A authentic Tang pottery figure of a court lady standing quietly erect with an upswept hairdo. Her hair, face and neck are left unglazed (except for some small impromptu splashes of amber glaze). Her elegant long robe is colored with an amber glaze.Comes with a certificate from a Chinese Government auction house.
Period: Tang (618 - 907 AD)
Size: Height = 24.5 cm (9-5/8 inches)
Condition: Very good. Has no breaks...
An authentic Tang tomb guardian wearing a typical warrior's uniform standing on an evil creature with remains of the original pigments an white slip.
Age: Tang Dynasty 618 - 907 AD.
Size: H.58cm. W.21cm
Condition: No repairs. Small piece missing from the back of his skirt. See photo.
A rare tobacco pouch and pipe case of carved ironwood and mottled leather beautifully fitted with floating silver sakura and silver and shakudo mandarin ducks. The clasp in the form of a silver lotus is gold-washed on the interior, with a silver ojime completing the ensemble. Signature plaque of Shado on the side of pipe case. This handsome and unique smoking set is in very good condition with only slight signs of age and wear. Edo Period, Japan
A Ming dynasty Wanli period blue and white cover box with flower motif, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 8.5 cm diameter, 6.5 cm height.
A late Ming zhangzhou swatow large cover box with phoenix motif, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 11 cm diameter, 7 cm height.
Massive Japanese Meiji period Kyoto Satsuma earthenware deep scalloped rim bowl with 17 lobes densely painted on the interior and exterior with a profusion of gilt and enamel flowers. Four-character Kinkozan tsukuru mark with Shimazu crest to the base. Very heavily potted (weighs over 8 lbs.). Dates circa 1890 - 1910. 11 7/8” diameter by 7” high. Nicely carved wood stand included. Very good overall condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs...
On offer for sale is this very good large deep Japanese Imari bowl dating to the first quarter of the 18th century. The bowl is in undamaged and unrestored condition and only the inside around the well of the bowl shows signs of wear to the enamels and underglaze blue. With a diameter of 24.5cm and 11.2cm high it is of a good and attractive size...
For sale is this very fine Japanese Satsuma vase decorated with chrysanthemum and trailing wisteria on a elegant square shape vase with tall square concave flaring neck by one of the Satsuma masters Yabu Meizan.
The vase measures 14.7cm tall by 5.8 wide to the base. The vase bears the very fine gilt seal mark for Yabu Meizan. It is undamaged or restored. One side of the lower section with a slight area of staining shown in pics...
For sale is this very fine and extremely rare Japanese Blue and White carved Arita 10 sided dish in the Kakiemon style, late 17th century. The dish with a diameter of 26.5cm and 4.2cm high is in original undamaged condition. The dark brown dressed rim with a couple of minute glaze flakes. The slightly raised well of the dish is divided into ten panels alternating with a design of vases with stylized decoration and then carved sections of foaming waves above a rocky outcrop...
Chinese 15th to 16th Century Ming Dynasty Blue and White Porcelain bowl, 2 1/8" high, 4 3/4" diameter-top rim, with underglaze blue leaf border on top and bottom and Conk Shell inside on the bottom. Some sands got stuck on the bottom inside and glaze crazing shows on the surface. The condition is good, no damages.
Boldly incised with blossoms and leaves, under a cream and bright leaf green and amber glaze. Comes with a certificate from Chinese Government Auction House. Size 16.5cm.Diam.Age: Liao(907-1125AD)
Condition: Good. Small repair on part of the rim.(See last two Photos)
Well potted with tall elegant shaped Scraffito Meiping, decorated with carved of four large Peony flower and flanked by overlapping lotus petals. Possibly Northern Song Dynasty. Condition is very good, with no any restoration, no crack and no any chips, except minor firing flaw around the lower part above the base. Height: 41.6cm
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of several kinds of silk cloth which are recycled from old kimono. They are: benibana-dyed silk crepe, plain weave silk with shibori (tie-dyeing), silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing). The lining is thin white cotton. In excellent condition except for a small stain in the upper part of the right sleeve. Late 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 57cm
Exceptionally rare small Cizhou gray very high fired stoneware bottle covered with a white slip and off white semi transparent glaze, circa 1100 CE from a northern kiln, perfect original condition. H: 12.8cm/5in and D: 7.5cm/3in.
A rare ancient agate bead made for wearing as a pendent or necklace. These beads date back to over 2,000 years. They have some kind of tiger influence in their shape and stripes..
Size: 3.4cm X 2.3cm. Condition: Excellent.
19th Century Chinese rose medallion serving dish with lid. In excellent antique condition, no chips,no cracks, no restoration. Rare to find one this size and this condition with the lid intact. 10.5" x 8.5" and 4"high.
A classic studio porcelain vase of modified ovoid form decorated with graduating shades of cobalt on a soft white-enameled ground. On its surface, statuesque pine barrens rise against rolling mountains enveloped in white mist. Makuzu Kozan signature mark on the base. This elegant studio porcelain vase by the imperial master is in excellent condition. Height: 9” Meiji Period, Japan
A fine high-shouldered Satsuma vase with gilt-framed medallions at the neck depicting a lord having tea and samurai among pine trees and groves of kiku. Along the body, classic images of Japanese life overlap with visuals of kiku, wisteria, bamboo and peony – all on a heavily gilded ground. The attention to detail, arresting subject matter and rich, jewel-toned palette add to the charm of this vase. Gyokuzan gilt signature within a gold, rectangular cartouche on the base...