The statue is made of carved wood that was lacquered and then gilded ,this Buddha is slender and graceful, with wonderful flow, It also has a lovely face. This Mandalay buddha standing on a lotus throne, with the left hand in a form or verada mudra, the right hand is in abhaya. In lacquer images the face tends to be triangular and at first glance somewhat resembles the eighteen Th century...
A lobed Longquan ceramic dish with pale olive toned glaze, dating to the Ming dynasty. The center of the well impressed with a peony spray medallion, the sides carved with a floral meander. The base partially glazed. A quite identical dish was sold on 15th Sept 2010 by Sotheby's in New York. Condition: rim with two cracks (photos no. 3 & 8, from front and reverse). Dimension: diameter: 25.5 cm, 5 cm high.
This is Shibori Kimono produced in Akita Asamai area for Edo period.
As for this, a pattern is Eba-gara. A carp swims in spray like a brick.
The lower part is expressed in dark indigo dyeing Shibori in Shirakage-Shibori at the upper part.
This cotton is spun by hand...
Shiwan's double headed phoenix design is interpreted in this vase glazed in a thick unctuous blue jun glaze. This is a smaller version of Catalog #66 of the 1979 Shiwan Wares Exhibition at the Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong.
Date: Qing Dynasty, 19 century.
Dimensions: 30cm high, 16cm wide, 10cm deep.
Standing Jizo Bosatsu, the hands forming the gassho mudra of adoration, figuratively sculpted from a gray igneous stone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1725. Old loss.
Height: 33 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 14 cm
A quietly joyous Jizo, aged to perfection.
The size of Plate: 8 5/16” Dia x 1 1/4” High. This is very fine Japanese Porcelain plate made by Hayashi. The plate body made with very fine thickness only 1 mm at the edge. As my photo showing it is very transparent appearance under the light. It has wonderful motif works around the edge with gold design.by Kiri mon and other geometric design intricately painted. The center design is fine Satsuma design subject, with ladies, at the shore as well as over the bridge looking over Fuji Mountain...
5 Chinese jade carvings inserted into a wooden stand. One carving of a character, one with 2 boys, one with a bat and the rest are good luck symbols. Small one 3/4" wide, 1" wide, 2" and 2.5" wide. Total dimension of the stand is 8"x10". No damage. Old jades in 20th C. stand.
Charming Kiri (paulownia wood) lacquered Japanese Container. Inlaid on branches with mother of pearl. Decorated elegantly with blooming cherry blossoms, with bird perched on a branch. Has a pleasing deep mahogany-like lacquer finish.
Taisho Period (1912-1926)
Dimensions: 7.25" High X 3.25" diameter
This well carved nephrite jade pebble has a low relief boy holding a double lotus stem. The stem curves back over his shoulder and arm to end in a large lotus leaf, bud and a seedpod on his back. The stone is of grayish-white translucent tone, with the seedpod having an area of opaque white. It dates to the 19th century. Measurements are 2cm thick X 6cm X 5.5cm.
An elongated gourd with black-wood bung and brown silk chord affixing it to a zogei ring (typical of priests clothing) enclosed in a kiri-wood box titled Fukurokuju (the god of longevity) and signed by Takeda Mokurai. The gourd is 13 inches long with the top, beautifully textured and has a consistent rich red color.
Takeda Mokurai (1854-1930). Mokurai began his journey down the Buddhist path at the age of 7 under the priest Ryodo...
Decorated in underglaze cobalt-blue design of mythical beasts amid clouds and flames, this soft paste jarlet dates to circa 1800. The glaze is crackled, typical for soft paste porcelains. The base has a Kangxi mark, also quite common on this type of porcelain. There is no damage to either lid or jar. It measures 7.8cm high.
This intriguing bronze Daoist vase is decorated with chinese taotie, circling the top and bottom slender areas of the cylindrical vase. Has Chinese symbols covering middle part of vase. Contains mark on very bottom of the vase.
From the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) circa 1860.
Dimensions: 7.5" Height X 2.5" Diameter
A fine Qing dynasty 18th century blue and white large circular covered box, rounded side with globular body and glazed base, cover bos decorated with fine under glaze blue of flower and birds motif, good condition no damage no chip no crack no restoration, good glaze, size: 13 cm diameter, 8 cm height.
A Song dynasty longquan celadon blue green two fish medium size dish, rounded side with deep center and glazed base, center decorated with two clear molded fish motif, outer wall with carved flower petals motif, dish covered with good bluish green glaze, dish is in good condition with original firing crack on the rim please see picture for detail, no chip no restoration, size: 13.5 cm diameter.
A rare and fine Qing dynasty Kangxi period blue and white large ribbed bowl with peony crysantemum daylilies hisbiscus flower motif, rounded side with ribbed body suggested flower petals motif and glazed base, decorated with good color under glaze blue of few different flower motif, inner rim with reverse blue ground flower motif, base with flower marks motif, good condition no chip no crack no restoration, good glaze, size: 15.5 cm diameter.
A Tang - Five dynasties celadon Yue ware big jar with cover, rounded side with globular body and un glazed base, covered with good celadon green glaze, good condition no damage no chip no crack no restoration, size: 11 cm diameter, 9.5 cm height.
A fine early Qing dynasty 18th century Kangxi period blue and white large ribbed bowl, rounded side with ribbed body and glazed base, decorated with good color under glaze blue of flower motif, base with flower marks motif, good condition no damage no chip no crack no restoration, good glaze, size: 15 cm diameter.
This is a superb Schist stone figure of The Buddha seated in the mudra (pose) known as Dharmachakra Mudra:
Teaching, Preaching, Turning the Wheel of Dharma. (See Footnote).
The carving stands 9 3/4" high by 5 1/4" wide by 1 3/4" thick and is in very good condition for a piece that is over 1700 years old. There is crack in the right arm just below the shoulder - and both arms have areas that were chipped off when the piece was chiseled away from a large relief...