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.
A cast-metal Japanese, Buddhist ICON of "Monju Bosatsu," or "Manjusri," originally from the Kamakura Period (13th-14th C.) This casting is probably from the late Edo era, circa 1830-1850. Good condition. Height is 3.5 inches and width is 2 inches.
$3,690 PAIR of bronze, Japanese Candle Stands+Accessories and ORIGINAL kiriwood BOX. made in 1882.
PAIR of Bronze Japanese CANDLE STANDS and bronze tweezers and jar with cover(for wicks) and original kiriwood storage BOX with artist's name and seal and date of manufacture, 1882! An exceptional SET. These candle stands were made in the same style as 18th Century Edo candle stands which one can see in Utamaro wood block prints! Height is 34 inches (86.36 cms.)
Condition is excellent except for some wax spots on the tray at the base, not unusual for an item of this age and use. Overall, a b ...click for details
A Round COPPER water BASIN from a Buddhist Temple in Japan. Beautifully crafted with Buddhist medallions spaced around the outside rim and a flaring base with three interesting cutouts. This art is suitable for both indoor and outside fountains or bird baths! Condition: there is one small 1 inch repair to the outside rim which is hardly noticeable! Dimensions are a diameter of 17.5 inches and a height of 9.5"
$595 for one . - 25.5 inches height; (darker, on left in photo is SOLD.
Japanese COPPER CANDLESTICKS with circular base and bobeche, height is 25.5 inches (64.8 cms.) Although not technically a pair because the patina is different (see photos)
they have the same bold but subtle design.
The design is "classical Edo era," from the 18th Century. Condition is good.
Japanese BRONZE VASE in baluster form with an indented 4 character POEM. The poem translates as, "Listening to the wind rustling the leaves in the bamboo grove."
Wonderful patina. Height is 8 inches and the widest diameter at the shoulder is 4.75 inches. Circa: 1880-1910. Condition is good, no dents or dings or repairss or restorations.
Bronze (spun) Japanese CANDLE STAND from a Buddhist temple,with a design based on Chinese archaic designs; but the fine filigree work and quality of overall casting clearly indicates early 19th century Japanese craftsmanship! Very attractive patina! Circa: Late Edo period, 1820-40. Height is 18 inches (45.7 cms.) and the diameter at the base is 6 inches or 15.2 cms. Condition is good.
Japanese Bronze ELEPHANT sculpture skillfully depicted with a raised trunk, open mouth and spread ears, with a wooden base. The ivory tusks have been broken and repaired, otherwise the condition is good.
The artist's name, "Mitsumoto" is incised on the foot (see enlargement#6)_Circa: Meiji era, 1880-1900. Dimensions are 13 inches in length and 10.5 inches in height.
Japanese COPPER BOWL, engraved in a scrolling floral design with traces of gilting and dated in eight Kanji, "Enryaku 3"(see enlargement # 4 & 5) Diameter is 10.75 inches, height is 4.5 inches. Circa, late Edo era, 1800-1868. Condition is good, though there are some traces of oxidation over 3-4% of the total cavetto.