Set of 3 Japanese Scroll Paintings, signed Sumiyoshi Hirosada
Antique Japanese Scroll Triptych, signed Sumiyoshi Hirosada (1793-1862) , 7th head of the Sumiyoshi line of painters.
Three paintings: One painting is of two men meeting on a mountain path, pines and blossoming plum trees dot the hillside and the rooftops of a fishing village can be seen emerging through the mist. Another scroll depicts a lady seated at her writing table by her pavilion window. Outside, the moon shines above pine covered hills. The third scroll shows a Tori gate and... Click for details
Chinese Peking Glass Brush Pot with Gold Flakes
Chinese peking glass brush pot or bitong, of a round cylindrical form and foot slightly recessed. The rich amber peking glass contains gold flakes within it.
Dimensions: 6" x 6 1/4" H
Antique Chinese Lapis Horse Carving on Stand
Chinese lapis lazuli hardstone carving of a recumbent horse fitted with saddle. The horse sits on a fitted wood stand.
Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 2 1/2" H (on stand)
Chinese Amber Peking Glass Bowl
Chinese monochrome peking glass bowl made of golden amber color glass. The rim flares slightly, the foot shallowly recessed and marked "China".
Dimensions: 4 5/8" x 2 1/4" H
Antique Chinese Hardstone Lidded Vase
Chinese hardstone lidded vase carved with scrolling dragon head handles and freely moving rings. The lid has a pointed finial with natural black pebble coloration. The foot of the container is slightly flared and recessed. The natural pink and grey tones of the stone give the appearance of heavenly clouds, which are traditional motifs associated with dragons.
Dimensions: 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 7" H
Antique Chinese Fish and Lotus Stone Carving with Base
Chinese agate two piece carving of a lotus leaf and a koi fish. All hand-carved from agate stone, the piece and its base have motifs of leaping fish, waves and lotuses.
2 1/4" x 1 3/8" x 3/4" H (fish carving) 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 3/4" H (base)
Antique Chinese Agate Lotus Leaf
Chinese agate carving of a curled lotus leaf. The leaf is delicately and thinly carved and is edged in pierced flowers and vines. The agate stone has natural siena and russet tone areas throughout. Comes with original tripod wood stand.
Dimensions: 3" x 3" x 1/4" (carving only)
Japanese Studio Ware Vase signed Shofu Katei
Japanese green studio crackle ware vase with applied silver floral motifs. With tomobako. The foot is signed Shofu Katei (1870-1928). Small wear losses.
Shofu Katei was born in 1870 in Seto, Japan. He later moved to Kyoto where has was adopted into the prestigious Shofu family kiln to create Japanese ceramics. In 1908, he set up the Shofu Ceramics Company, Ltd. and was awarded a Green Ribbon in 1915.
Dimensions: 5" W x 7 1/2" H (Tomobako 6 1/2" x 9" H)
Chinese Large Elm Wood Cabinet
Chinese large jumu (elm) wood cabinet with natural light finish. The interior is outfitted with shelves for a TV and components. Doors on wooden dowels pocket in for a nice clean appearance. Sliding panels in the back interior allow for cords. Four interior drawers are perfect for storing CDs and DVDs. There are another two drawers on the lower exterior.
Dimensions: 69 3/4" high x 43" wide x 25 3/4" deep.
Chinese Antique Red Lacquer Cabinet
Antique Chinese low cabinet. The upper portion has two drawers over a compartment opened by two cabinet doors. The doors swing on wooden dowel hinges which seat into small decorative carved peony flowers. The interior of the cabinet has one shelf. The front is finished with a rich red lacquer while the sides and top are a dark, distressed reddish brown lacquer finish.
Dimensions: 33 1/4" high x 31 3/4" wide x 19 1/2" deep.