Chinese jade lidded vase containing motifs of plum, bamboo, cranes, and bats. All the elements are auspicious motifs used in East Asian art invoking fortune and longevity. Age: Qing Dynasty Size: height 7" width 1.25" length 3.25"
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Chinese Hardwood Box with Auspicious Motifs
A sculpted Chinese hardwood box with auspicious motifs decorated on the lid of the box. The lid contains motifs of butterflies and a central medallion with peonies and a stylized form of the Chinese character for longevity. Age: 20th century. Size: height 3" width 6.75" length 10.75"
Antique Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Vase
A Chinese polychrome fencai vase portraying a courtly scene of two women and a child set in a courtyard scene with a table and large rock formations. The view is surrounded by Chinese patterns with various auspicious objects often representing fortune or wealth. The neck of the vase contains a view of chrysanthemums and bamboo. Age 18th century. Size: height 10.5" diameter 4.25"
Antique Chinese Jade Carving of Lady Carrying Child
A Chinese Jade carving of a lady carrying a baby. The jade carving contains fine details of the hair, robes, and tassels the lady is wearing. Size: length 2.25" width 1" height 7"
Chinese Carved Agate Gourd Water dropper Teapot
Superbly and detailed antique agate carving in the form of a gourd with leaves, smaller gourds, and a bat. In East Asia the gourd is considered an auspicious plant and in China the bat is synonymous to the word fortune in Chinese. Hence, the motif is often seen in various works of art. Age: Republic Period. Size: height 3.5" width 4" length 7"
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Antique Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger
Beautiful antique Japanese imari porcelain charger decorated with motif of chrysanthemums, butterflies and other floral patterns in green, blue, red, and gold. Well painted in the kinrande style. Age: Taisho / Showa Period (c.1930). Size: 18" diameter.
Antique Japanese Imari Charger
Attractive Japanese charger of unusual design. Blue and white underglaze with red, green, gold and purple and yellow overlay. Center medallion with lotus and water theme. Four delicate and well drawn scenes. Triple diamond shape with scene of court officials with flaming torches by the water's edge. Round shape with scallop edge with scene of lady with a fan and a courtier. This scene is derived from the Tales of Ise, in the Akuta river chapter. where Very well painted, with repeating geometric... Click for details
Japanese Blue and White Sho Chiku Bai Imari Charger
Beautiful Japanese blue and white imari charger depicting Sho Chiku Bai or the "Three Friends of Late Winter" namely the plum, the pine and the bamboo. Includes metal stand. Age: Meiji Perido (c.1900). Size: 21.25" diameter.
Yamantaka Protective Deity Tibetan Thankga
Tibetan Buddhist thangka protraying an image of Yamantaka, which is the wrathful form of Majushri, the bodhisattva of wisdom. The deity is flanked by Chenresig, Lama Tsongkhapa, a Bodhisattva similar to Namgyalma, and a blue tara. Age: 18th/19th century. Size: height 35.5" length 24.5" width 0.75"
Antique Paulownia Three Section Kasane Tansu
Antique Japanese, three section kiri or paulownia wood, stackable tansu. Each section has wrought iron fittings and hardware to stack the tansu and protect the tansu from damage. Each section is distinct in its design. The first section has a short cabinet with two sliding doors and five small drawers beneath it. The second section has a cabinet with three shelves. The shelves have cut outs so that one can pull the shelves out. One can re-arrange the order of the tansu to suit one's needs and... Click for details