Naturalistic crayfish made of copper from the Meiji period, 1868 -1912. The piece is unusual in that the legs, antennae, and tail move in the same way that a real crayfish moves. It is signed Shinju on the base of the body. It measures 6" long.
Antique Chinese 8 Dragon and Zodiac Embroidered Robe
Beautifully embroidered robe with the twelve zodiac signs and 8 dragons. An abundance of gold thread was used to embroider the robe. The animals of the zodiac are on a gold ground encircled by a leafed border. The dragons have four claws and are within a circle on blue clouds. The robe is adorned with men, women and children dispersed with an interwoven symbol and swastikas. It measures 62" wide by 42" long.
Jade Pebble Carved with Sage in a Grotto
Beautifully carved jade pebble with natural exterior. Carved with a mountain scene of a sage and his attendants in a grotto. Stand included.
4.5'' high without stand, 6'' high with stand
6.5'' wide without stand, 7.5 '' wide with stand
Antique Chinese Homu Altar Inlaid with Jade
Beautifully carved homu altar table inlaid with jade. The table has leaves carved into it. The inlaid jade is shaped like peaches. Circa 1900. It measures 34" tall 18" deep 59" long.
Antique Chinese Jade Box
Delicately carved round jade box with scene of duck and duckling in a pond. There is a rectalinear border. It measures 2.25" wide by 1.5" tall.
Antique Chinese Nephrite Brush Washer
Beautifully carved nephrite bowl with a bird and pond like vegetation. It measures 4.5" wide by 1.5" tall. Beautiful scrolling vine with flowers and leaves envelopes the bowl.
Antique Chinese Altar Table
Altar table from the 19th century mad of ju-mu (elm) wood. Beautifully carved registers adorn the altar. They are carved with bats, deer, fish, and flowers. The drawers have round handles. The cabinet opens into a space with a shelf. It measures 72" wide, 35 tall, 20" deep.
Antique Chinese Two Section Medicine Chest
Beautifully finished antique chinese two section medicine chest from the 19th century, circa 1900. There are 24 small drawers. The drawers each have two sections and are numbered on the back. There are two large drawers that are divided into three sections. They are fitted with round brass drawers pulls. The front is faced with jumu wood. It measures 37" wide 66" tall 18.75" deep.
Antique Embroidered Priest Robe
Beautifully embroidered "Goa" priest vestment from india. Goa was a Portuguese colony off the coast of India. It is embroidered with shades of blue, red, pink, yellow, orange, and green. There is a floral scrolling pattern on front and back with smaller flowers.
Size: 48" long by 26" wide.
Price on Request
Antique Tibetan Wool Carpet
Small wool carpet with lotus design. Large central lotus is dark blue on pink hued ground. It is surrounded by blue and pink blooms. It measures 27" by 24". Made of wool. Overall good condition.