All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1261866 (stock #MOR4398)
The Kura
$850.00
Hotei plays Nirameko (see who laughs first at the funny faces) game with a child, a basket of dumplings the prize on this fine Sencha Tea Tray signed Beizan. The grain appears to be some form of Rosewood. While the child sticks out his tongue, Hotei is much more creative, little fingers in his mouth and index fingers raising hi eyebrows, it is a rare look at humor in 19th century Japan. The tray is 8-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (22 x 32.5 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1261853 (stock #S-1)
A Chinese export, embossed and chased decorated, 09 marked, silver bowl. The Bowl is also marked wingcheong, and it dates to the late 19th, early 20th century. The bowl measures about 2 3/8" tall x 4 3/4" in diameter, and weights about 8 ounces. Condition: The condition of the bowl is excellent, and it is unpolished. Free shipping within the USA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1261843
Large Chinese early Republic period cloisonne enamel round form covered box decorated with a central shou (long life) medallion set against a background of scrolling lotus on a blue ground, The interior of both the top and bottom are identically decorated with a central lotus flower surrounded by olive green wave form cloisons and a band of stylized flowers. Circa 1915-1925. Measures over 7 1/4" diameter by about 4" high. Very good overall condition with no losses or damage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1261824 (stock #4567B)
Galerie Hafner
$900.00
A disk-shaped panel, probably made as an insert for a piece of furniture, made of copper with cloisonne enamels, gilt rims and wires. The decor consists of auspicious symbols. Reverse with blue contre-email. Condition: one dented section with enamel having thin cracks (photos no. 6 & 8), traces of former mounting. Dimension: diameter: 32.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1261820 (stock #0900)
Tang dynasty changsha bowl, 15cm diameter. Bowl has some glaze degradations (please see on the picture). No Repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1261819 (stock #0899)
Chinese Song dynasty longquan celadon dish with twin fish decorations. 20,5cm diameter. Good conditions except chipped on the foot rim (please see on the picture).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1261818 (stock #0898)
Chinese 18th century bronze tripod censer with sic character Xuande mark.13,5cm body diameter. 1032 gram weight. Good conditions, no crack, no dent, no repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1261814
A spectacular and unique woodcarving depicting a Singha Lion with Cubs masterfully hand carved from a single tree trunk (heavy). Very fine craftsmanship, late 19th Century, Thailand. Good condition, Size: H. 28" (70 cm.) x W. 16" (40 cm.) x D. 12" (30 cm.) One of a kind.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1261810 (stock #MBR)
This is very fine little oval footed celadon bowl with a fluted edge. The celadon is a particularly appealing soft green color unlike most that we have seen. There are fifteen rounded scalloped edges that then blend down into the center of the piece like petals. On the outside there are areas where the glaze did not adhere - mainly in a few of the grooves.

The dish measures 3" long by 2 1/8" wide - the bowl stands 3/4" deep on its shallow foot - and the base is 2" long by 1 1/4" wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1261805 (stock #TIG-002)
JJ Oriental
$750.00
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: 3cm X 3cm. Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1261802
Shippodo
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Beauty Painting

Artist unknown

Mid to Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Painting Length 98cm Width 35cm Entire work: Length 130cm Width 53cm

Beauty paintings have been ignored in the scholarship of Chinese painting. Only fairly recently Western scholars have taken interest in the subject matter, reflecting the sociological, economical, and historical significance these paintings serve in China and how it may have influenced in regions such as Japan...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1261779
19th century golden lacquer netsuke of a sitting boy tugging at his face below his eye with a smiling expression, his tongue sticking out while he is hiding a toy drum / rattle behind his back. This gesture, called Bekkako, is from a child's game and translates as something like "see my eye" while teasing a playmate and inviting him to guess what is hidden behind your back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1261778
19th century boxwood and ivory netsuke of a man seated on a cushion, his feet folded under him, an open book and a pipe in his lap, but instead of reading he is concentrating on the game of kamifuki. The object of the game is to blow away a strip of paper attached with its end to one’s forehead. Superb face with his lower lip raised to direct his breath towards the paper, open page shows Mount Fuji with clouds, birds in flight and several lines of poetry...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1261777
19th century ivory netsuke of standing Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck and incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future), the bag on his back hanging off a staff with fungus finial and a scroll tied to it as well. Wonderful smiling face with beautifully etched stubble, nicely incised textile patterns, great staining and patina. Signed YOSHIYUKI on inlaid cinnabar plaque on the back - the artist is listed on p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1261776
Late Meiji - early Taisho wooden okimono of 3 wise monkeys in their habitual "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” attitude: Mizaru covering his eyes, Kikazaru covering his ears, and Iwazaru covering his mouth, and rock crystal ball (not glass) resting on their shoulders. Very nicely carved, expressive faces with glass inlaid eyes, wonderful hairwork, pleasant wear and patina. Beautiful clear rock crystal with few delicate “hair” inclusions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1261774
Late 19th to early 20th century ivory netsuke of an oni wading through a shallow stream carrying a sniggering Okame on his back, his straw sandals hanging on a rope on his neck. Nicely carved, good faces, well engraved textile patterns and hairy body of the oni. Good patina, signed MITSUTAKA on the bottom. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1261756
A rare standing Thai bronze Disciple in adoration, mounted on a wooden base. Size: Height 5" inches (13 cm.) excluding stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1261755 (stock #1-0864)
Mask of the "Nuo" esoteric theater, with strong features, representing the character of Tudigong, the God of the Soil and of Cereals. Lacquered wood. Cotton thread is affixed under the nose and around the chin to represent the mustache and the beard. China, early 19th century. Height: 10" (25,3 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition...