Wonderful antique Japanese okimono of the mythical characters Ashinaga and Tenaga. The two friends live on the beach and survive on fish. Tenaga catches them with his long arms while sitting on the back of Ashinaga who wades out into the water with his long legs. Carved with great detail and whimsy out of boxwood. Meiji Period (1868-1912).
Size: 14 1/4" high x 4 3/4" wide
Antique Japanese Bronze Dog with Drum
Well modeled bronze dog with drum. Detailed paws and face make the dog life like. Meiji period, 1868-1912. It measures 4.25" tall. Cartouche stamped in base.
Japanese Antique White and Light Blue Happi
Japanese antique happi coat, made of cotton with white paste resist ground and design of light blue mon and characters, collar and interior edge of sleeves reinforced with pieces of blue and white plaid cotton fabric, Meiji/Taisho Period.
Size: 32" high x 49 1/2" wide
Japanese Antique Indigo Work Coat
Japanese antique indigo work coat, sashiko stitched indigo ikat sleeves, reinforced shoulders with black cotton, beautiful thick woven indigo cotton fabric, vents in under arm area edged in black cotton, Meiji Period.
Size; 39" high x 45" wide
Japanese Antique Silk Priest's Robe
Japanese antique buddhist priest's robe, made all of woven silk, blue ground with gold medallions with cranes and pine bow design, sewn in panels, original white and purple cord on sleeves, late Meiji Period. Size: 60" high x 77" wide.
Antique Chinese Hardwood Chair with Inlay
Beautiful mother of pearl inlaid in hardwood. The arms are inlaid with a scroll design. The back of the chair is inlaid with an elegant battle scene with men on horseback and a fort. The reverse of the chair is inlaid with flowers. The seat has 4 petal pattern at each corner. The legs, arms, and frame of the chair are beautifully carved with bats, plums and a scrolling pattern. Measures 41" tall, seat measures 16" wide, 17.5" tall.
Antique Japanese Cha Tansu
Beautiful antique japanese cha tansu made with persimon wood, made in two sections, quality metal hardware, drawers pulls have a delicate petal design, rounded drawer face on lower cabinet, tiered shelving in middle section with two sliding doors, two larger sliding glass panels cover middle section. Measures 14.75" deep 34.75" wide 59.5" tall.
Antique Porcelain Nodding Figures
Very charming three figure ensemble of a king with two female attendants. One attendant holds a fan that moves. The male figure's head nods. They wear white and pink clothes with gold details. Measures 8" wide at base.
Antique Chinese Jade Flask
Beautiful early 20th century jade flask with fitted cap. There is an iris on both front and back of the flask carved in low relief with scrolling pattern. Small carved dragons on both sides with jade rings. Measures 10" long by 3" wide.
Chinese Peking Glass Bottle
Mustard yellow Peking glass vase, flared mouth with straight neck, baluster shape. Early 20th century. Good condition. Size: 8-7/8" high, 3-1/2" wide.