A stunning Jalisco standing male figure ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. He has excellent paint & deposits. He is approx.: 19"tall X 10" wide from shoulder to shoulder X 4" thick. It is whole not broken. It has no restoration or paint touch up. I guarantee this item 100% full money back no question asked.
Tularosa Black on White Duck Effigy, ca 1175 to 1300 ad., it is in as found condition, no restoration or repaint, minor chipping on rim. It is 4.5"high X 6.5"long X 5"wide. A "Certificate Of Authenticity, Release and Disclosure" Statement will be provided. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING OR MAKING A OFFER PLEASE EMAIL ME TIM JONES AT email@example.com
Hohokam Sacaton Phase red on buff small Cauldron, ca. 950 to 1100 ad., it is 4"high X 6"wide, has about 10% restoration with paint touch up to original design. A "Certificate Of Authenticity, Release and Disclosure" Statement will be provided. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BUYING OR MAKING A OFFER PLEASE EMAIL ME TIM JONES AT firstname.lastname@example.org
Cotton futonji with treasures motif painted with tsutsugaki technique. It is dyeing technique which is freehand painting using cone-shaped tool filled with rice-paste as resist. The treasures are: treasure balls, scrolls, a mallet, a hat, a cape, a key of a store house and a treasure bag etc. which are all auspicious items. It is thin but hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural brown and pigment colors added. Generally in good condition but has some stains and pigment colors faded...
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie) and all hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchworked of fragments of silk or asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of fragments of ramie which are old cloth as warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with sumi, black ink. Late 19th century...
Antique Chinese table, made from huanghuali with a beautiful, glowing grain. Around its sides are carved spirals designs over a large border panel. The front and back panels are carved with the calligraphy symbol for double happiness in between two dragons with clouds of billowing smoke around their bodies and two phoenixes flying on either side. The table's side panels are without dragons but otherwise the same with carved double happiness symbol and smoke detailing...
Large Chinese porcelain vase with flaring mouth covered in a crackled apple green glaze. Vase is not marked. Very well fitted repair / re-glue at mouth. Otherwise in very good condition. 22" tall.
A finely crafted three piece Alter garniture comprising two bronze Chinese "Gu" form flower vases and a small bronze Koro (incense burner).Condition: excellent.Vases : 9.8cm (3.9 inches) high.Censer: 4.5cm (1.75 inches) high.Total weight: 1.08kg (2lb 6oz)
A white porcelain bowl with incised decoration depicting two dragons amongst stylized clouds and flames. On the base, in underglaze blue, is the six character reign mark of the Guangxu Emperor (1875-1908).
Condition: there is a 0.5cm chip to the inside of the rim and there is much of the over glaze silver decoration is worn away. There are no cracks and there has been no restoration.
16.5cm (6.5 inches) diameter.
Antique Japanese iron tsuba or hand guard for a sword, in a mokko or melon shape, decorated with motifs of thin tree branches with plums and blossoms, with silver and gold inlay, and an engraved sun in the top corner. The backside has a small cluster of plums inlaid with silver.
Size: 3" height, 2.75" width
Antique Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a sword. It has an oval shape with raised motif of gold inlay bamboo shoots and leaves crossing in from the outer edges. Its backside has a single bunch of gold inlay leaves peeking in from the bottom.
Size: 2.75" height, 2.5" width
Antique Japanese bronze tsuba, or sword guard, in an aorigata form, with raised depictions of a man in thick furs rowing a boat while two beautiful women sit in back, covering themselves under their parasols from the rain. Another man stands over a nearby bridge, smiling and watching, while a small sparrow flies overhead. Gold, mixed metal, copper, and shakudo inlay details can be seen...
We are very proud to offer an exceedingly rare vintage Tibetan coral headdress. It would probably have been made and owned by the Khampa people of the Himalayas. The headdress would have been a ceremonial example and worn only several times a year at festivals or weddings. This example has reddish coral, turquoise, amber, and cowrie shells, with an interior black felt lining in excellent condition. Coral is not found in Tibet, so the coral got there by traders...
A fine, stained boxwood manju netsuke formed as three monkeys in fetal position, each clasping the other’s hand. The focus of the netsuke-shi’ attention lies with the sculpting of the bodies with minimum detailing. This netsuke is in excellent condition with nice patina. Provenance: Ex. Collection of the Lowe Art Museum in Florida.
18th/ 19th Century, Edo Period, Japan
Antique monochrome bowl with a beautiful deep peach bloom glaze and a clear over glaze. Inside this porcelain bowl is light bluish- white coloring. Bottom of bowl models a round foot. Edges of the bowl shows are the blue-white as well. From the 18th-19th century.
Dimensions: 6.5" in diameter
A delightful and expressive boxwood carving of a young karako smiling as he playfully climbs upon Daikoku’s magical mallet. This carving which can also double as a netsuke is in excellent condition.
Height: 1.5”, width: 2”
19th Century, Japan
An amusing wood netsuke modeled as a young tengu hatching from its egg, gingerly clinging to the side of the shell as it tries to release a foot. The netsuke carver, paying strict attention to detail, etched lines on the egg to denote the mythic creature’s
efforts. This charming netsuke is in very good condition, with no problems.
19th Century, Japan
This is a Pre-Columbian INCA Zoomorphic Globular VESSEL from Peru, 1000 - 1300 A.D. It measures about 4 1/4" X 5 1/4" X 5 1/2" ( 10.8 cm X 13.4 cm X 14.0 cm ). The vessel depicts a monkey with jaguar skin (?). The Inca Civilization dominated The Andes from around 1438 to 1533. The Inca Empire was known as The Tawantinsuyu or The Land of the Four Regions. Inca cities were remarkably built with precise stonework...