Japanese VASE in square form with a circular top and butterflies. There are alternating dragons and Phoenix birds & peony flowers on the side panels on an orange background with some gold enamel!
There is a four character underglaze mark on the bottom. This vase was probably used for a single flower. Condition is perfect. Height is 4 inches (10 cms.) and width is 3.25 inches or (8.3 cms.) Circa: 1960's.
Japanese porcelain studio KITSUNE or "Fox Gods", a pair often found next to orange or red lacquer Tori and mountainside shrines. Perfect condition, height 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cms.) by 1.5 inches or (3.8 cms.)
Japanese porcelain VASE in the Kakiemon (style and colors) of peonies and a single butterfly. There is a two character mark in underglaze blue on the base which reads " Hide-Ho." Condition is excellent, no chips, cracks or restorations. Height is 9 7/8 inches or 25 cms. and width of base is 3 1/4 inches or 8.4 cms. Circa: 1960's.
Pair of Japanese porcelain "Kitsune" or Shinto FOX GODS, which are so popular even in today's modern Japan! One fox has a ball in his mouth and the other has a scroll in his mouth. Condition is good except for the fox with the scroll...the tail was broken and repaired, hairline crack is visible upon close inspection. Height is 7.5 inches or 9 cms and width of base is 3.25 inches (8.5 cms) s 2.2 inches of 5.5 cms.) Circa: pre 1970's.
Vintage Korean porcelain celadon "Mishima" MEIPING (Vase) with a potter's two character mark on the base. The decorations are long legged black & white cranes flying through the air between puffs of cloud and another section is a bamboo groove in black, all between lappet borders, both top and bottom.
Condition is excellent, there are a few pinhole areas, where the glaze did not take when it was fired. No chips, cracks or restorations. Circa: 1960's. Dimensions: Height i ...click for details
Vintage Korean porcelain celadon "Mishima" MEIPING (Vase) with a potter's two character mark & seal mark on the base. The decorations are flying white cranes alternating with white clouds, bordered above and below with a black lappet design. Perfect condition, originally purchased in Japan. Height is 12.75 inches or 32.5 cms; diameter is 8 inches or 20.3 cms at top shoulder and the base is 5 inches or 12.5 cms.
Set of three (3) Japanese NORITAKE porcelain Sake CUPS with Chinese characters in underglaze blue around the entire perimeter of each cup. Each cup has the "Noritake" kiln mark on the bottom! There is a "shibui" brown ring between two blue bands at the base. Condition is good, but there are a few small hairlines and a few very minute chips at the base (no chips on the drinking edge)
Very attractive earthenware Vietnamese JAR from a old woman potter in a small village famous for its pottery near Hoi Anh (mid-coast of Vietnam) with a light yellowish-brown glaze and impressed coin design on the shoulder! This jar is good size, 9.25 inches x 9. 25 inches or 23.5 cms. x 23.5 cms. There are two small chips which are not noticeable on the rim. This would make a wonderful "piggy bank" for the child or grandchild in your family! This design originally came from China and i ...click for details
A Pair of Japanese studio porcelain Sweet Fish or "Ayu" beautifully modeled covered with a pale "clair de lune" glaze. Each fish has a triangular potter's mark (see pix # 6) Kiriwood box with inscription in included. Each fish measures 5.75 inches or 17 cms. Circa pre 1980. Condition is perfect.
PAIR of Studio Japanese Shinto porcelain FOX GODS (Kitsune) in an upright pose with overglaze enamels. Often found by Red or orange lacquer Tori or tucked away by small mountain shrines. Perfect condition. Pre 1980. Height is 4 5/8 inches (12 cms.) x 2 inches in width or 5 cms.