All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1267640
18th century ivory netsuke of a reclining shishi (Buddhist lion) snarling at its cub while having its front paws on a ball. Extremely strong early Kyoto school piece with wonderful wear consistent with age, warm patina turning honey color on the bottom where it was touching the silk of kimono. Excellent hairwork (see their bushy tails and manes), differently sized and deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. There is an almost identical netsuke in the Victoria & Albert Museum...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1267639
19th century ivory netsuke of Koshi (Confucius) standing with his hands folded in his sleeves, and a mythical beast kirin in dog-like stance at his back. According to Chinese legend, kirin only appears when there is a wise sage living in the land. Rare subject, excellent carving with great faces and detailing, old age lines, superb wear and patina consistent with age. Signed TOMOCHIKA on the bottom - the artist is Tomochika the First listed on p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1267638
19th century ivory netsuke of a man seated on a low table as he lifts a basket woven cover to expose a mushroom in front of him. The netsuke is of shunga type with rather suggestively shaped mushroom. Unusual subject, excellent quality carving see his wonderful face with perfectly captured grin, facial hair and visible upper teeth, delicately incised textile patterns. Beautiful even material, wonderful warm patina, compressed dust on the surface, very pleasant finish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1267636
19th century ivory netsuke of a groom leading a caparisoned horse. Great quality carving with wonderful faces, superb depiction of the mane and trappings with knots and delicately incised textile patterns. Beautiful even ivory material, wonderful warm patina, compressed dust on the surface, very pleasant finish. Signed TOMOCHIKA on the bottom - for discussion of Tomochika the 1st see p. 1148 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1267635
Early 19th century staghorn netsuke of a rat on a chestnut with 2 leaves. Very clever design utilizing natural properties of the material - see the porous part of staghorn representing bumpy bottom of the chestnut. Nicely carved, eyes of the rodent are inlaid with black horn, old losses to edges of leaves smoothed by wear, superb wear and patina from 200 years of use. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1267610 (stock #SCH115)
Ancient East
$95.00
DESCRIPTION: A good scholar’s water coupe (or brush washer) with blue underglaze floral patterns in loose brushstrokes. Placed on the Chinese scholar’s desk, such coupes would hold water for rinsing brushes while the scholar worked on paintings or calligraphy. Good condition, small abrasions to base rim, 18th century Qing Dynasty. DIMENSIONS: 2 3/8” diameter (6 cm) x 1 ½” high (4 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1267597 (stock #b6809)

An Unusual Japanese Komai Damascene Gold and Silver Inlaid Chatelaine or Fob Ornament. Meiji Period

Length 4 1/2 ins. (11.4 cms) This unusual item consists of 6 articulated gold and silver inlaid panels forming a continuous scene with Mount Fuji at the top. . The panels are inlaid on iron, as usual with Komai work, and then mounted in gilded copper with an engraved continuous design on the reverse...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1267595 (stock #M0401)
Chinese Sui / Tang Dynasty Glazed Pottery Horse & Lady Rider (Ex. Sotheby's)

This pottery model of a female equestrian was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) or possibly the preceding Sui Dynasty (AD 581 - 618). It is made from a relatively highly-fired cream coloured pottery that has been coated in an attractive straw-yellow glaze that is finely crackled. There are traces of red and black pigments on top of the glaze in places. The head remains unglazed...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1267594 (stock #M0404)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,100.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery "Fat Lady" - AD 618 - 906 (Ex. Gerald Davison Collection)

This pottery model of a female courtier (or "fat lady") was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a red pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the details of the facial features, the hairstyle and the clothing. The lady stands upright with hands clasped together under her robe across her chest.

Height 37 cm (14.5 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1267593 (stock #M0403)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,200.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery "Fat Lady" - AD 618 - 906

This pottery model of a female courtier (or "fat lady") was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a red pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the fine details of the facial features, the hairstyle and the clothing. The lady stands casually with her hands together under her robe at her waist and body slightly twisted to her left.

Height 35.5 cm (14 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1267592 (stock #M0402)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,200.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery "Fat Lady" - AD 618 - 906

This pottery model of a female courtier (or "fat lady") was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a red pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the fine details of the facial features, the hairstyle and the clothing...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1267591 (stock #6A29B)
Japanese Boxwood and inlaid with ivory miniature Doll's Music String Instrument, with two(2) ivory picks, 2 7/8" long, 1 1/2" diameter and 3/8" deep for round area, one(1) boxwood key is missing, all others are intact including 5 strings, boxwood bat is attached.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1267590 (stock #b6927)

Japanese Album of Coloured Collotype Prints by K. Ogawa Ca. 1910

10 5/8 x 14 3/4 ins. (37.5 x 27 cm), The actual size of the illustrations is 7 x 10 3/8 ins. (26 x 35 cms). This album of 50 fine coloured collotypes, plus two coloured maps, entitled Sights & Scenes in Fair Japan, was produced by the celebrated photographer, printer and publisher Kazumasa Ogawa (September 29, 1860 - September 7, 1929, see Wikipedia for biography) and printed for the Imperial Government Railwa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1267589 (stock #6A29A)
Japanese carved Ivory three(3) monkey Fan Holder, 1 1/8" high, 2 1/4" wide, 1/2" deep, with opening on the bottom and wider opening on the top, very nice carving of serious money faces with black enameled wide eyes. No damage or restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1267588 (stock #6A29)
Japanese carved and stained ivory Monkey Cane Handle, Meiji period, 1 1/4" high, 1 1/8" wide, 1 1/2" deep, Monkey holding huge nut or in sitting position including long hair and long tail curved under, enhanced with copper band 3/8" high, 7/8" diameter on the bottom outside the hole. No damage on carved ivory monkey, some wears showing on copper band.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1267587 (stock #b6939)

Thai Sawankalohk Celadon Bowl 13/15th.c. Ex. Lammers Collection

Diam. 5 ins. (12.8 cms) The Lammers Collection was assembled over two decades by Cheng Lammers and her husband, Frank in Singapore and Indonesia in the 1960s and 70s. Cheng Lammers was a member of the South East Asian Ceramics Soc. and a founder member of the Ceramic Society of Indonesia. Her published works include A Glimpse of the Adam Malik Coll. and Annamese Ceramics in the Museum Pusat Jakarta (1974). Many of the items...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1267582
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
A strikingly beautiful set of five "warizansho" mukozuke (cups to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony) made in the "Chosen Karatsu" style of pottery. "Warizansho" means cracked Japanese pepper, from which this type of mukozuke takes its shape.

Chosen karatsu (literally Korean karatsu) was probably first made by Korean potters who were brought to Japan at the end of the 16th century. It is characterized by the combining of dark and light glazes, for a wonderful effect.

The ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267581 (stock #wucaibasin)
ESL Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain basin decorated with peony, phoenix, butterfly and other motifs in famille verte (wucai) enamel. Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Condition: there is one 1/4" chip on the rim, no other flaw other than this. Diameter: 11-1/2"; height: 2-3/4".