A Southern-Song Dynasty plain celadon dish with olive green glaze. Condition with invisible restored to slight large chip, otherwise is good condition, no crack and no other chips. Diameter: 21.2cm.
A superb Maya Copador Bowl from El Salvador, ca. 600-900 A.D. This excellent polychrome example features eight (8) nicely detailed Maya lords setaed in the offering position. The base is fluted and divided into six sections. The tondo depicts seven (7) vultures, each shown holding a speaking glyph, arrayed around the Pop glyph, which refers to the first month of the ceremonial calendar, a time of great celebration.
3-3/8" in height x 8" in diameter.
A Celadon bowl with rounded side and covered overall with olive green glaze. Southern Song dynasty Longquan wares recovered from the seawater of South-Sulawesi area. Condition with restored to a small U shaped missing, otherwise is good condition with no crack and no other chip. Diameter: 13.5cm and Height: 9cm
19th Century (Tall) Japanese Boxwood Netsuke: Mythical Animal
This is a rather rare representation of a Soken Kisho inspired Mythical Animal, that was carved by an anonymous artisan during the 19th century in Japan. It has a Dragon shaped body with delineated scales, a sprouting unicorn, and a long curled and wavy tail. It is made of light wood, possibly cypress wood, and is covered with a reddish-brown lacquer. On its right side it is inscribed with archaic characters...
19th Century Japanese Boxwood Netsuke: Acrobat over a Mitsu-Tomoe Disk
Signed (Ono) Ryomin
This is a finely carved boxwood netsuke depicting an Acrobat executing an aerial squatting maneuver over a Mitsu-Tomoe Disk...
Pre Columbian Dark Green Jade Celt Likely Myan , very fine stone that sadly does not photograph well its has a nice speckling the piece is well shaped and the end shows sighs of heavy use, the blade has a chip that was reworked in ancient times.
Size 1.75" by.75". This would work well as a pendant with a gold cap at the end.
Wooden Buddhist statue, probably one of the 12 Shinsho who guard Yakushi Nyorai. Both arms and other parts are lost. 18th century or earlier. H:16.7cm W:6cm
Wooden Buddhist statue with a calm and peaceful face. Both arms and some parts are lost, and has many holes. 18th century or ealier. H:32.5cm W:10cm
An opium scale made of two carved bamboo parts that pivot open at the rounded end and close together with a leather strap. Inside this violin-shaped instrument are the original items - metal scale tray, counterweight and a measuring rod made of a long single piece of wood. (See photos) The interior is carved so that all 3 items fit snugly inside. On outside of the scale the Chinese character "shou" made of metal...
Antique Chinese large scroll painting of a beautiful landscape scene, with twisting mountain paths and overhanging trees. Signed Bian Lu, an array of red seals along the edges of the painting.
Size: 81" H, 33" W (entire scroll) 50" H, 25" W (painting only)
Japanese cotton happi coat, ikat with sashiko stitching all over in brown thread, lined in light brown cotton, edged with black cotton on neck and very thin line of black cotton edging on all edges, side split detail, Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 31" high x 46 3/4" wide
Chimu Pre Columbian Copper- Tumbaga metal Craftsmans Chisel, pale copper color indicating silver content - signs of heavy use and burial deposits , these chisels were used in working copper silver and gold objects. Rare piece for a Pre Columbian metal collector. Size
Roman Bronze Zebu votive statuette in the Classical style on a platform , the bull having horns a well detailed hump and facial features. The statuette has a calcified surface. Old California collection . Size H 2"D 2"
Japanese large scroll painting of a colorful bird seated on a persimmon tree branch, a bright persimmon hanging overhead. Signature and red seal in left corner. Provenance: Collection of Trotter's Antiques, Pacific Grove CA.
Size: 88" H, 19" W (entire scroll), 31" H, 11.5" W (painting only)
Very Rare Korean Scholar's Study Desk (Soan). 26.5 x 18.5 x 11.5 inches, 67.25 x 47 x 29.25 cm.
Antique Chinese scroll painting of an immortal man resting his feet with one of his sandals off, a basket of peaches and herbs sitting beside him. Calligraphy with signature "Li, Yu Ru" (1859-1930) and red artist chop.
Size: 77" H, 29" W (entire scroll) 42" H, 22.5" W (artwork only)
Pre Columbian Veracruz Terracotta Fragment with a Celt and oil lamp . Group lot the terracotta has beautiful mold work depicting an arm and braided hair likely from a censor the celt from an unknown source and the terracotta Holy land style piece . The largent 4.5" by 3.75"