Japanese Antique Wooden Plaque with Shokado Monkeys
Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood plaque inlaid with a mixed metal scene of two monkeys, A large monkey dressed in a happi coat sits on a branch of a blossoming peony plant, in one hand he holds a lotus blossom on a long stem at the top of which another tiny monkey hangs on like a flag.
Both monkeys are detailed down to their each of their silver hairs and whimsical expressions; the peony plant also is rendered with mottled leaves and golden blossoms; two cartouche signature also in... Click for details
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Chinese Antique Export Ware Porcelain Dish
Antique Chinese small porcelain dish, stencil with painted design of figures in a rural pavilion setting, made for export to Europe, late 18th century.
Size: 5 3/4" wide diameter x 1 1/4" high
Antique Vietnamese Blue and White Pottery Bowl
Vietnamese pottery bowl with blue and white glaze, decorated with flower motif, from the Hoi An Hoard, a ship wrecked junk from the mid 15th century discovered by fishermen and excavated by the Vietnamese government around 1994. Age 15th century.
Size: 5 3/4" wide x 2 3/4" high
Chinese Ming Dynasty Small Celadon Plate
Chinese antique very beautiful small celadon glazed ceramic plate, impressed with double fish motif in center, underside with lotus motif, glaze has lovely crackles, drips and pits, a gorgeous small piece, Ming Dynasty.
Size: 4 5/8" wide diameter x 1 1/4" high
Japanese Large Okimono Silver Rooster
A masterful rendering of an unusually large rooster posturing in full stance. The metals used are copper, silver, and gold. The major body of the cockerel is called shibuichi which is meticulously composed of silver and copper mixture. The feathers are beautifully sculpted and chased in details. The movement of the feathers pronounce the figurative composition. Its tail feather is patinated and infused into the silver.
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Tomb Pottery Figure of Fat Lady
Beautiful Chinese tomb pottery figure of a portly court lady, wonderful slip painted details especially on face, lovely expression, hair in elaborate knot, T'ang Dynasty, Oxford T.L. test (thermal luminescence)-C105p25
Size: 16 1/2" high x 5 1/2" wide
Chinese Carved Camphor Wood Trunk
Chinese large trunk, carved of camphor wood with flowers and birds, a large ho-o bird and peonies are carved on the trunk lid.
Size: 16 1/2" high x 34 3/4" long x 26 1/2" wide
Chinese Jumu Wood Low Table with Carved Stone Inset
Chinese low rectangular table, made of jumu (elm) wood with beautiful dramatic grain, inset with large rectangular piece of dark gray slate carved with design of scholar objects and archaic motifs, stone is protected by glass which is also inset into the table.
Size: 19" high x 46 1/4" wide x 30 3/4" deep.
(size of table top: 45 3/4" wide x 30" deep.)
Japanese Antique Large Painting of Carp Escaping Net
Antique Japanese large painting of carp escaping a net, painted in mineral colors with raised gofun for net and gold details, painted on silk and framed without glass. Painter: Mr. Tensyo Matsunaga. Born in Gifu Prefecture 12th year of Meiji Period (1880). He mastered Maruyama School style of drawing such as flowers and birds under Mr. Gyokusho Kawabata. His carp drawings are excellent and highly prized. His paintings of carp have been purchased by the Royal Family.
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Antique Japanese Usubata Flower Vase
A detailed antique Japanese usubata flower vase. The vase contains a raised figure of phoenix flying and the entire vase contains carvings of paulownia flowers. The vase comes with an old box with an inscription on the top stating what the contents is and on the underside, the vases was acquired in December of 1893. Size: Diameter: 10.75" Height: 9"