A old Chinese famille rose porcelain longevity buddha with a crane on the side,in excellent condition. Marked. H:13-1/4"
Artist's seal unread.
Figures on footbridge
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.5 x 5.0 inches.
Early twentieth century.
Both the image and seal are reminiscent of Takahashi Shotei.
This is an ivory carving of a well-known theme, si xi ren 4 happy little boys this toggle is at least 100 years old well-carved. Quite complete in all its parts. Late 19th Century Looked at from the side: the two boys frolic and then lie down, looked at from the top: after they frolic they are sitting
This is a very attractive older Japanese Kutani vase in mint condition. The painting on the piece reminds us of the satsuma artist Taizan. It is quite old and is approximately 75 years old. This came from a Japanese woman who told us it was signed by the artist Eigetsu. This is a rare mark and could be made by the same Eigetsu known for making fine woodblock prints in the early 1900's It measure 9 1/4 inches tall.
The name Ren Ganting 1889-1968 is very well respected by collectors of Yixing wares. He was known as a painter and an engraver. Ren Ganting was the foremost carver of his day and he worked for many companies including Wu Deshang, Chendinghe and Tiehuaxuan. Tiehuaxuan in Shanghai was famous for the excellence in calligraphic decoration. The pair of vases here, made of red Yixing clay and painted with a beige color slip is a fine example...
A Large Naga Headman’s Ceremonial Headdress from the Tangkhul or Yimchunger Districts,Nagaland Autonomous Region, North Eastern India
Used by one of the 28 ethnic groups known as Naga.
Ceremonial items such as this are most often ancestralto family or clan and handed down to succeding family or clan members.
Made of Great Hornbill Beak/ Claws/ Feathers, Bear Fur, Cowry Shells, Boar Tusks, Clouded Leopard Fur, Died Horse Hair and Barking Deer Horns.
There is some minor wear at the bottom...
A Chinese cricket gourd (or cage) with finely molded gourd body, hardwood rims (walnut and rosewood) and a tortoise shell cap...
A small Paktong Ink Box made in China during the Republic period (1912-1949) or earlier. The copper base bears a maker's or retailer's mark which, unfortunately, is too worn for us to read. Condition - wear to the base, consistent with many years of use, otherwise very good...
Chinese pair of vintage cabinets made with 19th century
carved panels. Each cabinet is lacquered red, interior has one shelf (removable), the two bottom panels on each cabinet are actually drawers. The carving is of many figures of noble men, women and children involved in different activities apparently in preparation for a large celebration. Beautiful pavilion settings, gold lacquer high lights and painted black details.
Size of each cabinet: 54" high x 23" wide x 18" deep.
Nishimura Hodo (1926-1939)
Goose in Flight
Date: ca. 1930s.
Size: Tanzaku. Approximately 14 x 7 inches.
Publisher: Likely Takemura Hideo.
Condition: Very good. Margins partially trimmed.
A set of beautiful Chinese early 20th C. silver bracelet earrings and brooch, in excellent condition. Bracelet L:17cm, Brooch L:5cm x W:3.5cm, Earrings L:2.1cm. Weight:51g.
A beautiful early 20th C. Chinese silver rattan bangle with twin dragons chasing a ball motif, in excellent condition. D:7cm
A beautiful old Chinese gold gilt bronze stand with bats motif in excellent condition. D:5" H:3"
This incense burner is cast in Haku-do ( cupronickel ) by Hasuda Shugoro ( 1915 - 2010 ).
The lid has decoration of a dog and two kanji characters, read "Mizunoe Inu".
Mizunoe-inu is the year of the Dog, once every 60 years...
Chinese Ceramic horse shape Water Dropper, Celadon color on the main body with darker charcoal and reddish color mixed on the head, 3" x 1 1/8" wide, 2 7/8" high. The small hole is located around his mouth in the darker reddish area. Small chip 1/8" size on the side at the bottom. Chinese character mark on the rear and the side of the figure.
A nice white soap stone mountain landscape,motif with snowing in moutain and old man looking for plum flowers,very transulant stone tone(li-zi don).good conditionsH:20.0cm(with base),H:15.5cm,L:9.0cm,W:2.5cm
A nicely caved Buddha with boy,In a mutpule colors and transluaent like crystal jade(li-zi don).H:13.5cm(with base),H:10.0cm,L:6.0cm,W:3.5cm