Fine Fune Tansu from Sado Island, early Meiji Period
Fantastic Funa-dansu from Sado Island. Keyaki (elm) wood with very heavy and ornate iron work on entire front face, interior behind bottom panel contains set of drawers with lacquered keyaki fronts and more iron work, early Meiji Period, keys. This chest has been published in several books and is one of the top fune tansus in the world.
H 20", W 23", D 17".
Japanese Isho Tansu (clothing chest)
Japanese isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Yamagata area, made of kuri (chestnut) wood and sugi (cryptomeria) wood with lovely original deep red and black lacquer finish, iron hardware with ivy leaf lock plates, hirute handles, safe box with two small interior drawers, Edo/Meiji Periods (circa mid 1800's). H 35-1/2", W 39-1/4", D 17-1/2"
Edo Period Japanese Choba Tansu, Merchant's Chest
Japanese choba (merchant's chest) made of keyaki (elm) wood, hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and sugi (cryptomeria) wood frame, beautiful original deep red lacquer finish and iron hardware, sliding panels cover open compartment, Edo Period (circa early 1800's). H48-3/4", W38-1/4", D 19-1/2"
Japanese rare Edo Age Sakata area Choba Tansu
Rare Mid Edo Period choba, merchant's chest, from the Sakata area, made of kiri (paulownia) wood with original patina (not refinished), nice iron hardware, interior (behind sliding panels) contains set of five drawers (three on the right, 2 on the left) and one hidden drawer. Incredibly rare Large oversized iron handles flanking each side of the chest.
Edo (1603 - 1868)
H 35-3/4", W 38", D 16-3/4".
Japanese Satsuma ware bowl in the shape of Money Pouch
Antique Japanese Satsuma ware bowl in the shape of a money pouch, decorated with motif of procession of children pulling flower cart, ceramic with gold and polychrome overglaze, Meiji Period.
Size: 5 1/2" high x 6" wide (diameter).
Antique Chinese Architectural Wood Carving of Beast
Antique Chinese wood carving of mythical beast (horse's head, goat's beard, fu-dog tail, lion's paws) with peony flower in it's mouth, mounted on metal stand, 19th century.
Size: 15" high x 25" wide x 10 3/4" deep.
Antique Japanese Cho-ba tansu, Edo Period
Beautiful antique Japanese choba tansu, merchant's storage chest, all original finish with keyaki (elm) wood panels on the front finished in a medium brown, sugi (cryptomeria) wood frame finished with a black lacquer, iron hardware, safe box with two small drawers on the inside, Edo Period (early 1800's).
Size: 33 1/2" high x 36" wide (37 1/4" wide including side handles) x 15 1/2" deep.
"Daikon and the Baby", print by Helen Hyde
Print by Helen Hyde titled "Daikon and the Baby", dated 1903, woodblock print on very thin, fine paper,
size of printed area: 6" high x 3" wide.
Japanese Woven Wood and Silver Box with Herons
Japanese silver and mixed metal box with woven wood sides, design of heron, Showa Period (mid 20th century), size: 4 1/8" long x 5 3/4" wide x 2 1/4" high.
Japanese Silver Plated Box with Peaches
Vintage Japanese jewelry box, metal with silver stippled surface, lid is decorated with peaches which stand out in high relief, wooden interior, small dents, minor wear to finish, Showa Period (early to mid 20th century), size: 7 1/2" long x4 1/4" wide x 1 1/8" high.