Japanese antique bronze censor, decorated all over with archaic motifs and scrolling vines, stands on three legs with heads of horned mythical creatures, the base is covered with rolling waves, handles in the form of fu-dogs, lid is covered with clouds and topped with a fu-dog, rectangular cartouche on bottom, illegible. Taisho Period.
Size: 24 1/2" high x 15 1/2" wide.
Antique Chinese Bronze Goose Incensor
Lovely antique Chinese bronze goose incense burner with great feathered detail on lid. Beautiful patination condition. The realistically shaped open mouth allows smoke to exit.
Age: 19th Century.
Size: 10.25" Height x 6.5"Length.
Antique Japanese Ryubundo Tea Kettle Tetsubin
This is a beautifully rendered Japanese Tetsubin. Done in Iron with gorgeous mixed metal inlays of gold and silver. Portrays persimmon fruit branch with birds an Maple tree leafs representing Fall. Signed Lid on bottom reads Ryubundo, the noted studio that produced cast iron tea kettles.
Dimensions: 8 3/4'' High X 6 1/2'' Wide
Japanese Bamboo Basket By Shochikusai
A finely done Japanese bamboo basket used as a flower container made by the second Shochikusai. The handle is done in a way as if the vine appears to grow out from the basket and fine strips of bamboo are woven throughout the vase. Fine woven bamboo baskets require the highest skills to create the rhythmic geometric patterns and form. Age: Showa Period Size: length 10" width 6.5" height 18.75"
Antique Japanese Table with Motifs of Dragons
A sublime square japanese export table decorated with scrolling clouds, flora, and rising dragons. The intricate and detailed carvings were popular during the Meiji period when most of Japan's fine arts and crafts were being exported to the West. This table would have been produced for the Western market at the time. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 19" width 20.5" height 31"
Okiie Hashimoto Woodblock Print
Woodblock print done by the artist Okiie Hashimoto. Charming image of a young woman sitting among a field of lily flowers. Done in muted colors, beautiful condition.
Dimensions: 27'' Wide X 21 3/4'' High, framed
Antique Chinese Hardwood and Inlaid Table
A fine antique Chinese hardwood table decorated with inlaid scenes of plum flowers, flowering trees and birds. Age: 20th century Size: length 16.5" width 12.5" height 20"
Chinese Silver Belt Buckle
Chinese Silver Belt Buckle. Late 19th century with nice frame that is set to be hung on the wall. Originally purchased from Gumps San Francisco.
Dimensions: Frame 17 1/8th'' High X 17 1/8'' Wide
Buckle 3 High X 3 3/4'' Wide
Antique Chinese Silk Child's Shawl Collar
A fine antique Chinese child's collar with stitch work and fine knitting on the edge. The shawl collar is decorated with auspicious motifs of bats, butterflies, geese, and flowers. The collar is often seen in Chinese fashion during the Qing Dynasty where women wore the collars during formal or auspicious occasions. Age: Qing-Republic Period Size: length 18.5" height 16"
Antique Red Kutani Dish with Motif of Dragon
A finely done red kutani dish decorated with a dragon flying among the clouds surrounded by scrolling waves and a peony like floral pattern. The bottom of the plate is decorated with dragons and clouds done in an archaic-like style design. The work contains an inscription reading, kutani. Age: Meiji-Showa Period Size: diameter 7.25" height 1.25"