Antique Chinese silver repouse hair ornament for wrapping hair, top has scroll form, decorated all over with highly raised design of flowers, two stamped marks on back. 19th/20th century.
Size; 5 3/4" long x 2" wide
Chinese Antique Silver, Coral and Jade Hat Finial
Antique Chinese charming hat finial, made of pierced repouse silver and enamel, carved jade disk near base, inset with coral and turquoise, large round agate bead in center, topped with a playful lion with movable ears, the underside of the finial is made of pierced and incised silver with a design of monkeys and bats, 19th/20th century.
Size: 4 1/2" high
Chinese Antique Silver and Enamel Finger Nail Guard
Antique silver and enamel finger nail guards, worn by wealthy ladies to protect their long finger nails and show that they did not need to work with their hands, made all of repouse silver and enamel and decorated with a flowers and a raised frog, late 19th century. Size: 2" long
Chinese Antique Long Silver and Enamel Nail Guard
Antique silver and enamel finger nail guard, worn by wealthy ladies to protect their long finger nails and show that they did not need to work with their hands, made all of pierced repouse silver and enamel and decorated with flowers and a raised frog, edge has light blue enamel over a running key fret motif, 19th century. Size: 4" long
Chinese Antique Pair of Silver and Enamel Nail Guards
Antique pair of silver and enamel finger nail guards, worn by wealthy ladies to protect their long finger nails and show that they did not need to work with their hands, made all of pierced repouse silver and decorated with motifs of birds, flowers and fruit, 19th century.
Size: 3 1/4" long
Japanese Bronze Hanging Shrine Bell
A fascinating Japanese shrine bell known as, Waniguchi, or directly translated as Crocodile's mouth, which resembles the wide mouth of a crocodile. The bell is usually found in shinto shrines that enshrine deities that were imported to Japan or Shingon temples. The bell contains an inscription stating that the bell was originally donated by the ancestors of the donor in 1686 and a new bell was rededicated in 1839. The bell appears to be dedicated to Sometani Shinbei. Age: Late Edo Period, 1839.... Click for details
Japanese Karaki Tobacco Tray
A finely crafted Japanese tobacco tray (known in Japanese as Tabako Bon) which is often seen being used in tea ceremony. Karaki is a term used to describe the foreign hardwoods that were imported from China and used to make furniture and accessories for the home. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: Height: 3.25" Width: 6.75" Length: 6.75"
Chinese Fan Shaped Hardwood Container
A Chinese hardwood container/ box formed in the shape of a fan. The base is fitted with distinct Chinese geometric scrolling motifs often seen in Chinese wood carvings and architecture. The fan design is also often seen in Chinese art especially within the literati tradition. Age: Republic Period. Size: Height" 5" Length: 18" Width: 9"
Chinese Hardwood Box with Sliding Panel
A finely done Chinese hardwood box with burlwood square inlaid sections on the side. The box inside is covered with a fabric cushioned interior and partitioned to put small objects inside.
Age: Republic Period (c1900).
Size: Height: 2.5" Width: 7.5" Length: 15.5"
Rinpa Style Two Panel Screen of Two Deer on Gold Leaf
Two panel Japanese folding screen with image of two deers set on a grassy meadow-like surrounding with a waxing gibbous moon set on the left panel screen. The simple watercolor appearance, minimalist lines, and motif like appearance of the images are the signature elements seen in most Rinpa School. Age: Edo Period (18th-19th century).
Size: Height: 67.5" Width: 68"