Antique Korean three section chest with beautiful inlay on black lacquer. The top section has three small drawers along the top, decorated with inlay in a geometric pattern. The cabinet doors are decorated inside with scenes of birds on branches. The other panels are decorated with landscapes, scenes of birds, and other animals. Choson period, circa 1900. It measures 20" deep 68" tall 40.25" wide.
Korean Koryo Period Celadon Bowl with Floral Motif
A simple, elegant celadon bowl, Korean Koryo Period, 12 th Century, an early Koryo piece, which is right before Samgang style in 13th Century, decorated with a motif of flowers and scrolling vines embossed on the interior below an incised line. The grey-green glaze covers the entire piece except for three small spur marks on the recessed base; it displays a dense web or craze of lines. Korean celadons are characterized by their distinct color, shapes, and designs not seen in any other celadon... Click for details
Korean Buncheong Ware Flat Bowl
Korean Buncheong ware bowl with motif of six flowers forming a large flower at the center. It is bordered with flower petal pattern,then with an outer floral patterned band. The exterior is decorated with a a band of spots. The design is stamped into the clay, a white slip fills in the gaps, and a clear glaze coats the piece creating the contrast of white and gray under a smooth surface. Age: Joseon Period. Size: Height: 2.5" Diameter: 7"
Korean Buncheong Ware Bowl
Korean Buncheong ware bowl decorated with four medallions of flowers impressed in the center surrounded by a rope like pattern. The outer side of the bowl is decorated with an incised diagonal stripe pattern. Buncheong is a style where the clay is impressed with a design while still soft, then filled in with a white slip, and then coated with a clear glaze. The Buncheong wares were popular in Korea and in Japan the wares became known as Mishima wares since the 15th century. Age: Joseon Period.... Click for details
Korean Koryo Period Celadon Bowl with Floral Pattern
A sublime Korean celadon bowl with a flower and scrolling vine motif imprinted on the inside of the bowl bordered with an incised line below the rim. The grey green glaze displays a dense web or craze of lines. Korean celadon wares have been favored by the Korean court and by the Japanese, who call it Korai Seiji. The pieces were used in chanoyu as tea bowls and as bowls for sweets. Age: Goreyo Dynasty. Size: Height: 3" Diameter: 7.5"
Korean Joseon Dynasty Buncheong Ware Flask
Buncheong ware in a flattened ovoid form with a raised foot finished with a wide flared rim. It is decorated with a creamy colored slip and the faces are painted with a leafy plant in brown slip, all beneath a clear glaze with a faint celadon tint where pooled in drips along the shoulder, the creamy slip and the glaze are also applied within the recessed base. This piece has unique spots as a result of its aging process: water or oil that has been stored in the vessel permeates into the ware... Click for details
Korean Joseon Period Buncheong Bowl
Korean Buncheong bowl from the Joseon period (15th century). A wide mouthed bowl is supported on a narrow foot ring. The flared rim is decorated with a grass pattern on both sides. The body is decorated with vertical rows of minute circles to form a flower centered roundel framed by a row of bat like silhouettes and a lotus petal band that also appears on the lower exterior of the body, the glaze layer has a straw color across white slip inlay, the fabric varies from gray on the exterior to... Click for details
Chinese Antique Large Jumu Wood Cabinet
Antique Chinese large armoire cabinet, made all of jumu (elm) wood with beautiful dramatic grain, large round brass lock plate, interior has two shelves the lower of which has two small drawers, false bottom on interior for more storage, 19th century.
Size: 78 3/4" high x 43 1/2" wide x 21 1/2" deep.
Chinese Antique Silk Kesi of Birds and Flowers
Antique Chinese silk kesi tapestry depicting a scene of pheasants and flowers in rocky setting with pine tree, beautifully woven with painted details, framed, Ching Dynasty (mid 19th century).
Size: 60 3/4" high x 32 1/4" wide
Antique Chinese Green Cinnabar Carved Box
Emerald green cinnabar carved round box with incised decoration. The border is carved with a geometric pattern. The lid bears a scene of monks among rocks with trees. The inside is black.