A unusual Song Dynasty bronze mirror with three mythical animals. Could be Lions or rats. The lion represents the "Guardian" and the rat represents "Prosperity".
Size: Diameter 10.4cm.
Condition: No repairs.
A Japanese Kutani Bowl showing the Gods Ebisu and Daikoku on a boat catching a fish. The bowl has the "Nine valleys" Kutani mark. The bowl measures about 2 2/4" high x 9 1/4 in diameter, and dates to the Great Japan, Meiji Period, 19th Century. Condition: The condition is Excellent/Perfect. Free shipping within the USA.
Tibetan Ritual Dance Drum with a Beautifully Carved Phurba. A rare and wonderful object. 24 inches, 61 cm.
A tanzaku-ire poem card storage box decorated with a spray of bamboo in gold on shunkei red lacquer designed by Kamisaka Sekka and enclosed in the original wooden box signed by the lacquer artist Iwamura. It is 3 x 15 inches (8 x 38 cm) and is in fine condition.
Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942) is the godfather of 20th century Japanese design and the Rimpa revival. He was born in Kyoto in 1866, one of six siblings...
This is a very fine Japanese Satsuma vase from kinkozan. It has extremely fine detailing with profuse gold, silver and enamel work. There is so much I could not get it all in the images. The vase stands 9 inches tall and is 6 3/4 inches wide. The condition is outstanding. To make a purchase please contact us. We accept Pay Pal and process all credit card payments directly through our store.
Tang Dynasty green glazed spouted wine ewer. Vessel is small likely made for individual servings. Glaze has a nice sheen , however, there are some small chips to actual glaze. No chips or cracks to the ewer itself. Height: 3 inches; diameter: 2.50 inches
Painted around the body with a continuous coastal winter landscape with figures on a roadway, pine trees & clumps of bamboo, the waisted neck finely gilt with formal lotus & "Precious Things" on an iron red ground, & with speckled blue 'dragon' handles, the foot with a further formal key band, the base with a four character stylised pictographic mark in iron red...
Wonderful Mishima chawan with irregular form, made around the end of Edo, surely during the early Meiji period.
The first mention of the Mishima style comes in Eiroku 8 (1565) in a tea diary...
This is a Northern Song Dynasty period with the incised flora pattern, from southern china kiln, Tong An kiln, in good condition except a small manufacturing defect on the rim
This is a Northern Song Dynasty period plate with the incised pattern of lingzhi from southern china kiln, Tong An kiln , in good condition except a small minute chip n manufacturing defect at the back, otherwise very nice glaze shine n crackle
Heavy solid cast Nepalese bronze standing figure of the Bodhisattva Vajrapani probably dating to the early 20th century, sensually modelled with finely modelled hands. The figure is sealed with a copper cap and measures 9 inches in height.
Unusual upper section from an Indian Tribal Oil lamp in the form of a 4 armed male God. Originally the two lower arms would have held two small lamps and figure would probably have been mounted on an elephant or another animal.
The piece has a green encrusted verdigris patina and measures 8 ¾ inches in width and 6 inches in height.
The ribbed broad baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, the ribbed domed cover with broad foliate rim, covered overall in celadon-green glaze.
23 cm Wide. Perfect conditions, no chips, cracks, or hairlines and free from restorations. Yuan dynasty (AD 1279-1368)
Amazing and and rare bronze figure of Tara with incised Yongle mark on base. 32cm tall.
This is a very old Chinese bronze mirror - the top with relief designs of two carp circling the top of the mirror. There is a small round knob in the center on the top with a hole in it where a cord would have been inserted for using the mirror. The polished side has some discoloration but very little verdigris. The piece is 3.9" diameter and is .3" " thick - it weighs 120 Gm (4.2 oz)...
Beautifully heavily heavily carved massive throne chair with a gorgeous deep reddish lacquer, with carvings of dragons and and birds on the back panel, dragon heads serving as the arms and front legs with painted bone and ox horn eyes. Meiji period (1867-1912) Size: 50" height, 30" length
A Shigaraki tsubo or vase made in two sections with rambling blue glaze. It is in overall good condition with a couple rough spots on the mouth's rim and vase foot. Dates from 1900's or earlier.
Height: 10 1/4"
Width Mid Section: 8 1/4"
Unpacked weight: 5 pounds 4 ounces
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A rare and very unusual underglaze blue decorated Gu shaped Altar Vase with fine crackular glaze. This item was made in Southern China, probably during the second half of the Qing dynasty.
Condition: damaged - with very old (possibly Chinese) double stapled and lead infilled repairs.
31cm (12 inches) high.