Two large Bamboo baskets (Silk-worms eat a mold on mulberry leaves) from Japan. These baskets make fantastic wall lamps with a little shoji paper and an electrical socket! The effect is magical. Lamps can be hand made by Shibui Art, please inquire. The diameter is 33" and the depth is 2.25".
Circa pre 1960. Very Shibui.
Distinctive Japanese HANDBAG with Vintage silk Kimono with bamboo woven base. The bag is lined with a white silk cloth and has a "draw-string," closure. Sure to draw attention from your friends! Circa: pre 1970
(silk material) Base dimensions are 4" x 6" and the height of the purse is 7". Condition: some wear on the corners.
Original watercolor of the Buddhist Pagoda, "ANANDA" in the ancient city of Pagan(850-1300AD) BURMA. All of the religious monuments were built from charitable contributions, primarily of bricks and mortar and stucco. The artist's name is Tin Aung Htaik. Condition is good. Dimensions are 15" x 11."
Japanese porcelain TEA CONTAINER(Chatsubo) with wooden and cork lid well potted with a pale sea-green glaze. Height is 7 inches or 17.8 cms. Circa: 1930's. Condition is excellent. No chips, cracks, fritting or restorations.
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.
Original watercolor by famous Burmese artist, Tin AUng Htaik, of the Buddhist ruins of "Gu Bizat," looking North towards, Ananada Pagoda in the ancient (850-1300 AD) city of Pagan, BURMA. Condition is good.
Dimensions are 15' x 11."
Printed black ink rendition of a Japanese Shinto deity, "FUDO-sama," keeper of the gate to hell, SCROLL. There are some insect holes in the scroll, (see photo) but nonetheless, still suitable to be framed.
Overall dimensions are 27.5" x 8.5" and the print itself is 10.5 x 5 inches. Circa: 1930's.
Japanese KUTANI porcelain CENSER (for burning incense)in Kutani greens, yellows and purples. Hexagonal in shape, tri footed, with 3 panels in a bird and floral motif, the other three in Kutani green with a subdued geometric design. The top has a filial of two juvenile animals. Kiln mark in underglaze green on base. Condition is perfect. Comes with a kiriwood box with the lid inscribed and stamped by the artist.
Circa: 1950's-60's. Height is 6.25", diameter of base is 3 inches.