Chinese Beijing Style Jade Brooch
Size:Length 6cm Width 3.5 cm Height 1.3 cm
Jade jewelry has been an important part of the accessories of a woman in China since the Qing dynasty. By the republic period, Western dress and designs influenced accessories used by women and new pieces were produced.
Fantastic art deco haori silk overcoat for a kimono. Showa Period c. 1935. Thunder diaper motif with beautiful overtones. Great condition. 3` x 4`.
An image of a resting bull by Yugata Yuma enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1970. The large swell of the muscular back and low position of the head give it at once a restful and yet decidedly powerful posture. It is 35 x 25 x 17 cm (14 x 10 x 7 inches) and is in fine condition weighing 5 kg (11 lbs).
Yugata Yuma (1891-1981) entered the Tokyo University of Arts in 1912, and studied under Asakura Fumio...
Japanese woodblock print by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) entitled Jizo-in Kinugasayama and dated 1968. A beautiful scene of the gate to Jizo-in Temple in Kyoto as seen through the stand of tall bamboo that grows on either side. No. 14 of 100.
Size in frame: 25 1/4" high x 19 1/4" wide. Size of print: 20 1/2" high x 15" wide.
Japanese woodblock print of a scene of four schoolboys in class, by Junichiro Sekino (1914-1988). Printed as number 3 of 100. Dated 1959.
Size in frame: 33" high x 20" wide
Size of print: 26" high x 12 1/2" wide
Pair of Calligraphy by Sun Yat Sen (Printed)
Age: Late 20th century (1970-1980)
Size: Length 49" Width 9.5"
Sun Yat Sen is known as the father of democracy in China especially when the Qing dynasty collapsed in 1912. The republic hoped to establish a western style democracy, but also it wanted to modernize China. During this period the culture and art of China evolved blending the old and new.
Agate Carving of Gourds and Bat
Size: Length 6 cm Width 2.8 cm Thickness: 1 cm
The work was made by a noted Chinese carver of semi precious stones based in Beijing. This artist, who keeps his profile low is famous throughout China for retain the classicist designs and techniques in producing various objects worthy for the collection of the Forbidden City and the merchant scholars of Suzhou and Yangzhou.
Chinese ceramic bowl with a black crackle and oil-spot or "tenmoku" glazing, which is achieved from the heating and cooling of a mixture of feldspar, limestone, and iron oxide, Song style, 20th century.
Size: 2.25" tall, 6.25" wide,
Chinese ceramic bowl, with a black crackle glaze, with a pretty copper-colored imprint of a leaf on its inside, slightly raised at its stem, Song style, 20th century.
Size: 2.25" tall, 6.25" wide
Hiki Ikkan (1578-1657) was a craftsman of Japanese lacquer, who came from Ming Dynasty (China in 1368-1644) and settled in Kyoto. He was a founder of “Ikkan Bari” (lacquered papier mache) lacquer work. The “Ikkan Bari” is one of craft technique that uses paper and lacquer as main material to make tea articles such as jujube-shaped tea case or insence case...
Natural Genuine Butterscotch Egg Yolk Amber Graduated Bead Necklace,
Rustic iron Japanese iron graden lantern from the late Taisho Period C. 1925. Excellent condition. See Pictures. Four parts. H:18" c diameter: 24". Ask for shipping quote.
Ivory netsuke in a shape of a chestnut carved by Ryoshu - one of the best Japanese netsuke carvers of the 20th century (see p. 886 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick). Superb piece in Japanese taste, perfectly rendered shapes, textures and colors of the nut, the most realistically carved piece that I have ever had. Very pleasant to the touch, wonderful patina. Extraordinary netsuke. Height 1 inch.
An exquisite gold and black lacquer natsume with two long-armed gibbons nestled among cascading branches of a mature tree, its interiors in black lacquer with sprinkled gold. The saru, or monkey, a beloved creature often found in Japanese legend and folklore frequently is rendered by the Japanese artist engaged in humanistic and humorous pursuits...
A very nice quality Koto-yaki blue and white “ko sometsuke” style porcelain dish or mukuzuke in the form of a Gunbai uchiwa, war fan, decorated in underglaze blue with a pair of Chinese five toed dragons framed by narrow Kikku kara kusa, stylised Chrysanthemum brocade bands with a fuchi beni, brown glazed rim. The reverse decorated with auspicious stylised Lotus and Peaches. A two character mark for the Koto kiln painted within the foot-ring...
Apron made of indigo dyed cotton with simple double kasuri pattern. It has a belt with katazome (stencil-dyeing) which is hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century. W:100cm L:63cm
A Jade and Silver Salt Cellar and Pepper Shaker, Chinese 20th Century
Each piece is designed with a green nephrite body set in a silver repousse base supported by three leaf shaped feet. The bases have a wonderful band of foliage and flowers. The design is brought to life with hand chasing that allows for each element to pop. The pepper shaker is fitted with a domed lid that is perforated and centered by a small final...
A Silver and Nephrite Figural Ashtray, Chinese, 20th Century
The square mottled green body is surmounted by a silver tiger with an enameled tong. The center of the stone body is carved to house a silver well with a cradle to rest a cigarette. The piece rests on a silver base that it is bezeled set into and is raised on a scrolling square bracket feet...