Set of 14 Chinese Republic Period snuff bottles made of clear glass, each meticulously reverse painted with one of the 16 emperors of the the Ming Dynasty, the reverse of each snuff bottle is painted with the emperor's corresponding empress. Stoppers are all slightly different, made of agate with tiny bone spoons. Emperors represented: Zhu Yuanzhang (Emperor Hongwu), Zhu Yunwen (Emperor Jianwen), Zhu Gaochi (Emperor Hongxi), Zhu Zhanji (Emperor Xuande), Zhu Qizhen (Emperor Zhengtong), Zhu... Click for details
Chinese Dark Green Jade Horse and Carved Wood Base
Chinese carving of a recumbent horse with head over his shoulder, beautifully carved of very dark green jade, sitting on wooden base also carved to look like a rock. Mid 20th century.
Total size with stand: 5 1/2" high x 7" long x 4" deep
Size of horse only: 3 3/4" high x 6" long x 2 1/2" deep
Japanese Bronze Figure of Jurojin and Deer by Tokumitsu
Beautiful Japanese bronze figure of a seated Jurojin, the god of wisdom and longevity. He is seated holding a fan and leans on a recumbent deer. Wonderful lines and use of color patina. Signed Tokumitsu. Taisho Period. With hardwood stand.
Size: 8 1/2" high
Japanese Antique Cloisonne Jewelry Box with Drawers
Beautiful Japanese small cloisonne box with opening cabinet doors, one exterior drawer and two interior drawers, all covered in intricate silver wire cloisonne, back and sides as well as top are also decorated with cloisonne, designs of birds in trees and charming flower design on interior, top has phoenix and handle, stands on little feet, beautiful gold plate with intricate incised details, interior of each drawer is padded and lined with dark blue velvet. Comes with original... Click for details
Chinese Antique Cabinet with Wood Inlay
Antique Chinese wardrobe cabinet, made with nice hardwood paneling and inlaid with light boxwood carved scenes depicting scholarly figures in a garden like setting with animals in the trees, calligraphy inlaid on upper portion of each door panel, 19th century.
Size: 65 1/2" high x 36 3/4" wide 23" deep
Chinese Large Huanghuali Altar Table with Dragons
Chinese altar table made of huanghuali wood, carved with many swirling dragons, beautiful grain all over, 20th century. Size: 33 1/2" high (35 1/4" high including flange) x 80" long x 19 1/2" deep.
Japanese Antique Large Temple Ranma of 3 Sages
Antique Japanese large and deeply carved ranma depicting three sages (from left to right): Le-tieguai (with the iron crutch) , Zheng si yuan (with the tiger) and Gama Sennin (with the frog). There is much of the original paint still intact. Wonderfully carved with great detail and expression. Most likely from a Shinto temple. Edo Period (18th century).
Size: 27" high x 87" long x 3" deep. (very heavy!)
Chinese Small Ruyi Scepter
Chinese small ruyi scepter, intricately carved with entwining branches of fruiting pomegranate tree, c1950 vintage.
Size: 6 3/4" long.
Chinese Antique Carved and Inlaid Altar Cabinet
Antique Chinese fine and extremely ornate carved altar cabinet with mother of pearl inlay, pierced carved with dragons in swirling clouds, center panel with family of three fu-dogs, claw feet, mother of pearl scenes of figures, flowers and buddhist symbols, bone carved details, sides carved with flowers in vases, hardwood, 18th/ 19th century.
Total size: 43" high (40 1/4" high to table top) x 52 1/2" wide x 20 1/2" deep (18" deep table top).
Japanese Antique Gilt Copper Hanging Temple Lantern
Antique Japanese Buddhist Temple hanging lantern, made of ornately cut copper in a scrolling motif with raised copper buddhist symbols, hexagonal shaped, inscription on top, Taisho Period.
Size: 15" high x 16" wide