LArge BRASS BOWL (suitable for fruit) from the Indonesian Island of Java, with no design. Diameter is 10 1/8" at the rim and 5 3/4" diameter at the bottom. The height is 4 1/2". There is a "beaten metal" look to the sides with a small 1 1/2" crack near the bottom (see pix #5) which makes this bowl not suitable for liquids. Circa: 1930's.
Original watercolor of the Buddhist ruins of PAGAN, Burma, a city that thrived on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River from 850-1300 AD.
A city whose thousands of structures were built by contributions from Buddhists "earning merit." The artist is
Tin Aung Htaik. The dimensions are 15" x 11."
A well modeled PAIR of Japanese HORSES standing on three legs with heads up and alert,muscles tense. eyes alert, veins in faces expanded and manes and tails flowing! One horse is larger than the other. Dimensions are 7" in height (18 cm) and 10" in length (25.5 cm) for the smaller horse and 9" in height (23 cm) and 12.5" in length (32 cm)
Condition is excellent, nice patina, circa: 1950's. Note: The first photo was taken with a flash and the color is much brighter and &q ...click for details
An original watercolor by a famous Burmese artist named, Tin Aung Htaik, (although this particular one is not signed by the artist.) This painting is entitled, "Au Tu Ma She Monastery," which is located in northern Burma, Mandalay. It is the famous Mandalay Hill in the background. Dimensions are 22" x 15". Condition is good.
From the series, "Everyone has his Faults," by Katsushika HOKUSAI, depicting a Beauty peering through a telescope while her attendant holds an umbrella protectively over her. This is a reproduction print, with dimensions of 14.75" x 10.5" and it is matted with overall dimensions of 19.2" x 13.25". Condition: There is quite a bit of foxing on the face and arms of both ladies.
Hand Made PERSIAN (Iran) COPPERWARE BOWL with banded design and framed paisley designs in cartouches. Nice patina, good condition. Diameter is 7 7/8 inches or 20 cms and ht. is 3.75 inches or 10 cms. Circa: 1930's.
Hand MAde IRANIAN (Persia) COPPERWARE PLATE with a banded design and a floral central medallion. Very nice patina and good condition. Diameter 8.6 inches or 21.7 cms. Circa: 1930's. small (illegible) artist's stamp on base.
Two young Japanese girls whispering secrets to one another almost ready to burst out laughing, seated on a wooden rectangular platform, with an impressed and painted seal mark on the back (see enlargement #3 )
Circa: 1920-1930. Dimensions are 9" x 5" x 8.75" in height. Condition is excellent. All carved from a single piece of wood and painted in pastel colors.
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.