Antique Chinese porcelain container with paintings of children playing in a garden. Each child holds different items, such as a lantern, a staff, lily pads with lotuses, a paintbrush and an ink pot, and they wear beautiful robes in light shades of blue, pink, purple, and green that are quite pleasing to the eye. The lid is painted with pomegranates and peaches and is topped with two peaches with six leaves sticking out, making it look like a cute insect. The bottom of the container bears the... Click for details
Antique Japanese Kiri Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant chest) made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. Classic design of six drawers with round iron locks on all drawers and warabite handles, corner lock box, and middle sliding doors with locking pin and handles embossed with fu dogs. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 30.5" L x 15.75" W x 31" H
Chinese Long Hardstone Necklace with Jade and Cloisonne
Beautiful, very long Chinese strand necklace primarily made from rock crystal quartz beads, with three large jasper beads, two green jadeite beads on either side of each jasper bead. Towards the bottom are three gold thread strands with turquoise beads, a small jasper bead above a smoky quartz drop, secured in place by blue, green, and orange cloisonne holder. White and blue striped wrapped threads with round, gold metal hang from the bottom of the rock crystal quartz strand, attaching to a... Click for details
Antique Korean Burl Vanity Box
Antique Korean vanity box made with attractive burl hardwood, decorated in incised brass hardware of bats, double happiness signs, and floral motifs. The feet are carved with beast's faces. Turn of the century.
Size: 13.5" L x 8.5" D x 12.5" H
Japanese Edo Period Fireman's Helmet
Antique Japanese fireman's helmet, or kaji kabuki. Made from iron and copper plated, with red lacquer front bill incised with smoke clouds. Beautiful lotus shaped finial details the top of the helmet. Round kanji emblems on its sides. Iron display stand is also included. Original finish and condition. Comes with custom Iron Stand for safe proper display.
Edo period (1615-1868)
Size: 12" W x 13.5" D x 7" H (on stand) 11" H
Japanese Woodblock Print Signed
Japanese woodblock print of a dark, rainy nighttime scene. Two figures walk with umbrella and lantern past a temple shrine. Signature in bottom righthand corner with chop.
Size: 17.75" L x 11.75" H
Japanese Woodblock Print by Tangyu Asada
Japanese woodblock print of a tall pagoda standing in a moonlit scene, with several ladies walking the streets under parasols, and small shops lit by lanterns along the side. Signed "Tangyu Asada" (1899-1984) with chop and calligraphy. Tangyu's birth name was Benji Asada, born in Kyoto, he was active in Sosaku Hanga artist circles in the area.
Size: 10.5" W x 15.75" H
Antique Japanese Boxwood Persimmon Netsuke
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke of a persimmon, smooth and well carved with branch and two leaves.
Size: 1.5" x 1.5" x 1.25" H
Antique Japanese Boxwood Deer Netsuke
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of a deer, laying very flat to the ground with his antlers tucked against his back.
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 2.25" L x 1.25" W x .5" H
Antique Japanese Butsudan Shrine
Antique Japanese Butsudan shrine, in 3-sections secured by mortise and tenon joinery and by side ropes. The exterior is lacquered in black with gilt decorative hardware and panels. Its bottom section has three drawers, two sliding panels with gilt floral medallions, and a pull-out shelf with a gilt lotus bouquet. The front doors open with a second set of gilt mesh panels with painted floral motifs on each one. The interior has a gorgeous four-tier shrine with gilt sliding panels painted with... Click for details