Antique Japanese painting of Bodhidharma, an important figure in Buddhism as he is said to have brought Chan Buddhism over to China as well as to have started the training of Shaolin monks, later leading to Shaolin kung fu. The scroll is signed by the artist Eiryu. Meiji-Taisho period.
Size: (entire scroll) 57" length, 16.5" width (artwork only) 42" length, 12" width
Chinese Antique White Jade Plaque with Birds
Small antique Chinese white jade plaque, carved in the shape of two birds positioned beak to beak, beautiful tail feathers swirl together at the bottom to resemble archaic chimera, carved on both sides.
Size: 2 1/2" high x 1 3/8" wide x 1/4" thick.
Chinese Han Dynasty Gilt Bronze Belt Hook with Turquoise
Chinese belt hook from the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D.220), made of bronze and gilded, inlaid with turquoise, beautiful green mineral deposits. Elegant elongated form with a chimera head on one end and the head of a dragon or serpent on the other. Comes with a custom stand.
Size of belt hook: 7 1/2" long
Chinese Calligraphy Poem by Zhongshan
Chinese calligraphy painting of a famous poem "Li Bai" originally written in the Tang Dynasty. This poem has been rewritten by artist Zhongshan in Autumn of ??22 in Nanjing. Approximate translation of the poem is as follows:
"The sun shining (white), the furnace being prepared and the smoke spreading throughout. The waterfall bubbling in front of the river and flowing (with drops of water splashing)..."
Size of paper: 53" high x 18 1/4" wide. Size of art: 38" high x 13 3/4" wide.
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Antique Chinese Hardwood Cabinet
Antique Chinese beautiful hardwood cabinet with open, reticulated carvings in the top portion of the front and sides, brass handles with locking pin, an upper and lower shelved interior and two drawers within.
Size: 53.75" height, 26.75" width, 13" depth
Antique Japanese Butsudan Shrine
Japanese antique 2-section butsudan, a Buddhist shrine for use in the home. The front exterior of the shrine is made with beautiful red finish hardwood with black lacquer sides, folding silk meshed interior doors with gilt lacquer panels of flying cranes, a beautiful miniature temple scene inside where the image of a deity and offerings are to be placed. A carved gilt panel with dragons hangs overhead. The butsudan stand has four sliding black and gilt lacquer panels with images of trees,... Click for details
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Painting
Antique Chinese calligraphy on paper, unmounted, signed Xiu Yang Raoren. The characters tell an auspicious poem expressing the flow of water to represent the spread and expansion of a family with offspring and more children filling their home.
Size: 52" length, 24" width
Exquisite Chinese Imperial Hardwood Table
This is a very high grade Chinese antique hardwood table, possible white zitan, with exceptional carved panels of a reticulated design, corners carved in a spiraling pattern, rounded feet carved with spirals, beautiful natural wood grain. A one of a kind, true quality antique piece for the refined taste. Consigned from a major collection, item imperial and extremely important piece.
Size: 33.5" height, 36.5" length, 18.5" depth
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Antique Chinese Porcelain Jar with Lid
Antique Chinese porcelain lidded jar with famille rose enamel ritual vessels surrounded by wishes of good fortune in Chinese characters. Circa 1862-1875 AD. Comes with the original purchase document dated 20th November 1989 for 4,300 HK dollars.
Size: 17.5" height, 10" width
Antique Japanese Gilt Fu Dog Menuki
Antique Japanese menuki of a snarling fu dog's head over gilt flowing "fabric", made with gold ,silver, shakudo,copper and bronze.. Menuki are one of many components to a Japanese sword, mounted as an ornament on the tsuka (handle). They are believed by some to secure the swordsman's grip.
Size: 1.75" long, .5" wide