanese Ko Imari Porcelain Vase
Antique Japanese Ko imari porcelain vase decorated with motif of chrysanthemums and other floral patterns in the kinrande style. Motifs done in blue, red, and gold were often made during the 18th century. Age: Edo Period Size: height 9" diameter 4.3"
Antique Chinese Dehua Porcelain Statue
An antique Chinese dehua (also known as blanc de chine) of a man riding a donkey-like animal. Unlike the normal subject matter often produced in dehua porcelain, the figure is not dressed in a Chinese manner, but in a European style. The back contains two seals: the gourd shaped seal reads: dehua and the square seal is possibly the artist name, which translates as: seal of Ke Qianzhong. Age: Late 19th -20th century. Size: height 12.75" width 5.25" length 8.75"
Antique Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box
A small Chinese cinnabar lacquer box. The lid contains a carving of two literati scholars sitting down and enjoying th view of the distant landscape. The entire box is carved with a diamond pattern motif. The inside and bottom section of the box is done in black lacquer. Age: Early 20th century. Size: height 2" width 3.9" length 3.8"
Antique Chinese Hardwood Sculpture of Scholar Sage
Antique Chinese hardwood sculpture of a scholar or sage like figure holding a ball. The figure has a contemplative expression possibly thinking of the life of a recluse, the ideal of a Chinese literati scholar. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: height 11.75" width 3.75" length 5.1"
Antique Chinese Peony Motif Celadon Bowl
Chinese celadon bowl with a peony motif embossed on the interior section of the bowl. The peony motif is often used in Chinese celadons since the wares were developed during the Song Dynasty. Age: Late Ming Dynasty. Size: height 2.75" diameter 7.3"
Antique Chinese Shard Box
Antique Chinese shard box made of porcelain and silver. The porcelain lid has a charming scene of young boys playing in a courtyard. One boy looks down into a large basin that is cracked and a river of water pours out with a boy climbing out. Two boys are running towards an unknown destination. The boy in the center observes the unfolding scenes while he is watched by his companion. The box is made of silver. The outside has a beautiful floral design that has been hammered into it. It... Click for details
Bamboo Root Vessel - Medicine Pot.
Beautiful antique Chinese bamboo root vessel in pottery medicine pot. Delightful in size and with pleasing texture all over. Age: 18th Century. Size: 2.5" height x 3.5" length.