Finely carved exquisite large nephrite plaques. Both carved nephrites have carved scenes of flowers and birds perched on and next to a stone cliff. Backside of each are blooming flower designs. Gorgeous dark green jade is of exceptional quality, as well as the intricate carving in the detail. Both plaques come with carved detailed hard wood stands of traditional chinese design dragon like creatures.
Originally came from a wealthy private collection/estate in Beverly Hills, CA. These have... Click for details
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Antique Japanese Bronze and Copper Tea Kettle
Antique Japanese tea kettle made with a half bronze and half copper body, with raised studding along the middle where the two components meet and along its handle. Its lid is bronze, with a cylindrical finial.
19th Century Meiji Period
Size: 9" height, 8" width
Antique Japanese Carved Wooden Buddha
Antique Japanese wooden carving of Buddha, standing and performing hand gestures called mudra, to symbolize that even wordly beings can reach enlightenment. He is carved with very nice detail to make him appear fleshy, and movement can be seen in the wrinkles of his robes. Very heavy and finely carved.
Size: 43" height, 12.5" width
Chinese Framed Blue Silk Coat with Cranes
Chinese silk coat in a deep navy blue. Its edges are lined with blue-grey panels with silver thread designs. The mandarin collar has embroidered silk flowers in pastels, with forbidden stitching in the center. There are multiple silk roundels featuring cranes gazing upwards, surrounded by reeds and flowers. Framed and well protected, very good condition.
Size: (entire frame) 39.25" height, 60.5" width (coat only) 31.5" height, 52" width
Antique Japanese Gold Lacquer Tea Caddy (Natsume)
Beautiful gold lacquered tea caddy decorated with multiple flowers and gold speckled inlay. Bottom of caddy models a black background covered with nashigi lacquered gold specks. Multiple types of flowers adorn the outside of this piece, leaving the inside a solid gold.
Dimensions: 2.25" Tall, 3.5" Diameter
Framed Antique Pair of Chinese Finely woven sleeves
Pair of Framed Antique Chinese finely hand-woven textile sleeves with golden thread. Beautiful natural colors used. Secure, stabilized on acid balanced paper and framed in golden wood frames (ready to hang). Very striking and unusual to have both in such great condition.
Circa 19th Century
Dimensions: Frame 36" X 16 1/2"
- Sleeves: 25" High X 9" Wide
Large Japanese Woodblock Print by Hideo Hagiwara
Large Japanese woodblock print by renowned artist Hideo Hagiwara (1913-2007).
Studied at the Tokyo school of Fine Arts, where he graduated at the Oil Painting Section in 1938. While still there he attended Un'ichi Hiratsuka's extracurricular woodblock printing course, and in the same year he became quality controller at the Takamizawa Woodblock Print Company. He was conscripted into the army in 1943. In 1945 he had lost his house, his atelier and nearly all his early works. Around 1950 he... Click for details
Antique Japanese Hinoke Wood Two section Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese Two Section Kansai area Choba Tansu. Many drawers, and two sets of sliding panels. Miniature version of a regular size two section tansu, making this piece rare for its size. Beautifully finished hinoke wood throughout tansu, with dark iron locks, handles, and fixtures. Tansu comes with original key that unlocks door on bottom right. Good condition, and wonderful rich color of wood. Wonderful Original Condition from Kansai Area.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 48 1/2"... Click for details
Japanese Burl Wood Ikebana Vase
Japanese burlwood vase for ikebana, or floral arrangements. Has a dark finish, lots of interesting shapes and patterns, and a large hollow area. 20th century.
Size: 16.5" height, 8.5" width
Chinese "Cat" Painting by Cao, Ke Jia and Wang, Rong
Adorable original Antique Chinese painting of cat playing in a scenic setting. Water Lillys and Frog are sprawled in water, with a dune behind cat, and flower. This painting is both peaceful and playful . Famous Beijing artist, Cao, Ke Jia painted the cat. Rest of painting was done by Wang, Rong. Painting is sold in a dark wood frame. Contains signature and two marks.
Dimensions: Framed 31.5" Long X 18" Tall