Antique Chinese robe made from beautiful red silk with auspicious designs of clouds, its interior lined in light blue silk. Its sleeves, collar, and bottom are lined in deep blue silk, with gold thread butterflies and flowers, and bordered with pink, white, yellow, and green auspicious motifs with a blue background. The back of the robe features a large bulb-eyed goldfish at its top and along its bottom are several birds done in coiled, gold thread.
Size: 37" height, 62.5" width
Chinese Pair of Red Monochrome Vases
Matching pair of oxblood porcelain monochrome vases. Vases have gorgeous red tone with vertical streaks of varying blue, and green white dripping glaze. Inside of vases are white, with residual color dripping into mouths. Beautiful condition, pear shape in form, shorter necks with fluted rims. Lips have a white ring.
Dimensions: 17" Tall, 9" Diameter
Antique Japanese Kiri Tansu
Antique Japanese beautifully contrasted light kiri wood tansu with iron locks, hardware and flower lock fixtures. Tansu has a deep brown/maroon colored lacquered frame. Beautiful tansu, drawers slide easily.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 37" High, 34 1/2" Wide, 17" Deep
Japanese Small Byobu Screen Painting of Flowers
Antique Japanese small 6-panel screen painting for table top, painted with a scene of stream and flowers, painted in mineral colors on silver leaf, the silver has oxidized a beautiful dark color, Edo Period, 18th century.
Size: 18" high x 50 1/2" long
Antique Japanese Large Koma Tetsubin
Wonderful large cast Iron Kama Tetsubin. Lid is iron with lovely round flower motif on top. Tokugawa Crest of Paulownia Flowers decorate both sides of kettle. Two small loop handles are shaped lion heads. Kettle comes with large wood box, in great condition, marked with Japanese inscription.
Taisho Period (circa 1920)
Dimensions: 21" Tall, 9" Diameter
Antique Chinese Lotus Tray
Antique Chinese wooden tray, likely made from boxwood with a black/brown finish. It has one main larger compartment carved with two large lotus leaves, a lotus flower, and a lotus pod. The smaller compartment has a carved lotus pod with moveable seeds. It has two sides handles formed as stems.
Size: 33" long, 17" wide, 1" tall
Antique Chinese Statue of Demon Queller Zhong Kui
Wonderfully made Chinese Statue of the mythical diety Zhong Kui. Zhong Kui was seen as many symbols including, protector of evil spirits, expeller of demons plague, and protects homes with male children. Zhong Kui is posing triumphantly with sword in hand, and a bat in the other. His foot is resting on a demon he commands. Incredible detail in the folds of his clothing, face and body of both Zhong Kui and demon. Five bats outline chinese symbol on his chest. Maker's mark on back of statue... Click for details
Antique Chinese Natural Burl Hardwood Stand
Antique Chinese beautiful Natural burl hardwood stand. Unique curvature and asymmetrical sides of the legs. Deep dark color of wood with flat surface. Great condition, stunning piece.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 23" High, 12" Deep, 12" Long
Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Box with Makie
Antique Japanese black lacquer box, with makie (sprinkled gold powder) designs on its top and sides. The lid shows an open book with images of bamboo and flying sparrows and a scroll with raised images of leaves and foliage, and its sides have other auspicious maki-e elements such as butterflies and flowers. The underside of the lid and lining of its two small front drawers are decorated with an orange/bronze toned nashiji.
Fantastic Japanese choba tansu, or merchant's chest, made from keyaki wood with a gorgeous original semi-matte red finish. It has many drawers for storage with simple iron hardware of a squared form (besides the handles, whose shape is called 'warabite') and two sets of sliding door panels with a middle lock. Meiji period circa 1900
Size:40.5" height, 36" width, 17" depth