Japanese antique large bench carved all over with dragons in swirling clouds, a total of 8 dragons, large oni demon face and birds flying over waves on apron just below seat, seat lifts up for storage, a beautiful and dramatic piece, Meiji Period.
Size: 46" high x 57" wide x 23" deep.
Japanese Antique Wooden Nio, Temple Guardian
Antique Japanese carved wooden figure of Nio (Buddhist temple guardian), carved of wood with wonderful details and intensity of expression, traces of original pigment, once guarded the exterior gate to Buddhist temple, on metal stand, Edo Period.
Size of figure: 30" high x 17" wide x 7" deep.
Size on metal stand: 32" high x 18" wide x 12" deep.
Chinese Antique Lacquer Cabinet with Inlaid Stone
Chinese cabinet, lacquered all over and inlaid with scenes of beautiful ladies and children in a pavilion garden setting, the sides of the cabinet are also lacquered and inlaid with scenes of birds and flowers, interior has three shelves - the middle shelf has is two drawers built in, the front of the drawers are also decorated to match the front with beautiful lacquer work of scrolling flowers, 19th century.
Size: 56 1/4" high x 36 1/4" wide x 17" deep.
Antique Japanese Bronze Quan Yin
Antique Japanese bronze figure of Quan Yin from the Meiji period, late 19th century. The figure is holding a scroll and wearing draped robes decorated with necklaces and flowers. Quan Yin is the budhist goddess of compassion. It measures 12" tall, 4" wide at base.
Antique Japanese Set of 8 Porcelain Plates
Set of 8 beautiful vintage Japanese scalloped porcelain plates from the mid 20th century. The plates are decorated with flowers and other patterns. The outside of the plates are decorate with a blue scrolling pattern. The base is marked with 6 characters. They measure 8" wide.
Antique Japanese Bronze Dragon Usubata
Antique Japanese bronze usubata, Meiji period. The usubata are used for floral arrangements, like a vase. This usubata is striking with a dragon supporting the vessel with one of its arms as its back arches. It measures 9" tall 12" wide at base.
Antique Chinese Lacquer Box
Antique chinese red-orange lacquer jewelry box. The box is decorated with scenes of life along the water. A boat glides by while two people cross over an arched bridge. Early 20th century. It measures 11" wide, 8" deep, 4" tall.
Japanese Art Deco Bronze Vase
Elegant Japanese bronze art deco vase with scalloped lip from the 1930s. The vase has 8 faces that start as an octagon at the base and rise up to a bulbous form. Unmarked vase. It measures 16.25" tall 6.5" wide at top.
Chinese Antique Silk Embroidered Panel with Dragon Vase
Antique Chinese square panel of red silk embroidered with still life scene of peony flowers in a dragon vase, on either side are elaborate display stands with shelves of different levels upon which are displayed a bowl of hand-of-buddha citron as well as smaller vases with flowers, a censor and other objects, details in wrapped gold thread, 19th century. Framed.
Size of panel: 21" high x 20 1/2" wide
Size in frame: 22" high x 22" wide
Antique Japanese Shigaraki Jar
Japanese shigaraki jar, Edo period 17th-18th century, thickly potted, the skin showing the characteristic pock marks and imbedded fieldspar with a natural ash glaze. This jar was originally used to store tea but became desired as an object of mingei beauty due to the tea ceremony aesthetics. It measures 4.5" wide at mouth 21' tall.