A well rendered terracotta bust of the Buddha's bust with arching eyebrows, downcast eyes, aquinine nose, moustache, full protruding lips in a smile, elongated ear lobes and a urshina. The total height is 8" x approx. 4". The bust itself measures 4.25" x 3.25". The lower right ear lobe is missing 20% and there is some damage to the back of the left urshina which is to be expected in this medium.There is a Certificate of Antique which states that this is from Thailand, Sup ...click for details
Japanese Bronze Buddhist Temple Lantern wired as an electrical lamp. Nice dark patina a result of true oxidation that has changed the molecular structure over time. early Meiji Era 1870-1890's. Height is 17.5 inches x 7.5 inch diameter.
Japanese HIRADO Blue & White porcelain fluted dish with a central motif of a dragon surrounded by clouds, all is a soft cobalt blue on a pearly white surface. No chips, crack or restorations, condition is excellent, only one extremely small iron dot (barely visible in the pictures) Diameter is 6.75 inches or 17 cms. Late Meiji, 1895-1912.
Sold to Europe - from Sotheby's auction in NYC, 03/31/05, Lot 115
Large (12 1/8") (31cms.) diameter Chinese, late MING, Wanli period, blue-glazed monochrome BOWL with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly inverted rim, covered overall in a deep indigo-blue glaze thinning to reveal the white porcelain body at the rim. Condition report on request.
Very Shibui Japanese cast-iron body Tetsubin TEA KETTLE with a Bronze Lid and a Plum Blossom knob! The inside of the top is signed in four Kanji (characters) and says in part, "Kin-Se-Do." The handle is a wonderfully scalloped shape. Condition is fine. The dimensions are height 9 inches, 22.9 cms. and diameter is 7.5 inches or 19cms. Circa 1860-1890.
A large Korean white wear JAR in baluster form on a raised foot ring with a short neck and everted lip applied overall with a matt slightly blue crackled transparent overglaze. Height is 16 3/8inches (41.5 cm) and width at shoulder is 14 inches (35.5 cm) Condition is good, some iron spots, no chips or restoration. Circa: 19th Century.
Japanese Red LACQUER TABLE, (8.75" x 8.75" x 14" in height)with gold highlighted removable legs; make this elegant table suitable for displaying your favorite vase with or without flowers. Can be used for tea ceremony, or in your special place in your home. Condition, the lacquer is in good shape, (no flaking or cracks) but there are some slight black spots on the top of the table, (see last enlargement)
Late 19th/early 20th Century CHINESE Famille Noir, PORCELAIN VASE LAMP in Baluster form with 2 bulb cluster head, chain pull switches. Outstanding white Birds of Paradise and cherry blossoms in pink and peonies in blue, orange and pink adorn this impressive Vase. The lamp was assembled less than 7 yrs ago by FOSS Lamp Studio in Oakland, CA. No chips or cracks or restorations to the vase. The total height of the lamp with shade is 37.5 inches with a diameter of 9.5". The Vase measures 17.5&q ...click for details
A well rendered THAILAND oil painting on canvas of an earth dwelling DEVA (Goddess) and minor deities and an Arhat all skillfully portrayed in Buddhist temple grounds. All enclosed in a gilt wooden frame with glass and a silk matte. Condition of painting shows wear in many places. Dimensions overall are 27.25" (70.5 cm) x 21.75" (58 cm) and painting only are 21" (53 cm) x 16.5 " or (52.5 cm) Circa: early 1900s.
Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics,
#208; large porcelain pear shaped VASE with tubular neck, everted foot and dragon handles. Lavender glaze with large black crackle. "Ko" or "Ge" type. Qianlong Dynasty (1736-1795) Height is 15.4 inches (39.5 cms) and diameter is 7 3/8 inches (19 cms) Includes hand carved wooden stand with "CK 208" yellow and red label on bottom. Purchased at Sotheby's in Paris, France, Lot # 95. Condition is very good, although there ...click for details