A hardwood ruyi scepter with jade plaques
Late Qing dynasty
The curving hardwood scepter, likely zitan, inlaid in silver wire patterns separating the sea-foam green plaques at the middle, tail and head, all reticulated in the Ming style to depict birds within an intricate mesh of multi-layered floral tendrils.
18in (46cm) long
晚 清 如 意 柄 鑲 青 白 玉 帶 版
Rare Mexican jade green stone pendant necklace.
18 inches long
The size of Bowl: 7 3/4” Dia x 3 3/8” This fine Japanese Porcelain Sometsuke Shonzui Bowl. It is made with fine quality white porcelain with intricately painted Shonzui design. Main side bowl has the design of Botan(peonly) flower with birds and other flowers with rock. There are three raised band design in brown iron color. The top rim with brown iron finish. The bowl’s wall is very finely made in less than 2mm thick...
An unusual and rare Chinese Footrest with rollers to message the feet. Made of elmwood and lacquered. Size: L. 65.5cm. W. 40.7cm. H. 12.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Normal wear.
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A fine pate de verre vase featuring panels illustrating in low relief classical vignettes, sitting on a small base. The vase was mold pressed in 2 halves, having an aquamarine or blue green color. The base bears the mark of Georges de Feure (1868-1943), an important exponent of Art Nouveau design, and accomplished in many artistic fields.
A monumental vase in the Art Nouveau style by the well known Turn-Teplitz factory which produced some of the most innovative and stylish vases of the Art Nouveau period from which this vase descends. Its complicated design is matched by its enduring beauty, with four upturned arms - reminiscent of an octopus - providing support for the controlled widening conical body. The luscious green ground waxes strong and faint, muting in a mellow yellow...
A typical ealy 17th century armor featuring a Zunari (head shaped) helmet covered in boar’s hair with sabiji-nuri mabizashi and gilded five lame shikoro of small plates typical of the era. On front stands emblazoned the character “Ten” (heavan). The matching mask is a Reizei-ho with removable nose piece and four lame nodokake. Gilded sode are built into the sleeves, with two stages of colored lacing. From the DO are suspended 6 rows of gilded Gessan terminating in bear fur...
A set of five sencha steeped tea tea cups by the first Suwa Sozan decorated with three seasonal or auspidcious fruits and a poem by famed literatus Tomioka Tessai enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Each cup is 2-1/4 x 2 inches (5.7 x 5 cm) and is in fine condition.
Sozan I (1852-1922) was born in Kutani country, present day Ishikawa prefecture, where he initially studied before moving to Tokyo in 1875...
A luscious bud vase in the Onion Bulb shape 645, enameled in mulberry and blue. The vase was designed in 1907 by Emma Kinkead. The underside is incised with the logo and name of Van Briggle and Colo Spgs for Colorado Springs. Very good condition with 3 very small glaze specks at the base which are noted in a picture. The vase dates to early 20th C.
Height 4 3/4"
Antique Chinese lacquer box with enameled sweet treat dishes.
Dimension: 12' diameter 4 inches Hight
Two antique Chinese embroidered pouches Foo Dog design
Dimension: 5" long x 3 " heigh
19th Century Chinese bamboo and wood carved brush holder
Chinese wise man in the forest scene.
Dimension: 6" Lx 4"Wx4" H.
Provenance: The Naomi Lindstrom collection, acquired during 1950-1970
Decorated with Chinese characters.. Good condition with nice age wear. H. 13,7 cm. D. 12,5 cm.
De orated with lizards and Hindu deities. Casting flaws to the foot. Expected age wear. H. 11 cm.
Beautiful Chinese antique orange background panel. Decorated with Foo Dogs and lucky symbols.
Provenance: The Naomi Lindstrom Collection. Acquired during 1950-1970
45.5 inches width x 72 inches long.
Decorated wih flower patterns in the forbidden stitch. China, 2nd half 19th century. Dimensions 25x25 cm.
Handsome antique sterling silver and crocodile-bound whisky flask. Fitted with a removable drinking cup, gilded within. Hallmarks: James Dixon, Sheffield 1897. 2 5/8" W., 5 5/8" H.