Antique Japanese tall banner for Boy's Day celebration, two mon (family crests), scene depicting a noted scene from a noh play called Takasago. The two old couples represent the wish for a couple to be together till the end. The rake represents raking in fortune and the broom for sweeping away misfortune and bad energy. A crane above and an ancient turtle below, both also symbolic of longevity. The banner is painted in mineral pigments on cotton.
190" high x 26 1/2" wide.
Hand Knotted Yoruk Rug
Hand knotted yoruk rug with two bands of decoration bordered by rust and black bands. c1920. It measures 104 cm by 85 cm.
Hand Knotted Persian Rug
Hand knoted persian rug made of wool. Dark blue against a pale rose ground makes this an eye catching piece. The central medallion is bordered with a pale green. The border has floral scrolling band between bands with parallelograms in blue, green, and rose pink. Staines
and wear in central area. It measures 7'7" by 5'7"
Persian Hand Knotted Rug
Beautiful Persian hand knotted rug with dark blue and rose coloration with vibrant orange highlights, early 20th century. It measures 10'4" by 4'9".
Chinese Antique Hardwood Corner Chair
Fine Chinese antique hardwood corner chair, inlaid with mother of pearl with designs of flowers and flower baskets with birds and dragons. Beautifully carved, curved arms.
Age: Republic Period (c1910).
Size: 27.5"w x 33.5"h x 17.78" seat height.
Kashkaie Hand Knotted Rug
Hand knotted kashkaie rug made of wool. It has a beautiful design of bands with large medallions interspersed with bands of small rectalinear medallions (c1950) It measures 6'2" by 8'7".
Hand Knotted Kazak Rug
Kazak style hand knotted wool rug with central red hexagonal medallion on a blue ground with a cream colored border C.1925. Vibrant original colors. Great for everyday use. Size: measures 7'1"" by 8'7".
Antique Meiji Period Large Kutani Plate
A large antique Meiji period Kutani plate decorated with motifs of peonies set in the center of the plate surrounded by gold scrolling vines and stylized flowers. The pink peonies are done in an unglazed-like style while the blue peonies are done with glaze. The underside of the plate is decorated with scrolling vines set in a green background. Additionally, the center of the back contains the inscription, Dai Nippon Kutani sei, or produced by Dai Nippon Kutani. Inscriptions of this type of... Click for details
Antique Daiseiji Imari Sometsuke Plates
A set of 7 fluted plates decorated with various plants symbolic to Japanese culture and motifs often seen in Japanese porcelains known as Imari ware. The plates contain an inscription, kigyoukuhoutei no chin, that often is associated with a specific type of Imari ware known as Daiseiji Imari ware. The motifs, designs, and at times the inscriptions take inspiration from Chinese Qing dynasty porcelain wares. Age: 19th century. Size: height 1.25" diameter 8"
Kazak Hand Knotted Rug
Kazak hand knotted rug made of wool from the middle east. Beautiful central medallion with blue, red and green design on a pale yellow/cream colored ground. The border has unusual medallion shaped design in red with blue, blue with yellow, and light pink with green. It measures 8' by 10'8".